Homework Help

Using the internet for help with your homework is great, but remember: just because you read it online doesn’t mean it’s true. Here are some good websites to help you find the information you need.

Quick Facts

Word Central
Includes Merriam Webster’s dictionary, thesaurus, and rhyming dictionary.
Maps and Flags

Regional maps and flags from around the world, kept up to date by the CIA.
Encyclopedia

The online World Book Encyclopedia is available in the library, and, with your Minuteman library card, at home

Beyond Google

These extensive websites are arranged by subject, specifically to help you with your homework assignments.World Almanac For Kids OnlineFactmonster.com
Kidspace @ The Internet Public Library

Try these sites for specific subjects:

U.S. Government: Ben's Guide
Current Events: TIME for kids
Animals and Nature: National Geographic Kids

Megasites for Kids

Still haven’t found what you’re looking for? Try these sites.

ALA Websites for Kids
A catalog of over 700 reliable sites on all subjects, recommended by the American Library Association.   

MLN KidsWeb
Links to the Minuteman Library Network's favorite Kids' sites.

Homework Tips

Check out this site for advice on studying, organizing, test-taking, and other useful skills.
How-to-study.com

Search Engines for Pictures

Looking for pictures, not articles? Try these specialty search engines.
Picsearch
- For a family-friendly, user friendly search
Google Image Search

Ask a Librarian

Kids, still need help? Email a librarian!

Belmont Teachers, need help with an assignment? Email a librarian

Although the above sites have been carefully selected by the children's librarians, the Belmont Public Library is not responsible for the accuracy of information on the above links and cannot control what banner advertisements a site may elect to put on their webpage. Parents and caregivers are responsible for supervising their children online. Please read the Belmont Public Library Children's Room Internet/Computer Acceptable Use Policy.