Family Place Playshops (Free)
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
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.