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Our library books have to be replaced, not because they’re lost but because they’re worn. We encourage life-long readers and learners.
Mary Graham
A parent told me that if she had 6,000 children, they would all attend Children’s Village.
Toddler teacher
My daughter talks about Children’s Village as a magical place. Her friends keep asking why they can’t attend Children’s Village, too!
Preschool Parent
We serve families throughout the city. Some take two buses and a train rather than send their children to a program in their neighborhood.
Beth Baker
Children’s Village graduates often return to complete required high school community service hours here.
School-Age teacher
I love learning from the children. One taught me about Pointillism, paintings made up of little dots. I wonder where he learned that? Here!
Mary Graham
Children are often disappointed that Children’s Village is closed on the weekends!
Preschool teacher
Children are always excited to go to our PNC GROW UP GREAT library! It has 3,000 books, including some in French, Chinese, and Spanish.
Preschool teacher
I love the way Children's Village is so accommodating to immigrant families and families new to the area. I learn a lot because of this outreach.
A parent
Look at the walls filled with artwork and projects. Children have ownership here at Children’s Village.
Preschool teacher
A parent who had seen our class at Franklin Square chose to send her children here. She now has four kids enrolled with a fifth on the way!
Preschool teacher
Children’s Village’s Breakfast Club encourages parents and other family members to enjoy breakfast with the children in the classroom.
Preschool teacher
A preschooler, nervous about his first day, hesitated at the door. Another child waved and smiled, encouraging him to come in — and he did!
Mary Graham
A parent who had seen our class at the park followed us back to Children’s Village to complete an Enrollment Application for her own child. 
Preschool teacher
I know we selected the right school for our preschooler.  Today, he asked what 'indigenous' means. My wife and I looked at each other in surprise!
Mat Huffman, parent
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