Children's Events

Tiny Tot Storytime

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 9:30am
Monday, May 28, 2018 - 9:30am
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 9:30am
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:30am
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 9:30am
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 9:30am
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 9:30am
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 9:30am
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 9:30am
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 9:30am
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 9:30am

Tiny tot storytime – For ages 0-24 months, children and their caregivers are invited to join us for a lap-sit storytime geared towards our youngest patrons.  This storytime features developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, and movement lasting approximately 25 minutes.  Attendees are encouraged to stay and enjoy our open play area afterwards.  Siblings always welcome. 

Tiny Tot Storytime

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 10:30am

Reading Time for 2's & 3's

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 9:30am

Reading time for 2’s and 3’s – Children and their caregivers are welcome to our traditional storytime program with books, coloring, and counting with a weekly theme.  Storytime lasts approximately 25 minutes, and attendees are encouraged to stay and enjoy our open play area afterwards. Siblings always welcome. 

Tuesdays at 9:30 am.  Please use the rear entrance for our 9:30 storytimes.

Music & Move for 2's & 3's

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 10:30am
Monday, May 28, 2018 - 10:30am
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 10:30am
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 10:30am
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 10:30am
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 10:30am
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 10:30am
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 10:30am
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 10:30am
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 10:30am
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 10:30am

Music and move for 2’s and 3’s – Children and their caregivers are invited to join us for this active storytime featuring thematic books, singing, dancing, and more for approximately 25 minutes.  Attendees are encouraged to stay and enjoy our open play area following the program. Siblings always welcome.

Mondays at 10:30 am and Thursdays at 9:30 am.  Please use the rear entrance for our 9:30 storytimes.

Music & Move for 2's & 3's

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 9:30am

Music and move for 2’s and 3’s – Children and their caregivers are invited to join us for this active storytime featuring thematic books, singing, dancing, and more for approximately 25 minutes.  Attendees are encouraged to stay and enjoy our open play area following the program. Siblings always welcome.

Mondays at 10:30 am and Thursdays at 9:30 am.  Please use the rear entrance for our 9:30 storytimes.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 11:00am
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 11:00am
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 11:00am
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 11:00am
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 11:00am
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 11:00am
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 11:00am
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 11:00am
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 11:00am
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 11:00am
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 11:00am
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 11:00am
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 11:00am
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 11:00am
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 11:00am
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 11:00am
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 11:00am
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 11:00am
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 11:00am
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 11:00am
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 11:00am

Preschool storytime – For developing learners ages 4-6.  This fun storytime features an educational environment that teaches weather, letters, numbers, calendars, and reading.  Because of the school-like nature of this program, parents may choose to remain upstairs apart from the storytime area.  Storytime lasts approximately 30 minutes, and children with their caregivers are encouraged to stay and enjoy our open play area following the program. 

Tuesdays at 11:00 am.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 11:00am

Music & Moves

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 10:30am
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 10:30am
Monday, August 20, 2018 - 10:30am
Monday, August 27, 2018 - 10:30am
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 10:30am
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 10:30am
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 10:30am
Monday, October 1, 2018 - 10:30am
Monday, October 8, 2018 - 10:30am
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 10:30am
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 10:30am
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:30am
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 10:30am
Monday, November 12, 2018 - 10:30am
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 10:30am
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 10:30am
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 10:30am
Monday, December 10, 2018 - 10:30am
Monday, December 17, 2018 - 10:30am
Monday, December 31, 2018 - 10:30am
Monday, January 7, 2019 - 10:30am
Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:30am
Monday, January 21, 2019 - 10:30am
Monday, January 28, 2019 - 10:30am
Monday, February 4, 2019 - 10:30am
Monday, February 11, 2019 - 10:30am
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 10:30am
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 10:30am
Monday, March 4, 2019 - 10:30am
Monday, March 11, 2019 - 10:30am
Monday, March 18, 2019 - 10:30am
Monday, March 25, 2019 - 10:30am
Monday, April 1, 2019 - 10:30am
Monday, April 8, 2019 - 10:30am
Monday, April 15, 2019 - 10:30am
Monday, April 22, 2019 - 10:30am
Monday, April 29, 2019 - 10:30am
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 10:30am
Monday, May 13, 2019 - 10:30am
Monday, May 20, 2019 - 10:30am

An active storytime w/ thematic books, singing and dancing, followed by open play. Siblings welcome.

Music & Moves

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 9:30am
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 9:30am
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 9:30am
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 9:30am
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 9:30am
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 9:30am
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 9:30am
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 9:30am
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 9:30am
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 9:30am
Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 9:30am
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 9:30am
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 9:30am
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 9:30am
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 9:30am
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 9:30am
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 9:30am
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 9:30am
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 9:30am
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 9:30am
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 9:30am
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 9:30am

An active storytime w/ thematic books, singing and dancing, followed by open play. Siblings welcome.

Reading Time for 2's & 3's

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 9:30am
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 9:30am
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 9:30am
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 9:30am
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 9:30am
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 9:30am
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 9:30am
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 9:30am
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 9:30am
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 9:30am
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 9:30am
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 9:30am
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 9:30am
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:30am
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 9:30am
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 9:30am
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 9:30am
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 9:30am
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 9:30am
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 9:30am

Reading time for 2’s and 3’s – Children and their caregivers are welcome to our traditional storytime program with books, coloring, and counting with a weekly theme.  Storytime lasts approximately 25 minutes, and attendees are encouraged to stay and enjoy our open play area afterwards. Siblings always welcome. 

Tuesdays at 9:30 am.  Please use the rear entrance for our 9:30 storytimes.

Reading Time for 2's & 3's

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 10:00am
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 10:00am
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 10:00am
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 10:00am
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 10:00am
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 10:00am
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 10:00am
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 10:00am
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 10:00am
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 10:00am
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 10:00am
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 10:00am
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 10:00am
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 10:00am
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 10:00am
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 10:00am
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 10:00am
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 10:00am
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 10:00am
Wednesday, December 26, 2018 - 10:00am
Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 10:00am
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 10:00am
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 10:00am
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 10:00am
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 10:00am
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 10:00am
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 10:00am
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 10:00am
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 10:00am
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 10:00am
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:00am
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 10:00am
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 10:00am
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 10:00am
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:00am
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 10:00am
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 10:00am
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 10:00am
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 10:00am
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 10:00am
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 10:00am

Reading time for 2’s and 3’s – Children and their caregivers are welcome to our traditional storytime program with books, coloring, and counting with a weekly theme.  Storytime lasts approximately 25 minutes, and attendees are encouraged to stay and enjoy our open play area afterwards. Siblings always welcome. 

Wednesday @ 10:00 am.

Tiny Tot Storytime

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 9:30am
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 9:30am
Monday, August 20, 2018 - 9:30am
Monday, August 27, 2018 - 9:30am
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:30am
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 9:30am
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 9:30am
Monday, October 1, 2018 - 9:30am
Monday, October 8, 2018 - 9:30am
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 9:30am
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 9:30am
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 9:30am
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 9:30am
Monday, November 12, 2018 - 9:30am
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 9:30am
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 9:30am
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 9:30am
Monday, December 10, 2018 - 9:30am
Monday, December 17, 2018 - 9:30am
Monday, December 31, 2018 - 9:30am
Monday, January 7, 2019 - 9:30am
Monday, January 14, 2019 - 9:30am
Monday, January 21, 2019 - 9:30am
Monday, January 28, 2019 - 9:30am
Monday, February 4, 2019 - 9:30am
Monday, February 11, 2019 - 9:30am
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 9:30am
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 9:30am
Monday, March 4, 2019 - 9:30am
Monday, March 11, 2019 - 9:30am
Monday, March 18, 2019 - 9:30am
Monday, March 25, 2019 - 9:30am
Monday, April 1, 2019 - 9:30am
Monday, April 8, 2019 - 9:30am
Monday, April 15, 2019 - 9:30am
Monday, April 22, 2019 - 9:30am
Monday, April 29, 2019 - 9:30am
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 9:30am
Monday, May 13, 2019 - 9:30am
Monday, May 20, 2019 - 9:30am

Tiny tot storytime – For ages 0-24 months, children and their caregivers are invited to join us for a lap-sit storytime geared towards our youngest patrons.  This storytime features developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, and movement lasting approximately 25 minutes.  Attendees are encouraged to stay and enjoy our open play area afterwards.  Siblings always welcome. 

