NEWS RELEASE

August 17, 2017

After School Homework Help Program Offered at Santa Maria Public Library

Be a homework rock star this year, with help from the Santa Maria Public Library.  The Library offers free After School Homework Help for grades K-6.  This program is available Monday to Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Main Library in the Learning Center, and no appointment is needed.

Elementary school students will be assisted by volunteer tutors in completing homework assignments, or practicing skills for improved mastery. Participating students will also have access to Chromebooks, computers, study aids, databases, and will be introduced to online tutoring options students may use both at the library and from home.

Homework Help is also available at library branch locations. At the Los Alamos Library, students in grades K-8 may receive free Homework Help from volunteer tutors in a variety of subjects and have use of Chromebooks and other study aids.  This program is by appointment.  Please call the Main Library at 925-0994 for more information. At Orcutt, Guadalupe and Cuyama branch locations, students may check out Chromebook laptops with their library card for use in study and completion of assignments.

This program is provided with funding assistance through the Santa Maria Public Library Foundation.

The Santa Maria Public Library’s main library is located at 421 S. McClelland Street.  Library hours are Monday-Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  The Library is closed on Sundays.

Please check the Library’s website at www.cityofsantamaria.org/library for branch locations and hours.

Questions may be directed to Dawn Jackson, Library Youth Services, 925-0994 extension 2319.