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

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

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

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

Registration is not required.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Feb. 2nd  Penguin Antics

Feb. 9th Cat Nights

Feb. 16th  Lost & Found?

Feb. 23rd  Mix It Up! 

March 2nd  Wholly "MOLE"ly

March 9th Birdsongs & Stories

March 16th  My Hands

March 23rd  Bathtime Splash

March 30th  Who Forgets?

April 6th  Celebrate Libraries!  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

*Yay, It's Dr. Seuss's Birthday! Enjoy the world of Dr. Seuss with us this week.                   Come meet Delaware County Councilman Michael Culp!

               Two to three year-olds (with a favorite adult) enjoy interactive stories songs and                  games that encourage their emerging language skills.  


                                       No registration required!

 

 

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

Action Readers!

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

Mondays at 10:30am

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

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

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

Registration is not required.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
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misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:00 PM LEGO Brick Builders - Session 2 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

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

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

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

There is a second session of LEGO Brick Builders being offered on Wednesdays, January 14-February 4. Please register for ONE session ONLY.  

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
   
Tuesday March 3, 2015 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 9:30 AM  -  10:45 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Playtime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

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

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

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

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

 

http://www.delcolibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Play Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Come play with toys, books, and friends! This Play Group is open to children ages 1-3 years.

Registration required.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There is 1 space available.
 
anim_dino01 10:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

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

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

Meets every Tuesday, January 20- May 5. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-623-0239   
   

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

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

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

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

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

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

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

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

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

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

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

PLEASE CLICK HERE AND REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAM!

 

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

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

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

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

Meets every Tuesday, January 20- May 5. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

Our Own Stories

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

Registration is NOT required. Tuesdays at 1:30pm

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

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

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

*Yay, It's Dr. Seuss's Birthday Week! Come and enjoy the world of Dr. Seuss with us.

No registration required.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
rec_paintpalette 3:45 PM  -  4:30 PM Drawing Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Ellen Keeney   610-583-7207   
   

Drawing class for children in grades 2 - 6. Learn skills, tips and tricks to improve your artistic abilities. Registration required.

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

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

Children's Event Flyer    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM American Girls Club (Month 3) - Caroline, 1812 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Each month let’s get together and journey through the life of a different historical American Girl. We will talk about the “Meet” book and venture through a particular period in American history with games and crafts. Bring your American Girl doll, if you’d like … I’ll bring mine!

We continue our yearlong American Girls Club in 1812 with Caroline.

*We recommend that you read “Meet Caroline” before coming (check it out of the library!), but it is not necessary for participation.

American Girls Club is for ages 8-12. Registration is required.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 13 spaces available.
 
rec_paintpalette02 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Young Artists Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Grades 3, 4 & 5

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

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

http://www.upperdarbylibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
nat_stars 6:45 PM  -  7:30 PM Bedtime Stories Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Ellen Keeney   610-583-7207   
   

Bedtime stories, games, flannelboards, crafts and movies for children ages 3 - 6 years. Come and join the fun. Call or come in to register.

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

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

 

*Yay, it's Dr. Seuss's Birthday week. Come and enjoy the world of Dr. Seuss with us!

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

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

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

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

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-583-1010   
   

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.
 
z_cust_lawpl-readtome 10:00 AM  -  11:15 AM Aston Babies and Younger Toddlers Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Nancy   610-494-5877   children@astonlibrary.org
   

Storytime for ages 3 months - 30 months with adult. Older siblings welcome.  Activities include: puppets, songs, bounces, stretches, rhymes, music, movement, read aloud, and play time.  - 

 

REGISTER ONLINE BY CLICKING HERE AND SUBMITTING THE FORM!

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

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

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

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

 

 

http://www.delcolibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant Play Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Wanna get of of the house? Come play with other baby friends! This is for babies up to 12 months.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 14 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Books & Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   
Books and Babies is a fun-filled 20-minute storytime program for our youngest customers, babies birth through 23 months and a caregiver with Ms. Patti and Ms. Yolaine. The programs are fun for babies and parents alike!
 
