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Resources For Parents

    Fiction Collection - Stories for children of every age, from birth to middle school, with books just for fun and award-winning literature. For help in choosing a good series, ask one of our children's librarians or try this site.

    Non-fiction Collection - Over 6,000 books in the collection on subjects from aardvarks to Zimbabwe!

    Parent Shelf Collection - Books on a wide variety of parenting subjects, such as how to care for your newborn, preparing your child for fifth grade and best family outings.

    Parent Packets - Large blue bags containing 4 to 5 items on a specific topic such as toilet learning, new baby, and divorce.

    Reading Readiness Packets - Large red bags containing 3 to 5 concept books on counting, the alphabet and other topics of interest to preschoolers.

    Daypacks - Bright blue backpacks filled with field guides, binoculars, and other items for day hiking.

    Baby Bundles - A special gift with a board book, library card application, and information about reading aloud to your newborn. These packages, which are distributed free of charge to parents or caregivers, are funded by the Friends of the Cora J. Belden Library.


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