Homework Help (K-8)

Resources designed especially for kids in kingergarten through eighth grade, available free with your Wilmette Public Library card. View a complete list of library databases.

Tutoring & Learning Tools


Free live tutoring, 2:00-11:00 p.m., plus online tutorials, practice problems, and test preparation.


MuzzyMUZZY Language Learning

Interactive language learning games, activities, and video in eight languages.


Scholastic TeachablesScholastic Teachables

Printable worksheets, lesson plans, reading passages, and fun activities for elementary subjects including math, science, reading comprehension, writing, and more.


tumblebooksTumble Book Library

Animated, talking e-books great for pre-readers, beginning readers, and English language learners.


Research for Grades K-8

britannicaBritannica Library – Children

Encyclopedia Britannica for elementary and middle school students.


culture gramsCultureGrams Kids Edition

Information about different countries and the way people live all over the world.


Gale eBooksGale eBooks

A collection of dozens of encyclopedias, geared toward adults but great for tougher research topics.


Novelist K-8Novelist K-8 Plus

Use NoveList K–8 to explore book reviews, reading lists, discussion guides, and more.


Pebble GoPebbleGo

An encyclopedia geared toward younger children, featuring lots of pictures and a read-aloud option.


pebble go nextPebbleGo Next

Research especially for grades 3–5, focusing on American Indians, the 50 states, and science.


sataSomething about the Author

Articles about the lives and careers of children's book authors.


worldalmanackidsWorld Almanac for Kids

Articles on popular school topics, plus science project ideas, educational videos, and homework tips.


worldbookkidsWorld Book Kids

World Book for young students, focusing on popular topics. Includes science project ideas.


worldbookstudentWorld Book Student

World Book for elementary and middle school students, including tools for writing a report.

  • Inside Block Kids' Remote Learning Resources

    Remote Learning Resources

    Learn about online library resources for grades K-8 with WPL and District 39 librarians.


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