Simpson

Book Buddies

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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

 

 

Jo Jo's Dine Out

Jo Jo'sDine out at Jo Jo's on Wednesday, October 24, from 4:00 - 10:00 pm, and support the Friends of the Simpson Library. Enjoy family, friends, and great food at Jo Jo's of Mechanicsburg, and 15% of the cost of your meal will be donated to the Friends of the Joseph T. Simpson Public Library. Pick up a flyer at the library today, or print and fill out the online flyer (PDF, 169KB, 1 page).

Crazy 8s Math Club for Grades 3 - 5

Crazy 8

Children in grades 3-5 are invited to a math club like no other! At Crazy 8s, kids will build glow-in-the-dark structures, crack secret spy codes and play games like Toilet Paper Olympics, learning and enjoying the math behind these types of fun activities. Crazy 8s is held on eight consecutive Wednesdays in April and May from 4:00 - 5:00 pm.

 

 

Applebee's Dine-Out

Applebee'sDine out at Applebee's on Wednesday, August 14, from 11:00 am - 9:00 pm, and support the Friends of the Simpson Library.

 

Enjoy a meal that's filling - and fulfilling! When you dine at Applebee's a portion of your check will be donated to the Friends of the Simpson Public Library. Stop by the library to pick up a flyer, or download one now (PDF, 228KB, 1 page)

JoJo's Dine-Out

Jo Jo'sDine out at Jo Jo's on Wednesday, October 16, from 4:00 - 10:00 pm, and support the Friends of the Simpson Library. Enjoy family, friends, and great food at Jo Jo's of Mechanicsburg, and 15% of the cost of your meal will be donated to the Friends of the Joseph T. Simpson Public Library. Pick up a flyer at the library today, or print and fill out the online flyer (PDF, 162 KB, 1 page).

SimCon Comic Convention

Save the date! SimCon, our annual comic convention, is Saturday, May 18 from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, and it's going to be better than ever! All events are held at the First Church of God Community Center, 201 E. Green Street, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055. 

 

 

 

Story Time

StorytimeThis 45-minute program, appropriate for children who are three to six-years-old, is offered three times a week. The children listen to stories, sing songs, learn poems, play games and sometimes make a craft.  

 

Monday at 1:30 pm

Wednesday and Friday at 10:30 am

 

 

 

Ages: Three - Six Years

Rhyme Time

RhymetimeThis 20 minute program, offered 6 times each week, is designed for children 18-months old and younger and a parent. Children and their parents will sing songs, hear rhymes and short stories and play rhythmic games.

 

Mondays at 10:05 am, 10:35 am, and 5:15 pm

Wednesday at 5:15 pm

Toddler Time

ToddlertimeThis 20-minute program is offered six times a week. Parents sit with their 18-month to three-year-old children and listen to stories, sing songs, learn finger plays, play games and sometimes make a craft.

 

Monday at 11:10 am, 11:40 am and 5:45 pm

Wednesday at 5:45 pm

Thursday at 11:10 am and 11:40 am

 

 

 

Rhyme Time

RhymetimeThis 20 minute program, offered 6 times each week, is designed for children 18-months old and younger and a parent. Children and their parents will sing songs, hear rhymes and short stories and play rhythmic games.

 

Mondays at 10:05 am, 10:35 am, and 5:15 pm

Wednesday at 5:15 pm

Rhyme Time

RhymetimeThis 20 minute program, offered 6 times each week, is designed for children 18-months old and younger and a parent. Children and their parents will sing songs, hear rhymes and short stories and play rhythmic games.

 

Mondays at 10:05 am, 10:35 am, and 5:15 pm

Wednesday at 5:15 pm

Toddler Time

ToddlertimeThis 20-minute program is offered six times a week. Parents sit with their 18-month to three-year-old children and listen to stories, sing songs, learn finger plays, play games and sometimes make a craft.

 

Monday at 11:10 am, 11:40 am and 5:45 pm

Wednesday at 5:45 pm

Thursday at 11:10 am and 11:40 am

 

 

 

 

Toddler Time

ToddlertimeThis 20-minute program is offered six times a week. Parents sit with their 18-month to three-year-old children and listen to stories, sing songs, learn finger plays, play games and sometimes make a craft.

 

Monday at 11:10 am, 11:40 am and 5:45 pm

Wednesday at 5:45 pm

Thursday at 11:10 am and 11:40 am

 

 

Family Story Time

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

 

 

Family Story Time

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

 

 

Family Story Time

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

 

 

Tween Scene

Tween SceneStudents in grades 4-5 are invited to come to the library to make new friends and to try new activities. The topic for this month is Get Ready for Summer.

 

 

 

 

Parents and Toddlers Together

Mother reading to her small child.Spend time with your child. Play together, create a craft together, and meet new people in an educational and creative environment. This four-week program will meet on Fridays with children’s library staff and community resource professionals on hand to discuss various aspects of early childhood development.

