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