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Tuesday September 2, 2014 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-687-1124   
   

Designed for children aged birth to 24 months, infant storytime consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM PreSchool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

PreSchool Storytime. Every Tuesday at 10:00 am.  Ages 4 and 5 (including Kindergarten). Storytime with fingerplays and craft.  Please call 610-622-8091 with any questions you may have.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-687-1124   
   

Designed for children aged birth to 24 months, infant storytime consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_book_red 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Read-Ercise with Toddlers Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   (610) 566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

In this Toddler story time, kids act out the books as they are being read, making them feel part of the story!  Stories, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, and toys help toddlers learn and love to read! 

Registration is NOT required.

(Children learn best through role modeling. Caregivers are asked to be great role models and be attentive and engaged in the story time. Side conversations can take place during free play. Thanks!)

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Aston Tuesday Fall Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Programs   610-494-5877   children@astonlibrary.org
   

Recommended for ages 3-5, storytime has a new theme, activity and books each week to engage kids in reading!  Tuesday and Thursday Aston storytimes are two sessions of the same program.

THIS WILL BE A MUSIC AND MOVEMENT STORYTIME WITH AMY OF JITTERBUGS MUSIC!

PLEASE CLICK HERE AND REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAM!

 

    Location: Aston Public Library
 
anim_dog1 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Our Own Stories Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

In this nontraditional Preschool Story Time, books are read to preschoolers who love to read!  Songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and toys are used to help kids learn and love to read.  At the end of story time the kids are invited to put laminated pieces on a scene board and tell everyone their story that they created.  A great way to encourage imagination, creativity, and story-building!

Registration is NOT required.

(Children learn best through role modeling. Caregivers are asked to be great role models and be attentive and engaged in the story time. Side conversations can take place during free play. Thanks!)

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
rec_aerobics 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Aston Tuesday Chair Yoga Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Aston Library   610-494-5877   hello@astonlibrary.org
   

"Chair Yoga" is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting in a chair or standing, using a chair for support.  It is appropriate for adults of all shapes, sizes, ages and genders.

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_twodancers 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM KIDS MOVE Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: LaKesha Logan   610-494-3454   
   

Ages 7 & up.  DANCE, LITERACY AND MOVEMENT! 

Join us for Tuesday evening for family fun with Music, Movement & Literacy.  Be sure to sign up for library cards and check out the latest in Asult and Children Collections as well!

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
Wednesday September 3, 2014 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 ~~ AFTER SCHOOL FUN ~~ Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUSAN BORDERS   610 586 7310   
   

            ** AFTER SCHOOL FUN **
After a tough day at school, your kids need to unwind and to have fun. We have many crafts, games, and all manner of Fun Activities to help your kids to relax. Come to the library and have fun!
                           

    Location: Darby Free Library
 
anim_bee.GIF 10:00 AM Bookin' with Babies Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages birth to 2 years. Older siblings are always welcome. Join us for developmentally appropriate books, songs & rhymes, The story time lasts about 20 minutes, followed by playtime.  We encourage all children to participate at their level and ability. Please let the children's librarian know what she can do to make your library visit successful. NO registration requred.

    Location: Newtown Public Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-534-0693   
   

Designed for children aged birth to 24 months, infant storytime consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

 

    Location: Norwood Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_familytree 10:15 AM  -  11:45 AM Genealogy Research Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura   610-566-7828   mireference@delcolibraries.org
   

Genealogy Research Workshops
Beginner and Intermediate Levels
Come in the library to make use of the Ancestry.com Library Edition and get help with your research. Discuss your research, share tips and ideas, and get help breaking through those research brick walls. 


Please bring your own laptop if you have one!!

If you have any questions please call Laura at 610-566-7828 or email mireference@delcolibraries.org

 


 

MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
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DELCO/delco_2011_KidsSRC 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM ** STORY TIME ** Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUSAN BORDERS   610 586 7310   
   

Children love to hear stories. Stories excite the imaginations of children. They expand children's minds. Our Story Tellers will enchant your kids! Bring them for a great morning of Fun!
                      

 

    Location: Darby Free Library
 
rec_walking-hiker 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM INDOOR WALKING CLUB Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joanne Simone   610-494-3454   
   

Twice a week on Wednesdays and Fridays we take steps towards healthy living.  We will complete walking videos in the Community Room on our big screen TV!  Please wear sneakers and comfortable clothing.  Before beginning any exercise program, please check with your doctor.

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:15 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-734-7649   
   

Designed for children aged birth to 24 months, infant storytime consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

    Location: Upper Darby Municipal Branch
        There are many spaces available.
 
rec_knitting 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM NWIC-Needle Works in Chester Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   610-494-3454   
   

Ten years and still going strong.  The Needle Works in Chester Club meets in the library on Wednesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 8 pm.  Ms. Naomi Jay is your host .  Your potential talents.  Crocheting, knitting, embroidery, hand sewing, and crewel are offered.  New members are welcome.

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
 
rec_games 6:00 PM  -  8:50 PM Tabletop Gaming Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Tabletop Gaming Every Wednesday from 6 - 8:50 pmTeens as well as adults are welcome to play.  Enjoy an evening playing the latest board games with others who share your enthusiasm.  The library has at least 25 different games so you are bound to find a game to meet your challenge and interest.  Please call Primos Library at 610-622-8091 with any questions you may have.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
nat_stars 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajama Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Pajama Story Time

Wednesdays @ 6:30pm

September 3 & 24

Come to the library to listen to stories, sing songs, dance, and play to get ready for bed! All ages are invited. Come dressed in your PJs!

Registration is not required.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
ent_filmproj 7:00 PM Film Movement Presents Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Marple Public Library   610-356-1510   marple@delcolibraries.org
   

Marple Public Library presents a first-run, award-winning, independent film on the first Wedesday of each month at 7:00 PM.  All films have English subtitles and are shown in the lower level meeting room.  

Registration is not required and the event is free.

September's film is Lucky                                          LUCKY DVD & Online Streaming

Synopsis

How could a recently orphaned, 10-year old homeless South African boy ever be called Lucky? Over the grave of his dead mother, Lucky makes a promise to make something of himself. Leaving the security of his remote Zulu village for the big city with the hope of going to school, he arrives on the doorstep of an uncle who has no use for him. Lucky then falls in with Padma, an elderly Indian woman with an inherent fear of Africans, who takes him in as she would a stray dog. Together, unable to speak each other's language, they develop an unlikely bond. Through an odyssey marked by greed, violence, and, ultimately, belonging, Lucky shows how a child's spirit can bring out decency, humility and even love in adults struggling to survive in the new South Africa.

In Zulu, Hindi and English with English subtitles.

http://www.marplelibrary.org    
    Location: Marple Public Library
Thursday September 4, 2014 Go To Top
nat_stars2 >> MOVIE TIME << Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUSAN BORDERS   610 586 7310   
   

At 4:00 P.M. every Thursday, we offer free movies for the kids. Children always have a great time at these shows.We supply the Popcorn and Fun; you bring the refreshments.
                                                                                      

    Location: Darby Free Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Aston Thursday Fall Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Programs    610-494-5877   children@astonlibrary.org
   

Recommended for ages 3-5, storytime has a new theme, activity and books each week to engage kids in reading!  Tuesday and Thursday Aston storytimes are two sessions of the same program.

THIS WILL BE A MUSIC AND MOVEMENT STORYTIME WITH AMY OF JITTERBUGS MUSIC!

PLEASE CLICK HERE AND REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAM!

 

    Location: Aston Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Mother Goose Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Mother Goose Storytime. Infants through 3 years of age.  Every Thursday at 10:30 am. Storytime with rhymes and songs plus play time at the end.  Caregivers must stay with the child or children.  Please call Primos library at 610-622-8091 for more information.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-356-1510   
   

Designed for children ages 2 to 3 and their caregivers, toddler storytime consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

    Location: Marple Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
anim_bee.GIF 1:30 PM Preschool Fun! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 3.5 to 5.5 years. Younger/older siblings are always welcome. Join us for developmentally appropriate stories, songs & games, followed by a simple art project & playtime! We encourage all children to participate at their level & ability. Please let the children's librarian know what she can do to make your library experience enjoyable. NO registration required.

    Location: Newtown Public Library
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rec_chess_knight 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Chess Club

Thursday, September 4th @ 4pm

Bring your friends or make some new ones and challenge one another in chess--the game of strategy that's the world's most played board game!!! The library will bust out its boards and pieces, you bring the good sportsmanship.

Registration is not required. For kids & adults that know how to play.

 
misc_none 6:15 PM  -  8:30 PM Arts and Needles Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610 534-0693   nodirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Join the Arts and Needles Group every Thursday; work on your own pattern or work on a group project.

Norwood Public Library    
    Location: Norwood Public Library
Friday September 5, 2014 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-583-7207   
   

Designed for children aged birth to 24 months, infant storytime consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

    Location: Ridley Park Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
rec_knitting 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Tea & Stitch Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Christine Faris   610-446-3082   faris@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Join us with your knitting, crocheting, counted cross stitch, quilting, or other handwork specialty and have a cup of tea.  Tea & Stitch is a program that has met every Friday for 11 years bringing all ages together who enjoy the needle arts.  Beginner or experienced, don't miss this extraordinary program!  No registration required.  Bring a friend or meet new ones! 

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
lib_book_sale 10:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Friends of the Middletown Free Library HUGE Book Sale Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Payne   610-908-9843   carlapayne@yahoo.com
   

Help support the Middletown Free Library by stopping by the Friends of the Middletown Free Library HUGE Book Sale

There are over 60,000 books & more!

Used to New condition & sorted by category & popular authors.

Located in the Center Court of the Granite Run Mall (1067 W Baltimore Pike, Media, PA 19063)

 

Friday, September 5
10 am to 9 pm
Hardcover - $2
Paperback  - $1
 
Saturday, September 6
10 am to 9 pm
1/2 Price Day!
 
*Sunday, September 7
11 am to 5 pm
$5 BAG DAY!!!
*prices may vary on select premium books and items
 
If interested in volunteering to help set up on Thursday night, sell books during the sale or to help clean up on Sunday night please email Carla Payne at carlapayne@yahoo.com
 
MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_quilt 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Community Quilting Bee Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura   610-566-7828   mireference@delcolibraries.org
   

Community Quilting Bee Sessions

Be Crafty and Help Your Library!

This Summer we at the Middletown Free Library will be learning to make yo-yos quilt pieces that will be sewed together to make a beautiful community quilt to be auctioned off to raise money for the Library.

The quilting pieces are very easy to make! We will be hosting weekly quilting sessions throughout the summer where you can come in and work on the quilt while socializing with your friends and fellow Library patrons.

You are also welcome to bring some fabric home with you to work on at home. It’s a perfect task to do while watching TV.

Friday mornings @ 10:30 AM  

Fabric, needles, and thread are provided, but donations are always appreciated! : ) 

For more information please either call 610-566-7828 or email Laura at mireference@delcolibraries.org

MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-521-9344   
   

Designed for children ages 2 to 3 and their caregivers, toddler storytimes consist of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

    Location: Tinicum Memorial Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
rec_walking-hiker 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM INDOOR WALKING CLUB Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joanne Simone   610-494-3454   
   

Twice a week on Wednesdays and Fridays we take steps towards healthy living.  We will complete walking videos in the Community Room on our big screen TV!  Please wear sneakers and comfortable clothing.  Before beginning any exercise program, please check with your doctor.

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
 
misc_none 1:30 PM Friday Fine Film: Saving Mr. Banks Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Pam Sedor   610-687-1124 x62   psedor@radnorlibrary.org
   

Author P.L. Travers reflects on her childhood after reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen.  Starring Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson.  125 minutes.  PG-13.

Upcoming Programs for Adults    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
ent_filmproj 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM First Friday Flick-The Monuments Men Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Christine Faris   610-446-3082   faris@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Join us for the First Friday Flick at the Haverford Township Free Library in the community room on the lower level.  Popcorn served-feel free to bring dinner, snack, beverage and enjoy a movie!

This month we are showing recently released The Monuments Men, directed and cowritten by George Clooney, starring George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman and Cate Blanchett.

Runtime:  112 minutes

Rated:  PG-13

 

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
Saturday September 6, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_sale 10:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Friends of the Middletown Free Library HUGE Book Sale Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Payne   610-908-9843   carlapayne@yahoo.com
   

Help support the Middletown Free Library by stopping by the Friends of the Middletown Free Library HUGE Book Sale

There are over 60,000 books & more!

Used to New condition & sorted by category & popular authors.

Located in the Center Court of the Granite Run Mall (1067 W Baltimore Pike, Media, PA 19063)

 

Friday, September 5
10 am to 9 pm
Hardcover - $2
Paperback  - $1
 
Saturday, September 6
10 am to 9 pm
1/2 Price Day!
 
