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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Kindergarten Readiness Workshops start Jan. 15 at the Library

Durango Public Library

The Durango Public Library and the Early Childhood Council of La Plata County will host a series of free monthly drop-in workshops for parents and their preschool-age children starting January 15. The Play & Learn Workshops will focus on key areas of kindergarten readiness with activities supporting growth in early literacy, math, motor and social/emotional skills in children ages three to five.  

Workshops will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the Storytime Room at the Library, 1900 E 3rd Avenue. Registration is not required, and participants do not have to attend all workshops. Workshop dates and themes are as follows:

  • January 15 – Way with Words: Language
  • February 19 – Break the Code: Early Literacy
  • March 24 – One, Two Buckle My Shoe: Early Math
  • April 15 – More Than Scribbles: Early Writing
  • May 20 – You & Me Are Friends: Social Emotional Development
  • June 17 – Things I Can Do All By Myself: Self Help & Motor Skills

Funding for the Play & Learn Workshops is provided by The Ballantine Family Fund in support of kindergarten readiness. All Library programs are free and open to the public. Visit to see upcoming programs and events or call (970) 375-3380 for more information.  

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