Early Learning and Play Opportunities

The following programs offer enrichment activities, school readiness support, free books and other literacy resources for children.

In addition, Durham Public Libraries and Durham Parks and Recreation offer a wealth of resources and low or no-cost programming for young children and their families. Check them out!

Durham Resources

Book Harvest & Book Babies

Book Harvest provides free books for children of all ages; a Family Space designed for families to read, learn and play together; and programs that partner with parents to nurture language and literacy development.

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Durham Early Head Start

Free, comprehensive program for low-income and other eligible families of children prenatally through age 3; offers home visiting or high-quality center-based childcare; operated by Durham’s Partnership for Children.

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Community based educational space that elevates the importance of bilingualism through Spanish language and cultural immersion programs

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The Bull City Woodshop

The Bull City Woodshop is a non-profit, student centered organization that guides individual development, fosters community connection, and cultivates creativity through woodworking.

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