Parent Information & Resource Library (PIRC) assists parents in taking a proactive approach to developing a whole, healthy family by making educational materials, training, support, information and other resources readily accessible to all families in Davis County.
The purpose of the PIRC:
- Increase parent's knowledge and confidence in child-rearing activities
- Strengthen partnerships between home, school and community in order to address the whole child
- Facilitate family literacy
- Provide access to information, resources, research, and learning opportunities that will support families in meeting their needs.
PIRC Lending Library
The Lending Library is open to the whole community and is free to join. It has information on a wide variety of issues which are faced by parents as they raise their children, as well as resources for children, such as:
- Books - A large library of books on parenting such as Parenting with Love and Logic and 1-2-3 Magic, child development, self-awareness, discipline, self-esteem and a variety of other topics of interest to families.
- DVD's & CD's - Educational, Early Intervention and Parenting videos are available for adults as well as Disney and other fun DVD's for children to enjoy.
- Story Bags - Story bags contain a book with supplemental activities and/or toy items to help the book come alive. Children love to check these out of our library!
PIRC services that are offered:
- Parent & family lending library
- Community activities & events
- Family access to technology and information
- Seminars, Workshops and forums for parents, educators and community
- Telephone resources and referrals
- H.E.A.T. appointments
These services are offered at not cost to ALL parents.
The following are just a sample of classes offered by the PIRC, some of which include free childcare:
- Parenting with Love & Logic
- Kids, Youth and Women's Anger Management
- Strengthening Families
- Project Davis
- Tools to Effective Fathering
- Incredible Years
For additional information or to get class description call (801) 402-0670.