Henderson County Public Library

Student Services

Homework Help

Tutor.com

Tutor.com

The Student Center offers one-to-one tutoring for students in grades 4-12 of all levels including AP in Math, Science, Social Studies, and English. The College Center online tutors whether you are taking college courses or studying for an exam. The ProofPoint Writing Center provides real-time help on reports, essays, and papers. Tutors explain the writing and proofreading process. SkillCenter Resource Library, available 24/7, has thousands of lessons, worksheets, study guides, videos and test prep resources. Tutor.com is also available en Español!


Practice Tests

LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library provides a completely interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help you succeed on the academic or licensing tests you must pass. Tests include, ACT, SAT, AP, GED, GRE, LSAT, and many more.


Language Learning

Mango Languages

Mango Languages

Mango Languages offers a unique teaching method that quickly engages you in real conversations between two native speakers. Mango offers language learning for the following languages: Spanish, French, German, Italian, Greek, Russian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Brazilian Portuguese, and many more. You can also study English as a second language if your native language is Spanish, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, and others.


Driver's Tests

Free Permit Practice Tests

Free Permit Practice Tests

Earn your Kentucky driver's license with a little help from the Henderson County Public Library! Access exclusive driver education resources along with our other database offerings. Review drivers' manuals and official practice tests, including CDL, motorcycle license information, and an FAQ from the Department of Motor Vehicles with over 100 questions. This free resource is offered by Driving-Tests.org.


Research & Primary Sources

Explora

Explora

Let your research take flight with Explora, where students grades K to 12 can find information on thousands of popular topics. This easy-to-use tool allows users to search by keyword for articles, news, and facts for class projects, homework, and writing assignments. Explora provides a safe, trustworthy environment with reading-level indicators, high-quality content, and citation help. Explora replaces Searchasaurus, Kids Search, and Student Research Center.

TOPICsearch

TOPICsearch

This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints.

Journals & Magazines

For additional primary sources, please visit the Journals & Magazines page in the Online Resources.


Encyclopedias

World Book Online

World Book Online

World Book Online is the premier online general encyclopedia and reference resource, composed of World Book Online Info Finder, World Book Online for Kids, World Book Online Reference Center, and World Book Online en Español. With a single search access primary source documents, e-books, encyclopedia articles, sound and pronunciation multimedia, images, periodical articles, atlas, dictionary, and much more!

Grolier Online

Grolier Online

Grolier Online is composed of the Encyclopedia Americana, the Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, and the New Book of Knowledge. Highly graphical and aimed at making research fun, Grolier Online and Grolier Kids can keep you occupied and interested for hours on end. With a daily news reel, feature stories, and games for the kids, this is an all-around excellent resource.

EBSCO: Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

EBSCO: Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

For students and adults alike, the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia database indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics. Full text for each record may be easily accessed by double clicking on the topic from the display. The database contains various images, offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas. This database is updated annually.


Downloadable Audiobooks, eBooks, Music & Video

OverDrive (Kentucky Libraries Unbound)

OverDrive (Kentucky Libraries Unbound)

OverDrive is a leading full-service digital distributor of ebooks, audiobooks, music, and video. The Library is a member of Kentucky Libraries Unbound that shares a collection with more than 70 libraries in Kentucky. Always login before searching to see all titles available to Library patrons.