Shippensburg

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

Lego Club!

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 6:30pm

Ages 5-12

Build, create, use your imagination! 

Legosprovided!

Second Tuesday of the month

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

Read to Dogs?!?

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 6:30pm

Ages 6-12

Read to a real dog in the library! Come promptly with a few books, get comfortable with a pooch and read away! The concept of the program is to give children experience with reading aloud to a fun, non-judgemental companion and is made possible by volunteers from the local chapter of Kindly Canines

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

Third Tuesday of the month

Please call 532-4508 to register. 

American Girls Club

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 6:30pm

Ages 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. 

*Snack included!* 

Fourth Tuesday of the month:

September- Kaya (1764)

October - Felicity (1774)

November - Caroline (1812)

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

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

Weekly Teen Scene

Friday, August 21, 2015 - 3:00pm
Friday, August 28, 2015 - 3:00pm
Friday, September 4, 2015 - 3:00pm
Friday, September 11, 2015 - 3:00pm
Friday, September 18, 2015 - 3:00pm
Friday, September 25, 2015 - 3:00pm
Friday, October 2, 2015 - 3:00pm
Friday, October 9, 2015 - 3:00pm
Friday, October 16, 2015 - 3:00pm
Friday, October 23, 2015 - 3:00pm
Friday, October 30, 2015 - 3:00pm
Friday, November 6, 2015 - 3:00pm
Friday, November 13, 2015 - 3:00pm
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 3:00pm
Friday, November 27, 2015 - 3:00pm

Ages 13-18 

Friday afternoons 3:00 to 4:30

Teens meet after school to enjoy snacks, art activities, Teen Purchasing Group, games, movies, and other events they choose.  

To find out more about Teen Scene, call the library and ask to speak to Sysha or join in on Fridays! 

*Teen Scene meets in the Library's Annex

 

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!

Read-to-Dogs

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

Read to a real dog in the library! You will be assigned to a session: 6:30-7:00 or 7:00 to 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.  (Ages 6-12)

American Girls Club

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 6:30pm

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 activitivies! Space is limited, please call 532-4508 to register.  *snack included (ages 8-12)

In January we will learn about Josefina, and in February we will learn about Kirsten!

Lego Club!

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 6:30pm

Build, create, use your imagination! Legos provided! Space is limited, please call 532-4508 to register.  (ages 5-12)

Weekly Teen Scene

Friday, December 4, 2015 - 3:00pm
Friday, December 11, 2015 - 3:00pm
Friday, December 18, 2015 - 3:00pm
Friday, January 8, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, January 15, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, January 22, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, January 29, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, February 5, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, February 19, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, February 26, 2016 - 3:00pm

Teens meet after school to enjoy snacks, games, creative projects, Teen Purchasing Group, movies, and other events they choose.  To find out more about Teen Scene, call the libarary and ask to speak to Sysha or join in on Fridays! 

(ages 13 and up)

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)

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!

Teen Scene

Friday, March 4, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, March 11, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, March 25, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, April 1, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, April 8, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, April 15, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, April 22, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, May 13, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, May 20, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, May 27, 2016 - 3:00pm

(ages 13-18)

Teens meet after school to enjoy snacks, games, creative projects, movies, and other events they choose.  to find out more about Teen Scene, call the library and ask to speak to Sysha or join in on Fridays!

*Teen Scene meets in the library's annex.

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. 

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.

Adventurer's Club

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 1:15pm
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 1:15pm
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 1:15pm
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 1:15pm
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 1:15pm
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 1:15pm
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 1:15pm
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 1:15pm

(Ages 7-11) Explore with hands-on science, build with Legos, create projects, discover new books, play games, and more! *Limited space, please call 532-4508 to register.

Teen Scene

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, June 17, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, July 8, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, July 15, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, July 22, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, July 29, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, August 5, 2016 - 3:00pm

(Ages 12-18) Weekly events and activities for teens Friday afternoons from 3:00 to 4:30!

See our Summer Reading Teen Scene Flyer here! (PDF 147 KB)

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. 

Teen Scene: Fall TAB

Friday, August 26, 2016 - 3:00pm

Ages 12-18

Join us for Teen Scene Fridays from 3 to 4:30 in the library's annex building.  

On this date, we'll have Teen Advisory Board to decide who will lead what programs throughout the fall.  We will discuss and vote on new Teen Leadership Officers.  Teen Scene is a club for teens, lead by teens.  Come to hang out, try new things, and most importantly: be yourself! 

 

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

American Girls Club

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 6:30pm

(Ages 8-12)

6:30-7:30 PM *snack included

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 

Weekly Teen Scene

Friday, September 2, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, October 7, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 3:00pm

(Ages 13-18)

3:00-4:30 PM

Teens meet after schol to enjoy snacks, art activities, Teen Purchasing Group, games, movies, and other events they choose.  To find out more about Teen Scene, call the library and ask to speak to Samanth aor joinin on Fridays! 

*Teen Scene meets in the Library's Annex

No registration

**Weekly activities TBA** 

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.  

