Children's Events

All Aboard for Winter Reading for ALL Ages!

February 1 through February 28

Join us this month as we read great books for chances to earn prizes. Register at the library starting February 1.

Choose challenges from the Winter Reading Challenge sheet.

When you have completed that challenge, cut out a sticker and stick it onto a train car.

After you have completed 5 and 10 challenges, come to the library for a small incentive.

After you have completed 15 challenges, come to the library for a FREE book and an entry for the Grand Prize Drawing!

Grand Prizes include 2 tickets to Hands On House, an Amazon Gift Card, and an Enola Yard Stained Glass Replica.  

And join us for our children's train-themed programs!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 10:00am

Children and their caregivers can come learn about Operation Lifesaver Train Safety. No registration required.


Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 11:00am

Vroom, zoom, and chug around our train town. You'll stop around town to visit the train station, the zoo, and other stations where you can build, play, and create. Bring your favorite train car (6 inches or under please) or borrow one from the library. Drop in any time between 11:00 am to 1:30 pm. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.


Monday, February 25, 2019 - 1:00pm

Children ages 3 to 6 and their caregivers will hear stories, sing songs, and do activities related to that day's theme.

January 28--All about You!

February 25--Trains

During the program, caregivers will have an opportunity to make a related busy bag activity to take home. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.


Monday, February 25, 2019 - 2:30pm

Drop in any time between 2:30 pm and 5:00 pm to try some hands-on STEM. 

January 28--Coding (e.g. Code-a-piller, Dash, Osmo, etc.)

February 25--Building (e.g. Lego WeDo, K'nex, etc.)

This program is for all ages; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

 


Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 10:00am

Join Mrs. B for story times and activities at the library for children ages 2 ½ to K. Choose either the 10:00 or 11:00 am session. Sessions run about 30 minutes. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.


Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 11:00am

Join Mrs. B for story times and activities at the library for children ages 2 ½ to K. Choose either the 10:00 or 11:00 am session. Sessions run about 30 minutes. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.


Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 6:30pm

Fun for the whole family with children’s books as prizes. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.


Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 6:30pm

Enjoy a fun story time and craft. Recommended for ages 3 to 8. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.


Monday, March 18, 2019 - 1:00pm

Drop in for fun with friends while you are enjoying a day off from school.

Monday, March 18—Games & Puzzles

All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.


Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 10:00am

Join Mrs. B for story times and activities at the library for children ages 2 ½ to K. Choose either the 10:00 or 11:00 am session. Sessions run about 30 minutes. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.


Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 11:00am

Join Mrs. B for story times and activities at the library for children ages 2 ½ to K. Choose either the 10:00 or 11:00 am session. Sessions run about 30 minutes. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.


Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 10:00am

Babies and their caregivers will hear stories, sing songs, and do activities related to that day's theme. This program is part of The 2019 Longwood Gardens Community Read. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.


Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 11:00am

Young children and their caregivers will hear stories, sing songs, and do activities related to that day's theme. This program is part of The 2019 Longwood Gardens Community Read. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274. 


Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 12:30pm

Try some hands-on STEM!

Saturday, March 23—Zometool Challenge

Monday, April 22—Egg Drop

Saturday, May 4—Bee-Bots, Code-a-pillars, & Hex Bugs, Oh My!

This program is for all ages; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.


Monday, March 25, 2019 - 1:00pm

Children ages 3 to 6 and their caregivers will hear stories, sing songs, and do activities related to that day's theme.

March 25—Weather

April 22—Eggstravaganza

May 13—Nursery Rhymes

During the program, caregivers will have an opportunity to make a related busy bag activity to take home. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.


Monday, March 25, 2019 - 2:30pm

Join us to make a DIY Craft for yourself or to give to someone else. All materials will be provided for those who register in advance.

Monday, March 25—DIY Tote Bag

Saturday, April 13—DIY Garden Décor

Monday, May 13—Craftapalooza II

All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.


Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 10:00am

Join Mrs. B for story times and activities at the library for children ages 2 ½ to K. Choose either the 10:00 or 11:00 am session. Sessions run about 30 minutes. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.


Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 11:00am

Join Mrs. B for story times and activities at the library for children ages 2 ½ to K. Choose either the 10:00 or 11:00 am session. Sessions run about 30 minutes. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.


Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 10:00am

Join Mrs. B for story times and activities at the library for children ages 2 ½ to K. Choose either the 10:00 or 11:00 am session. Sessions run about 30 minutes. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.


Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 11:00am

Join Mrs. B for story times and activities at the library for children ages 2 ½ to K. Choose either the 10:00 or 11:00 am session. Sessions run about 30 minutes. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.


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