*Sunday, September 7
11 am to 5 pm
$5 BAG DAY!!!
*prices may vary on select premium books and items
 
If interested in volunteering to help set up on Thursday night, sell books during the sale or to help clean up on Sunday night please email Carla Payne at carlapayne@yahoo.com
 
MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
lib_book3 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys Reading and Discussion Series Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura   610-566-7828   mireference@delcolibraries.org
   

Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys "Pathways of Faith"

A scholar-led reading and discussion program

The Middletown Free Library has received another grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association (ALA) to host a five-part reading and discussion series titled “Let’s Talk About It: Muslim Journeys". This Fall we will be exploring the theme of "Pathways of Faith" by reading and discussing the following books: 

The Children of Abraham: Judaism, Christianity, Islam by F. E. Peters,  Muhammad: A Very Short Introduction by Jonathan A. C. Brown, The Story of the Qur'an: Its History and Place in Muslim Life by Ingrid Mattson, The Art of Hajj by Venetia Porter, and Rumi: Poet and Mystic edited and translated by Reynold A. Nicholson.

Dr. David Johnston will be leading the discussions and giving a short lecture at each sessions on a topic relating to the theme and book being discussed that day. 

The first book to be read and discussed is The Children of Abraham: Judaism, Christianity, Islam by F. E. Peters on Saturday, September 6th @ 1 PM.

Copies of the books are available to borrow by contacting Laura at mireference@delcolibraries.org or by calling 610-566-7828. 

*** Registration is Required!! ***

To register or for more info contact Laura at 610-566-7828 or email mireference@delcolibraries.org

Middletown Free Library is located at 21 N. Pennell Rd., Lima, PA 19037

Let’s Talk About It: Muslim Journeys, a reading and discussion series, has been made possible through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities in cooperation with the American Library Association.
 

MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
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Sunday September 7, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_sale 11:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Friends of the Middletown Free Library HUGE Book Sale Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Payne   610-908-9843   carlapayne@yahoo.com
   

Help support the Middletown Free Library by stopping by the Friends of the Middletown Free Library HUGE Book Sale

There are over 60,000 books & more!

Used to New condition & sorted by category & popular authors.

Located in the Center Court of the Granite Run Mall (1067 W Baltimore Pike, Media, PA 19063)

 

Friday, September 5
10 am to 9 pm
Hardcover - $2
Paperback  - $1
 
Saturday, September 6
10 am to 9 pm
1/2 Price Day!
 
*Sunday, September 7
11 am to 5 pm
$5 BAG DAY!!!
*prices may vary on select premium books and items
 
If interested in volunteering to help set up on Thursday night, sell books during the sale or to help clean up on Sunday night please email Carla Payne at carlapayne@yahoo.com
 
MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Baseball's White Elephants: Connie Mack and the Philadelphia Athletics - Rescheduled from June! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Bear Shannon   610-446-3082 ext 216   shannon@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Of all the professional sports teams ever to play in the City of Brotherly Love, Connie Mack’s Athletics remain the most successful – and frustrating. 

Join us as baseball historian William Kashatus, explores Mack’s talented and comedic teams, from the early days of the American League, through the glory years and final decade in Philadelphia.

This program is free and open to the public.  No registration required.

 

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Truck Zoo! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

The Radnor Recreation Department & Radnor Memorial Library are teaming up to deliver the second annual Radnor Truck Zoo, held in the South Wayne municipal parking lot from 2:00-5:00pm (rain date: September 14). This is a family-friendly event where kids can climb in and experience hands on real-life fire engines, police cars, construction trucks and more! Other activities include children’s storytimes, crafts, entertainment, snacks, giveaways, and more! Fun for all ages and free for the community to attend!

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
Monday September 8, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 AM  -  8:00 PM Cookbook Club: Moosewood Restaurant Favorites Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Bear Shannon   610-446-3082 ext 216   shannon@haverfordlibrary.org
   

We’re giving “book club” a new meaning!

Join us for The Cookbook Club and sample recipes from a selected cookbook. Each participant should prepare a recipe of your choice from this month’s selection, Moosewood Restaurant Favorites and bring it to the club to share.

The Cookbook Club meets the 2nd Monday of each month.

Stop by the Reference Desk to browse this month’s selection Moosewood Restaurant Favorites , select a recipe, and sign up for the club. Make a free copy of your recipe and get ready to cook!  

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-687-1124   
   

Designed for children ages 2 to 3 and their caregivers, toddler storytimes consist of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
anim_penguin 10:00 AM Creative Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Springfield Township Library   610-543-2113   
   

For children from birth to 2 years old and their caregivers this lively program introduces your little one to rhythm, language, and reading through finger plays, clapping and tickle rhymes, songs, puppets, and books in a nurturing and fun environment. The total program is 15 to 20 minutes long followed by a playtime with a variety of age appropriate toys.

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
z_cust_lawpl-readtome 10:00 AM  -  10:35 AM Infant Story Time with Ms. Dee Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Programs   610-494-5877   children@astonlibrary.org
   

Lapsit storytime for ages birth-24 months, with caregiver.  Stories, music, parachute, and bubbles, followed by 15 minutes of play time.

REGISTER ONLINE BY CLICKING HERE AND SUBMITTING THE FORM!

    Location: Aston Public Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Socrates Cafe Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Bridgette   610-356-1510   mareference@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for a fresh taste of philosophy at the Socrates Cafe. Based on the book Socrates Cafe by Christopher Phillips. Join us for open and enlightening discussions. Light refreshments are provided. No registation required.

Please note that this meeting date is a change from the original date, which was set for Tuesday, September 2.

 

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Movers & Shakers Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Movers and Shakers is a 20-30 minute program for 2 and 3 year olds and a caregiver with Ms. Anny and Ms. Shannon. The program provides wiggles and giggles for all! We'll share age-appropriate books and enjoy rhymes and songs.

Purpose of the Program: To stimulate the brain, increase phonological awareness, provide language and vocabulary development, and provide an alternative to the traditional storytime.
 
Mover and Shakers includes: Nursery rhymes, songs, and fingerplays; Age appropriate books; Literacy Modeling; Free play with educational toys

Benefits: Helps get your child ready to read; Develops phonological awareness and vocabulary; Quality time with child; Support, camaraderie with other caregivers
 
This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required. 
Please help us provide the best experience for all by selecting an age-appropriate storytime for your child!

 Circle Time is a Basic Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
elect_computer1 10:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Basic Computing Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Marple Library   610-356-1510   
   

Basic Computing Classes for Adults
If you think a computer mouse eats cheese, this class is for you. Learn the basics of computing. No experience required. This class is presented in two sessions.

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-687-1124   
   

Designed for children ages 2 to 3 and their caregivers, toddler storytime consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Action Readers! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-556-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Action Readers!

It's Baby Story Time with a lot of movement!  Infants and their caregivers are encouraged to act out the stories as they are being read.  Stories, fingerplays, songs, dancing, and toys are used to get babies to learn and love reading! 
Registration is NOT required, but participation IS!

(Children learn best through role modeling. Caregivers are asked to be great role models and be attentive and engaged in the story time. Side conversations can take place during free play. Thanks!)

    Location: Middletown Free Library
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anim_penguin 11:00 AM Creative Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Springfield Township Library   610-543-2113   
   

For children from birth to 2 years old and their caregivers this lively program introduces your little one to rhythm, language, and reading through finger plays, clapping and tickle rhymes, songs, puppets, and books in a nurturing and fun environment. The total program is 15 to 20 minutes long followed by a playtime with a variety of age appropriate toys.

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_quilt2 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Community Quilting Bee Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura   610-566-7828   mireference@delcolibraries.org
   

Community Quilting Bee Sessions

Be Crafty and Help Your Library!

This Summer we at the Middletown Free Library will be learning to make yo-yos quilt pieces that will be sewed together to make a beautiful community quilt to be auctioned off to raise money for the Library.

The quilting pieces are very easy to make! We will be hosting weekly quilting sessions throughout the summer where you can come in and work on the quilt while socializing with your friends and fellow Library patrons.

You are also welcome to bring some fabric home with you to work on at home. It’s a perfect task to do while watching TV.

Monday afternoons @ 2 PM

 

Fabric, needles, and thread are provided, but donations are always appreciated! : ) 

For more information please either call 610-566-7828 or email Laura at mireference@delcolibraries.org

 

MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
ent_filmproj 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Movies @ Middletown Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura   610-566-7828   mireference@delcolibraries.org
   

Movies @ Middletown

Blended

Starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore

Monday, September 8th @ 2 PM

Registration is required! 

Either call 610-566-7828 or email mireference@delcolibraries.org to register!

MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Homeschoolers' Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Do you have what it takes to out-spell other logophiles (lovers of words)? Join the Homeschoolers’ Scrabble Club and enjoy a friendly game. We’ll provide the boards, you provide the words!

This program is free and open to homeschoolers of all ages. No registration is required.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
lib_bookflipping 6:30 PM Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Staff   610-532-4643   prospectpark@delcolibraries.org
   

Adults meet on the second Monday each month at 6:30pm for a lively discussion.  The type of book varies each time from mystery, comedy, romance, non-fiction, etc...  Newcomers and first-timers are always welcome.

 
misc_arrow_r_red 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Monday Funday Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

Monday Funday is an eclectic program for children entering grades 3, 4, & 5. Featuring a different activity each week we'll have fun and socialize in a safe and entertaining environment.

 

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
anim_dog_scottie 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Aston Pals for Reading Sponsored by Rotary Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Aston Library   6104945877   hello@astonlibrary.org
   

Your child can expand his or her confidence with reading by practicing with a trained therapy dog!  Pals for Life will be visiting the Aston Library again this Fall! Reading to animals helps shy children and children having trouble learning to read build confidence in their literacy skills.

Sponsored by the Glen Riddle Rotary Club.

These programs are free, but registration is required. Space is very limited, and children are expected to attend all four sessions

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are 9 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Monday Night at the Movies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610 534-0693   nodirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us as we watch "Rudy".  Light refreshments served.

Norwood Public Library    
    Location: Norwood Public Library
 
med_caduceus 6:45 PM  -  8:45 PM MS CONNECTIONS GROUP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

This support group is sponsored by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. 

If you are a person living with MS or the caregiver of a person with MS, come and share, learn, and empower one another. This self-help group will provide opportunities to gain peer support and receive information about the latest research, treatments, programs, and services available for people living with MS. Members gain practical tips and support from others who have shared similar experiences, as well as professional advice  from members of our speaker's bureau. 

For more information, please contact the group leader, Colleen Paoletti at pa07477@gmail.com or  484-326-1025 OR you can contact Pat Thieringer, Community Outreach Manager at pat.thieringer@nmss.org or  215-271-1500.

    Location: Upper Darby Municipal Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Yoga for All Ages Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Pam Sedor   610-687-1124 x62   psedor@radnorlibrary.org
   

Amy Dolan, Radnor resident, certified yoga instructor, and owner of her own studio, "Yoga with Spirit."  Wear comfortable clothing.

Upcoming Programs for Adults    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Pajama Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Snuggle up for Pajama Storytime with Ms. Yolaine! Enjoy good night tales with Ms. Yolaine before heading to bed. This program is for children of all ages and their caregivers.

Children are encouraged to come dressed in their favorite jammies!

This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required. Please help us provide the best experience for all by selecting an age-appropriate storytime for your child!


 Pajama Storytime is a Basic Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM A Different Kind of Courtship Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maria Polymenakos   610-789-4440   upperdarby@delcolibraries.org
   

They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake. - Alexander Pope

Most couples meet face to face before their courtship.  But there are other ways to meet the "Mr." or "Mrs" right.  What happens when you marry after a different kind of courtship?

 

A hundred years ago, Amina would have been called a mail-order bride. But this is an arranged marriage for the twenty-first century: Amina is wooed by—and woos—George Stillman online. For Amina, George offers a chance for a new life and a different kind of happiness than she might find back home. For George, Amina is a woman who doesn’t play games.

 

Copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk in the adult library beginning 8/12/2014.

http://www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
        There are many spaces available.
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misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-687-1124   
   

Designed for children aged birth to 24 months, infant storytime consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
school_graduate 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM FREE GED Preparation Classes Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Joanne Simone   610-494-3454   
   

Delaware County Community College offers free GED classes at five locations, one of them being J. Lewis Crozer Library.  These sessions will start on September 9, 2014, are three hours long and held twice a week, Tuesdays and Thursdays.  You may pick up the application form at the front desk of the library, but you must mail the bottom half of this form to GED Program, 100 Bond Drive, Downington, PA  19335.   

YOU MUST REGISTER BEFORE THE SESSIONS BEGIN ON SEPTEMBER 9th.  THERE ARE 21 SESSIONS IN ALL - THIS IS SESSION #1.

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
 
anim_dino01 10:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

Join us for an active program for children 2 to 3 1/2 years old and their caregivers that will get your child excited about the library and reading! Stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and music liven the atmosphere as concepts such as colors, numbers and letters are introduced. The program is about 20 to 25 minutes long followed by a playtime featuring a wide variety of age appropriate toys. Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM PreSchool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

PreSchool Storytime. Every Tuesday at 10:00 am.  Ages 4 and 5 (including Kindergarten). Storytime with fingerplays and craft.  Please call 610-622-8091 with any questions you may have.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
food_teapot.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Tea at Ten Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Bridgette   610-356-1510   mareference@delcolibraries.org
   

Tea at Ten returns!

Come learn about new books, enjoy a cup of tea and some goodies and meet new people. September's theme is New Fall Books you won't want to miss.

No registration needed. We meet from 10am-11am in the meeting room. New faces always welcome!

