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Parent Teacher Collection

  • "Each library branch houses a selection of books providing parents and caregivers with creative ideas to enhance their experience with children from birth through 8th grade. PTC items can be requested at a branch, online or via phone." (from Child Care Provider Resources brochure)
  • How to search for PTC materials in the catalog:
HCPL Catalog
  • Or highlight titles for: (maybe have a separate heading for "books to read with your child" on the topics, as appropriate)
  • Curriculum ideas—different age/grade levels,
  • Homeschool
  • School Topics: reading, math, "what every 1st Grader should know, etc"
  • Let's Get Creative—art, building projects
  • Special Concerns (or Let's Talk About) - bullying, dealing with loss, potty training, birds n' bees