Posts Tagged ‘explore guide’

The Homework Help Center is Open!

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Need help getting started on a homework assignment, paper or project? Stop in our Homework Help Center staffed with volunteers eager to help.

  • When: Mondays from 3:30-8pm, Tuesdays & Thursdays from 3:30 to 6:30pm
  • Where: Youth Services Department
  • Who: This service is provided for all elementary, middle and high school students.
  • How: Students will be helped on a first come, first served basis.

Homework Help Center volunteers can assist you with:

  • Understanding your assignment.
  • Attacking your studies.
  • Finding ways to do research.

Need help now?

Can’t wait until the Homework Help Center opens? Try our KnowItNow chat reference service, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Don’t forget our on-line databases and librarian-built explore guides–don’t see what you need? Just ask–we are here to help!

Common Childhood Concerns: Reading Together to Make It Better

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

Whether it’s potty training or thumbsucking, imaginary friends or wetting the bed, don’t worry! There’s a book for that! You’ll find books and more in our Explore guide for Common Childhood Concerns.

Our explore guides are designed by librarians to help you find great resources on a variety of subjects all on a single page.

Start your search at our Common Childhood Concerns explore guide when you are looking for books and resources about those tough subjects like sharing or bringing home a new baby or bullying. You’ll also find great character building books that help you explain to your child why we try to be honest and what good sportsmanship looks like.

Read together to help make it better.

How to choose books for kids…

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

With Summer Reading quickly approaching it is time to stock up on some good reads for your kiddos! But there are SO many books out there, other than browsing, how do you pick a good one?

Wondering how to decipher Accelerated Reading levels? Looking for appropriate material for your child’s maturity level, interest level or reading ability? Want books without violence or profanity? Check out this Westerville Library explore  guide on how to choose books for kids for tips  and then check out some good reads for the pool, the car or the front porch swing!

For even more suggestions on how to get your kids reading and what to give them to read when they do, check out these resources!