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Homework & Research

These library tools can be very helpful with schoolwork.  A library card is required for access outside of our locations.

Getting Started Brochure
Our children's librarians have created this guide so you know where to look on our website for different types of information.

Student Success Library Card
A library card created for students through a special partnership with Fayette County Public Schools.

Live Homework Help
Students in grades K-12 can receive free help from professional tutors from 2:00 PM to 12:00 AM every day on a computer or mobile device(Note: You must create a account before using the mobile app.)  Please note:  We will begin offering online homework help through Brainfuse on September 1, 2017.  We will no longer offer access to this service through

Northside Branch & Village Branch Homework Help
Homework help is available to all children in grades K-12.

Britannica Library
Award-winning resource for children and adults with trusted information.  Choose the age-appropriate level that works best to conduct research, complete homework assignments, and work on special projects.

Mango Languages
Learn practical conversation skills for over 70 languages spoken around the world on your computer or mobile device(Note:  You must create a Mango account before using the mobile app.)

EBSCO's interface for schools and public libraries.  Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with simple searching that quickly delivers relevant results and easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topic.