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Friday October 31, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Frightfully Delightful Halloween Party Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hannah Kichman   610-446-3082, x 216   kichman@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Creepy Games, Ghoulish Crafts, and Chilling Treats are waiting for you at this Frightfully Delightful Halloween Party on drop in on Friday, October 31st anytime between 12:30pm to 2:30pm in the Community Room.

Held right after the half-day of school ends, this thrilling carnival is a perfect way  to start your Halloween off right!

Everyone is encouraged to come in costume. Games and crafts are best for children ages 4-8, but all are welcome.

This event is hosted by the HTFL Teens, they'll spook you there!

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 9:30 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.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    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.
 
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 and Ms. Anny. This special 30-minutes program without a caregiver helps children develop confidence in their personal abilities and enjoy time spent with children their age.

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

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_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.
 
misc_kidsreading1 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.

Come listen to stories with Miss Marie!

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
Saturday November 1, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Sesame Street Block Party Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

 

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Come and Join us to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Sesame Street and meet some of the people in your neighborhood plus a character from Sesame Street. Enjoy some games, refreshments, fun activities, and remember to bring your camera!

*Open to All Ages!

*No Registration Required!

 

 

    Location: Marple Public Library
Sunday November 2, 2014 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   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Lego Clip Art

Join Mr. Dustin this Fall for some Lego fun!

*Ages: 7-11

*Registration Required!

*$5.00 fee required for each child. Payment of fee required at first class attendance.

    Location: Marple Public Library
Monday November 3, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Little Steps Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

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

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

Registration is not required.

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

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

    Location: Folcroft Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
z_cust_lawpl-readtome 10:00 AM  -  10:35 AM Infant Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Programs   610-494-5877   children@astonlibrary.org
   

Lapsit storytime for ages birth-24 months, with caregiver.  Stories, music, parachute, and bubbles, followed by 15 minutes of play time.

REGISTER ONLINE BY CLICKING HERE AND SUBMITTING THE FORM!

    Location: Aston Public Library
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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 1/2-6 with adult.  (Younger preschool siblings are welcome.)

A theme based storytime using books, songs, flannel board, fingerplays and movement to encourage the early literacy skills of letter recognition, print awareness, phonemic and phonetic awareness and narrative skills.

Sound serious?  Not at all... the emphasis is on fun!

A follow-up activity and a take home sheet with our stories and songs complete our session.

Registration begins September 14, 2014

Group size is limited.

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

Toddler Tales storytime is designed with the 2 to 3 1/2 year old's interests in mind. This active storytime has 10 themes that toddlers love including:  Sept. 29th Trucks For All Seasons,  Oct. 6th Nighttime Adventures, Oct. 13th Cats  Dance,  Oct. 20th  Speed Racers,  Oct. 27th Witch Cats, Nov. 3rd  Book Fiesta!,  Nov. 10th Little Elephants,  Nov. 17th  Baking Day,  Nov. 24th  Give Thanks,  and Dec. 1st  Let's Celebrate!  Call or come in to registration for the full series begins Sept. 10th.  If leaving a message, we need your child's first and last name, age, as well as your phone number.  See you soon!

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Movers & 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. Anny and Ms. Shannon. The program provides wiggles and giggles for all! We'll share age-appropriate books and enjoy rhymes and songs.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Action Readers!

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

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

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

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

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-586-7310   
   

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: Darby Free Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Sensory Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Mondays, November 3-24 @ 11:00 a.m. For ages 2-6.

A storytime for children with special needs.

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM INFANT STORY TIME Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Infant Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library.

Ages birth- 24 months, with caregiver.  Stories, music, parachute, and bubbles, followed by 15 minutes of play time.

Register below (sign up once for the entire fall season).  There will be no Infant class on 9/29, 10/20, 11/24.  Program ends 12/8.

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

Ages 3 1/2-6 with adult.  (Younger preschool siblings are welcome.)

