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Sunday February 1, 2015 Go To Top
misc_star_white_in_red Storytime & Program Registration Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

REGISTER NOW!

Registration is currently being taken for:

Preschool Book Buddies ( ages 3 1/2-5)

Mother Goose on the Loose (ages 0-3)

Parent Child Workshop (ages 1-3)

Young Artists Club (grades 3-5)

Crazy 8s Math Club (grades 1 & 2)

Group Size is limited for all of the above programs.

Register in person, by phone or e-mail.

http:www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
Monday February 2, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Little Steps Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Radnor Library's Children's Department   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

Children's Event Flyer    
    Location: Radnor Memorial 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   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for singing, art, and stories! This 6-week session will run from January 5th - February 9th.

Ages 2 - 3 1/2 years with parent or caregiver.

Registration required.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
anim_penguin 10:00 AM Creative Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Springfield Township Library   610-543-2113   
   

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

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Book Buddies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

Registration begins January 12, 2015.  Group size is limited.

This theme based storytime uses the best in children's literature, songs, rhymes and movement to  introduce the early literacy skills of phonological and phonemic awareness, letter and print recognition and narrative skills.  In our fun, relaxed setting, they'll never know they're learning!  An activity or craft completes each session to further our theme.

http://www.upperdarbylibraries.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   
   

Cabin fever?  Then you won't want to miss our Toddler Tales storytime which is designed with the 2 to 3 1/2 year old's interests in mind.  These active sessions include 10 themes that toddlers love:  

Feb. 2nd  Penguin Antics

Feb. 9th Cat Nights

Feb. 16th  Lost & Found?

Feb. 23rd  Mix It Up! 

March 2nd  Wholly "MOLE"ly

March 9th Birdsongs & Stories

March 16th  My Hands

March 23rd  Bathtime Splash

March 30th  Who Forgets?

April 6th  Celebrate Libraries!  

Call or come in to register for the full series starting January 12th.  We need your child's first and last name, age, and a contact number.  See you soon!

    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: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-623-4090   
   

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: Yeadon Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Toddler Story Time with Ms. Mel Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: andie mandel/melissa anderson   610-356-1510   
   

Two-Three year olds (with a favorite adult) enjoy interactive stories, songs and crafts that encourage their emerging language skils.

*This week, we will exploring our 'five senses' (touch, taste, sight, sound and smell).*

*No Registration Required!

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Action Readers! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-556-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Action Readers!

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

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   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for singing, art, and stories! This 6-week session will run from January 5th - February 9th.

Ages 2 - 3 1/2 years with parent or caregiver.

Registration required.

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

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

Registration is not required.

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

Story time for children ages birth- 24 months.  Includes stories, songs, bubbles, and parachute play, followed by 15 minutes of free play with toys.

Meets every Monday, January 26- May 4 (no meeting 1/19, 2/16, 3/30). 

Must register for this event (sign-up once for the entire winter/spring session).

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Preschool Book Buddies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

Registration begins January 12, 2015.  Group size is limited.

This theme based storytime uses the best in children's literature, songs, rhymes and movement to  introduce the early literacy skills of phonological and phonemic awareness, letter and print recognition and narrative skills.  In our fun, relaxed setting, they'll never know they're learning!  An activity or craft completes each session to further our theme.

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

Minecraft gathering for students grades K-5. Students must bring their own tablet, and have a Minecraft account to play (please make sure the app is updated, and your tablet is charged).  

Meets every Monday, January 26- May 4 (no meeting 1/19, 2/16, 3/30).  

Must register for this event (sign-up once for the entire winter/spring session).

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM After School Crafts: Valentine's Day Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Crafters unite! Get ready for the winter holidays by creating crafts after school with the Children's Room Staff. We'll celebrate Valentine's Day this month!

This program is free and open to students in grade 1-5. Registration is required - please click REGISTER below to sign up. Please plan to attend both weeks.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
        There are 8 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Creative Kids Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for games, books, and art projects! This 6-week session will run from January 5th - February 9th.

Ages 5 - 7 years. Registration required.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
Tuesday February 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_star_white_in_red Storytime & Program Registration Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

REGISTER NOW!

Registration is currently being taken for:

Preschool Book Buddies ( ages 3 1/2-5)

Mother Goose on the Loose (ages 0-3)

Parent Child Workshop (ages 1-3)

Young Artists Club (grades 3-5)

Crazy 8s Math Club (grades 1 & 2)

Group Size is limited for all of the above programs.

Register in person, by phone or e-mail.

http:www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
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   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for stories, singing, and playing! This 6-week session will run from January 6th - February 10th.

Ages Birth - 2 years with parent or caregiver.

Registration required.

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

Ages 0-3 1/2 with Adult. Older preschool siblings are welcome.    

   Registration begins January 12, 2015.  Group size is limited.

Mother Goose on the Loose is an interactive first library experience which includes books, songs, movement and play to encourage early literacy development.

The first 25 minutes follows a pattern of songs, lapjogs, fingerplays, etc. which repeat from week to week. There is always a new book and a few changing rhymes.  This is followed by a playtime with age appropriate toys to encourage special distraction-free between adult and child and beginning socialization. We end with a circle time of songs.

Get your child off to a great start and meet other parents and children in our community.

 

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_kidsreading 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 4 - 5 yrs. (Including Kindergarten).  Every Tuesday at 10:00 - 10:40 am. Storytime and craft which also includes activities to help children with basic alphabet and math skills. No Registration Required.  Please call Primos Library at 610-622-8091 with any questions.

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

Story time for children ages 1- 3 years.  Includes stories, songs, bubbles, and parachute play, followed by 15 minutes of free play with toys.

Meets every Tuesday, January 20- May 5. 

Must register for this event (sign-up once for the entire winter/spring session).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Children's Event Flyer    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_kids 10:30 AM Toddle on Over Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 2 to 3 1/2. Younger/older siblings are always welcome. NO registration required.

Join us for developmentally appropriate stories, songs & rhymes. The program lasts about 25 minutes, and is followed by a simple craft & playtime!

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

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

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

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   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for stories, singing, and playing! This 6-week session will run from January 6th - February 10th.

Ages Birth - 2 years with parent or caregiver.

Registration required.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Aston Tuesday Older Toddler and Preschooler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Nancy   610-494-5877   children@astonlibrary.org
   

Suitable for children ages 2.5-5 with adult. Siblings welcome. Early Literacy topics will be featured: Letter Knowledge, Print Concepts, Background knowledge and Comprehension, Vocabulary and Phonemic Awareness. Activities incllude songs, games, rhymes, movement, puppets, read aloud, art or craft and play time. 

Schedule of Activities: 10:20-10:35 Play Time; 10:35-11:10 Story Time; 11:10-11:25 Art Project or Craft; 11:25-11:45 Play Time

PLEASE CLICK HERE AND REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAM!

 

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

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

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

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

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

Story time for children ages 1- 3 years.  Includes stories, songs, bubbles, and parachute play, followed by 15 minutes of free play with toys.

Meets every Tuesday, January 20- May 5. 

Must register for this event (sign-up once for the entire winter/spring session). 

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

Ages 0-3 1/2 with Adult. Older preschool siblings are welcome.

  Registration begins January 12, 2015.  Group size is limited.

Mother Goose on the Loose is an interactive first library experience which includes books, songs, movement and play to encourage early literacy development.

The first 25 minutes follows a pattern of songs, lapjogs, fingerplays, etc. which repeat from week to week. There is always a new book and a few changing rhymes.  This is followed by a playtime with age appropriate toys to encourage special distraction-free between adult and child and beginning socialization. We end with a circle time of songs.

Get your child off to a great start and meet other parents and children in our community.

 

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

Our Own Stories

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

Registration is NOT required. Tuesdays at 1:30pm

(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 2:00 PM Preschool and Kindergarten Story Time with Ms. Mel Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: andie mandel/melissa anderson   610-356-1510   
   

Join us for stories, songs and crafts that nurture early literacy skills.

This week, we will be exploring our 'five senses' (taste, touch, smell, sound and sight).

*No Registration Required.

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Preschool Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for games, legos, stories, art ... and silliness! This 6-week session will run from January 6th - February 10th.

