Children's Events @ Fredricksen


Winter Story times! - 6-week sessions

January 16 through February 24 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level


Join us at these age appropriate programs that promote literacy and provide a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially.  Watch for specific day and times.

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

Monday  - 9:30 am, Tuesday - 10:15 am, Thursday - 9:30 am & 10:15 am, Friday - 11:00 am

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

Monday - 10:30 am, Tuesday - 9:30 am, Wednesday - 9:30 am & 10:15 am

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.

Tuesday - 11:00 am, Wednesday - 11:00 am, Friday - 10:15 am

Picture Book Time - Children ages 4 years-K sit by themselves for 30-45 minutes to listen to age appropriate stories, songs, and fingerplays.

Monday - 1:15 pm, Friday - 9:30 am

Registration is required and begins Jan. 2 for Just Baby & Me, Jan. 3 for Twos, Threes and Picture Book Time.


Homework Helpers Club

This program is available for students in grades 1 through 5. Volunteer helpers are experienced educators ready to help with all subject areas.  Students are responsible to bring all textbooks, homework, instructions and related materials. A parent/caregiver must remain in the library during the instruction. There is no charge for this program.

Sessions are held at the library by appointment. To schedule an appointment, contact Diane Myers at 717-761-3730.  Any questions? Contact the Children's Library at 717-761-3900 x 229.

For sessions at the East Pennsboro Branch, please call 717-732-4274 to schedule an appointment. 

 

 

Page Updated: 

December 6, 2016

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Monday, January 23, 2017 - 9:30am

Mondays 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 16 through February 24 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 2 for Just Baby & Me. 

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Monday, January 23, 2017 - 10:30am

Mondays from 10:30 am - 11:00 am, January 16 through February 20 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 3.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Monday, January 23, 2017 - 1:15pm

Mondays from 1:15 pm - 1:45 pm,  January 16 through February 20 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially.  

Picture Book Time - Children ages 4 years-K sit by themselves to listen to age appropriate stories, songs, and fingerplays. Registration is required and begins Jan. 3.

 


Monday, January 23, 2017 - 4:30pm

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm in the Small Meeting Room, Lower Level

Participants will gather to build individually and in groups both through challenges and times of free play. For grades 4 – 6 with registration starting Dec. 19.


Monday, January 23, 2017 - 6:30pm

One Monday a month

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm  Sept through May in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Help your little one prepare for a lifetime of learning by participating in this innovative program developed by our own Pollock Children’s Library staff.  

Children entering kindergarten in Fall 2017 will do kindergarten readiness activities, hear stories, have parachute fun, and work with colors, numbers, letters, sorting, rhyming and science. Kids may meet other future students and make early friendships! 

Children attending  Shaull, Hampden, and Sporting Hill Elementary in the Cumberland Valley School District will meet the fourth Monday of the month. Sessions will be moved to Wednesday on holiday weeks. Registration starts Aug. 1 with the first session starting Sept 26. Sponsored by: M&T Bank, Centric Bank and Davis Vision, Inc.

 

 


Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 9:30am

Tuesdays from 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 17 through February 21 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 3.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 10:15am

Tuesdays 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 17 through February 21 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 2 for Just Baby & Me. 

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 11:00am

Tuesdays from 11:00 am - 11:30 am, January 17 through February 21 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially.  Registration is required and begins Jan. 3. 

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.

 


Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 9:30am

9:30 - 11:00 am in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Grandparents play an important role in the lives of children and it's not always easy. Bring your grandchildren (ages 1 - 4) to the library for a morning of play and fun. Relax and socialize while meeting other grandparents.  Toys will be provided for children to play. No registration required. Meets one Wednesday a month. 


Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 9:30am

Wednesdays from 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 18 through February 22 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 3.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 10:15am

Wednesdays from 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 18 through February 22 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 3.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 11:00am

Wednesdays from 11:00 am - 11:30 am, January 18 through February 22 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially.  Registration is required and begins Jan. 3. 

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.

