Parent and Teacher Resources
The library has books about education and parenting, and information about community events and parenting groups. Stop by the library to see all the resources we have to offer!
Did you know about our Page Turners Collection? We have classroom sets of classic children’s books, and accompanying lesson plans! Click HERE for the full list of materials.
We also have 6-week Classroom Checkout (for teachers and homeschooling families). Inquire at the Circulation Desk or call (716) 484-7135 ext. 233.
Education and Early Literacy
Zero to Three – National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families – Here you’ll find science-based information and tools designed to help parents and caregivers nurture their young children’s development.
DaybyDayNY is a website for young children and their families. It is part of the New York State Library early literacy initiative Ready to Read at New York Libraries.
Everyday Ways to Support Your Baby’s and Toddler’s Early Learning
Reading Rockets TIPS for parents of Preschoolers: in English | en Español
Department of Education – Reading resources, early childhood education and special education information
National Association for Gifted Children – Supporting the needs of high potential learners
Parent Network of Western New York A community resource for families of individuals with special needs
Head Start Promotes school readiness of children under 5 from low-income families
Chautauqua Child Care Council Local resources to help find quality child care and other local parent resources
Parenting Tips and Safety
PBS parents – A resource for parenting tips and advice.
NetSmartz Workshop – Internet safety from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Pathways.Org – Free information about childhood development
Lead Awareness Program Information on how to protect your child from lead poisoning
National Education Association – Parent articles and resources from the National Education Association