The Library - and all Town Offices - will remain closed to the Public until further notice.

Parents Corner

Check here for useful links and resources geared towards caregivers.  Visit the Stay @ Home Programs page for new library programming each week.  The Free Resources for Fun and Learning page has lots of great ideas for ways to educate, entertain and engage your children.  

 

General Resources:

    Middleborough Family Resource Center

    Zero to Three Tips for Families

    National Association of School Psychologists: Helping Children Cope

    Covid-19 Resource Page


Books About Covid-19 for Kids:

    Candlewick

    Amazon 

    NPR Comic

    Social Stories from Autism Reserach Institute


Talking with Kids about Covid-19:

    Sesame Street Resource

    CDC 

    Parenting in a Pandemic: Tips to Keep the Calm at Home


Teaching Good Hygiene:

    Llama Llama Washing Hands Song and Video

    Sesame Street: H is for Handwashing

    How to Wash Your Hands

    Bad Kitty Wash Your Paws


Kids and Masks:

    American Academy of Pediatrics

    Zero to Three

    CNN/Sesame Street Town Hall: Face Masks and Handwashing with Elmo


Social Distancing and Children:

    Sesame Street: Practicing Social Distancing with Abby and Rudy

    Sesame Street: When Children Miss Their Friends


Homeschooling Resources:

    WGBH Distance Learning

    Khan Academy

   Virtual School Librarian


Self Care:

    The Fred Rogers Center

    Mommy Poppins: Working from Home

    Zero to Three

    Parenting During a Pandemic: You are Enough

    Emotional Support for Families

    Age Based Tips to Help Juggle Parenting & Working from Home


Resources for New and Expecting Parents:

    CDC 

    CDC Development Milestones Resources

    March of Dimes 

 

Activities for Kids:

    Self Help Inc. Coordinated Family and Community Engagement

    HulaFrog

    Macaroni Kid

    Mommy Poppins 

    Free Resources for Fun and Learning