Parents

  • Storytime at the library

Welcome Parents!

Your child is important to us.  Here at Sonoma County Library we strive to provide an array of engaging resources, exciting programs, and to encourage the lifelong joy of reading and learning.

Get a library card today!  Library cards are free, available at all our library branches, and give you and your child access to books, music, movies, and much, much more!

Our libraries provide more than books.  Each library branch presents a variety of programs and events: story times for babies, toddlers, and preschool children; craft programs; puppet shows; the very full and exciting Summer Reading Program, and more.

Parenting booklists and other resources yet to come!

Find the best fit for your kids

Have you ever picked up a book and wondered if it was scary, fast paced, funny or similar to another book your child likes? Explore the links below for help on investigating just what is in that book on the shelf. 

Novelist k-8
Novelist k-8 Plus
 
Is a wonderful resource that gives information about book reading levels, read a-likes and style of writing. It also includes full reviews on many books as well as showing awards a book may have won.  

Common Sense Media 
This website investigates movies, books, music, T.V., apps, websites and  more to inform you on what you need to know about what you kids are watching, reading and listening to.