Tiny Tot Storytime

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 10:30am
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 10:30am
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 10:30am
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 10:30am
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 10:30am
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 10:30am
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 10:30am
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:30am
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 10:30am
Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 10:30am
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 10:30am
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 10:30am
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 10:30am
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 10:30am
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 10:30am
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:30am
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 10:30am
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 10:30am
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 10:30am
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 10:30am
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 10:30am

Tiny tot storytime – For ages 0-24 months, children and their caregivers are invited to join us for a lap-sit storytime geared towards our youngest patrons.  This storytime features developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, and movement lasting approximately 25 minutes.  Attendees are encouraged to stay and enjoy our open play area afterwards.  Siblings always welcome. 

Mondays at 9:30 am and Thursdays at 10:30 am.  Please use the rear entrance for our 9:30 storytimes.

Read to Dogs

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

This proven program helps give kids confidence and encourages them to read. Help your child boost their reading skills while having fun. Register for 1 of 3 time slots - 4:30 pm, 4:50 pm or 5:10 pm. Registration is required. 717-486-3688 NOTE: Read to Dogs will begin Tuesday, September 11.

BINGO For Books

Monday, November 26, 2018 - 11:30am

Filled Bingo For BooksThis program is now filled. Children ages 2-10 will play BINGO and win books. Books will be available for all ages. Registration required. Limited to 30 participants.

Read to Dogs

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 4:30pm
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 4:30pm
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 4:30pm
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 4:30pm
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 4:30pm
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 4:30pm
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 4:30pm
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 4:30pm
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 4:30pm
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 4:30pm
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 4:30pm
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 4:30pm
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 4:30pm
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 4:30pm
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 4:30pm
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 4:30pm
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 4:30pm
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 4:30pm
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 4:30pm
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 4:30pm

This proven program helps give kids confidence and encourages them to read. Help your child boost their reading skills while having fun. Register for 1 of 3 time slots - 4:30 pm, 4:50 pm or 5:10 pm. Registration is required. To register, call 717-486-3688, email amelia@ccpa.net or stop by.

Wee Build

Friday, March 15, 2019 - 10:00am
Friday, April 19, 2019 - 10:00am
Friday, May 17, 2019 - 10:00am

Wee BuildBACK BY POPULAR DEMAND and held the first and third Friday of the month through May. For ages 2-6. Playing with blocks and toys builds the foundation for later mathematical and scientific thinking -- plus it's fun! Drop in! No registration needed.

Wee Build

Friday, April 5, 2019 - 10:00am

Wee BuildDrop-in building time for ages 2-6. Come build with us! Playing with blocks and toys builds the foundation for later mathematical and scientific thinking -- plus it's fun! Drop in! No registration needed.

Wee Build

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 10:00am

Wee BuildDrop-in building time for ages 2-6. Come build with us! Playing with blocks and toys builds the foundation for later mathematical and scientific thinking -- plus it's fun! Drop in! No registration needed.

Wee Build

Friday, May 17, 2019 - 10:00am

Wee BuildDrop-in building time for ages 2-6. Come build with us! Playing with blocks and toys builds the foundation for later mathematical and scientific thinking -- plus it's fun! Drop in! No registration needed.

Family Storytime

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 6:30pm

DucksFamilyStorytimeCome visit the library in your pajamas! This month's theme: DUCKS!  Listen to dazzling storeis of ducks, sing songs and create a spring craft, and get a rubber ducky to take home The entire family is welcome. No registration needed.

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 10:30am

Easter Egg HuntChildren ages 1 - 10 are invited to bring a basket and search for eggs on the library lawn, then exchange them for a goody bag and a free book. Register early! Don't miss out on this fun tradition. Two time slots are available: 10:30 am or 11:30 am. 

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 11:30am

Easter Egg HuntChildren ages 1 - 10 are invited to bring a basket and search for eggs on the library lawn, then exchange them for a goody bag and a free book. Register early! Don't miss out on this fun tradition. Two time slots are available: 10:30 am or 11:30 am. 

Weekly Wednesday Story Times

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 11:00am

Wednesday Story Time

Visit the library for a fun filled drop-in story time.  For children ages 2 ½ and up. Contact the library for added information. No registration required.

 

Drop In Weekly Wednesday Story Times

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 11:00am

Wednesday Story Time

Visit the library for a fun filled drop-in story time.  For children ages 2 ½ and up, story times are held on Wednesdays at 11 am.  Contact the library for added information. No registration required.

 

Pop-In Weekly Mommy and Me Movie Time

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 10:30am
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 10:30am
Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 10:30am
Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 10:30am
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 10:30am
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 10:30am
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 10:30am
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 10:30am
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 10:30am
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 10:30am
Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 10:30am
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 10:30am
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 10:30am

Bring your preschooler or toddler to the library on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. and enjoy a movie with your child.  Call the library for the movie listing.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Spring Story Time with Mrs. B

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 10:00am

On Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m., join Mrs. B for exciting spring story times and activities for children ages 3 1/2 to K.  Sessions run about thirty minutes.  Registration is required.  Contact the library at 732-4274 for more information.

Spring Toddler Time with Mrs. B

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 11:00am
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 11:00am
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 11:00am
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 11:00am
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 11:00am
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 11:00am
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 11:00am

On Tuesday mornings at 11:00 a.m., visit the library for spring toddler stories and activities for children ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2, accompanied by a caregiver.  Registration is required.  Contact the library at 732-4274 for more information.

Story Time and Craft

Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 6:30pm
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 6:30pm

Enjoy a story and have fun with a craft.  Hosted by the Girl Scout Troops, this program is recommended for ages 3 to 8.  Registration is requested by contacting the library at 732-4274. 

Pop-In Weekly Movie Time

Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 1:00pm
Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 1:00pm
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 1:00pm
Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 1:00pm
Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 1:00pm
Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 1:00pm
Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 1:00pm
Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 1:00pm
Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 1:00pm
Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 1:00pm
Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 1:00pm
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 1:00pm
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 1:00pm

Come to the library on Thursdays at 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a family movie.  Call the library for the movie listing.  Children twelve and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Summer Reading Program Registration

Monday, June 8, 2015 - 10:00am

Every Hero has a Story!  Register at the library, and fill out an entry to win a pool membership or iPad mini!  Or register online at epbsummer.org.  Pre-schoolers, and school-aged children and teens, are invited to participate.  Weekly incentives and weekly entertainment is planned for Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m., beginning on June 16 and ending with our finale on August 4 from noon until 2.  

Summer Reading Program

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 1:30pm

Join us on Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. for weekly stories and activities for pre-schoolers, and school-aged children and teens.   June 16:  Sciencetellers.  Throughout the program, volunteers from the audience help conduct exciting experiments that make the characters' super powers and heroic deeds come to life!  See how science can make the ordinary . . . extraordinary!  No registration required.  

Summer Reading Program

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 1:30pm

Join us on Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. for weekly stories and activities for pre-schoolers, and school-aged children and teens.  June 23:  Kit's Interactive Theater - Grace the Pirate.  Come back to Ireland to the year 1601 and join the crew of Irish pirate Grace O'Malley.  Experience the high sea adventure with Irish jigs, folktales and sea chanteys.  Dare to challenge Blackbeard, the dreaded pirate.  Audience participation.  No registration required.  Seating is limited.

Summer Reading Program

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 1:30pm

Join us on Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. for weekly stories and activities for pre-schoolers, and school-aged children and teens.  July 7:  Popcorn Hat Players - Hercules and Tales from Ancient Greece. Old stories are made new in Popcorn Hat's hilarious adaptation of the classic Greek myths.  Meet famous characters such as Hercules, Pandora, Zeus, Persephone, and King Midas with his golden touch!  No registration required.  Seating is limited.

Summer Reading Program

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 1:30pm

Join us on Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. for weekly stories and activities for pre-schoolers, and school-aged children and teens.  July 21:  Tom Crowl, Ventriloquist and Commedian.  Tom Crowl returns with his wacky suitcase of colorful characters for a show filled with laughter, silliness, and imagination!  For all ages.  No registration required.  Seating is limited.

