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Our Latest Blogs

Clearinghouse Activities with Homeschoolers

At the Arlington Heights Memorial Library, I host a monthly homeschool program for homeschool families ages 5 and up. It’s a very general program: drop…

Explaining Eclipses for Little Kids

There are so many activities for the eclipse out there, but a lot of them can be targeted to the older age crowd. I combed…

Keep the fun going with passive programs

I am always on the lookout for more passive programs to serve my community. A passive program is something prepared in advance, that patrons can…