 

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Circle Time is a 20-minute rhyme and movement intensive program for children of all ages and a caregiver with Ms. Anny. The program provides wiggles and giggles for all! 

Purpose of the Program: To stimulate the brain, increase phonological awareness, provide language and vocabulary development, and provide an alternative to the traditional storytime.
 
Circle Time includes: Nursery rhymes, songs, and fingerplays; Age appropriate books; Literacy Modeling; Free play with educational toys

Benefits: Helps get your child ready to read; Develops phonological awareness and vocabulary; Quality time with child; Support, camaraderie with other caregivers
 
This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required. 
Please help us provide the best experience for all by selecting an age-appropriate storytime for your child!

 Circle Time is a Basic Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
elect_computer1 10:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Ask Nick Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Marple Library   610-356-1510   
   

Ask Nick (Computer Q&A drop in with Nick Peterson)
Ask any computer related question you'd like! Nick should have the answers for you. 

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-687-1124   
   

Designed for children aged birth to 24 months, infant storytime consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kids 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Music with the Center on Central! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Fun for babies to preschoolers!  Join a music therapist from the Center on Central for an interactive program featuring instruments, puppets & more! NO registration required.

 

 

The Center on Central in Paoli    
    Location: Newtown Public Library
 
lib_book_red 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Read-Ercise with Toddlers Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   (610) 566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

In this Toddler story time, kids act out the books as they are being read, making them feel part of the story!  Stories, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, and toys help toddlers learn and love to read! 

Registration is NOT required.

(Children learn best through role modeling. Caregivers are asked to be great role models and be attentive and engaged in the story time. Side conversations can take place during free play. Thanks!)

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Aston Tuesday Fall Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Programs   610-494-5877   children@astonlibrary.org
   

Recommended for ages 3-5, storytime has a new theme, activity and books each week to engage kids in reading!  Tuesday and Thursday Aston storytimes are two sessions of the same program.

THIS WILL BE A MUSIC AND MOVEMENT STORYTIME WITH AMY OF JITTERBUGS MUSIC!

PLEASE CLICK HERE AND REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAM!

 

    Location: Aston Public Library
 
anim_dino01 11:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

Join us for an active program for children 2 to 3 1/2 years old and their caregivers that will get your child excited about the library and reading! Stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and music liven the atmosphere as concepts such as colors, numbers and letters are introduced. The program is about 20 to 25 minutes long followed by a playtime featuring a wide variety of age appropriate toys. Registration is not required. 

    Location: Springfield Township Library
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Crafty Tuesday Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Diana   610-566-9331   illfs@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our monthly craft program at the Furness Library!  This month we'll be making "Overdue" Greetings/Birthday Wishes/Thank you cards.  Please register below.  This program is for teens and adults.  For more information email Diana at illfs@delcolibraries.org or call 610-566-9331 ext.5.

        There are 8 spaces available.
 
anim_dog1 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Our Own Stories Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

In this nontraditional Preschool Story Time, books are read to preschoolers who love to read!  Songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and toys are used to help kids learn and love to read.  At the end of story time the kids are invited to put laminated pieces on a scene board and tell everyone their story that they created.  A great way to encourage imagination, creativity, and story-building!

Registration is NOT required.

(Children learn best through role modeling. Caregivers are asked to be great role models and be attentive and engaged in the story time. Side conversations can take place during free play. Thanks!)

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
anim_fish_02 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

For ages 3 1/2 to 5 years old this interactive program invites your child to sing, dance, imagine, and learn. Featuring a different theme each week, we read and explore books, practice our numbers and letters, play games, join in creative dramatics, and sometimes make crafts. Children are welcome to attend the program independently while their grown-up remains in the adjacent library. Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
rec_aerobics 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Aston Tuesday Chair Yoga Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Aston Library   610-494-5877   hello@astonlibrary.org
   

"Chair Yoga" is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting in a chair or standing, using a chair for support.  It is appropriate for adults of all shapes, sizes, ages and genders.

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_bookflipping 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Hooked On Books Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura   610-566-7828   mireference@delcolibraries.org
   

Hooked On Books Book Club

Join us this month as we read and discuss The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell.

Please register by calling 610-566-7828 or email mireference@delcolibraries.org

Books are available through the Delaware County Library System.

MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_twodancers 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM KIDS MOVE Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: LaKesha Logan   610-494-3454   
   

Ages 7 & up.  DANCE, LITERACY AND MOVEMENT! 

Join us for Tuesday evening for family fun with Music, Movement & Literacy.  Be sure to sign up for library cards and check out the latest in Asult and Children Collections as well!

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Pajama Storytime and Craft Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Evening storytime for children age 2 to 5 and their families.  PJs are encouraged!

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
office_meeting1 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Teen Library Council Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Christensen   610-583-0593   teens@ridleylibrary.org
   

Interested in making your library a better place for teens?  Like eating pizza?  Join the Ridley Library TLC!  Open to ages 12-18 years!  Applications available at downstairs circulation desk.

    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
 
misc_familytree 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Intro to Genealogy Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura   610-566-7828   mireference@delcolibraries.org
   

Intro to Genealogy Series

Learn how to get started in researching your family history. Each session will talk about a different subject relating to genealogy. Basic computer skills are needed!

Tuesday, September 9th @ 6 PM

Tuesday, October 14th @ 6 PM

Tuesday, November 11th @ 6 PM

Tuesday, December 9th @ 6 PM

Please bring your own laptop if you have one!!

Registration is required! 

MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Sarah   610-485-6519   mhcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

~~Our first story is “Mr. Tiger Goes Wild” by  Peter Brown.
Mr. Tiger decides to stop being proper and goes WILD.  Will he stay wild forever?
 

~~Our second story is the  “Animals should definitely not wear clothing” by Judi Barret and Ron Barrett.
This story is filled with silly examples of why animals should definitely not wear clothing.
 

~~There will be activities and crafts to go along with the stories.    Recommend for children ages 3 to 8 but all ages are welcome.                                                                  

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anim_butterfly_01 ~~ AFTER SCHOOL FUN ~~ Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUSAN BORDERS   610 586 7310   
   

            ** AFTER SCHOOL FUN **
After a tough day at school, your kids need to unwind and to have fun. We have many crafts, games, and all manner of Fun Activities to help your kids to relax. Come to the library and have fun!
                           

    Location: Darby Free Library
 
anim_bee.GIF 10:00 AM Bookin' with Babies Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages birth to 2 years. Older siblings are always welcome. Join us for developmentally appropriate books, songs & rhymes, The story time lasts about 20 minutes, followed by playtime.  We encourage all children to participate at their level and ability. Please let the children's librarian know what she can do to make your library visit successful. NO registration requred.

    Location: Newtown Public Library
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anim_penguin 10:00 AM Creative Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Springfield Township Library   610-543-2113   
   

For children from birth to 2 years old and their caregivers this lively program introduces your little one to rhythm, language, and reading through finger plays, clapping and tickle rhymes, songs, puppets, and books in a nurturing and fun environment. The total program is 15 to 20 minutes long followed by a playtime with a variety of age appropriate toys.

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-534-0693   
   

Designed for children aged birth to 24 months, infant storytime consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

 

    Location: Norwood Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Books & Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   
Books and Babies is a fun-filled 20-minute storytime program for our youngest customers, babies birth through 23 months and a caregiver with Ms. Patti. The programs are fun for babies and parents alike!
 
Purpose of the program: To stimulate the brain, increase phonological awareness, provide language and vocabulary development.
 
Books and Babies Programs Include: Age appropriate books; Songs and rhymes; Play time with books, puppets, and toys; Parent information and resources
 
Benefits: Helps get your child ready to read; Pre-literacy skills for baby; Quality time with baby; Increased confidence in parenting skills; Support, camaraderie with other caregivers
 
This program is free and open to the public. No registrationis required. Please help us provide the best experience for all by selecting an age-appropriate storytime for your child!

 Books and Babies is a Basic Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Preschool Parade Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Prepare for school with longer stories, music and more developing language and listening skills for ages 3 to 5.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
DELCO/delco_2011_KidsSRC 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM ** STORY TIME ** Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUSAN BORDERS   610 586 7310   
   

Children love to hear stories. Stories excite the imaginations of children. They expand children's minds. Our Story Tellers will enchant your kids! Bring them for a great morning of Fun!
                      

 

    Location: Darby Free Library
 
anim_penguin 11:00 AM Creative Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Springfield Township Library   610-543-2113   
   

For children from birth to 2 years old and their caregivers this lively program introduces your little one to rhythm, language, and reading through finger plays, clapping and tickle rhymes, songs, puppets, and books in a nurturing and fun environment. The total program is 15 to 20 minutes long followed by a playtime with a variety of age appropriate toys.

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
rec_walking-hiker 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM INDOOR WALKING CLUB Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joanne Simone   610-494-3454   
   

Twice a week on Wednesdays and Fridays we take steps towards healthy living.  We will complete walking videos in the Community Room on our big screen TV!  Please wear sneakers and comfortable clothing.  Before beginning any exercise program, please check with your doctor.

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:15 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-734-7649   
   

Designed for children aged birth to 24 months, infant storytime consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

    Location: Upper Darby Municipal Branch
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Homeschoolers' Creative Writing Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Inspire and assist other writers at this informal writing club. Join Ms. Yolaine in guided writing and free writing just for fun.

This program is free and open to homeschoolers ages 8 and older. No registration is required. 

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
anim_fish_02 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

For ages 3 1/2 to 5 years old this interactive program invites your child to sing, dance, imagine, and learn. Featuring a different theme each week, we read and explore books, practice our numbers and letters, play games, join in creative dramatics, and sometimes make crafts. Children are welcome to attend the program independently while their grown-up remains in the adjacent library. Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Preschool Parade Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Prepare for school with longer stories, music and more developing language and listening skills for ages 3 to 5.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

A new LEGO Club is back. Each week we’ll have a new building challenge and then showcase our creations.

This program is free and open to students in grade K-5 only. Registration is required. Please click the REGISTER button below to sign up for the full 4-week series. Please commit to attending all session.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
        There are 3 spaces available.
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rec_knitting 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM NWIC-Needle Works in Chester Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   610-494-3454   
   

Ten years and still going strong.  The Needle Works in Chester Club meets in the library on Wednesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 8 pm.  Ms. Naomi Jay is your host .  Your potential talents.  Crocheting, knitting, embroidery, hand sewing, and crewel are offered.  New members are welcome.

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
 
rec_games 6:00 PM  -  8:50 PM Tabletop Gaming Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Tabletop Gaming Every Wednesday from 6 - 8:50 pmTeens as well as adults are welcome to play.  Enjoy an evening playing the latest board games with others who share your enthusiasm.  The library has at least 25 different games so you are bound to find a game to meet your challenge and interest.  Please call Primos Library at 610-622-8091 with any questions you may have.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
anim_dog1 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajama Time! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

Pajamas are optional but having fun is not! Children ages 3 to 6 years old are invited to a jubilant storytime featuring books, songs, dancing, and games. Join us as we use our imaginations to take us into different stories, rhymes and fingerplays. Some programs also feature a craft. Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
elect_computer1 6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM SOCIAL MEDIA 101: GETTING STARTED ON FACEBOOK AND TWITTER Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Tobin    610-583-0593   reference @ridleylibrary.org
   

Would you like to use Facebook or Twitter, but don't know how to get started?  Or are you a social media beginner, who would like to do more with your account?  Come to the presentation by Corey Pontz, a graphic and web designer, and Crystal Dove, a social media expert. You'll learn how to create profiles, upload photos, search for and find friends and manage privacy settings.

This is an Information Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.

Please register.  The program has a limited number of seats.

    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 3 spaces available.
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nat_stars2 >> MOVIE TIME << Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUSAN BORDERS   610 586 7310   
   

At 4:00 P.M. every Thursday, we offer free movies for the kids. Children always have a great time at these shows.We supply the Popcorn and Fun; you bring the refreshments.
                                                                                      

    Location: Darby Free Library
 
misc_none 9:30 AM Kindermusik presented by Musik FUNdamentals Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Bond with your child as you play, sing (no talent required!), dance, and giggle together. This musical storytime for children age 2-4 will be held in the Radnor Memorial Library’s Winsor Room.  Register beginning August 28.  

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
school_graduate 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM FREE GED Preparation Classes Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Joanne Simone   610-494-3454   
   

Delaware County Community College offers free GED classes at five locations, one of them being J. Lewis Crozer Library.  These sessions are three hours long and held twice a week, Tuesdays and Thursdays.  

THIS IS SESSION #2    

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM Pre-Walker Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

Join us for an award winning program for babies! Geared to the physical level of development of our youngest babies, the primary focus in this program is a secure setting for infants who are not yet walking. This gentle yet lively storytime features bouncing and tickling rhymes, peek-a-boo games, short books, nursery rhymes, and music while the young babies sit comfortably close to their caregivers without the distraction of more mobile babies. The storytime is about 15 minutes long followed by a playtime featuring a variety of age appropriate toys. Registration is not required.

This program is not appropriate for older babies or siblings who are walking.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Circle Time is a 20-minute rhyme and movement intensive program for children of all ages and a caregiver with Ms. Anny. The program provides wiggles and giggles for all! 

Purpose of the Program: To stimulate the brain, increase phonological awareness, provide language and vocabulary development, and provide an alternative to the traditional storytime.
 
