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Parenting can be both rewarding and challenging.
The Library District has resources to give you fresh perspectives, practical tips, and peace of mind.

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The Parenting Collectionlocated in the Children’s Room at Adriance Memorial Library, this collection includes books, videos and DVDs about child rearing, pregnancy, nursing, and parenting children with special needs.

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Early Literacy Programs – It’s never too soon to start! Toddler Time, Toot & Scoot, Baby Rhyme and Play Time are just a few of the high-quality programs the Library District offers!

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Preschooler Learning Center is a special program space located at Adriance Memorial Library (2nd Floor) that offers Discovery Stations for children and parents to explore, learn, and discover together.

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Early Literacy Backpacksspecially curated backpacks containing 5 – 6 books, an early literacy toy, and an early literacy tip! Available to borrow in three age levels: infant, toddler, and preschool.

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Child Development Information – It’s never too early (or too late) to get your baby on the right pathway!

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The Antiracist Starter Kit – for Kids, Teens, Adults, Parents, and Educators

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DayByDayNY – A fun, daily calendar featuring books, songs, and activities to develop a love for books and learning.

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Libros in español– ¡La biblioteca tiene muchos libros en español y bilingües disponibles!

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Free Events! – Concerts, story-times, shows and activities are planned throughout the year – perfect for families to enjoy!

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ABC Mouse and More! – Each library has computers available for free use with a valid Library Card.

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Summer Reading Program – The Library District offers a fun Summer Reading Program that encourages reading and provides incentives.

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Museum Passes! Free passes to nearby museums that can be checked out with your Library Card.

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Homework/Reading Helpers – During the school year, Teen Volunteers can help your child (Grades 1 – 7) with homework or reading. Please call the Library for schedule and availability. 845-485-3445 x 3320