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Resources for Parents

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Parents, Caregivers & Teachers Collection

At all ages and stages, parents need information to guide them along the path of parenting.

Located in the Children's Room are high quality resources on a range of parenting topics that matter to parents and caregivers, covering newborns to adolescents and everything in between!

Also, make sure you look for our great materials on travel, hobbies and coaching!

The Children’s Room has a wonderful selection of picture books on those hard to find topics such as “going to the hospital” or “needing glasses.”

Visit our Home Schooling Resources page.

Finally, don't forget to browse our Great Reads shelves. This is a small collection of adult fiction for busy grownups who may not have time to browse the rest of the library.


Programs For Children

We provide a range of children’s programs for all ages year round.

Please go to the Programs page for descriptions of some of our ongoing programs.

Please go to the Calendar to see what’s going on now!

Websites for Mom & Dad, Grandparents & Caregivers

American Library Association
Sites for Parents, Caregivers, Teachers & Others

Boston Public Library's Home Schooling Resources

Common Sense Media


Child & Family WebGuide from Tufts University

The Internet Public Library


Mass. Office of Childcare Services - Childcare Information

Mom’s and Dad’s Guide

PBS Parents



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