Homeschool Resources

Homeschool Resources

There are a wide range of Homeschool resources available for FREE with your library card, including:

- Books and materials available through TRAC 

-Audiobooks, ebooks, Read and Play kits, movie and T.V Shows. 

-Practice physical literacy and enjoy some time at the pool with our TLC pass

-EResources for fun and educational learning at all grade levels such as 



World Book Online

Novelist Plus K8

Frontier Life


-Select board games and puzzles available at all 5 library locations for in-person use

-Fun and interactive library programs for all ages. Check out our program listing HERE 

-Exam proctoring available for older/adult students taking courses through adult learning or academic institutions. Find more information HERE

-Meet other homeschool families at our Homeschool Meet up program at the Entwistle Library! Details HERE.

-Want to host your own homeschool meet-up or study group? Room bookings are available through Parkland County. Find more information HERE. Please note Parkland County Libraries are not involved in the room booking process for Parkland County spaces. 

-Practice physical literacy at the Keephills Community Hall. The gym is available for public use Wednesdays, from noon-8 PM by appointment only. This FREE service is available October- March 31, and $30/hr for the remaining months. 

To book October-March, contact the Keephills Public Library. April to September, contact the Keephills hall HERE.  

Fun and educational ideas:


  • Explore the Alberta Curriculum and find resources for K-12 at Learn Alberta. Refine your search by grade, subjects and languages. This is a great resource for Teachers, Parents and Learners.
  • Get your "Daily and Weekly Dose" of animals with the Calgary Zoo on Instagram (find the archive on the website). New educational content added daily! Also their Zoo Along with You page for additional zoo-related activities.
  • Teach Your Monster to Read is a fun learning game. This award winning program is recommended by schools and is free to access when using the desktop version.
  • Homeschool History - Fun history lessons for all the family, presented by Horrible Histories' Greg Jenner. Full of facts and jokes, the series brings to life a broad range of historical topics from the BBC.
  • The American Library Association, in partnership with the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, has released a collection of free interactive games to teach children basic financial skills related to earning, saving and spending money: Thinking Money for Kids. Designed for ages 7 to 11 years.
  • Want to focus on math skills? Try Prodigy, defeat your enemies by answering math questions correctly. Or Splash Learn, interactive games for grades K-5.
  • How about reading foundation and comprehension? Try Squiggle Park, this free video game teaches literacy in a fun way that kids can relate to.
  • Crash Course Kids on YouTube are awesome science-based videos, best suited for students in Grade 4 and up. If you are looking for a broader range of topics try Crash Course for adults.
  • And don't forget that childhood staple Bill Nye the Science Guy! His series "Bill Nye Saves the World" can be found on Netflix and episodes of older episodes can be found on YouTube.
  • Try TEDEd@home engaging videos and accompanying lesson plans for home learning.

French Resources

Get Moving/Physical Literacy

  • Does your family need to add some physical exercise to your daily routine to get kids (and grownups) moving? Try Cosmic Kids Yoga designed for kids 3+ or Go Noodle, both are free on YouTube. (more videos are available through the Go Noodle website, account setup required)
  • Tiktok Dance Workout Follow along with this video workout and your family just might be ready to start a viral trend!
  • Let’s Get Moving! Pick-a-Card Family Workout: Print out these cards and pick one to do together whenever you have a few minutes to get moving.
  • Family Fun Cardio Workout: Exercise is fun with this video workout that encourages the whole family to get moving.
  • Get Moving With Moana: Work out with the kids using this video based on one of their favorite Disney movies.
  • At Home Workouts: Just because you’re home doesn’t mean you can’t get fit or stay in shape: If you have a little bit of space in your garage, living room, or yard, you can exercise right where you are.

Just for Fun

Questions? Contact your local Parkland County Librarian HERE