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Great Start

GreatstartlogoThe Petoskey District Library is a partner in the Great Start Collaborative of Charlevoix, Emmet and North Antrim Counties under the umbrella of the CharEm Intermediate School District.

The members of your collaborative (meaning all of the agencies involved!) have agreed to adopt the Strengthening Families model as a framework for their activity.  You may find out all about that at “What Makes Your Family Strong web site!

For more information, visit our area Great Start Web Site at the url below or stop in the Children’s Room at the library to pick up a copy of the Great Start brochure and other materials.

The Great Start Collaborative also sponsors a series of “Early Childhood Networking Nights”  (Education and Support for Parents & Providers).

The topic for the Wednesday, March 12 session is “Turbulent Twos and Threes! Strategies for Managing Your Child’s Emotional Behavior” and on Wednesday, April 9th it is “It’s Time…to Talk About it – Talk early, talk often. Prevent sexual violence.”  The networking nights follow a format of: dinner/networking, a guest speaker/s and Q & A.  Registration is required.  For more information, check out the fliers in the library or go to the Great Start web site where you may also register (or call 231.582.8070.

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