Teen Scene

Friday, December 2, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, December 9, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, December 16, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, January 6, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, January 27, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 3:00pm

Teens ages 13 and up meet after school to enjoy snacks, art activites, Teen Purchasing Group, games, movies, and toher events they choose.  To find otu more about Teen Scene, call the library and ask to speak to Smantha or Join in on Fridays! 

*Teen Scene meets int he Library's Annex.

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!

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. 

American Girls Club

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 6:30pm

(children ages 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.  

This season will feature: 

Kayla, 1764 in March

Felicity, 1774 in April

Melody, 1964 in May

 

*Limited space, please call 532-4508 to register

STEAM Saturday

Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 10:15am
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 10:15am
Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 10:15am

(ages 8-12)

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

*Space is very limited. Please call 532-4508 to register

For safety reasons, we ask that only registered participants be in the room.  No younger siblings please. 

Snack provided!!!

Weekly Teen Scene

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, April 14, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 3:00pm

(teens 13 and up)

Teens meet after school to enjoy snacks, art activities, Teen Purchasing Group, games, movies, and other events they choose! to find out more about Teen Scene, call teh library and ask to speak to Samantha or come join us on Fridays from 3:00 to 4:30! 

*Meets in the Library Annex

 

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! 

Teen Scene

Friday, June 9, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, June 16, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, June 30, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, July 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, August 25, 2017 - 3:00pm

(Ages 12-18, must have completed 6th grade)

Join us Friday afternoons for snacks, socialization, projects, outdoor activities, and more! 

See our summer flyer for more information about upcoming programs! 

No registration required. 

*Teen Scene will not meet Friday, June 23, August 4, or August 11. 

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! 

Teen Scene

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, November 24, 2017 - 3:00pm

(ages 13-18)

Teens meet after school to enjoy sancks, art activities, Teen Purchasing Group, games, movies, and toher events they choose! To find out more about Teen Scene, call the library and ask to speak ot Samantha or join in on Friday from 3:00 to 4:30! 

*Meets in the library annex

Baby and Me

Friday, January 5, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, February 16, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 9:45am

Baby and MeIntroducing Baby and Me, a new program designed specifically for infants up through the age of 2! During this 20 minute program we will play, sing, do fingerplays, and sometimes read a short board book. Baby and Me playtimes are designed for parents/caregivers to participate in the activities with their child.

 

Ages 0-2

 

 

Fridays at 9:45-10:05 am

 

 

Teen Scene

Friday, January 5, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, February 16, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, March 9, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, March 16, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, March 30, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 3:00pm

Teen SceneHangout, eat snacks, and enjoy activities such as games, movies, holiday parties, and other events that you and your peers choose!

 

* Meets in Library's Annex

 

Ages 13 and up

 

 

 

Fridays from 3:00-4:30 pm

 

 

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

 

 

 

Lego Club

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 6:30pm

Lego ClubWhether you're a novice or a Lego Master Builder, there's a place for you to constuct your masterpiece. Build on your own or collaborate with the people around you! Don't forget to bring a camera to take a picture of your creations!

 

For age 5 and up.

 

 

Second Tuesday of the month from 6:30-7:30.

 

 

Read to Dogs

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 6:30pm

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

 

Ages 6-12

 

 

 

Third Tuesday of the month from 6:30-7:30

 

 

American Girls Club

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 6:30pm

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

 

Ages 8-12

 

 

 

 

Fourth Tuesday of the month from 6:30-7:30 pm

 

 

S.T.E.A.M.

Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 10:15am
Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 10:15am
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 10:15am
Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 10:15am

STEAMThrough fascinating experiments, engaging activities, and fun crafts we'll explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math! We'll even enjoy a tasty snack! This program is sponsored by Volvo.

 

Ages 8-12

 

 

 

Second Saturday of the month from 10:15-12:15

 

 

Toddler Storytime

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 11:15am

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

 

Ages 2-3

 

Wednesdays from 11:15-12:00 pm

Thursdays from 10:15-11:00 pm

Toddler Storytime

Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 10:15am

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

 

Ages 2-3

 

Wednesdays from 11:15-12:00 pm

Thursdays from 10:15-11:00 pm

Toddler Storytime

Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 5:15pm

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

 

Ages 2-3

 

Wednesdays from 11:15-12:00 pm

Thursdays from 10:15-11:00 pm

Toddler Storytime

Friday, January 5, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, February 16, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 10:15am

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

 

Ages 2-3

 

Wednesdays from 11:15-12:00 pm

Thursdays from 10:15-11:00 pm

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 11:15am

Preschool StorytimeCome on out for Preschool Storytimes! We'll free play for 15 minutes, read 2 picture books, and finish by doing a craft!

 

For age 4-5.

 

 

 

Thursdays from 11:15-12:00 pm

Thursdays from 6:15-7:00 pm

Fridays from 11:15-12:00 pm

 

 

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 6:15pm

Preschool StorytimeCome on out for Preschool Storytimes! We'll free play for 15 minutes, read 2 picture books, and finish by doing a craft!

 

For age 4-5.

