Homeschooling? We can help!
At the Metropolitan Library System, we make every effort to help and support our homeschooling families. We welcome you to use our resources to supplement your studies, access educational material, and attend educational programs. Library staff are on hand to guide you towards resources to support your homeschool curriculum.
Students who are still early in their academic career may not realize the importance of finding credible sources or know the different types of sources teachers may ask for. This short guide will get you started. Check out some of the homework help eResources on the Dog-Eared Blog's homework help...
Today we want to talk about college prep – the homework every high school junior and senior dreads. So, how can the library help? The library has some great easy-to-use college prep resources to ease the pressure on you and your student.
College Blue Book
A to Z Maps Online
Provides access to over 100,000 various types of maps for the U.S., world countries and continents. A to Z Maps Online contains a large number of specialized maps like antique maps, bathymetric and fishing maps, climate change maps, environmental maps, geography and geology maps, Holy Land maps, tree and bird distribution maps, and more. It also contains flags from world countries and international organizations.
A to Z the USA
This database contains state, county and city information for all U.S. states and territories. It lists facts and statistics about arts and culture, climate and weather, demographics, flags and seals, government and politics, history, maps, photos, and more.
A to Z World Travel
Contains travel guides for over 200 world cities. Each guide contains helpful information about a particular city's food and restaurants, climate and weather, embassies/consulates, health and medical services, travel essentials, money and banking, electrical and telecommunication requirements, and more.
Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
An educational tool intended to teach K-12 students about our nation’s Federal government, history and political structure.
Book Collection Nonfiction: Elementary School
Contains abstracts and searchable full text of nonfiction books about animals, weather, holidays, adventure, sports, Native Americans, United States, Canada, biographies, nature, civics and more.
Book Collection Nonfiction: High School
Contains abstracts and the full text of nonfiction books about careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology, biographies, history, science, women, civics and more.