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

19Sep

Library Littles

10:15am - 10:30am

Fall Session: September 9 - October 17 Library Littles (Early Literacy Class) is for babies 6 to 24 months and a parent/caregiver.Bring your baby and enjoy songs, fingerplays, movement and ... More

Location:
Meabon Room
19Sep

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. ... More

Location:
Story Time Room
Availability:
Full, Can Register for Waitlist
21Sep

Parent Child Workshop

9:00am - 10:00am

*New*: Saturday Parent Child Workshop (4 week series) 9:00-10:00am (before library opens): September 21, September 28, & October 5, October 12. Parent Child Workshop is for babies 6 months to 3 ... More

Location:
Availability:
53 seats left
23Sep

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 friends. ... More

Location:
Meabon Room
Availability:
Full, Can Register for Waitlist
23Sep

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. ... More

Location:
Story Time Room
Availability:
Full, Can Register for Waitlist