A theme based storytime using books, songs, flannel board, fingerplays and movement to encourage the early literacy skills of letter recognition, print awareness, phonemic and phonetic awareness and narrative skills.

Sound serious?  Not at all... the emphasis is on fun!

A follow-up activity and a take home sheet with our stories and songs complete our session.

Registration begins September 14, 2014

Group size is limited.

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

Minecraft at Ridley Township Public Library.

Grades K-5.  Fans of Minecraft are invited to gather together and spend time playing the popular 3D, interactive game.  Students must bring their own tablet, and have a Minecraft account.  

Register below (sign up once for the entire fall season).  There will be no Minecraft on 9/29, 10/20, 11/24.  Program ends 12/8.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610 534-0693   nodirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for free play and a weekly Lego Challenge.

Norwood Public Library    
    Location: Norwood Public Library
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misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Homeschoolers' Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Do you have what it takes to out-spell other logophiles (lovers of words)? Join the Homeschoolers’ Scrabble Club and enjoy a friendly game. We’ll provide the boards, you provide the words!

This program is free and open to homeschoolers of all ages. No registration is required.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  6:45 PM Minecraft in Real Life Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Glendening   610-566-7828   midirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Minecraft in Real Life Club

Are you 8-12 years old?  Do you LOVE Minecraft?

Join us for our Minecraft in Real Life Club!

At our next club meeting we'll be continuing our exploration of Minecraft Circuits in Real Life by lighting up an LED on our breadboards and exploring how buttons work in the real world.

Space is limited and fills up quickly so you MUST register to attend.

Register Now!

Minecraft in Real Life Club    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
Tuesday November 4, 2014 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.)

An interactive first library experience which includes books, songs, rhymes and movement to encourage early literacy learning. Children learn through play, so our session includes a playgroup with age appropriate toys.  A great opportunity for distraction free time with your child and a way to connect with other parents and caregivers.

Registration begins Sept. 15, 2014

Group size is limited.

http://www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM PreSchool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

PreSchool Storytime. Every Tuesday at 10:00 am.  Ages 4 and 5 (including Kindergarten). Storytime with fingerplays and craft.  Please call 610-622-8091 with any questions you may have.

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

Toddler Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library.

Ages 1- 3 years, with caregiver.  Stories, music, parachute, and bubbles, followed by 15 minutes of play time.

Register below (sign up once for the entire fall season).  There will be no Toddler class on 11/11, 11/25.  Program ends 12/9.

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

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

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

Registration is NOT required.

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

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Aston Tuesday Fall Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Programs   610-494-5877   children@astonlibrary.org
   

Recommended for ages 3-5, storytime has a new theme, activity and books each week to engage kids in reading!  Tuesday and Thursday Aston storytimes are two sessions of the same program.

PLEASE CLICK HERE AND REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAM!

 

    Location: Aston Public Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM TODDLERS, TOYS, AND TALES Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Toddler Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library.

Ages 1- 3 years, with caregiver.  Stories, music, parachute, and bubbles, followed by 15 minutes of play time.

Register below (sign up once for the entire fall season).  There will be no Toddler class on 11/11, 11/25.  Program ends 12/9.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM  -  12:15 PM MOTHER GOOSE ON THE LOOSE PLAYTIME Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

An interactive first library experience which includes books, songs, rhymes and movement to encourage early literacy learning. Children learn through play, so our session includes a playgroup with age appropriate toys.  A great opportunity for distraction free time with your child and a way to connect with other parents and caregivers.

Registration begins Sept. 15, 2014

Group size is limited.

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

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

Registration is NOT required.

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

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

Pokemon at Ridley Township Public Library.

Grades K-5.  Bring your Pokemon cards to trade and battle with friends.

Register below for this event. 

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
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rec_painters_palette.GIF 3:45 PM  -  4:30 PM Art 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 through 6. Learn techniques to improve your drawing. Space limited; registration required.

    Location: Ridley Park Public Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Who Was Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Kids who are reading the Who Was series of biographies, this is the place for you! Explore a different historical figure each week through read-alouds and activities.

