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Thursday April 24, 2014 Go To Top
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 storytimes consist 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.
 
ent_guitar01 10:00 AM  -  10:30 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 Winsor Room on Thursdays from April 10 through May 29. Families with children age 2-5 are invited to this lively musical storytime.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool: On My Own Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Story time for children ages 3-5, without caregiver present in storytime room (caregiver must remain in library during program).

Includes stories, finger play, music, bubbles, and parachute play.  Please register.

This is a Basic Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.
 
Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
nat_sun 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Sunshine Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kristin Vosheski   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

A sensory storytime in a supportive environment for children on the autism spectrum, with sensory processing disorder, language delays or other developmental needs.

For children ages 2-5 with parent or caregiver

Thursday Mornings 10:00 – 10:45

Register online at www.smorestuff.blogspot.com or visit or call the library at 610-543-0436.  All library programs are free of charge.

 

Visit Our Website    
    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
   
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Petite Playgroup Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Thursdays @ 10:00 a.m. For ages 0-24 months.

Enjoy an hour of independent play where you and your child may socialize with other parents, caregivers and children.

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-358-3445   
   

Preschool Storytime is open to kids ages 3 yrs - 5 yrs old and their caregivers! No registration is required -- come and have fun!


(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!)
RK Library    
    Location: Rachel Kohl Community Library
 
rec_scissors&glue 10:30 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, April 24th

10:30am-11:15am

 

Kids and their caregivers are given access to the library's supplies for this unstructured Arts & Crafts time. Use that artistic side to express yourself and take your masterpieces home, or give them to Mr. Jason to decorate the Children's Area.

Registration is not required.  For ALL ages. Held in our Community Room downstairs.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Aston Thursday Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Joanne   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.

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-622-8091   
   

Children ages 3 and under are invited to this program of stories, rhymes and activities. A play period follows the formal program.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  For more information, please call 610-622-8091

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Preschool: On My Own Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Story time for children ages 3-5, without caregiver present in storytime room (caregiver must remain in library during program).

Includes stories, finger play, music, bubbles, and parachute play.  Please register.

This is a Basic Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.
 
Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kids 1:30 PM Preschool Fun- CANCELLED TODAY Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 3 1/2 to 5 1/2 years. Younger/older siblings welcome. Join us for developmentally appropriate stories, songs & games, followed by a simple art project & playtime.

    Location: Newtown 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
   

Story time program for children grades 1-5.

Includes stories, games, and crafts.  Please register.

This is a Basic Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.
 
Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
   
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rec_legoguy 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO at the Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kristin Vosheski   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

LEGO at the Library (Ages 4 and Up)

Join us at the library to build and create with our giant stash of LEGO's!

Last Thursday of Every Month from 4:00-5:00 PM
January 30
February 27
March 27
April 24
May 29
 
 
Visit Our Blog    
    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Grades 1-5

Join other kid who love legos as much as you do!

Build and play using the legos supplied by the library.

Occasional special challanges and activities to strengthen you lego skills.

Registration begins January 13, 2014

http://www.udlibraries.org/    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
Friday April 25, 2014 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette02 Enter Art Poster Contest Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Abbe Klebanoff   610.623.0239 x 305   lareference@delcolibraries.org
   

Enter the Delaware County Conservation District  Poster Art Contest. Theme: Dig Deeper Mysteries in the Soil. We provide all the supplies, you supply the creativity. 

 

Contest is open to kids in K-12. Winners receive prize money. 

Lansdowne Library    
    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM  -  10:00 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.

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

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

    Location: Ridley Park Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 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.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
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 is open to children ages 1-3, siblings welcome. 

Spend time playing with toys, blocks, puzzles, and more.  Please register.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:15 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-532-4643   
   

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

    Location: Prospect Park Free Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Baby Builders Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee Fagg   610-623-0239 ext 304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
   

We’ve created a new program for families with children two and under! Baby Builders will learn and explore one of the six prereading skills each week during a time for books, music, activity and more!

 

    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Friday Craft Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Suitable for children ages 3-5, all welcome.

Families may stop by the library to create a fun and easy craft to take home.  No registration required.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
 
misc_smiley 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Stories with Miss Marie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Fridays @ 1:00 p.m. For ages 2-6.

Join Miss Marie for stories.

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
 
misc_kidsreading1 2:00 PM  -  2:30 PM PreSchool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   upperdarbyprimos@delcolibraries.org
   

PreSchool Storytime For ages 4 and up including children in Kindergarten. Children will hear a story, learn a rhyme or song, and make a simple craft during each storytime.  Please call 610-622-8091 or stop by Primos Library at 409 Ashland Ave., Primos, PA 19018.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
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misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Angry Birds- Live! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

For students grades 1-5. 

It's kids vs. pigs in this live version of Angry Birds!  Create forts using cardboard blocks, and then take turns destroying your towers and knocking out the pigs!  Please register.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
lib_bookflipping 4:00 PM  -  5:15 PM Fourth Grade Book Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Grade 4 only.

A special book discussion group that explores different genres.

Free books, snacks and fun.

Registration and book pick up is one month prior to discussion.

Regisration begins January 13, 2013.

This program is sponsored by the Upper Darby Friends of the Library.

http://www.udlibraries.org/    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
nat_bush.GIF 5:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Pizza & Movie Night Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   6105667828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Pizza & Movie Night

Friday, April 25th @ 5pm

In celebration of Earth Day this month, MFL will be showing the 2012 animated film based on one of Dr. Seuss' most famous books. The library will be serving FREE Pappone's pizza & water, but feel free to bring snacks or drinks to share, or a few $$$ to help cover the cost of pizza. After the movie we will make a craft to take home!

Registration is required and will start April 1st @ 10am. Please include the total number of ADULTS & KIDS when registering so Mr. Jason can order enough pizza.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
    The registration period has ended.
 
nat_stars 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Family Bedtime Stories Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   nayr6@yahoo.com
   

Ages 3 and up with adult.

Our theme based bedtime stories are a fun way for your family to get ready for bed.

Wear your pjs (optional) and bring your favorite stuffed friend to cuddle.

No registration.  Bring a friend!

http/www:udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
Saturday April 26, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Read a Movie Family Edition Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

So many beloved children’s books have been adapted into movies—bring the whole family for the reading of a picture book followed by a showing of its movie version.

This month will feature Nanny McPhee, based on the Nurse Matilda books! 

Don't miss our May feature Stuart Little!

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free 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

Saturday, April 26th @ 11:30am

 

Kids (ages 5-10) are welcome to come to this FREE yoga class taught by Middletown's own, Miss Lisa!  They will have so much fun learning different yoga poses, breathing techniques, and balancing exercises, all of which will tie in with a story read by Miss Lisa. The library provides the yoga mats, but feel free to bring your own and come in your stretchy clothes!

Registration is not required. Held in the Community Room downstairs.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
anim_dog1 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM PALS for LIFE Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   upperdarbyprimos@delcolibraries.org
   

READ TO AN ANIMAL!  Children in grades K - 3 are invited to Primos Library to read to an animal.  PALS for Life of Delaware County will be bringing trained animals to the library.  The children may bring their own book or select a library book to read.  This is a way to encourage young readers.  There is a limit to the number of children for this program so please call 610-622-8091 or stop by the library at 409 Ashland Ave., Primos, PA 19018 to register.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
anim_bee.GIF 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Stripes of All Types: Celebrate One Book, Every Young Child! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Stories, activities, and a craft for children age 2-5 years. Each family leaves with a copy of Stripes of All Types by Susan Stockdale! Please sign up to let us know you're coming!

http://www.radnorlibrary.org    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are many spaces available.
Monday April 28, 2014 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 9:30 AM  -  10:00 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.

