The Pinal County Library District has launched a new program that offers students of all ages live, one-to-one help from certified tutors online. The program also offers professional writing help for job seekers interested in creating or improving their resume.
The K-12 Student Center, College Center and Adult Career Center from Tutor.com includes live, one-to-one tutoring, a real-time writing center and 24/7 access to worksheets, videos and tutorials in just about any subject. Any patron with a Pinal County library card can access the new online services from the library or right from home.
The live, online tutoring and resume writing service is available every day from 1:00 pm until 10:00 pm. The service is completely free for Pinal County library patrons. To access the service visit the library’s website at http://catalog.pinalcountyaz.gov.
“I’m pleased that we are able to offer a valuable service that helps both students and job seekers,” said Library District Director Denise Keller. “The best part is that it is free to use for our library members.”
Students of all ages and job seekers can find the help they need by simply visiting the library’s website and looking for the Tutor.com graphic. Tutor.com has a network of over 2,000 certified tutors as well as career specialists who are ready to help with just about any question you may have. Here’s the type of help you can get in each center.
· K-12 Student Center: Students can get help with homework, test preparation, skills and concepts they are learning in class and standardized test preparation and college entrance exams. Subjects include math, science, social studies and English.
· College Center: Besides subject-specific help, students can prepare for the GED and get resume help or prepare for graduate school entrance exams.
· Adult Career Center: Adults going back to school can get subject-specific help, prepare for the GED, get resume help or prepare for the citizenship exam.
Each center also includes real-time writing assistance from English tutors or career specialists for adults working on resumes. Students and job seekers get immediate feedback, writing tips and strategies as well as proofreading. Need help at midnight? No problem. Each center includes 24/7 access to thousands of resources including study guides, worksheets, videos and more in math, science, social studies, English, resume writing, GED prep, Citizenship exam prep and more.
The Maricopa Public Library is part of the Pinal County Library District.