Edmond library playtime has purpose

Edmond library's lap-sit class offers moms and babies playtime.
BY JOHN A. WILLIAMS Published: September 2, 2010
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Call it play with a purpose.

Edmond moms with infants and toddlers turn out Tuesdays for the Lapsit: Playtime and Story Time class at the Edmond Public Library at 10 S Boulevard.

Librarian Mary Ann Johnson said as many as 55 moms and their children attend the classes.

"It's a time to help children develop play interaction," Johnson said. "It's also a time moms, grandmothers or nannies can learn to play with a child."

Playtime with the toys is followed by circle time emphasizing group participation, movement and early literacy skills, Johnson said.

"The class is very popular and well received," Johnson said.

For more information about programs at Edmond Public Library, call 341-9282.