At the Monroe Township Public Library, we make every effort to help and support homeschool, remote or hybrid learning.

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 curriculum.   

Library Resources

Creative Bug – Creativebug.com has over 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists which you can use to develop your child’s art curriculum. From learning how to knit or crochet for the first time to creating your own planner from scratch, you’re sure to find a new artistic endeavor to explore with your child.

eBooks & More – You, as a library card holder, have access to our various digital collections both through your home computers and mobile devices. From eBooks and audiobooks to movies and music, you have plenty of digital resources to enjoy from home. Visit our downloadable media page for more information.

The Great Courses – While these are college-level lectures, some homeschool parents like to use these as supplementary learning for their students. There is a wide range of subjects from which to choose.

Mobile Hotspots – No Internet at home?  Borrow ours for: school papers and projects; job searching online, connecting your laptop or tablet. On a long car trip?  Have the kids in the backseat streaming movies, music or other content. On vacation?  Beach or mountain cabin with no Internet?

Museum Passes – Choose your day, choose your museum, make your reservation, and you’re all set!  For more information, visit our Museum Passes page or call the Circulation Desk at (732) 521-5000. Some of the museums you can visit include:

  • Academy of Natural Sciences
  • Guggenheim Museum
  • Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum
  • Museum of Modern Art

Novelist & Novelist K-8 – Novelist’s user-friendly interface makes it easy for you to find that next great book. Narrow down your search results by genre, age, themes and more. Novelist K-8 is designed with a younger audience in mind.

Rosetta Stone– Learn a language from home! Create an account with your CHPL library card and choose from over 30 different languages to learn.

 

Other At Home Learning Links

Accredited Homeschool Program

Beestar.org – Provides innovative online math and reading exercises for kids. It has helped thousands of students achieve excellent grades. Using its curriculum-based programs for only 20 minutes a week, students can effectively master the core knowledge and skills taught in school. Parents can monitor performance online and know exactly what their students need. Beestar provides motivational recognitions every week that bring a lot of fun to learning.

Community for Accredited Online Schools

Homeschool.com – The #1 Homeschooling Community

howtohomeschool.net – “We help you find homeschooling curriculum and homeschool resources for beginning or advanced homeschoolers!”

Maths Chase – Fun and Free Math Games!

New Jersey Homeschool Association

New Jersey Homeschool Support Groups

PBS Parents – Explore learning activities on PBS Parents

https://householdquotes.co.uk/homeschooling/ – Homeschooling overivew and many other helpful links.

Time4Learning

 

Transitioning to a College

EDsmart – Homeschool to College: The Essential Guide