 

 

 

Thursdays from 11:15-12:00 pm

Thursdays from 6:15-7:00 pm

Fridays from 11:15-12:00 pm

 

 

Preschool Storytime

Friday, January 5, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, February 16, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 11:15am

Preschool StorytimeCome on out for Preschool Storytimes! We'll free play for 15 minutes, read 2 picture books, and finish by doing a craft!

 

For age 4-5.

 

 

 

 

Thursdays from 11:15-12:00 pm

Thursdays from 6:15-7:00 pm

Fridays from 11:15-12:00 pm

 

 

Elementary Storytime

Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 1:00pm
Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 1:00pm
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 1:00pm
Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 1:00pm

Elementary StorytimeWe are excited to present a storytime designed especially for school-aged children! We'll read 1-2 books and finish by doing a craft!

 

Ages 6-9

 

 

 

Second Saturday of the month from 1:00-1:45 pm

 

 

March Playgroup

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 10:15am

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

 

Ages 0-6

 

 

Thursdays from 10:15-11:00 am

March Playgroup

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 6:15pm

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

 

Ages 0-6

 

 

Thursdays from 10:15-11:00 am

March Playgroup

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, March 16, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, March 30, 2018 - 10:15am

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

 

Ages 0-6

 

 

Thursdays from 10:15-11:00 am

Homeschool Workshops (Elementary and Middle School)

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 1:00pm

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Come on out to Shippensburg Public Library on Thursday, March 15 to participate in our 30-minute homeschool workshops!

 

Registration is required.

 

We will be playing games that require teamwork, developing our communication and collaboration skills! The elementary school workshop begins at 1:00 and the middle school workshop begins at 1:40.

 

Homeschool Workshops (High School)

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 1:00pm

bookshelves_graphicShippensburg Public Library will be holding homeschool workshops for high school students on Thursday, March 1 at 1:00pm!

 

This workshop will better equip students for undergraduate studies by teaching them how to navigate scholarly databases and offering them a few tips for completing research for a college-level paper. If you have a laptop or tablet, feel free to bring it along!

Baby and Me

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, May 11, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, June 1, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 9:45am

Baby and MeCome participate in our Baby and Me time! During this 20 minute program we will play, sing, do fingerplays, and sometimes read a short board book. Baby and Me playtimes are designed for parents/caregivers to participate in the activities with their child.

 

Ages 0-2

 

 

Fridays at 9:45-10:05 am

 

 

Toddler Storytime

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 11:15am

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

 

Ages 2-3

 

Wednesdays from 11:15-12:00 pm

Thursdays from 10:15-11:00 pm

Toddler Storytime

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 10:15am

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

 

Ages 2-3

 

Wednesdays from 11:15-12:00 pm

Thursdays from 10:15-11:00 pm

Toddler Storytime

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 5:15pm

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

 

Ages 2-3

 

Wednesdays from 11:15-12:00 pm

Thursdays from 10:15-11:00 pm

Toddler Storytime

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, May 11, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, June 1, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 10:15am

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

 

Ages 2-3

 

Wednesdays from 11:15-12:00 pm

Thursdays from 10:15-11:00 pm

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 11:15am

Preschool StorytimeCome on out for Preschool Storytimes! We'll free play for 15 minutes, read 2 picture books, and finish by doing a craft!

 

For age 4-5.

 

 

 

Thursdays from 11:15-12:00 pm

Thursdays from 6:15-7:00 pm

Fridays from 11:15-12:00 pm

 

 

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 6:15pm

Preschool StorytimeCome on out for Preschool Storytimes! We'll free play for 15 minutes, read 2 picture books, and finish by doing a craft!

 

For age 4-5.

 

 

 

Thursdays from 11:15-12:00 pm

Thursdays from 6:15-7:00 pm

Fridays from 11:15-12:00 pm

 

 

Preschool Storytime

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, May 11, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, June 1, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 11:15am

Preschool StorytimeCome on out for Preschool Storytimes! We'll free play for 15 minutes, read 2 picture books, and finish by doing a craft!

 

For age 4-5.

 

 

 

 

Thursdays from 11:15-12:00 pm

Thursdays from 6:15-7:00 pm

Fridays from 11:15-12:00 pm

 

 

Elementary Storytime

Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 1:00pm
Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 1:00pm
Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 1:00pm

Elementary StorytimeHere is a storytime designed especially for school-aged children! We’ll read 1-2 books and finish by doing a craft!

 

Ages 6-9

 

 

 

Second Saturday of the month from 1:00-1:45 pm

 

 

Teen Scene

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, May 11, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, June 1, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, August 3, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, August 31, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, September 14, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, December 7, 2018 - 3:00pm
Friday, December 14, 2018 - 3:00pm

Teen SceneHangout, eat snacks, and enjoy activities such as games, movies, holiday parties, and other events that you and your peers choose!