Purpose of the program: To stimulate the brain, increase phonological awareness, provide language and vocabulary development.
 
Books and Babies Programs Include: Age appropriate books; Songs and rhymes; Play time with books, puppets, and toys; Parent information and resources
 
Benefits: Helps get your child ready to read; Pre-literacy skills for baby; Quality time with baby; Increased confidence in parenting skills; Support, camaraderie with other caregivers
 
This program is free and open to the public. No registrationis required. Please help us provide the best experience for all by selecting an age-appropriate storytime for your child!

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

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

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

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

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

                             * No Registration Required!

*Yay, It's Dr. Seuss's Birthday week. Come and enjoy the world of Dr. Seuss with us.

 

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

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

** if you have a large group please call ahead

 

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

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

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

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

Registration is not required.

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

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

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

Enjoy a picture book reading, and then create a fun craft to take home.  Today:  There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Clover, by Lucille Colandro & pot of gold craft

Ages 3-5

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

Must register for this event.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading1 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Winter Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Ellen Keeney   610-583-7207   
   

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

Play Bingo with friends!  Prizes awarded.  

Grades K-5.

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

Must register for this event.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Who was...? Program Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

**Rescheduled from January.****

Who was...? Program
Join us for a program featuring characters from the popular biography series "Who Was...?".  We'll play a Hollywood Game Night-style timeline game, guessing game & charades! Make your own "Who was"-style bookmark, featuring your own photo. 

 PLEASE REGISTER. 

*Best for grades 3 to 5, but if your child is younger and enjoys the books, please feel free register.*

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

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
rec_legoguy 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

LEGO Club @ MFL

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

 

Wednesday, March 4th; 4-6pm

Thursday, March 26th; 1-3pm

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

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

Grades 4-6. Registration required.

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

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
misc_bookman 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Building Buddies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Grades 1-5

No registration. 

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

http://www.upperdarbylibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Pajama Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

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

Suitable for ages 3-6, all welcome.

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

Must register for this event.

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

Pajama Story Time

Wednesdays @ 6:30pm

March 4 & 18

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

Registration is not required. For ALL ages.

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

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

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

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Meets every Thursday, January 22- May 7.

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

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 3 spaces available.
 
misc_twodancers 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chat Play Learn Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

Chat Play Learn is a Family Place program.  This playtime encourages social and verbal interaction between parent and child, as well as among children.  As children enjoy developmentally appropriate toys, many learning skills are informally reinforced.  There is also an opportunity for creative expression with the weekly art activities.  Community experts in the areas of language development, nutrition, play, etc. are available to answer parent questions in their area of expertise.  Children ages 1 to 3 are welcome, along with their siblings from newborn to age 5.  Limit:  20 families.  Registration begins Feb. 5th in person only.  Families need to be available all three days March 5, 12, & 19.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
rec_dance1 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Dance Me a Story Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

"Dance Me a Story"

Lead by Darlington Arts dance teacher Lisa Oster

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

"Each class starts in a circle with a warm-up and gross-motor skills around the room. Lisa uses dance terms throughout the class (plié, releve, passé, chasse). She also incorporates a bit of yoga in the warm up. Then each class features a story with movement and accompanying music. Class ends with Freeze dance into a cool down."

Parents stay in the room, but must keep conversations to minimum. Parents may join in if it helps their child but in general the kids participate on their own. Registration is required.

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

PLEASE CLICK HERE AND REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAM!

 

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Preschool- On My Own Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

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

Meets every Thursday, January 22- May 7.

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

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

Turning into an ice cube outdoors?  Warm up at the library!  We meet Thursday afternoons at 1:30 and again at 4 p.m. This storytime is designed expressly for children aged 3 1/2 through Kindergarten. Our Winter/Spring themes include:

 Feb. 5th  February Foxes

 Feb. 12th  Coat Capers

Feb. 19th  It's Winter!

Feb. 26th  Sheriff Stars

March 5th  Hot Air Drifters

March 12th  Hello, Holes! 

