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This is an online tutoring program available to K-12 students for free through the Library. With your library card, you can connect with expert tutors from 3:00-10:00 pm, 7 days a week. Tutors can help you finish your homework, study for your next test or help with essay writing.

NC Live

This rich resource includes thousands of full-text articles, electronic books, downloadable audiobooks, and specialized databases covering topics such as history and genealogy, business and investing, education and psychology, health and medicine, and literature and art. It also includes a collection of reference books covering a wide range of subject areas.

Literature Resource Center

The most comprehensive literature database available. It contains thousands of critical essays, work overviews, contextual essays, author biographies, journal articles, author portraits and definitions of literary terms. LRC can be used at all Wayne County Public Library buildings and at home for all WCPL card holders.


Do you need a definition? Can you just not come up with the right word? The Merriam-Webster website has a dictionary and thesaurus function, as well as a Spanish-English dictionary!

Purdue OWL

This online writing lab provides information that can be helpful when writing papers, such as tips on subject-specific writing and tips for writing in MLA and APA format.

One Look Reverse Dictionary

This dictionary website has a ton of features to help you find just the right word, including a reverse-dictionary function, which lets you use keywords from a definition to find just the right term to end all of your sentences on a high note.


This math website offers help with everything from basic addition to calculus, and has practice quizzes to test your knowledge.