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
Spanish Language Childrens' Programs
Whether you're interested in learning about animals, singing songs, or listening to exciting stories, join us at the Madison Public Library for these children's programs in
Posted by Lauren on
October 21, 2016
Wisconsin Book Festival Is October 20-23
Take part in Wisconsin’s premier literary event this weekend, October 20-23, 2016. This year the Wisconsin Book Festival will feature nearly 70 events with opportunities to meet
Posted by Liz B on
October 20, 2016
Spooky Halloween Events
Grab your witch hats and your vampire teeth, and join us in our upcoming Halloween events! With everything from a dance party to trick-or-treating, you are sure to have a spooky
Posted by Lauren on
October 17, 2016
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