March 19th  Stray Dog Tales

March 26th  Draw It!

April 2nd (no storytime)

April 9th  Party Time! 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Meets every Thursday, January 22- May 7.

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

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

Turning into an ice cube outdoors?  Warm up at the library!  We meet Thursday afternoons at 1:30 and again at 4 p.m.  This storytime is designed expressly for children aged 3 1/2 through Kindergarten. Our Winter/Spring themes include:

Feb. 5th  February Foxes

Feb. 12th Coat Capers

Feb. 19th  It's Winter!

Feb.  26th  Sheriff Stars

March 5th  Hot Air Drifters

March 12th  Hello, Holes!

March19th   Stray Dog Tales

March 26th  Draw It!

April 2nd  (no storytime)

April 9th  Party Time!

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM PA's Great Kapok Trees Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Devon Laudenslager   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us and our friends at Tyler Arboretum to learn about local Kapok trees – the mighty Oaks.  Explore the amazing amount of wildlife that it supports in our forests – everything from butterflies and moths to squirrels and birds.  Also featuring other reasons why trees are important!

Open to ages 4-12 years. 

This event is being held in conjunction with the Longwood Gardens Community Read.

Registration required.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 19 spaces available.
 
lib_book_red 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Monthly Challenge Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Monthly Challenge:

Build Something Seussical!

Thursday, March 5th @ 4:30pm

In honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday, MFL is offering the Build Something Seussical monthly challenge! Work solo or in a team to make something so silly and creative that it could be right from a Dr. Seuss book--only using recycled materials! All of our creations will be on display throughout the library for people to vote for their favorite one. The creation with the most votes by the end of the month will win a prize!

Registration is required. For ages 5+

    Location: Middletown Free Library
        There are 23 spaces available.
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misc_none 9:30 AM Big Steps Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Radnor Library's Children's Department   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

Children's Event Flyer    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-622-8091   
   

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

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
        There are many spaces available.
 
anim_dino01 10:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Children's Event Flyer    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
anim_dino01 11:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:15 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-532-4643   
   

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: Prospect Park Free Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_book_red 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Stories with Miss Marie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

Stop by to listen to stories with Miss Marie.

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
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misc_none 9:30 AM Little Hands Love Art Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Radnor Library's Children's Department   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Come experience sensory play and the art of creating with your little one.  Little Hands Love Art is designed for children under the age of one.  We will play, touch and explore colors, paints and textures to create works of art. Register beginning February 20.

Children's Event Flyer    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
anim_dog1 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM PALS for life Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

PALS for Life. Primos Library Branch invites your child to read to a furry pal.  Pals for Life is coming to the library on Saturday, March 7 from 11 am to 12. Children in grades K- 3 are welcome!  Please call the library at 610-622-8091 to register or for more information.  The libary is located at 409 Ashland Ave, Primos, PA 19018.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM Great Big Seusses Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Radnor Library's Children's Department   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Do you want to see characters from Dr. Seuss books appear right before your eyes?  Cartoonist Paul Merklein combines cartoons, comedy and audience participation as he draws famous faces from the wacky world of Dr. Seuss. All ages are invited to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday in the Winsor Room. No registration required.

Children's Event Flyer    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
Sunday March 8, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Girl Scout Reading Buddies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 4+. 5th Grade Juniors from Media Girl Scout Troop 2548 will volunteer as reading buddies at the library. Bring your child to sit with a Girl Scout and have a story read to them or they can practice reading with a buddy.

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
Monday March 9, 2015 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:00 AM Creative Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Springfield Township Library   610-543-2113   
   

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

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Dance Me a Story Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Radnor Library's Children's Department   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

“Dance Me a Story” is geared toward children age 2-5 and incorporates gross-motor skills, dance-related vocabulary, yoga, stories with movement and music, and a lot of dancing. Kids are encouraged to wear socks, and adults, be ready to work up a sweat! No registration required.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Feb. 2nd  Penguin Antics

Feb. 9th Cat Nights

Feb. 16th  Lost & Found?

