Children's Events @ Fredricksen

Winter Reading Program

Miss our awesome summer reading program? Kids needing a little extra motivation to get lost in a great book? Come check out our Winter Reading Program. Stop by the children's desk to pick up a program card. It will feature fun activities and prizes designed to inspire reading different genres while also exercising academic skills in language, writing, and S.T.E.A.M. Registration is now open.


 

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Our newest program will help prepare your child for one of their biggest milestones: kindergarten! Reading aloud to your child is one of the best ways to prepare them for kindergarten.  With 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, parents are challenged to read to their children to get them ready to read.   

Stop by the Children's Desk to register for the program and learn more!   

Visit https://1000booksbeforekindergarten.org/ for more information. 


 

Page Updated: 

November 1, 2018

Happening Today

Monday, January 21, 2019 - 9:30am

9:30 am – 11:00 am in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. day, take time to gather together. Drop in anytime during the program to enjoy juice and breakfast snacks. Then take a moment to talk to the neighbors at your table and get to know the people in your community. For ages 0 – 100 with no registration necessary. 


Monday, January 21, 2019 - 9:30am

Mondays 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 14 - February 18 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 0-2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Register Dec. 27 for the Baby and Me. Registration includes ALL sessions

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Monday, January 21, 2019 - 10:30am

Mondays from 10:30 am - 11:00 am, January 14 through February 18 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for sixr weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.


Monday, January 21, 2019 - 1:15pm

Mondays from 1:15 pm - 1:45 pm,  January 14 through February 18 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 4 - K and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Picture Book Time - Children ages 4 years-K sit by themselves to listen to age appropriate stories, songs, and fingerplays. 


Monday, January 21, 2019 - 6:30pm

One Monday a month, based on school district, at 6:30 pm during the 2018/19 school year.

in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Help your little one prepare for a lifetime of learning by participating in Fredricksen Library's Kindergarten readiness program. Children entering kindergarten in the fall of 2019 will do kindergarten readiness activities, hear stories, meet other future students and make early friendships!  Call 717-761-3900 x229 starting July 30th to register with the first session starting according to school district (See schedule below).

Children attending these schools are welcome:

Camp Hill School District (Hoover Elementary) - First Session: August 27th

East Pennsboro School District (West Creek Hills and East Pennsboro Elementary) - First Session: September 10

West Shore School District (Washington Heights, Lower Allen and Highland Elementary) - First Session: September 17th

Cumberland Valley School District (Shaull, Hampden, and Sporting Hill) - First Session: September 24th

Sessions run one hour.

Final Day to register is January 31st or when classes are full.

 


Monday, January 21, 2019 - 7:00pm

18 years and up: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm in the Community Room, Lower Level

All ages: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm in the Atrium, Upper Level

Martin Luther King Jr. is an icon of justice, peaceful protest,and civil rights, but he was also so much more. On this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we will hear from Joseph Robinson, president of the Martin Luther King Leadership Development Institute, who will delve into the layers of who MLK was beyond the surface. Come expecting an engaging, eye-opening, and interactive discussion of Dr. King's life and life's work. Discussion and book-signing follow the presentation. No registration necessary. Two presentations available for differing age groups: 1 pm: 18 years and up, 7 pm: all ages

 

BIO

Mr Robinson is president of the Martin Luther King Leadership Development Institute, Harrisburg, PA, and author of "7 Leadership Imperatives from a Wild Man" (Judson Press, 2008). He holds a B.A. in English from the University of Virginia, and an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Central Penn College, Summerdale, PA, where he previously taught African-American History as an adjunct professor.


Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 9:30am

Tuesdays from 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 15 through February 19 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for sixr weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 10:15am

Tuesdays 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 15 - February 19 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 0-2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Register Dec. 27 for the Baby and Me. Registration includes ALL sessions

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 11:00am

Tuesdays from 11:00 am - 11:30 am, January 15 through February 19 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children age 3 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.

