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Children: Parent Caregiver

Posted By Youth Services On March 15, 2010 @ 8:20 pm In | No Comments

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 [1] 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 [2] and special events [3] that we offer for kids and families.


The Town of East Greenbush [4] and the Greenbush YMCA [5] 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 [6]. 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 [7]
Weekly newsletters, loads of information, and bulletin boards

La Leche League of Rensselaer County [8]
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 [9]
Search local childcare facilities by zip code, license number, facility type, and more.

Capital District Childcare Council [10]
This is a local resource and referral agency.


Common Core Standards [11]
Parent Guides to the Common Core Standards

Keen Readers [12]
Lead your kids to read.

New York Home Educator’s Network [13]

Day by Day Family Literacy [14]
Visit this site for daily literacy activities you can do with your young children!

Parenting Groups

The Mom’s Club of Greenbush/Capital District [15]
The club gives you the opportunity to meet other stay-at-home moms and find new playmates for your children.


Playgrounds of the Capital District [16]


East Greenbush Central School District [17]

Holy Spirit Elementary School [18]

Woodland Hill Montessori School [19]

Special Needs

Parent to Parent [20]
Connecting and supporting families of individuals with special needs in New York State


Greenbush Youth Soccer Club [21]

East Greenbush-Castleton Little League [22]

Capital Region Special Olympics [23]

Web Safety

Scope and Sequence [24]
Detailed lesson plans for helping kids navigate the digital world

Kids Get Netwise [25]
Help kids navigate the internet

Common Sense Media
Parent Media and Technology Education Program

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URLs in this post:

[1] booklists: http://eastgreenbushlibrary.org/wordpress/children-book-list/

[2] storytimes: http://eastgreenbushlibrary.org/wordpress/children-storytime/

[3] special events: http://www.libraryinsight.net/calendarkids.asp?jx=eg

[4] Town of East Greenbush: http://eastgreenbush.org/community-and-recreation

[5] Greenbush YMCA: http://www.capitaldistrictymca.com/locations/greenbusharea.aspx

[6] Capital District Fun: http://www.capitaldistrictfun.com/

[7] Baby Center: http://www.babycenter.com/

[8] La Leche League of Rensselaer County: http://www.lllusa.org/NYE/Rensselaer/rensselaer.HTM

[9] The New York State Office of Children and Family Services facility search: http://it.ocfs.ny.gov/ccfs_facilitysearch/

[10] Capital District Childcare Council: http://www.cdcccc.org/

[11] Common Core Standards: http://engageny.org/parent-guides-to-the-common-core-standards

[12] Keen Readers: http://www.keenreaders.org

[13] New York Home Educator’s Network: http://www.nyhen.org/

[14] Day by Day Family Literacy: http://daybydayny.org/

[15] The Mom’s Club of Greenbush/Capital District: http://www.momsclubgreenbush.org/

[16] Playgrounds of the Capital District: http://www.capitaldistrictfun.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/Playground-Summary-of-First-9-saved-as-web-page1.htm

[17] East Greenbush Central School District: http://www.egcsd.org/

[18] Holy Spirit Elementary School: http://www.holyspiritschooleg.com/

[19] Woodland Hill Montessori School: http://www.woodlandhill.org/

[20] Parent to Parent: http://www.parenttoparentnys.org/

[21] Greenbush Youth Soccer Club: http://www.greenbushsoccer.org/

[22] East Greenbush-Castleton Little League: http://www.eteamz.com/egcll/

[23] Capital Region Special Olympics: http://www.nyso.org/CAPITAL/home.php

[24] Scope and Sequence: http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/scope-and-sequence

[25] Kids Get Netwise: http://www.getnetwise.org/

[26] Tweet: https://twitter.com/share

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