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Free online homework help from local libraries

Need homework help for the kids? Local libraries offer this service online free of charge.

All it usually requires is for you to use your personal library number to set up an online account. (Don’t have it? If access requires a personal library number, obtaining it is usually free and easy. Some libraries offer online applications. ) 

Homework help online in South Florida 

Palm Beach County Library

  • On the library website, select the “Research” icon at the top of the homepage. 
  • Scroll down and select “Education.”
  • Scroll down to
  • Sign in, or create an account.
  • Under the logos at the top left, select “Home.”
  • Scroll down and select the topic you’re interested in.
  • If you would like to connect with a tutor, select “connect with a tutor” under the topic you need assistance with and fill out the form.

Information on obtaining your library card is available by clicking here.

Miami-Dade Public Library 

Information is available through the library system’s Homework Help & Tutoring Program:

  • Visit the website to sign up for tutoring.
  • Free, 30-minute, one-on-one virtual math or reading tutoring sessions with certified teachers are offered to all kindergarten through 12th-grade students living in Miami-Dade County.
  • For more information, call 305-375-1413 or 786-988-6817 for Spanish speakers.
  • Or you may email

Broward County Public Library

The Broward County library system offers the Brainfuse program.

  • Tutoring for student of all ages is available from anywhere by typing in your library card number or an Instant eCard; this is free. The website uses digital white boards and other on-screen devices for interactive exchanges with youngsters, teenagers and adult students. The free service is offered every day from 2.-11:55 p.m.
  •  Brainfuse also has online employment assisance, including guidance for writing resumes, links to resume templates, and a professional resume critique.
  • Other Brainfuse service freebies include test prep for high school equivalency or U.S. citizenship, and Microsoft Office proficiency help. There’s an eParachute feature that aims to help you discover the college majors and careers that match your skills and interests.

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