 


Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 4:30pm

4:30 pm to 5:15 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Adventure Crafts is a reading, craft, and activity program for children in grades 1-3 and their adult partners. Each session will be centered on a theme and will include stories and art projects, as well as the opportunity to explore featured library materials. Register beginning Jan. 11.


Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 9:30am

Thursdays 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 19 through February 23 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 2 for Just Baby & Me. 

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 10:15am

Thursdays 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 19 through February 23 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 2 for Just Baby & Me. 

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 6:00pm

Thursday evenings January 12 & 26 

A time for children and adults to have uninterrupted play time.  Children have the opportunity to play with toys in several developmental areas such as fine and gross motor, dramatic play, blocks, books, music and more! It’s also a time for parents to meet and socialize. We will not have an art experience or resource person like in Family Play Workshop.  Children ages 1 to 3 1/2 and siblings birth to 5 are welcome.  Children over 5 are not permitted for safety reasons. Registration begins Dec. 29.

 


Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 7:00pm

7 pm to 7:30 pm in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Drop-in story time with stories, flannel boards, songs and fingerplays provides a fun experience at the library.  For ages 3 years and up with no registration necessary.

 

 


Friday, January 27, 2017 - 9:30am

Friday mornings January 13 & 27 

A time for children and adults to have uninterrupted play time.  Children have the opportunity to play with toys in several developmental areas such as fine and gross motor, dramatic play, blocks, books, music and more! It’s also a time for parents to meet and socialize. We will not have an art experience or resource person like in Family Play Workshop.  Children ages 1 to 3 1/2 and siblings birth to 5 are welcome.  Children over 5 are not permitted for safety reasons. Registration begins Dec. 29.

 


Friday, January 27, 2017 - 9:30am

Fridays from 9:30 am - 10:00 am,  January 20 through February 24 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially.  

Picture Book Time - Children ages 4 years-K sit by themselves to listen to age appropriate stories, songs, and fingerplays. Registration is required and begins Jan. 3.

 


Friday, January 27, 2017 - 10:15am

Fridays from 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 20 through February 24 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially.  Registration is required and begins Jan. 3. 

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.

 


Friday, January 27, 2017 - 11:00am

Friday 11:00 am - 11:30 am, January 20 through February 24 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 2 for Just Baby & Me. 

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Monday, January 30, 2017 - 9:30am

Mondays 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 16 through February 24 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 2 for Just Baby & Me. 

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Monday, January 30, 2017 - 10:30am

Mondays from 10:30 am - 11:00 am, January 16 through February 20 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 3.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Monday, January 30, 2017 - 1:15pm

Mondays from 1:15 pm - 1:45 pm,  January 16 through February 20 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially.  

Picture Book Time - Children ages 4 years-K sit by themselves to listen to age appropriate stories, songs, and fingerplays. Registration is required and begins Jan. 3.

 


Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 9:30am

Tuesdays from 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 17 through February 21 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 3.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 10:15am

Tuesdays 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 17 through February 21 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 2 for Just Baby & Me. 

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 11:00am

Tuesdays from 11:00 am - 11:30 am, January 17 through February 21 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially.  Registration is required and begins Jan. 3. 

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.

 


Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 9:30am

Wednesdays from 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 18 through February 22 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 3.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 10:15am

Wednesdays from 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 18 through February 22 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 3.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 11:00am

Wednesdays from 11:00 am - 11:30 am, January 18 through February 22 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially.  Registration is required and begins Jan. 3. 

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.

 


Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 9:30am

Thursdays 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 19 through February 23 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 2 for Just Baby & Me. 

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 10:15am

Thursdays 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 19 through February 23 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 2 for Just Baby & Me. 

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Friday, February 3, 2017 - 9:30am

Fridays from 9:30 am - 10:00 am,  January 20 through February 24 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially.  

Picture Book Time - Children ages 4 years-K sit by themselves to listen to age appropriate stories, songs, and fingerplays. Registration is required and begins Jan. 3.

 


Friday, February 3, 2017 - 10:15am

Fridays from 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 20 through February 24 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially.  Registration is required and begins Jan. 3. 

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.

 


Friday, February 3, 2017 - 11:00am

Friday 11:00 am - 11:30 am, January 20 through February 24 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 2 for Just Baby & Me. 

