Brentwood Public Library

Educator Newsletter

Greetings from the Brentwood Public Library!

We hope your school year is off to a great start. The Youth Services Department supports Brentwood students and families. Please contact us with any questions, comments, or ideas for collaboration.

Live Homework Help with Brainfuse


All Brentwood library card holders have access to live, one-on-one homework help with Brainfuse. Brainfuse is available everyday from 2PM through 11PM, inside the library or from home.


Here’s how to access:

1. Go to http://main.suffolk.ny.brainfuse.com/

2. Type in your BPL card number


Students can get help with math, science, reading/writing, social studies, and state standardized tests. The service includes practice tests, flashcards, and a writing lab to submit essays for constructive feedback. Tutors are available in both English and Spanish.


With advanced notice, a representative from the library would be happy to demonstrate Brainfuse to staff, students, or parents. Please let us know if you are interested in learning more about Brainfuse and we can schedule a demonstration.


This is a valuable service that we would love more students and parents to take advantage of. Attached is an informational flyer in English and Spanish to distribute to your students.

Community Service Opportunities

The library provides volunteer opportunities for kids and teens at the following programs:

  • For kids 8-12, our Idea Squad meets monthly to work on service projects inside the library and for the community. Our next project will be creating autumn and Thanksgiving placemats that will be donated to Long Island Cares. No registration is required.
  • Kids 8-12 can earn community service hours by reading and reviewing books on their reading level. Reviews will be displayed in the library. Students submit reviews online here: http://brentwoodchild.blogspot.com/p/childrens-book-reviews.html.
  • Teens 13-18 can participate in our Teen Advisory Group.

Look for informational flyers below

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