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Local libraries provide free online homework help

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

All it usually requires is for you to use your personal library number to set up an online account.  Obtaining a library number is free and easy. Some libraries offer online applications. 

Homework help is sometimes offered for students of all ages, including university students.

Homework help online in South Florida 

Palm Beach County Public Library

  • On the library website, select the “Research” icon at the top of the homepage
  • Scroll down and select “Education”
  • Select tutor.com homework help
  • Sign in, or create an account
  • Under the logos at the top left, select “Home”
  • Scroll 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 online.

Miami-Dade County Public Library 

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

  • 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
  • For more information, call 305-375-1413 or 786-988-6817 for Spanish speakers
  • Or  email tutoring@mdpls.org

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 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

Entertainment in South Florida, including free & inexpensive events

Saturday, September 24, 2022

Ticket deal for 'Red Riding Hood' at FAU in Boca Raton

$25.00 | Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton

DeweyCon event in West Palm

FREE | Main Library Palm Beach county

Plantation Farmers Market

8:00 am to 12:00 am | FREE | Volunteer Park Plantation

Las Olas Oceanside Park Farmers, Antiques & Artisan Market

9:00 am to 12:00 am | FREE | Las Olas Oceanside Park

American Indian Day Festival

12:00 pm to 6:00 pm | FREE | Miccosukee Indian Gaming & Resort

Out to Brunch

1:00 pm | Discounted | Regatta Park

Elevated vendor market in West Palm

4:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Grandview Public Market

Fort Lauderdale ArtWalk

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music & Arts South of Sunrise district

Fort Lauderdale Art Walk

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Music & Arts South of Sunrise district

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Live music at Grandview in West Palm

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Grandview Public Market

Free live music at Dolphin Mall

7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Dolphin Mall

Free Alhambra Symphony concert

7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Miami Dade County Auditorium

Live Music at Doral Yard

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Discount late-night movies

11:30 pm to 2:00 am | $5.00 | Coral Gables Art Cinema

Sunday, September 25, 2022

Ticket deal for 'Red Riding Hood' at FAU in Boca Raton

$25.00 | Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton

Tamarac Farmers Market

9:00 am to 12:00 am | FREE | Veterans Park

Free acoustic music jam

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | FREE | Secret Woods Nature Center

Free Family Day at Bass Museum of Art

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | FREE | Bass Museum of Art

Tropical Sundays Live Music

5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Baroque Jazz Club Presents C4 Trio

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | $10.00 | Corpus Christi Catholic Church

IN THE UPPER ROOM

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Discounted | Savor Cinema

Live music at Gulfstream in Hallandale

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Ocean Drive Promenade Music Series

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Ocean Drive Promenade

Comedy Night at Nightlife Brewing Co.

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Nightlife Brewing Co.

Salsa dance class

9:00 pm | FREE | Ball & Chain

Monday, September 26, 2022

Jam Session

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $5.00 | Arts Garage

Comedy Night at Sandbar Sports Grill

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Sandbar Sports Grill

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Regal Theatres: Discounted movie tickets on Tuesdays

All Day | $5.00-6.00 | Regal Cinemas Multiple Locations

Tasty Tuesdays with Food Trucks

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Amphitheater in Boca Raton

Food Trucks Tuesdays

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Haulover Beach Park

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Food truck gathering at Pelican Harbor Marina

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Pelican Harbor Marina

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Comedy Night at Pub 52

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Nightlife Brewing Co.

Comedy Night at Exit One Taproom

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Exit One Taproom

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Food trucks and music

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Wellington Village Park

Enjoy live entertainment at Clematis by Night

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | West Palm Beach Waterfront

Dance Now! free performance

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Collins Canal Park

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Live music at Doral Yard

7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Free concert: La Dame Blanche

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | North Beach Bandshell

Friday, September 30, 2022

Food truck gathering at Tropical Park

5:30 pm to 10:30 pm | FREE | Tropical Park

Live music at Gulfstream in Hallandale

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Jam on percussion for free

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | South Florida Center for Percussive Arts

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Live music at Grandview in West Palm

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Grandview Public Market

Free live music at Dolphin Mall

7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Dolphin Mall

Live Music at Doral Yard

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Free outdoor family-friendly films

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | ArtsPark

Jazz at MOCA outdoor concert series

8:00 pm | FREE | Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

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