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Parent/Teacher Collection

This collection of materials contains resources for parents and educators of children from birth through grade eight. The collection focuses on educating children both at home and in the classroom.  Materials in this collection also address Special Needs concerns. 

Books for Babies

If you have a child who is less than 12 months old, please visit the Youth Services Desk to receive a board book for your child.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Vernon Area Public Library.

Area Preschools



Reviews by parents and kids about the latest TV shows, movies, music, websites and games. A rating system alerts parents to violence, language, and mature themes present in each media.
Chicago camps, classes, workshops and fun things to do
Information about schools and school districts throughout Illinois, with particular focus on test scores.
Illinois Learning Standards
The Illinois Learning Standards (ILS) define what all students in all Illinois public schools should know and be able to do in the seven core areas as a result of their elementary and secondary schooling.
Sample reading passages, math questions, and science problems to prepare for the ISAT exams.
Created by the pediatric medical experts at The Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children, the Nemours Children's Clinics, and other children's health facilities nationwide
Search for good books by lexile reading level and book genre.
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Vernon Area Public Library District
300 Olde Half Day Road
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
Telephone 847-634-3650
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