PARENT EDUCATION RESOURCES
On this page you'll find materials for leading parent education workshops, right down to the basic script, available through the MHLS professional collection and/or System libraries; you'll also have access to suggested parenting books and videos and to free booklets from MHLS, demonstrating early literacy skills techniques; in addition, you'll find resources for obtaining children's books for starting home libraries.
Materials listed below circulate from the MHLS Professional Collection and/or from System libraries. All Every Child Ready to Read @ Your Library parent training kit materials may be also be accessed and printed from the PLA online site.
PLEASE NOTE: Materials that are part of the MHLS Professional Collection may be borrowed only by MHLS member library staff through our online ILL form or by placing a hold through the Millennium staff module. You will not be able to order these materials through Request-a-Title.
Every Child Ready to Read @ Your Library Training Kit
- Everything you need to conduct any of the three early literacy education
programs for parents/caregivers/early childhood educators.
Training Kit program videos to borrow or purchase separately:
Parenting Books and Videos -A list of books, and CD's that were purchased for Growing Readers @ MHLS Libraries participating libraries to assist parents in using early literacy techniques with their children.online Material Request form:
Books to distribute to families for the purpose of encouraging reading at home may be obtained by applying to the following organizations:
FOLUSA Books for Babies packets (English & Spanish) for parents of newborns - contains Babies Love Books: A Guide for Grownups, brochure with reading tips, a board book and bookmark.