Services for Childcare Providers

Mobile Services visits
The Mobile Services Department provides a monthly visit to childcare centers, home daycare providers and various preschool classrooms. This service is to promote literacy in children while encouraging the love of books and lifetime reading. The program also assists teachers in learning exciting new techniques by using books and other activities with children in their daily activities.

Who qualifies for Storytime?

  • Daycare centers or in-home daycares that are licensed through the Office of Child Care Licensing and Regulation have a minimum enrollment of 4 children ages 18 months – 5 years. A minimum attendance of 4 children, ages 18 months to 5 years, must be present during the monthly Storytime.
  • Head Start classes, Public and Private Preschools that have a minimum enrollment of 4 children ages 18 months – 5 years. A minimum attendance of 4 children, ages 18 months to 5 years, must be present during the monthly Storytime.

What is involved in the Storytime visit?
Every month from October to August a member of the Mobile Services Department will come to your location and present a 25-30 minute Storytime. During this visit the Mobile Services Associate will present various books, songs, finger plays and other activities that relate to the Mobile Services Department’s monthly theme. A bag of books will be left at the site for use during the month and will be exchanged during the next visit.

How do I apply?
If you are meet the above qualifications and interested in the Storytime program, please contact Mobile Services at 301/934-9001 ext. 123, by email at outreach [at] ccplonline [dot] org.

*****If there is a waiting list, participation may be on a rotating basis.