Great Classes for Parents and Caregivers

Parents and caregivers of children are invited to participate in the Early Childhood Essentials classes at KDL this fall. If you have young children or if you work in child care and need professional development hours, the Early Childhood Essentials series is for you. The classes are for adults and childcare is not provided.

Monday, September 12, 6:30 PM, “Building Reading Skills through Word Play” – Krause Memorial branch
Wednesday, September 14, 6:00 PM, “Love and Logic” – Kentwood branch
Monday, September 19, 6:30 PM, “Sensory Differences in Children” – Krause Memorial branch
Thursday, September 22, 6:30 PM, “Autism” – Byron Township branch
Monday, September 26, 6:30 PM, “Dealing with Allergies” – Krause Memorial branch
Tuesday, September 27, 6:30 PM, “Autism Signs and Early Intervention” – Plainfield branch
Saturday, October 8, 11:00 AM, “I Have a Vestibular System?” – East Grand Rapids branch
Wednesday, October 12, 6:00 PM, “Dealing with Allergies” – Kentwood branch
Tuesday, October 18, 6:30 PM, “Kindergarten Readiness” – Plainfield branch
Saturday, November 5, 11:00 AM, “Sensory Differences in Children” – East Grand Rapids branch
Tuesday, November 8, 6:30 PM, “Sensory Differences in Children” – Plainfield branch
Thursday, November 10, 6:30 PM, “Healthy Holiday Snacks” – Byron Township branch

Registration is required and participation is limited. Classes are filling up fast, so sign up today!

Written by Katie


Katie is a Communications Assistant and helps spread the word about all the amazing things taking place at KDL. She loves her job so much that she returned to it following a four-year stint as a stay-at-home mom!

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6 Responses to “Great Classes for Parents and Caregivers”

  1. Judy Pratt Says:

    Please remove me from your list for Nov. 8 at Plainfield Library Sensory Differences class.

    Thank you,
    Judy Pratt

  2. Sheri Says:

    Hi Judy,

    I’ve cancelled your registration for this class, as you requested.

    KDL Webmaster

  3. Vicki Noorthoek Says:

    Will you offer classes for caregivers in 2012? If so, when will the schedule be posted?

  4. Katie Says:

    Hi Vicki,

    Yes, we will be offering additional Early Childhood Essentials classes next year. We have booked our programs through February. Here is a list of the classes being offered in December, January and February. Thanks!

    KDL Staff

  5. Beth Says:

    The description says ‘for adults’ – how old do you need to be to qualify?

  6. Sheri Says:

    Hi Beth,

    These classes are designed for adult caregivers of childrens — those 18 and older.

    KDL Webmaster