Back to School 2017

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 One stop for all your library back to school needsÂ

Libraries = Student Success Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative is dedicated to ensuring that students in our county have FREE access to all the technology and information that is needed to make them successful learners throughout the school year. Visit a library or our website to use all the resources that are available for you.

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Homework HELP!


Technology Report Card


Reading is FUN + mental




Teen Advisory Board


Check out these FREE homework databases that you can access from home or the library. Live, One-on-one Tutoring in Math, Science, Social Studies, SAT Prep, Essay Writing, English & more. Also available in Spanish.

Practice tests, Tutorial courses and eBooks to help students succeed.

Learn a language for realistic conversations and strengthen communication skills in over 70 world languages, including English

Digital encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, homework help, study aids, and curriculum guides. Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive essays, videos, diagrams, definitions, biographies, and experiments.

Complete archive of National Geographic magazines — along with a cross-searchable collection of books, maps, images, and videos.

Check for additional Homework Help resources.

Homework Tip


Hours of interactive learning and play Playaway Launchpad features learning apps grouped together by subject area, theme, grade level and age. Â From Early Literacy, STEAM, Science, Critical Thinking and more. Must be 17 or older to check out Launchpads Limit 1 hold per adult resident library card Limit 1 checkout per adult resident library card

Launchpads are available at the following libraries: Brandon Regional Library

New Tampa Regional Library

John F. Germany Public Library

SouthShore Regional Library

Jan Kaminis Platt Regional Library

Town ‘N Country Regional Library

Launchpads may be requested then picked up at any alternate library location.

Use your Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative card to check out a tablet and connect to these resources TODAY!


FUN + mental From kindergarten to high school reading is a fundamental part of learning. Strong readers become successful learners. From books to eBooks, they're all available to you at the library or from home with your library card.

Picture Books


Sunshine State Readers/ Battle of the Books / SLAM Sunshine State Readers Jr

ADDITIONAL reading sources


Florida Teen Reads Sunshine State Young Readers Award Books/SLAM/6-8 Accelerated Reader Bookfinder

eBooks for kids



Giving Hillsborough County Schools Students Access to Public Libraries Students can now use their student ID numbers to access databases and research tools, read eBooks, and borrow up to three items from any public library in Hillsborough County.


Teen Advisory Board

A Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is made up of middle and high school teens who have a desire to help their community and a love for the library. TAB meets with the YA Librarian monthly to help plan programs, select books, and make other suggestions for how the library can improve its services to teens to fulfill their needs and interests. VISIT OR CONTACT YOUR LOCAL BRANCH

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