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

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

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-494-5877   
   

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

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading1 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 through Kindergarten with adult. ( Younger preschool siblings are welcome.)

This is a theme based library experience which uses the best of children's literature along with songs, fingerplays and movement.  Following the PA preschool standards, the early literacy skills of letter recognition, print motivation, vocabulary and phonemic and phonological awareness are supported. An art experience completes the fun.

Registration begins January 13, 2014.  Group size is limited.

http://www.udlibraries.org/    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
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misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Movers and Shakers Storytime 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
 
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  -  11:00 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.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-358-3445   
   

Toddler Time is open to kids ages 18 mos - 3 yrs old and their caregivers! No registration is required -- come and have fun!


(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!)
RK Library    
    Location: Rachel Kohl Community Library
 
anim_penguin 11:00 AM Creative Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Springfield Township Library   610-543-2113   
   

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

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Mondays, April 14-May19 @ 11:00 a.m. For ages 3-4.

Join Miss Cheri for stories, songs & play.

    Location: Media-UP Free 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
   

Story time for children ages birth- 24 months.

Includes stories, finger songs, music, bubbles, parachute play, and play time.  Please register.

This is a Basic Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.

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

Monday, April 28th @ 12:30pm

 

Preschoolers (ages 3-6) are welcome to come to this FREE yoga class taught by Middletown's own, Miss Lisa!  They will have so much fun learning different yoga poses, breathing techniques, and balancing exercises, all of which will tie in with a story read by Miss Lisa. The library provides the yoga mats, but feel free to bring your own and come in your stretchy clothes!

Registration is not required. Held in the Community Room downstairs.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Kindergarten Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-358-3445   
   

Kidergarten Storytime is open to kids ages 5 yrs - 7 yrs old and their caregivers! Enjoy stories, snacks, and a craft! No registration is required -- come and have fun!


(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!)
RK Library    
    Location: Rachel Kohl Community Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM 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_kidsreading1 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 through Kindergarten with adult. ( Younger preschool siblings are welcome.)

This is a theme based library experience which uses the best of children's literature along with songs, fingerplays and movement.  Following the PA preschool standards, the early literacy skills of letter recognition, print motivation, vocabulary and phonemic and phonological awareness are supported. An art experience completes the fun.

Registration begins January 13, 2014.  Group size is limited.

http://www.udlibraries.org/    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM American Girl Doll Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Book club for students grades 3-5. 

Includes reading aloud from the American Girl Doll series, and engaging in group discussions, with occassional showings of American Girl Doll movies.  Students may also bring their American Girl Dolls.  Please register.

This is a Civic and Social Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.
 
Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 14 spaces available.
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rec_legoguy 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jason Aceto   610-534-0693   nocsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Norwood Public Library's LEGO Club will begin again on April 21st. LEGO Club starts at 3:30 pm and ends at 5:00 pm. Please do not bring your own LEGO as they are bound to be lost amongst ours.

    Location: Norwood Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday April 29, 2014 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime 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.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
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. ( Younger and older preschool siblings are welcome.)

This is an interactive early library experience which supports early literacy skills through story, song, fingerplays and movement.   A playgroup follows allowing quality playtime for adult and child interaction using age appropriate toys.

Registration begins January 13, 2014.  Group size is limited.

http://www.udlibraries.org/    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
anim_dino01 10:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_kidsreading1 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   upperdarbyprimos@delcolibraries.org
   

PreSchool Storytime  For ages 4 and up including children in Kingergarten.Children will hear a story, learn a rhyme or song, and make a simple craft during each storytime.  Please call 610-622-8091 or stop by Primos Library at 409 Ashland Ave., Primos, PA 19018 to sign up your child.

    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
   

Story time for children ages 1-3 years, with caregiver.

Includes stories, finger play, music, bubbles, parachute play, and play time.  Please register.

This is a Basic Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.
 
Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jason Aceto   610-534-0693   nocsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Norwood Public Library will once again be hosting its weekly Preschool Storytime. The program takes place every Tuesday starting on March 25th and ending on May 27th and runs from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. The pre-school story time will maintain it’s weekly schedule for ten weeks, with a two week break after.

During the preschool storytime, our children’s librarian will read a selection of books to the children before having them engage in a craft or activity. If you have any questions, or would like to register your child for the pre-school story time, please call the Norwood Public Library at 610-534-0693 or stop in at 513 Welcome Avenue, Norwood.

 

http://www.nplibrary.com    
    Location: Norwood Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 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_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-623-0239   
   

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

    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
anim_dog_scottie 10:30 AM Toddle on Over! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 2 to 3 1/2. Younger/older siblings welcome. Join us for developmentally appropriate stories, songs & rhymes, followed by a simple craft & playtime. We encourage all children to participate at their level & ability. Please let the children's librarian know what she can do to make your library visit successful. NO registration required.

 

    Location: Newtown Public Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime 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.

    Location: Radnor Memorial 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
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lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Aston Tuesday Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Joanne   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.

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
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
   

Story time for children ages 1-3 years, with caregiver.

Includes stories, finger play, music, bubbles, parachute play, and play time.  Please register.

This is a Basic Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.
 
Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
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. ( Younger and older preschool siblings are welcome.)

This is an interactive early library experience which supports early literacy skills through story, song, fingerplays and movement.   A playgroup follows allowing quality playtime for adult and child interaction using age appropriate toys.

Registration begins January 13, 2014.  Group size is limited.

http://www.udlibraries.org/    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
anim_dog1 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Our Own Stories Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

Registration is NOT required.

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

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
rec_legoguy 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   6105667828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Lego Club

Come to Middletown Free Library where you'll have access to all of the library's various sizes of Legos! Build whatever is in your imagination, make some new friends, or spend quality time with your family.

Registration is not required. For ALL ages. Held in our Community Room downstairs.

Tuesday, April 29th, 3-5pm

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

Hey elementary schoolers, if you love the American Girl series or your American Girl doll, this is the place for you! 

Each week we’ll focus on a different girl from a new time period and enjoy reading aloud, playing games, and fun food.

You’re welcome to bring your American Girl doll!

Registration is required. Please click on the REGISTER button below to sign up for the full 4-week session!

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
   
 
rec_paintpalette 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Young Artists Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Grades 1-5

Have fun developing your personal artistic style.

We supply the materials.  You supply the creativity!

Registration begins January 13, 2014

http://www.udlibraries.org/    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
rec_sudoku.GIF 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Math Playground Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Children in grades K-3 are invited to come and play with math on Tuesdays, April 22 through May 13. Children will explore books with math themes and then participate in fun activities related to each book, using materials from national math literacy program Let’s Read Math!™ Please sign up for the 4-week series beginning April 1 (registration closes April 21).

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
anim_bee.GIF 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Stripes of All Types Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 2-6.

This special storytime is all about the PA One Book Every Young Child 2014 selection, Stripes of All Types by Susan Stockdale. Come hear about animals, patterns & more!

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

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

For birth to two years. Short stories, songs, rhymes & sign language fill this 20-minute program, followed by playtime!

We encourage all children to participate at their level & ability. Please let the children's librarian know what she can do to make your library visit successful.

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

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

Registration is not required.

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

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

    Location: Norwood Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM  -  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.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
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, April 30th @ 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_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Books and 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  -  11:45 AM Parent & Child Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   
   

Play together, create a craft, meet other parents in an educational & creative environment & meet with community resource professionals.

