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EBRPL offers new resources for students and families

Kid's Wing of EBRPL on Goodwood (Source: Brandon Shackelford/WAFB) Kid's Wing of EBRPL on Goodwood (Source: Brandon Shackelford/WAFB)
3D Printer (Source: Brandon Shackelford/WAFB) 3D Printer (Source: Brandon Shackelford/WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The East Baton Rouge Parish Library (EBRPL) system is becoming about more than books by adding study space, free WiFi and computer use at all 14 branches, which are open seven days a week.  

To assist students, parents and teachers enhance their learning experience, EBRPL system offers a Homework Louisiana Link including tutor.com for free tutoring online. Some of the other services included in the digital library found at www.ebrpl.com include:  

Learning Express, which includes practice tests for all subjects and grades as well as video tutorials
LIterari or Early World of Learning for general reference
Special subject databases such as Access Science, History Reference Center and Biography In Context
Newspapers and Magazines ranging from current to historical
Mango and Muzzy Foreign Language Sites
TumbleBooks and TumbleBookCloud
Kurzweil Firefly App which converts text to speech
Downloadable Books, Reports
AR and Other Book Lists
Shakespeare Tutorials and Literature Criticism and Resources for all literary genres
Opposing Viewpoints in Context and CultureGrams
Test Prep / Tips for Practice Exams
Software Tutorials

This year will be the first full school year the renovated main library at Goodwood will be open. The $41.2 million project includes 140 computers, a technology lab, career center and the area’s first public 3D printer.  

Library officials hope the new resources will help students and families start the school year right and help members of the public continue advancing literacy.  
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