The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County Library provides free homework help to students in kindergarten through eighth grades at select branch libraries in the afternoons during the school year. Homework Helpers at these locations assist students with homework assignments and provide skills-building assistance on any subject. In addition, homework help and skill building is available seven days a week at the Main Library in the William Hueneke Homework Center or online.
During the 2018-2019 school year, more than 10,000 students received homework assistance. The average age was 9 and the average grade level was fourth grade. The average amount of time a Homework Helper spent with each student was 47 minutes. Sixty-one schools were served by Homework Help locations.
Homework Help Schedule (September 2019–May 2020)
- Bond Hill Branch: Monday–Thursday, 3-6 p.m.
- Cheviot Branch: Monday and Wednesday 2:30-5:30 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday 3-6 p.m.
- College Hill Branch: Monday–Thursday, 2:15-5:15 p.m.
- Corryville Branch: Monday–Thursday, 3-6 p.m.
- Deer Park Branch: Monday–Thursday, 3-6 p.m.
- Elmwood Place Branch: Monday–Thursday, 3-6 p.m.
- Forest Park Branch: Monday, 4-8 p.m.; Tuesday, 6-8 p.m.; Wednesday, 3:30-6 p.m.; Thursday, 4:30-8 p.m.
- Groesbeck Branch: Monday–Thursday, 3-6 p.m.
- Mt. Healthy Branch: Monday–Thursday, 3-6 p.m.
- North Central Branch: Monday–Thursday, 3:30-6:30 p.m.
- Northside Branch: Monday 3:30-7 p.m.; Tuesday 3:30-6:30 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday 3:30-6 p.m.
- Pleasant Ridge Branch: Monday–Thursday, 3-6 p.m.
- Reading Branch: Monday–Thursday, 3-6 p.m.
- West End Branch: Monday–Thursday, 3-6 p.m.
- Westwood Branch: Monday–Thursday, 3-6 p.m.
- William Hueneke Homework Center, Downtown Main Library: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 3-7 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, 3-6 p.m.; Saturday, 2-6 p.m.; Sunday, 1-5 p.m.
Branches that are announcing their schedules soon are: Avondale Branch, Covedale Branch, Madisonville Branch, Miami Township Branch, Oakley Branch, Price Hill Branch, Sharonville Branch, St. Bernard Branch and the Walnut Hills Branch.
For more information, contact the branch or call (513) 369-6900. More about Homework Help.