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LEGO + at the Main Library

Build fabulous creations with other LEGO lovers. Ages 5 and up. read more...

Leap Into Science at the Main Library

Join us for this fun program designed to engage children and their families in science and literacy by integrating hands-on science activities with children's literature. Parents are encouraged to share the excitement of discovery with your child! We will be exploring the properties of air. The LEAP into Science program began in 2007 as a partnership between The Franklin Institute and the Free Library of Philadelphia. For kids in grades K-6. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Drop in. Norristown area schools day off activity.

Pre-K Adventures at the Main Library

Tuesdays through May 16 For children ages 3-5 with a caregiver. Join us for Spring Fun in April! Bouncing Bugs and Butterflies, Eggs-Citing Decorating, and activities with this year’s Pennsylvania One Book, Daniel Finds a Poem. In May we'll explore simple math concepts using stories and hands-on activity stations. Drop in.    

Twilight Tales at the Main Library

Starting March 1 through May 18 at 7:00 pm For ages 0-7 with a caregiver Family storytime! Our activities will be a mixture of fun and learning with stories, songs and an occasional craft and parachute play. Drop in.

Toddler Tickle Tales–Thursdays at the Main Library

Thursdays at 10:30 am from January 12 through May 18 at 10:30 am

Stories, songs, rhymes, and fun activities for young preschoolers, followed by playgroup time. Ages 2-3 with a caregiver. Drop in.

Baby Lap Rap at the Main Library

Wednesdays from January 11 through May 17 Simple stories, new and traditional songs, shaker eggs and rhythm sticks for your baby and you! Flannelboard rhymes and props will help your child learn and play with Mother Goose rhymes. For ages 0-24 months with a caregiver. Drop in.

Roll Over and Read! at the Main Library

Bring your own book or read one of ours. Ages 4-12. Third Saturday of every month. read more...