From the Director

Library Tools for Back to School

backtoschool1Are you or your child heading back to school?  Check out the library’s excellent online Homework Help Center at http://ofpl.info/homework.  It’s open 24/7 for all of those last minute, school work needs.

Visit our Specialty Resources page for even more great tools.


Extra Help

  • Learning Express School Center – Sharpen those math, science, and reading skills with practice tests and tutorials.
  • Purdue Owl Online Writing Lab – Get help with MLA, APA, and general writing mechanics. Excellent for research papers!
  • Khan Academy – Offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.

Thinking of College?

Visit our College Center page for information about grants, scholarships, test prep and more!


Younger Students

Need help for elementary level students? Check out some of these great resources:

  • CultureGrams – Concise, reliable, and up-to-date reports on more than 200 countries, each U.S. state, and all 13 Canadian provinces and territories.
  • Explora – Browse by category or search for specific topics. This is a one-stop-shop perfect for elementary and middle school content.
  • PebbleGo – An award winning pre-K to grade 3 resource for reading and research.

Visit the Children’s Page for more content for younger students.

Free tutoring will be returning to the library in September.  Stay tuned for details!

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