Under the guidance of the CA Department of Public Health and San Diego County’s Public Health Officer, the San Diego Public Library will be closed until further notice. Online library services remain available to the public.  Due dates have been extended to June 12, 2020. Find specific information on operations.


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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 Learning

Minecraft: Go Wild & Explore the Rainforest! program
Minecraft Hour of Code
Join us for this free, ninety-minute workshop and have fun learning and being inspired by computer science and AI. Using the power of code and AI, students ages 6 and older will program the Agent to prevent forest fires and regrow a forest.
By the end of the workshop, students will be able to:
  • Understand basic AI concepts
  • Instruct a computer to perform fundamental coding tasks
  • Experience how AI is being used in the real-world to promote conservation and sustainability
Registration and parental permission required. Click below to register.

Image of T-rex's skeleton
Smithsonian Natural History Museum Virtual Field Trip
Travel millions of years to the past without leaving your home.
In this workshop, students ages 8+ are transported to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History right from their web browser using 360-degree interactive imagery.
By the end of the workshop students will have: 
  • Explored the Smithsonian's famous "Hall of Fossils" in 360-degrees virtually
  • Learned about natural history in the Jurassic age 
  • Completed a fun virtual discovery hunt throughout the museum
Registration and parental permission required. Click below to register.



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
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 availability and duration.


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 the Do Your Homework @ the Library program at [email protected].
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