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Children's, Parents and Educators Message Boards
Interact with your peers in a message board setting.

Babies and Books (
Describes behaviors for newborns to age 3 and what activities are good at each developmental stage. You will find suggested books for each stage of development.

Birth to Six: Early Literacy (
Early reading tips and information. You will find reading tips in 12 languages.

Growing Up Reading (
Describes development of reading and language skills from birth to first grade. You will find book and activity suggestions for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, to first graders.

Reading is Fundamental: Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers (
Suggests types of books for each stage of development and tips for reading with your child.

PBS Parents Guide to Reading & Language (
Learn how children become readers and writers and how you can help them develop by talking, reading, and writing together every day.

Read me a Story - Reading Checkup Guide (
Advice for parents about helping children develop reading skills, from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Hamilton County Department of Education (
Parents and family access to the local public education information about administration, teachers, curriculum, school information and school policy/procedures. Become involved with your child’s education through the HCDE’s Department of Family Engagement!

Begin with Books - Center for Early Literacy

TCAP Assessment - Practice Resources (
Extensive list of sites that have questions and information to prepare for standardized tests.

The Parent’s Guide to the Information Superhighway: Rules & Tools for the Family Online: (

Family Education (

Parent Soup (

The Adams Memorial Library and Auburntown Branch provides special programs. Storytime is at Adams Memorial Library every Tuesday at 10:30 A.M. If you have any questions, please call Adams Memorial at 615-563-5861 or visit your local library.

BOOKS- Books may be checked out for a 2 week period. If books are not on a reserve waiting list, you may renew for an additional 2 weeks. Check out limit for is14 items per patron. Fines on books are 10 cents per day per book with a one day grace period.
MOVIES- Up to 4 DVDs and/or VHS tapes can be checked out for 1 week. Movies cannot be renewed. Fines on movies are $1.00 per day per movie with no grace period.
AUDIOBOOKS-5 audio books may be checked out for 2 weeks, with the same renewal option as books. Fines on audios are 10 cents per day per audio with a one day grace period. RESERVES-Reserves can be placed at both locations and/or online. Reserves can only be held for 3 business days.
COMPUTER & WI-FI-  We have computers and WI-FI at both locations. Public Access Computers (PAC), patrons will have 60 minutes, If no one is waiting, patrons will have the opportunity to extend their time. Access is without charge and is on a first-come served basis. Printing cost 10 cents per page. All printing is sent to a central printer behind the circulation desk. Black & White copies are only available. Everyone must comply with the library computer policy. We recommend everyone have a library card to use our computers and/or WI-FI.