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Monday October 13, 2014 -  Monday November 17, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM computer classes Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Yeadon Public Library    610-623-4090   
   

Computer Classes, Yeadon public Library will be offering computer classes Every Monday from October 13, 2014 to November 17, 2014  for adults who are interested in improving their computer skills. if you are interested in advancing your skills come join us!

Monday October 20, 2014 -  Wednesday November 26, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none ESL Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Yeadon Public Library    610-623-4090   
   

Yeadon Public Library will be conducting ESL classes for anyone interested in expanding their English Language skills! Classes will be conducted on Wednesdays 10:00am-12:00pm and on Saturdays from 10:00am-12:00pm. If anyone attending needs additional help you can meet with Ms.Smallwood up to one hour after the Satutday class is over.

Monday October 20, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_libgraphic 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Library book sale! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Springfield Township Library   610-543-2113   
   

Sponsored by the Friends of the Springfield Library this huge book sale will be held at the Township Building (50 Powell Road.)

Today is the last day of the book sale. Get a bag of books for just $5.00!!

Come show your support for the library AND get some great bargains on books!

 

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

Interactive short stories, puppets, music and more developing literacy skills for ages 1 1/2 to 2 1/2.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
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
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Preschool Playschool Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee Fagg   610.623.0239 x 304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Preschool Playschool is for children ages 5 and under.  This is an educational playgroup that includes stories, songs and art to encourage children to interact with their peers while building on all areas of development.

Lansdowne Library    
    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
 
z_cust_lawpl-readtome 10:00 AM  -  10:35 AM Infant Story Time 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_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM PRESCHOOL BOOK BUDDIES Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Ages 3 1/2-6 with adult.  (Younger preschool siblings are welcome.)

A theme based storytime using books, songs, flannel board, fingerplays and movement to encourage the early literacy skills of letter recognition, print awareness, phonemic and phonetic awareness and narrative skills.

Sound serious?  Not at all... the emphasis is on fun!

A follow-up activity and a take home sheet with our stories and songs complete our session.

Registration begins September 14, 2014

Group size is limited.

http://www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
Monday October 20, 2014 -  Monday November 24, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Math Enrichment Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Yeadon Public Library    610-623-4090   
   

Yeadon Public Library will be conducting Math enrinchment classes. Anyone who is having trouble with math or just would like to improve on their mathematic skills is invited to attend!! The classes will be conducted Every Monday morning from October 20, 2014 till November 24, 2014.

Monday October 20, 2014 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:15 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

Toddler Tales storytime is designed with the 2 to 3 1/2 year old's interests in mind. This active storytime has 10 themes that toddlers love including:  Sept. 29th Trucks For All Seasons,  Oct. 6th Nighttime Adventures, Oct. 13th Cats  Dance,  Oct. 20th  Speed Racers,  Oct. 27th Witch Cats, Nov. 3rd  Book Fiesta!,  Nov. 10th Little Elephants,  Nov. 17th  Baking Day,  Nov. 24th  Give Thanks,  and Dec. 1st  Let's Celebrate!  Call or come in to registration for the full series begins Sept. 10th.  If leaving a message, we need your child's first and last name, age, as well as your phone number.  See you soon!

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

Interactive short stories, puppets, music and more developing literacy skills for ages 1 1/2 to 2 1/2.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Toddler Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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Join Miss Mel for a super fun-filled story time with songs, stories and arts & crafts!

Open to Toddlers!

No Registration Required!

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-358-3445   
   

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: Rachel Kohl Community 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
 
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
 
misc_kidsreading 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM PRESCHOOL BOOK BUDDIES Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Ages 3 1/2-6 with adult.  (Younger preschool siblings are welcome.)

A theme based storytime using books, songs, flannel board, fingerplays and movement to encourage the early literacy skills of letter recognition, print awareness, phonemic and phonetic awareness and narrative skills.

Sound serious?  Not at all... the emphasis is on fun!

A follow-up activity and a take home sheet with our stories and songs complete our session.

Registration begins September 14, 2014

Group size is limited.

http://www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers 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

Join us today as we watch the movie Million Dollar Arm starring Jon Hamm and Alan Arkin. 

In a last ditch effort to save his career as a sports agent, JB Bernstein concocts a scheme to find baseball's next great pitcher. Hoping to find a young cricket pitcher he can turn into a major league baseball star, JB travels to India to produce a reality show competition called "Million Dollar Arm." He discovers Dinesh and Rinku, two 18 year old boys who have no idea about playing baseball, yet have a knack for throwing a fastball. As the boys learn the finer points of baseball - JB, with the help of his charming friend Brenda learns valuable life lessons about teamwork, commitment and what it means to be a family.
 
Registration is Required!
 
Please call 610-566-7828 or email mireference@delcolibraries.org to register or for more information. 
MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_quilt2 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Quilting and Sewing Bee Circle Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura   6105667828   mireference@delcolibraries.org
   
Quilting and Sewing Bee Sessions
Sewers and quilters are getting together twice a week to create projects that the Library can either sell or raffle off to raise money for the Middletown Free Library. 

Right now we are sewing together beautiful pillows that will be sold to raise money this Fall. We are is desperate need for batting to fill the pillows. If you would like to donate batting please bring it to the front desk of the Library. 

All skill levels welcome.

Monday afternoons @ 2 PM
and
Friday mornings @ 10:30 AM
 
Fabric, needles, and thread are provided.
MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Anime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hannah Kichman   610-446-3082, x. 216   kichman@haverfordlibrary.org
   

The club that lives and breaths anime!

This means celebrating more than just the shows themselves, but also thinking about how we can  integrate Japanese culture into the club experience. 

PG-13 Anime is aired in this club.

This program is free and open to students in grades 6-12 only. No registration is required.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee Fagg   610.623.0239 x 304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Let's see what wonderful things can be built using legos.

All Ages Welcome!

Lansdowne Library    
    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
 
rec_joystick.GIF 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Gaming Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Paul Palmer   610-789-4440   yaservices@udlibraries.org
   

Bring your Yu-Gi-Oh! deck, DS, PSP, or any other game you’re into. We'll also hook up the Wii and Wii U for multiplayer gaming. Hang out, relax, and play whatever you want!  

For teens in grades 6 to 12

Registration is open. Permission slip required.

    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610 534-0693   nodirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for free play and a weekly Lego Challenge.

Norwood Public Library    
    Location: Norwood Public Library
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misc_none 4:00 PM Halloween Party for grades K+ Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For grades K+. Join us for a ghoulishly good time featuring games & treats! PLEASE REGISTER so Miss Angela knows how many supplies to get.

    Location: Newtown Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_book_signing 4:00 PM Mystery Author Reveal Booktalk Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

We wager you'll be bound to smile if you can guess the famous author who will take the Furness Library by storm this November 6th.  (Four word clues are hidden in the previous sentence.)  Try to figure it out before the author reveal booktalk on October 20th at 4 p.m. Look for entry forms at the library!

 

What will happen at the booktalk? You eat some snacks. We announce the student who correctly guesses the author (or hold a drawing if there is more than one correct guess). We award a prize to the winner. You here about some of the many popular titles this author has written and check one out if you want. 

Please make sure to save the date November 6th @ 7 p.m. to meet the author in person!

 

 

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
misc_kidsreading1 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Creative Kids Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Creative Kids: 

a six-week session of stories, fingerplays, games, and crafts 
for kids aged five to nine.   
September 24 - October 29, 2014. 
    Location: Swarthmore Public 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 6:30 PM Downton Abbey Revisited Season 4 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610 534-0693   nodirector@delcolibraries.org
   

If you're a Downton Abbey fan, here's your chance to catch up or review Season 4. Two episodes shown each week.  Light refreshments served. 

Norwood Public Library    
    Location: Norwood Public Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 6:30 PM Twilight Storytime for Ages 3-5 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Staff   610-532-4643   prospectpark@delcolibraries.org
   

End your day each Monday evening with exciting stories & fun activities including crafts!

    Location: Prospect Park Free Library
 
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 October 21, 2014 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 9:30 AM  -  10:45 AM MOTHER GOOSE ON THE LOOSE PLAYTIME Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Ages 0-3 1/2 with adult.   (Older preschool siblings are welcome.)

An interactive first library experience which includes books, songs, rhymes and movement to encourage early literacy learning. Children learn through play, so our session includes a playgroup with age appropriate toys.  A great opportunity for distraction free time with your child and a way to connect with other parents and caregivers.

Registration begins Sept. 15, 2014

Group size is limited.

http://www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
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 #12

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Music with Miss Joy Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Miss Joy is bringing her guitar and some stories to the Radnor Memorial Library’s Winsor Room at 10:00am. Families with children age 2-5 are invited to this lively musical storytime. No registration is necessary. For more info call 610-687-1124.

http://www.radnorlibrary.org/youth-services/    
    Location: Radnor Memorial 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
        There are many spaces available.
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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
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610 534-0693   nodirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for stories, fingerplays, crafts and activities.  Ages 3 to 5.

Norwood Public Library    
    Location: Norwood 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 Laptop Tuesday Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Marple Library   610-356-1510   
   

Laptop Tuesdays
Bring your own equipment and all of your questions - Nick will have the answers! 

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Bibs-n-Books Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee Fagg   610.623.0239 x 304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Bibs-n-Books is a storytime program for children ages 3 and under.  Books, songs, fingerplays and art are used to teach children phonetic awareness, early literacy skills, listening skills, and prepare them for school.

Lansdowne Library    
    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Music with Miss Jill! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For babies to preschoolers & NO registration required. Miss Jill is back to lead everyone in musicial fun. Shaker eggs & propers for everyone add to the fun.

    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
 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-566-1918   
   

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: Media-UP Free Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
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
        There are many spaces available.
 
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
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM  -  12:15 PM MOTHER GOOSE ON THE LOOSE PLAYTIME Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Ages 0-3 1/2 with adult.   (Older preschool siblings are welcome.)

An interactive first library experience which includes books, songs, rhymes and movement to encourage early literacy learning. Children learn through play, so our session includes a playgroup with age appropriate toys.  A great opportunity for distraction free time with your child and a way to connect with other parents and caregivers.

Registration begins Sept. 15, 2014

Group size is limited.

http://www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
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misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM SEWING CLASSES & FUN Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUSAN BORDERS   610 586 7310   
   

Do you know how to hem your pants or dress? Can you sew a button or let in a seam? Would you like to learn how to make your own clothes? Come and learn how to sew! Classes are every Tuesday and Thursday.
These classes are for adults and teens. Registration is required. Call 610 586 7310.

                                                                         

    Location: Darby Free Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:45 AM Read to Me Circle Time for Ages 2-5 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Staff   610-532-4643   prospectpark@delcolibraries.org
   

Enjoy books, rhymes, songs, & other fun activities!

