The following resources can help you find appropriate materials for your child. If you would like speak with a Youth Services librarian for specific recommendations, or to answer questions about where to start your search, please contact your local library.
Learn about our youth reading levels.
Accelerated Reader Lists - Students can earn points by reading books from Accelerated Reader lists, which are created by their school. Search and sort for specific books from your school, read reviews and then find and reserve a copy in the Pierce County Library catalog.
Baby Packets - Packets include 5 books and one CD for very young children, plus a parenting resource.
Digital Kids - Want to use an app with your preschooler? Find tools, recommendations and other resources.
Education.com - For parents with school-aged children. Find articles, resources, activities and more to help make learning fun for everyone.
First 5 Fundamentals - Find tools to help your child get ready for school in Pierce County.
Geek Dad - Geek Dad at your Pierce County Library is inspired by the Geek Dad books, by Ken Denmead. Check out our Geek Dad book list. There is also a resource for Geek Mom.
Kids in Mind - Find more specific movie ratings for violence, sexual content and profanity.
Local Children's Book Writers and Illustrators - Read books and visit websites by well-known Western Washington state authors.
nancymusic.com - Free songs, resources and information for teachers, parents, librarians and homeschooling families, from children's singer and songwriter Nancy Stewart.
Parent Help 123 - Get help applying for health and food services and locate other resources within your community. Find health information for pregnant women and parents with young children.
Science to Go is a free program for preschool-age 9 that supports children’s interest in science.
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