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BASH (Before & After School Help) is back and in-person! 

BASH is held in the library on Mondays from 3:45-4:45pm and Thursdays from 7:40-8:40am. During BASH, students can drop-in to complete homework, join study groups, collaborate with classmates, get help from tutors and staff, or meet with Lincoln’s Academic Intervention Specialist, Ms. Pentecost.  BASH is open to all Lincoln students.  Tutor and staff support is offered for all grade-level, core subjects and for many advanced courses and electives. 

Saturday School

Will be held once a month in the Lincoln library from 9am to 12noon and is open to all students. Just like BASH tutor and staff support is offered for all grade-level, core subjects and for many advanced courses and electives.  Here are the dates for this school year:

  • December 11
  • January 22
  • February 12
  • March 26
  • April 23
  • May 21
  • June 11

Free Virtual Tutoring For Seattle Students | Now Offered By the Seattle Public Library

The Seattle Public Library is delighted to announce that it is now offering free, one-on-one virtual tutoring for Seattle youth in grades K through 12 through a service of The Princeton Review.

Seattle students can connect through the Public Library’s platform at to get instant access to’s 3,000 highly vetted expert tutors, who can help youth with schoolwork, tutoring and academic coaching in a variety of subjects in a safe and secure online classroom.

One-on-one help is available in math, writing, science, history, foreign languages, college essay writing, Advanced Placement (AP) courses and more!

How to Access Virtual Tutoring Through the Seattle Public Library

  1. To access Virtual Tutoring, go to and select “Explore”.
  2. Enter your Library Card or Library Link number in the Barcode space and enter your PIN in the Password space.  Note:  To find out how to use your SPS Student ID number through Library Link; visit the to find out how.
  3. Select “Get A Tutor Now” to get connected for your on demand, 1:1 learning session. You can connect to virtual tutors seven days a week from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. in English and Spanish and from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Vietnamese. Many resources are available 24/7.’s Online, On-demand Academic Help Includes

  • Academic tutoring : Students of all ages can get help with schoolwork, college essays, skills and concepts from classes and AP test preparation. Subjects include math, science, writing, English, foreign languages, social studies, ACT/SAT, practice tests for the GED, HiSET and ASVAB exams, as well as for select graduate school exams. Microsoft Office tutoring is also available.
  • Writing help : Students can submit essays, book reports and even their college or scholarship application essays for live, on-demand writing help, or for review through’s Drop-Off Writing Review service.
  • Practice quizzes : Students preparing for an end-of-chapter test, final exam or standardized test can use’s practice quizzes to assess their knowledge on over 100 areas.
  • Video lessons : Students can access video lessons 24/7 for AP courses, as well as subject-area lessons for math and English to review or learn new concepts.
  • Job seekers : Job seekers can also get one-on-one help with resumes and job applications.

More Information

The Library offers many other remote learning resources on our Student Success section of the website, which curates dozens of free resources by grade level, including pre-K to grade 2, grades 3 to 5, middle school as well as high school students.

The Seattle Public Library brings people, information and ideas together to enrich lives and build community. Visit the Public Library’s Road to Reopening page for more information on book returns, Curbside Service and other Public Library services being offered while Library buildings are closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19. You can find out more on our Seattle Public Schools website or by phone at 206-386-4636.

“The new free Virtual Tutoring service can give Seattle youth who might be struggling with remote schooling the individualized attention they need to learn and excel,” said Ayan Adem, K-5 Student Success program manager at the Library. “We are especially excited to level the playing field for youth who might need extra support, such as English language learners.”, a service of The Princeton Review, is the world’s largest and highest-rated online learning service. partners with public libraries, K-12 schools, and colleges and universities, as well as corporations and non-profit organizations around the world to help equalize access to effective educational support. was founded in 1998 and has served close to 19 million one-on-one, online tutoring sessions.

For more information about tutoring services and other academic supports available at Lincoln please contact: