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Hey, Kids! Looking for a cool website about volcanoes? We found one! How about some help on your homework? Check out our Homework Help sites! We’ve found sites with games, cool graphics and lots of interesting information — and they’re all just for you!

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You’ll need your library card number to get into these sites.

Brainfuse HelpNow
Live, on-demand tutoring for a large number of subjects. With HelpNow, tutors and students work together in real-time in an online classroom by typing, drawing, and marking-up lessons and web content. Plus, students can share files in the writing lab to submit writing assignments to writing tutors any time of the day.

Flipster
Digital magazines for kids including Boys’ Life, Girls’ Life, Sports Illustrated Kids, Ranger Rick and Ladybug. Read magazines on your computer, phone or tablet with a web browser, or download to your iPad, Android device or Kindle Fire tablet with an app.

Kids InfoBits
Search for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more. InfoBits includes easy-to-understand articles from over one hundred children’s magazines, newspapers, and reference books.

National Geographic Kids
Full issues of National Geographic Kids magazine from 2009-present. You’ll also find hundreds National Geographic Kids books, kid-friendly images and videos and a section to explore topics such as animals, the environment, places and more.

SIRS Discoverer
A great place to start for any research assignment. You’ll find information on topics areas such as reading, language arts, current events, science, social studies, history, health and technology.

NoveList Plus K-8
If you’re looking for a good book to read NoveList K-8 is for you. Just tell it the name of a book you liked and it will recommend other books you may like. You can search by author, title, series name, plot and lexile level. Includes author read-alikes and lists of award-winners.

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Please Note: These websites have been recommended by our staff and other library professionals as sites of interest to children. The staff of the Durham County Library believes that each individual must accept personal responsibility for determining the suitability and appropriateness of information obtained through the Internet. We hope that parents and children will explore the exciting world of the Internet together. Lots of Internet sites list web pages for children, and we do not intend to replace them. Just as we recommend our favorite books, we like to recommend our favorite web sites and we hope you enjoy them!