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We welcome our homeschool families to attend our programs and use our resources. With your Fremont Library Card you have access to our online resources as well as the ability to borrow from collections of libraries near and far. Please ask at the Youth Services desk how we can obtain materials for you.

Hands On Kits for Learning: Learn a variety of subjects with books and manipulatives put together by Fremont Librarians on these subjects:

Dinosaurs Unit (grades K-2)

Inventions Unit (grades K-2)

Plants Unit (grades 3-5)

Solar System Unit (grades K-2)

Water Cycle Unit (grades 3-5)

Additional Homeschool Resources are listed below.

National Resources
The Old Schoolhouse
You'll need to log in with your Fremont Library Card to read this eMagazine.
Homeschooling Today
Offers a free issue of their digital magazine and an ability to subscribe to their free eNewsletter.
Life Learning Magazine
A source of support and information about non-coercive, interest-led, home- and community-based, learner-directed education for all ages.
Books at the Library
Click to view a list of books at Fremont Library about homeschooling.
Illinois Resources
Homeschooling informationi from the Illinois State Board of Education.
Regional Office of Education
Information about statutory requirements and registration information for your homeschool in Lake County.
Homeschool World
A list of homeschool groups in Illinois.
Statewide network that supports groups of homeschoolers.
Little Lake County
This site for parents lists events and educational opportunities in the Lake County area.
Lake County Homeschool Share
This is a private Facebook group.
Christian Resources
The Teaching Home
Offers information and a free eNewsletter for homeschooling families from a Christian perspective.
Connects Christan Homeschool families to activities, resources, and local groups in Illinois.
Raising Our Tribe
This site offers links to possible Christian Homeschooling groups in Illinois.
Apple Tree
This group meets in Lake/McHenry County areas.
Online Homeschool
Discovery K-12
Discovery K12 is an online platform and curriculum for independent homeschoolers. The curriculum is free for pre-k to twelfth grade, and includes all major subjects.
Illinois Online Academy
A website for educators to learn how to educate others. Free online classes.
Guide to Online Elementary School
A helpful guide with links to many virtual and online school choices.
Read, Watch & Listen for Kids

Overdrive Kids

Hoopla for Kids

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Kanopy Kids

Hellosaurus BingePass Hoopla


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