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Tuesday September 19, 2017 Go To Top
anim_bee.GIF 9:30 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Swarthmore Public Library   6105430436   swdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 1 to 2 years and their caregivers, this program introduces your little one to rhythm, language and reading through finger plays,clapping rhymes, songs, puppets, and books in a nurturing and fun environment.

Please register once for the 6-week session. Due to limited space, we ask that you only register your child for one time slot. 

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

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

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

PreSchool Storytime  Tuesdays from 10:00 to 10:40 beginning September 19th.  Ages 3 1/2 to 5 years (incl. Kindergarten).  Storytime with craft which also includes activities to help children with basic alphabet and math skills.  Registration is required as class size is limited.  Registration begins Sept. 6.  You may call Primos Library Branch at 610-622-8091 to register or come in person.  Primos Library is located at 409 Ashland Ave, Secane, PA 19018.

PreSchool Storytime is a basic literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    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
   

Tuesdays at 10:00am
September 19- December 5 (no class 10/31 and 11/21)
Ages 1-3 years, siblings welcome
 
Enjoy 30 minutes of stories, songs, instrument play, bubbles, and more. 
Program is followed by 15 minutes of open play time.

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
   
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee   610-623-0239 x 304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
   

We have great stories and activities to engage your little ones and spark their imagination so be sure to stop by!

    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
 
anim_bee.GIF 10:30 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Swarthmore Public Library   6105430436   swdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 1 to 2 years and their caregivers, this program introduces your little one to rhythm, language and reading through finger plays, clapping rhymes, songs, puppets, and books in a nurturing and fun environment.

Please register once for the 6-week session. Due to limited space, we ask that you only register your child for one time slot.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
lib_book_red 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Read-Ercise with Toddlers Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   (610) 566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

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

Tuesdays at 10:30am. Registration is NOT required.

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-356-1510   
   

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

    Location: Marple Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
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
   

Tuesdays at 11:00am
September 19- December 5 (no class 10/31 and 11/21)
Ages 1-3 years, siblings welcome
 
Enjoy 30 minutes of stories, songs, instrument play, bubbles, and more. 
Program is followed by 15 minutes of open play time.

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

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

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

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

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

Tuesdays at 11:30am. Registration is NOT required.

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

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

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Come join us for some amazing stories and an art & craft. Each story time will highlight a weekly educational theme. This week we will be learning about the season of Fall and learning about varieties of trees & their importance. As with every story time we will also end with our traditional book trek around the children's department finding all of the books we want to take home.

No Registration Required!

Ages: 4-6

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

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Preschool Story Time (for ages 4-6)

Tuesdays @ 1:30pm

It's a story time with lots of movement and ocassional input from the audience! Mr. Jason leads this story time for preschoolers with books, songs, dancing, and a magnetic board during free-play where the kids can use magnetic pieces to tell their own stories.

Registration is not required, but participation is!

Remember: Adults are great role models who can demonstrate great listening for their kids. Please keep conversations to a minimum or feel free to chat in the hallway while Mr. Jason immerses the kids in a language-rich environment.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
ent_circ_lion 2:00 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Swarthmore Public Library   6105430436   swdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 3 1/2 to 5 years, this interactive program invites your child to sing, dance, imagine, and learn.

Please register once for the 6-week session. Due to limited space, we ask that you only register your child for one time slot.

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

Grades K-5

Bring your friends and play Bingo for prizes!

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for entire fall session and come when you can (September 19, October 3, November 7, December 5).

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
rec_legoguy 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego's Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Miss Debbie   610-494-5877   debbie@astonlibrary
   

 

Join us every Tuesday for Lego fun!!! We will work on a group project or on our own.

Register now!

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_bookman 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Toddler Tuesday Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Dawn   610-485-6519   marcushook@delcolibraries.org
   

This program is designed for children under 5 and includes a story time followed by a craft or two.

 
rec_chess_knight 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Chess Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Miss Debbie   610-494-5877   debbie@astonlibrary
   

Have you ever wanted to learn to play Chess?

Join us every Tuesday at 6:00 pm at the Aston Public Library

Ages 8 & up

 

Chess teacher Mr Finn will teach you how to play chess or help you brush up on your skills. 

Game pieces will be supplied

 

Register now!

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are 10 spaces available.
Wednesday September 20, 2017 Go To Top
anim_bee.GIF 10:00 AM Bookin' with Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   4843842388   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Best for ages 0-2, plus caregiver. Older siblings are always welcome. NO registration required. 

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

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

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Come join us for phenomenal stories, songs, and an art & craft. Each story time will highlight a weekly educational theme and some physical activity through our songs. This week we will be learning about the season of Fall. As with every story time we will end with our traditional book trek around the children's department finding all of the book we want to take home.

No Registration Required!

Ages: 2-3

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

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

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

http://tinyurl.com/astonkidsevents    
    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
ent_circ_lion 1:00 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Swarthmore Public Library   6105430436   swdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 3 1/2 to 5 years, this interactive program invites your child to sing, dance, imagine, and learn.

Please register once for the 6-week session. Due to limited space, we ask that you only register your child for one time slot.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   (610) 446-3082, x204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

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 REQUIRED through Eventkeeper.  Please plan to attend all sessions.

 
 
    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
elect_laptop.GIF 4:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Tech Playground Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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Wednesday, September 20th

4:30-6:30pm

 

Mr. Jason will have out a variety of the library's technology for kids & their caregivers to explore and play with. Makey Makey, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Microbit, Ozobots, Cubetto, Cubelets, and a few others!

Registration is not required as this is a drop in, unstructured event. We will share, take turns and learn on our own!

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    Location: Middletown Free Library
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM A Not-So-Typical Campfire Story Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Suitable for ages 3-10.

Join storyteller Mr. Don from Classroom Adventure Stories, as he shares his tale:  "A Not-So-Typical Campfire Story" -- In this, the original Classroom Adventure Story, you and your students will take part in a 'camp-quake', a forest fire, a thunder storm, and a variety of other exciting adventures.  It's an adventure that they'll never forget!  This story teaches the valuable life lessons of cooperation and perseverance!

For more information about Classroom Adventure Stories, visit www.classroomadventurestories.com.

Register below beginning September 11. 

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
   
Thursday September 21, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mphplchildsrp 10:00 AM Infants Only Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Swarthmore Public Library   6105430436   swdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages birth to 1 year and their caregivers, this gentle yet lively program includes tickling rhymes, peek-a-boo games, short books, nursery rhymes, and music.

Please register once for the 6-week session. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public 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 Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Thursdays at 10:00am
September 21- December 7 (no class 11/2 and 11/23)
Ages 3-5 years (children must be 3 years old as of September 1)

During this 45 minute program, children will enjoy stories, music, instrument play, bubbles, and more. This program is designed to prepare children for preschool, and parents/caregivers are asked to stay in the downstairs library during story time.

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 3 spaces available.
 
lib_book_red 10:30 AM  -  10:30 AM 3s-5s Story Time with Ms. Debbie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie   610-494-5877   debbie@astonlibrary.org
   

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

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

Register using the link below.

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

http://tinyurl.com/astonkidsevents    
    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are 22 spaces available.
 
ent_guitar01 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Makin' Music Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Makin' Music

Thursday, September 21st @ 10:30am

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

Fun for all ages, and REGISTRATION is REQUIRED, as spots are LIMITED.  
PLEASE only register children, and include each child you are registering ("Add Guest").

CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT(S)!

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

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

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
z_cust_mphplchildsrp 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
   

Mothergoose Storytime Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:30 am beginning the week of Sept. 21 and ending December 7th.  Infant through age 3 1/2 years. Interactive program that includes books, rhymes, music and playtime.  Registration is required as space is limited. Registration begins Wednesday, Sept. 6th.  You may call Primos Library Branch at 610-622-8091 or come in person to register.  There is a Mothergoose Storytime program on Fridays from 10:00 - 11:00 am as well but you must choose one of the two days when registering as the program is very popular.  Primos Library is located at 409 Ashland Ave, Secane, PA 19018.  There will be no program November 23rd due to the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Mother Goose Storytime is a Basic Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative

 

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
ent_guitar01 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Wee Read - Miss Joy Sings! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee Fagg   610.623.0239 x 304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Storytime with our favorite singer/storyteller! Join Miss Joy for books, music and more!

 All ages are invited to attend. Please note that large groups, organizations or camps MUST call before attending.

 Please call 610-623-0239 ext 305 or email lacsd@delcolibraries.org for information or to reserve a spot

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

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

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Swarthmore Public Library   6105430436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 2 to 3.5 years and their caregivers, stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and music liven the atmosphere as concepts such as colors, numbers and letters are introduced.

Please register once for the six week session. Since space is limited, we ask that you only register for one time slot per session. Thank you!

