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Monday January 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_register_key Registration for Children's Programs Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

Registration for children's programs at Furness Library begins January 16th!  Just call or come in.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Toddler Tales 9:30 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Winter session of Toddler Tales! Let's sing, dance, play, create art, and - of course - READ! 

This class is for children ages 2 - 3 1/2 years.

Registration is required.

Monday class series begins on January 9th and ends on February 6th. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Movers and Shakers Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Movers and Shakers is a 20-30 minute program for 2 and 3 year olds and a caregiver with 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!

 Movers & Shakers is a Basic Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Toddler Story Time with Miss Mel Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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Come and join us for a story, song, and craft accompanied by an educational theme each week. After story time , we will continue adding to the fun with our traditional book trek around our children's department. We'll search for all the books we want to take home and discover new subjects to learn about in the process.

Ages: 2-3 and caregivers

*No Registration Required

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Toddler Tales 10:30 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Winter session of Toddler Tales! Let's sing, dance, play, create art, and - of course - READ! 

This class is for children ages 2 - 3 1/2 years.

Registration is required.

Monday class series begins on January 9th and ends on February 6th. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Creative Kids Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Winter session of Creative Kids! We will play games, read books, and create art. 

This class is for children ages 5-7 years. Registration is required.

Class begins on January 9th and ends on February 6th

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
Tuesday January 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Wee Read 9:30 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Fall session of Wee Read! We'll sing, dance, play with scarves, toys, & bubbles, and - of course - READ! 

This class is for children ages 12 - 24 months. Registration is required.

Class begins on January 3rd and ends on February 7th. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124   csturgill@radnorlibrary.org
   

Prepare for school with longer stories, music and more activities to develop language and listening skills for ages 3 to 5.  Held at the RML REcollection, 110 W. Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
anim_bee.GIF 10:00 AM Toddle on Over! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   6103531022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 2 & 3, plus caregiver. Younger/older siblings are always welcome 

NO registration required. 

Please join us for developmentally appropriate stories, songs & rhymes. The program lasts about 25 minutes, and is followed by a simple art project and play time with the library's toys. We encourage all children to participate at their level and ability. Please let the Youth Services Librarian know how she can hellp make your library experience positve! 

    Location: Newtown Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM  -  10:40 AM PreSchool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

PreSchool Storytime Ages 3 1/2 yrs. to 5 (incl. Kindergarten) Storytime with craft which includes activities to help children with basic alphabet and math skills.  Tuesdays from 10:00 to 10:40 am.  Registration Required.  Please call Primos Library Branch at 610-622-8091.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Circle Time is a 20-minute rhyme and movement intensive program for children of all ages and a caregiver with Ms. Shannon and Ms. Yolaine. 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
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Bibs n Books Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee   610-623-0239 x304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Bring your kids for great stories with Theresa Dykes!

    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
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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 ages birth to 24 months, infant storytime consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

    Location: 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!

Tuesdays at 10:30am. 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 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Wee Read 10:30 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Fall session of Wee Read! We'll sing, dance, play with scarves, toys, & bubbles, and - of course - READ! 

This class is for children ages 12 - 24 months. Registration is required.

Class begins on January 3rd and ends on February 7th. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM 2s and 3s Story Time with Ms. Nancy Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy   610-494-5877   nancy@astonlibrary.org
   

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Ms. Nancy's Story Time for ages 2 and 3 combines music and movement, games, stories and reading activities to expose children (and adults) to the basic foundational concepts of language, reading, math, science and FUN!

Schedule: 10:20-10:35 Play time; 10:35-11:10 Story Time with games, music and movement acitivities, puppets, stories and read aloud; 11:10-11:30 art/craft activity and play time.

Note: Occasionally, Ms. Nancy will invite a guest story time presenter. In the past, guest presenters have included: Jitterbugs Music, Dance Me a Story, Jill Savitz Music and Libby McCampbell.

http://tinyurl.com/astonkidsevents    
    Location: Aston Public Library
 
lib_book_red 11:30 AM  -  12:15 PM Read-Ercise with Toddlers Encore Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   (610) 566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

ENCORE PRESENTATION! Since this story time at 10:30am is so popular, Mr. Jason will be doing a second encore story time immediately after the first one. This way, the crowd won't be so big. So feel free to come to the 10:30am or the 11:30am story time for your 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!

Tuesdays at 11:30am. 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 1:30 PM Preschool and Kindergarten Story Time with Miss Mel Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/ Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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Come and join us for stupendous stories, a song, and craft accompanied by an educational theme each week. After story time, we will continue adding to the fun with our traditional book trek around our children's department. We'll search for all the books we want to take home and discover new subjects to learn about in the process.

Ages: 4-6 and caregivers

*No Registration Required

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

Our Own Stories--Preschool Story Time

Tuesdays at 1:30pm

Ages 3.5-5.5 years

Stories, songs, rhymes, finger plays & coloring, and playtime!  For this nontraditional story time, preschoolers are given magnetic objects to put on a scene page to create their own story and share with everyone at the end of story time.  Great for encouraging creativity, imagination, story-building and to get over shyness!

Registration is not required. Adults are asked to be great role models and wait until playtime to have conversations with others.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Preschool 2:00 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Winter session of Preschool class! We'll play games, sing, make art, get silly, and - of course - READ!

This class is for children ages 3 1/2 - 5 years. Registration is required.

Class begins on January 3rd and ends on February 7th. 

PLEASE NOTE: Children can be dropped off for this class. However, in accordance with Library Policy, if you drop your child under the age of 8 years off for class, you must either stay on premises (in the library/building) or else designate another adult who will be responsible for your child who will stay on premises. Your child must know this adult.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
office_pencil 4:00 PM Homework Help Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee   610-623-0239 x304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM LEGO Club - Session 1 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Each week we'll have a new building challenge and then showcase our creations.

Register for 1 session only!  This program is free and open to students in grade K-5. Registration is REQUIRED through Eventkeeper - please click here to go to the first session to register. Please plan to attend all sessions.

 
 
    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Pajama Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Snuggle up for Pajama Storytime with Ms. Christina! Enjoy good night tales with Ms. Danielle 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
Wednesday January 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-353-1022   
   

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

    Location: Newtown Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Infants Only Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Hey baby ~ Join us for our Winter session of Infants Only class! We'll sing songs, play with scarves, pop bubbles, read books, practice sitting, crawling & (eventually!) walking, and make friends with other local babies. 

This class is for little ones ages birth - 12 months. Registration is required.

Class begins on January 4th and ends on February 8th. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  7:00 PM Build Day @ MFL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Build Day @ MFL

Wednesday, January 18th

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All day long bring your builders to the library to let them build...whatever they want out of whatever we have! Mr. Jason will have out our bins of LEGO bricks, cardboard blocks, a marble maze, a snap car set, and anything else he can find!

Registration is not required as it is a drop in anytime throughout the day event. All ages are welcome to participate as we have things for infants-teens!

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    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: VICKI SHEELER   6105661918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

This interactive program includes developmentally-appropriate stories, movement, music, and puppets for ages 0-5 and their caregivers. No registration required.

http://www.mediauplibrary.org/childrens-programs/    
    Location: Media-UP Free Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Books & Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@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. Yolaine. 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 registration is 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 Toddler Story Time with Miss Mel Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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Come and join us for a story, song, & craft accompanied by an educational theme each week. After story time, we will continue adding to the fun with our traditional book trek around our children's department. We'll search for all the books we want to take home and discover new subjects to learn about in the process.

Ages: 2-3 and caregivers

*No Registration Required

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Under 2s Story Time with Ms. Nancy Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy   610-494-5877   nancy@astonlibrary.org
   

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Under 2s Story Time with Ms. Nancy focuses on exposing very young children (and adults) to music and movement, rhymes, stories, puppets and FUN!

Schedule: 10:20-10:35 Playtime; 10:35-11:05 Story Time with rhymes, music and movement, songs, books, games and stories; 11:05-11:30 Art/craft activity and playtime.

http://tinyurl.com/astonkidsevents    
    Location: Aston 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   610-734-7649   
   

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

    Location: Upper Darby Municipal Branch
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Preschool 1:00 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Winter session of Preschool class! We'll play games, sing, make art, get silly, and - of course - READ!

This class is for children ages 3 1/2 - 5 years. Registration is required.

Class begins on January 4th and ends on February 8th. 

PLEASE NOTE: Children can be dropped off for this class. However, in accordance with Library Policy, if you drop your child under the age of 8 years off for class, you must either stay on premises (in the library/building) or else designate another adult who will be responsible for your child who will stay on premises. Your child must know this adult.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Crazy Crafternoons Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Drop in with your grown-up and see what project we have to create this month.  Feel free to let your imagination run wild with the materials on hand too!

This program is free and open to students in grades K-5.  No registration is required.  

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
elect_laptop.GIF 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Coding+ Robotics Camp Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Registration is not required! Suggested for ages 7+

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Book Club series for kids Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for a 6-week journey through the book Pax, by Sara Pennypacker! 

This Book Club is for kids ages 8 - 10 years. There is no need to read this book on your own, as Miss Devon will be reading aloud throughout the series. We will listen, write, draw, and act out scenes from this thrilling adventure story!

More about this book:

PAX

Pax and Peter have been inseparable ever since Peter rescued him as a kit. But one day, the unimaginable happens: Peter's dad enlists in the military and makes him return the fox to the wild. 

