Homeschool Resources

Helpful Library Services:

  • Web & Wireless Printing - click the link to upload documents to be sent to the libraries printer. Print jobs will be held for 24 hours
  • AV Equipment - Sewing machines, Display easels, Projectors-- oh my! See the form for more information. 
  • Test Proctoring - if you are doing an online class that required a proctor, check with the library to see if we would be available to proctor!
  • Outer-library loan - our library system doesn't have the out of print book you need for your upcoming unit? Check with the library to see if we can get it shipped in from another library. (we've gotten books from as far away as a library in Alaska!)
  • Room Reservations - whether it is a study room for just your family to get work done outside of the house or if you'd like to gather multiple families, reserve a room ahead of time for your needs
  • See more library services here

Online Resources:

  • Encyclopedia Britannica - a good old-fashioned, curated encyclopedia ready to be cited in your student's next research paper
  • Teaching Books - if you're looking for more ways to build up your literature-based lesson plans check here!
  • Transparent Languages - want to incorporate a foreign language into your homeschool curriculum? This is the resource for you! With over 110 languages, for free, you're sure to find the right fit for your student(s)
  • Hoopla & Libby/Wisconsin's Digital Library - two great apps/sites for finding last-minute eBooks and audiobooks when you're in a pinch or on-the-go
  • Novelist Plus - your child LOVES the Ramona Quimby series but is quickly running out of books in the series; no worries! Find author, series, or title read-alikes to keep the reading going!
  • See more online resources here

More useful library offerings:

  • LINKcat - log in with your library card number and PIN (call to ask us if you don't remember!) to place holds, renew items, and more! Look for the LINKcat app in your device's app store for an even more convenient way to manage your library card.
  • Secure Lockers - perfect for after (or before) hours pick-up of hold items
  • Library programs for all ages:
  • Beanstack Tracker App - the perfect way to not only participate in library reading challenges but also a great motivator to read a little every day. Contains a reading timer, a barcode scanner (for fast logging of books), and more!

Book recommendations (in-progress)

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