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

Thursdays at 1:00pm
September 21- December 7 (no class 11/2 and 11/23)
Ages 3-5 years (children must be 3 years old as of September 1)

During this 45 minute program, children will enjoy stories, music, instrument play, bubbles, and more. This program is designed to prepare children for preschool, and parents/caregivers are asked to stay in the downstairs library during story time.

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 7 spaces available.
 
z_cust_NJ_makers.GIF 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Preschool Robotics Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Preschool Robotics

Thursday, September 21st @ 2pm

(For preschoolers ages 3-6 years old)

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Thanks to the Friends of the Middletown Free Library, we have multiple sets of Cubetto, the programmable wooden robot! Mr. Jason leads this workshop to introduce Cubetto to the kids and a few basic codes so your kids can program the wooden robots and send them on journeys or do a few tricks.

Registration is not required. Participation from caregivers is needed as well to ensure all of the kids are sharing and taking turns as we split into smaller groups.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
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rec_scissors&glue 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM After School Fun Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tinicum Memorial Public Library   610-521-9344   tinicum@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for afterschool fun!!!! Crafts, Puzzles and Games.

Registration is required.

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

Thursdays at 3:30pm
September 21- December 7 (no class 11/2 and 11/23)
Grades K-5

Children will enjoy stories, games, and crafts.

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
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 Grades 1 - 3.  From 4:00 - 5:00 pm. This program meets on these Thursdays: Sept. 21, Oct. 19, and Nov. 16.  After school program that meets once a month.  Student will be provided with a snack while listening to a story.  Children will then make a craft and play a game related to the story they have just heard.  Registration is required as program size is limited.  Registration begins Sept. 6th.  You may register by calling Primos Library at 610-622-8091 or by coming in person.  Primos Library Branch is located at 409 Ashland Ave, Secane, PA 19018

Book Buddies is a basic literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
office_lightbulb 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Club

Brand new this storytime session, the Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Club will feature hands on science, technology, engineering, arts, and math expieriences for children ages 8-11.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
   
 
misc_kidsreading1 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Childrens program Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Dawn   610-485-6519   marcushook@delcolibraries.org
   

This program is designed for children 5 and older, which inludes a story followed by a craft or two.

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM PAWS for Reading Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries
   

 

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

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

 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 15 spaces available.
Friday September 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Fridays at 10:00am
September 22- December 8 (no class 11/10, 11/24)
Ages1-3 years, siblings welcome

Enjoy 30 minutes of stories, nursery rhymes, music and dancing, puppets, instruments and more!

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
   
 
z_cust_mphplchildsrp 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Mothergoose Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Mothergoose Storytime Fridays from 10:00 to 11:00 am beginning September 22nd. Infant through ages 3 1/2 years.  Interactive program that includes books, rhymes, music, and playtime.  Registration is required at class size is limited.  Registration begins September 6th.  Please call Primos Library Branch at 610-622-8091 or come in person to register.  Primos Library is located at 409 Ashland Ave, Secane, PA 19018.  There is a Mother Goose storytime on Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:30 pm but families must choose which day to attend as this program is very popular. 

Mothergoose Storytime is a basic literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-358-3445   
   

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

    Location: Rachel Kohl Community Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
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    Contact: Linda West   610-521-9344   tinicum@delcolibraries.org
   

Learn about the amazing Ben Franklin! After reading Ben Franklin and the Magic Squares, we'll make a real working thermometer.  What's for lunch??  "FRANK"furters, of course!

Registration required.

Please inform the library in advance of any food allergies/special dietary needs.

    Location: Tinicum Memorial Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
ent_filmproj 5:00 PM  -  7:15 PM Pizza & Movie Night Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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Pizza & Movie Night

Wonder Woman (Rated PG-13)

Friday, September 22nd @ 5pm

 

 

Thanks to a generous grant, the library will be dishing out FREE pizza as we watch the Wonder Woman (PG-13) movie. After the movie, we'll make a craft that ties in with the super hero!

Registration is required so we can order enough pizza.

CLICK HERE! Register adults AND kids. Click "Add Guest" to reserve multiple spots.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
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misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Lego Club with Dustin Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel and Mel Anderson   6103561510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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Join us for family fun of LEGO building at Marple Library. 

Ideal for children aged between 7-11 years old who love construction and being creative! A new theme will be presented each session. 
LEGO bricks will be supplied. Registration required.

    Location: Marple Public Library
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misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Swarthmore Public Library   6105430436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 2 to 3.5 years and their caregivers, stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and music liven the atmosphere as concepts such as colors, numbers and letters are introduced.

Please register once for the six week session. Since space is limited, we ask that you only register for one time slot per session. Thank you!

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
   
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-586-1690   
   

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: Folcroft Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:15 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

This active storytime has simple themes that 2 to 3-and-a-half year olds will relish.  They include:

September 25th     Leaf

October 2nd          Baby

October 9th           Fox

October 16th         Mole

October 23rd         Pig

October 30th         Frog-o-ween?

November 6th        Round

November 13th      Bed

November 20th      Thankful

November 27th      Celebrate!

Age appropriate books, songs, fingerplays, snacks, and a special activity round out each week's program.  Registration for the ten week series begins September 5th. Just call or stop in.  Please provide your child's first and last name, their age, as well as your best contact number. 

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Dance Me a Story! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   6103531022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Best for ages 2-6. Younger/older siblings are always welcome. NO registration required. 

Join dance teacher Lisa Oster for a fun class where participants act out a story using different styles of music and dance! 

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

Come  join us for super fun stories, songs, and an art & craft. Each story time will highlight a weekly educational theme and some physical activity through our songs. This week we will be reading Pete the Cat stories and learning about colors. As with every story time, we will end with our traditional book trek around the children's department finding all of the books we want to take home.   

No Registration Required!

Ages: 2-3

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Swarthmore Public Library   6105430436   swdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 2 to 3.5 years and their cargivers, stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and music liven the atmosphere, as concepts such as colors numbers and letters are introduced.

Please register once for the six week session. Since space is limited, we ask you only register for one time slot per session. Thanks!

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
   
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Action Readers! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-556-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Action Readers!

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

Mondays at 10:30am

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

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

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

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

Mondays at 11:00am
September 18- December 4 (no class 10/23, 11/20)
Ages birth- 24 months, siblings welcome
 
Enjoy 30 minutes of stories, songs, instrument play, bubbles, and more. 
Program is followed by 15 minutes of open play time.

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:30 AM  -  12:15 PM Action Readers! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-556-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Action Readers! ENCORE!

Due to the popularity and crowds showing up at our 10:30am infant story times, Mr. Jason & MFL are offering a second one at 11:30am!!!

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 11:30am

(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
 
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
   

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Monday, September 25th @ 12:30pm

Ages 3-6

 

Ms Lisa teaches this FREE yoga class for preschoolers (ages 3-6) here at MFL. She reads a book to the kids, incorporates a variety of yoga poses, and has the kids play some breathing and balancing games.

Registration is not required. The library has yoga mats, but feel free to bring yours if you want!

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

Mondays at 3:30pm
September 18- December 4 (no class 10/23, 11/20)
Grades K-5
 
Bring in your electronic device to play Minecraft and other online games with friends.  Please remember to charge your device and update apps before class.

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
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misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Crack the Code Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   (610) 446-3082, x204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Want to learn more about the world of coding? Join us as we explore coding in a variety of ways: plugged and unplugged! Please click here to register!

This program is FREE and open to students in grades 2-5.  Registration is REQUIRED - please click here to return to the first session to sign up!  Please plan to attend all sessions.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Creative Kids Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 5-7 years, this interactive program invites your child to read, craft, and play.

Please register once for the 6-week session. Due to limited space, we ask that you only register your child for one time slot.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
   
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anim_bee.GIF 9:30 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Swarthmore Public Library   6105430436   swdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 1 to 2 years and their caregivers, this program introduces your little one to rhythm, language and reading through finger plays,clapping rhymes, songs, puppets, and books in a nurturing and fun environment.

Please register once for the 6-week session. Due to limited space, we ask that you only register your child for one time slot. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
   
 
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    Contact: Radnor Children's Department   610-687-1124   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Stories, puppets, rhymes, music and interactive activities to develop language and listening skills for ages 3 to 5.

Great Events for Birth to Pre-K    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-353-1022   
   

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

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

PreSchool Storytime  Tuesdays from 10:00 to 10:40 beginning September 19th.  Ages 3 1/2 to 5 years (incl. Kindergarten).  Storytime with craft which also includes activities to help children with basic alphabet and math skills.  Registration is required as class size is limited.  Registration begins Sept. 6.  You may call Primos Library Branch at 610-622-8091 to register or come in person.  Primos Library is located at 409 Ashland Ave, Secane, PA 19018.