Feb. 23rd  Mix It Up! 

March 2nd  Wholly "MOLE"ly

March 9th Birdsongs & Stories

March 16th  My Hands

March 23rd  Bathtime Splash

March 30th  Who Forgets?

April 6th  Celebrate Libraries!  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

*It's Nutrition Month! Join us in our annual exploration of tasty fruits and vegetables during our story time.
 

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

Action Readers!

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

Mondays at 10:30am

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

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

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

Registration is not required.

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

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

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

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

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
   
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Homeschoolers' Passport to History: Archaeology Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Yolaine Kaupas   610-446-3082, x 204   kaupas@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Join us as the Delaware County Historical Society brings history to life at this hands on program.

Ms. Karyn will teach us about what archaeologists do and their tools.

Get ready to dig in!

This program is free and open to homeschoolers' in grades 2-7. Please click REGISTER below to sign up!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:00 PM LEGO Brick Builders - Session 2 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

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

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

This program is free and open to students in grade K-5. Registration is required - please click here to go to the March 2 listing to sign up. Please plan to attend all four weeks. 

There is a second session of LEGO Brick Builders being offered on Wednesdays, January 14-February 4. Please register for ONE session ONLY.  

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

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

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

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

Children are encouraged to come dressed in their favorite jammies!

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


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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
Tuesday March 10, 2015 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 9:30 AM  -  10:45 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Playtime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

Meets every Tuesday, January 20- May 5. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-623-0239   
   

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

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

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

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

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

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

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

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

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

PLEASE CLICK HERE AND REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAM!

 

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

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

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

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

Meets every Tuesday, January 20- May 5. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

Our Own Stories

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

Registration is NOT required. Tuesdays at 1:30pm

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

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

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

*It's Nutrition Month! Join us in our annual exploration of tasty fruits and vegetables during story time!

No registration required.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
rec_paintpalette 3:45 PM  -  4:30 PM Drawing Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Ellen Keeney   610-583-7207   
   

Drawing class for children in grades 2 - 6. Learn skills, tips and tricks to improve your artistic abilities. Registration required.

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
        There are 8 spaces available.
 
rec_paintpalette02 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Young Artists Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Grades 3, 4 & 5

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

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

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

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

Children's Event Flyer    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
nat_stars 6:45 PM  -  7:30 PM Bedtime Stories Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Ellen Keeney   610-583-7207   
   

Bedtime stories, games, flannelboards, crafts and movies for children ages 3 - 6 years. Come and join the fun. Call or come in to register.

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

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

*It's Nutrition month! Join us in our annual exploration of tasty fruits and vegetables!

    Location: Marple Public Library
Wednesday March 11, 2015 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:00 AM Creative Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Springfield Township Library   610-543-2113   
   

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

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 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_kids 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM First Notes Music Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Fun for babies to preschoolers! Join a teacher from the Music Training Center in Malvern for a fun, interactive music class! NO registration required. 

 

Music Training Center    
    Location: Newtown Public Library
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z_cust_lawpl-readtome 10:00 AM  -  11:15 AM Aston Babies and Younger Toddlers Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Nancy   610-494-5877   children@astonlibrary.org
   

Storytime for ages 3 months - 30 months with adult. Older siblings welcome.  Activities include: puppets, songs, bounces, stretches, rhymes, music, movement, read aloud, and play time.  - 

 

REGISTER ONLINE BY CLICKING HERE AND SUBMITTING THE FORM!

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

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

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

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

 

 

http://www.delcolibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Books & Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   
Books and Babies is a fun-filled 20-minute storytime program for our youngest customers, babies birth through 23 months and a caregiver with Ms. Patti and Ms. Yolaine. The programs are fun for babies and parents alike!
 
Purpose of the program: To stimulate the brain, increase phonological awareness, provide language and vocabulary development.
 