Summer Reading Program

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 1:30pm

Join us on Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. for weekly stories and activities for pre-schoolers, and school-aged children and teens.  July 28:  Professor Klutzo's "Heroes of Science."  Meet Professor Klutzo, a lovable professor who has a great time showing children of all ages magic, music, juggling, and more!  For all ages.  No registration required.  Seating is limited.

Weekly Wednesday Story Times

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 11:00am

Wednesday Story Time

Visit the library for a fun filled drop-in story time.  For children ages 2 ½ and up, story times are held on Wednesdays at 11 am.  Contact the library for added information. No registration required.

 

Summer Reading Program

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 1:30pm

Join us on Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. for weekly stories and activities for pre-schoolers, and school-aged children and teens.  July 14:  Forgotten Friend Reptile Sanctuary - Herpetology Heroes.  Jesse Rothacker returns with reptiles from around the world, and a few from your own backyard!  For all ages.  No registration required.  Seating is limited.

Homework Helpers

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 4:00pm
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 4:00pm
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 4:00pm
Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 4:00pm
Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 4:00pm
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 4:00pm
Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 4:00pm
Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 4:00pm
Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 4:00pm
Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 4:00pm
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 4:00pm

"Homework Helpers" are available by appointment most Thursdays in the library from 4:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. during the school year. Teacher volunteers offer individualized tutoring for students in grades 1-5. Tutors will be available to direct each student's study and homework completion, research and report writing, and/or test review. Please call the library for more information.

 

Students, accompanied by an adult, should come to the Library prepared with their homework information, relevant textbooks, worksheets, directions, and supplies. A parent/responsible adult must stay in the library during the session and is welcome to consult with the tutor at the end of the session.

 

This year’s teachers include a specialist in ESL (English as a Second Language). The teachers enjoy working with students and making this a positive experience.

Homework Helpers is a free program, now in its third year. 

Winter Toddler Times with Mrs. B

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 11:00am
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 11:00am
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 11:00am
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 11:00am
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 11:00am
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 11:00am

Join Mrs. B for winter toddler stories and activities for children ages 2 ½ to 3 ½ accompanied by parent/caregiver.  Registration required.  

Winter Story Time

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 10:00am

Join Mrs. B for exciting winter story times and activities at the library for children ages 3 ½ to K.  Sessions run about 30 minutes.  Registration required.  Contact the library for more information.

Bingo for Books

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

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

Pop-In Weekly Mommy and Me Movie Time

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

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

 

Drop-In Weekly Wednesday Story Times

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 11:00am

Wednesday Story Time

Visit the library for a fun filled drop-in story time.  For children ages 2 ½ and up, story times are held on Wednesdays at 11 am.  Contact the library for added information. No registration required.

 

Holiday Story Time

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 11:00am
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 11:00am
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 11:00am
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 11:00am

Visit the library for holiday toddler stories and activities for children ages 2 ½ to 3 ½ accompanied by parent/caregiver.  Contact the library for more information. Registration required.  

Holiday Story Time

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 10:00am

Join Mrs. B for exciting holiday story times and activities at the library for children ages 3 ½ to K.  Sessions run about 30 minutes.  Registration required.  Contact the library for more information.

Homework Helpers

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 4:00pm
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 4:00pm
Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 4:00pm
Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 4:00pm
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 4:00pm
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 4:00pm
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 4:00pm
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 4:00pm

"Homework Helpers" are available most Thursdays from 4:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. during the school year. Teacher volunteers will be in the East Pennsboro Branch to offer individualized tutoring for students in grades 1-5. Tutors will be available to direct each student's study and homework completion, research and report writing, and/or test review.

 

Students, accompanied by an adult, should come to the Library prepared with their homework information, relevant textbooks, worksheets, directions, and supplies. A parent/responsible adult must stay in the library during the session and is welcome to consult with the tutor at the end of the session.

 

This year’s teachers include a specialist in ESL (English as a Second Language). The teachers enjoy working with students and making this a positive experience.

Homework Helpers is a free program, now in its third year. 

Homework Helpers

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 4:00pm
Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 4:00pm
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 4:00pm
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 4:00pm
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 4:00pm
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 4:00pm
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 4:00pm

"Homework Helpers" are available most Thursdays from 4:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. during the school year. Teacher volunteers will be in the East Pennsboro Branch to offer individualized tutoring for students in grades 1-5. Tutors will be available to direct each student's study and homework completion, research and report writing, and/or test review.

 

Students, accompanied by an adult, should come to the Library prepared with their homework information, relevant textbooks, worksheets, directions, and supplies. A parent/responsible adult must stay in the library during the session and is welcome to consult with the tutor at the end of the session.

 

This year’s teachers include a specialist in ESL (English as a Second Language). The teachers enjoy working with students and making this a positive experience.

Homework Helpers is a free program, now in its third year. 

Creative Writing Workshop

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 4:00pm
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 4:00pm
Monday, November 17, 2014 - 4:00pm

Returning for Fall! Engage your senses, your creative expression, your rhythm and your language. No red pens, no grades, and no critiques.  First of a three-part series.  Explore and learn to actively see more than the obvious. Refreshments offered. Registration required. Ages 11 to 16 recommended. For more information, contact the library.

 

Bingo for Books

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

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

Fall Toddler Times with Mrs. B

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 11:00am
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 11:00am
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 11:00am
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 11:00am
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 11:00am
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 11:00am
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 11:00am
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 11:00am

Visit the library for Fall toddler stories and activities for children ages 2 ½ to 3 ½ accompanied by parent/caregiver. Registration required. Contact the library at 732-4274 for more information.

 

Fall Story Times with Mrs. B

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 10:00am

Join Mrs. B for exciting fall story times and activities at the library for children ages 3 ½ to K. Sessions run about 30 minutes. Registration required. Contact the library at 732-4274 for more information.

 

Pop-In Matinees

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

pop in movies

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

 

Drop-In Weekly Wednesday Story Times

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 11:00am

Wednesday Story Time

Visit the library for a fun filled drop-in story time.  For children ages 2 ½ and up. Contact the library for added information. No registration required.

 

Pop-In Matinees

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

pop in movies

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

 

Drop-In Weekly Wednesday Story Times

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 11:00am

Wednesday Story Time

Visit the library for a fun filled drop-in story time.  For children ages 2 ½ and up. Contact the library for added information. No registration required.

 

Homework Helpers

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 4:00pm
Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 4:00pm
Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 4:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 4:00pm
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 4:00pm
Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 4:00pm
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 4:00pm
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 4:00pm
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 4:00pm
Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 4:00pm

Former teachers will be in the East Pennsboro Branch to help students in grades 1st through 5th with homework assignments. Beginning at 4:00 pm every Thursday, students may drop by the Library for homework help.

Spring Into Fun

Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 6:30pm

Spring children’s activity hosted by Girl Scout Troops.  This program is recommended for ages 3 to 8.  Registration requested by contacting the library at 732-4274.

Spring Toddler Times with Mrs. B

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 11:00am
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 11:00am
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 11:00am
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 11:00am
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 11:00am
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 11:00am
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 11:00am
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 11:00am

Visit the library for spring toddler stories and activities for children ages 2 ½ to 3 ½ accompanied by parent/caregiver. Registration required. Contact the library at 732-4274 for more information.

Spring Story Times with Mrs. B

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 10:00am

Join Mrs. B for exciting spring story times and activities at the library for children ages 3 ½ to K. Sessions run about 30 minutes. Registration required. Contact the library at 732-4274 for more information.

Pop-In Matinees

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

pop in movies

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

 

Weekly Wednesday Story Times

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 11:00am

Wednesday Story Time

Visit the library for a fun filled drop-in story time.  For children ages 2 ½ and up. Contact the library for added information. No registration required.

 

Winter Story Times with Mrs. B

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 10:00am

Join Mrs. B for exciting winter story times and activities at the library for children ages 3 ½ to K. Sessions run about 30 minutes. Registration required. Contact the library at 732-4274 for more information.

Winter Toddler Times with Mrs. B

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 11:00am
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 11:00am
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 11:00am
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 11:00am
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 11:00am
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 11:00am

Visit the library for winter toddler stories and activities for children ages 2 ½ to 3 ½ accompanied by parent/caregiver. Registration required. Contact the library at 732-4274 for more information.

