Back To School with Mid Continent Public Library

The Mid Continent Public Library is here to help you and your family get back into the swing of things! Plus, the support our kids need through this new school year. Whether you homeschool, are a teacher or just need a little extra help, there is something for everyone.

So as the school year approaches make sure you check out these resources for all the support you need.

We’ve listed out the best library features you can use for school!

Wifi To Go

If your family doesn’t have access to wifi, the MCPL now offers portable wifi devices that will allow you and your family to have internet access wherever you go. This is all available through your local branch at no cost to you!

Public Computers

The library’s public computers allow you to do research, print, write papers and more. Computers are available for use at all branches. They also have copy and fax services available.

Community Rooms

Community rooms are available for private learning and studying. If your teens are studying for SAT’s or ACT’s, consider getting a community room for a quiet space to practice taking exams and more. All you have to do is reserve one with your library card.

Homework Help for Kids

There are plenty of online resources for younger kids. You can find resources for learning new languages, geography, reading science and more. These free resources are geared towards elementary through middle school and they include:

  • BookFlix
  • Culture Grams
  • Explora
  • FreedomFlix
  • Muzzy
  • Tumble Math
  • Tutor.com and more

Homework Help for Teens

Your teens and tweens will have access to any subject and resources they will need to complete papers, projects and of course research. These free resources include:

  • Teen Book Club
  • Test Prep via tutor.com
  • ScienceFlix
  • Universal Class
  • Freegal Music
  • Lynda.com
  • Mango and more

Scholastic Teachables

Scholastic offers free activity sheets, lesson plans and more. If you are a teacher, parent, homeschooler or educator, you can benefit greatly from this free resource.

Online Learning

Want to take learning outside the classroom? The Mid Continent Public Library offers instructor led videos and courses in subjects like:

  • College Readiness
  • Computer Software
  • Language
  • Personal Development
  • Writing and Arts
  • Teaching and more.

The Mid Continent Public Library is ready to help your student get ready for the 21’-22 school year. All of these FREE resources can be accessed with a MCPL library card, if you don’t have one sign up online or visit your local branch today.

Parents- looking to enhance your career? The library also offers resources for career development, technology programs and more. You can explore them all online too.

We hope these resources can help make school a little easier this year!

From our family to yours, iFamilyKC