Online learning resources

Explore these online tools for homework help, useful skill building, online community, and other amusing and productive activities.

Library resources for distance learning

Your library is here as a resources as you're distance learning. Check out some of the services we're offering while facilities are restricted.

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Services during COVID

Find information about curbside pick-up, patron hours at the library, computer appointments, and more.

Personal shopper service

Fill out the Shelf Shopper questionnaire to have a librarian select materials based on interests, age, or reading level.

Oregon School Library Information System

Teens and Tweens can learn to research, find information, and properly cite sources with The Oregon School Library Information System (OSLIS).

Grants Pass School District 7

View District 7's Return to School Plans.

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Three Rivers School District

View Three Rivers School District's Reopening Plan.

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Homework resources

HIGH SCHOOL EDITION
Information on high school research topics plus pop culture, sports, and more.
Kahn Academy
Kahn Academy is a great backup when you can’t see your teachers every day at school. Join to get personalized help with what you’re studying at school or to learn something totally new.
SCIENCEFLIX
Practice hands-on scientific study, watch videos, and dig into other interactive features in more than 50 complete units.

Resources for parents

Fact Oregon
View resources and information for distance learning, special education, and more.
Ready Schools, Safe Learners
Find guidance for the 2020-21 school year for the Oregon Department of Education.
Southern Oregon Education District
Find information about the 2020 Graduation Pathways Plan and resources for parents of distance learners.

Young Willamette Writers Group

Young Willamette Writers welcomes students ages 13 to 18. The group currently offers programming in Portland and Grants Pass. Membership costs $20 annually  and monthly meetings are free.

College and careers

College Dreams
College Dreams serves middle school and high school students in southern Oregon to help increase access to opportunities, remove barriers, and prepare low-income, first-generation, and underrepresented youth.
Josephine County Educational Fund
Find scholarships and grants for students in schools throughout southern Oregon with a focus on Josephine County.
Federal Student Aid
The Department of Education's office of Federal Student Aid provides more than $120 billion in financial aid to help pay for college or career school.

Self empowerment

Next Up
Next Up amplifies the voice and leadership of diverse young people to achieve a more just and equitable Oregon.
Microsoft Digital Skills
Pay attention to your online persona and take steps to ensure it stays positive — both personally and professionally.
NSTeens
Through animated videos, short films, games, and interactive comics, NSTeens teaches teens and tweens about making safer choices online.

Mental health

Calm.com has assembled hand-picked content to help support mental health and emotional wellness during COVID19 and distance learning. Find soothing meditation guides, listen to sleep stories, and learn tips to be mindful.

Gaming

Explore news, reviews, downloads, and more from the gaming world.

GamesRadar+

GamesRadar+ is an entertainment website dedicated to video game-related news, previews, and reviews.

GameSpot

GameSpot provides news, reviews, previews, downloads, and other information about video games.

IGN

IGN offers sharp opinions and groundbreaking content for games and entertainment.