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Library Resources for Parents & Grandparents

In room resources:

  • Imaginative play centers – A puppet theater, play kitchen, baby dolls, train tables, Duplos and more
  • Baby Room – toys, puzzles and more for children birth–2 years old
  • Mini Maker Space – Hands-on building and creation space for children 3+ years old
  • Chess and board games
  • iPads and computers
  • Storytimes and Special Programs

Take home resources:

  • Museum passes
  • Grandparent kits – Bags of hand-selected games, books and music especially for children from birth – 6th grade
  • Theme packs – Groups of books and resources based on children’s issues such as: potty training, loss of a pet, bullying or doctor visits
  • Phonics packs – Resources to help children learn to read including phonics materials and Leapfrog tag readers
  • Parenting books, DVDs and materials
  • Foreign language books, materials and CDs
  • Books, music, audiobooks, magazines and DVDs
  • Downloadable books, videos, music and more:
    • Overdrive For Kids – Downloadable eBooks, audiobooks and videos for kids
    • Hoopla – Downloadable audiobooks, movies, music, eBooks and television shows
    • Lerner eBooks– Inspiring, interactive best-selling books brought to life to improve literacy
  • Nook readers preloaded with Nutmeg Award-winning eBooks
  • Playaway® portable resources:
    • Playaway Views – video players
    • Playaway Launchpads – tablets preloaded with learning apps
    • Playaway Bookpacks – books with accompanying MP3 players