Parent Programs

You must have a valid Middle Country Public Library card to register. More information.


ParentTV offers thousands of on-demand parenting videos and courses with content designed to support those who care for children, from pregnancy through to teenage years. ParentTV works with leading psychologists, pediatricians, mental health specialists, nutritionists, occupational therapists and parenting educators across the globe. Search and find videos on general parenting, play, behavior, child development, mental health, sleep, nutrition, technology and more. Most videos are under 10 minutes in length and can be accessed on your computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Moms’ Group

A weekly group that focuses on the needs of all moms. More information.

Kids in Care

Kids in Care is an outreach program for family childcare providers. More information.

Education Resource Center / Homeschooling

The Education Resource Center (ERC) offers support and enrichment for Middle Country residents, homeschooling families and educators.
More information.

Family Center

Family support is provided by a Family Service League social worker. More information.

Recommended Websites

View the list of websites pertaining to many aspects of parenting. The list has been compiled by Youth Services Librarians.

Books By Reading Level

Lists of books categorized by reading level, according to the Fountas & Pinnell system. Click here.

Suffolk Coalition for Parents and Children

This is a countywide professional organization meeting to discuss topics concerning family support. More information.

Distinguished Speakers Series

The Distinguished Speakers Series provides three annual seminars to educate and inform practitioners working with young children and families on Long Island. More information.

Library of Things – Educational Collection

Check out the Youth Services Department’s newest collection! The Library of Things – Educational Collection has many technology items available to borrow. Find out more.