Play to Learn is for parents, grandparents, neighbors, family, and friends who nurture children ages six and under. Thematic curriculum invites individual play, fun group activities, songs, and a whole group circle time for children and adults to enjoy together.
Drop-in program: no registration required.
Click here for Play to Learn songs and handouts to extend the activity at home.
Check out the Play to Learn Annual Report for the previous academic year!
We are excited to have Play to Learn returning the week of September 24th! Below is the initial 2018-2019 locations. Please check back in early September for more detailed information about class times, additional locations and closures.
Click here for a printable schedule!
Morning 10 - 11:30 am| Afternoon 1:30 - 3 p.m.| Evening 5 - 6:30 p.m.
Key Peninsula Civic Center | 10 a.m. | 17010 S. Vaughn Rd., Vaughn, WA 98394
South Hill Pierce County Library | 1:30 p.m. | 15420 Meridian E., Puyallup, WA 98375
Willard Early Learning Center | 1:30 p.m. | 3201 S. D St., Tacoma, WA 98418
Madison Early Learning Center | 10 a.m. | 3101 S. 43rd St., Tacoma, WA 98409
Puyallup Public Library | 10 a.m.| 324 S. Meridian, Puyallup, WA 98371
*No class at Puyallup on Nov 6
Charles Wright Academy | 10 a.m.| 7723 Chambers Creek Rd. W., Tacoma, WA 98467
*No class at Charles Wright on December 4
Inclusive Circle Time at Museum | 10 a.m.| 1501 Pacific Ave. Tacoma, WA 98402
Sumner Pierce County Library | 1:30 p.m.| 1116 Fryar Ave., Sumner, WA 98390
Tillicum/American Lake Community Center | 1:30 p.m.| 14916 Washington Ave. S.W., Lakewood, WA 98498
Salishan Family Investment Center | 5 p.m.| 1724 E. 44th St., Tacoma, WA 98404
Parkland/Spanaway Pierce County Library | 10 a.m. | 13718 Pacific Ave S., Parkland, WA 98444
*No class at Parkland/Spanaway Library on November 28
Eastside Community Center | 10 a.m. | 1721 E 56th St., Tacoma, WA 98404
*Classes begin at this location in October 24
Graham Pierce County Library | 1:30 p.m. | 9202 224th Street E., Graham, WA 98338
Wednesday classes on Joint Base Lewis McChord
Escape Zone | 10 a.m. | 841 Fairway Road, McChord Field
Raindrops and Rainbows | 1:30 p.m. | 8197 American Lake Drive, Lewis North
Lakewood Pierce County Library| 10 a.m.| 6300 Wildaire Rd. S.W., Lakewood, WA 98499
Bay Terrace | 10 a.m. | 2550 South ‘G’ Street, Tacoma, WA 98405
Milton/Edgewood Pierce County Library| 1:30 p.m.| 900 Meridian E, Suite 29, Milton, WA 98354
Asia Pacific Cultural Center | 10 a.m. | 4851 South Tacoma Way, Tacoma, WA 98409
Key Peninsula Civic Center | 10 a.m. | 17010 S. Vaughn Road, Vaughn, WA 98394
*No Class at Key Peninsula on November 9
Prairie Ridge Recreation Hall | 10 a.m. | 14205 215th Ave. E, Bonney Lake, WA, 98391
MANY THANKS TO THE PLAY TO LEARN SUPPORTERS
Play to Learn is sponsored by The Boeing Company, Charles Wright Academy, Discuren Charitable Foundation, Graduate Tacoma, Institute of Museum and Library Services, Niagara Cares, Nordstrom, Peninsula School District, Puyallup Tribe of Indians Charity Trust Board, RealNetworks Foundation, Safeco Insurance Foundation, United Way of Pierce County, Wells Fargo Foundation, and William Kilworth Foundation.
With support from Florence Kilworth Foundation, Horizons Foundation, MultiCare Health Systems, and Nisqually Indian Tribe.
Additional support from Jean E. Thomson Foundation and Jordan Fund.
Play to Learn is presented in partnership with A Step Ahead Pierce County, Asia Pacific Cultural Center, Birth to Three Development Center, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Key Peninsula Civic Center, Pierce County Libraries, Eastside Community Center, Prairie Ridge Recreation Hall, Puyallup Public Library, Tacoma Housing Authority, Tacoma Public Schools, Tillicum/American Lake Gardens Community Service Center.