Locke Branch closed Saturday, March 3 at 5 p.m. for
renovations. All Locke customer holds pickup locations
have been changed to the customer's choice of alternate location or to Westdale if no alternate was provided.
Topics covered;Changing attitudes toward childrenThe emphasis on good moral behavior - lessons from the BibleThe role of mother, father and extended family membersBabies - their birth, where they slept, their clothingFarm and domestic choresChores of non-farming children, eg., the children of the miller, the storekeeper, and the craftspeopleThe children who became sailorsStowawaysOrphans in the country and in the citiesThe opening of ragged schools and orphanagesChild laborThe early education of childrenAcceptable children's pastimesOutdoor activities, winter and summerHomemade toysIndoor and outdoor gamesChildren's partiesNew toys for childrenHealth and sicknessThe dangers faced by children