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The Library will be closed Saturday, May 25th - Monday, May 27th for Memorial Day. The drive-thru book return will remain open and is located at the back of the building. The Library will re-open Tuesday, May 28th at 9:00 AM.

Grow a Reader: Early Literacy Day 2019

Saturday, August 10
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
1st floor, Council Chambers

Training for teachers, parents, and caregivers. Earn up to six hours CPE credit. No fee—no registration required. Attend one or all talks; bring a sweater!

Schedule of events:
9:00 - 10:20 am
Why Won’t They Listen to Me and Follow My Directions?
Prerna Richards
The founder of Together We Grow sheds light on preschoolers’ brain growth and social-emotional development.
1.5 hours CPE credit
10:30 - 11:50 am
Red Flags, Referrals and Creating a Support Team with Parents
Ashley Borthick, MS, IHM-E (II)
Explore early childhood development red flags, how to find & refer children to intervention services, and how to talk to parents about their child’s development.            
1.5 hours CPE credit
1:00 - 2:20 pm
Sing Me A Story…Tell Me a Song
Dottie Zimmermann
Create a literature-rich environment using music and storytelling activities.
1.5 hours CPE credit
2:30 - 4:00 pm
Literacy Development
Dr. Elaine Zweig and Sharon Hirschy
Collin College Professors of Child Development & Education discuss literacy development and help you prepare literacy games and activities.                
1.5 hours CPE credit