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Homework help

Photo of a young girl in pink jumper reading For all your homework enquires Medway Libraries are here to help.

Every Medway library has a dedicated area for children and young people.

In addition to the comprehensive range of fiction and non-fiction books aimed at children and young people, you can use your library card from home or in a library to access a wide range of encyclopaedias and other reference books online.  


  • Britannica Online - the online version of the famous encyclopaedia
  • Britannica Online Junior - an encyclopaedia for five to 11-year-olds
  • Britannica Online Student - an encyclopaedia for 12 to 18-year-olds
  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography - biographical information on famous people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond
  • Oxford English Dictionary - the definitive record of the English language
  • Oxford Reference Online - online access to the world's most trusted reference collection Female student with book and bag
  • Times Digital Archive - The Times newspaper online, from 1795 to 1985

You can also try these useful websites checked by one of our Community Librarians or chat to a Librarian live, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Medway Libraries run homework clubs, friendly and knowledgeable staff will be on hand to help with all your homework questions.


For more information contact Medway Libraries on 01634 33 77 99.