Parenting Page

parents, children, families

Parents, welcome to our Parenting Page!  The Granby Public Library offers a Parenting Section in the Children's Room, containing materials on pregnancy and raising children from birth through the teen years. Encore, our Online Catalog, provides easy access to ordering, renewing, keeping your reading lists and contributing your own reviews. Also included in our Online Catalog is OverDrive for downloading free ebooks and eaudiobooks on a wealth of subject matter pertaining to raising families and other issues (You'll need your 14-digit library barcode number for access).

Looking for ways to keep your children learning while home from school? Check out these links!

Links to Educate and Entertain Children:

Children's Book Authors Doing Virtual Activities - Listen to authors read stories, explain the writing process, lead children in doodle sessions and more.

Resources to Support Student Learning During School Closures - from the CT Dept of Education

SCHOLASTIC Learn at Home - Daily learning activities by grade level

JUNIOR LIBRARY GUILD - Free, unlimited access to ebook collections for all grade levels from any device.

More Helpful Links for Parents:
5-Minute Chill Skills
Making the most of even the little moments before school or bed can go a long way towards soothing stresses. Here are five favorite 5-minute chill skills to help kids keep their cool.

The Children's Reading Foundation

PBS Parents: Reading and Babies