San Diego Public Library Homework Help All Ages – FREE

With our kids returning to school during the limited COVID-19 San Diego County re-opening our parents need more resources to help their children with school work. Find tutors using the resources available through the San Diego Public Library online.

  • Anyone can call us at any time for assistance, as always!

  • Patrons can reserve any needed material online and then pick up holds from the library via our contactless holds pick up service.
  • The San Diego Public Library Virtual Hub is a Facebook group where Library Staff and partnering organizations offer daily virtual programs for all ages including: storytimes, read alouds, crafts & DIY, booktalks, and more.  https://www.sandiego.gov/public-library/sdplvirtual
  • VIRTUAL “Do Your Homework @ the Library” service is available 6 days a week to serve K-8th grade students. https://www.sandiego.gov/public-library/kidsandteens/homework
    • Homework help is available to students and their families for free.
    • Math, English and science help is available every day.
  • Distance Learning Center which is a hub of resources for students. https://www.sandiego.gov/public-library/distance-learning-center
    • Brainfuse HelpNow: Free, live online tutoring for homework help every day from 1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Get help in English or Spanish, for all grades K-12. In addition, you’ll find writing assistance with “The Writing Lab” and help with standardized tests, such as the SAT, ACT, AP, TOEFL, GED, and ASVAB.
    • Various subscription databases (resource access purchased by the library) including:
      • Science by Gale in Context.  Focus: Info for research projects on math, science, technology
      • Britannica School.  Focus: Encyclopedia
      • Britannica Escolar.  Focus: Encyclopedia in Spanish
      • U.S. History by Gale in Context.  Focus: U.S. history info for research projects
      • World History by Gale in Context.  Focus: World history info for research projects
      • Biography by Gale in Context.  Focus: Biographical info on current and past people
      • CultureGrams by ProQuest.  Focus: Info on countries, U.S. states, and Canadian provinces and territories
      • SIRS Discoverer by Proquest.  Focus: Info on countries, U.S. states, Canadian provinces and territories; biographical content; info on complex issues (e.g., vaccines, global warming)
      • Teaching Books.  Focus: Info on specific authors and titles
      • Literature Resource Center by Gale.  Focus: Info on specific authors and titles
      • Middle School by Gale in Context.  Focus: Info on specific authors and titles
      • Opposing Viewpoints by Gale in Context.  Focus: Info on current social issues, such as immigration, abortion, gun rights
      • Rosetta Stone.  Focus: Learn a variety of languages
      • eLibrary by ProQuest.  Focus: Info and resources for English/Language Arts research projects
  • All “Library NExT” programs are virtual and can be attended by any students: https://www.sandiego.gov/librarynext
    • Library NExT (Network of Education x Training) is a series of workshops for elementary, middle and high school students on topics including robotics, circuits, Quest for Space: Heat Experiments on the ISS and 64 + other STEAM subjects. Initially started as a pilot program at six San Diego libraries in 2017, it has expanded to 21 locations in 2020 with plans to be offered at all City of San Diego library locations. This San Diego Public Library program is a collaboration with UC San Diego Extension and Sally Ride Science.

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