    Location: Prospect Park Free Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM Preschool Story time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

story

Join Miss Mel for a super fun-filled story time with songs, stories and arts & crafts!

Open to Preschoolers!

No Registration Required!

    Location: Marple 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
 
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
 
rec_legoguy 3:00 PM  -  5:00 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.

Wednesday, October 8th; 6-7:30pm

Tuesday, October 21st; 3-5pm

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM After School Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610 534-0693   nodirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for stories, crafts and activities; Grades K to 5

Week 1:  Fall Fun on the Farm

Week 2:  Animals of the Night

Week 3:  Festival of Fall Food

Week 4:  Pizza and a Movie; wear your scary face and win a prize.  Registration and parental permission required for movie.

Norwood Public Library    
    Location: Norwood Public Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM DIGITAL SCAVENGER HUNT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Digital Scavenger Hunt at Ridley Township Public Library.

Grades K-5.  Bring your tablet, camera, or cell phone to take pictures of clues around the library.

Register below for this event. 

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
rec_painters_palette.GIF 3:45 PM  -  4:30 PM Art Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Ellen Keeney   610-583-7207   
   

Drawing class for children in grades 2 through 6. Learn techniques to improve your drawing. Space limited; registration required.

    Location: Ridley Park Public Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Tech Tuesday and Ipad Lab Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee Fagg   610.623.0239 x 304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for Tech Tuesday and IPad Lab. 

Learn new skills and keep up to date with technology.

Open to students of all ages!

Lansdowne Library    
    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Who Was Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Kids who are reading the Who Was series of biographies, this is the place for you! Explore a different historical figure each week through read-alouds and activities.

This program is free and open to students in grades 2-5 only. Registration is required. Please click on the REGISTER button below to sign up for the full four-week series. Please commit to attending all sessions.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
   
 
misc_none 4:30 PM Time Travelers: American Girl Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

 Children in grades 1-3 are invited to become time travelers for an hour and explore time periods in history through the American Girl series and hands-on activities.  This is a S.M.Art Kids Program: Science, Math, and the Arts at Radnor Memorial Library. Please sign up beginning October 7. Registration is limited to one Time Travelers session per child.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
   
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misc_kidsreading 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM CROZER KIDS CLUB Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: LaKesha Logan   610-484-3454   
   

Join us for fun filled afternoons with the 'Crozer Kids Club, an after school program.  Sessions will involve The Arts & Science, as well as homework help, healthy snacks and mentoring.  Mentorships and tutoring are provided by the students of the "Dare To Soar" program, sponsored by Swarthmore College. 

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
 
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)
 
holiday_witch_hat.GIF 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Movie Night Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Christensen   610-583-0593   teens@ridleylibrary.org
   

Scary Movie Night!  Just in time for Halloween!  Open to grades 6-12!  Bring your friends and some pillows!  Popcorn and drinks provided!

    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
 
ent_note 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM IT AIN'T NOTHING LIKE HOP HOP MUSIC Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: LaKesha Logan   610-494-3454   crcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for an exciting entergeneration program, "It Ain't Nothing Like Hip Hop Music".  Together we will explore the Origin of Hip Hop, The Elements of Hip Hop, The Difference Between Hip Hop vs. Rap, The Pros & Cons of Hip Hop, & more!  Let's come together to educate one another and listen to a myraid of perspectives.  Come prepared to both learn and share...walk away with even more knowledge than before.

Ages 13 & up (Adults & Elders are encouraged to attend)

Register for this cost free event!

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
 
misc_none 6:30 PM Smart Divorce Planning Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Pam Sedor   610-687-1124 x62   psedor@radnorlibrary.org
   

Hotaling Investment Management, LLC, presents the team of Samantha Evian, Family Law Attorney, and Eileen Paul, CFP®, on how to identify and intelligently uncouple assets, debt, and walk away stronger on your feet with investable resources and savings.  Special guest and motivational speaker Pamela Elaine Nichols will share her own dramatic and ultimately winning experience with you.

Upcoming Programs for Adults    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Halloween Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Sarah   610-485-6519   mhcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Halloween themed Story Time.  There will be crafts to go along with our stories.

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Aston Halloween Magic Show Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Programs   610-494-5877   children@astonlibrary.org
   

Ed Schmitt will entertain the kids with a spooky magic show Tuesday, October 21st! The program will be in the gym at 6:30PM. Please come and join the fun!

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Ed Schmitt is an Awarding Winning Children's magician from the Delaware Valley. His Halloween Magic Show is designed for Boys and Ghouls of all ages. Themed around Halloween, the show includes Ghosts, Vampires, Frankenstein and special appearances by "Jacko the Jack-o-Lantern of Mystery". The show uses Music, Magic, Comedy, Live Animals and Lots of Audience Participation to create an enjoyable experience for the whole family.

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
ent_microphone1 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Philadelphia The WWI Years 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!

Today's lecture Philadelphia: The WWI Years by Peter Williams, will take place at 6:30 PM.

Peter Williams is a Philadelphia attorney, amateur historian and author of Philadelphia: The World War I Years (Arcadia, 2013). For more information about Peter Williams and his book can be found here: http://philadelphiawwiyears.com/

Registration is required!

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

 

MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
nat_stars 6:45 PM  -  7:30 PM Bedtime Stories Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Ellen Keeney   610-583-7207   
   

Stories, games, crafts and movies for children ages 3 - 6 years. Come join us for some snuggly stories. Space limited; registration required.

    Location: Ridley Park Public Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Pajama Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join Miss Mel for an exciting evening of stories, songs and arts & crafts!

Don't forget to wear you pajamas and bring your teddy bear!

Open to All Ages!

No Registration Required!

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
ent_guitar01 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Last Chance Duo in Concert at MPL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Marple Library Staff   610-356-1510   
   

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The Friends of the Marple Public Library will host a unique fun-filled concert to fill our community room with the rhythmic, pulsating high energy singing of folk-fusion music including blue grass country favorites and ever popular selections from traditional Rock and Roll. The solos and duets will be accompanied with fiddle and 5 string banjo and guitar.  The music begins on Tuesday October 21. 2014 at 7:30 pm featuring the high energy toe tapping audience pleasing sounds of the very popular Last Chance Duo with Ingrid Rosenback on fiddle and Jack Scott on 5 string banjo and guitar. This concert is designed to welcome Fall 2014 with a wakeup call to fun and the celebration of American popular music . The program is free and open to the public. Reservations are requested but not required at 610-356-1510. A reception of delicious desserts will immediately follow the concert so all can meet the guest artists.

    Location: Marple Public 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   610-353-1022   
   

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

    Location: Newtown Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
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misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Infants Only Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Infants Only: (no siblings allowed)
a six-week session of stories, fingerplays and games
for infants birth to 1 year, accompanied by a caregiver.   
September 24 - October 29, 2014
 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Little People Story & Activity Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: LaKesha Logan   610-494-3454   crcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

"Fall Into Reading" and join us for some great interactive Autumn Fun!  Little People's October session will be theme based on interactive story and activity times.  We will talk it up about apples, candy corn, cider, beautiful leaves, pumpkins and and read children's books on the fall season that inspire outdoor play.  Call or email us to register.

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
 
z_cust_familyplace 10:00 AM  -  11:15 AM Parent Child Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Ages 1-3 1/2 with adult. (Younger or older pre-school siblings are welcome.)

A playgroup designed to be fun and informative.  Spend quality time with your child.  

This is an opportunity to get information and ask questions about child and parenting issues from our professional community partners in a relaxed setting.

Speech & Hearing: Stacy Collins, speech therapist

Physical Development: Liza Speigel, PT-Theraplay

General Development: Marisa Smith, Early Intervention

Early Literacy:  Charlotte Ryan, Sellers Library

Nutrition: Fran Alloway MA RD LDN- Penn State Extension

Registration begins September 14, 2014

Group size is limited.

http://www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
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
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Ellen Keeney   610-583-7207   
   

Stories, games, crafts and movies for children ages 3-5. Come and join the fun. Space limited; registration required.

    Location: Ridley Park Public Library
 
misc_none 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 listen to stories! Our Story Tellers will mesmerize your child with tales of Fantastic Adventures in far-away lands and times! 
                                                   

    Location: Darby Free Library
 
nat_tulip.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Master Gardeners Series: Bulbs Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura   610-566-7828   mireference@delcolibraries.org
   

Penn State Master Gardener Series: Bulbs

Join us as one of the Penn State Master Gardeners of Delaware County teaches us about bulbs; how to plant them, how to store them, and how to grow them.   

Wednesday, October 22 @ 10:30 AM 

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

MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-566-1918   
   

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

    Location: Media-UP Free 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_kidsreading 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Preschool Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Peggy Bauer   610-583-1010   
   

Stop by every Wednesday at 11:00 am for story time with our children's librarian, Peggy Bauer.  From 11:00 - 12:00 children and the adults with them can participate in a story, crafts and games. 

 

This event is always free, and there is no need to RSVP.  Just stop on by for some fun at the library!

    Location: Glenolden Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM INFANT STORY TIME Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Upper Darby Municipal Library   610-734-7649   
   

This program is for children ages birth - 24 months with caregiver. Enjoy stories, fingerplays, songs, rhymes and more every Wednesday morning from 11:15 - 12:00pm. No registration is required. For more information, call 610-734-7649

    Location: Upper Darby Municipal Branch
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misc_kidsreading 1:00 PM  -  1:45 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 24 - October 29, 2014. 
    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
lib_bookflipping 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Tobin   610-583-0593   reference@ridleylibrary.org
   

Do you like to read? Would you like to get together with other book lovers and talk about the books you've read? The Afternoon Book Club at Ridley Township Library is made for you! Join Susan Purcell from the Delaware County Library System and the other book club members on the 4th Wednesday of each month to discuss popular fiction titles. The books will be provided for you.

This is an Information Literacy program of the PA Forward Inititative. www.paforward.org

    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
 
misc_teaching 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM APPRISE 2015 Medicare Update Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: J. Lewis Crozer Library   610-494-3454   
   

Medicare Update Presentations are classroom style presentations that explain new and updated information for the forthcoming 2015 Medicare Year.  These presentations consist of explanations of the 2015 Original Medicare Premiums, Deductibles, and Co-pays, Medicare HMO/Advantage/Special Needs Plans, Part D Prescription Drug Plans, and new Medical and/or Preventive Services offered to Medicare Consumers.

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
 
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Focus on Fiction Book Club at Furness Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jennifer   610-566-9331   fsdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

This librarian-led book club will take place on the 4th Wednesday of each month in the Bonnell Meeting Room on the library's 2nd floor. Stop by the circulation desk to register or call 610-566-9331 and ask for Jen.