*Registration Required

*Birth- 3 years and siblings

 

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

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

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_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   
   

For children ages 3-5, preschool storytimes consist of stories, games and fun! There is no registration required.  Just pop on in to our next funfilled hour!

 

    Location: Glenolden Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:15 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-734-7649   
   

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

    Location: Upper Darby Municipal Branch
        There are many spaces available.
 
anim_fish_02 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Lego Mania Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   
Lego Club suitable for children ages 3-10, but all are welcome.  Children 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
 
Stop by the library after school to build and play with Legos.  Legos will be provided.  Registration not required.
 
Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Rainbow Loom Afternoon Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Program for students grades 1-5.

Spend the afternoon creating Rainbow Loom bracelets with your friends.  Please bring your own supplies.  Please register.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 17 spaces available.
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misc_kidsreading1 4:00 PM  -  4:30 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.

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

A new kind of book bingo!

Create your own bingo card with words you think will appear in each week’s reading—then while you listen to a book, cross off words for bingo. Win books to take home for your personal library.

This program is free and open to kids in elementary school, siblings are ok too! No registration is required. 

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM One Book, Every Young Child Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Family program suitable for children ages 3-10.

Celebrate this year's PA One Book, Every Young Child selection, Stripes of All Types, by Susan Stockdale.  Enjoy a reading of Stripes of All Types, create a craft, and explore the activity trunk.  Please register.

This is a Basic Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.

 
Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 14 spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 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

Wednesday, April 30th @ 6:30pm

Come to the library dressed in your pajamas for this story time! Books, songs, dancing, and fingerplays will get the whole family ready for bed. Great for all ages, and registration is not required.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
anim_dog1 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajama Time! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-543-2113   
   

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

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

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

Sponsored by the Glen Riddle Rotary Club.

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

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are 5 spaces available.
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misc_register_key Science in the Summer Registration Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

Science in the Summer is a unique and creative program sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline that introduces students to the wonderful and fascinating world of science.  This year's topic is Genetics: All About You.  Have you ever wondered why your best friend has brown eyes and her brother has blue eyes?  Why your hair is curly and your sister's is straight?  Discover the answers by being curious, organized, wise, inventive, and patient.

Registration runs May 1st thru 30th. If there are more than 32 sign-ups, selection will be by lottery.  Furness Library is offering the class in the morning at 10 a.m. for students entering 2nd & 3rd grades, and at 11 a.m. for students entering 4th thru 6th grades.  We are hosting the class Monday, July 21st thru Thursday, July 24th Registration is in person only during library hours as we need a parent/gaurdian signature.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM Pre-Walker Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
ent_guitar01 10:00 AM  -  10:30 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 Winsor Room on Thursdays from April 10 through May 29. Families with children age 2-5 are invited to this lively musical storytime.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool: On My Own Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Story time for children ages 3-5, without caregiver present in storytime room (caregiver must remain in library during program).

Includes stories, finger play, music, bubbles, and parachute play.  Please register.

This is a Basic Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.
 
Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Petite Playgroup Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Thursdays @ 10:00 a.m. For ages 0-24 months.

Enjoy an hour of independent play where you and your child may socialize with other parents, caregivers and children.

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 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
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lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Aston Thursday Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Joanne   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.

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-622-8091   
   

Children ages 3 and under are invited to this program of stories, rhymes and activities. A play period follows the formal program.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  For more information, please call 610-622-8091

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

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

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Preschool: On My Own Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Story time for children ages 3-5, without caregiver present in storytime room (caregiver must remain in library during program).

Includes stories, finger play, music, bubbles, and parachute play.  Please register.

This is a Basic Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.
 
Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kids 1:30 PM Preschool Fun! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 3 1/2 to 5 1/2 years. Younger/older siblings welcome. Join us for developmentally appropriate stories, songs & games, followed by a simple art project & playtime.

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

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
rec_scissors&glue 3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM After School Story and Craft Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tinicum Memorial Public Library   610-521-9344   tinicum@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us after school for some fun crafts and story. Registration is required

    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
   

Story time program for children grades 1-5.

Includes stories, games, and crafts.  Please register.

This is a Basic Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.
 
Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
   
 
misc_smiley 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Kid Zone Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

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

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

Superheroes of Havertown unite! Join us weekly for challenges of superhero proportion—enjoy stories, games, and more.

This program is free and open to students in elementary school. Registration is required and space is limited. Please click on the REGISTER button below to sign up, registration is for the full, 4-week session.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Grades 1-5

Join other kid who love legos as much as you do!

Build and play using the legos supplied by the library.

Occasional special challanges and activities to strengthen you lego skills.

Registration begins January 13, 2014

http://www.udlibraries.org/    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
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misc_none 5:30 PM  -  6:45 PM Minecraft in Real Life Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Glendening   610-566-7828   midirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Minecraft in Real Life Club

Are you 8-12 years old?  Do you LOVE Minecraft?  Then this is the club for you!!

In this club we'll explore different tools, topics and activities all based off of Minecraft.  We will work with 3D printing, storytelling, circuits, LEGO and more!

This week we'll focus on Storytelling & Filmaking.  Since everyone had so much fun creating stories back in March, we are going to go back to our stories and learn how to bring them to life using iPads, Tabletop Moviemaking Kits and build our own scenery, characters and props.

Space is limited so you must register!

This project is made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of Commonwealth Libraries and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Corbett, Governor.

Minecraft in Real Life Club    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
        There are 11 spaces available.
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misc_register_key Science in the Summer Registration Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

Science in the Summer is a unique and creative program sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline that introduces students to the wonderful and fascinating world of science.  This year's topic is Genetics: All About You.  Have you ever wondered why your best friend has brown eyes and her brother has blue eyes?  Why your hair is curly and your sister's is straight?  Discover the answers by being curious, organized, wise, inventive, and patient.

Registration runs May 1st thru 30th. If there are more than 32 sign-ups, selection will be by lottery.  Furness Library is offering the class in the morning at 10 a.m. for students entering 2nd & 3rd grades, and at 11 a.m. for students entering 4th thru 6th grades.  We are hosting the class Monday, July 21st thru Thursday, July 24th Registration is in person only during library hours as we need a parent/gaurdian signature.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM  -  10:00 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.

    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 aged birth to 24 months, infant storytimes consist 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.
 
anim_dino01 10:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 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.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
rec_scissors&glue 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Card Making for Mother's Day Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Card Making for Mother's Day

Friday, May 2nd @ 10:30am

Monday, May 5th @ 4:15pm

Kids will have access to the library's arts & crafts supplies to make special cards for those special moms, grandmas, aunts, and any other motherly figure in their lives. Registration is not required. Held in our Community Room downstairs. For ALL ages.

Friday is geared towards infants-preschoolers, while Monday is geared towards school-aged kids, but feel free to attend whichever is more convenient.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
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 is open to children ages 1-3, siblings welcome. 

Spend time playing with toys, blocks, puzzles, and more.  Please register.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-521-9344   
   

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

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Baby Builders Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee Fagg   610-623-0239 ext 304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
   

We’ve created a new program for families with children two and under! Baby Builders will learn and explore one of the six prereading skills each week during a time for books, music, activity and more!

 

    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Friday Craft Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Suitable for children ages 3-5, all welcome.

Families may stop by the library to create a fun and easy craft to take home.  No registration required.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
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misc_smiley 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Stories with Miss Marie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Fridays @ 1:00 p.m. For ages 2-6.

Join Miss Marie for stories.

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Bingo! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Program for students grades 1-5.

