Contact The Liberty Judy Center for information about any of the following programs and events:
Raising a Reader
This program provides bags full of books for each Head Start, pre-k, and kindergarten student. Books are rotated weekly and taken home for parents and children to read together.
Through a partnership with the Y of Central MD, a Head Start program is offered at Liberty Elementary. The play-based, hands-on, full-day program serves 37 three- and four-year-olds. The Judy Center provides support services to strengthen Head Start families that include early intervention, parent involvement, family focus, and nutrition.
Mother's Day Tea
The Liberty Judy Center hosts a Mother's Day Tea for the moms and grandmas of children attending Head Start, pre-k, and kindergarten at Liberty Elementary. Children create Mother's Day cards and treats.
Sponsored by Maryland Public Television (MPT), Appy Hour is a family digital night in which students in grades pre-k to second learn about educational apps and how to use them. Children can take their picture with the Super Why character from MPT.
Learning parties are parent/child "parties" held in the evenings in which parents learn how to support their child's development at home, in areas such as math, literacy, the arts, social skills, and emotions.
Baltimore Infants and Toddlers Program
Referrals for assessments and early intervention services are provided for infants and toddlers ages birth through three who have suspected developmental delays.
Toddlers and their parents in the community, as well as child care providers and their students, come together in the cold days of December to "Welcome Winter" with a celebration at Liberty Elementary including an interactive read-aloud and hands-on activities. Thanks to a donation from First Book through dd's Discounts, each child takes home six books for their home libraries.
Little Cub's Playtime
A playgroup offered to children not yet in school whose parents are attending Judy Center parent programs. Children engage in supervised play both indoors and outside listening to stories and having fun with their friends!
Liberty Judy Center Early Childhood Conference
The Liberty Judy Center holds an annual Early Childhood Conference for teachers, childcare providers, and parents. The goal of the conference is to build a community of practice among all Early Care and Education participants. Terrific classes, DIY sessions, opportunities for networking, free books and materials are offered.
Please visit our Early Childhood Conference webpage for more information.
Born to Move
A movement and music toddler playgroup for parents/ primary caregivers and children with a focus on balance, making friends, following directions, and vocabulary.