October 22: Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo

November 19: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn (note that this is the 3rd Wednesday due to the Thanksgiving holiday the next week)

Special Meeting: Wednesday December 17 to pick titles for 2015

    Location: H. K. Furness Free 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
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Create Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hannah Kichman   610-446-3082, x 216   kichman@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Featuring a challenge that you can  tackle however you choose. That means you can paint, write, sing, or even dance. We just want to see you express your creative side.

This program is free and open to students grades 6-12. No registration is required.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM Birthday Cards for Homeless Children Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Abbe Klebanoff   610.623.0239 x 305   lareference@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for this wonderful project to make Birthday Cards for homeless children.  We will provide all of the materials.  

For Tweens and Teens.

Lansdowne Library    
    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
 
nat_tulip.GIF 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM ~~ 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 full day at school, your kids need to relax! We have many crafts and fun activities to help your kids to unwind. They will have a great time!
                                                                      

    Location: Darby Free Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM MOVIE & A SNACK Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Movie and a Snack at Ridley Township Public Library.

Grades K-5.  Enjoy a fun snack while watching a movie.  Today's movie and snack:  Monsters, Inc. (Rated G, 92 minutes), with S'mores!

Register below for this event. 

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
rec_paintpalette02 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Shrinky Dink Art Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Paul Palmer   610-789-4440   yaservices@udlibraries.org
   

Make a picture on Shrinky Dink paper, and when heated it will get 1/3 smaller and 9 times thicker! Make a necklace, magnet, pin, or just make them for fun!

For teens in grades 6 to 12.
No registration, just drop in!

    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers 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 After School Crafts: Halloween Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Crafters unite! Get ready for the fall holidays by creating crafts after school with the Children’s Room staff. Two weeks of Halloween fun.

This program is free and open to students in grades 1-4 only. Registration is required. Please click on the REGISTER button below to sign up for the 2-week series. Please commit to attending both sessions.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
        There are 7 spaces available.
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misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Music Programs Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join Miss Andie and Miss Mel for dance parties mixing a variety of music, interaction with instruments and other fun activities!

*Ages: Birth-5 years

*No Registration Required!

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
misc_new_blue 4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM Signing Time! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

First and Second graders are invited to join Miss Colette and Miss Kristina for an interactive sign language class.  A brief video will be followed by fun activities including games and crafts that reinforce learning this amazing way of communicating.  Limited to 16 students, we hope those who register will be able to attend all four classes in the series.  Call or come in to register starting September 10th.  If you leave a message, please be sure to include your child's full name, grade, and your phone number.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
rec_chess_knight 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Chess Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Chess Club

Taught by teen volunteers from Penncrest, our chess club meetings are a great opportunity to learn the game of chess, perfect your strategy, make some new friends, and get some tips from our nationally ranked teen volunteer! All ages able to understand the game of chess are welcome to attend!

Registration is not required. Held in our community room downstairs.

Wednesdays @ 4:30pm;

October 8th & 22nd

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
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
 
office_money_bills_coins 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM CLARIFI College Planning: How Are We Going to Pay for This? Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Springfield Township Library   610-543-2113   
   

Join us for a free workshop hosted by Philly's leading nonprofit college planning service. Explore financial aid options and learn ways to reduce student debt.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Adult Chess Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Abbe Klebenoff   610-623-0239   laref@delcolibraries.org
   

Make your move! 

Join us for Adult Chess from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

 

Lansdowne    
    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
 
misc_none 7:30 PM Nursing in a Civil War Hospital Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Pam Sedor   610-687-1124 x62   psedor@radnorlibrary.org
   

Smadar Shtuhl depicts life in field hospitals as seen through the eyes of Anna Morris Holstein, a nurse and a matron during the Civil War, and demonstrates how gender and racial assumptions were compromised to answer the demands of a major conflict.  Co-sponsored by Radnor Historical Society.

This presentation is a program of the Pennsylvania Humanities Council. The PHC inspires people to come together to share a life of learning. Since 1973 the PHC has provided resources that empower local groups to help their communities explore history, literature, the arts, and the ideas that shape the human experience.  

Upcoming Programs for Adults    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
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misc_none 9:30 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for rhymes, songs, puppets and more developing pre-literacy skills for ages birth to 1 ½. Each week features 80% repetition of nursery rhymes and songs to help build recognition and familiarization and includes developmental tips for interacting with your child to enhance pre-literacy skills.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_arrow_r_red 9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Interview Skills Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Barbara Mock   610-789-4440   upperdarby@delcolibraries.org
   

Have you interviewed for a new job lately?  Attend our Interview Skills Workshop and learn:

  • how to prepare for an interview
  • what questions to expect
  • phone interview preparation
  • techniques for a group interview
  • what an "elevator" speech is and why you need one

Led by Barbara Mock, Esq.  Barbara is an attorney and human resources management consultant.  She will draw on her 20+ years experience to explain what recruiters  and hiring managers expect when they interview you.  EXTRA! EXTRA! EXTRA!  If you attend the Oct. 23rd workshop, you will be offered a FREE 1-hour personal practice interview and consultation with Barbara.

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

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

    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
        There are 4 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 #13

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
 
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-534-0693   
   

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: Norwood Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM PRESCHOOL: ON MY OWN Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library.

Ages 3-5 years, without caregiver (adult must remain in the library).  Stories, music, parachute, and bubbles.

Register below (sign up once for the entire fall season).  There will be no Preschool class on 10/9, 11/13, 11/27.  Program ends 12/11.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
anim_rabbit 10:15 AM Infant Lap-Wiggle Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

A joyful celebration of babies and books together is the best way to describe these sessions.  Lots of bouncing, clapping, and giggling accompany the wiggling.  Mother Goose rhymes and songs encourage interaction between infant and parent or caregiver.  When the program ends, there is still plenty of time to chat with other moms, dads, and nannies.  Located on the lower floor,  the children's library is easily accsesible by elevator.  Infants from birth through 23 months can be registered starting on September 10th.  Just call or come in!  If you leave a message, please include your baby's name, age in months, and your name and phone number.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free 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 Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for rhymes, songs, puppets and more developing pre-literacy skills for ages birth to 1 ½. Each week features 80% repetition of nursery rhymes and songs to help build recognition and familiarization and includes developmental tips for interacting with your child to enhance pre-literacy skills. 

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee Fagg   610.623.0239 x 304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Wee Read is a storytime program for children ages 3-5 years old.  Books, songs, fingerplays and art are used to introduce children to early literacy concepts, encourage socialization with peers and prepare children for school.

Lansdowne Library    
    Location: Lansdowne Public 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
   
 
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.

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
 
elect_laptop.GIF 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Joyce's Cafe: Instagram Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce Platfoot   610-446-3082 x205   platfoot@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Join the curious as we explore some of the fun things available on the Internet!

This month find out about Instagram.  Instagram is a fast, beautiful, and fun way to share your pictures and videos with friends and family.  Learn how to take pictures using filters, edit them, and share them.

This is a hands-on class using library computers and is open to beginners.

Students who do not have an Instagram account and would like help setting one up before class should arrive at 10:00 am. 

Students who already have an Instagram account should arrive at 10:30 am when class officially begins.   

Registration is not required.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-494-3454   
   

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

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM PRESCHOOL: ON MY OWN Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library.

Ages 3-5 years, without caregiver (adult must remain in the library).  Stories, music, parachute, and bubbles.

Register below (sign up once for the entire fall season).  There will be no Preschool class on 10/9, 11/13, 11/27.  Program ends 12/11.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_party1 1:30 PM Preschool Fun Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela   4843842388   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For age 3.5 to 5.5. Younger/older siblings are always welcome. 30 minutes of stories, music & games, followed by a simple craft & playtime. NO registration required. 

    Location: Newtown Public Library
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lib_bookflipping 1:30 PM Preschool/Kindergarten Stories Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

Designed with the 3 1/2 year old through Kindergarten student in mind, slightly longer books are interspersed with songs, fingerplays, and snacks followed by a special activity or free play with toys from our Family Place collection. Fall 2014 themes include:  Oct. 2nd  School of Imagination,  Oct. 9th  Apple Surprise!  Oct. 16th  Tree Tales,  Oct. 23rd  Sleepover Stories,  Oct. 30th  Costume Fun!,  Nov. 6th HiBEARnation?, Nov. 13th  Young Reader's Week,  Nov. 20th UN Children's Day Celebration,  and Dec.  4th  Season's Readings!  Registration begins Sept. 10th.  Call or come in!  If you leave a message, make sure to include your child's first and last name, age, and your phone number.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free 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
 
z_cust_dfl_pumpkin_trans 2:00 PM Halloween Craft Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Peggy Bauer   610-583-1010   glenolden@delcolibraries.org
   

Stop by after-school for a Halloween themed craft day at the Glenolden Library.  Come and make something spooky to take home with you.

Supplies for the craft will be provided.

    Location: Glenolden Library
 
food_teapot.GIF 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation: Colonial Food Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura   610-566-7828   mireference@delcolibraries.org
   

Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation Presents

“Colonial Food”

A variety of artifacts and food materials complement a demonstration and introduction to the food and foodways of 18th century Pennsylvania.

Thursday, October 23rd @ 2-3 PM

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

MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Gaming Day Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610 534-0693   nodirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Ages 13 to 18.  Use our PlayStation 4.  Game playing is on a first come-first served basis.  Parental permission slip/rules must be signed at Library.  All participants must register at Circulation Desk before playing.  Participants may not bring own games for use.

Norwood Public Library    
    Location: Norwood Public Library
 
lib_bookflipping 3:15 PM After School Story and Craft Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-521-9344   tinicum@delcolibraries.org
   

Come join us after school for a fun time creating and listening to a story!!

This program is for ages k-5th younger siblings welcome if accompanied by an adult

Registration is required in order for our program to be successful!

 

    Location: Tinicum Memorial Public Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM KID'S CLUB Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Grade school program at Ridley Township Public Library.

Grades K- 5, without caregiver (adult must remain in the library).  Stories, book talk, games, crafts.

Register below (sign up once for the entire fall season).  There will be no Kid's Club on 10/9, 11/13, 11/27.  Program ends 12/11.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Cameras for Kids Foundation Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Abbe Klebanoff   610.623.0239 x 305   lareference@delcolibraries.org
   

~~Cameras for Kids Foundation: A class for children ages 12 and up.  We are pleased to partner with the Owen Biddle School of Photography to offer this program to tweens and teens. The students will learn about the art of photography using digital cameras. 

