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.

Teacher in the Library

Looking for help with schoolwork? Join other kids and families for out-of-school learning support. Get help from a certified teacher to complete homework and improve study skills. Try Teacher in the Library in person or online!

Teacher in the Library services are scheduled from the Monday before Labor Day to the Thursday before Memorial Day, with breaks when public schools are not in session.

In Person

Drop in for homework help at CPL locations around the city; schedules vary by location:


Register for one or more of our Homework Help: Virtual Teacher in the Library sessions with a quick question or stay for the whole session. Sessions are available from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday during the school year, with breaks when public schools are not in session.


Get homework help online every day from 2 to 11 p.m. through Brainfuse. Get expert help with:

    • Writing assignments
    • Math, science and social studies subjects
    • Spanish homework
    • English as a Second Language lessons

Available in English and Spanish for early elementary through advanced college prep students. Practice tests (including ACT/SAT), a writing lab, video content and other resources are available 24/7.

Use Brainfuse at the library, at home or on any connected device with your library card.

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