 

Ages 13 and up

 

 

 

Fridays from 3:00-4:30 pm

 

 

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

 

August Playgroup

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 10:15am

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

 

Ages 0-6

 

 

Thursdays from 10:15-11:00 am

Thursdays from 6:15-7:00 pm

August Playgroup

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 6:15pm

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

 

Ages 0-6

 

 

Thursdays from 10:15-11:00 am

Thursdays from 6:15-7:00 pm

August Playgroup

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, August 31, 2018 - 10:15am

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

 

Ages 0-6

 

 

Thursdays from 10:15-11:00 am

Thursdays from 6:15-7:00 pm

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

 

 

Candy Camp (K-3rd Grade)

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 1:00pm

Candy CampGum drops, candy bars, gummy worms and bears! Join us for some sweet chemistry experiments.  Do gummy worms wiggle?  Use nerds to create an art masterpiece!

 

Space is limited. Registration required. Registration begins May 15.

 

Bridges Camp (K-3rd Grade)

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 1:00pm

Do you know the five main types of bridges? Could you build one? Join us to learn about how bridges work and test out your engineering skills by designing, building, and testing your own bridge!

 

Space is limited. Registration required. Registration begins May 15.

 

Bridges Camp (4th-8th Grade)

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 1:00pm

Do you know the five main types of bridges? Could you build one? Join us to learn about how bridges work and test out your engineering skills by designing, building, and testing your own bridge!

 

Space is limited. Registration required. Registration begins May 15.

 

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)!

 

 

New Book Club Meeting!

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 6:00pm

BooksInterested in participating in a book club at Shippensburg Public Library? Consider attending our first meeting on May 21 at 6:00pm on the 1st floor in the Annex! Help launch this new book club as we will discuss how we want to structure our bookclub and what books we want to read!

 

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.

Ticks and Lyme Disease

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 6:30pm

Dr. Richard Stewart will share information concerning tick-born pathogens in our local area on Wednesday Evening August 22nd from 6:30-8:30pm in our Community Room. Please register by stopping by the library and signing up for the program, or give us a call at 717-532-4508 and we'll be happy to register for you!

 

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!

 

 

Lego Challenge

Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 10:15am
Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 10:15am
Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 10:15am
Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 10:15am

Lego challenges at ShippensburgJoin us for a monthly Lego challenge for ages 5 and up in the community room!

 

To register, visit the library or call us at 717-532-4508.

 

September 1: Build a boat that will float!

October 6: Design your dream house!

November 3: Build a marble run!

December 1: Make a Lego bridge!

 

 

Toddler Storytime

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 11:15am
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 11:15am

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

 

Ages 2-3

 

Wednesdays from 11:15-12:00 pm

Thursdays from 10:15-11:00 pm

Thursdays from 5:15-6:00 pm

Toddler Storytime

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 10:15am

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

 

Ages 2-3

 

Wednesdays from 11:15-12:00 pm

Thursdays from 10:15-11:00 pm

Thursdays from 5:15-6:00 pm

Toddler Storytime

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 5:15pm

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

 

Ages 2-3

 

Wednesdays from 11:15-12:00 pm

Thursdays from 10:15-11:00 pm

Thursdays from 5:15-6:00 pm

Toddler Storytime

Friday, September 7, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, September 14, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 10:15am

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

 

Ages 2-3

 

Wednesdays from 11:15-12:00 pm

Thursdays from 10:15-11:00 pm

Thursdays from 5:15-6:00 pm

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 11:15am
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 11:15am

Preschool StorytimeCome on out for Preschool Storytimes! We'll free play for 15 minutes, read 2 picture books, and finish by doing a craft!

 

For age 4-5.

 

 

 

Thursdays from 11:15-12:00 pm

Thursdays from 6:15-7:00 pm

Fridays from 11:15-12:00 pm

 

 

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 6:15pm

Preschool StorytimeCome on out for Preschool Storytimes! We'll free play for 15 minutes, read 2 picture books, and finish by doing a craft!

 

For age 4-5.

 

 

 

Thursdays from 11:15-12:00 pm

Thursdays from 6:15-7:00 pm

Fridays from 11:15-12:00 pm

 

 

Preschool Storytime

Friday, September 7, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, September 14, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 11:15am
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 11:15am

Preschool StorytimeCome on out for Preschool Storytimes! We'll free play for 15 minutes, read 2 picture books, and finish by doing a craft!

 

For age 4-5.

 

 

 

 

Thursdays from 11:15-12:00 pm

Thursdays from 6:15-7:00 pm

Fridays from 11:15-12:00 pm

 

 

Baby and Me

Friday, September 7, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, September 14, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 9:45am
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 9:45am

Baby and MeCome participate in our Baby and Me time! During this 20 minute program we will play, sing, do fingerplays, and sometimes read a short board book. Baby and Me playtimes are designed for parents/caregivers to participate in the activities with their child.

 

Ages 0-2

 

Tuesdays at 11:15-11:35 am

Fridays at 9:45-10:05 am

 

 

Baby and Me

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 11:15am
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 11:15am
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 11:15am
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 11:15am
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 11:15am
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 11:15am
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 11:15am
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 11:15am
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 11:15am
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 11:15am
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 11:15am
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 11:15am
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 11:15am

Baby and MeCome participate in our Baby and Me time! During this 20 minute program we will play, sing, do fingerplays, and sometimes read a short board book. Baby and Me playtimes are designed for parents/caregivers to participate in the activities with their child.

