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Libraries update:

Like many other council services, Essex County Council has begun a phased approach to re-open libraries in line with government guidelines. Initially, sixteen sites are open from Monday 6 July 2020.

Find out more in our news story. Frequently asked questions.

Help with homework

These online sites are particularly good for helping with homework queries. You may also find some useful sites in the Art, Literature and Music Section and the Biographical, Historical and Genealogical section. There is also additional support on our homework help page.

Britannica Junior

Suitable for ages 5 to 11.

Britannica Student

Suitable for ages 12 to 18.

Issues Online

Topical reports on current social issues - great for school projects.

Oxford Dictionaries: language matters

A single destination for users to explore the language of today.

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