Homework Resources

Manchester Public Library Children's Department
Homework Center

General Reference

If you need information from an encyclopedia, magazine articles or just want to learn some "fun facts", click here to visit the login page for Searchasaurus. You will be asked for your "patron ID" (the barcode number on your library card). After you enter your library barcode and password (CHANGEME), go to the next screen, click on Searchasaurus and follow the map.


DKfindout! allows your child to search, learn, and explore information on a safe and secure site. DK’s clear, reliable, and highly visual content covers all curriculum subjects and more! There are quizzes, videos and animations, to engage and fascinate your child. There are also articles for parents explaining the curriculum your child is being taught and ideas about how you can help them.

You can also use other databases from the above link to help with all your homework needs.

BrainPOP Jr - Provides educational movies and homework help for K-3 students.

Fact Monster - All-purpose source for kids published by Information Please Almanac.
Fact Monster Homework Page

 Internet Public Library Kid's Space - Features a search engine, ready reference and lots of fun stuff.

Reference Desk - Free homework help. Almost any subject you can imagine is covered here.

Wikipedia - This online encyclopedia helps kids find answers to all types of questions and research topics.

World Almanac for Kids - Information and games from animals to world history.