Parents, Teachers and Homeschoolers

Suggested Summer Reading Lists

Third, fourth, fifth and sixth grade suggestions.

New Additions

Library materials that have been added in the last two weeks.


Schools, daycare, summer programs, and enrichment activities.

Child and Teen Development

Information about your child's health and development.


Ideas for homeschoolers, classroom teachers, and parents, too!

Books and More

Recommended materials from our general picture book collection and our Parent-Teacher collection to help parents explain life events to children. Special picture books with a designation of "E PTS" help explain more serious life events to younger children.

Click here for TumbleBooks

TumbleBooks are books for beginning readers with added animation, sounds, music and narration—a fun format for children and parents to enjoy together! Games and activities are included with some stories. A language drop-down menu allows you to view the site in French and Spanish, instead of English.

Access this online collection of eBooks from any computer with an internet connection. The TumbleBooks database is provided by the Upper Hudson Library System.

Last updated: September 12, 2014