We are sorry to report that the library is out of eclipse safety glasses!
We do, however, have some great information about viewing the eclipse safely, reading material about the eclipse, and an eclipse viewing event. Information available here.
|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.
|Literature Resource Center||
Gale Literary Index, Encyclopedia of Literature®, Person Search, Works Search
|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.
Citation machine helps students and professional researchers to properly 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. Tutoring in all subjects. Grades K-12. Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, 3-4 pm and Weds 2-9pm. Free with $25 annual membership. 3300 High Street, Oakland, (510) 535-9461
Leonard J. Meltzer Branch. Tutoring for grades 1-12 . Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 3-8pm and Weds 1-9pm. Free with $20 annual membership. 920 24th Street, Oakland, (510) 272-9929
Ossian Carr Branch. Tutoring for grades 1-12. Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, 3-9 pm and Weds 2-9pm. Free with $20 annual membership. 8530 International Blvd., Oakland, (510) 638-1532
Sliding scale tutoring. Supervised study Mon - Thurs, 4-9pm.
|East Bay Consortium||
East Bay Consortium: Grades 6-12. Free tutoring in all subjects at these high schools:Oakland Tech, Fremont, and St. Elizabeth. Offers pop-up college/career services at: MetWest, McCymonds, Fremont, Castlemont, Life Academy, Rudsdale Communication, and Sojourner Truth.
Mon-Fri, times vary. Drop-ins OK. (510) 879-1586
|East Oakland Youth Development Center||
Free Tutoring. Mon-Thu, 2-6pm. Fri, 1-6pm
Free tutoring at Oakland International High School and San Francisco International High School. Offers home-based tutoring; priority to new immigrants and refugees. Contact Nicole at firstname.lastname@example.org
1520 E. 15th St., 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)
For hours, check with your particular school
|Community Education Partnerships||
Provides tutoring and school supplies to in-need school aged youth.