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For Parents

Tips on reading to children, vocabulary building and a description of the parent's shelf
For Parents
Programs and services especially for parents and caregivers. Tips on reading to children, vocabulary building, and some helpful websites to visit.
Help Children Build Strong Language Skills
Tips to work with your child to build a strong vocabulary and other language skills.
Ways to Read to Children
Things to do before, during and after reading a book to your child.
Meaningful Writing Experiences
Reading and writing go hand in hand. Help your child with writing by providing opportunities to practice writing skills.
Iowa's Early Childhood Parent Web Site
This Web site was created to provide FREE objective, medically accurate early care, health, and education information for families in Iowa. Topics include child care, health and safety, child development, learning to read and write, parenting, pregnancy, and many others.
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Images for the parents and caregivers' page.
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Upcoming Events
Teen Mystery Party Feb 19, 2019 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM — Library Classroom
Morning Story Time Feb 20, 2019 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM — Storytime Room
Teen Wiivening: Rock Band Feb 26, 2019 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM — Teen Zone
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