Arcadia Public Library

20 West Duarte Road
Arcadia, CA 91006

Tel: (626) 821-5567
Fax: (626) 447-8050
publiclibrary@ArcadiaCA.gov

Darlene Bradley
Director of Library & Museum Services

Hours of Operation
Monday – Thursday
   10 a.m.– 9 p.m.
Friday & Saturday 
   10 a.m.– 6 p.m.
(Closed Sundays & Holidays)

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PARENTS

PARENT/TEACHER RESOURCE CENTER

Visit the Library’s Parent/Teacher Resource Center and discover many books to help children and parents enjoy and cope with the many aspects of everyday life.

EVENTS FOR CHILDREN

  • Children's Events at the Library
    The Library provides fun and educational events for kids.
    Join us for our next program!
  • Book Buddies
    Answers to parents' questions about this program.
  • Peacock Buzz
    Find great events taking place in the City of Arcadia.
  • Arcadia Patch
    The Arcadia Patch provides information about Arcadia events for all ages.
  • Macaroni Kid – Arcadia, Monrovia, Temple City, Sierra Madre
    Find family-friendly events and activities in Arcadia and surrounding communities.

USEFUL PARENTING SITES

AR and Other Reading Links

  • California Department of Education Recommended Reading
    http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/cr/rl/
    A searchable database of recommended literature in all disciplines for children in prekindergarten through twelfth grade.
  • The Lexile Framework for Reading
    https://lexile.com
    Use your child’s lexile measure to find books to read.
  • Renaissance Learning AR Bookfinder
    http://www.arbookfind.com/UserType.aspx
    Find the Accelerated Reader point value and level for a particular book. Lexile reading levels are also available on the Advanced Search tab.

Education

  • Born Learning.org
    http://www.bornlearning.org
    A public engagement campaign that helps parents, caregivers and communities create quality early learning opportunities for young children.
  • Ready. Set. Grow!
    http://www.first5la.org
    First 5 LA’s parenting website, providing fun ways to help parents raise healthy and safe children who are ready to learn.
  • Zero To Three
    http://www.zerotothree.org/
    A national, nonprofit organization that informs, trains, and supports professionals, policymakers, and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.
  • Parenting Sites

Safety

Children’s Technology Information


 

TEACHERS

PARENT/TEACHER RESOURCE CENTER

Visit the Library’s Parent/Teacher Resource Center and discover many books to help children and parents enjoy and cope with the many aspects of everyday life.

CLASS VISITS

We offer tours, library skills instruction, as well as storytelling, author programs, book reviews and more!  We invite you to bring your class to the Library with a date and time set up in advance. For more information or to set up an appointment, please call 626-821-5566.

HOMEWORK ALERTS

Teachers can notify Library staff of major assignments and/ or provide a copy of assigned reading lists using Assignment Alerts

TEACHER REQUESTS

You may pick out books yourself or, with three working days’ notice, request that staff choose books on a particular topic or reading level. Requests may be arranged in person by calling the Jerry Broadwell Children’s Room at 626-821-5566.

 

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