Family Events

Family Fun Night

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 5:30pm

Family enjoying a picnic on the lawnThis summer, the library will offer a free picnic and activities followed by a family movie in Foundation Hall on four Tuesday evenings of the summer beginning at 5:30 PM. Sponsored by the New Cumberland Federal Credit Union.

 

The movie begins promptly at 6:30 PM.

 

 

Cultural Series @ New Cumberland Library

Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Roman Column Unearthing History with Stephen Warfel

 

Join the Friends of the New Cumberland Public Library as they open their  2013—2014 Cultural Series in Foundation Hall on Sunday, October 13, from 3:00—4:00 PM with Stephen Warfel presenting “Unearthing History: The Archaeological Discovery of a French and Indian War Fort in Shippensburg”.

Santa's Secret Workshop

Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm

Santa shushing Stop in to Santa’s Secret Workshop

Children three years and up will have the opportunity to Christmas shop for their family members with the help of Santa’s helpers. Children need to bring their list and money.  All items will be wrapped and are reasonably priced. 

Bingo for Books

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 6:30pm

Join us on the third Tuesday of the month for an hour of bingo.  Fun for the whole family, with children's books as prizes.  Please register at the library.

Tales of Ancient Greece

Friday, May 8, 2015 - 6:30pm
Picture of Greek columnTales of Ancient Greece presented by the Popcorn Hat Players
Friday, May 8, 2015
6:30 PM
Foundation Hall
 
Old stories are made new in Popcorn Hat Players hilarious adaptation of the classic Greek myths for all family members (not suitable for children under 3 years old).

Bingo for Books

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 6:30pm

Join us for an hour of bingo. Fun for the whole family with children’s books as prizes.  Held third Tuesday of the month.  Please register at the library.  

Pop-In Weekly Mommy and Me Movie Time

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 10:30am
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 10:30am
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 10:30am
Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 10:30am
Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 10:30am
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 10:30am
Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 10:30am
Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 10:30am
Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 10:30am
Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 10:30am
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 10:30am

Bring your preschooler or toddler to the library and enjoy a G or PG movie with your child.  Call the library for movie listing. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Bingo for Books

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 6:30pm

Join us for an hour of bingo. Fun for the whole family with children’s books as prizes.  Held third Tuesday of the month.  Please register at the library.  

Pop-In Matinees

Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 1:00pm

pop in movies

Children can enjoy a G or PG movie for free. Contact the library for movie title. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Pop-In Matinees

Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 1:00pm

pop in movies

Children can enjoy a G or PG movie for free. Contact the library for movie title. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Bingo for Books

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 6:30pm

An hour of bingo fun for the whole family with children’s books as prizes.  Held the third Tuesday of the month.  Please register at the library.  

Pop-In Matinees

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 1:00pm

pop in movies

Children can enjoy a G or PG movie for free. Contact the library for movie title. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Bingo for Books

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 6:30pm

An hour of bingo fun for the whole family with children’s books as prizes.  Held third Tuesday of the month.  Please register at the library. 

Pop-In Matinees

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 1:00pm
Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 1:00pm
Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 1:00pm
Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 1:00pm
Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 1:00pm

pop in moviesChildren can visit the library on Thursdays and enjoy a G or PG movie for free at 1 pm. Call the library for movie listing. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


 

Bingo for Books

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 6:30pm

An hour of bingo fun for the whole family with children’s books as prizes. Held third Tuesday of the month. Register at the library. Call 732-4274 for more information.

Pop-In Matinees

Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 1:00pm
Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 1:00pm
Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 1:00pm
Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 1:00pm
Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 1:00pm
Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 1:00pm
Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 1:00pm
Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 1:00pm
Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 1:00pm
Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 1:00pm
Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 1:00pm
Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 1:00pm

pop in moviesChildren can visit the library on Thursdays and enjoy a G or PG movie for free at 1 pm. Call the library for movie listing. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Pop-In Matinees

Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 1:00pm
Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 1:00pm
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 1:00pm
Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 1:00pm
Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 1:00pm
Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 1:00pm
Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 1:00pm
Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 1:00pm
Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 1:00pm
Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 1:00pm
Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 1:00pm
Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 1:00pm

pop in moviesChildren can visit the library on Thursdays and enjoy a G or PG movie for free at 1 pm. Call the library for movie listing. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Friends of East Pennsboro Summer Book Sale

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 9:00am
Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 9:00am
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 9:00am
Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 9:00am
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 9:00am
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 9:00am
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 9:00am
Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 9:00am
Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 9:00am
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 9:00am
Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 9:00am
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 9:00am
Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 9:00am
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 9:00am
Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 9:00am
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 9:00am
Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 9:00am
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 9:00am
Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 9:00am
Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 9:00am
Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 9:00am
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 9:00am
Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 9:00am
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 9:00am
Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 9:00am

Book sales will be held on the second floor of East Pennsboro Township Municipal Building.

All proceeds benefit the library and are in addition to the 3rd Friday book sales.

 

Halloween Show at New Cumberland

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 6:00pm

Popcorn Hat Players present The Halloween Show

The Halloween Show

Thursday, October 9th

6:00 PM

Foundation Hall

Popcorn Hat Players will tickle your funny bone with slightly scary, but very funny, Halloween stories. After the show, we invite all children to stay and decorate a pumpkin to take home.   



Registration begins September 29th in person or by calling the children’s room at 774-7822 after 10 AM.

 

 

Cultural Series in Foundation Hall

Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 3:00pm

Roman Column Native American Culture of the Susquehanna Valley

The Friends of the New Cumberland Public Library will present the Cultural Program on Sunday,March 10th in Foundation Hall from 3:00-4:00 pm. 

Joe Baker, PennDot archaeologist, will present a culture history of Native Americans of the Susquehanna Valley up to the time of the Conestoga Massacre in 1763.
 
Cultural Programs are open and free to the public.  Light refreshments will be provided.  Further information is available by contacting the main desk of the Library at 717-774-7820.

 

 

 

 

Weekly Toddlertime 1

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 10:15am
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 10:15am
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 10:15am
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 10:15am
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 10:15am
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 10:15am
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 10:15am
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 10:15am
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 10:15am

Ages 0-3

This child/caregiver activitiy includes rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play, and activities! 

*Older siblings may attend as helpers.

Weekly September 2-October 28

Weekly Preschool Storytime 1

Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 10:15am
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 10:15am
Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 10:15am
Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 10:15am
Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 10:15am
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 10:15am
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 10:15am
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 10:15am
Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 10:15am

Ages 4-6

Children share stories, rhymes, songs, activities, and crafts mostly independent of caregivers.  

*Younger siblings may play with caregiver outside of the room.  

Weekly September 3 - October 29

Please call 532-4508 to register.  

Weekly Toddlertime 2

Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 11:15am
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 11:15am
Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 11:15am
Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 11:15am
Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 11:15am
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 11:15am
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 11:15am
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 11:15am
Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 11:15am

Ages 0-3

This child/caregiver activitiy includes rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play, and activities! 

*Older siblings may attend as helpers.

Weekly September 3-October 29

Weekly Toddlertime 3

Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 5:15pm
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 5:15pm
Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 5:15pm
Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 5:15pm
Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 5:15pm
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 5:15pm
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 5:15pm
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 5:15pm
Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 5:15pm

Ages 0-3

This child/caregiver activitiy includes rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play, and activities!

*Older siblings may attend as helpers.

Weekly September 3-October 29

Please call 532-4508 to register. 

 

Weekly Toddlertime 4

Friday, September 4, 2015 - 10:15am
Friday, September 11, 2015 - 10:15am
Friday, September 18, 2015 - 10:15am
Friday, September 25, 2015 - 10:15am
Friday, October 2, 2015 - 10:15am
Friday, October 9, 2015 - 10:15am
Friday, October 16, 2015 - 10:15am
Friday, October 23, 2015 - 10:15am
Friday, October 30, 2015 - 10:15am

Ages 0-3

This child/caregiver activitiy includes rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play, and activities! 

*Older siblings may attend as helpers.

Weekly September 4-October 30

Weekly Preschool Storytime 2

Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 6:15pm
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 6:15pm
Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 6:15pm
Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 6:15pm
Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 6:15pm
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 6:15pm
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 6:15pm
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 6:15pm
Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 6:15pm

Ages 4-6

Children share stories, rhymes, songs, activities, and crafts mostly independent of caregivers.  

*Younger siblings may play with caregiver outside of the room. 

Weekly September 3-October 29

Please call 532-4508 to register. 