 

Ages 0-2

 

Tuesdays at 11:15-11:35 am

Fridays at 9:45-10:05 am

 

 

Elementary Storytime

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 5:00pm
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 5:00pm
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 5:00pm
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 5:00pm
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 5:00pm
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 5:00pm
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 5:00pm
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 5:00pm
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 5:00pm
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 5:00pm
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 5:00pm
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 5:00pm
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 5:00pm
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 5:00pm

Elementary StorytimeHere is a storytime designed especially for school-aged children! We’ll read 1-2 books and finish by doing a craft!

 

Ages 6-9

 

 

 

Wednesdays from 5:00-5:45 pm

 

 

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

 

 

 

American Girls Club

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 6:15pm
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 6:15pm
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 6:15pm

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

 

Ages 8-12

 

 

 

 

Fourth Tuesday of the month from 6:15-7:15 pm

 

 

American Girls Book Club

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 5:15pm
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 5:15pm
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 5:15pm

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

 

To register, visit the library or give us a call at 717-532-4508!

 

Ages 8-12

 

Fourth Tuesday of the month from 5:15-6:00 pm

 

 

Read to Dogs

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 6:15pm
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 6:15pm
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 6:15pm
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 6:15pm

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

Arrive at your starting time to pick out books before reading time starts!

 

Ages 6-12

 

 

 

Third Tuesday of the month from 6:15-7:30 pm

Group A: 6:15-7:00 pm

Group B: 6:45-7:30 pm

 

 

 

Homeschool Workshops (Elementary and Middle School)

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 1:00pm
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 1:00pm
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 1:00pm
Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 1:00pm

books

Come on out to Shippensburg Public Library to participate in our homeschool workshops!

The elementary school workshop begins at 1:00 and the middle school workshop begins at 1:40.

 

For more information or to register, please contact Sarah Cornman at 717-532-4508.

 

 

 

S.T.E.A.M.

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 9:15am
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 9:15am
Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 9:15am
Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 9:15am

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

 

Ages 6-9

Second Saturday of the month from 9:15-10:45 am

 

Ages 10-12

Second Saturday of the month from 10:45-12:15 pm

 

Lego Club

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 6:15pm
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 6:15pm
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 6:15pm
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 6:15pm

Lego ClubWhether you're a novice or a Lego Master Builder, there's a place for you to constuct your masterpiece. Build on your own or collaborate with the people around you! Don't forget to bring a camera to take a picture of your creations!

 

For age 5 and up.

 

To register, visit the library or call us at 717-532-4508!

 

Second Tuesday of the month from 6:15-7:15.

 

 

Passport to the World

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 5:15pm
Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 5:15pm

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

 

For more information or to register, visit the library or call us at 717-532-4508!

 

Third Thursday of the month at 5:15-6:15 pm

 

 

December Playgroup

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 10:15am
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 10:15am

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

 

Ages 0-6

 

 

Thursdays from 10:15-11:00 am

Thursdays from 6:15-7:00 pm

December Playgroup

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 6:15pm

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

 

Ages 0-6

 

 

Thursdays from 10:15-11:00 am

Thursdays from 6:15-7:00 pm

December Playgroup

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, December 14, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, December 21, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, December 28, 2018 - 10:15am
Friday, January 4, 2019 - 10:15am

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

 

Ages 0-6

 

 

Thursdays from 10:15-11:00 am

Thursdays from 6:15-7:00 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

 

 

iPads and iPhones and Chromebooks, oh my! iPads

Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 2:00pm
Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 2:00pm
Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 2:00pm
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 2:00pm
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 2:00pm
Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 2:00pm

TabletDon't be afraid of your "smart device," come to our classes at the Shippensburg Public Library. Ann Newburger is happy to instruct those interested in how to use their iPads every other Saturday afternoon in September. With your devices you can learn how to check out e-books from our library's collection and so much more. So bring your iPad and let Ann help you open up a whole new world of information at your fingertips.

iPads and iPhones and Chromebooks, oh my! Chromebooks

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 2:00pm
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 2:00pm
Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 2:00pm
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 2:00pm
Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 2:00pm
Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 2:00pm
Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 2:00pm

TabletDon't be afraid of your "smart device," come to our classes at the Shippensburg Public Library. Ann Newburger is happy to instruct those interested in how to use their Chromebooks every other Saturday afternoon in September. With your devices you can learn how to check out e-books from our library's collection and so much more.

Mental Health Awareness

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 6:00pm

mental health awarenessThe week of October 7-13 is Mental Health Awareness Week. On Tuesday October 9, there will be a mental health awareness presentation at the library with information.

 

There is also a display with further information and resources in the library circulation area.

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.

 

 

Baby and Me

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 11:15am
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 11:15am
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 11:15am
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 11:15am
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 11:15am
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 11:15am
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 11:15am
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 11:15am
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 11:15am
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 11:15am
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 11:15am
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 11:15am
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 11:15am
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 11:15am
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 11:15am
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 11:15am
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 11:15am
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 11:15am
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 11:15am
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 11:15am
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 11:15am

Baby and MeCome participate in our Baby and Me time! During this 20 minute program we will play, sing, do fingerplays, and sometimes read a short board book. Baby and Me playtimes are designed for parents/caregivers to participate in the activities with their child.

