K-8 Students

K-8 Students

It's Time for School!

Online Resources


Free online tutoring for students K - 12th grade, college students, and adult learners as well as job search, interview & resume assistance.

LearningExpress Library

An easy-to-use online test prep resource. Improve core academic skills, earn a high school equivalency, become a U.S. citizen and much more.

You've Got School. We've Got You.

Whether you're learning from an OUSD campus or from your living room, OPL has all kinds of things you need for school.

  • Books
  • Homework help
  • Art
  • Snacks
  • California history

If you don't have a library card, you can get one.

Find out what it's like when your class visits the library.

Let's Talk About School.

There's a lot to think about when you're in school. OPL staff weigh in on what's on their minds, as well as some ways the Library can help you with school.

School Blog Posts

Social Studies

Need help with your social studies homework? Try these resources!

Gale In Context: US History

Books, journals, maps, and documents about US History.

California Fact Cards Online

California history for students in grades 4-8.

Gale In Context: World History

Books, journals, maps, and documents about World History.

CIA World Factbook

Has information on the history, people, and more of 267 world entities.

Don't Know What to Read? Try Book Me.Don't Know What to Read? Try Book Me.

We'll help you pick your next book, whether you're reading by yourself or reading to someone small.
We'll help you pick your next book, whether you're reading by yourself or reading to someone small.

Learn a Language


This powerful language-learning tool offers 22 months of content, beginner - advanced, for 80 languages and ESL instruction.

Play a Game


eBooks for our youngest readers. Interactive with games and puzzles.

Pick a Book

NoveList K-8 Plus

Summaries and reviews of current books for kids and teens.

Track Your Reading


Track reading and participate in reading challenges.

New at the Library

More Homework!

Science and biography resources.

Gale In Context: Science

Search an array of topics from science magazines.

Gale In Context: Biography

Stories about people in history.


Just the facts, please! We have encyclopedias online in English and Spanish.


World Book Online

Ebooks and encyclopedia for grades K-12.

Britannica School

Britannica School provides age-appropriate English language encyclopedias for elementary, middle, and high school students.
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Britannica Escolar

Spanish language reference site for K-8 students.

Staff Picks

Check out book lists that were thoughtfully curated by staff from the Public Library.

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