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Brainfuse is an online chat where you communicate with a tutor through typed messages. Seven days a week from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m., live tutors can assist you Help is available for all grades, from 1st grade to college-level coursework. Subjects range from basic reading and math to chemistry and calculus. Tutoring is available in English and Spanish. This service is available to City of Milwaukee residents with a valid library cardBrainfuse is generously sponsored by The Elizabeth J. Tellier Foundation.


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Start learning any one of over 40 languages today! Mango Languages is your window to the world. Find new courses, keep track of learning progress and tell us a little about yourself to let us help you discover new conversations.