Children starting their academic journey may not realise how much help is provided by the library for their school projects and homework. Show them how to search for books using the catalogue and explore the quality online resources and activities.
Animalia Education for Libraries is an interactive literacy app based on Animalia, the iconic picture book by Graeme Base. Children work through various activities while meeting every character from the picture book along the way. Animalia is compatible with iPads, Macs, Windows and android devices. Once you have downloaded the app, use your library card number to log in.
Online Tutoring with Studiosity
Studiosity is an online tutoring service offering just-in-time homework and study help to students in years 3-12. Assistance in available in the subjects of English, maths, science, research and study skills. Students are able to upload a draft of their essay or written assignment and receive expert feedback in less then 24 hours. Live online chat support is also available from 3.00pm - 10.00pm, Sunday to Friday.
To access Studiosity, use your library card number and PIN to log in.
You can access Britannica Library from the world leading encyclopedia Britannica. This is a quality homework and project resource aimed for kids.
Nonfiction items in your library
We have junior nonfiction books on all the subjects you study. If you're after history on the Northern Beaches, be sure to take a look at our Local History collection.
Activities and Resources
We’ve collected some homework and activity resources for younger students:
- ABC Splash - Back to School Resources for kids
- School A to Z - Practical help for primary and high school students
- Factmonster - Homework Help
- Resources for schools - Government educational resources for schools