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Friday, February 3, 2017 - 6:30pm

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Experts from the Harrisburg/West Shore Chess Club will be on hand to assist young chess players and match up competitors with equal skill level. Ages 7-13. Participants are asked to bring a chess set if possible but not required. No registration required.

 


Monday, February 6, 2017 - 9:30am

Mondays 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 16 through February 24 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 2 for Just Baby & Me. 

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Monday, February 6, 2017 - 10:30am

Mondays from 10:30 am - 11:00 am, January 16 through February 20 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 3.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Monday, February 6, 2017 - 1:15pm

Mondays from 1:15 pm - 1:45 pm,  January 16 through February 20 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially.  

Picture Book Time - Children ages 4 years-K sit by themselves to listen to age appropriate stories, songs, and fingerplays. Registration is required and begins Jan. 3.

 


Monday, February 6, 2017 - 6:30pm

One Monday a month

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm  Sept through May in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Help your little one prepare for a lifetime of learning by participating in this innovative program developed by our own Pollock Children’s Library staff.  

Children entering kindergarten in Fall 2017 will do kindergarten readiness activities, hear stories, have parachute fun, and work with colors, numbers, letters, sorting, rhyming and science. Kids may meet other future students and make early friendships! 

Children attending Hoover Elementary in Camp Hill School District will meet the first Monday of the month. Sessions will be moved to Wednesday on holiday weeks. Registration starts Aug. 1 with the first session starting Aug. 29. Sponsored by: M&T Bank, Centric Bank and Davis Vision Inc.

 


Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 9:30am

Tuesdays from 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 17 through February 21 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 3.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 10:15am

Tuesdays 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 17 through February 21 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 2 for Just Baby & Me. 

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 11:00am

Tuesdays from 11:00 am - 11:30 am, January 17 through February 21 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially.  Registration is required and begins Jan. 3. 

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.

 


Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 9:30am

9:30 - 11:00 am in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Parents and children ages birth -  3 years are invited to meet once a month in a play group setting to chat and share experiences with other new parents.  Toys will be provided for children. Come make new friends and form important partnerships with other parents experiencing the same challenges.
 
No registration required. 

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 9:30am

Wednesdays from 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 18 through February 22 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 3.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 10:15am

Wednesdays from 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 18 through February 22 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 3.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 11:00am

Wednesdays from 11:00 am - 11:30 am, January 18 through February 22 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially.  Registration is required and begins Jan. 3. 

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.

 


Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 9:30am

Thursdays 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 19 through February 23 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 2 for Just Baby & Me. 

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 10:15am

Thursdays 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 19 through February 23 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 2 for Just Baby & Me. 

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 6:00pm

Thursday evenings February 9 & 23

A time for children and adults to have uninterrupted play time.  Children have the opportunity to play with toys in several developmental areas such as fine and gross motor, dramatic play, blocks, books, music and more! It’s also a time for parents to meet and socialize. We will not have an art experience or resource person like in Family Play Workshop.  Children ages 1 to 3 1/2 and siblings birth to 5 are welcome.  Children over 5 are not permitted for safety reasons. Registration begins Jan. 26.

 


Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 7:00pm

7 pm to 7:30 pm in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Drop-in story time with stories, flannel boards, songs and fingerplays provides a fun experience at the library.  For ages 3 years and up with no registration necessary.

 

 


Friday, February 10, 2017 - 9:30am

Friday mornings February 10 & 24

A time for children and adults to have uninterrupted play time.  Children have the opportunity to play with toys in several developmental areas such as fine and gross motor, dramatic play, blocks, books, music and more! It’s also a time for parents to meet and socialize. We will not have an art experience or resource person like in Family Play Workshop.  Children ages 1 to 3 1/2 and siblings birth to 5 are welcome.  Children over 5 are not permitted for safety reasons. Registration begins Jan. 26.

 


Friday, February 10, 2017 - 9:30am

Fridays from 9:30 am - 10:00 am,  January 20 through February 24 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially.  

