Your local library has everything you need to help you do your homework. Here you’ll find links to useful homework information from across the web. For personalised help use our Ask a Librarian service, which is particularly useful for homework and school projects.
Books in Your Library
We have nonfiction books on all the subjects you study.
Our Local History Resources have information including old Manly Daily newspapers.
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.
The Library website has databases and online resources you can search to find reliable information and articles.
For an idea of what’s available check out:
- History Reference Centre
- Science Reference Centre
- Encyclopedia Britannica: Access from library, from anywhere.
But there are lots more.
The Library’s eBook collection can be read on your device and includes nonfiction titles on popular subjects including cooking, travel, biographies, politics and sport.
There is also a collection of nonfiction eBooks for you to download. Subjects include history, mathematics, science, geography, technology and literature.
Ask a Librarian
If you’re having trouble finding what you need, help for students is also available through the Ask a Librarian service.
This service is open to everyone and is particularly useful for homework and school projects. You can usually expect a personalised response in a couple of working days.