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FREE homework help for kindergarten through eighth-grade students at Cincinnati Public Library branches.

Cincinnati Public Library hosts FREE homework help for students in kindergarten through eighth grades during the school year. Homework Helpers at select library locations aid students with a variety of subjects. From math problems to book reports, presentations, and more, these solving superheroes can guide students through even the most challenging problems.

Interested students can check local branch times by calling 513-369-6900 or visiting the information page. Please call to confirm schedules and availability before arrival.

Additionally, homework help and skill-building are available daily online using Brainfuse live tutoring.

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Library Locations Offering Free Homework Help

The following branches offer homework help after school. Each branch has different times- make sure to confirm before acting.

Brainfuse Free Online Tutoring

Not every student can physically go to a library branch. The Cincinnati Library offers free online resources with live tutoring for those unable to.

BrainFuse Help Now provides live virtual tutoring, writing labs, study guides, test prep, SkillSurfer lessons, and quizzes. The online tutoring program even offers live FAFSA help for applicants with questions. Live tutors are available every day from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m.

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Virtual Study Rooms available through MEET

MEET is a feature of Brainfuse that encourages collaboration through students. Students can schedule private sessions with friends in an online study room. Meet helps students gather virtually to study for tests, work on homework assignments, or collaborate on projects.

Students must register for Brainfuse to use MEET. Registration is free and part of the online library services.

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Each branch library provides multiple services, such as storytimes and test prep tutors for teens.

How You Can Support Homework Help

The Homework Help program wouldn’t be possible without the generous donor, The Charles H. Dater Foundation, through The Library Foundation. The Library Foundation ensures an excellent library system by raising, managing, and allocating funds to expand and enhance library programs.

Donations allow the Library Foundation to fund system-wide and branch-specific initiatives and programming for minds of all kinds. Support the Library Foundation by visiting

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Written by: Crystal Kendrick

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