At his grandfather's house, three hundred miles away from home, Peter knows he isn't where he should be—with Pax. He strikes out on his own despite the encroaching war, spurred by love, loyalty, and grief, to be reunited with his fox.

Meanwhile Pax, steadfastly waiting for his boy, embarks on adventures and discoveries of his own.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
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nat_stars 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Pajama Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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Wednesdays @ 6:30pm

January 4th & 18th

Recommended for ages birth-6 years old

Bring the whole family in their pajamas for their special story time to get everybody ready for bed! Books, songs, and finger plays all about bedtime with free play afterwards!

Registration is not required, so just drop in! Held in our community room downstairs.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
Thursday January 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   6106871124   csturgill@radnorlibrary.org
   

Join us for rhymes, songs, puppets and more activities that develop early literacy skills for ages birth to 2. Each week features 80% repetition of nursery rhymes and songs to help build recognition and familiarity and includes developmental tips for interacting with your child to enhance early literacy skills.  Held at the RML REcollection at 110 W. Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_kids 10:00 AM  -  10:00 AM Springfield's My Gym Visits! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   6103531022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Best for ages 2 to 6. Join instructors from Springfield's My Gym for some fun large group activities, followed by rotating activity stations. 

PLEASE REGISTER. You only need to register little ones between 2 & 6, not younger/older siblings who may also attend. 

Springfield's My Gym!    
    Location: Newtown Public Library
   
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Toddler Tales 10:00 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Winter session of Toddler Tales! Let's sing, dance, play, create art, and - of course - READ! 

This class is for children ages 2 - 3 1/2 years.

Registration is required.

Monday class series begins on January 5th and ends on February 9th. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
lib_bookflipping 10:00 AM  -  7:00 PM Popcorn Reading Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Image result for popcorn and readingPopcorn Reading!

Thursday, January 19th

10am-7pm

To celebrate National Popcorn Day the library will be making some fresh popcorn for all to enjoy while reading in the library! A small donation is asked, but not necessary. Add your own toppings to your bag/cup of popcorn and munch away while you read away!

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Circle Time is a 20-minute rhyme and movement intensive program for children of all ages and a caregiver with Ms. Shannon and Ms. Yolaine. 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
 
lib_book_red 10:30 AM  -  10:30 AM 3s-5s Story Time with Ms. Nancy Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy   610-494-5877   nancy@astonlibrary.org
   

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Ages 3-5 Story Time with Ms. Nancy explores the basics of early literacy: letter and background knowledge, vocabulary, literacy concepts, language and phonemic awareness AND other foundational concepts children need to know to enter school.

Schedule: 10:20-10:35 Playtime; 10:35-11:15 Story time which includes a concept time, songs, stories, games, music and movement, puppets and read aloud; 11:15-11:30 art/craft activity.

Register using the link below.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/163hFjB87VUrBGHaMXOn_DXiby2mBITpFZ1Cnjhu0dqI/viewform

http://tinyurl.com/astonkidsevents    
    Location: Aston Public Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-356-1510   
   

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

    Location: Marple Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_dia 10:30 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee   610-623-0239 x304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Bring the little ones for a great story time!

    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
 
ent_guitar01 10:30 AM  -  11:00 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

Thursday, January 19th @ 10:30am

Makin' Music is here at Middletown Free Library every month! "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 only register children, and include each child you are registering ("Add Guest"). CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT(S)!

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's performance up until the August performance)

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Held on the 3rd Thursday of every month throughout 2017! You must register for each month's class. Thanks! 

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

Mother Goose Storytime  Infant through 3 1/2 yrs. Interactive program that includes books, rhymes, music, and a playtime.  Thursdays, 10:30 -11:30 am.  Session begins January 12 and ends May 11.  Registration required.  Please call Primos Library Branch at 610-622-8091. 

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM French for Fun! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   6105433171   illsw@delcolibraries.org
   

Join Madame Lucy to sing and speak introductory French - tons of language fun for little ears! 

This class is for children ages 2-5 years and their caregivers.

Registration is required.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
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misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Creative Corner Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@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. Danielle.

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 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Book Bingo Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

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

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


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

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

Book Buddies After School Book Club  Grades 1 - 3. After school program that meets once a month.  Students will be provided with a snack while listening to a story.  Children will then make a craft and play a game related to the story they have just heard.  Club meets on these Thursdays from 4 - 5 pm : January 19, February 16, March 16, and April 20th.  Registration is required.  Please call Primos Library Branch at 610-622-8091.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
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lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   


Mother Goose Storytime  Infant through 3 1/2 yrs. Interactive program that includes books, rhymes, music, and a playtime.  Fridays 10:00 - 11:00 am.  Session begins January 13 and ends May 12.  Registration required.  Please call Primos Library Branch at 610-622-8091. 
 
   

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM On My Own Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@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. 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!

 On My Own is a Basic Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-356-1510   
   

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

    Location: Marple Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
anim_dino01 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda West   610-521-9344   tinicum@delcolibraries.org
   

Sally and Joe find some mysterious footprints.  Come hear what happens as we read Never Follow a Dinosaur and make our own prehistoric discovery!

    Location: Tinicum Memorial Public Library
 
rec_dance1 1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Dance Me a Story Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Dance Me a Story

UPDATE! DATE RESCHEDULED TO

Friday, January 20th @ 1:30pm

For ages 2-5 years old!!
 
 
Each class starts in a circle with a warm-up and gross-motor skills around the room. The dance teacher, Ms Lisa Oster, 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.
 
REGISTER ONLY THE CHILD YOU WILL BE BRINGING and Click "Add Guest" for each additional child. (We don't want too many bodies taking up all the dance floor space!)
    Location: Middletown Free Library
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    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Ages 2-8 with adult. (Adult participation is required.)

Join us for building exporation and fun. Books and other toys will be featured to enhance the experience.

Building with blocks can be a great, fun learning experience for your child.  

Block Pay Builds:

  • Math skills
  • Science skills
  • Literacy and Language skills
  • Technology skills
  • Creativity

No registration.

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    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
rec_legoguy 11:00 AM  -  3:00 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

LEGO Club

(unstructured build time for all ages!)

Saturday, January 21st; 11am-3pm

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MFL has LEGO bricks of all sizes, so ALL ages are invited to drop in & be master builders! Bring some friends, make some new ones, or enjoy building whatever you'd like on your own! If you want, have your adult take a picture & be sure to tag the library on Facebook to put your creation online!

Registration is not required!

    Location: Middletown Free Library
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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Snowflake Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/ Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

 

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During the chill of the Winter season join us for hot chocolate and homemade treats while cutting beautiful paper snowflakes at the library. Children's librarian, Andie Mandel, will be guiding the group to make wintry decorations for windows, walls and packages.

*The event is free and open to the public*

*All Ages are welcome* (Must have ability to use scissors)

*Register by phone or in person at our library front desk*

    Location: Marple Public Library
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misc_register_key Registration for Children's Programs Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

Registration for children's programs at Furness Library begins January 16th!  Just call or come in.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
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misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Toddler Tales 9:30 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Winter session of Toddler Tales! Let's sing, dance, play, create art, and - of course - READ! 

This class is for children ages 2 - 3 1/2 years.

Registration is required.

Monday class series begins on January 9th and ends on February 6th. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Movers and Shakers Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Movers and Shakers is a 20-30 minute program for 2 and 3 year olds and a caregiver with 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!

 Movers & Shakers is a Basic Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Toddler Story Times with Miss Andie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/ Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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Come and join Miss Andie for funtastic stories, songs, fingerplays, and a craft! After story time, we will continue adding to the fun with our traditional book trek around our children's department. We'll search for all the books we want to take home and discover new subjects we want to learn about in the process.

Ages: 2-3 and caregivers

*No Registration Required

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 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!

Mondays at 10:30am

(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_kids 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Mommy & Me Yoga Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   6103531022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Best for ages 0-2, plus caregiver. Older siblings are always welcome. 

NO registration required.

Join yoga teacher Molly Goecke for a strong physical practice featuring partner poses dancing with your little ones! Bring your own mat or use one of ours!

Mindful Mamas of the Mainline    
    Location: Newtown Public Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Toddler Tales 10:30 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Winter session of Toddler Tales! Let's sing, dance, play, create art, and - of course - READ! 

This class is for children ages 2 - 3 1/2 years.

Registration is required.

Monday class series begins on January 9th and ends on February 6th. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-583-2214   
   

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

    Location: Collingdale Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Creative Writing Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Calling young writers! Join the Homeschoolers' Creative Writing Club at HTFL.

Get inspired by working with other tween and teen writers at this informal writing club. Each meeting will begin with a short exercise to get your creative juices flowing, then spend some time writing independently, followed by time to share what you're working on.

Writers ages 10 and older are welcome. No registration is needed, meet us in the Board Room!  Just bring your favorite copy book, journal or folder with some writing paper.


 Creative Writing Club is an Information Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Haverford Twp. 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
   

For children ages 0- 24 months.

Must register online, space is limited.  Sign up below beginning January 16.  Sign up once for the entire winter/spring session (January- May).  No class meeting 2/20.

Enjoy stories, songs, instruments, parachute play, and bubbles.  Followed by 15 minutes of open play time.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:15 PM Homeschoolers' Chess Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Share a friendly game and get tips from other players at the Homeschoolers' Chess Club

This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required. Homeschool players of all ages and abilities are welcome.

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

For children grades K-5.

Must register online.  Sign up below beginning January 16.  Sign up once for the entire winter/spring session (January- May).  No class meeting on 2/20.

