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Free homework help from libraries

If you'd like homework help for your kids, local libraries in South Florida offer it online for free. At some libraries, in-person tutoring is available. Also, SAT prep is often is available at these libraries.

To receive tutoring, you register with your personal library number to set up an online account. Obtaining a library account is free and easy. Some libraries offer online applications. 

Homework help is offered for students of all ages, including university students. Tutoring information is offered via Broward, Dade and Palm Beach libraries.

Homework virtual help in South Florida 

Palm Beach Public Library

With your library card number, you're eligible to use an online tutoring service for free. Register online.

Information on obtaining your library card is available online.

Miami-Dade Public Library 

Information is available through the library system's Homework Help & Tutoring Program.

These are among the types of help offered:

  • Online or in-person tutoring information is featured on the library website
  • Free science, reading and math tutoring for kindergarten through 12th-grade students who reside in Miami-Dade.
  • Mobile Device Lending Program where you can borrow a tablet, Chromebook Laptop and Wi-Fi Hotspot. Click here for info.
  • Drive-up WiFi, connect to WiFi from the comfort of your vehicle at participating branches. Click here for info.

For more information, call 305-375-1413 or 786-988-6817 for Spanish speakers; or email

Broward Public Library

The Broward  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 assistance, 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

The Broward County library also offers these other services:

More resources at your local libraries

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