Kids & Caregivers – 2023 DRAFT

Kids & Care Givers

Storytime Favorites Blog

Our Favorite Storytime Books

Here in the children's department, we love storytime! And we love storytime books even more!

Early Literacy: Children Ages 0 -5


Events for Ages 0-5

Parenting and Local Resources

Parenting Books Recommended by HDL Staff

HDL Staff Picks: Parenting Books

There are so many parenting books out there and so little time! Check out these books that our staff have found helpful with their kiddos!

Great Start Ottawa


Help Me Grow Ottawa

Help Me Grow® connects families with children ages prenatal through five years old to local resources helping children grow up

Ready for School

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Ready for School

To create communities of readiness where ALL CHILDREN thrive and reach their full UNIQUE POTENTIAL.

Reading Recommendations & Early Lit Tips

Early Lit Blog Post

National Poetry Month

It's poetry month Rhyme, meter, imagery, foot Let's revel in verse
This Month's Early Literacy Calendar - English
This Month's Early Literacy Calendar - Español

School Age: Grade K - 12

Events for Grades K - 5

Events for Grades 6 - 12

Kids Books

Reading Recommendations

My Librarians

5 Ways to Make a Butterfly

Admire the beauty of a butterfly while practicing these five techniques.

Novelist K-8 Plus

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Novelist K-8 Plus

Find the next read for K-8 students by reading level and interests. Includes recommendations, read-alikes, series info, articles, and lists.

Audio-Enabled Books

eMedia Blog

Just for Kids

Find content created just for kids in these three online library resources: Hoopla, Kanopy, and Libby

Featured Resource

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Libby Kids

Digital library collection of eBooks, eMagazines and eAudiobooks for kids. Borrow with your library card and download to any device.

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