Children and Teen Events at Shippensburg

Children ReadingWelcome to Youth Services at Shippensburg Public Library! Browse our growing collection of materials for children and teens or participate in a variety of youth programming for infants through high schoolers. For more information about our programs and their dates, check out our Spring 2019 Program Schedule (PDF, 1.23 MB, 2 pages)! You can also view our Events Calendar.

For questions or registrations, please call us at 717-532-4508. 



Baby and Me

(Ages 0-2) 

Come participate in our Baby and Me time! 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)

Join us for Toddler Stortimes! 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)

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)

We are excited to make our storytime designed especially for school-aged children a weekly program! We'll read 1-2 books and finish by doing a craft!


Homeschool Workshops

(1st-12th grade)

These enrichment workshops offer students a time to come together and explore a variety of topics. High School Workshop meets on the first Thursday of the month at 1:00 pm, and Elementary School and Middle School Workshops meet on the third Thursday of the month at 1:00 pm and 1:40 pm respectively.


Family Movie Night

(G/PG-rated movies)

Bring the family out during the summer for a movie at the library and feel free to bring a movie snack! No registrations required.


Lego Club

(Ages 5 and up)

Whether you're a novice or a Lego Master Builder, there is a place for you to construct your masterpiece. Build on your own or collaborate with the people around you!


Lego Challenge

(Ages 5 and up)

Join us for a monthly Lego time to see if you can build to meet the challenge!


Read to Dogs

(Ages 6-12)

Grab some books and have fun taking turns reading to our adorable, furry friends. This program is made possible by Kindly Canines!


American Girls Book Club

(Ages 8-12)

Join us as we read and discuss the American Girl of the month before the club meeting!


American Girls Club

(Ages 8-12)

Each month we explore the life and times of an American Girl and then enjoy a period snack!


Passport to the World

(Ages 6-12)

We are excited to reintroduce this program that will explore countries around the world!



(Ages 6-9 and 10-12)

Through fascinating experiments, engaging activities, and fun crafts we'll explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math!


Teen Scene

(Ages 13-18)

Hang out, eat snacks, and enjoy activities such as games, movies, holiday parties, and other events that you and your peers choose! Take a look at our Teen Scene Flyer (PDF, 35.1 KB, 1 page) to see our upcoming themes and activities!


April Playgroup

(Ages 0-6)

Have fun getting together with friends, old and new, as we free play for 30 minutes and then close with 15 minutes of organized activities such as singing, fingerplays, and games! Playgroups are designed for parents/caregivers to participate in play and the organized activities with their child.


Page Updated: 

January 4, 2019

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