Common Core Resources

What do the Common Core Standards mean, and how can you support your child's education as our schools adopt these standards? has been added to the list of Great Websites for Kids by the American Library Association.

Brooklyn Public Library supports Common Core learning

Ready, Set, Kindergarten! programs (3 - 5 years)

In this special six session series, families will enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage the development of early learning skills. Exploring literacy, science, and math through music, stories, and play will help you and your child get ready for school! Programs begin July 12th at libraries throughout Brooklyn. Flyer

Do you need non-fiction sources for projects and reports? Use our databases to look through hundreds of newspapers, encyclopedias, magazines and books to help you find the information you need.
Databases for Students from Kindergarten to 12th grade

Read and listen to e-books and watch videos online based on titles from the TrueFLIX nonfiction book series.  Also look up project ideas, extra information, and lesson plans for teachers and others. Recommended for Grades 3 - 6.
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Brooklyn Collection has books, manuscripts, newspaper articles, maps, directories and ephemera on anything and everything to do with Brooklyn. See the Young Learners Guide to the Brooklyn Collection for information about how to use this collection for research and school projects.

Homework Help
Find out about the homework help resources and services offered through BPL.
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Always waiting for the last minute to do your projects? See tips to organize and overcome procrastination. Get Things Done: Time Management Tips for Teens