Weekly Storytime 3

Friday, September 4, 2015 - 11:15am
Friday, September 11, 2015 - 11:15am
Friday, September 18, 2015 - 11:15am
Friday, September 25, 2015 - 11:15am
Friday, October 2, 2015 - 11:15am
Friday, October 9, 2015 - 11:15am
Friday, October 16, 2015 - 11:15am
Friday, October 23, 2015 - 11:15am
Friday, October 30, 2015 - 11:15am

Ages 4-6

Children share stories, rhymes, songs, activities, and crafts mostly independent of caregivers.  

*Younger siblings may play with caregiver outside of the room. 

Weekly September 4-October 30

November Playgroup

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 10:15am
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 10:15am
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 10:15am

Ages 0-6

Enjoy our train table, play kitchen, tunnel, ball pit, parachute activities, songs, fingerplays, and more while meeting other families!

Weekly November 4-18

November Playgroup

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 11:15am
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 11:15am
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 11:15am

Ages 0-6

Enjoy our train table, play kitchen, tunnel, ball pit, parachute activities, songs, fingerplays, and more while meeting other families!

Weekly November 5-19

November Playgroup

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 6:15pm
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 6:15pm
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 6:15pm

Ages 0-6

Enjoy our train table, play kitchen, tunnel, ball pit, parachute activities, songs, fingerplays, and more while meeting other families!

Weekly November 5-19

November Playgroup

Friday, November 6, 2015 - 10:15am
Friday, November 13, 2015 - 10:15am
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 10:15am

Ages 0-6

Enjoy our train table, play kitchen, tunnel, ball pit, parachute activities, songs, fingerplays, and more while meeting other families!

Weekly November 6-20

Pop-In Weekly Family Movie Time

Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 11:00am
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 11:00am
Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 11:00am
Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 11:00am
Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 11:00am
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 11:00am
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 11:00am
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 11:00am
Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 11:00am
Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 11:00am
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 11:00am
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 11:00am

 

Mother-daughter movie nightChildren can enjoy a G or PG movie for free. Contact the library for movie title. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Family Halloween Party

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 6:30pm
Thursday, October22nd
6:30 PM Foundation Hall
Family members three years and up
 
Join us in Foundation Hall for an evening of Halloween crafts, games, and a snack.  Dusty Ragz will create Halloween balloon creatures for all of the children.  
Registration begins October 12th in person or by calling the children’s room at 774-7822 after 10 AM.
 

Weekly French Language Program

Friday, September 25, 2015 - 4:00pm
Friday, October 2, 2015 - 4:00pm
Friday, October 9, 2015 - 4:00pm
Friday, October 16, 2015 - 4:00pm
Friday, October 23, 2015 - 4:00pm
Friday, October 30, 2015 - 4:00pm
Friday, November 6, 2015 - 4:00pm
Friday, November 13, 2015 - 4:00pm
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 4:00pm

Join us Friday afternoons from 4:00 to 4:45 to learn more about French language and culture with Dr. Mitaut and her students from Shippensburg University.  All ages and levels of French experience are welcome!

Weekly Toddlertime

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 10:15am
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 10:15am
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 10:15am
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 10:15am
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 10:15am
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 10:15am
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 10:15am

This child/caregiver activity includes rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play, and activities! Older siblings may attend as helpers! Please call 532-4508 to register.  *No programs December 23 through January 1

(children agest birth to 3 and their caregivers)

Weekly Toddlertime

Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 11:15am
Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 11:15am
Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 11:15am
Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 11:15am
Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 11:15am
Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 11:15am
Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 11:15am

This child, caregiver activitiy includes rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play, and activities! Older siblings may attend as helpers! Please call 532-4508 to register.  *No programs December 23 through January 1.

(children ages birth to 3 and their caregivers)

Weekly Toddlertime

Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 5:15pm
Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 5:15pm
Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 5:15pm
Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 5:15pm
Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 5:15pm
Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 5:15pm
Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 5:15pm

This child/caregiver activity includes rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play, and activities! Older siblings may attend as helpers! Please call 532-4508 to register.  *No programs December 23 through January 1.

(children ages birth to 3 and their caregivers)

Weekly Toddlertime

Friday, December 4, 2015 - 10:15am
Friday, December 11, 2015 - 10:15am
Friday, December 18, 2015 - 10:15am
Friday, January 8, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, January 15, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, January 22, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, January 29, 2016 - 10:15am

This child/caregiver activity includes rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play, and activities! Older siblings may attend as helpers! Please call 532-4508 to register.  *No programs December 23 through January 1. 

Weekly Preschool Storytime

Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 10:15am
Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 10:15am
Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 10:15am
Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 10:15am

Children share stories, rhymes, songs, activities, and crafts mostly independent of caregivers.  Younger siblings may play with caregiver outside of the room.  Please call 532-4508 to register.  *No programs December 24 through January 1.

(agest 4-6)

Weekly Preschool Storytime

Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 6:15pm
Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 6:15pm
Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 6:15pm
Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 6:15pm

Children share stories, rhymes, songs, activities, and crafts mostly independent of caregivers.  Younger siblings may play with caregiver outside of the room.  Please call 532-4508 to register.  *No programs December 24 through January 1. 

(agest 4-6)

Weekly Preschool Storytime

Friday, December 4, 2015 - 11:15am
Friday, December 11, 2015 - 11:15am
Friday, December 18, 2015 - 11:15am
Friday, January 8, 2016 - 11:15am
Friday, January 15, 2016 - 11:15am
Friday, January 22, 2016 - 11:15am
Friday, January 29, 2016 - 11:15am

Children share stories, rhymes, songs, activities, and crafts mostly independent of caregivers.  Younger siblings may play with caregiver outside of the room.  Please call 532-4508 to register.  *No programs December 24 through January 1. 

(ages 4-6)

Healthy Habits

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 10:15am

This new pilot program will promote health and wellness, and will include lots of movement, sensory exploration, stories, yoga, and take home resources.  A healthy snack will also be included.  Please indicate if child has any food allergies.  *Limited space, please call 532-4508 to register. 

(ages 2-5)

February Playgroup

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 10:15am
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 10:15am
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 10:15am

Enjoy our train table, dramatic play areas, ball pit, parachute activities, songs, fingerplays, and more while meeting other families!

(ages birth-6)

February Playgroup

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 6:15pm

Enjoy our train table, dramatic play areas, ball pit, parachute activities, songs, fingerplays, and more while meeting other families!

(ages birth-6)

February Playgroup

Friday, February 5, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, February 19, 2016 - 10:15am

Enjoy our train table, dramatic play areas, ball pit, parachute activities, songs, fingerplays, and more while meeting other families!

(ages birth-6)

Bingo for Books

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 6:30pm

Bingo balls and event informationJoin us on the third Tuesday of the month for an hour of bingo.  Fun for the whole family, with children's books as prizes.  Please register at the library.

 

 

 

 

 

 

WEE Build

Monday, July 11, 2016 - 10:15am

The New Cumberland Public Library has received a number of new building blocks and toys, so we are inviting you to come on out and build with us! Through play, your child is discovering shapes, learning how blocks can be balanced, observing how they fall and discovering what fits together. These playful explorations are the foundation of later mathematical and scientific thinking - plus it's fun! This program was made possible through a grant from Commonwealth Libraries. Drop in, no registration required.

 

Monday, 10:15am, ages 18mos- under 3 with an adult;

 

WEE Build

Monday, July 11, 2016 - 11:15am

The New Cumberland Public Library has received a number of new building blocks and toys, so we are inviting you to come on out and build with us! Through play, your child is discovering shapes, learning how blocks can be balanced, observing how they fall and discovering what fits together. These playful explorations are the foundation of later mathematical and scientific thinking - plus it's fun! This program was made possible through a grant from Commonwealth Libraries. Drop in, no registration required.

Ages 3-6 with an adult

 

 

WEE Build

Monday, April 10, 2017 - 10:30am

The New Cumberland Public Library has received a number of new building blocks and toys, so we are inviting you to come on out and build with us! Through play, your child is discovering shapes, learning how blocks can be balanced, observing how they fall and discovering what fits together. These playful explorations are the foundation of later mathematical and scientific thinking - plus it's fun! This program was made possible through a grant from Commonwealth Libraries. Drop in, no registration required.

Ages 2-5 with an adult

 

 

Read Across America Day

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 10:00am to 8:00pm

Read Across America Day, Wednesday, March 2nd – drop into the library all day long for special activities as we celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Read alouds of Dr. Seuss and Seuss-inspired books and craft activities will take place at 11am and 3pm. Drop in, no registration required.