Picture Book Time - Children ages 4 years-K sit by themselves to listen to age appropriate stories, songs, and fingerplays. Registration is required and begins Jan. 3.

 


Friday, February 10, 2017 - 10:15am

Fridays from 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 20 through February 24 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially.  Registration is required and begins Jan. 3. 

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.

 


Friday, February 10, 2017 - 11:00am

Friday 11:00 am - 11:30 am, January 20 through February 24 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 2 for Just Baby & Me. 

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Monday, February 13, 2017 - 9:30am

Mondays 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 16 through February 24 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 2 for Just Baby & Me. 

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Monday, February 13, 2017 - 10:30am

Mondays from 10:30 am - 11:00 am, January 16 through February 20 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 3.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Monday, February 13, 2017 - 1:15pm

Mondays from 1:15 pm - 1:45 pm,  January 16 through February 20 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially.  

Picture Book Time - Children ages 4 years-K sit by themselves to listen to age appropriate stories, songs, and fingerplays. Registration is required and begins Jan. 3.

 


Monday, February 13, 2017 - 4:30pm

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm in the Small Meeting Room, Lower Level

Participants will gather to build individually and in groups both through challenges and times of free play. For grades 4 – 6 with registration starting Jan. 23.


Monday, February 13, 2017 - 6:30pm

One Monday a month

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm  Sept through May in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Help your little one prepare for a lifetime of learning by participating in this innovative program developed by our own Pollock Children’s Library staff.  

Children entering kindergarten in Fall 2017 will do kindergarten readiness activities, hear stories, have parachute fun, and work with colors, numbers, letters, sorting, rhyming and science. Kids may meet other future students and make early friendships! 

Children attending West Creek Hills and East Pennsboro Elementary in the East Pennsboro School District will meet the second Monday of the month. Sessions will be moved to Wednesday on holiday weeks. Registration starts Aug. 1 with the first session starting Sept 12. Sponsored by: M&T Bank, Centric Bank and Davis Vision Inc.

 


Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 9:30am

Tuesdays from 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 17 through February 21 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 3.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 10:00am
The Fredricksen Library has received materials from The Office of Commonwealth Libraries to start a series of Play K programs for children and their adults through the Cruise into Kindergarten program grant.  The Play K curriculum allows children entering Kindergarten in the fall of 2017 to "play Kindergarten" using materials from 6 different "playscapes". Children will practice going over a calendar, doing activities centered around a theme that are aligned with the PA Learning Standards and Kindergarten readiness skills like using scissors and taking turns. 
One hour Play K sessions will be held every other Tuesday February 14th thru April 25th  from 10:00 - 11:00 AM. Registration begins January 31 and is limited to 10 children.  

 

Sponsored by The Office of Commonwealth Libraries as part of Cruise into Kindergarten.


Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 10:15am

Tuesdays 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 17 through February 21 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 2 for Just Baby & Me. 

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 11:00am

Tuesdays from 11:00 am - 11:30 am, January 17 through February 21 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially.  Registration is required and begins Jan. 3. 

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.

 


Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 9:30am

9:30 am – 10:30 am in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

The Fredricksen Library has received materials from The Office of Commonwealth Libraries to start a series of Block Play Parties for young children (3-6 years) and their adults through the Cruise into Kindergarten program grant.  Blocks offer children an almost infinite variety of opportunities to express themselves, from constructing simple designs to veritable engineering feats of bridge building. Come join us for a morning of fun and creativity with blocks!

One hour Block Parties will also be held on January 18th and February 15th from 9:30-10:30 am.  Registration is required and limited to 10 children.  Registration begins Nov 23rd, January 4th and February 1st. Sponsored by The Office of Commonwealth Libraries as part of Cruise into Kindergarten.


Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 9:30am

Wednesdays from 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 18 through February 22 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 3.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 10:15am

Wednesdays from 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 18 through February 22 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 3.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 11:00am

Wednesdays from 11:00 am - 11:30 am, January 18 through February 22 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially.  Registration is required and begins Jan. 3. 

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.

 


Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 9:30am

Thursdays 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 19 through February 23 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 2 for Just Baby & Me. 