Holiday Toddler Times with Mrs. B

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 11:00am
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 11:00am
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 11:00am
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 11:00am

Visit the library for holiday toddler stories and activities for children ages 2 ½ to 3 ½ accompanied by parent/caregiver. Registration required. Contact the library at 732-4274 for more information.

Holiday Story Times with Mrs. B

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 10:00am
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 10:00am
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 10:00am
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 10:00am

Join Mrs. B for exciting holiday story times and activities at the library for children ages 3 ½ to K. Sessions run about 30 minutes. Registration required. Contact the library at 732-4274 for more information.

Homework Helpers

Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 4:00pm
Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 4:00pm
Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 4:00pm
Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 4:00pm
Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 4:00pm
Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 4:00pm

Former teachers will be in the East Pennsboro Branch to help students in grades 1st through 5th with homework assignments. Beginning at 4:00 pm every Thursday, students may drop by the Library for homework help. Please contact the East Pennsboro Branch Library for further information.This program is being sponsored by the Friends of the East Pennsboro Library and is free to the students.

Pop-In Matinees

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

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


 

Weekly Wednesday Story Times

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 11:00am
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 11:00am
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 11:00am
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 11:00am

Wednesday Story TimeVisit the library for a fun filled drop-in story time at the library.


For children ages 2 ½ and up, story times are held on Wednesdays at 11 am.


Contact the library at 732-4274 for added information. No registration required.


 

Drop-In Weekly Wednesday Story Times

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 11:00am
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 11:00am
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 11:00am
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 11:00am
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 11:00am
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 11:00am
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 11:00am
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 11:00am
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 11:00am
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 11:00am
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 11:00am
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 11:00am

Wednesday Story TimeVisit the library for a fun filled drop-in story time at the library.

 

For children ages 2 ½ and up, story times are held on Wednesdays at 11 am.

 

Contact the library at 732-4274 for added information. No registration required.

 

 

 

 

Bingo for Books

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

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

Fall Toddler Times with Mrs. B

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 11:00am
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 11:00am
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 11:00am
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 11:00am
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 11:00am
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 11:00am
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 11:00am
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 11:00am

Visit the library for fall toddler stories and activities for children ages 2 ½ to 3 ½ accompanied by parent/caregiver. Registration required. Contact the library at 732-4274 for more information.

Fall Story Times with Mrs. B

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 10:00am
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 10:00am
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 10:00am

Fall Story Times with Mrs. B (Sept 10 thru Oct 29) Tuesdays, September 10 at 10:00 am Join Mrs. B for exciting fall story times and activities at the library for children ages 3 ½ to K. Sessions run about 30 minutes. Registration required. Contact the library at 732-4274 for more information.

Pop-In Matinees

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

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

 

Drop-In Weekly Wednesday Story Times

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 11:00am
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 11:00am
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - 11:00am
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 11:00am
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 11:00am
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 11:00am
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 11:00am
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 11:00am
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 11:00am
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 11:00am
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 11:00am
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 11:00am
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 11:00am
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 11:00am

Wednesday Story TimeVisit the library for a fun filled drop-in story time at the library.

 

For children ages 2 ½ and up, story times are held on Wednesdays at 11 am.

 

Contact the library at 732-4274 for added information. No registration required.

 

 

 

 

Yo-Jo Visits East Pennsboro Branch!

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 1:30pm

Come meet a big, blue, wild and groovy creature – YoJo, a seven-foot living cartoon character! YoJo initially has a bad attitude about reading, but learns that reading can also be lots of fun. The show includes a short story from "The Prince and the Princess", in which YoJo acts out the part of the prince, and an audience member plays the role of the princess. All ages welcome. No registration necessary.

Pop-In Matinees

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

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

 

Drop-In Weekly Wednesday Story Times

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 11:00am

Wednesday Story Time

Visit the library for a fun filled drop-in story time.  For children ages 2 ½ and up. Contact the library for added information. No registration required.

 

Pop-In Weekly Family Movie Time

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

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Autumn Story Times with Mrs. B

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 10:00am

Join Mrs. B for exciting fall story times and activities at the library. Sessions run about 30 minutes. Registration required. Contact the library at 732-4274 for more information.

10:00 a.m.:  Children ages 3 1/2 to K; 11:00 a.m.:  Children 2 1/2 to 3 1/2, accompanied by an adult.

 

Homework Helpers

Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 4:00pm
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 4:00pm
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 4:00pm
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 4:00pm
Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 4:00pm
Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 4:00pm
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 4:00pm
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 4:00pm

"Homework Helpers" are available by appointment most Thursdays in the library from 4:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. during the school year. Teacher volunteers offer individualized tutoring for students in grades 1-5. Tutors will be available to direct each student's study and homework completion, research and report writing, and/or test review. Please call the library for more information.

 

Students, accompanied by an adult, should come to the Library prepared with their homework information, relevant textbooks, worksheets, directions, and supplies. A parent/responsible adult must stay in the library during the session and is welcome to consult with the tutor at the end of the session.

 

This year’s teachers include a specialist in ESL (English as a Second Language). The teachers enjoy working with students and making this a positive experience.

Homework Helpers is a free program, now in its third year. 

Drop-In Weekly Wednesday Story Times

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, December 23, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 11:00am

Wednesday Story Time

Visit the library for a fun filled drop-in story time.  For children ages 2 ½ and up. Contact the library for added information. No registration required.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Homework Helpers

Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 4:00pm
Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 4:00pm
Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 4:00pm
Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 4:00pm
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 4:00pm
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 4:00pm
Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 4:00pm
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 4:00pm

"Homework Helpers" are available by appointment most Thursdays in the library from 4:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. during the school year. Teacher volunteers offer individualized tutoring for students in grades 1-5. Tutors will be available to direct each student's study and homework completion, research and report writing, and/or test review. Please call the library for more information.

 

Students, accompanied by an adult, should come to the Library prepared with their homework information, relevant textbooks, worksheets, directions, and supplies. A parent/responsible adult must stay in the library during the session and is welcome to consult with the tutor at the end of the session.

 

This year’s teachers include a specialist in ESL (English as a Second Language). The teachers enjoy working with students and making this a positive experience.

Homework Helpers is a free program, now in its third year. 

Winter Story Time with Mrs. B

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 10:00am
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 10:00am
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 10:00am
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 10:00am
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 10:00am
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 10:00am
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 10:00am

Snowperson and owlsMrs. B will be offering 30-minute weekly winter story and activity times for children ages 2&1/2 to Kindergarten every Tuesday in January and February beginning January 12. Story time begins at 10am for children ages 3&1/2-K and at 11am for children ages 2&1/2-3&1/2.

Bedtime Story Time

Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 6:30pm
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 6:30pm

Image of moon and cover of Charlotte's Web by E.B. WhiteChildren ages 5-10 can join the library at 6:30pm on the last Thursday of January and February for a bedtime story chosen from among classic children's books. The series will begin with E.B. White's Charlotte's Web in January and February.

 

 

 

 

 

Homework Helpers

Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 4:00pm
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 4:00pm
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 4:00pm
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 4:00pm
Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 4:00pm
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 4:00pm
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 4:00pm
Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 4:00pm
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 4:00pm

Image of notebook with event information"Homework Helpers" are available by appointment most Thursdays in the library from 4:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. during the school year. Teacher volunteers offer individualized tutoring for students in grades 1-5. Tutors will be available to direct each student's study and homework completion, research and report writing, and/or test review. Please call the library at 732-4274 for more information.

 

Students, accompanied by an adult, should come to the library prepared with their homework information, relevant textbooks, worksheets, directions, and supplies. A parent/responsible adult must stay in the library during the session and is welcome to consult with the tutor at the end of the session.

 

This year’s teachers include a specialist in ESL (English as a Second Language). The teachers enjoy working with students and making this a positive experience.

Homework Helpers is a free program, now in its third year. 

Drop-In Weekly Wednesday Story Times

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 11:00am

Wednesday Story Time

Visit the library for a fun-filled story time for children ages 2 ½ and up. Contact the library for additional information at 732-4274. No registration required.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Story Time with Mrs. B

Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 10:00am
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 10:00am

Birds on branchesThis spring Mrs. B will be offering six weekly story and activity times for children ages 2&1/2 to Kindergarten. Story time begins at 10am for children ages 3&1/2-K and at 11am for children ages 2&1/2-3&1/2.

