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Do Your Homework @ the Library

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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. Click here for a full list of Homework Help events. 

The program includes:

  • Free access to paid Coaches who are available to provide assistance and guide students K-8 as they learn.
  • Free access to learning materials, computers, online research tools, and other digital resources available at the library.
 

Regular Hours

Monday - Thursday

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

Saturday (select libraries only)

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

College-Rolando, Logan Heights, Mira Mesa, San Ysidro Libraries Only

DYH@L Program Flyers 

English | Somali | Spanish | Tagalog | Vietnamese

 

Spring Camps

If you have questions, email DYHAL@Sandiego.gov.

Program Flyers: English | Spanish

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Art of Colors Camp - Grades: K-2
April 2 - 5, 2024 | 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. | North University Community Library
Register here

Explore the colors of the rainbow with us this spring. Through hands-on experiments and activities, campers in grades K-2nd will learn the fundamentals of colors. Learn about the colors in light, the color wheel, primary and secondary colors, and more!

Parent/Guardian must accompany campers under 8 years old.


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Bee Smart-Spring into Gardening - Grades: K-2
April 2 - 5, 2024 | 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. | North Clairemont Library
Register here

Spring into gardening during our 4-day camp. A green thumb is not necessary to learn about pollinators, plants, soil, and composting.   Get your hands dirty with interactive activities!

Parent/Guardian must accompany campers under 8 years old.


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Exploring Magical Creatures Camp - Grades: 3-6
April 2 - 5, 2024 | 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Logan Heights Library
Register here

At the Exploring Magical Creature Camp, participants embark on a journey of mystery and enchantment. This camp is designed to engage the imagination and foster a deep appreciation for the world of mythology and legendary beings. It's a place where fantasy comes to life, and campers are transported to a world of wonder and adventure.


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Bee Smart-Spring into Gardening - Grades: 3-6
March 25 - 28, 2024 | 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. | San Ysidro
Register here

Spring into gardening during our 4-day camp. A green thumb is not necessary to learn about pollinators, plants, soil, and composting.   Get your hands dirty with interactive activities!


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Chem Squad-Chemistry Camp - Grades: 2-5
March 25 - 28, 2024 | 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Virtual
Register here

Fleet Science Center presents Chem Squad!  Through hands-on experiments and activities explore how chemistry works. This spring campers in grades 2nd-5th will have a fun introduction to chemistry.

 

Volunteering

Learn more about volunteer opportunities at the library here.

If you have questions or are interested in volunteering as a homework coach, contact the Do Your Homework @ the Library program at DYHAL@Sandiego.gov.

Homework Resources

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If you need help with your homework, we offer free, live online tutoring 24 hours a day, every day 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.

FAQ

Is the program open to students from all school districts and San Diego County at large?
Yes. Homework Help is available to all students.
 
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.
 
For questions about the program, please contact the Do Your Homework @ the Library program at DYHAL@sandiego.gov.