Homeschooling may be the fastest growing form of education in the United States and is also a growing trend around the world in many nations. A recent boom in the number of homeschooled students winning admissions to selective colleges demonstrates the growth and effectiveness of homeschooling. An estimated 1.9 to 2.4 million children (in grade K-12) were home educated during 2005-2006 in the United States.
We have a special section for Homeschooling materials in our library which includes curriculum guides and lesson plan ideas. It is being utilized heavily by non-homeschooling families and homeschooling families alike. Recently Singapore Math is a new series added to the collection.
Once a year, our library hosts a Homeschooling Flea Market. At this event, you may browse various resources used by other families, swap, sell, and buy used materials for your homeschooling needs.
Please come and browse materials on Thursday, May 26 from 6-8 p.m. in Room B/C at the Des Plaines Public Library. Registration is not required. If you have questions, please call