 


Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 5:00pm

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm in the Kunkel Creation Station, Lower Level

Are you up to the challenge? Be a part of an engineering design team and think outside of the box! Find out if you can build an unsinkable boat out of straws and plastic wrap! For children ages 9 – 12 with registration required beginning January 8.


Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 9:30am

Wednesdays from 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 16 through February 20 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for sixr weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 10:15am

Wednesdays from 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 16 through February 20 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for sixr weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 11:00am

Wednesdays from 11:00 am - 11:30 am, January 16 through February 20 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children age 3 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.

 


Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 9:30am

Thursdays 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 17 - February 21 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 0-2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Register Dec. 27 for the Baby and Me. Registration includes ALL sessions

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 10:15am

Thursdays 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 17 - February 21 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 0-2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Register Dec. 27 for the Baby and Me. Registration includes ALL sessions

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 5:30pm

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Come and learn some great new yoga moves to help relax and strengthen your body! We'll read Babar's Yoga for Elephants and copy his moves. Parents are encouraged to participate alongside! For children ages 5 – 8 with registration required beginning January 10.


Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 6:30pm

6:30 pm – 7:00 pm in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Our Family Storytime engages children and their families with multicultural literature that celebrates our differences and draws us closer together. Recommended for ages 3-6. No registration necessary.

 


Friday, January 25, 2019 - 9:30am

Fridays from 9:30 am - 10:00 am,  January 18 through February 22 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 4 - K and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Picture Book Time - Children ages 4 years-K sit by themselves to listen to age appropriate stories, songs, and fingerplays. 

 


Friday, January 25, 2019 - 10:15am

Fridays from 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 18 through February 22 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children age 3 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.


Friday, January 25, 2019 - 11:00am

Fridays 11:00 am - 11:30 am, January 18 - February 22 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 0-2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Register Dec. 27 for the Baby and Me. Registration includes ALL sessions

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Monday, January 28, 2019 - 9:30am

Mondays 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 14 - February 18 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 0-2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Register Dec. 27 for the Baby and Me. Registration includes ALL sessions

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Monday, January 28, 2019 - 10:30am

Mondays from 10:30 am - 11:00 am, January 14 through February 18 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for sixr weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.


Monday, January 28, 2019 - 1:15pm

Mondays from 1:15 pm - 1:45 pm,  January 14 through February 18 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 4 - K and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Picture Book Time - Children ages 4 years-K sit by themselves to listen to age appropriate stories, songs, and fingerplays. 


Monday, January 28, 2019 - 4:30pm

(Session 1: Mondays, January 7 to March 11; no class January 21)

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm in the Kunkel Creation Station, Lower Level Children’s Area

Computing skills are the most sought-after in the US job market, with demand growing 3X the national average. Computing is used all around us and in virtually every field. It is foundational knowledge that all students need, but is often overlooked.  We need to improve access for all students—and that’s where The Coding Club @ Fredricksen Library can help. Coding Club will help develop important digital literacy skills all while having fun. For teens and tweens ages 12-18.

Registration closed.

Have any questions or are interested in becoming a volunteer for this program? Email the Teen Programmer/STEM Coordinator at cpease@ccpa.net  Sponsored by The Anne M. and Phillip H. Glatfelter, III Family Foundation


Monday, January 28, 2019 - 6:30pm

One Monday a month, based on school district, at 6:30 pm during the 2018/19 school year.

in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Help your little one prepare for a lifetime of learning by participating in Fredricksen Library's Kindergarten readiness program. Children entering kindergarten in the fall of 2019 will do kindergarten readiness activities, hear stories, meet other future students and make early friendships!  Call 717-761-3900 x229 starting July 30th to register with the first session starting according to school district (See schedule below).

Children attending these schools are welcome:

Camp Hill School District (Hoover Elementary) - First Session: August 27th

East Pennsboro School District (West Creek Hills and East Pennsboro Elementary) - First Session: September 10

West Shore School District (Washington Heights, Lower Allen and Highland Elementary) - First Session: September 17th

Cumberland Valley School District (Shaull, Hampden, and Sporting Hill) - First Session: September 24th

Sessions run one hour.

