School-Aged Children

Hello, future scholars and supportive caregivers.

Educate Station: Full Curriculum For Grades K-5.

Weekly / Monthly Learning Plans & Worksheets in;

Great for homeschooling families, extra practice for kids and parents , and substitute teacher lesson plans.

Free access to lesson plans and printable worksheets inside the library ( no card or account needed) and with your Durham library card from home.

Unlock the Power of Learning Together!

At the Durham Public Library, we’re dedicated to making homework time an adventure and learning an exciting journey for school-aged children. Our library is your go-to destination for homework help, math resources, and a world of knowledge waiting to be explored.

📚 Homework Help Hub

Struggling with assignments? Our Homework Help Hub is full of online resources to assist. with tricky math problems to complex science concepts. Let’s turn homework hurdles into victories!

Project zone

Project assistance tailored for young scholars. Navigate through age-appropriate articles, interactive games, and multimedia resources designed to kindle curiosity and inspire budding minds. Remember to check what resources your child’s school offers as well.

  • EBSCO LearningExpress Library (
    • An online platform of free ( no card required) educational resources designed to empower learners of all ages. Whether a student looking to ace exams, an adult seeking career advancement, or anyone in between, LearningExpress Library offers interactive tutorials, practice tests, and skill-building exercises.
  • researchITCT (
    • There are several useful databases for students offered free from the state of Connecticut via EBSCO.
  • DK Learning (
    • the perfect homework companion. Immerse yourself in clear, reliable, and highly visual content that spans all curriculum subjects and beyond. From quizzes to captivating videos and animations, our platform is designed to engage and fascinate learners of all ages. Explore with confidence, knowing that new content is consistently added to keep the journey of discovery ever-evolving.

Math Zone

Interactive games, engaging puzzles, and expertly curated resources make learning math a blast.

  • Khan Academy (
    • Khan Academy provides a wide range of lessons on various math topics, from basic arithmetic to advanced calculus. The platform is user-friendly and includes instructional videos, practice exercises, and progress tracking.
  • IXL Math (
    • IXL offers a comprehensive K-12 math curriculum with interactive questions. It covers a variety of topics and provides immediate feedback to help students understand and master concepts.
  • Coolmath (
    • Coolmath is designed to make math enjoyable for kids. It includes games, puzzles, and lessons on various math topics. It’s a fun and engaging way for children to practice math skills.
  • Prodigy (
    • Prodigy is a game-based learning platform that adapts to the individual needs of students. It covers math topics for grades 1 to 8 and provides a personalized learning experience.
  • AAA Math (
    • AAA Math offers interactive arithmetic lessons and practice for various grade levels. It covers topics such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Hooda Math (
    • Hooda Math offers a variety of free online math games that cover different concepts. The games are designed to be educational and entertaining.

Explore Beyond the Textbook

Dive into our extensive collection of educational materials that go beyond the classroom. Fascinating books to spark curiosity and enhance every subject. Here are some Reading resources to try at home.

  1. Storyline Online (
    • Storyline Online features videos of well-known actors reading children’s books along with animated illustrations. It’s a fantastic resource for enhancing listening and comprehension skills.
  2. ReadWorks (
    • ReadWorks provides a vast collection of reading comprehension passages and questions. It’s a valuable resource for improving reading comprehension skills across various grade levels.

Parent and Caregiver Support

We understand that supporting your child’s education is a team effort. Explore our caregiver resources and connect with other parents navigating the academic journey. We have a special collection of parent books in the children’s area.

Your Journey to Success Begins Here!

📚 Library Card Benefits

Sign up for a library card to unlock a treasure trove of educational resources. Always free for residents, and the possibilities for academic success are endless!

Upcoming Events and Workshops

Check out our calendar for upcoming events, workshops, and study sessions. We’re here to support your child’s learning journey every step of the way.