Ransom District Library
Ransom District Library
Ransom District Library

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Encouraging Your Children to Read

The links below will take you to sites that provide great suggestions for helping your child develop and maintain an interest in reading. Check back often - we'll keep adding and modifying the list of suggested links.


Helping with Homework

  • Virtual Middle School Library
    Lots of links on this page, to sites that will help you with general education information, or with specific subject areas, like Math, Language Arts, Science, etc.
  • Family Education
    This site is packed with 'back-to-school' information - and it goes beyond homework help (although there is a great homework section here...)
    The main back-to-school page includes links on getting ready for school, back-to-school safety, 'what parents need to know this school year', and even breakfast and lunch ideas and recipes.
  • TLS Books Free Worksheets
    Need a little more help with school work or wishing to educationally occupy your kids then this site is full of free educational worksheets for PreK to Grade 5.
  • Scholastic School Success
    Tips from scholastic to help your kids succeed in school from PreK to grade 8

Parenting Tips


Internet Safety

  • On Guard Online
  • NetSmartz
    This site created by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has links for parents, educators, law enforcement to find information for internet safety. Each page provides presentations and links to more information. This site also has a link for parents with teens and a special section just for kids.
  • eSafety
    This website created by the Australian government is great for resources and advice about being online safely for all ages.
  • US-CERT (United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team)
    Tips from the US Department of Homeland Security describe and offer advice about common security issues for non-technical computer users.

Dealing with Tragic Events


 

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Ransom only emails you once a month or as needed for the following reasons:

  • Reserve Notices - (As Needed)
  • Interlibrary loan (MEL) - (As Needed)
  • Item Due Notices - (As Needed)
  • Overdue Notices - (As Needed)
  • Ransom eNewsletters - (As Needed)
  • New Book Alerts - (Once a Month)

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Ransom District Library - 180 S. Sherwood Ave. - Plainwell, Michigan 49080
Phone: 269-685-8024 - Hours: Mon-Thurs: 10-9 - Fri & Sat: 10-5 - Sun: 1-5

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