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Music & Movement

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

Who’s it for? Wiggle worms, birth to age six, and their favorite grownups

What will you do? Some people learn better when they are moving. If that sounds like your child, this is the storytime for you! Sing, dance and MOVE in this fun, active program that builds reading skills.

What is your child learning? Children who love books and stories become better readers.

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

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 #musicandmovement


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BabyTime with Sign

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
South Mountain Community

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 Baby 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. Using sign language speeds babies’ language development and improves parent/child communication. 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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Let's Talk Dads: Session 2

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Burton Barr Central Library
Phoenix Families First Resource Center A

Fathers and male caregivers will explore the importance of their role in encouraging and supporting their children’s language development. Strategies to promote early brain development and preparing children for kindergarten will be discussed.


Ages 3-5.


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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Sit, Stay, Read

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Burton Barr Central Library
Children's Place A
Under the careful eye of certified therapy dogs, children have a positive and judgement free environment to practice skills in reading while building self-esteem and having fun!
 
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Family Storytime

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

Who’s it for? Children, birth to age five, and their favorite grownups.

What will you do? Play, read, sing, and dance with your children in a fun, active program that builds reading skills. 

What is your child learning? Children who love books and stories become better readers.


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 #familystorytime  


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ToddlerTime

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

Who’s it for? Toddlers ages 24-36 months and their favorite grownups

What will you do? Toddlers like to GO, GO, GO, so bring them to the storytime that’s fast and fun. ToddlerTime has stories, songs and games that help beginning talkers.

What will your toddler learn? Toddlers are learning new words every day! Help them build their vocabulary with stories, songs and rhymes. Your toddler also will learn to take turns, play with others, and communicate with adults and other children as they take part in this interactive program.

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

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 #toddlertime




#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

Who’s it for? Toddlers ages 24-36 months and their favorite grownups 

What will you do? Toddlers like to GO, GO, GO, so bring them to the storytime that’s fast and fun. ToddlerTime has stories, songs and games that help beginning talkers. This session includes Baby Sign Language, a great way for young children to communicate.  

What will your toddler learn? Toddlers are learning new words every day! Help them build their vocabulary with stories, songs and rhymes. Using sign language will speed your toddler’s language development by 6-12 months! Your toddler also will learn to take turns, play with others, and communicate with adults and other children as they take part in this interactive program. 

 

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 #toddlertimewithsign 

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ToddlerTime with Sign

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

Who’s it for? Toddlers ages 24-36 months and their favorite grownups. 

What will you do? Toddlers like to GO, GO, GO, so bring them to the storytime that’s fast and fun. ToddlerTime has stories, songs and games that help beginning talkers. This session includes Baby Sign Language, a great way for young children to communicate.

What will your toddler learn? Toddlers are learning new words every day! Help them build their vocabulary with stories, songs and rhymes. Using sign language will speed your toddler’s language development by 6-12 months! Your toddler also will learn to take turns, play with others, and communicate with adults and other children as they take part in this interactive program. Space is limited and free tickets are required and available at 9:00 am on the day of the program. #pplstorytime  #toddlertime #IronwoodLibrary 

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Yoga Storytime

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

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

What will you do? You and your child will share simple yoga poses, book, stories, songs, and rhymes  in a fun, interactive program.

What will we learn? Learn how yoga and movement can help you and your child practice early literacy skills and learn social-emotional skills. 

 

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 #yogastorytime

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Music & Movement

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Ocotillo Library
Meeting Room

Who’s it for? Wiggle worms, birth to age six, and their favorite grownups

What will you do? Some people learn better when they are moving. If that sounds like your child, this is the storytime for you! Sing, dance and MOVE in this fun, active program that builds reading skills.

What is your child learning? Children who love books and stories become better readers.

This program is supported by the Friends of the Phoenix Public Library, Ocotillo Chapter. 

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 #musicandmovement
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Music and Movement

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Cholla Library
Storytime Room-1st

Who’s it for? Wiggle worms, birth to age six, and their favorite grownups

What will you do? Some people learn better when they are moving. If that sounds like your child, this is the storytime for you! Sing, dance and MOVE in this fun, active program that builds reading skills.

What is your child learning? Children who love books and stories become better readers.

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 #musicandmovement

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BabyTime

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Desert Sage 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.


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 with Sign

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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 Baby 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. Using sign language speeds babies’ language development and improves parent/child communication. 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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Music and Movement

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Century Library
Meeting Room

Who’s it for? Wiggle worms, birth to age six, and their favorite grownups

What will you do? Some people learn better when they are moving. If that sounds like your child, this is the storytime for you! Sing, dance and MOVE in this fun, active program that builds reading skills.

