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Aside from the thousands of print materials available at McKinley Memorial Library, the library also offers a variety of on-line databases available to students to help with research projects and homework assignments. These databases are available from within the library or at home via the library’s website (you will need your library card and pin number to access databases from home). Visit the Research Databases page on the library’s website for a complete list of databases available.

The following websites offer valuable resources and links for Homework Help for Teens on a variety of subjects including Math, Science, Social Studies, Language Arts, Art, Music, Technology, Foreign Languages and more!

Internet Public Library for Teens

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Teen Homework Page

Los Angeles Public Library Teen Homework Help Page

Multnomah County Library Homework Center Page

The Kids on the Web: Homework Tools


Roget’s Thesaurus


The following list is of educational websites and on-line resources arranged by subject matter:


Social Studies

Language Arts


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Bright Storm Math—Offers video clips to help you with your Algebra, Calculus, Geometry and more.

Dr. Math—Have a math question? Ask Dr. Math for help!

Math is Fun.Com—Provides fun activities that takes the “work” out of Algebra, Calculus, and Trigonometry.

Math—Watch videos to get help with problems and equations in Basic Math, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, and Calculus.

S.O.S. Mathematics—This free resource provides math review material from Algebra to Differential Equations.


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Science for—Explore the world of science on this educational and fun website.

Mad Scientist Library—This site offers links to a multitude of fun and educational websites on any field of science that you can think of.

Reeko’s Mad Scientist Lab—Offers free science experiments under a variety of science topics.

How Stuff—With Science articles, quizzes, games, videos and more, you’re bound to find the information you need here. 

Science News for Kids—This youth edition of Science News Magazine is filled with articles, facts and more all related to science.

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Social Studies
CIA World Factbook—Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities

United States Census Bureau State Facts for Students—Click on a state from the virtual map and find out history, statistics and more.

History—Check out what happened this day in history or search for your topic to get related articles and information.

Niogo Library’s

Philosophy Timeline—Offers a wealth of information regarding Western Philosophy throughout time.

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Language Arts
Teen Ink Writer’s Workshop Forums— Get advice about your written work, and comment on other teens’ work as well.

Internet Public Library’s A+ Research & Writing—High school and college students can get step by step instructions on how to conduct research and compose a paper from Table of Contents to Bibliography.

Guide to Grammar and Writing—This interactive on-line edition by Dr. Charles Darling will provide you with a ton of useful information and tips on grammar and writing.—Find on-line summaries, plot analysis, and other information for students writing papers about books.

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