Registration is required

Lansdowne Library    
    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Life Hacks 101: Basic Cooking Skills Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Carroll Newton   610-687-1124 x74   mcarroll@radnorlibrary.org
   

“life hack”- a strategy or technique adopted in order to manage one time and daily activities in a more efficient way.  Learn some basic skills of everyday life including how to use tools, preparing simple meals, and sewing a button through experiments and basic projects.  Open to grade 5 and up.  Registration required.  This week's session will focus on basic cooking skills.

http://www.radnorlibrary.org/    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_bookflipping 4:00 PM Preschool/Kindergarten Stories Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

Designed with the 3 1/2 year old through Kindergarten student in mind, slightly longer books are interspersed with songs, fingerplays, and snacks followed by a special activity or free play with toys from our Family Place collection. Fall 2014 themes include:  Oct. 2nd  School of Imagination,  Oct. 9th  Apple Surprise!  Oct. 16th  Tree Tales,  Oct. 23rd  Sleepover Stories,  Oct. 30th  Costume Fun!,  Nov. 6th HiBEARnation?, Nov. 13th  Young Reader's Week,  Nov. 20th UN Children's Day Celebration,  and Dec.  4th  Season's Readings!  Registration begins Sept. 10th.  Call or come in!  If you leave a message, make sure to include your child's first and last name, age, and your phone number.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
nat_lightning2 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM *** MOVIE TIME *** Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUSAN BORDERS   610 586 7310   
   

Every Thursday we feature a great movie for kids! We vary the selection from comedy, science fiction, animated films, etc. The children love these movies! We supply the Popcorn; you supply the refreshments.
                               
                  

    Location: Darby Free Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Free Tutoring Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee Fagg   610.623.0239 x 304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Free Tutoring for Elementary Students!

Lansdowne Library    
    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
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misc_construction 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM AFTERSCHOOL MAKER CLUB Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Grades 1-5

Do you like to build, create, invent, tinker, or just plain make stuff?

The Sellers Library Maker's Club will provide the materials you need for a different project each week.You may be constructing with legos, paper, blocks, straws, recylables and more.  The fun is in the challange and the end project is up to you.

Registration begins September 14, 2014.  Group size is limited.

http.www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_kidsreading 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM CROZER KIDS CLUB Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: LaKesha Logan   610-484-3454   
   

(K-5)  Join us for fun filled afternoons with the 'Crozer Kids Club, an after school program.  Sessions will involve The Arts & Science, as well as homework help, healthy snacks and mentoring.  Mentorships and tutoring are provided by the students of the "Dare To Soar" program, sponsored by Swarthmore College. 

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
 
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
 
rec_camping_tent 6:30 PM Campfire Scary Stories Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Campfire Scary Stories

Thursday, October 23rd @ 6:30pm

Mr. Jason has made a fake campfire to use indoors and thinks we should gather around it to get ready for Halloween, eat s'mores and read scary stories! For kids ages 5 and above. Feel free to bring a flashlight from home!

Registration is required and will start October 9th. Held in the Community Room downstairs.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
rec_paintpalette 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Picasso: His Art & His Women Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Bridgette   610-356-1510   
   
Celebrate Art History at MPL this October!
 
Join us for “Picasso: His Art and His Women” presented by Mr. Fred Dixon, author of 700 Years of Art History: Pre-Renaissance to Modernism, on Thursday October 23 at 7:00 pm.
 
Please call the library to register at 610-356-1510.

Picasso was an artist with monumental creativity and an exceptional capacity for invention but who was also at the center of great tragedy. In effect, 20th century art belonged to Picasso. His personal life and the women in it go a long way toward answering the mystery of his creative process.

Picasso had seven significant women in his life that importantly influenced his art. Women to Picasso were like paint to his brush. He needed them to inspire him. Every time a new woman entered his life his art changed.

Mr. Dixon and his wife Martha live in Chadds Ford, where their home has become a mini-museum with 130 paintings and sculpture pieces collected over the past 35 years. They were both trained as docents at the Barnes Foundation where they served for 10 years. Copies of Mr. Dixon’s book, 700 Years of Art History: Pre-Renaissance to Modernism, will be available for purchase at a deeply discounted price of $35.

 

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
office_dollarsign 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Medicare Update 2015 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maria Polymenakos, Head of Adult Services   610-789-4440   upperdarby@delcolibraries.org
   

The Medicare open enrollment period is October 15-December 7. An APPRISE counselor will discuss the options  to help you wisely review and choose your plans for 2015. The presentation consists of consists of 2015 Original Medicare premiums and deductibles, Medicare HMO/Advantage Plans, Part D Prescription Plans, and Medical and Preventive Services offered to Medicare consumers for 2015.

APPRISE is the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) for Medicare beneficiaries.

This FREE program will be held in the library's 2nd floor meeting room. There is no elevator. It will be repeated on Friday, November 7 at 10:00 a.m. in the accessible Adult Library.

Please register in advance. Sign up here or call the library at 610-789-4440.

Upper Darby Libraries website    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
        There are 20 spaces available.
 
nat_poppy 7:15 PM  -  8:15 PM WWI Book Discussion: A Star for Mrs Blake Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jennifer   610-566-9331   fsdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

As part of the World War I 100th Anniversary Lecture Series, Furness will hold a special book discussion of April Smith's novel, A Star for Mrs. Blake

    Location: H. K. Furness Free 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
 
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_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-358-3445   
   

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

    Location: Rachel Kohl Community Library
        There are many spaces available.
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misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM FAMILY PLAY GROUP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Play Group at Ridley Township Public Library.

Ages 1-3 years, with caregiver (siblings welcome).  Spend time playing with toys.

Register below (sign up once for the entire fall season).  There will be no Family Play Group 10/3, 10/31, 11/7, 11/28.  Program ends 12/12.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
med_caduceus 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Medicare in 2015 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Bridgette   610-356-1510   mareference@delcolibraries.org
   

Come learn about what changes 2015 will bring to Medicare and how they will affect you. Bring all of your questions.

Friday, October 24 starting at 10:30 am

Please register in advance at the front desk or call 610-356-1510.

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
z_cust_familyplace 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Parent Child Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

The Parent-Child Workshop is a 5 week series of classes where the parent and child play with various age-appropriate, educational toys while surrounded by other parents and children.  During each program there is also a resource professional ready to answer any questions a parent might have.

 
This 5 week workshop covers such topics as orientation and early literature; speech, hearing and language development; child development; nutrition; and music, play and health.
 
Registration is REQUIRED! 
20 Family Maximum, there will be a waiting list.

For families with children between the ages Birth to 3 years

Fridays, 10:30-11:45 AM

Sept. 26, Oct. 3, 10, 17 & 24

 

Fill out a registration form in the library TODAY to attend our series this fall! 

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_quilt2 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Quilting and Sewing Bee Circle Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura   6105667828   mireference@delcolibraries.org
   
Quilting and Sewing Bee Sessions
Sewers and quilters are getting together twice a week to create projects that the Library can either sell or raffle off to raise money for the Middletown Free Library. 

Right now we are sewing together beautiful pillows that will be sold to raise money this Fall. We are is desperate need for batting to fill the pillows. If you would like to donate batting please bring it to the front desk of the Library. 

All skill levels welcome.

Monday afternoons @ 2 PM
and
Friday mornings @ 10:30 AM
 
Fabric, needles, and thread are provided.
MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown 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_none 12:00 PM Friday Flicks Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Abbe Klebanoff   610.623.0239 x 305   lareference@delcolibraries.org
   

Watch the movie then stay for the discussion. 

Bring a lunch or snack, we will provide drinks.

 

Draft Day  (2014)

 110 min  -  Drama | Sport  -  11 April 2014 (USA)
At the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to rebuild his team when he trades for the number one pick. He must decide what he's willing to sacrifice on a life-changing day for a few hundred young men with NFL dreams.

Director:

Lansdowne Library    
    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Medicare Open Enrollment: Independence Blue Cross - An Option Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Bear Shannon   610-446-3082 ext 216   shannon@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Do you have all of your questions answered about Medicare?  Before Open Enrollment ends on December 7, come learn about one of the plan options in the Medicare Program: Independence Blue Cross.

Tina Garrity of Senior Advisors Group will give a presentation on Blue Cross Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplemental Plans. She will highlight the plan benefits and changes for 2015.

Ms. Garrity represents over 20 companies such as: Aetna, AARP, Mutual of Omaha, Central States Indemnity, Humana, Independence Blue Cross Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplemental Plans  and many more.  While her presentation will focus on Independence Blue Cross, she can answer questions about the difference between plans and about program participant's Medicare Advantage plan, Supplemental (Medigap) plan, or their Part D Stand Alone Prescription Drug plan.

The program will also be held on Wednesday, November 5 at 6:30 pm and Friday, November 14 at 12:30 pm.

Registration is not required but highly recommended.  

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
ent_conductor 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Opera Lecture Series - Carmen Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maria Polymenakos, Head of Adult Services   610-789-4440   upperdarby@delcolibraries.org
   

Popular speaker Joseph Erdeljac will return for a two-part series about George Bizet's Carmen, one of the world's most popular operas. You'll listen to excerpts from various recordings of the opera along with his lecture. This program will be held in the 2nd floor meeting room (no elevator). Refreshments will be served.

Limited seating. Registration is required, even if you have attended one of these programs in the past, and will begin on Mon., October 6.

Please sign up for one or both sessions (October 24 and/or October 31). We recommend both!

Upper Darby Libraries website    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
        There are 11 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Game Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hannah Kichman   610-446-3082, x. 216   kichman@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Our favorite way to socialize? Just get that controller in your hands and get in the zone. Keep an eye out for tournament announcements.

We’ll be playing some T rated titles in this club.

This program is free and open to students in grades 6-12 only. No registration is required.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM FRIDAY CRAFT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laure Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Friday afternoon crafts at Ridley Township Public Library.

Grades K-5.  Visit the library after school and create a fun craft.  Today's craft:  Toilet paper pumpkins.  Register below for this event.  

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM 300 Years At St. David’s Episcopal Church Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Pam Sedor   610-687-1124 x62   psedor@radnorlibrary.org
   

Reverend Richard Walton Hess, retired Rector of St. David’s Episcopal Church in Wayne, will
present a historical lecture on the Church that was founded in the early 18th century. January 2015 is the beginning of “Celebrate 300” commemorating St. David’s 300th anniversary.  

