Back to School

From reference materials and librarian assistance to tools for supplemental learning to homework help – we look forward supporting you on your learning journey as you head back to school.

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday
August
16
11:00​am
(Virtual Room - Southeast)
Event Categories: Storytime; Education & Learning
Explore the world of color and how crayons can help boost a child’s imagination as well as strengthen important developmental skills. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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No Registration Required
Tuesday
August
16
2:45​pm
(Eatonville - Meeting Room)
Event Categories: Health & Wellness; Arts & Crafting
A new school year calls for new goals! Discover ways to build self-confidence and learn relaxation techniques to keep your stress levels low and your grades high. Recommended for ages 13-18.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
August
17
4:00​pm
(Washington Park - Children's Area)
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Learn new tips and tricks on how to survive your first day back to school this fall. Create unique crafts that are just too cool for school. Recommended for ages 13-18.
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No Registration Required
Thursday
August
18
10:15​am
(Children's Area)
Event Categories: Storytime; Education & Learning
Start your engines! Engage in transportation-themed stories, rhymes and activities to strengthen fine and gross motor skills needed for writing and success in kindergarten. Recommended for ages 4-5.
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No Registration Required
Monday
August
22
10:15​am
(Southeast - Meeting Room 2)
Event Categories: Storytime; Education & Learning
Cuentame un Cuento is an interactive bilingual storytime featuring books and songs in English and Spanish that are suitable for speakers of either language. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
August
23
11:00​am
(Virtual Room - Southeast)
Event Categories: Storytime; Language Learning
Cuentame un Cuento is an interactive bilingual storytime featuring books and songs in English and Spanish that are suitable for speakers of either language. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
August
23
11:00​am
(West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room)
Event Category: Games & Activities
Your name is special, just like you! Help your little one recognize and spell their name through fun crafts and activities. Recommended for toddlers 18-36 months.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
August
24
11:00​am
(Chickasaw - Stage)
Event Category: Science & Math
Touch, see, hear, smell and taste! Explore the wonders of your 5 senses while walking through interactive stations that will put your senses to work! Recommended for ages 18-36 months.
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Wednesday
August
24
4:00​pm
(Hiawassee - Meeting Room)
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Fall into fun with scratch art and autumn leaves. Recommended for ages 6-14.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
August
24
4:00​pm
(Washington Park - Children's Area)
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
Identify what it takes to be a leader by talking about past leaders and the qualities they possess and how they can use these qualities to change the world around them. Recommended for ages 9-12.
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Educational Resources:

Homework Help & Student Resources

Quick links to live online tutoring, school subject research guides, research paper writing tips, test preparation and other school work assistance.

Kindergarten Readiness Guide

Use this guide to learn about the different ways your child can be better prepared to start school. From reading materials to activities, you can help your child learn basic concepts and skills, math, and more.

Homeschool Resource Guide

Parents, create your own curriculum by using public resources curated here by library staff.