Bring your electronic device to play Minecraft and other online games with friends.  Please be sure to update all game apps and to charge your device (or bring your charger).

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
rec_knitting 4:00 PM Kids n Stitches Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee   610-623-0239 x304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Bring your kids to learn a few new stitches and to develop their knitting skills.

    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
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misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Fun with Food Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Love to cook?  Join Ms. Roxane for an adventure in no-bake cooking.  Each week you'll explore different cookbooks and recipes.  

This program is free and open to students in grades K-5.  Registration is REQUIRED through Eventkeeper.  Please plan to attend all sessions!

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
   
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Creative Kids Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Winter session of Creative Kids! We will play games, read books, and create art. 

This class is for children ages 5-7 years. Registration is required.

Class begins on January 9th and ends on February 6th

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM ReCreate Camp Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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Monday, January 23rd @ 4:30pm

Mini Bows & Arrows

 

Once a month Mr. Jason shows kids how to make something out of cheap, recycled, everyday materials. It is up to them to reuse, rethink, and recreate! Make it again, or make improvements. A great STE(A)M program for ages 4+

Registration is required. CLICK HERE to reserve your spot(s)!

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Tail Waggin' Tutors Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x22   csturgill@radnorlibrary.org
   

Practice reading with therapy dogs Daphne and Lanky.  For grades K and up.  Register beginning December 29.  Held at the RML REcollection, 110 W. Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are 10 spaces available.
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misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Wee Read 9:30 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Fall session of Wee Read! We'll sing, dance, play with scarves, toys, & bubbles, and - of course - READ! 

This class is for children ages 12 - 24 months. Registration is required.

Class begins on January 3rd and ends on February 7th. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124   csturgill@radnorlibrary.org
   

Prepare for school with longer stories, music and more activities to develop language and listening skills for ages 3 to 5.  Held at the RML REcollection, 110 W. Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
anim_bee.GIF 10:00 AM Toddle on Over! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   6103531022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 2 & 3, plus caregiver. Younger/older siblings are always welcome 

NO registration required. 

Please join us for developmentally appropriate stories, songs & rhymes. The program lasts about 25 minutes, and is followed by a simple art project and play time with the library's toys. We encourage all children to participate at their level and ability. Please let the Youth Services Librarian know how she can hellp make your library experience positve! 

    Location: Newtown Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM  -  10:40 AM PreSchool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

PreSchool Storytime Ages 3 1/2 yrs. to 5 (incl. Kindergarten) Storytime with craft which includes activities to help children with basic alphabet and math skills.  Tuesdays from 10:00 to 10:40 am.  Registration Required.  Please call Primos Library Branch at 610-622-8091.

    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
   

For children ages 1- 3 years.

Must register online, space is limited.  Sign up below beginning January 16.  Sign up once for the entire winter/spring session (January- May). 

Enjoy stories, songs, instruments, parachute play, and bubbles.  Followed by 15 minutes of open play time.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Circle Time is a 20-minute rhyme and movement intensive program for children of all ages and a caregiver with Ms. Shannon and Ms. Yolaine. 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
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Bibs n Books Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee   610-623-0239 x304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Bring your kids for great stories with Theresa Dykes!

    Location: Lansdowne Public 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 ages birth to 24 months, infant storytime consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets. The program is free but please register in advance.

    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
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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!

Tuesdays at 10:30am. 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 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Wee Read 10:30 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Fall session of Wee Read! We'll sing, dance, play with scarves, toys, & bubbles, and - of course - READ! 

This class is for children ages 12 - 24 months. Registration is required.

Class begins on January 3rd and ends on February 7th. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM 2s and 3s Story Time with Ms. Nancy Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy   610-494-5877   nancy@astonlibrary.org
   

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Ms. Nancy's Story Time for ages 2 and 3 combines music and movement, games, stories and reading activities to expose children (and adults) to the basic foundational concepts of language, reading, math, science and FUN!

Schedule: 10:20-10:35 Play time; 10:35-11:10 Story Time with games, music and movement acitivities, puppets, stories and read aloud; 11:10-11:30 art/craft activity and play time.

Note: Occasionally, Ms. Nancy will invite a guest story time presenter. In the past, guest presenters have included: Jitterbugs Music, Dance Me a Story, Jill Savitz Music and Libby McCampbell.

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    Location: Aston Public 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
   

For children ages 1- 3 years.

Must register online, space is limited.  Sign up below beginning January 16.  Sign up once for the entire winter/spring session (January- May). 

Enjoy stories, songs, instruments, parachute play, and bubbles.  Followed by 15 minutes of open play time.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
lib_book_red 11:30 AM  -  12:15 PM Read-Ercise with Toddlers Encore Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   (610) 566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

ENCORE PRESENTATION! Since this story time at 10:30am is so popular, Mr. Jason will be doing a second encore story time immediately after the first one. This way, the crowd won't be so big. So feel free to come to the 10:30am or the 11:30am story time for your 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!

Tuesdays at 11:30am. 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 1:30 PM Preschool and Kindergarten Story Time with Miss Mel Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/ Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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Come and join us for stupendous stories, a song, and craft accompanied by an educational theme each week. This week , we will be having a super fun time in celebrating and learning about Chinese New Year!  After story time, we will continue adding to the fun with our traditional book trek around our children's department. We'll search for all the books we want to take home and discover new subjects to learn about in the process.

Ages: 4-6 and caregivers

*No Registration Required

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

Our Own Stories--Preschool Story Time

Tuesdays at 1:30pm

Ages 3.5-5.5 years

Stories, songs, rhymes, finger plays & coloring, and playtime!  For this nontraditional story time, preschoolers are given magnetic objects to put on a scene page to create their own story and share with everyone at the end of story time.  Great for encouraging creativity, imagination, story-building and to get over shyness!

Registration is not required. Adults are asked to be great role models and wait until playtime to have conversations with others.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Preschool 2:00 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Winter session of Preschool class! We'll play games, sing, make art, get silly, and - of course - READ!

This class is for children ages 3 1/2 - 5 years. Registration is required.

Class begins on January 3rd and ends on February 7th. 

PLEASE NOTE: Children can be dropped off for this class. However, in accordance with Library Policy, if you drop your child under the age of 8 years off for class, you must either stay on premises (in the library/building) or else designate another adult who will be responsible for your child who will stay on premises. Your child must know this adult.

    Location: Swarthmore Public 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
   

For children grades K-5.

Must register online.  Sign up below beginning January 16.  Sign up once for the entire winter/spring session (January- May).

Bring your friends and play Bingo for prizes!

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
office_pencil 4:00 PM Homework Help Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee   610-623-0239 x304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM LEGO Club - Session 1 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Each week we'll have a new building challenge and then showcase our creations.

Register for 1 session only!  This program is free and open to students in grade K-5. Registration is REQUIRED through Eventkeeper - please click here to go to the first session to register. Please plan to attend all sessions.

 
 
    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
rec_paintpalette02 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 3 4 & 5.

Join Mrs. Hepperly for this fun, creative afterschool activity.

Each week you'll explore a new skill or technique.  All supplies and materials are provided by the library.

 You just need to bring your willingness to try new things and your creativity.

Registration covers all sessions and begins Jan. 9, 2017.  Drop-ins are welcome as space allows.  Group size is limited.

 

http://www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
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misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-353-1022   
   

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

    Location: Newtown Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
food_coffee 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Books & Breakfast @ CFA 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, January 25th @ 10am

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Mr. Jason takes his storytime out in the community! Join him at CFA--Lima for books, songs, and a craft. FREE coffee is available for adults, and registration is not required. Recommended for ages 2+, but all are welcome!

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Infants Only Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Hey baby ~ Join us for our Winter session of Infants Only class! We'll sing songs, play with scarves, pop bubbles, read books, practice sitting, crawling & (eventually!) walking, and make friends with other local babies. 

This class is for little ones ages birth - 12 months. Registration is required.

Class begins on January 4th and ends on February 8th. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: VICKI SHEELER   6105661918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

This interactive program includes developmentally-appropriate stories, movement, music, and puppets for ages 0-5 and their caregivers. No registration required.

http://www.mediauplibrary.org/childrens-programs/    
    Location: Media-UP Free Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Books & Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@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. Yolaine. 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 registration is 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 Toddler Story Time with Miss Mel Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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Come and join us for a story, song, & craft accompanied by an educational theme each week. This week, we will continue in learning our ABCs, 123s, Colors, and Shapes. After story time, we will continue adding to the fun with our traditional book trek around our children's department. We'll search for all the books we want to take home and discover new subjects to learn about in the process.

Ages: 2-3 and caregivers

*No Registration Required

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Under 2s Story Time with Ms. Nancy Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy   610-494-5877   nancy@astonlibrary.org
   

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Under 2s Story Time with Ms. Nancy focuses on exposing very young children (and adults) to music and movement, rhymes, stories, puppets and FUN!

Schedule: 10:20-10:35 Playtime; 10:35-11:05 Story Time with rhymes, music and movement, songs, books, games and stories; 11:05-11:30 Art/craft activity and playtime.

http://tinyurl.com/astonkidsevents    
    Location: Aston 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   610-734-7649   
   

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

    Location: Upper Darby Municipal Branch
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Preschool 1:00 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Winter session of Preschool class! We'll play games, sing, make art, get silly, and - of course - READ!

This class is for children ages 3 1/2 - 5 years. Registration is required.

