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The Parenting Collection                    

The Library’s Parenting Collection provides useful information on raising healthy happy children.  The Parenting Collection includes books, magazines, DVDs, and eBooks.  The collection includes material on child development, child rearing, education, family, health, nutrition, pregnancy, psychology, and special needs.
The Parenting Collection was established in 1992 with a $50,000 grant from the New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council.


Family Place Libraries           

In keeping with our commitment to family-centered services, the Library in partnership with Middle Country Public Library is a Family Place Library. The overall goal of Family Place Libraries is to develop a family friendly environment by transforming libraries into community centers for literacy, early childhood development, parent education and engagement, family support and community information. Our special collections consist of books, toys, early literacy kits, music and multimedia materials for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, parent and caregivers.  Financial support for Family Place comes from the Port Washington Library Foundation, and Middle Country Library. Click here to learn more.