Local libraries offer free homework assistance


Hennepin County Library is offering Homework Hub, in-person homework help available at nine libraries – as well as online tools that students need for their homework, such as databases, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a calculator. Assistance in literacy and subjects such as reading, math, history, and language arts is provided free by tutors and volunteers on a drop-in basis at nine libraries: Augsburg Park (Richfield), Brookdale (Brooklyn Center) and Hopkins in suburban Hennepin County, and East Lake, Franklin, Hosmer, Central, North Regional, and Sumner libraries in Minneapolis. For Homework Hub hours and more info, see: www.hclib.org/homework. Hennepin County Library is also offering Homework Rescue. Homework Rescue is staffed by certified tutors, who will help students with homework in core subjects – math (algebra I and II, geometry, trigonometry and calculus), science (biology, chemistry, physics and earth science), social studies, and English/language arts. For grades 3-12. Available in English and Spanish, 1-11 p.m., seven days a week. Students can access the online service, which is made possible by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), via the Hennepin County Library website at: www.hclib.org/homework.