Circle Time includes: Nursery rhymes, songs, and fingerplays; Age appropriate books; Literacy Modeling; Free play with educational toys

Benefits: Helps get your child ready to read; Develops phonological awareness and vocabulary; Quality time with child; Support, camaraderie with other caregivers
 
This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required. 
Please help us provide the best experience for all by selecting an age-appropriate storytime for your child!

 Circle Time is a Basic Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Kindermusik presented by Musik FUNdamentals Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Bond with your child as you play, sing (no talent required!), dance, and giggle together. This musical storytime for children age 2-4 will be held in the Radnor Memorial Library’s Winsor Room.  Register beginning August 28.  

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Aston Special Dance Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Programs    610-494-5877   children@astonlibrary.org
   

Recommended for ages 3-5, storytime has a new theme, activity and books each week to engage kids in reading!  Tuesday and Thursday Aston storytimes are two sessions of the same program.

THIS WILL BE A "DANCE ME A STORY" PROGRAM WITH LISA O.!

"Each class starts in a circle with a warm-up and gross-motor skills around the room.  The dance teacher uses dance terms throughout the class (plié, releve, passé, chasse). She also incorporates a bit of yoga in the warm up. Then each class features a story with movement and accompanying music. Class ends with Freeze dance into a cool down."

Parents stay in the room, but must keep conversations to minimum. Parents may join in if it helps their child but in general the kids participate on their own.

For kids ages 2-5.  Older siblings may join.  

PLEASE CLICK HERE AND REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAM!

 

    Location: Aston Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Mother Goose Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Mother Goose Storytime. Infants through 3 years of age.  Every Thursday at 10:30 am. Storytime with rhymes and songs plus play time at the end.  Caregivers must stay with the child or children.  Please call Primos library at 610-622-8091 for more information.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
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misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-356-1510   
   

Designed for children ages 2 to 3 and their caregivers, toddler storytime consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

    Location: Marple Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
anim_fish_02 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

For ages 3 1/2 to 5 years old this interactive program invites your child to sing, dance, imagine, and learn. Featuring a different theme each week, we read and explore books, practice our numbers and letters, play games, join in creative dramatics, and sometimes make crafts. Children are welcome to attend the program independently while their grown-up remains in the adjacent library. Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Monthly Book Share Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Department   610-446-3082 ext 201   reference@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Stop in and enjoy this cozy, informal book discussion with other bibliophiles.  Share a book you are reading, or just come and listen about some recommended reads.  Feel free to bring a lunch or snack.  Dessert and drinks will be provided.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
ent_note 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Fall Opera Series An Italian, French and Russian Sampler Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura   610-566-7828   mireference@delcolibraries.org
   

Fall Opera Series: An Italian, French and Russian Sampler

Come listen and learn about some incredible opera music!

Thursday, September 11th “Attila” – by Verdi Part 1

Thursday, September 18th “Attila” – by Verdi Part 2

 

Thursday, September 25th “Esclarmonde”- by Massenet  Part 1

Thursday, October 2nd “Esclarmonde”- by Massenet  Part 2

 

Thursday, October 16th “Prince Igor”-Borodin Part 1

Thursday, October 30th “Prince Igor”-Borodin Part 2

 

@ 12– 2 PM

***PLEASE feel free to bring a lunch. Drinks and light pastries served at every session.

To Register Call the Library @ 610-566-7828 or email mireference@delcolibraries.org

~ Generously Funded by the Friends of the Middletown Free Library ~

MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
rec_knitting 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Needlecraft Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Needlecraft Group. Second Thursday of every month. (Sept. 11, Oct 9, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11).  From 1 - 3:30 pm.  Bring your needlework and enjoy a time of friendship and shared interest. Please call Primos Library at 610-622-8091 with any questions you may have.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
anim_bee.GIF 1:30 PM Preschool Fun! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 3.5 to 5.5 years. Younger/older siblings are always welcome. Join us for developmentally appropriate stories, songs & games, followed by a simple art project & playtime! We encourage all children to participate at their level & ability. Please let the children's librarian know what she can do to make your library experience enjoyable. NO registration required.

    Location: Newtown Public Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Creative Corner Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Creative Corner offers older preschoolers, ages 4 and 5, and a caregiver the opportunity to have fun, stretch their creative muscles, and enjoy dramatic play with Ms. Anny.

Purpose of the Program:To provide a space for older preschoolers to connect reading and fun while enjoying an art activity or dramatic play experience with their caregiver.
 
Creative Corner Programs Include: Age appropriate books; songs and rhymes; creative expression activities like art or play
 
Benefits: Helps your child get ready to read; Quality time for child/caregiver; Increased confidence with tools used for art (i.e. using scissors); Support, camaraderie with other caregivers
 
This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required. Please help provide the best experience for all by selecting an age-appropriate storytime for your child!

 Creative Corner is a Basic Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_smiley 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Kid Zone Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

Get in the ZONE! The KID ZONE! If you are are in Kindergarten, 1st or 2nd grade then you are invited to the library's Kid Zone-- a program filled with books, games, crafts, and so much more. You won't want to miss a minute of this engaging and fun-filled program!

Registration is not required. Parents of children ages 8 and under must remain in the library during the program.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 6:15 PM  -  8:30 PM Arts and Needles Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610 534-0693   nodirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Join the Arts and Needles Group every Thursday; work on your own pattern or work on a group project.

Norwood Public Library    
    Location: Norwood Public Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Craft Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Bridgette   610-356-1510   mareference@delcolibraries.org
   

Do you need time for yourself? Need a space to work on your crafts? Want the chance to meet and chat with others who have similar interests? Find all three at Marple Public Library.

This club is for all crafters, including scrapbooking and hook or needle arts.

Beginner to Advanced Skill Sets. Adults, and children accompanied by adults, are welcome.

Bring your projects and join the fun!

Morning & evening sessions—choose what works for you:

Tuesdays 9/23, 10/28, 11/25, 12/23 from 10am-11:30am

Thursdays 9/11, 10/2, 11/13, 12/11 from 6:30pm—8pm

No registration needed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Location: Marple Public Library
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misc_none 9:30 AM Big Steps Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Stories, rhymes, music and activities to enhance literacy skills for ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-583-7207   
   

Designed for children aged birth to 24 months, infant storytime consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

    Location: Ridley Park Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
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anim_dino01 10:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

Join us for an active program for children 2 to 3 1/2 years old and their caregivers that will get your child excited about the library and reading! Stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and music liven the atmosphere as concepts such as colors, numbers and letters are introduced. The program is about 20 to 25 minutes long followed by a playtime featuring a wide variety of age appropriate toys. Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
rec_knitting 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Tea & Stitch Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Christine Faris   610-446-3082   faris@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Join us with your knitting, crocheting, counted cross stitch, quilting, or other handwork specialty and have a cup of tea.  Tea & Stitch is a program that has met every Friday for 11 years bringing all ages together who enjoy the needle arts.  Beginner or experienced, don't miss this extraordinary program!  No registration required.  Bring a friend or meet new ones! 

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM On My Own Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

On My Own offers stories, songs, art activities, and educational play for 4 and 5 year olds on their own with Ms. Marilyn and Ms. Anny. This special 30-minutes program without a caregiver helps children develop confidence in their personal abilities and enjoy time spent with children their age.

Purpose of the Program: To provide a place for 4 and 5 year olds to interact with children their own age and to connect reading and fun!

On My Own includes: Stories; Songs and Rhymes; Art activities; Educational playtime
 
Benefits: Helps your child get ready to read; Develops letter knowledge, phonological awareness, and vocabulary; Provides interaction with other children

This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required. Please help us provide the best experience for all by selecting an age-appropriate storytime for your child!

 Storytime is a Basic Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Big Steps Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Stories, rhymes, music and activities to enhance literacy skills for ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_quilt 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Community Quilting Bee Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura   610-566-7828   mireference@delcolibraries.org
   

Community Quilting Bee Sessions

Be Crafty and Help Your Library!

This Summer we at the Middletown Free Library will be learning to make yo-yos quilt pieces that will be sewed together to make a beautiful community quilt to be auctioned off to raise money for the Library.

The quilting pieces are very easy to make! We will be hosting weekly quilting sessions throughout the summer where you can come in and work on the quilt while socializing with your friends and fellow Library patrons.

You are also welcome to bring some fabric home with you to work on at home. It’s a perfect task to do while watching TV.

Friday mornings @ 10:30 AM  

Fabric, needles, and thread are provided, but donations are always appreciated! : ) 

For more information please either call 610-566-7828 or email Laura at mireference@delcolibraries.org

MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-521-9344   
   

Designed for children ages 2 to 3 and their caregivers, toddler storytimes consist of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

    Location: Tinicum Memorial Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
anim_dino01 11:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

Join us for an active program for children 2 to 3 1/2 years old and their caregivers that will get your child excited about the library and reading! Stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and music liven the atmosphere as concepts such as colors, numbers and letters are introduced. The program is about 20 to 25 minutes long followed by a playtime featuring a wide variety of age appropriate toys. Registration is not required. 

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
rec_walking-hiker 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM INDOOR WALKING CLUB Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joanne Simone   610-494-3454   
   

Twice a week on Wednesdays and Fridays we take steps towards healthy living.  We will complete walking videos in the Community Room on our big screen TV!  Please wear sneakers and comfortable clothing.  Before beginning any exercise program, please check with your doctor.

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
 
lib_bookpurple 12:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Author Luncheon & Fundraiser Featuring Beverly Lewis Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura    610-566-7828   mireference@delcolibraries.org
   

Middletown Free Library Author Luncheon & Fundraiser featuring Beverly Lewis!!

Join the Middletown Free Library in welcoming New York Times Bestselling Author and Lancaster County native, Beverly Lewis to our Author Luncheon & Fundraiser.

Tickets are $25 per person 

  • The luncheon will be located at the Tomezsko Classroom Building on the Penn State Brandywine Campus. Plenty of parking available!
  • The doors open at 12 noon, lunch will be served at 12:30 PM, and Beverly Lewis will speak around 1:30 PM and will be signing books afterwards.
  • Copies of her latest book, The River, will be available to purchase at the event to get signed by the author. (Cash, Check and Credit Cards will be accepted. Book price will range from $15-$25)
  • Raffles: There will be baskets raffled off to raise money for the Library. One of the baskets includes a gift certificate to Shady Maple Smorgasbord and Farm Market.

 

Beverly Lewis, born in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country, is the New York Times bestselling author of more than ninety books. Her stories have been published in eleven languages worldwide. A keen interest in her mother's Plain heritage has inspired Beverly to write many Amish-related novels, beginning with The Shunning, which has sold more than one million copies and was recently made into an Original Hallmark Channel movie. In 2007 The Brethren was honored with a Christy Award. She has been interviewed by both national and international media, including Time magazine, the Associated Press, and the BBC. Beverly lives with her husband, David, in Colorado.  For more information please visit her website:  http://www.beverlylewis.com/

 

If you have any questions about the event or if you have any dietary restrictions please contact Laura Kuchmay at the Middletown Free Library by calling 610-566-7828 or email mireference@delcolibraries.org.

 

Tickets are available by clicking on the link below!! OR by visiting the Middletown Free Library

BUY YOURS TICKETS HERE!!    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
ent_film-reel 12:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Friday Film Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maria Polymenakos   610-789-4440   upperdarby@delcolibraries.org
   

This month's film will be Words and Pictures (© Lions Gate, 2013), starring Clive Owen and Juliette Binoche. Rated PG-13, 111 minutes.

An English teacher and fallen literary star (Owen) challenges an art teacher (Binoche) to a war of words versus images to determine which form carries the greatest meaning in this romantic comedy drama from director Fred Schepisi. 

This free program will be held in the library's 2nd floor meeting room. (There is no elevator.)

Bring your sandwich (optional), and we'll provide beverages and dessert.

Registration is required. Please sign up here or call 610-789-4440.

Upper Darby Libraries website    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
        There are 7 spaces available.
 
rec_legoguy 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

LEGO Club @ MFL

LEGO builders are welcome to drop in on these sessions to play with the library's vast collection of LEGO pieces. We have 'em in all sizes for all ages! Registration is not required. Held in the community room downstairs.

Friday, September 12th; 1-3pm

Saturday, September 27th; 1-3pm

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
lib_dia 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Middle School Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Middle School Book Club. The Second Friday of every month (Sept. 12, Oct. 10th, Nov. 14, and Dec. 12). Grades 6-8. Students read a preselected book each month and discuss it with other kids at the monthly meeting. Please sign up ahead of time to get each month's book to read.  You may call Primos Library at 610-622-8091 for more information.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM End of the Summer Celebration for Marple Public Library Kiddos! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for a super fun end of the summer celebration for all of our Marple Public Library Community Kiddos! Enjoy some food/refreshments, bouncy house, games and other exciting activities.

*Ages: Open to All Ages

* Location: Veterans Memorial Park in Broomall on Lawrence Road

*No Registration Required

(*Rain Date: Sunday, September 14th, same time as stated above)

 

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM Kite-Making Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Get ready for a breezy spring day by coming to the Radnor Library’s kite-making workshop.  Professional kite-makers from the South Jersey Kite Flyers’ Association will guide participants in assembling and personalizing their own kite. Stop by the Winsor Room any time between 1:00 and 3:00pm to make a kite. The workshop is open to ages 3 and up. Please register beginning August 30.  

