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Children's Events

To register for one or more of the programs listed below, please call the library at 717-486-3688 or stop in and register.

 

 

Tuesday, September 13, 20 & 27 @ 4:30, 4:50 & 5:10 pm - Read to Dogs - Sign up for one of the 3 time slots for your child to read to a trained, non-judgmental, ready-to-listen-to-you dog and build confidence while improving their reading skills.  Ages 12 & under - registration required.

 

Saturday, September 24 @ 10 am - Author visit w/ Tracey Jones & Indy - Join Tracey as she reads her children's book "Boxcar Indy, a Square Dog in a Round World". Tracey will then engage the children in a discussion about self-acceptance and what it means to be unique in addition to the importance of not comparing yourself to others. Indy, the star of the book, will be here for lots of petting. Books will be on sale after the program. All ages are welcome for this event. Registration requested.

 

Saturday, October 8 @ 10 am - Legos® @ the Library - Kids love to create with Legos®! Get ready to do just that at the library. We will provide the Legos®, you must provide the imagination.  Ages 4 & older w/ an adult. Registration is required and limited to 30 children. Lego® creations remain the property of Amelia Givin Library.

 

Saturday, October 22 @ 10 am - Kings gap presents "Feathers for Lunch" - Using the book "Feathers for Lunch" by Lois Ehlert, a staff member from Kings Gap will help us follow the lively adventures of a not-so-sneaky cat and the colorful backyard birds. This rhyming story reveals an important message about wildlife and pets. Kids will be introduced to and practice bird identification using a fun activity. All ages will enjoy this program but mostly recommended for 3 and older; registration required.

 

Saturday, November 5 @ 10 am - American Girl, Addy - Come learn about American Girl, Addy; a courageous, resilient girl whose family was determined to be free in the midst of the Civil War. We will have a historical discussion, crafts and a snack. Perfect for girls and boys! Ages 4 & older w/ an adult. Registration required and limited to 30 children.

 

Saturday, November 12 @ 10 am - All About Dinosaurs! - We're looking for fun-loving, dino-digging kids AND adults to compete in (or be part of the interactive audience for) Mr. Mike's Dinorific Scientific Name Game Show. This live game show will have you talking dinos for the next 65 million years! Whether you're a "dino expert" or just looking for a good prehistoric time, this program is for you! The whole family will enjoy this! Registration required.

 

Monday, December 5@ 6:30 pm - Christmas Crafts & Carols for kids - Join us as we sing carols and make a craft to celebrate the Christmas season. All ages welcome for this family event. Registration required and limited to 30 children.

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

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August 30, 2013

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