Parenting Toolbox


 Resources to support parents and caregivers in raising children. 

Text 4 Baby


To learn more and sign up for Text4Baby click here


Behavior Strategies for Home

Here you will find videos, visuals, and tips on how to support your child at home. Please reach out to Erin Jackle with
any questions on how to use these supports or if you have trouble accessing them. You can email Erin at


Born Learning Materials

Born Learning Materials are available ages of birth to five years old.
Materials are printed in Spanish and English and give you a developmental snap shot of milestones.
These are wonderful resources for yourself, in home care or community based provdiers or grandparents. 

Check them out here



Gail Borden Public Library


Welcome to the blog from the Gail Borden Public Library Early Learning Center!  
This blog will help you stay informed about ways you can help your child get Ready to Read through
fun activities, entertaining books, playful songs and much more.

Enjoy blog here!  



Bartlett Library

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
Parents want their children to start school ready to learn, and the Bartlett Library is here to help your child succeed in school!
This program, designed for children from birth to the first day of kindergarten, invites families to spend time together outside
of the Library fostering a love of reading while gaining pre-literacy skills that are essential to reading success. 

Register at the Youth & Teen Services Desk or here.


Poplar Creek Library

Check out what Poplar Creek has going on Streamwood.
Reading to your children is key to the success of coming to Kindergarten ready.