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.

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

Upcoming Events

Monday, December 5, 2022

Parent Child Workshop (ages 0-3 with parents/caregivers)

9:15am – 10:15am

Registration is required and begins at 9am on Monday, October 24 for this session (November 7 - December 5). Please register each parent, child, and infant that will be attending. Parent Child...

Location:
Meabon Room - Howell Carnegie Library
Availability:
3 seats left
Monday, December 5, 2022

Read, Music, Play (RMP) (ages 0-3 with parents/caregivers)

11:00am – 11:20am

This drop-in Early Literacy Class session runs 6 weeks, November 7 - December 15. No registration is required. Our RMP - Read, Music, Play Early Literacy Class is for families. Children attend ...

Location:
Meabon Room - Howell Carnegie Library
Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Read, Music, Play (RMP) (ages 0-3 with parents/caregivers)

9:30am – 9:50am

This drop-in Early Literacy Class session runs 6 weeks, November 7 - December 15. No registration is required. Our RMP - Read, Music, Play Early Literacy Class is for families. Children attend ...

Location:
Meabon Room - Howell Carnegie Library
Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Read, Music, Play (RMP) held at 2|42 Community Center (ages 0-3 with parents/caregivers)

11:15am – 11:35am

This drop-in Early Literacy Class session runs every Tuesday for 6 weeks, November 7 - December 15 and is held at 2|42 Community Center. Our RMP - Read, Music, Play Early Literacy Class is ...

Location:
2|42 Community Church
Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Family Early Literacy Class (ages 3-5 with parents/caregivers)

11:00am – 11:30am

This drop-in Early Literacy Class session runs 6 weeks, November 7 - December 15. Our Family Early Literacy Class is for families. Children attend this class with a parent/caregiver. This ...

Location:
Meabon Room - Howell Carnegie Library
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