K-12




  • How to create connections with your child’s teacher

    Build a relationship to help create a positive school experience for everyone

    A new school year can feel like uncharted territory for children, parents and teachers alike as they learn new things and meet unfamiliar faces. Building a relationship with your child’s teacher can help create a positive school experience for everyone involved. read more »
  • 5 reasons why your child should (and can) learn how to play chess

    A revolutionary new game that helps kids learn this game of strategy

    Chess is one of the oldest and most popular games in history, with early forms of the game dating back to the 6th century CE. The game has certainly seen a revival since the pandemic began, as people around the globe have dusted off their chess boards and even binged one of the most-watched series ever inspired by the masterful game for much-needed entertainment. read more »
  • 5 ways to support teachers this fall

    Help your kids' teachers feel appreciated

    Throughout the pandemic, teachers have gone above and beyond for their students, becoming not just educators, but also counselors, role models and friends to their students by supporting their overall well-being. read more »
  • 5 tips for transitioning back to school

    Heading back to the classroom is a big change for some kids

    Heading back to the classroom is a big change following a summer of fun in the sun. Some kids eagerly embrace the idea of once again being surrounded by friends and thrive on the familiar tempo a new school year brings. Others resist the disruption to their laid-back lifestyle. read more »
  • HV Libraries that offer a “Library of Things”

    8 libraries with cool and useful stuff you can borrow

    Local libraries are branching out with their lending. Now you can borrow all kinds of stuff from tools to crafting items to tech and more. See what these libraries below have to offer. read more »
  • Newburgh Free Library Launches "Library of Things"

    NFL to begin lending select occasional use items, personal electronics and other home-related products

    The Newburgh Free Library is now offering a "Library of Things". Patrons can borrow tools, games, tech gear and more. read more »