Early Childhood Resources

Resources for Families, Caregivers, and Educators

We invite you to explore the activities, events, and resources below designed to give children a great start!




Early Childhood & Literacy Events

  • 7 Jun
    • COGIC Community Center Play & Learn
      Date: Jun 7
      Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
      Location: 2140 Valley St, Muskegon, MI 49444
      Cost: FREE
      Calendar: Read early. Read often Community Events

      For families with children ages Birth to five years old.  Storytime, free books, crafts, fun interactive learning activities, snacks, friends, and more!  Call 231-722-3219 for more information.  

  • 8 Jun
    • Lakeshore Museum Center Little Learners Playgroup
      Date: Jun 8
      Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
      Location: Lakeshore Museum Center 430 West Clay Avenue Muskegon, MI 49440
      Cost: FREE- Please Register
      Calendar: Read early. Read often Community Events

      This program starts at 10am and will run for 50-60 minutes. We start with 15-20 minutes of organized story time and activities followed by free play and a craft. During this program adults and children will have fun learning through songs, stories, sensory stations, motor skills stations, art, and more. Each theme will feature a new book and crafts for participants to take home for free!

      Register Here!

    • Discover the Adventures of Play and Learn
      Date: Jun 8
      Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
      Location: Muskegon Family Care 2201 S Getty St, Muskegon, MI 49444
      Cost: FREE
      Calendar: Read early. Read often Community Events

      Come and discover how your child can learn through everyday play!

      Every other Thursday! (September 8, 22; October 6, 20; November 3, 17; December 1,15, 29) and every other Saturday (September 17; October 1, 15; November 12, 26; December 10) Time: 11AM-12:30PM on Thursdays; 10:30-12PM on Saturdays

  • 9 Jun
    • Preschool Story Time at Hackley Library
      Date: Jun 9
      Time: 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
      Location: Hackley Public Library, 316 W. Webster Ave. Muskegon, MI 49440
      Cost: FREE
      Calendar: Read early. Read often Community Events

      Join us at Hackley Library for stories, songs, and movement activities! Intended for ages 0-5, Hackley Library's in-person Story Time is designed to teach early literacy skills to parents and caregivers while children enjoy a fun, interactive atmosphere. Please check our Facebook page for any cancellations. Free.

    • Play and Learn at Roosevelt Apartments
      Date: Jun 9
      Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
      Location: 525 w. summit Muskegon Hts MI 49444
      Cost: FREE
      Calendar: Read early. Read often Community Events

      Play and lean at Roosevelt Apartments. Group is hosted on the second floor in the community room. 

      Free crafts, story time, activities, and MORE! Contact LaToyia Jackson at: 616-384-9416 for more information. 

Enter to Win
Enter to WIN a $25 Meijer Gift Card & Books!

If you have a child from birth-to-8 years old, you could win a FREE $25 Meijer Gift Card and Books!

Want to enter?  Open this entry form, fill it out, and click the 'Submit' button.

It's that EASY!  A winner is drawn every month. Special thanks to Meijer for donating the gift cards.  


Early Childhood Resources - Community Partners

The Library
Read Muskegon
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library
Great Start to Quality
Call 211
Help Me Grow

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