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Blogs: Parenting

Pathfinder Jeff Brenion: Minecraft Library Program Pioneer

Librarian Jeff Brenion is utilizing the gaming platform Minecraft in innovative and engaging ways at the library.

Ila Langner
07/08/2020 - 10:00 PM

Getting Ready for Kindergarten with Ready4K

Weekly text messages with fun facts and tips on promoting child's development and learning at home.

Nari Ferderer
05/20/2020 - 7:00 AM

Join us for the Caregiver Café

A calm, safe, and non-judgmental space for caregivers to chat & connect with adult peers in an informal setting, with discussions led by Library staff.

Nari Ferderer
05/15/2020 - 8:00 AM

Resources for Kids About the Coronavirus

Web resources to help kids learn about the coronavirus, staying safe, and dealing with these challenging times.

Tim Reif
05/07/2020 - 9:00 PM

Pandemic Parenting: I am not a Teacher

When kids were sent home from school for an indeterminate amount of time, you didn't magically become a teacher - and that's okay! Here are some tools to help keep the learning going at home.

Michelle Clark
04/16/2020 - 10:00 AM

Work & Play: Finding a Rhythm to Working From Home with Kids

Ideas on finding a rhythm to working from home with young children.

Nari Ferderer
04/13/2020 - 9:00 AM

Telephone Tales!

Anyone can call our phone lines 24/7 to hear stories, songs, rhymes, and more in English, Spanish, or Vietnamese. New stories will be released every Friday.

Nari Ferderer
04/10/2020 - 12:42 PM

Play and Learn At Home: Online Learning Resources

We'll highlight different online activities, virtual tours and podcasts that the whole family can enjoy during their time at home.

Nari Ferderer
04/02/2020 - 7:00 AM

Join Us for Online Storytime and Crafts!

Our librarians have created hours of video to share with your children.

03/30/2020 - 6:00 PM

Pandemic Parenting: Finding Peace at Home

Self-care for parents is vital! How to care for yourself in order to care for your family.

Michelle Clark
03/26/2020 - 10:00 AM

Simple Ways to Promote Good Habits for Learning at Home

Let the Library help with learning at home with these tips and resources to help manage stress and build routines.

Joanna Henderson
03/25/2020 - 12:00 PM

SJPL Increases Support for Students Learning at Home

Use your library card to access free online tutoring support with

Joanna Henderson
03/25/2020 - 8:30 AM