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 10:15am

Thursdays 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 19 through February 23 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 2 for Just Baby & Me. 

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 6:30pm

6:30 pm to 7:45 pm in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Specially trained dogs will be at the library to listen to children read aloud. This program is helpful to children who may be shy or reluctant to read aloud.  For readers age 12 and under with registration starting two weeks prior.  

 


Friday, February 17, 2017 - 9:30am

Fridays from 9:30 am - 10:00 am,  January 20 through February 24 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially.  

Picture Book Time - Children ages 4 years-K sit by themselves to listen to age appropriate stories, songs, and fingerplays. Registration is required and begins Jan. 3.

 


Friday, February 17, 2017 - 10:15am

Fridays from 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 20 through February 24 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially.  Registration is required and begins Jan. 3. 

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.

 


Friday, February 17, 2017 - 11:00am

Friday 11:00 am - 11:30 am, January 20 through February 24 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 2 for Just Baby & Me. 

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Friday, February 17, 2017 - 6:30pm

6:30 pm to 8:00 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

We will be showing a G or PG rated movie and free popcorn will be served. All ages welcome and all children must be accompanied by an adult. No registration necessary.

 

 

 

 


Monday, February 20, 2017 - 9:30am

Mondays 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 16 through February 24 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 2 for Just Baby & Me. 

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Monday, February 20, 2017 - 10:30am

Mondays from 10:30 am - 11:00 am, January 16 through February 20 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 3.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Monday, February 20, 2017 - 1:15pm

Mondays from 1:15 pm - 1:45 pm,  January 16 through February 20 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially.  

Picture Book Time - Children ages 4 years-K sit by themselves to listen to age appropriate stories, songs, and fingerplays. Registration is required and begins Jan. 3.

 


Monday, February 20, 2017 - 6:30pm

One Monday a month

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm  Sept through May in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Help your little one prepare for a lifetime of learning by participating in this innovative program developed by our own Pollock Children’s Library staff.  

Children entering kindergarten in Fall 2017 will do kindergarten readiness activities, hear stories, have parachute fun, and work with colors, numbers, letters, sorting, rhyming and science. Kids may meet other future students and make early friendships! 

Children attending Highland, Washington Heights and Lower Allen Elementrary in the West Shore  School District will meet the third Monday of the month. Sessions will be moved to Wednesday on holiday weeks. Registration starts Aug. 1 with the first session starting Sept 19. Sponsored by: M&T Bank, Centric Bank and Davis Vision Inc.

 

 


Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 9:30am

Tuesdays from 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 17 through February 21 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 3.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 10:15am

Tuesdays 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 17 through February 21 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 2 for Just Baby & Me. 

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:00am

Tuesdays from 11:00 am - 11:30 am, January 17 through February 21 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially.  Registration is required and begins Jan. 3. 

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.

 


Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 9:30am

9:30 - 11:00 am in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Grandparents play an important role in the lives of children and it's not always easy. Bring your grandchildren (ages 1 - 4) to the library for a morning of play and fun. Relax and socialize while meeting other grandparents.  Toys will be provided for children to play. No registration required. Meets one Wednesday a month. 


Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 9:30am

Wednesdays from 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 18 through February 22 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 3.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 10:15am

Wednesdays from 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 18 through February 22 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 3.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 11:00am

Wednesdays from 11:00 am - 11:30 am, January 18 through February 22 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially.  Registration is required and begins Jan. 3. 

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.

 


Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 4:30pm

4:30 pm to 5:15 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Adventure Crafts is a reading, craft, and activity program for children in grades 1-3 and their adult partners. Each session will be centered on a theme and will include stories and art projects, as well as the opportunity to explore featured library materials. Register beginning Feb. 8.


Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 9:30am

Thursdays 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 19 through February 23 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 2 for Just Baby & Me. 

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 10:15am

Thursdays 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 19 through February 23 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 2 for Just Baby & Me. 

