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Washington County Free Library offers Summer Reading Program

Posted on: Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 @ 3:21 pm

We always encourage our families to have their children get plenty of hours playing outdoors.  Playing outside is fun, adventurous and not to mention great exercise.  In the Summer months sometimes it is just too hot to be outdoors and the  children just spend all their time indoors watching of  tv or playing on electronics.  Check …

The “Cat in the Hat” Reads to Children.

Posted on: Monday, March 6th, 2017 @ 1:06 pm

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On March 2nd 2017 “The Cat in the Hat” also known as employee Cindy P. took time from her busy schedule to read to the children of Sgt. Shriver Center.  We are encouraging all parents to join the “Read-Aloud” Challenge this month and read aloud to their children every day.  The “Read-Aloud” Challenge is going …

Cooper and Stephanie “Read-Aloud” to the Children

Cooper and Stephanie "Read-Aloud" to the Children

Posted on: Friday, March 3rd, 2017 @ 11:58 am

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Cooper the dog visited  all the Head Start Centers on March 1st, 2017.   Cooper and his companion Stephanie Baker visited the classrooms and talked to the children about the importance of finding time to read everyday.  Stephanie read books to the children of Noland Center, Elgin  Station Center and Sgt. Shriver Center.    This visit was …

“Read Aloud Challenge” for Month of March

Read Aloud Challenge for March

Posted on: Friday, March 3rd, 2017 @ 11:38 am

March is National Read-Aloud Month. Head Start invites all of our parents to join us in pledging to read to your child(ren) every day!! When children listen to books read aloud, they learn about people, places, and how things work. They learn about emotions and feelings and how to use words to share their ideas. Hearing …

Financial Literacy Workshop

Posted on: Thursday, January 12th, 2017 @ 11:06 am

Financial Education Partnership-Washington County offers a 5- part series of classes to help individuals learn how to save money, create a spending plan, improve credit scores & develop financial goals. A light breakfast will be provided. Child care is available. Transportation assistance is available on a limited basis depending on location.  Workshop Dates: Tuesdays, February 7th, February …