Your Family and Technology


Parents know the importance of ensuring that their children practice safe internet use. See Santa Clarita Public Library’s Children’s Internet Use policy (link) and check the following websites for more information:

 FBI Parent’s Guide to Internet Safety 

PTA’s Internet Safety Page 

While safety is a parent’s first concern, there are other important factors to consider when children use technology. Look for uses that invite parent-child interaction, enrich intellectual growth, and promote healthy curiosity. Be decisive and follow through on the amount of time your child is allowed to use various technologies as opposed to engaging in other activities. For further reading, go to:

Common Sense Media’s Technology Advice for Parents 

There are many enriching mobile apps, library database resources, and internet resources available. Check here weekly for our recommended “Parent’s Tech of the Week” feature.