Play Bingo for prizes!  Please register.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There is 1 space available.
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misc_register_key Science in the Summer Registration Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

Science in the Summer is a unique and creative program sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline that introduces students to the wonderful and fascinating world of science.  This year's topic is Genetics: All About You.  Have you ever wondered why your best friend has brown eyes and her brother has blue eyes?  Why your hair is curly and your sister's is straight?  Discover the answers by being curious, organized, wise, inventive, and patient.

Registration runs May 1st thru 30th. If there are more than 32 sign-ups, selection will be by lottery.  Furness Library is offering the class in the morning at 10 a.m. for students entering 2nd & 3rd grades, and at 11 a.m. for students entering 4th thru 6th grades.  We are hosting the class Monday, July 21st thru Thursday, July 24th Registration is in person only during library hours as we need a parent/gaurdian signature.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
anim_paw 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Mutt-i-grees in the Library Pack Party- with special guest Judy Schachner Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

All ages (suitable for children ages 3-10).
Register online.

Mutt-i-grees® in the Library is an exciting new initiative that builds on children’s affinity for animals and highlights the unique characteristics and desirability of shelter pets.

Families are invited to join our Pack Party, Saturday, May 3rd at 1:00pm, as we kick-off Mutt-i-grees in the Library, along with the Delaware County SPCA, and local children's author Judy Schachner, creator of the popular series, 'Skippyjon Jones.'

To begin, enjoy a fun presentation by our special guest, Judy Schachner, followed by a book signing. Books will be available for purchase at the event thanks to Children's Book World.

Afterwards, stop by the Delaware County SPCA table, create a craft, buy some delicious treats at our bake sale, and purchase chances for our Pet Raffle Baskets.

This Pack Party is a fundraising event, and proceeds will go toward the Delaware County SPCA, and future Mutt-i-grees in the Library programs.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
Sunday May 4, 2014 Go To Top
misc_register_key Science in the Summer Registration Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

Science in the Summer is a unique and creative program sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline that introduces students to the wonderful and fascinating world of science.  This year's topic is Genetics: All About You.  Have you ever wondered why your best friend has brown eyes and her brother has blue eyes?  Why your hair is curly and your sister's is straight?  Discover the answers by being curious, organized, wise, inventive, and patient.

Registration runs May 1st thru 30th. If there are more than 32 sign-ups, selection will be by lottery.  Furness Library is offering the class in the morning at 10 a.m. for students entering 2nd & 3rd grades, and at 11 a.m. for students entering 4th thru 6th grades.  We are hosting the class Monday, July 21st thru Thursday, July 24th Registration is in person only during library hours as we need a parent/gaurdian signature.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   
   

Join us for some Lego fun and activities!

*Registration Required!

*Ages: 7-11

$5.00 Lego Fee required for each child and payment required at first class attendance

    Location: Marple Public Library
Monday May 5, 2014 Go To Top
misc_register_key Science in the Summer Registration Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

Science in the Summer is a unique and creative program sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline that introduces students to the wonderful and fascinating world of science.  This year's topic is Genetics: All About You.  Have you ever wondered why your best friend has brown eyes and her brother has blue eyes?  Why your hair is curly and your sister's is straight?  Discover the answers by being curious, organized, wise, inventive, and patient.

Registration runs May 1st thru 30th. If there are more than 32 sign-ups, selection will be by lottery.  Furness Library is offering the class in the morning at 10 a.m. for students entering 2nd & 3rd grades, and at 11 a.m. for students entering 4th thru 6th grades.  We are hosting the class Monday, July 21st thru Thursday, July 24th Registration is in person only during library hours as we need a parent/gaurdian signature.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 9:30 AM  -  10:00 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.

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

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

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-494-5877   
   

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

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading1 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 through Kindergarten with adult. ( Younger preschool siblings are welcome.)

This is a theme based library experience which uses the best of children's literature along with songs, fingerplays and movement.  Following the PA preschool standards, the early literacy skills of letter recognition, print motivation, vocabulary and phonemic and phonological awareness are supported. An art experience completes the fun.

Registration begins January 13, 2014.  Group size is limited.

http://www.udlibraries.org/    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Movers and Shakers Storytime 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
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lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Action Readers! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-556-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Action Readers!

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

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

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 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.

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

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

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Mondays, April 14-May19 @ 11:00 a.m. For ages 3-4.

Join Miss Cheri for stories, songs & play.

    Location: Media-UP Free 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
   

Story time for children ages birth- 24 months.

Includes stories, finger songs, music, bubbles, parachute play, and play time.  Please register.

This is a Basic Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM 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_kidsreading1 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 through Kindergarten with adult. ( Younger preschool siblings are welcome.)

This is a theme based library experience which uses the best of children's literature along with songs, fingerplays and movement.  Following the PA preschool standards, the early literacy skills of letter recognition, print motivation, vocabulary and phonemic and phonological awareness are supported. An art experience completes the fun.

Registration begins January 13, 2014.  Group size is limited.

http://www.udlibraries.org/    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM American Girl Doll Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Book club for students grades 3-5. 

Includes reading aloud from the American Girl Doll series, and engaging in group discussions, with occassional showings of American Girl Doll movies.  Students may also bring their American Girl Dolls.  Please register.

This is a Civic and Social Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.
 
Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 14 spaces available.
 
rec_legoguy 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jason Aceto   610-534-0693   nocsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Norwood Public Library's LEGO Club will begin again on April 21st. LEGO Club starts at 3:30 pm and ends at 5:00 pm. Please do not bring your own LEGO as they are bound to be lost amongst ours.

    Location: Norwood Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_questionmark_blue 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM SUPER SECRET! Author Visit & Drawing Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sheli Hay   610-446-3082 ext. 21   hay@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Who's Coming to Visit?!

It's a secret! We're hosting a special art program, with an AMAZING SECRET AUTHOR, to help celebrate the announecement ouf our 2nd Annual Comic Con! We'll hear from the author and participate in an art challenge. All of this will be centered around this year's Comic Con theme!

 

Come by to learn what we're up to...and for a fun afternoon of creating!

No registration required

Grades 2-5 Welcome

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:15 PM Cinco De Mayo Celebration Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   
   

*Join us and Qdoba in making a tasty Cinco De Mayo treat and enjoy some other super fun Cinco De Mayo activities!

*Registration Required!

*Ages 3-6

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
rec_scissors&glue 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Card Making for Mother's Day Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Card Making for Mother's Day

Friday, May 2nd @ 10:30am

Monday, May 5th @ 4:15pm

Kids will have access to the library's arts & crafts supplies to make special cards for those special moms, grandmas, aunts, and any other motherly figure in their lives. Registration is not required. Held in our Community Room downstairs. For ALL ages.

Friday is geared towards infants-preschoolers, while Monday is geared towards school-aged kids, but feel free to attend whichever is more convenient.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
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Tuesday May 6, 2014 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime 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.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
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. ( Younger and older preschool siblings are welcome.)

This is an interactive early library experience which supports early literacy skills through story, song, fingerplays and movement.   A playgroup follows allowing quality playtime for adult and child interaction using age appropriate toys.

Registration begins January 13, 2014.  Group size is limited.

http://www.udlibraries.org/    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
anim_dino01 10:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_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
   

Story time for children ages 1-3 years, with caregiver.

Includes stories, finger play, music, bubbles, parachute play, and play time.  Please register.

This is a Basic Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.
 
Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jason Aceto   610-534-0693   nocsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Norwood Public Library will once again be hosting its weekly Preschool Storytime. The program takes place every Tuesday starting on March 25th and ending on May 27th and runs from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. The preschool story time will maintain it’s weekly schedule for ten weeks, with a two week break after.

