The Parent Child Workshop is the signature program of a Family Place Library.  This workshop is for babies 6 months to 3 years and parents or caregivers (Siblings 5 years and younger are welcome). Spend time together, play, experience art activities and meet new friends. Community Resource Specialists discuss child development, speech and hearing, nutrition, and play and movement.


  • Mondays at 10:30 am (1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes) Runs the first 5 weeks during the Early Literacy Class session

  • Saturdays at 9:00 am (1 hour) Runs 4 weeks during the Early Literacy Class session.
  • Not offered during the Spring Session (Fall, Late Fall & Winter Only).

What parents may get out of the Parent Child Workshop

  • Increased awareness of library services

  • Increased awareness of community agencies

  • Lessened isolation new parents often feel

  • Broader knowledge of child development

  • Support in your role of “Parent as the child’s first teacher”

  • Support and ideas for reading to your child

  • Encouragement and empowerment in your parenting role

What children may get out of the Parent Child Workshop

  • Social and verbal interaction

  • An increase in attention span

  • Stronger bond between parent and child

  • Additional early learning and eventual school success

  • Access to developmentally appropriate materials

  • Becoming Lifelong Learners

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