Homework Help

Research in Context

(Grades 6-8)

Created specifically for middle-schoolers, search the best of Gale’s age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more.

Student Edition

(Grades 9-12)

Designed for high school students, with information on current events, the arts, science, pop culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.

Credo Research

(Grades K-12)

Includes a host of resources for K-12 students and adults, is specifically customized for Virginia Libraries, and includes Homework Help. (formerly Literati.)


(Grades 6-12)

Sign up for a Mango account at the library and you can learn to speak any of nearly 50 languages.

Practice tests

(Grades 9-12)

Varsity Tutors host a collection of practice tests and other study guides for a variety of tests including the SAT’s and the SATII’s

Useful Apps

Check out these free apps to help with school!

 Quizlet: Improve your grades by studying with flashcards, games and more.
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MyStudyLife: Specifically designed for students, this app functions as a digital school planner with alerts for tests and unfinished tasks to help you keep on track.
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Habitica: A to-do list and habit-building app which presents daily life as a video game. Level up with good habits, or lose points for negative habits.
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Khan Academy: Offers free lessons on almost any topic. Huge homework help!
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