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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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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

Homework Helpers at the Main Library CANCELLED UNTIL APRIL 13

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 4:00-6:00 pm For kids in grades 1-5   Need some help with homework? Helpers will be available for one-on-one assistance. Drop in. No program during school holidays.  

Storytime! at the Main Library–CANCELLED UNTIL APRIL 14

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 am starting January 14 For ages 12 months - 4 years with a caregiver Stories, songs, rhymes, movement activities, and crafts for young preschoolers. Drop in.

Baby Storytime at the Main Library–CANCELLED UNTIL APRIL 15

Wednesdays at 10:30 am starting January 15 Simple stories, new and traditional songs, and rhymes for your baby and you! Designed for "cuddlers and crawlers". Ages 0-12 months with a caregiver. Drop in.

LEGO + at the Main Library–CANCELLED UNTIL APRIL 11

The second Saturday of the month from 2:00-3:30 pm --April 11, May 9, June 13 Come build with us! Imagine and create with LEGOs, Magna-Tiles, Straws and Connectors, K’nex, and more! For kids ages 5-12. Drop in. Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Stay and Play at the Main Library–CANCELLED UNTIL APRIL 14

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, starting January 14 at 11:00 am Open play time in our Children’s Learning Center following our story times. Your child can play with our fun educational toys, and you can meet other caregivers. Ages 0-6 with a caregiver. Drop in.