2014 FALL Schedule

Sign-Up: Starting Monday, August 18
Session Starts: Thursday, August 28 at 11:00 a.m.
Last Session: Thursday, December 4 at 11:00 a.m.

BABIES & BOOKS meets on Thursdays at 11:00 a.m. and is 20 - 25 minutes long.

ELIGIBLE CHILDREN
Ages: Infants to 18 months
Older siblings are welcome to participate if they bring their own "baby"--a doll or teddy bear.

Registration is required.

ACTIVITIES
Activities include lap rhymes, songs, simple stories, rhythm play

BABIES & BOOKS GOALS
1. To introduce babies to the library atmosphere, other adults and children.
2. To foster an enjoyment of words, rhythm and rhyme.
3. To experience age-appropriate activities that will encourage language skills.
4. To give parents/caregivers ideas for nurturing their children’s mental development.

BABIES & BOOKS PARENT GUIDELINES

  • Adult caregiver participates with all activities. Any older siblings may attend if they also participate. They should bring their own “baby” – doll, teddy bear, or long-limbed stuffed animal
  • Please be on time; small children do best with uninterrupted routines.
  • Please do not bring toys or snacks; we supply toys for the playtime.
  • In the event of severe weather, Babies & Books will be canceled when Middlebury Public Schools are canceled. When in doubt, please call the library.
  • Questions? Call the library at 825-5601 and ask for Barb W.