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Summer is over and the school year has begun. Having trouble with an assignment? Tutor.com to the rescue! Use Tutor.com to connect with an expert tutor through an online chat and whiteboard. Tutors are available from 2-11pm for homework assistance.  Looking for  worksheets to brush up on math skills? There is also a Skills Resource Library, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with links to helpful websites.  You can use Tutor.com in the library, or at home using your Vernon Area Public Library card.  Give Tutor.com a try. 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 August 2012 10:10
 
Suburban Mosaic winners PDF Print

 

 

 

 

 

Looking for an award winning book? Modeled in part after the "One Book, One Chicago" program, the Suburban Mosaic program invites people of all ages in the Northwest Suburbs to read and discuss several exceptional books each year that exhibit cultural understanding and tolerance.  This winners for this year are:  Say Hello by Rachel Isadora (preK); The Sandwich Swap by  Kelly DPucchio and Queen Rania of Jordan (grades K-4); Extra Credit by Andrew Clements (grades 3-5), and A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park (middle school). The older teen/adult title is Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 January 2012 10:34
 
Curl up with a classic PDF Print




Several of our favorite classic children's books are celebrating a big anniversary this year. 
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle, James and the Giant Peach, by Roald Dahl, The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster, and The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats are all celebrating 50 years in print!  Check out this list for other great classics titles. And if Winter Reading Club members still need to cover their "watch a movie as a family" space, the first two books are available on DVD.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 January 2012 16:04
 
Get ready for school with Tutor.com PDF Print

altSchool is back in session! If you've not used Tutor.com yet to connect with an expert tutor through chat, now is the time to try this great resource. Tutor.com is now available from 2-11pm for homework assistance.  If you need to brush up on your math or other skills, there is a 24/7 Skills Resource Library which has great links to helpful websites. You can use Tutor.com in the library, or at home using your Vernon Area Public Library card. Visit our Homework Help page to log in.

Last Updated on Thursday, 25 August 2011 15:40
 
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