Children’s Story Sessions Begin Soon at Shaw Library

CLEARFIELD – The first session of preschool programs for 2007 at the Joseph and Elizabeth Shaw Public Library will begin the week of Feb. 5.

The theme for the first session of preschool programs is “Body Sense.”
The library will once again offer the Baby Time, Toddle Time and Story Time programs for a six-week session. Throughout the session, preschoolers will learn about the five senses. Registration begins on Jan. 17.

Baby Time is a half-hour program designed to introduce parents and babies 6 months to 2 years to the rewards of the library and the importance of reading to children at a young age. The class times are: Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. or Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

Toddle Time is a 45-minute program offered for children aged 2 to 3 years, and Story Time is an hour-long class for the 3-, 4- and 5-year-olds. Both Toddle Time and Story Time incorporate stories, finger plays, puppets, games, crafts, music and more into a program to encourage a love of reading and libraries, to promote cognitive and language development, and assist in the life-long learning process.

Class times for the toddler group are: Wednesday or Thursday at 11:15 a.m. Story Times are offered on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. and Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.

For more information or to register, call or stop by the library.

The Shaw Public Library is open on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m., Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

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