This program is free and open to students in grades 2-5 only. Registration is CLOSED at this time.

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

Grades 3-5.

This program is for beginners and up.  No prior art experience is needed.  It's a chance to try new things and develop your own style. Each week a new drawing technique, idea or skill will be presented.

Bring your creativity, but we'll supply the rest of the materials.

Registration starts September 14, 2104.  Group size is limited

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

Join Miss Mel for an exciting evening of stories, songs and arts & crafts!

Don't forget to wear you pajamas and bring your teddy bear!

Open to All Ages!

No Registration Required!

    Location: Marple Public Library
Wednesday November 5, 2014 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:00 AM Creative Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Springfield Township Library   610-543-2113   
   

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

Registration is not required.

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

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

    Location: Norwood Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
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 1/2 with adult. (Younger or older pre-school siblings are welcome.)

A playgroup designed to be fun and informative.  Spend quality time with your child.  

This is an opportunity to get information and ask questions about child and parenting issues from our professional community partners in a relaxed setting.

Speech & Hearing: Stacy Collins, speech therapist

Physical Development: Liza Speigel, PT-Theraplay

General Development: Marisa Smith, Early Intervention

Early Literacy:  Charlotte Ryan, Sellers Library

Nutrition: Fran Alloway MA RD LDN- Penn State Extension

Registration begins September 14, 2014

Group size is limited.

http://www.udlibraries.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. 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 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.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Preschool Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

story

Join Miss Mel for a super fun-filled story time with songs, stories and arts & crafts!

Open to Preschoolers!

No Registration Required!

 

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

Stories, games, crafts and movies for children ages 3-5. Come and join the fun. Space limited; registration required.

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

Designed for children 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 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Homeschoolers' Creative Writing Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Inspire and assist other writers at this informal writing club. Join Ms. Yolaine in guided writing and free writing just for fun.

This program is free and open to homeschoolers ages 8 and older. No registration is required. 

    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  -  5:00 PM MOVIE & A SNACK Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Movie and a Snack at Ridley Township Public Library.

Grades K-5.  Enjoy a fun snack while watching a movie.  Today's movie and snack:  Little Rascals (Rated PG, 83 minutes), with Muddy Buddies!

Register below for this event. 

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

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

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Music Programs Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join Miss Andie and Miss Mel for dance parties mixing a variety of music, interaction with instruments and other fun activities!

*Ages: Birth-5 years

*No Registration Required!

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

Chess Club

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

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

Wednesdays @ 4:30pm;

November 5th & 19th

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_kidsreading1 6:30 PM The Comfy Challenge Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

The Comfy Challenge

Wednesday, November 5th @ 6:30pm

Are you ready to veg out for Thanksgiving? For this month's challenge you can work solo or in a team to build a comfy chair out of recycled materials. All of our comfy creations will be on display in the library for people to vote for their favorite one. The team with the most votes by Thanksgiving will win a prize!

Registration is required. Held in the community room downstairs. For ages 5+

    Location: Middletown Free Library
        There are 20 spaces available.
 
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
   

Pajama Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library. 

Suitable for ages 3-6 years, but all are welcome.  Put on your pajamas and join us for a special evening story time. Presented by Miss Amy from Jitterbugs Music and Movement, families will enjoy stories, music, dancing, instruments, bubbles, parachute play, and more.

Register below for this event.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
anim_dog1 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajama Time! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: 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_dog_scottie 6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM PAWS for Reading Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

1st & 3rd Wed @ 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.

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
 
anim_dog1 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM PALS Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Alice Walsh   60-583-7207   
   

Reluctant readers in grades 1 - 5 read to trained animals. Registration required.

    Location: Ridley Park Public 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
   

Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library.

Ages 3-5 years, without caregiver (adult must remain in the library).  Stories, music, parachute, and bubbles.

