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Parents and Families: Library Resources

This guide provides recommended resources for and about student parents and their families.

Finding Books

Use OneSearch to find print and online books, articles, and other types of sources. After you search, use the filters to limit your results by source type, date, and more.



For more search options go to Advanced Search.

Reference Databases

Encyclopedias and other reference books are an excellent starting point for your research. They can provide background information and help you identify keywords to use when searching for books and articles.

To access databases from off campus, you will be prompted to log in with your Pipeline username and password.

Periodical Databases

To access databases from off campus, log in with your Pipeline username and password:

Debate (Pro/Con) Databases

To access databases from off campus, log in with your Pipeline username and password:

More Library Resources

Library Resources for Parents: We have books on...
Family Health
Child Development
Social & Emotional Issues
Career Development
Family Finances
Activities for Kids
...and more.
[Image of children drawing and making crafts] Be an author! Write or draw your story.
[Image of child reading] Boost Language Skills at Home: 
Read Together
Tell Stories
Explore New Words
Sound it Out
Ask Questions
Discuss Themes
Find Examples
Do a Craft
Sing, Dance, Move
Repeat Favorites
Visit Libraries
Make Reading Fun!
Websites for Family Literacy:
American Library Association
Notable Children’s Digital Media
¡Colorin Colorado! (bilingual)
Reading Rockets
SB Public Library: Kids
The more you read,
The more you know.
The more you know,
The smarter you grow.
The smarter you grow,
The stronger your voice.
When speaking your mind,
Or making your choice.
-National Library Week

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Finding Credible Web Sources