Bedtime Story Time

Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 6:30pm
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 6:30pm
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 6:30pm

Children ages 5-10 can join the library at 6:30pm on the last Thursday of the month for a bedtime story chosen from among classic children's books. The series will continue with E.B. White's Charlotte's Web. Please stop by the library or call 732-4274 to register.

 

 

 

 

 

Drop-In Weekly Wednesday Story Times

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 11:00am

Wednesday Story Time

Visit the library for a fun-filled story time for children ages 2 ½ and up. Contact the library for additional information at 732-4274. No registration required.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pop-In Weekly Afternoon Matinees at the Library

Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 1:00pm
Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 1:00pm
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 1:00pm
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 1:00pm
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 1:00pm
Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 1:00pm
Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 1:00pm
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 1:00pm
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 1:00pm

In June and July, children can enjoy a G or PG movie for free every Thursday at 1pm. Call the library at 732-4274 for a movie listing. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Summer Reading Club 2016 for Children- On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!

Monday, June 6, 2016 (All day)

Award ribbons and medalsOn Monday, June 6, registration opens for the summer reading club for children. Register on-line or stop by the library. Registration is open through July, but if you register June 6-10, you can receive an entry form to win one of four prizes. Children who sign up for a new library card during this time can also receive an entry form. Drawings will take place on June 13.

ScienceTellers- “Power & Energy”

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 1:30pm

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

The Great Holtzie

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 1:00pm

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

Grins & Grins Comedy Show

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 1:30pm

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

Give & Take Jugglers

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 1:00pm

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

 

 

 

 

Drop-In Weekly Wednesday Story Times

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 11:00am

Wednesday Story Time

Visit the library for a fun-filled story time for children ages 2 ½ and up. Contact the library for additional information at 732-4274. No registration required.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pop-In Weekly Family Movie

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Autumn Story Time with Mrs. B (September 13 through October 25)

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 10:00am
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 10:00am
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 10:00am

autumn leavesJoin Mrs. B for exciting story times and activities at the library for children ages 3 ½ to K at 10:00 am and children ages 2 ½ to 3 ½ at 11 am. Sessions run about 30 minutes. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Register by contacting the library at 732-4274.

 

 

 

 

 

Homework Helpers

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 4:00pm
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 4:00pm
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 4:00pm
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 4:00pm
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 4:00pm
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 4:00pm
Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 4:00pm

Image of notebook with event information

Call the library at 732-4274 to make an appointment for tutoring with one of our local retired teachers, who will assist you with your homework.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Movie

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 1:30pm

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

Holiday Story Time with Mrs. B (November 22 through December 20)

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 10:00am
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 10:00am
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 10:00am
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 10:00am

Join Mrs. B for holiday story times and activities at the library for children ages 3 ½ to K at 10:00 am and children ages 2 ½ to 3 ½ (accompanied by a parent/caregiver) at 11 am. Sessions run about 30 minutes. Register by contacting the library at 732-4274. 

 

Drop-In Weekly Wednesday Story Times

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, December 28, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 11:00am
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 11:00am
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 11:00am
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 11:00am
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 11:00am
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 11:00am
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 11:00am
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 11:00am

Wednesday Story Time

Visit the library for a fun-filled story time for children ages 2 ½ and up. Contact the library for additional information at 732-4274. No registration required.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bingo for Books

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

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

 

Winter Story Time with Mrs. B (January 10 through February 21)

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 10:00am
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 10:00am
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 10:00am
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 10:00am
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 10:00am
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 10:00am
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 10:00am

Join Mrs. B for exciting story times and activities at the library for children ages 3 ½ to K at 10 am and children ages 2 ½ to 3 ½ (accompanied by a parent/caregiver) at 11 am. Sessions run about 30 minutes. Register by contacting the library at 732-4274.

 

 

 

 

 

Winter Reading

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 6:00pm

Winter Reading for All Ages January 4 - March 31

 

It’s easy to participate! Pick up a Bingo card at the Circulation Desk. Read a book or complete an activity to finish a square on the card. These items should be age-appropriate for the person completing the card. Submit your completed Winter Reading Bingo card (five in a row) to the Library in order to be entered for one of our cool grand prizes!

Scented Pine Cone Craft

Monday, February 20, 2017 - 1:00pm

 

 

Patrons of all ages are welcome at the library for a winter pine cone craft! Decorate your pine cone and make it scented to accent any room. Vanilla essential oil provided. No registration necessary.

 

 

 

All Ages Card Case Decoration

Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 11:00am

 

For those who remember those old audio cassettes from the 1980s and for those who don't, come to the library to decorate a cassette case. They're great as holders for gift cards, credit cards, IDs and library cards, or even as a stand for your phone or other small device. Materials, including cases, provided. No registration necessary. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

 

 

 

Spring Story Time with Mrs. B (March 21 through April 25)

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 10:00am
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 10:00am

Join Mrs. B for exciting story times and activities at the library for children ages 3 ½ to K at 10:00 am and children ages 2 ½ to 3 ½ (accompanied by a parent/caregiver) at 11 am. Sessions run about 30 minutes. Register by contacting the library at 732-4274.

 

 

 

 

 

Bingo for Books

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

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

 

Wind Chime Craft

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:00pm

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

All Ages Clothespin Craft

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 11:00am

Saturday, March 25 at 11:00 am

 

Stop by the library to decorate a clothespin to use for notes and other small items. Paints, gemstones and other creative decorations will be provided. No registration necessary. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

 

 

 

 

Sciencetellers “Building: Tall Ships and Pirate Tales”

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 1:30pm
Ahoy! People don’t just build on land. They build on water, too! Set sail with us on a thrilling action-packed adventure about a crew of quirky pirates marooned on a desert island. With mutiny and high-tide looming, they must rescue their salty captain and find a way to construct a ship before all hope is lost … at sea! Planks, sails, rigging, rails... what else could building a pirate ship possibly take?!
 

Forgotten Friend Reptile Sanctuary

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 1:30pm

Our interactive shows are crawling with fun and laughter, presented by Forgotten Friend's herpetologist, author, photographer, and certified class clown, Jesse Rothacker. We bring learning to life with fifteen live snakes, lizards, turtles, and crocs. You'll meet reptiles from around the world, and a few from your own backyard! 

Magical Nick

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 1:30pm

Offering non-stop excitement with interactive magic and comedy where everyone becomes part of the experience. Magical Nick’s is a highly engaging show that kids absolutely love and will talk about for years.

Space Camp (June 28 & 29)

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 1:00pm
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 1:00pm

THIS PROGRAM IS FULL - WAITING LIST ONLY. Sun, moons, stars, and planets. Explore them all in our Space Camp for ages 5 to 8, with fun hands-on activities and your own Space Camp Lab Book to take home! Complete the entire Camp, and get a free book of science activities to keep!

All Ages Gratitude Rocks

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 1:00pm

Join us for rock painting at the library. Help to build a better world by showing your gratitude for somebody or something. Keep the rock for yourself as a reminder or give it to somebody as a thank you. Materials provided. No registration necessary. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

National Aquarium

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 1:30pm
National Aquarium Presents "The Rainforest." Investigate plant and animal interactions and adaptations for survival in the South American rain forest. Discover the importance of this unique habitat, threats to its survival and how to influence its future!

Maryland Science Center

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 1:30pm
Join the Maryland Science Center for high intensity fun focused around states of matter! Study the states of matter through demonstrations and experiments! Define matter and energy! Find out What's the Matter? 
 

Pizza Gardens

Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 10:00am

As a part of a Whitaker Grant, the Library will provide fun, interactive DIY STEM activities related to growing your own pizza garden. For ages 9 to 12, with an adult. Registration required starting May 10. Limit of 10 families (one potted pizza garden per family). All materials provided.

Can You Build It?

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 10:00am

If you like building, come to the library and see what architectural creations you can design! Build your own or collaborate with friends to make something awesome. Complete one of our building challenges! We'll have Keva Planks, Magna-Tiles, Legos, and more! Drop in anytime between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm. ALL AGES.

