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To help educate, entertain and inspire parents of Orlando, Florida, the Orange County Library System is presenting a month-long program series called Parenting with a Purpose. This month, a variety of library programs, technology classes and events will be presented in all 15 of our library locations. Learn everything from school success strategies to healthy eating tips. Other Parenting topics covered include being a new dad and dealing with bullying.

Library Programs

There are no classes currently scheduled for your selection.

Technology Classes

If you are looking for something for the whole family to do then look no further than our family focused technology classes! Throughout the month of January gather the family and choose from several classes where your family can work together as a team to create a family blog or a riveting visual story using your own family photos. Or choose to use state-of-the-art technology to make and edit a movie or create a video game! Unleash the creative genius of your family!

There are no classes currently scheduled for your selection.

Children's Programs

Join us for exciting and educational children's programs at the Library. Spend some quality time with the kids and enjoy a variety of family fun activities including helping your little one take the first step towards reading with of our early literacy based programs and our science programs filled with educational enjoyment for the whole family.

There are no classes currently scheduled for your selection.

Library Online Resources

General OneFile

Read articles about parenting from many different publications. If you need advice or want to read about expert studies about different topics in parenting, browse these articles from this online resource.

Tumblebooks

Children and parents can read these animated books together. Explore puzzles, games, language learning, and more. Available in English, Spanish, and French.

Library Materials

Family Recreation

From family travel to family games and activities, this list of titles is sure to please the oldest and youngest members of the family.

Parenting

These informational titles provide instruction for nurturing, disciplining, and raising children.

Motherhood & Fatherhood

Stories and humor about being a parent.

Websites

KidsHealth from Nemours

Find information for parents about their child's health needs. Topics include "General Health, "Positive Parenting," "First Aid," and more.

Parenting: MedlinePlus

MedlinePlus is a service of the National Library of Medicine and offers current and reliable health information. The "Parenting" page is a collection of website links and articles for a broad range of parenting topics

Parenting.com

Parenting magazine's website features articles, latest news, and a community forum. Its popular blogs include: "Show & Tell," "The Parenting Post," and "Mama's Boy."

WebMD: Health and Parenting Center

Visit WebMD's Health and Parenting Center for articles, links to blogs, and community discussion groups about health, wellness, and parenting

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