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Montgomery County-Norristown
Public Library

1001 Powell Street • Norristown, PA 19401 • (610) 278-5100

Children’s Department at the Main Library

Creating a Community of Readers, One Child at a Time

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

Services for Children and Parents

Summer Reading 2013


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Special Events in the Children’s Department

February Calendar of Children's Events (printable)

January Calendar of Children's Events (printable)

Valentine Fun at the Main Library

Friday, February 12 at 2:00 pm Valentine crafts and activities to make and do. For kids in grades K-6. Norristown area schools staff in-service day.  

Evening Stories at the Main Library

Thursdays at 7:00pm through May 12 Join Ms. Susan for stories, songs, and movement fun for the whole family! Geared for ages 0-6. Drop in. 

Baby Lap Rap at the Main Library

Wednesdays at 10:30 am through May 11 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. 

Sew Awesome! at the Main Library

Saturdays from 2:00-3:00 pm - February 20, March 19, April 23

For kids in grades 3-6

Learn basic hand and machine sewing techniques, and make fun fabric creations. Registration required--call 610-278-5100 x 205 or stop by the Children's Department to sign up. A parent signed release form is required to register. Class size is limited to 12 and will start on time.

Toddler Tickle Tales–Thursdays at the Main Library

Thursdays at 10:30 am through May 11

Stories, songs, fingerplays and fun for the active toddler and early preschool child, followed by playgroup time. Ages 2-4 with a caregiver. Drop in.

Get Ready For Kindergarten! at the Main Library

Tuesdays, January 12 through May 10 at 10:30 am for ages 3-1/2 to 5 with a caregiver A fun program where preschoolers learn the skills they will need in Kindergarten, through stories, crafts and hands-on activities. Class size is limited and will start on time. Registration required--call 610-278-5100 x 205 or stop by the Children's Department to sign up. January 12, 19, 26, and February 2: All the Colors of the World - Learning about colors (1st three weeks include a Healthy Snack Workshop) February 9, 16, 23, March 1 and 8: Munchkin Math - Learning simple math concepts March 15, 29, April 5 and April 12: - A Trip Around the World - Learning about other places April 19, 26, May 3, and 10: Classical Kids - Learning about the arts  

Build! at the Main Library

Every second Saturday of the month from 10:30-12 for kids in grades K-6 February 13, March 12, April 9, May 14  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. Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.