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Knowing & Growing

Every Child Ready to Read


Knowing & Growing is a series of programs for families that support the growth and development of young children. Aligned with the Arizona Early Learning Standards, 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!


Books Can ©

(ages 0-3 / limit 15 children / 45 min / six-week series)

A unique program based on Arizona's Infant & Toddler Guidelines and Arizona's Early Learning Standards that uses popular picture books, rhymes, songs and interactive activities to promote children's social and emotional development.

Registrants are expected to attend all six weeks.


Upcoming programs
Appaloosa
Library
Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 13 - Oct. 18
Scottsdale Family
Resource Center
Tuesdays at 10 a.m. Nov. 6 - Dec. 11

See our upcoming Books Can…© programs


Fun With Math and Science

(ages 3-5 / 45 min / six-week series / Registration Required)

Join us as we explore math and science concepts in an interactive, playful way! Based on Arizona's Early Learning Standards for Math and Science, this course explores concepts and introduces strategies you can use with your child to help build and strengthen their mathematical and scientific thinking skills.

Registrants are expected to attend all six weeks.


Upcoming programs
Palomino
Library
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 26 - Oct. 31

See our upcoming Fun With Math and Science programs


Stay and Play

(ages 0-5 / 90 min / 6-week series)

This series of play-based learning is for children up to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers. Your child will have opportunities to explore, create and investigate this intentional play-based environment. Each session also features a local resource professional who addresses a variety of early childhood topics.

Please see a staff person prior to the start of the program to pick up a ticket which will be your child's registration.


Upcoming programs
Scottsdale Family
Resource Center
Thursday at 10 a.m. weekly
Mustang
Library
Sept. 11 - Oct. 16 Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Civic Center
Library
Oct. 19 - Dec. 7 Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

See our upcoming Stay and Play programs


Step Up to Learning

(ages 3-5 / 45 min / 6-week series)

This series is designed to focus on children's approaches to learning both socially and academically. Each session uses books, songs and parent/child interactions to help develop one of the most important domains of child development - how to learn.


Upcoming programs
Mustang
Library
Oct. 30 - Dec. 4 Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.

See our upcoming Step Up to Learning programs



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

Scottsdale Family Resource Center
6535 E. Osborn Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
  480-312-0038


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.


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