Homework clubs

Homework clubs

Our homework clubs help children aged between eight and fourteen with their homework needs. The clubs are free and open to all library members. No advance booking is required

Services offered include:

  • specially selected lending and reference books
  • library staff support
  • study space
  • one-to-one supportive reading sessions by specially trained volunteers (for children learning to read)
  • computer facilities including word processing, internet access and free printouts.

Timetable (term time only)

Monday

Wembley Library 3.30pm to 5.30pm

Thursday

Willesden Green Library at the Lewinson Centre 3.30pm to 5.30pm

Friday

Harlesden Library 3.30pm to 5.30pm

Saturday

Ealing Road Library 10.30am to 12.30pm

Homework resources

Homework help from your library

Access these resources for free with your library card.

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Encyclopaedia Britannica
Homework help that can be tailored to different age ranges. Includes facts, figures and pictures ideal for class projects.

Oxford Reference Online
Oxford Dictionaries, Dictionary of National Biography, Grove Art & Music and Who’s Who factual resources to search.

General homework help

BBC Schools

Resources for 9 to 11 year olds and 11 to 16 year olds. Includes revision guides and sections on geography, history, maths and science as well as sites for parents and teachers.

Biographies
A searchable database providing biographies of over 20,000 famous people.

Bitesize Revision
Building on the success of its TV programmes, books and CD-ROMs, this website offers help with GCSE revision for 14 key subjects.

Channel 4 learning
Primary and secondary learning resources.

Chegg - Homework help
Instant access to tutorials, and a 24/7 ask an expert service.

Duke of Edinburgh Awards
The Duke of Edinburgh Awards site.

Encyclopaedia Mythica
An award-winning site of mythological information containing more than 5,700 definitions of folklore.

Kidsclick
Developed by librarians in America to help guide young users to valuable and age appropriate web sites. The site is organised in both subject categories and by Dewey, which many libraries still use to organise their books.

National Parks in the UK
Attractive web-site showing all the National Parks in the UK, and providing links to other sites for more information about them.

Woodlands resources
Woodlands Junior School have put together a useful collection of weblinks, interactive games and other resources linked to the national curriculum.

History / Geography / Science / Maths

BBC History
This site from the BBC covers British history from the Neolithic times to the current Millennium. All the battles, famines, wars, rebellions, innovations, Acts of Parliament, Empire-building and Empire-collapse that makes British History.

British Museum
Learn about history through the wonderful collections of the British Museum.

Domesday Book
An excellent resource for anyone interested in learning about the Domesday period, complete with a Timeline, information about the kinsfolk and a superb glossary.

Heritage Builds Bridges
This educational resource features original historical documents and objects and covers Victorian childhood (Key Stage 2), Trade, Industry and Empire 1750 - 1900 (Key Stage 3) and the Second World War (Key Stage 2 and 3).   

Maths Doctor
Maths Doctor gives your children the perfect support for their maths studies with individual tuition from highly trained, Mactrac approved tutors.

National Geographic and NG Kids

Websites about the natural world.

Natural History Museum
Explore the history of life on our planet.

Statistics principles
Statistics - basic to advanced

Bodies of water
The different types of water bodies that can be found on earth.