All Ages Sun Catcher

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 11:00am

Make a sun catcher with clear lid and colored gemstones to put in your window. Bring your own clear lid or use one of ours. Materials provided. No registration necessary. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Autumn Story Time with Mrs. B (Tuesdays September 12 through October 31)

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 10:00am
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 10:00am
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 10:00am

Join Mrs. B for exciting story times and activities at the library for children ages 3 ½ to K at 10:00 a.m. and children ages 2 ½ to 3 ½ (accompanied by a parent/caregiver) at 11 a.m.  Sessions run about 30 minutes. Contact the library at (717) 732-4274 for more information.

Bingo for Books

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

Fun for the whole family with children’s books as prizes. Register by contacting the library at 717-732-4274.

Holiday Story Time with Mrs. B (Tuesdays November 21 through December 12)

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 10:00am
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 10:00am
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 10:00am
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 10:00am

Join Mrs. B for holiday story times and activities at the library for children ages 3 ½ to K at 10:00 a.m. and children ages 2 ½ to 3 ½ (accompanied by a parent/caregiver) at 11 a.m. Sessions run about 30 minutes. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

Mrs. Claus Holiday Celebration

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 6:30pm

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

DIY Fleece Wreaths

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 1:00pm

Make a fleece wreath to hang on your door or to give as a gift. This program is a partnership with the Schaner Adult Center. All materials will be provided for those who register in advance. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274. 

Drive-In Movie

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 10:30am

Decorate a "car" with your family. Then sit in your car and enjoy a snack as you watch a short movie. All supplies and snacks provided. Recommended for ages 2 to 8 years old with an adult; older siblings welcome. No registration required.

Can You Build It?

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 1:00pm

If you like building, come to the library and see what architectural creations you can design! Build your own or collaborate with friends to make something awesome. Complete one of our building challenges! We'll have Keva Planks, Magna-Tiles, Legos, and more! Drop in anytime between 1:00 and 3:00 pm. Snacks provided. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Life-Size Candy Land

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 10:30am

Let's play Candy Land! Sign up as a family or a team to play our life-size candy quest! All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register for a time slot at the library starting February 1.

Candy Land House Extravaganza

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 1:00pm

Join us for our Candy Land House Extravaganza! You are challenged to create a spectacular Candy Land house using graham crackers, ice cream cones, cookies, candy, and frosting! All materials provided. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register at the library starting February 1. Registrants can stop by anytime between 1:00 and 5:00 pm.

Winter Story Time with Mrs. B (January 9 through February 27)

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 10:00am
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 10:00am
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 10:00am
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:00am
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 10:00am
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 10:00am
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 10:00am
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 10:00am

Join Mrs. B for exciting story times and activities at the library for children ages 2 ½ to K (accompanied by a parent/caregiver). Sessions run about 30 minutes. Register by contacting the library at 717-732-4274.

Bingo for Books

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 6:30pm

Fun for the whole family with children’s books as prizes. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

Winter Story Time with Mrs. B (January 9 through February 27)

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 11:00am

Join Mrs. B for exciting story times and activities at the library for children ages 2 ½ to K (accompanied by a parent/caregiver). Sessions run about 30 minutes. Register by contacting the library at 717-732-4274.

Pinecone Birdfeeders

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 1:00pm

Pinecone BirdfeederJoin us as we participate in Longwood Garden’s Community Read of The Tree Lady. Children ages 3 to 8 and their caregivers will hear stories and make pinecone birdfeeders. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

DIY Spring Crafts

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 1:00pm

Make a spring craft or two for yourself or to give as a gift. All materials will be provided for those who register in advance. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. This program is a partnership with the Schaner Adult Center. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274. 

STEM: Robots!

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 1:00pm

Try some hands-on STEM with the Dash and Dot Robots. This program is for ages 6 to 18; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register for a 30-minute time slot by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

STEM: Robots!

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 12:00pm

THIS PROGRAM IS FULL. Try some hands-on STEM with the Dash and Dot Robots. This program is for ages 6 to 18; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register for a 30-minute time slot by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

Spring Story Time with Mrs. B

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 10:00am
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 10:00am
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 10:00am

Join Mrs. B for story times and activities at the library for children ages 2 ½ to K. Choose either the 10:00 or 11:00 am session. Sessions run about 30 minutes. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

Spring Story Time with Mrs. B

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 11:00am

Join Mrs. B for story times and activities at the library for children ages 2 ½ to K. Choose either the 10:00 or 11:00 am session. Sessions run about 30 minutes. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

Bingo For Books

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 6:30pm

Bingo For BooksFun for the whole family with children’s books as prizes. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274. 

Friday Fun

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

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

 

1st Fridays: Trains

 

All Ages Libraries Rock Summer Learning Program

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 11:00am

Join us this summer for our Libraries Rock Summer Learning Program. Through books, games, musical experiences, and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) activities, participants will interact with music and sound in a wide variety of ways! Registration begins on Monday, June 4 at 11:00 am at the library or online. Be sure to pick up your reading log after you register!

Libraries Rock Summer Learning Program Kickoff & Steven Courtney

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 12:00pm

Join us from 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm as we kick off a rockin' good summer of reading, discovering, and learning for all ages! Starting at noon, enjoy a picnic and make your own instrument and your own library bag (all materials will be provided). Then at 1:30, come inside to enjoy the music of Steven Courtney. A Steven Courtney concert is a captivating experience for listeners of all ages!

Let's Paint!

Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 10:30am

Come paint with us to create a giant original work of art that will be displayed at the library. No painting skills required. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

Tape Town

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 2:00pm

Vroom, zoom, and chug around our tape town. You'll stop around our town to visit the train station, the zoo, the store, the construction zone, and other stations where you can build, play, and create. Bring your favorite car or train (6 inches or under please) or borrow one from the library. Drop in any time between 2:00 and 5:00 pm. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

Bingo for Books

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

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

Libraries Rock: Andrew’s Big Show

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 1:30pm

With physical comedy, juggling, circus tricks, yo-yos, audience participation and more, Andrew's high energy show will put you in a festive mood and add a spark to your whole day! Join us as Andrew rocks the Branch with his performance! All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by the Friends of East Pennsboro Library. No registration required.

Libraries Rock: Magical Nick - SLP

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 1:30pm

Offering non-stop excitement with interactive magic and comedy where everyone becomes part of the experience. Magical Nick’s is a highly engaging show that kids absolutely love and will talk about for years. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by the Friends of East Pennsboro Library. No registration required.

Patriotic Photo Scavenger Hunt!

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 11:00am

Stop by the library anytime this week to pick up your Patriotic Photo Scavenger Hunt. Gather some friends or family, follow the clues, take pictures, and come back to the library to show us your zany patriotic fun! All completed scavenger hunts will be entered to win a grand prize. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

Libraries Rock: Grins & Grins - SLP

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 1:30pm

The Grins & Grins Comedy Show is a fast-paced variety show that incorporates magic, ventriloquism, whip-cracking, "daring" feats of balance, circus skills and more to create a family-friendly show that is WAAAY more than just another juggling act! Ray brings incredible circus skills to the show, all the while trying to rein in Erin and her wacky antics. Together, they pack in a maximum of madcap madness that is guaranteed to please families, children and adults of all ages. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by the Friends of East Pennsboro Library.

Libraries Rock: Sciencetellers - SLP

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 1:30pm

Grab your spurs and journey with us to the Wild West, where a legendary bank-robbing outlaw is back in town, about to strike again! After the Sheriff mysteriously vanishes, two young kids must saddle up to foil the great heist—but not before stopping a runaway train, escaping an abandoned mine shaft and discovering how a mysterious piano can play an “instrumental” part in putting a rotten cowboy back behind bars.

Libraries Rock: Dancing Drum - SLP

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 1:30pm

Drumming Up World Music aims to inspire a spirit of adventure in students through international discovery, providing a well-rounded experience of the fascinating multicultural diversity of the world. Dancing Drum is based in New Orleans, so catch them while they're up North! All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by the Friends of East Pennsboro Library. No registration required.

