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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!

Books Can ©

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

Books Can…© is 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
Monday, May 01, 2017 at 9:30 AM Arabian Library
Monday, May 08, 2017 at 9:30 AM Arabian Library

See our upcoming Books Can…© programs

Fun With Math and Science

(ages 3-5 / limit 18 children / 45-60 min / six-week series)

Explore math and science concepts in an interactive, playful way! Based on the Arizona Early Learning standards for math and science, this six-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 six weeks.

Upcoming programs

See our upcoming Fun With Math and Science programs

Raising a Reader

(ages 0-5 / 2 hrs / limit 15 children)

Raising a Reader is an 8-week program that supports building early literacy skills through parent/child interactions. We incorporate books, singing, dancing and playing to develop the skills needed for your child’s success in school.

Upcoming programs
Wednesday, May 03, 2017 at 12:00 PM Off-Site
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 12:00 PM Off-Site
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 12:00 PM Off-Site
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 12:00 PM Off-Site

See our upcoming Raising a Reader programs

Stay and Play

(ages 0-5 / limit 20 children / 90 min / six-week series)

This six-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.

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
Tuesday, May 02, 2017 at 9:30 AM Mustang Library
Tuesday, May 09, 2017 at 9:30 AM Mustang Library

See our upcoming Stay and Play programs

Knowing & Growing Program Locations

Appaloosa Library
7377 E. Silverstone Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85255

Arabian Library
10215 E. McDowell Mountain Ranch Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85255

Civic Center Library
3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Mustang Library
10101 N. 90th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Palomino Library
12575 E. Via Linda
Scottsdale, AZ 85259

Vista del Camino
7700 E. Roosevelt St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85257

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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