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 6:00pm

Thursday evenings February 9 & 23

A time for children and adults to have uninterrupted play time.  Children have the opportunity to play with toys in several developmental areas such as fine and gross motor, dramatic play, blocks, books, music and more! It’s also a time for parents to meet and socialize. We will not have an art experience or resource person like in Family Play Workshop.  Children ages 1 to 3 1/2 and siblings birth to 5 are welcome.  Children over 5 are not permitted for safety reasons. Registration begins Jan. 26.

 


Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 7:00pm

7 pm to 7:30 pm in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Drop-in story time with stories, flannel boards, songs and fingerplays provides a fun experience at the library.  For ages 3 years and up with no registration necessary.

 

 


Friday, February 24, 2017 - 9:30am

Friday mornings February 10 & 24

A time for children and adults to have uninterrupted play time.  Children have the opportunity to play with toys in several developmental areas such as fine and gross motor, dramatic play, blocks, books, music and more! It’s also a time for parents to meet and socialize. We will not have an art experience or resource person like in Family Play Workshop.  Children ages 1 to 3 1/2 and siblings birth to 5 are welcome.  Children over 5 are not permitted for safety reasons. Registration begins Jan. 26.

 


Friday, February 24, 2017 - 9:30am

Fridays from 9:30 am - 10:00 am,  January 20 through February 24 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially.  

Picture Book Time - Children ages 4 years-K sit by themselves to listen to age appropriate stories, songs, and fingerplays. Registration is required and begins Jan. 3.

 


Friday, February 24, 2017 - 10:15am

Fridays from 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 20 through February 24 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially.  Registration is required and begins Jan. 3. 

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.

 


Friday, February 24, 2017 - 11:00am

Friday 11:00 am - 11:30 am, January 20 through February 24 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us at this age appropriate program that promotes literacy and provides a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Registration is required and begins Jan. 2 for Just Baby & Me. 

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Monday, February 27, 2017 - 4:30pm

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm in the Small Meeting Room, Lower Level

Participants will gather to build individually and in groups both through challenges and times of free play. For grades 4 – 6 with registration starting Jan. 23.


Monday, February 27, 2017 - 6:30pm

One Monday a month

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm  Sept through May in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Help your little one prepare for a lifetime of learning by participating in this innovative program developed by our own Pollock Children’s Library staff.  

Children entering kindergarten in Fall 2017 will do kindergarten readiness activities, hear stories, have parachute fun, and work with colors, numbers, letters, sorting, rhyming and science. Kids may meet other future students and make early friendships! 

Children attending  Shaull, Hampden, and Sporting Hill Elementary in the Cumberland Valley School District will meet the fourth Monday of the month. Sessions will be moved to Wednesday on holiday weeks. Registration starts Aug. 1 with the first session starting Sept 26. Sponsored by: M&T Bank, Centric Bank and Davis Vision, Inc.

 

 


Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 10:00am
The Fredricksen Library has received materials from The Office of Commonwealth Libraries to start a series of Play K programs for children and their adults through the Cruise into Kindergarten program grant.  The Play K curriculum allows children entering Kindergarten in the fall of 2017 to "play Kindergarten" using materials from 6 different "playscapes". Children will practice going over a calendar, doing activities centered around a theme that are aligned with the PA Learning Standards and Kindergarten readiness skills like using scissors and taking turns. 
One hour Play K sessions will be held every other Tuesday February 14th thru April 25th  from 10:00 - 11:00 AM. Registration begins January 31 and is limited to 10 children.  

 

Sponsored by The Office of Commonwealth Libraries as part of Cruise into Kindergarten.


Monday, March 6, 2017 - 6:30pm

One Monday a month

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm  Sept through May in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Help your little one prepare for a lifetime of learning by participating in this innovative program developed by our own Pollock Children’s Library staff.  

Children entering kindergarten in Fall 2017 will do kindergarten readiness activities, hear stories, have parachute fun, and work with colors, numbers, letters, sorting, rhyming and science. Kids may meet other future students and make early friendships! 

Children attending Hoover Elementary in Camp Hill School District will meet the first Monday of the month. Sessions will be moved to Wednesday on holiday weeks. Registration starts Aug. 1 with the first session starting Aug. 29. Sponsored by: M&T Bank, Centric Bank and Davis Vision Inc.

 


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