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.)
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.
NEW! Little Pim: This language learning service is just for kids! Choose from 10 languages, including Spanish, Chinese (Mandarin), French, and English. Adobe Flash Player required on device.
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.
ScienceFlix: Access hands-on projects and more than 4,500 articles in the premier Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM) digital resource.
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.