RESOURCES FOR PARENTS:

Child Development
Born Learning

Early Literacy
For Parents
Introducing phonics and vocabulary through multimedia with Reading Bear

Choosing a Child Care Provider
from the Mississippi State Department of Health

Choosing Child Care
from Child Care Aware

ICS Head Start

School Readiness
Is My Child Ready for School?

Early Literacy
Learn More About Reading to Your Child at the bilingual website Colorin Colorado


Booklists:
Baby Needs Books
Terrific Authors for Toddlers
Perfect Authors for Preschoolers

All of First Regional Library’s 13 branches offer high-quality storytimes for young children of varying ages & developmental stages. Research shows that children who attend preschool storytime at the library learn to read much faster than those who don’t. For more information about storytime at your branch library, see FRL Events Calendar.