All library locations will be closed on Monday, July 4th, for Independence Day. All branch libraries except Brookfield and Eastmont will be closed on Tuesday, July 5th. In addition, the Magazines & Newspapers Room and Second Start, located on the Second Floor of the Main Library, will be closed on Tuesday, July 5th, and Saturday, July 9th, for custodial work.
|Books and Authors||
Book reviews, plot summaries, and author information.
|Science in Context||
Thousands of topic overviews, science experiments, biographies, pictures and illustrations, plus the latest scientific developments. Covers biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, math, environmental science, life science, medicine, space science, computer science, technology, history of science, and science and society. Library card required for non-library computers.
Search many online magazine articles and references books at once! Library card required for non-library computers.
|Opposing Viewpoints in Context||
Current information on controversial topics for students, writers, and debaters. Library card required for non-library computers.
|World Book Online||
A huge collection of authoritative tools for research, including encyclopedia articles, current periodicals, recommended websites, pictures, audio, and video. It also features World Book Online for Students, and the Spanish language encyclopedia Estudiantil.
|BJ Pinchbeck's Homework Helper||
Covers many subjects such as art/music, English, math, science, and much more.
Do you have a math question? Ask Dr. Math by filling out a web form and answers will be sent back by e-mail. You can also look through the searchable archive on this site.
|Purdue Online Writing Lab||
Great resources for help in writing papers.
|Son of Citation Machine||
Citation machine helps students and professional researchers to proerly credit the information they use.
Online study guides and literary criticism.
Online study guides, literary criticisms, and relevant message boards.
Online tutorials for Microsoft applications like Powerpoint, social networking tools, math, reading and more! From Goodwill Community Foundation.
A free world-class education for anyone anywhere.
|Boys & Girls Club Homework Assistance||
Tutorial and homework assistance, arts and much more at BGC Clubhouse locations.
Anna Marie Whalen Branch
Leonard J. Meltzer Branch
Ossian Carr Branch
Sliding scale tutoring. Supervised study Mon - Thurs, 4 -8pm.
|East Bay Consortium||
Grades K-12. Free tutoring in all subjects at these schools: United for Success, Fremont, Skyline, and St. Elizabeth High School.
Mon-Fri, times vary. Drop-ins OK. (510) 879-1586.
|East Oakland Youth Development Center||
Free Tutoring. 3-6pm weekdays, 2-6pm Wednesdays.
Free home-based tutoring; priority to new immigrants and refugees. 9 month commitment required. Contact Nicole at email@example.com
2647 International Blvd., Suite 204, Oakland, (510) 834-6000
|Aspire Education Project||
One-on-one and group tutoring in most subjects, as well as test preparation. Free proctored tests on the weekends regardless of use of services. Based in Oakland. Need-based scholarships are available. Visit online or call for information (510) 658-7500.
Grades 7 - 12 (depending on school)
|Community Education Partnerships||
Provides tutoring and school supplies to in-need school aged youth.