Free Homework Help at All CPL Locations

Free homework help at Chicago Public LibraryDoes your child need help building study skills? Do you have questions about your child's homework assignment?

Find answers to all your homework needs at the Chicago Public Library. We have resources to help you in person or online.

In Person

Drop-in homework help is available for children and their parents at all CPL locations. Certified teachers and trained homework helpers get kids focused and help them find the right learning strategies and the best resources for finishing their homework assignments.

Homework helpers are also available to answer parents' questions about their children's homework and offer suggestions on how parents can help kids with school assignments at home.

Homework help hours vary by location; contact your location for days and times.

This program is funded by grants to the Chicago Public Library Foundation.

Online

Live one-on-one homework help is available online every day from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. through Brainfuse. Students in early elementary through advanced college prep can get help with:

  • Specific homework questions
  • Improving study skills
  • Writing papers
  • ACT and SAT test prep
  • Learning English as a second language

Help is available in English and Spanish. Use Brainfuse at any CPL location or at home with your library card.

We also have recommended resources from CPL librarians on Kids Homework Help and Teens Homework Help.