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are 13 spaces available.
 
ent_microphone1 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM 1914-1915 WWI 100th Anniversary Series Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura   610-566-7828   mireference@delcolibraries.org
   

World War I 100th Anniversary Series

Commemorate WWI by enjoying a series of programs held at four Delaware County Library System libraries!

The first lecture in the series, 1914-1915 by Andrew Miller, will take place on Saturday, September 13th @ 2 PM.

There will be a lecture given on each year of the war by local historian Andrew Miller at each participating library. (Middletown, Media, Furness, and Swarthmore). There will also be a range of supplemental programs highlighting different aspects of this world changing event in our history. Please check at the participating libraies for a flyers highlighting all the lectures and programs. 

Registration is required!

Please call 610-566-7828 or email mireference@delcolibraries.org to register. 

 

MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
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school_chemistry2 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Mr. Jason's Outdoor Science Lab Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Mr. Jason's Outdoor Science Lab

 

Sunday, September 14th @ 1pm

 

Mr. Jason has some extra materials leftover from the outdoor science lab from the summer. So he wants to do it again in the fall! If you missed out on this program in August, here's your chance to do some of the awesome and fun experiments we did. DIY Lava Lamp, Elephant Toothpaste, Exploding Tye-Dye. All too messy to do inside, so we're gonna do 'em outside! (weather permitting)

Registration is required. For ages 6 and above. Space is limited!

 

    Location: Middletown Free Library
        There are 7 spaces available.
 
rec_knitting 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Chronicles of YARNia Crocheting Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura   610-566-7828   mireference@delcolibraries.org
   
"The Chronicles of Yarnia"
Join us for a fun afternoon of crafts as Michelle Sampson of The Meshed Up Owl Crocheted Creations shows you how to crochet and do a basic craft. In addition to the bi-weekly projects, the group will all continue to make HATS FOR THE HOMELESS, as well as scarves, mittens, etc.  We have plenty of yarn that has been donated to keep many heads, necks and hands warm!  We will then deliver them just in time for the cooler weather that is slowly approaching.
 
Are you ready for some Amigurumi?  I think so!  If you can single crochet you can Amigurumi!
Check out the pattern link below.
 
Sunday, September 14th @ 2-4 PM
Part one
Bear
 
Sunday, September 28th @ 2-4 PM
Part Two
Bear
 
Sunday, October 12th @ 2-4 PM
Circle Rug
 
Sunday, October 26th @ 2-4 PM
Corner to Corner blanket
 
 
LINK TO BEAR AMIGURUMI
 
 
MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Classic Movie Sunday Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Bridgette   610-356-1510   mareference@delcolibraries.org
   

Watch a classic film on the big screen every second Sunday of the month at Marple Public Library. You are welcome to bring a small snack and beverage. No registration needed. Shows start at 2pm in the meeting room.

September's film is The Philadelphia Story starring Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant and James Stewart.

Synopsis: When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.

 

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  6:30 PM 2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Bear Shannon   610-446-3082 ext 216   shannon@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Enter your favorite chili or come to taste!

Taste a variety of chili recipes made by individuals and organizations in the community and cast your vote for your favorite all while you enjoy live entertainment!

 

Music will be provided by Strange Rivers, a quartet whose roots are in country, folk, blue grass and classic rock.

 

$10 a person or $25 a family

Buy your tickets at the  door the day of the event.

To enter the Cook-Off, look for entry forms at the Circulation Desk or go to www.haverfordlibrary.org/chilicookoff to download an entry form.

 

The Chili Cook-Off is sponsored by Giant Food Stores and the Friends of HTFL.

 

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
Monday September 15, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-687-1124   
   

Designed for children ages 2 to 3 and their caregivers, toddler storytimes consist of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
anim_penguin 10:00 AM Creative Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Springfield Township Library   610-543-2113   
   

For children from birth to 2 years old and their caregivers this lively program introduces your little one to rhythm, language, and reading through finger plays, clapping and tickle rhymes, songs, puppets, and books in a nurturing and fun environment. The total program is 15 to 20 minutes long followed by a playtime with a variety of age appropriate toys.

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_kids 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Dance Me a Story! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Best for ages 2 to 5 years.  Join certified dance teacher Lisa Oster for a fun time! Each class starts in a circle with a warm-up and gross-motor skills around the room. Dance terms will be used throughout the class (plié, releve, passé, chasse). Yoga is also incorporated into the warm-up. Then each class features a story with movement and accompanying music. Class ends with Freeze dance into a cool down. NO registration required!

Two cartoon dancers dancing

 

    Location: Newtown Public Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Movers & Shakers Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Movers and Shakers is a 20-30 minute program for 2 and 3 year olds and a caregiver with Ms. Anny and Ms. Shannon. The program provides wiggles and giggles for all! We'll share age-appropriate books and enjoy rhymes and songs.

Purpose of the Program: To stimulate the brain, increase phonological awareness, provide language and vocabulary development, and provide an alternative to the traditional storytime.
 
Mover and Shakers includes: Nursery rhymes, songs, and fingerplays; Age appropriate books; Literacy Modeling; Free play with educational toys

Benefits: Helps get your child ready to read; Develops phonological awareness and vocabulary; Quality time with child; Support, camaraderie with other caregivers
 
This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required. 
Please help us provide the best experience for all by selecting an age-appropriate storytime for your child!

 Circle Time is a Basic Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
elect_computer1 10:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Basic Computing Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Marple Library   610-356-1510   
   

Basic Computing Classes for Adults
If you think a computer mouse eats cheese, this class is for you. Learn the basics of computing. No experience required. This class is presented in two sessions.

    Location: Marple Public Library
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misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-687-1124   
   

Designed for children ages 2 to 3 and their caregivers, toddler storytime consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Action Readers! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-556-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Action Readers!

It's Baby Story Time with a lot of movement!  Infants and their caregivers are encouraged to act out the stories as they are being read.  Stories, fingerplays, songs, dancing, and toys are used to get babies to learn and love reading! 
Registration is NOT required, but participation IS!

(Children learn best through role modeling. Caregivers are asked to be great role models and be attentive and engaged in the story time. Side conversations can take place during free play. Thanks!)

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
anim_penguin 11:00 AM Creative Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Springfield Township Library   610-543-2113   
   

For children from birth to 2 years old and their caregivers this lively program introduces your little one to rhythm, language, and reading through finger plays, clapping and tickle rhymes, songs, puppets, and books in a nurturing and fun environment. The total program is 15 to 20 minutes long followed by a playtime with a variety of age appropriate toys.

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_quilt2 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Community Quilting Bee Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura   610-566-7828   mireference@delcolibraries.org
   

Community Quilting Bee Sessions

Be Crafty and Help Your Library!

This Summer we at the Middletown Free Library will be learning to make yo-yos quilt pieces that will be sewed together to make a beautiful community quilt to be auctioned off to raise money for the Library.

The quilting pieces are very easy to make! We will be hosting weekly quilting sessions throughout the summer where you can come in and work on the quilt while socializing with your friends and fellow Library patrons.

You are also welcome to bring some fabric home with you to work on at home. It’s a perfect task to do while watching TV.

Monday afternoons @ 2 PM

 

Fabric, needles, and thread are provided, but donations are always appreciated! : ) 

For more information please either call 610-566-7828 or email Laura at mireference@delcolibraries.org

 

MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
ent_filmproj 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Movies @ Middletown Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura   6105667828   mireference@delcolibraries.org
   

Movies @ Middletown

Draft Day

Monday, September 15th @ 2 PM

Registration is Required!

Either call 610-566-7828 or email mireference@delcolibraries.org to register! 

MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Homeschoolers' Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Do you have what it takes to out-spell other logophiles (lovers of words)? Join the Homeschoolers’ Scrabble Club and enjoy a friendly game. We’ll provide the boards, you provide the words!

This program is free and open to homeschoolers of all ages. No registration is required.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM PAWS for Reading Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

 Practice reading to the best listener—A dog! Two therapy dog teams will be at the Radnor Memorial Library to meet with young readers (1st-grade and older) and listen to children read a book of their choice. PAWS for Reading will be offered once a month on Mondays this fall at 6:00pm in the Storytime Tent. Also an ideal opportunity for English language learners. Please sign up starting September 2.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_arrow_r_red 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Monday Funday Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

Monday Funday is an eclectic program for children entering grades 3, 4, & 5. Featuring a different activity each week we'll have fun and socialize in a safe and entertaining environment.

 

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
anim_dog_scottie 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Aston Pals for Reading Sponsored by Rotary Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Aston Library   6104945877   hello@astonlibrary.org
   

Your child can expand his or her confidence with reading by practicing with a trained therapy dog!  Pals for Life will be visiting the Aston Library again this Fall! Reading to animals helps shy children and children having trouble learning to read build confidence in their literacy skills.

Sponsored by the Glen Riddle Rotary Club.

These programs are free, but registration is required. Space is very limited, and children are expected to attend all four sessions

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are 9 spaces available.
 
z_cust_mcteen 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM High School Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

High School Book Club. The third Monday of every month from 7-8 pm. Grades 9-12. Teens meet to discuss and share about the book they have read in the past month.  Please sign up ahead of time to get each month's book to read. You may call Primos Library 610-622-8091 with any questions you may have.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
Tuesday September 16, 2014 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-687-1124   
   

Designed for children aged birth to 24 months, infant storytime consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
school_graduate 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM FREE GED Preparation Classes Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Joanne Simone   610-494-3454   
   

Delaware County Community College offers free GED classes at five locations, one of them being J. Lewis Crozer Library.  These sessions are three hours long and held twice a week, Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

THIS IS SESSION #3

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
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anim_dino01 10:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

Join us for an active program for children 2 to 3 1/2 years old and their caregivers that will get your child excited about the library and reading! Stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and music liven the atmosphere as concepts such as colors, numbers and letters are introduced. The program is about 20 to 25 minutes long followed by a playtime featuring a wide variety of age appropriate toys. Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM PreSchool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

PreSchool Storytime. Every Tuesday at 10:00 am.  Ages 4 and 5 (including Kindergarten). Storytime with fingerplays and craft.  Please call 610-622-8091 with any questions you may have.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Circle Time is a 20-minute rhyme and movement intensive program for children of all ages and a caregiver with Ms. Anny. The program provides wiggles and giggles for all! 

Purpose of the Program: To stimulate the brain, increase phonological awareness, provide language and vocabulary development, and provide an alternative to the traditional storytime.
 
Circle Time includes: Nursery rhymes, songs, and fingerplays; Age appropriate books; Literacy Modeling; Free play with educational toys

Benefits: Helps get your child ready to read; Develops phonological awareness and vocabulary; Quality time with child; Support, camaraderie with other caregivers
 
This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required. 
Please help us provide the best experience for all by selecting an age-appropriate storytime for your child!

 Circle Time is a Basic Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
elect_computer1 10:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Ask Nick Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Marple Library   610-356-1510   
   

Ask Nick (Computer Q&A drop in with Nick Peterson)
Ask any computer related question you'd like! Nick should have the answers for you. 

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-687-1124   
   

Designed for children aged birth to 24 months, infant storytime consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
anim_bee.GIF 10:30 AM Toddler On Over Story Time! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 2 to 3 1/2. Younger/older siblings are always welcome. Join us for an active, developmentally appropriate program featuring books, rhymes, songs & parachute play! NO registration required.

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    Location: Newtown Public Library
 
lib_book_red 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Read-Ercise with Toddlers Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   (610) 566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

In this Toddler story time, kids act out the books as they are being read, making them feel part of the story!  Stories, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, and toys help toddlers learn and love to read! 

Registration is NOT required.

(Children learn best through role modeling. Caregivers are asked to be great role models and be attentive and engaged in the story time. Side conversations can take place during free play. Thanks!)

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Aston Tuesday Fall Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Programs   610-494-5877   children@astonlibrary.org
   

Recommended for ages 3-5, storytime has a new theme, activity and books each week to engage kids in reading!  Tuesday and Thursday Aston storytimes are two sessions of the same program.

THIS WILL BE A MUSIC AND MOVEMENT STORYTIME WITH AMY OF JITTERBUGS MUSIC!

PLEASE CLICK HERE AND REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAM!

 

    Location: Aston Public Library
 
anim_dino01 11:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

Join us for an active program for children 2 to 3 1/2 years old and their caregivers that will get your child excited about the library and reading! Stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and music liven the atmosphere as concepts such as colors, numbers and letters are introduced. The program is about 20 to 25 minutes long followed by a playtime featuring a wide variety of age appropriate toys. Registration is not required. 

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
anim_dog1 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Our Own Stories Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

In this nontraditional Preschool Story Time, books are read to preschoolers who love to read!  Songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and toys are used to help kids learn and love to read.  At the end of story time the kids are invited to put laminated pieces on a scene board and tell everyone their story that they created.  A great way to encourage imagination, creativity, and story-building!

Registration is NOT required.

(Children learn best through role modeling. Caregivers are asked to be great role models and be attentive and engaged in the story time. Side conversations can take place during free play. Thanks!)

