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White Plains Public Library

Ü   The White Plains Public Library offers free after-school homework help from a White Plains “Teacher-in-the-Library” for children through grade 6 in the the Children’s Library.  Drop in on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays 4 to 7 p.m. and Thursdays 4 to 6 p.m. when school is in session (excluding school vacations).  For more information, call the Children’s Library at 422-1476.

 

Ü  Online homework help is available at the the White Plains Public Library.  See web resources below.

 

On the Web:

 

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   Internet resources by subject area can be found on the district website on the Services and Resources page.
 

Ü http://www.whiteplainspublicschools.org/site/Default.aspx?PageID=1237

   The White Plains High School Media Center has its own web site with online resources and a comprehensive research handbook.

    

Ü  http://www.wppl.lib.ny.us

   The live Online Tutor @ the Library program is available for students in grades 4-12, who can use this service daily from 2 p.m. until closing for online tutoring session on computers in the Library.  White Plains residents can connect to homework help from home by logging onto the library web site at http://www.tutor.com/whiteplains/.  Have your library card number handy.  Help is available in math, science, social studies and English.  The Online Tutor can also be accessed from the White Plains Youth Bureau from 3:00 – 8:30, Monday through Friday in their computer lab at 11 Amherst Place, 422-1378.

 

Ü   http://www.ed.gov/pubs/edpubs.html 

   Order free educational publications from the U.S. Department of Education such as Homework Tips For Parents, Reading Tips for Parents, and Helping Your Child Succeed in School (all available in both English and Spanish).