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LOCAL INFORMATION
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A central resource for providing information and referrals for all health and human services in LA County. 

LA County Child Support Services Department
Provides free online help to open a case, make a payment, modify your order, and much more. LA County CSSD provides child support services in an efficient, effective and professional manner.
Inglewood Unified 
School District
Information that relates to the public schools in Inglewood.  Find School Calendars, Weekly Newsletters from each school, and more.





CHILDREN’S HEALTH
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KidsHealth
Parents can find accurate information on issues ranging from child diet to nutrition and immunization. This online source is also a safe place for kids to find out more about their bodies and feelings. It’s for parents, children, teens and educators.
 

Information about protecting children and others during the time of the Coronavirus Pandemic.
Videos to help children and their families cope with the Pandemic.  Also available in Spanish.



EDUCATION
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Nemours BrightStart! 
Reading BrightStart! will help parents get their child on track to be a good reader and keep moving ahead. This site is for parents of children age newborn to 5 years.

American Library Association
Notable Children’s 

Digital Media
A list created by librarians that includes real-time, dynamic, and interactive media content for children ages 2 - 14.  These APPs enable and encourage children to actively engage while being informed and entertained.



Common Sense Media
Age-based media reviews for parents and teachers.  A resource for media recommendations for children for books, movies, TV, online games, and APPs.
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Find information for all reading levels from one of the most trusted encyclopedias of all time.  Includes:
"Early Learning," "World Book Kids," World Book Student, World Book Advanced, and World Book Timelines.

You will need to enter your Inglewood Public Library Card barcode number and PIN to access.
Learn how to use World Book Online, by clicking HERE.


Learning Express
The Learning Express suite of highly-acclaimed eLearning solutions provides interactive tutorials, practice tests, e-books, flashcards and articles for academic skill-building, standardized test preparation, career development and more. Grades 4 and up. You will need to register for a free account so that the program can keep track of your progress.


FUN THINGS TO DO WITH CHILDREN
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Cooking with Kids
Lots of delicious and fun food 
to make together.
CreativeBug
Ideas and video instruction for art 
and craft projects.  You will need 
your Inglewood Public Library Card 
to access.