Ages 3 1/2 - 5 years. Registration required.

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Magic Tree House Adventure Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Book club for students grades K-5 (without caregiver).  Includes read along, crafts, and activities.  Books will be provided.

Meets every Tuesday, January 20- May 5 (no meeting 3/31).

Must register for this event (sign-up once for the entire winter/spring session).

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 11 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Preschool Parade Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Radnor Library's Children's Department   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

Children's Event Flyer    
    Location: Radnor Memorial 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

Registration begins January 12, 2015.  Group size is limited. Participants must attend all sessions.

There's lots of creative fun in this after-school club. Join other budding artist to experiment with a variety of drawing ideas and techniques. Mrs. H. introduces something new each week.  All materials are supplied by the library.  You just have to supply your creativity!

http://www.upperdarbylibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Pajama Story Time with Ms Mel Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: andie mandel/melissa anderson   610-356-1510   
   

Grab your teddy bear and wear your pajamas for a fun evening of stories and songs and a craft!  
Open to all ages, no registration required! 

*This week, we will be exploring our 'five senses' (taste, touch, smell, sight and sound).

    Location: Marple Public Library
Wednesday February 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

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

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

Registration is not required.

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

Designed for children 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: Aston Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Infants Only Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Let's meet other baby friends as we sing, play, and listen to stories! This 6-week session will run from January 7th - February 11th.

Ages Birth - 12 months with parent or caregiver. No siblings over 12 months.

Registration required.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Books & Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   
Books and Babies is a fun-filled 20-minute storytime program for our youngest customers, babies birth through 23 months and a caregiver with Ms. Patti and 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 registrationis required. Please help us provide the best experience for all by selecting an age-appropriate storytime for your child!

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

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

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

Children's Event Flyer    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kelly Edwards    610-632-4090   
   

All Pre Schools and Families are welcome to join Yeadon Children's Program for Story Time!!

** if you have a large group please call ahead

 

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

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

Registration is not required.

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

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

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:15 PM 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
   

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

*Registration Required*

Ages: Birth to 3 yrs and Siblings

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Infant Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Upper Darby Municipal Library   610-734-7649   
   

Please join us! The Infant Story Time consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets.

This program is designed for children ages birth - 24 months and their caregivers.

Reservations are required for this free event, so call 610-734-7649 or visit the library today.

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

Enjoy a picture book reading, and then create a fun craft to take home.  Today:  If You Were a Penguin, by Wendell Minor & penguin craft

Ages 3-5

Story and Craft Time dates:  January 21, February 4, March 4, March 18, April 15, May 6.

Must register for this event.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Preschool Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for games, legos, stories, art ... and silliness! This 6-week session will run from January 7th - February 11th.

Ages 3 1/2 - 5 years. Registration required.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Homeschoolers' Creative Writing Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Yolaine Kaupas   610-446-3082, x. 204   kaupas@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 {C}{C}{C}PA Forward Initiative.

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 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
   

Play Bingo with friends!  Prizes awarded. 

Grades K-5.

Bingo dates:  February 4, March 4, April 8, May 6.

Must register for this event.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM LEGO Brick Builders - Session 1 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Getting back to basics - LEGO Club is back with Brick Builders.

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

This program is free and open to students in grade K-5. Registration is CLOSED AT THIS TIME.

There is a second session of LEGO Brick Builders being offered on Mondays, March 2-23. Please register for ONE session ONLY. 

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Sideways Stories from Swarthmore Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for this 7-week series as we explore Louis Sachar’s wacky “Sideways Stories from Wayside School!" We will read, write, and create our own crazy tales. 

*It is not necessary to read any of the books ahead. Miss Devon will be reading aloud throughout the 7 weeks.

**This series runs from January 7th – February 18th

Grades 3-5. Registration required.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_bookman 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Building Buddies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Grades 1-5

No registration. 

Relax and hang out after school, Use the library supply of legos, blocks or construction straws to build and create..  A fun way to make new friends and make something new.

http://www.upperdarbylibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
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rec_chess_knight 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Chess Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Chess Club

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

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

Wednesdays @ 4:30pm;

February 4th & 18th

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

Put on your pjs and join us for a fun-filled evening. Enjoy stories, music, bubbles, parachute play, and more. Presented by Ms. Amy from Jitterbugs Music and Movement.  

Suitable for ages 3-6, all welcome.

Pajama Story Time meets the first Wedneday of each month, February- May.

Must register for this event.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
nat_stars 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajama Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Pajama Story Time

Wednesdays @ 6:30pm

February 4 & 25

The whole family is invited to the library for this special story time to get ready for bed! Come in your pajamas and listen to stories, sing songs, and do dances...all dealing with going to bed!

Registration is not required. For ALL ages.

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
anim_paw 6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM PAWS for Reading Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

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

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

*Please call 610-566-1918 or email mecsd@delcolibraries.org to register*

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
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misc_star_white_in_red Storytime & Program Registration Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

REGISTER NOW!

Registration is currently being taken for:

Preschool Book Buddies ( ages 3 1/2-5)

Mother Goose on the Loose (ages 0-3)

Parent Child Workshop (ages 1-3)

Young Artists Club (grades 3-5)

Crazy 8s Math Club (grades 1 & 2)

Group Size is limited for all of the above programs.

Register in person, by phone or e-mail.

http:www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Music with Miss Joy Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Radnor Library's Children's Department   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Miss Joy is bringing her guitar and some stories to the Radnor Memorial Library’s Winsor Room.   Families with children age 2-5 are invited to this lively musical storytime.  No registration required.

Children's Event Flyer    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM Pre-Walker Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
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.
 
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
   

Story time for children ages 3- 5 years (without caregiver).  Includes stories, songs, bubbles, and parachute play.

Meets every Thursday, January 22- May 7.

Must register for this event (sign-up once for the entire winter/spring session).

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Petite Playgroup Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Thursdays @ 10:00 am. For 0-24 mos.

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

    Location: Media-UP Free 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   
   

Babies joyfully celebrate books with their parent/caregiver during these interactive storytimes.  Infants from birth to 23 months are the focus of this class along with stories, songs, lap-wiggles, and nursery rhymes.  The Children's Library is located on the lower level and is accessable by elevator.   Board books and an up-to-date parenting collection are available.  Age appropriate group size means this storytime can sometimes fill quickly, so please register starting on January 12th in person or by phone. 

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
rec_dance1 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM 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"

Lead by Darlington Arts dance teacher Lisa Oster

Once a month Ms Lisa Oster comes to the library to get the kids dancing through a story to make them feel a part of it!

"Each class starts in a circle with a warm-up and gross-motor skills around the room. Lisa 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. Registration is required.

For ages 2-5 (younger/older siblings can join!)

    Location: Middletown Free Library
        There are 11 spaces available.
 
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 - Age 3 years. Thursdays 10:30-11:30 am.  Interactive program that includes books, rhymes, playtimes, etc.  Registration is not required.  Please call Primos Library Branch at 610-622-8091 with any questions you may have.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Aston Thursday Older Toddler and Preschooler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Nancy   610-494-5877   children@astonlibrary.org
   

Suitable for children ages 2.5-5 with adult. Siblings welcome. Early Literacy topics will be featured: Letter Knowledge, Print Concepts, Background knowledge and Comprehension, Vocabulary and Phonemic Awareness. Activities incllude songs, games, rhymes, movement, puppets, read aloud, art or craft and play time.  

Schedule of Activities: 10:20-10:35 Play Time; 10:35-11:10 Story Time; 11:10-11:25 Art Project or Craft; 11:25-11:45 Play Time

 

PLEASE CLICK HERE AND REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAM!

 

    Location: Aston Public Library
 
anim_fish_02 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Homeschoolers' Lunch with a Famous Artist Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Yolaine Kaupas   610-446-3082, x 204   kaupas@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Bring a brown bag lunch and “meet” a famous artist. Each session will start with an introduction to a different artist and end with a chance for you to create your own masterpiece in their style.

Art Lovers ages 6 and up are welcome to REGISTER below!

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
        There are 9 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
   

Story time for children ages 3- 5 years (without caregiver).  Includes stories, songs, bubbles, and parachute play.

