Friday, September 6, 2013

Nonfiction Friday: Back to School

By now, many of our patrons with families have shifted their focus from the entertainment and energy of the summer to education, education, education! Whether students are going into the classroom or learning in a home environment, the library has materials to support their needs! For this week's Nonfiction Friday, we're sharing some of our homework help resources, too. Check out our list of subscription databases for great resources, many of which are accessible from home. A valid library card is necessary for home use of the databases, so stop by the library if you need one.

Keywords to search for in our catalog: Study skills; Test-taking skills; Learning strategies; Academic achievement; Home schooling; Education; School children; Home and school.

Dr. Spock's The School Years: The Emotional and Social Development of Children by Dr. Benjamin Spock.
Call number: 649.129 SPO

A classic in the field, though it shares its shelf with many esteemed volumes.

Study Smarter, Not Harder by Kevin Paul.
Call number: 371.30281 PAUL

Learn study skills that work, for yourself or for the children you care for.

Your Complete Guide to College Success by Donald J. Foss.
Call number: 378.198 FOSS

Perfect for first year students, or even those looking for a boost to their continuing study.

The Everything Homeschooling Book by Sherri Linsenbach.
Call number: 371.042 LINSENBACH

This and other homeschooling resources are waiting here for you!

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