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Babywearing Meetup & Playdate
October 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Where is the meeting located?
Meetings, unless otherwise noted, are held in the Children’s Pavillion of the Wichita Public Library – Advanced Learning Library downtown, 711 W. 2nd Street. The Children’s Pavillion is located just off the main/east entrance of the library.
Are there minimum age requirements to enter the event?
Meetings are open to children all ages and caregivers.
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Parking for the Advanced Learning Library can be found on the west and south side of the building. Entrances to the building are on the east and west sides of the building. For more information on parking and public transit options please see http://www.wichitalibrary.org/Locations/pages/advanced-learning-library.aspx#parking
What can I bring into the event?
You may bring yourself and your own carriers or just yourself and try on our carriers! Please note that the library does allow drinks in the children’s area but all containers must have a lid.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
To contact Carry Wichita about meeting questions you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by Facebook messenger at m.me/CarryWichita. If you have questions specific to the venue, please contact the Advanced Learning Library at (316) 261-8500
Do I need to RSVP for a meeting?
Tickets and RSVPs are not necessary to attend! Just come as you are.
CAN I BRING MY CHILDREN/MOM/HUSBAND/FRIEND?
Yes, yes and yes! Caregivers and children of all ages are welcome and encouraged to attend. Please note that we do not currently offer any childcare during meetings so we ask that if you need assistance keeping tabs on your little one(s) while you are getting assistance with a carrier, please bring someone who can help you.
SOMEONE GAVE ME THIS CARRIER AT MY BABY SHOWER AND I HAVE NO IDEA HOW TO USE IT. CAN YOU HELP ME?
Yes, we can! Our peer educators have extensive knowledge of many types of carriers. Bring your carrier with you to a meeting and our educators will help you adjust and use your carrier.
WHAT DO YOU DO AT A MEETING?
Meetings are typically semi-structured. When you walk in a volunteer will great you, ask what you came to receive help with and then match you with an educator who can meet your specific needs. Depending on the size of a meeting you may be viewing a demonstration with multiple caregivers or receive one-on-one hands on assistance. Our volunteer educators will give you assistance with any carriers you may have brough with you, ask you questions about your needs and age of children, offer reccomendations and demonstrate with carriers from our library.