Family Homework Center

The computers in the Family Homework Center have tools intended to help students and adults with research, homework, and word processing. Call Children's Services at 248-618-7692 to reserve time on these computers, or stop by on a first come-first serve basis and sign up using the Reservation Kiosk. All computer users must have a library card in order to reserve and use our computers. Computer users are allowed up to 1 hour of time on the computers. Color and black and white printing is available. Users are allowed 5 pages free a day, then each additional page is $0.25. Computers are available when the library opens and automatically shut down 15 minutes before closing time.

Services

Below is a list of some of the homework tools we offer:

  • Internet Access - Do research, check your email, shop, book a cruise, etc.
  • Microsoft Word 2016 - Type papers for school or work
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 - Create slide presentations
  • Microsoft Excel 2016 - A spreadsheet program
  • Microsoft Publisher 2016 - Create flyers, cards and banners
  • World Book Kids - Information from World Book in kid-friendly format. From the Michigan eLibrary. 
  • Other Online Databases - Periodical articles and other alternative sources
  • Learn Typing Tutorial

You may also reserve a computer via the Internet.