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.

Higher education resources

Your librarians have put together resources to research colleges and universities, use online test prep tools, learn about financial aid, and explore online learning opportunities.

Josephine County Educational Fund

Find scholarships and grants for students in schools throughout southern Oregon with a focus on Josephine County.

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Project Youth+

Project Youth+ serves students in southern Oregon to increase access to opportunities, remove barriers, and prepare low-income, first-generation, and underrepresented youth.

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Homework resources

Brainfuse HelpNow
Live tutors are trained not to provide answers, but to help students master a problem’s underlying academic concepts. Tutoring, homework, and college test prep services are offered in English and Spanish.
Learningexpress
With LearningExpress, students in grades 4-12 can find practice tests and tutorials on math, English, and social studies. Prospective and current college students can practice the SAT, LSAT, and GRE.
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 from the Oregon Department of Education.
Southern Oregon Education District
Find information about the 2020 Graduation Pathways Plan and resources for parents of distance learners.

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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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.

Gaming

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.

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.