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Special Events in the Children’s Department

Graphic Novel Book Club at the Main Library

Saturday, December 16 at 12:00 pm - REGISTRATION REQUIRED     Join Miss Shelby for snacks, activities, and graphic novel appreciation as we read “Science Comics: Solar System.” Free copies available while supplies last. Ages 8 to 12. Call 610-278-5100 ext. 205 or visit the library to sign up.

Winter Pet Craft at the Main Library

Friday, December 15th at 2:00 pmREGISTRATION REQUIRED Make your own winter pet in a jar! Will you take home a reindeer? A yeti? A snowman? "Capture" your own! For ages 6-12. Call 610-278-5100 ext. 205 or visit the library to sign up.

Weaving Winter Wonders at the Main Library

Wednesdays, December 6, 13, and 20 at 5:30 pm – Drop in  Learn how to loom knit or crochet and join us in creating donatable winter wear to give to local shelters! Supplies are limited. Ages 7 and up.

Itty Bitty Book Club at the Main Library

Tuesday, December 12 at 5:30 pm – REGISTRATION REQUIRED  Join us every 2nd Tuesday of the month to read a picture book with Mx. Legna and complete a craft related to the story! Register to be able to take home a FREE copy of the book. Snacks provided. Call 610-278-5100 ext. 205 to sign up. Ages 5-8 with a caregiver.

Sensory Storytime at the Main Library

Monday, December 11 at 10:30am – REGISTRATION RECOMMENDED This inclusive storytime will include books, songs, and toys while providing a comfortable, safe environment for our littlest neurodivergent friends. Ages 0-8. Registration encouraged, space is limited. Parents, therapists, siblings, and other support are welcome to join. Call 610-278-5100 x205 or stop in to register.

Embroidery Excitement! at the Main Library

Thursday, December 14 at 5:30 pm - REGISTRATION REQUIRED Join us for a step-by-step workshop as you create your very own winter-inspired embroidery! Supplies provided. Ages 8-14.

Crafting Corner at the Main Library

Wednesdays at 4:00 pm  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.  

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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 […]