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posted: 4/8/2013 8:00 AM

New parents invited to BabyFest at Gail Borden library

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Submitted by Gail Borden Public Library

Expectant and new parents will discover the latest baby care information when Gail Borden Public Library delivers "BabyFest: Everything for Babies and Expectant Parents" from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 13, at the main library, 270 N. Grove Ave., Elgin.

Co-sponsored by the Elgin Sam's Club, the free festival will feature the latest baby information, including community resources available to new parents, fun activities, refreshments and free samples.

The library will give a presentation about early literacy practices and feature a "make and take" activity. Information about immunizations, car seat safety, safe sleeping, nutrition and radon and lead paint protection will be available for parents.

Representatives from these local agencies will provide information and be on hand to answer questions: All Our Kids Early Childhood Networks, Aunt Martha's Youth Service Center, Circle of Wise Women, DayOne Network, Easter Seals-DuPage and Fox Valley Region, Kane County Health Department, Sherman Hospital, Two Rivers Head Start, United Way of Elgin, VNA Health Care, Well Child Center and the YWCA Childcare Resource and Referral.

For information about BabyFest, contact Gail Lundgren at (847) 608-5205.

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