Parent & Teacher Resources

Websites for Guided Learning
A nonprofit dedicated to expanding access to computer science in schools and increasing participation by women and underrepresented youth.
Learn for free about math, art, computer programming, economics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, finance, history, and more.
Explore any interest over live video chat! Discover fun, social, and safe learning experiences for kids ages 3-18 led by passionate teachers. Classes from $10.
At Starfall, children have fun while they learn – specializing in reading, phonics & math – educational games, movies, books, songs, and more for children K-3.
Wide Open School is a free collection of the best online learning experiences for kids curated by the editors at Common Sense. There is so much good happening, and we are here to gather great stuff and organize it so teachers and families can easily find it and plan each day.

Our Services for Educators

Request Materials or Bibliographies
Our Librarians would be happy to gather materials, suggest titles, or create bibliographies for your students to use.

Book Club Titles
Looking for multiple copies of a book for a class reading assignment? We can place holds for you using your personal or institutional library card. *Please allow at least 2 weeks’ notice for titles to arrive from other libraries.*

Curriculum Support
Help us help you by alerting us to upcoming research assignments and topics of study. We are always open to adding materials to our collections that will help our community.

Book a Librarian
Interested in booking a Librarian for a storytime, book talk or other presentation? Contact us at 847-446-7220 or

Join us at a Program

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Book talks, stories, song, crafts and more!