Upcoming Programs for Adults    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
anim_owl 7:00 PM Happy Hogwarts Halloween Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

New day!  New time!  Grab your Firebolt and follow Hedwig to the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry (located in the deepest dungeon of the Furness Library).  Enjoy ghostly games, scary stories, and tasty treats.  Maybe even win a Harry Potter trivia prize ?  Wear a costume if you dare...but please, no invisibility cloaks!  Age 3 thru thirteen welcome.  Registration starts October 1st.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
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lib_book_sale 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Fall Book/Bake/DVD Sale Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Staff   610-532-4643   prospectpark@delcolibraries.org
   
  • New and gently used books for adults and children
  • Popular magazines
  • DVDs
  • Home-baked goods
  • Crafts
    Location: Prospect Park Free Library
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food_pancakes2 8:00 AM  -  10:00 AM Flapjack Breakfast Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Bittle   610-583-0593   director@ridleylibrary.org
   

Enjoy a short stack for a tall cause. You're invited to the library's all-you-can-eat fundraiser breakfast.  Tickets are $7.00 and can be purchased in advance at the library or at the door.  Proceeds benefit the library materials and services.

 

 

    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
 
lib_book_sale 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Fall Book/Bake/DVD Sale Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Staff   610-532-4643   prospectpark@delcolibraries.org
   
  • New and gently used books for adults and children
  • Popular magazines
  • DVDs
  • Home-baked goods
  • Crafts
    Location: Prospect Park Free Library
 
z_come_together.GIF 9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM 40th Anniversary Community Day & 5k Run Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Bridget Thompson   484-680-8146   
   

HOPE 5k Run/Walk: Starts at 9 AM  Benefiting the family of Michael Sheily, age 14, diagnosed with Burkitt's Non-Hodgekin's Lymphoma. Register to run/walk at this webpage or in library parking lot at 7:30AM on the 25th.

Newtown Public Library Community Day Celebration from 10 AM to 2 PM will include a moon bounce, inflatable games, a mechanical bull, carnival games, photo booth, face painting, pumpkin decorating, food, prizes and more. Please joing us at the library in celebration of the library's 40th Anniversary.

Newtown Public Library    
    Location: Newtown Public Library
 
nat_leaf_fall 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Harvest Celebration Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Staff   610-532-4643   prospectpark@delcolibraries.org
   

Fall themed activities and crafts.  Fun for all ages.

    Location: Prospect Park Free Library
 
rec_aerobics 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Aston Saturday 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
   
 
rec_aerobics 11:30 AM  -  12:15 PM Kids Yoga Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Kids Yoga w/ Miss Lisa

Saturday, October 25th @ 11:30am

Miss Lisa leads this awesome & FREE yoga class for kids ages 5-10. The library provides the yoga mats and your kids come in their comfy clothes to learn different poses, breathing exercises and balancing techniques. It's fun exercise that helps your kids find their center of balance!

Registration is not required. Held in the community room downstairs.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
holiday_pumpkin 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Halloween Craft Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Make a Halloween Craft at Primos Library Branch. Saturday, October 25.  Drop in anytime from 12 - 2 pm. If you have any questions, please call the library at 610-622-8091

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
rec_joystick.GIF 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Gaming Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jenifer Phillips    610-356-1510   Halloweencouple@verizon.net
   

Open to grades 6 - 12

Board games, consoles, handhelds, and yes, RETRO SYSTEMS!!!

  

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                

 

 

    Location: Marple Public 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 book being read and discussed for today is The Story of the Qur'an: Its History and Place in Muslim Life by Ingrid Mattson on Saturday, October 25 @ 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
 
food_coffee 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM SPOT OF TEA Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Staff   610-494-3454   
   

Join Ms. Leah Jarrett for a "Spot of Tea".  There is a huge variety of teas in the world.  Tea has long been promoted for having a variety of positive health benefits.  Not only will we enjoy our tea, we will also enjoy some light refreshments and gain some knowledge about this popular beverage.

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
 
holiday_pumpkin 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM PUMPKIN DAY Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

All ages with adult.

Free pumpkin and face painting for children 5th grade and under.

Pumpkin decorating, crafts, candy corn bingo, skoyz skill  toys, and more.

No registration.  Bring a friend!

http://www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
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misc_none 1:30 PM Chess Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Chess Club for All Ages and All Levels!!

Lansdowne Library    
    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
 
elect_multimedia 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM HIP, HOP, LIVE Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: LaKesha Logan   610-494-3454   
   

HIP, HOP, LIVE, a college preparation program of HIP, HOP, Inc, is an out of school time program that seeks to empower teens from Chester, Pennsylvania to become informed consumers and producers of high quality new media, while assisting teens in developing the core skills for post-secondary success.  Hip Hop Live is designed to give participants the hands on experience producing full-fledged youth-run internet based news website, podcast and talk show, along with the one-on-one mentoring partnerships with professionals that will teach participants everything from basic reporting and the use of new media, to news literace and critical thinking skills.  Hip Hop Live will teach students everything from basic journalism, new media, video editing and writing, to website content management, public speaking, critical thinking and research skills.  

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
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z_cust_dfl_pumpkin_trans 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Twisted Fairy Tale Ball Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jenifer Phillips    610-356-1510   Halloweencouple@verizon.net
   

 

Open to grades 6 - 12

All costumes are welcome but the theme of this years Halloween party is "twisted fairy tales." Special prizes will be given to those who cosplay the theme. 

                                                                

 

 

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
anim_dog1 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM PAWS For Reading Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   
Can't keep your PAWS off a good book?  We challenge you to join Goldie's Gang.  Read to a PAWS therapy dog 5 times in a year and earn a free T-shirt!  Furness Library will be hosting once a month on Sundays: Sept. 28th, Oct. 26th, and Nov. 23rd from 1:30 to 2:30 with adorable Piper listening to six students (10 minutes per reader).  We also are offering the program on Wednesdays after school on:  Oct. 1st, Nov. 12th, and Dec. 3rd from 4 to 5 p.m. with Piper and Bosun listening to 12 students (10 minutes per reader).  Students may sign up for no more than 3 of the six sessions, and they need to arrive ten minutes before their scheduled reading time. Registration begins on September 10th. This is our fastest filling program, so make sure to sign-up first thing!
 
    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:45 PM Deadliest Warrior Debate Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Abbe Klebenoff   610-623-0239 x305   conqueratyourlibrary@gmail.com
   

Join us on Sundays at 2:00 pm for our new Debate Club based off of the Spike TV Series where anime warriors will be studied for their killing potential. their strategical skills, and their powerful arsenals all to find out who is the dealiest warrior.

 

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

Interactive short stories, puppets, music and more developing literacy skills for ages 1 1/2 to 2 1/2.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
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
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Preschool Playschool Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee Fagg   610.623.0239 x 304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Preschool Playschool is for children ages 5 and under.  This is an educational playgroup that includes stories, songs and art to encourage children to interact with their peers while building on all areas of development.

Lansdowne Library    
    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
 
z_cust_lawpl-readtome 10:00 AM  -  10:35 AM Infant Story Time 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_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM PRESCHOOL BOOK BUDDIES Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Ages 3 1/2-6 with adult.  (Younger preschool siblings are welcome.)

A theme based storytime using books, songs, flannel board, fingerplays and movement to encourage the early literacy skills of letter recognition, print awareness, phonemic and phonetic awareness and narrative skills.

Sound serious?  Not at all... the emphasis is on fun!

A follow-up activity and a take home sheet with our stories and songs complete our session.

Registration begins September 14, 2014

Group size is limited.

http://www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:15 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

Toddler Tales storytime is designed with the 2 to 3 1/2 year old's interests in mind. This active storytime has 10 themes that toddlers love including:  Sept. 29th Trucks For All Seasons,  Oct. 6th Nighttime Adventures, Oct. 13th Cats  Dance,  Oct. 20th  Speed Racers,  Oct. 27th Witch Cats, Nov. 3rd  Book Fiesta!,  Nov. 10th Little Elephants,  Nov. 17th  Baking Day,  Nov. 24th  Give Thanks,  and Dec. 1st  Let's Celebrate!  Call or come in to registration for the full series begins Sept. 10th.  If leaving a message, we need your child's first and last name, age, as well as your phone number.  See you soon!

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
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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 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_none 10:30 AM Little Steps Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Interactive short stories, puppets, music and more developing literacy skills for ages 1 1/2 to 2 1/2.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Toddler Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Clube de Ingl?s: October 2011

Join Miss Mel for a super fun-filled Halloween 'not so scary' story time with songs, stories and arts & crafts!

Open to Toddlers!

No Registration Required!

*Don't forget to wear your costume!

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
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
   

Halloween Parade! Baby Story Time

It's Halloween for Baby Story Time! Come dressed in your costumes and listen to Halloween books, sing, dance, and play. Afterwards, we will parade through the library and across the parking lot to the Township Building to Trick-or-Treat. Babies and Adults are encouraged to be in costumes!


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
 
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
        There are many spaces available.
 
rec_aerobics 12:30 PM  -  1:15 PM Preschool Yoga Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Preschool Yoga w/ Miss Lisa

Monday, October 27th @ 12:30pm

Miss Lisa leads this awesome & FREE yoga class for preschoolers (ages 3-6). The library provides the yoga mats and your kids come in their comfy clothes to learn different poses, breathing exercises and balancing techniques. It's fun exercise that helps your kids find their center of balance!

Registration is not required. Held in the community room downstairs.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_kidsreading 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM PRESCHOOL BOOK BUDDIES Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Ages 3 1/2-6 with adult.  (Younger preschool siblings are welcome.)

A theme based storytime using books, songs, flannel board, fingerplays and movement to encourage the early literacy skills of letter recognition, print awareness, phonemic and phonetic awareness and narrative skills.

Sound serious?  Not at all... the emphasis is on fun!

A follow-up activity and a take home sheet with our stories and songs complete our session.

Registration begins September 14, 2014

Group size is limited.

http://www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_quilt2 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Quilting and Sewing Bee Circle Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura   6105667828   mireference@delcolibraries.org
   
Quilting and Sewing Bee Sessions
Sewers and quilters are getting together twice a week to create projects that the Library can either sell or raffle off to raise money for the Middletown Free Library. 

Right now we are sewing together beautiful pillows that will be sold to raise money this Fall. We are is desperate need for batting to fill the pillows. If you would like to donate batting please bring it to the front desk of the Library. 

All skill levels welcome.