Meets every Thursday, January 22- May 7.

Must register for this event (sign-up once for the entire winter/spring session).

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 9 spaces available.
 
misc_kids 1:30 PM Preschool Fun Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Best for ages 3 1/2 to 5 1/2 years. Younger/older siblings are always welcome. NO registration required.

Developmentally appropriate books, songs & games. The story time lasts about 30 minutes, and is followed by a craft and play time. We encourage all children to participate at their level and ability. Please let the children's librarian know what she can do to make your library visit successful. 

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

Turning into an ice cube outdoors?  Warm up at the library!  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. Our Winter/Spring themes include:

 Feb. 5th  February Foxes

 Feb. 12th  Coat Capers

Feb. 19th  It's Winter!

Feb. 26th  Sheriff Stars

March 5th  Hot Air Drifters

March 12th  Hello, Holes! 

March 19th  Stray Dog Tales

March 26th  Draw It!

April 2nd (no storytime)

April 9th  Party Time! 

Registration for the full series begins Jan. 12th.  Please provide your child's first and last name, age, and a contact number.  See you soon!

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

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
rec_scissors&glue 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM AFTER SCHOOL STORY AND CRAFT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tinicum Memorial Public Library   610-521-9344   tinicum@delcolibraries.org
   

Come join us after school for a fun time creating and listening to a story!!! This program is for ages K - 5th grade.Younger siblings welcome if accomanied by an adult.

Registration is required in order for our program to be successfull.

 

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

Story time for students grades K-5 (without caregiver).  Includes stories, activities, games, and crafts.

Meets every Thursday, January 22- May 7.

Must register for this event (sign-up once for the entire winter/spring session).

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
   
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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   
   

Turning into an ice cube outdoors?  Warm up at the library!  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. Our Winter/Spring themes include:

Feb. 5th  February Foxes

Feb. 12th Coat Capers

Feb. 19th  It's Winter!

Feb.  26th  Sheriff Stars

March 5th  Hot Air Drifters

March 12th  Hello, Holes!

March19th   Stray Dog Tales

March 26th  Draw It!

April 2nd  (no storytime)

April 9th  Party Time!

Registration for the full series begins Jan. 12th.  Just come in or call providing your child's first and last name, age, and a contact number.  See you soon!

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

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

Hats can be practical, warm, or funny so we say, “Hats off!” to hats of all shapes and sizes today. We’ll play the game “Hat attack”, dance with scarves, and read hat filled books like I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen.

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_smiley 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Crazy 8s Math Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Grades 1 & 2

Registration begins January 12, 2015.  Group size is limited. Participants must attend all sessions.

Crazy 8s is an over-the-top after-school club that's designed to get kids fired up about math.  Every week kids get to build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess... and make friendships at the same time. It's time for math to become the cool thing to do after schoo!

http://www.upperdarbylibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_none 4:30 PM Crazy 8's Math Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Radnor Library's Children's Department   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Children in grades K-4 are invited to come to the Radnor Memorial Library for Crazy 8s, a cool new math club!  Children will discover the mischievous side of math with Toilet Paper Olympics, Glow-in-the-Dark Geometry, and Spy Training, using materials provided by the Bedtime Math Foundation. Please sign up beginning January 22.

Children's Event Flyer    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
   
 
rec_footballhelmet 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Paper Football Superbowl Tournament Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Paper Football Superbowl Tournament

Thursday, February 5th @ 4:30pm

The New England Patriots & the Seatle Seahawks may be in the Superbowl this year, but Middletown Library has a champion amongst them. Is it you? Come with your paper football skills and challenge others for a chance at the MFL's Superbowl Championship 3D Printed Cup!

Registration is not required. For all ages!

    Location: Middletown Free Library
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misc_none 9:30 AM Big Steps Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Radnor Library's Children's Department   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

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

Designed for children 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.
 
anim_dino01 10:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Children's Event Flyer    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 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
   

Story time for children ages birth- 3 years.  Includes songs, rhymes, stories, and activities.

Meets every Friday, January 23- May 8 (no meeting 3/6, 4/3). 

Must register for this event (sign-up once for the entire winter/spring session).

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
   
 
holiday_heart2 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Kiddie Krafts Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Kiddie Krafts: Valentine's Day Card Making

Friday, February 6th @ 10:30am

Come to the library and use our arts & crafts supplies to make Valentine's Cards for the people you love in your life. Nothing beats a homemade card to show how much you care!

Registration is not required. All ages welcome!

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

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

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

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

Fridays @ 1:00 pm. For ages 2-6.

Stop by to listen to stories with Miss Marie.

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

Create a fun craft to take home and show off!  Today: Valentine's Day wreath

Grades K-5

Every Friday, January 23- May 8 (no meeting 3/6, 4/3).

Must register for this event.
 
Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
Saturday February 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_star_white_in_red Storytime & Program Registration Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

REGISTER NOW!

Registration is currently being taken for:

Preschool Book Buddies ( ages 3 1/2-5)

Mother Goose on the Loose (ages 0-3)

Parent Child Workshop (ages 1-3)

Young Artists Club (grades 3-5)

Crazy 8s Math Club (grades 1 & 2)

Group Size is limited for all of the above programs.

Register in person, by phone or e-mail.

http:www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
nat_snow_02 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Frozen Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Ages 3 and up with adult.

Drop in program. No registration.

Fans of Disney's Frozen can engage in activities, games and crafts at our special Frozen stations.

http://www.upperdarbylibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
Monday February 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_star_white_in_red Storytime & Program Registration Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

REGISTER NOW!

Registration is currently being taken for:

Preschool Book Buddies ( ages 3 1/2-5)

Mother Goose on the Loose (ages 0-3)

Parent Child Workshop (ages 1-3)

Young Artists Club (grades 3-5)

Crazy 8s Math Club (grades 1 & 2)

Group Size is limited for all of the above programs.

Register in person, by phone or e-mail.

http:www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_none 9:30 AM Little Steps Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Radnor Library's Children's Department   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

Children's Event Flyer    
    Location: Radnor Memorial 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   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for singing, art, and stories! This 6-week session will run from January 5th - February 9th.

Ages 2 - 3 1/2 years with parent or caregiver.

Registration required.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
anim_penguin 10:00 AM Creative Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Springfield Township Library   610-543-2113   
   

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

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Book Buddies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

Registration begins January 12, 2015.  Group size is limited.

This theme based storytime uses the best in children's literature, songs, rhymes and movement to  introduce the early literacy skills of phonological and phonemic awareness, letter and print recognition and narrative skills.  In our fun, relaxed setting, they'll never know they're learning!  An activity or craft completes each session to further our theme.

http://www.upperdarbylibraries.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   
   

Cabin fever?  Then you won't want to miss our Toddler Tales storytime which is designed with the 2 to 3 1/2 year old's interests in mind.  These active sessions include 10 themes that toddlers love:  

Feb. 2nd  Penguin Antics

Feb. 9th Cat Nights

Feb. 16th  Lost & Found?

Feb. 23rd  Mix It Up! 

March 2nd  Wholly "MOLE"ly

March 9th Birdsongs & Stories

March 16th  My Hands

March 23rd  Bathtime Splash

March 30th  Who Forgets?

April 6th  Celebrate Libraries!  

Call or come in to register for the full series starting January 12th.  We need your child's first and last name, age, and a contact number.  See you soon!

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

Best for ages 2 to 6, but all ages are welcome! NO registration required. 

Join dance teacher Lisa Oster for a super fun class where kids act out a story using dancing moves! 

 

    Location: Newtown 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: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-623-4090   
   

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: Yeadon Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Toddler's Story Time with Ms Mel Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Two to three year-olds (with a favorite adult) enjoy interactive stories songs and games that encourage their emerging language skills.  No registration required!

*Don't forget to wear your favorite shade of red celebrating Valentine's week!

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Action Readers! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-556-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Action Readers!

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

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   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for singing, art, and stories! This 6-week session will run from January 5th - February 9th.

Ages 2 - 3 1/2 years with parent or caregiver.

Registration required.

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

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

Registration is not required.

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

Story time for children ages birth- 24 months.  Includes stories, songs, bubbles, and parachute play, followed by 15 minutes of free play with toys.

