Welcome to Youth Services at Shippensburg Public Library! Browse our growing collection of materials for children and teens or participate in a variety of youth programming for infants through high schoolers. For more information about our programs and their dates, check out our Spring 2018 Program Schedule (PDF, 645 KB, 1 page)! You can also take a look at our Events Calendar.
For questions or registrations, please call us at 717-532-4508.
Baby and Me
Introducing Baby and Me, a new program designed specifically for infants up through the age of 2! During this 20 minute program we will play, sing, do fingerplays, and sometimes read a short board book. Baby and Me playtimes are designed for parents/caregivers to participate in the activities with their child.
Join us for Toddler Stortimes! We'll free play for 15 minutes, read 1-2 short picture books, and finish by doing a craft! Toddler Storytimes are designed for parents/caregivers to participate in the storytime activities with their child.
Come on out for Preschool Storytimes! We'll free play for 15 minutes, read 2 picture books, and finish by doing a craft!
We are excited to present a storytime designed especially for school-aged children! We'll read 1-2 books and finish by doing a craft!
Have fun getting together with friends, old and new, as we free play for 30 minutes and then close with 15 minutes of organized activities such as singing, fingerplays, and games! Playgroups are designed for parents/caregivers to participate in play and the organized activities with their child.
Family Movie Night
Bring the whole family out to enjoy a movie and free popcorn! Films will be rated either G or PG. To find out what this month's movie is, ask a librarian!
(Ages 5 and up)
Whether you're a novice or a Lego Master Builder, there's place for you to construct your masterpiece. Build on you own or collaborate with the people around you! Don't forget to bring a camera to take a picture of your creations!
Grab some books and have fun taking turns reading to our adorable, furry friends. This program is made possible by Kindly Canines!
American Girls Club
Each month we explore the life and times of an American Girl and then enjoy a period snack!
Through fascinating experiments, engaging activities, and fun crafts we'll explore a tasty snack! This program is sponsored by Volvo.
(Ages 13 and up)
Hang out, eat snacks, and enjoy activities such as games, movies, holiday parties, and other events that you and your peers choose!
Each month during the school year, we offer an elementary school workshop, a middle school workshop, and a high school workshop for homeschoolers! For specific dates and times or to find out what our upcoming topic is, check out our Events Calendar or call the library!