Kids Homework Help

Quality eResources purchased by San Jose Public Library for our community. Library Card and PIN needed for home access:

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ABCmouse Home Checkout (4-week checkout)

Click here for in-Library use. ABCmouse is designed to teach children ages 2-8+.

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AtoZ the USA

Facts and news about each state, including history, maps, symbols, climate, economy, pictures, and statistics. Great for travel planning and for school state reports.

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Beanstack

Awesome book and app recommendations, hand-picked for your child by librarians. Participate in 1000 Books Before Kindergarten.

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Biography in Context

Hundreds of thousands of biographical entries, past and present, from around the world

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Britannica School

Britannica School is a three part encyclopedia with portals for elementary, middle, and high school students.

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Explora for Elementary School Students (Grades K-5)

Search by keyword or by topic to find magazines, reference books, photos, videos, images, and flags.

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LearningExpress Library Tutorials, Tests, eBooks (Grades 4-adult)

Practice tests for SAT, ACT, GED and more.

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NoveList K-8 Plus (Grades K-12)

Find out what books to read next based on your favorite books and topics.

Note: Use your library card number when the database asks you for "Patron ID."

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PowerKnowledge Earth & Space Science (Grades 3-6)

Learn about ecosystems & biomes, energy & matter, natural disasters, space science, and more.

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PowerKnowledge Life Science (Grades 3-6)

Learn about animals, food chains, green living, the human body, plants, and more.

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PowerKnowledge Physical Science (Grades 3-6)

Learn about physics, chemistry, and priciples of the physical world.

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TeachingBooks.net

TeachingBooks.net provides original, in-studio movies of authors and illustrators, and a wealth of multimedia resources on K–12 books to support reading and library activities for all grades and content areas.

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Treehouse (Technology Learning)

Learn coding for the Internet and apps. To create a new Treehouse account, please complete this form.

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Tutor.com

Get help from a live tutor, access practice tests and videos. More details

Websites for Homework

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California Websites for Kids

Websites for children's homework selected by librarians.

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Mathematics Websites for Kids

Websites for children's homework selected by librarians.

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Science Websites for Kids

Websites for children's homework selected by librarians.

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United States History and Government Websites for Kids

Websites for children's homework selected by librarians.

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Web Resources about Computers and Technology

These web resources have been selected for you by librarians.

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World History and Culture Websites for Kids

Websites for children's homework selected by librarians.

Upcoming Homework Help Events for Kids Email Alerts for Branch Events

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Back to School Table and Backpack Raffle!

  Aug 14 2018 (All day)
  Pearl Avenue Branch Library
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Back to School Open House-Be Cool For School

  Aug 14 2018 - 5:00pm
  Berryessa Branch Library
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Back to School Table and Backpack Raffle!

  Aug 15 2018 (All day)
  Pearl Avenue Branch Library
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Back to School Table and Backpack Raffle!

  Aug 16 2018 (All day)
  Pearl Avenue Branch Library
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Back to School Table and Backpack Raffle!

  Aug 17 2018 (All day)
  Pearl Avenue Branch Library
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STEAMstacks

  Aug 17 2018 - 4:00pm
  Pearl Avenue Branch Library
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Back to School Table and Backpack Raffle!

  Aug 18 2018 (All day)
  Pearl Avenue Branch Library
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Tutors in the Library

  Aug 18 2018 - 10:00am
  Alviso Branch Library
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School Supply Give Away

  Aug 18 2018 - 12:00pm
  Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library
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NeuroNerdz NeuroScience Workshops

  Aug 18 2018 - 4:00pm
  Calabazas Branch Library
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Be Cool For School

  Aug 20 2018 - 2:00pm
  Seven Trees Branch Library
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Be Cool For School (In Conjunction with 2018-19...

  Aug 20 2018 - 3:30pm
  Edenvale Branch Library