During the preschool story time, our children’s librarian will read a selection of books to the children before having them engage in a craft or activity. If you have any questions, or would like to register your child for the preschool storytime, please call the Norwood Public Library at 610-534-0693 or stop in at 513 Welcome Avenue, Norwood.

 

http://www.nplibrary.com    
    Location: Norwood Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 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_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-623-0239   
   

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

    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime 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.

    Location: Radnor Memorial 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
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Aston Tuesday Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Joanne   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.

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
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
   

Story time for children ages 1-3 years, with caregiver.

Includes stories, finger play, music, bubbles, parachute play, and play time.  Please register.

This is a Basic Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.
 
Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
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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. ( Younger and older preschool siblings are welcome.)

This is an interactive early library experience which supports early literacy skills through story, song, fingerplays and movement.   A playgroup follows allowing quality playtime for adult and child interaction using age appropriate toys.

Registration begins January 13, 2014.  Group size is limited.

http://www.udlibraries.org/    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
anim_dog1 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Our Own Stories Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

Registration is NOT required.

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

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

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

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

Hey elementary schoolers, if you love the American Girl series or your American Girl doll, this is the place for you! 

Each week we’ll focus on a different girl from a new time period and enjoy reading aloud, playing games, and fun food.

You’re welcome to bring your American Girl doll!

Registration is required. Please scroll to the April 29th session and click the REGISTER button to sign up. Registration is for the full, 4-week session.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Mother's Day Tea Party Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   
   

Enjoy some afternoon tea refreshments, make a craft with Mom and enjoy a story time!

*Registration Required

*Ages: 5-8

 

 

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
misc_globe 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Books and Bread Around the World Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Grades 1, 2 and 3

Travel around the world after school!

Sample the stories, bread and crafts from a different country each week.

Registration begins January 13, 2014

http://www.udlibraries.org/    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
rec_sudoku.GIF 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Math Playground Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Children in grades K-3 are invited to come and play with math on Tuesdays, April 22 through May 13. Children will explore books with math themes and then participate in fun activities related to each book, using materials from national math literacy program Let’s Read Math!™ Please sign up for the 4-week series beginning April 1 (registration closes April 21).

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

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

Registration is not required.

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

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

    Location: Norwood Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM  -  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.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Infant Playgroup Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kristin Vosheski   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Infant Playtime (Babies up to12 mos. no siblings over 12 mos. of age please)

Playtime and socializing time for new babies and their parents or caregivers.

Wednesday Mornings - May 7, 14, 21 & 28
10:00 AM-12:00 PM
 
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    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Books and 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
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misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Parent & Child Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   
   

Play together, create a craft, meet other parents in an educational & creative environment & meet with community resource professionals.

*Registration Required

*Birth- 3 years and siblings

 

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

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

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:15 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-734-7649   
   

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

    Location: Upper Darby Municipal Branch
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Wiggle Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Story time for children ages 1-3 years, but all are welcome. 

This music and movement program includes stories, music, instrument play, finger songs, and active play.  Please register.

This is a Basic Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.
 
Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
   
 
anim_fish_02 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
nat_flower01 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Early Dismissal Crafts -Plant a Seed Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   nayr6@ yahoo.com
   

Grades 1-5

It's an early dismissal day for the UDSD!

Join us for a drop-in craft time.  We provide all the material.  You provide the creativity.

No registration.  Bring a friend!

 

http/www:udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Lego Mania Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   
Lego Club suitable for children ages 3-10, but all are welcome.  Children 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
 
Stop by the library after school to build and play with Legos.  Legos will be provided.  Registration not required.
 
Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Digital Scavenger Hunt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Program for students grades 1-5.

Bring in your camera or iPad to complete this Digital Scavenger Hunt.  Explore the lower level library for clues, and take a picture when you find it!  Prizes awarded.  Please register.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading1 4:00 PM  -  4:30 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.

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

A new kind of book bingo!

Create your own bingo card with words you think will appear in each week’s reading—then while you listen to a book, cross off words for bingo. Win books to take home for your personal library.

This program is free and open to kids in elementary school, siblings are ok too! No registration is required. 

    Location: Haverford Twp. 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

Challenge your friends or make some new ones! Registration is not required, for all ages able to comprehend the game of chess.

Wednesday, May 7th @ 4:30pm

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Pajama Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Story time suitable for children ages 3-6, all are welcome.

During story time, children will listen to stories and participate in movement activities such as: singing, dancing, experimenting with instruments, and playing beanbag and parachute games.  A great family program!  Please register. 

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 6 spaces available.
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anim_dog1 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajama Time! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-543-2113   
   

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

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

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

Sponsored by the Glen Riddle Rotary Club.

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

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
anim_dog1 6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM PAWS for Reading Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

1st & 3rd Wednesdays @ 6:45 p.m. For ages 5-11.

PAWS for Reading is a program that allows children to read aloud to a therapy dog in order to improve reading and communication skills.

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
Thursday May 8, 2014 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM Pre-Walker Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
ent_guitar01 10:00 AM  -  10:30 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 Winsor Room on Thursdays from April 10 through May 29. Families with children age 2-5 are invited to this lively musical storytime.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool: On My Own Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Story time for children ages 3-5, without caregiver present in storytime room (caregiver must remain in library during program).

Includes stories, finger play, music, bubbles, and parachute play.  Please register.

This is a Basic Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.
 
Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Petite Playgroup Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Thursdays @ 10:00 a.m. For ages 0-24 months.

Enjoy an hour of independent play where you and your child may socialize with other parents, caregivers and children.

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 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_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

NEW!! @ MFL

"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.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
        There is 1 space available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Aston Thursday Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Joanne   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.

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-622-8091   
   

Children ages 3 and under are invited to this program of stories, rhymes and activities. A play period follows the formal program.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  For more information, please call 610-622-8091

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

Designed for children ages 2 to 3 and their caregivers, toddler storytimes consist 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.
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anim_fish_02 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Preschool: On My Own Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Story time for children ages 3-5, without caregiver present in storytime room (caregiver must remain in library during program).

Includes stories, finger play, music, bubbles, and parachute play.  Please register.

This is a Basic Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.
 
Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Creative Corner Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_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
   

Story time program for children grades 1-5.

Includes stories, games, and crafts.  Please register.

This is a Basic Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.
 
Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
   
 
misc_smiley 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Kid Zone Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

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

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

Superheroes of Havertown unite! Join us weekly for challenges of superhero proportion—enjoy stories, games, and more.

This program is free and open to students in elementary school. Registration is required and space is limited. Please scroll to the May 1st session to sign up, registration is for the full, 4-week session.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
rec_origami_crane 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Origami Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Origami Club

Thursday, May 8th @ 4:15pm

Beginner-intermediate paper-folders will meet and fold different origami pieces lead by Mr. Jason. The origami objects will tie in with Mother's Day and spring. Registration is not required. Held in the Community Room downstairs.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Grades 1-5

Join other kid who love legos as much as you do!

Build and play using the legos supplied by the library.

Occasional special challanges and activities to strengthen you lego skills.

Registration begins January 13, 2014

http://www.udlibraries.org/    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
nat_stars 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Pajama Storytime & Craft Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Come to the library in your PJs for an evening storytime and craft for children age 2-5 and their families. Pajama Storytime will be held once a month on Thursdays: January 9, February 6, March 6, April 10, and May 8.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
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misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM  -  10:00 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.