PreSchool Storytime is a basic literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    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
   

Tuesdays at 10:00am
September 19- December 5 (no class 10/31 and 11/21)
Ages 1-3 years, siblings welcome
 
Enjoy 30 minutes of stories, songs, instrument play, bubbles, and more. 
Program is followed by 15 minutes of open play time.

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
   
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee   610-623-0239 x 304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
   

We have great stories and activities to engage your little ones and spark their imagination so be sure to stop by!

    Location: Lansdowne Public Library
 
anim_bee.GIF 10:30 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Swarthmore Public Library   6105430436   swdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 1 to 2 years and their caregivers, this program introduces your little one to rhythm, language and reading through finger plays, clapping rhymes, songs, puppets, and books in a nurturing and fun environment.

Please register once for the 6-week session. Due to limited space, we ask that you only register your child for one time slot.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
lib_book_red 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Read-Ercise with Toddlers Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   (610) 566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

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

Tuesdays at 10:30am. Registration is NOT required.

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-356-1510   
   

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

    Location: Marple Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
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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
   

Tuesdays at 11:00am
September 19- December 5 (no class 10/31 and 11/21)
Ages 1-3 years, siblings welcome
 
Enjoy 30 minutes of stories, songs, instrument play, bubbles, and more. 
Program is followed by 15 minutes of open play time.

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

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

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

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

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

Tuesdays at 11:30am. Registration is NOT required.

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

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

Come join us for some amazing stories and an art & craft. Each story time will highlight a weekly educational theme. This week we will be reading Pete the Cat stories and learning some Math. As with every story time we will also end with our traditional book trek around the children's department finding all of the books we want to take home.

No Registration Required!

Ages: 4-6

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

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Preschool Story Time (for ages 4-6)

Tuesdays @ 1:30pm

It's a story time with lots of movement and ocassional input from the audience! Mr. Jason leads this story time for preschoolers with books, songs, dancing, and a magnetic board during free-play where the kids can use magnetic pieces to tell their own stories.

Registration is not required, but participation is!

Remember: Adults are great role models who can demonstrate great listening for their kids. Please keep conversations to a minimum or feel free to chat in the hallway while Mr. Jason immerses the kids in a language-rich environment.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
ent_circ_lion 2:00 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Swarthmore Public Library   6105430436   swdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 3 1/2 to 5 years, this interactive program invites your child to sing, dance, imagine, and learn.

Please register once for the 6-week session. Due to limited space, we ask that you only register your child for one time slot.

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

Ages 3-10

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

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for entire fall session and come when you can (September 26, October 10, November 14).

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
rec_legoguy 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego's Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Miss Debbie   610-494-5877   debbie@astonlibrary
   

 

Join us every Tuesday for Lego fun!!! We will work on a group project or on our own.

Register now!

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
rec_chess_knight 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Chess Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Miss Debbie   610-494-5877   debbie@astonlibrary
   

Have you ever wanted to learn to play Chess?

Join us every Tuesday at 6:00 pm at the Aston Public Library

Ages 8 & up

 

Chess teacher Mr Finn will teach you how to play chess or help you brush up on your skills. 

Game pieces will be supplied

 

Register now!

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are 10 spaces available.
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anim_bee.GIF 10:00 AM Bookin' with Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   4843842388   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Best for ages 0-2, plus caregiver. Older siblings are always welcome. NO registration required. 

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

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

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Books & Breakfast @ Chick-fil-A Lima

Wednesday, September 27th @ 10am

 

Mr. Jason will be at CFA-Lima to share some of his favorite books for a special story time! Singing, dancing, reading, and a craft afterwards. FREE coffee for adults provided by CFA...what fun!

Registration is not required. Recommended for ages birth-6, but all are welcome!

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

Come join us for phenomenal stories, songs, and an art & craft. Each story time will highlight a weekly educational theme and some physical activity through our songs. This week we will be reading Pete the Cat stories and learning all about Numbers. As with every story time we will end with our traditional book trek around the children's department finding all of the book we want to take home.

No Registration Required!

Ages: 2-3

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

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

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

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    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
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ent_circ_lion 1:00 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Swarthmore Public Library   6105430436   swdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 3 1/2 to 5 years, this interactive program invites your child to sing, dance, imagine, and learn.

Please register once for the 6-week session. Due to limited space, we ask that you only register your child for one time slot.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
ent_manga_girl.GIF 1:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Princess Day! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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Wednesday, September 27th

1-7:30pm

 

 

Green screen photoshoot, crafts, snacks and movies!

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Princess Diaries @ 5:45pm

All afternoon and going into the evening the library is celebrating all things Princesses! Come dressed as one, jump in front of our green screen and get your picture taken with a princess or two, enjoy some crafts and snacks that are related to being 

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royal, and watch a movie or two we are showing!

Registration is not required. It is first come, first serve. Feel free to bring a lunch or dinner to enjoy during the movie showings.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Radnor Library S.M.Art Kids Factology presents Spyology Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Radnor Library Children's Department   610-687-1124   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

S.M.Art Kids: Factology explores different mythical and fantastic topics based off the popular interactive books! Complete STEM based challenges and explorations as spies, pirates, monsters and mummies. Open to kids in grades 1 to 4.  Held at at Radnor United Methodist Church, 930 Conestoga Rd, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010. Registration is required for each individual session and begins August 24.  This month's topic: Spyology.

More great events for grades K to 5    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are 9 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   (610) 446-3082, x204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

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 REQUIRED through Eventkeeper.  Please plan to attend all sessions.

 
 
    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
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z_cust_mphplchildsrp 10:00 AM Infants Only Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Swarthmore Public Library   6105430436   swdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages birth to 1 year and their caregivers, this gentle yet lively program includes tickling rhymes, peek-a-boo games, short books, nursery rhymes, and music.

Please register once for the 6-week session. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public 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 Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Thursdays at 10:00am
September 21- December 7 (no class 11/2 and 11/23)
Ages 3-5 years (children must be 3 years old as of September 1)

During this 45 minute program, children will enjoy stories, music, instrument play, bubbles, and more. This program is designed to prepare children for preschool, and parents/caregivers are asked to stay in the downstairs library during story time.

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 3 spaces available.
 
lib_book_red 10:30 AM  -  10:30 AM 3s-5s Story Time with Ms. Debbie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie   610-494-5877   debbie@astonlibrary.org
   

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

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

Register using the link below.

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

http://tinyurl.com/astonkidsevents    
    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are 22 spaces available.
 
z_cust_mphplchildsrp 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
   

Mothergoose Storytime Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:30 am beginning the week of Sept. 21 and ending December 7th.  Infant through age 3 1/2 years. Interactive program that includes books, rhymes, music and playtime.  Registration is required as space is limited. Registration begins Wednesday, Sept. 6th.  You may call Primos Library Branch at 610-622-8091 or come in person to register.  There is a Mothergoose Storytime program on Fridays from 10:00 - 11:00 am as well but you must choose one of the two days when registering as the program is very popular.  Primos Library is located at 409 Ashland Ave, Secane, PA 19018.  There will be no program November 23rd due to the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Mother Goose Storytime is a Basic Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative

 

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
trans_firetruck2 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Wee Read: Prep Rally Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachee Fagg   610-623-0239 x 304   lacsd@delcolibraries.org
   

September is Emergency Preparedness Month!
Join us for a prep rally on Thursday, September 28th!

Learn how to prepare for an emergency with our friends from the Lansdowne Fire Department and the Animal Friends of Lansdowne.

All ages are invited to attend. Please note that large groups, organizations or camps MUST call before attending.

 Please call 610-623-0239 ext 305 or email lacsd@delcolibraries.org for information or to reserve a spot.

 

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

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

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
        There are many spaces available.
 
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    Contact: Swarthmore Public Library   6105430436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 2 to 3.5 years and their caregivers, stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and music liven the atmosphere as concepts such as colors, numbers and letters are introduced.

Please register once for the six week session. Since space is limited, we ask that you only register for one time slot per session. Thank you!

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

Thursdays at 1:00pm
September 21- December 7 (no class 11/2 and 11/23)
Ages 3-5 years (children must be 3 years old as of September 1)

During this 45 minute program, children will enjoy stories, music, instrument play, bubbles, and more. This program is designed to prepare children for preschool, and parents/caregivers are asked to stay in the downstairs library during story time.

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 7 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   
   

As the leaves begin to fall, join us here at the library as we turn the leaves of books.  We meet Thursday afternoons at 1:30 and again at 4:15 p.m.  This storytime is designed expressly for children between the ages of 3 1/2 through Kindergarten.  Our autumn themes include:

September 28th     Yellowtime

October 5th            Car Race!

