Film available August 9 – 13
Panel discussion: Thursday, August 13 at 12pm on Zoom

Registration is required
No Small Matter: A Film Screening and Local Panel

The North Olympic Library System is happy to partner with the Clallam Resiliency Project to provide a free viewing of the documentary No Small Matter. In addition to the documentary viewing, NOLS and the Clallam Resiliency Project will be co-hosting a panel of experts to discuss the film as well as early childhood learning and development. Watch the film and tune in to the discussion from the comfort of your own home! Registration is required to receive a link to view the film as well as Zoom panel login information.

No Small Matter: A Film Screening and Local Panel

No Small Matter is a 45-minute documentary built from stories of real children, families, and teachers, illustrating the impact of high-quality early-childhood experiences.

The documentary meets parents who are struggling to do their best for their kids, incredible teachers who model what early childhood classrooms should and could be like, and children learning and developing in real time. The film is also firmly grounded in science, opening up the “black box” of what’s happening inside children’s brains. These positive, hopeful stories serve as motivational tools in both the film and the No Small Matter campaign: Change is necessary, critical, and attainable if we put our minds to it.

Panelists include:

  • Anna King, Early Childhood Education, Peninsula College
  • Bonnie Schmidt, Little Rhythms Learning Center
  • Jennifer Lu’Becke, NOLS West End Youth Librarian
  • Mary Budke, Boys and Girls Club of the Olympic Peninsula
  • Representative Mike Chapman, 24th Legislative District

When you register for the film and panel you will be asked if you have any questions for the panelists. You may also submit questions for the panelists by emailing TGale@nols.org directly.

This will be a phenomenal event for caregivers, early learning professionals, and anyone with children in their life.