<p>Santa Monica Public Library\’s mission is to provide resources, services, and a place to encourage the community to read, connect, relax and learn. As part of the city\’s effort to help children who struggle in school, the library is offering a new homework help program called L.E.A.R.N. (Learn, Excel, Achieve, and Read Now). The LEARN program aims to help students in grades 1-8 with homework assignments and skills building in reading comprehension. Help kids gain the confidence they need to succeed today! LEARN homework help is offered at the Main Library on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-6:00 pm and the Pico Branch Library, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-6:00 pm. UCLA students, alumni, or retirees are encouraged to volunteer for any of those days or portions of time. </p><br><p>To obtain an application or get more information please visit or call the Main Library or Pico Library locations. The Main Library\’s Youth Department can be reached at 310-458-8621 and is located at 601 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica CA 90401. The number for Pico Branch Library is 310-458-8684 and their address is 2201 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica CA 90405. Please help us give kids the leg up they need and reach out today!</p>
Volunteer Hours: Main Library- Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30-6:00 pm, starting September 17, 2018 and ongoing. Pico Branch Library- Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30-6:00 pm, starting September 25, 2018 and ongoing.
Tags: seniors, tutoring, youth, at-risk youth, education, mentoring