Homework Help

Need a hand with your homework? AADL can help with a variety of services and products offered over the internet or in our library branches. Here are some things from AADL that you can use to get through your next essay, social studies project, or math assignment.

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Drop-In Homework Help

AADL partners with college student organizations to provide free homework help for school-aged children and teenagers. During the school year, all sessions will be at the Downtown Library in the Youth Room Story Corner, Monday and Wednesday from 4:00-8:00 pm and Sunday from 3:00-5:00 pm.

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Brainfuse Live Homework Help

Get help with homework or get ahead of the curve with this online tutoring service. Live tutors are available from 2-11 pm every day to teach students in the subject areas of math, English, science, and social studies. Learn more about this service or start trying Brainfuse right now.

Research Databases

Research Databases

AADL provides access to online collections of books, articles, and encyclopedias through our research databases. Take a look at our lists of databases for kids or for student papers, or take a look at the whole subject list to see what will help you with your next assignment.

*To use any of our research databases or to use Brainfuse Homework Help you have to have an AADL username and password. If you don't already have an aadl.org username, just click register on the login page. Make sure to put in your library card number!
AADL Select Sites

AADL Select Sites

Let AADL help you get to the best informational resources on the internet with our AADL Select Sites. Our librarians have brought together the best websites with information you can trust. Pick a topic and see what the internet has to help you learn.

Ann Arbor Public School Reading Levels

The AADL catalog can help you find books for the appropriate instructional level your child is in at AAPS. Just do a search in our catalog for "AAPS Level" and the appropriate letter or follow the links below to get a list of AADL's holdings in each of the different instructional levels.

AAPS Level A
AAPS Level B
AAPS Level C
AAPS Level D
AAPS Level E
AAPS Level F
AAPS Level G
AAPS Level H
AAPS Level I
AAPS Level J
AAPS Level K
AAPS Level L
AAPS Level M
AAPS Level N
AAPS Level O
AAPS Level P
AAPS Level Q
AAPS Level R
AAPS Level S
AAPS Level T
AAPS Level U
AAPS Level V
AAPS Level W
AAPS Level X
AAPS Level Y
AAPS Level Z

Lexile Reading Levels

As Michigan schools adopt Common Core State Standards, more information about a child's reading level may be given to caregivers in Lexile levels. Follow the links below to get a list of AADL’s holdings according to Lexile ranges.

Lexile 100-199
Lexile 200-299
Lexile 300-399
Lexile 400-499
Lexile 500-599
Lexile 600-699
Lexile 700-799
Lexile 800-899
Lexile 900-999
Lexile 1000-1099
Lexile 1100-1199
Lexile 1200-1299
Lexile 1300-1399
Lexile 1400-1499
Lexile 1500-1599
Lexile 1600-1699
Lexile 1700-1799
Lexile 1800-1899

HiLo Books

If you know someone who is overwhelmed by reading, AADL can help. A HiLo book refers to a text that has been written on a lower grade reading level, but with subject matter that would appeal to older students. Interest levels are labeled by age. Just search our catalog with HiLo_level and the appropriate numbered grade reading level (2,3,4,5,6) or follow the links below to get a full list of AADL's holdings in each of the different reading levels.

HiLo: Adults - Reading 4th to 6th grade levels
HiLo: Adults - Reading 2nd to 4th grade levels

HiLo: High School Students - Reading 4th to 6th grade levels
HiLo: High School Students - Reading 2nd to 4th grade levels

HiLo: Middle School Students - Reading 2nd to 4th grade levels

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