Bingo for Books

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 6:30pm

Bingo balls and event informationJoin us on the third Tuesday of the month for an hour of bingo.  Fun for the whole family, with children's books as prizes.  Please register at the library. Stop by or call 732-4274.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 19, 2016 - 11:00am

Easter EggsFamilies with children ages 2-12

Join us for the annual Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 19th.  Bring your own basket and meet upstairs in the children's program room for our annual Egg Hunt sponsored by the Friends of the Shippensburg Public Library!  When you register, please choose one of the following times: 11:00AM, 11:30AM, or 12:00PM.  Please call 532-4508 to register. 

Read-to-Dogs

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 6:30pm

(ages 6-12)

Read to a real dog in the library! You will be assigned to a session: 6:30-7:00 or 7:00-7:30. The concept of the program is to give children experience with reading aloud to a fun, non-judgemental companion and is made possible by Kindly Canines.  Please call 532-4508 to register.  

Lego Club

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 6:30pm

(ages 5-12)

Build, create, use your imagination! *Legos provided* Limited space, please call 532-4508 to register. 

American Girls Club

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 6:30pm

(ages 8-12)

Join us each month from 6:30-7:30, as we follow one American Girl through history to hear her story, learn about life in her time, and enjoy crafts and other fun activities. *snack included* Please call 532-4508 to register.  

March: Addy (1864)

April: Samantha (1904)

May: Rebecca (1914)

Toddler Time

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 10:15am
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 10:15am
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 10:15am
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 10:15am
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 10:15am
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 10:15am
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 10:15am
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 10:15am

(children ages birth to 3 years and their caregivers)

This child/caregiver activity includes rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play and activities.  Older siblings may attend as helpers.  Please call 532-4508 to register.  

Toddler Time

Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 11:15am
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 11:15am
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 11:15am
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 11:15am
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 11:15am
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 11:15am
Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 11:15am
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 11:15am

(children ages birth to 3 years and their caregivers)

This child/caregiver activity includes rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play and activities! Older siblings may attend as helpers.  Please call 532-4508 to register.  

Toddler Time

Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 5:15pm
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 5:15pm
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 5:15pm
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 5:15pm
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 5:15pm
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 5:15pm
Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 5:15pm
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 5:15pm

(children ages birth to 3 years and their caregivers)

This child/caregiver activity includes rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play and activities! Older siblings may attend as helpers.  Please call 532-4508 to register. 

 

Toddler Time

Friday, March 4, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, March 11, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, March 25, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, April 8, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, April 15, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, April 22, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 10:15am

(children ages birth to 3 years and their caregivers)

This child/caregiver activity includes rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play and activities! Older siblings may attend as helpers.  Please call 532-4508 to register. 

 

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 10:15am

(ages 4-6)

Children share stories, rhymes, songs, activities, and crafts mostly independent of caregivers.  Younger siblings may play with caregiver outside of the room.  Please call 532-4508 to register.

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 6:15pm

(ages 4-6)

Children share stories, rhymes, songs, activities, and crafts mostly independent of caregivers.  Younger siblings may play with caregiver outside of the room.  Please call 532-4508 to register. 

Preschool Storytime

Friday, March 4, 2016 - 11:15am
Friday, March 11, 2016 - 11:15am
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 11:15am
Friday, March 25, 2016 - 11:15am
Friday, April 8, 2016 - 11:15am
Friday, April 15, 2016 - 11:15am
Friday, April 22, 2016 - 11:15am
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 11:15am

(ages 4-6)

Children share stories, rhymes, songs, activities, and crafts mostly independent from caregivers.  Younger siblings may play with caregiver outside of the room.  Please call 532-4508 to register. 

Healthy Habits

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 10:15am

(ages 2-5)

Sessions will promote health and wellness and include lots of movement, sensory exploration, stories, yoga, and take home resources. Healthy snack included.  ***Please indicate if child has any food allergies.***  Limited space, call 532-4508 to register.  

May Playgroup

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 10:15am
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 10:15am
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 10:15am

(children birth to age 6)

Enjoy our train table, dramatic play areas, ball pit, building toys, parachute activities, songs, and more while meeting other families!

May Playgroup

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 6:15pm

(children ages birth to 6 years)

Enjoy our train table, dramitc play areas, ball pit, building toys, parachute activities, songs, and more while meeting other families!

May Playgroup

Friday, May 6, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, May 13, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, May 20, 2016 - 10:15am

(children ages birth to 6 years)

Enjoy our train table, dramatic play areas, ball pit, building toys, parachute activities, songs, and more while meeting other families!

Meadowview Street Storytime

Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 10:15am

We are hosting a special Community Read event, sponsored by Longwood Gardens, as part of our regularly scheduled Preschool Storytime. We will read On Meadowview Street, a new book by Henry Cole.  Children will create a gardening-themed craft.

 

In Storytime children share stories, rhymes, songs, activities, and crafts mostly independent of caregivers.  Younger siblings may play with caregiver outside of the room. 

 

*Please call 532-4508 to register.

Meadowview Street Storytime

Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 6:15pm

We are hosting a special Community Read event, sponsored by Longwood Gardens, as part of our regularly scheduled Preschool Storytime. We will read On Meadowview Street, a new book by Henry Cole.  Children will create a gardening-themed craft.  

In Storytime children share stories, rhymes, songs, activities, and crafts mostly independent of caregivers.  Younger siblings may play with caregiver outside of the room. 

Meadowview Street Storytime

Friday, April 1, 2016 - 11:15am

We are hosting a special Community Read event, sponsored by Longwood Gardens, as part of our regularly scheduled Preschool Storytime. We will read On Meadowview Street, a new book by Henry Cole.  Children will create a gardening-themed craft.  

In Storytime children share stories, rhymes, songs, activities, and crafts mostly independent of caregivers.  Younger siblings may play with caregiver outside of the room. 

*Please call 532-4508 to register.  

If You Plant a Seed Toddlertime

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 10:15am

We will be hosting a special Community Read Toddlertime program sponsored by Longwood Gardens.  We will read If You Plant a Seed by Kadir Nelson.  Children will create a garden-themed craft.

 

Toddlertime is a child/caregiver activity which includes rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play and activities.  Older siblings may attend as helpers!

 

*Please call 532-4508 to register.  

If You Plant a Seed Toddlertime

Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 11:15am

We will be hosting a special Community Read Toddlertime event, sponsored by Longwood Gardents.  We will read If You Plant a Seed by Kadir Nelson.  Children will create a garden-themed craft. 

 

Toddlertime is a child/caregiver event which includes rhymes, sotires, songs, crafts, play and activities! Older siblings may attend as helpers! 

 

*Please call 532-4508 to register. 

If You Plant a Seed Toddlertime

Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 5:15pm

We will be hosting a special Community Read Toddlertime Event, sponsored by Longwood Gardens.  We will be reading If You Plant a Seed by Kadir Nelson.  Chldren will create a garden-themed craft. 

Toddlertime is a child/caregiver event which includes rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play, and activities! Older siblings may attend as helpers!

*Please call 532-4508 to register. 

If You Plant a Seed Toddlertime

Friday, April 1, 2016 - 10:15am

We will be hosting a special Community Read Toddlertime event, sponsored by Longwood Gardens.  We will read If You Plant a Seed by Kadir Nelson.  Children will create a garden-themed craft. 

Toddlertime is a child/caregiver activity which includes rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play, and activities! Older siblings may attend as helpers! 

* Please call 532-4508 to register. 

Artsy April Family Art

Monday, April 9, 2018 - 10:15am

Monday, April 9, 10:15-11:15 a.m. & 6:30-7:30 p.m. or

Tuesday, April 10, 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Drop in with your child and visits stations for coloring, dot painting, fingerprint stamping, paper shape art and other  activities. Please wear old clothing and prepare to get messy! Drop in, no registration required.

Book Buddies

Reading together.Come each Thursday afternoon to enjoy different themed stories and activities planned by some of our local teen patrons.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ages: Children of all ages, but geared to 3 - 6 year olds.

Registration: Please register no later than three days prior to the event.

 

 

ScienceTellers- “Power & Energy”

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 1:30pm

Photos of Sciencetellers doing energy experiments and displaysJoin us this summer as we make things fly, spin, move and soar while telling you a series of stories that will energize your summer! Throw on your lab coat and buckle in – you are about to experience the science of power and energy through several exciting, hands-on experiments that will have the audience laughing, learning and having fun!

The Great Holtzie

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 1:00pm

The Great HoltzieHoltzie is the only “standup” for kids! From the absurd to classic slapstick, The Great Holtzie’s jokes captivate everyone, from preschoolers to parents. Whether he is arguing with a See n Say or taking a bite out of a worm burger, his hysterical routine keeps even the most active children glued to their seats.

