Resources for Parents and Teachers

 

Brochure of Library Services for Teachers and Adult Care Givers

Author Kits

Teacher Kits

Tips for Developing Reading Skills

Multiple Copies for Classroom Use


Anime and Manga


Online Safety


Toy Safety

  • Product Safety Standards US Consumer Product Safety Commission site providing a list of items that have been issued a government mandatory standard, ban, etc.
  • Recalls.gov “One stop shop” for US government recalls. Sign-up to receive e-mail alerts for new recalls.

Home Safety

  • Baby Proofing and Child Safety Guide This helpful guide includes chapters on common household hazards for children of all ages, TV and internet safety for kids, firearm and gun safety for kids, and home childproofing tips.

Education

  • Find a Book with Lexiles An educational tool that connects readers with reading materials. This site makes it easy for young people to find books at their reading level, whether they’re reading for school or for pleasure. Lexiles uses the power of matching a young person’s reading level and interest areas to help him or her grow as a reader.
  • Wisconsin History Day by Day Wisconsin historical tidbits arranged by day. Links to related websites, suggested readings, vocabulary, study questions and more.