Parents

Resources for Parents

  • Toy Library
    • Visit our special library with puppets, puzzles, file folder games, and wooden toys ready for you to check out and play with at home.  The loan period for items from the toy library is four weeks. 
  • Outdoor Adventure Kits
    • Set off on an outdoor adventure with one of our Outdoor Adventure Kits.  Each kit is a backpack filled with books, guides, and accessories for exploring the outdoors.
  • Isabel Brich Early Literacy Kits
    • Host your own story time with one of our Isabel Brich Early Literacy Kits.  Each themed kit is packed with books, a puppet, songs and fingerplays.  

Technology for Kids

  • Early Literacy iPad Kits
    • Interested in quality apps for your preschool aged children?  Early Literacy iPad Kits for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers are available for one hour check out here in the library.  Each kit includes an iPad loaded with high quality preschool apps and information about using technology with young children.  Every app we share is carefully chosen and evaluated by your librarians.  Visit the Children's Room to check out a kit.
  • Playaway Launchpads
    • Launchpads are a great way to experience new apps built for children of all ages.  Each  tablet is preloaded with themed apps and includes a charger and adapter.  The loan period for Launchpads is one week.  
  • School-age iPads
    • Children in grades K-5th grade are invited to play on our school-age iPads while visiting the Children's Room.  Visit the Children's Info Desk to sign in for a turn on your next library visit.