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  • Grolier Online (Remote Access to Grolier)
    Have a report to write? The library subscribes to this online database of seven encyclopedias. You’ll find information about everything from acute triangles to zookeepers. If you are using this from home, you’ll need your library card number to sign in.
  • HelpNow! Powered by Brainfuse
    The library subscribes to this service to help Washington County students in grades K - 12 with their homework. They are open from Mon - Sun 2:00 PM - 11:55 PM EST. (Please Note: An additional Java install may be required with HelpNow!)
  • Harford County Public Library’s Maryland Counties Pathfinders
    Need information about a Maryland County, including Washington? Check out these pathfinders.
  • Discovery Education School Resources
    Find brain boosters, go on learning adventures, take the young scientist challenge, or get help with your science fair project.
  • Homework Spot
    Organized by grade level and subject area, this site offers web resources for all your homework questions.
  • Worldbook Kids
    The premier online reference source. With thousands of articles, state-of-the art multimedia, editor-reviewed Web sites, periodical content, and more!

  • ALSC Great Web Sites for Kids
    The American Library Association’s Services for Children division has put together this in-depth list of websites suitable for kids. They even explain their criteria for selecting the sites.
  • Fact Monster
    A kids site from Information Please, Fact Monster has an almanac, dictionary, encyclopedia, thesaurus, as well as a homework center.
  • Library of Congress Learning Page
    If you are looking for primary sources for your homework assignments, the LOC Learning Page is the place for you! You’ll find digitized documents, oral histories, artifacts, audio recordings, and photographs.