Parents and Toddlers Together

Mother reading to her small child.Spend time with your child. Play together, create a craft together, and meet new people in an educational and creative environment. This four-week program will meet on Fridays with children’s library staff and community resource professionals on hand to discuss various aspects of early childhood development.

Parents and Toddlers Together

Mother reading to her small child.Spend time with your child. Play together, create a craft together, and meet new people in an educational and creative environment. This four-week program will meet on Fridays with children’s library staff and community resource professionals on hand to discuss various aspects of early childhood development.

Kindergarten Club

Kindergarten ClubAll Kindergarten students are welcome to join us for a fun morning of activities based on school curriculum themes and presented in stories, songs, activities, and crafts. We will meet one Saturday of each month from 10:30 - 11:30 am. This month's topic is National Visit Your Relatives Day.

 

 

 

 

First Grade Club

First Grade ClubAll enrolled first grade students are welcome to join us for fun activities based on school curriculum themes and presented in stories, songs, activities, and crafts. We will meet one Saturday each month from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm. This month's topic is National Museum Day.

 

 

 

 

STEM Club (Grades 1-2)

STEM ClubImagine, design, explore, construct, and discover using Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math! First and second grade children will be encouraged to use critical thinking, teamwork, motor, and communication skills in these programs. This club meets on the third Tuesday of each month from 6:00 – 7:00 pm. This month's topic is Hydration Help.

 

 

 

STEM Club (Grades 3-5)

STEM ClubImagine, design, explore, construct, and discover using Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math! Third – fifth grade children will be encouraged to use critical thinking, teamwork, motor, and communication skills in these programs. This club meets on the third Tuesday of each month from 6:00 – 7:00 pm. This month's topic is Build a Birdfeeder.

 

 

 

Teen Game Night

Game NightWhether you like board games, video games, or card games, we have something for everyone! Join us and enjoy competing with your friends, choosing from the wide variety of games we have in our awesome collection!

 

 


Simpson Library Closed

Closed SignSimpson Library will be closed on Saturday, May 25 while the parking lot is resealed and lines are painted. The parking lot will be unavailable on Saturday, May 25, Sunday, May 26, and Monday, May 27. The book drop can be accessed from the sidewalk on Walnut Street. No items will be due on these days.

 

 

Rhyme Time

RhymetimeThis 20 minute program, offered 6 times each week, is designed for children 18-months old and younger and a parent. Children and their parents will sing songs, hear rhymes and short stories and play rhythmic games.

 

Mondays at 10:05 am, 10:35 am, and 5:15 pm

Wednesday at 5:15 pm

Rhyme Time

RhymetimeThis 20 minute program, offered 6 times each week, is designed for children 18-months old and younger and a parent. Children and their parents will sing songs, hear rhymes and short stories and play rhythmic games.

 

Mondays at 10:05 am, 10:35 am, and 5:15 pm

Wednesday at 5:15 pm

Toddler Time

ToddlertimeThis 20-minute program is offered six times a week. Parents sit with their 18-month to three-year-old children and listen to stories, sing songs, learn finger plays, play games and sometimes make a craft.

 

Monday at 11:10 am, 11:40 am and 5:45 pm

Wednesday at 5:45 pm

Thursday at 11:10 am and 11:40 am

 

 

 

 

Toddler Time

ToddlertimeThis 20-minute program is offered six times a week. Parents sit with their 18-month to three-year-old children and listen to stories, sing songs, learn finger plays, play games and sometimes make a craft.

 

Monday at 11:10 am, 11:40 am and 5:45 pm

Wednesday at 5:45 pm

Thursday at 11:10 am and 11:40 am

 

 

Story Time

StorytimeThis 45-minute program, appropriate for children who are three to six-years-old, is offered three times a week. The children listen to stories, sing songs, learn poems, play games and sometimes make a craft.  

 

Monday at 1:30 pm

Wednesday and Friday at 10:30 am

 

 

Ages: Three - Six Years

Rhyme Time

RhymetimeThis 20 minute program, offered 6 times each week, is designed for children 18-months old and younger and a parent. Children and their parents will sing songs, hear rhymes and short stories and play rhythmic games.

 

Mondays at 10:05 am, 10:35 am, and 5:15 pm

Wednesday at 5:15 pm

Toddler Time

ToddlertimeThis 20-minute program is offered six times a week. Parents sit with their 18-month to three-year-old children and listen to stories, sing songs, learn finger plays, play games and sometimes make a craft.

 

Monday at 11:10 am, 11:40 am and 5:45 pm

Wednesday at 5:45 pm

Thursday at 11:10 am and 11:40 am

 

 

Story Time

StorytimeThis 45-minute program, appropriate for children who are three to six-years-old, is offered three times a week. The children listen to stories, sing songs, learn poems, play games and sometimes make a craft. 

 

 

 

 

 

Ages: Three - Six Years

Registration: Not Necessary

 

Story Time

StorytimeThis 45-minute program, appropriate for children who are three to six-years-old, is offered three times a week. The children listen to stories, sing songs, learn poems, play games and sometimes make a craft. 