Mr. Lemoncello's Great Library Escape Game

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 11:00am

Stop by the library anytime this week to play Mr. Lemoncello's Great Library Escape Game. Gather some friends or family and follow the clues throughout the library! When you've solved the riddle, come share your answer at the desk. All completed answers will be entered to win a grand prize. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

Let's Celebrate Your Favorite Book Character!

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 1:00pm

You've read great books this summer. Now come to the library dressed as your favorite book character! We will gather at the library and then parade through the building and outside grounds. Afterwards, we'll celebrate by enjoying some make-your-own ice cream sundaes! This program is a partnership with the Schaner Adult Center. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

Life-Size Hi Ho Cherry-O

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 1:00pm

Let's play Hi Ho Cherry-O! Sign up as a family or team for a time slot to play our life-size game. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

Let's Paint!

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 10:00am

Come paint with us to create a giant original work of art that will be displayed at the library. No painting skills required. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

Hands On!

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 11:30am
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 11:30am
Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 11:30am

Try some hands-on STEM! Stop by anytime between 11:30 am to 1:00 pm.

September 8--Keva Planks

October 13--Snap Circuits

November 17--Marble Runs

This program is for all ages; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

Hands On: STEM

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 2:30pm
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 2:30pm
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 2:30pm

Try some hands-on STEM! Stop by anytime between 2:30 to 4:00 pm.

September 24--Keva Planks

October 22--Snap Circuits

November 26--Marble Runs

This program is for all ages; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

Fall Story Time with Mrs. B

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 10:00am
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 10:00am
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 10:00am

Join Mrs. B for story times and activities at the library for children ages 2 ½ to K. Choose either the 10:00 or 11:00 am session. Sessions run about 30 minutes. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

Fall Story Time with Mrs. B

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 11:00am

Join Mrs. B for story times and activities at the library for children ages 2 ½ to K. Choose either the 10:00 or 11:00 am session. Sessions run about 30 minutes. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

Bingo for Books

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 6:30pm

Fun for the whole family with children’s books as prizes. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

Eat Well to Live Well for Kids

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 6:00pm

Calling all kids! Join Weis Dietitian Erin for a hands-on cooking experience where you’ll learn about the importance of healthful eating. Ideal for ages 4-12. Do you have food allergies? Let us know when you register. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

Preschoolers Make It & Take It

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 1:00pm
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 1:00pm
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 1:00pm

Children ages 3 to 6 and their caregivers will hear stories, sing songs, and do activities related to that day's theme.

September 24--Things that Go!

October 22--The Zoo

November 26--Whose Shoes?

During the program, caregivers will have an opportunity to make a related busy bag activity to take home. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

Book Spine Poems

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 11:00am

Stop by the library anytime this week to create a Book Spine Poem in honor of Teen Read Week. All completed poems will be entered to win a grand prize. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

DIY Kindness Jars

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 1:00pm

RESCHEDULED from November 15: Drop in anytime between 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm to make a Kindness Jar for yourself or to give as a gift. All materials will be provided for those who register in advance. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. This program is a partnership with the Schaner Adult Center. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

Holiday Story Time with Mrs. B

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 10:00am
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 10:00am
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 10:00am
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 10:00am

Join Mrs. B for story times and activities at the library for children ages 2 ½ to K. Choose either the 10:00 or 11:00 am session. Sessions run about 30 minutes. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

Holiday Story Time with Mrs. B

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 11:00am

Join Mrs. B for story times and activities at the library for children ages 2 ½ to K. Choose either the 10:00 or 11:00 am session. Sessions run about 30 minutes. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

DIY Glittery Gifts

Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 12:00pm

Drop in anytime between 12:00 pm and 1:30 pm to make a Glittery Gift for yourself or to give as a gift. All materials will be provided for those who register in advance. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

Christmas Lights Photo Scavenger Hunt

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 10:00am

Stop by the library anytime from Thursday, December 13, through Friday, December 28, to pick up your Christmas Lights Photo Scavenger Hunt. Gather some friends or family, follow the clues, take pictures, and come back to the library to show us your zany holiday fun! All completed scavenger hunts will be entered to win a grand prize. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

Noon Year's Eve Party!

Saturday, December 29, 2018 - 11:00am

Come celebrate the coming of 2019 with us as we count down to NOON with activities for the whole family. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

Raising Readers Story Time

Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 11:00am
Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 11:00am
Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 11:00am

Young children and their caregivers will hear stories, sing songs, and do activities related to that day's theme. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

Bingo For Books

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 6:30pm

Fun for the whole family with children’s books as prizes. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

Santa Story Time

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 10:00am

Young children and their caregivers will hear stories, sing songs, and do activities related to cookies! A special visitor will be stopping by to enjoy some cookies and juice with us: bring your wish list. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

Craftapalooza

Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 12:00pm

We are putting out all kinds of craft supplies, so bring your creativity. Drop in anytime between 12:00 pm and 1:30 pm to make a one-of-a-kind creation that you can take home. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

Hands On: STEM

Monday, January 28, 2019 - 2:30pm
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 2:30pm

Drop in any time between 2:30 pm and 5:00 pm to try some hands-on STEM. 

January 28--Coding (e.g. Code-a-piller, Dash, Osmo, etc.)

February 25--Building (e.g. Lego WeDo, K'nex, etc.)

This program is for all ages; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Winter Story Time with Mrs. B.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:00am
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 10:00am
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 10:00am
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 10:00am
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 10:00am
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 10:00am
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 10:00am

Join Mrs. B for story times and activities at the library for children ages 2 ½ to K. Choose either the 10:00 or 11:00 am session. Sessions run about 30 minutes. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274. NOTE: Due to weather, the Tuesday, February 12 story time at 10:00 am has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 14 at 10:00 am (there will be no 11:00 am story time on February 14).

Winter Story Time with Mrs. B.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 11:00am
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 11:00am
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 11:00am
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 11:00am

Join Mrs. B for story times and activities at the library for children ages 2 ½ to K. Choose either the 10:00 or 11:00 am session. Sessions run about 30 minutes. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

Preschoolers Make It & Take It

Monday, January 28, 2019 - 1:00pm
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 1:00pm

Children ages 3 to 6 and their caregivers will hear stories, sing songs, and do activities related to that day's theme.

January 28--All about You!

February 25--Trains

During the program, caregivers will have an opportunity to make a related busy bag activity to take home. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

DIY Book Hideaway

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 1:00pm

Make a book hideaway for yourself or to give as a gift. All materials will be provided for those who register in advance. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. This program is a partnership with the Schaner Adult Center. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

Driving Trains

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 11:00am

Decorate a "train" with your family. Then sit in your train and enjoy a snack as you listen to books about trains. All supplies and snacks provided. Recommended for ages 2 to 8 years old with an adult; siblings welcome. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

Train Town!

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 11:00am

Vroom, zoom, and chug around our train town. You'll stop around town to visit the train station, the zoo, and other stations where you can build, play, and create. Bring your favorite train car (6 inches or under please) or borrow one from the library. Drop in any time between 11:00 am to 1:30 pm. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

DIY Days

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 2:30pm

Join us to make a DIY Craft for yourself or to give to someone else. All materials will be provided for those who register in advance.

Monday, March 25—DIY Tote Bag

Saturday, April 13—DIY Garden Décor

Monday, May 13—Craftapalooza II

All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

DIY Days

Monday, May 13, 2019 - 2:30pm

Join us to make a DIY Craft for yourself or to give to someone else. All materials will be provided for those who register in advance.

Monday, March 25—DIY Tote Bag

Saturday, April 13—DIY Garden Décor

Monday, May 13—Craftapalooza II

All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

DIY Days

Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 12:30pm

Join us to make a DIY Craft for yourself or to give to someone else. All materials will be provided for those who register in advance.

