What is Family Place Libraries?
A special area that’s user-friendly to parents and preschool children together with age-appropriate toys and books, resources for parents, and comfortable seating.
Parent / child workshops engaging preschoolers in educational play and creative activities while introducing parents to valuable information on speech and language development, child development, nutrition, physical fitness and movement, books and reading. Knowledgeable professionals give advice on being your child’s first teacher.
Up-to-date collections of books, magazines, and other media to assist the parents, caregivers, and teachers of young children.
Staff members trained in Family Place library service.
Please check with the staff at any Family Place Library to find out when the next Parent / Child Workshop series begins. Enrollment in each series is limited by space.
Great Internet Sites for Toddlers and Preschoolers:
New Resources from your library:
The TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), TumbleTV which consists of pre-set playlists of a sequence of books, Tumble Puzzles & Games, and TumbleResources for teachers and students.
We also have National Geographic videos which we’ve paired with many of our non-fiction titles – perfect support for the Common Core Curriculum!
TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books which we have licensed from children’s book publishers and converted to the TumbleBook format.
Bookflix is still available but you now need to go to POWER Library to access it.
Online language learning for children using videos and flash cards. Learn Russian, German, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Italian, Hebrew, English, Spanish and French.