Join us at the Coy Public Library of Shippensburg for our Spring Youth Services Programs from January through May of 2020! Registration is encouraged for all regular programs. Call 717-532-4508, visit the library or register here. Come and have some fun at the library!
Youth Services Programs
Baby and Me | Ages 0-2 | Tuesdays 11:15-11:35 AM & Fridays 9:45-10:05 AM | Jan 3 - May 29
Join us for a 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.
Toddler Storytime | Ages 2-3 | Wednesdays 11:15-12:00 PM (Feb-May), Thursdays 10:15-11:00 AM & Fridays 10:15-11:00 AM | Jan 2 - May 29
Join us for Toddler Storytimes! 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.
Preschool Storytime | Ages 4-5 | Thursdays 11:15-12:00 PM & Fridays 11:15-12:00 PM | Jan 2 - May 29
Come on out for Preschool Storytimes! We'll free play for 15 minutes, read 1-2 picture books, and finish with fun activities!
Elementary Storytime | Ages 6-9 | Wednesdays 5:15-6:00 PM | Jan 8 - May 27
We are excited for our storytime designed specifically for school-aged children a weekly program! We will read 1-2 books and finish by doing a craft!
Family and Me for 123s | Ages 1-3 | Wednesdays 11:00 AM | Jan 8 - Feb 5
Join this special program for families with young children to explore, play, share books, and learn together. Family and Me, a Family Place Libraries program, is a five week program for toddlers and their parents and caregivers. The programs are fun and play-based providing an environment rich with toys, books and art activities and an opportunity for families to spend time together, make friends and talk one-on-one with specialists on various aspects of child development, parenting and early literacy.
Books and Boots | Ages 2-4 | 1st and 3rd Tuesdays 10:00 AM & 1:00 PM | Mar - May
Mar 3 | Mar 17 | Apr 7 | Apr 21 | May 5 | May 19 | Limited to 15 per session!
Join us for a story about nature, then put on boots and head outside to explore! Rain or shine, plan for the weather!
Lego Challenge | Ages 5-12 | 1st Saturday 10:15-11:15 AM
Jan 4 | Feb 1 | Mar 7 | Apr 4 | May 2
Join us for a monthly Lego time to see if you can build to meet the challenge!
Lego Club | Ages 5-12 | 2nd Tuesday 6:15-7:15 PM
Jan 14 | Feb 11 | Mar 10 | Apr 14 | May 12
Whether you're a novice or a Lego Master Builder, there's a place for you to construct your masterpiece. Build on your own or collaborate with the people around you! Don't forget to bring a camera to take a picture of your creations!
Read to Dogs | Ages 6-12 | 3rd Tuesday 6:15-7:00 PM (Group A) & 6:45-7:30 PM (Group B)
Jan 21 | Feb 18 | Mar 17 | Apr 21 | May 19
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 | Ages 6-12 | 4th Tuesday 5:30-7:30 PM
Jan 28 - Josefina | Feb 25 - Mckenna | Mar 24 - Addy | Apr 28 - Lanie | May 26 - Samantha
Each month we explore the life and times of an American Girl and then enjoy a period snack!
Homeschool Workshops | Ages 6-18
These enrichment workshops offer students a time to come together and explore a variety of topics. Elementary Workshop session A & B will cover the same topic.
- Elementary Session A | 1st - 5th grade | 1st Thursday 1:00-1:45 PM
Jan 2 | Feb 6 | Mar 5 | Apr 2 | May 7
- Elementary Session B |1st - 5th grade | 3rd Thursday 1:00-1:45 PM
Jan 16 | Feb 20 | Mar 19 | Apr 16 | May 21
- High School and Middle School | 6th - 12th grade | 3rd Thursday 1:50-2:35 PM
Jan 16 | Feb 20 | Mar 19 | Apr 16 | May 21
Passport to the World | Ages 6-11 | 3rd Thursday 5:15-6:15 PM
Jan 16 - Italy | Feb 20 - Colombia | Mar 19 - Ireland | Apr 16 - Sweden | May 21 - South Africa
Come explore countries around the world!
S.T.E.A.M. | Ages 6-9 (9:15) Ages 10-12 (10:45) | 2nd Saturday 9:15 AM and 10:45 AM
Jan 11 | Feb 8 | Mar 14 | Apr 11 | May 9
Through fascinating experiments, engaging activities, and fun crafts we'll explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math! This program is sponsored by Volvo.
Teen Scene | Ages 12 - 18 | Fridays 3:00 - 4:30 PM
Hangout, eat snacks, and enjoy activities such as games, movies, holiday parties, and other events!
Teen Advisory Board | Ages 12-18 | 4:00-4:30 PM
Jan 10 | Mar 6 | May 8
Help with ideas for teen programs, suggest books and other materials for the library and more!
Read Across America Day | Mar 2 | 1:00 PM
Come for a special storytime for Read Across America Day!
Longwood Gardens Community Read | Mar-Apr
Look for special themes and programs focused on this year's books Weird Plants and The Enormous Potato.
Easter at the Library | Mar 21 | 1:00-3:00 PM
Come to the library for a special afternoon filled with family fun and activities! Watch for details to come!
Kindergarten Registration | Mar 30 - Apr 1 | 12:00-8:00 PM
Family Movie Night | Toy Story 4 | 5th Tuesday 5:15-7:15 PM | Mar 31
National Library Week | Apr 19 - 25
Join us for a week-long celebration and reading challenge at the library!
Super Reader-Floyd Stokes | May 5 | 6:00 PM
Join us for an evening with SuperReader!