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Babytime

9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Mesquite Library
Storytime Room

Babies, under age 2,  (accompanied by a favorite adult) enjoy songs, activities to promote movement, rhymes, books and playtime in each lively session. BabyTime gives your baby the opportunity to hear lots of language while you get to know other families with young children.

Space is limited; free tickets will be handed out  30 minutes prior to this program.

What is your child learning? Hearing stories and rhymes helps your baby develop language skills. #pplstorytime  #babytime

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Baby Time with Sign

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Cholla Library
Storytime Room-1st

Babies (accompanied by a favorite adult) enjoy songs, activities to promote movement, rhymes, books and playtime in each lively session. Babies and caregivers also are introduced to Baby Sign Language, a wonderful way to grow babies’ communication skills. BabyTime gives your baby the opportunity to hear lots of language while you get to know other families with young children. What is your child learning? Hearing stories and rhymes helps your baby develop language skills. Using sign language speeds babies’ language development and improves parent/child communication. #pplstorytime #babytimewithsign


Support for early literacy programs is provided by a grant from First Things First, which partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed. Learn more at FirstThingsFirstAZ.gov. 

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Babytime

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Saguaro Library
Meeting Room

Babies (accompanied by a favorite adult) enjoy songs, activities to promote movement, rhymes, books and playtime in each lively session. Babytime gives your baby the opportunity to hear lots of language while you get to know other young families. What is your child learning? Hearing stories and rhymes helps your baby develop language skills.

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Babytime with Sign Language for Walkers

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Ironwood Library
Meeting Room

Babies walking to 23-months-old (accompanied by a favorite adult) enjoy songs, activities to promote movement, rhymes, books and playtime in each lively session. BabyTime gives your baby the opportunity to hear lots of language while you get to know other families with young children. Space is limited and free tickets are required and available at 9am on the day of the program. #pplstorytime  #babytimewithsign #IronwoodLibrary 

What is your child learning? Hearing stories and rhymes helps your baby develop language skills.

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BabyTime for Crawlers

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Burton Barr Central Library
Children's Place A

Who’s it for?  Babies up to two years old and their favorite grownups

What will you do?  Play, sing, and read with your baby in a warm and nurturing program.

What will your baby learn?  Growing brains need to hear lots of language! Your baby will learn to recognize the small sounds and patterns in language and add new words. Babies and their favorite adults will also build social skills as they learn and play with other families with young children. 

Support for early literacy programs is provided by a grant from First Things First, which partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed. Learn more at FirstThingsFirstAZ.gov. #pplstorytime #babytime


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Babytime

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Mesquite Library
Storytime Room

Babies, under age 2,  (accompanied by a favorite adult) enjoy songs, activities to promote movement, rhymes, books and playtime in each lively session. BabyTime gives your baby the opportunity to hear lots of language while you get to know other families with young children.

Space is limited; free tickets will be handed out  30 minutes prior to this program.

What is your child learning? Hearing stories and rhymes helps your baby develop language skills. #pplstorytime  #babytime

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Babytime with Sign for Walkers

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Cesar Chavez Library
Meeting Room
Babies (accompanied by a favorite adult) enjoy songs, activities to promote movement, rhymes, books and playtime in each lively session. Babies and caregivers also are introduced to Baby Sign Language, a wonderful way to grow babies’ communication skills. BabyTime gives your baby the opportunity to hear lots of language while you get to know other families with young children. What is your child learning? Hearing stories and rhymes helps your baby develop language skills. Using sign language speeds babies’ language development and improves parent/child communication.  Space is limited; tickets given out 30 minutes before storytime at the information desk.    #pplstorytime  #babytimewithsignpplstorytime #babytimewithsign
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Babytime with Sign Language for Crawlers

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Ironwood Library
Meeting Room

Babies birth through crawling (pre-walkers)--accompanied by a favorite adult--enjoy songs, activities to promote movement, rhymes, books and playtime in each lively session. BabyTime gives your baby the opportunity to hear lots of language while you get to know other families with young children. Space is limited and free tickets are required and available at 10am on the day of the program. #pplstorytime  #babytimewithsign #IronwoodLibrary 

What is your child learning? Hearing stories and rhymes helps your baby develop language skills.

