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Chat live online with a librarian

24 hours a day, seven days a week!

Brainfuse: chat with a tutor

Expert help with homework and writing assignments. Live chat-based tutoring in math, writing and reading is available from 2 pm until midnight seven days a week including Saturday and Sunday.


(Requires a valid BCPL library card to access)

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The library may be closed, but information or a biography is
still available 24/7
 in a magazine, encyclopedia or
other online databases


(Requires a valid BCPL library card to access)



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Links to great ideas and help for your next Science Fair project!

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Information on inventors, inventions and science in general

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Hundreds of biographies about famous and infamous people

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Merriam-Webster Dictionary online

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HandSpeak, a visual American Sign Language dictionary online

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A search engine for students


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The complete works of William Shakespeare

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Capital cities, climate, agriculture, state symbols, etc!

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Search any topic in history by keyword or click on Topics tab


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Online atlas, almanac, dictionary, encyclopedia, as well as coverage of many school subject areas.


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Need help with math, including long division, integers, decimals,
 fractions? Covers pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry, and more.

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Flags, maps, economy, geography,
climate, glossary of geographic terms, and more


Where in the World is Baltimore County?
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Learn about Baltimore County,
Baltimore City, and the State of Maryland

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Geographic, social, economic, historical and political information for over 100 countries.


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Help with choosing a topic and focus, gathering information, and writing a research paper.






Revised: August 25, 2015