Homework Helper at Lexington Public Library - Village or Northside


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


2185 Versailles RoadLexington, KY 40504


Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Lexington Public Library.

This year, homework help volunteer signups will be through our new contact form:
Here is the short link: http://bit.ly/2hl5FTe
Here is the longer link if the short one is broken:
https://docs.google.com/ form s/d/e/1FAIpQLSeDWvoYog3AE38C8VhNNZVLJvNFIy9UWmnUtaMPN2OUvtCO3w/viewform?entry.1861640386&entry.1220055562&entry.1635895605&entry.814407422&entry.665506029 ‚Äč

We do need adult volunteers to be able to commit to a minimum of 2 hours volunteering per week, to defray the cost of the background checks. Court ordered volunteers are not accepted.

Homework Help is held August - May, during the school year (when Fayette County Schools are in session). It is on Mondays through Thursdays, 4:00 - 7 pm. You may choose your own hours within that time frame.

Homework Help volunteers assist K - 12 (but mainly K - 5) students with reading, math, social studies, science and other school assignments. Patience, love of children, flexibility, and a desire to serve children are required.

This will be a meaningful opportunity for you to interact with children from all walks of life, many from bilingual and immigrant households. You will gain experience for your job, scholarship application or resume. You will receive satisfaction from making a real difference in a child's life, and from helping to promote reading and literacy in your community. You will make many new friends, young and old.

On approval of your background check, the volunteer coordinator with contact you to set up your desired volunteer schedule, and send you additional information.


  • Tutoring
  • Youth Services
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Child Care
  • Reading / Writing

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • 2 hours per week, for the duration of the semester
  • Adults must complete a background check, paid for by LPL.

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