Beyond books on a variety of subjects, in print and online, we offer many services for homework help and self study.
Enter our online classroom and receive live, online homework help from a Brainfuse tutor. Brainfuse is a service for Arlington students in grades 7-12.
Children's Learning Centers (CLCs)
We have designated areas at our libraries for children 12 and under to work on schoolwork. With their own library card, kids can access child-friendly Internet computers, with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, as well as a curated list of fun websites.
Helps foster a love for reading by improving basic and fundamental reading and writing skills for students in prekindergarten-4 through third grade. Contact Arlington Reads for more details.
Youth Technology Centers
Youth Technology Centers focus on teens (13-18) who are interested in creative writing and music creation (The Studio), engineering and robotics (The Lab), and those that want an after school experience that includes book clubs, video games and personal attention (Teen Zone).
Online encyclopedia for homework help and general knowledge information
A multidisciplinary encyclopedia on virtually every aspect of Texas history, geography, and culture.
Provides elementary school students with an easy-to-use, graphically-appealing interface they can use to search their EBSCO databases.
Here, you'll discover helpful eBooks, instantly scored practice tests including STAAR tests, essays, and exercises, as well as fun lessons designed to build your skills for classes, homework, quizzes, and important exams.
Index, abstracts, and full text for popular middle school magazines.
For Kids! Play interactive games and vocabulary lessons for English, French, Spanish, Italian, or German. Immersion learning and vocabulary lessons are available for Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, and Russian.
Full text for more than 70 popular, elementary school magazines.
Provides students in secondary schools with the most appropriate research tools to easily obtain the information that they need from their EBSCO databases.
TFS offers students the largest scholarship database in the world with over $41 Billion in scholarship awards along with a career personality test and detailed college and career information.
Designed specifically for elementary and middle school kids, an online collection of eBooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books.
A collection of animated, talking picture books, created from existing picture books licensed from children's book publishers.
This unparalleled collection includes 50,000 poems drawn from 750 volumes by over 300 poets, including Adrienne Rich, Andrei Codrescu, Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, Denise Levertov, Wallace Stevens, Langston Hughes, Lucille Clifton, and Cathy Song.
A collection of more than 600 volumes of poetry by 283 poets from 1900 to the present day, including W.B. Yeats, Rudyard Kipling, Thomas Hardy, Wilfred Owen, Thom Gunn, Fleur Adcock, Paul Muldoon, Tony Harrison, Benjamin Zephaniah and Carol Ann Duffy, and incorporating the poets in The Faber Poetry Library.
Includes encyclopedia, as well as social studies and science for classrooms. World Book Digital Libraries offer an online, interactive complement to World Book’s newest print reference sets: Early Peoples, Living Green, and Inventions and Discoveries.
Other Local Resources
UTA offers a Reading Resource Room on the second floor of their library. It includes many upper grade level textbooks from local schools.