Register below (sign up once for the entire fall season).  There will be no Preschool class on 10/9, 11/13, 11/27.  Program ends 12/11.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading 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
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Aston Thursday Fall Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Programs    610-494-5877   children@astonlibrary.org
   

Recommended for ages 3-5, storytime has a new theme, activity and books each week to engage kids in reading!  Tuesday and Thursday Aston storytimes are two sessions of the same program.

PLEASE CLICK HERE AND REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAM!

 

    Location: Aston Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading1 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. Infants through 3 years of age.  Every Thursday at 10:30 am. Storytime with rhymes and songs plus play time at the end.  Caregivers must stay with the child or children.  Please call Primos library at 610-622-8091 for more information.

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

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.
 
nat_bush.GIF 11:00 AM Story Time and Bagged Lunch at Ridley Creek Park Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Story Time & Bagged Lunch at Ridley Creek State Park

Thursday, November 6th @ 11am

Bring a bagged lunch and meet us at Pavilion #8 at Ridley Creek State Park for this special story time. Mr. Jason will read books about the great outdoors and have us do a craft and fun activities outside!

For all ages. Registration is not required. See you at Ridley Creek State Park Pavilion #8! (Weather permitting. Please dress accordingly!)

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Lunch with a Famous Artist Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Bring a brown bag lunch and "meet" a famous artist!

Each session will start will an introduction to a different artist and end with a chance for you to create your own masterpiece in their style.

This program is free and open to homeschoolers ages 6 and older. It will be presented the first Thursday of the month and registration is required. Register for each month separately by clicking the REGISTER button on that month's listing. 

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
        There are many 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
   

Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library.

Ages 3-5 years, without caregiver (adult must remain in the library).  Stories, music, parachute, and bubbles.

Register below (sign up once for the entire fall season).  There will be no Preschool class on 10/9, 11/13, 11/27.  Program ends 12/11.

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

Designed with the 3 1/2 year old through Kindergarten student in mind, slightly longer books are interspersed with songs, fingerplays, and snacks followed by a special activity or free play with toys from our Family Place collection. Fall 2014 themes include:  Oct. 2nd  School of Imagination,  Oct. 9th  Apple Surprise!  Oct. 16th  Tree Tales,  Oct. 23rd  Sleepover Stories,  Oct. 30th  Costume Fun!,  Nov. 6th HiBEARnation?, Nov. 13th  Young Reader's Week,  Nov. 20th UN Children's Day Celebration,  and Dec.  4th  Season's Readings!  Registration begins Sept. 10th.  Call or come in!  If you leave a message, make sure to include your child's first and last name, age, and your phone number.

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

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
rec_yoga.GIF 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 to 6. Younger/older siblings are always welcome. Join certified yoga teacher Miss Lisa for a fun time learning yoga poses. Bring your own mat or use one of ours. NO registration required. 

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

Grade school program at Ridley Township Public Library.

Grades K- 5, without caregiver (adult must remain in the library).  Stories, book talk, games, crafts.

Register below (sign up once for the entire fall season).  There will be no Kid's Club on 10/9, 11/13, 11/27.  Program ends 12/11.

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

Designed with the 3 1/2 year old through Kindergarten student in mind, slightly longer books are interspersed with songs, fingerplays, and snacks followed by a special activity or free play with toys from our Family Place collection. Fall 2014 themes include:  Oct. 2nd  School of Imagination,  Oct. 9th  Apple Surprise!  Oct. 16th  Tree Tales,  Oct. 23rd  Sleepover Stories,  Oct. 30th  Costume Fun!,  Nov. 6th HiBEARnation?, Nov. 13th  Young Reader's Week,  Nov. 20th UN Children's Day Celebration,  and Dec.  4th  Season's Readings!  Registration begins Sept. 10th.  Call or come in!  If you leave a message, make sure to include your child's first and last name, age, and your phone number.

    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!

You won’t to miss this week’s action packed Kid Zone! Today, after reading about ninjas in books like The Three Ninja Pigs by Corey Rosen Schwartz, we’ll become ninjas during our Ninja Star Toss. We’ll also make our own ninja warrior to take home.  

