Webfinder: Kids’ Sports & Coaching

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Coaching Boys Into Men – Aimed at helping coaches to reduce disrespectful or dangerous attitudes and behaviors toward women, this site offers coaching tips, advice and useful anecdotes from great coaches and players. NOTE: The coaches’ kit and related materials are free to download, but you must go through a checkout process and provide your name, address, & email to get them. (Family Violence Prevention Fund; non-profit organization)

Competitive Sports: Helping Kids Play it Cool – Sometimes the pressure to succeed on the field or in the court can be overwhelming. Learn what you can do to help your child keep things in perspective. There are related pages for Kids and Teens. (Nemours Foundation)

Concussions in Youth Sports [UPDATED LINK!] – Information for coaches, athletes, and parents on how to prevent and recognize concussions. See also …CLICK HERE TO SEE THE REST OF THIS WEBFINDER!

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Finding Children’s Books on eLibraryNJ

Free ebook and audiobook downloads from eLibraryNJ (Overdrive) aren’t just for grown-ups! eLibraryNJ also offers a nice selection of audiobooks and ebooks for kids of all ages. You can use the search box to find a specific title or author. But what if you want to browse everything that’s available for a specific age group? Here’s how to do it!

Sign in before you search or browse to see all titles available to you:elibraryju1aOn the login page, choose South Plainfield Public Library from the dropdown menu: elibraryju1bThen enter your library card barcode number in the box: elibraryju1cThis will bring you to your Bookshelf, which will list any items you already have checked out. From the Bookshelf page, click on MENU: elibraryju1dUnder Children & Teens on the menu, click on CHILDREN FICTION: elibraryju1eOn the results page, use the left-hand menu to narrow your search to AUDIOBOOK (or ebook, if you prefer): elibraryju2 Next, choose an INTEREST LEVEL and/or READING LEVEL to see titles for a specific age group: elibraryju4The resulting list will show you all relevant items – including those that are not currently available.  elibraryju5Items which not currently available will have the headphone icon grayed out; the icon will be dark on those which are currently available: elibraryju6Click on AVAILABLE NOW to limit your results to items you can check out immediately: elibraryju7That’s it! For general instructions on using eLibraryNJ, see http://www.southplainfield.lib.nj.us/audiobooks.htm (audiobooks) and http://www.southplainfield.lib.nj.us/ebooks.htm (ebooks). Enjoy!

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