Final Day to register is January 31st or when classes are full.

 


Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 9:30am

Tuesdays from 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 15 through February 19 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for sixr weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 10:15am

Tuesdays 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 15 - February 19 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 0-2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Register Dec. 27 for the Baby and Me. Registration includes ALL sessions

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 11:00am

Tuesdays from 11:00 am - 11:30 am, January 15 through February 19 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children age 3 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.

 


Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 9:30am

Wednesdays from 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 16 through February 20 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for sixr weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 10:15am

Wednesdays from 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 16 through February 20 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for sixr weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 11:00am

Wednesdays from 11:00 am - 11:30 am, January 16 through February 20 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children age 3 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.

 


Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 9:30am

Thursdays 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 17 - February 21 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 0-2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Register Dec. 27 for the Baby and Me. Registration includes ALL sessions

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 10:15am

Thursdays 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 17 - February 21 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 0-2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Register Dec. 27 for the Baby and Me. Registration includes ALL sessions

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 5:00pm

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Get those wiggles out for a movement-and-music oriented story time and dance party! Come join us for some silly, dancing fun! For children ages 1 – 5 with no registration necessary. 


Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 7:00pm

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Welcome to our virtual library. Learn how to access and utilize the vast electronic resources available at our library: digital books, read-alikes, read-alouds, biographies, science, history, and more. This program will open doors for ESL students, home school students, and students doing research. Recommended children ages 8-12 and their parents. No registration necessary.


Friday, February 1, 2019 - 9:30am

Fridays from 9:30 am - 10:00 am,  January 18 through February 22 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 4 - K and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Picture Book Time - Children ages 4 years-K sit by themselves to listen to age appropriate stories, songs, and fingerplays. 

 


Friday, February 1, 2019 - 10:15am

Fridays from 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 18 through February 22 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children age 3 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.


Friday, February 1, 2019 - 11:00am

Fridays 11:00 am - 11:30 am, January 18 - February 22 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 0-2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Register Dec. 27 for the Baby and Me. Registration includes ALL sessions

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Friday, February 1, 2019 - 6:30pm

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Experts from the Harrisburg/West Shore Chess Club will be on hand to assist young chess players and match up competitors with equal skill level. Ages 7-13.  Participants are asked to bring a chess set if possible but not required. No registration required.


Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 3:30pm

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Have you ever wondered what happens in the library at night? Bring a special stuffed animal who will sleep over at the library Saturday night. We’ll make a special blanket to keep them warm! Children under 7 may need adult help making the blanket. Come back on Sunday between 1:30 pm and 5:00 pm to pick them up and find out what kind of mischief they got into while we were gone! For children under 10 with registration required beginning January 19.


Monday, February 4, 2019 - 9:30am

Mondays 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 14 - February 18 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 0-2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Register Dec. 27 for the Baby and Me. Registration includes ALL sessions

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Monday, February 4, 2019 - 10:30am

Mondays from 10:30 am - 11:00 am, January 14 through February 18 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for sixr weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.


Monday, February 4, 2019 - 1:15pm

Mondays from 1:15 pm - 1:45 pm,  January 14 through February 18 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 4 - K and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Picture Book Time - Children ages 4 years-K sit by themselves to listen to age appropriate stories, songs, and fingerplays. 


Monday, February 4, 2019 - 4:30pm

(Session 1: Mondays, January 7 to March 11; no class January 21)

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm in the Kunkel Creation Station, Lower Level Children’s Area

Computing skills are the most sought-after in the US job market, with demand growing 3X the national average. Computing is used all around us and in virtually every field. It is foundational knowledge that all students need, but is often overlooked.  We need to improve access for all students—and that’s where The Coding Club @ Fredricksen Library can help. Coding Club will help develop important digital literacy skills all while having fun. For teens and tweens ages 12-18.