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_construction 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM AFTERSCHOOL MAKER CLUB Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Grades 1-5

Do you like to build, create, invent, tinker, or just plain make stuff?

The Sellers Library Maker's Club will provide the materials you need for a different project each week.You may be constructing with legos, paper, blocks, straws, recylables and more.  The fun is in the challange and the end project is up to you.

Registration begins September 14, 2014.  Group size is limited.

http.www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
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misc_none 9:30 AM Big Steps Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: 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.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    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
 
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 and Ms. Anny. This special 30-minutes program without a caregiver helps children develop confidence in their personal abilities and enjoy time spent with children their age.

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

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
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.
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misc_kidsreading1 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.

Come listen to stories with Miss Marie!

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

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

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

-- November 8: Maleficent (rated PG)
-- December 13: Dolphin Tale 2 (rated PG)

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
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ent_filmproj 1:00 PM Drive In Movie Day Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Drive-In Movie Day!

Sunday, November 9th @ 1pm

Saturday Morning Cartoons...on Sunday!

Bring a cardboard box and turn it into a car using the library's supplies! Mr. Jason will pop some popcorn and we will watch a variety of Saturday Morning cartoons on the movie screen...on a Sunday! It'll feel like a drive-in movie theater!

Registration is required. For ALL ages!

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

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

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

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

Registration is not required.

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

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

    Location: Folcroft Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
z_cust_lawpl-readtome 10:00 AM  -  10:35 AM Infant Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Programs   610-494-5877   children@astonlibrary.org
   

Lapsit storytime for ages birth-24 months, with caregiver.  Stories, music, parachute, and bubbles, followed by 15 minutes of play time.

REGISTER ONLINE BY CLICKING HERE AND SUBMITTING THE FORM!

    Location: Aston Public 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 1/2-6 with adult.  (Younger preschool siblings are welcome.)

A theme based storytime using books, songs, flannel board, fingerplays and movement to encourage the early literacy skills of letter recognition, print awareness, phonemic and phonetic awareness and narrative skills.

Sound serious?  Not at all... the emphasis is on fun!

A follow-up activity and a take home sheet with our stories and songs complete our session.

Registration begins September 14, 2014

Group size is limited.

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

Toddler Tales storytime is designed with the 2 to 3 1/2 year old's interests in mind. This active storytime has 10 themes that toddlers love including:  Sept. 29th Trucks For All Seasons,  Oct. 6th Nighttime Adventures, Oct. 13th Cats  Dance,  Oct. 20th  Speed Racers,  Oct. 27th Witch Cats, Nov. 3rd  Book Fiesta!,  Nov. 10th Little Elephants,  Nov. 17th  Baking Day,  Nov. 24th  Give Thanks,  and Dec. 1st  Let's Celebrate!  Call or come in to registration for the full series begins Sept. 10th.  If leaving a message, we need your child's first and last name, age, as well as your phone number.  See you soon!

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Movers & 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. Anny and Ms. Shannon. The program provides wiggles and giggles for all! We'll share age-appropriate books and enjoy rhymes and songs.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Action Readers!

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

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

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

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

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-586-7310   
   

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: Darby Free Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Sensory Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Mondays, November 3-24 @ 11:00 a.m. For ages 2-6.

A storytime for children with special needs.

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM INFANT STORY TIME Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Infant Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library.

Ages birth- 24 months, with caregiver.  Stories, music, parachute, and bubbles, followed by 15 minutes of play time.

Register below (sign up once for the entire fall season).  There will be no Infant class on 9/29, 10/20, 11/24.  Program ends 12/8.

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

Ages 3 1/2-6 with adult.  (Younger preschool siblings are welcome.)

A theme based storytime using books, songs, flannel board, fingerplays and movement to encourage the early literacy skills of letter recognition, print awareness, phonemic and phonetic awareness and narrative skills.

Sound serious?  Not at all... the emphasis is on fun!

