Services for Childcare Providers

Outreach
Storytime visits

 The
Outreach 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 Outreach Department will come
to your location and present a 25-30 minute Storytime.  During this visit the Outreach Associate
will present various books, songs, finger plays and other activities that
relate to the Outreach 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 Outreach Services at 301-934-9001 ext. 123, by
email at outreach@ccplonline.org

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