Grins & Grins Comedy Show

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 1:30pm

Grins & Grins Comedy ShowThe Grins and Grins Comedy Show is a fast-paced variety show that incorporates magic, ventriloquism, whip-cracking, daring feats of balance, circus skills, and more to create a family-friendly show that is WAAAY more than just another juggling act! Ray brings incredible circus skills to the show, all the while trying to rein in Erin and her wacky antics.

Give & Take Jugglers

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 1:00pm

Give & Take JugglersThe Give & Take Juggling Show is a highly interactive vaudeville based performance that blends the old with the new to create an enjoyable experience for kids of all ages. Using bowling balls, eggs, feathers, and lots of audience participation, this show has been a hit with adults and children alike for 30 years.

 

 

 

 

Olympics at Fredricksen!

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 10:30am

On your mark, get set... Go! In celebration of the Summer Olympics the library will be hosting a morning of Olympic games - Fredricksen style!  Join us for a morning of movement and brain challenges! For children in grades 1-3 with registration beginning June 29.

Juggling with Nate!

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 6:30pm

On your mark, get set... Juggle! Have you ever wanted to learn how to juggle?  This is your chance!  Join our Children's Assistant, Nate, for an evening of basic juggling skills and fun! For children in grades 4 – 6 with registration beginning June 28.

Minute to Win It

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 10:30am

On your mark, get set... 60 seconds to win! Think you're up to the challenge? Complete various challenges using household items!  You'll have a minute to win it! For grades 1 – 3 with registration beginning July 6.

Minute to Win It

Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 10:30am

On your mark, get set... 60 seconds to win! Think you're up to the challenge? Complete various challenges using household items!  You'll have a minute to win it! For grades 4 – 6 with registration beginning July 6.

 

 

Flight Club

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 6:30pm

On your mark, get set... fly! This isn't your ordinary paper airplane activity... this is Flight Club!  Join our Children's Assistant, Nate, for a fun night of paper airplane construction and lots of flying.  For grades 4 – 6 with registration beginning July 12.

 

Parachute Play

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 10:30am

On your mark, get set... parachute! Kids of all ages love Parachute Play!  Join Miss Kristina for a morning program all revolving around fun parachute games.  Outside if weather permitting. For grades 1 – 3 with registration beginning July 13.

Toddlertime

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 11:15am
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 11:15am
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 11:15am
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 11:15am
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 11:15am
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 11:15am
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 11:15am
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 11:15am

(Ages 0-3) Caregiver and infant/toddler activities, including: stories, play, rhymes and songs, lots of movement and self-expression, and crafts! *Limited space, register at 532-4508.

Toddlertime

Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 11:15am
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 11:15am
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 11:15am
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 11:15am
Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 11:15am
Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 11:15am
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 11:15am
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 11:15am

(Ages 0-3) Caregiver and infant/toddler activities including: stories, play, rhymes and songs, lots of movement and self-expresion, and crafts! *Limited space, register at 532-4508.

Toddlertime

Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 5:15pm
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 5:15pm
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 5:15pm
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 5:15pm
Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 5:15pm
Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 5:15pm
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 5:15pm
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 5:15pm

(Ages 0-3) Caregiver and infant/toddler activities including: stories, play, rhymes and songs, lots of movement and self expression, and crafts! *Limited space, register at 532-4508.

Toddlertime

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, June 17, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, July 8, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, July 15, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, July 22, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, July 29, 2016 - 10:15am

(Ages 0-3) Caregiver and infant/toddler activities including: stories, play, rhymes and songs, lots of movement and self-expression, and crafts! *Limited space, call 532-4508 to register.

 

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 10:15am

(Ages 4-6) Enjoy stories, parachute games, action songs, music and movement, play and socialization time, crafts, and more! *Limited space, call 532-4508 to register.  

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 6:15pm

(Ages 4-6) Enjoy stories, parachute games, action songs, music an dmovemtn, play and socialization time, crafts, and more! *Limited space, please call 532-4508 to register. 

Preschool Storytime

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 11:15am
Friday, June 17, 2016 - 11:15am
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 11:15am
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 11:15am
Friday, July 8, 2016 - 11:15am
Friday, July 15, 2016 - 11:15am
Friday, July 22, 2016 - 11:15am
Friday, July 29, 2016 - 11:15am

(Ages 4-6) Enjoy stories, parachute games, action songs, music and movement, play and socialization time, crafts, and more! *Limited space, please call 532-4508.

Mr. Mike's Dinorific Scientific Name Game Show!

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 6:30pm

Mr. Mike's Dinorific Game ShowMike Sgrignoli, author of Mr. Mike's Dinorific Poetry, returns to play your favorite game show: Mr. Mike's Dinorific Scientific Name Game Show! How well do you know your dinosaurs? Play the game to find out, and stay to enjoy jokes and lots of laughs! 

You can check out Mr. Mike's Facebook page as well for more information! 

All ages, no registration required. 

Reading Awards Party

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 5:00pm

Join us at Shippensburg Township Park for pizza, refreshments, and fun on the splash pad from 5:00 to 7:00 PM to celebrate our summer of reading!

Shippensburg Township Park is located at 304 Britton Road in Shippensburg. 

The party is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Shippensburg--thank you!

All ages, no registration required. 

Family Fort Night

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 7:00pm
Family Fort Night 
ALL AGES
Tuesday, July 12                                                                     
7:00-8:00 p.m.
 

Lego Madness

Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 10:30am
Lego Madness
Saturday, January 5, February 2, March 2, and April 6                                           
10:30 a.m.
For children ages 4 to 10
 

Craft Afternoon

Monday, July 18, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Drop In & Craft   
Monday, July 18
ALL AGES
2:00 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Drop in and create a craft or piece of art inspired by our examples or by your own imagination.
No registration required.
 

Family Game Night

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Family Game Night 
Tuesday, July 26                                                                  
7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
ALL AGES
 
Join us in the Children's Library and play a variety of classic family board games. Play as a family or invite others to join your game. Feel free to bring your own favorite to share!
Drop in, no registration required.

Thursday Movie Matinee

Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 2:00pm

Thursday Movie Matinee

Thursday, August 11th

2:00 PM

Beat the heat and join us in cool Foundation Hall for a matinee showing of Hotel for Dogs.  When two orphans, whose foster parents do not allow pets, discover stray dogs in an abandoned hotel, they fix up the building and get help from their friends to run the new shelter.  Movie is rated PG. 

Drop In; No registration Required.  

Pop-In Weekly Family Movie

Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 10:30am
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 10:30am
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 10:30am
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 10:30am
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:30am
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 10:30am
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 10:30am
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 10:30am
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 10:30am
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 10:30am
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 10:30am
Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 10:30am

Pop-In Weekly Family MovieChildren can enjoy a G movie for free. Call the library for movie listing. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Friday Films

Friday, September 2, 2016 - 1:00pm

Pete's Dragon imageOn the first Friday of each month, enjoy a classic film for free. On September 2 we'll be showing "Pete's Dragon." Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bingo for Books

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 6:30pm

bingo ballsJoin us on the third Tuesday of the month for an hour of bingo.  Fun for the whole family, with children's books as prizes.  Please register at the library. Stop by or call 732-4274.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weekly Toddlertime

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 11:15am
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 11:15am
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 11:15am
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 11:15am
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 11:15am
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 11:15am
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 11:15am
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 11:15am

(Ages 0-3 and caregivers)

This child/caregiver activity includes rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play and activities! Older siblings may attend as helpers! 

Please call 532-4508 to register

Weekly Toddlertime

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 11:15am
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 11:15am
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 11:15am
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 11:15am
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 11:15am
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 11:15am
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 11:15am
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 11:15am

(Ages 0-3 and caregivers)

This child/caregiver activity includes rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play and activities! Older siblings may attend as helpers! 

Please call 532-4508 to register

Weekly Toddlertime

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 5:15pm
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 5:15pm
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 5:15pm
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 5:15pm
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 5:15pm
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 5:15pm
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 5:15pm
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 5:15pm

(Ages 0-3 and caregivers)

This child/caregiver activity includes rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play and activities! Older siblings may attend as helpers! 

Please call 532-4508 to register

Weekly Toddlertime

Friday, September 9, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, October 7, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:15am

(Ages 0-3 and caregivers)

This child/caregiver activity includes rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play and activities! Older siblings may attend as helpers!

Please call 532-4508 to register

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 10:15am

(Ages 4-6)

Children share stories, rhymes, songs, activities, and crafts, mostly independent of caregivers.  Younger siblings may play with caregiver outside of the room. 

Please call 532-4508 to register

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 6:15pm

(Ages 4-6)

Children share stories, rhymes, songs, activities, and crafts, mostly independent of caregivers.  Younger siblings may play with caregiver outside of the room.  

