Easter Holiday: All locations will be closed on Sunday, April 20.

Homework Centers

Homework Centers are comfortable spaces at the library where students of all ages can drop in and work on their homework independently or with the help of volunteer tutors.

The centers are equipped with comfortable furniture, Wi-Fi, computers with internet access, printers, reference books, and school supplies for student use.

Hours and Locations

Homework Centers will be closed:

  • April 17
  • April 20
  • May 1
  • May 15
  • May 25 and 26
The Zone

Dayton's Bluff - The Zone

  • Monday and Wednesday: 4-7 p.m.
  • Tuesday and Thursday: 3-5 p.m.
  • Sunday: 1-4 p.m.

Coordinator: Peter Borgen (Peter.Borgen@ci.stpaul.mn.us)

STARS

Rice Street - STARS (Students Together Afterschool @ Rice Street)

  • Monday and Wednesday: 4-7 p.m.
  • Tuesday and Thursday: 3-5 p.m.
  • Sunday: 1-4 p.m.

Coordinator: Ian Lempke (ianlempkesppl@gmail.com)

SHAC

Riverview - SHAC (Student Homework and Activity Center)

  • Monday and Wednesday: 4-7 p.m.
  • Tuesday and Thursday: 3-5 p.m.

Coordinator: Joseph Goodall (Joseph.Goodall@ci.stpaul.mn.us

SWAMP

Rondo - SWAMP (School Work And Mentoring Place)

  • Monday - Thursday: 4-7 p.m.
  • Sunday: 1-4 p.m.

Coordinator: Eric Whalen (Eric.Whalen@ci.stpaul.mn.us)

Sun SPOT

Sun Ray - Sun SPOT (Study Place Offering Tutoring)

During the renovation of the Sun Ray Library, homework assistance is available at:

Conway Recreation Center
2090 Conway St. (one block north of the Sun Ray Library)

  • Monday - Thursday: 4-7 p.m.

Coordinator: Leslie Spring (Leslie.Spring@ci.stpaul.mn.us)

Sponsors

Thank you to the following foundations for their support of the Homework Centers:


Xcel Energy


Saint Paul Public Schools Foundation

Volunteer at a Homework Center

The success of the Saint Paul Public Library's Homework Centers depends on the dedication and hard work of our interns and volunteers.

Do you want to make an impact on a student's life? Become a volunteer tutor at a Homework Center and make a real difference!

Be a tutor by helping, listening, and serving as a positive role model. Tutors must be patient, flexible, willing to have fun, and be able to communicate with the library's diverse customers.

For more information about becoming a Homework Center tutor call 651-266-7433 or download the Volunteer Tutoring brochure and application!