October 12th          Be Brave

October 19th          Masks

October 26th          Ghosts

November 2nd        7 Ate 9

November 9th         Whale Tales

November 16th       Quiet!

November 30th       Season's Readings

Each story session is followed by a related art or play activity.  Registration begins Tuesday, September 5th.  Just call or come in.  Please be sure to include child's first and last name, age, and your best contact phone number.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
rec_scissors&glue 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM After School Fun Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tinicum Memorial Public Library   610-521-9344   tinicum@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for afterschool fun!!!! Crafts, Puzzles and Games.

Registration is required.

    Location: Tinicum Memorial Public Library
 
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    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Thursdays at 3:30pm
September 21- December 7 (no class 11/2 and 11/23)
Grades K-5

Children will enjoy stories, games, and crafts.

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
misc_bookman 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Book Buzz Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Book Buzz  Grades 4 - 5. Club meets on these Thursdays from 4:00 - 5:00 pm.  Sept. 28, Oct. 26, and Nov. 30.  After school book club that meets once a month.  Students will be provided with a snack while sharing about a book that they have read.  Children will then make a craft and/or play a game.  Registration is required.  Registration begins Sept 6.  You may call Primos Library at 610-622-8091 or come in person.  Primos Library Branch is located at 409 Ashland Ave, Secane, Pa 19018.

Book Buzz is a basic literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative. 

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
lib_bookflipping 4:15 PM Preschool/Kindergarten Stories Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

As the leaves begin to fall, join us here at the library as we turn the leaves of books.  We meet Thursday afternoons at 1:30 and again at 4:15 p.m.  This storytime is designed expressly for children between the ages of 3 1/2 through Kindergarten.  Our autumn themes include:

September 28th     Yellowtime

October 5th            Car Race!

October 12th          Be Brave

October 19th          Masks

October 26th          Ghosts

November 2nd        7 Ate 9

November 9th         Whale Tales

November 16th       Quiet!

November 30th       Season's Readings

Each story session is folowed by arelated art or play activity.  Registraion beginsTuesday, September 5th.  Just call or come in.  Please be sure to include child's first and last name, age, and your best contact phone number.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
office_lightbulb 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Club

Brand new this storytime session, the Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Club will feature hands on science, technology, engineering, arts, and math expieriences for children ages 8-11.

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

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Origami Club

Thursday, September 28th @ 4:30pm

Beginner-Intermediate Paper Folders

 

Once a month Mr. Jason offers this free class to teach kids & their adults how to fold a variety of origami objects. The library has books & paper available, if you'd like to follow along or fold on your own.

Registration is not required. Suggested for ages 5+ but with some adult help. 

    Location: Middletown Free Library
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Fridays at 10:00am
September 22- December 8 (no class 11/10, 11/24)
Ages1-3 years, siblings welcome

Enjoy 30 minutes of stories, nursery rhymes, music and dancing, puppets, instruments and more!

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
   
 
z_cust_mphplchildsrp 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Mothergoose Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Mothergoose Storytime Fridays from 10:00 to 11:00 am beginning September 22nd. Infant through ages 3 1/2 years.  Interactive program that includes books, rhymes, music, and playtime.  Registration is required at class size is limited.  Registration begins September 6th.  Please call Primos Library Branch at 610-622-8091 or come in person to register.  Primos Library is located at 409 Ashland Ave, Secane, PA 19018.  There is a Mother Goose storytime on Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:30 pm but families must choose which day to attend as this program is very popular. 

Mothergoose Storytime is a basic literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-358-3445   
   

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

    Location: Rachel Kohl Community Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Yoga with Miss Gosha Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel and Mel Anderson   6103561510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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This class allows children ages 4-6 to learn about breathing, relaxing, and moving their bodies. It provides focus, centering, relaxation, exercise and breathing. Come join in the fun with instructor, Miss Gosha!

Registration required.

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

Travel across the land with Johnny Appleseed, then paint your own apple tree.  We'll finish storytime with some apple-licious treats.

Registration required.

Please inform the library in advance of any food allergies/special dietary needs.

    Location: Tinicum Memorial Public Library
 
rec_games 3:45 PM  -  4:55 PM Bored? Got Board Games! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

Join us for Friday afternoon board games with a quick snack at 3:45 followed by stratagizing and fun as we play old favorites like Catan and Ticket to Ride, as well as the latest new games taught here at the library by our friends from Showcase Comics.  We meet September 29th, October 20th, and November 17th.  Register for one, two, or all three sessions when you visit the library or by calling ahead.

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    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
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    Contact: Swarthmore Public Library   6105430436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 2 to 3.5 years and their caregivers, stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and music liven the atmosphere as concepts such as colors, numbers and letters are introduced.

Please register once for the six week session. Since space is limited, we ask that you only register for one time slot per session. Thank you!

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
   
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:15 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

This active storytime has simple themes that 2 to 3-and-a-half year olds will relish.  They include:

September 25th     Leaf

October 2nd          Baby

October 9th           Fox

October 16th         Mole

October 23rd         Pig

October 30th         Frog-o-ween?

November 6th        Round

November 13th      Bed

November 20th      Thankful

November 27th      Celebrate!

Age appropriate books, songs, fingerplays, snacks, and a special activity round out each week's program.  Registration for the ten week series begins September 5th. Just call or stop in.  Please provide your child's first and last name, their age, as well as your best contact number. 

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

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Come  join us for super fun stories, songs, and an art & craft. Each story time will highlight a weekly educational theme and some physical activity through our songs. This week we will learn all about Farms. As with every story time, we will end with our traditional book trek around the children's department finding all of the books we want to take home.   

No Registration Required!

Ages: 2-3

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

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

    Location: Rachel Kohl Community Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
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    Contact: Swarthmore Public Library   6105430436   swdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 2 to 3.5 years and their cargivers, stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and music liven the atmosphere, as concepts such as colors numbers and letters are introduced.

Please register once for the six week session. Since space is limited, we ask you only register for one time slot per session. Thanks!

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
   
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Action Readers! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-556-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Action Readers!

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

Mondays at 10:30am

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

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 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
   

Mondays at 11:00am
September 18- December 4 (no class 10/23, 11/20)
Ages birth- 24 months, siblings welcome
 
Enjoy 30 minutes of stories, songs, instrument play, bubbles, and more. 
Program is followed by 15 minutes of open play time.

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:30 AM  -  12:15 PM Action Readers! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-556-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Action Readers! ENCORE!

Due to the popularity and crowds showing up at our 10:30am infant story times, Mr. Jason & MFL are offering a second one at 11:30am!!!

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 11:30am

(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 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Minecraft and More Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Mondays at 3:30pm
September 18- December 4 (no class 10/23, 11/20)
Grades K-5
 
Bring in your electronic device to play Minecraft and other online games with friends.  Please remember to charge your device and update apps before class.

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
anim_butterfly_01 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Creative Kids Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 5-7 years, this interactive program invites your child to read, craft, and play.

Please register once for the 6-week session. Due to limited space, we ask that you only register your child for one time slot.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
   
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Tuesday October 3, 2017 Go To Top
anim_bee.GIF 9:30 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Swarthmore Public Library   6105430436   swdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 1 to 2 years and their caregivers, this program introduces your little one to rhythm, language and reading through finger plays,clapping rhymes, songs, puppets, and books in a nurturing and fun environment.

Please register once for the 6-week session. Due to limited space, we ask that you only register your child for one time slot. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
   
 
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    Contact: Radnor Children's Department   610-687-1124   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Stories, puppets, rhymes, music and interactive activities to develop language and listening skills for ages 3 to 5.

Great Events for Birth to Pre-K    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM  -  10:40 AM PreSchool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

PreSchool Storytime  Tuesdays from 10:00 to 10:40 beginning September 19th.  Ages 3 1/2 to 5 years (incl. Kindergarten).  Storytime with craft which also includes activities to help children with basic alphabet and math skills.  Registration is required as class size is limited.  Registration begins Sept. 6.  You may call Primos Library Branch at 610-622-8091 to register or come in person.  Primos Library is located at 409 Ashland Ave, Secane, PA 19018.

PreSchool Storytime is a basic literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    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
   

Tuesdays at 10:00am
September 19- December 5 (no class 10/31 and 11/21)
Ages 1-3 years, siblings welcome
 
Enjoy 30 minutes of stories, songs, instrument play, bubbles, and more. 
Program is followed by 15 minutes of open play time.

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
   
 
anim_bee.GIF 10:30 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Swarthmore Public Library   6105430436   swdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 1 to 2 years and their caregivers, this program introduces your little one to rhythm, language and reading through finger plays, clapping rhymes, songs, puppets, and books in a nurturing and fun environment.

