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 Fall 2019 Program Schedule (PDF, 896.88 KB)! You can also view our Events Calendar.


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



Baby and Me

(Ages 0-2) 

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)

Join us for Toddler Storytimes! We'll free play for 15 minutes, read 1-2 short picture books, and finish with fun activities! Toddler Storytimes are designed for parents/caregivers to participate in the storytime activities with their child.


Books and Boots

(Ages 2-4)

Join us for a program where we will use books to explore the world around us and learn more about our outdoors!


Preschool Storytime

(Ages 4-5)

Come on out for Preeschool Storytimes! We'll free play for 15 minutes, read 2 picture books, and finish with fun activities!


Elementary Storytime

(Ages 6-9)

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


Lego Challenge

(Ages 5 and up)

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


Lego Club

(Ages 5-12)

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)

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 8-12)

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 Workshops session A and B will cover the same topic.



(Ages 6-9)

Through fascinating experiments, engaging activities, and fun crafts, we will explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math! This program is sponsored by Volvo.


Passport to the World

(Ages 6-11)

Come explore countries around the world!


Teen Scene

(Ages 12-18)

Hang out, eat snacks, and enjoy activities such as games, movies, holiday parties, and other events!


Teen Advisory Board

(Ages 12-18)

Help with ideas for teen programs, suggest books and other materials for the library, and more!


Page Updated: 

September 4, 2019

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