Skokie Public Library provides homework help for students in a variety of ways: live sessions with subject tutors; ask-a-librarian via instant message or email; or access to our lists of subject specific resources for doing research and getting assistance for kids or teens.
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Ask a Librarian at Skokie Public Library
Need an address? A statistic, definition, or date? Having trouble finding a website with the information you want? Librarians are available to help you find the information you need. We offer four ways to contact a librarian with an information request!
College Center from Tutor.com
College Center from Tutor.com provides live tutors to help college level students from 3:00 to 10:00pm seven days a week. The ProofPoint service allows students to upload essays, papers or resumes for evaluation by experts. A resource library is available 24/7 for online resources in many subject areas..
Live Homework Help™ is an online tutoring service that connects students with expert tutors. Children and young adults from 4th grade through junior college can log in to Live Homework Help™ to work with a tutor on math, science, social studies, and English problems. The service is available from 3:00 to 10:00pm Central Standard Time, seven days a week. Live Homework Help™ en Español is available Sunday through Thursday from 3:00 to 10:00pm. All tutoring sessions are guided by the tutor and last approximately twenty minutes. There is a limit of five sessions per week per Skokie Public Library cardholder.
American History in Video provides an online collection of over 5,000 videos available for the study of American history. The collection features documentaries and series from The History Channel®, A&E Network®, and Biography Channel®. Several types of videos including documentaries, newsreels, and public affairs programs have been chosen to provide a well-rounded collection for historical study. Text transcripts of the videos are available and searchable. A tool is included that allows users to make video clips and and link to them from a multimedia presentation.
Kids' Homework Help from Skokie Public Library
Do you need help finding information for a school assignment or project? The sites on this page will help you find what you're looking for. The Library also has some very special research tools just for kids.
Science Online from Facts on File
Science Online contains scientific information for students in all areas of science. Use this resource to find science experiments, videos, diagrams, articles, and biographies of famous scientists.
Teens' Homework Help from Skokie Public Library
When working on school assignments, there's no better place than the Library, and our librarians have selected some of the best websites to help teens with their homework.