Homework & Tutoring

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Online Homework Help

What is Online Homework Help?
You can get free homework help from a live, online tutor with Brainfuse. All you need is your LA County Library card and PIN number, and an internet connection. You can use Online Homework Help from home, school, and even the Library.

English and Spanish: Every day from 12 – 10 pm.

Who can use Online Homework Help?
Online Homework Help is available for three different age groups:

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K-12 students can get help in English or Spanish in a wide range of subjects including math, science, English, social studies, and essay review.

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College students can get help in English or Spanish for their college level courses including English, science, math, social studies, and essay review. Tutors are also available to assist with GED preparation, and career services such as resume review and interview preparation.

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Adult Learners

Adults can get help in English or Spanish. Tutors are available for career help, including resume review, job searching, and interview preparation. Tutors can also help with GED and Citizenship preparation, and essay review. Additionally tutors can help adult learners with back to school needs.

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Khan Academy

Khan Academy provides free world-class education for anyone anywhere. Learners can study at their own pace. Subjects include math, science, humanities, and much more!

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Language Help

Need a little extra help with your foreign language skills? No problem! We have an online database and resources at your service. Use our online language learning tools.

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Test Preparation

Big test coming up? Just need some extra help? Try using Learning Express.  Practice tests, tutorials and eBooks for middle and high, including college entrance. To use and save your test results create an account with your username being your 13-digit library card number.

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National Newspapers

Do you need to research news across the country? Look no further, we’ve got the resources. This database will allow you to search the ten most respected newspapers in the United States. Review articles from the LA Times to the Wall Street Journal and USA Today.


INSTANT LIBRARIAN: Chat with a librarian to answer your research and homework questions Monday – Friday, 12 – 6 pm. When a librarian is available, a chat box will appear on this page.

Text Message

Send INSTANT LIBRARIAN a question from your phone: 626.394.4019

Only available Monday – Friday, 12 – 6 pm