Children's Events @ Simpson

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 6:30pm

Younger LEGOJoin us for LEGO Club on Tuesday, October 24, at 6:30 pm!

 

This club is for children in Kindergarten - Fifth Grade and meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month from September - May. 

 

 

 

Location:  Lower Level Meeting Room A

Registration: Required no later than three days before the event.

 

 

 

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 1:00pm

Homeschool Book Discussion ClubRead The Wolves in the Walls by Neil Gaiman and Coyotes and Wolves Are Not Pets by Barbara Linde and be prepared to discuss them with the other members of the club. This club for Homeschool students meets from 1:00 - 2:00 pm on the fourth Wednesday of each month from September - May.

 

Ages: Third - Fifth Grade

Registration: Required no later than three days before the event.



 

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 3:00pm

Crazy 8Children in grades K-2 are invited to build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess. It’s math gone wild! (A one-time registration is required for all 8 sessions)

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 4:15pm

Crazy 8Children in grades 3-5 are invited to build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess. It’s math gone wild! (A one-time registration is required for all 8 sessions)

 

 

 

 

Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 10:30am

Block PartyYou are invited to a BLOCK PARTY here at Joseph T. Simpson Public Library on Saturday, November 4, at 10:30 am.

 

What is a BLOCK PARTY? It is an hour of fun just playing with wooden blocks and our play animals, vehicles and people! We will be hosting BLOCK PARTIES twice a month so come see what it is all about and have some CONSTRUCTIVE FUN!!!

 

 

Ages: Children of all ages!

Registration: Please call to register at 717-766-0171, or register in person no later than three days before the event.

 

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:00pm

Homeschool Book Discussion ClubRead A Turkey for Thanksgiving by Eve Bunting and I Am a Good Friend by Maria Nelson and be prepared to discuss them with the other members of the club. This club for Homeschool students meets from 1:00 - 2:00 pm on the second Wednesday of each month from September - May.

 

Ages: Kindergarten - Second Grade

Registration: Required no later than three days before the event.



 

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 3:00pm

Crazy 8Children in grades K-2 are invited to build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess. It’s math gone wild! (A one-time registration is required for all 8 sessions)

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 4:15pm

Crazy 8Children in grades 3-5 are invited to build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess. It’s math gone wild! (A one-time registration is required for all 8 sessions)

 

 

 

 

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 6:30pm

American Girls ClubThis club meets on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm. This club is for students in Kindergarten through Second Grade. One girl from the American Girls book series is featured each month with discussion and special crafts from her historical time period. This month's focus is on Marie-Grace Gardner and Cecile Rey - 1853. Be prepared for a lively discussion by reading a book about these American Girls, watching a movie or learning about them.

 

Registration: Required no later than three days before the event.

 



 

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 6:30pm

American Girls ClubThis club meets on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm. This club is for students in Third through Sixth Grade. One girl from the American Girls book series is featured each month with discussion and special crafts from her historical time period. This month's focus is on Marie-Grace Gardner and Cecile Rey - 1853. Be prepared for a lively discussion by reading a book about these American Girls, watching a movie or learning about them.

 

Registration: Required no later than three days before the event.

 



 

Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 10:15am

Kindergarten ClubAll Kindergarten students are welcome to join us for a fun afternoon of programs based on school curriculum themes presented in stories, songs, activities, and crafts. We will meet on the second Saturday of each month from 10:15 - 11:15 am. This month's topic is Thanksgiving.

 

Registration: Required no later than three days before the event.

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 11:30am

First Grade ClubAll enrolled first grade students are welcome to join us for fun programs based on school curriculum themes presented in stories, songs, activities, and crafts. We will meet on the second Saturday of each month from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm. This month's topic is The First Thanksgiving.

 

Registration: Required no later than three days before the event.

 

 

 

 



 

Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 1:00pm

Family Fall FestivalBring your family to the library to celebrate fall with pumpkin decorating, crafts, games, food, and more! This event is being sponsored again this year by Karns Quality Food.

