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Check out eBooks, use databases for research, watch streaming media, and more, all from the comfort of your home!

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Homework Help & Tutoring


With HelpNow, you're just a cllick away from expert tutors, one-on-one homework help, a 24 hour writing lab, and more.

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Computer & Internet Devices


With a Pratt Library card, you can borrow devices like Chromebooks, tablets, and mobile hotspots to get online from the comfort of your home.

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Plan Your Visit


Pratt Library locations are open Monday through Saturday for services including browsing and computer use.

Elementary School Students

Your Pratt Library card gives you access to high-quality eBooks, streaming media, and other educational resources just for young learners.

Need more assistance? Contact the Children's Department at cdx@prattlibrary.org for book and media recommendations, research and homework help, guidance on learning and fun, and services for your class or group.

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National Geographic for Kids


Explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space with this database for children ages 6 through 14.

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Resources for Kids


A reference material just for young learners, Gale In Context: Elementary contains educational content in popular subject categories.

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BookFlix


Watch an animated story paired with a nonfiction eBook just for kids.

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Kanopy Kids


Find a large collection of educational, enriching, and entertaining films for kids.

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Middle & High School Students

Find educational research materials, articles, eBooks, and more just for Middle and High School students, accessible from anywhere with your Pratt Library card.

Need one-on-one help? Email the Teen Center at teen@prattlibrary.org for help with research for a school project, your next book to read, and any other library-related questions.

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Middle School Resources


Gale In Context: Middle School combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, primary sources, and more.

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High School Resources


Gale In Context: High School offers cross-curricular content to help you explore topics within economics, geography, history, literature, science, and more.

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World Book for Students


Search thousands of articles, primary sources, and online books designed to support learning.

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Peterson's Test & Career Prep


Sharpen your skills with standardized test preparation, personalized career assessments, resume editing tools, and more.

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Resources for Educators

Did you know the Pratt Library has resources just for teachers and homeschooling parents? Enjoy increased checkout limits with a Pratt Library Teacher Card, special databases for teachers, and more.

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Scholastic Teachables


Search an online database of tens of thousands of searchable and printable, ready-to-use educational materials for students in grades K-6.

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Kanopy for Teachers


Browse a collection of educational films geared towards teacher education development.

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Teaching With Success


Taught by college professors and experts in the field, Gale Courses include classes on teaching and homeschooling successfully.

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Book a Librarian


We are ready to help you with your library research needs! Book a free 60 minute video chat appointment to learn from a subject specialist librarian.

Live Chat with a Librarian

Have a question? Live chat with a Pratt librarian for help finding materials, research guidance, and more!

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Databases

Did you know Pratt databases can help you start a research project, get homework help, find educational videos, and more? Simply log in with your Pratt Library card and you're a click away from dozens of educational databases!

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