Family Place builds on the knowledge that good health, early learning, parental involvement and supportive communities play a critical role in a young child’s growth and development. The overall goal of Family Place Libraries is to develop and institutionalize a family friendly environment by transforming libraries into community centers for literacy, early childhood development, parent education and engagement, family support and community information.
Core components include
More information about our parenting collection, community partnerships, and 1,2,3 Play With Me workshops coming soon.
A fun and welcoming environment where children along with their caregivers can play, learn, and grow together. This specially designed space geared for children birth – age 5 features interactive materials for very young children and parents including board and picture books, age appropriate toys, dramatic play items, and more, providing a rich space for little ones to explore.
Our Play and Learn Room will be opening on an appointment basis starting January 3, 2022. Call Youth Services at 231-722-8014 for more details and scheduling.
Please note –
This project is funded through a Library Services and Technology Grant from the Library of Michigan, in partnership with Muskegon Area District Library and White Lake Community Library.