Hot Homework Info
During the school year we put resources for school projects on our Homework Shelf and here on our website. To view our Homework Help Brochure, click here.
School Homework Pages
District 181 Elementary Schools:
For homework information, click on your school. Then visit the “Staff” page to see if your teacher has a website.
Hinsdale Middle School:
Clarendon Hills Middle School:
Hinsdale Central High School:
Textbooks and Reading Lists
We have the District 181 and St. Isaac Jogues elementary and middle school textbooks on our Homework Shelf, available for you to use in the Library or to photocopy.
We also have the books on Hinsdale schools’ reading lists set aside behind the Youth Services Desk for easy access and check out. If you are reading because it is required or if you just want a great read, click on the links below to see the full list.
Looking for information online? Don’t just use an Internet search. Our online databases give you quality articles, primary sources, and websites that are reviewed and updated regularly.
Some of our favorites are:
Also try BibMe, a bibliography generator that supports MLA, APA, and Chicago formatting.
You’d still like to use the web? Try these search engines for students:
Sweet Search searches only the sites that have been reviewed and approved by a team of librarians, teachers, and research experts.
KidRex is a new kid-safe search engine powered by Google custom search.
Famhoo draws on results from all the major search engines but provides a stricter family filter.
Ask Kids is the kid friendly, kid safe version of the popular search engine Ask.com.
Test Prep Guides
The Library has ISAT Coach practice books and teachers guides in the circulating Parent/Teacher collection.
For more ISAT prep:
For the ACT EXPLORE Test: