Struggling in School- How Your Library Can Help!

Transitioning from remote learning to school days can be hard, but if you need a little extra help, your library can assist you!

If you need help with your homework, Brainfuse is the perfect place to start! Located under on the Database page of our website, Brainfuse features live online tutoring everyday from 10 am to 11 pm. They also provide:

  • Homework Help Interact with live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, social studies, PSAT/SAT, ACT, AP and state standardized tests.
  • Skills-Building Choose your topic to receive real-time help.
  • Personalized eLearning Tools My File Sharing, My Session Replay, My Tutoring Archive, My Tests Archive, and more!
  • 24-Hour Writing Lab Submit essays and other forms of writing for constructive feedback.
  • Homework Send Question Submit homework questions for expert guidance.
  • Adult Learning Center Access a library of rich adult learning content (GED) and live, professional assistance in resume/cover letter writing, U.S. citizenship prep, MS Office Essential Skills Series, and more!
  • Foreign Language Lab /Spanish-Speaking Support
Do you have a country or culture project coming up? Try using CultureGrams! This database has concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural content. Learn about different countries’ customs, values, beliefs, traditions and institutions that create a national identity. You can also learn about everything from history, economics and religion to family life, celebrations, food and dress.

Do you need to learn about the states? Click on the states feature for some interesting facts!

World Book Online is a unique database that offers an extensive amount of information. The Reference Tools included are dictionary, atlas, timelines, how to do research and a citation builder. Topics you can browse through are people, places, science and mathematics, world religions, plants and animals, history and government, arts and sports and hobbies.

It even offers Life Skills 101! The information provided is everything that is needed and relevant for taking the next steps from high school to adulthood. With topics such as financial literacy, buying a car, getting a credit card, navigating the working world, setting up a home and much more!

Have a science project coming up? Try using Science Online, they offer science projects you can try at home that can even be cited.
Some of the tools they offer are a guide on how to avoid plagiarism, citing sources, evaluating online sources, research topics, science fair guide and writing a research paper.

Their topics include:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Earth Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Forensic Science
  • Marine Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Space and Astronomy
  • Weather and Climate

Need the book To Kill a Mockingbird like yesterday? How about another assigned book for class? If you can’t get a physical copy as soon as you need it, try checking our Libby app for the e-book!

All of these services can be accessed through our website! The databases can be accessed through the Research tab on the top of our homepage. All you need is your library card and your library card account information. If you need any help navigating, call, message our chat or come in and ask!