    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 aged birth to 24 months, infant storytimes consist 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.
 
anim_dino01 10:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
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misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 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.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
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 is open to children ages 1-3, siblings welcome. 

Spend time playing with toys, blocks, puzzles, and more.  Please register.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-521-9344   
   

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

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Baby Builders Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee Fagg   610-623-0239 ext 304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
   

We’ve created a new program for families with children two and under! Baby Builders will learn and explore one of the six prereading skills each week during a time for books, music, activity and more!

 

    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Friday Craft Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Suitable for children ages 3-5, all welcome.

Families may stop by the library to create a fun and easy craft to take home.  No registration required.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
 
misc_smiley 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Stories with Miss Marie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Fridays @ 1:00 p.m. For ages 2-6.

Join Miss Marie for stories.

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Pokemon and Beyblades Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Program for students grades 1-5.

Bring your Pokemon cards, Beyblades and arenas to trade and battle with friends!  We will also play Pokepark on the Wii.  Please register.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_bookflipping 4:00 PM  -  5:15 PM Tween Book Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Grades 5 & 6.

A special book discussion group that explores different genres.

Free books, snacks and fun.

Registration and book pick up is one month prior to discussion.

Regisration begins January 13, 2013.

This program is sponsored by the Upper Darby Friends of the Library.

http://www.udlibraries.org/    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
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misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Family LEGO Mania Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Does your family have LEGO fever? Join us in the Community Room for a Saturday morning of building fun. We’ll have LEGOs for the older kids and Duplos for the younger set.

In addition to a building challenge we’ll have games and refreshments! Drop in for a quick build or stay the whole time. Caregivers must stay with their child(ren). 

This program is free and open to families with kids of all ages, no registration is required.

 

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
ent_filmproj 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Saturday Showtime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

2nd Saturdays @ 1:30 p.m. For all ages.
On 2nd Saturdays, we will be showing G- or PG-rated movies. Snacks provided.

  • May 10: Turkles
  • June 14: Ernest and Celestine
    Location: Media-UP Free Library
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lib_teddybear_reading 9:30 AM  -  10:00 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.

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

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

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-494-5877   
   

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

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Movers and Shakers Storytime 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
 
misc_none 10:30 AM PA's 'One Book, Every Young Child' Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

 

 

* Come and join Miss Mel for a story time with Pennsylvania's 'One Book, Every Young Child' pick, 'Stripes of All Types'! We will also enjoy a song, raffle and art & craft.

*Open to All Ages.

*No Registration Required.

    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
   

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  -  11:00 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.

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

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

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Mondays, April 14-May19 @ 11:00 a.m. For ages 3-4.

Join Miss Cheri for stories, songs & play.

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM 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
 
rec_legoguy 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jason Aceto   610-534-0693   nocsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Norwood Public Library's LEGO Club will begin again on April 21st. LEGO Club starts at 3:30 pm and ends at 5:00 pm. Please do not bring your own LEGO as they are bound to be lost amongst ours.

    Location: Norwood Public Library
 
anim_fish_02 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Build-a-Beach Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kristin Vosheski   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Build-a-Beach Workshop (Ages 4-9)

Kids take over the activity room and work together to transform it into a beach! Parents and caregivers can enjoy the results when they return to collect their kids.

Monday, May 12th
4:00-5:00 PM
 
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    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 18 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Pajama Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

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

Children are encouraged to come dressed in their favorite jammies!

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


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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
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Tuesday May 13, 2014 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime 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.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
anim_dino01 10:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jason Aceto   610-534-0693   nocsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Norwood Public Library will once again be hosting its weekly Preschool Storytime. The program takes place every Tuesday starting on March 25th and ending on May 27th and runs from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. The preschool storytime will maintain it’s weekly schedule for ten weeks, with a two week break after.

During the preschool story time, our children’s librarian will read a selection of books to the children before having them engage in a craft or activity. If you have any questions, or would like to register your child for the preschool storytime, please call the Norwood Public Library at 610-534-0693 or stop in at 513 Welcome Avenue, Norwood.

 

http://www.nplibrary.com    
    Location: Norwood Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 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_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-623-0239   
   

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

    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime 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.

    Location: Radnor Memorial 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
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Aston Tuesday Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Joanne   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.

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

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

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

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

Registration is NOT required.

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

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
rec_legoguy 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   6105667828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Lego Club

Come to Middletown Free Library where you'll have access to all of the library's various sizes of Legos! Build whatever is in your imagination, make some new friends, or spend quality time with your family.

Registration is not required. For ALL ages. Held in our Community Room downstairs.

Tuesday, May 13th, 3-5pm

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

Hey elementary schoolers, if you love the American Girl series or your American Girl doll, this is the place for you! 

Each week we’ll focus on a different girl from a new time period and enjoy reading aloud, playing games, and fun food.

You’re welcome to bring your American Girl doll!

Registration is required. Please scroll to the April 29th session and click the REGISTER button to sign up. Registration is for the full, 4-week session.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
rec_paintpalette 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Young Artists Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Grades 1-5

Have fun developing your personal artistic style.

We supply the materials.  You supply the creativity!

Registration begins January 13, 2014

http://www.udlibraries.org/    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
rec_sudoku.GIF 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Math Playground Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Children in grades K-3 are invited to come and play with math on Tuesdays, April 22 through May 13. Children will explore books with math themes and then participate in fun activities related to each book, using materials from national math literacy program Let’s Read Math!™ Please sign up for the 4-week series beginning April 1 (registration closes April 21).

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

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

Registration is not required.

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

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

    Location: Norwood Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM  -  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.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Infant Playgroup Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kristin Vosheski   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Infant Playtime (Babies up to12 mos. no siblings over 12 mos. of age please)

Playtime and socializing time for new babies and their parents or caregivers.

Wednesday Mornings - May 7, 14, 21 & 28
10:00 AM-12:00 PM
 
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    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Books and 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
 
anim_dog_scottie 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM PAWS for Reading Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

2nd & 4th Wednesdays @ 10:30 a.m. For ages 5-11.

PAWS for Reading is a program that allows children to read aloud to a therapy dog in order to improve reading and communication skills.

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

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

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

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:15 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-734-7649   
   

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

    Location: Upper Darby Municipal Branch
        There are many spaces available.
 
anim_fish_02 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
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misc_kidsreading1 4:00 PM  -  4:30 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.

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

A new kind of book bingo!

Create your own bingo card with words you think will appear in each week’s reading—then while you listen to a book, cross off words for bingo. Win books to take home for your personal library.

This program is free and open to kids in elementary school, siblings are ok too! No registration is required. 

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Bigfoot @ the Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Program for students grades 1-5.

Are you interested in learning more about Bigfoot?  Stop by the library for stories, trivia, games, and craft.  Please register.

This is a Basic Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.
 
Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
anim_dog1 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajama Time! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-543-2113   
   

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

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

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

Sponsored by the Glen Riddle Rotary Club.

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

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are 5 spaces available.
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lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM Pre-Walker Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
ent_guitar01 10:00 AM  -  10:30 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 Winsor Room on Thursdays from April 10 through May 29. Families with children age 2-5 are invited to this lively musical storytime.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Petite Playgroup Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Thursdays @ 10:00 a.m. For ages 0-24 months.

Enjoy an hour of independent play where you and your child may socialize with other parents, caregivers and children.

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Middletown Free Library
        There are 36 spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Aston Thursday Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Joanne   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.