Please register once for the 6-week session. Due to limited space, we ask that you only register your child for one time slot.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
lib_book_red 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Read-Ercise with Toddlers Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   (610) 566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

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

Tuesdays at 10:30am. Registration is NOT required.

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Aston Public 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
   

Tuesdays at 11:00am
September 19- December 5 (no class 10/31 and 11/21)
Ages 1-3 years, siblings welcome
 
Enjoy 30 minutes of stories, songs, instrument play, bubbles, and more. 
Program is followed by 15 minutes of open play time.

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

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

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

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

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

Tuesdays at 11:30am. Registration is NOT required.

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

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

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Come join us for some amazing stories and an art & craft. Each story time will highlight a weekly educational theme. This week we will learn all about Farms. As with every story time we will also end with our traditional book trek around the children's department finding all of the books we want to take home.

No Registration Required!

Ages: 4-6

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

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Preschool Story Time (for ages 4-6)

Tuesdays @ 1:30pm

It's a story time with lots of movement and ocassional input from the audience! Mr. Jason leads this story time for preschoolers with books, songs, dancing, and a magnetic board during free-play where the kids can use magnetic pieces to tell their own stories.

Registration is not required, but participation is!

Remember: Adults are great role models who can demonstrate great listening for their kids. Please keep conversations to a minimum or feel free to chat in the hallway while Mr. Jason immerses the kids in a language-rich environment.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
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    Contact: Swarthmore Public Library   6105430436   swdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 3 1/2 to 5 years, this interactive program invites your child to sing, dance, imagine, and learn.

Please register once for the 6-week session. Due to limited space, we ask that you only register your child for one time slot.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
   
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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
   

Grades K-5

Bring your friends and play Bingo for prizes!

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for entire fall session and come when you can (September 19, October 3, November 7, December 5).

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
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    Contact: Ms. Dawn   610-485-6519   marcushook@delcolibraries.org
   

This program is designed for children under 5 and includes a story time followed by a craft or two.

 
rec_chess_knight 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Chess Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Miss Debbie   610-494-5877   debbie@astonlibrary
   

Have you ever wanted to learn to play Chess?

Join us every Tuesday at 6:00 pm at the Aston Public Library

Ages 8 & up

 

Chess teacher Mr Finn will teach you how to play chess or help you brush up on your skills. 

Game pieces will be supplied

 

Register now!

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM Pajama Story Time with Miss Mel Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/ Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Come join us for some fantastic bedtime stories and an art & craft. Feel free to dress in your pajamas and bring your favorite plush animal.

No Registration Required!

Open to All Ages!

 

    Location: Marple Public Library
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anim_bee.GIF 10:00 AM Bookin' with Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   4843842388   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Best for ages 0-2, plus caregiver. Older siblings are always welcome. NO registration required. 

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

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

Designed for children 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: Norwood Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM STEM Storytime at Main Point Books Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Radnor Library Children's Department   610-687-1124   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

More Great Programs for Birth to Pre-K    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Toddler Story Time with Miss Mel Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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Come join us for phenomenal stories, songs, and an art & craft. Each story time will highlight a weekly educational theme and some physical activity through our songs. This week we will learn all about Farms. As with every story time we will end with our traditional book trek around the children's department finding all of the book we want to take home.

No Registration Required!

Ages: 2-3

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

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

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

http://tinyurl.com/astonkidsevents    
    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-521-9344   
   

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: Tinicum Memorial Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
ent_circ_lion 1:00 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Swarthmore Public Library   6105430436   swdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 3 1/2 to 5 years, this interactive program invites your child to sing, dance, imagine, and learn.

Please register once for the 6-week session. Due to limited space, we ask that you only register your child for one time slot.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   (610) 446-3082, x204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

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 REQUIRED through Eventkeeper.  Please plan to attend all sessions.

 
 
    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
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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
   

Wednesdays: October 4, November 1, December 6 at 6:30pm
Suitable for ages 3-6, but all are welcome

During the story time the children will listen to stories and participate in movement activities such as: singing, dancing, experimenting with instruments, and playing bean bag & parachute games. Put on your pajamas and come join the fun!

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session, and join us when you can.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
anim_dog_scottie 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM PAWS for Reading @ MFL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

 Image result for paws for reading"PAWS for Reading is a program that allows children to read aloud to a therapy dog (or cat, or bunny!) in order to improve reading and communication skills. Children read individually to trained therapy pets (and their handlers) in schools, libraries, or other settings where they can feel comfortable and confident — and have fun! After all, a dog will not correct them or make them feel awkward if they stumble."

Middletown Free Library is a participating library in PAWS for Reading program! We have enough spaces per visit for 12 kids/readers. We recommend ages 5+ (or any one who can read aloud), but younger siblings can join!

Fall Dates for PAWS for Reading:

Wednesdays @ 6:30pm

October 4

November 1

December 6

 

Saturdays @ 2pm

October 7

November 4

December 9

Readers are limited to 10 minutes of reading aloud to a pet, but can read on their own or color while waiting. Register to reserve a spot for your young reader using his/her name. Click on the date you'd like to attend and fill out the form for your child. Click "Add Guest" to add spot(s) for siblings. 

The 10-minute time slots will be done on a first come, first to sign up on site at the library on the day of the visit.

If you register but do not show-up without notice, you will forfeit any future sign-ups for this program.

Those on our wait list are welcome to come and take any open space that may happen from no-shows.

This program is sponsored and made possible by Media Veterinary Hospital!

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    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
rec_aerobics 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM YOGA FOR KIDS Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Ellen Keeney   610-583-7207   
   

Children ages 3 - 10 years can join us to learn yoga using stories and music. Registration encouraged but not required. Please bring a yoga mat or towel.

    Location: Ridley Park Public Library
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z_cust_mphplchildsrp 10:00 AM Infants Only Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Swarthmore Public Library   6105430436   swdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages birth to 1 year and their caregivers, this gentle yet lively program includes tickling rhymes, peek-a-boo games, short books, nursery rhymes, and music.

Please register once for the 6-week session. 

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

Thursdays at 10:00am
September 21- December 7 (no class 11/2 and 11/23)
Ages 3-5 years (children must be 3 years old as of September 1)

During this 45 minute program, children will enjoy stories, music, instrument play, bubbles, and more. This program is designed to prepare children for preschool, and parents/caregivers are asked to stay in the downstairs library during story time.

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 3 spaces available.
 
anim_rabbit 10:15 AM Infant lap-Wiggle Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

A joyous celebration of babies and books, join us for stories, songs, lap-wiggles, and nursery rhymes shared between baby and their parent/caregiver.  The children's library is on the lower level and is easily accessed by elevator.  Board books and parenting collections are readily available.

Age appropriate group size means this 4 week series fills quickly, so register early starting on Tuesday, September 5th for the four week series. Just call or stop in.  We need your child's first and last name, age in months, as well as your name and best contact number.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
lib_book_red 10:30 AM  -  10:30 AM 3s-5s Story Time with Ms. Debbie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie   610-494-5877   debbie@astonlibrary.org
   

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

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

Register using the link below.

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

http://tinyurl.com/astonkidsevents    
    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are 22 spaces available.
 
z_cust_mphplchildsrp 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
   

Mothergoose Storytime Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:30 am beginning the week of Sept. 21 and ending December 7th.  Infant through age 3 1/2 years. Interactive program that includes books, rhymes, music and playtime.  Registration is required as space is limited. Registration begins Wednesday, Sept. 6th.  You may call Primos Library Branch at 610-622-8091 or come in person to register.  There is a Mothergoose Storytime program on Fridays from 10:00 - 11:00 am as well but you must choose one of the two days when registering as the program is very popular.  Primos Library is located at 409 Ashland Ave, Secane, PA 19018.  There will be no program November 23rd due to the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Mother Goose Storytime is a Basic Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative

 

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

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

    Location: Glenolden Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Swarthmore Public Library   6105430436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 2 to 3.5 years and their caregivers, stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and music liven the atmosphere as concepts such as colors, numbers and letters are introduced.

Please register once for the six week session. Since space is limited, we ask that you only register for one time slot per session. Thank you!

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
   
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM My Gym at Ridley Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Ages 1-3 years with caregiver.

My Gym is bringing the fun and excitement from their children's fitness center to Ridley Library!  Stay tuned for more details.  For more information on our local My Gym, visit www.mygym.com/springfield.

Register below beginning September 11.  Space is limited.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 3 spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Meet a Famous Artist Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   (610) 446-3082, x204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

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

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

 Just bring your smile and your creativity!  

This program is free and open to students in grade 1-8. Registration is REQUIRED through Eventkeeper. 

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

Thursdays at 1:00pm
September 21- December 7 (no class 11/2 and 11/23)
Ages 3-5 years (children must be 3 years old as of September 1)

During this 45 minute program, children will enjoy stories, music, instrument play, bubbles, and more. This program is designed to prepare children for preschool, and parents/caregivers are asked to stay in the downstairs library during story time.

