Coventry Public Library

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Parenting Collection

Find these NEW books in the Parenting Collection (located in Youth Services):

The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn To Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed by Jessica Lahey

The "Me, Me, Me" Epidemic: a Step-by-Step Guide to Raising Capable, Grateful Kids in an Over-Entitled World by Amy McCready

The New Father: a Dad's Guide to the First Year by Armin A. Brott

Oh Crap! Potty Training: Everything Modern Parents Need to Know to Do It Once and Do It Right by Jamie Glowacki

Raising Kids to Thrive: Balancing Love With Expectations and Protection With Trust by Kenneth R Ginsburg


Links to Parenting Sites

This site has a lot of information about how parents can keep their children safe on the Internet.  It goes through the dangers and how to prevent them as well as netiquette and other important topics.


March of Dimes

The March of Dimes is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects and infant mortality.



Kidoinfo makes everything related to kids and parents accessible to everyone in and around Providence, RI, and beyond. Whether you are a local or a visitor.


iVillage Pregnancy and Parenting

A comprehensive site from conception to pregnancy to Teen.



Find the best baby name for your baby.



This site provides pregnancy and baby information, featuring articles, expert advice, personalized newsletters, interactive tools, an online community, and more.