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Music & Movement

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Juniper Library
Meeting Room

Share songs, rhymes and music in a fun, fast-moving interactive program that builds early literacy skills. This program is designed for children up to 5 years accompanied by a favorite adult. What is your child learning? Children who love books and stories, and have opportunities to engage in active storytelling, become more successful readers. 

Space is limited; free tickets will be available 30 minutes before the program begins. 

#pplstorytime #musicandmovement

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Toddlertime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Saguaro Library
Meeting Room

Two-year-olds (accompanied by a favorite adult) enjoy interactive stories, songs and games that encourage emerging language skills in a session dedicated to active toddlers. What is your child learning? Your toddler learns an average of nine new words a day! Hearing stories, songs and rhymes helps develop your child's vocabulary. #pplstorytime #toddlertime

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BabyTime for Walkers

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Burton Barr Central Library
Children's Place A

Who’s it for?  Babies up to two years old and their favorite grownups

What will you do?  Play, sing, and read with your baby in a warm and nurturing program.

What will your baby learn?  Growing brains need to hear lots of language! Your baby will learn to recognize the small sounds and patterns in language and add new words. Babies and their favorite adults will also build social skills as they learn and play with other families with young children. 

Support for early literacy programs is provided by a grant from First Things First, which partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed. Learn more at FirstThingsFirstAZ.gov. #pplstorytime #babytime

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Tools for School

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Cholla Library
Storytime Room-1st

Who’s it for? Children three to five years old and their favorite grownups

What will you do? You and your child will get a head start on kindergarten! Share books and activities that build kindergarten skills in class and are easily practiced at home.

What will we learn? Learn kindergarten basics like letters, numbers, shapes, and colors. You and your child will also go beyond the basics to work on social and emotional skills that all children need for school.

Support for early literacy programs is provided by a grant from First Things First, which partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed. Learn more at FirstThingsFirstAZ.gov. #pplstorytime #toolsforschool #preschoolprep

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WIC 101

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
Phoenix Families First Resource Center

Families will learn about the special nutrition program for Women Infants and Children including program qualifications and the benefits of nutrition.

Phoenix Families First Resource Centers are four safe community hubs located within the City for families with children birth to age five and pregnant mothers. The family resource centers goal is to strengthen and support families by providing information and referral services, free parent and child activities, and parenting education. 


FamilyResourceAZ.org


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Babytime With Sign for Crawlers

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Cesar Chavez Library
Meeting Room
Babies (accompanied by a favorite adult) enjoy songs, activities to promote movement, rhymes, books and playtime in each lively session. Babies and caregivers also are introduced to Baby Sign Language, a wonderful way to grow babies’ communication skills. BabyTime gives your baby the opportunity to hear lots of language while you get to know other families with young children. What is your child learning? Hearing stories and rhymes helps your baby develop language skills.  Space is limited; tickets available 30 minutes before storytime at the information desk.  #pplstorytime  #babytimewithsignpplstorytime #babytime
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WIC 101

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
Phoenix Families First Resource Center

Families will learn about the special nutrition program for Women Infants and Children including program qualifications and the benefits of nutrition.

Phoenix Families First Resource Centers are four safe community hubs located within the City for families with children birth to age five and pregnant mothers. The family resource centers goal is to strengthen and support families by providing information and referral services, free parent and child activities, and parenting education. 


FamilyResourceAZ.org


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Kids Cafe

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Burton Barr Central Library
Children's Place A
Children ages 0-18 can enjoy a free, healthy meal and educational activity Monday through Friday. Meals are provided by St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance. 

