Your library is your best resource for raising a reader.

Parenthood can be filled with uncertainties. How do you know you’re raising a happy, healthy and fulfilled human being? The answer isn’t always so clear. One thing is certain: Encouraging your child to read is always the right thing to do at all stages of their development. The library has the tools to help you raise a reader.

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