Storytime in the Neighborhood: The Gardens Literacy Experience
Nov 6@9:00 am-Nov 20@9:45 am
An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating until Nov 20, 2020
Storytime in the Gardens celebrating National Family Literacy Month
In Partnership with the Mandel Public Library and the South Florida Science Center & Aquarium
Friday Mornings in November, 9–9:45 am
November 6, Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens
November 13, South Florida Science Center and Aquarium
November 20, Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens
Reservations required and space is limited, please call the Mandel Library, 561-868-7703 to reserve your spot today.
Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens is partnering with The Mandel Public Library and the South Florida Science Center & Aquariums. to provide a unique and inspiring outdoor Storytime for families with children ages 2-6. Mandel Public Library Children’s Librarians will read books to children in this beautiful, tropical garden and provide a take home arts and crafts kit. Plus guests can take a tour of the garden and experience the monumental garden sculptures and two-acre tropical garden sanctuary. Admission is free to Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens for those registered for Storytime Adventures. Please check Ann Norton Sculpture Garden’s website for COVID related visitor guidelines. Reservations required and space is limited, please call the Mandel Library, 561-868-7703 to reserve your spot today.
Here are a few things to do at home during National Family Literacy Month:
• Set aside a little time for reading every day, even if it is only 15 or so minutes. Even if your child is a baby, just looking at pictures and hearing your voice can have a profound effect on your child’s learning later in life.
• Read the book version of your child’s favorite movie to them.
• Participate in our ANSG book drive and donate old or used books you no longer need. This will help families in need read to their children.
Remember, reading helps with vocabulary, writing skills, attention span, memory and teaches us about other times and places.
Be a great example and read in our garden space. Let your children enjoy unusual garden reading nooks, designed just for them!