Children’s Department at the Main Library

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Summer Reading 2013


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Special Events in the Children’s Department

August 2014 Children's Library Events (printable)

July 2014 Children's Calendar of Events (printable)

Summer Reading 2014 Flyer--School Age Programs (printable)

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Summer Movie – Mondays at the Main Library

Mondays at 1:00 pm From June 23rd through August 11th in the Community Room Come join us to watch some family favorites. Adults must accompany children under age 8.   June 23 - Frozen (PG) - 102 min. June 30 - Wall-E (G) - 98 min. July 7 -    The Pirate Fairy (G) - 78 min. July 14 -  Cats and Dogs: Revenge of Kitty Galore (PG) - 82 min. July 28 -  TAD The Lost Explorer (NR) - 92 min. Aug. 4 -   Nut Job (PG) - 80 min. Aug. 11 - Despicable Me 2 (PG) - 98 min.

Artsy Kids at the Main Library

Artsy Kids for children entering grades 1 to 6 Tuesdays at 2:00 pm from June 24 through August 12 - WAIT LIST ONLY Discover science in art! Learn art techniques like paint resist, string art, spin art, and "flower smash" pictures. Three sessions will be devoted to writing, creating, and performing a shadow puppet play. Registration required; call or stop by the Children's Department to sign up.

Yoga-Music Fusion at the Main Library

Mondays at 10:30-11:30 AM from June 23 through August 11 

For ages 2-5 with a caregiver

Join Miss Tammy from Children's Music Express for fun with music and an introduction to yoga.

Registration required; program filled--wait list only. call or stop by the Children's Department to sign up.

Acting Up! at the Main Library

Wednesdays at 4:00-6:00 pm from June 25 through August 6 - WAIT LIST ONLY 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 children entering grades 3 to 6. Registration required. Call 610-278-5100 x 205 or stop by the Children’s Department to register.

Build! at the Main Library

Build! for children entering grades K through 6 Create and build using a variety of great materials for the budding engineer: LEGOs, K'NEX, Goldie Blox and Roominate.   Tuesdays at 4:00-5:30 pm from July 22 through August 12 AND Saturdays at 10:30-12 pm on June 28, July 12, July 26, and August 9. Drop in.

Baby Lap Rap – Wednesdays at the Main Library

Baby Lap Rap - Wednesdays at 9:30am OR 10:30am from June 25 through August 13 Make new friends while playing with early learning toys. Enjoy a short story time with songs and rhymes. For ages 0-24 months with a caregiver. Drop in.

KidsMake at the Main Library

KidsMake for kids entering grades 3 to 6

Hands-on learning with some of the hottest technology available today! Create circuits, discover robotics, and design with our new 3D printer. Two sessions to choose from: Tuesdays from 6:00 to 7:30 pm from June 24 through August 12 - WAIT LIST ONLY OR Wednesdays from 2:00 to 3:30 pm from June 25 through August 13 - WAIT LIST ONLY Registration required; call or drop by the Children's Department to sign up.