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This project is made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and through Library Access Funds administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.

Special Events in the Children’s Department

Garden Club Scavenger Hunt at the Main Library

All Month - Drop in Planting season is just around the corner, and we're gearing up to tend our community plot with our Garden Club! We've hidden the plants and vegetables we plan to grow this year around the children's department. Find each item, and answer the trivia question after reading about the vegetable or plant you found. Can you find them all? Prizes for completion available while supplies last. For ages 12 and under.

Beginner’s Chess at the Main Library

Tuesday, April 23 – 2:00 pm – Drop in

Learn how to play this fun game of strategy and play with other kids! Ages 8-14.

Drop-In Craft at the Main Library

Wednesday, April 10 – All day Drop in and make a fun spring craft! Ages 4-12.

Zentangle Drawing Zone at the Main Library

Tuesday, April 2 through April 30 – 4:00 pm – Drop in  Drop-in and learn to draw using the Zentangle method! Use structured patterns of your choosing to create beautiful images. Different activities with zentangles each week. Ages 5-12.

Library Fun on NASD Early Dismissal Days and Days Off in March

Fun things for school age kids during NASD early dismissals and spring break! read more...

Crafting Corner at the Main Library

Wednesdays at 4:00 pm – Drop in Drop in to use a variety of materials to create a different craft each week! Start with the prompt of the day, and make your own unique creation. Recommended ages 5-12.

Drama Club

Drama Club now forming for tweens and teens at the main library. read more...

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  1. […] services. Patrons can borrow many downloadable items through a virtual library service. The Children’s Department puts together programs and events over the year. Teens can also take advantage of education and […]