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Children’s Department at the Main Library

Creating a Community of Readers, One Child at a Time

A Busy Hive of Fun & Activity - MC-NPL Youth Services

Children’s Calendar of Story Times/Activities/Special Events

Services for Children and Parents

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Special Events in the Children’s Department


March Calendar of Children's Events (printable)


National Library Week-PA One Book at the Main Library

April 8-13, 2019 At every children’s program this week, we will be sharing the book, Not a Box by Antoinette Portis, and each family attending will receive a free copy to take home! (Spanish edition is available.) Pennsylvania One Book, Every Young Child is an established program that highlights the importance of early literacy development in preschoolers and the significance of reading early and often to children.


MONTCO Comic Fest at the Main Library!

Saturday, April 6 from 10 am to 3 pm Come out to the 4th Annual Mont Co. Comic Fest! All children can begin a superhero journey by participating in some Super Activities. A few activities to explore are: Make your own Super Hero Mask, Create a puppet, Lego Play, read to a Super Hero Therapy Dog, attend a children's program, and more. You can even earn a prize! For all ages. Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.


Tape Games! at the Main Library

Thursday, April 11 at 2:00 pm Join us for some fun games and activities made from tape! Can you crawl through the “laser maze” of tape without getting caught? For kids in grade K-6. Drop in. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Norristown area schools early dismissal activity.



Monday, April 15 at 2:00 pm The infamous “unsinkable” ship went down 107 years ago this day. Learn some fun facts about the Titanic, what it was like to be a passenger in first, second, and third class, and do some ship-sinking experiments. For kids in grades K-6. Drop in. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Norristown area schools spring break activity.


Easter Storytime and Egg Hunt at the Main Library

Tuesday, April 16 at 10:30 am

Come for some Easter stories and fun, then go for an egg hunt in the library! For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Drop in.


Paper Egg Craft at the Main Library

Wednesday, April 17 from 9 am to 4:30 pm   Do you have some spring ideas? Decorate paper eggs with ribbon, crayons, markers & tissue paper.  Hang them on your door or on your fridge. Drop in. For ages 4 and up.


Spring Seeds Craft at the Main Library

Thursday, April 18 at 2:00 PM Come join us to make a seed head that will grow hair (grass). Nurture your buddy with water and sunlight and watch the grass grow! For kids in grades K-6. Drop in. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Norristown area schools spring break activity.