 

Ages 0-2

 

Tuesdays at 11:15-11:35 am

Fridays at 9:45-10:05 am

 

 

Baby and Me

Friday, January 11, 2019 - 9:45am
Friday, January 18, 2019 - 9:45am
Friday, January 25, 2019 - 9:45am
Friday, February 1, 2019 - 9:45am
Friday, February 8, 2019 - 9:45am
Friday, February 15, 2019 - 9:45am
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 9:45am
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 9:45am
Friday, March 8, 2019 - 9:45am
Friday, March 15, 2019 - 9:45am
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 9:45am
Friday, March 29, 2019 - 9:45am
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 9:45am
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 9:45am
Friday, April 19, 2019 - 9:45am
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 9:45am
Friday, May 3, 2019 - 9:45am
Friday, May 10, 2019 - 9:45am
Friday, May 17, 2019 - 9:45am
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 9:45am
Friday, May 31, 2019 - 9:45am

Baby and MeCome participate in our Baby and Me time! During this 20 minute program we will play, sing, do fingerplays, and sometimes read a short board book. Baby and Me playtimes are designed for parents/caregivers to participate in the activities with their child.

 

Ages 0-2

 

 

Tuesdays at 11:15-11:35 am

Fridays at 9:45-10:05 am

 

 

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 11:15am
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 11:15am
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 11:15am
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 11:15am
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 11:15am
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 11:15am
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 11:15am
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 11:15am
Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 11:15am
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 11:15am
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 11:15am
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 11:15am
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 11:15am
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 11:15am
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 11:15am
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 11:15am

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

 

For ages 4-5

 

 

 

Thursdays from 11:15-12:00 pm

Thursdays from 6:15-7:00 pm

Fridays from 11:15-12:00 pm

 

 

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 6:15pm
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 6:15pm
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 6:15pm
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 6:15pm
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 6:15pm
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 6:15pm
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 6:15pm
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 6:15pm
Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 6:15pm
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 6:15pm
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 6:15pm
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 6:15pm
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 6:15pm
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 6:15pm
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 6:15pm
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 6:15pm

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

 

For ages 4-5

 

 

 

Thursdays from 11:15-12:00 pm

Thursdays from 6:15-7:00 pm

Fridays from 11:15-12:00 pm

 

 

Preschool Storytime

Friday, January 11, 2019 - 11:15am
Friday, January 18, 2019 - 11:15am
Friday, January 25, 2019 - 11:15am
Friday, February 1, 2019 - 11:15am
Friday, February 8, 2019 - 11:15am
Friday, February 15, 2019 - 11:15am
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 11:15am
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 11:15am
Friday, March 8, 2019 - 11:15am
Friday, March 15, 2019 - 11:15am
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 11:15am
Friday, March 29, 2019 - 11:15am
Friday, May 10, 2019 - 11:15am
Friday, May 17, 2019 - 11:15am
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 11:15am
Friday, May 31, 2019 - 11:15am

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

 

For ages 4-5

 

 

 

 

Thursdays from 11:15-12:00 pm

Thursdays from 6:15-7:00 pm

Fridays from 11:15-12:00 pm

 

 

April Playgroup

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 6:15pm
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 6:15pm
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 6:15pm
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 6:15pm
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 6:15pm

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

 

Ages 0-6

 

 

Thursdays from 10:15-11:00 am

Thursdays from 6:15-7:00 pm

April Playgroup

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 10:15am
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 10:15am
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:15am
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 10:15am
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 10:15am

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

 

Ages 0-6

 

 

Thursdays from 10:15-11:00 am

Thursdays from 6:15-7:00 pm

April Playgroup

Friday, April 5, 2019 - 10:15am
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 10:15am
Friday, April 19, 2019 - 10:15am
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 10:15am
Friday, May 3, 2019 - 10:15am

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

 

Ages 0-6

 

 

Thursdays from 10:15-11:00 am

Thursdays from 6:15-7:00 pm

Teen Scene

Friday, December 21, 2018 - 1:00pm

Teen SceneHangout, eat snacks, and enjoy activities such as games, movies, holiday parties, and other events that you and your peers choose!

 

Ages 13 and up

 

 

 

Fridays from 3:00-4:30 pm

 

 

Toddler Storytime

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 11:15am
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 11:15am
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 11:15am
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 11:15am
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 11:15am
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 11:15am
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 11:15am
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 11:15am
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 11:15am
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 11:15am
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 11:15am
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 11:15am
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 11:15am
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 11:15am
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 11:15am
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 11:15am

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

 

Ages 2-3

 

Wednesdays from 11:15-12:00 pm

Thursdays from 10:15-11:00 pm

Thursdays from 5:15-6:00 pm

Toddler Storytime

Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 10:15am
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 10:15am
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 10:15am
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 10:15am
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 10:15am
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 10:15am
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:15am
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 10:15am
Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 10:15am
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 10:15am
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 10:15am
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 10:15am
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 10:15am
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 10:15am
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 10:15am
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 10:15am

