Sep 222014

The third Saturday of every month from 11:00 am-1:00 pm

Fall dates: October 18, November 15, December 20

Elementary age kids can read to specially trained dogs. Bring your own book or read one of ours. Ages 4-12.

Sep 152014
kidsmake web

Mondays from October 6 through December 15

4:15-5:15 pm for children in grades 3-6

Fun STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) 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 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.



Aug 272014
baby lap rap

Baby Lap Rap – Wednesdays at 10:30am through December 17 (no class on October 29 or November 26)

Make new friends while playing with early learning toys. Enjoy a short story time with songs and rhymes. For ages 0-24 months with a caregiver. Drop in.

Aug 252014
toddler tickle tales

Toddler Tickle Tales – Thursdays at 10:30am through December 18 (no class on November 27)

Stories, songs, fingerplays and fun for the active toddler and early preschool child, followed by playgroup time. Thursdays at 10:30am. Ages 2-4 with a caregiver. Drop in.