De Soto Public Library

Teens

Homework help for teens.

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A website that generates enthusiasm for books and reading in our community. Find book trailers, movies with authors, audio performances, discussion questions, and more — all great ways to engage with books together!

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Digital Literacy empowers learners with digital citizenship skills to navigate today’s virtual landscape. Interactive activities guide students through project-based learning activities using digital tools to create podcasts, multimedia presentations, social media campaigns, and more. Database articles explore cyberbullying, digital research skills, citizen journalism, and more.

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This interface is designed specifically for middle school students according to their needs and search abilities. This interface is graphically rich and provides access to age-appropriate materials.

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This interface is designed specifically for high school students according to their needs and search abilities. This interface has a simple search that quickly delivers relevant results including articles, essays, and primary source documents to help successful research.

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The Rosen Financial Literacy database makes economics and personal finance easy to understand and highly engaging. Articles explore macro-, micro-, and global economics as well as personal and household finance.

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An online encyclopedia with articles and images about a variety of subjects. The listen feature enables you to have the computer read the encyclopedia entries out loud.

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A unique tutoring, homework help, and studying suite designed to assist patrons of all ages succeed. Find help for each step in writing a paper, preparing for standardized tests, and video lessons in English and Spanish.

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Online practice tests for ESL and basic skills improvement in reading, writing and math. Also includes SAT, ACT Advanced Placement, HiSET, and other tests. Registration by the user is required for the software to record progress.

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Resources for middle & high school students and adults who have a basic foundation in English grammar and reading to build background knowledge, conduct research, and improve study skills for a variety of subjects.

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This resource provides middle and high school students with up-to-date, nonjudgmental, self-help support. Topics covered include diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide, bullying and LGBTQ+ information.

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Free educational resources for students, parents, and teachers with customizable educational content for different student learning styles and levels. CK-12 offers concept-based information with adaptive practice and interactives to help students learn their way.

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Online instructional videos and practice exercises cover topics at grade levels K-14, including test preparation for SAT, LSAT, and more. Resources are now in more than 36 different languages, including Spanish, French, and Portuguese.

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Resources to assist with writing projects including information on different citation styles, avoiding plagiarism, and how to write for different topics and levels of study. Includes support for writing English as a second language and resources for educators.

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Information about the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, environment, communications, transportation, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.

Location and Hours

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De Soto Public Library
712 S. Main Street, De Soto, MO 63020
636-586-3858
636-586-1707 (fax)

Monday - Thursday:
9 am  - 6 pm 

Friday:
9 am - 5 pm

Saturday:
9 am - 2 pm

Closed Sunday

Holiday Hours


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A unique tutoring, homework help, and studying suite designed to assist patrons of all ages succeed. Find help for each step in writing a paper, preparing for standardized tests, and video lessons in English and Spanish.

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Preschool Storyhour Sep 26, 2022 10:30 AM (US/Central)
Preschool Storyhour Oct 03, 2022 10:30 AM (US/Central)
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