Monday afternoons @ 2 PM
and
Friday mornings @ 10:30 AM
 
Fabric, needles, and thread are provided.
MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
rec_paintpalette02 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM The Artist's Garden: American Impression and the Garden Movement Presentation Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura   610-566-7828   mireference@delcolibraries.org
   

The Artist's Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement, 1887-1920

Presentation by the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Monday, October 27th @ 2 PM

Focused on the period 1887-1920, The Artist's Garden presenation will explain the museum exhibition and catalogue that will tell the story of American Impressionist artists and the growing popularity of gardening as a middle-class leisure pursuit at the turn-of-the-20th-century, bringing together paintings, sculpture, books, and gardening ephemera. Among the artists whose works will be included are: Hugh Henry Breckinridge, Cecilia Beaux, William Merritt Chase, Charles C. Curran, Maria Oakey Dewing, Frederick Carl Frieseke, Daniel Garber, Philip Leslie Hale, Childe Hassam, Violet Oakley, Jane Peterson, Jessie Wilcox Smith, John H. Twachtman, Robert W. Vonnoh, and J. Alden Weir. The exhibition and publication will include representations of gardens across both the United States and Europe, with special emphasis on the importance of the Philadelphia area, which served as the originator of the Colonial Revival Garden movement with the Centennial Exhibition in 1876.  Moreover, the Philadelphia area was the center of the publishing industry in the early 20th century, which led to the creation of magazines aimed at middle class suburban gardeners like House and Garden (founded in 1901 in Philadelphia).  Philadelphia was also the city that founded the Garden Club of America in 1913.

Registration is required!

Please call 610-566-7828 or email mireference@delcolibraries.org to register or for more information!

 

MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Anime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hannah Kichman   610-446-3082, x. 216   kichman@haverfordlibrary.org
   

The club that lives and breaths anime!

This means celebrating more than just the shows themselves, but also thinking about how we can  integrate Japanese culture into the club experience. 

PG-13 Anime is aired in this club.

This program is free and open to students in grades 6-12 only. No registration is required.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
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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
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM T.A.B. Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hannah Kichman   610-446-3082, x 216   kichman@haverfordlibrary.org
   

The doers of the world - The HTFL Teen Advisory Board meets once a month to help form the Teen Programming for the library.

This program is free and open to students in grades 6-12. No registration is required.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
rec_joystick.GIF 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Gaming Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Paul Palmer   610-789-4440   yaservices@udlibraries.org
   

Bring your Yu-Gi-Oh! deck, DS, PSP, or any other game you’re into. We'll also hook up the Wii and Wii U for multiplayer gaming. Hang out, relax, and play whatever you want!  

For teens in grades 6 to 12

Registration is open. Permission slip required.

    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610 534-0693   nodirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for free play and a weekly Lego Challenge.

Norwood Public Library    
    Location: Norwood Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading1 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Creative Kids Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Creative Kids: 

a six-week session of stories, fingerplays, games, and crafts 
for kids aged five to nine.   
September 24 - October 29, 2014. 
    Location: Swarthmore Public 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 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Child Identification Program presented by New York Life Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

On Monday, October 27 in the Radnor Library’s Winsor Room, between the hours of 4:00 and 6:00pm, New York Life agents will be issuing free Child IDs for families. In just 3-5 minutes, a unique ID will be created for your child, using EZ Child ID, a digital fingerprinting identification system. Parents will leave with a printed ID, free of charge, containing vital information for each child, which they can give to local authorities. Call 610-687-1124 for more info. 

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM Downton Abbey Revisited Season 4 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610 534-0693   nodirector@delcolibraries.org
   

If you're a Downton Abbey fan, here's your chance to catch up or review Season 4. Two episodes shown each week.  Light refreshments served. 

Norwood Public Library    
    Location: Norwood Public Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 6:30 PM Twilight Storytime for Ages 3-5 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Staff   610-532-4643   prospectpark@delcolibraries.org
   

End your day each Monday evening with exciting stories & fun activities including crafts!

    Location: Prospect Park Free Library
 
lib_bookflipping 6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM MYSTERY BOOK CLUB Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathy Ferguson   610-583-0593   librarian@ridleylibrary.org
   

Are you a mystery book fan? Come to Ridley Township Library and share your thoughts with other mystery fans at our Mystery Book Club on the last Monday of the month. The discussion is led by Jill O'Neill and books will be provided for you.

This is an Information Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.http://www.paforward.org.

    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
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lib_teddybear_reading 9:30 AM  -  10:45 AM MOTHER GOOSE ON THE LOOSE PLAYTIME Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Ages 0-3 1/2 with adult.   (Older preschool siblings are welcome.)

An interactive first library experience which includes books, songs, rhymes and movement to encourage early literacy learning. Children learn through play, so our session includes a playgroup with age appropriate toys.  A great opportunity for distraction free time with your child and a way to connect with other parents and caregivers.

Registration begins Sept. 15, 2014

Group size is limited.

http://www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
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 #14

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
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misc_none 10:00 AM Music with Miss Joy Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Miss Joy is bringing her guitar and some stories to the Radnor Memorial Library’s Winsor Room at 10:00am. Families with children age 2-5 are invited to this lively musical storytime. No registration is necessary. For more info call 610-687-1124.

http://www.radnorlibrary.org/youth-services/    
    Location: Radnor Memorial 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
        There are many spaces available.
 
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
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610 534-0693   nodirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for stories, fingerplays, crafts and activities.  Ages 3 to 5.

Norwood Public Library    
    Location: Norwood Public Library
 
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 Email for Adults Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Marple Library   610-356-1510   
   

Email Classes for Adults
Learn how to set up an e-mail account to keep in touch with family and friends.

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Bibs-n-Books Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee Fagg   610.623.0239 x 304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Bibs-n-Books is a storytime program for children ages 3 and under.  Books, songs, fingerplays and art are used to teach children phonetic awareness, early literacy skills, listening skills, and prepare them for school.

Lansdowne Library    
    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
 
holiday_pumpkin 10:30 AM Halloween Toddler 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 & NO registration required.  Younger/older siblings are always welcome. This is the regular toddler story time, but with a Halloween theme. Come in costume, if you like! We can parade through the library & show off everyone's  costumes. Snacks will be served. 

    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
   

Halloween Parade! Toddler Story Time

It's Halloween for Toddler Story Time! Come dressed in your costumes and listen to Halloween books, sing, dance, and play. Afterwards, we will parade through the library and across the parking lot to the Township Building to Trick-or-Treat. Toddlers and Adults are encouraged to be in costumes!

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
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misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-566-1918   
   

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: Media-UP Free Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
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
        There are many spaces available.
 
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, accompanied by caregiver.   
September 23 - October 28, 2014.
 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM  -  12:15 PM MOTHER GOOSE ON THE LOOSE PLAYTIME Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Ages 0-3 1/2 with adult.   (Older preschool siblings are welcome.)

An interactive first library experience which includes books, songs, rhymes and movement to encourage early literacy learning. Children learn through play, so our session includes a playgroup with age appropriate toys.  A great opportunity for distraction free time with your child and a way to connect with other parents and caregivers.

Registration begins Sept. 15, 2014

Group size is limited.

http://www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM SEWING CLASSES & FUN Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUSAN BORDERS   610 586 7310   
   

Do you know how to hem your pants or dress? Can you sew a button or let in a seam? Would you like to learn how to make your own clothes? Come and learn how to sew! Classes are every Tuesday and Thursday.
These classes are for adults and teens. Registration is required. Call 610 586 7310.

                                                                         

    Location: Darby Free Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:45 AM Read to Me Circle Time for Ages 2-5 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Staff   610-532-4643   prospectpark@delcolibraries.org
   

Enjoy books, rhymes, songs, & other fun activities!

    Location: Prospect Park Free Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM Preschool Story time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Safe Halloween Celebration | The Children's Museum of Northern Nevada

Join Miss Mel for a super fun-filled 'not so scary' Halloween story time with songs, stories and arts & crafts!

Open to Preschoolers!

No Registration Required!

*Don't forget to wear you costume!

    Location: Marple 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
   

Halloween Parade! Preschool Story Time

It's Halloween for Preschool Story Time! Come dressed in your costumes and listen to Halloween books, sing, dance, and play. Afterwards, we will parade through the library and across the parking lot to the Township Building to Trick-or-Treat. Preschoolers and Adults are encouraged to be in costumes!

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
 
misc_none 3:30 PM After School Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610 534-0693   nodirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for stories, crafts and activities; Grades K to 5

Week 1:  Fall Fun on the Farm

Week 2:  Animals of the Night

Week 3:  Festival of Fall Food

Week 4:  Pizza and a Movie; wear your scary face and win a prize.  Registration and parental permission required for movie.

Norwood Public Library    
    Location: Norwood Public Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Kindermusik with Vanessa and Friends Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

30-minute music class for children ages 12-24 months.

   
 
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
        There are many spaces available.
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rec_painters_palette.GIF 3:45 PM  -  4:30 PM Art Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Ellen Keeney   610-583-7207   
   

Drawing class for children in grades 2 through 6. Learn techniques to improve your drawing. Space limited; registration required.

    Location: Ridley Park Public Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Tech Tuesday and Ipad Lab Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee Fagg   610.623.0239 x 304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for Tech Tuesday and IPad Lab. 

Learn new skills and keep up to date with technology.

Open to students of all ages!

Lansdowne Library    
    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Who Was Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Kids who are reading the Who Was series of biographies, this is the place for you! Explore a different historical figure each week through read-alouds and activities.

This program is free and open to students in grades 2-5 only. Registration is required. Please click here to sign up for the full four-week series. Please commit to attending all sessions.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Ductin' Out--Duct Tape Projects Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Ductin' Out

DIY Duct Tape Projects: Bring your own roll!

Tuesday, October 28th @ 4pm

Bring a roll or 2 of duct tape and come to the library to make whatever you want! Follow instructions in a book, online, or use your imagination to create ANYTHING! Registration is not required. The library will have some rolls of duct tape. Held in the community room downstairs. For kids ages 8+

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Halloween Party! 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 'not so scary' Halloween Party with a mixture of games, decorating pumpkins,  and some ghoulish Halloween treats!

*Bring your own pumpkin and we will supply the decorations!

*Ages: K-3rd Grade

*Registration Required!

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
rec_paintpalette02 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM ART CLUB WITH MRS. H Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Grades 3-5.

This program is for beginners and up.  No prior art experience is needed.  It's a chance to try new things and develop your own style. Each week a new drawing technique, idea or skill will be presented.

Bring your creativity, but we'll supply the rest of the materials.

Registration starts September 14, 2104.  Group size is limited

http.www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_none 4:30 PM Time Travelers: Who/What Was? Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Children in grades 1-3 are invited to become time travelers for an hour and explore historical lives and events through the popular Who/What Was…? biography series and hands-on activities. This is a S.M.Art Kids Program: Science, Math, and the Arts at Radnor Memorial Library. Please sign up beginning October 14. Registration is limited to one Time Travelers session per child.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_kidsreading 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM CROZER KIDS CLUB Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: LaKesha Logan   610-484-3454   
   

(K-5)  Join us for fun filled afternoons with the 'Crozer Kids Club, an after school program.  Sessions will involve The Arts & Science, as well as homework help, healthy snacks and mentoring.  Mentorships and tutoring are provided by the students of the "Dare To Soar" program, sponsored by Swarthmore College. 

