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Family Place Playshops (Free)

Lancaster Public Library-Children & Teens

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Family Place Playshops (Free)

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Join us for our 5-week Parent/Child Playshops for children ages 0-3 years and their caregivers.

Socialize and experience developmentally appropriate toys with your little ones while community professionals provide information on nutrition, speech and language development, motor development, early literacy, school readiness, and overall child development.


Line-up of professionals and topics for the Family Place-Fall 2012 session:

Topic: Introduction to Family Place and Early Literacy

Thurs. Oct 18 and Friday Oct. 19

Jessica Blasko, Manager of Children and Teen Services and Marti Pawlikowski, Assistant Librarian


Topic: Speech and Language Development

Thurs. Oct. 25-Dorlas Riley, Speech & Language Pathologist, Lead Therapist, Schreiber Pediatric Center

Fri. Oct. 26-Robert Champion, Speech & Language Pathologist, School District of Lancaster for 33 years.Retired June , 2012


Topic: Nutrition

Thurs. Nov. 1-Jennifer Schaefer, Nutritionist/Registered Dietitian, Lancaster General Hospital

Fri. Nov. 2 –Erin Strickland, Nutritionist, Lancaster County WIC


Topic: Child Development-Rules for Routines

Thurs. Nov. 8 and Fri. Nov. 9

Alice Meckley, Retired professor of Early Childhood Education, Millersville University


Topic: The Power of Play

Thurs. Nov. 15 and Fri. Nov. 16

Anita Pilkerton-Plumb, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Play Therapist, Weigel Counseling Associates




Please pay all outstanding library fines before attending library programs.

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