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March into Kindergarten

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Monday, January 28, 2019
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Elyria Public Library External Position Posting

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Job Title: Outreach Specialist – 40 hours Initial Assignment: West River Immediate Supervisor: Outreach Coordinator Positions Supervised: None Position effective: 1/2/2019 JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs a variety of  ..

Lets Play

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Thursday, January 03, 2019
Let’s Play! School has already started for many children and parents are making lunches, carpooling, and helping with homework. Even our youngest children are going to preschool or attending day care. With back-to-school activities keep ..

Free Library Events- January 2019

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Thursday, December 27, 2018
Elyria Public Library System January Programs Central Branch 440-322-0287 Adapted Storytime – January 3 at 6:00 p.m. Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment. This storyt ..

Holiday Craft

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Tuesday, December 18, 2018
'Tis the season for crafty holiday projects that you and your little ones can make and enjoy this holiday season. Today's craft is yarn wrapped pine cones! Materials: Yarn and pine cones... that's it! To make this craft you'll take the y ..

Ohio School- Age Endorsement

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Monday, December 10, 2018
Are you struggling to meet the staff education requirements for Step Up To Quality? Then you need to check out the new School-Age Endorsement being offered by OCCRRA. Who is Eligible? Family child care owners, or employees, with an O ..

Cold Weather Fun

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Monday, November 12, 2018
As the leaves change and the weather gets colder, you can still enjoy the outdoors with your family. Toddlers need 90 minutes of play time each day and preschoolers need 120 minutes of play time each day. Children are more active outdoors than in ..

Halloween Safety Tips

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Make trick or treating fun and safe with these easy steps: Face Facts: Masks can obstruct your child's view, instead apply nontoxic face paint. Make sure over-sized hats, helmets, or headpieces won't interfere with their vision.  ..

Promoting Independence

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Thursday, October 11, 2018
While 3- and 4-year-olds still need plenty of parental help, our preschool (https://www.parents.com/toddlers-preschoolers/starting-preschool/) experts agree that kids are typically able to do more than many of us think. Here's how you can encoura ..

Prep for Emergencies

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Thursday, October 04, 2018
School safety has recently been at the forefront of everyone's minds. Schools have emergency plans to keep students safe from threats of violence or natural disasters- and your family should, too. Preparation is key to ensure that you and your family ..