Live Homework Help
Tutor.com – Free Homework Help – An online tutoring service that connects students to qualified tutors in math, science, social studies, and English via the Internet. Online tutoring is available from 3 pm to 9 pm everyday. Note: Yonkers Public Library card needed. Click here to download the app.
Homework Help in the Library
Homework Helper program provides homework assistance to school children in grades 1-7 during afterschool hours at the Riverfront and Will Branches. For more information please call 914-337-1500.
Riverfront Library, One Larkin Center, 914-337-1500, x428
Mondays – Wednesdays 4:30-6:30 pm, Thursdays 4:30-6pm in the Arts & Crafts Room, for grades 1-7
Begins October 5, 2016
Grinton I. Will Branch, 1500 Central Park Avenue, 914-337-1500, x306
Mondays – Wednesdays 4:00-6:00pm, Thursdays 4:00-5:30pm in the Projection Room for grades 1-6
Begins October 5, 2016
Homework Resources Online
Biographical Dictionary – Features more than 33,000 notable people from ancient times to today. It has some of the characteristics of Wikipedia; users can edit and contribute to the biographies on the site.
Biography in Context (in GALENET) – Contains biographies searchable by date of birth, nationality, and more. Note: Yonkers Public Library card needed to access information from home.
Kids InfoBits – For students in kindergarten through grade 5, featuring a kid-friendly interface with full-text elementary reference sources and magazines.
eLibrary Elementary – Easy searching of child-friendly newspapers, magazines, reference books, maps, pictures, and audio/visual content.
TumbleBooks – An online collection of animated, talking picture books, reading comprehension quizzes, educational games, and teacher resources.
Scholastic Go – Includes Encyclopedia Americana, Multimedia Encyclopedia, and New Book of Knowledge. Note: Yonkers Public Library card needed to access information from home.
NoveList Plus – Reader-focused features such as reading recommendations, series information, book reviews and more.
NoveList K-8 Plus – Specifically targeting grades K-8. Provides recommendations, series information, book reviews and more.
Magazines & Newspapers
General Onefile (in INFOTRAC) – A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.
GCFLearnFree.org creates and provides quality, innovative online learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve the technology, literacy and math skills needed to be successful in both work and life. It contains over 1100 different lessons ABSOLUTELY FREE.
Khan Academy contains over 4500 videos covering K-12 math; science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and the humanities; and playlists on finance and history. Each video is approximately 10 minutes long, designed for viewing on the computer.
Learning Express – Offers tutorials for building school skills in math, science, social studies, and English.
School Center – Offers worksheets, lessons, videos, and more resources for study, test prep, and careers.
Learning Express – A collection of practice tests including ACT, SAT, TASC, PRAXIS, COOP/HSPT, and study aids.
Membean – Vocabulary Builder – Based on research into human memory and vocabulary learning, Membean helps you learn words easily and remember them over the long term. Note: Yonkers Public Library card needed.