Howard County Library System enhances students’ academic success through enhanced self-directed education opportunities for school assignments, research projects and test preparation, as well as expert research assistance from HCLS instructors. With a library card, students access a collection of one million items, including books, e-resources, and specialized online research tools, such as Online Homework Assistance, Biography in Context, and LearningExpress Library.
In addition, students are invited to participate in the following A+ academic competitions:
- BumbleBee (Grades 1 – 3)
- HCLS Spelling Bee (Grades 4 – 8)
- Rube Goldberg Challenge (Grades 4 – 5)
- Battle of the Books (Grade 5)
- Sherlock Holmes Essay Contest (Grade 7)
- Online Research Tools
- Student Library Card Application
- Instructional Apps via HCPSS
- Great Web Sites for Kids
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