Sep 152014
build web

Build!  The second Saturday of every month from 10:30-12

Create and build using a variety of great materials for the budding engineer: LEGOs, K’NEX, Straws and Connectors, and more! For children entering grades K through 6.



Sep 152014
kidsmake web

Mondays from October 6 through December 15

4:00-5:00 pm for children in grades 3-6

Fun STEAM activities to try. Create, imagine, experiment, explore!

October 6, 13, 20 – Repeat Appearance (recycled crafts)

October 27, November 3, 10, 17 – Bits, Bytes and Volts (programming and electronics)

December 1, 8, 15 – What “Wood” You Do? (woodworking)

Children must have a signed release form on file with the library in order to participate in Maker Mondays/KidsMake @MC-NPL. Print out your form here:

All school age programs are first come, first served. We suggest you arrive early to guarantee admission.

When you arrive prior to the beginning of the program, please ask at the Children’s Desk for a program ticket. Tickets will be limited for each event.

Doors will close and a sign will be posted on the door to the Children’s Learning Center when maximum capacity for the program has been reached.

Programs begin on time.

Sep 152014

Munchkin Math – Tuesdays from October 7 through October 28 at 10:30 am

Preschoolers have fun learning simple math concepts through stories, crafts, games, and hands-on activities. For ages 3-1/2 to 5 with a caregiver. Registration required. Stop by the Children’s Department or call 610-278-5100 x 205 to sign up.

Sep 112014
afterschool kids

Join us for fun on Norristown area schools early dismissal days and days off!

Programs for Children in Kindergarten through 6th Grade

All programs start promptly at 2:00 PM. Participants must obtain a program ticket at the Children’s Desk upon arrival to enter the program. Doors will close and a sign will be posted on the door of the Children’s Learning Center when maximum capacity for the program has been reached.


Thursday, September 25

Bingo! – Play this fun and popular game. Prizes awarded.

Friday, October 3

Creepy Cooking Class – Make some ghoulish grub and creepy creations in time for Halloween. Class size limited to 25. Note: Peanut butter may be used in some snacks.

Tuesday, October 21

Autumn/Halloween Necklace – Beads and more to create wearable art.

Tuesday, November 4

Wimpy Kid Day! – Join us for a celebration of the release of Diary of a Wimpy Kid #9: The Long Haul. Games, crafts and activities.

Tuesday, November 11

Spin Art – Make an original spin art creation.

Tuesday, November 25

Board Games Galore! – Play your favorite and classic board games.

Tuesday, December 9

Create an Ornament – Make a holiday ornament with your friends.

Monday, December 29

Movie at the Library – TBA

Tuesday, December 30

Kids’ Quizzo! – Think you know everything? Find out with this fun trivia game. Teams compete to get the highest point total. Prizes awarded.



Sep 112014
creepy cooking 2

Friday, October 3 at 2:00 pm (Norristown area schools in-service day)

For children in grades K-6

Make some ghoulish grub and scary snacks! Please note: We may be using peanut butter in some of our snacks.

Class size is limited and will start on time. Ask for a program ticket at the Children’s Desk when you arrive.