Class begins on January 4th and ends on February 8th. 

PLEASE NOTE: Children can be dropped off for this class. However, in accordance with Library Policy, if you drop your child under the age of 8 years off for class, you must either stay on premises (in the library/building) or else designate another adult who will be responsible for your child who will stay on premises. Your child must know this adult.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM S.M.Art Kids: STEM Lab Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x22   csturgill@radnorlibrary.org
   

S.M.Art Kids: STEM Lab is a monthly series of wild and crazy science experiments, including playing with your food, tech toys, games, and more! Kids in grades 1-4 are invited to sign up for each individual session.  Registration for January, February, and March programs begins December 29.  All STEM Lab sessions will be held at Radnor United Methodist Church, located at 930 Conestoga Road, Bryn Mawr.

        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Fairies Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Can’t get enough of the Rainbow Fairies books by Daisy Meadows? Join us as we create ways to attract fairies to your very own fairy garden.

This program is free and open to students in grades K-5.  Registration is REQUIRED through Eventkeeper.  Please plan to attend both sessions!

 

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
        There is 1 space available.
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ent_filmproj 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Animate+ Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Registration is not required. Suggested for ages 5+

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Book Club series for kids Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for a 6-week journey through the book Pax, by Sara Pennypacker! 

This Book Club is for kids ages 8 - 10 years. There is no need to read this book on your own, as Miss Devon will be reading aloud throughout the series. We will listen, write, draw, and act out scenes from this thrilling adventure story!

More about this book:

PAX

Pax and Peter have been inseparable ever since Peter rescued him as a kit. But one day, the unimaginable happens: Peter's dad enlists in the military and makes him return the fox to the wild. 

At his grandfather's house, three hundred miles away from home, Peter knows he isn't where he should be—with Pax. He strikes out on his own despite the encroaching war, spurred by love, loyalty, and grief, to be reunited with his fox.

Meanwhile Pax, steadfastly waiting for his boy, embarks on adventures and discoveries of his own.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
nat_snow_02 6:30 PM Winter Wonderland Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee   610-623-0239 x304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for a winter-themed storytime for kids!

    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
 
rec_swords.GIF 6:30 PM  -  7:20 PM Dick Rainer Juggling & More Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy   610-494-5877   nancy@astonlibrary.org
   

Juggling has been around for at least 6,000 years! There are cave drawings of jugglers. The story of juggling begins there and evolves to plate spinning, comedy and audience participation. 

Magic and laughter abounds when Dick Rainer puts on a show. Held in the large meeting room next to the library, come for fun and entertainment. No registration needed and it's FREE!

www.dickrainer.com

http://tinyurl.com/astonkidsevents    
    Location: Aston Public Library
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misc_none 10:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   6106871124   csturgill@radnorlibrary.org
   

Join us for rhymes, songs, puppets and more activities that develop early literacy skills for ages birth to 2. Each week features 80% repetition of nursery rhymes and songs to help build recognition and familiarity and includes developmental tips for interacting with your child to enhance early literacy skills.  Held at the RML REcollection at 110 W. Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087.

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

For children 3-5 years.  Children must be 3 years old as of January 1.  For safety reasons, a caregiver must remain in the downstairs library during the program.

Must register online, space is limited.  Sign up below beginning January 16.  Sign up once for the entire winter/spring session (January- May). 

Enjoy stories, songs, instruments, parachute play, bubbles, and a craft.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Toddler Tales 10:00 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Winter session of Toddler Tales! Let's sing, dance, play, create art, and - of course - READ! 

This class is for children ages 2 - 3 1/2 years.

Registration is required.

Monday class series begins on January 5th and ends on February 9th. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Circle Time is a 20-minute rhyme and movement intensive program for children of all ages and a caregiver with Ms. Shannon and Ms. Yolaine. 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
 
lib_book_red 10:30 AM  -  10:30 AM 3s-5s Story Time with Ms. Nancy Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy   610-494-5877   nancy@astonlibrary.org
   

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Ages 3-5 Story Time with Ms. Nancy explores the basics of early literacy: letter and background knowledge, vocabulary, literacy concepts, language and phonemic awareness AND other foundational concepts children need to know to enter school.

Schedule: 10:20-10:35 Playtime; 10:35-11:15 Story time which includes a concept time, songs, stories, games, music and movement, puppets and read aloud; 11:15-11:30 art/craft activity.

Register using the link below.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/163hFjB87VUrBGHaMXOn_DXiby2mBITpFZ1Cnjhu0dqI/viewform

http://tinyurl.com/astonkidsevents    
    Location: Aston Public Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-356-1510   
   

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

    Location: Marple Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_dia 10:30 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee   610-623-0239 x304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Bring the little ones for a great story time!

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

Mother Goose Storytime  Infant through 3 1/2 yrs. Interactive program that includes books, rhymes, music, and a playtime.  Thursdays, 10:30 -11:30 am.  Session begins January 12 and ends May 11.  Registration required.  Please call Primos Library Branch at 610-622-8091. 

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
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misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM French for Fun! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   6105433171   illsw@delcolibraries.org
   

Join Madame Lucy to sing and speak introductory French - tons of language fun for little ears! 

This class is for children ages 2-5 years and their caregivers.

Registration is required.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Creative Corner Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@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. Danielle.

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_bookman 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Book Buzz Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Book Buzz Grades 4 & 5.  After school book club that meets once a month.  Students will be provided with a snack while sharing about a book that they have read.  Children will then make a craft and/or play a game.  Club meets on these Thursdays from 4 to 5 pm.  Sept. 29, Oct. 27, Dec. 15th.  Registration is required.  Please call Primos Library at 610-622-8091.  Primos Library Branch, 409 Ashland Ave, Secane, PA 19018. 

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
misc_kidsreading 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Book Buzz Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Book Buzz After School Book Club Grades 4 & 5  After school book club that meets once a month.  Students will be provided with a snack while sharing about a book that they have read.  Children will then make a craft and/or play a game.  Club meets on these Thursdays from 4 to 5 pm.  January 26, February 23, March 23, and April 27.  Registration is required.  Please call 610-622-8091.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
rec_legoguy 4:15 PM  -  5:10 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Grades 2-5.

Join other lego builders to create with legos.  We provide the legos, you provide the fun.

No registration.

http://www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
rec_origami_crane 4:30 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
   

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Thursday, January 26th @ 4:30pm

For beginner-intermediate paper-folders

Once a month Mr. Jason leads this origami class to show kids & adults how to fold a variety of paper creations. Follow along with Mr. Jason, or grab one of the library's many books to fold on your own! We tend to fold things that deal with the season or upcoming holiday(s). Registration is not required.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_beaded_necklace.GIF 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Beads to Make and Beads to String Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eileen   610-494-5877   eileen@astonlibrary.org
   

Image result for clay bead making childrenClay Bead Crafting for ages 7-14!!!

Learn to make beads and/or just string them to make something for yourself or someone else!

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Go to www.astonlibrary.org and click on calendar to register.

Seating is limited since it will be held in the small room next to the library.

http://tinyurl.com/astonkidsevents    
    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Play K Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x22   csturgill@radnorlibrary.org
   

Play K is a new storytime and play experience for ages 3-5 and their families, with a special emphasis on Kindergarten readiness skills. Play K Storytime will be held once a month on Thursdays at 6:00 PM, January 26, February 23, March 16, April 20, and May 18.  No registration required.  Held at the RML REcollection, 110 W. Lancaster Ave, Wayne, PA 19087.

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM PAWS for Reading Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Children can come to the library and practice reading to the best listener - a dog! Three therapy dog teams will be at the Swarthmore Public Library to meet with beginning and reluctant readers and to listen to children (Kindergartners and older) read a book of their choice. This is also an ideal opportunity for English language learners. 

This very popular program is held two Thursdays each month. Registration required. Each child will get a time slot within the 6:30-7:30 window. Email Miss Devon at swcsd@delcolibraries.org to request a specific time. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 11 spaces available.
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom    610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

For children ages 1- 3 years.

Must register online, space is limited.  Sign up below beginning January 16.  Sign up once for the entire winter/spring session (January- May).  No class meeting 3/31, 4/14.

Enjoy stories, rhymes, puppets, instruments and more.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 8 spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   


Mother Goose Storytime  Infant through 3 1/2 yrs. Interactive program that includes books, rhymes, music, and a playtime.  Fridays 10:00 - 11:00 am.  Session begins January 13 and ends May 12.  Registration required.  Please call Primos Library Branch at 610-622-8091. 
 
   

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
rec_paintpalette02 10:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Illustrate Mr. Jason's Picture Books Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Illustrate Mr. Jason's Picture Books

Friday, January 27th

10am-5pm

HELP! Mr. Jason has written a few picture books...BUT HE DOESN'T HAVE ANY PICTURES! Stop by the library anytime on this day to illustrate a page or 2 or 7 of Mr. Jason's books. When he has enough illustrations, he will put them together and read them at future storytimes in the library and out in the community!

All ages are welcome to join in on the fun!

    Location: Middletown Free Library
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misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM On My Own Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@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. 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!

 On My Own is a Basic Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-356-1510   
   

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

    Location: Marple Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Physical Fitness, Music, and Movement with Miss Kelly Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

 

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Join Miss Kelly, from Marple Sport's Arena, for mixing a variety of music, movement, and other fun physical activities.

