Homework Assistance

San Mateo County Libraries are learning centers. Most of our libraries offer homework assistance to local students.

  • Belmont Library Homework Center has a tutor/supervisor available to students in grades 3-12, from 3 PM - 6  PM Mondays through Thursdays. Computers are also available.
  • East Palo Alto Library's Quest Learning Center is a free literacy-based after school program for 3rd-12th graders that helps students master the subject matter in their classes while developing positive attitudes towards learning and libraries.
  • Foster City Library Homework Center: Help for grades 5 - 12. Professional tutor provides homework help on a drop in basis Monday – Thursday, 3:30-6:00 p.m.
  • Millbrae Library Homework Center is open Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 3 PM to 6 PM and Wednesdays 2 PM to 6 PM. Staff and volunteers are able to assist students with most academic subjects. Four computers and a printer are available for homework research and writing assigned papers.
  • Pacifica - Sharp Park Library: Help for grades K - 8. Run by the City of Pacifica in the Library.
  • Portola Valley Library: Volunteer high school students help help students in grades K - 3.
  • San Carlos Library: Help for grades K - 8 via Healthy Cities tutoring program sponsored by the San Carlos School District, City of San Carlos, Friends of the San Carlos Library and other funding sources. Tutors may use library study rooms.
  • Woodside Library: Volunteer middle school students offer reading assistance to students in grades 1 - 3.