Monday, March 25—DIY Tote Bag

Saturday, April 13—DIY Garden Décor (This program is part of The 2019 Longwood Gardens Community Read)

Monday, May 13—Craftapalooza II

All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

Spring Story Time with Mrs. B.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 10:00am
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 10:00am
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 10:00am

Join Mrs. B for story times and activities at the library for children ages 2 ½ to K. Choose either the 10:00 or 11:00 am session. Sessions run about 30 minutes. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

Spring Story Time with Mrs. B.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 11:00am
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 11:00am
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 11:00am
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 11:00am
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 11:00am
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 11:00am
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 11:00am
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 11:00am

Join Mrs. B for story times and activities at the library for children ages 2 ½ to K. Choose either the 10:00 or 11:00 am session. Sessions run about 30 minutes. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

Bingo For Books

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 6:30pm

Fun for the whole family with children’s books as prizes. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

Baby Story Time

Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 10:00am
Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 10:00am
Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 10:00am

Babies and their caregivers will hear stories, sing songs, and do activities related to that day's theme. The program on Saturday April 13 is part of The 2019 Longwood Gardens Community Read. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

Raising Readers Story Time

Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 11:00am
Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 11:00am
Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 11:00am

Young children and their caregivers will hear stories, sing songs, and do activities related to that day's theme. The program on Saturday April 13 is part of The 2019 Longwood Gardens Community Read. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274. 

Hands On: STEM

Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 12:30pm

Try some hands-on STEM!

Saturday, March 23—Zometool Challenge

Monday, April 22—Egg Drop

Saturday, May 4—Bee-Bots, Code-a-pillars, & Hex Bugs, Oh My!

This program is for all ages; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

Hands On: STEM

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 12:30pm

Try some hands-on STEM!

Saturday, March 23—Zometool Challenge

Monday, April 22—Egg Drop

Saturday, May 4—Bee-Bots, Code-a-pillars, & Hex Bugs, Oh My!

This program is for all ages; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

Hands On: STEM

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 2:30pm

Try some hands-on STEM!

Saturday, March 23—Zometool Challenge

Monday, April 22—Egg Drop

Saturday, May 4—Bee-Bots, Code-a-pillars, & Hex Bugs, Oh My!

This program is for all ages; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

Preschoolers Make It & Take It

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 1:00pm
Monday, April 22, 2019 - 1:00pm
Monday, May 13, 2019 - 1:00pm

Children ages 3 to 6 and their caregivers will hear stories, sing songs, and do activities related to that day's theme.

March 25—Weather

April 22—Eggstravaganza

May 13—Nursery Rhymes

During the program, caregivers will have an opportunity to make a related busy bag activity to take home. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

Family Play Time (formerly Stay and Play)

Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 6:00pm

A time for children and adults to have uninterrupted play time.  Children have the opportunity to play with toys in several developmental areas such as fine and gross motor, dramatic play, blocks, books, music and more! It’s also a time for parents to meet and socialize. We will not have an art experience or resource person like in Family Play Workshop. Children ages 1 to 31/2 and siblings birth to 5 are welcome.

Family Play Time (formerly Stay and Play)

Friday, March 4, 2016 - 9:30am

A time for children and adults to have uninterrupted play time.  Children have the opportunity to play with toys in several developmental areas such as fine and gross motor, dramatic play, blocks, books, music and more! It’s also a time for parents to meet and socialize. We will not have an art experience or resource person like in Family Play Workshop. Children ages 1 to 31/2 and siblings birth to 5 are welcome.

Youth Chess Night

Friday, March 4, 2016 - 6:30pm
Friday, April 1, 2016 - 6:30pm
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 6:30pm

Volunteers from the Harrisburg/West Shore Chess Club will be on hand to assist young chess players and match up competitors with equal skill level. Ages 7-13. Participants are asked to bring a chess set if possible but not required. No registration required.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Story Time and Music Therapy by Sovia Therapy - On the Farm!

Saturday, March 5, 2016 - 3:30pm

Join Sovia Therapy at this Story Time and Music Class designed for all children, including those who may have challenges with traditional story times and/or have developmental delays.  Sensory play, read aloud stories, music and ASL interpretation will all be a part of the program, which will take place in a no ‘shush’ zone.

Lego Workshop

Sunday, March 20, 2016 - 2:00pm

Exercise your imagination to create items using Legos.  Attempt to meet various design elements in team and individual projects to see who can come up with creative, innovative designs or even something that will just work! For grades 4 – 6 with registration starting March 6.

READ to Dogs

Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 6:30pm
Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 6:30pm
Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 6:30pm

Specially trained dogs will be at the library to listen to children read aloud. This program is helpful to children who may be shy or reluctant to read aloud.  Children should bring along a book of their own choosing. For readers to age 12 with registration starting two weeks prior.  

 

 

 

 

Drop-In Story Time

Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 7:00pm
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 7:00pm

Drop-in story time with stories, flannel boards, songs and fingerplays provides a fun experience at the library.  For ages 3 years and up with no registration necessary.

 

Drop-In Story Time

Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 7:00pm
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 7:00pm
Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 7:00pm
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 7:00pm

Drop-in story time with stories, flannel boards, songs and fingerplays provides a fun experience at the library.  For ages 3 years and up with no registration necessary.

 

Meet and Play (for New Parents) (formerly Let Them Play)

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 9:30am
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 9:30am
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 9:30am

Parents and children ages birth - 3 years are invited to meet once a month in a play group setting to chat and share experiences with other new parents.  Toys will be provided for children. Come make new friends and form important partnerships with other parents experiencing the same challenges. Meets one Wednesday morning per month. No registration necessary. Sponsored by Centric Bank, Davis Vision Inc. and M&T Bank.

 

Meet and Play (for Grandparents) (formerly Let Them Play)

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 9:30am
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 9:30am
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 9:30am

Grandparents play an important role in the lives of children and it's not always easy. Bring your grandchildren to the library for a morning of play and fun. Relax and socialize while meeting other grandparents.  Toys will be provided for children to play. Meets one Wednesday morning a month. (Ages 1- 4). No registration required. Sponsored by Centric Bank, Davis Vision Inc. and M&T Bank.

 

Block Parties @ Fredricksen!

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 9:30am
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 9:30am
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 9:30am
Fredricksen Library has received materials from The Office of Commonwealth Libraries to start a series of Block Play Parties for young children (3-6 years) and their adults through the Cruise into Kindergarten program grant.  Blocks offer children an almost infinite variety of opportunities to express themselves, from constructing simple designs to veritable engineering feats of bridge building.

Kids and Companions Book Club

Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 6:30pm

We love talking with you about books, and we’ve met many of you who love talking about books too!  Join us for great reads and conversation!  Kids and an adult they want to bring along will be reading and talking about books together.  We’ll be meeting on the third Thursday of the month in the children’s library to share a book, a snack, and our ideas and opinions.  Register March 3, April 7 and May 5. Book selections: March - The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate, April - Matilda by Roald Dahl, May - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K. Rowling.

 

Fred's Cover to Cover Tween Book Club

Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 1:45pm

We love talking with you about books, and we’ve met many of you who love talking about books too!  Join us for great reads and conversation!  We’ll be meeting on the third Thursday of the month in the children’s library to share a book, a snack, and our ideas and opinions.  Register March 3, April 7 and May 5. Book selections: March - The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate, April - Matilda by Roald Dahl, May – Bud, not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis

 

American Girl Doll Book Club for 1st & 2nd graders

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 4:30pm
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 4:30pm
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 4:30pm

The American Girl Doll Book Club will meet and discuss a different doll and her book each month.  Please read the book prior to attending; dolls are welcome but not required. Snack and craft included. Register once for all three sessions starting March 1 for grades 1 & 2.

March - Kirsten

April - Addy

May - Samantha

 

American Girl Doll Book Club for 3rd and 4th graders

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 4:30pm
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 4:30pm
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 4:30pm

The American Girl Doll Book Club will meet and discuss a different doll and her book each month.  Please read the book prior to attending; dolls are welcome but not required. Snack and craft included. Register once for all three sessions starting March 2 for grades 3 & 4.

March - Kirsten

April - Addy

May - Samantha

 

Family Play Workshop (formerly Parent/Child Workshop)

Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 6:30pm
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 6:30pm
Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 6:30pm
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 6:30pm
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 6:30pm

Family Play Workshop is a five week program at the Fredricksen Library that invites parents, grandparents or caregivers and their children ages 1 - 3.5 years to join us for playtime, relaxation, socialization and to develop new skills. Participants will also have the opportunity to meet with local resource professionals during each session on a variety of topics including child development, nutrition, speech, language and hearing and more!  Registration begins March 3 and space is limited.  All participants are encouraged to have a library card. Sponsored by Centric Bank, Davis Vision Inc., Giant Foods and M&T Bank.