Homeschooling & Education
This page includes resources from the library that may be used by educators as well as resources that are outside the library.
Area Homeschool Organizations
These organizations provide information and support, but are not affiliated with the Nebraska Department of Education or Papillion Public Library. This list is not exhaustive for resources in the area, but may be a good starting point. For a more extensive (but not exhaustive) list, visit the Nebraska Library Commission Homeschool Resource page here.
Homeschooling in Nebraska provides general resources and curriculum sources.
Nebraska Homeschool - the Home Educators Network, Inc. is a Christian-based information and resource network based in Omaha.
Nebraska Secular Home Educators (NESHE) provides resources and social activities for secular homeschool families.
Omaha Homeschooling Learning Center is a Christian ministry that is open to all, providing supplemental classes.
University of Nebraska High School is a college-prep high school offering education to students online.
Resources from the Library
Search the American Heritage Children’s Dictionary, Biography Reference Center, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, Primary Search, and many more resources. Password from library or Nebraska ID needed.
Streaming video/film service with extensive Kids and Education collections, including the Great Courses. Library Card required to access.Mango Languages
Mango Languages prepares learners for realistic conversations and communication in over 70 world languages. Some of the most popular languages learned through Mango are: Spanish, French, Japanese, English, German, and Korean. Library Card required to access from home.
Search popular magazines, journals, and other sources for info on a variety of topics. Password from library or Nebraska ID needed.
Early literacy resource aimed at children 2-6, including songs, read-a-longs, and activites. Library Card required to access.
Find just the right fiction or nonfiction book; resources for teachers and parents. Password from library or Nebraska ID needed.
Find critical essays on current events with an overview and two sides of each issue. Password from library or Nebraska ID needed.
Full text articles from more 70 popular elementary school magazines, including Boys' Life, High Five, Highlights, Jack & Jill, Zoobooks. Includes The Encyclopedia of Animals and an extensive image collection. Password from library or Nebraska ID needed.
Search full text journal articles covering psychology, behavior, and more. Password from library or Nebraska ID needed.
Search full text scholarly journals covering science and technology. Password from library or Nebraska ID needed.
Find career and education test prep resources, including SAT, ACT, ASVAB, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, GMAT, MAT, Accounting, Police, Firefighters, Real Estate, and many more. Library Card required to access.
Digital books for kids in a wide variety of formats, including read-a-longs, comics, and chapter books.