Parenting Resources

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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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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