Homeschooling Resources & Services
Our homeschool-friendly environment includes many resources. The staff is always ready to help and includes several homeschool veterans. Our Parent/Teach Collection is filled with ideas, advice and inspiration - from bringing home baby, health and medical issues to curriculum choices, you'll find it here! We also have instructional videos, Hooked on Phonics and Math kits, as well as our online resources which include Mango, a foreign language instructional software available completely online.
We offer a wide variety of programs for homeschoolers of all ages throughout the year.
Check out the Calendar of Homeschoolers' Programs including: Chess Club, Creative Writing Club, Handwork Circle, and Game Nights.
You may also want to check out Eventkeeper for activities and events open to the entire community and also access program info for all Delaware County Libraries.
- The homeschooling option : how to decide when it's right for your family / Lisa Rivero
- College-prep homeschooling : your complete guide to homeschooling through high school / David P. Byers and Chandra Byers
- The homeschooling book of lists / Michael Leppert and Mary Leppert
- Homeschooling : take a deep breath--you can do this! / Terrie Lynn Bittner
- Homeschooling and the voyage of self-discovery : a journey of original seeking / David H. Albert
- Real life homeschooling : the stories of 21 families who make it work / Rhonda Barfield
- The ultimate book of homeschooling ideas : 500+ fun and creative learning activities for kids ages 3-12 / Linda Dobson
- Homeschooling : the teen years : your complete guide to successfully homeschooling the 13- to 18-year old child / Cafi Cohen
- Homeschooling, the early years : your complete guide to successfully homeschooling the 3- to 8-year-old child / Linda Dobson
- Homeschooling Today, magazine
- The year of learning dangerously : adventures in homeschooling / Quinn Cummings
- The well-adjusted child : the social benefits of homeschooling / Rachel Gathercole
- Fundamentals of home-schooling / Ann Lahrson-Fisher ; foreword by Linda Dobson
- Hooked on phonics, learn to read. First grade
- Hooked on phonics learn to read. Kindergarten
- Hooked on phonics learn to read. Pre-K
- Hooked on phonics learn to read. Second grade
- Hooked on spelling
- Hooked on math. Level 3, Multiplication
- Hooked on math. Division
- Hooked on math. Addition & subtraction
- Australia & Oceania / Rachel Lynette
- Foreign Language Collection
- Research Databases, connect through the Delaware County Library System
Mango, an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian and more.
Get free homework help online via our Live Homework Help tutoring service. Live Homework Help connects students in grades K through 12, introductory college level and adult learners to expert tutors in math, science, social studies, and English. Funding for this service is provided by Delaware County Council.
Our collection of Educational Entertainment DVDs can be found on top of the DVD cases and includes 80+ titles and is growing all the time.
School House Rocks
Popular Mechanics for Kids
America's Explorer's and Pioneers
Magic School Bus series
Educational Entertainment DVDs must be checked out on an adult's library card. They go out for 3 days and cost $1 per check out. Overdue fines are $1 per day if returned late.
The Book A Librarian service allows customers to reserve a session with a member of the HTFL Reference staff. If you're looking for one-on-one research assistance, library instruction, or computer help, this is for you!
Get all the details on the services on the Book a Librarian page!
Looking for a place to meet? We have facilities available and tours of the library make a great field trip for a family or group.
Come in and chat with the Youth Services staff. How can we help you?