Registration closed.

Have any questions or are interested in becoming a volunteer for this program? Email the Teen Programmer/STEM Coordinator at cpease@ccpa.net  Sponsored by The Anne M. and Phillip H. Glatfelter, III Family Foundation


Monday, February 4, 2019 - 5:00pm

5:00 pm – 5:45 pm in the Small Meeting Room, Lower Level

Meet someone new in our popular Biography Club! Explore the lives of children that changed the world through activities and crafts. This month we meet Anne Frank, whose diary documented her life in hiding during the Holocaust. For ages 6 – 9 with registration required beginning January 21.


Monday, February 4, 2019 - 6:30pm

One Monday a month, based on school district, at 6:30 pm during the 2018/19 school year.

in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Help your little one prepare for a lifetime of learning by participating in Fredricksen Library's Kindergarten readiness program. Children entering kindergarten in the fall of 2019 will do kindergarten readiness activities, hear stories, meet other future students and make early friendships!  Call 717-761-3900 x229 starting July 30th to register with the first session starting according to school district (See schedule below).

Children attending these schools are welcome:

Camp Hill School District (Hoover Elementary) - First Session: August 27th

East Pennsboro School District (West Creek Hills and East Pennsboro Elementary) - First Session: September 10

West Shore School District (Washington Heights, Lower Allen and Highland Elementary) - First Session: September 17th

Cumberland Valley School District (Shaull, Hampden, and Sporting Hill) - First Session: September 24th

Sessions run one hour.

Final Day to register is January 31st or when classes are full.

 


Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 9:30am

Tuesdays from 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 15 through February 19 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for sixr weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 10:15am

Tuesdays 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 15 - February 19 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 0-2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Register Dec. 27 for the Baby and Me. Registration includes ALL sessions

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 11:00am

Tuesdays from 11:00 am - 11:30 am, January 15 through February 19 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children age 3 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.

 


Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 5:00pm

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm in the Kunkel Creation Station, Lower Level

Are you excited about 3D printing? Come to the Kunkel Creation Station and learn all about putting an idea on paper, turning it into a 3D model using TinkerCAD, and then bring it to life with our Robo C2 3D printer! This program is the first of its kind here at Fredricksen Library. The goal of this program is to eventually transition into a group/club that meets twice a month to design, program, and print 3D models created by kids! For children ages 9 – 12 with registration required (can sign up for both days) beginning January 22.

 


Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 9:30am

Wednesdays from 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 16 through February 20 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for sixr weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 10:15am

Wednesdays from 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 16 through February 20 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for sixr weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 11:00am

Wednesdays from 11:00 am - 11:30 am, January 16 through February 20 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children age 3 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.

 


Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:00pm

Wednesday, February 6 OR Friday, February 8

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Join us for a fun filled story time geared towards children ages 3 - 6. We will enjoy stories and activities focusing on friendship and kindness before contributing to a group project that will be hung in the library! Children must bring a bag lunch.  Cost is $1, Registration is required and begins January 23.

 


Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 4:30pm

Wednesday, February 6 OR February 13 

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm in the Kunkel Creation Station, Lower Level

Celebrate love with science by participating in heart-filled fun STEM activities! We will be making LED paper flowers, playing Heart Bingo and more! For children ages 6 – 8 with registration required beginning January 21.


Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 9:30am

Thursdays 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 17 - February 21 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 0-2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Register Dec. 27 for the Baby and Me. Registration includes ALL sessions

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 10:15am

Thursdays 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 17 - February 21 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 0-2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Register Dec. 27 for the Baby and Me. Registration includes ALL sessions

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Friday, February 8, 2019 - 9:30am

Fridays from 9:30 am - 10:00 am,  January 18 through February 22 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 4 - K and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Picture Book Time - Children ages 4 years-K sit by themselves to listen to age appropriate stories, songs, and fingerplays. 