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 7 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   
   

As the leaves begin to fall, join us here at the library as we turn the leaves of books.  We meet Thursday afternoons at 1:30 and again at 4:15 p.m.  This storytime is designed expressly for children between the ages of 3 1/2 through Kindergarten.  Our autumn themes include:

September 28th     Yellowtime

October 5th            Car Race!

October 12th          Be Brave

October 19th          Masks

October 26th          Ghosts

November 2nd        7 Ate 9

November 9th         Whale Tales

November 16th       Quiet!

November 30th       Season's Readings

Each story session is followed by a related art or play activity.  Registration begins Tuesday, September 5th.  Just call or come in.  Please be sure to include child's first and last name, age, and your best contact phone number.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
rec_scissors&glue 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM After School Fun Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tinicum Memorial Public Library   610-521-9344   tinicum@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for afterschool fun!!!! Crafts, Puzzles and Games.

Registration is required.

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

Thursdays at 3:30pm
September 21- December 7 (no class 11/2 and 11/23)
Grades K-5

Children will enjoy stories, games, and crafts.

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
lib_bookflipping 4:15 PM Preschool/Kindergarten Stories Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

As the leaves begin to fall, join us here at the library as we turn the leaves of books.  We meet Thursday afternoons at 1:30 and again at 4:15 p.m.  This storytime is designed expressly for children between the ages of 3 1/2 through Kindergarten.  Our autumn themes include:

September 28th     Yellowtime

October 5th            Car Race!

October 12th          Be Brave

October 19th          Masks

October 26th          Ghosts

November 2nd        7 Ate 9

November 9th         Whale Tales

November 16th       Quiet!

November 30th       Season's Readings

Each story session is folowed by arelated art or play activity.  Registraion beginsTuesday, September 5th.  Just call or come in.  Please be sure to include child's first and last name, age, and your best contact phone number.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
office_lightbulb 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Club

Brand new this storytime session, the Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Club will feature hands on science, technology, engineering, arts, and math expieriences for children ages 8-11.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
   
 
misc_kidsreading1 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Childrens program Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Dawn   610-485-6519   marcushook@delcolibraries.org
   

This program is designed for children 5 and older, which inludes a story followed by a craft or two.

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM PAWS for Reading Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries
   

 

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

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

 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
    Registration will begin on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Fridays at 10:00am
September 22- December 8 (no class 11/10, 11/24)
Ages1-3 years, siblings welcome

Enjoy 30 minutes of stories, nursery rhymes, music and dancing, puppets, instruments and more!

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
   
 
z_cust_mphplchildsrp 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Mothergoose Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Mothergoose Storytime Fridays from 10:00 to 11:00 am beginning September 22nd. Infant through ages 3 1/2 years.  Interactive program that includes books, rhymes, music, and playtime.  Registration is required at class size is limited.  Registration begins September 6th.  Please call Primos Library Branch at 610-622-8091 or come in person to register.  Primos Library is located at 409 Ashland Ave, Secane, PA 19018.  There is a Mother Goose storytime on Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:30 pm but families must choose which day to attend as this program is very popular. 

Mothergoose Storytime is a basic literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-356-1510   
   

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

    Location: Marple Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Preschool storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda West   610-521-9344   tinicum@delcolibraries.org
   

We'll kick off our "Batty Month" reading Bats at the Library.  Meet our brown bat puppet and make your own lace up bat!

Registration preferred.

Please inform the library in advance of any allergies or special dietary needs.

    Location: Tinicum Memorial Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
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misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Doughnuts with Dads (and others!) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel and Mel Anderson   6103561510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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Children and their dads are invited to join us for stories, crafts, and donuts! Start off your Saturday by enjoying a leisurely morning at the library. This program is open to any child and their caregiver. Donuts and coffee will be provided. 

Open to all ages!

No registration required!

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
ent_film-reel 12:00 PM The LEGO Batman Movie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

LEGO fans!  Batman fans!  You won't want to miss this clever, creative, and funny action-packed adventure known as The LEGO Batman Movie.  Movie begins at 12 noon! Following the film, we will have a giant LEGO build from 1:45 until 2:45.  Get inspired!

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Please register ahead by calling Ms. Lori @ 610-566-9331x4.  

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
anim_dog_scottie 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM PAWS for Reading @ MFL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

 Image result for paws for reading"PAWS for Reading is a program that allows children to read aloud to a therapy dog (or cat, or bunny!) in order to improve reading and communication skills. Children read individually to trained therapy pets (and their handlers) in schools, libraries, or other settings where they can feel comfortable and confident — and have fun! After all, a dog will not correct them or make them feel awkward if they stumble."

Middletown Free Library is a participating library in PAWS for Reading program! We have enough spaces per visit for 12 kids/readers. We recommend ages 5+ (or any one who can read aloud), but younger siblings can join!

Fall Dates for PAWS for Reading:

Wednesdays @ 6:30pm

October 4

November 1

December 6

 

Saturdays @ 2pm

October 7

November 4

December 9

Readers are limited to 10 minutes of reading aloud to a pet, but can read on their own or color while waiting. Register to reserve a spot for your young reader using his/her name. Click on the date you'd like to attend and fill out the form for your child. Click "Add Guest" to add spot(s) for siblings. 

The 10-minute time slots will be done on a first come, first to sign up on site at the library on the day of the visit.

If you register but do not show-up without notice, you will forfeit any future sign-ups for this program.

Those on our wait list are welcome to come and take any open space that may happen from no-shows.

This program is sponsored and made possible by Media Veterinary Hospital!

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    Location: Middletown Free Library
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anim_dog1 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM PAWS for Reading Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   6i0-566-9331 x4   
   

Can't keep your PAWS off a good book?  We challenge you to join Goldie's Gang.  Read to a PAWS therapy dog 5 times in one year and earn a special T-shirt!  Furness Library will be hosting on Tuesdays, October 10th, November 14th, and December 5th from 4:30 until 5:30, as well as Sundays, October 8th and December 3rd from 2 until 3 p.m.

Students age 5 and up may be signed up for as many as 3 of the 5 sessions in this series.  Call or stop in  starting September 5th.  Please share your child's first and last name, age, and a good contact number for you. 

    Location: H. K. Furness 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   
   

This active storytime has simple themes that 2 to 3-and-a-half year olds will relish.  They include:

September 25th     Leaf

October 2nd          Baby

October 9th           Fox

October 16th         Mole

October 23rd         Pig

October 30th         Frog-o-ween?

November 6th        Round

November 13th      Bed

November 20th      Thankful

November 27th      Celebrate!

Age appropriate books, songs, fingerplays, snacks, and a special activity round out each week's program.  Registration for the ten week series begins September 5th. Just call or stop in.  Please provide your child's first and last name, their age, as well as your best contact number. 

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

Come  join us for super fun stories, songs, and an art & craft. Each story time will highlight a weekly educational theme and some physical activity through our songs. This week we will be reading not-so-scary Monster stories.  As with every story time, we will end with our traditional book trek around the children's department finding all of the books we want to take home.   

No Registration Required!

Ages: 2-3

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

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

    Location: Rachel Kohl Community Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Action Readers! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-556-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Action Readers!

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

Mondays at 10:30am

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

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
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    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Mondays at 11:00am
September 18- December 4 (no class 10/23, 11/20)
Ages birth- 24 months, siblings welcome
 
Enjoy 30 minutes of stories, songs, instrument play, bubbles, and more. 
Program is followed by 15 minutes of open play time.

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:30 AM  -  12:15 PM Action Readers! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-556-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Action Readers! ENCORE!

Due to the popularity and crowds showing up at our 10:30am infant story times, Mr. Jason & MFL are offering a second one at 11:30am!!!

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 11:30am

(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 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Minecraft and More Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Mondays at 3:30pm
September 18- December 4 (no class 10/23, 11/20)
Grades K-5
 
Bring in your electronic device to play Minecraft and other online games with friends.  Please remember to charge your device and update apps before class.

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Fun with Food Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   (610) 446-3082, x204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Celebrate Health Literacy Month with Ms. Roxane and Ms. Courtney, our local Giant's nutritionist, as we explore a variety of healthy foods and activities. 

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
        There are 4 spaces available.
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ent_circ_ringmaster 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM SKOYZ Skill Toy Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

Chatter Rings! Diablo! Flower Sticks! Kendama! Spinning Plates!  Fourth through eighth graders are invited to challenge themselves with 5 skill toys from around the world.  Find your own flow state of concentration as you are completely absorbed in mastering tricks for each of these unique toys.  Active learning and play repeated over 3 days allows you to make fast progress. 

