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The development of imagination: An important goal for us all (POSTPONED)

March 14 @ 11 h 30 min - 13 h 00 min

Recommended for parents and grandparents of children ages 0-7!



During this one and a half hour workshop, clinical psychologist, travel writer (and parent and grandparent) Roni Beth will demonstrate the benefits of developing imagination. We will explore the nature of imagination and how it develops; lifelong cognitive, emotional and social benefits of a rich imagination; concerns about too much or too little; and ways to nourish it.
Roni Beth Tower, PhD, is a retired clinical, research and academic psychologist. She holds a PhD from Yale in clinical psychology, is a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology, taught at Yale and Columbia, and has published articles on child development and imaginative play. She is also the author of the award-winning memoir, Miracle at Midlife: A Transatlantic Romance, and the blog “Life, Refracted” on PsychologyToday.com, you can read more of her work at BonjourParis.com, including the recent  piece on “Perfect Play”.



This event has been postponed for a later date due to the health guidelines surrounding the rapidly evolving Covid-19 situation. Please subscribe to our newsletter for information about upcoming events and programs.


Questions about this event, or any of our programs for childrens & teens, can be sent to our children’s & teens’ services manager, Celeste Rhoads: celeste@americanlibraryinparis.org.





March 14
11 h 30 min - 13 h 00 min
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