A follow-up activity and a take home sheet with our stories and songs complete our session.

Registration begins September 14, 2014

Group size is limited.

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

Minecraft at Ridley Township Public Library.

Grades K-5.  Fans of Minecraft are invited to gather together and spend time playing the popular 3D, interactive game.  Students must bring their own tablet, and have a Minecraft account.  

Register below (sign up once for the entire fall season).  There will be no Minecraft on 9/29, 10/20, 11/24.  Program ends 12/8.

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

Do you have what it takes to out-spell other logophiles (lovers of words)? Join the Homeschoolers’ Scrabble Club and enjoy a friendly game. We’ll provide the boards, you provide the words!

This program is free and open to homeschoolers of all ages. No registration is required.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_kids 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Cartooning Workshop with the Center on Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 5+. REGISTRATION REQUIRED, as space is limted. Please call 610-353-1022.

Why sit in front of the TV and watch cartoons when you can draw amazing characters and awesome scenes of your very 
own? Join us  as Young Rembrandts hosts a wonderful Anime and Manga Drawing 
Workshop. Our students will create dazzling illustrations that are influenced by popular Japanese anime and manga 
themes. Colorful characters with expressive personalities jump off of the page. Our students will be delighted as we 
create drawings that emulate the popular anime and manga art styles. Don’t miss out on an exciting opportunity to 
produce wonderful artwork. Sign up today! 
 
 
 
 
 
Center on Central    
    Location: Newtown Public Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM PAWS for Reading Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

 Practice reading to the best listener—A dog! Two therapy dog teams will be at the Radnor Memorial Library to meet with young readers (1st-grade and older) and listen to children read a book of their choice. PAWS for Reading will be offered once a month on Mondays this fall at 6:00pm in the Storytime Tent. Also an ideal opportunity for English language learners. Please sign up starting October 27.

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

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

Children are encouraged to come dressed in their favorite jammies!

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


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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
Tuesday November 11, 2014 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.)

An interactive first library experience which includes books, songs, rhymes and movement to encourage early literacy learning. Children learn through play, so our session includes a playgroup with age appropriate toys.  A great opportunity for distraction free time with your child and a way to connect with other parents and caregivers.

Registration begins Sept. 15, 2014

Group size is limited.

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

Miss Joy is bringing her guitar and some stories to the Radnor Memorial Library’s Winsor Room at 10:00am. Families with children age 2-5 are invited to this lively musical storytime. No registration is necessary. For more info call 610-687-1124.

http://www.radnorlibrary.org/youth-services/    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
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anim_dino01 10:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM PreSchool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

PreSchool Storytime. Every Tuesday at 10:00 am.  Ages 4 and 5 (including Kindergarten). Storytime with fingerplays and craft.  Please call 610-622-8091 with any questions you may have.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fun for babies to preschoolers & NO registration required. Miss Jill leads everyone in fun, interactive songs. Shaker eggs & props for everyone adds to the fun! 

    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! 

Registration is NOT required.

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

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Aston Tuesday Fall Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Programs   610-494-5877   children@astonlibrary.org
   

Recommended for ages 3-5, storytime has a new theme, activity and books each week to engage kids in reading!  Tuesday and Thursday Aston storytimes are two sessions of the same program.

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
 
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.)

An interactive first library experience which includes books, songs, rhymes and movement to encourage early literacy learning. Children learn through play, so our session includes a playgroup with age appropriate toys.  A great opportunity for distraction free time with your child and a way to connect with other parents and caregivers.

Registration begins Sept. 15, 2014

Group size is limited.

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

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

Registration is NOT required.

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

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
rec_painters_palette.GIF 3:45 PM  -  4:30 PM Art 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 through 6. Learn techniques to improve your drawing. Space limited; registration required.

    Location: Ridley Park Public Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Who Was Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Kids who are reading the Who Was series of biographies, this is the place for you! Explore a different historical figure each week through read-alouds and activities.

This program is free and open to students in grades 2-5 only. Registration is CLOSED at this time.

