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June Jazz 2022
May 182022
 

Saturday, June 18 through Saturday, August 13

Win prizes for reading! Pick up a summer reading log in the Children’s Department and keep track of the minutes you read. For every two hours you read or have been read to, you get a free book and a chance to win one of our many great prizes, including a Nintendo Switch, Pokemon basket, bicycle, drone, and more! (Maximum 10 free books per child.) Earn extra prize tickets for attending our programs, too! For children ages 0-12.

May 182022
 

Tuesday, June 7, 1:00-5:00 pm
June is Give a Bunch of Balloons Month, a month-long celebration to bring some extra joy to children battling illness. Celebrate with us and learn to make your very own balloon animals and shapes. Participants can make a sword, dog, flower, octopus, hat, or even try their own creation! Bring some joy to a friend, a family member, or even a stranger! Intended for ages 5-12. Drop in. NASD early dismissal day activity.

May 102022
 

REGISTRATION OPEN THROUGH JUNE 3

This year’s GSK Science in the Summer theme is Be a Biologist! with activities that invite children to play the role of professional biologists and tackle real-world challenges in fisheries, plant biology, paleobiology, and wildlife biology. Observe the effects of chemicals on the environment, study fossils, investigate various plant-growing conditions, and create a hummingbird feeding station! This program is provided in partnership with the Franklin Institute.

The program will be offered in-person at the Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library in two parts on Monday, July 25 and Tuesday, July 26 at 10am for children entering 2nd through 6th grade. Interested families may enter an online lottery now through June 3 for a chance to participate. Visit the website to register:  http://scienceinthesummer.fi.edu/phila

Apr 252022
 

Friday, May 27 – Grab & Go activity

Honor and remember those who gave all for our country by creating this Memorial Day Poppy Flower Craft. The red poppy is the national symbol to recognize all the Americans who died in wars. Call 610-278-5100 x205 to reserve your packet. For ages 5-12.

Feb 072022
 

4th Thursday of the month at 4:15 pm

April 28, May 26 and weekly in the summer

The Children’s Department has a garden! Join us there to do some planting and tending. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. We’ll meet at our community garden plot at Eisenhower School (1601 Markley St.). For ages 5-12. Call 610-278-5100 x205 or stop by to sign up.

Jan 182022
 

First Wednesday of the month at 10:30 am

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities in Spanish and English! Intended for ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Drop in. Masks are required.

Dec 182021
 

Wednesdays at 4:15 pm

Calling all Pokémon trainers! Are you a fan, or interested in learning more about this fun franchise? Join our new Pokémon club! Learn about trading cards, complete art projects, try out new video games, and more! Intended for ages 6-12. Masks are required until further notice.