School-Aged Children

Looking for something to read? You’ve come to the right place! Early readers, chapter books, graphic novels, non-fiction titles, and fiction both classic and brand new  — the Durham Public Library has what you need to complete a homework assignment, learn a new skill, or just kick back with a good book. Search our catalog to find something good!

Check out our calendar for fun upcoming programs!

Homework Helpers & Educational Games

Free Live Tutoring and Homework Help

Get one-on-one online homework help with certified tutors for grades K- college, covering a wide range of topics. Live tutoring is available 2pm-11pm daily and a 24/7 writing lab, lesson library, language lab, collaboration tools and more are available 24/7.

In addition, it provides study tools such as a Test Center to help with standardized tests (SAT, ACT, GED and more) and practice subject specific tests, like math and science, as well as 24/7 access to an extensive library of online flashcard sets in hundreds of subjects.

Available from home with a Durham Public Library card or to all patrons in-person at the Durham Public Library.

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Video Introduction to HelpNow

ResearchIT CT (formerly iConn)researchITCTOneClickdigital

There are a number of useful databases for students. You will need your library card to log in.

Links to an extensive collection of free online education resources

ConneCT Kids

Information on Connecticut

IXL Mathixl

Math practice for pre-K through geometry 


Education games for children of all ages.

DK Find Out!dk logo

Perfect for help with homework, DK’s clear, reliable, and highly visual content covers all curriculum subjects and more! There are quizzes, videos and animations, and new content being added all the time to engage and fascinate children of all ages.