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

Grades 3-5.

This program is for beginners and up.  No prior art experience is needed.  It's a chance to try new things and develop your own style. Each week a new drawing technique, idea or skill will be presented.

Bring your creativity, but we'll supply the rest of the materials.

Registration starts September 14, 2104.  Group size is limited

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

Join Miss Mel for an exciting evening of stories, songs and arts & crafts!

Don't forget to wear you pajamas and bring your teddy bear!

Open to All Ages!

No Registration Required!

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

For ages birth to 2 years. Older siblings are always welcome. Join us for developmentally appropriate books, songs & rhymes, The story time lasts about 20 minutes, followed by playtime.  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. NO registration requred.

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

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

Registration is not required.

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

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

    Location: Norwood Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
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 1/2 with adult. (Younger or older pre-school siblings are welcome.)

A playgroup designed to be fun and informative.  Spend quality time with your child.  

This is an opportunity to get information and ask questions about child and parenting issues from our professional community partners in a relaxed setting.

Speech & Hearing: Stacy Collins, speech therapist

Physical Development: Liza Speigel, PT-Theraplay

General Development: Marisa Smith, Early Intervention

Early Literacy:  Charlotte Ryan, Sellers Library

Nutrition: Fran Alloway MA RD LDN- Penn State Extension

Registration begins September 14, 2014

Group size is limited.

http://www.udlibraries.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. 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 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.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Preschool Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

story

Join Miss Mel for a super fun-filled story time with songs, stories and arts & crafts!

Open to Preschoolers!

No Registration Required!

 

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

Stories, games, crafts and movies for children ages 3-5. Come and join the fun. Space limited; registration required.

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

2nd & 4th Wed @ 10:30 a.m. For ages 3+.

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!

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

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

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

Registration is not required.

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

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

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

Story and a Craft at Ridley Township Public Library.

Ages 3-5 years.  Listen to a fun picture book, and then create a craft to go along with it.  Today's story and craft:  Bear Snores On by Karma Wilson, and a bear craft.  Register below for this event. 

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Homeschoolers' Creative Writing Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Inspire and assist other writers at this informal writing club. Join Ms. Yolaine in guided writing and free writing just for fun.

This program is free and open to homeschoolers ages 8 and older. No registration is required. 

    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 4:00 PM Preschool Parade Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM After School Crafts: Thanksgiving 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 fall holidays by creating crafts after school with the Children’s Room staff. Two weeks of Thanksgiving fun.

This program is free and open to students in grades 1-4 only. Registration is required. Please click on the REGISTER button below to sign up for the 2-week series. Please commit to attending both sessions.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
anim_dog1 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM PAWS For Reading Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   
Can't keep your PAWS off a good book?  We challenge you to join Goldie's Gang.  Read to a PAWS therapy dog 5 times in a year and earn a free T-shirt!  Furness Library will be hosting once a month on Sundays: Sept. 28th, Oct. 26th, and Nov. 23rd from 1:30 to 2:30 with adorable Piper listening to six students (10 minutes per reader).  We also are offering the program on Wednesdays after school on:  Oct. 1st, Nov. 12th, and Dec. 3rd from 4 to 5 p.m. with Piper and Bosun listening to 12 students (10 minutes per reader).  Students may sign up for no more than 3 of the six sessions, and they need to arrive ten minutes before their scheduled reading time. Registration begins on September 10th. This is our fastest filling program, so make sure to sign-up first thing!
 
    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
lib_book_signing 4:30 PM Virtual Visit with Jen Swann Downey Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Vitual Visit with Jen Swann Downey

Author of the Ninja Librarians series

Wednesday, November 12th @ 4:30pm

Jen Swann Downey will be visiting us, virtually, to talk about her book(s) and answer any questions you may have about the series or her career as a writer. Registration is required and those that register will receive a copy of Ninja Librarians: The Accidental Keyhand to read as much as they can before November 12th.

