Children's Events

 

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 11:00am

Drop in anytime between 11:00 am and 1:00 pm to participate in Space Camp activities! All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.


Friday, June 21, 2019 - 1:00pm

You're reading great books this summer. Now come to the library dressed as your favorite book character! We will gather at the library and then parade through the building and outside grounds. Afterwards, we'll celebrate by enjoying some make-your-own ice cream sundaes! All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.


Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 1:30pm

Our interactive shows are crawling with fun and laughter, presented by Forgotten Friend's herpetologist, author, photographer, and certified class clown, Jesse Rothacker. We bring learning to life with fifteen live snakes, lizards, turtles, and crocs. You'll meet reptiles from around the world, and a few from your own backyard! No registration required.


Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 12:30pm

Drop in anytime between 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm to participate in Star Wars activities! All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.


Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 1:30pm

There will be no Summer Learning program today. Join us NEXT Tuesday, July 9, at 1:30!


Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 1:30pm

Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 1:00pm

Come play games and puzzles at the library on one Thursday of every month at 1:00 pm. We have a bunch of choices, but if you have a favorite game, please bring it with you! All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.


Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 10:30am

In an amazing multi-media presentation, Caryn Lin literally transforms sound using her five-string electric violin and a myriad of modern technology! This program will take you on a journey from the classical days of Bach to today's techno-wonders by using modern techniques, including looping and other effects to produce unique and dynamic soundscapes. Audiences are introduced to the many scientific concepts involved in the creation of live music. Using technology, three-dimensional sound waves become visible, bringing music to life before the audience's very eyes! All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by the Friends of East Pennsboro Library. No registration required.


Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 12:30pm

Let's play Life-size Hi Ho Cherry-O! Sign up as a family or team for a time slot to play our life-size game. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.


Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 11:00am

Children (ages 2+) and their caregivers will hear stories, sing songs, and do activities related to that day's theme. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

June 11: space

July 16: pets

August 20: butterflies


Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 1:30pm

Offering non-stop excitement with interactive magic and comedy where everyone becomes part of the experience. Magical Nick’s is a highly engaging show that kids absolutely love and will talk about for years. No registration required.


Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 10:00am

Babies and their caregivers will hear stories, sing songs, and do activities related to that day's theme. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

July: space

August: butterflies


Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 11:00am

Young children and their caregivers will hear stories, sing songs, and do activities related to that day's theme. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

July: space

August: butterflies


Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 1:30pm

Join the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet at our library as we read and dance during this special storytime. Ages 3 and up please; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

 


Monday, July 22, 2019 - 1:00pm

Join us for a Christmas in July party! All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.


Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 1:30pm

Don’t miss this action-packed and educational alien adventure using science experiments for special effects. It's totally out of this world! Throughout this amazing intergalactic story, we use science experiments to bring the story to life! In the second part of the show, we go “behind the scenes” of the special effects and recreate the science experiments with the help of volunteers from the audience. No registration required.


Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 1:30pm

With incredible energy and personalities to match, the dancers of Illstyle & Peace demonstrate that by perseverance and focus, you can reach your highest goals. Tracing hip hop dance styles from the late 70’s through today, this acclaimed ensemble teaches positive messages, including “Think It—Do It—Become It.” Become Your Dreams celebrates the art and movement of hip hop and includes a funky blend of locking, breaking, popping, tap and house dancing, vocal percussions, D.J.ing, and modern and traditional dance forms. An emphasis is placed on the similarity of some hip hop moves to those found in ballet, modern and traditional dance forms. In this show students also get to come on stage and share their own creative dance moves! Sponsored by the Friends of East Pennsboro Library. No registration required.


Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 1:00pm

Come play games and puzzles at the library on one Thursday of every month at 1:00 pm. We have a bunch of choices, but if you have a favorite game, please bring it with you! All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.


Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 10:00am

Babies and their caregivers will hear stories, sing songs, and do activities related to that day's theme. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

July: space

August: butterflies


Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 11:00am

Young children and their caregivers will hear stories, sing songs, and do activities related to that day's theme. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

July: space

August: butterflies


Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 12:00pm

Drop in anytime between 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to participate in STEM activities! All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.


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