Meets every Monday, January 26- May 4 (no meeting 1/19, 2/16, 3/30). 

Must register for this event (sign-up once for the entire winter/spring session).

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Preschool Book Buddies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

Registration begins January 12, 2015.  Group size is limited.

This theme based storytime uses the best in children's literature, songs, rhymes and movement to  introduce the early literacy skills of phonological and phonemic awareness, letter and print recognition and narrative skills.  In our fun, relaxed setting, they'll never know they're learning!  An activity or craft completes each session to further our theme.

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

Minecraft gathering for students grades K-5. Students must bring their own tablet, and have a Minecraft account to play (please make sure the app is updated, and your tablet is charged).  

Meets every Monday, January 26- May 4 (no meeting 1/19, 2/16, 3/30).  

Must register for this event (sign-up once for the entire winter/spring session).

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM After School Crafts: Valentine's Day Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Crafters unite! Get ready for the winter holidays by creating crafts after school with the Children's Room Staff. We'll celebrate Valentine's Day this month!

This program is free and open to students in grade 1-5. Registration is required - please click here to go to the February 2 session to sign up. Please plan to attend both weeks.

    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   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for games, books, and art projects! This 6-week session will run from January 5th - February 9th.

Ages 5 - 7 years. Registration required.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
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misc_none 6:00 PM Pajama Storytime and Craft Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Radnor Library's Children's Department   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Evening storytime for children age 2 to 5 and their families.  PJs are encouraged!  Held in the Story Tent.  No registration required.

Children's Event Flyer    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
nat_lightning2 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Hero's of Olympus Party Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jenifer Phillips   610-356-1510   Halloweencouple@verizon.net
   

Open to ages 9-13

Calling all Rock Riordan fans! Come take part in games, crafts, trivia, and more. win a special prize for dressing up as your favorite Greek god or goddess!

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

Snuggle up for Pajama Storytime! Enjoy good night tales with Ms. Claudine 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
Tuesday February 10, 2015 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   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for stories, singing, and playing! This 6-week session will run from January 6th - February 10th.

Ages Birth - 2 years with parent or caregiver.

Registration required.

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

Ages 0-3 1/2 with Adult. Older preschool siblings are welcome.    

   Registration begins January 12, 2015.  Group size is limited.

Mother Goose on the Loose is an interactive first library experience which includes books, songs, movement and play to encourage early literacy development.

The first 25 minutes follows a pattern of songs, lapjogs, fingerplays, etc. which repeat from week to week. There is always a new book and a few changing rhymes.  This is followed by a playtime with age appropriate toys to encourage special distraction-free between adult and child and beginning socialization. We end with a circle time of songs.

Get your child off to a great start and meet other parents and children in our community.

 

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_kidsreading 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 4 - 5 yrs. (Including Kindergarten).  Every Tuesday at 10:00 - 10:40 am. Storytime and craft which also includes activities to help children with basic alphabet and math skills. No Registration Required.  Please call Primos Library at 610-622-8091 with any questions.

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

Story time for children ages 1- 3 years.  Includes stories, songs, bubbles, and parachute play, followed by 15 minutes of free play with toys.

Meets every Tuesday, January 20- May 5. 

Must register for this event (sign-up once for the entire winter/spring session).

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fun for babies to preschoolers & NO registration required! Miss Jill leads participants through fun, interactive songs. Props for everyone adds to the fun!

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

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

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

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

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

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
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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   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for stories, singing, and playing! This 6-week session will run from January 6th - February 10th.

Ages Birth - 2 years with parent or caregiver.

Registration required.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Aston Tuesday Older Toddler and Preschooler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Nancy   610-494-5877   children@astonlibrary.org
   

Suitable for children ages 2.5-5 with adult. Siblings welcome. Early Literacy topics will be featured: Letter Knowledge, Print Concepts, Background knowledge and Comprehension, Vocabulary and Phonemic Awareness. Activities incllude songs, games, rhymes, movement, puppets, read aloud, art or craft and play time. 

Schedule of Activities: 10:20-10:35 Play Time; 10:35-11:10 Story Time; 11:10-11:25 Art Project or Craft; 11:25-11:45 Play Time

PLEASE CLICK HERE AND REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAM!

 

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

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

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

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

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

Story time for children ages 1- 3 years.  Includes stories, songs, bubbles, and parachute play, followed by 15 minutes of free play with toys.

Meets every Tuesday, January 20- May 5. 

Must register for this event (sign-up once for the entire winter/spring session). 

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
   
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Homeschooolers' Geography and History Fair Explorers Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Yolaine Kaupas   610-446-3082 x204   kaupas@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Join us as we explore and plan for the Annual Homeschool Geography and History Fair at HTFL.

Choose a country, region or time in history. Research online and library materials to begin planning your display!

Share your finished project at the fair on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the Collingdale Christian Family School, 814 Andrew Avenue, Collingdale.

This program is free and open to all students. Registration is required - please click the REGISTER button below to sign up.


 Geogprahy and History Fair Explorers  is an Information Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
        There are 20 spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM  -  12:15 PM Mother Goose on the Loose Playtime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Ages 0-3 1/2 with Adult. Older preschool siblings are welcome.

  Registration begins January 12, 2015.  Group size is limited.

Mother Goose on the Loose is an interactive first library experience which includes books, songs, movement and play to encourage early literacy development.

The first 25 minutes follows a pattern of songs, lapjogs, fingerplays, etc. which repeat from week to week. There is always a new book and a few changing rhymes.  This is followed by a playtime with age appropriate toys to encourage special distraction-free between adult and child and beginning socialization. We end with a circle time of songs.

Get your child off to a great start and meet other parents and children in our community.

 

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

Our Own Stories

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

Registration is NOT required. Tuesdays at 1:30pm

(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 2:00 PM Preschool and Kindergarten Story Time with Ms Mel Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays and crafts that nurture early literacy skills!  Open to ages 3 1/2 to 5 1/2.

*Don't forget to wear your favorite shade of red celebrating Valentine's week!

No registration required.

 

 

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Preschool Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for games, legos, stories, art ... and silliness! This 6-week session will run from January 6th - February 10th.

Ages 3 1/2 - 5 years. Registration required.

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Magic Tree House Adventure Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Book club for students grades K-5 (without caregiver).  Includes read along, crafts, and activities.  Books will be provided.

Meets every Tuesday, January 20- May 5 (no meeting 3/31).

Must register for this event (sign-up once for the entire winter/spring session).

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 11 spaces available.
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misc_none 4:00 PM Preschool Parade Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Radnor Library's Children's Department   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

Children's Event Flyer    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Creative Writing Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Let’s unleash our imaginations through creative writing! Age-appropriate and thought-provoking writing activities will make storytelling FUN!

Grades 4-6. Registration required.

CRC will be held in the Community Room. 2nd floor, first door on the left.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 13 spaces available.
 
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

Registration begins January 12, 2015.  Group size is limited. Participants must attend all sessions.

There's lots of creative fun in this after-school club. Join other budding artist to experiment with a variety of drawing ideas and techniques. Mrs. H. introduces something new each week.  All materials are supplied by the library.  You just have to supply your creativity!

http://www.upperdarbylibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Tail Waggin' Tutors Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Radnor Library's Children's Department   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Practice reading to the best listener—A dog! Therapy dogs Daphne and Lanky Mae are coming to the Radnor Memorial Library to meet with beginning and reluctant readers and listen to children (rising 1st-graders and older) read a book of their choice.  Also an ideal opportunity for English language learners. Please sign up beginning two weeks prior to each session.

Children's Event Flyer    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Pajama Story Time with Ms Mel Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Grab your teddy bear and wear your pajamas for a fun evening of stories and songs and a craft!  
Open to all ages, no registration required!

*Don't forget to wear your favorite shade of red celebrating Valentine's week!

    Location: Marple Public Library
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misc_star_white_in_red Storytime & Program Registration Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

REGISTER NOW!

Registration is currently being taken for:

Preschool Book Buddies ( ages 3 1/2-5)

Mother Goose on the Loose (ages 0-3)

Parent Child Workshop (ages 1-3)

Young Artists Club (grades 3-5)

Crazy 8s Math Club (grades 1 & 2)

Group Size is limited for all of the above programs.

