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Lorain Public Library System launches programs to help students learn, adults find employment

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Posted at 4:48 PM, Sep 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-01 16:48:30-04

LORAIN, Ohio — The Lorain Public Library System has launched two programs, one to help students learn, and the other to help adults find a job.

The library said that it uses Tutor.com, to offer individuals looking for employment, “one-to-one help from professional career coaches online and on-demand.”

The service uses the Tutor.com Career Center and is free to anyone with a library card. Live coaching and resume writing help are also available from 3 to 10 p.m. seven days a week.

CLICK HERE to visit the library's website. Then from the main page, click on Tutor.com. Make sure to have an up to date library card before visiting.

Another program that the library offers through Tutor.com is access to more than 3,000 individuals to help students one-on-one with homework and tutoring.

“We know that learners of all ages need access to real-time help, especially while many students are now learning remotely,” said Anastasia Diamond-Ortiz, director of the Lorain Public Library System. “We think caregivers and parents will find Tutor.com to be a great resource to help their children with homework and building skills.”

According to the library, “Tutor.com provides online, on-demand academic tutoring, homework help, and test preparation to kindergarten through 12th grade students, plus early college students and adult learners.”

“Whether the student is struggling with basic math, algebra, trigonometry or even AP math classes, they have a tutor for that level; and the tutor won’t just give the student the answer, they work with the student to arrive at the solution,” said Jennifer Black, director of marketing for LPLS. “A student can turn in a book report or term paper and Tutor.com will give it back with notes in the margin. It’s such a great resource. I wish this was available when I was in school!”

CLICK HERE for more information.

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