Explore your local library and the whole universe of knowledge as we take a year-long homeschool tour of the Dewey Decimal System. This month: “The Religious 200s.”
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And this our life, exempt from public haunt,
Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks,
Sermons in stones, and good in everything.
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❡ Discovering Dewey: This Homeschool Books & Libraries collection also includes our special series of monthly Learning the Library posts that introduce your students to the Dewey Decimal System. 📚
If you love libraries as much as we do, be thankful this Thanksgiving week for the life of Andrew Carnegie, born on this day in 1835. His philanthropy built more than 2500 libraries in cities and towns across the United States and around the world.
You and your homeschool students can contribute to an important historical documentary project by interviewing American military veterans in your family or community for the Library of Congress.
Explore your local library and the whole universe of knowledge as we take a year-long homeschool tour of the Dewey Decimal System. This month: “The Philosophical 100s.”
Explore an assortment of educational activities for your homeschool Halloween from the Library of Congress and the Folger Shakespeare Library.
For National Fossil Day, why not explore a big collection of rare and beautiful books on paleontology made available by the Smithsonian Institution and the Biodiversity Heritage Library.
Did you know there are secret Dewey Decimal numbers hidden in the books in your homeschool library? It’s true!
Explore your local library and the whole universe of knowledge as we take a year-long homeschool tour of the Dewey Decimal System. This month: “The General 000s.”
As the new homeschool year gets going, why not get (re)acquainted with the Library of Congress, the world’s largest library, a rich source of educational materials for homeschoolers, and a place every American should know.
Pay a homeschool visit to the National Archives in Washington this week to celebrate the signing of the U.S. Constitution on 17 September 1787. The National Archives has a wealth of free teaching materials available that are ideal for homeschoolers.
Have you found all the libraries in your local area? There may be more than you realize, and the WorldCat Library Finder will help you and your students locate them.
Teaching your students to use the library independently is one of the best educational gifts you can give them. Join us this week as we begin our year-long homeschool tour of the Dewey Decimal system.