Get involved with your children’s education by going the extra mile together. Find a local library to find books to read and research school projects and interests. Visit a local park and take advantage to learn more about the nature around you and the environment in your area.
Since 1916, the American people have entrusted the National Park Service with the care of their national parks. With the help of volunteers and park partners, we are proud to safeguard these nearly 400 places and to share their stories with more than 275 million visitors every year. But our work doesn’t stop there.
Use the US National Park Service Park Locator to find a place to picnic, hike, and spend time together. There’s also information on history, culture, and nature about the parks. There’s also a page for kids and teachers.
The U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education. Their library locator will let you search by branch name, city, state, and zip code.
Public libraries are a great resource for research, homework support, internet access, and finding books to read for fun.