Resources For Parents 

Coronavirus Precautions:

The New Providence Memorial Library will be closed to the public until further notice with all programming suspended through April 30. These dates may be reevaluated as the season progresses.

While we are closed, fines and holds will be suspended.  You may continue to return books through the book drops, and select any donated books from carts placed outside both entrances from the AfterWords bookstore at no charge.

During the closure, patrons can avail themselves of online resources including:

  • Overdrive for ebooks and audiobooks
  • Kanopy for independent films and documentaries
  • Hoopla for ebooks, audiobooks, movies, TV series, music & comics
  • TeenBookCloud for e-books for students in grades 7-12
  • Tumblebooks with read-along picture books, chapter books, National Geographic videos, non-fiction books & graphic novels for kids
  • Flipster with a selection of magazines that can be read online
  • Rosetta Stone for learning a new language
  • Lynda with more than 3,000 online courses in a wide variety of subjects

Temporary FREE access has been given to these educational resources:

  • ABCmouse- Educational games, books, puzzles and songs for kids & toddlers. Free for 30 days
  • Audible (Kids)- While schools are closed, all children's titles are free to stream.  Stream to your desktop, laptop, smart phone or tablet
  • BrainPOP- Temporary free access while schools are closed to educational content for students in K-12
  • Khan Academy- Expert created content and resources in every subject for students in K-12.  Free while schools are closed
  • Knowbuddy- Free access to a variety of nonfiction e-book titles for children
  • JLG @ Home- Free and unlimited access to e-books 
  • TumbleMath- Unlimited and unrestricted access to this collection of math picture books until August 31, 2020

Other free resources:

Check out the Resources link on the library's Children's Services page and our Facebook page for more online resources and daily updates.

Upcoming Events

Apr 10 12:00AM-Library Closed
Apr 12 12:00AM-Library Closed
Apr 21 07:30PM-Library Board of Trustees Meeting
May 09 10:00AM-Financial Literacy for Teens
May 09 11:30AM-Club Phoenix

While you're at home..

Even though NPML is closed until further notice and all programs are suspended until at least 5/1, we still have lots of content to explore.  Many of our online platforms are making additional resources available during this time and we have been creating content as well.  Check our slideshow and website, particularly Services and Books & Research tabs and facebook page for daily updates.

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