For Guardians and Educators

Library Policy on Parental/Guardian Supervisory Responsibilities

While They're at Home

While in self-isolation and having the kids at home, take a look at these ideas for what to do while the kids are on online instruction.

Hiking with Kids

Hiking with Kids

How To Make Hiking Fun With Kids

Outdoor Safety Tips for Hiking With Kids

50 Fun Things to Do Outside With Kids as a Family

Take your kids hiking: 10 tips to make the adventure fun for the whole family


Hopewell Valley Municipal Alliance
Alcoholism and drug abuse prevention resources.

Sites for Parents, Caregivers, Teachers & Others

PARCC Study Program
Free with a valid Mercer County library card.

Born Learning Campaign
Explore ways to turn everyday moments into fun learning opportunities.

Common Sense Media
Reviews for what your kids want to watch (before they watch it).

International Children's Digital Library
A collection of books from more than 27 cultures in more than 15 different languages.

NJ Parents Link
Web-based early childhood, parenting and professional resource center.

Parents’ Choice Reading Lists
Guidelines and suggestions for encouraging children to love reading and staying safe on the internet.

Reach Out and Read
Reading tips for parents and educators.

Reading and Language from PBS Parents
Learn how children become readers and writers and how you can help them develop.

Reading Rockets for Parents
Information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help

Scholastic’s Book Wizard
Books by reading levels, where to buy these books, and more.

Zero to Three
Resources for parents with babies and toddlers.

New Jersey Department of Education Links

NJ Familes
Choose the best possible education for your child.

Ask the Department of Education
Online form, address, and phone number to contact the Department of Ed.

New Jersey Student Learning Standards

Staff Blog Posts