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Knowing & Growing

Every Child Ready to Read


Knowing and Growing is a series of programs for families that support the growth and development of young children. Programs are designed to relay information and develop new skills that support early learning through playful interactions with your child. You’ll be Knowing & Growing together!

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Books Can ©

(ages 0-4 / limit 20 children / 45 min / 6-week series)

Books Can…© is a unique program that uses popular picture books and interactive activities to promote children’s social and emotional development and to address challenging behaviors.

Registrants are expected to attend all 6 weeks.

See our upcoming Books Can…© programs

Fun With Math & Science

(ages 3-5 / limit 20 children / 45-60 min / 6-week series)

Explore math and science concepts in an interactive, playful way! Based on the Arizona Early Learning standards for math and science, this 6-week course will explore concepts and introduce strategies to use with your child to help build and strengthen their mathematical and scientific thinking skills.

Registrants are expected to attend all 6 weeks.

See our upcoming Fun With Math & Science programs

Stay and Play

(ages 0-5 / no limits / 60 min / 6-week series)

This 6-week series of play-based learning is for children up to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers. Each session will feature local resource professionals who address a variety of early childhood topics.

Registrants are expected to attend all 6 weeks.

See our upcoming Stay and Play programs


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Knowing & Growing Program Locations

Appaloosa Library
7377 E. Silverstone Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
  (480) 312-7051

Arabian Library
10215 E. McDowell Mountain Ranch Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
  (480) 312-7051

Civic Center Library
3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
  (480) 312-7051

Mustang Library
10101 N. 90th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
  (480) 312-7051

Palomino Library
12575 E. Via Linda
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
  (480) 312-7051

Paiute Neighborhood Center
6535 E. Osborn Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
  (480) 312-2529

Vista del Camino
7700 E. Roosevelt St.
SScottsdale, AZ 85257
  (480) 312-2323


This project was supported with funds granted by the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records Agency under the Library Services Technology Act, which is administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.