We were sad to discontinue the Family Reading Crates this past May after 17 offerings. Since then, we have been trying to figure out the best way to rework this offering into a better product. We had many families perfectly happy with the existing crate setup. But then many others offered various suggestions such as … Continue reading "Family Reading Crate Replacement Coming Soon"
On August 22, 2012, we set up the BuildYourLibrary.com website, Facebook.com/BYLibrary page and made Levels 1 and Level 5 available for purchase to the public. Way back 7 years ago, when you placed an order I had to personally check my inbox, write an e-mail and attach the PDF file as an attachment myself and … Continue reading "Happy Birthday Build Your Library!"
Need any help with using the Build Your Library curriculum? We got you covered! FAQs For general questions on any facet of our secular, literature based homeschool curriculum, we may have already answered them on our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page. For general questions about our Family Reading Crates, please refer to our Crate FAQ … Continue reading "Build Your Library Support"
For the fifth year in a row, Build Your Library has been nominated for the Practical Homeschooling Magazine Reader’s Choice awards! Although we cover K-12, we have been nominated in the “Elementary Curriculum” category. While I am not particularly one for receiving accolades, I really do appreciate being able to describe Build Your Library as … Continue reading "2019 Practical Homeschooling Magazine Reader’s Choice award"
Its that time of year again when we can start to announce our 2019 travel plans so you can try to attend a secular homeschool convention and catch Build Your Library in person. So far, we only have one conference appearance scheduled. We will update this page if any new dates or events come up. [MARCH 2019 – Williamsburg, VA] … Continue reading "Build Your Library on Tour 2019"
I’ll be the first to admit, while I have been successfully running the Build Your Library business for six years, I still wouldn’t consider myself a “business-woman.” When Build Your Library started with its first 2 full level program offerings, the pricing structure was not necessarily forward thinking. I was at an awkward place. We … Continue reading "New Pricing Restructure"
Come join us at the 2nd Annual Secular, Eclectic, Academic Homeschoolers Convention at the Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta, July 12-15, 2018! This family-friendly convention will feature over 30 amazing speakers and presenters including NY Times best selling author, Barbara Oakley, scientist, author, and SEA Homeschoolers founder, Blair Lee, Julie Bogart of Bravewriter, and Emily Cook of Build Your Library. There will be a full weekend of workshops and … Continue reading "Secular ...
Its that time of year again when we can start to announce our 2018 travel plans so you can try to attend a secular homeschool convention and catch Build Your Library in person. So far, we have 2 conference appearances scheduled. We will update this page if any new dates or events come up. [MARCH 2018 – Glen Allen, VA] … Continue reading "Build Your Library on Tour 2018"
For the fourth year in a row, Build Your Library has been nominated for the Practical Homeschooling Magazine Reader’s Choice awards! While I am not particularly one for receiving accolades, I really do appreciate being able to describe Build Your Library as an Award Winning Homeschool Curriculum! Three years ago, our first year nominated, we … Continue reading "2018 Practical Homeschooling Magazine Reader’s Choice award"
Every now and then a book goes out of print – sometimes it happens to several books… It’s the downside of creating and using literature-based curriculum. But when that happens, I do my best to find replacement books that are just as good, if not better. Unfortunately, three books in our Grade 2 curriculum recently all but … Continue reading "Updates to Level 2 – The Medieval World"