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

 

Ages 2-3

 

Wednesdays from 11:15-12:00 pm

Thursdays from 10:15-11:00 pm

Thursdays from 5:15-6:00 pm

Toddler Storytime

Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 5:15pm
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 5:15pm
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 5:15pm
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 5:15pm
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 5:15pm
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 5:15pm
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 5:15pm
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 5:15pm
Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 5:15pm
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 5:15pm
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 5:15pm
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 5:15pm
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 5:15pm
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 5:15pm
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 5:15pm
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 5:15pm

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

 

Ages 2-3

 

Wednesdays from 11:15-12:00 pm

Thursdays from 10:15-11:00 pm

Thursdays from 5:15-6:00 pm

Toddler Storytime

Friday, January 11, 2019 - 10:15am
Friday, January 18, 2019 - 10:15am
Friday, January 25, 2019 - 10:15am
Friday, February 1, 2019 - 10:15am
Friday, February 8, 2019 - 10:15am
Friday, February 15, 2019 - 10:15am
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 10:15am
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 10:15am
Friday, March 8, 2019 - 10:15am
Friday, March 15, 2019 - 10:15am
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 10:15am
Friday, March 29, 2019 - 10:15am
Friday, May 10, 2019 - 10:15am
Friday, May 17, 2019 - 10:15am
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 10:15am
Friday, May 31, 2019 - 10:15am

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

 

Ages 2-3

 

 

Wednesdays from 11:15-12:00 pm

Thursdays from 10:15-11:00 pm

Thursdays from 5:15-6:00 pm

Lego Club

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 6:15pm
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 6:15pm
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 6:15pm
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 6:15pm
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 6:15pm

Lego ClubWhether you're a novice or a Lego Master Builder, there's a place for you to constuct your masterpiece. Build on your own or collaborate with the people around you! Don't forget to bring a camera to take a picture of your creations!

 

For age 5 and up.

 

 

To register, visit the library or call us at 717-532-4508!

 

Second Tuesday of the month from 6:15-7:15 pm

 

 

Lego Challenge

Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 10:15am
Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 10:15am
Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 10:15am
Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 10:15am
Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 10:15am

Lego challenges at ShippensburgJoin us for a monthly Lego challenge to see if you can build to meet the challenge!

 

To register, visit the library or call us at 717-532-4508.

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Elementary Storytime

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 5:15pm
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 5:15pm
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 5:15pm
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 5:15pm
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 5:15pm
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 5:15pm
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 5:15pm
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 5:15pm
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 5:15pm
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 5:15pm
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 5:15pm
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 5:15pm
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 5:15pm
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 5:15pm
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 5:15pm
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 5:15pm
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 5:15pm
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 5:15pm
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 5:15pm
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 5:15pm
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 5:15pm

Elementary StorytimeHere is a storytime designed especially for school-aged children! We’ll read 1-2 books and finish by doing a craft!

 

Ages 6-9

 

 

 

Wednesdays from 5:15-6:00 pm

 

 

Read to Dogs

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 6:15pm
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 6:15pm
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 6:15pm
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 6:15pm
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 6:15pm

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

Arrive at your starting time to pick out books before reading time starts!

 

Ages 6-12

 

 

 

Third Tuesday of the month from 6:15-7:30 pm

Group A: 6:15-7:00 pm

Group B: 6:45-7:30 pm

 

 

 

American Girls Book Club

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 5:15pm
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 5:15pm
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 5:15pm
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 5:15pm
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 5:15pm

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

 

To register, visit the library or give us a call at 717-532-4508!

 

 

Ages 8-12

 

January 22 - Melody

February 26 - Nanea

March 26 - WellieWishers

April 23 - Caroline

May 28 - Saige

 

American Girls Club

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 6:15pm
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 6:15pm
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 6:15pm
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 6:15pm
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 6:15pm

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

 

Ages 8-12

 

 

 

 

January 22 - Melody

February 26 - Nanea

March 26 - WellieWishers

April 23 - Caroline

May 28 - Saige

 

Fourth Tuesday of the month from 6:15-7:15 pm

 

 

S.T.E.A.M.

Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 9:15am
Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 9:15am
Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 9:15am
Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 9:15am
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 9:15am

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

 

Ages 6-9

Second Saturday of the month from 9:15-10:45 am

 

Ages 10-12

Second Saturday of the month from 10:45-12:15 pm

 

Passport to the World

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 5:15pm
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 5:15pm
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 5:15pm
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 5:15pm
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 5:15pm

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

 

For more information or to register, visit the library or call us at 717-532-4508!

 

Third Thursday of the month at 5:15-6:15 pm

 

 

Teen Scene

Friday, January 11, 2019 - 3:00pm
Friday, January 18, 2019 - 3:00pm
Friday, January 25, 2019 - 3:00pm
Friday, February 1, 2019 - 3:00pm
Friday, February 8, 2019 - 3:00pm
Friday, February 15, 2019 - 3:00pm
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 3:00pm
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 3:00pm
Friday, March 8, 2019 - 3:00pm
Friday, March 15, 2019 - 3:00pm
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 3:00pm
Friday, March 29, 2019 - 3:00pm
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 3:00pm
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 3:00pm
Friday, April 19, 2019 - 3:00pm
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 3:00pm
Friday, May 3, 2019 - 3:00pm
Friday, May 10, 2019 - 3:00pm
Friday, May 17, 2019 - 3:00pm
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 3:00pm
Friday, May 31, 2019 - 3:00pm

Teen SceneHangout, eat snacks, and enjoy activities such as games, movies, holiday parties, and other events that you and your peers choose!

