Understanding the need for for accessible, free, and high-quality academic support for thousands of students in the city, Chicago Public Library has transformed its signature after school in-branch program, Teacher in the Library, into a virtual format.
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Balancing parenting and work can be a struggle, especially when it comes to doing homework assignments. Teachers in the Library are here to help.
Teacher in the Library, Leonetta is the program’s most staunch advocate. “It’s more than just homework help. It’s developing confidence among students. It’s empowering caregivers to guide their children. It’s giving people and communities access, resources, and opportunities to succeed,” she says.
Back-to-school transition can be a heart-racing, stomach-churning, palm-sweating event for children and parents. But don’t worry, Chicago Public Library has got you covered.
“Children need a teacher that it is committed to them.” Meet Ms. Micky, a Teacher in the Library making a difference in the community…one student at a time.
Bilal’s library story began when he was seven years old. Now, at 14, he still attends the Teacher in the Library every day. Find out why.
For the past 17 years, the Teacher in the Library (TIL) program has placed certified teachers in branches across our Chicago Public Library system — where they provide the free, quality, one-one-one homework help that all children deserve.