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CFCE Programs Through MAY 2107
The following FREE pre-school programs are provided on Thursdays by the Wachusett, Spencer, Leicester, North & East Brookfield Coordinated Family & Community Engagement Grant.
Meet Thursdays from 10:30-11:30 in the Richard Sugden Library, Spencer, Community Room.
Questions? Contact the CFCE at 508-885-2934 or email email@example.com
Tune in Together Free Parent /Child Event with Ms.Caica will be held at the Richard Sugden Library on the FIRST Thursday of each month from 11:00 am-Noon. This program is funded through a grant from the Department of Early Education and Care.
Icky Sticky Playtime Pre-school Sensory Play Activities; Fun with Goop, Slime, Sand, Water, Dough etc¦ will be held at the Richard Sugden Library on the SECOND Thursday of each month, from 10:30am - 11:30am. This program is funded through a grant from the Department of Early Education and Care.
Cozy Corner: A place to READ, SHARE & GROW will be held at the Richard Sugden Library on the THIRD Thursday of each month, from 10:30am – 11:30am. Free books for each family participating. This program is funded through a grant from the Department of Early Education and Care.
Read, Build, Play! (Full S.T.E. A.M. AHEAD Series) Will be held at the Richard Sugden Library on the FOURTH Thursday of each month, from 10:30am - 11:30am. Bringing play to story time and engineering to life. This program includes stories, music and play activities with a variety of construction materials. This program is funded through a grant from the Department of Early Education and Care.
Watch our slideshow and get information on the STEAM program! Check out our Full Steam Ahead, pre-k hands-on science, technology, engineering, art, & math programs. Pre-k hands-on science, technology, engineering, art, & math programs. It’s all free! Can’t make it to the events? Come to the library to experience our indoor and outdoor discovery zone! Something new to try every time you come! This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (16.75.03).
STEAM SCIENCE KITS
Check out one of our science kits today! Part of the LSTA grant funds were used to make up these exciting kits so that your preschooler can have fun exploring different STEAM topics at home. The kits include several books, DVD’s or CD’s, activities and manipulatives. They circulate for three weeks. Themes kits available so far are : Electricity, Motion, Sound and Magnets. Nature, Color, and Water kits are coming soon! The kits must be picked up and returned to the Richard Sugden Library’s Children’s Room.
Pre-School Story Hour runs from mid-September to Mid-May.
Toddler Story Hours are held Tuesdays from 10:00 – 10:50 am.
Pre-K Story Hours are held Tuesdays from 11:00-12:00.
Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) Pre-school programs are held mid-September to mid-June on Thursdays for 1 hour starting at 10:30 or 11:00 am at the Richard Sugden Library.
Paws and Pages
FIRST Thursday of each month from 4:00-4:45
Paws and Pages encourages children to become better readers by sharing a book with trained therapy dogs. This program is made possible by the generosity of trainer, Barbara Laborde and her canine helper. Reserve a time slot by calling 508-885-7513, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or in person at the children’s desk beforehand or the day of the program.
UNATTENDED CHILD POLICY
The responsibility for the safety of children in the library rests with the parent/caregiver and not with the library personnel¦ Children 10 years of age or younger must be attended by a parent or adult caregiver while in the library. The parent or caregiver must be in the immediate vicinity of and in visual contact with the child.(See Librarian for the complete policy.)
CHILDREN’S BOOK SALE
There is an on-going Children’s Book Sale, in the Children’s Room.
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