Free Homework Help Available Online Every Day

Does 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 Chicago Public Library. We have online resources to help.

Virtual Teacher in the Library

Looking for help with school work? Interested in joining other kids and their families in an after school learning program? Try Homework Help: Virtual Teacher in the Library! 

  • Get help from a certified teacher 
  • Take quick study breaks by trying fun activities with a librarian and other kids 
  • Register for one or more virtual sessions, then come to the whole program or drop in with a quick question 
  • Available in English and Spanish 
  • Space is limited so reserve your spot today!


Live one-on-one homework help is available online every day from 11 a.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 on any connected device or at home with your library card.

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