Books and Babies Programs Include: Age appropriate books; Songs and rhymes; Play time with books, puppets, and toys; Parent information and resources
 
Benefits: Helps get your child ready to read; Pre-literacy skills for baby; Quality time with baby; Increased confidence in parenting skills; Support, camaraderie with other caregivers
 
This program is free and open to the public. No registrationis required. Please help us provide the best experience for all by selecting an age-appropriate storytime for your child!

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

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

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

* No Registration Requried!

*It's Nutrtion month! Join us for our annual exploration of tasty fruits and vegetables.

 

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

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

** if you have a large group please call ahead

 

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

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

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

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

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

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

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

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

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

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

Registration is not required.

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

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

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

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

Ages 2-5.

Wiggle, Giggle dates:  February 11, March 11, April 29.

Must register for this event.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading1 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Winter Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Ellen Keeney   610-583-7207   
   

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

Come celebrate Dr. Suess' birthday!  Enjoy stories, games, create a craft, and complete a scavenger hunt.

Grades K-5.

Must register for this event.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Diary of a Wimpy Kid Party Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Do you love Diary of a Wimpy KidCome celebrate these awesome books with other Wimpy Kid fans. Join us to play games and make a wimpy craft to take home.  Ages 7-10.  Register by phone, email or in person.

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
misc_none 5:30 PM Instructables Build Night Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Instructables Build Night

Wednesday, March 11th @ 5:30pm

MFL was selected by Instructables to host a build night using Brown Dog Gadget's USB Solar Cells. Mr. Jason thinks we can build solar powered roller coasters out of recycled materials & using solar power!

Registration is required as spots are limited. For ages 10+

    Location: Middletown Free Library
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
anim_dog1 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajama Time! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

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

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

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

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

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

Meets every Thursday, January 22- May 7.

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

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 3 spaces available.
 
misc_twodancers 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chat Play Learn Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

Chat Play Learn is a Family Place program.  This playtime encourages social and verbal interaction between parent and child, as well as among children.  As children enjoy developmentally appropriate toys, many learning skills are informally reinforced.  There is also an opportunity for creative expression with the weekly art activities.  Community experts in the areas of language development, nutrition, play, etc. are available to answer parent questions in their area of expertise.  Children ages 1 to 3 are welcome, along with their siblings from newborn to age 5.  Limit:  20 families.  Registration begins Feb. 5th in person only.  Families need to be available all three days March 5, 12, & 19.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
nat_leaf_green 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Tyler Arboretum Presents Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Nancy   610-494-5877   nancy@astonlibrary.org
   

Tyler Arboretumwill present a nature discovery program right here at the library! The program will feature props, interactive hands-on activities, group participation and more.

 

NOTE: This program is limited 30 participants and will be held in the large community room next to the library in the Aston Community Center.

 

http://www.tylerarboretum.org    
    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are 25 spaces available.
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lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Aston Thursday Older Toddler and Preschooler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-494-5877   children@astonlibrary.org
   

Tyler Arboretum wiil present this story time on March 12th.

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
food_teapot.GIF 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Mad Hatter Tea Party Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

For ages 4-7.

Follow the White Rabbit to the library and don’t be late! We’re having a tea party where we’ll be playing games, eating lunch and making hats. Come dressed in your wildest fashion.

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

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

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

Meets every Thursday, January 22- May 7.

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

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

Turning into an ice cube outdoors?  Warm up at the library!  We meet Thursday afternoons at 1:30 and again at 4 p.m. This storytime is designed expressly for children aged 3 1/2 through Kindergarten. Our Winter/Spring themes include:

 Feb. 5th  February Foxes

 Feb. 12th  Coat Capers

Feb. 19th  It's Winter!

Feb. 26th  Sheriff Stars

March 5th  Hot Air Drifters

March 12th  Hello, Holes! 

March 19th  Stray Dog Tales

March 26th  Draw It!

April 2nd (no storytime)

April 9th  Party Time! 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

Meets every Thursday, January 22- May 7.

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

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
   
 
nat_leaf_green 3:45 PM  -  4:30 PM Tyler Arboretum at Aston Public Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Nancy   610-494-5877   nancy@astonlibrary.org
   

 

Tyler ArboretumIt's all about nature and more!! Students in grades K-5 can come to the library after school to participate in hands-on activities presented by Tyler Arboretum staff.

