Director’s Blog: October 19, 2020

 
It is going to be a great week! I believe that to be true because I have good news!  
 
The Fulton County Library System is proud to announce that it is the only public library system in the nation to offer Paper, opens a new window, an online tutoring platform for grades K-12. We are able to bring this to you due to the enhancement of and addition to our digital resources, previously approved by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners through CARES Act funding.  
 
It offers best in class, online, simplified, real-time learning with qualified tutors. The tutors will help students close learning gaps, leading to greater educational equity.  
 
The Socratic method of teaching is used. Students can also receive essay reviews and other real-time feedback.  
 
All of this is now under way! The only thing needed is your FulcoLibrary card number to gain online access and get started, opens a new window!  
 
We are looking out for you and your kids, by assisting with educational support. It’s all free, with your library card and comes with 24/7 access! 
 
Perhaps you can now find time to check out and read a great American novel while your kids get professional homework help with Paper.co. Two things are now solved! 
 
One more quick note, we invite you to have preview our new website, opens a new window. It is almost ready to launch and we would love for you to provide your feedback.
 
Enjoy!
 
-Gayle 
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