Back to School Just Got Easier with Mid-Continent Public Library
Back to school season is always hectic…
But these year is even crazier with everything going on. So Mid Continent Public Library is here to help!
Check out the resources they’ve got for you family:
Whether you’re a teacher, parent, caregiver or student, there’s helpful resources for you.
You can still visit some branches with limited availability. However, there’s considerably more available online. Use these resources at-home, in the classroom or as homeschool supplements!
Nearly all of the below resources are available 24/7, so no matter what time of day (or night) you need help, MCPL is here for you. Also check out our other educational resources:
- Preschool Programs & Pre-K
- Best Private Schools in KC
- Guide to Homeschool Curriculum
- Homeschool in Kansas City guide
- Library Programs Guide
School Help for Kids of All Ages
If you’re look for tutoring, home work help or advice on specific assignments, there are resources for you!
Access Live Homework Help from Tutor.com from 12 pm to midnight to help your kiddos work through concepts they need more help with.
You can also find local tutors to help with private lessons in a variety of subjects!
If you have children in elementary school or middle school, these are the best resources for you!
You can find 24 different online providers that can help in a wide variety of subjects. These resources include:
- National Geographic
- Language Learning
- Research Help
- Magazine Access
- Video Storybooks
- Britanica Library
There are TONS more resources online, so be sure to check it out! You’ll be able to find a resource to help with your child’s specific needs.
With many teenagers headed back to school partially online, these resources can help to fill in gaps.
You can find 100+ online tools, resources and providers for basically every subject. Students have access to:
- World News
- Facts on File for history
- Audio Books
- Career Center (if they’re looking for jobs)
- Literature database
- College Center
- Hoonuit: Videos describing how to use different software
This list only breaches the surface. There are pages and pages of homework help for every teenager’s needs!
You can find library info for daycare and school visits, teacher assistance and many of the resources for children & teens mentioned above.
In addition to all other resources, you can find:
- Scholastic Teachables
- EBSCO Core Collections
- Reading resources
- Educator’s References
- Teacher’s References
- Test Prep with Tutor.com
Ask a Librarian
If you have a specific question, you can directly message librarians! This service is not available 24/7, but they’re here for you during library hours.
Call, text, tweet or email your questions to librarians and they will get back to you as soon as possible. Find how to contact online!
Book Ideas for Parents & Kids
You can also explore different book recommendations for kids and adults. If you’re looking for a new book for yourself, you can find many books that are at your local library.
Find books for your kiddos! Depending on the ages of your children, you can search different topics, categories and reading levels.
You can also find e-books online that you can read without going to the library to check out!
This is a great option if you don’t want to visit the library or your local branch is closed.
Find more resources from MCPL on their website.
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