Caregivers & Educators

Welcome to HMCPL’s web page for caregivers and educators. It is our mission to provide you with resources to help your children succeed. Below, you can find links to highly recommended educational websites as well as information about child-friendly attractions in the Huntsville area. 

HMCPL Resources

A updating guide that highlights educational materials available in our catalog. This guide covers art, science, math, and more. Materials in the guide are broken down by grade level.

Explore our large collection of books and audiovisual materials! You can even place a book on hold by signing in with your library card number.

A library card allows you to explore a great number of services, use our public computers, and access our vast catalog of media.

Educational Websites for Parents

Check the AR reading level of a book or search for books within your child’s range

A bilingual website full of resources for educators and families of English Language Learners (ELL’s).

This family-centered website provides reviews of books, movies, TV shows, apps, and websites as well as guides for children and teen media usage.

This website from HarperCollins Publishers provides tips for parents and educators as well as activities and lesson plans geared toward some of the most popular book series in children’s literature.

Read the classics for free! This website provides thousands of e-books that you can download and read online.

Resources for caregivers and teachers to support children's literacy. Includes resources for struggling readers and book lists by topic.

A panel of reading experts has determined that six specific early literacy skills become the building blocks for later reading and writing. Find out more here!

Read about the latest strategies designed to help all students thrive. Learn how to build better relationships with students and their parents.

Learn how to empower your child to succeed. Includes information about school readiness, learning disabilities, and emotional regulation.

Things to Do in Huntsville

Learn about space and space travel at Huntsville’s most famous museum!

Find about special events taking place all across the greater Huntsville area.

Children will have fun while learning with Earlyworks’ interactive children’s museum.

Explore the wonders of the great outdoors at the Huntsville Botanical Gardens.