Homework Help

Need homework help? We have lots of resources to help master any assignment, including:

Library staff, to help find what you need

Technology, to support learning

Research tools, like online encyclopedias and articles

Books, on every topic

DVDs, newspapers, magazines and more!

 

Technology
 
 Internet
Public access computers and Wi-Fi are available in branch. Children under 13 must have a parent or guardian present while using the computer.

Hotspots (mobile Internet) and iPads are available to take home. Items must be checked out with an adult card and may have a wait list.

 Maker Kits

Check out one of our Maker Kits today and learn computer programming, coding, robotics and more. Maker Kits are designed to facilitate learning and play for all ages and skill levels. Each kit comes with a piece of new technology, accessories if required, and some instructions to help get you started.

 

 UGDSB Chromebooks
Have a school project to research? Chromebooks can be checked out to any Upper Grand District School Board student to help complete a school assignment, access the internet, and more. All that's needed is UGDSB log in information and a valid Wellington County Library Card.
 Research
 Canadian Points of View Reference Centre     Canadian Points of View

 Provides students with multiple sides of current issues. For each key topic there is an objective background, argument, opposing argument, and critical thinking guide. Content comes from political magazines, newspapers, news transcripts, primary sources and reference books as well as essays published specifically for this resource.

 

Early World of Learning icon     Early World of Learning

 A fantastic early literacy tool with three learning environments. Stories, games, and videos teach critical early childhood themes including numbers, shapes, colours, opposites, and more. Leveled readers help develop and strengthen phonics, vocabulary, phonemic awareness, and comprehension skills. A richly visual first encyclopedia captivates early learners with non-fiction topics of interest and importance to them.

 

Gale General OneFile logo     General One File

 A one-stop source for Canadian and international news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics. Nearly 10,200 titles covering 1980 to the present.

 

World Book Web logo     World Book

 

World Book Online for Kids

A general reference site developed especially for younger users.

World Book Online Info Finder

Full content of the 22-volume World Book Encyclopedia, plus additional articles, pictures, maps, videos, and sounds. 

World Book Online Reference Center

Encyclopedic content, e-books, multimedia, and a vast collection of primary source documents.

Living Green (Grades 5-10)

Packed with information about environmental issues and green living practices. Covers Pollution, Forests and Wetlands, Green Transportation, Green Buildings, and much more.

Early Peoples (Grades 3-10)

Information about the origins and rise of early civilizations such as the ancient Greeks and the Maori of new Zealand. Includes role of women, daily life and customs, religion and holidays, arts and crafts, and much more.

Inventions and Discoveries (Grades 3-9)

Learn about the invention of everything from the steam engine to the toothbrush. Includes sections on Agriculture, Architecture and Engineering, The Arts, Astronomy, Communication, Economics, Industry and Manufacturing, Mathematics, Medicine, Personal and Household Items, Transportation, and Warfare

Early World of Learning (Pre-K to grade 2)

Stories, games, and videos teach critical early childhood themes including numbers, shapes, colours, opposites, and more. Leveled readers help develop and strengthen phonics, vocabulary, phonemic awareness, and comprehension skills. A richly visual first encyclopedia captivates early learners with non-fiction topics of interest and importance to them

 Reading
 

NoveList K-8 Plus Icon     NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 will help kids find the books they want to read. With more than 70,000 titles to choose from, the recommended reading and book lists are handy when searching for what to read next.

 

TumbleBookLibrary logo     TumbleBook Library

eBooks for kids in grades K to 6. An online collection of animated and talking picture books, including favourites such as The Paper Bag Princess and fairy tales.

 Tutoring

Wellington County Learning Centre provides help with reading, writing, and math to learners of all ages. Services for students include one-on-one tutoring for youth (ages 8 to 18) and an after school math programme for grades 3 - 8. Tutors are able to meet clients at any Wellington County Library branch.

 

Homework Help is presented by TVO's Independent Learning Centre in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Education. This website focuses on math help for students in Grades 7 to 10. Key areas of the site include Ask A Tutor Chat Rooms, Listen & Learn presentations with certified teachers, Interactive Tutorials, and Best Sessions.

Curriculum

 Access to public school curriculum is available online through the Government of Ontario:

 

Elementary Curriculum

Secondary Curriculum

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