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December 20, 2014


Children : Web Links for Parents & Caregivers

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Library closed Dec. 24 and 25

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Christmas Eve, Wednesday, Dec. 24 and Christmas Day Thursday, Dec. 25.


Service interruption in the Library's Online Catalog - Jan. 1

Between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 1,  the Library will be upgrading its electrical power system. During the upgrade, you will be able to search the catalog, but won't be able to log in, place holds, renew items or use other catalog features. The former Library catalog (Horizon Information Portal) will not be available at all. SPL Mobile, access to e-books, free music downloads and many databases and applications also will be unavailable.

Web Links for Parents & Caregivers

School information


Seattle Public Schools(Opens a new window)

Washington Homeschool Organization(Opens a new window)

Education and Other Topics


Educator's Reference Desk(Opens a new window)

Includes lesson plans and the ERIC database.

Childcare Resources(Opens a new window)

Child care information and referral.

Crisis Clinic(Opens a new window)

Community Resources Online offers information on local social services.

EdHelper(Opens a new window)

Subject access to worksheets and lesson plans.

Kids Health(Opens a new window)

Current information on kid's health concerns.

iVillage Pregnancy & Parenting(Opens a new window)

Information and discussion for parents of youth of all ages.

Talaris Institute(Opens a new window)

Information on social and emotional growth from birth to 5 years.

Children's resources are at all Library locations