Communities are enriched when parents, the public library and teachers work together to serve their children. The Peterborough Public Library is dedicated to providing a trustworthy, responsible, enjoyable and informative environment for parents, educators and kids.
Healthy Families Centre
The Healthy Families Centre includes the Healthy Families Collection and the Healthy Families Workshop Series.
Come to the Children’s Information Desk. We can help you and your children find information, programs or the books you want and need. Any questions or concerns please call 705-745-5382 ext. 2381 to speak with Children’s Services staff.
Book a Class Visit or Tour
Grow a Reader
Children's Internet & Safety
Library’s Rules of Conduct
Free in Peterborough : a resource guide for activities to do, and places to see in Peterborough and area. City of Peterborough Recreation Division.
Peterborough Family Resource Centre
Peterborough County-City Health Unit – Children’s Services
New Canadians Centre
Peterborough Museum & Archives
Peterborough Art Gallery
Frontier College @ Trent University Tutoring Services
Riverview Park & Zoo
Canadian Parents Online: Resources for parents of newborns to teens, including advice, chats, and more
Kids In Mind: provides “objective and complete information about a film’s content so that they can decide, based on their own value system, whether they should watch a movie with or without their kids.”
TVO Parents: Helping parents help their kids succeed in school and life. Check out the Homework Zone!
Canadian Toy Testing Council: The Canadian Toy Testing Council (CTTC) is a non-profit, voluntary, registered charitable organization, working for parents since 1952. Their job is to test toys and to help you make good toy purchases!
Canadian Home Based Learning Resource Page: Gives information on homeschooling activities, people resources and issues. Provides links to pages by homeschooled children and has as added CHAT room so the home educating parents can talk to each other.
Ontario Ministry of Education: Information for students, parents, teachers, and administrators on publicly funded elementary and secondary schools in Ontario.