 


Friday, February 8, 2019 - 10:15am

Fridays from 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 18 through February 22 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children age 3 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.


Friday, February 8, 2019 - 11:00am

Fridays 11:00 am - 11:30 am, January 18 - February 22 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 0-2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Register Dec. 27 for the Baby and Me. Registration includes ALL sessions

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Friday, February 8, 2019 - 12:00pm

Wednesday, February 6 OR Friday, February 8

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Join us for a fun filled story time geared towards children ages 3 - 6. We will enjoy stories and activities focusing on friendship and kindness before contributing to a group project that will be hung in the library! Children must bring a bag lunch.  Cost is $1, Registration is required and begins January 23.

 


Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 1:30pm

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Come join us to discuss fantastic books and watch the movies made from them! Each month, we will choose a new book and movie to enjoy and we'll decide which is better! You must have the book read before attending the event - this month's pick is Paddington by Michael Bond. For children ages 5 -8 with no registration necessary.


Monday, February 11, 2019 - 9:30am

Mondays 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 14 - February 18 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 0-2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Register Dec. 27 for the Baby and Me. Registration includes ALL sessions

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Monday, February 11, 2019 - 10:30am

Mondays from 10:30 am - 11:00 am, January 14 through February 18 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for sixr weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.


Monday, February 11, 2019 - 1:15pm

Mondays from 1:15 pm - 1:45 pm,  January 14 through February 18 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 4 - K and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Picture Book Time - Children ages 4 years-K sit by themselves to listen to age appropriate stories, songs, and fingerplays. 


Monday, February 11, 2019 - 4:30pm

(Session 1: Mondays, January 7 to March 11; no class January 21)

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm in the Kunkel Creation Station, Lower Level Children’s Area

Computing skills are the most sought-after in the US job market, with demand growing 3X the national average. Computing is used all around us and in virtually every field. It is foundational knowledge that all students need, but is often overlooked.  We need to improve access for all students—and that’s where The Coding Club @ Fredricksen Library can help. Coding Club will help develop important digital literacy skills all while having fun. For teens and tweens ages 12-18.

Registration closed.

Have any questions or are interested in becoming a volunteer for this program? Email the Teen Programmer/STEM Coordinator at cpease@ccpa.net  Sponsored by The Anne M. and Phillip H. Glatfelter, III Family Foundation


Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 9:30am

Tuesdays from 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 15 through February 19 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for sixr weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 10:15am

Tuesdays 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 15 - February 19 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 0-2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Register Dec. 27 for the Baby and Me. Registration includes ALL sessions

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 11:00am

Tuesdays from 11:00 am - 11:30 am, January 15 through February 19 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children age 3 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.

 


Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 5:00pm

Tuesday, February 12 OR Friday, February 15

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Why wait until you're sixteen to drive up to a movie? Come join us for a drive-in movie in your own homemade car! We will start by making a box car, then drive up to the screen to watch "Clifford's Big Movie". For children ages 2 – 5 with registration required beginning January 29.


Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 9:30am

Wednesdays from 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 16 through February 20 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for sixr weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 10:15am

Wednesdays from 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 16 through February 20 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for sixr weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 11:00am

Wednesdays from 11:00 am - 11:30 am, January 16 through February 20 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children age 3 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.

 


Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 4:30pm

Wednesday, February 6 OR February 13 

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm in the Kunkel Creation Station, Lower Level

Celebrate love with science by participating in heart-filled fun STEM activities! We will be making LED paper flowers, playing Heart Bingo and more! For children ages 6 – 8 with registration required beginning January 21.


Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 9:30am

Thursdays 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 17 - February 21 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 0-2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Register Dec. 27 for the Baby and Me. Registration includes ALL sessions

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 10:15am

Thursdays 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 17 - February 21 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 0-2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Register Dec. 27 for the Baby and Me. Registration includes ALL sessions

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 4:30pm

4:30 pm – 5:15 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Surprise someone you know with an encouraging decorated written message to thank them for being in your life. For children ages 8 – 12 with registration required beginning on January 31.


Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 6:30pm

6:30 pm – 7:00 pm in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Our Family Storytime engages children and their families with multicultural literature that celebrates our differences and draws us closer together. Recommended for ages 3-6. No registration necessary.

 


Friday, February 15, 2019 - 9:30am

Fridays from 9:30 am - 10:00 am,  January 18 through February 22 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 4 - K and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Picture Book Time - Children ages 4 years-K sit by themselves to listen to age appropriate stories, songs, and fingerplays. 

 


Friday, February 15, 2019 - 10:15am

Fridays from 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 18 through February 22 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children age 3 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.


Friday, February 15, 2019 - 11:00am

Fridays 11:00 am - 11:30 am, January 18 - February 22 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 0-2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Register Dec. 27 for the Baby and Me. Registration includes ALL sessions

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Friday, February 15, 2019 - 5:00pm

Tuesday, February 12 OR Friday, February 15

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Why wait until you're sixteen to drive up to a movie? Come join us for a drive-in movie in your own homemade car! We will start by making a box car, then drive up to the screen to watch "Clifford's Big Movie". For children ages 2 – 5 with registration required beginning January 29.


Monday, February 18, 2019 - 9:30am

Mondays 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 14 - February 18 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 0-2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Register Dec. 27 for the Baby and Me. Registration includes ALL sessions

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Monday, February 18, 2019 - 10:30am

Mondays from 10:30 am - 11:00 am, January 14 through February 18 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for sixr weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.


Monday, February 18, 2019 - 1:15pm

Mondays from 1:15 pm - 1:45 pm,  January 14 through February 18 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 4 - K and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Picture Book Time - Children ages 4 years-K sit by themselves to listen to age appropriate stories, songs, and fingerplays. 


Monday, February 18, 2019 - 4:30pm

(Session 1: Mondays, January 7 to March 11; no class January 21)

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm in the Kunkel Creation Station, Lower Level Children’s Area

Computing skills are the most sought-after in the US job market, with demand growing 3X the national average. Computing is used all around us and in virtually every field. It is foundational knowledge that all students need, but is often overlooked.  We need to improve access for all students—and that’s where The Coding Club @ Fredricksen Library can help. Coding Club will help develop important digital literacy skills all while having fun. For teens and tweens ages 12-18.

Registration closed.

Have any questions or are interested in becoming a volunteer for this program? Email the Teen Programmer/STEM Coordinator at cpease@ccpa.net  Sponsored by The Anne M. and Phillip H. Glatfelter, III Family Foundation


Monday, February 18, 2019 - 6:30pm

One Monday a month, based on school district, at 6:30 pm during the 2018/19 school year.

in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Help your little one prepare for a lifetime of learning by participating in Fredricksen Library's Kindergarten readiness program. Children entering kindergarten in the fall of 2019 will do kindergarten readiness activities, hear stories, meet other future students and make early friendships!  Call 717-761-3900 x229 starting July 30th to register with the first session starting according to school district (See schedule below).

Children attending these schools are welcome:

Camp Hill School District (Hoover Elementary) - First Session: August 27th

East Pennsboro School District (West Creek Hills and East Pennsboro Elementary) - First Session: September 10

West Shore School District (Washington Heights, Lower Allen and Highland Elementary) - First Session: September 17th

Cumberland Valley School District (Shaull, Hampden, and Sporting Hill) - First Session: September 24th

Sessions run one hour.

Final Day to register is January 31st or when classes are full.

 


Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 9:30am

Tuesdays from 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 15 through February 19 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for sixr weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 10:15am

Tuesdays 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 15 - February 19 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 0-2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Register Dec. 27 for the Baby and Me. Registration includes ALL sessions

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 11:00am

Tuesdays from 11:00 am - 11:30 am, January 15 through February 19 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children age 3 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.

