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Use your library card for free tutoring! BrainFuse HelpNow provides on-demand, expert online tutoring in math, science, social studies, writing, and English for all ages. Tutoring is available every day from 1 p.m. - 10 p.m. BrainFuse is also available as a mobile app (compatible with iOS and Android systems). Thank you to the Berkeley Library Foundation for providing funds to support Brainfuse at BPL.

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Choose from 70+ world languages to learn with tools that adapt to how you learn best. Listen to conversations between native speakers, and use Voice Comparison to match your pronunciation with native-speaker audio. Try Mango now!

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Search, browse and read technical books online. Subject areas include operating systems, programming languages, database technologies and more. Note: There are a limited amount of concurrent users, and access must be through your web browser, not the app.


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