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-622-8091   
   

Children ages 3 and under are invited to this program of stories, rhymes and activities. A play period follows the formal program.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  For more information, please call 610-622-8091

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

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

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 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
 
rec_scissors&glue 3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM After School Story and Craft Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tinicum Memorial Public Library   610-521-9344   tinicum@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us after school for some fun crafts and story. Registration is required

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

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

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

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

Superheroes of Havertown unite! Join us weekly for challenges of superhero proportion—enjoy stories, games, and more.

This program is free and open to students in elementary school. Registration is required and space is limited. Please scroll to the May 1st session to sign up, registration is for the full, 4-week session.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Grades 1-5

Join other kid who love legos as much as you do!

Build and play using the legos supplied by the library.

Occasional special challanges and activities to strengthen you lego skills.

Registration begins January 13, 2014

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    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
Friday May 16, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM  -  10:00 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.

    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 aged birth to 24 months, infant storytimes consist 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.
 
anim_dino01 10:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 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.

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

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

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Baby Builders Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee Fagg   610-623-0239 ext 304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
   

We’ve created a new program for families with children two and under! Baby Builders will learn and explore one of the six prereading skills each week during a time for books, music, activity and more!

 

    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
 
misc_smiley 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Stories with Miss Marie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Fridays @ 1:00 p.m. For ages 2-6.

Join Miss Marie for stories.

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Angry Birds- Live! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

For students grades 1-5. 

It's kids vs. pigs in this live version of Angry Birds!  Create forts using cardboard blocks, and then take turns destroying your towers and knocking out the pigs!  Please register.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 5 spaces available.
Saturday May 17, 2014 Go To Top
anim_turtle 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Summer Pets Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 5+

We Love Pets will be stopping by the library to teach us how to take care of pets you might get this summer, such as hermit crabs, frogs & turtles.

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
Sunday May 18, 2014 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 4-10.

May 18 is our last LEGO Club for the school year! Don't miss it!

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
Monday May 19, 2014 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 9:30 AM  -  10:00 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.

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

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

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-494-5877   
   

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

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Movers and Shakers Storytime 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
 
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  -  11:00 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.

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

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

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Mondays, April 14-May19 @ 11:00 a.m. For ages 3-4.

Join Miss Cheri for stories, songs & play.

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
 
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

Monday, May 19th @ 12:30pm

 

Preschoolers (ages 3-6) are welcome to come to this FREE yoga class taught by Middletown's own, Miss Lisa!  They will have so much fun learning different yoga poses, breathing techniques, and balancing exercises, all of which will tie in with a story read by Miss Lisa. The library provides the yoga mats, but feel free to bring your own and come in your stretchy clothes!

Registration is not required. Held in the Community Room downstairs.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM 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
 
rec_legoguy 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jason Aceto   610-534-0693   nocsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Norwood Public Library's LEGO Club will begin again on April 21st. LEGO Club starts at 3:30 pm and ends at 5:00 pm. Please do not bring your own LEGO as they are bound to be lost amongst ours.

    Location: Norwood Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:30 PM Tail Waggin' Tutors Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Radnor Library Children's Department   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Practice reading to the best listener—A dog! Therapy dogs Daphne and Lanky Mae are coming to the Radnor Memorial Library to meet with beginning and reluctant readers and listen to children read a book of their choice. Tail Waggin’ Tutors will be offered once a month on Mondays beginning in February (February 10, March 10, April 7, May 19) at 4:30pm in the Winsor Room. Also an ideal opportunity for English language learners. Please sign up beginning January 27 online, by phone, or in person.

Radnor Library Website    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are 8 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:15 PM  -  6:45 PM Evening Books and 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
Tuesday May 20, 2014 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime 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.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
nat_flower02 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Baby Formal Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kristin Vosheski   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Baby Formal (Birth-2 yrs.)

Another excuse to dress up! Get out your formal attire and come down to the library for a baby formal with singing, bubbles, toys and snacks! Social time on the lawn after (weather permitting).

Tuesday, May 20th
10:00-11:00 AM
 
Visit Our Blog    
    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jason Aceto   610-534-0693   nocsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Norwood Public Library will once again be hosting its weekly Preschool Storytime. The program takes place every Tuesday starting on March 25th and ending on May 27th and runs from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. The preschool storytime will maintain it’s weekly schedule for ten weeks, with a two week break after.

During the preschool story time, our children’s librarian will read a selection of books to the children before having them engage in a craft or activity. If you have any questions, or would like to register your child for the preschool story time, please call the Norwood Public Library at 610-534-0693 or stop in at 513 Welcome Avenue, Norwood.

 

http://www.nplibrary.com    
    Location: Norwood Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 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_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-623-0239   
   

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

    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
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misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime 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.

    Location: Radnor Memorial 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
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Aston Tuesday Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Joanne   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.

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

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

Registration is NOT required.

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

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

Hey elementary schoolers, if you love the American Girl series or your American Girl doll, this is the place for you! 

Each week we’ll focus on a different girl from a new time period and enjoy reading aloud, playing games, and fun food.

You’re welcome to bring your American Girl doll!

Registration is required. Please scroll to the April 29th session and click the REGISTER button to sign up. Registration is for the full, 4-week session.

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

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

Registration is not required.

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

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

    Location: Norwood Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM  -  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.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
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, May 21st @ 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
 
anim_butterfly_01 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Infant Playgroup Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kristin Vosheski   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Infant Playtime (Babies up to12 mos. no siblings over 12 mos. of age please)

Playtime and socializing time for new babies and their parents or caregivers.

Wednesday Mornings - May 7, 14, 21 & 28
10:00 AM-12:00 PM
 
Visit Our Blog    
    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Books and 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
 
anim_penguin 11:00 AM Creative Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Springfield Township Library   610-543-2113   
   

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

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
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misc_baby.GIF 11:15 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-734-7649   
   

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

    Location: Upper Darby Municipal Branch
        There are many spaces available.
 
anim_fish_02 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_kidsreading1 4:00 PM  -  4:30 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.

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

A new kind of book bingo!

Create your own bingo card with words you think will appear in each week’s reading—then while you listen to a book, cross off words for bingo. Win books to take home for your personal library.

This program is free and open to kids in elementary school, siblings are ok too! No registration is required. 

    Location: Haverford Twp. 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

Challenge your friends or make some new ones! Registration is not required, for all ages able to comprehend the game of chess.

Wednesday, May 21st @ 4:30pm

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
anim_dog1 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajama Time! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-543-2113   
   

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

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

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

Sponsored by the Glen Riddle Rotary Club.

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

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
anim_dog1 6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM PAWS for Reading Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

1st & 3rd Wednesdays @ 6:45 p.m. For ages 5-11.

PAWS for Reading is a program that allows children to read aloud to a therapy dog in order to improve reading and communication skills.

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
Thursday May 22, 2014 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM Pre-Walker Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
ent_guitar01 10:00 AM  -  10:30 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 Winsor Room on Thursdays from April 10 through May 29. Families with children age 2-5 are invited to this lively musical storytime.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Petite Playgroup Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Thursdays @ 10:00 a.m. For ages 0-24 months.

Enjoy an hour of independent play where you and your child may socialize with other parents, caregivers and children.

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 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
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lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Aston Thursday Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Joanne   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.

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-622-8091   
   

Children ages 3 and under are invited to this program of stories, rhymes and activities. A play period follows the formal program.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  For more information, please call 610-622-8091

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

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

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Teddy Bear Picnic Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kristin Vosheski   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Teddy Bear Picnic (All Ages)

Bring your stuffed friends and your lunch and join me on the front lawn for our annual Teddy Bear Picnic (weather permitting)!

