Homework Help & Reading Practice with a Teen Tutor!
Students in grades K-6 are invited to study with a teen volunteer each week 5:30-6:15p.m. Tuesdays October-April.
Click here for a printable flyer. You must preregister in order to participate. Call 398-2711 or stop by the Youth Desk in the library’s children’s area to sign up.
See our Event Calendar for specifics on dates and times.
Registration opens the last Monday in August by phone or by visiting the library.
For additional test preparation, explore:
- Learning Express Library School Center Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, and the information you need to achieve the results you want for elementary to adult learners.
Credo Reference – Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research projects and homework. Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, and nearly 100 videos.
Credo Remote Use (Simply enter your Mason Public Library card number in the Library login box)
World Book Advanced – Contains up-to-the-minute access to worldwide news publications, government links from numerous countries, and multimedia reference materials.
World Book Early World of Learning – Early World of Learning is the premier online learning resource for preschoolers and children in early grades. Developed with education experts, Early World of Learning offers rich resources designed for easy integration into the lives of your children.
World Book French – A full-featured, beginner-level reference source, Découverte provides users with a database written at basic French reading levels. Seamlessly integrates with World Book Kids for parallel English-language content.
World Book Kids – thousands of articles, multimedia content, and a collection of biographies, World Book Kids is designed to encourage the young learner to be curious. The carefully curated content also supports STEM/STEAM instructional initiatives.
World Book Spanish – This dedicated Spanish-language database contains videos, compare-and-contrast features, selected articles, and a visual dictionary to allow ESL students and Spanish-learners the chance to learn. Integrated with World Book Kids for parallel English-language content.
World Book Student – features responsive design, daily current events, assessment tools for educators, and dedicated resource guides to provide blueprints for advanced learning and college and career readiness.
- Create family histories and track science projects
- Generate easy-to-use study guides on historical events
- Craft stunning presentations with pre-generated timelines that include historical notes and a wealth of images and videos
- Integrate content from World Book Student and World Book Advanced
Great Websites for Kids is a compilation of exemplary websites geared to children from birth to age 14. Suggested sites are updated, evaluated by national librarians 2-3 times each year to ensure their relevance and quality.
Great Websites for Kids, Resources connects parents, caregivers, and educators with librarian-recommended websites to help their children learn.
Searchasaurus For Younger Grade Students: This website helps you find the information you need for any subject or project.
KidsSearch For Older Grade Students: This website is designed to help you find the information you need for any subject or project.