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Parenting Resources @ your library

The library offers a wide array of resources for parents and caregivers including books, magazines, and movies that cover topics such as pregnancy and childbirth, potty training, single parenting, child development, nutrition, literacy, and more. The Parenting Collection also contains informational brochures and booklists on parenting and child development topics.

The library is a fun place to spend time together as a family reading, playing, and talking together. Check out the storytimes and special events that we offer for kids and families.


The Town of East Greenbush and the Greenbush YMCA offer a variety of activities, camps, and programs for kids. If you have kids and live in this area, you must check out Capital District Fun. This local mom has made it her mission to tell you about great things you can do around here with your kids

Babies and Breastfeeding

Baby Center
Weekly newsletters, loads of information, and bulletin boards

La Leche League of Greenbush
Information about local meetings and leaders who can provide individual breastfeeding advice

Child Care

The New York State Office of Children and Family Services facility search
Search local childcare facilities by zip code, license number, facility type, and more.

Capital District Childcare Council
This is a local resource and referral agency.


Common Core Standards
Parent Guides to the Common Core Standards

Keen Readers
Lead your kids to read.

New York Home Educator’s Network

Day by Day Family Literacy
Visit this site for daily literacy activities you can do with your young children!

Parenting Groups

Moms Clubs in the Capital Region
These groups give you the opportunity to meet other stay-at-home moms and find new playmates for your children.


Playgrounds of the Capital District


East Greenbush Central School District

Holy Spirit Elementary School

Woodland Hill Montessori School

Special Needs

Parent to Parent
Connecting and supporting families of individuals with special needs in New York State


Greenbush Youth Soccer Club

East Greenbush-Castleton Youth Baseball League

Capital Region Special Olympics

Web Safety

Scope and Sequence
Detailed lesson plans for helping kids navigate the digital world

Kids Get Netwise
Help kids navigate the internet

Common Sense Media
Parent Media and Technology Education Program