Family Resources

Book Bags

Check out our book bags bag for fun on a rainy day, to use with a group, road trip, or family game night! Promote literacy & math skills! Entertain various ages and provide hours of family fun!

Family Literacy Bags

  • Each purple bag has a different theme: bears, trains, bedtime, friends, farms, the zoo, & mice
  • books for various reading levels
  • storytelling kit
  • game or puzzle
  • activity sheet to coordinate with theme

Materials generously provided by Thompson School Readiness Council & The Friends of The Library.

Math Bags

  • Each green bag contains Mixing in Math activities that introduce and explore math concepts & skills in a fun and interactive way
  • Storybooks connecting math & literacy
  • Cool games featuring penguins, road races, and colors & shapes

These bags were made possible by Mixing in Math.

Community Book Bags

Community Book Bags are available with 6 different partners for easy access to family friendly literacy materials.

This project is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services

Borrow and return the Community Book Bags at these convenient locations:

  • Building Blocks
  • TEEG
  • Mary R Fisher Elementary
  • St. Joseph School

Online Resources

Find a Good Book

Finding Reading Levels of Books

Family Fun in CT

Raising Readers


Special Education

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History, Math, & Science


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