Parenting Resources

The parenting collection of the South Brunswick Public Library for caregivers of infants and children is housed in the Children’s Department. It is designed to assist parents during the child rearing years.  The emphasis is on special topics such as new baby, toilet training, child health, activities for children, standardized tests, education, discipline, and parenting for children with special needs.

From time to time the Library also offers Parenting Workshops and Seminars.

Virtual Storytime Alternatives

Are you missing storytime? We certainly are, but you don’t have to! We’ve put together a group of virtual storytime resources so your little ones can still enjoy the songs, rhymes and fingerplays they enjoy at SBPL. This is an ever changing list that we’ll keep updated as more resources become available.

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Bookflix is an online literacy resource that pairs video versions of children’s storybooks with related non-fiction ebooks.

Encyclopedia Britannica

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Britannica is a trusted online encyclopedia with three age-appropriate levels that provides in-depth research across subject areas.


Central Jersey Family Health Consortium, Inc

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City Kidz World literary magazine helps students develop a love of reading, writing, and vocabulary. Inside the magazine, there are stories, essays, poems, and art by children grades 1st through 12th.

City Kidz World

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City Kidz World literary magazine helps students develop a love of reading, writing, and vocabulary. Inside the magazine, there are stories, essays, poems, and art by children grades 1st through 12th.

Consumer Reports

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Consumer Reports is a popular magazine that provides unbiased ratings and reviews on hundreds of products and services.


New Jersey Family

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Here you will find directories for New Jersey camps, daycares, schools, doctors, and more. If you are looking for fun things to do with your kids throughout New Jersey . 


Kids Health

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KidsHealth focuses on the health and development of children, featuring separate sections for parents, children, and teens. Additionally, KidsHealth in the Classroom offers educators free health-related lesson plans for all grades and subject areas.  


Learning Express

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EBSCO’s Learning Express is an online learning resource that provides test preparation materials and interactive practice exams for academic, civil service, military, and professional licensing and certification exams,  Includes Spanish-language resources.

LinkedIn Learning (Formally

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LinkedIn Learning (formally is an online learning resource that provides an extensive library of training videos and courses on business, software, technology, and creative skills, taught by industry experts.

Note: has migrated to LinkedIn Learning effective April 15th, 2021. You will be able to access LinkedIn Learning the same way with your Library Card and PIN.


Medline Plus - Parenting


The National Library of Medicine, a part of the National Institutes of Health, created and maintains MedlinePlus to assist you in locating authoritative health information. The parenting pages include links to latest news and health professional articles on parenting topics, research and clinical trials.  You can also find preformulated searches of the MEDLINE/PubMed database, which allow you to find references to latest health professional articles on your topic. Interactive tutorials from the Patient Education Institute explain over 165 procedures and conditions in easy-to-read language.



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Looking for something great to read? Sign up for NextReads newsletters, and we’ll email you reading recommendations for a variety of genres and ages.


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NoveList is a reader’s advisory resource that provides book reviews, annotations, read-alikes, discussion guides, and book lists for readers.

NoveList K-8

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NoveList K-8 is a reader’s advisory resource that provides fiction and nonfiction book lists, award-winning titles, and books by grade-level or Lexile score for younger readers.


Office of Child Care - New Jersey logo is a comprehensive online resource designed to link parents, child care providers, researchers, policymakers and the general public with Federal Government sponsored child care and early learning information and resources both quickly and easily. 


South Brunswick School District

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Central information for the South Brunswick School District. Learn about the curriculum, enrichment, special services, faculty, and more. 

State of New Jersey Department of Education / Families

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The Department of Education’s newsletter, Family and Community Circle, is a free resource accessible from the Families page.
Parents may also view the NJ School Report Card, issued by the state of New Jersey. This rates various points of the school, such as attendance, teacher degree level, and computer use.  Here you can find school, district, and state data reports on the federal NCLB (No Child Left Behind) Act. This site can help you assist in your child’s education and learn about the education process.



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TrueFlix is an online literacy resource that provides online videos and ebooks that allow students to master content-area knowledge in science and social studies while developing literacy skills.


World Almanac for Kids

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The World Almanac for Kids is an online resource that provides resources for homework, reports, and projects, and entries for biographies, maps, timelines, primary source documents, images and videos.