 


Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 5:00pm

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm in the Kunkel Creation Station, Lower Level

Are you excited about 3D printing? Come to the Kunkel Creation Station and learn all about putting an idea on paper, turning it into a 3D model using TinkerCAD, and then bring it to life with our Robo C2 3D printer! This program is the first of its kind here at Fredricksen Library. The goal of this program is to eventually transition into a group/club that meets twice a month to design, program, and print 3D models created by kids! For children ages 9 – 12 with registration required (can sign up for both days) beginning January 22.

 


Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 9:30am

Wednesdays from 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 16 through February 20 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for sixr weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 10:15am

Wednesdays from 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 16 through February 20 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for sixr weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Twos – Songs, rhymes and easy books for children age two with an adult.

 


Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 11:00am

Wednesdays from 11:00 am - 11:30 am, January 16 through February 20 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children age 3 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.

 


Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 4:30pm

4:30 pm in the Kunkel Creation Station, Lower Level

Celebrate this year's Engineers Week (February 17 - 23), "Engineers: Invent Amazing"

Put your teamwork skills to the test by participating in an engineering design challenge! Design a bridge? Build a tower? Create a catapult? Stop by the KCS and find out what you can invent! For children ages 9 – 12 with registration required beginning February 4.


Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 9:30am

Thursdays 9:30 am - 10:00 am, January 17 - February 21 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 0-2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Register Dec. 27 for the Baby and Me. Registration includes ALL sessions

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:15am

Thursdays 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 17 - February 21 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 0-2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Register Dec. 27 for the Baby and Me. Registration includes ALL sessions

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 6:30pm

6:30 pm to 7:45 pm in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Specially trained dogs from K-PETs will be at the library to listen to children read aloud. This program is helpful to children who may be shy or reluctant to read aloud.  For readers 12 and under with registration starting two weeks prior.

 


Friday, February 22, 2019 - 9:30am

Fridays from 9:30 am - 10:00 am,  January 18 through February 22 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 4 - K and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Picture Book Time - Children ages 4 years-K sit by themselves to listen to age appropriate stories, songs, and fingerplays. 

 


Friday, February 22, 2019 - 10:15am

Fridays from 10:15 am - 10:45 am, January 18 through February 22 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children age 3 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Registration begins Dec. 28 and includes ALL sessions.

Threes – Stories, songs and fingerplays for three year olds with an adult.


Friday, February 22, 2019 - 11:00am

Fridays 11:00 am - 11:30 am, January 18 - February 22 in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Join us for a cozy and entertaining story time for children ages 0-2 and the family members they love. Registration is required and sessions last for six weeks. Register Dec. 27 for the Baby and Me. Registration includes ALL sessions

Just Baby & Me Ages 0-2 with an adult, rhymes, songs and board books.

 


Monday, February 25, 2019 - 4:30pm

(Session 1: Mondays, January 7 to March 11; no class January 21)

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm in the Kunkel Creation Station, Lower Level Children’s Area

Computing skills are the most sought-after in the US job market, with demand growing 3X the national average. Computing is used all around us and in virtually every field. It is foundational knowledge that all students need, but is often overlooked.  We need to improve access for all students—and that’s where The Coding Club @ Fredricksen Library can help. Coding Club will help develop important digital literacy skills all while having fun. For teens and tweens ages 12-18.

Registration closed.

Have any questions or are interested in becoming a volunteer for this program? Email the Teen Programmer/STEM Coordinator at cpease@ccpa.net  Sponsored by The Anne M. and Phillip H. Glatfelter, III Family Foundation


Monday, February 25, 2019 - 6:30pm

One Monday a month, based on school district, at 6:30 pm during the 2018/19 school year.

in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Help your little one prepare for a lifetime of learning by participating in Fredricksen Library's Kindergarten readiness program. Children entering kindergarten in the fall of 2019 will do kindergarten readiness activities, hear stories, meet other future students and make early friendships!  Call 717-761-3900 x229 starting July 30th to register with the first session starting according to school district (See schedule below).