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
 
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)
 
holiday_pumpkin 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Crafty Teens! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Christensen   610-583-0593   teens@ridleylibrary.org
   

Pumpkin Carving!  Just in time for Halloween! Carve a great pumpkin that will last a lifetime! Open to grades 6-12!  Pumpkins provided!

    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM October's Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sarah   610-485-6519   mhcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Please join us at Mary M. Campbell Library for our October book club.  We will be reading Mudbound by Hillary Jordan.  Hot water will be available for tea and feel free to bring in treats to enjoy while we discuss.

 
holiday_shamrock 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Derry Minstrels Irish Acoustic Music Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura   610-566-7828   mireference@delcolibraries.org
   

Derry Minstrels: Irish Acoustic Music Night at the Library

Enjoy some live Irish pub music in the Library while having coffee and treats with your friends and fellow Library patrons. We will be serving coffee, tea, hot chocolate and sweets!

Tuesday, October 28th @ 6:30 PM

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

All ages welcome!! Bring the entire family!!

MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Ghost Stories Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610 534-0693   nodirector@delcolibraries.org
   


Join SPIRT of PA, local affiliate of television's TAPS (SyFy's Ghost Hunters) as they share some of their experiences as Ghost Hunters.  They will share evidence from the local areas and places that they've investigated and regale you with ghost stories.  Don't miss this chance to meet with experienced investigators and ask questions about local haunts.

 

    Location: Norwood Public Library
 
nat_stars 6:45 PM  -  7:30 PM Bedtime Stories Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Ellen Keeney   610-583-7207   
   

Stories, games, crafts and movies for children ages 3 - 6 years. Come join us for some snuggly stories. Space limited; registration required.

    Location: Ridley Park Public Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Reading a Round Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachelle Nocito   610-446-3082 x 200   nocito@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Join us on the 4th Tuesday of each month for this adult book  discussion that is open to all.  A different contemporary adult fiction and non-fiction book will be discussed at each meeting.

This month’s selection is: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (2014)  In Anthony Doerr's All the Light We Cannot See, set in France in 1944, a 16-year-old blind French girl and a 17-year-old German soldier are on different yet converging paths. From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, a stunningly ambitious and beautiful novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.

 

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
lib_book_pencil 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Write-Brain Workshops Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maria Polymenakos, Head of Adult Services   610-789-4440   upperdarby@delcolibraries.org
   

A series on three Tuesdays – October 28, November 11, December 2, 7:00-8:30 p.m., for adults aged 18 and up.

Do you want to write but have no idea where to begin? Are you afraid of the dreaded blank page? This will be a fun, funny, stress-free, critique-free, and 100% interactive workshop series. No experience necessary. All levels welcome. Experience the magic firsthand. Please bring a pen and writing paper.

Led by Bonnie Neubauer, author of two creative writing books published by Writer's Digest Books

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

Registration is required and is limited to 15 people. Please sign up here or call the library at 610-789-4440. Sign up for each session you plan to attend.

    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
   
 
misc_none 7:30 PM An Evening with Charles E. Dagit, Jr. : Louis Kahn, Architect Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Pam Sedor   610-687-1124 x62   psedor@radnorlibrary.org
   

Charles Dagit gives a vivid, first-person account of one of the greatest chapters in architectural history, when, in the 1960’s, Louis I. Kahn taught distinctive design philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania  and built a new kind of modern architecture.  Co-sponsored by Radnor Historical Society.

Upcoming Programs for Adults    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
Wednesday October 29, 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   610-353-1022   
   

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

    Location: Newtown Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
food_coffee 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Books & Breakfast Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Books & Breakfast @ Chick-fil-A Lima

Wednesday, October 29th @ 10am

Be at Chick-fil-A Lima for this special story time for ALL ages as Mr. Jason reads some of his favorite picture books, gets the kids singing, dancing & moving around. Chick-Fil-A offers a craft afterwards for the kids to make and take home!

Registration is not required. See you at Chick-fil-A Lima!

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Infants Only Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Infants Only: (no siblings allowed)
a six-week session of stories, fingerplays and games
for infants birth to 1 year, accompanied by a caregiver.   
September 24 - October 29, 2014
 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Little People Story & Activity Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: LaKesha Logan   610-494-3454   crcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

"Fall Into Reading" and join us for some great interactive Autumn Fun!  Little People's October session will be theme based on interactive story and activity times.  We will talk it up about apples, candy corn, cider, beautiful leaves, pumpkins and and read children's books on the fall season that inspire outdoor play.  Call or email us to register.

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
 
z_cust_familyplace 10:00 AM  -  11:15 AM Parent Child Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Ages 1-3 1/2 with adult. (Younger or older pre-school siblings are welcome.)

A playgroup designed to be fun and informative.  Spend quality time with your child.  

This is an opportunity to get information and ask questions about child and parenting issues from our professional community partners in a relaxed setting.

Speech & Hearing: Stacy Collins, speech therapist

Physical Development: Liza Speigel, PT-Theraplay

General Development: Marisa Smith, Early Intervention

Early Literacy:  Charlotte Ryan, Sellers Library

Nutrition: Fran Alloway MA RD LDN- Penn State Extension

Registration begins September 14, 2014

Group size is limited.

http://www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
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
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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
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Ellen Keeney   610-583-7207   
   

Stories, games, crafts and movies for children ages 3-5. Come and join the fun. Space limited; registration required.

    Location: Ridley Park Public Library
 
misc_none 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 listen to stories! Our Story Tellers will mesmerize your child with tales of Fantastic Adventures in far-away lands and times! 
                                                   

    Location: Darby Free Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-566-1918   
   

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

    Location: Media-UP Free 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_kidsreading 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Preschool Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Peggy Bauer   610-583-1010   
   

Stop by every Wednesday at 11:00 am for story time with our children's librarian, Peggy Bauer.  From 11:00 - 12:00 children and the adults with them can participate in a story, crafts and games. 

 

This event is always free, and there is no need to RSVP.  Just stop on by for some fun at the library!

    Location: Glenolden Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:15 PM Parent and Child Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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*Join us for our annual parent and child workshop series. Spend time with your children. Play together, create a craft, meet other parents and caregivers in an educational environment. Community resource professionals will be on hand to discuss speech, physical fitness, nutrition and development. Staffed by a librarian and assistant, each week will also include toys, handouts, and circle time with a story, song and/or fingerplay.

* Registration Required: Form for registration is at our library front circulation desk

*Ages: Birth - 3 years (& Siblings)

 

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading 1:00 PM  -  1:45 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 24 - October 29, 2014. 
    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM STORY AND CRAFT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Story and a Craft at Ridley Township Public Library.

Ages 3-5 years.  Listen to a fun picture book, and then create a craft to go along with it.  Today's story and craft:  10 Timid Ghosts by Jennifer O'Connell, and a ghost craft.  Register below for this event. 

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_teaching 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM APPRISE 2015 Medicare Update Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: J. Lewis Crozer Library   610-494-3454   
   

Medicare Update Presentations are classroom style presentations that explain new and updated information for the forthcoming 2015 Medicare Year.  These presentations consist of explanations of the 2015 Original Medicare Premiums, Deductibles, and Co-pays, Medicare HMO/Advantage/Special Needs Plans, Part D Prescription Drug Plans, and new Medical and/or Preventive Services offered to Medicare Consumers.

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
 
ent_filmproj 1:30 PM Early Wednesday Movies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tiniucm Memorial Publuc Library   610-521-9344   tinicum@delocolibraries.org
   

Early Day Movies!! Grab a friend and join us for a movie@ 1:30 on early Wednesdays.

Free popcorn and drink!!!!!!!

    Location: Tinicum Memorial Public Library
 
anim_owl 2:00 PM Lecture: Great Horned Owls Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swarthmore@delcolibraries.org
   

Swarthmore Public Library Presents

My Journey with a Pair of Great Horned Owls

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 2pm

Pamela Dimeler, photographer and amateur naturalist will present a multimedia presentation entitled "My Journey with a Pair of Great Horned Owls" on Wednesday October 29th at 2:00 P.M.  Pam has been observing the activities of these owls for two years and has studied and documented their various behaviors.  Pam will share her observations through photography and video clips including examples of preening, flying, stretching, and even hooting duets between King Tuft and Queen Athena.  You do not want to miss this exciting, educational and very unique program!

All programs are free and open to the public.  Please, sign up at the library, via email (swarthmore@delcolibraries.org) or by calling 610-543-0436.  

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 50 spaces available.
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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
 
lib_bookflipping 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Book Club. Last Wednesday of every month (Aug. 27, Sept. 24, Oct. 29, Nov. 26).  From 2-3 pm.  Make new friends and share your love of reading by making suggestions on what to read next.  New books are distributed monthly.  Please call Primos Library at 610-622-8091 with any questions you may have.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Create Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hannah Kichman   610-446-3082, x 216   kichman@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Featuring a challenge that you can  tackle however you choose. That means you can paint, write, sing, or even dance. We just want to see you express your creative side.

This program is free and open to students grades 6-12. No registration is required.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
nat_tulip.GIF 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM ~~ 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 full day at school, your kids need to relax! We have many crafts and fun activities to help your kids to unwind. They will have a great time!
                                                                      

    Location: Darby Free Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Movie Matinee Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee Fagg   610.623.0239 x 304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for Monsters Inc.

Lansdowne Library    
    Location: Lansdowne Public 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 After School Crafts: Halloween Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Crafters unite! Get ready for the fall holidays by creating crafts after school with the Children’s Room staff. Two weeks of Halloween fun.

This program is free and open to students in grades 1-4 only. Registration is required. Please click here to sign up for the 2-week series. Please commit to attending both sessions.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_new_blue 4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM Signing Time! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

First and Second graders are invited to join Miss Colette and Miss Kristina for an interactive sign language class.  A brief video will be followed by fun activities including games and crafts that reinforce learning this amazing way of communicating.  Limited to 16 students, we hope those who register will be able to attend all four classes in the series.  Call or come in to register starting September 10th.  If you leave a message, please be sure to include your child's full name, grade, and your phone number.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM The Story Satchel Lady Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   
EVERY STORY IS A JOURNEY
 
Christine Schroth's performance character, THE STORY SATCHEL LADY, brings culturally diverse fairy tales, legends, folk tales, and children's literature to life. Created to nurture a child's imagination through live performance, story telling and puppetry, each event is designed to engage and entertain. When the STORY SATCHEL opens, expect the unexpected! This program is for 3-8 year olds and registration is required. 
 
*Please note: Christine Schroth is requesting your permission to videotape this performance for use on her demo reel. Permission slips will be sent to you in the event that your child happens to be taped.
    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:15 PM ERUPTING PUMPKINS Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Pumpkin carving program at Ridley Township Public Library.

