Live, online tutoring and homework help (Available 2 - 11 PM.)
HelpNow!: Live one-on-one online tutoring service for homework help and writing assistance. Includes Spanish language tutoring. Grades 3-12. Available everyday from 2:00-11:00 p.m.
Online Resources - for reports, presentations, and projects (Have your Barrington Area Library card number handy to use these from your home computer. Available 24/7.)
Biography in Context: Biographical information on more than one million people throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas.
BookFlix: Video storybooks, interactive nonfiction books, puzzles, games, and author information. Includes Spanish language materials.
CultureGrams: Up-to-date information on cultures and customs of the world.
Literature Resource Center: Biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of 120,000 authors from every age and literary discipline. Scribner Writer's Series includes lengthy signed essays on more than 1,600 authors and literary genres.
NoveList: Book recommendations for all ages.
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center: Viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles on social issues.
SIRS Researcher: Full-text articles (many with graphics) on social, scientific, historic, economic, political, and global issues from more than 1,200 newspapers, magazines, journals and government publications.
NEW! TrueFlix: Explore history and science through interactive e-books, videos and activities.
World Book: Full-text, interactive encyclopedia articles, current events, maps, timelines, periodical articles, multimedia features, and more for all ages. Includes versions for young children and Spanish speakers.
World Book Kids: Full-text articles and multimedia for early elementary students.