 

NOTE: This program is limited to 30 students and will be held in the large community room next to the library in the Aston Community Center.

http://www.tylerarboretum.org    
        There are 29 spaces available.
 
lib_bookflipping 4:00 PM Preschool/Kindergarten Stories Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

Turning into an ice cube outdoors?  Warm up at the library!  We meet Thursday afternoons at 1:30 and again at 4 p.m.  This storytime is designed expressly for children aged 3 1/2 through Kindergarten. Our Winter/Spring themes include:

Feb. 5th  February Foxes

Feb. 12th Coat Capers

Feb. 19th  It's Winter!

Feb.  26th  Sheriff Stars

March 5th  Hot Air Drifters

March 12th  Hello, Holes!

March19th   Stray Dog Tales

March 26th  Draw It!

April 2nd  (no storytime)

April 9th  Party Time!

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
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Friday March 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-622-8091   
   

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

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
        There are many spaces available.
 
anim_dino01 10:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:15 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-532-4643   
   

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: Prospect Park Free Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_book_red 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Stories with Miss Marie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

Stop by to listen to stories with Miss Marie.

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

Create a fun craft to take home and show off!  Today: Rainbow and pot of gold

Grades K-5

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

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

Book Lovers in Grades 5 & 6

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

Free books, food and fun!

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

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

http://www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_bingo 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Family Bingo Night Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Ages 3 and up with adult.

Drop in program. No registration.

Play traditional Bingo and Family Bingo in the adult library.  Winners Grade 5 and under choose fun prizes.

http://www.upperdarbylibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
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food_cupcake.GIF 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Cupcake Decorating Competition Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jenifer Phillips   610-356-1510   Halloweencouple@verizon.net
   

Open to ages 9-13 ***PLEASE SIGN UP AT THE FRONT DESK***

Compete as an individual or in a team of up to three. Bring a batch of fully baked cupcakes, decorating supplies, and do your thing!

 

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

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

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

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
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Sunday March 15, 2015 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

For ages 4-10.

Join us for LEGO Building!

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
Monday March 16, 2015 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:00 AM Creative Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Springfield Township Library   610-543-2113   
   

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

Registration is not required.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Feb. 2nd  Penguin Antics

Feb. 9th Cat Nights

Feb. 16th  Lost & Found?

Feb. 23rd  Mix It Up! 

March 2nd  Wholly "MOLE"ly

March 9th Birdsongs & Stories

March 16th  My Hands

March 23rd  Bathtime Splash

March 30th  Who Forgets?

April 6th  Celebrate Libraries!  

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

*Wear you favorite green and help us celebrate St. Patrick's Day!

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

Action Readers!

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

Mondays at 10:30am

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

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

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

Registration is not required.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:00 PM LEGO Brick Builders - Session 2 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

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

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

This program is free and open to students in grade K-5. Registration is required - please click here to go to the March 2 listing to sign up. Please plan to attend all four weeks. 

There is a second session of LEGO Brick Builders being offered on Wednesdays, January 14-February 4. Please register for ONE session ONLY.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

“Dance Me a Story” is geared toward children age 2-5 and incorporates gross-motor skills, dance-related vocabulary, yoga, stories with movement and music, and a lot of dancing. Kids are encouraged to wear socks, and adults, be ready to work up a sweat! No registration required.

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

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

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

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

Meets every Tuesday, January 20- May 5. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-623-0239   
   

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

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

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

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

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

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

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

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

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

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

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

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

PLEASE CLICK HERE AND REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAM!

 

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

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

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

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

Meets every Tuesday, January 20- May 5. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

Our Own Stories

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

Registration is NOT required. Tuesdays at 1:30pm

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

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

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

No registration required.

*Wear your favorite green and help us celebrate St. Patrick's Day!

