*Parent Child Workshop will be offered during the schoolyear*

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, April 15, 2024

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

11:00am – 11:20am

This drop-in Early Literacy Class session runs January 8 - April 22. No registration is required. Our RMP - Read, Music, Play Early Literacy Class is for families. Children attend this ...

Location:
Meabon Room - Howell Carnegie Library
Tuesday, April 16, 2024

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

9:30am – 9:50am

This drop-in Early Literacy Class session runs January 9 - April 23. No registration is required. Our RMP - Read, Music, Play Early Literacy Class is for families. Children attend this ...

Location:
Meabon Room - Howell Carnegie Library
Tuesday, April 16, 2024

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 January 9 - April 23 and is held at 2|42 Community Center. No registration is required. Our RMP - Read, Music, Play Early Literacy Class&...

Location:
2|42 Community Church
Wednesday, April 17, 2024

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

11:00am – 11:30am

This drop-in Early Literacy Class session runs January 10 - April 24. Our Family Early Literacy Class is for families. Children attend this class with a parent/caregiver. This program is ...

Location:
Meabon Room - Howell Carnegie Library
Thursday, April 18, 2024

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

9:30am – 10:00am

This drop-in Early Literacy Class session runs January 11 - April 25. Our Family Early Literacy Class is for families. Children attend this class with a parent/caregiver. This program is ...

Location:
Meabon Room - Howell Carnegie Library