Wednesday, January 16, 2019

1-2-3 Play with Me Kicks Off at Avondale and Southside Libraries in February


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 2019 schedule is as follows. Visit the BPL events calendar for exact dates.

Avondale Regional Branch Library
February 13–March 13, 2019
Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m.
205-226-4000

Southside Branch Library
February 14–March 14, 2019
Thursdays at 11:00 a.m.
205-933-7776

Five Points West Regional Branch Library
April 2–April 30, 2019
Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m.
205-226-4017

Springville Road Regional Branch Library
April 4–May 2, 2019
Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.
205-226-4081

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