From free online tutoring and databases to our Library of Things collection, we have plenty to offer to help you learn for school and for fun!
- Tutor Referral List
- Additional Databases for Homework Help
- Library of Things
- Ellison Die Cut Machine
- Websites We Love
Tutor.com - FREE ONLINE TUTORING WITH YOUR LIBRARY CARD
Pull out your Alsip-Merrionette Park Library card and try our tutoring service, Tutor.com. Live tutors will be available to Alsip-Merrionette Park Library cardholders every day from noon to midnight (CST), 7 days a week. Tutoring is available in English and Spanish. There also are free resources from the SkillsCenter available 24/7. Tutor.com also has an app for iOS or Android. You can learn more about Tutor.com here.
TUTOR REFERRAL LIST
It is the responsibility of the parent or caregiver to verify all tutor credentials, references, and to establish any fees associated with tutoring. This list is NOT an endorsement in any way by the Alsip-Merrionette Park Public Library District. You can download the list here.
ADDITIONAL DATABASES FOR HOMEWORK HELP
Your Alsip-Merrionette Park Library Card barcode is your password for all these databases, too. Type in all the numbers with no spaces (21145. . . ) For assistance, contact us at 708.371-5666 x140.
When you need fast, reliable information for homework or reports.
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LIBRARY OF THINGS
The library is more than just books! Check out items like cake pans, a guitar, science experiment kits, robots, puzzles, and more! There is something for everyone in our Library of Things collection! These items can only be checked out by AMP library card holders. There is a 3 item limit per card, and checkouts last for 2 weeks. There is a $0.10 per day overdue fine. Click here to see a brochure of what is in our collection.
ELLISON DIE CUT MACHINE
Make an appointment to use the library's Ellison Die Cut machine, and get the perfect cut each time! You supply the paper, we supply the machine and the die cuts. This is perfect for making decorations, signs, classroom materials, or projects. To use the machine, you must be an AMP library card holder, or a verified district teacher, or an Alsip Park District employee, and at least 16 years of age. To learn more about the machine, click here. To make an appointment, call the Youth Services Department.
WEBSITES WE LOVE
There are so many wonderful websites to explore! Here are some of our favorites. Click on the name of the website to visit it today.
ABCYa!: This website has math, reading, social studies, and science games for all ages.
DC Kids: Play games with your favorite DC characters like Batman, DC Superhero Girls, and the Teen Titans!
Education Learning Library: Browse lesson plans, worksheets, educational games, and more!
Funbrain: This is a great mix of educational and just for fun games!
Highlights Kids: Play games and solve puzzles from your favorite magazine!
Lego: Play games with your favorite Legos! The games that say "Web Games" can be played on a computer.
Marvel HQ: Play games with your favorite Marvel superheroes like Spider-Man, Black Panther, the Avengers, and more!
MyPlate: Play fun games while learning about the food you eat!
Nick Jr.: Play games with your favorite Nick Jr. characters like Peppa Pig, Paw Patrol, and Ryan from Ryan's World!
Nintendo: Play memory matching and paint-by-number games with your favorite Nintendo characters like Mario, Zelda, Pikachu, and more!
PBS Kids: Play games with your favorite PBS Kids characters like Elmo, Daniel Tiger, Alma, and more!
Scratch: Create your own games while learning how to write computer code!
Sesame Street: Play games with all of your favorite Sesame Street characters!
Turtle Diary: This website has games about typing, math, reading, and so much more for kids in grades K-5.
Contact us at 708-371-5666 x. 140