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What is Study Zone?
Study Zone is a place for students to study, do homework, and get help with their questions from volunteer tutors.
Who can attend Study Zone?
- Students in grades K-12 who need help with any subject
- Students in grades K-12 who need a positive place to do homework
- Anyone up to age 21 studying for their GED
You may attend Study Zone even if you don't have a question for the tutors.
How does it work?
Tutors work with 1-5 students in a group setting. We cannot guarantee intensive, private one-on-one tutoring.
What subjects can I get help in?
- Students in Grades K-6 can get help in all subjects including MSP/HSPE and SAT test preparation.
- Students in Grades 7-12 can find tutors who can help with subjects up to the college-prep level.
Find tutors who can help you with advanced-level subjects(PDF).
Do tutors have skills in languages besides English?
Yes. Tutors are available to help you study a foreign language or speak your language if you are an English language learner. Find tutor language skills(PDF).
What do I need to bring to Study Zone?
Bring material to work from, such as:
- Instructions, textbooks, and assigned reading needed to complete your assignment
- Worksheets or other tools if you just want to practice certain skills
- Notes or other practice materials if you are studying for a test
How do I join Study Zone?
Drop in any time during Study Zone hours. You do not need to register or provide personal information to participate.
Students can participate for any amount of time during Study Zone hours.
How much does it cost?
Study Zone is free.
Who are the tutors?
Tutors are volunteers from our communities who have passed a Washington State patrol background check and completed a program orientation. Volunteers range in age from high school juniors to retired adults.
Funding and support for Study Zone is provided by the King County Library System Foundation.
Study Zone Schedule
Find homework help at a KCLS library near you
Check the 2012-2013 Study Zone Calendar (PDF) for scheduled closures
Annie, Study Zone Coordinator
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Last Updated: May 1, 2013