Parents

The library offers many resources and services for parents with children ages birth through grade 5.

 
Children's Online Resources
Do you need information about koala bears? Want to learn to speak Chinese or find a good book to read?  Your Naperville Library card gives you access to free online databases. Resources including encyclopedias, almanacs, homework help and language programs are just a click away.


Early Literacy
Babies are born ready to learn. Early literacy is all the things babies learn before they learn to read and write. The most important thing you can do to foster early literacy is to provide an atmosphere that’s fun, verbal and stimulating. When you read, talk and play with your child, you’re stimulating the growth of your child’s brain and building the connections that will become the building blocks for reading. Read more...
 
Standardized tests (Grade 3 & Above)
The Library can help you prepare your child to take standardized tests. Find out more about our Parent/Teacher collection and online resources.
Tutor List
Does your child need a little extra help in one of their subjects at school? Indian Prairie School District 204 has put together a Current Tutor List – in the "IPSD ESSENTIALS" section (bottom-center of page).

Special Education Guide:
Learn more about Special Education for children with special needs.