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Do Your Homework @ the Library

Got Homework? We've got help!

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.

Summer Camps & Programs

Summer Homework Centers

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Sharpen Your Skills
June 17 - August 15 | Monday – Thursday | 3 – 6 p.m.
 
This summer we will have nine Homework Centers available to help students build upon their math and reading skills and prevent the dreaded “Summer Slide”! Free homework assistance is available with our Tutor Learning Coordinators (TLCs) and open to all students.
 
Do Your Homework @ the Library Suppers
Suppers at select Homework Centers
 
Do Your Homework @ Library Suppers will be provided for minors at select Homework Centers. Times may vary for each location. Call the library of your nearest Homework Center to check for availibility and duration.
 
Homework Centers are Open at these Locations:
 
Central Library
City Heights/Weingart
College-Rolando
Linda Vista
Logan Heights
Otay Mesa-Nestor
Scripps Miramar Ranch
Skyline Hills Library
Valencia Park/Malcolm X

KinderCamp

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KinderCamp
4 - 5 Years Old | Monday - Friday | 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
 
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.
 
June 24 - June 28| Scripps Miramar Ranch | Register Here
July 8 - July 12 | City Heights/Weingart | Register Here
July 15 - July 19 | Linda Vista | Register Here
July 29 - August 2 | College-Rolando | Register Here
August 5 - August 9 | Scripps Miramar Ranch | Register Here
 
Spanish KinderCamp
June 24 - June 28| Otay Mesa-Nestor | Register Here
July 22 - July 26 | Logan Heights | Register Here
August 12 - August 16 | Skyline Hills | Register Here
 

Summer Camps

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Monkey Math
K - 2nd Grade | Monday - Friday | 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
 
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.
 
June 24 - 28 | Linda Vista | Register Here
July 15 -19 | Skyline Hills | Register Here
July 29 - August 2 | Logan Heights | Register Here

 

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Superhero Math
3rd - 5th Grade | Monday - Friday | 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
 
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.
 
June 17 - 21 | Otay Mesa-Nestor| Register Here
June 24 - 28 | Logan Heights | Register Here
July 8 - 12 | Central Library | Register Here
August 5 - 9 | Linda Vista | Register Here

 

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Earth Heroes
3rd - 5th Grade | Monday - Friday | 1 p.m. - 3 p.m
 
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.
 
July 15 - 19 | Valencia Park/Malcolm X | Register Here
July 29 - August 2 | Scripps Miramar Ranch | Register Here

 

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PicTales: Stop-Motion Animation
3rd - 5th Grade | Monday - Friday | 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
 
Come to Start Storytelling with Stop-Motion to learn tips and tricks for creating your own stop-motion animation movie! Make your story come alive with clay characters, Lego heroes, colorful backdrops and more. Bring yourself and your creativity - all supplies will be provided. Space is limited, registration is required.
 
August 5 - 9 | Valencia Park/Malcolm X | Register Here
August 12 - 16 | City Heights/ Weingart | Register Here

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

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 the Do Your Homework @ the Library program at 619-238-6687.

Homework 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.

 

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The Smithsonian Learning Lab

Access millions of Smithsonian digital resources and tools so you can upload, adapt, create, and share content with friends, parents, and your teachers. Find images and videos for projects, use the Lab’s tools for homework research, or explore your own interests in history, art, science, or culture.

 

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 questions about the program, please contact Brenda Monzon at [email protected].
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