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Homework Help

Getting your students the free help they need is right at their fingertips!

From online tutors to test prep, Decatur Public Library's online resources are available for students after school hours when you can't be there.

This awesome resource connects students with a live, online tutor from 3-10 p.m. Tutors are available for all grade levels and a wide variety of subjects. Students can get help in either English or Spanish.

In addition to getting help with homework, offers:

  • Help writing or proofing a paper
  • Practice Quizzes
  • Worksheets
  • SAT/ACT Test Prep
  • Resume Review

To access, you just need a library card. To login, visit their web site or download the app for iPad or iPhone/iPod Touch.

Gale Courses

Gale Courses are six-week online courses taught by experts and college professors.

Courses for students cover:

  • ACT Prep
  • SAT Prep
  • GED Prep

Log in to Gale Courses


If your students need to write a paper or do research for a school project, Decatur Public Library has great resources they can access from home, school, or Decatur Public Library's computers. Remind students that by using Decatur Public Library's databases, they can be sure that the information they find is from a reliable resource.

In addition, World Book offers a great encyclopedia and has versions tailored for kids and students.

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If you are a Decatur resident, get a digital version online now!

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