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Adolescent Transition Fair: Helping Teens with Special Needs Gain Independence

On Tuesday, June 17, 6:00-8:00 p.m., Children's Hospital and Southwest Pediatrics will host an event in the New Berlin Public Library's Community Room.  The Adolescent Transition Fair is a parent resource event geared for parents of teens with special health care needs.  Representatives will be on hand to answer your questions about helping teenagers with special health care needs make the transition to ... Read More »

TAGS   Adolescent Special Needs Transition Fair
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Family Nature Backpack available at the New Berlin Public Library

The New Berlin Public Library was one of seventeen libraries in the state who received a family nature backpack from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources this spring.  The Wisconsin DNR has developed family nature backpacks that will be available at local libraries.  Seventeen libraries were chosen to pilot test the backpacks and many more have shown interest in the backpack and possibly assembling ... Read More »

TAGS     Family Nature Backpack,  Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources,  Wisconsin Environmental Education Association
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Changes Are Coming for Summer Storytime

Attention Lapsit Storytime Families: You may have noticed the large amount of participants at our Wednesday Lapsit storytime. While we are grateful that so many families are enjoying this program, the amount of people is starting to get overwhelming. In order to make this a more pleasant experience for everyone, we are going to start having a second session at 10:30 a.m. For each session, we will limit the number ... Read More »

TAGS   Lapsit storytime
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Spring Programs for Parents and Children With Special Health Care Needs

 Our Youth Services department is proud to offer informational programming for parents of children with special health care needs. The following is a program we are offering this month: Sensory Friendly Storytime Tuesday, April 29, 6:30 p.m.   This storytime is designed to engage children ages 2 to 7 through movement, music, stories and play.  It is open to all children and especially ... Read More »

TAGS     children,  parents,  special health care needs,  storytime,  Sensory Integration,  Penfield Children's Center
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Culvers Coloring Contest

The Culver's Coloring Contest is back!  Between April 1 and April 30, children age 11 and younger, can pick up a coloring sheet to color from the Youth Services Reference Desk.  Sheets should be returned to the Youth Services Reference Desk on or before April 30 to receive a coupon for a free scoop of custard from Culvers.  See Youth Services Staff for more coloring contest details beginning April 1. ... Read More »

TAGS     Culvers,  Coloring Contest,  Youth Services
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