This page was archived as of March 2017. It is no longer updated.

October 2011

New! Updated homeworkNYC App (Beta)

New! Updated homeworkNYC App (Beta)

The homeworkNYC app is all new, combining three powerful homework functions:


Search web and news articles including the Gale databases of the New York City public libraries. Find content not available in standard search engines.


Find free New York City public library programs for teens. Just pick a borough and find out what’s happening near you.


For Librarians > Classroom Resources

Classroom Resources

Check out these links to downloadable files that can be used to integrate apps, library resources, and web 2.0 technologies in the classroom and library. (All files in pdf.)

Sign Up For Your Smart Card!

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month! Make sure everyone in your family has their own smart card. A library card provides access to not only books but movies, music, computers, and a variety of electronic databases.

From young to old, everyone can enjoy the resources of the public library. The library provides the best-sellers to the classics, board books to graphic novels, as well as paperbacks to eBooks. All your reading desires can be met.

You can also access the library from home by going to the library’s website:



HomeworkNYC Apps was born following a series of focus groups with teens and tweens conducted in the fall of 2007.

Get The App

Get the App


New Facebook App!

We have a new homeworkNYC app which combines the old SearchIt, Attendit, Dial-A-Teacher Apps into one app.