Register in person, by phone or e-mail.

http:www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_none 9:30 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

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

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

Registration is not required.

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

Designed for children 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: Aston Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Infants Only Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Let's meet other baby friends as we sing, play, and listen to stories! This 6-week session will run from January 7th - February 11th.

Ages Birth - 12 months with parent or caregiver. No siblings over 12 months.

Registration required.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Books & Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   
Books and Babies is a fun-filled 20-minute storytime program for our youngest customers, babies birth through 23 months and a caregiver with Ms. Patti and 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 registrationis required. Please help us provide the best experience for all by selecting an age-appropriate storytime for your child!

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

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

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

Children's Event Flyer    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
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misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kelly Edwards    610-632-4090   
   

All Pre Schools and Families are welcome to join Yeadon Children's Program for Story Time!!

** if you have a large group please call ahead

 

    Location: Yeadon Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Winter Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Ellen Keeney   610-583-7207   
   

Stories, games, flannelboards, crafts and movies for children ages 3 - 5 years. Come and join the fun. Call or come in to register.

    Location: Ridley Park Public Library
 
anim_paw 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM PAWS for Reading Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

2nd & 4th Wednesdays @ 10:30 am. For ages 3 and older.

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

Here are some things your child should be able to do to participate:
-- Children must be able to sit calmly with a dog for about 10 minutes.
-- Reading is not required! If your child is not yet reading, he or she may look at any book with the dog and talk about the pictures. They are working on their pre-reading skills!

*Call 610-566-1918 or email mecsd@delcolibraries.org to register*

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

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

Registration is not required.

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

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

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:15 PM 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
   

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

*Registration Required*

Ages: Birth to 3 yrs and Siblings

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Infant Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Upper Darby Municipal Library   610-734-7649   
   

Please join us! The Infant Story Time consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets.

This program is designed for children ages birth - 24 months and their caregivers.

Reservations are required for this free event, so call 610-734-7649 or visit the library today.

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

An active story time for active children! Stories, music, instruments, singing, and dancing.  

Ages 2-5

Wiggle, Giggle, Romp, and Read dates: February 11, March 11, April 29.

Must register for this event.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Preschool Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for games, legos, stories, art ... and silliness! This 6-week session will run from January 7th - February 11th.

Ages 3 1/2 - 5 years. Registration required.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading1 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Winter Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Ellen Keeney   610-583-7207   
   

Stories, games, flannelboards, crafts and movies for children ages 3 - 5 years. Come and join the fun. Call or come in to register.

    Location: Ridley Park Public Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Homeschoolers' Creative Writing Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Yolaine Kaupas   610-446-3082, x. 204   kaupas@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 {C}{C}{C}PA Forward Initiative.

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
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misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Pigeon Party Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Celebrate children's author Mo Willems' birthday! Enjoy stories, games, a scavenger hunt, and create a craft.

Grades K-5

Must register for this event.

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

If you love the American Girl series or your American Girl doll, this is the place for you!

Each week we'll focus on a different girl from a new time period and enjoy reading aloud, fun activities, and food. You're welcome to bring your American Girl doll.

This program is free and open to students in grade 1-4. Registration is required - click REGISTER below to sign up. Please plan to attend all sessions. 

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
   
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Sideways Stories from Swarthmore Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for this 7-week series as we explore Louis Sachar’s wacky “Sideways Stories from Wayside School!" We will read, write, and create our own crazy tales. 

*It is not necessary to read any of the books ahead. Miss Devon will be reading aloud throughout the 7 weeks.

**This series runs from January 7th – February 18th

Grades 3-5. Registration required.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
ent_magic 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM McElvenney Magic Show Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

How to celebrate Presidents Day

1.  Buy Furniture or a car a the local dealer sale

2.  Fly the flag.

3.  Have fun learning about the Presidents.

4.  Do all of the above and attend event below:

Middletown Library Presidents’ Day Show

Starring Magicians Sue & Bill McElvenney

February 11, 2015 at 6:30 PM

Sue and Bill McElvenney are award winning Magicians, who perform for Libraries and other Community Gatherings throughout the Delaware Valley.

Their performances are family friendly and for all audiences. Registration is not required.

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
Thursday February 12, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Music with Miss Joy Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Radnor Library's Children's Department   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Miss Joy is bringing her guitar and some stories to the Radnor Memorial Library’s Winsor Room.   Families with children age 2-5 are invited to this lively musical storytime.  No registration required.

Children's Event Flyer    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM Pre-Walker Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
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.
 
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
   

Story time for children ages 3- 5 years (without caregiver).  Includes stories, songs, bubbles, and parachute play.

Meets every Thursday, January 22- May 7.

Must register for this event (sign-up once for the entire winter/spring session).

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Petite Playgroup Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Thursdays @ 10:00 am. For 0-24 mos.

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

    Location: Media-UP Free 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   
   

Babies joyfully celebrate books with their parent/caregiver during these interactive storytimes.  Infants from birth to 23 months are the focus of this class along with stories, songs, lap-wiggles, and nursery rhymes.  The Children's Library is located on the lower level and is accessable by elevator.   Board books and an up-to-date parenting collection are available.  Age appropriate group size means this storytime can sometimes fill quickly, so please register starting on January 12th in person or by phone. 

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
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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 - Age 3 years. Thursdays 10:30-11:30 am.  Interactive program that includes books, rhymes, playtimes, etc.  Registration is not required.  Please call Primos Library Branch at 610-622-8091 with any questions you may have.

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_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
   

Story time for children ages 3- 5 years (without caregiver).  Includes stories, songs, bubbles, and parachute play.

Meets every Thursday, January 22- May 7.

Must register for this event (sign-up once for the entire winter/spring session).

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 9 spaces available.
 
misc_kids 1:30 PM Preschool Fun Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Best for ages 3 1/2 to 5 1/2 years. Younger/older siblings are always welcome. NO registration required.

Developmentally appropriate books, songs & games. The story time lasts about 30 minutes, and is followed by a craft and play time. We encourage all children to participate at their level and ability. Please let the children's librarian know what she can do to make your library visit successful. 

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

Turning into an ice cube outdoors?  Warm up at the library!  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. Our Winter/Spring themes include:

 Feb. 5th  February Foxes

 Feb. 12th  Coat Capers

Feb. 19th  It's Winter!

Feb. 26th  Sheriff Stars

March 5th  Hot Air Drifters

March 12th  Hello, Holes! 

March 19th  Stray Dog Tales

March 26th  Draw It!

April 2nd (no storytime)

April 9th  Party Time! 

Registration for the full series begins Jan. 12th.  Please provide your child's first and last name, age, and a contact number.  See you soon!

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

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
rec_scissors&glue 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM AFTER SCHOOL STORY AND CRAFT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tinicum Memorial Public Library   610-521-9344   tinicum@delcolibraries.org
   

Come join us after school for a fun time creating and listening to a story!!! This program is for ages K - 5th grade.Younger siblings welcome if accomanied by an adult.

Registration is required in order for our program to be successfull.

 

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

Story time for students grades K-5 (without caregiver).  Includes stories, activities, games, and crafts.

Meets every Thursday, January 22- May 7.

Must register for this event (sign-up once for the entire winter/spring session).

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
   
 
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   
   

Turning into an ice cube outdoors?  Warm up at the library!  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. Our Winter/Spring themes include:

Feb. 5th  February Foxes

Feb. 12th Coat Capers

Feb. 19th  It's Winter!

Feb.  26th  Sheriff Stars

March 5th  Hot Air Drifters

March 12th  Hello, Holes!

March19th   Stray Dog Tales

March 26th  Draw It!

April 2nd  (no storytime)

April 9th  Party Time!

Registration for the full series begins Jan. 12th.  Just come in or call providing your child's first and last name, age, and a contact number.  See you soon!

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

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

Balloons are whole lot of fun so join us today to read all about them. We’ll read My Rhinoceros by Jon Agee, become balloons in our imagination activity, and make a messy, colorful balloon craft. 

