Homework Help

Homework Help Events

event calendar iconHomework help and tutoring programs are offered at several BPL locations. For times and details, please search our events calendar.

Our volunteer Homework Helpers at Brooklyn Public Library assist staff in enhancing library service by providing students in grades 1-8 with after-school homework assistance to help them succeed in the classroom. Homework Helpers at the Brooklyn Public Library.


database for kids

Databases for Kids

A database is a site that will look through hundreds of newspapers, encyclopedias, magazines and books for you.

Who: Students from kindergarten to 12th grade
When: 24/7
» Databases for Kids

Homework Help for teens

Homework Help for Teens

Links to websites that will help you with your homework, as recommended by BPL librarians.

Who: Students from 9th to 12th grade
When: 24/7
» Homework Help for Teens

Williamsburgh Tutoring Annex

Williamsburgh Tutoring/Superhero Annex

BPL and 826NYC provide trained tutors to work one on one with students on a first come, first served basis.

Who: Students from kindergarten to 12th grade
When: Mondays-Thursdays from 3:00-5:30 PM
Where: Williamsburgh Library (branch info)

Book a Librarian

Book a Librarian

Need one-on-one personal reference assistance for a research project? Reserve a free half hour session with a professional
reference librarian at the Central Library. Make an appointment
with our online form.

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Classroom teachers answer homework questions at 212-777-3380, Monday through Thursday, from 4 to 7 p.m. during the school year. They can also answer parents' questions and give advice on how you can help your child at home. The staff speaks 8 languages: Bengali, Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese and Fukanese), English, French, Haitian-Creole, Russian, Slovak and Spanish.