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/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.

Classes

  • Mondays at 10:30 a.m. (1 hr. – 1 hr. 15 min.) Runs the first 5 weeks during the Early Literacy Class session.
  • Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. (1 hr) 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

Upcoming Events

Monday, January 27, 2020

Parent Child Workshop

10:30am - 11:30am

Parent Child Workshop is for babies 6 months to 3 years and a parent/caregiver (siblings 5 years and younger are welcome). Spend time together, play, experience art activities, and meet new friends. ...

Location:
Meabon Room
Availability:
Full, Can Register for Waitlist
Monday, January 27, 2020

Preschool (Early Literacy Class)

10:45am - 11:15am

Our Preschool Early Literacy Class is for children 3 to 5 years old (not in kindergarten yet) who enter the story room without their parent and participate in stories, games, songs and fingerplays. ...

Location:
Story Time Room
Availability:
Full, Can Register for Waitlist
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Preschool (Early Literacy Class)

10:15am - 10:45am

Our Preschool Early Literacy Class is for children 3 to 5 years old (not in kindergarten yet) who enter the story room without their parent and participate in stories, games, songs and fingerplays. ...

Location:
Story Time Room
Availability:
Full, Can Register for Waitlist
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

RMP - Read, Music, Play

10:15am - 10:35am

Winter Session: January 6 - February 13 RMP - READ, Music, Play (Early Literacy Class) is for families. Children attend this class with a parent/caregiver. This program is geared towards infants ...

Location:
Meabon Room
Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Tots & Tykes

10:15am - 10:35am

Tots and Tykes (Early Literacy Class) is for children 2-3 years old and a parent/caregiver (no other children).The children listen and interact through stories, flannel board games, songs and ...

Location:
Meabon Room
Availability:
Full, Can Register for Waitlist
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