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_smiley 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Crazy 8s Math Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Grades 1 & 2

Registration begins January 12, 2015.  Group size is limited. Participants must attend all sessions.

Crazy 8s is an over-the-top after-school club that's designed to get kids fired up about math.  Every week kids get to build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess... and make friendships at the same time. It's time for math to become the cool thing to do after schoo!

http://www.upperdarbylibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_none 4:30 PM Crazy 8's Math Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Radnor Library's Children's Department   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Children in grades K-4 are invited to come to the Radnor Memorial Library for Crazy 8s, a cool new math club!  Children will discover the mischievous side of math with Toilet Paper Olympics, Glow-in-the-Dark Geometry, and Spy Training, using materials provided by the Bedtime Math Foundation. Please sign up beginning January 22.

Children's Event Flyer    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
   
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misc_star_white_in_red Storytime & Program Registration Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

REGISTER NOW!

Registration is currently being taken for:

Preschool Book Buddies ( ages 3 1/2-5)

Mother Goose on the Loose (ages 0-3)

Parent Child Workshop (ages 1-3)

Young Artists Club (grades 3-5)

Crazy 8s Math Club (grades 1 & 2)

Group Size is limited for all of the above programs.

Register in person, by phone or e-mail.

http:www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_none 9:30 AM Big Steps Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Radnor Library's Children's Department   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

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

Designed for children 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.
 
anim_dino01 10:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Children's Event Flyer    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 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
   

Story time for children ages birth- 3 years.  Includes songs, rhymes, stories, and activities.

Meets every Friday, January 23- May 8 (no meeting 3/6, 4/3). 

Must register for this event (sign-up once for the entire winter/spring session).

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

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

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

Fridays @ 1:00 pm. For ages 2-6.

Stop by to listen to stories with Miss Marie.

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
 
misc_smiley 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Eye Candy Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

For Grades 3-5 & Grades 6-8.

We’re having two Eye Candy events, one for elementary and one for middle school students. Create art with candy, then eat it (or give it to your Valentine)! 

*Please call 610-566-1918 or email mecsd@delcolibraries.org to register*

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

Create a fun craft to take home and show off!  Today: Friendship bead bracelets

Grades K-5

Every Friday, January 23- May 8 (no meeting 3/6, 4/3).

Must register for this event.
 
Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
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lib_bookflipping 4:00 PM  -  5:15 PM TWEEN BOOK DISCUSSION Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Book Lovers in Grades 5 & 6

Join us on the 2nd Friday of each month as we read great books, have great discussions and eat great snacks.

Free books, food and fun!

Register 1 month prior to discussion date.  Once you are registered your monthly membership is guarenteed each month as long as you participate.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

http://www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
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misc_kids Valentine's Science Party! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Best for ages 3+. NO registration required.  Rotate through stations of Valentine's science experiments! 

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

2nd Saturdays @ 1:30 pm. For all ages.

We will be showing G- or PG-rated movies on 2nd Saturdays. Snacks will be provided.

*Join us for a special Saturday Showtime on February 14 when we will be showing Frozen the Sing-Along Edition.*

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
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misc_star_white_in_red Storytime & Program Registration Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

REGISTER NOW!

Registration is currently being taken for:

Preschool Book Buddies ( ages 3 1/2-5)

Mother Goose on the Loose (ages 0-3)

Parent Child Workshop (ages 1-3)

Young Artists Club (grades 3-5)

Crazy 8s Math Club (grades 1 & 2)

Group Size is limited for all of the above programs.

Register in person, by phone or e-mail.

http:www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
rec_legoguy 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

3rd Sundays of each month @ 1:30-3:00pm, September-May.

For ages 4-10.

Join us for LEGO Building!

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
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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   
   

Cabin fever?  Then you won't want to miss our Toddler Tales storytime which is designed with the 2 to 3 1/2 year old's interests in mind.  These active sessions include 10 themes that toddlers love:  

Feb. 2nd  Penguin Antics

Feb. 9th Cat Nights

Feb. 16th  Lost & Found?

Feb. 23rd  Mix It Up! 

March 2nd  Wholly "MOLE"ly

March 9th Birdsongs & Stories

March 16th  My Hands

March 23rd  Bathtime Splash

March 30th  Who Forgets?

April 6th  Celebrate Libraries!  

Call or come in to register for the full series starting January 12th.  We need your child's first and last name, age, and a contact number.  See you soon!

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-623-4090   
   

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: Yeadon Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Toddler's Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Two to three year-olds (with a favorite adult) enjoy interactive stories songs and games that encourage their emerging language skills.  No registration required!

*Join us in celebrating Mardi Gras and wear your purple, green or both.

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Action Readers! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-556-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Action Readers!

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

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_kidsreading 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Preschool Book Buddies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

Registration begins January 12, 2015.  Group size is limited.

This theme based storytime uses the best in children's literature, songs, rhymes and movement to  introduce the early literacy skills of phonological and phonemic awareness, letter and print recognition and narrative skills.  In our fun, relaxed setting, they'll never know they're learning!  An activity or craft completes each session to further our theme.

http://www.upperdarbylibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
Tuesday February 17, 2015 Go To Top
misc_star_white_in_red Storytime & Program Registration Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

REGISTER NOW!

Registration is currently being taken for:

Preschool Book Buddies ( ages 3 1/2-5)

Mother Goose on the Loose (ages 0-3)

Parent Child Workshop (ages 1-3)

Young Artists Club (grades 3-5)

Crazy 8s Math Club (grades 1 & 2)

Group Size is limited for all of the above programs.

Register in person, by phone or e-mail.

http:www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 9:30 AM  -  10:45 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Playtime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Ages 0-3 1/2 with Adult. Older preschool siblings are welcome.    

   Registration begins January 12, 2015.  Group size is limited.

Mother Goose on the Loose is an interactive first library experience which includes books, songs, movement and play to encourage early literacy development.

The first 25 minutes follows a pattern of songs, lapjogs, fingerplays, etc. which repeat from week to week. There is always a new book and a few changing rhymes.  This is followed by a playtime with age appropriate toys to encourage special distraction-free between adult and child and beginning socialization. We end with a circle time of songs.

Get your child off to a great start and meet other parents and children in our community.

 

http://www.delcolibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
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misc_kidsreading 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 4 - 5 yrs. (Including Kindergarten).  Every Tuesday at 10:00 - 10:40 am. Storytime and craft which also includes activities to help children with basic alphabet and math skills. No Registration Required.  Please call Primos Library at 610-622-8091 with any questions.

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

Story time for children ages 1- 3 years.  Includes stories, songs, bubbles, and parachute play, followed by 15 minutes of free play with toys.

Meets every Tuesday, January 20- May 5. 

Must register for this event (sign-up once for the entire winter/spring session).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Children's Event Flyer    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_kids 10:30 AM Toddle on Over Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 2 to 3 1/2. Younger/older siblings are always welcome. NO registration required.

Join us for developmentally appropriate stories, songs & rhymes. The program lasts about 25 minutes, and is followed by a simple craft & playtime!

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

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

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

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
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Aston Tuesday Older Toddler and Preschooler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Nancy   610-494-5877   children@astonlibrary.org
   

Suitable for children ages 2.5-5 with adult. Siblings welcome. Early Literacy topics will be featured: Letter Knowledge, Print Concepts, Background knowledge and Comprehension, Vocabulary and Phonemic Awareness. Activities incllude songs, games, rhymes, movement, puppets, read aloud, art or craft and play time. 

Schedule of Activities: 10:20-10:35 Play Time; 10:35-11:10 Story Time; 11:10-11:25 Art Project or Craft; 11:25-11:45 Play Time

PLEASE CLICK HERE AND REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAM!

 

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

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

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Toddler Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Story time for children ages 1- 3 years.  Includes stories, songs, bubbles, and parachute play, followed by 15 minutes of free play with toys.

Meets every Tuesday, January 20- May 5. 

Must register for this event (sign-up once for the entire winter/spring session). 

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

Ages 0-3 1/2 with Adult. Older preschool siblings are welcome.

  Registration begins January 12, 2015.  Group size is limited.

Mother Goose on the Loose is an interactive first library experience which includes books, songs, movement and play to encourage early literacy development.

