Children's Events @ Simpson

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 1:00pm

Homeschool Book Discussion Club

Read Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish. This club for Homeschool students meets from 1:00 - 2:00 pm on the second Wednesday of each month.

 

Ages: Kindergarten - Third Grade

Registration: A one-time registration is required.



 

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 6:30pm

American Girls ClubTonight’s discussion will be about the life of Josefina from 1824. This club meets on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm. This club is for students in Kindergarten through Sixth Grade and meets on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm. One girl from the American Girls book series is featured each month with discussion and special crafts from her historical time period. A one-time registration is required to participate in this club. 

 



 

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 10:30am

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 10:30 - 11:30 am. A one-time registration is required. This month's topic is Insects.

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 1:00pm

Block PartyJoin us for a story and block party on Saturday, May 13, at 1:00 pm.

 

We will enjoy a read-aloud of Rosie Revere, Engineer. Following the story, children and families will have the opportunity to design and create block structures.

 

Ages: Children of all ages!

Registration: Required no later than Friday, May 12. Please call to register at 717-766-0171, or register in person at the library.

 

 

 

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 6:30pm

STEM ClubImagine, design, explore, construct, and discover using Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math! First – third 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 6:30 – 7:30 pm. Registration is currently closed for this club.

 

 

 

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 6:30pm

Actvities Club for TweensStudents in grades 4-6 are invited to come to the library to make new friends and to try new activities. A different activity will be featured each month. This program will meet on the Fourth Tuesday of each month from September – May at 6:30 pm. A one-time registration is required.

 



 

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 1:00pm

Homeschool Book Discussion ClubPlease read Adam of the Road by Elizabeth Gray. This club for Homeschool students meets from 1:00 - 2:00 pm on the fourth Wednesday of each month.

 

Ages: Fourth - Sixth Grade

Registration: A one-time registration is required.



 

Monday, June 5, 2017 - 10:30am

Trainers will be bringing their dogs to the library to perform tricks.

 

Ages: Preschool Age Children

Location: First Church of God Community Center, 201 E. Green St.           

Registration: Required no later than Friday, June 2.

 

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 10:30am

Children's dinosaur author and “Jeffro”, his guitarist, will entertain us.

 

Ages: School Age Children

Location: Joseph T. Simpson Public Library Children’s Area         

Registration: Required no later than Monday, June 5.

 

Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 1:00pm

Block PartyYou are invited to a BLOCK PARTY here at Joseph T. Simpson Public Library on Saturday, June 10, at 1:00 pm.

 

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 monthly BLOCK PARTIES 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 at the library. by Friday, June 9.

 

 

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 10:30am

Sing along with Mr. Music.

 

Ages: Preschool Age Children

Location: First Church of God Community Center, 201 E. Green St.           

Registration: Required no later than Friday, June 9.

 

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 6:30pm

Set sail with us on a thrilling action-packed adventure about a crew of quirky pirates marooned on a desert island.

 

Ages: School Age Children

Location: Joseph T. Simpson Public Library Children’s Area         

Registration: Required no later than Saturday, June 10.

 

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 1:30pm

JMicroscopeoin us for Science Discovery Camp on Monday, June 19 through Thursday, June 22, from 1:30 - 2:30 pm. The topic is Building Bridges.

 

Ages:  9 – 12 years old

Registration:  Required no later than Wednesday, June 14. Participants must attend all four days.

 

 

 

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 10:30am

Sing along with Mr. Music.Ventriloquist Val and her puppet Silly Goose will entertain us.

 

Ages: Preschool Age Children

Location: First Church of God Community Center, 201 E. Green St.           

Registration: Required no later than Friday, June 16.

 

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 1:30pm

JMicroscopeoin us for Science Discovery Camp on Monday, June 19 through Thursday, June 22, from 1:30 - 2:30 pm. The topic is Building Bridges.

 

Ages:  9 – 12 years old

Registration:  Required no later than Wednesday, June 14. Participants must attend all four days.

 

 

 

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 10:30am

Join author Joe Consiglio with interactive story-telling and singing.

 

Ages: School Age Children

Location: Joseph T. Simpson Public Library Children’s Area         

Registration: Required no later than Monday, June 19.

 

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 1:30pm

JMicroscopeoin us for Science Discovery Camp on Monday, June 19 through Thursday, June 22, from 1:30 - 2:30 pm. The topic is Building Bridges.

 

Ages:  9 – 12 years old

Registration:  Required no later than Wednesday, June 14. Participants must attend all four days.

 

 

 

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 1:30pm

JMicroscopeoin us for Science Discovery Camp on Monday, June 19 through Thursday, June 22, from 1:30 - 2:30 pm. The topic is Building Bridges.

 

Ages:  9 – 12 years old

Registration:  Required no later than Wednesday, June 14. Participants must attend all four days.

 

 

 

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 1:00pm

Block PartyYou are invited to a BLOCK PARTY here at Joseph T. Simpson Public Library on Saturday, June 24, at 1:00 pm.

 

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 monthly BLOCK PARTIES 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 at the library. by Friday, June 23.

 

 

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 10:30am

Live animals from Zoo America will be here.

 

Ages: Preschool Age Children

Location: First Church of God Community Center, 201 E. Green St.           

Registration: Required no later than Friday, June 23.

 

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 10:30am

Join Jesse and his lovable lizards, turtles, alligators, and snakes.

 

Ages: School Age Children

Location: Joseph T. Simpson Public Library Children’s Area         

Registration: Required no later than Monday, June 26.

 

Monday, July 3, 2017 - 10:30am

Laugh with this high-energy comedian and ventriloquist.

 

Ages: Preschool Age Children

Location: First Church of God Community Center, 201 E. Green St.           

Registration: Required no later than Friday, June 30.

 

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 1:30pm

Join this puppeteer for entertaining skits and songs.

 

Ages: School Age Children

Location: Joseph T. Simpson Public Library Children’s Area         

Registration: Required no later than Monday, July 3.

 

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 10:30am

Sing, move, and have fun.

 

Ages: Preschool Age Children

Location: First Church of God Community Center, 201 E. Green St.           

Registration: Required no later than Friday, July 7.

 

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 10:30am

Join Mechanicsburg Police Department’s K-9 and partner.

 

Ages: School Age Children

Location: Joseph T. Simpson Public Library Children’s Area         

Registration: Required no later than Monday, July 10.

 

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 10:30am

Enjoy songs and activities.

 

Ages: Preschool Age Children

Location: First Church of God Community Center, 201 E. Green St.           

Registration: Required no later than Friday, July 14.

 

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 10:30am

Enjoy the Science of Sound with Caryn Lin and her electric violin.

 

Ages: School Age Children

Location: Joseph T. Simpson Public Library Children’s Area         

Registration: Required no later than Monday, July 17.

 

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 10:30am

Enjoy the mystery of magic.

 

Ages: Preschool Age Children

Location: First Church of God Community Center, 201 E. Green St.           

Registration: Required no later than Friday, July 21.

 

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 10:30am

Join singer, song writer, and visual artist Mark DeRose.

 

Ages: School Age Children

Location: Joseph T. Simpson Public Library Children’s Area         

Registration: Required no later than Monday, July 24.

 

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