Peninsula libraries launch access to online tutoring service

The North Olympic Library System announced last week the launching of Brainfuse HelpNow, an online tutoring service for all learning levels, from kindergartners up to adults.

HelpNow is available to all NOLS library cardholders for free. To access the service, visit

Information about getting a library card, including signing up for a temporary online card that can be used immediately, can be found at

HelpNow provides one-on-one online homework help, writing assistance and more, including the following:

Live tutoring sessions

Attend virtual tutoring sessions from 1-10 p.m., 365 days a year, in English or Spanish. Communicate with online tutors using an interactive, virtual whiteboard to chat, write, draw or copy/paste images. Tutoring sessions are saved and can be replayed and shared.

Writing lab

Upload writing assignments for critique and editing. Live writing assistance is available for immediate help. Writing lab is available for more detailed support, as writing tutors return documents with detailed, constructive comments usually within 24 hours.

Instructional library, practice exams

Enhance test-taking skills with practice tests (including ACT, SAT, GED, TOEFL and U.S. Citizenship Test) and explore an online library of core academic subject resources.

For more information about library services and programs, visit, call 360-417-8500, email to or follow North Olympic Library System on Facebook ( System) and Instagram (

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