The library has subscribed to Brainfuse to offer live online academic and career help. One-on-one tutors and job coaches are available daily from 2-11 p.m. All you need to get started is your library card and your PIN.
HelpNow provides individualized learning solutions for students of diverse needs and backgrounds. Students communicate with live, online tutors using an interactive, virtual whiteboard to chat, write, draw, share text or images and graph homework problems.
- Test Prep: HelpNow also offers skills-building and test preparation. All live tutoring sessions are saved and can be replayed as well as shared with friends, parents and teachers.
- Feedback: The Writing Lab and the Send Question Center options give users the freedom to receive assistance at any time of the day without connecting with a live tutor. Users can submit papers through the Writing Lab for detailed feedback. The Send Question Center is for non-writing assignments such as math or science.
- Adult Learning Center: The adult learners’ version of HelpNow, where you can access GED prep, U.S citizenship test prep, resume assistance, Microsoft Office support, and Career Resources which lists popular job search links. Adult learners have access to live tutoring, Writing Lab and Send Question Center as well.
Live Online Interview Coaching: 2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Get started with job help
Brush up on interview techniques or get live online interview practice from trained job coaches. Job coaches and patrons communicate via live chat in our online classroom.
- Resume Lab: Submit your resume any time through the JobNow Resume Lab and a job coach will send it back within 24 hours with detailed feedback and suggestions for improvement. Users are also able to download resume templates, or browse resources for producing better resumes.
- Career Resources: Enjoy 24/7 access to a carefully-selected library of job resources.
- Adult Learning Center: The Adult Learning Center provides foundational, career-enhancing skills to job seekers. In addition, the Adult Learning Center offers test preparation (including the GED and the USCIS citizenship test) and a unique academic skills center featuring live, online tutors.