Homework help

Have a tough homework assignment and can’t make it to the library? Grab your Skokie library card. We have online resources that can help.

Tutoring and study tools

Live Homework Help

Connect with tutors to work on math, science, social studies, and English problems from 3 to 10 pm daily. Tailored for students from 4th grade to junior college, the sessions last approximately 20 minutes. Library cardholders are limited to 5 sessions per week.

Tutor Match

A free nationwide directory of qualified tutors. Search for local tutors or browse to find an online tutor. Profiles include specialties, background, and hourly rates. Once a match is found, simply complete a contact form to get in touch with the tutor.

Get information, sample tests, and other resources to prepare for the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT).

School projects and research

CultureGrams Online

Find detailed descriptions of daily life, customs, and culture in nearly 200 countries.

Search for articles and pictures in this general reference resource for students in kindergarten through 5th grade.


Thousands of teacher-approved websites and digital resources for students from elementary through high school. You can refine search results by subject, reading level, or grade level.

World Book Online

An online version of the popular encyclopedia.


Online books

Read ebook biographies, histories, country and state books, and other titles written especially for elementary and middle-school readers.


A number of Skokie schools have loaned us copies of their textbooks for use in the library. Elementary and middle school textbooks are available at the Youth Services Desk. High school textbooks are near the Reference Desk.