*Ages: 3-5

*Registration Required*

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
anim_dino01 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Preschool storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda West   610-521-9344   tinicum@delcolibraries.org
   

Our blast to the past concludes this week with The Littlest Dinosaur, the story of a tiny triceratops with a heart as big as a brontosaurus!

    Location: Tinicum Memorial Public Library
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Friday Afternoon Craft Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

For children ages 3-10.

Must register online.  Sign up below beginning January 16.  Sign up once for the entire winter/spring session (January- May).  No class meeting 3/31, 4/14.

Stop by the library to create a fun and easy craft to take home and display!

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_book_bunch1 4:00 PM  -  5:15 PM 4th Grade Book Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Grade 4.

Join other book lovers as we snack and explore a new book each month.

Free book is provided at our meeting each month for  the next discussion.

New members register 1 month prior to discussion date.

Sponsored by the UD Friends of the Library.

http://www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
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misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Lego Club with Mr. Dustin Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/ Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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Join us for Lego fun with Mr. Dustin and allow your imagination to run wild. Mr. Dustin also develops an awesome theme for each Lego Club meeting.

*No Fee required*

*Ages 7-11*

*Registration Required (Register at our library front desk or via phone call)*

    Location: Marple Public Library
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    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

Registration for children's programs at Furness Library begins January 16th!  Just call or come in.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Toddler Tales 9:30 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Winter session of Toddler Tales! Let's sing, dance, play, create art, and - of course - READ! 

This class is for children ages 2 - 3 1/2 years.

Registration is required.

Monday class series begins on January 9th and ends on February 6th. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 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 thru Kindergarten with adult.

This interactive theme-based storytime uses the best in children's literature along with songs, fingerplays and movement to encourage the literacy skills needed for reading readiness. Each session ends with an activity or art experience to further the theme.  Handouts of the books and songs are distributed to share at home.

Registration begins January 9, 2017

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

This active storytime has themes that 2 to 3 1/2 year olds love.  They include: 

January 30th     Babies & Dogs

February 6th      Cowboys!

February 13th    Valentines

February 20th    Good Night

February 27th    Turtle Time

March 6th           Lost & Found

March 13th         Have You Seen?

March 27th         Bicycle Fun

April 3rd              Walk, Float, or Fly

Age appropriate books, songs, fingerplays, snacks, and a special activity round out each week's class.   Registration begins January 16th for this popular 10 week series.  Just call or stop in!  Please provide our child's first & last name, age, and your best phone contact number.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Movers and Shakers Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Movers and Shakers is a 20-30 minute program for 2 and 3 year olds and a caregiver with 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!

 Movers & Shakers is a Basic Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
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misc_none 10:30 AM Toddler Story Time with Miss Mel Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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Come and join us for a story, song ,and craft accompanied by an educational theme each week. This week, we will be "letting our imaginations run wild" in building Lego Duplo Creations.  After story time, we wil continue adding to the fun with our traditional book trek around our children's department.  We'll search for all the books we want to take home and discover new subjects to learn about in the process.

Ages: 2-3 and caregivers

*No Registration Required*

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 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!

Mondays at 10:30am

(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 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Toddler Tales 10:30 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Winter session of Toddler Tales! Let's sing, dance, play, create art, and - of course - READ! 

This class is for children ages 2 - 3 1/2 years.

Registration is required.

Monday class series begins on January 9th and ends on February 6th. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-583-2214   
   

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

    Location: Collingdale Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Creative Writing Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Calling young writers! Join the Homeschoolers' Creative Writing Club at HTFL.

Get inspired by working with other tween and teen writers at this informal writing club. Each meeting will begin with a short exercise to get your creative juices flowing, then spend some time writing independently, followed by time to share what you're working on.

Writers ages 10 and older are welcome. No registration is needed, meet us in the Board Room!  Just bring your favorite copy book, journal or folder with some writing paper.


 Creative Writing Club is an Information Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Haverford Twp. 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
   

For children ages 0- 24 months.

Must register online, space is limited.  Sign up below beginning January 16.  Sign up once for the entire winter/spring session (January- May).  No class meeting 2/20.

Enjoy stories, songs, instruments, parachute play, and bubbles.  Followed by 15 minutes of open play time.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:15 PM Homeschoolers' Chess Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Share a friendly game and get tips from other players at the Homeschoolers' Chess Club

This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required. Homeschool players of all ages and abilities are welcome.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
rec_aerobics 12:30 PM  -  1:15 PM Preschool Yoga Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lisa   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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Kids ages 3-6

 

Preschoolers are invited to come to this FREE yoga class taught by the wonderful Ms Lisa. She is a certified Yoga Instructor, and will read a book to the kids and incorporate different yoga poses, breathing techniques, and balancing games! The library has yoga mats, just come in your comfy, stretchy clothes!

Registration is not required.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 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 thru Kindergarten with adult.

This interactive theme-based storytime uses the best in children's literature along with songs, fingerplays and movement to encourage the literacy skills needed for reading readiness. Each session ends with an activity or art experience to further the theme.  Handouts of the books and songs are distributed to share at home.

Registration begins January 9, 2017

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

For children grades K-5.

Must register online.  Sign up below beginning January 16.  Sign up once for the entire winter/spring session (January- May).  No class meeting on 2/20.

Bring your electronic device to play Minecraft and other online games with friends.  Please be sure to update all game apps and to charge your device (or bring your charger).

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
rec_knitting 4:00 PM Kids n Stitches Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee   610-623-0239 x304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Bring your kids to learn a few new stitches and to develop their knitting skills.

    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Fun with Food Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Love to cook?  Join Ms. Roxane for an adventure in no-bake cooking.  Each week you'll explore different cookbooks and recipes.  

This program is free and open to students in grades K-5.  Registration is REQUIRED through Eventkeeper - please click here to go the first session to register.  Please plan to attend all sessions!

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
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misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Creative Kids Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Winter session of Creative Kids! We will play games, read books, and create art. 

This class is for children ages 5-7 years. Registration is required.

Class begins on January 9th and ends on February 6th

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
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misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Wee Read 9:30 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Fall session of Wee Read! We'll sing, dance, play with scarves, toys, & bubbles, and - of course - READ! 

This class is for children ages 12 - 24 months. Registration is required.

Class begins on January 3rd and ends on February 7th. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
z_cust_familyplace 9:30 AM  -  10:45 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Playtime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

A first library experience to encourage early language and literacy skills.  Each week we repeat rhymes, songs and movement activities proven to help children develop the skills needed to read.  We also share great books.  The formal part of Mother Goose on the Loose is followed by a playtime using age appropriate toys for a special distraction free adult/child time together.

Registration begins January 9, 2017

http://www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124   csturgill@radnorlibrary.org
   

Prepare for school with longer stories, music and more activities to develop language and listening skills for ages 3 to 5.  Held at the RML REcollection, 110 W. Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-353-1022   
   

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

    Location: Newtown Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM  -  10:40 AM PreSchool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

PreSchool Storytime Ages 3 1/2 yrs. to 5 (incl. Kindergarten) Storytime with craft which includes activities to help children with basic alphabet and math skills.  Tuesdays from 10:00 to 10:40 am.  Registration Required.  Please call Primos Library Branch at 610-622-8091.

    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
   

For children ages 1- 3 years.

Must register online, space is limited.  Sign up below beginning January 16.  Sign up once for the entire winter/spring session (January- May). 

Enjoy stories, songs, instruments, parachute play, and bubbles.  Followed by 15 minutes of open play time.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Circle Time is a 20-minute rhyme and movement intensive program for children of all ages and a caregiver with Ms. Shannon and Ms. Yolaine. 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
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Bibs n Books Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee   610-623-0239 x304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Bring your kids for great stories with Theresa Dykes!

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

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

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

Tuesdays at 10:30am. 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 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Wee Read 10:30 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Fall session of Wee Read! We'll sing, dance, play with scarves, toys, & bubbles, and - of course - READ! 

This class is for children ages 12 - 24 months. Registration is required.

Class begins on January 3rd and ends on February 7th. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM 2s and 3s Story Time with Ms. Nancy Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy   610-494-5877   nancy@astonlibrary.org
   

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Ms. Nancy's Story Time for ages 2 and 3 combines music and movement, games, stories and reading activities to expose children (and adults) to the basic foundational concepts of language, reading, math, science and FUN!

Schedule: 10:20-10:35 Play time; 10:35-11:10 Story Time with games, music and movement acitivities, puppets, stories and read aloud; 11:10-11:30 art/craft activity and play time.

Note: Occasionally, Ms. Nancy will invite a guest story time presenter. In the past, guest presenters have included: Jitterbugs Music, Dance Me a Story, Jill Savitz Music and Libby McCampbell.

http://tinyurl.com/astonkidsevents    
    Location: Aston Public Library
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misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Toddlers, Toys, and Tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom    610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

For children ages 1- 3 years.

Must register online, space is limited.  Sign up below beginning January 16.  Sign up once for the entire winter/spring session (January- May). 

Enjoy stories, songs, instruments, parachute play, and bubbles.  Followed by 15 minutes of open play time.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
z_cust_familyplace 11:00 AM  -  12:15 PM Mother Goose on the Loose Playtime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

A first library experience to encourage early language and literacy skills.  Each week we repeat rhymes, songs and movement activities proven to help children develop the skills needed to read.  We also share great books.  The formal part of Mother Goose on the Loose is followed by a playtime using age appropriate toys for a special distraction free adult/child time together.

