From the Director – February 2021

The past year has presented educational challenges for parents and students. Trying to help your child with schoolwork can end in frustration for both you and your child. Don’t let the student in your family fall behind. The Summit Free Public Library can ease the pressure on parents and help students get assistance with academic questions in math, science, English, social studies and writing with two new online resources Tutor.com and Brainfuse HelpNow.

Elementary and high school students can get personal attention from live tutors to complete homework assignments, write papers or study for a test. High school juniors and seniors can improve SAT/ACT scores with full-length practice tests, practice drills and videos to learn important test-taking strategies.

Tutor.com can also help adults who are returning to school refresh their skills or work toward a GED. Click here to access Tutor.com using your library card.

The Library also now offers Brainfuse HelpNow which enables students to submit questions to tutors, take class notes, track homework assignments, access flashcards and more. Like Tutor.com, Brainfuse provides practice tests to increase scores and build confidence. Students can share Word, PowerPoint and other files with tutors for review. Live, professional assistance in resume/cover letter writing, U.S. citizenship prep, MS Office Essential Skills Series, and more are also available. Access to Brainfuse HelpNow is available for free using your library card here.

The Summit Library offers many digital resources for electronic learning and entertainment that can be accessed for free using your library card. Check out all our eResources on our website. Stay connected, keep learning and enjoying your library 24 hours a day.

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