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
Two Grants Extend Maker Corps Programming
The library’s Bubbler program continues to support maker-based education for children and teens through a series of hands-on programs hosted in libraries, schools, and community
Posted by Tana on
December 2, 2016
Upcoming Bubbler Jr. Programs
Though the weather doesn't exactly feel like it, it's almost winter. That means that our fall Bubbler Jr. programs are coming to an end. Join us in the upcoming weeks for our last
Posted by Lauren on
November 18, 2016
Make Your Own Rock Shop of Wonders
Do you think rocks rock?! Join us on Saturday, November 12th from 10:00am-11:30am at Central Library for our Make Your Own Rock Shop of Wonders workshop! Come explore the world of
Posted by Lauren on
November 7, 2016
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