Help for the Homeschool

We’ll be your educational partner. Let us connect you to great online homework resources, point you toward great books, help your child learn to use the library, or lead a program or tour for a group of students. Give us a call at 217/403-2030.

Programs & Tours

Call Children’s Services at 217/403–2030 to make arrangements for a library tour or customized program, available for groups of homeschool students. Check our event calendar full of free programs for kids, families, and teens.

Homeschooling Books

We created a list of helpful homeschool books, with handy catalog links.  
Or, see all homeschooling items in the catalog.

Homeschooling Magazines

Homework Help from the Library

These links take you to the wealth of resources in the Just Kids part of our website — where parents are welcome, too!

Meeting Space & Study Rooms

Local Resources


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