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.
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.
If watching documentaries or instructional films is your preferred method of study, take a look at our online streaming service Kanopy. You can stream films/documentaries on biology, mathematics, politics and current affairs, media and popular culture, history and much, much more! All you need to do is sign up using your library card number then browse all subjects available.
For an idea of what’s available check out:
- Britannica Library from Encyclopedia Britannica
- Australian New Zealand Points of View Reference Centre
- History Reference Centre
- Science Reference Centre
- Ancient and Medieval History
- Modern History
- Science Online
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.