Online resources are available for students at library

Published 4:32 pm Friday, August 16, 2019



August marks the end of summer and the beginning of another school year for many students across the state. While teachers usually ease students back into the daily routine, eventually the pace picks up, homework is assigned, and tests are scheduled.

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As new content is delved into, it is not uncommon for students to need extra help. Understanding this need, the Boyle County Public Library has compiled a list of online resources for students and adults in one, easy-to-find location. The library has recently streamlined its website,, making its growing list of online resources easily accessible. is an online resource for students offering live tutoring, test prep and homework help. Students — and parents — can get help for any kind of academic question in math, science, English, social studies and writing. The tutors work with students in kindergarten through 12th grade, including AP-level class work and intro-level college coursework.

Connecting with a tutor is easy. Patrons just need a library card and a computer or mobile device with internet access. is available to the public for free, through the library’s website, with a library card. Students without a library card who attend Danville Independent or Boyle County schools can access through the library’s website by using their STACK ID number. Call the library for more information about using the STACK ID.

EBSCO LearningExpress is a resource provided by the library and is available through the Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL). The Learning Express Library offers help with test prep and skill building through the following centers:

School Center — Skill-building resources for classroom and homework success. For Elementary, Middle, and High School.

College Admission Test Preparation — Prepare for important exams like the ACT®, SAT®, PSAT/NMSQT®, AP® tests, and more.

College Students — Achieve undergraduate goals and prepare for future success. Review math, reading, grammar, writing, and science skills. Prepare for graduate school admissions exams, college placement exams, and CLEP® exams.

Computer Skills Center — Watch video courses to learn popular software and computer basics (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).

Khan Academy is another free resource available from anywhere and can be accessed through the library’s website. It has expert-created content and resources for every course and level. It is also a helpful resource to use as a refresher.

Duolingo is a free language education platform, offering courses for more than 30 distinct languages. It is built to feel like a game and is completely interactive. Lessons include reading, writing, and speaking exercises. Duolingo can be accessed from anywhere and through the library’s website.

In addition to these online resources, the library will also be offering homework help sessions 3:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning in September for students in grades K-12. There will be laptops set up with access to the library’s online resources for students to use. Librarians will also be there to help with any questions.