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
rec_paintpalette 3:45 PM  -  4:30 PM Drawing Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Ellen Keeney   610-583-7207   
   

Drawing class for children in grades 2 - 6. Learn skills, tips and tricks to improve your artistic abilities. Registration required.

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

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

This program is free and open to students in grade 1-5. Registration is required - please click here to go to the march 10 session to sign up. Please plan to attend both weeks.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
rec_paintpalette02 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Young Artists Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Grades 3, 4 & 5

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

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

http://www.upperdarbylibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
nat_bush.GIF 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM The Great Kapok Tree with Tyler Arboretum Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

For ages 4-10.

Explore The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry with Tyler Arboretum during this interactive program in conjunction with Longwood Gardens Community Reads event.

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

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

Bedtime stories, games, flannelboards, crafts and movies for children ages 3 - 6 years. Come and join the fun. Call or come in to register.

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

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

*Wear your favorite green and help us celebrate St. Patrick's Day!

    Location: Marple Public Library
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Wednesday March 18, 2015 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:00 AM Creative Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Springfield Township Library   610-543-2113   
   

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

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 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.
 
z_cust_lawpl-readtome 10:00 AM  -  11:15 AM Aston Babies and Younger Toddlers Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Nancy   610-494-5877   children@astonlibrary.org
   

Storytime for ages 3 months - 30 months with adult. Older siblings welcome.  Activities include: puppets, songs, bounces, stretches, rhymes, music, movement, read aloud, and play time.  - 

 

REGISTER ONLINE BY CLICKING HERE AND SUBMITTING THE FORM!

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

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

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

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

 

 

http://www.delcolibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Books & Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   
Books and Babies is a fun-filled 20-minute storytime program for our youngest customers, babies birth through 23 months and a caregiver with Ms. Patti and Ms. Yolaine. The programs are fun for babies and parents alike!
 
Purpose of the program: To stimulate the brain, increase phonological awareness, provide language and vocabulary development.
 
Books and Babies Programs Include: Age appropriate books; Songs and rhymes; Play time with books, puppets, and toys; Parent information and resources
 
Benefits: Helps get your child ready to read; Pre-literacy skills for baby; Quality time with baby; Increased confidence in parenting skills; Support, camaraderie with other caregivers
 
This program is free and open to the public. No registrationis required. Please help us provide the best experience for all by selecting an age-appropriate storytime for your child!

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

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

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

* No Registration Requried!

*Wear your favorite green and help us celebrate St. Patrick's Day!

 

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

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

** if you have a large group please call ahead

 

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

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

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

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

Registration is not required.

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

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

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

Enjoy a picture book reading, and then create a fun craft to take home.  Today:  Duck! Rabbit! by Amy Rosenthal & duck/rabbit craft

Ages 3-5

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

Must register for this event.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading1 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Winter Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Ellen Keeney   610-583-7207   
   

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

Grades K-5.

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

Must register for this event.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Mr. Malcolm's Dr. Seuss Special Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Storyteller Mr. Malcolm will be back at Ridley Library to perform your favorite Dr. Seuss stories!  Fun for the whole family.

Suitable for ages 3-10, all welcome.

Must register for this event.

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

Pajama Story Time

Wednesdays @ 6:30pm

March 4 & 18

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

Registration is not required. For ALL ages.

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

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

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

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

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

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

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

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
Thursday March 19, 2015 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM Pre-Walker Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

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

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

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

Meets every Thursday, January 22- May 7.

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

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 3 spaces available.
 
misc_twodancers 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chat Play Learn Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

Chat Play Learn is a Family Place program.  This playtime encourages social and verbal interaction between parent and child, as well as among children.  As children enjoy developmentally appropriate toys, many learning skills are informally reinforced.  There is also an opportunity for creative expression with the weekly art activities.  Community experts in the areas of language development, nutrition, play, etc. are available to answer parent questions in their area of expertise.  Children ages 1 to 3 are welcome, along with their siblings from newborn to age 5.  Limit:  20 families.  Registration begins Feb. 5th in person only.  Families need to be available all three days March 5, 12, & 19.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MakinMusicClass

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

    Location: Middletown Free Library
        There are 24 spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Mother Goose Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

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

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

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

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

 

PLEASE CLICK HERE AND REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAM!