The first 25 minutes follows a pattern of songs, lapjogs, fingerplays, etc. which repeat from week to week. There is always a new book and a few changing rhymes.  This is followed by a playtime with age appropriate toys to encourage special distraction-free between adult and child and beginning socialization. We end with a circle time of songs.

Get your child off to a great start and meet other parents and children in our community.

 

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

Our Own Stories

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

Registration is NOT required. Tuesdays at 1:30pm

(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 2:00 PM Preschool and Kindergarten Story Time with Ms Mel Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays and crafts that nurture early literacy skills!  Open to ages 3 1/2 to 5 1/2.

*Join us in celebrating Mardi Gras and wear you purple, green or both!

No registration required.

    Location: Marple Public Library
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rec_legoguy 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

LEGO Club @ MFL

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

 

Tuesday, February 17th; 3-5pm

Saturday, February 28th; 1-3pm

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Magic Tree House Adventure Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Book club for students grades K-5 (without caregiver).  Includes read along, crafts, and activities.  Books will be provided.

Meets every Tuesday, January 20- May 5 (no meeting 3/31).

Must register for this event (sign-up once for the entire winter/spring session).

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 11 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Preschool Parade Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Radnor Library's Children's Department   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

Children's Event Flyer    
    Location: Radnor Memorial 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

Registration begins January 12, 2015.  Group size is limited. Participants must attend all sessions.

There's lots of creative fun in this after-school club. Join other budding artist to experiment with a variety of drawing ideas and techniques. Mrs. H. introduces something new each week.  All materials are supplied by the library.  You just have to supply your creativity!

http://www.upperdarbylibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Pajama Story Time with Ms Mel Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Grab your teddy bear and wear your pajamas for a fun evening of stories and songs and a craft!  
Open to all ages, no registration required!

*Join us in celebrating Mardi Gras and wear your purple, green or both!

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

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

Children's Event Flyer    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-494-5877   
   

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.

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
z_cust_familyplace 10:00 AM  -  11:15 AM Parent Child Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Ages 1-3  with Adult. Younger or older pre-school siblings are welcome.  Registration begins January 12, 2015.

Spend quality playtime with your child in this special library play group.

Each week a different community partner will answer your questions and concerns about early literacy, speech, nutrition and child development.  This informal setting is a great way to talk to the experts as well as other parents who may share your experiences.

 

 

http://www.delcolibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Books & Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   
Books and Babies is a fun-filled 20-minute storytime program for our youngest customers, babies birth through 23 months and a caregiver with Ms. Patti and 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 registrationis required. Please help us provide the best experience for all by selecting an age-appropriate storytime for your child!

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

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

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

Children's Event Flyer    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Toddler Story Time with Ms. Mel Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610 356-1510   
   

Two- Three year olds (with a favorite adult) enjoy interactive stories, songs and crafts that encourage their emerging language skills.

* No Registration Requried!

*Join us in celebrating Mardi Grad and wear your purple, green or both.

 

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kelly Edwards    610-632-4090   
   

All Pre Schools and Families are welcome to join Yeadon Children's Program for Story Time!!

** if you have a large group please call ahead

 

    Location: Yeadon Public Library
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misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Winter Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Ellen Keeney   610-583-7207   
   

Stories, games, flannelboards, crafts and movies for children ages 3 - 5 years. Come and join the fun. Call or come in to register.

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

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

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Homeschooolers' Geography and History Fair Explorers Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Yolaine Kaupas   610-446-3082 x204   kaupas@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Join us as we explore and plan for the Annual Homeschool Geography and History Fair at HTFL.

Choose a country, region or time in history. Research online and library materials to begin planning your display!

Share your finished project at the fair on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the Collingdale Christian Family School, 814 Andrew Avenue, Collingdale.

This program is free and open to all students. Registration is required - please click the REGISTER button below to sign up.


 Geogprahy and History Fair Explorers  is an Information Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
        There are 20 spaces available.
 
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   
   

Please join us! The Infant Story Time consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and puppets.

This program is designed for children ages birth - 24 months and their caregivers.

Reservations are required for this free event, so call 610-734-7649 or visit the library today.

    Location: Upper Darby Municipal Branch
 
misc_kidsreading1 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Winter Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Ellen Keeney   610-583-7207   
   

Stories, games, flannelboards, crafts and movies for children ages 3 - 5 years. Come and join the fun. Call or come in to register.

    Location: Ridley Park Public Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Homeschoolers' Creative Writing Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Yolaine Kaupas   610-446-3082, x. 204   kaupas@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 {C}{C}{C}PA Forward Initiative.

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

Bring your tablet, cell phone, or camera and take pictures of clues around the library.  

Grades K-5.

Digital Scavenger Hunt dates: February 18, March 18, April 22.

Must register for this event.

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

If you love the American Girl series or your American Girl doll, this is the place for you!

Each week we'll focus on a different girl from a new time period and enjoy reading aloud, fun activities, and food. You're welcome to bring your American Girl doll.

This program is free and open to students in grade 1-4. Registration is required - please click here to go to the listing for the first session to sign up. Please plan to attend all sessions. 

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Sideways Stories from Swarthmore Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for this 7-week series as we explore Louis Sachar’s wacky “Sideways Stories from Wayside School!" We will read, write, and create our own crazy tales. 

*It is not necessary to read any of the books ahead. Miss Devon will be reading aloud throughout the 7 weeks.

**This series runs from January 7th – February 18th

Grades 3-5. Registration required.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
eth_chinese_lantern.GIF 4:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Chinese New Year Celebration Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Chinese New Year Celebration!

Wednesday, February 18th

4:30-7pm

All ages welcome! Come and learn about the history & significance of the Chinese New Year, learn Chinese Chess, tradition Chinese music & dances, and enjoy traditional Chinese food!

Registration is required as spots are limited. Include the total number of adults & kids that will be attending. Presented by teen volunteers from Penncrest High School.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
        There are 8 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Skippyjon Jones Author Visit Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Ms. Judy Schachner, creator of the popular Skippyjon Jones picture book series, will be visiting Ridley Township Public Library.  Enjoy a reading of her newest story, Skippyjon Jones Snow What, a scavenger hunt, and refreshments.

Suitable for ages 3-10, all welcome.

Must register for this event.

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

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

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

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

*Please call 610-566-1918 or email mecsd@delcolibraries.org to register*

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
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misc_star_white_in_red Storytime & Program Registration Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

REGISTER NOW!

Registration is currently being taken for:

Preschool Book Buddies ( ages 3 1/2-5)

Mother Goose on the Loose (ages 0-3)

Parent Child Workshop (ages 1-3)

Young Artists Club (grades 3-5)

Crazy 8s Math Club (grades 1 & 2)

Group Size is limited for all of the above programs.

Register in person, by phone or e-mail.

http:www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Music with Miss Joy Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Radnor Library's Children's Department   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Miss Joy is bringing her guitar and some stories to the Radnor Memorial Library’s Winsor Room.   Families with children age 2-5 are invited to this lively musical storytime.  No registration required.

Children's Event Flyer    
    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.
 
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
   

Story time for children ages 3- 5 years (without caregiver).  Includes stories, songs, bubbles, and parachute play.

Meets every Thursday, January 22- May 7.

Must register for this event (sign-up once for the entire winter/spring session).

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Petite Playgroup Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Thursdays @ 10:00 am. For 0-24 mos.

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

    Location: Media-UP Free 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   
   

Babies joyfully celebrate books with their parent/caregiver during these interactive storytimes.  Infants from birth to 23 months are the focus of this class along with stories, songs, lap-wiggles, and nursery rhymes.  The Children's Library is located on the lower level and is accessable by elevator.   Board books and an up-to-date parenting collection are available.  Age appropriate group size means this storytime can sometimes fill quickly, so please register starting on January 12th in person or by phone. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Makin' Music 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 register by clicking on the "Register" button below.

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

MakinMusicClass

Held on the 3rd Thursday of every month throughout 2015! You must register for each month's class. Thanks!

    Location: Middletown Free Library
        There are 35 spaces available.
 