 

When: Saturday, November 11, from 1:00 - 2:30 pm

Ages: Family members of all ages.

Registration: Required and must be done on or before Wednesday, November 1.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 3:00pm

Crazy 8Children in grades K-2 are invited to build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess. It’s math gone wild! (A one-time registration is required for all 8 sessions)

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 4:15pm

Crazy 8Children in grades 3-5 are invited to build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess. It’s math gone wild! (A one-time registration is required for all 8 sessions)

 

 

 

 

Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 10:30am

Block PartyYou are invited to a BLOCK PARTY here at Joseph T. Simpson Public Library on Saturday, November 18, at 10:30 am.

 

What is a BLOCK PARTY? It is an hour of fun just playing with wooden blocks and our play animals, vehicles and people! We will be hosting BLOCK PARTIES twice a month so come see what it is all about and have some CONSTRUCTIVE FUN!!!

 

 

Ages: Children of all ages!

Registration: Please call to register at 717-766-0171, or register in person no later than three days before the event.

 

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 6:00pm

STEM ClubImagine, design, explore, construct, and discover using Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math! First – second grade children will be encouraged to use critical thinking, teamwork, motor, and communication skills in these programs. This club meets on the third Tuesday of each month from 6:00 – 7:00 pm. This month's topic is Buoyancy - Can Your Boat Float?

 

Location: Lower Level Meeting Room A

 

Registration: Required no later than three days before the event.

 

 

 

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 6:00pm

STEM ClubImagine, design, explore, construct, and discover using Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math! third – fifth grade children will be encouraged to use critical thinking, teamwork, motor, and communication skills in these programs. This club meets on the third Tuesday of each month from 6:00 – 7:00 pm. This month's topic is Electromagnetic Exploration, Part 1.

 

Location: Lower Level Meeting Room B

 

Registration: Required no later than three days before the event.

 

 

 

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 1:00pm

Homeschool Book Discussion ClubRead Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears by Verna Aardema and Small But Deadly: Deadly Mosquitoes by Abigail Richter and be prepared to discuss them with the other members of the club. This club for Homeschool students meets from 1:00 - 2:00 pm on the fourth Wednesday of each month from September - May.

 

Ages: Third - Fifth Grade

Registration: Required no later than three days before the event.



 

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 6:30pm

Younger LEGOJoin us for LEGO Club on Tuesday, November 28, at 6:30 pm! This month's project is to Build Your Own Mayflower. LEGO are provided.

 

This club is for children in Kindergarten - Fifth Grade and meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month from September - May. 

 

 

 

Location:  Lower Level Meeting Room A

Registration: Required no later than three days before the event.

 

 

 

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 3:00pm

Crazy 8Children in grades K-2 are invited to build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess. It’s math gone wild! (A one-time registration is required for all 8 sessions)

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 4:15pm

Crazy 8Children in grades 3-5 are invited to build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess. It’s math gone wild! (A one-time registration is required for all 8 sessions)

 

 

 

 

Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 10:30am

Block PartyYou are invited to a BLOCK PARTY here at Joseph T. Simpson Public Library on Saturday, December 2, at 10:30 am.

 

What is a BLOCK PARTY? It is an hour of fun just playing with wooden blocks and our play animals, vehicles and people! We will be hosting BLOCK PARTIES twice a month so come see what it is all about and have some CONSTRUCTIVE FUN!!!

 

 

Ages: Children of all ages!

Registration: Please call to register at 717-766-0171, or register in person no later than three days before the event.

 

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 3:00pm

Crazy 8Children in grades K-2 are invited to build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess. It’s math gone wild! (A one-time registration is required for all 8 sessions)

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 4:15pm

Crazy 8Children in grades 3-5 are invited to build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess. It’s math gone wild! (A one-time registration is required for all 8 sessions)

 

 

 

 

Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 10:15am

Kindergarten ClubAll Kindergarten students are welcome to join us for a fun afternoon of programs based on school curriculum themes presented in stories, songs, activities, and crafts. We will meet on the second Saturday of each month from 10:15 - 11:15 am. This month's topic is December Holidays.

