Children's Events

 

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

 

Fall Storytime Schedule (Begins in September) NO REGISTRATION NEEDED

 

READ TO DOGS is held from 5 to 6 pm on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Children ages 12 and under can sign up for a 15 minute time slot (5:00, 5:15, 5:30 or 5:45 pm). This proven program helps give kids confidence and encourages them to read. Help your child boost their reading skills while having fun. Registration is required. 

 

 

 

Tuesday, September 24 @ 5 pm - Read to Dogs -  This proven program helps give kids confidence and encourages them to read. Help your child boost their reading skills while having fun. Read to Dogs is held from 5 to 6 pm on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Children ages 12 and under can sign up for a 15 minute time slot (5:00, 5:15, 5:30 or 5:45 pm).  Registration is required. 



Wednesday, September 25 @ 6:30 pm - Family Storytime - Come to the library in your PJs for stories, music and play. Families with children of any age are welcome. No registration is needed.



Saturday, September 28 @ 10 am - Fall Fun - Join us for a morning of FALL FUN! We will have crafts, snacks and fun fall activities. For ages 2 through grade 6 with adult helper. Registration required.
 
 
Friday, October 4 @ 10 am - Wee Build -  Wee Build is back!  Join us the first and third Fridays of the month for building fun. Through play, your child discovers shapes, learns how blocks can be balanced, observes how they fall, and discovers what fits together. These playful explorations are the foundation of later mathematical and scientific thinking – plus it's fun! Thank you to Commonwealth Libraries for a grant that provided our library with the awesome Wee Build blocks and toys. For ages 2-6. No registration needed. Just drop in between 10 and 11 am. 
 
 
Monday, October 7 @ 4:30 am - STEM Club - Apples, Apples, Up On TOP! - Students in grades K-5 are welcome to this club where each month we will discover something about Science, Technology, Engineering or Math! In October we will be experimenting with apples. Bring your curiosity. Limited to 20 participants. Registration required.
 
 
Tuesday, October 8 @ 5 pm - Read to Dogs -  This proven program helps give kids confidence and encourages them to read. Help your child boost their reading skills while having fun. Read to Dogs is held from 5 to 6 pm on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Children ages 12 and under can sign up for a 15 minute time slot (5:00, 5:15, 5:30 or 5:45 pm).  Registration is required. 

 

Saturday, October 12 @ 10 am - KEVA Plank Challenge - KEVA planks are wooden Maple building planks. You build structures simply by stacking the planks. People of all ages are intrigued by KEVA planks. They spark imagination, creativity, team building, artistry, mathematic concepts, risk taking, and really great questions.  Join us for a really fun morning building with KEVA planks. Create. Build. Dream. Learn. For ages 4 - 12 with adult helper. Registration required.

 

Friday, October 18 @ 10 am - Wee Build -  Join us the first and third Fridays of the month for building fun. Through play, your child discovers shapes, learns how blocks can be balanced, observes how they fall, and discovers what fits together. These playful explorations are the foundation of later mathematical and scientific thinking – plus it's fun! Thank you to Commonwealth Libraries for a grant that provided our library with the awesome Wee Build blocks and toys. For ages 2-6. No registration needed. Just drop in between 10 and 11 am. 

 

Saturday, October 19 @ 10 am - Family Fort Fun - Do you love making blanket forts?  Do you love reading books? This is the activity for you! Bring your family and join us for blankets, forts, books and S’mores!  Bring a flashlight, pillow, blanket and a book. Amelia Givin Library, making reading fun! For! For ages 5 - 10. Registration required. Limit 15 families.

 

Tuesday, October 22 @ 5 pm - Read to Dogs -  This proven program helps give kids confidence and encourages them to read. Help your child boost their reading skills while having fun. Read to Dogs is held from 5 to 6 pm on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Children ages 12 and under can sign up for a 15 minute time slot (5:00, 5:15, 5:30 or 5:45 pm).  Registration is required. 

 

Wednesday, October 23 @ 6:30 pm - Family Storytime - Come to the library in your PJs for stories, music and play. Families with children of any age are welcome. No registration is needed.



Friday, October 25 @ 10 am - Halloween Fun for Little Ones - Calling all littles to the library for a morning of Halloween fun!  Wear a costume, do a craft, play some games, enjoy a snack, and go on a costume parade around the library.  Let’s get our Halloween party started! For ages 0 - 6 . Registration required.  Limited to 30 with an adult. 
 
 
Friday, November 1 @ 10 am - Wee Build - Join us the first and third Fridays of the month for building fun. Through play, your child discovers shapes, learns how blocks can be balanced, observes how they fall, and discovers what fits together. These playful explorations are the foundation of later mathematical and scientific thinking – plus it's fun! Thank you to Commonwealth Libraries for a grant that provided our library with the awesome Wee Build blocks and toys. For ages 2-6. No registration needed. Just drop in between 10 and 11 am. 
 
 
Tuesday, November 12 @ 5 pm - Read to Dogs -  This proven program helps give kids confidence and encourages them to read. Help your child boost their reading skills while having fun. Read to Dogs is held from 5 to 6 pm on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Children ages 12 and under can sign up for a 15 minute time slot (5:00, 5:15, 5:30 or 5:45 pm).  Registration is required. 

 

Thursday, November 14 @ 6:30 pm - Family Storytime - Come to the library in your PJs for stories, music and play. Families with children of any age are welcome. No registration is needed.

 
Friday, November 15 @ 10 am - Wee Build -  Join us the first and third Fridays of the month for building fun. Through play, your child discovers shapes, learns how blocks can be balanced, observes how they fall, and discovers what fits together. These playful explorations are the foundation of later mathematical and scientific thinking – plus it's fun! Thank you to Commonwealth Libraries for a grant that provided our library with the awesome Wee Build blocks and toys. For ages 2-6. No registration needed. Just drop in between 10 and 11 am. 
 
 
Tuesday, November 26 @ 5 pm - Read to Dogs -  This proven program helps give kids confidence and encourages them to read. Help your child boost their reading skills while having fun. Read to Dogs is held from 5 to 6 pm on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Children ages 12 and under can sign up for a 15 minute time slot (5:00, 5:15, 5:30 or 5:45 pm).  Registration is required.
 
 
Wednesday, December 18 @ 6:30 pm - Family Storytime - Come to the library in your PJs for stories, music and play. Families with children of any age are welcome. No registration is needed.
 
 
 
 

 

Page Updated: 

September 23, 2019

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