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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 / six-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 six weeks.


Upcoming programs
Thursday, October 06, 2016 at 11:30 AM Civic Center Library
Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 11:30 AM Civic Center Library
Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 11:30 AM Civic Center Library

See our upcoming Books Can…© programs



Fun With Math and Science

(ages 3-5 / limit 20 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
Monday, October 10, 2016 at 1:00 PM Mustang Library
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 1:00 PM Mustang Library
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 1:00 PM Mustang Library
Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 1:00 PM Mustang Library
Friday, October 14, 2016 at 1:00 PM Mustang Library
Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 1:00 PM Mustang Library
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 10:30 AM Appaloosa Library

See our upcoming Fun With Math and Science programs



Stay and Play

(ages 0-5 / no limits / 60 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.

Registrants are expected to attend all six weeks.


Upcoming programs
Friday, October 07, 2016 at 11:00 AM Civic Center Library
Friday, October 14, 2016 at 11:00 AM Civic Center Library
Friday, October 21, 2016 at 11:00 AM Civic Center Library

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.
Scottsdale, 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.


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