For Parents

Early Literacy

Birth to Kindergarten
Children are born learners and they get ready to read years before they go to school. Learn about activities you can do with your baby and toddler or your preschooler to help them become readers.

Blast Off to Kindergarten
Month-by-month guides to kindergarten readiness; information and tips from Saint Paul Public Schools


Library Programs
Fun and educational events for kids of all ages.

Saturday Live
Join us every Saturday at the Central Library for puppets, magicians, wild animals, storytellers and more!

So much more than stories!


Discover our favorite books and apps, matched to your child's age and interests.

New and Upcoming Books for Kids

Book Lists for Early Elementary School Grades

Book Lists for Late Elementary School Grades

Award Winners

NoveList K-8 Plus
Your guide to reading! Find award winners, recommended titles, biographies of your favorite authors and more!

Student Resources

Homework Centers
Comfortable places to study and get some one-to-one homework help.

Brainfuse HelpNow
Online homework help, available every day.


Websites and online resources for parents and caregivers.