Please call 532-4508 to register

Preschool Storytime

Friday, September 9, 2016 - 11:15am
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 11:15am
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 11:15am
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 11:15am
Friday, October 7, 2016 - 11:15am
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 11:15am
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 11:15am
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 11:15am

(Ages 4-6)

Children share stories, rhymes, songs, activities, and crafts, mostly independent of caregivers.  Young siblings may play with caregiver outside of the room. 

Please call 532-4508 to register. 

November Playgroup

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 11:15am
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 11:15am
Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 11:15am

(ages 0-6)

Enjoy our train table, dramatic play areas, ball pit, building materials, parachute activities, songs, fingerplays, and more while meeting other families! 

No registration required

November Playgroup

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 6:15pm

(Ages 0-6)

Enjoy our train table, dramatic play areas, ball pit, building materials, parachute activities, songs, fingerplays, and more while meeting other families!

No registration required

November Playgroup

Friday, November 4, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 10:15am

(Ages 0-6)

Enjoy our train table, dramatic play areas, ball pit, building materials, parachute activities, songs, fingerplays, and more while meeting other families!

No registration required

Read-to-Dogs?!

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 6:30pm

(Ages 6-12)

Read to a real dog in the library! You will be assigned to a session: 6:30-7:00 or 7:00-7:30.  The concept of the program is to give children experience with reading aloud to a fun, non-judgmental companion and is made possible by Kindly Canines.  

Please call 532-4508 to register

Lego Club!

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 6:30pm

(Ages 5-12)

6:30-7:30 PM

Build, create, use your imagination! Legos are provided!

*Limited Space

Please call 532-4508 to register

Star Wars Reads Day

Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 1:00pm
Stamp featuring C3PO droidStar Wars Reads Day
Saturday, October 15,
1:00-4:00 p.m.
 
Members from across the galaxy are invited to join us as we join the national celebration of Star Wars and Reading. 
 
1:00 p.m. Join us for a special Star Wars Story
1:15 -2:30 p.m. Crafts, activities, photos, and a trivia contest
2:30 p.m. Showing of the movie that launched an Empire, Star Wars: A New Hope.
 

Kit's Interactive Theater!

Monday, December 12, 2016 - 6:30pm

Photo of Mrs. ClausMrs. Claus's Holiday Celebration

The Mrs. Claus Holiday Celebration shares the good cheer of the yuletide with the elves, the Abominable Snowman and a partridge in a pear tree!  Partake in the stories, sing holiday songs and dance with the Sugarplum Fairies in this jolly Christmas show enjoyed by all.

No registration needed.  Held in Foundation Hall

Bingo for Books

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 6:30pm

Fun for the whole family with children’s books as prizes. Held third Tuesday of the month. Register by contacting the library at 732-4274.  

 

Open Play

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 3:00pm

Photograph of baby laughing and holding up a toySpend some time focusing on your baby or toddler, having fun together with our developmentally appropriate toys, and sharing the joys and challenges of parenting with others going through the same stages. This program is for parents of children under the age of 3 and takes place in the storytime castle.

Open Play

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 10:15am

Photograph of baby laughing and holding up a toySpend some time focusing on your baby or toddler, having fun together with our developmentally appropriate toys, and sharing the joys and challenges of parenting with others going through the same stages. This program is for parents of children under the age of 3 and takes place in the storytime castle.

Weekly Toddlertime 1

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 11:15am
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 11:15am
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 11:15am
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 11:15am
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 11:15am
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 11:15am

(Children birth to age 3 and their caregivers.)

This child/caregiver activitiy includes rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play and activities! Older siblings may attend as helpers! Please call 532-4508 to register.  

Weekly Toddlertime 2

Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 11:15am
Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 11:15am
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 11:15am
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 11:15am
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 11:15am
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 11:15am

(Children birth to age 3 and their caregivers.)

This child/caregiver program includes rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play and activities! Older siblings may attend as helpers.  Please call 532-4508 to register. 

Weekly Toddlertime 3

Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 5:15pm
Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 5:15pm
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 5:15pm
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 5:15pm
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 5:15pm
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 5:15pm

(Children birth to age 3 and their caregivers.)

This child/caregiver activity includes rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play and activities! Older siblings may attend as helpers.  Please call 532-4508 to register. 

Weekly Toddlertime 4

Friday, December 9, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, December 16, 2016 - 10:15am
Friday, January 6, 2017 - 10:15am
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 10:15am
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 10:15am
Friday, January 27, 2017 - 10:15am

(Children birth to age 3 and their caregivers.)

This child/caregiver activity includes rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play and activities! Older siblings may attend as helpers.  Please call 532-4508 to register. 

Weekly Preschool Storytime 1

Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 10:15am
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 10:15am
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 10:15am
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:15am
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 10:15am

(Children ages 4-6)

Children share stories, rhymes, songs, activies, and crafts mostly independent of caregivers.  Younger siblings may play with caregiver outside of the room.  Please call 532-4508 to register.  

Weekly Preschool Storytime 2

Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 6:15pm

(Children ages 4-6)

Children share stories, rhymes, songs, activities, and crafts mostly independent of caregivers.  Younger siblings may play with caregiver outside of the room.  Please call 532-4508 to register. 

Weekly Preschool Storytime 3

Friday, December 9, 2016 - 11:15am
Friday, December 16, 2016 - 11:15am
Friday, January 6, 2017 - 11:15am
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 11:15am
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 11:15am
Friday, January 27, 2017 - 11:15am

(Children ages 4-6)

Children share stories, rhymes, songs, activities, and crafts mostly independent of caregivers.  Younger siblings may play with caregiver otuside of the room.  Please call 532-4508 to register.  

Lego Club!

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 6:30pm

(children ages 5-12)

Build, create, use your imagination!

Legos provided

*Limited Space, please call 532-4508 to register. 

Read to Dogs?!?!

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 6:30pm

(Children ages 6-12)

Read to a real dog in the library! The concept of the program is to give children experience with reading aloud to a fun, non-judgmental companion and is made possible by Kindly Canines.  Please call 532-4508 to register.  

You will be assigned to a session: 6:30-7:00 or 7:00-7:30

American Girls Club

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 6:30pm

(Children 8-12)

Each month, we follow one American Girl through history as we hear her story, learn about life in her time, and enjoy crafts and other fun activities! 

*Limited space, please call 532-4508 to register. Snack included! 

 

February Playgroup 1

Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 11:15am
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 11:15am
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 11:15am

(children birth to age 6)

Enjoy our train table, dramatic play areas, ball pit, building materials, parachute activities, songs, fingerplays, and more while meeting other families!

 

February Playgroup 2

Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 6:15pm

(children birth to age 6)

Enjoy our train table, dramatic play areas, ball pit, building materials, parachute activities, songs, fingerplays, and more while meeting other families!

February Playgroup 3

Friday, February 3, 2017 - 10:15am
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 10:15am
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 10:15am

(children birth to age 6)

Enjoy our train table, dramatic play areas, ball pit, building materials, parachute activities, songs, fingerplays, and more while meeting other families!

Open Play

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 10:15am

Photograph of baby laughing and holding up a toySpend some time focusing on your baby or toddler, having fun together with our developmentally appropriate toys, and sharing the joys and challenges of parenting with others going through the same stages. This program is for parents of children under the age of 3 and takes place in the storytime castle.

Bingo for Books

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 6:30pm

Fun for the whole family with children’s books as prizes. Register by contacting the library at 732-4274.  

 

Wind Chime Craft

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:00pm

With spring in bloom, come to the library to make a wind chime for your window or porch. Materials provided. No registration necessary. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Engineering for Everyone!

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 10:30am

Stick figure with engineering toolsEnjoy a morning of fun and hands-on engineering for the whole family! As part of Longwood Garden’s Community Read of Rosie Revere, Engineer, the Library will provide fun, interactive experiences with activities that teach as well as entertain, including building challenges, and a chance to try out Roominate, Goldie Blox, and Snap Circuits, as well as other engineering challenges.

Episcopal Home Storytime

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 1:30pm

Shippensburg Episcopal Home(Ages 0-6, older siblings welcome)

Join us for a special Storytime with songs, story, and craft for children to share with the residents of the Episcopal Home on Monday, March 13 from 1:30 to 2:15.  This program will be held at the Episcopal Home at 2016 East Burd Street, Shippensburg.  Please call 532-4508 to register.  

Weekly Toddlertime

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 11:15am
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 11:15am
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 11:15am
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 11:15am
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 11:15am
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 11:15am
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 11:15am
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 11:15am
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 11:15am

(Children ages birth to 3 and their caregivers)

This child/caregiver activity includes rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play and activities! Older siblings may attend as helpers! Please call 532-4508 to register.  