Thursday, May 22nd

12:00-1:00 PM

Visit Our Blog    
    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Creative Corner Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Superheroes of Havertown unite! Join us weekly for challenges of superhero proportion—enjoy stories, games, and more.

This program is free and open to students in elementary school. Registration is required and space is limited. Please scroll to the May 1st session to sign up, registration is for the full, 4-week session.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
trans_train 4:15 PM Cardboard Train Challenge Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Cardboard Train Challenge

Thursday, May 22nd @ 4:15pm

For this month's challenge you can work alone or in a team to build your own train. The Choo-choo's will be on display throughout the library for the public to vote for their favorite one. The team with the most votes will win a prize!

Registration is required. For kids ages 4+

    Location: Middletown Free Library
        There are 25 spaces available.
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misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM  -  10:00 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.

    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 aged birth to 24 months, infant storytimes consist 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.
 
anim_dino01 10:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
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misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 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.

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

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

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_smiley 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Stories with Miss Marie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Fridays @ 1:00 p.m. For ages 2-6.

Join Miss Marie for stories.

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
 
lib_bookflipping 4:00 PM  -  5:15 PM Fourth Grade Book Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Grade 4 only.

A special book discussion group that explores different genres.

Free books, snacks and fun.

Registration and book pick up is one month prior to discussion.

Regisration begins January 13, 2013.

This program is sponsored by the Upper Darby Friends of the Library.

http://www.udlibraries.org/    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
food_pizza 5:00 PM Pizza & Movie Night Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Pizza & Movie Night

Disney's Mars Needs Moms

Friday, May 23rd @ 5pm

In honor of all the mothers in the world, MFL will be showing Disney's Mars Needs Moms for Pizza & Movie Night. The library will be serving FREE Pappone's pizza and water, then the kids will make a craft after the movie to take home.

Registration is required so Mr. Jason can order enough pizza. Register the total number of CHILDREN & ADULTS, please.

Feel free to donate a few $$ to help cover the cost of pizza, or bring some snacks/beverages to share with everyone. Registration will start May 1st @ 10am.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
nat_stars 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Family Bedtime Stories Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   nayr6@yahoo.com
   

Ages 3 and up with adult.

Our theme based bedtime stories are a fun way for your family to get ready for bed.

Wear your pjs (optional) and bring your favorite stuffed friend to cuddle.

No registration.  Bring a friend!

http/www:udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
Monday May 26, 2014 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jason Aceto   610-534-0693   nocsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Norwood Public Library's LEGO Club will begin again on April 21st. LEGO Club starts at 3:30 pm and ends at 5:00 pm. Please do not bring your own LEGO as they are bound to be lost amongst ours.

    Location: Norwood Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday May 27, 2014 Go To Top
anim_dino01 10:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jason Aceto   610-534-0693   nocsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Norwood Public Library will once again be hosting its weekly Preschool Storytime. The program takes place every Tuesday starting on March 25th and ending on May 27th and runs from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. The preschool story time will maintain it’s weekly schedule for ten weeks, with a two week break after.

During the preschool story time, our children’s librarian will read a selection of books to the children before having them engage in a craft or activity. If you have any questions, or would like to register your child for the preschool storytime, please call the Norwood Public Library at 610-534-0693 or stop in at 513 Welcome Avenue, Norwood.

 

http://www.nplibrary.com    
    Location: Norwood Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-623-0239   
   

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

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

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

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

Registration is NOT required.

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

    Location: Middletown Free Library
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lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Aston Tuesday Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Joanne   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.

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

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

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
nat_stars 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Pajama Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For all ages.

Stop by for stories, songs & rhymes before bedtime. Come in your PJ's!

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
Wednesday May 28, 2014 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:00 AM Creative Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Springfield Township Library   610-543-2113   
   

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

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Infant Playgroup Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kristin Vosheski   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Infant Playtime (Babies up to12 mos. no siblings over 12 mos. of age please)

Playtime and socializing time for new babies and their parents or caregivers.

Wednesday Mornings - May 7, 14, 21 & 28
10:00 AM-12:00 PM
 
Visit Our Blog    
    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
anim_dog_scottie 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM PAWS for Reading Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

2nd & 4th Wednesdays @ 10:30 a.m. For ages 5-11.

PAWS for Reading is a program that allows children to read aloud to a therapy dog in order to improve reading and communication skills.

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

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

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

Registration is not required.

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Family Movie Night Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Suitable for ages 3 and up, all welcome.

Bring the family to the library for Movie Night!  Movie to be determined.

Bring pillows, blankets, snacks, and friends.  Please register.

 

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
anim_dog1 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajama Time! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-543-2113   
   

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
Thursday May 29, 2014 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM Pre-Walker Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
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ent_guitar01 10:00 AM  -  10:30 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 Winsor Room on Thursdays from April 10 through May 29. Families with children age 2-5 are invited to this lively musical storytime.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Petite Playgroup Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Thursdays @ 10:00 a.m. For ages 0-24 months.

Enjoy an hour of independent play where you and your child may socialize with other parents, caregivers and children.

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:15 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-566-9331   
   

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

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Aston Thursday Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Joanne   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.

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-622-8091   
   

Children ages 3 and under are invited to this program of stories, rhymes and activities. A play period follows the formal program.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  For more information, please call 610-622-8091

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
anim_fish_02 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_kidsreading 11:30 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 storytimes consist 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_scissors&glue 3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM After School Story and Craft Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tinicum Memorial Public Library   610-521-9344   tinicum@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us after school for some fun crafts and story. Registration is required

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

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
rec_legoguy 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO at the Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kristin Vosheski   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

LEGO at the Library (Ages 4 and Up)

Join us at the library to build and create with our giant stash of LEGO's!

Last Thursday of Every Month from 4:00-5:00 PM
January 30
February 27
March 27
April 24
May 29
 
 
Visit Our Blog    
    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
Friday May 30, 2014 Go To Top
anim_dino01 10:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
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misc_smiley 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Stories with Miss Marie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Fridays @ 1:00 p.m. For ages 2-6.

Join Miss Marie for stories.

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
 
rec_legoguy 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   6105667828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Lego Club

Come to Middletown Free Library where you'll have access to all of the library's various sizes of Legos! Build whatever is in your imagination, make some new friends, or spend quality time with your family.

Registration is not required. For ALL ages. Held in our Community Room downstairs.

Friday, May 30th, 1-3pm

    Location: Middletown Free Library
Saturday May 31, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Read a Movie Family Edition Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

So many beloved children’s books have been adapted into movies—bring the whole family for the reading of a picture book followed by a showing of its movie version.

This month will feature Stuart Little!

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
Monday June 2, 2014 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:00 AM Creative Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Springfield Township Library   610-543-2113   
   

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

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
z_cust_lawpl-readtome 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Infant Story Time with Ms. Dee Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-494-5877   hello@astonlibrary.org
   

Story time for children ages birth- 24 months.

Includes stories, finger songs, music, bubbles, parachute play, and play time.  Please register.

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
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 storytimes consist 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.
 
anim_penguin 11:00 AM Creative Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Springfield Township Library   610-543-2113   
   

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

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
rec_legoguy 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jason Aceto   610-534-0693   nocsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Norwood Public Library's LEGO Club will begin again on April 21st. LEGO Club starts at 3:30 pm and ends at 5:00 pm. Please do not bring your own LEGO as they are bound to be lost amongst ours.

    Location: Norwood Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday June 3, 2014 Go To Top
anim_dino01 10:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

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

Join us for an active program for children 2 to 3 1/2 years old and their caregivers that will get your child excited about the library and reading! Stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and mu