Registration begins January 9, 2017

http://www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
lib_book_red 11:30 AM  -  12:15 PM Read-Ercise with Toddlers Encore Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   (610) 566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

ENCORE PRESENTATION! Since this story time at 10:30am is so popular, Mr. Jason will be doing a second encore story time immediately after the first one. This way, the crowd won't be so big. So feel free to come to the 10:30am or the 11:30am story time for your 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!

Tuesdays at 11:30am. 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 1:30 PM Preschool and Kindergarten Story Time with Miss Mel Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/ Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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Come and join us for stupendous stories, a song, and craft accompanied by an educational theme each week. This week, we will be "letting our imaginations run wild" in building our own Lego Duplo creations. After story time, we will continue adding to the fun with our traditional book trek around our children's department. We'll search for all the books we want to take home and discover new subjects to learn about in the process.

Ages: 4-6 and caregivers

*No Registration Required

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

Our Own Stories--Preschool Story Time

Tuesdays at 1:30pm

Ages 3.5-5.5 years

Stories, songs, rhymes, finger plays & coloring, and playtime!  For this nontraditional story time, preschoolers are given magnetic objects to put on a scene page to create their own story and share with everyone at the end of story time.  Great for encouraging creativity, imagination, story-building and to get over shyness!

Registration is not required. Adults are asked to be great role models and wait until playtime to have conversations with others.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Preschool 2:00 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Winter session of Preschool class! We'll play games, sing, make art, get silly, and - of course - READ!

This class is for children ages 3 1/2 - 5 years. Registration is required.

Class begins on January 3rd and ends on February 7th. 

PLEASE NOTE: Children can be dropped off for this class. However, in accordance with Library Policy, if you drop your child under the age of 8 years off for class, you must either stay on premises (in the library/building) or else designate another adult who will be responsible for your child who will stay on premises. Your child must know this adult.

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

For children ages 5-10 (siblings welcome).

Must register online.  Sign up below beginning January 16.  Sign up once for the entire winter/spring session (January- May).

Bring your friends and build and play with Legos and blocks.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
office_pencil 4:00 PM Homework Help Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee   610-623-0239 x304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
 
rec_paintpalette02 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 3 4 & 5.

Join Mrs. Hepperly for this fun, creative afterschool activity.

Each week you'll explore a new skill or technique.  All supplies and materials are provided by the library.

 You just need to bring your willingness to try new things and your creativity.

Registration covers all sessions and begins Jan. 9, 2017.  Drop-ins are welcome as space allows.  Group size is limited.

 

http://www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
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anim_ladybug 10:00 AM Bookin' with Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   6103531022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages birth to 2, plus caregiver. Older siblings are always welcome. 

NO registration required. 

Join us for developmentally appropriate stories, songs & rhymes. The program lasts about 20 minutes and is followed by play time with the library's toys. 

    Location: Newtown Public Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Infants Only Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Hey baby ~ Join us for our Winter session of Infants Only class! We'll sing songs, play with scarves, pop bubbles, read books, practice sitting, crawling & (eventually!) walking, and make friends with other local babies. 

This class is for little ones ages birth - 12 months. Registration is required.

Class begins on January 4th and ends on February 8th. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Books & Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@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. Yolaine. 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 registration is 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_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-494-5877   
   

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

http://tinyurl.com/astonkidsevents    
    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM STEM Storytime at Main Point Books Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x22   csturgill@radnorlibrary.org
   

Kids ages 2-5 will enjoy stories and songs followed by open play, tinkering with and exploring a variety of STEM toys and games.  No registration required.  Held at Main Point Books. 116 N. Wayne Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087.

 
misc_baby.GIF 11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM INFANT STORY TIME Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: UPPER DARBY MUNICIPAL LIBRARY   610-734-7649   udmdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages birth - 2 with caregiver

The Infant Story Time is filled with rhymes, songs, fingerplays, movement, and stories, with a focus on early literacy skills. This is a fun-filled 45 minutes that also includes block play. 

Due to space limitations, we suggest that you register. To register, call 610-734-7649 or stop by the library today!

    Location: Upper Darby Municipal Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Story and a Craft Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom    610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

For children ages 2-5 years.

Must register online, space is limited.  Sign up below beginning January 16.  Sign up once for the entire winter/spring session (January- May).  No class meeting 1/25, 2/22, 3/22, 4/26.

Enjoy stories, songs, instruments, bubbles, and create a craft.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 3 spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Preschool 1:00 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Winter session of Preschool class! We'll play games, sing, make art, get silly, and - of course - READ!

This class is for children ages 3 1/2 - 5 years. Registration is required.

Class begins on January 4th and ends on February 8th. 

PLEASE NOTE: Children can be dropped off for this class. However, in accordance with Library Policy, if you drop your child under the age of 8 years off for class, you must either stay on premises (in the library/building) or else designate another adult who will be responsible for your child who will stay on premises. Your child must know this adult.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Fairies Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Can’t get enough of the Rainbow Fairies books by Daisy Meadows? Join us as we create ways to attract fairies to your very own fairy garden.

This program is free and open to students in grades K-5.  Registration is REQUIRED through Eventkeeper - please click here to go to the first session to register.  Please plan to attend both sessions!

 

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
elect_laptop.GIF 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Coding+ Robotics Camp Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Registration is not required! Suggested for ages 7+

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Book Club series for kids Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for a 6-week journey through the book Pax, by Sara Pennypacker! 

This Book Club is for kids ages 8 - 10 years. There is no need to read this book on your own, as Miss Devon will be reading aloud throughout the series. We will listen, write, draw, and act out scenes from this thrilling adventure story!

More about this book:

PAX

Pax and Peter have been inseparable ever since Peter rescued him as a kit. But one day, the unimaginable happens: Peter's dad enlists in the military and makes him return the fox to the wild. 

At his grandfather's house, three hundred miles away from home, Peter knows he isn't where he should be—with Pax. He strikes out on his own despite the encroaching war, spurred by love, loyalty, and grief, to be reunited with his fox.

Meanwhile Pax, steadfastly waiting for his boy, embarks on adventures and discoveries of his own.

    Location: Swarthmore Public 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
   

A fun family program, suitable for ages 3-6, but all are welcome.

Must register online.  Sign-up below beginning January 16.  Sign-up once for the entire winter/spring session (February- May).

It's fun to dress up in pajamas and go to the library for Pajama Story Time!  During story time, children will listen to stories and participate in movement activities such as: singing, dancing, experimenting with instruments, and playing bean bag & parachute games. Come join the fun!

Presented by Ms. Amy from Jitterbugs Music and Movement.  http://www.jitterbugsmusic.com/

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
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    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   6106871124   csturgill@radnorlibrary.org
   

Join us for rhymes, songs, puppets and more activities that develop early literacy skills for ages birth to 2. Each week features 80% repetition of nursery rhymes and songs to help build recognition and familiarity and includes developmental tips for interacting with your child to enhance early literacy skills.  Held at the RML REcollection at 110 W. Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-534-0693   
   

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

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

For children 3-5 years.  Children must be 3 years old as of January 1.  For safety reasons, a caregiver must remain in the downstairs library during the program.

Must register online, space is limited.  Sign up below beginning January 16.  Sign up once for the entire winter/spring session (January- May). 

Enjoy stories, songs, instruments, parachute play, bubbles, and a craft.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Toddler Tales 10:00 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Winter session of Toddler Tales! Let's sing, dance, play, create art, and - of course - READ! 

This class is for children ages 2 - 3 1/2 years.

Registration is required.

Monday class series begins on January 5th and ends on February 9th. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
anim_rabbit 10:15 AM Infant Lap-Wiggle Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

A joyful celebration of babies and books together is the best way to describe these sessions.  Lots of bouncing, clapping, and giggling accompany the wiggling.  Mother Goose rhymes and songs enhance language developement and bonding between child and parent or caregiver.  When the program ends, moms, dads, grandparents , and nannies are welcome to chat together.  Located on the lower level, the children's library is easily accessed by elevator.

Register infants from birth through 23 months for this series which runs for 4 weeks from February 2nd through 23rd.  Just call or come in!  Please provide your baby's first and last name, age in months, as well as your name and phone number.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Circle Time is a 20-minute rhyme and movement intensive program for children of all ages and a caregiver with Ms. Shannon and Ms. Yolaine. 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
 
lib_book_red 10:30 AM  -  10:30 AM 3s-5s Story Time with Ms. Debbie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie   610-494-5877   debbie@astonlibrary.org
   

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Ages 3-5 Story Time with Ms. Debbie explores the basics of early literacy: letter and background knowledge, vocabulary, literacy concepts, language and phonemic awareness AND other foundational concepts children need to know to enter school.

Schedule: 10:20-10:35 Playtime; 10:35-11:15 Story time which includes a concept time, songs, stories, games, music and movement, puppets and read aloud; 11:15-11:30 art/craft activity.

Register using the link below.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/163hFjB87VUrBGHaMXOn_DXiby2mBITpFZ1Cnjhu0dqI/viewform

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

Mother Goose Storytime  Infant through 3 1/2 yrs. Interactive program that includes books, rhymes, music, and a playtime.  Thursdays, 10:30 -11:30 am.  Session begins January 12 and ends May 11.  Registration required.  Please call Primos Library Branch at 610-622-8091. 

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-583-1010   
   

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

    Location: Glenolden Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM French for Fun! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   6105433171   illsw@delcolibraries.org
   

Join Madame Lucy to sing and speak introductory French - tons of language fun for little ears! 

