Additional Library Resources
- Crafts on Pinterest
- Early Learning Videos
- Online Library 24/7
- Museum Passes
- Online Parenting Magazines
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Spotlight on: Early Learning Enrollment, Santa Clara County Office of Education - provides resources & information for signing up your child for a Pre-K program. Offers a referral program to find a high-quality Preschool, TK, or K program.
- 2-1-1 Santa Clara County - connects to health and human services in Santa Clara County i.e. housing, transportation, education, health, and more.
- American Academy of Pediatrics: healthychildren.org - provides resources on health and wellness for children of all ages i.e. immunizations, childhood development, healthy eating habits, and more. Also available are tools for finding a pediatrician and a symptom checker for illnesses and injuries.
- Bay Area Birth Information - resources for expectant parents on pregnancy, breastfeeding, parenting, and more. Includes a tool for finding perinatal caregivers for a variety of services in the greater Bay Area
- First 5, Santa Clara County and First 5, Santa Clara County Family Resource Centers - find resources on a variety of topics including early learning, health and development, etc. Locate a Family Resource Center near you, which provides events and services for the whole family.
- ConnectSafely - internet safety tips for parents and children.
- Kids Health for Parents - health information resources for parents, kids, and teens.
- La Madres Neighborhood Playgroups - connect with other parents through a playgroup near you. Registration and membership fee are required.
- Parenting Newsletter from the University of Wisconsin Extension - well-researched resources for parents on childhood development.
- Parents Helping Parents - resources and information for parents with special needs children.
- PBS Parents - activity & play ideas provided by PBS. Also includes articles on a variety of topics of interest to parents.
- Registering for Kindergarten - Santa Clara County Office of Education - brochure in PDF on how to register for Kindergarten (available in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese).
- Santa Clara County Childcare Portal - Santa Clara County Office of Education - This portal can be used by all families to search for safe, licensed childcare and preschool options in Santa Clara County.
- Strong Start of Santa Clara County - provides resources on early childhood education in Santa Clara County. This is an initiative by Santa Clara County Office of Education.
- Too Small To Fail - an action campaign by the Clinton Foundation to promote early brain and language development and to empower parents with tools to talk, read, and sing with their young children from birth.
- TrustLine - in-home child care background check for California.
- Zero to Three Parent Portal- information on early childhood development and well-being, early learning, and parenting.