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
anim_fish_02 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

For ages 3 1/2 to 5 years old this interactive program invites your child to sing, dance, imagine, and learn. Featuring a different theme each week, we read and explore books, practice our numbers and letters, play games, join in creative dramatics, and sometimes make crafts. Children are welcome to attend the program independently while their grown-up remains in the adjacent library. Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
rec_aerobics 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Aston Tuesday Chair Yoga Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Aston Library   610-494-5877   hello@astonlibrary.org
   

"Chair Yoga" is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting in a chair or standing, using a chair for support.  It is appropriate for adults of all shapes, sizes, ages and genders.

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
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misc_none 4:00 PM Tail Waggin' Tutors Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

 Practice reading to the best listener—A dog! Therapy dogs Daphne and Lanky Mae are coming to the Radnor Memorial Library to meet with young readers (1st-grade and older) and listen to children read a book of their choice.   Also an ideal opportunity for English language learners. Please sign up online at www.radnorlibrary.org or call 610-687-1124 starting September 2.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Fun With Food Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Love to cook? Join Ms. Shannon for an adventure in no-bake cooking this fall at Fun with FoodEach week you’ll explore different cookbooks and recipes.

This program is free and open to students in grades K-5 only. Registration is required. Click on the REGISTER button below to sign up for the 4-week session. We ask that participants commit to attending all sessions and that they are able to arrive on time.

 

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
        There are 8 spaces available.
 
misc_twodancers 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM KIDS MOVE Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: LaKesha Logan   610-494-3454   
   

Ages 7 & up.  DANCE, LITERACY AND MOVEMENT! 

Join us for Tuesday evening for family fun with Music, Movement & Literacy.  Be sure to sign up for library cards and check out the latest in Asult and Children Collections as well!

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
 
misc_none 7:00 PM An Evening of Mystery and Fun Celebrating Dame Agatha Christie's Birthday Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Etris   610-687-1124 x52   aetris@radnorlibrary.org
   

Enjoy cake and punch as you listen to Elena Santangelo discuss her book Dame Agatha’s Shorts.  Costumes are encouraged!  Best costume will win a copy of Ms. Santangelo’s book.

Upcoming Programs for Adults    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
Wednesday September 17, 2014 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 ~~ AFTER SCHOOL FUN ~~ Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUSAN BORDERS   610 586 7310   
   

            ** AFTER SCHOOL FUN **
After a tough day at school, your kids need to unwind and to have fun. We have many crafts, games, and all manner of Fun Activities to help your kids to relax. Come to the library and have fun!
                           

    Location: Darby Free Library
 
anim_bee.GIF 10:00 AM Bookin' with Babies Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages birth to 2 years. Older siblings are always welcome. Join us for developmentally appropriate books, songs & rhymes, The story time lasts about 20 minutes, followed by playtime.  We encourage all children to participate at their level and ability. Please let the children's librarian know what she can do to make your library visit successful. NO registration requred.

    Location: Newtown Public Library
 
anim_penguin 10:00 AM Creative Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Springfield Township Library   610-543-2113   
   

For children from birth to 2 years old and their caregivers this lively program introduces your little one to rhythm, language, and reading through finger plays, clapping and tickle rhymes, songs, puppets, and books in a nurturing and fun environment. The total program is 15 to 20 minutes long followed by a playtime with a variety of age appropriate toys.

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-534-0693   
   

Designed for children aged birth to 24 months, infant storytime consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

 

    Location: Norwood Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_smiley 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Golden Gamers Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maria Polymenakos   610-789-4440   upperdarby@delcolibraries.org
   

If you are 55+ (give or take - we won't card you) and want to try some amazing new board games, then "The "Golden Gamers" is the group for you. Each session is led by a local award-winning board game designer.

We meet in the accessible Grand Retreat area of the Adult Library on the third Wednesday of the month.

Seating is limited, so please sign up here or call the library at 610-789-4440.

Upper Darby Libraries website    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
        There are 4 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Books & Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   
Books and Babies is a fun-filled 20-minute storytime program for our youngest customers, babies birth through 23 months and a caregiver with Ms. Patti. The programs are fun for babies and parents alike!
 
Purpose of the program: To stimulate the brain, increase phonological awareness, provide language and vocabulary development.
 
Books and Babies Programs Include: Age appropriate books; Songs and rhymes; Play time with books, puppets, and toys; Parent information and resources
 
Benefits: Helps get your child ready to read; Pre-literacy skills for baby; Quality time with baby; Increased confidence in parenting skills; Support, camaraderie with other caregivers
 
This program is free and open to the public. No registrationis required. Please help us provide the best experience for all by selecting an age-appropriate storytime for your child!

 Books and Babies is a Basic Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_familytree 10:15 AM  -  11:45 AM Genealogy Research Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura   610-566-7828   mireference@delcolibraries.org
   

Genealogy Research Workshops
Beginner and Intermediate Levels
Come in the library to make use of the Ancestry.com Library Edition and get help with your research. Discuss your research, share tips and ideas, and get help breaking through those research brick walls. 


Please bring your own laptop if you have one!!

If you have any questions please call Laura at 610-566-7828 or email mireference@delcolibraries.org

 


 

MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Preschool Parade Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Prepare for school with longer stories, music and more developing language and listening skills for ages 3 to 5.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
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DELCO/delco_2011_KidsSRC 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM ** STORY TIME ** Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUSAN BORDERS   610 586 7310   
   

Children love to hear stories. Stories excite the imaginations of children. They expand children's minds. Our Story Tellers will enchant your kids! Bring them for a great morning of Fun!
                      

 

    Location: Darby Free Library
 
anim_penguin 11:00 AM Creative Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Springfield Township Library   610-543-2113   
   

For children from birth to 2 years old and their caregivers this lively program introduces your little one to rhythm, language, and reading through finger plays, clapping and tickle rhymes, songs, puppets, and books in a nurturing and fun environment. The total program is 15 to 20 minutes long followed by a playtime with a variety of age appropriate toys.

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
rec_walking-hiker 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM INDOOR WALKING CLUB Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joanne Simone   610-494-3454   
   

Twice a week on Wednesdays and Fridays we take steps towards healthy living.  We will complete walking videos in the Community Room on our big screen TV!  Please wear sneakers and comfortable clothing.  Before beginning any exercise program, please check with your doctor.

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:15 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-734-7649   
   

Designed for children aged birth to 24 months, infant storytime consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

    Location: Upper Darby Municipal Branch
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_bookflipping 11:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Aston Senior Services Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Farah Esfahani   484-496-2143   fesfahani@scs-delco.org
   

Join the book discussion group, enjoy a delightful conversation and make new friends in a relaxing atmosphere. The book for September is The Monuments Men by Robert Edsel.  Please read the book before the discussion.

Facilitator: Dianne Caggiano

Event offered by Senior Community Services

Senior Community Services    
    Location: Aston Public Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Homeschoolers' Creative Writing Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Inspire and assist other writers at this informal writing club. Join Ms. Yolaine in guided writing and free writing just for fun.

This program is free and open to homeschoolers ages 8 and older. No registration is required. 

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
anim_fish_02 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

For ages 3 1/2 to 5 years old this interactive program invites your child to sing, dance, imagine, and learn. Featuring a different theme each week, we read and explore books, practice our numbers and letters, play games, join in creative dramatics, and sometimes make crafts. Children are welcome to attend the program independently while their grown-up remains in the adjacent library. Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Preschool Parade Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Prepare for school with longer stories, music and more developing language and listening skills for ages 3 to 5.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

A new LEGO Club is back. Each week we’ll have a new building challenge and then showcase our creations.

This program is free and open to students in grade K-5 only. Registration is required. Please click here to sign up for the full 4-week series. Please commit to attending all session.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
lib_bookshelf 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM 4th & 5th GRADE BOOK CLUB Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Upper Darby Municipal Library   610-734-7649   
   

For children entering the 4th or 5th grade in September 2014. Join this monthly book club to discuss titles chosen by the group. Share your love of reading with other like-minded kids.

Due to space limitations, we are limiting this group to 15 members only. More details about the club will be given at the time of registration.

To register, call 610-734-7649 or stop by the library today. 

    Location: Upper Darby Municipal Branch
 
food_meal 6:00 PM Cookbook Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: staff   610-521-9344   tinicum@delcolibraries.org
   

Calling All Cooks!

Please Join us on Wednesday September 17th @ 6:00 pm.

Each month club members (ages 21 and up) will choose and prepare a recipe from the featured “Cookbook of the Month.”    The featured cookbook will be @ the circulation desk for review.  Once you choose your recipe we will make a copy for you to take home.  Bring your delicious dish to the library on September 17th @ 6:00 pm.  Participants will discuss the book while enjoying samples of all the prepared dishes.**     Tinicum library will provide beverages and paper products.

To avoid duplication please sign up with your chosen recipe by September 15th.  You can come in and fill out a form or send a message on Facebook or sign up online @ www.delcolibraries.org.   Click on library events and choose Tinicum.

 

    Location: Tinicum Memorial Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
food_cherry 6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM PRESERVING by the PINT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Tobin   610-583-0593   reference@ridleylibrary.org
   

Marissa McClellan will talk about manageable home preserving and will share her small batch canning technique. She will show you how to prep, cook, and preserve a quart of plums in about an hour. Space is limited - register early!

This is a Social Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative
 

    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 15 spaces available.
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rec_knitting 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM NWIC-Needle Works in Chester Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   610-494-3454   
   

Ten years and still going strong.  The Needle Works in Chester Club meets in the library on Wedmesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 8 pm.  Ms. Naomi Jay is your host .  Your potential talents.  Crocheting, knitting, embroidery, hand sewing, and crewel are offered.  New members are welcome.

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
 
rec_games 6:00 PM  -  8:50 PM Tabletop Gaming Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Tabletop Gaming Every Wednesday from 6 - 8:50 pmTeens as well as adults are welcome to play.  Enjoy an evening playing the latest board games with others who share your enthusiasm.  The library has at least 25 different games so you are bound to find a game to meet your challenge and interest.  Please call Primos Library at 610-622-8091 with any questions you may have.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM Medicare Made Easy Seminar Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610 534-0693   nodirector@delcolibraries.org
   

John Simons, My Medicare PA will provide information on Medicare, Medicare supplements, Enrollment periods and more.   Registration not required; however, you may call the Library or John @ 610 405-6916.

Norwood Public Library    
    Location: Norwood Public Library
 
anim_dog1 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajama Time! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

Pajamas are optional but having fun is not! Children ages 3 to 6 years old are invited to a jubilant storytime featuring books, songs, dancing, and games. Join us as we use our imaginations to take us into different stories, rhymes and fingerplays. Some programs also feature a craft. Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
office_meeting1 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Aston Library Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Aston Library   610-494-5877   hello@astonlibrary.org
   

The Aston Public Library Book club meets on the third Wednesday of each month (except during the Summer) to discuss a book closen by the group.  

The club has limited space and resources and quite a few members so must stagger acceptance of new members. Click here to contact the club's coordinator and get on the list to join.

    Location: Aston Public Library
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nat_stars2 >> MOVIE TIME << Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUSAN BORDERS   610 586 7310   
   

At 4:00 P.M. every Thursday, we offer free movies for the kids. Children always have a great time at these shows.We supply the Popcorn and Fun; you bring the refreshments.
                                                                                      

    Location: Darby Free Library
 
misc_arrow_r_red 9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Resume Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Barbara Mock   610-789-4440   upperdarby@delcolibraries.org
   

Do you need a new or updated resume?  In this workshop, you will learn:

  • the best resume format for your situation
  • what information you should include - or leave out
  • the differences between digital and paper resumes
  • how to write an effective cover letter

This FREE workshop will be led by Barbara Mock, Esq.  Barbara is an attorney and human resources management consultant.  She will darw on her 20+ years experience to explain what recruiters and hiring managers look for when reviewing your resume and cover letter.  EXTRA! EXTRA! EXTRA! If you attend this workshop, you will be offered a FREE 1-hour personal resume/cover letter consultation with Barbara.

The workshop will be held in the Library's 2nd floor meeting room.  There is no elevator.

Registration is required and is limited to 16 people.  Sign up here or call the library at 610-789-4440.

 

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    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
        There are 16 spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM Pre-Walker Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

Join us for an award winning program for babies! Geared to the physical level of development of our youngest babies, the primary focus in this program is a secure setting for infants who are not yet walking. This gentle yet lively storytime features bouncing and tickling rhymes, peek-a-boo games, short books, nursery rhymes, and music while the young babies sit comfortably close to their caregivers without the distraction of more mobile babies. The storytime is about 15 minutes long followed by a playtime featuring a variety of age appropriate toys. Registration is not required.

This program is not appropriate for older babies or siblings who are walking.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Circle Time is a 20-minute rhyme and movement intensive program for children of all ages and a caregiver with Ms. Anny. The program provides wiggles and giggles for all! 

Purpose of the Program: To stimulate the brain, increase phonological awareness, provide language and vocabulary development, and provide an alternative to the traditional storytime.
 
Circle Time includes: Nursery rhymes, songs, and fingerplays; Age appropriate books; Literacy Modeling; Free play with educational toys

Benefits: Helps get your child ready to read; Develops phonological awareness and vocabulary; Quality time with child; Support, camaraderie with other caregivers
 
This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required. 
Please help us provide the best experience for all by selecting an age-appropriate storytime for your child!

