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Adult Education


Teachers, tutors, and home-schoolers can find helpful resources they need to set their classrooms up for success.

Featured Research Databases

Information to Share with Parents & Caregivers

Help parents and caregivers start the year off right by sharing these resources:

  • This video is full of tips for parents about strategies for supporting learning from home.
  • Explore all the ways Homework HelpNow can help your child or teen succeed. Start with this video then log into the site with your library card.
  • Check out the 18-video series on our streaming service, Kanopy, called "How to Become a SuperStar Student". While most videos are aimed at teens, there are some for parents about helping with homework and communicating with teachers.
  • Have older kids? Familiarize yourself with our research databases they can use for school assignments.


The opportunities and challenges of homeschooling

One Library staff member reflects on her own homeschooling journey. She offers tips and how the Library can be an invaluable resource.

Reading to your kids at home is about much more than books

Let’s explore together some fun ways to make your at-home reading time fun, memorable, and a pathway to early childhood literacy!


Frequently Asked Questions

  • To locate your holds, log in to your account using the "Log In / My CHPL" link in the top right corner of the page.

    Once you are logged in, click on your name in the top right corner of the page. Then, in the dropdown bar under your name click "On Hold" under the "My Borrowing" category. This brings up your holds list.

    To place a hold, use our search to find a book or material you would like to check out. Then, click the green "Place a Hold" button.

  • Learn how to borrow a book or other physical material from the Library during COVID-19.
    1. Log in to the Library's website, then search our catalog to find the book or other physical materials you would like to borrow.
    2. Click the green "Place a Hold" button next to the item.
    3. Select one of our open locations where you want to pick up your book.
    4. You'll receive an email when your book or material is available for pickup. Read about Library safety during COVID-19.
    5. Visit the branch you selected to pick up your holds at, and check them out.
  • Use our curbside service to get the fast, friendly Library service you know and love without ever leaving your car. To take advantage of this service, call your local branch and our staff can arrange for materials to be checked out and delivered to you at a curbside location outside the Library building.

    For more information about available curbside service locations during COVID-19, please visit our Library Restart page.

Educator Booklist

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Adult Education Booklist

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Adult Education Center Staff

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