Home/Cyber Schooling Resources

Pennsylvania Department of Education – Overview of Homeschooling
http://www.education.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/overview_of_homeschooling/20312
Please refer here for official and legal requirements and forms regarding home education. There is a wealth of resources and list of organizations on this page.

Pennsylvania Department of Education – Charter Schools
http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/charter_schools/7356/charter_schools_in_pennsylvania/508152
Find a list of Pennsylvania Charter schools.

Reach Foundation
http://www.paschoolchoice.org/school-choice/types-of-school-choice/
Learn about school options for your children.

Cyber Schooling

About Home Schooling, Getting Started, and other General Home School Websites

Educational

Home School Curriculum

Home School Suppliers

Home School Support Groups

There are a few local support groups for families. The library does not personally indorse any. There are many state and national wide groups.

At the Library

Lackawanna County Children’s Library Home School Services

  • Contact
    Jenny Shoener
    Children’s Outreach Coordinator
    Lackawanna County Children’s Library
    520 Vine Street
    Scranton, PA 18509
    570-348-3000 ext. 3015
    Fax- 570-348-3020 attn: Jenny
    childrensoutreach@albright.org
  • To join our list-serv please email childrensoutreach@albright.org with the subject line- Join Homeschool Events List.
  • Outreach Collection
    Home educating families, child care providers and teachers are offered the choice of participating in our Outreach Collection. You provide the subjects or titles and we will gather the materials for you. Collections can be picked up kept for 6 weeks. Outreach Collection Account holders are also welcome to come into the library and hand select their collection from items on our shelves. Applications are at the library or click here to download a printable application.
    Collections Include:
    · Books
    · Talking Books
    · Videos
    · CDs
    · DVDs
    · CD-ROMs
    · Magazines
    · Discovery Kits

Abington Community Library
Homeschoolers @ the Library runs monthly.

Carbondale Public Library
Home School programs run in October, November, and January – April.