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Sharpen Your Skills

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Join us this summer for sessions designed to prevent “Summer Slide” and help students build their Math and Reading skills throughout the summer. Students are assessed at the beginning of each session to see where they need assistance , then given specific activities to help them practice and learn.
 
Attend one day or all four, one session or throughout the summer! Registration not required. Homework assistance is also available.
 
Available at these Locations:
 
 
Central Library
City Heights/Weingart
College-Rolando
Linda Vista
Logan Heights
Otay Mesa-Nestor
San Ysidro Library
Scripps Miramar Ranch
Skyline Hills Library
Valencia Park/Malcolm X

KinderCamp

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Get your child ready for their first day of school! This summer is a perfect time for your child to prepare for kindergarten. KinderCamp offers a variety of lessons and activities that focus on a child’s academic development, learning readiness, social wellness and more. For kids 4-5 years old and their guardians. Space is limited, registration is required.
 
Monday - Friday | 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
 
June 18 - June 22 | Scripps Miramar Ranch | Register Here
July 9 - July 13 | City Heights/Weingart | Register Here
July 16 - July 20 | Linda Vista | Register Here
July 30 - August 3 | College-Rolando | Register Here
August 6 - August 10 | Scripps Miramar Ranch | Register Here
 
Bilingual KinderCamp
June 25 - June 29 | Otay Mesa-Nestor | Register Here
July 23 - July 27 | Logan Heights | Register Here
August 13 - August 17 | Skyline Hills | Register Here

Summer Session Camps

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Monkey Math
K - 2nd Grade
 
Math is fun, especially when it’s Monkey Math! Learn new math skills while engaging with fun crafts and challenging activities. Space is limited, registration is required.
 
Monday - Friday | 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
June 18 - 22 | Otay Mesa - Nestor | Register Here
July 16 - 20 | Skyline Hills | Register Here
July 30 - August 3 | Linda Vista | Register Here

 

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Superhero Math
3rd - 5th Grade
 
Don’t let villainous numerals get the best of you—take charge and get them to work for you. In this camp, see how math can solve your struggles! Space is limited, registration is required.
 
Monday - Friday | 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
June 25 - 29 | Central Library | Register Here
July 9 - 13 | Linda Vista | Register Here
July 23 - 27 | Skyline Hills | Register Here

 

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Earth Heroes
3rd - 5th Grade
 
Help the planet and become an Earth Hero! Learn about nature in a fun and interactive setting by exploring the wildlife found in your community. Space is limited, registration is required.
 
Monday - Friday | 1 p.m. - 3 p.m
July 16 - 20 | Valencia Park/Malcolm X | Register Here
August 6 - 10 | Scripps Miramar Ranch | Register Here

 

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Maker Heroes
5th - 8th Grade
 
Everyone is a superhero—use modern technology to design your own superhero symbol! Space is limited, registration is required.
 
Monday - Friday | 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
August 6 -10 | Central Library | Register Here
 

 

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PicTales: Digital Story Telling
3rd - 5th Grade
 
A picture can tell a thousand tales. Come to PicTales to learn some tips and tricks for making your photos pop! We bring the supplies and you bring yourself and your creativity. Space is limited, registration is required.
 
Monday - Friday | 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
August 6 - 10 | Valencia Park/Malcolm X | Register Here
August 13 - 17 | City Heights/ Weingart | Register Here

About the Do Your Homework @ the Library Program

The Do Your Homework @ the Library program is part of Mayor Faulconer's One San Diego plan to re-establish the City's libraries as centers for learning and civic engagement.
 
The program includes:
  • Free access to paid Coaches and caring volunteers who are available to help K-8 students with their homework assignments;
  • Free access to school supplies and materials; and
  • Free access to computers, online research tools, and other digital resources available at the library.

For questions about the program, please contact Ina Gibson at [email protected].


Locations

The Union Bank Homework Center at the Central Library is open seven days a week:

  • Central Library, 330 Park Blvd., 92101 | (619) 236-5800
The Union Bank Homework Center is located on the second floor of the Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common. At the Homework Center, students in grades kindergarten through 12 can get in-person homework help from teachers on staff, as well as volunteer "homework coaches."
 
For more information, please visit our Union Bank Homework Center page.
 

The following branch Homework Centers are open Monday - Thursday:

  • City Heights/Weingart: 3795 Fairmount Ave., 92105 | 619-641-6100
  • College-Rolando: 6600 Montezuma Road, 92115 | 619-533-3902
  • Kensington: 4121 Adams Ave., 92116 | 619-533-3974 
  • Linda Vista: 2160 Ulric St., 92111 | 858-573-1399
  • Logan Heights: 567 S. 28th St., 92113 | 619-533-3968
  • Mountain View/Beckwourth: 721 San Pasqual St., 92113 | 619-527-3404
  • North Clairemont: 4616 Clairemont Drive, 92117 | 858-581-9931
  • North Park: 3795 31st St., 92104 | 619-533-3972
  • Oak Park: 2802 54th St., 92105 | 619-527-3406 
  • Otay Mesa-Nestor: 3003 Coronado Ave., 92154 | 619-424-0474
  • Pacific Beach/Taylor: 4275 Cass St., 92109 | 858-581-9934
  • San Carlos: 7265 Jackson Dr, 92119 | 619-527-3430 
  • San Ysidro: 101 W. San Ysidro Blvd., 92173 | 619-424-0475
  • Scripps Miramar Ranch: 10301 Scripps Lake Drive, 92131 | 858-538-8158
  • Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa: 9005 Aero Drive, 92123 | 858-573-1396
  • Skyline Hills: 7900 Paradise Valley Rd., 92139 | 619-527-3485
  • Valencia Park/Malcolm X: 5148 Market St., 92114 | 619-527-3405

Service Calendar

PDF icon 2017-2018 Central Library's Union Bank Homework Center

PDF icon 2017-2018 Homework Centers at Branch Locations


Volunteering

We need volunteers! Do you have what it takes?

Learn more about volunteer opportunities at the library here.

If you have questions or are interested in volunteering as a homework coach, contact the Library's Youth and School Services Librarian at 619-238-6685.


Online Homework Help & Resources

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.

 

Reference services available 24/7!

QuestionPoint provides free reference assistance from a trained librarian.
Ask a librarian your tough question any time!
 
 

Research Databases available 24/7!

A variety of resources for students and educators available at our Kids and Teens portal. Some of the resources are also available in spanish, Recursos en Español (Spanish Databases).

For other questions or concerns, call 619-236-5800 or email [email protected].

 

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