Registration required, and we ask that you be available all 3 days.  Limited to just 18 students!  Just call or come in.  We need your name, grade, and a your best phone contact number.  Registration begins September 5th.

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    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Tail Waggin' Tutors Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Radnor Library Children's Department   610-687-1124   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Practice reading to therapy dogs Daphne and Lanky. For grades K & up.  Held at the RML REcollection, 167 W. Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087.  Registration is required and begins August 24.

Great Events for Grades K to 5    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are 10 spaces available.
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    Contact: Swarthmore Public Library   6105430436   swdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 1 to 2 years and their caregivers, this program introduces your little one to rhythm, language and reading through finger plays,clapping rhymes, songs, puppets, and books in a nurturing and fun environment.

Please register once for the 6-week session. Due to limited space, we ask that you only register your child for one time slot. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
   
 
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    Contact: Radnor Children's Department   610-687-1124   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Stories, puppets, rhymes, music and interactive activities to develop language and listening skills for ages 3 to 5.

Great Events for Birth to Pre-K    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM  -  10:40 AM PreSchool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

PreSchool Storytime  Tuesdays from 10:00 to 10:40 beginning September 19th.  Ages 3 1/2 to 5 years (incl. Kindergarten).  Storytime with craft which also includes activities to help children with basic alphabet and math skills.  Registration is required as class size is limited.  Registration begins Sept. 6.  You may call Primos Library Branch at 610-622-8091 to register or come in person.  Primos Library is located at 409 Ashland Ave, Secane, PA 19018.

PreSchool Storytime is a basic literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    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
   

Tuesdays at 10:00am
September 19- December 5 (no class 10/31 and 11/21)
Ages 1-3 years, siblings welcome
 
Enjoy 30 minutes of stories, songs, instrument play, bubbles, and more. 
Program is followed by 15 minutes of open play time.

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
   
 
anim_bee.GIF 10:30 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Swarthmore Public Library   6105430436   swdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 1 to 2 years and their caregivers, this program introduces your little one to rhythm, language and reading through finger plays, clapping rhymes, songs, puppets, and books in a nurturing and fun environment.

Please register once for the 6-week session. Due to limited space, we ask that you only register your child for one time slot.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
lib_book_red 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Read-Ercise with Toddlers Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   (610) 566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

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

Tuesdays at 10:30am. Registration is NOT required.

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
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    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Tuesdays at 11:00am
September 19- December 5 (no class 10/31 and 11/21)
Ages 1-3 years, siblings welcome
 
Enjoy 30 minutes of stories, songs, instrument play, bubbles, and more. 
Program is followed by 15 minutes of open play time.

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

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

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

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

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

Tuesdays at 11:30am. Registration is NOT required.

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

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

Come join us for some amazing stories and an art & craft. Each story time will highlight a weekly educational theme. This week we will be reading not-so-scary Monster stories. As with every story time we will also end with our traditional book trek around the children's department finding all of the books we want to take home.

No Registration Required!

Ages: 4-6

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

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Preschool Story Time (for ages 4-6)

Tuesdays @ 1:30pm

It's a story time with lots of movement and ocassional input from the audience! Mr. Jason leads this story time for preschoolers with books, songs, dancing, and a magnetic board during free-play where the kids can use magnetic pieces to tell their own stories.

Registration is not required, but participation is!

Remember: Adults are great role models who can demonstrate great listening for their kids. Please keep conversations to a minimum or feel free to chat in the hallway while Mr. Jason immerses the kids in a language-rich environment.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
ent_circ_lion 2:00 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Swarthmore Public Library   6105430436   swdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 3 1/2 to 5 years, this interactive program invites your child to sing, dance, imagine, and learn.

Please register once for the 6-week session. Due to limited space, we ask that you only register your child for one time slot.

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

Ages 3-10

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

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for entire fall session and come when you can (September 26, October 10, November 14).

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Reader's Theater Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   (610) 446-3082, x204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Discover the inner actor within you through storytelling games and dramatic play led by your director, Ms. Danielle! 

This program is FREE and open to students in grades 2-5.  Registration is REQUIRED!  Please plan to attend all sessions.  

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
        There are 8 spaces available.
 
anim_dog1 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM PAWS for Reading Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   6i0-566-9331 x4   
   

Can't keep your PAWS off a good book?  We challenge you to join Goldie's Gang.  Read to a PAWS therapy dog 5 times in one year and earn a special T-shirt!  Furness Library will be hosting on Tuesdays, October 10th, November 14th, and December 5th from 4:30 until 5:30, as well as Sundays, October 8th and December 3rd from 2 until 3 p.m.

Students age 5 and up may be signed up for as many as 3 of the 5 sessions in this series.  Call or stop in  starting September 5th.  Please share your child's first and last name, age, and a good contact number for you. 

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
misc_bookman 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Toddler Tuesday Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Dawn   610-485-6519   marcushook@delcolibraries.org
   

This program is designed for children under 5 and includes a story time followed by a craft or two.

 
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    Contact: Miss Debbie   610-494-5877   debbie@astonlibrary
   

Have you ever wanted to learn to play Chess?

Join us every Tuesday at 6:00 pm at the Aston Public Library

Ages 8 & up

 

Chess teacher Mr Finn will teach you how to play chess or help you brush up on your skills. 

Game pieces will be supplied

 

Register now!

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM Pajama Story Time with Miss Mel Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/ Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Come join us for some fantastic bedtime stories and an art & craft. Feel free to dress in your pajamas and bring your favorite plush animal.

No Registration Required!

Open to All Ages!

 

    Location: Marple Public Library
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anim_bee.GIF 10:00 AM Bookin' with Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   4843842388   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Best for ages 0-2, plus caregiver. Older siblings are always welcome. NO registration required. 

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

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

Designed for children 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: Norwood Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM STORYTIME Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Ellen Keeney   610-583-7207   
   

Stories, games, flannelboards, crafts, a movie and fun with friends for children ages 3 years to Kindergarten. Registration required. 

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

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

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

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    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
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misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Parent Child Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Mandel and Mel Anderson   6103561510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Image result for parents and kidsSpend time together, play, make friends, and talk one-on-one with specialists in child development, during this enjoyable four week workshop series. For parents/caregivers and children 0-3 years old. Registration is required. 

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
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    Contact: Staff   610-521-9344   
   

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: Tinicum Memorial Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
ent_circ_lion 1:00 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Swarthmore Public Library   6105430436   swdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 3 1/2 to 5 years, this interactive program invites your child to sing, dance, imagine, and learn.

Please register once for the 6-week session. Due to limited space, we ask that you only register your child for one time slot.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM STORYTIME Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Ellen Keeney   610-583-7207   
   

Stories, games, flannelboard, crafts, a movie and fun with friends for children ages 3 years to Kindergarten. Registration required.

    Location: Ridley Park Public Library
 
ent_circ_ringmaster 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM SKOYZ Skill Toy Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

Chatter Rings! Diablo! Flower Sticks! Kendama! Spinning Plates!  Fourth through eighth graders are invited to challenge themselves with 5 skill toys from around the world.  Find your own flow state of concentration as you are completely absorbed in mastering tricks for each of these unique toys.  Active learning and play repeated over 3 days allows you to make fast progress. 

Registration required, and we ask that you be available all 3 days.  Limited to just 18 students!  Just call or come in.  We need your name, grade, and a your best phone contact number.  Registration begins September 5th.

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    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
anim_dog1 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM PALS Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Alice Walsh   610-583-7207   
   

Reluctant readers in grades 1 - 5 can choose books and practice reading to trained animals.

    Location: Ridley Park Public Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM PAWS for Reading Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   (610) 446-3082, x204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   
Come to HTFL and practice reading to the best listener—A dog! Therapy dogs come to the Library to meet with young readers and listen to children read a book of their choice.  
 
Within a week from the program date, you will be assigned a 10-minute time slot for your child to read with one of the therapy dogs.  Please plan to arrive a few minutes before your time begins.  
 
This program is free and open to children in grades K and up.  Registration is REQUIRED through Eventkeeper for each month you participate.  
    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
   
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    Contact: Swarthmore Public Library   6105430436   swdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages birth to 1 year and their caregivers, this gentle yet lively program includes tickling rhymes, peek-a-boo games, short books, nursery rhymes, and music.

Please register once for the 6-week session. 

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

Thursdays at 10:00am
September 21- December 7 (no class 11/2 and 11/23)
Ages 3-5 years (children must be 3 years old as of September 1)

During this 45 minute program, children will enjoy stories, music, instrument play, bubbles, and more. This program is designed to prepare children for preschool, and parents/caregivers are asked to stay in the downstairs library during story time.

