Local Early Childhood Opportunities
The Groton community has many licensed early childhood education facilities, both non-profit and for-profit, which offer a variety of learning experiences for young children. In addition, there are an assortment of municipal agencies, such as Groton Public Library and Groton Parks and Recreation Program, that offer programs for children ages 3-5 and younger.
The attachments and links below provide contact information on programs that are not funded nor endorsed by Groton Public Schools. This information is provided solely to assist parents in finding early childhood opportunities for young children that expand and enrich their early learning experiences.
If you have any questions or need additional assistance, please contact Nadine Kerr at 860-572-2157.
Local Preschool Programs - a complete list of all licensed providers in Groton. The list provides information about sliding scale fees, programs for military families, and NAEYC accredited programs.
Groton Public Library - offers weekly storytime, preschool literacy activities, preschool film festivals, and lullaby concerts as part of their Children's Services Department. In addition to books and DVDs for young children they also offer take-home games, toys, and craft packets.
Bill Memorial Library - offers a variety of programs for young children that include storytime, crafts, "parent & me" activities, and more.
Mystic and Noank Library - storytime, bedtime story night, games, activities, and more can be found at the Children & Teens area of this library.
Groton Parks and Recreation - provides many programs for preschool children in areas like gymnastics, swimming, dance & movement, and summer playground activities. A complete listing of all public parks and facilities can also be found at this site.
Children First Groton - Additional information on local early childhood opportunities can also be found in the CFG resource guide posted on their website.