What is your child learning? Children who love books and stories become better readers.

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 #musicandmovement

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Play SPOT

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Yucca Library
Meeting Room
Kindergarten Readiness starts at birth. Parents and Children engage in six to seven hands on learning activities to build a foundation for learning success.
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ToddlerTime

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Cesar Chavez Library
Meeting Room

Who’s it for? Toddlers ages 24-36 months and their favorite grownups. 

What will you do? Toddlers like to GO, GO, GO, so bring them to the storytime that’s fast and fun. ToddlerTime has stories, songs and games that help beginning talkers.  

What will your toddler learn? Toddlers are learning new words every day! Help them build their vocabulary with stories, songs and rhymes. Your toddler also will learn to take turns, play with others, and communicate with adults and other children as they take part in this interactive program. 

Tickets given out 30 minutes prior to storytime at the service desk. 


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 #toddlertime 

 

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ToddlerTime

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Mesquite Library
Meeting Room

Who’s it for? Toddlers ages 24-36 months and their favorite grownups. 

What will you do? Toddlers like to GO, GO, GO, so bring them to the storytime that’s fast and fun. ToddlerTime has stories, songs and games that help beginning talkers.  

What will your toddler learn? Toddlers are learning new words every day! Help them build their vocabulary with stories, songs and rhymes. Your toddler also will learn to take turns, play with others, and communicate with adults and other children as they take part in this interactive program. 

 

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 #toddlertime 


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ToddlerTime

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Juniper Library
Meeting Room

Who’s it for? Toddlers ages 24-36 months and their favorite grownups

What will you do? Toddlers like to GO, GO, GO, so bring them to the storytime that’s fast and fun. ToddlerTime has stories, songs and games that help beginning talkers.

What will your toddler learn? Toddlers are learning new words every day! Help them build their vocabulary with stories, songs and rhymes. Your toddler also will learn to take turns, play with others, and communicate with adults and other children as they take part in this interactive program.

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

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 #toddlertime




#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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Tools for School

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Agave Library
Meeting Room

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

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Great Reasons to Have an Inner City Urban Garden - A Panel discussion

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
South Mountain Community
Relationships in community gardens can be complex, but are incredibly rewarding when it works.  Join us for a panel discussion with leaders of local community and urban gardens-- Darren Chapman and Jan Doughty of Tiger Mountain Foundation, and Nic de la Fuente of Spaces of Opportunity Garden.

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Tools for School

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Palo Verde Library
Meeting Room

Tools for School - Get a head start on kindergarten! Share books and activities to build kindergarten skills that you can practice at home. Learn 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.

¡Usted y su hijo tendrán unq ventaja para comenzar kindergarten! Compartirán en clase libros y actividades que desarrollan las destrezas para el kindergarten y que se pueden practicar fácilmente en casa. Aprenderán lo básico de kindergarten como letras, números, figuras y colores. Usted y su hijo también irán más allá de lo básico para trabajar en las destrezas sociales y emocionales que todos los niños necesitan para la escuela.

#toolsforschool

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ToddlerTime

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Acacia Library
Meeting Room

Who’s it for? Toddlers ages 24-36 months and their favorite grownups 

What will you do? Toddlers like to GO, GO, GO, so bring them to the storytime that’s fast and fun. ToddlerTime has stories, songs and games that help beginning talkers.  

What will your toddler learn? Toddlers are learning new words every day! Help them build their vocabulary with stories, songs and rhymes. Your toddler also will learn to take turns, play with others, and communicate with adults and other children as they take part in this interactive program. 

 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 #toddlertime 

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Art for Kids 101

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Palo Verde Library

Children up to age 12 are welcome to join us to learn about different and unique ways to make art! We’ll be creating a new project each session using painting, drawing, or collage skills.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Phoenix Public Library, Palo Verde Library Chapter.

 


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Kids Cafe

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Desert Sage Library
Meeting room

Children ages 0-18 can enjoy a healthy meal and educational activity Tuesday thru Saturday at the Desert Sage library. Meals are provided by the St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance.


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Art at Saguaro for Kids

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Saguaro Library
Meeting Room
Please join us every Tuesday at 4:00 pm to complete a work of art.  We may study an artist, their work, and learn their art techniques.  Or we may draw a self-portrait, then paint it.  Join the fun!  This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Phoenix Public Library, Saguaro Chapter.  
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