Bertha Voyer Memorial Library

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The Family Place at BVML Provides:

Collections of books, toys, music and multimedia materials for babies, toddlers, parents and service providers. A specially designed, welcoming space within the children's area for families with young children. Parent/Child Workshop is a five week program that involves toddlers and their parents and caregivers; features local professionals who serve as resources for parents; 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. Our five-week programs are held in the morning and evening to enable all parents the opportunity to enjoy this exciting program with their child. Programs are held in the spring and fall. Watch for announcements or call the library for dates. Coalition-building with community agencies that serve families and young children to connect parents to community resources and develop programs and services tailored to meet local needs. Outreach to new and non-traditional library users, especially parents and very young children (beginning at birth). Developmentally appropriate programming for very young children and their parents. Library staff trained in family support, child development, parent education and best practices.