 Circle Time is a Basic Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
ent_guitar01 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Makin' Music Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Makin' Music will be here at Middletown Free Library! "No matter what the child’s age, the exciting, rewarding experience of Makin’ Music creates natural stepping stones to formal music education and facilitates the transition to more advanced concepts."

Fun for all ages, and REGISTRATION is REQUIRED, as spots are LIMITED. Please register by clicking on the "Register" button below.

NOTE: You can register for this program a month before the performance until the day of the performance. (i.e. For Makin' Music in August, you can register your child starting on July 1st up until the August performance). PLEASE only register children, and include the number of children you are registering!

    Location: Middletown Free Library
        There are 27 spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Aston Thursday Fall Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Programs    610-494-5877   children@astonlibrary.org
   

Recommended for ages 3-5, storytime has a new theme, activity and books each week to engage kids in reading!  Tuesday and Thursday Aston storytimes are two sessions of the same program.

THIS WILL BE A MUSIC AND MOVEMENT STORYTIME WITH AMY OF JITTERBUGS MUSIC!

PLEASE CLICK HERE AND REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAM!

 

    Location: Aston Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Mother Goose Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Mother Goose Storytime. Infants through 3 years of age.  Every Thursday at 10:30 am. Storytime with rhymes and songs plus play time at the end.  Caregivers must stay with the child or children.  Please call Primos library at 610-622-8091 for more information.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
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misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-356-1510   
   

Designed for children ages 2 to 3 and their caregivers, toddler storytime consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

    Location: Marple Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
anim_fish_02 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

For ages 3 1/2 to 5 years old this interactive program invites your child to sing, dance, imagine, and learn. Featuring a different theme each week, we read and explore books, practice our numbers and letters, play games, join in creative dramatics, and sometimes make crafts. Children are welcome to attend the program independently while their grown-up remains in the adjacent library. Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
lib_sherlock_holmes.GIF 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Cookies and Mystery Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Bear Shannon   610-446-3082 x216   shannon@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Join us for cookies and coffee and discuss a different genre each month.
The theme will be Unpack Your Bags (Stay a Homes, etc.)

http://www.haverfordlibrary.org    
    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
ent_note 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Fall Opera Series An Italian, French and Russian Sampler Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura   610-566-7828   mireference@delcolibraries.org
   

Fall Opera Series: An Italian, French and Russian Sampler

Come listen and learn about some incredible opera music!

Thursday, September 11th “Attila” – by Verdi Part 1

Thursday, September 18th “Attila” – by Verdi Part 2

 

Thursday, September 25th “Esclarmonde”- by Massenet  Part 1

Thursday, October 2nd “Esclarmonde”- by Massenet  Part 2

 

Thursday, October 16th “Prince Igor”-Borodin Part 1

Thursday, October 30th “Prince Igor”-Borodin Part 2

 

@ 12– 2 PM

***PLEASE feel free to bring a lunch. Drinks and light pastries served at every session.

To Register Call the Library @ 610-566-7828 or email mireference@delcolibraries.org

~ Generously Funded by the Friends of the Middletown Free Library ~

MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM ADULT BOOK CLUB Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Upper Darby Municipal Library   610-734-7649   
   

For ages 18+.
Eat your lunch (bring your own and we provide the beverage) while you take
part in discussing the monthly pick. We meet on the 3rd Thursday of every month.
 The group votes on the titles.

Future titles to be discussed will include:
 

  • Mr. Penumbra's 24 Hour Book Store by Robin Sloan on January 16th
  • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith on February 20th
  • The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls on March 20th
  • Room by Emma Donoghue on April 17th
  • Fault in our Stars by John Green on May 15th
  • Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks on June 19th
  • Mudbound by Hillary Jordan on July17th
  • The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout on August 21st
  • Me Before You by JoJo Moyles on September 18th
  • Luminaries by Eleanor Callon on October 16th
  • The Dinner by Herman Koch on Novebember 20th
  • The Postmistress by Sarah Blake on December 18th

Registration required by calling 610-734-7649 or stopping by the library today. 

    Location: Upper Darby Municipal Branch
 
misc_kids 1:30 PM Preschool Yoga Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 3 to 6 years. Join certified yoga teacher Miss Lisa for an interactive program featuring yoga & imaginative play. Bring your own mat or use one of ours. REGISTRATION REQUIRED! Please call 610-353-1022.

 

 

    Location: Newtown Public Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Creative Corner Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Creative Corner offers older preschoolers, ages 4 and 5, and a caregiver the opportunity to have fun, stretch their creative muscles, and enjoy dramatic play with Ms. Anny.

Purpose of the Program:To provide a space for older preschoolers to connect reading and fun while enjoying an art activity or dramatic play experience with their caregiver.
 
Creative Corner Programs Include: Age appropriate books; songs and rhymes; creative expression activities like art or play
 
Benefits: Helps your child get ready to read; Quality time for child/caregiver; Increased confidence with tools used for art (i.e. using scissors); Support, camaraderie with other caregivers
 
This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required. Please help provide the best experience for all by selecting an age-appropriate storytime for your child!

 Creative Corner is a Basic Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_smiley 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Kid Zone Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

Get in the ZONE! The KID ZONE! If you are are in Kindergarten, 1st or 2nd grade then you are invited to the library's Kid Zone-- a program filled with books, games, crafts, and so much more. You won't want to miss a minute of this engaging and fun-filled program!

Registration is not required. Parents of children ages 8 and under must remain in the library during the program.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Kids' Book Bingo Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

  Come for the bingo, leave with great books to add to your personal library.

  This program is free and open to kids in grades K-5. No registration is needed.


 Kids' Book Bingo is a Civic & Social Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  8:00 PM ** JAKE'S WAYBACK SUPER BURGERS ** Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUSAN BORDERS   610 586 7310   
   

                  JAKE'S WAYBACK BURGERS

Come to Wayback and enjoy delicious Burgers, Fries, and other Sinfully Delicious food! While you eat, you also support your Darby Library financially! This is a fundraiser!

                                         503 Baltimore Pike
                                         Springfield, Pa. 19064
 

    Location: Darby Free Library
 
misc_none 6:15 PM  -  8:30 PM Arts and Needles Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610 534-0693   nodirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Join the Arts and Needles Group every Thursday; work on your own pattern or work on a group project.

Norwood Public Library    
    Location: Norwood Public Library
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misc_none 9:30 AM Big Steps Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Stories, rhymes, music and activities to enhance literacy skills for ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
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misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-583-7207   
   

Designed for children aged birth to 24 months, infant storytime consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

    Location: Ridley Park Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
anim_dino01 10:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

Join us for an active program for children 2 to 3 1/2 years old and their caregivers that will get your child excited about the library and reading! Stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and music liven the atmosphere as concepts such as colors, numbers and letters are introduced. The program is about 20 to 25 minutes long followed by a playtime featuring a wide variety of age appropriate toys. Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
rec_knitting 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Tea & Stitch Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Christine Faris   610-446-3082   faris@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Join us with your knitting, crocheting, counted cross stitch, quilting, or other handwork specialty and have a cup of tea.  Tea & Stitch is a program that has met every Friday for 11 years bringing all ages together who enjoy the needle arts.  Beginner or experienced, don't miss this extraordinary program!  No registration required.  Bring a friend or meet new ones! 

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM On My Own Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

On My Own offers stories, songs, art activities, and educational play for 4 and 5 year olds on their own with Ms. Marilyn and Ms. Anny. This special 30-minutes program without a caregiver helps children develop confidence in their personal abilities and enjoy time spent with children their age.

Purpose of the Program: To provide a place for 4 and 5 year olds to interact with children their own age and to connect reading and fun!

On My Own includes: Stories; Songs and Rhymes; Art activities; Educational playtime
 
Benefits: Helps your child get ready to read; Develops letter knowledge, phonological awareness, and vocabulary; Provides interaction with other children

This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required. Please help us provide the best experience for all by selecting an age-appropriate storytime for your child!

 Storytime is a Basic Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Big Steps Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Stories, rhymes, music and activities to enhance literacy skills for ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
rec_dance2 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Dance Me a Story Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   6105667828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Dance Me a Story

"Each class starts in a circle with a warm-up and gross-motor skills around the room.  The dance teacher uses dance terms throughout the class (plié, releve, passé, chasse). She also incorporates a bit of yoga in the warm up. Then each class features a story with movement and accompanying music. Class ends with Freeze dance into a cool down."

Parents stay in the room, but must keep conversations to minimum. Parents may join in if it helps their child but in general the kids participate on their own.

For kids ages 2-5.  Older siblings may join.  REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED as space is LIMITED. This program is paid for by The Friends of the MFL.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
        There are 14 spaces available.
 
misc_quilt 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Community Quilting Bee Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura   610-566-7828   mireference@delcolibraries.org
   

Community Quilting Bee Sessions

Be Crafty and Help Your Library!

This Summer we at the Middletown Free Library will be learning to make yo-yos quilt pieces that will be sewed together to make a beautiful community quilt to be auctioned off to raise money for the Library.

The quilting pieces are very easy to make! We will be hosting weekly quilting sessions throughout the summer where you can come in and work on the quilt while socializing with your friends and fellow Library patrons.

You are also welcome to bring some fabric home with you to work on at home. It’s a perfect task to do while watching TV.

Friday mornings @ 10:30 AM  

Fabric, needles, and thread are provided, but donations are always appreciated! : ) 

For more information please either call 610-566-7828 or email Laura at mireference@delcolibraries.org

MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-521-9344   
   

Designed for children ages 2 to 3 and their caregivers, toddler storytimes consist of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

    Location: Tinicum Memorial Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
anim_dino01 11:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

Join us for an active program for children 2 to 3 1/2 years old and their caregivers that will get your child excited about the library and reading! Stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and music liven the atmosphere as concepts such as colors, numbers and letters are introduced. The program is about 20 to 25 minutes long followed by a playtime featuring a wide variety of age appropriate toys. Registration is not required. 

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
rec_walking-hiker 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM INDOOR WALKING CLUB Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joanne Simone   610-494-3454   
   

Twice a week on Wednesdays and Fridays we take steps towards healthy living.  We will complete walking videos in the Community Room on our big screen TV!  Please wear sneakers and comfortable clothing.  Before beginning any exercise program, please check with your doctor.

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
 
ent_microphone1 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Friday History Forum Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura   610-566-7828   mireference@delcolibraries.org
   

Friday History Forum

Each month a different historical topic from a different volunteer speaker.

“General Custer ” by Dr. Sidney Copel

Friday, September 19th @ 1 PM

Please register by calling 610-566-7828 or email mireference@delcolibraries.org.

MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Friends of HTFL Book Sale - Sneak Peek Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Bear Shannon   610-446-3082 ext 216   shannon@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Come out and support the Library and get some great books! 

*Friday, September 19 -- 6-9 pm    Sneak Peek 
(Friends of HTFL Member only event) Membership sign-ups available at the door.

*Saturday, September 20 -- 10 am - 5 pm

*Sunday, September 21 --1 - 5 pm *$6/bag

*Saturday, September 27 -- 10 am - 5 pm *6/bag

 

Come visit the Friends' ongoing book sale near the front desk of the Library.  Become a Friend today!

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Friends of HTFL Book Sale Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Bear Shannon   610-446-3082 ext 216   shannon@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Come out and support the Library and get some great books! 

*Friday, September 19 -- 6-9 pm    Sneak Peek 
(Friends of HTFL Member only event) Membership sign-ups available at the door.

*Saturday, September 20 -- 10 am - 5 pm

*Sunday, September 21 --1 - 5 pm *$6/bag

*Saturday, September 27 -- 10 am - 5 pm *6/bag

 

Come visit the Friends' ongoing book sale near the front desk of the Library.  Become a Friend today!

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
nat_flower02 11:00 AM Master Gardner Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: staff   610-521-9344   tinicum@delcolibraries.org
   

Get Your Green Thumb Ready!

Please Join us on Saturday September 20th @ 11:00 am.

Penn State Master Gardener Joe Daiels returns!

Herb Gardening! Learn how to grow your own herbs!

    Location: Tinicum Memorial Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
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lib_book_sale 9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM BOOK SALE Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-583-0593   reference@ridleylibrary.org
   

BOOK SALE at the Annual Craft Fair Event.  This outdoor book sale is the biggest book sale of the year!

Remember the Rain Date is September 28th.

    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM STAR WARS DAY Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   
Darth Vader wants YOU to get a library card!  Celebrate National Library Card Sign-Up Month at Ridley Township Public Library this September, with members of Garrison Carida and the 501st Legion. This year, in an exciting new twist, Garrison Carida will be attending the Ridley Township Fall Festival!

10:00- 1:00pm- Enjoy the Fall Festival with family and friends, and interact with Star Wars characters as they make their way through the festivities.  Pictures, autographs, and fun!  And be sure to stop by our Book Sale table!  

1:00- 2:00pm- Guests of all ages are invited to a special Star Wars program in Garling Hall 

Please note: Parking at the library/municipal building will be extremely limited due to the festival, and 
registration is not required.

Presented by members of Garrison Carida the 501st Legion:  http://www.501stgarrisoncarida.org/index.php

Check out photos from their library invasion last summer...  https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.3509304974757.2131028.1335813458&type=1&l=9ae544e8a0
 
 
Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Friends of HTFL Book Sale Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Bear Shannon   610-446-3082 ext 216   shannon@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Come out and support the Library and get some great books! 

