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Do Your Homework @ the Library

Do Your Homework @ the Library

Got Homework? We've got help!

The Do Your Homework @ the Library program offers FREE homework assistance for students to support out of school learning and 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 learning materials; and
  • Free access to computers, online research tools, and other digital resources available at the library

Regular Hours

Monday - Thursday

Friday (Virtual Only)

3:00 p.m. -6:00 p.m.

3:00 p.m. -6:00 p.m

Saturday (Central Library Only) 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Homework Help Available in person at these locations:
Central Library
City Heights/Weingart Library
College-Rolando Library
Linda Vista Library
Logan Heights Library
North Park Library
Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
San Carlos Library
San Ysidro Library
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Program Flyers 

2022 Homework Help Calendar

The Do Your Homework @ the Library Virtual Homework Help will be available Friday's to serve K-8th grade students.
  • The Do Your Homework @ the Library program is available to students and their families for free.
  • Math, English, and science help will be available every day.
  • Email registration is required to connect with the DYH@L Virtual Homework Help program.
  • Email DYHAL@SanDiego.gov with your student’s name, grade, school, birth month and year, and their local library.

Regular Virtual Hours

Friday 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Program Guidelines


COVID-19 Update: We are not currently onboarding any new volunteers. We are looking forward to the time that volunteers will be back serving in our libraries.

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

Help Now logo
If you need help with your homework, we offer free, live online tutoring every day from 1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. via Brainfuse HelpNow. Get help in English or Spanish, for all grades K-12. In addition, you'll find writing assistance and help with standardized tests, such as the SAT, ACT, AP, TOEFL, GED, and ASVAB.
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For parents and caregivers who are educating their children--either via distance learning or homeschooling--we have curated a list of free, well-established academic resources on a variety of subjects. Resources are broken down first by grade level, and then by subject.


Is the program open to students from all school districts and San Diego County at large?
Yes. Homework Help is available to all students.
Where can I go for in-person Homework Help?
Please refer to the PDF icon DYH@L program flyer for a listing of the currently open homework centers.
Am I guaranteed a spot?
There are no guaranteed spots. We will help as many students as possible during the session allotted time.
Can high school or college students receive homework help?
They can receive help, but our homework help coaches are trained to assist Kindergarten to 8th grade students. If the library staff is unable to help, they will provide alternative resources that may help the student.

How does email request for a virtual homework assistance session work? Is it on a first come, first served basis?

No. All students that email will receive the same meeting link and passcode that is unique to the specific session. Students will be assisted as they come in to the session. The sooner they come in to the session the sooner they will receive assistance.
How is virtual homework assistance provided? Do I receive one-on-one assistance?
Homework assistance will be provided in Zoom Breakout Rooms and several students may be in the same room at the same time. Students will be assisted in rotation. TLCs (Tutor/Learning Coordinators) will assist students with their questions and once that question is answered rotate to assist another student in the Breakout Room. Two TLCs will be available per session.
For questions about the program, please contact the Do Your Homework @ the Library program at DYHAL@sandiego.gov.