Learning Tools for Kids & Teens

Need help? Try one of the resources below! You can use them in the library, or access them from home with your BRPL card. Need to get or renew a BRPL card?
  1. For Kids
  2. For Teens
Tutor.com Link Opens in new windowTutor.com
Homework help (K-12); live professional tutors online 12:00 m - 12:00 am daily; Share your computer screen to work through problems together, or drop-off your math or writing assignment for review. Spanish-speaking tutors available.


WorldBook Online Student link Opens in new windowWorld Book Student
Encyclopedia content designed for students' homework and research needs. Features multimedia on a variety of topics, science fair projects, biography, timelines, links to world newspapers, atlas, dictionary and more.

Novelist K-8 link Opens in new window
Novelist K-8
Reading recommendations (K-8); includes book reviews and Lexile scores.


TumbleBooks Library for Kids link Opens in new windowTumbleBook Library
Animated, talking picture books, games, and puzzles that teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love.


overdrive kids link Opens in new windowOverDrive Kids eBooks
eBooks and eAudiobooks for download to a computer or your mobile devices. Items return themselves - no late fees. Includes popular series like Harry Potter, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Percy Jackson and others.
Gale eBooks (GVRL) link Opens in new windowCoding and Computer Science Textbooks
eBooks written for kids and teens on a number of coding and programing languages, including: Ruby, Python, JavaScript, PHP, C++ and more.
Gale eBooks (GVRL) linkS.T.E.A.M. Textbooks
Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics books for Grades 4 - 12.
Gale-In-Context-Elementary link Opens in new windowGale in Context: Elementary (formerly Kids InfoBits)
Introduces elementary school students to database searching with easy-to-use resources featuring age-appropriate, curriculum-related content.


Gale in Context - Middle School linkGale in Context: Middle School
Research; includes magazines, newspapers, and reference books geared toward Grades 6 - 8.