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Family-Friendly Amenities at NGL

This guide describes spaces and services to accommodate student parents and their children in the library building.

Librarian

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Erin Owens
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NGL 223D

Family Kits

Our family kits contain developmentally appropriate toys, books, and games to entertain children who accompany parents to the library. Three kits recommended for different age ranges may be borrowed from the Service Desk on the 2nd floor.  The photos and captions below illustrate the contents of each kit.

An SHSU ID, TexShare card, or Courtesy Card is needed to borrow a kit.

Policies for borrowing a kit:

  • Due ten minutes before closing the same day as checkout
  • In-building use only
  • $1 per hour late fine
  • No renewals
  • No reservations / first-come, first-served
  • $30 replacement charge for lost or incomplete kit

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contents of Kit 1, recommended for ages 0 to 2

Contents of Kit 1, recommended for ages 0 to 2

  • Kit 1, Recommended for Ages 0-2
    • Clipboard with coloring pages
    • Large washable crayons
    • Mesh bag of assorted Mega Bloks®
    • O-Ball Car
    • Peg Puzzle
    • Stacking rings
    • Block shape sorter
    • Quiet Discovery Book

contenst of the kit recommended for ages 2 to 4

Contents of Kit 2, recommended for ages 2 to 4

  • Kit 2, Recommended for Ages 2-4
    • Clipboard with coloring pages
    • Large washable crayons
    • Mesh bag of assorted Mega Bloks®
    • Dinosaur figures
    • Toy vehicles
    • Jigsaw Puzzle (24 pieces)

array of toys in the kit recommended for ages 4 to 7

Contents of Kit 3, recommended for ages 4 to 7

  • Kit 3, Recommended for Ages 4-7
    • Clipboard with coloring pages
    • Washable crayons
    • Activity Book
    • Mesh bag of assorted Mega Bloks®
    • Dinosaur figures
    • Toy vehicles
    • Jigsaw Puzzle (60 pieces)

 

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