Children’s Department at the Main Library

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Children’s Calendar of Story Times/Activities/Special Events

Services for Children and Parents

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Special Events in the Children’s Department

October Calendar of Children's Events--revised 9/16/14 (printable)

Maker Mondays Release Form

September Calendar of Events (printable)

Build! October 13 at the Main Library

Build!  The second Saturday of every month from 10:30-12 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.    

Maker Mondays! at the Main Library

Mondays from October 6 through December 15 4:00-5:00 pm for children in grades 3-6 Fun STEAM activities to try. Create, imagine, experiment, explore! October 6, 13, 20 - Repeat Appearance (recycled crafts) October 27, November 3, 10, 17 - Bits, Bytes and Volts (programming and electronics) December 1, 8, 15 - What "Wood" You Do? (woodworking) Children must have a signed release form on file with the library in order to participate in Maker Mondays/KidsMake @MC-NPL. Print out your form here: All school age programs are first come, first served. We suggest you arrive early to guarantee admission. When you arrive prior to the beginning of the program, please ask at the Children's Desk for a program ticket. Tickets will be limited for each event. Doors will close and a sign will be posted on the door to the Children's Learning Center when maximum capacity for the program has been reached. Programs begin on time.

Munchkin Math at the Main Library

Munchkin Math - Tuesdays from October 7 through October 28 at 10:30 am Preschoolers have fun learning simple math concepts through stories, crafts, games, and hands-on activities. For ages 3-1/2 to 5 with a caregiver. Registration required. Stop by the Children's Department or call 610-278-5100 x 205 to sign up.

Autumn/Halloween Necklace Making at the Main Library

Tuesday, October 21 at 2:00 pm For children in grades K-6 Beads and more to create wearable art. Drop in and make one!

No School = Fun at the Main Library!

Join us for fun on Norristown area schools early dismissal days and days off! Programs for Children in Kindergarten through 6th Grade All programs start promptly at 2:00 PM. Participants must obtain a program ticket at the Children's Desk read more...

Creepy Cooking Class at the Main Library

Friday, October 3 at 2:00 pm (Norristown area schools in-service day) For children in grades K-6 Make some ghoulish grub and scary snacks! Please note: We may be using peanut butter in some of our snacks. Class size is limited and will start on time. Ask for a program ticket at the Children's Desk when you arrive.

Baby Lap Rap – Wednesdays at the Main Library

Baby Lap Rap - Wednesdays at 10:30am from September 17 through December 17 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.