Monday, September 10, 2018

1-2-3 Play with Me Program for Parents and Young Kids Kicks Off Fall Season September 6

The Birmingham Public Library is kicking off new sessions of 1-2-3 Play with Me at four library locations.

Playing with your baby is not only important for bonding, but is also an educational experience for your child. We are providing a special time and place for you to come to the public library and spend one-on-one time playing with your child. This five-week program involves children birth through age 3 and their parents or caregivers. The library will have age appropriate toys, books, and art activities just for you and your child. Also, we have invited special guests from the community to join us each week to answer your questions about parenting.

1-2-3 Play with Me emphasizes the role of parents as the first teachers of their children, facilitates early intervention and teaches strategies for healthy child development and early literacy. 1-2-3 Play with Me is the signature event for Family Place Libraries and is a community project grant recipient of the Junior League of Birmingham.

The 2018 schedule is as follows. Visit the BPL events calendar for exact dates.

Springville Road Regional Branch Library
September 6–October 4
Every Thursday at 10:00 a.m.

Five Points West Regional Branch Library
September 11–October 9
Every Tuesday at 10:00 a.m.

Avondale Regional Branch Library
September 19–October 17
Every Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.

Southside Branch Library
October 11–November 8
Every Thursday at 11:00 a.m.

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