Upcoming Workshops & Events

Bookmates’ “Play to Learn, Learn to Play” Facilitator Training

January 24 & 25, 2024
9:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. each day
Via Zoom

Bookmates’ Play to Learn, Learn to Play is a 5 week parent-child program founded on the importance of play in guiding early years learning and healthy child development.

This is an interactive workshop – participants will explore the value of play and the philosophy behind child led play.  You will also receive a facilitator manual complete with all the information needed for running Play to Learn, Learn to Play in your community.

There is no cost to participate but you must commit to attending both days.  Spaces are limited.

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Bookmates’ “Open A Book, Open The World”: Family Literacy Strategies to Support Diversity

February 6, 2024
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Via Zoom


Celebrate I Love to Read month with this FREE workshop!

This workshop is focused on sharing early literacy resources that promote diversity including race, creed, gender, culture, family structures and abilities.  Content includes:

  • Reviewing the importance of being intentional with the types of family literacy information, tools and strategies we incorporate into our programs
  • Exploring concepts to strengthen, support and enhance the fundamentals of literacy while celebrating diverse communities
  • Sharing a variety of children’s books and related hands-on literacy extension activities that can be integrated into our current environments. These resources will be primarily geared to children aged 0-5

 Supporting resources will be emailed out to participants

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