Ages 5-10 years (adult supervision required).  Bring in your own small/medium pumpkin and carving tools.  Spend time gutting and carving your pumpkin at the library, then watch as we add baking soda and vinegar to make your pumpkin erupt!  Register below for this event.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
holiday_witch.GIF 6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Hauntings & Witchcraft in Delco Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Tobin   610-583-0593   reference@ridleylibrary.org
   

Matt Lake and Laurie Hull return just in time for Halloween to present stories of Delaware County History with a paranormal focus.

Both authors' books will be available for purchase and signing by the authors after the presentation.

This is a Civic and Social Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initative.

    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        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)
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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 Teen Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   61- 534-0693   nodirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Become a part of the Teen Advisory Board to help the library implement programs and activities designed especially for teens.  TAB meets the last Wednesday of each month at the Library. 

Norwood Public Library    
    Location: Norwood Public Library
 
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

October 1, 15, & 29

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
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Adult Chess Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Abbe Klebenoff   610-623-0239   laref@delcolibraries.org
   

Make your move! 

Join us for Adult Chess from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

 

Lansdowne    
    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
Thursday October 30, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for rhymes, songs, puppets and more developing pre-literacy skills for ages birth to 1 ½. Each week features 80% repetition of nursery rhymes and songs to help build recognition and familiarization and includes developmental tips for interacting with your child to enhance pre-literacy skills.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Kindermusik with Vanessa and Friends Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

30-minute music class for 2-3 year olds.

   
 
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 #15 

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM PRESCHOOL: ON MY OWN Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library.

Ages 3-5 years, without caregiver (adult must remain in the library).  Stories, music, parachute, and bubbles.

Register below (sign up once for the entire fall season).  There will be no Preschool class on 10/9, 11/13, 11/27.  Program ends 12/11.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
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
 
rec_scissors&glue 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Kiddie Krafts Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Kiddie Krafts

Thursday, October 30th;

10:15-11:15am

Kids and their caregivers have access to the library's arts & crafts supplies in this unstructured craft-time. Make your own masterpieces as you explore your creativity! Feel free to take your artwork home or leave it with Mr. Jason to hang up in the library.

Registration is not required. For ALL ages.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for rhymes, songs, puppets and more developing pre-literacy skills for ages birth to 1 ½. Each week features 80% repetition of nursery rhymes and songs to help build recognition and familiarization and includes developmental tips for interacting with your child to enhance pre-literacy skills. 

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee Fagg   610.623.0239 x 304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Wee Read is a storytime program for children ages 3-5 years old.  Books, songs, fingerplays and art are used to introduce children to early literacy concepts, encourage socialization with peers and prepare children for school.

Lansdowne Library    
    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
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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.

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_baby.GIF 11:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-356-1510   
   

Designed for children ages birth to 24 months, infant 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.
 
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
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM PRESCHOOL: ON MY OWN Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library.

Ages 3-5 years, without caregiver (adult must remain in the library).  Stories, music, parachute, and bubbles.

Register below (sign up once for the entire fall season).  There will be no Preschool class on 10/9, 11/13, 11/27.  Program ends 12/11.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
holiday_pumpkin 1:30 PM Halloween Preschool Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 3.5 to 5.5. Younger/older siblings are always welcome. Halloween stories, songs & games, followed by a craft & playtime. Come in costume if you like. We'll parade around the library and show off our costumes! Snacks will be served. NO registration required. 

    Location: Newtown Public Library
 
lib_bookflipping 1:30 PM Preschool/Kindergarten Stories Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

Designed with the 3 1/2 year old through Kindergarten student in mind, slightly longer books are interspersed with songs, fingerplays, and snacks followed by a special activity or free play with toys from our Family Place collection. Fall 2014 themes include:  Oct. 2nd  School of Imagination,  Oct. 9th  Apple Surprise!  Oct. 16th  Tree Tales,  Oct. 23rd  Sleepover Stories,  Oct. 30th  Costume Fun!,  Nov. 6th HiBEARnation?, Nov. 13th  Young Reader's Week,  Nov. 20th UN Children's Day Celebration,  and Dec.  4th  Season's Readings!  Registration begins Sept. 10th.  Call or come in!  If you leave a message, make sure to include your child's first and last name, age, and your phone number.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free 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
 
lib_bookflipping 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Reading Cafe Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura   610-566-7828   mireference@delcolibraries.org
   

The Reading Cafe Book Club

Each month we read and discuss a different international historical fiction novel. Come join the discussion!

This month we are reading and discussing Rooms by Lauren Oliver.

Thursday, October 30th @ 2 PM

Rooms is a tale of family, ghosts, secrets, and mystery, in which the lives of the living and the dead intersect in shocking, surprising, and moving ways.

Wealthy Richard Walker has just died, leaving behind his country house full of rooms packed with the detritus of a lifetime. His estranged family—bitter ex-wife Caroline, troubled teenage son Trenton, and unforgiving daughter Minna—have arrived for their inheritance. But the Walkers are not alone. Prim Alice and the cynical Sandra, long dead former residents bound to the house, linger within its claustrophobic walls. Jostling for space, memory, and supremacy, they observe the family, trading barbs and reminiscences about their past lives. Though their voices cannot be heard, Alice and Sandra speak through the house itself—in the hiss of the radiator, a creak in the stairs, the dimming of a light bulb. The living and dead are each haunted by painful truths that will soon surface with explosive force. When a new ghost appears, and Trenton begins to communicate with her, the spirit and human worlds collide—with cataclysmic results.

MFL Website    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_kids 3:00 PM After-School Games and Crafts Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Peggy Bauer   610-583-1010   
   

Every Thursday stop by the library and pick up a board game or take part in a craft.  Come with a group or by youself and make some new friends.

    Location: Glenolden Library
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Gaming Day Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610 534-0693   nodirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Ages 13 to 18.  Use our PlayStation 4.  Game playing is on a first come-first served basis.  Parental permission slip/rules must be signed at Library.  All participants must register at Circulation Desk before playing.  Participants may not bring own games for use.

Norwood Public Library    
    Location: Norwood Public Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM KID'S CLUB Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Grade school program at Ridley Township Public Library.

Grades K- 5, without caregiver (adult must remain in the library).  Stories, book talk, games, crafts.

Register below (sign up once for the entire fall season).  There will be no Kid's Club on 10/9, 11/13, 11/27.  Program ends 12/11.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
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misc_none 4:00 PM Cameras for Kids Foundation Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Abbe Klebanoff   610.623.0239 x 305   lareference@delcolibraries.org
   

~~Cameras for Kids Foundation: A camera class for children ages 12 and up.  We are pleased to partner with the Owen Biddle School of Photography to offer this program to tweens and teens. The students will learn about the art of photography using digital cameras. 

Registration is required

Lansdowne Library    
    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Life Hacks 101: Basic Hand Tool Skills for DIY Projects Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Carroll Newton   610-687-1124 x74   mcarroll@radnorlibrary.org
   

“life hack”- a strategy or technique adopted in order to manage one time and daily activities in a more efficient way.  Learn some basic skills of everyday life including how to use tools, preparing simple meals, and sewing a button through experiments and basic projects.  Open to grade 5 and up.  Registration required.  This week's session will focus on basic hand tool skills.

http://www.radnorlibrary.org/    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_bookflipping 4:00 PM Preschool/Kindergarten Stories Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

Designed with the 3 1/2 year old through Kindergarten student in mind, slightly longer books are interspersed with songs, fingerplays, and snacks followed by a special activity or free play with toys from our Family Place collection. Fall 2014 themes include:  Oct. 2nd  School of Imagination,  Oct. 9th  Apple Surprise!  Oct. 16th  Tree Tales,  Oct. 23rd  Sleepover Stories,  Oct. 30th  Costume Fun!,  Nov. 6th HiBEARnation?, Nov. 13th  Young Reader's Week,  Nov. 20th UN Children's Day Celebration,  and Dec.  4th  Season's Readings!  Registration begins Sept. 10th.  Call or come in!  If you leave a message, make sure to include your child's first and last name, age, and your phone number.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
holiday_pumpkin 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Build Your Own Scarecrow Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Build Your Own Scarecrow Workshop

Led by the Penn State Master Gardeners

Thursday, October 30th @ 4pm

Come make a one of a kind scarecrow for your fall garden or doorway.  Learn the step by step method to make an unusual but fun scarecrow.  Please bring along used childrens clothes( shirts,pants, overalls,etc.) and any decorations to make your scarecrow more personal.   There will be plenty of supplies for you to use as well.  Bring a smile and a creative adventure awaits you. For ALL AGES!

Registration is required and starts Oct. 9th @ 10am. Held in the community room downstairs (unless the weather is gorgeous, then we will be outside!).

    Location: Middletown Free Library
        There are 17 spaces available.
 
nat_lightning2 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM *** MOVIE TIME *** Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUSAN BORDERS   610 586 7310   
   

Every Thursday we feature a great movie for kids! We vary the selection from comedy, science fiction, animated films, etc. The children love these movies! We supply the Popcorn; you supply the refreshments.
                               
                  

    Location: Darby Free Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Free Tutoring Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee Fagg   610.623.0239 x 304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Free Tutoring for Elementary Students!

Lansdowne Library    
    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
 
misc_construction 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM AFTERSCHOOL MAKER CLUB Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Grades 1-5

Do you like to build, create, invent, tinker, or just plain make stuff?

The Sellers Library Maker's Club will provide the materials you need for a different project each week.You may be constructing with legos, paper, blocks, straws, recylables and more.  The fun is in the challange and the end project is up to you.

Registration begins September 14, 2014.  Group size is limited.

http.www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_kidsreading 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM CROZER KIDS CLUB Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: LaKesha Logan   610-484-3454   
   

(K-5)  Join us for fun filled afternoons with the 'Crozer Kids Club, an after school program.  Sessions will involve The Arts & Science, as well as homework help, healthy snacks and mentoring.  Mentorships and tutoring are provided by the students of the "Dare To Soar" program, sponsored by Swarthmore College. 

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Minecraft Night Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   61- 534-0693   nodirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Build, battle and befriend on our iPads.  Registration required.

Norwood Public Library    
    Location: Norwood Public Library
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
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
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-622-8091   
   

Designed for children ages 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 Primos Branch
        There are many spaces available.
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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_quilt2 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Quilting and Sewing Bee Circle Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura   6105667828   mireference@delcolibraries.org
   
Quilting and Sewing Bee Sessions
Sewers and quilters are getting together twice a week to create projects that the Library can either sell or raffle off to raise money for the Middletown Free Library. 

Right now we are sewing together beautiful pillows that will be sold to raise money this Fall. We are is desperate need for batting to fill the pillows. If you would like to donate battin