*Friday, September 19 -- 6-9 pm    Sneak Peek 
(Friends of HTFL Member only event) Membership sign-ups available at the door.

*Saturday, September 20 -- 10 am - 5 pm

*Sunday, September 21 --1 - 5 pm *$6/bag

*Saturday, September 27 -- 10 am - 5 pm *6/bag

 

Come visit the Friends' ongoing book sale near the front desk of the Library.  Become a Friend today!

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Coffee: Farm to Filter Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us for this presentation about coffee — how it is grown and harvested and its  trip through the supply chain from the farm to your coffee cup.  Nora Burkey, Executive Director of The Chain Collaborative will discuss the real meaning of "Fair Trade" and the challenges faced by coffee farmers and their families.

Nora will be joined by  Philly Fair Trade who is a partner of The Chain Collaborative.  They will provide the coffee and discuss the process of roasting.

This program is free and open to the public.  No registration required.

 

For more information on The Chain Collaborative, go to www.thechaincollaborative.org.

 

 

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
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misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-687-1124   
   

Designed for children ages 2 to 3 and their caregivers, toddler storytimes consist of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Toddler tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Toddler Tales: 

a six week session of 

Stories, Fingerplays, and crafts 

for children aged two to three and a half, accompanied by caregiver

September 22 - October 27, 2014. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
anim_penguin 10:00 AM Creative Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Springfield Township Library   610-543-2113   
   

For children from birth to 2 years old and their caregivers this lively program introduces your little one to rhythm, language, and reading through finger plays, clapping and tickle rhymes, songs, puppets, and books in a nurturing and fun environment. The total program is 15 to 20 minutes long followed by a playtime with a variety of age appropriate toys.

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Movers & Shakers Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Movers and Shakers is a 20-30 minute program for 2 and 3 year olds and a caregiver with Ms. Anny and Ms. Shannon. The program provides wiggles and giggles for all! We'll share age-appropriate books and enjoy rhymes and songs.

Purpose of the Program: To stimulate the brain, increase phonological awareness, provide language and vocabulary development, and provide an alternative to the traditional storytime.
 
Mover and Shakers includes: Nursery rhymes, songs, and fingerplays; Age appropriate books; Literacy Modeling; Free play with educational toys

Benefits: Helps get your child ready to read; Develops phonological awareness and vocabulary; Quality time with child; Support, camaraderie with other caregivers
 
This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required. 
Please help us provide the best experience for all by selecting an age-appropriate storytime for your child!

 Circle Time is a Basic Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
elect_computer1 10:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Internet Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Marple Library   610-356-1510   
   

Internet
Learn the basics of navigating the world wide web. 

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-687-1124   
   

Designed for children ages 2 to 3 and their caregivers, toddler storytime consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are many spaces available.
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lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Action Readers! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-556-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Action Readers!

It's Baby Story Time with a lot of movement!  Infants and their caregivers are encouraged to act out the stories as they are being read.  Stories, fingerplays, songs, dancing, and toys are used to get babies to learn and love reading! 
Registration is NOT required, but participation IS!

(Children learn best through role modeling. Caregivers are asked to be great role models and be attentive and engaged in the story time. Side conversations can take place during free play. Thanks!)

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Toddler Tales: 

a six week session of  Stories, Fingerplays, and crafts 

for children aged two to three and a half, accompanied by caregiver. 

September 22 - October 27, 2014.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
anim_penguin 11:00 AM Creative Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Springfield Township Library   610-543-2113   
   

For children from birth to 2 years old and their caregivers this lively program introduces your little one to rhythm, language, and reading through finger plays, clapping and tickle rhymes, songs, puppets, and books in a nurturing and fun environment. The total program is 15 to 20 minutes long followed by a playtime with a variety of age appropriate toys.

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM INFANT STORY TIME Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Infant Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library.

Ages birth- 24 months, with caregiver.  Stories, music, parachute, and bubbles, followed by 15 minutes of play time.

Register below (sign up once for the entire fall season).  There will be no Infant class on 9/29, 10/20, 11/24.  Program ends 12/8.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_quilt2 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Community Quilting Bee Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura   610-566-7828   mireference@delcolibraries.org
   

Community Quilting Bee Sessions

Be Crafty and Help Your Library!

This Summer we at the Middletown Free Library will be learning to make yo-yos quilt pieces that will be sewed together to make a beautiful community quilt to be auctioned off to raise money for the Library.

The quilting pieces are very easy to make! We will be hosting weekly quilting sessions throughout the summer where you can come in and work on the quilt while socializing with your friends and fellow Library patrons.

You are also welcome to bring some fabric home with you to work on at home. It’s a perfect task to do while watching TV.

Monday afternoons @ 2 PM

 

Fabric, needles, and thread are provided, but donations are always appreciated! : ) 

For more information please either call 610-566-7828 or email Laura at mireference@delcolibraries.org

 

MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM MINECRAFT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Minecraft at Ridley Township Public Library.

Grades K-5.  Fans of Minecraft are invited to gather together and spend time playing the popular 3D, interactive game.  Students must bring their own tablet, and have a Minecraft account.  

Register below (sign up once for the entire fall season).  There will be no Minecraft on 9/29, 10/20, 11/24.  Program ends 12/8.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Homeschoolers' Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Do you have what it takes to out-spell other logophiles (lovers of words)? Join the Homeschoolers’ Scrabble Club and enjoy a friendly game. We’ll provide the boards, you provide the words!

This program is free and open to homeschoolers of all ages. No registration is required.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
rec_sailboat.GIF 6:30 PM Shipwrecked Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-521-9344   tinicum@delcolibraris.org
   

Shipwrecked

Join us Monday September 22nd @ 6:30 pm as Rochelle Crhistopher of Victorian Vanities returns with a look at maritime disasters of the coast of New Jersey

 

    Location: Tinicum Memorial Public Library
 
misc_arrow_r_red 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Monday Funday Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

Monday Funday is an eclectic program for children entering grades 3, 4, & 5. Featuring a different activity each week we'll have fun and socialize in a safe and entertaining environment.

 

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
anim_dog_scottie 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Aston Pals for Reading Sponsored by Rotary Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Aston Library   6104945877   hello@astonlibrary.org
   

Your child can expand his or her confidence with reading by practicing with a trained therapy dog!  Pals for Life will be visiting the Aston Library again this Fall! Reading to animals helps shy children and children having trouble learning to read build confidence in their literacy skills.

Sponsored by the Glen Riddle Rotary Club.

These programs are free, but registration is required. Space is very limited, and children are expected to attend all four sessions

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are 9 spaces available.
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misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-687-1124   
   

Designed for children aged birth to 24 months, infant storytime consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
school_graduate 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM FREE GED Preparation Classes Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Joanne Simone   610-494-3454   
   

Delaware County Community College offers free GED classes at five locations, one of them being J. Lewis Crozer Library.  These sessions are three hours long and held twice a week, Tuesdays and Thursdays.  

THIS IS SESSION #4  

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
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anim_dino01 10:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

Join us for an active program for children 2 to 3 1/2 years old and their caregivers that will get your child excited about the library and reading! Stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and music liven the atmosphere as concepts such as colors, numbers and letters are introduced. The program is about 20 to 25 minutes long followed by a playtime featuring a wide variety of age appropriate toys. Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM PreSchool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

PreSchool Storytime. Every Tuesday at 10:00 am.  Ages 4 and 5 (including Kindergarten). Storytime with fingerplays and craft.  Please call 610-622-8091 with any questions you may have.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM TODDLERS, TOYS, AND TALES Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Toddler Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library.

Ages 1- 3 years, with caregiver.  Stories, music, parachute, and bubbles, followed by 15 minutes of play time.

Register below (sign up once for the entire fall season).  There will be no Toddler class on 11/11, 11/25.  Program ends 12/9.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
lib_book_red 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Wee Read:

A six-week series of reading, singing, playing

for children aged 0-2 years, accompanied by caregiver.  

September 23 - October 28, 2014.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Craft Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Bridgette   610-356-1510   mareference@delcolibraries.org
   

Do you need time for yourself? Need a space to work on your crafts? Want the chance to meet and chat with others who have similar interests? Find all three at Marple Public Library.

This club is for all crafters, including scrapbooking and hook or needle arts.

Beginner to Advanced Skill Sets. Adults, and children accompanied by adults, are welcome.

Bring your projects and join the fun!

Morning & evening sessions—choose what works for you:

Tuesdays 9/23, 10/28, 11/25, 12/23 from 10am-11:30am

Thursdays 9/11, 10/2, 11/13, 12/11 from 6:30pm—8pm

No registration needed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Circle Time is a 20-minute rhyme and movement intensive program for children of all ages and a caregiver with Ms. Anny. The program provides wiggles and giggles for all! 

Purpose of the Program: To stimulate the brain, increase phonological awareness, provide language and vocabulary development, and provide an alternative to the traditional storytime.
 
Circle Time includes: Nursery rhymes, songs, and fingerplays; Age appropriate books; Literacy Modeling; Free play with educational toys

Benefits: Helps get your child ready to read; Develops phonological awareness and vocabulary; Quality time with child; Support, camaraderie with other caregivers
 
This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required. 
Please help us provide the best experience for all by selecting an age-appropriate storytime for your child!

 Circle Time is a Basic Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
elect_computer1 10:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Genealogy Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Marple Library   610-356-1510   
   

Genealogy Resources on the Computer
Learn how to use library databases like Ancestry.com and other Internet resources to search your family history.

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-687-1124   
   

Designed for children aged birth to 24 months, infant storytime consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
anim_bee.GIF 10:30 AM Toddler On Over Story Time! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 2 to 3 1/2. Younger/older siblings are always welcome. Join us for an active, developmentally appropriate program featuring books, rhymes, songs & parachute play! NO registration required.

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    Location: Newtown Public Library
 
lib_book_red 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Read-Ercise with Toddlers Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   (610) 566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

In this Toddler story time, kids act out the books as they are being read, making them feel part of the story!  Stories, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, and toys help toddlers learn and love to read! 

Registration is NOT required.

(Children learn best through role modeling. Caregivers are asked to be great role models and be attentive and engaged in the story time. Side conversations can take place during free play. Thanks!)

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Aston Tuesday Fall Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Programs   610-494-5877   children@astonlibrary.org
   

Recommended for ages 3-5, storytime has a new theme, activity and books each week to engage kids in reading!  Tuesday and Thursday Aston storytimes are two sessions of the same program.

PLEASE CLICK HERE AND REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAM!

 

    Location: Aston Public Library
 
anim_dino01 11:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

Join us for an active program for children 2 to 3 1/2 years old and their caregivers that will get your child excited about the library and reading! Stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and music liven the atmosphere as concepts such as colors, numbers and letters are introduced. The program is about 20 to 25 minutes long followed by a playtime featuring a wide variety of age appropriate toys. Registration is not required. 

    Location: Springfield Township Library
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misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM TODDLERS, TOYS, AND TALES Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Toddler Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library.

Ages 1- 3 years, with caregiver.  Stories, music, parachute, and bubbles, followed by 15 minutes of play time.

Register below (sign up once for the entire fall season).  There will be no Toddler class on 11/11, 11/25.  Program ends 12/9.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
lib_book_red 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-04396   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Wee Read: 
A six-week series of reading, singing, playing 
for children aged 0-2 years.   
September 23 - October 28, 2014.
 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
anim_dog1 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Our Own Stories Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

In this nontraditional Preschool Story Time, books are read to preschoolers who love to read!  Songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and toys are used to help kids learn and love to read.  At the end of story time the kids are invited to put laminated pieces on a scene board and tell everyone their story that they created.  A great way to encourage imagination, creativity, and story-building!

Registration is NOT required.

(Children learn best through role modeling. Caregivers are asked to be great role models and be attentive and engaged in the story time. Side conversations can take place during free play. Thanks!)

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
lib_book3 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Preschool Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Preschool Storytime:

a six-week session of stories, fingerplays, games, and crafts

for kids aged three and a half to five.  

September 23 - October 28, 2014.  

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
anim_fish_02 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

For ages 3 1/2 to 5 years old this interactive program invites your child to sing, dance, imagine, and learn. Featuring a different theme each week, we read and explore books, practice our numbers and letters, play games, join in creative dramatics, and sometimes make crafts. Children are welcome to attend the program independently while their grown-up remains in the adjacent library. Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
rec_aerobics 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Aston Tuesday Chair Yoga Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Aston Library   610-494-5877   hello@astonlibrary.org
   

"Chair Yoga" is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting in a chair or standing, using a chair for support.  It is appropriate for adults of all shapes, sizes, ages and genders.

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM LEGO MANIA Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Lego Mania at Ridley Township Public Library.

Grades K-5 (siblings welcome).  Spend time building and playing with Legos with friends.  Legos are provided. 

Register below for this event.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Fun With Food Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Love to cook? Join Ms. Shannon for an adventure in no-bake cooking this fall at Fun with FoodEach week you’ll explore different cookbooks and recipes.

This program is free and open to students in grades K-5 only. Registration is required. Click here to sign up for the 4-week session. We ask that participants commit to attending all sessions and that they are able to arrive on time.

 

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
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