Weekly Toddlertime

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 11:15am
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 11:15am
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 11:15am
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 11:15am
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 11:15am
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 11:15am
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 11:15am
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 11:15am
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:15am

(children ages birth to 3 and their caregivers)

This child/caregiver activity includes rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play and activities! Older siblings may attend as helpers.  Please call 532-4508 to register.  

Weekly Toddlertime

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 5:15pm
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 5:15pm
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 5:15pm
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 5:15pm
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 5:15pm
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 5:15pm
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 5:15pm
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 5:15pm
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 5:15pm

(children ages birth to 3 and their caregivers)

This child/caregiver activity includes rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play, and activities! Older siblings may attend as helpers.  Please call 532-4508 to register.  

Weekly Toddlertime

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 10:15am
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 10:15am
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 10:15am
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 10:15am
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 10:15am
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 10:15am
Friday, April 14, 2017 - 10:15am
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 10:15am
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 10:15am

(children ages birth to 3 and their caregivers)

This child/caregiver activity includes rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play, and activities! Older siblings may attend as helpers.  Please call 532-4508 to register. 

Weekly Preschool Storytime

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 6:15pm

(children ages 4-6)

Children share stories, rhymes, songs, activities, and crafts mostly independent of caregivers.  Younger siblings may play with caregiver outside of the room.  Please call 532-4508 to register. 

Weekly Preschool Storytime

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 10:15am
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 10:15am
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 10:15am
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:15am
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 10:15am
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 10:15am
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:15am
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 10:15am
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 10:15am

(ages 4-6)

Children share stories, rhymes, songs, activities, and crafts mostly independent of caregivers.  Younger siblings may play with caregiver outside of the room.  Please call 532-4508 to register.  

Weekly Preschool Storytime

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 11:15am
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 11:15am
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 11:15am
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 11:15am
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 11:15am
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 11:15am
Friday, April 14, 2017 - 11:15am
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 11:15am
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 11:15am

(ages 4-6)

Children share stories, rhymes, songs, activities, and crafts mostly independent of caregivers.  Yougner siblings may play with caregiver outside of the room.  Please call 532-4508 to register.  

Lego Club!

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 6:30pm

(Ages 5-12)

Build, create, use your imagination! Legos provided! *Limited space, please call 532-4508 to register.  

Read to Dogs?!?

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 6:30pm

(ages 6-12)

Read to a real dog in the library! The concept of this program is to give children experience reading aloud to a fun, non-judgemental companion and is made possible by Kindly Canines, a therapy dog organization.  Please call 532-4508 to register. 

May Playgroup

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 11:15am
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 11:15am
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 11:15am

(children birth to 6)

Enojoy our train table, dramatic play areas, ball pit, building materials, parachute activities, songs, fingerplays and more while meeting other families! This relaxed program does not include a story and craft, but offers a way for families to get together and explore our children's book collections! 

 

May Playgroup

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 6:15pm

(birth to 6)

Enjoy our train table, dramatic play areas, ball pit, building materials, parachute activities, songs, fingerplays, and more while meeting other families! This relaxed program does not include a story or craft but offers a way for families to get together and also explore our children's book collections! 

May Playgroup

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 10:15am
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 10:15am
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 10:15am

(birth to 6)

Enjoy our train table, dramatic play areas, ball pit, building materials, parachute activities, songs, fignerplays, and more while meeting other families! This relaxed program does not include a story or crafts but offers a way for families to get together and explore our children's book collections! 

Toddlertime

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 11:15am
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 11:15am
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 11:15am
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 11:15am
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 11:15am
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 11:15am

(Ages 0-3)

Caregiver and infant/toddler activities, including: sotries, play, rhymes, and songs, lot sof movement and self expression, and crafts! 

We will not meet Wednesday, June 21. 

Please call 532-4508 to register. 

Toddlertime

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 11:15am
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 11:15am
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 11:15am
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 11:15am
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 11:15am
Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 11:15am

(Ages 0-3)

Caregiver and infant/toddler activities, including: stories, play, rhymes and songs, lots of movoemnt and self-expression, and crafts! 

We will not meet Thursday, June 22

Please call 532-4508 to register.

Toddlertime

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 5:15pm
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 5:15pm
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 5:15pm
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 5:15pm
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 5:15pm
Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 5:15pm

(Ages 0-3)

Caregiver and infant/toddler activities, including: stories, play, rhymes and songs, lots of movement and self-expression, and crafts! 

We will not meet Thursday, June 22

Please call 532-4508 to register. 

Toddlertime

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 10:15am
Friday, June 30, 2017 - 10:15am
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 10:15am
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 10:15am
Friday, July 21, 2017 - 10:15am
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 10:15am

(Ages 0-3)

Caregiver and infant/toddler activities, including: stories, play, rhymes and songs, lots of movement and self-expression, and crafts! 

We will not meet Friday, June 23.

Please call 532-4508 to register.

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 10:15am
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 10:15am
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 10:15am
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 10:15am
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 10:15am
Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 10:15am

(Ages 4-6)

Enjoy stories, parachute games, songs, music and movment, play and socialization time, crafts and more! 

We will not meet Thursday, June 22.

Please call 532-4508 to register. 

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 6:15pm

(Ages 4-6)

Enjoy stories, parachute games, songs, music and movement, play and socialization time, crafts and more! 

We will not meet Thursday, June 22.

Please call 532-4508 to register. 

Preschool Storytime

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 11:15am
Friday, June 30, 2017 - 11:15am
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 11:15am
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 11:15am
Friday, July 21, 2017 - 11:15am
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 11:15am

(Ages 4-6)

Enjoy stories, parachute games, songs, music and movement, play and socialization time, crafts and more!

We will not meet Friday, June 23. 

Please call 532-4508 to register. 

Magical Nick!

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 6:30pm

Magical Nick at the White HouseMagical Nick returns to give us an interactive comedy and magic show where everyone becomes part of the experience! 

Join us Tuesday, June 13 at 6:30. No registration 

Sciencetellers!

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 1:30pm

SciencetellersExciting experiments combine with dynamic storytelling to create a unique and highly interactive science program! 

Join us Thursday June 15 at 1:30! 

No registration

Reading Awards Party!

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 6:30pm

pepperoni pizzaWe did it! To end another wonderful Summer Learning Program and Reading Challege, join us at the Library for a celebration! Pizza and refreshments will be served.  Sponsored by the Shippensburg Kiwanis Club! 

Weekly Toddlertime

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 11:15am
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 11:15am
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 11:15am
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 11:15am
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 11:15am
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 11:15am
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 11:15am
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 11:15am

(Children ages birth to 3 years and their caregivers)

This child/caregiver activity includes rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play and activities! Older siblings may attend as helpers! Please call 532-4508 to register. 

Weekly Toddlertime

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 11:15am
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 11:15am
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 11:15am
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 11:15am
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 11:15am
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 11:15am
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 11:15am
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 11:15am

(children ages birth to 3 year sand their caregivers)

This child/caregiver activity incldues rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play and activiteis! Odler siblings may attend as helpers! Pelase call 532-4508 to register. 

 

Weekly Toddlertime

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 5:15pm
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 5:15pm
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 5:15pm
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 5:15pm
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 5:15pm
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 5:15pm
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 5:15pm
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 5:15pm

(children ages birth to 3 years and their caregivers)

This child/caregiver activity includes rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play and activities! Older siblings may attend as helpers! Please call 532-4508 to register. 

Weekly Toddlertime

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 10:15am
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 10:15am
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:15am
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 10:15am
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 10:15am
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 10:15am
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 10:15am

(children ages birth to 3 years and their caregivers)

This child/caregiver activity includes rhymes, stories, songs, crafts, play and activities! Older siblings may attend as helpers! Please call 532-4508 to register. 

**There will be no Toddlertime or Storytime on Friday, September 29.**

Weekly Preschool Storytime

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:15am
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 10:15am
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 10:15am
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 10:15am
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 10:15am
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:15am
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 10:15am
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 10:15am

(children ages 4-6)

Children share stories, rhymes, songs, activities, and crafts, mostly indepedent of caregivers. Younger siblings may play with caregiver outside of the room. Please call 532-4508 to register. 

Weekly Preschool Storytime

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 6:15pm

(children ages 4-6)

Children share stories, rhymes, songs, activities, and crafts mostly independent of caregivers. Yougner siblings may play with caregiver otuside of the room. Please call 532-4508 to register. 

