Education

Teachers and Children

Resources for children, parents, teachers and childcare workers.

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High School and College

Resources for high school students and those preparing to enter college.

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Adults and Lifelong Learning

Resources for adult learners including computer training and GED classes.

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Teacher Resources

We have the tools you need for your classroom or childcare center!

Pre-Selected Book Kits

Need multiple copies of the same title? We have almost 200 pre-made book kits - from The Tale of Despereaux to Fahrenheit 451. Simply select the title from our list and pick it up at your preferred location.

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By-Request Book Kits

Need a set of books on a particular topic or for a selected grade level/age group? Ask a librarian or submit an online request form. Examples might be 15 back-to-school books, 10 Pete the Cat books, or 20 books about community helpers.

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Childcare Kits

If you are with a childcare center, Outreach Services can deliver books for children up to age 11 including collections of picture, board and juvenile books.

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Homework Helper Schedule

Homework Help For Grades K-8

Does your child need help with school assignments? Our Homework Helper program offers in-person one-on-one assistance to students in grades K – 8 and is available at more than a dozen Library locations during the school year.

Online tools for kids:

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Homework Help for Grades 6-12

Use our online resources to connect with a live tutor, get help with homework and research assignments, take practice ACT/SAT and other tests and more!

College Preparation

Are you or do you know a student who is preparing to enter college? Check out these free resources to help get you started!

Gale Virtual Reference Library
In the "Education Collection," find the College Blue Book and information about scholarships, fellowships, student loans and financial aid.

LearningExpress Library and Tutor.com
Access resources and practice tests for college placement exams, ACT and SAT tests, CLEP® exam, graduate school admissions and more.

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GED CLASSES

GED Classes are offered in partnership with Owens Community College and Penta Career Center at more than 10 locations around Toledo and Lucas County. For GED test sites and times call the Lucas County Educational Services Center at 419.245.3809.

Online GED resources:

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TEST PROCTORING

Test proctoring is offered at Kent Branch Library. There is no fee for proctoring. Due to staff and space limitations, we cannot always accommodate students.

Find online practice tests at:

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COMPUTER TRAINING

Why pay for expensive courses when you can take them for free at the Library? Our computer and technology programs meet customers at whatever level of knowledge they are, from novices to seasoned users.

Online resources:

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Online tools for Education and Homework Help

Get on-demand tutoring, test preparation, writing assistance and homework, science project and term paper help in over 40 subjects.

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