Kids and Families

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

It’s never too late to start!

Resources for Parents

Every Child Ready to Read
The best advice for families with young children is to read together every day. TALKING, SINGING, READING, WRITING, AND PLAYING can help your child succeed in school.

Big Hearted Families Reading Lists
Lists of children’s books on specific topics, curated to encourage empathy and kindness. Ask a librarian how to find some of these books at the SCFPL, with discussion cards inside!

Child Development Basics (CDC)
Great resource for parents to learn about the basics of child development: what’s normal, what you should be concerned about, and what parenting practices help children the most.

Community Links

Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley

St. Croix Valley MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)

Wisconsin ChildCare Finder

Library Programs

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NASA Project Artemis Reading Challenge

Explore the moon, Mars, and beyond in this nationwide reading challenge! Learn about NASA’s Project Artemis, log the time you spend reading, and help the library qualify for prizes from NASA. Sign up on our Beanstack page.

Library Blog

Talk, Sing, Read, Write, Play

Helping a child learn to read seems like a daunting task, but it's really not that mysterious. There are five simple activities you can do with your child that will help them develop the necessary skills. Talk. Ask your child open-ended questions. Encourage them to...

Spot the Troll Game

Where does fake news come from? Fake people, of course! Spot the Troll is an 8-question quiz that tests how well you can spot fake social media accounts. These are accounts that pretend to be run by real people, but are really run by organizations that try to sway...

Contact Info

230 S. Washington St,
PO Box 608
St. Croix Falls, WI 54024-9240 

Open Monday-Friday 9:30 - 6
Saturdays 9:30 - 1

715-483-1777 Fax 715-483-1782

scflibrary@scfpl.org