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BabyTime with Sign

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
South Mountain Community
For babies up to 23 months, with a caregiver.  Hearing rhymes, stories, and songs helps develop language skills.  Using sign language speeds babies' language development.  This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Phoenix Public Library, South Mountain Community Library Chapter.
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Family Storytime

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Mesquite Library
Meeting Room
Kids aged Birth-5 (accompanied by a favorite adult), share books, stories, songs, rhymes and music in a fun interactive program that helps build literacy skills.
What is your child learning? Children who love books and stories, and have opportunities to engage in active storytelling, become more successful readers. #pplstorytime  #familytime

Space is limited; free tickets will be handed out 15 minutes prior to this program.

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Babytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Yucca Library
Meeting Room

Babies (accompanied by a favorite adult) enjoy songs, activities to promote movement, rhymes, books and playtime in each lively session. Babies and caregivers also are introduced to Baby Sign Language, a wonderful way to grow babies’ communication skills. BabyTime gives your baby the opportunity to hear lots of language while you get to know other families with young children. What is your child learning? Hearing stories and rhymes helps your baby develop language skills. Using sign language speeds babies’ language development. #pplstorytime #babytimewithsignBabies 

Support for early literacy programs is provided by a grant from First Things First, which partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed. Learn more at FirstThingsFirstAZ.gov. 

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Kindergarten Bootcamp

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Saguaro Library
Meeting Room
Is your child entering kindergarten in Fall 2020? If so, join a Kindergarten Bootcamp! This interactive series meets once a week for 7 weeks and gives families a taste of kindergarten. Parents and children learn together the social, academic, and classroom skills needed for school success. Receive free tools and activities each week leading up to Bootcamp graduation.

Registration is required and by registering you agree to attend all 7 weeks. Only register with your child’s name, adult registrations are not necessary. This series meets on the following dates: September 10th, September 17th, September 24th, October 1st, October 8th, October 15th, and October 22nd.

This program is only for children entering kindergarten in Fall 2020. Not entering kindergarten in Fall 2020? Check out Tools for School.

Support for early literacy programs is provided by a grant from First Things First, which partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed. Learn more at FirstThingsFirstAZ.gov.
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ToddlerTime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Juniper Library
Meeting Room
Two-year-olds (accompanied by a favorite adult) enjoy interactive stories, songs and games that encourage emerging language skills in a session dedicated to active toddlers.  What is your child learning?  Your toddler learns nine new words a day! Hearing stories, songs and rhymes helps develop your child's vocabulary.

Space is limited; free tickets will be available 30 minutes before the program begins. 

#pplstorytime #toddlertime

Support for early literacy programs is provided by a grant from First Things First, which partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed. Learn more at FirstThingsFirstAZ.gov. 

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ToddlerTime with Sign

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
South Mountain Community
For 24 to 36 months, with a caregiver.  Sharing stories, songs, and rhymes helps develop your child's vocabulary.  Using sign language speeds your toddler's language development.  This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Phoenix Public Library, South Mountain Community Library Chapter.
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Music & Movement

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Ocotillo Library
Meeting Room
Share songs, rhymes and music in a fun, fast-moving interactive program that builds early literacy skills. This program is designed for children birth to age 5 accompanied by a favorite adult. What is your child learning? 

Children who love stories, and who have opportunities to engage in active storytelling, become more successful readers. 

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Baby Time

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Desert Sage Library
Meeting room

Babies (ages 0-2, accompanied by a favorite adult) enjoy songs, activities to promote movement, rhymes, books and playtime in each lively session.  BabyTime gives your baby the opportunity to hear lots of language while you get to know other families with young children.  What is your child learning?  Hearing stories and rhymes helps babies develop important language skills.   #pplstorytime #babytime

 

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BabyTime

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room

Who’s it for? Babies up to two years old and their favorite grownups

What will you do? Play, sing, and read with your baby in a warm and nurturing program, and even learn a few Baby Signs (Sign Language) to help them communicate.

What will your baby learn? Growing brains need to hear lots of language! Your baby will learn to recognize the small sounds and patterns in language and add new words. Babies and their favorite adults will also build social skills as they learn and play with other families with young children. 

Support for early literacy programs is provided by a grant from First Things First, which partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed. Learn more at FirstThingsFirstAZ.gov. #pplstorytime #babytimewithsign


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