Children attending these schools are welcome:

Camp Hill School District (Hoover Elementary) - First Session: August 27th

East Pennsboro School District (West Creek Hills and East Pennsboro Elementary) - First Session: September 10

West Shore School District (Washington Heights, Lower Allen and Highland Elementary) - First Session: September 17th

Cumberland Valley School District (Shaull, Hampden, and Sporting Hill) - First Session: September 24th

Sessions run one hour.

Final Day to register is January 31st or when classes are full.

 


Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 5:00pm

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm in the Kunkel Creation Station, Lower Level

Are you up to the challenge? Be a part of an engineering design team and think outside of the box! Find out if you can build weight bearing structures just out of paper. For children ages 9 – 12 with registration required beginning February 11.


Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 5:00pm

Thursday, February 28 OR Thursday, March 7

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Find out how some of your favorite movies like Coraline, Kubo and the Two Strings, and Chicken Run are made! Come learn about stop-motion animation, make your own Lego character and practice by making your own (very) short film! For children ages 8 – 12 with registration required beginning February 14.


Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 6:30pm

6:30 pm – 7:00 pm in the Pollock Children’s Library, Lower Level

Our Family Storytime engages children and their families with multicultural literature that celebrates our differences and draws us closer together. Recommended for ages 3-6. No registration necessary.

 


Friday, March 1, 2019 - 6:30pm

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Experts from the Harrisburg/West Shore Chess Club will be on hand to assist young chess players and match up competitors with equal skill level. Ages 7-13.  Participants are asked to bring a chess set if possible but not required. No registration required.


Monday, March 4, 2019 - 4:30pm

(Session 1: Mondays, January 7 to March 11; no class January 21)

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm in the Kunkel Creation Station, Lower Level Children’s Area

Computing skills are the most sought-after in the US job market, with demand growing 3X the national average. Computing is used all around us and in virtually every field. It is foundational knowledge that all students need, but is often overlooked.  We need to improve access for all students—and that’s where The Coding Club @ Fredricksen Library can help. Coding Club will help develop important digital literacy skills all while having fun. For teens and tweens ages 12-18.

Registration closed.

Have any questions or are interested in becoming a volunteer for this program? Email the Teen Programmer/STEM Coordinator at cpease@ccpa.net  Sponsored by The Anne M. and Phillip H. Glatfelter, III Family Foundation


Monday, March 4, 2019 - 5:00pm

5:00 pm – 5:45 pm in the Small Meeting Room, Lower Level

Meet someone new in our Biography Club! Explore the life of a famous historical figure through activities and crafts. This month we focus on Jane Goodall, considered to be the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees. For ages 6 – 9 with registration required beginning February 18.

 


Monday, March 4, 2019 - 6:30pm

One Monday a month, based on school district, at 6:30 pm during the 2018/19 school year.

in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Help your little one prepare for a lifetime of learning by participating in Fredricksen Library's Kindergarten readiness program. Children entering kindergarten in the fall of 2019 will do kindergarten readiness activities, hear stories, meet other future students and make early friendships!  Call 717-761-3900 x229 starting July 30th to register with the first session starting according to school district (See schedule below).

Children attending these schools are welcome:

Camp Hill School District (Hoover Elementary) - First Session: August 27th

East Pennsboro School District (West Creek Hills and East Pennsboro Elementary) - First Session: September 10

West Shore School District (Washington Heights, Lower Allen and Highland Elementary) - First Session: September 17th

Cumberland Valley School District (Shaull, Hampden, and Sporting Hill) - First Session: September 24th

Sessions run one hour.

Final Day to register is January 31st or when classes are full.

 


Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 5:00pm

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm in the Kunkel Creation Station, Lower Level

Come to the Kunkel Creation Station and learn all about putting an idea on paper, turning it into a 3D model using TinkerCAD, and then bring it to life with our Robo C2 3D printer! For ages 9 – 12. Registration is required and begins February 19 (for 3/5) and March 5 (for 3/19).

 

 


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