Chesterfield County Public Library has been recognized by both the Virginia Association of Counties and the National Association of Counties for it Play Smart with Toddlers program.
Chesterfield County Public Library constructed a new and exciting program that supports early literacy and child development. The Play Smart with Toddlers program provides a comfortable atmosphere for parents to enjoy a session of play with their child while learning from experts about how play supports their child’s development and encourages early literacy skills. Children improve their socialization skills in a safe environment, while parents connect with community professionals with various areas of expertise related to children aged 0 to 3. Library staff identify and coordinate the experts through partnerships with county departments and other local and regional organizations.