Parents & Students

Parents & Students

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Parents & Students

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Free Learning Tools

Fun learning activities for ages 2 – 8+. Many in Spanish. Select LA County Library from the list of libraries and sign up with your library card and PIN.

Online Tutoring on Brainfuse
Available in English, Spanish, and Chinese, Mon – Fri, 12 – 10 pm.

Digital Resources for School (PDF)
Also available in Spanish and Chinese.

Parenting Resources

Positive Parenting Consultations
Schedule a one-on-one consultation with one of our Positive Parenting Librarians for resources and tips on common parenting issues.

Ready Rosie
Sign up to get learning activities and parenting tips sent to your phone via email or text message.

Parenting Videos and Classes
These watchable resources offer info on child development by age, positive parenting techniques, and raising kids who thrive.

American Academy of Pediatrics
Expert advice from physicians on topics like screen time, discipline, and diet.

Common Sense Media
Age-based reviews on kids’ TV shows, movies, games, books, plus advice and articles written by parents, for parents.

Return to School Roadmap
The US Department of Education’s roadmap is a guide for K-12 schools and communities during the 2021-22 school year. Caregivers can also check out their Parent Checklist for returning to in-person learning, and their Q&A on Civil Rights and School Reopening in the COVID-19 Environment.

Distance Learning Resources

eBooks and Audiobooks on OverDrive
Special collections for Kids and Teens.

Parent/Caregiver Survey
Are you a parent of a distance learner? Tell us what you need.

Wi-Fi Map
Find available Wi-Fi hotspots near you with LA County’s Hotspot Locator.

Printable Activity Ideas
Arts & Crafts, STEAM Activities, DIY Library Programs, and more.

Wide Open School
How to have a positive distance learning experience from Common Sense Media.

Distance Learning Videos and Classes
Get tips on increasing reading skills, building self-esteem, homeschooling with success, and more with these watchable resources.

For additional resources or assistance, call your local LA County Library location or use our Instant Librarian chat (when a librarian is available, a chat box will appear on this page). If you don’t have a library card, your parent or guardian can register for a Digital Card to access resources.