For Children and Parents…

The CDC has released a very helpful website with a survey/checklist for parents and caregivers making the decision about their child’s schooling this fall. Please click here to view the website. If you would rather just download the checklist, you may do so here. Please note that there are many other important subject on the CDC website; we encourage you to explore the links on the sidebar for more scientific information that may be useful to you and your family.

You heard it from The Baby-Sitters Club: “Libraries are great resources for summer reading and learning!” Check out their new video PSA to learn more!

Scholastic is offering a fantastic FREE health planner for families! Working with the Prevent Cancer Foundation, this kit offers information about vaccinations, tips for healthy nutrition and exercise, as well as a video PSA about how certain viruses can lead to cancer later on. Please click here to get your free planner.

Racial Justice Comic Books for All Ages
Many thanks to the The Graphic Novels and Comics Round Table of the American Library Association and  the Black Caucus of the American Library Association for assembling this list of amazing graphic novels/comic books so that readers of all ages may learn about the inequalities facing people of color. Many of these titles are available through the library system. Please click here to view the list.