This class is for children ages 2-5 years and their caregivers.

Registration is required.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Homeschoolers' Meet a Famous Artist Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Want to learn more about artists and their styles?  Enjoy creating art projects? 

Come join us as we learn about a famous artist, their life and their methods and then create a project in their style.

 Just bring your smile and your creativity!  

This program is free and open to students in grade 1-8. Registration is REQUIRED through Eventkeeper.   If you have multiple children to register, each child must be signed up as a separate entry!  

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Preschool: On My Own Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom    610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

For children 3-5 years.  Children must be 3 years old as of January 1.  For safety reasons, a caregiver must remain in the downstairs library during the program.

Must register online, space is limited.  Sign up below beginning January 16.  Sign up once for the entire winter/spring session (January- May).  No class meeting 1/26 (1:00pm class cancelled only).

Enjoy stories, songs, instruments, parachute play, bubbles, and a craft.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
lib_bookflipping 1:30 PM Preschool/Kindergarten Stories Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

Stave off cabin fever with stories as exciting as the first snowfall.  We meet Thursday afternoons at 1:30 and again at 4 p.m.  This storytime is designed expressly for children aged 3 1/2 through Kindergarten.  Out themes for Winter/Spring 2017 include:

February 2nd     Groundhog Day

February 9th      Knitting Yarns

February 16th    Snow Friends

February 23rd    Grandpa Stories

March 2nd          Suess to Start

March 9th           How (Not) To Be

March 16th         Baguette to Waffles

March 23rd         Dogs in the Park

March 30th         Car Trip Fun

April 6th              Coyote Tales

Registration for this 10 week series begins January 16th.  Just call or stop in!  Please provide your child's first and last name, their age, as well as your best phone contact number.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Creative Corner Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@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. Danielle.

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
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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
   

For children grades K-5.

Must register online, space is limited.  Sign up below beginning January 16.  Sign up once for the entire winter/spring session (January- May).  No class meeting 1/26.

Enjoy stories, crafts, and games.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
lib_bookflipping 4:00 PM Preschool/Kindergarten Stories Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

Stave off cabin fever with stories as exciting as the first snowfall.  We meet Thursday afternoons at 1:30 and again at 4 p.m.  This storytime is designed expressly for children aged 3 1/2 through Kindergarten.  Out themes for Winter/Spring 2017 include:

February 2nd     Groundhog Day

February 9th      Knitting Yarns

February 16th    Snow Friends

February 23rd    Grandpa Stories

March 2nd          Suess to Start

March 9th           How (Not) To Be

March 16th         Baguette to Waffles

March 23rd         Dogs in the Park

March 30th         Car Trip Fun

April 6th              Coyote Tales

Registration for this 10 week series begins January 16th.  Just call or stop in!  Please provide your child's first and last name, their age, as well as your best phone contact number.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Who Was Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Love the Who Was series of biographies? This is the place for you! Explore a different historical figure each week through read-alouds and activities.

This program is free and open to students in grades 2-5.  Registration is REQUIRED through Eventkeeper.  Please plan to attend both sessions.  

 

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
        There are 8 spaces available.
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misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-583-7207   
   

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

    Location: Ridley Park Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom    610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

For children ages 1- 3 years.

Must register online, space is limited.  Sign up below beginning January 16.  Sign up once for the entire winter/spring session (January- May).  No class meeting 3/31, 4/14.

Enjoy stories, rhymes, puppets, instruments and more.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 8 spaces available.
 
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    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   


Mother Goose Storytime  Infant through 3 1/2 yrs. Interactive program that includes books, rhymes, music, and a playtime.  Fridays 10:00 - 11:00 am.  Session begins January 13 and ends May 12.  Registration required.  Please call Primos Library Branch at 610-622-8091. 
 
   

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM On My Own Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@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. 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!

 On My Own is a Basic Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

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

Designed for children ages 2 to 3 and their caregivers, toddler storytime consists 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.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Friday Afternoon Craft Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

For children ages 3-10.

Must register online.  Sign up below beginning January 16.  Sign up once for the entire winter/spring session (January- May).  No class meeting 3/31, 4/14.

Stop by the library to create a fun and easy craft to take home and display!

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
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misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Toddler Tales 9:30 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Winter session of Toddler Tales! Let's sing, dance, play, create art, and - of course - READ! 

This class is for children ages 2 - 3 1/2 years.

Registration is required.

Monday class series begins on January 9th and ends on February 6th. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 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 thru Kindergarten with adult.

This interactive theme-based storytime uses the best in children's literature along with songs, fingerplays and movement to encourage the literacy skills needed for reading readiness. Each session ends with an activity or art experience to further the theme.  Handouts of the books and songs are distributed to share at home.

Registration begins January 9, 2017

http://www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
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    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

This active storytime has themes that 2 to 3 1/2 year olds love.  They include: 

January 30th     Babies & Dogs

February 6th      Cowboys!

February 13th    Valentines

February 20th    Good Night

February 27th    Turtle Time

March 6th           Lost & Found

March 13th         Have You Seen?

March 27th         Bicycle Fun

April 3rd              Walk, Float, or Fly

Age appropriate books, songs, fingerplays, snacks, and a special activity round out each week's class.   Registration begins January 16th for this popular 10 week series.  Just call or stop in!  Please provide our child's first & last name, age, and your best phone contact number.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
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misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Movers and Shakers Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Movers and Shakers is a 20-30 minute program for 2 and 3 year olds and a caregiver with 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!

 Movers & Shakers is a Basic Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Toddler Story Times with Miss Andie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/ Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

 

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Come and join Miss Andie for funtastic stories, songs, fingerplays, and a craft! After story time, we will continue adding to the fun with our traditional book trek around our children's department. We'll search for all the books we want to take home and discover new subjects we want to learn about in the process.

Ages: 2-3 and caregivers

*No Registration Required

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 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!

Mondays at 10:30am

(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_kids 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Mommy & Me Yoga Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   6103531022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Best for ages 0-2, plus caregiver. Older siblings are always welcome. 

NO registration required.

Join yoga teacher Molly Goecke for a strong physical practice featuring partner poses dancing with your little ones! Bring your own mat or use one of ours!

Mindful Mamas of the Mainline    
    Location: Newtown Public Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Toddler Tales 10:30 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Winter session of Toddler Tales! Let's sing, dance, play, create art, and - of course - READ! 

This class is for children ages 2 - 3 1/2 years.

Registration is required.

Monday class series begins on January 9th and ends on February 6th. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-583-2214   
   

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

    Location: Collingdale Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Creative Writing Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Calling young writers! Join the Homeschoolers' Creative Writing Club at HTFL.

Get inspired by working with other tween and teen writers at this informal writing club. Each meeting will begin with a short exercise to get your creative juices flowing, then spend some time writing independently, followed by time to share what you're working on.

Writers ages 10 and older are welcome. No registration is needed, meet us in the Board Room!  Just bring your favorite copy book, journal or folder with some writing paper.


 Creative Writing Club is an Information Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Haverford Twp. 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
   

For children ages 0- 24 months.

Must register online, space is limited.  Sign up below beginning January 16.  Sign up once for the entire winter/spring session (January- May).  No class meeting 2/20.

Enjoy stories, songs, instruments, parachute play, and bubbles.  Followed by 15 minutes of open play time.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:15 PM Homeschoolers' Chess Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Share a friendly game and get tips from other players at the Homeschoolers' Chess Club

This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required. Homeschool players of all ages and abilities are welcome.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 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 thru Kindergarten with adult.

This interactive theme-based storytime uses the best in children's literature along with songs, fingerplays and movement to encourage the literacy skills needed for reading readiness. Each session ends with an activity or art experience to further the theme.  Handouts of the books and songs are distributed to share at home.

Registration begins January 9, 2017

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

For children grades K-5.

Must register online.  Sign up below beginning January 16.  Sign up once for the entire winter/spring session (January- May).  No class meeting on 2/20.

Bring your electronic device to play Minecraft and other online games with friends.  Please be sure to update all game apps and to charge your device (or bring your charger).

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Fun with Food Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Love to cook?  Join Ms. Roxane for an adventure in no-bake cooking.  Each week you'll explore different cookbooks and recipes.  

This program is free and open to students in grades K-5.  Registration is REQUIRED through Eventkeeper - please click here to go the first session to register.  Please plan to attend all sessions!

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
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misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Creative Kids Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Winter session of Creative Kids! We will play games, read books, and create art. 

This class is for children ages 5-7 years. Registration is required.

Class begins on January 9th and ends on February 6th

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
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misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Wee Read 9:30 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Fall session of Wee Read! We'll sing, dance, play with scarves, toys, & bubbles, and - of course - READ! 

This class is for children ages 12 - 24 months. Registration is required.

Class begins on January 3rd and ends on February 7th. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
z_cust_familyplace 9:30 AM  -  10:45 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Playtime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

A first library experience to encourage early language and literacy skills.  Each week we repeat rhymes, songs and movement activities proven to help children develop the skills needed to read.  We also share great books.  The formal part of Mother Goose on the Loose is followed by a playtime using age appropriate toys for a special distraction free adult/child time together.

Registration begins January 9, 2017

http://www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124   csturgill@radnorlibrary.org
   

Prepare for school with longer stories, music and more activities to develop language and listening skills for ages 3 to 5.  Held at the RML REcollection, 110 W. Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087.

