Speech Development Resources

In the wonderful world that my nephew lives in, I can thoroughly understand his incessant 3-month old babble. Speech development is one of the cornerstones of literacy and much like rolling over or walking, every child develops at their own pace. There are a number of...
Fun Toys for Play

Fun Toys for Play

If you go to the toy department of your local stores, you might be overwhelmed with the variety of choices. What should you get? Here are some suggestions from the library. Blocks are great for getting the creative juices going. Building towers and knocking them down,...

Community Resources to Help Families Thrive

Kent County provides a myriad of resources for parents and children in areas such as family health, food, child care, and literacy. Below is a list of various community resources whose mission is to grow healthy families and help children thrive. For: General...

Hoopla for Kids

Hoopla offers a bunch of movies, music, TV shows, and audiobooks for streaming (to get the app for your device, visit www.grpl.org/download). With so many options, it can difficult to choose, especially for kids. The good news is you can easily set your device to Kids...

Hoopla for Kids

Hoopla is a wonderful streaming service that GRPL provides its patrons. My son loves to use it to read ebooks and listen to audiobooks. In the past, I needed to be with him when he used the service because adult titles that I felt weren’t appropriate for him...