Families with children ages 12 and younger with special needs are invited to attend sensory-friendly storytimes each month at the South Garland Branch Library. The next storyime will take place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 28.
Storytime gives children the freedom to move, sing, and play within a structured program. The sensory-friendly storytimes are interactive and feature a visual schedule, carpet squares, fidget toys, and noise-reduction headphones. The events focus on built-in playtime with movement activities, such as bubbles, sensory bins, and balance beams, as well as craft time to promote exploration and socialization. Caregivers are asked to stay with their children and engage in the activities. Siblings may also attend.
This event is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Nicholson Memorial Library System. The South Garland Branch Library is located at 4845 Broadway Blvd., at Oates Road. Please be aware that photographs and video may be taken at Library programs for use in print and/or electronic media at the Library’s discretion. For more information on sensory-friendly storytime, please call 972-205-3933.