Online Resources for Homework Help
Use of these resources requires a valid library card
if you are using them outside a Madison Public Library. For more online homework help, see also:
A public library version of the popular Ancestry.com that contains census data, passenger lists, and birth, marriage and death records. Search by name, by where a person lived or browse by region or states.
EBSCOhost includes thousands of indexed magazines, many full-text, for over fifteen years. Magazine coverage ranges from the popular to the academic.
A Spanish elementary encyclopedia, containing images, Spanish-language videos, and learning materials specifically designed for younger students.
HeritageQuest provides access to genealogy records and books, including census data, local histories, tax rolls, cemetery lists, military rosters, and more.
A dashboard that enables learners to study subjects such as math, science, art, history, economics, computer programming, and more, outside of the classroom, and at their own pace. Academy partners include NASA, the Museum of Modern Art, the California Academy of Sciences, and MIT.
Civil service, high school and college prep & citizenship tests, computer training, and other information for career training. Create an account to test and track your progress. Includes TOEFL and some materials in Spanish.
Includes thousands of full-text poems, short stories, essays, speeches and plays. Also includes biographies, work summaries, photos, and a glossary.
NoveList K-8 meets all the fictional reading needs of kids (0-18) and includes picture books, chapter books, and young adult titles.
News for Kids and Families
Make Something This Month!
Don't be bored, get busy with Bubbler Jr. programs for kids! Amazing local artists are standing by to help you learn, share, create and MAKE SOMETHING this month:
Paper Bag Pets
Posted by Abby on
February 12, 2016
Friends of the Library Book Sales
Support your favorite library and one of many Friends' groups by selecting great deals at these book sales hosted by Libary Friends' groups this weekend.
Friends of the Madison
Posted by Emily on
February 11, 2016
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