 

 

 

 

 

Ages: Three - Six Years

Registration: Not Necessary

 

Family Story Time

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

 

 

Family Story Time

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

 

 

Family Story Time

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

 

 

Family Story Time

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

 

Block Party!

Block PartyYou are invited to a BLOCK PARTY here at Simpson Public Library!

 

What is a BLOCK PARTY? It is an hour of fun just playing with wooden blocks and our play animals, vehicles and people! We will be hosting BLOCK PARTIES every month so come see what it is all about and have some CONSTRUCTIVE FUN!!!

 

Block Party!

Block PartyYou are invited to a BLOCK PARTY here at Simpson Public Library!

 

What is a BLOCK PARTY? It is an hour of fun just playing with wooden blocks and our play animals, vehicles and people! We will be hosting BLOCK PARTIES every month so come see what it is all about and have some CONSTRUCTIVE FUN!!!

 

Teen Game Night

Game NightWhether you like board games, video games, or card games, we have something for everyone! Join us and enjoy competing with your friends, choosing from the wide variety of games we have in our awesome collection!

 

 


Crazy 8s Math Club for Grades K - 2

Crazy 8

Children in grades K-2 are invited to a math club like no other! At Crazy 8s, kids will build glow-in-the-dark structures, crack secret spy codes and play games like Toilet Paper Olympics, learning and enjoying the math behind these types of fun activities. Crazy 8s is held on eight consecutive Wednesdays in April and May from 4:00 - 5:00 pm.

 

 

Rhyme Time

RhymetimeThis 20 minute program, offered 6 times each week, is designed for children 18-months old and younger and a parent. Children and their parents will sing songs, hear rhymes and short stories and play rhythmic games.

 

Mondays at 10:05 am, 10:35 am, and 5:15 pm

Wednesday at 5:15 pm

Rhyme Time

RhymetimeThis 20 minute program, offered 6 times each week, is designed for children 18-months old and younger and a parent. Children and their parents will sing songs, hear rhymes and short stories and play rhythmic games.

 

Mondays at 10:05 am, 10:35 am, and 5:15 pm

Wednesday at 5:15 pm

Rhyme Time

RhymetimeThis 20 minute program, offered 6 times each week, is designed for children 18-months old and younger and a parent. Children and their parents will sing songs, hear rhymes and short stories and play rhythmic games.

 

Mondays at 10:05 am, 10:35 am, and 5:15 pm

Wednesday at 5:15 pm

Toddler Time

ToddlertimeThis 20-minute program is offered six times a week. Parents sit with their 18-month to three-year-old children and listen to stories, sing songs, learn finger plays, play games and sometimes make a craft.

 

Monday at 11:10 am, 11:40 am and 5:45 pm

Wednesday at 5:45 pm

Thursday at 11:10 am and 11:40 am

 

 

 

 

Toddler Time

ToddlertimeThis 20-minute program is offered six times a week. Parents sit with their 18-month to three-year-old children and listen to stories, sing songs, learn finger plays, play games and sometimes make a craft.

 

Monday at 11:10 am, 11:40 am and 5:45 pm

Wednesday at 5:45 pm

Thursday at 11:10 am and 11:40 am

 

 

Toddler Time

ToddlertimeThis 20-minute program is offered six times a week. Parents sit with their 18-month to three-year-old children and listen to stories, sing songs, learn finger plays, play games and sometimes make a craft.

 

Monday at 11:10 am, 11:40 am and 5:45 pm

Wednesday at 5:45 pm

Thursday at 11:10 am and 11:40 am

 

 

Story Time

StorytimeThis 45-minute program, appropriate for children who are three to six-years-old, is offered three times a week. The children listen to stories, sing songs, learn poems, play games and sometimes make a craft.  

 

Monday at 1:30 pm

Wednesday and Friday at 10:30 am

 

 

Ages: Three - Six Years

Family Story Time

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

 

 

Family Story Time

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

 

 

Family Story Time

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

 

 

Family Story Time

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

 

 

Family Story Time

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

 

 

Run For Reading 2019

Run For ReadingJoin us on Saturday, August 10, 2019 for the 13th annual Run for Reading 5K Run/Walk, 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk, and Mini Dash! This is a great family event and proceeds benefit children's programs and services at Simpson Public Library. We hope to see you there!


Teen Game Night

Game NightWhether you like board games, video games, or card games, we have something for everyone! Join us and enjoy competing with your friends, choosing from the wide variety of games we have in our awesome collection!

 

 


Block Party!

Block PartyYou are invited to a BLOCK PARTY here at Simpson Public Library!

 

What is a BLOCK PARTY? It is an hour of fun just playing with wooden blocks and our play animals, vehicles and people! We will be hosting BLOCK PARTIES every month so come see what it is all about and have some CONSTRUCTIVE FUN!!!

 

Book Buddies

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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

 

 

Mindful Eating

Mindful EatingImprove your relationship with food, re-learn hunger and fullness cues, and make choices that make eating satisfying and joyful again with this class on mindful eating.

 

 

 

 

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