 

Registration: Required no later than three days before the event.

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 11:30am

First Grade ClubAll enrolled first grade students are welcome to join us for fun programs based on school curriculum themes presented in stories, songs, activities, and crafts. We will meet on the second Saturday of each month from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm. This month's topic is Holidays and Traditions.

 

Registration: Required no later than three days before the event.

 

 

 

 



 

Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 1:30pm

Gingerbread HouseKids can come decorate a gingerbread house on Saturday, December 9, at 1:30 pm! Register by Friday, December 1.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 1:00pm

Homeschool Book Discussion ClubRead Danny and the Dinosaur by Syd Hoff and Diplodocus by Thomas George and be prepared to discuss them with the other members of the club. This club for Homeschool students meets from 1:00 - 2:00 pm on the second Wednesday of each month from September - May.

 

Ages: Kindergarten - Second Grade

Registration: Required no later than three days before the event.



 

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 2:15pm

Homeschool Book Discussion ClubRead The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster and Writing Poems by Benjamin Proudfit and be prepared to discuss them with the other members of the club. This club for Homeschool students has a special meeting date and time for December. The club will meet from 2:15 - 3:15 pm.

 

Ages: Third - Fifth Grade

Registration: Required no later than three days before the event.



 

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 6:30pm

American Girls ClubThis club meets on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm. This club is for students in Kindergarten through Second Grade. One girl from the American Girls book series is featured each month with discussion and special crafts from her historical time period. This month's focus is on Kirsten Larsen, 1854. Be prepared for a lively discussion by reading a book about these American Girls, watching a movie or learning about them.

 

Registration: Required no later than three days before the event.

 



 

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 6:30pm

American Girls ClubThis club meets on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm. This club is for students in Third through Sixth Grade. One girl from the American Girls book series is featured each month with discussion and special crafts from her historical time period. This month's focus is on Kirsten Larsen, 1854. Be prepared for a lively discussion by reading a book about these American Girls, watching a movie or learning about them.

 

Registration: Required no later than three days before the event.

 



 

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 10:30am

Block PartyYou are invited to a BLOCK PARTY here at Joseph T. Simpson Public Library on Saturday, December 16, at 10:30 am.

 

What is a BLOCK PARTY? It is an hour of fun just playing with wooden blocks and our play animals, vehicles and people! We will be hosting BLOCK PARTIES twice a month so come see what it is all about and have some CONSTRUCTIVE FUN!!!

 

 

Ages: Children of all ages!

Registration: Please call to register at 717-766-0171, or register in person no later than three days before the event.

 

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 6:00pm

STEM ClubImagine, design, explore, construct, and discover using Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math! First – second grade children will be encouraged to use critical thinking, teamwork, motor, and communication skills in these programs. This club meets on the third Tuesday of each month from 6:00 – 7:00 pm. This month's topic is Gummy Bear Challenge.

 

Location: Lower Level Meeting Room A

 

Registration: Required no later than three days before the event.

 

 

 

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 6:00pm

STEM ClubImagine, design, explore, construct, and discover using Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math! third – fifth grade children will be encouraged to use critical thinking, teamwork, motor, and communication skills in these programs. This club meets on the third Tuesday of each month from 6:00 – 7:00 pm. This month's topic is Electromagnetic Exploration, Part 2.

 

Location: Lower Level Meeting Room B

 

Registration: Required no later than three days before the event.

 

 

 

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 6:30pm

Younger LEGOJoin us for LEGO Club on Tuesday, December 27, at 6:30 pm! This month's project is to Build Your Own Toy. LEGO are provided.

 

This club is for children in Kindergarten - Fifth Grade and meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month from September - May. 

 

 

 

Location:  Lower Level Meeting Room A

Registration: Required no later than three days before the event.

 

 

 

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