 

Ages 13-18

 

 

 

Fridays from 3:00-4:30 pm

 

 

Community Poetry Workshop

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 4:30pm
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 4:30pm
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 4:30pm
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 4:30pm
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 4:30pm
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 4:30pm
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 4:30pm

Come read and write in a positive environment, with short lessons based off of those taught at the university. We will start with a discussion, move into free writing, and end with an open mic opportunity where members are encouraged to read their work out loud. Join us every Wednesday from 4:30 - 5:30 pm, beginning on January 2nd through February 13th!

Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture Seminar

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 6:30pm

Join us on Tuesday, January 29th at 6:30 pm as Aloysius Michael Stilp shares his knowledge of Chinese medicine and acupuncture to promote health and wellness for you. “Our bodies are always working for us. Sometimes they need some assistance," says Stilp. As a NCCAOM-certified professional, he can help you transform your vitality and life for the better, and enjoy yourself along the way.

Homeschool Spanish Club

Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 1:00pm
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 1:00pm
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 1:00pm
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 1:00pm
Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 1:00pm
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 1:00pm
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 1:00pm
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 1:00pm
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 1:00pm

A Homeschool High School Spanish Club meets bi-weekly on Thursdays here at the library from 1-2:30 pm in the 2nd floor Reference Room. Please see the flyer (PDF, 417.67 KB, 1 page) for more information.

 

 

 

 

Parents, Kids & Money Matters

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 5:00pm

Joshua Neil from Thrivent Financial will be visiting the library on Tuesday, February 12th 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.

One Book, One Community

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 5:30pm

Join the 2019 One Book One Community campaign by reading Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann. Then join us for a stimulating discussion of the book. Refreshments will be provided. Please register by calling the library at 717-532-4508 or signing up here to reserve your place!

Board Meeting

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 7:00pm

Board meetings are held the 1st Tuesday of the month except for January, July, and August at 7 pm in the library annex. All meetings are open to the public.

 

 

 

 

Shippensburg Kiwanis

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 5:30pm

Kiwanis is a volunteer-led service club that strengthens communities. We welcome all individuals to come and see what we're about. Monthly meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month from 5:30-7:00 pm in the 2nd floor Board Room.

 

 

 

 

Essential Oils Education

Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 1:00pm
Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 1:00pm
Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 1:00pm
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 1:00pm
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 1:00pm
Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 1:00pm
Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 1:00pm
Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 1:00pm

Learn the uses and benefits of essential oils! Join us the 2nd and 4th Saturday's of the month from 1:00-3:00 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

Shippensburg Kiwanis

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 5:30pm

Kiwanis is a volunteer-led service club that strengthens communities. We welcome all individuals to come and see what we're about. Monthly meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month from 5:30-7:00 pm in the 2nd floor Board Room.

 

 

 

 

Doterra Oil Classes

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 6:30pm
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 6:30pm
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 6:30pm

Educating community members on essential oils and other natural products at 6:15-7:45 pm on a Tuesday and a Thursday night each month in the Community Room.

2nd Tuesday Book Club

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 1:00pm
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 1:00pm
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 1:00pm
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 1:00pm
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 1:00pm
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 1:00pm
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 1:00pm
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 1:00pm
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 1:00pm
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 1:00pm
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 1:00pm
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 1:00pm
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 1:00pm
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 1:00pm

The 2nd Tuesday Book Club meets at 1:00 pm the second Tuesday of the month (except July and August) in the Annex. The group will read and discuss these books:

 

Please join the group any 2nd Tuesday of the month!

 

 

September 11 - Lilli De Long by Janet Benton

October 9 - Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell

November 13 - Cannery Row by John Steinbeck

 

Friends Meeting

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 6:30pm
Monday, March 18, 2019 - 6:30pm
Monday, April 15, 2019 - 6:30pm
Monday, May 20, 2019 - 6:30pm
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 6:30pm
Monday, July 15, 2019 - 6:30pm
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 6:30pm
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 6:30pm
Monday, October 21, 2019 - 6:30pm
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 6:30pm

The Friends of the Shippensburg Public Library (FOSPL) meet the 3rd Monday of each month, except December, at 6:30 pm in the library annex. All are welcome, come see what we do to support our library!

 

 

 

 

Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 1:00pm

Join us on Saturday, April 6th beginning at 1:00 pm for an Easter Egg Hunt! There are 3 different age groups! The egg hunt will take place, weather permitting, outside in the library yard and there will be an open craft in our Community Room. The Easter Bunny will also be here so bring your cameras! There will be one prize egg hidden during each time slot. Egges will be filled with candy or coupons for the Book Nook.

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