Weekly Preschool Storytime

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 11:15am
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 11:15am
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 11:15am
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 11:15am
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 11:15am
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 11:15am
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 11:15am

(children ages 4-6)

Children share stories, rhymes, songs, activities, and crafts mostly independent of caregivers. Younger siblings may play with caregiver outside of the room. Please call 532-4508 to register. 

**There will be no Toddlertime or Storytime on Friday, September 29.**

Read to Dogs?!?!

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 6:30pm

(children ages 6-12)

Read to a real dog in the library! You will be assigned to a session: 6:30-7:00 or 7:00-7:30. The concept of the preogram is to give children experience with reading aloud to a fun, non-judgemental companion and is made possible by Kindly Canines. Please call 532-4508 to register. 

Lego Club!

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 6:30pm

(children ages 5-12)

Build, create, use your imagination! We provide the Legos andyou can explore endless possiblilities.  *Limited Space. Please call 532-4508 to register. 

American Girls Club

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 6:30pm

(children 8-12)

Each month, we follow one one American Girl through history as we hear her story, learn about life in her time, and enjoy crafts and other fun activities. 

*Limited space, please call 532-4508 to register. 

November Playgroup

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 10:15am
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 10:15am
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 10:15am

(children ages birth to 6 years)

Enjoy our train table, dramatic play areas, ball pit, building materials, parachute games, songs, mucial activities, and more while meeting other families!

November Playgroup

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 6:15pm

(children ages birth to 6 years)

Enjoy our train table, dramatic play areas, ball pit, building materials, parachute games, songs, musical activities, and more while meeting other families! 

STEAM Saturday

Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 10:15am
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 10:15am
Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 10:15am

(children ages 8-12)

Second Saturdays from 10:15 to 12:15 during September, October, November.

This new program explores Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics through hands-on learning! Join us for science experiments, demonstrations, engineering competitions, arts and crafts, guest speakers, and more! 

**Space is limited, please call 532-4508 to register**

Snack provided! 

Vicki's TapPups

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 3:00pm

Hear the Tap Pups Story! Vicki's Tap Pups

The Friends of New Cumberland Public Library present the second Cultural Program of the season on Sunday, October 22th from 3:00—4:00 PM.   Vicki Riordan, owner and operator of Tap Pups, will tell her inspiring story of her rise from domestic violence victim to role model and leader of the world’s largest adult dance group.  No registration needed. 

1-2-3 Library!

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 6:30pm
Mondays, September 10-October 8
For Children Ages 2-6 with an adult caregiver
6:30 PM
 
Join us for stories and rhymes to celebrate the joys of reading in this 20-25 minute storytime for busy families. This storytime is for families with young children of all ages.  Drop in, no registration needed. 

Family Movie Night

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 5:30pm
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 5:30pm
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 5:30pm
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 5:30pm

Popcorn MovieBring the whole family out to enjoy a movie and free popcorn! Films will be rated either G or PG. To find out what this month's movie is, ask a librarian! Registration is not required for this event.

 

 

 

 

Fourth Thursday of the month from 5:30-7:30 pm

 

 

 

Zentangle in Browsing Room

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 6:30pm
Drawing a of a heart with intricate linesLearn the art of Zentangle, a way to create structured designs through drawing various patterns. No experience required. All supplies will be provided. Registration is required for this free program by calling the Library 717-774-7820.
 

Easter Egg Hunt!

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 11:00am

Easter Eggs

There will be an Easter Egg Hunt at the Shippensburg Public Library on March 24th beginning at 11:00AM. There are 4 different age groups and 2 slots for each age group! The age groups and time slots are as follows:

 

Ages 0 – 3 11:00AM & 11:20AM

Ages 4 – 6 11:40AM & 12:00PM

Ages 7 – 9 12:20PM & 12:40PM

Ages 10 – 12 1:00PM & 1:20PM

 

Fall Family Art

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 10:15am

Monday, October 22, 10:15-11:15 a.m. or



Drop in with your child and visits stations for coloring, painting, fingerprint stamping, paper shape art and other  activities. Please wear old clothing and prepare to get messy! Drop in, no registration required.

Artsy April Family Art

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 1:00pm

Monday, April 9, 10:15-11:15 a.m. & 6:30-7:30 p.m. or

Tuesday, April 10, 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Drop in with your child and visits stations for coloring, dot painting, fingerprint stamping, paper shape art and other  activities. Please wear old clothing and prepare to get messy! Drop in, no registration required.

Spring Plant Sale

Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 9:00am

daffodilsJoin us for the Friends of the John Graham Library's annual Spring Plant Sale!  It takes place on Friday from 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm and Saturday from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm.

Friday Fun

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 11:00am
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 11:00am
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 11:00am
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 11:00am
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 11:00am
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 11:00am
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 11:00am
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 11:00am
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 11:00am
Friday, August 3, 2018 - 11:00am
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 11:00am
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 11:00am
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 11:00am

Drop in any time between 11:00 am and 1:00 pm through Friday, August 24. All ages; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

 

1st Fridays: Trains

 

Bingo for Books

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 6:30pm

Fun for the whole family with books as prizes. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

SLP-Monday Matinees

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 2:00pm
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 2:00pm
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 2:00pm
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 2:00pm
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 2:00pm
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 2:00pm
Monday, August 27, 2018 - 2:00pm

Popcorn MovieBring the family out to an afternoon movie at the library!

 

Feel free to bring your own snack!

 

No registration required.

 

June 4: Cars 3

June 18: Trolls

July 2: Zootopia

July 16: Sing

July 30: Boss Baby

August 13: Inside Out

August 27: The Secret Life of Pets

 

 

Magical Nick

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 6:30pm

Magical NickAn interactive magic and comedy show with non-stop excitement for all!

 

All ages welcome, no registration necessary!

 

For more information about our Tuesday evening events and performances, check out 2018 Activities Flyer (PDF, 384 KB, 1 page)!

 

 

Annual Duck Derby

Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 1:00pm

Duck DerbyCome race with us in the Annual Duck Derby on Saturday, June 9, 2018! Duck certificates are available to purchase at the library for $5 per duck or $20 for six ducks. The race will take place at the Branch Creek Bridge promptly at 1:00pm. Cash prizes will be awarded and all money raised will benefit the Shippensburg Public Library.

 

 

Library Tours

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 1:00pm
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 1:00pm
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 1:00pm
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 1:00pm
Friday, August 31, 2018 - 1:00pm
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 1:00pm
Friday, September 14, 2018 - 1:00pm
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 1:00pm
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 1:00pm
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 1:00pm
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 1:00pm
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 1:00pm
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 1:00pm
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 1:00pm
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 1:00pm
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 1:00pm
Friday, November 23, 2018 - 1:00pm
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 1:00pm

Tours of the Shippensburg Public Library will be available every Friday at 1:00pm beginning August 3rd. Cindy Pimental will take you on a fascinating journey through the library as she divulges intriguing information about the local history and architecture of what was once the Stewart Family home. Please pre-register by calling the library at 717-532-4508. Other times available by appointment.

Celebrating Diwali

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 6:30pm

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm in the Atrium, Upper Level

Come one, come all! Discover what Diwali - a joyous holiday from India - is all about! View video footage from the documentary, Presenting Diwali, followed by discussion and Q&A. Enjoy some Indian Classical dance and Bollywood singing. Indian food will be available for purchase from Banana Leaf Indian Cuisine. No registration necessary.

Refuse to be a Victim

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 6:00pm

Join us Wednesday, August 29 at 6:00pm in the Community Room for our "Refuse to be a Victim" program. Our presenter, Andrew Williams, who served more than 30 years in the British Army, will teach us about personal saftely skills and strategies. Please register for this program by stopping by the library, or by giving us a call at 717-532-4508. We'll be happy to register for you!

 

 

Family Movie Night

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 5:15pm
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 5:15pm
Monday, October 8, 2018 - 5:15pm
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 5:15pm
Monday, November 12, 2018 - 5:15pm
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 5:15pm
Monday, December 10, 2018 - 5:15pm
Monday, December 17, 2018 - 5:15pm

MovieBring the whole family out to enjoy a movie and feel free to bring a snack! Films will be rated either G or PG. To find out what this month's movie is, ask a librarian! Registration is not required for this event.

 

 

 

 

Second and Fourth Monday of the month from 5:15-7:15 pm

 

 

 

French Activities

Friday, September 14, 2018 - 4:00pm
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 4:00pm
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 4:00pm
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 4:00pm
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 4:00pm
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 4:00pm

Flag map of FranceCome sing, play and discover a foreign language and culture. Fun, free, family time and no prior experience needed!

