Free Homework Help Available Every Day

Does your child need help building study skills? Do you have questions about your child's homework assignment? Concerned about learning loss?

Find answers to your homework needs at Chicago Public Library. We have resources to help.


Live one-on-one homework help is available online every day from 2 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 on any connected device or at home with your library card.

Teacher in the Library

Looking for help with school work? Join other kids and families for out-of-school learning support. Get help from a certified teacher to complete homework and improve study skills. 

Teacher in the Library is scheduled from the Tuesday after Labor Day through Memorial Day.

We also have recommended resources from CPL librarians on our Kids page and Teens page.