Children’s Department at the Main Library

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Special Events in the Children’s Department

May 2014 Children's Calendar of Events (printable)

April 2014 Calendar of Events (printable)

Kids’ Quizzo at the Main Library!

Kids’ Quizzo!  Tuesday, May 20 at 2:00 pm Join us to play this fun trivia game! Form teams and test your knowledge of popular music, movies, TV and stuff you should have learned in school. The members of the winning team get their choice of a free book! Ages 5-12. Registration required; call 610-278-5100 x 205 or stop in the Children’s Department to sign up.

Acting Up! at the Main Library

Saturdays--April 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, June 7 & 14 Interested in learning to act? Join us for a series of acting classes that include basic skills, improvisation and character development. Children are asked to attend every session. For ages 8-12. (May 3 session runs from 11:00-1:00.) Snacks provided. Registration required. Call 610-278-5100 x 205 or stop by the Children’s Department to register.

LEGO Club – Saturday, May 10 at the Main Library

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

Fun With Folk Tales at the Main Library

Tuesdays, May 6 and 13 at 10:30 am Preschoolers will explore the story of the Gingerbread Boy and a variation with a Gingerbread Girl through stories, crafts, and hands-on activities. Ages 3-1/2 to 5 with a caregiver. Registration required. Call 610-278-5100 x 205 or stop by the Children’s Department to register.  

PA One Book: Every Young Child Week at the Main Library

Tuesday, April 29th at 10:30 am for ages 3-1/2 to 5, and Thursday, May 1 at 10:30 am for ages 2-4 Geared for ages 3-6, Pennsylvania's One Book, Every Young Child program is designed to highlight the importance of early literacy read more...

Sensory-Friendly Storytime–Sat., May 3 at the Main Library

Sensory-friendly storytimes are designed to be inclusive and welcoming for children with special needs, ages 3-6. In order to read more...

English is Fun! Wednesdays at 4:00 pm at the Main Library

English is Fun! Wednesdays at 4:00 pm through May 14 An interactive activity hour for children to learn and/or improve English language skills through music, art, games, books and conversation. Ages 3-6 with a caregiver. Drop in. (No class April 16.)