 

All ages welcome

Sponsored by Shippensburg University's Department of Global Languages and Cultures

 

 

1-2-3 Library!

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 6:30pm
Mondays, January 14-February 11
For Children Ages 2-6 with an adult caregiver
6:30 PM
 
Join us for stories and rhymes to celebrate the joys of reading in this 20-25 minute storytime for busy families. This storytime is for families with young children of all ages.  Drop in, no registration needed. 

Library Trick or Treat and Costume Parade

Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 3:00pm

Saturday, October 27, 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Get into the Halloween spirit by trick-or-treating through the Library. A scavenger hunt will lead you to multiple treat stations throughout the Library. Come in costume and assemble in the Children's Room Storytime Castle at 3:30 p.m. for a costume parade through the library and outside grounds. Parents, be sure to bring your cameras!

Holiday Movie Night

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 6:30pm
Photo of jingle bellsHoliday Movie Night
Thursday, December 13, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Families with children are welcome to come to the Library in their pajamas to enjoy a special short holiday film in the Storytime Castle to celebrate the season. Following the movie, enjoy cookies & milk! Call or visit the Library for the choice of film title.  Registration is required beginning November 26. 

Holiday Open House

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 4:00pm

Holiday Open HouseThe Holiday Open House (PDF, 207.4 KB, 1 page) will be happening on Tuesday, December 4 from 4:00-7:00 pm!

A Holiday Storytime and crafts will be from 4:00-5:00 and Santa and Snacks from 5:00-7:00!

Any questions, stop in and see us or call the library at 717-532-4508.

 

 

Family Game Day

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 10:30am to 2:30pm
Wednesday, January 2, 10:30-2:30 p.m.
School’s still out? Drop in to the Children’s Room and try out our assortment of family friendly board and card games.   There will be games suitable for children of all ages (teenagers too!). Drop in, no registration required.
 

Family Movie Night

Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 2:30pm
Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 2:30pm
Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 2:30pm
Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 2:30pm
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 2:30pm
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 2:30pm
Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 2:30pm

MovieBring the whole family out to enjoy a movie and feel free to bring a snack! Films will be rated either G or PG. To find out what this month's movie is, ask a librarian!

No registration required.

 

 

 

 

Second and Fourth Saturday of the month from 2:30-4:30 pm

 

 

 

Family Storytime

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 6:30pm

DucksFamilyStorytimeThis month's theme: DUCKS! Come to the library in your pajamas and listen to dazzling duck stories, sing songs, create a spring craft, and get a rubber ducky to take home. The entire family is welcome. No registration needed.

Family Storytime

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 6:30pm

Family Storytime SpaceshipsThis month's theme: Spaceships! Visit the library in your pajamas and listen to soaring stories of space, sing songs and dance. Parachute fun and free play included. Bring the whole family. No registration needed.

 

 

Parents, Kids & Money Matters

Monday, April 29, 2019 - 5:00pm

Joshua Neil from Thrivent Financial will be visiting the library on Monday, April 30th from 5:00-6:00 pm to talk about money! Teaching kids about money is easier when you have the right tools. Gain a better understanding of the values you want your kids to learn and practical tools to make teaching about money fun. Kids, ages 6-10, will learn about the three basic money choices: share, save and spend.

MOMS Club of Shippensburg

Monday, March 4, 2019 - 10:00am
Monday, April 1, 2019 - 10:00am
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 10:00am
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 10:00am
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 10:00am
Monday, August 5, 2019 - 10:00am
Monday, September 2, 2019 - 10:00am
Monday, October 7, 2019 - 10:00am
Monday, November 4, 2019 - 10:00am
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 10:00am

The MOMS Club of Shippensburg, a support group for local moms, will have their general meeting every 1st Monday of the month at 10:00 am in the Community Room next to the Children's section of the library.

 

 

 

 

Family Story Time

Family StorytimeBring your whole family for books, songs, rhymes, crafts  snacks. Through the joy of stories and interactions with others, children will expand their vocabulary, exercise their imagination, and develop their social and emotional skills. We will meet at 6:30 pm every Monday. This week's topic is April Fool's Day.

 

 

Family Story Time

Family StorytimeBring your whole family for books, songs, rhymes, crafts  snacks. Through the joy of stories and interactions with others, children will expand their vocabulary, exercise their imagination, and develop their social and emotional skills. We will meet at 6:30 pm every Monday. This week's topic is National Library Week. Fire Chief Gary Neff will be our guest reader!

 

 

Family Story Time

Family StorytimeBring your whole family for books, songs, rhymes, crafts  snacks. Through the joy of stories and interactions with others, children will expand their vocabulary, exercise their imagination, and develop their social and emotional skills. We will meet at 6:30 pm every Monday. This week's topic is World Art Day.

 

 

Family Story Time

Family StorytimeBring your whole family for books, songs, rhymes, crafts  snacks. Through the joy of stories and interactions with others, children will expand their vocabulary, exercise their imagination, and develop their social and emotional skills. We will meet at 6:30 pm every Monday. This week's topic is Earth Day.

 

 

Family Story Time

Family StorytimeBring your whole family for books, songs, rhymes, crafts  snacks. Through the joy of stories and interactions with others, children will expand their vocabulary, exercise their imagination, and develop their social and emotional skills. We will meet at 6:30 pm every Monday. This week's topic is One Book Every Young Child.

 

 

1-2-3 Library! Family Storytime

Monday, March 4, 2019 - 6:30pm
Mondays, March 4-April 1
For Children Ages 2-6 with an adult caregiver
6:30 PM
 
Join us for stories and rhymes to celebrate the joys of reading in this 20-25 minute storytime for busy families. This storytime is for families with young children of all ages.  Drop in, no registration needed. 

Family Story Time

Family StorytimeBring your whole family for books, songs, rhymes, crafts  snacks. Through the joy of stories and interactions with others, children will expand their vocabulary, exercise their imagination, and develop their social and emotional skills. We will meet at 6:30 pm every Monday. This week's topic is Happy Birthday, Willie Mays.

 

 

Family Story Time

Family StorytimeBring your whole family for books, songs, rhymes, crafts  snacks. Through the joy of stories and interactions with others, children will expand their vocabulary, exercise their imagination, and develop their social and emotional skills. We will meet at 6:30 pm every Monday. This week's topic is Frog Jumping Day.

 

 

Family Story Time

Family StorytimeBring your whole family for books, songs, rhymes, crafts  snacks. Through the joy of stories and interactions with others, children will expand their vocabulary, exercise their imagination, and develop their social and emotional skills. We will meet at 6:30 pm every Monday. This week's topic is Universe of Stories.

 

 

1-2-3 Library! Family Storytime

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 6:30pm
Mondays, April 22-May 13th
For Children Ages 2-6 with an adult caregiver
6:30 PM
 
Join us for stories and rhymes to celebrate the joys of reading in this 20-25 minute storytime for busy families. This storytime is for families with young children of all ages.  Drop in, no registration needed. 

Easter Egg-Stravaganza

Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 1:30pm

Easter Egg -Stravaganza 

For Ages 2 to 8

1:30 to 2:30 PM

Ongoing craftts and games for all ages 2 to 8. Light refreshments served at the Foundation House.  Egg Hunt Times: 2:00 for ages 2-3, 2:15 for ages 4-6, 2:30 for ages 7-8.  The Easter Bunny arrives at 1:30 on the firetruck for a surprise visit. No registration needed.  Rain or Shine. 

Family Story Time

Family StorytimeBring your whole family for books, songs, rhymes, crafts  snacks. Through the joy of stories and interactions with others, children will expand their vocabulary, exercise their imagination, and develop their social and emotional skills. We will meet at 6:30 pm every Monday. This week's topic is National Cheese Day.

 

 

Family Story Time

Family StorytimeBring your whole family for books, songs, rhymes, crafts  snacks. Through the joy of stories and interactions with others, children will expand their vocabulary, exercise their imagination, and develop their social and emotional skills. We will meet at 6:30 pm every Monday. This week's topic is Monkey Around Day.

 

 

Family Story Time

Family StorytimeBring your whole family for books, songs, rhymes, crafts  snacks. Through the joy of stories and interactions with others, children will expand their vocabulary, exercise their imagination, and develop their social and emotional skills. We will meet at 6:30 pm every Monday. This week's topic is To the Moon and Back.

 

 

Family Story Time

Family StorytimeBring your whole family for books, songs, rhymes, crafts  snacks. Through the joy of stories and interactions with others, children will expand their vocabulary, exercise their imagination, and develop their social and emotional skills. We will meet at 6:30 pm every Monday. This week's topic is Sunglasses Day.

 

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