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Free homework and career help now available

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Residents can now get free help with homework or job searches. The Peabody Institute Library and the School Department have teamed to offer library patrons tutor.com, a service that provides live online homework and career help to kindergarten through 12th-grade students, college students, adult learners, and job seekers. All sessions are online with professional academic or career tutors, who can assist with math, science, social studies, and English homework; essay writing for college admissions; resume writing, job searches, and interviewing. The students and tutors interact in a safe, online classroom, through instant messaging, file sharing, and an interactive whiteboard. “Libraries that use the service speak very highly of it and we are hoping the community will really take advantage of it,” said Melissa Robinson, the teen librarian. The service is available Monday through Friday from 2 to 10 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Patrons can access the service on any computer or mobile device with Internet access, by going to www.tutor.com/peabodyinstitutelibrary and entering their Peabody Institute Library card number.

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