Children’s Department at the Main Library

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Special Events in the Children’s Department

April Calendar of Children's Events (printable)

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Opera for Kids at the Main Library

Saturday, April 18 at 1:00 pm for all ages This interactive music program will provide students and families with a better understanding of opera as an art form and stimulate interest in the performing arts, language and literature.  Audience members will experience traditional European and contemporary American opera repertoire in a fun and informal setting.  The students will see performers in entertaining operatic roles – artists of African-American, Asian, Latino, and European descent. Performed by Opera North of Fort Washington. For all ages.

Celebrate Earth Day! at the Main Library

Tuesday, April 14 at 2:00 pm for kids in grades K-6 Join us for some earth-friendly activities and crafts. Drop in.

Munchkin Math at the Main Library

Tuesdays, April 7 through 28 at 10:30 am for ages 3-1/2 to 5 with a caregiver A fun program where preschoolers learn simple math concepts, through stories, crafts and hands-on activities. Registration is required. Call 610-278-5100 x 205 or stop by the Children's Department to sign up.

Preschool Story Time and Easter Egg Hunt at the Main Library

Thursday, April 2 at 10:30 am for ages 2-5     Enjoy holiday stories, songs and activities, followed by an Easter Egg Hunt in the picture book area! Bring your Easter basket!

Egg Dyeing and Decorating at the Main Library

Thursday, April 2 2:00 pm Grades K-6 (Please note that the date has been changed from March 31) Color and decorate boiled eggs to take home. Norristown area schools spring break activity.

No School = Fun Days at the Main Library!

Norristown Area School District early dismissal days and days off = programs for kids in grades K-6. All programs start at 2:00 pm. Drop in. read more...

Build! at the Main Library

Build!  The second Saturday of every month from 10:30-12 March 14, April 11, May 9 Create and build using a variety of great materials for the budding engineer: LEGOs, K'NEX, Straws and Connectors, and more! For children entering grades K through 6.