    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-353-1022   
   

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

    Location: Newtown Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM  -  10:40 AM PreSchool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

PreSchool Storytime Ages 3 1/2 yrs. to 5 (incl. Kindergarten) Storytime with craft which includes activities to help children with basic alphabet and math skills.  Tuesdays from 10:00 to 10:40 am.  Registration Required.  Please call Primos Library Branch at 610-622-8091.

    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
   

For children ages 1- 3 years.

Must register online, space is limited.  Sign up below beginning January 16.  Sign up once for the entire winter/spring session (January- May). 

Enjoy stories, songs, instruments, parachute play, and bubbles.  Followed by 15 minutes of open play time.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Circle Time is a 20-minute rhyme and movement intensive program for children of all ages and a caregiver with Ms. Shannon and Ms. Yolaine. 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
 
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!

Tuesdays at 10:30am. 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 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Wee Read 10:30 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Fall session of Wee Read! We'll sing, dance, play with scarves, toys, & bubbles, and - of course - READ! 

This class is for children ages 12 - 24 months. Registration is required.

Class begins on January 3rd and ends on February 7th. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM 2s and 3s Story Time with Ms. Debbie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie   610-494-5877   debbie@astonlibrary.org
   

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Ms. Debbie's Story Time for ages 2 and 3 combines music and movement, games, stories and reading activities to expose children (and adults) to the basic foundational concepts of language, reading, math, science and FUN!

Schedule: 10:20-10:35 Play time; 10:35-11:10 Story Time with games, music and movement acitivities, puppets, stories and read aloud; 11:10-11:30 art/craft activity and play time.

Note: Occasionally, Ms. Debbie will invite a guest story time presenter. In the past, guest presenters have included: Jitterbugs Music, Dance Me a Story, Jill Savitz Music and Libby McCampbell.

http://tinyurl.com/astonkidsevents    
    Location: Aston Public 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
   

For children ages 1- 3 years.

Must register online, space is limited.  Sign up below beginning January 16.  Sign up once for the entire winter/spring session (January- May). 

Enjoy stories, songs, instruments, parachute play, and bubbles.  Followed by 15 minutes of open play time.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 10 spaces available.
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z_cust_familyplace 11:00 AM  -  12:15 PM Mother Goose on the Loose Playtime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

A first library experience to encourage early language and literacy skills.  Each week we repeat rhymes, songs and movement activities proven to help children develop the skills needed to read.  We also share great books.  The formal part of Mother Goose on the Loose is followed by a playtime using age appropriate toys for a special distraction free adult/child time together.

Registration begins January 9, 2017

http://www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
lib_book_red 11:30 AM  -  12:15 PM Read-Ercise with Toddlers Encore Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   (610) 566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

ENCORE PRESENTATION! Since this story time at 10:30am is so popular, Mr. Jason will be doing a second encore story time immediately after the first one. This way, the crowd won't be so big. So feel free to come to the 10:30am or the 11:30am story time for your 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!

Tuesdays at 11:30am. 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 1:30 PM Preschool and Kindergarten Story Time with Miss Mel Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/ Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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Come and join us for stupendous stories, a song, and craft accompanied by an educational theme each week. After story time, we will continue adding to the fun with our traditional book trek around our children's department. We'll search for all the books we want to take home and discover new subjects to learn about in the process.

Ages: 4-6 and caregivers

*No Registration Required

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

Our Own Stories--Preschool Story Time

Tuesdays at 1:30pm

Ages 3.5-5.5 years

Stories, songs, rhymes, finger plays & coloring, and playtime!  For this nontraditional story time, preschoolers are given magnetic objects to put on a scene page to create their own story and share with everyone at the end of story time.  Great for encouraging creativity, imagination, story-building and to get over shyness!

Registration is not required. Adults are asked to be great role models and wait until playtime to have conversations with others.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Preschool 2:00 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Winter session of Preschool class! We'll play games, sing, make art, get silly, and - of course - READ!

This class is for children ages 3 1/2 - 5 years. Registration is required.

Class begins on January 3rd and ends on February 7th. 

PLEASE NOTE: Children can be dropped off for this class. However, in accordance with Library Policy, if you drop your child under the age of 8 years off for class, you must either stay on premises (in the library/building) or else designate another adult who will be responsible for your child who will stay on premises. Your child must know this adult.

    Location: Swarthmore Public 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
   

For children grades K-5.

Must register online.  Sign up below beginning January 16.  Sign up once for the entire winter/spring session (January- May).

Bring your friends and play Bingo for prizes!

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM Pajama Story Time with Miss Mel Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/ Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

 

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Grab your favorite stuffed animal and blanket to join us for a fun -filled evening story & craft accompanied by an educational theme each week. After story time,we'll continue adding to the fun with our traditional book trek around our children's department. We'll search for all the books we want to take home and discover new subjects to learn about in the process. Feel free to wear your pajamas!

*Open to All Ages*

*No Registration Required

    Location: Marple Public Library
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anim_ladybug 10:00 AM Bookin' with Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   6103531022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages birth to 2, plus caregiver. Older siblings are always welcome. 

NO registration required. 

Join us for developmentally appropriate stories, songs & rhymes. The program lasts about 20 minutes and is followed by play time with the library's toys. 

    Location: Newtown Public Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Infants Only Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Hey baby ~ Join us for our Winter session of Infants Only class! We'll sing songs, play with scarves, pop bubbles, read books, practice sitting, crawling & (eventually!) walking, and make friends with other local babies. 

This class is for little ones ages birth - 12 months. Registration is required.

Class begins on January 4th and ends on February 8th. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Books & Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@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. Yolaine. 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 registration is 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_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-494-5877   
   

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

http://tinyurl.com/astonkidsevents    
    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Grandparent/Child Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/ Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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Spend time with your grandchild/ children. Play together, create a craft, meet other grandparents in an educational environment. Community resource professionals will be on hand to discuss speech, physical fitness, nutrition, and development. Staffed by a librarian and assistant, each week will also include toys, handouts, and circle time with a story, song &/or fingerplay.

*Ages: Birth-3 years & siblings*

*Registration Required ( Form for registration at library front desk, call us , or email us at: macsd@delcolibraries.org via Miss Andie and Miss Mel)*

    Location: Marple Public Library
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misc_baby.GIF 11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM INFANT STORY TIME Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: UPPER DARBY MUNICIPAL LIBRARY   610-734-7649   udmdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages birth - 2 with caregiver

The Infant Story Time is filled with rhymes, songs, fingerplays, movement, and stories, with a focus on early literacy skills. This is a fun-filled 45 minutes that also includes block play. 

Due to space limitations, we suggest that you register. To register, call 610-734-7649 or stop by the library today!

    Location: Upper Darby Municipal Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Story and a Craft Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom    610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

For children ages 2-5 years.

Must register online, space is limited.  Sign up below beginning January 16.  Sign up once for the entire winter/spring session (January- May).  No class meeting 1/25, 2/22, 3/22, 4/26.

Enjoy stories, songs, instruments, bubbles, and create a craft.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 3 spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Preschool 1:00 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for our Winter session of Preschool class! We'll play games, sing, make art, get silly, and - of course - READ!

This class is for children ages 3 1/2 - 5 years. Registration is required.

Class begins on January 4th and ends on February 8th. 

PLEASE NOTE: Children can be dropped off for this class. However, in accordance with Library Policy, if you drop your child under the age of 8 years off for class, you must either stay on premises (in the library/building) or else designate another adult who will be responsible for your child who will stay on premises. Your child must know this adult.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Meet a Famous Artist Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Like to learn more about different artists and their styles?  Like to try your hand at art projects?  Come and learn about a famous artist, their work and their life and times.  Create a project in the artist's style.

This program is free and open to students in grades 1-5. Registration is REQUIRED through Eventkeeper. 

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
        There are 8 spaces available.
 
ent_filmproj 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Animate+ Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Registration is not required. Suggested for ages 5+

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Book Club series for kids Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for a 6-week journey through the book Pax, by Sara Pennypacker! 

This Book Club is for kids ages 8 - 10 years. There is no need to read this book on your own, as Miss Devon will be reading aloud throughout the series. We will listen, write, draw, and act out scenes from this thrilling adventure story!

More about this book:

PAX

Pax and Peter have been inseparable ever since Peter rescued him as a kit. But one day, the unimaginable happens: Peter's dad enlists in the military and makes him return the fox to the wild. 

At his grandfather's house, three hundred miles away from home, Peter knows he isn't where he should be—with Pax. He strikes out on his own despite the encroaching war, spurred by love, loyalty, and grief, to be reunited with his fox.

Meanwhile Pax, steadfastly waiting for his boy, embarks on adventures and discoveries of his own.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM PAWS for Reading Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   610-446-3082, x 204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   
Come to HTFL and practice reading to the best listener—A dog! Therapy dogs Rutland and Ziggy come to the Library to meet with young readers and listen to children read a book of their choice.  
 
Within a week from the program date, you will be assigned a 10-minute time slot for your child to read with one of the therapy dogs.  Please plan to arrive a few minutes before your time begins.  
 
This program is free and open to children in grades K and up.  Registration is REQUIRED through Eventkeeper for each month you participate.  
    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
   
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misc_none 10:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   6106871124   csturgill@radnorlibrary.org
   

Join us for rhymes, songs, puppets and more activities that develop early literacy skills for ages birth to 2. Each week features 80% repetition of nursery rhymes and songs to help build recognition and familiarity and includes developmental tips for interacting with your child to enhance early literacy s