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 - Age 3 years. Thursdays 10:30-11:30 am.  Interactive program that includes books, rhymes, playtimes, etc.  Registration is not required.  Please call Primos Library Branch at 610-622-8091 with any questions you may have.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Aston Thursday Older Toddler and Preschooler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Nancy   610-494-5877   children@astonlibrary.org
   

Suitable for children ages 2.5-5 with adult. Siblings welcome. Early Literacy topics will be featured: Letter Knowledge, Print Concepts, Background knowledge and Comprehension, Vocabulary and Phonemic Awareness. Activities incllude songs, games, rhymes, movement, puppets, read aloud, art or craft and play time.  

Schedule of Activities: 10:20-10:35 Play Time; 10:35-11:10 Story Time; 11:10-11:25 Art Project or Craft; 11:25-11:45 Play Time

 

PLEASE CLICK HERE AND REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAM!

 

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

Story time for children ages 3- 5 years (without caregiver).  Includes stories, songs, bubbles, and parachute play.

Meets every Thursday, January 22- May 7.

Must register for this event (sign-up once for the entire winter/spring session).

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 9 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   
   

Turning into an ice cube outdoors?  Warm up at the library!  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. Our Winter/Spring themes include:

 Feb. 5th  February Foxes

 Feb. 12th  Coat Capers

Feb. 19th  It's Winter!

Feb. 26th  Sheriff Stars

March 5th  Hot Air Drifters

March 12th  Hello, Holes! 

March 19th  Stray Dog Tales

March 26th  Draw It!

April 2nd (no storytime)

April 9th  Party Time! 

Registration for the full series begins Jan. 12th.  Please provide your child's first and last name, age, and a contact number.  See you soon!

    Location: H. K. Furness Free 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: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_kids 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Preschool Yoga Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Best for ages 3 1/2 to 6 years. Younger/older siblings are always welcome. NO registration required.http://www.southfayettelibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/yoga-pose.jpg Certified Yoga Instructor Miss Lisa will read a story, then teach us some fun poses based on the book. Bring your own mat, or use one of ours! 

 

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

Story time for students grades K-5 (without caregiver).  Includes stories, activities, games, and crafts.

Meets every Thursday, January 22- May 7.

Must register for this event (sign-up once for the entire winter/spring session).

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
   
 
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   
   

Turning into an ice cube outdoors?  Warm up at the library!  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. Our Winter/Spring themes include:

Feb. 5th  February Foxes

Feb. 12th Coat Capers

Feb. 19th  It's Winter!

Feb.  26th  Sheriff Stars

March 5th  Hot Air Drifters

March 12th  Hello, Holes!

March19th   Stray Dog Tales

March 26th  Draw It!

April 2nd  (no storytime)

April 9th  Party Time!

Registration for the full series begins Jan. 12th.  Just come in or call providing your child's first and last name, age, and a contact number.  See you soon!

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

Book Buddies Students in grades 1-3 will hear a story while having a snack and then make a craft or play a game.  Club will meet the 3rd Thursday of every month from 4-5 pm.  Registration is required.  Please call Primos Library 610-622-8091 to sign up or for more information.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
misc_smiley 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Crazy 8s Math Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Grades 1 & 2

Registration begins January 12, 2015.  Group size is limited. Participants must attend all sessions.

Crazy 8s is an over-the-top after-school club that's designed to get kids fired up about math.  Every week kids get to build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess... and make friendships at the same time. It's time for math to become the cool thing to do after schoo!

http://www.upperdarbylibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_none 4:30 PM Crazy 8's Math Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Radnor Library's Children's Department   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Children in grades K-4 are invited to come to the Radnor Memorial Library for Crazy 8s, a cool new math club!  Children will discover the mischievous side of math with Toilet Paper Olympics, Glow-in-the-Dark Geometry, and Spy Training, using materials provided by the Bedtime Math Foundation. Please sign up beginning January 22.

Children's Event Flyer    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
   
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misc_none 9:30 AM Big Steps Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Radnor Library's Children's Department   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

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

Designed for children 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 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM On My Own Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Children's Event Flyer    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 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
   

Story time for children ages birth- 3 years.  Includes songs, rhymes, stories, and activities.

Meets every Friday, January 23- May 8 (no meeting 3/6, 4/3). 

Must register for this event (sign-up once for the entire winter/spring session).

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

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

Fridays @ 1:00 pm. For ages 2-6.

Stop by to listen to stories with Miss Marie.

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

Create a fun craft to take home and show off!  Today: Winter bird scene

Grades K-5

Every Friday, January 23- May 8 (no meeting 3/6, 4/3).

Must register for this event.
 
Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
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misc_star_white_in_red Storytime & Program Registration Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

REGISTER NOW!

Registration is currently being taken for:

Preschool Book Buddies ( ages 3 1/2-5)

Mother Goose on the Loose (ages 0-3)

Parent Child Workshop (ages 1-3)

Young Artists Club (grades 3-5)

Crazy 8s Math Club (grades 1 & 2)

Group Size is limited for all of the above programs.

Register in person, by phone or e-mail.

http:www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Frozen Sing-Along with Makin' Music Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Come sing your favorite 'Frozen' songs with Queen Elsa!  Children may also wear their Frozen gear (dresses, t-shirts, costumes, pajamas, slippers, etc).

Suitable for ages 3-6, all welcome.

Program provided by Makin' Music Rockin' Rhythms.

Must register for this event, space is limited.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
   
 
rec_legoguy 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM LEGO Builders: Skyscrapers Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610566-9331 x4   
   

Our first LEGO Builders of the new year is SKYSCRAPERS!  We'll take a quick look at New York City's Chrysler Building with it's steeple, eagle ornaments, radiator cap and hubcap designs, and Art Deco elevator doors.  We will then embark on building our tallest structure yet.  We'll need plenty of help, so invite your friends!  Parents are welcome too. If you have any large LEGO baseplates you would be willing to lend or donate, please let Ms.Lori know ASAP!  In the mean time think tall thoughts.  Our next LEGO event will be April 18th.  

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
Sunday February 22, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   
   

Come and join Mr. Dustin for our  funtastically themed lego club.

Ages: 7-11

*Registration required by phone or in person.

$5.00 fee required, for each child, upon attendance at first class.

    Location: Marple Public Library
Monday February 23, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Little Steps Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Radnor Library's Children's Department   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

Children's Event Flyer    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Book Buddies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

Registration begins January 12, 2015.  Group size is limited.

This theme based storytime uses the best in children's literature, songs, rhymes and movement to  introduce the early literacy skills of phonological and phonemic awareness, letter and print recognition and narrative skills.  In our fun, relaxed setting, they'll never know they're learning!  An activity or craft completes each session to further our theme.

http://www.upperdarbylibraries.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   
   

Cabin fever?  Then you won't want to miss our Toddler Tales storytime which is designed with the 2 to 3 1/2 year old's interests in mind.  These active sessions include 10 themes that toddlers love:  

Feb. 2nd  Penguin Antics

Feb. 9th Cat Nights

Feb. 16th  Lost & Found?

Feb. 23rd  Mix It Up! 

March 2nd  Wholly "MOLE"ly

March 9th Birdsongs & Stories

March 16th  My Hands

March 23rd  Bathtime Splash

March 30th  Who Forgets?

April 6th  Celebrate Libraries!  

Call or come in to register for the full series starting January 12th.  We need your child's first and last name, age, and a contact number.  See you soon!

    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: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-623-4090   
   

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: Yeadon Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
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misc_none 10:30 AM Toddler's Story Time with Ms Mel Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Two to three year-olds (with a favorite adult) enjoy interactive stories songs and games that encourage their emerging language skills.  No registration required!

*Let your imagination run wild in celebrating Imagination week with us!

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Action Readers! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-556-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Action Readers!

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

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 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Infant Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Story time for children ages birth- 24 months.  Includes stories, songs, bubbles, and parachute play, followed by 15 minutes of free play with toys.

Meets every Monday, January 26- May 4 (no meeting 1/19, 2/16, 3/30). 

Must register for this event (sign-up once for the entire winter/spring session).

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
rec_aerobics 12:30 PM  -  1:15 PM Preschool Yoga Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Preschool Yoga w/ Ms Lisa

Monday, February 23rd @ 12:30pm