 

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

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

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

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

Meets every Thursday, January 22- May 7.

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

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are 7 spaces available.
 
misc_kids 1:30 PM Preschool Fun Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

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

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

Turning into an ice cube outdoors?  Warm up at the library!  We meet Thursday afternoons at 1:30 and again at 4 p.m. This storytime is designed expressly for children aged 3 1/2 through Kindergarten. Our Winter/Spring themes include:

 Feb. 5th  February Foxes

 Feb. 12th  Coat Capers

Feb. 19th  It's Winter!

Feb. 26th  Sheriff Stars

March 5th  Hot Air Drifters

March 12th  Hello, Holes! 

March 19th  Stray Dog Tales

March 26th  Draw It!

April 2nd (no storytime)

April 9th  Party Time! 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

 

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

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

Meets every Thursday, January 22- May 7.

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

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

Turning into an ice cube outdoors?  Warm up at the library!  We meet Thursday afternoons at 1:30 and again at 4 p.m.  This storytime is designed expressly for children aged 3 1/2 through Kindergarten. Our Winter/Spring themes include:

Feb. 5th  February Foxes

Feb. 12th Coat Capers

Feb. 19th  It's Winter!

Feb.  26th  Sheriff Stars

March 5th  Hot Air Drifters

March 12th  Hello, Holes!

March19th   Stray Dog Tales

March 26th  Draw It!

April 2nd  (no storytime)

April 9th  Party Time!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
Friday March 20, 2015 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-622-8091   
   

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

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
        There are many spaces available.
 
anim_dino01 10:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:15 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-532-4643   
   

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: Prospect Park Free Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_book_red 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Stories with Miss Marie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

Stop by to listen to stories with Miss Marie.

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

Create a fun craft to take home and show off!  Today: Kite craft

Grades K-5

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

Must register for this event.
 
Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
Saturday March 21, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kids 11:00 AM Sheep Shenanigans Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Best for ages preschool to 3rd grade. Did you know that everyday items like clothes come from animals? And it’s not as easy as it might seem! Participants will get plenty of hands-on learning about how wool gets from sheep to a shirt. Meet LIVE sheep! 

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Space is limited. 

Colonial Plantation    
    Location: Newtown Public Library
        There are 23 spaces available.
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misc_smiley 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM SooYoga for Kids Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

Child certified yoga teacher, Sue Gaur will teach students how mind, body, and breath work together in yoga.  She invites Kindergarten through 5th grade students to join her as they develop strong, limber, and  healthy bodies while cultivating self-esteem and self-confidence.  Please remember to bring beach towels or yoga mats to class.  This is a free introductory class.  Limit:  25 students.  Register for this popular class now!

 

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

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

Ages: 7-11

*Registration required by phone or in person.

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

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

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

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

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

Registration is not required.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Feb. 2nd  Penguin Antics

Feb. 9th Cat Nights

Feb. 16th  Lost & Found?

Feb. 23rd  Mix It Up! 

March 2nd  Wholly "MOLE"ly

March 9th Birdsongs & Stories

March 16th  My Hands

March 23rd  Bathtime Splash

March 30th  Who Forgets?

April 6th  Celebrate Libraries!  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

*Dinosaur week!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Join us in learning about some of your favorite dinosaurs!

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

Action Readers!

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

Mondays at 10:30am

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

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

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

Registration is not required.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:00 PM LEGO Brick Builders - Session 2 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

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

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

This program is free and open to students in grade K-5. Registration is required - please click here to go to the March 2 listing to sign up. Please plan to attend all four weeks. 

There is a second session of LEGO Brick Builders being offered on Wednesdays, January 14-February 4. Please register for ONE session ONLY.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

Meets every Tuesday, January 20- May 5. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-623-0239   
   

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

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

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

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

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

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

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

PLEASE CLICK HERE AND REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAM!

 

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
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misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Toddler Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info