Homework Help

In addition to books on every subject and at every reading level, the library has lots of other ways to help students with homework! The links below connect you to our best online services for kids (you will need to log in with your library card). To see the library’s complete collection of online resources, click here.

World Book
Kids InfoBits
NoveList K-8

Access your schools’ web pages to see announcements, school calendars, and classroom pages:

LaGrange School District 102 (Forest Road School, Ogden School, Park Junior High)
Brookfield-La Grange Park School District 95 (BrookPark School, S. E. Gross Middle School)
Saint Francis Xavier School
Saint Louis de Marillac School
Ready Teddy Preschool (The Community Park District of La Grange Park)
The Children’s House Montessori School

Download “Making Sense of Reading Levels,” a summary of the most popular methods for determining the reading level of books and magazines for kids.

For Teachers

Planning a big assignment? With a little advance notice, we can be ready to help your students! 

Assignment Alert

Let us know about upcoming assignments and we'll be able to reserve the resources your students need.
  • Please describe the assignment and provide any information that will help us assist your students.
  • Let us know how and where you would prefer to be contacted.

Resources for Home Schoolers

The homeschoolers on the Children’s Services staff recommend these websites:

The Illinois  State Board of Education’s page on homeschooling in Illinois
A to Z Home’s Cool, a website with tons of info, articles, reviews, you name it!  A great place to start any search.
Homeschool World: An extensive, though not all-inclusive, list of homeschool groups in Illinois
Illinois H.O.U.S.E. (Home Oriented Unique Schooling Experience)

Childhood Apraxia of Speech

UntitledThanks to a generous donation from The Apraxia Connection, the Children’s Services Department has a collection of resources for families and friends of children with this condition. Books, DVDs, and even a fun music CD can be found in our parent-Teacher section, or ask for them at the Children’s Desk.