Literacy / Reading

Talking to Children about Race & Racism

Your child may have recently heard or seen some of the very sad and upsetting media coverage of stories involving conflicts with race and racism. It is natural for children to have questions and these can be extremely difficult topics to discuss with children.... read more

Why Audiobooks are Fantastic

Audiobooks have been around for a couple of decades, and you have probably heard of them by now. They’re books that are read to you by a narrator instead of reading the text yourself. LPCPL has books on CD, Playaway, and digital versions of many audiobooks. Digital... read more

Resources for Parents of School-Age Children

To all of our parents trying to find resources for your child, we’ve started to compile some points of reference for reading, homework help, arts, and entertainment. If you have questions or cannot find resources, please click the help tab in the bottom... read more

Incredible Females in Picture Books

Help your kids discover incredible female leaders with these fun and engaging picture book biographies! read more

Together We Read

The La Porte County Public Library is thrilled to announce Together We Read, a digital book club available for the first time to U.S. libraries kicks off February 19 with the inaugural title Lean on Me by Pat Simmons.  Get ready for a story readers are calling... read more

New App Helps Parents

We love this idea! Every once in a while there is a new tech idea that comes along that we feel compel to share with you! This is one. If you have to be away from home and still want to share that special bedtime story with your child, Google has made it possible. A... read more


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