Whether you are in primary, intermediate or secondary school, Auckland Libraries can help with your homework and study research – online and at the library.
Discover the many ways you can get the information you need for assignments and projects.
AnyQuestions - real-time online help
If you can access the internet, you’re invited to log onto AnyQuestions and chat online with librarians regarding your homework needs. They will provide help and guidance on the types of books to look for at the library.
Useful books, lists, websites and eResources for homework
For years 1 to 8
Find top books, websites and eResources (Digital Library) in the following areas: ancient worlds, celebrations, environment, famous New Zealanders, health and wellbeing, history, NZ birds and fish, science, and sports.
Useful homework websites by subject
Find useful and interesting information on the following subjects: Manukau, animals and nature, art and music, books and authors, current events, health and the human body, Maori, history, mathematics, New Zealand, Pacific Islands, people, places, science and technology, and sports.
Study links for teens
Some terrific websites to explore by subject including the arts, health, language, Maori, maths, science, social sciences, technology and quick facts. The section also has information about teen clubs and websites to help with future career planning.
Homework tips and tools
Is the website any good?
Tips to help you decide whether a website you’ve stumbled across provides correct and up-to-date information.
How to research successfully
Like anything, good research takes skills. Read this checklist of key processes for researching effectively.
The book, Junior skill builders, is suitable for intermediate students and provides tips on how to improve on study skills (writing, reading, grammar) in 15 minutes a day.
Getting the right information from books – quickly
Many books come with contents at the front and glossaries at the back. Check our book guide before you start mining for information from a pile of books.
Are you keen to join Auckland Libraries’ homework centres? Children can sign up at participating libraries that offer the service during school terms, and will be provided with guidance on the books and resources that assist with homework and learning.
Find out more about the homework centres in your area.