Online Resources for Homework Help
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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.
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
Wisconsin Film Festival Sneak Peeks
The Wisconsin Film Festival is just around the corner (April 9-16) and you are invited to a free preview of what will be playing this year. Bring all of your Fest questions to one
Posted by Jaime on
March 10, 2015
National Readathon Day
Join area librarians, teachers, and others for a four-hour readathon in support of Penguin Random House and the National Book Foundation’s National Readathon Day. Stop by
Posted by Sean - Central on
January 16, 2015
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