Homework Strategies to Help Your Child

Thursday, October 4, 2018

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Main Library – Starting and finishing homework assignments can be tough for any student, especially those with learning and attention issues. Join us to trade tips and learn new strategies to develop good solid study habits. Helpful for parents of children in grade school through high school.

Beth Cosentino lives in Maplewood and is the NJ Parent Fellow with Understood.org. Understood, the flagship organization for the National Center for Learning Disabilities, is a free online resource with the primary purpose to help educate and empower parents and caregivers of children with learning and attention issues. Some of these issues may include but are not limited to Dyslexia, ADHD, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia, Executive Functioning. Along with having a vast array of articles by vetted experts, parent toolkits and online communities, we also provide free community workshops and presentations for parents and caregivers.

Please register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/homework-battles-strategies-to-help-your-child-tickets-49574802569

Read Through the Summer!

It’s almost summer and that means more time to read! Check out our Summer Reading Programs here.

Read your way through the summer with these reading lists from South Orange and Maplewood Middle Schools and Columbia High School!

2018 Choices Reading Lists for middle schoolers

2018 Columbia High School Reading Lists

March Madness of Books

March Madness of Books

This March the Maplewood Memorial Library is teaming up with the Maplewood Middle School Media Center for the March Madness of Books. For the first three weeks in March, MMS student teams will compete to read the most books, ebooks, articles, magazines, and more for awesome prizes! The ultimate student team winner will take on the faculty in a final competition to see who wins it all! Keep up with the Madness at the MMS Media Center and the Maplewood Memorial Library Teen Zone where we will keep our weekly scoreboards up to date. MMS students and parents can find more information, including the student reading submission form, at https://mymmslibrary.com/
Need a reading recommendation? Ask Ms. Emily, our teen librarian, or check out some of our displays!

Teen Reads

  • Teen Reads Everything about books and authors for teens
  • YA Book Central A stopover for people looking for information on young adult books     
  • Reading Rants! Out of the ordinary teen booklists
  • Guys Lit Wire Helps guys find the books they want to read
  • Figment A community to share your writing, connect with other readers and find new stories and authors

Homework Help