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AC Library Embraces the Power of Play

by Alicia Reyes on 2019-06-10T13:23:14-07:00 | Comments

Children all over the world engage in play. Play is essential for a child’s social, emotional, and physical development. Visit our new interactive play spaces at the Centerville and Union City Libraries! These spaces offer children ages 0-5 a unique set of vibrant and imaginative play experiences that support social, emotional, and physical development. 

The Train at the Centerville Library 

image of a child exploring an interactive play space


The Factory at the Union City Library  

image of the new interactive play space called the factory at the Union City Library


Play Helps Your Child:

  • Develop physical motor skills
  • Learn language and social skills to interact with others
  • Build creativity, exploration, and imagination
  • Discover how to solve problems 
  • Gain self-confidence and emotional strength

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