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Got Homework? We've got help!
We've got lots of ways you can get the help you need at the Library.

More details below:

Coming Soon! Do Your Homework @ the Library Program

Homework at the Library

As part of Mayor Kevin Faulconer's One San Diego budget plan to reestablish the City's libraries as centers for learning and civic engagement for San Diego children, this new afterschool program begins in the fall and provides:

  • One-on-one assistance for children at targeted K-8 schools in San Diego for school-assigned homework.
  • Learning coordinators in 18 San Diego libraries where curriculum-aligned resources, technology and community partnerships work in tandem to support students.
  • See Mayor's Press Release for more details about the program. (PDF)
  • Now recruiting paid Literacy Tutor/Learner Coordinators
    • See Recruitment Flyer (PDF)
    • Apply Now - Application closes July 30, 2014 Class 1132G Assistant Management Analyst (Literacy Tutor/Learner Coordinator)
For questions about the program you can contact Marina (Rina) Claudio-Perez at

Available Now!

Union Bank Homework Center

Union Bank Homework Center at the Central Library is now open. Located on the second floor of the Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common, the Homework Center provides in person homework help by volunteer "homework coaches" and library staff. For hours and more information, please visit our Union Bank Homework Center page.

We Need Volunteer Coaches (PDF) - Do you have what it takes?

Brainfuse HelpNow

Serving students with online tutoring for 14 years

Free online help for homework assignments is as close as your computer with HelpNow from Brainfuse. Kids and adults can access many of the library's online resources remotely from any computer home, school or at the library. All you need is a library card or digital key card provided by a classroom teacher.


Open 24/7!
Provides free reference assistance from a trained librarian. Ask a librarian your tough question any time!

Research Databases

Research Databases* Open 24/7!
Links to more than 65 databases including encyclopedias, photos, biographies, maps, science projects and more. Some resources are available in spanish, Recursos en Español (Spanish Databases)*. Try the Homework (Children/K-5)* section for simpler materials.

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