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 3 spaces available.
 
anim_rabbit 10:15 AM Infant lap-Wiggle Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

A joyous celebration of babies and books, join us for stories, songs, lap-wiggles, and nursery rhymes shared between baby and their parent/caregiver.  The children's library is on the lower level and is easily accessed by elevator.  Board books and parenting collections are readily available.

Age appropriate group size means this 4 week series fills quickly, so register early starting on Tuesday, September 5th for the four week series. Just call or stop in.  We need your child's first and last name, age in months, as well as your name and best contact number.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
lib_book_red 10:30 AM  -  10:30 AM 3s-5s Story Time with Ms. Debbie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie   610-494-5877   debbie@astonlibrary.org
   

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

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

Register using the link below.

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

http://tinyurl.com/astonkidsevents    
    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are 22 spaces available.
 
z_cust_mphplchildsrp 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
   

Mothergoose Storytime Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:30 am beginning the week of Sept. 21 and ending December 7th.  Infant through age 3 1/2 years. Interactive program that includes books, rhymes, music and playtime.  Registration is required as space is limited. Registration begins Wednesday, Sept. 6th.  You may call Primos Library Branch at 610-622-8091 or come in person to register.  There is a Mothergoose Storytime program on Fridays from 10:00 - 11:00 am as well but you must choose one of the two days when registering as the program is very popular.  Primos Library is located at 409 Ashland Ave, Secane, PA 19018.  There will be no program November 23rd due to the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Mother Goose Storytime is a Basic Literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative

 

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

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

    Location: Glenolden Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
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    Contact: Swarthmore Public Library   6105430436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 2 to 3.5 years and their caregivers, stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and music liven the atmosphere as concepts such as colors, numbers and letters are introduced.

Please register once for the six week session. Since space is limited, we ask that you only register for one time slot per session. Thank you!

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

Thursdays at 1:00pm
September 21- December 7 (no class 11/2 and 11/23)
Ages 3-5 years (children must be 3 years old as of September 1)

During this 45 minute program, children will enjoy stories, music, instrument play, bubbles, and more. This program is designed to prepare children for preschool, and parents/caregivers are asked to stay in the downstairs library during story time.

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 7 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   
   

As the leaves begin to fall, join us here at the library as we turn the leaves of books.  We meet Thursday afternoons at 1:30 and again at 4:15 p.m.  This storytime is designed expressly for children between the ages of 3 1/2 through Kindergarten.  Our autumn themes include:

September 28th     Yellowtime

October 5th            Car Race!

October 12th          Be Brave

October 19th          Masks

October 26th          Ghosts

November 2nd        7 Ate 9

November 9th         Whale Tales

November 16th       Quiet!

November 30th       Season's Readings

Each story session is followed by a related art or play activity.  Registration begins Tuesday, September 5th.  Just call or come in.  Please be sure to include child's first and last name, age, and your best contact phone number.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
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    Contact: Tinicum Memorial Public Library   610-521-9344   tinicum@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for afterschool fun!!!! Crafts, Puzzles and Games.

Registration is required.

    Location: Tinicum Memorial Public Library
 
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    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Thursdays at 3:30pm
September 21- December 7 (no class 11/2 and 11/23)
Grades K-5

Children will enjoy stories, games, and crafts.

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
lib_bookflipping 4:15 PM Preschool/Kindergarten Stories Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

As the leaves begin to fall, join us here at the library as we turn the leaves of books.  We meet Thursday afternoons at 1:30 and again at 4:15 p.m.  This storytime is designed expressly for children between the ages of 3 1/2 through Kindergarten.  Our autumn themes include:

September 28th     Yellowtime

October 5th            Car Race!

October 12th          Be Brave

October 19th          Masks

October 26th          Ghosts

November 2nd        7 Ate 9

November 9th         Whale Tales

November 16th       Quiet!

November 30th       Season's Readings

Each story session is folowed by arelated art or play activity.  Registraion beginsTuesday, September 5th.  Just call or come in.  Please be sure to include child's first and last name, age, and your best contact phone number.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
office_lightbulb 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Club

Brand new this storytime session, the Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Club will feature hands on science, technology, engineering, arts, and math expieriences for children ages 8-11.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
   
 
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    Contact: Ms. Dawn   610-485-6519   marcushook@delcolibraries.org
   

This program is designed for children 5 and older, which inludes a story followed by a craft or two.

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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Fridays at 10:00am
September 22- December 8 (no class 11/10, 11/24)
Ages1-3 years, siblings welcome

Enjoy 30 minutes of stories, nursery rhymes, music and dancing, puppets, instruments and more!

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
   
 
z_cust_mphplchildsrp 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Mothergoose Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Mothergoose Storytime Fridays from 10:00 to 11:00 am beginning September 22nd. Infant through ages 3 1/2 years.  Interactive program that includes books, rhymes, music, and playtime.  Registration is required at class size is limited.  Registration begins September 6th.  Please call Primos Library Branch at 610-622-8091 or come in person to register.  Primos Library is located at 409 Ashland Ave, Secane, PA 19018.  There is a Mother Goose storytime on Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:30 pm but families must choose which day to attend as this program is very popular. 

Mothergoose Storytime is a basic literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-356-1510   
   

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

    Location: Marple Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
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misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Yoga with Miss Gosha Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel and Mel Anderson   6103561510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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This class allows children ages 4-6 to learn about breathing, relaxing, and moving their bodies. It provides focus, centering, relaxation, exercise and breathing. Come join in the fun with instructor, Miss Gosha!

Registration required.

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda West   610-521-9344   tinicum@delcolibraries.org
   

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat!  Imagine that! Join us for more batty fun this week as we peek inside a bat cave and make our own clothespin bats.

Registration preferred.

Please inform the library in advance of any allergies/special dietary needs.

    Location: Tinicum Memorial Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
ent_circ_ringmaster 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM SKOYZ Skill Toy Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

Chatter Rings! Diablo! Flower Sticks! Kendama! Spinning Plates!  Fourth through eighth graders are invited to challenge themselves with 5 skill toys from around the world.  Find your own flow state of concentration as you are completely absorbed in mastering tricks for each of these unique toys.  Active learning and play repeated over 3 days allows you to make fast progress. 

Registration required, and we ask that you be available all 3 days.  Limited to just 18 students!  Just call or come in.  We need your name, grade, and a your best phone contact number.  Registration begins September 5th.

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    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
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    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

This active storytime has simple themes that 2 to 3-and-a-half year olds will relish.  They include:

September 25th     Leaf

October 2nd          Baby

October 9th           Fox

October 16th         Mole

October 23rd         Pig

October 30th         Frog-o-ween?

November 6th        Round

November 13th      Bed

November 20th      Thankful

November 27th      Celebrate!

Age appropriate books, songs, fingerplays, snacks, and a special activity round out each week's program.  Registration for the ten week series begins September 5th. Just call or stop in.  Please provide your child's first and last name, their age, as well as your best contact number. 

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

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

    Location: Rachel Kohl Community Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Action Readers! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-556-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Action Readers!

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

Mondays at 10:30am

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

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
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    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Mondays at 11:00am
September 18- December 4 (no class 10/23, 11/20)
Ages birth- 24 months, siblings welcome
 
Enjoy 30 minutes of stories, songs, instrument play, bubbles, and more. 
Program is followed by 15 minutes of open play time.

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:30 AM  -  12:15 PM Action Readers! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-556-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Action Readers! ENCORE!

Due to the popularity and crowds showing up at our 10:30am infant story times, Mr. Jason & MFL are offering a second one at 11:30am!!!

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 11:30am

(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
 
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    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Mondays at 3:30pm
September 18- December 4 (no class 10/23, 11/20)
Grades K-5
 
Bring in your electronic device to play Minecraft and other online games with friends.  Please remember to charge your device and update apps before class.

Register below beginning September 11.  Sign up once for the entire fall session.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
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    Contact: HTFL Youth Services   (610) 446-3082, x204   youthservices@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Celebrate Health Literacy Month with Ms. Roxane and Ms. Courtney, our local Giant's nutritionist, as we explore a variety of healthy foods and activities. 

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
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    Contact: Radnor Children's Department   610-687-1124   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Stories, puppets, rhymes, music and interactive activities to develop language and listening skills for ages 3 to 5.

Great Events for Birth to Pre-K    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM  -  10:40 AM PreSchool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

PreSchool Storytime  Tuesdays from 10:00 to 10:40 beginning September 19th.  Ages 3 1/2 to 5 years (incl. Kindergarten).  Storytime with craft which also includes activities to help children with basic alphabet and math skills.  Registration is required as class size is limited.  Registration begins Sept. 6.  You may call Primos Library Branch at 610-622-8091 to register or come in person.  Primos Library is located at 409 Ashland Ave, Secane, PA 19018.

PreSchool Storytime is a basic literacy program of the PA Forward Initiative.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
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