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Kids' Stuff: Homework Help

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Homework Help at Central Library

Homework Promo


THREE WAYS to get homework assistance for the school year!

  1. Get help 24/7 now with Brainfuse's HelpNow online help. Tutors available online 1 p.m. - 10 p.m. (FREE with library card)
  2. Math Club (One-on-one Math Tutoring)  Begins Sept. 19th for 6--12 graders (not the same as Homework Club, below). One-on-one Math Tutors are available on Tuesdays & Thursdays on a first come, first serve basis from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Sign up, day of, and get 1/2 hour of 1:1 math help. For more information contact Melissa Ronning.
  3. Homework Club (runs September 18 - May 23, no summer). Get homework assistance for all school subjects. For children in K-8 grades. Open Mondays and Wednesdays between 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. Complete Registration form and bring on first day of child's attendance.  Forms are also available on site, during Homework Club hours. Remember: all past and new participants must (re)-register annually for the current school year to participate in Homework Club. 

Homework Help Services - FREE


K-8th grade. Free homework help is available through the Homework Club which meets Mondays and Wednesdays between 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Central Library. Come as needed for all school subjects. Homework Club runs from September 18, 2017 - May 23, 2018 and meets in the Maddy Room (lower level, by the food vendor). Registration is required annually. Get the Registration Form here and bring to your child's first day visit. The Homework Club Registration Form is also available on site during Homework Club hours. For more information, email Denise Dien

Homework Club Calendar.  


6-12th grade New sign up process, please read! Math tutors are available on a first come, first serve basis on Tuesdays & Thursdays in the Maddy Room between 4p.m. - 7 p.m. in Maddy Room. Sign up, day of, at the door and get 1/2 hour of 1:1 tutoring in the order of the list, as time allows. For more information, contact Melissa Ronning at (714) 374-5330.


Online Tutoring

1-12th grade and adult learners. Login in to Brainfuse's HelpNow service. Available 7 days a week from 1 p.m. – 10 p.m. Get free homework help online with live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, social studies. In addition get additional resources to practice study and prepare for PSAT/SAT, ACT, AP and other state standardized tests. Sign in using your library card here. Additional services include advanced writing advice from experts on term papers, and access to state-aligned skills building lessons by expert instructors.


Apps for Learning Fun (K-12)

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Reading and Writing

EasyBib - Create accurate, comprehensive bibliographies for reports or other cited works.

Free Dictionary - Online dictionary

FreeRice - Get smarter and do a humanitarian deed. Trivia-based game, pick your subject and test your knowledge. 

Reading Counts! - A Lexile-based reading program used by Dwyer Middle School.

Vocabulary University - Learn English vocabulary in context (grades 2-12) with free word puzzles and activities. 

Science and Math

Social Studies and History

California Counties Close Up - California Counties' Websites

California Fact Cards - Fact Cards are a series of research resources designed for quick reference for students in grades 4 through 8. The topics covered by Fact Cards are those California, United States, and World topics included in the social studies curriculum in California. For the past ten years, printed Fact Cards have been used extensively in California elementary and middle schools, as well as in public libraries. 

Colonial Craftspeople - Experience life in the 18th century at America's largest outdoor history museum. 

FactMonster - Biographies of explorers, travelers and conquerors.

On This Day- Find out what happened on any day in history.

Our Timelines - Find out how your life fits into history as we know it with this custom timeline generator.

Presidents of the United States 

States and Capitals - Provides information about the fifty United States of America. 

This Day in History - Discover what happened today in history.

Time Magazine for Kids - The latest news from around the world for kids in grades K-6. Includes related polls, games, and websites. 


Online Resources for K-12

Explora for kids

Login from home Search through books, articles, dictionaries and more. Great for biographies, state reports and research projects.

Tumble Books


TumbleBooks link fixed! Click image above for free ebooks!


Huntington Beach Public Library
7111 Talbert Ave. Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Phone 714-842-4481