Parenting & Homeschooling
We have programs, resources, services, and materials that will support your role as a parent or caregiver. Whether it is promoting your child's early literacy, assisting with schoolwork, homeschooling, or engaging in fun activities for quality family time, the library provides many opportunities for you and your child to discover and grow together.
Resources for Homeschooling Families
Anyone who is physically in Illinois can access the content RAILS provides on BiblioBoard Library without a login. Users are authenticated through the IP address of their computer or GPS coordinates of their mobile device. Content includes a variety of books, including educational materials for students.
The library subscribes to Kanopy Kids, which contains a number of educational videos, including science, language learning, and history. A Tinley Park Public Library card is needed to access this resource.
Download lesson plans, reading passages, games and puzzles, clip art, bulletin board ideas, and skills sheets for kids from preschool to eighth grade. A Tinley Park Public Library card is needed to access this resource.
This provides a link to the ISBE Home Schooling Registration form, as well as information about state laws that pertain to home education. Other resources regarding homeschooling are also linked from this page.
Browse Hoopla's vast digital collection for homeschoolers, including guides, handbooks, and other informational texts.
Children can learn one of ten languages, including English, using videos and a variety of other fun-filled tools and activities.
The library has a collection on topics of interest to parents and caregivers, including early literacy skills, activities for family fun, support for education, potty training, dealing with food allergies, and more. This collection can be found on the shelves nearest the Youth Activity Room on the Upper Level and contains books, magazines, DVDs, and CDs.
The library offers resources and services to support patrons with disabilities, including Supported Storytime, adapted books, assistive software and devices, and a Social Story about visiting the library.Learn more