For all ages.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
        There are 30 spaces available.
 
food_pizza 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Pete’s a Pizza Party Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 5-10*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

We’re having a pizza party to celebrate William Steig’s birthday! Make your own pizza and explore other works by this wonderful author (Shrek,       Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, Brave Irene). THIS WILL BE HELD AT THE MEDIA COMMUNITY CENTER.

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM A Thanksgiving Tale with Classroom Adventure Stories Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Ridley Township Public Library
November 12
6:30-7:15pm
Suitable for ages 3-10

Mr. Don Dougherty, from Classroom Adventure Stories, will be visiting Ridley Twp. Library to perform his Thanksgiving Story- an original, highly interactive, and personalized tale that will allow kids to be a part of the show! A fun family program, not to be missed! 

Register below 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

November 12 & 19

Come to the library to listen to stories, sing songs, dance, and play to get ready for bed! All ages are invited. Come dressed in your PJs!

Registration is not required.

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

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

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

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

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM Pre-Walker Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

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

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

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Aston Thursday Fall Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Programs    610-494-5877   children@astonlibrary.org
   

Recommended for ages 3-5, storytime has a new theme, activity and books each week to engage kids in reading!  Tuesday and Thursday Aston storytimes are two sessions of the same program.

PLEASE CLICK HERE AND REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAM!

 

    Location: Aston Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading1 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. Infants through 3 years of age.  Every Thursday at 10:30 am. Storytime with rhymes and songs plus play time at the end.  Caregivers must stay with the child or children.  Please call Primos library at 610-622-8091 for more information.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
rec_legoguy 10:30 AM  -  12:00 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. Held in the community room downstairs.

Thursday, November 13th; 10:30am-12pm

Saturday, November 22nd; 1-3pm

    Location: Middletown Free 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
 
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   
   

Designed with the 3 1/2 year old through Kindergarten student in mind, slightly longer books are interspersed with songs, fingerplays, and snacks followed by a special activity or free play with toys from our Family Place collection. Fall 2014 themes include:  Oct. 2nd  School of Imagination,  Oct. 9th  Apple Surprise!  Oct. 16th  Tree Tales,  Oct. 23rd  Sleepover Stories,  Oct. 30th  Costume Fun!,  Nov. 6th HiBEARnation?, Nov. 13th  Young Reader's Week,  Nov. 20th UN Children's Day Celebration,  and Dec.  4th  Season's Readings!  Registration begins Sept. 10th.  Call or come in!  If you leave a message, make sure to include your child's first and last name, age, and your phone number.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Creative Corner Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: 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
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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   
   

Designed with the 3 1/2 year old through Kindergarten student in mind, slightly longer books are interspersed with songs, fingerplays, and snacks followed by a special activity or free play with toys from our Family Place collection. Fall 2014 themes include:  Oct. 2nd  School of Imagination,  Oct. 9th  Apple Surprise!  Oct. 16th  Tree Tales,  Oct. 23rd  Sleepover Stories,  Oct. 30th  Costume Fun!,  Nov. 6th HiBEARnation?, Nov. 13th  Young Reader's Week,  Nov. 20th UN Children's Day Celebration,  and Dec.  4th  Season's Readings!  Registration begins Sept. 10th.  Call or come in!  If you leave a message, make sure to include your child's first and last name, age, and your phone number.

    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!

Get your dinosaur on as you listen to stories filled with dinosaur tales like Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs by Mo Willems and dig for dinosaur bones during our dino dig. 

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_construction 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM AFTERSCHOOL MAKER CLUB Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Grades 1-5

Do you like to build, create, invent, tinker, or just plain make stuff?

The Sellers Library Maker's Club will provide the materials you need for a different project each week.You may be constructing with legos, paper, blocks, straws, recylables and more.  The fun is in the challange and the end project is up to you.

Registration begins September 14, 2014.  Group size is limited.

http.www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
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misc_none 9:30 AM Big Steps Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: 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.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    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.
 
eth_france 10:00 AM Preschool French Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swarthmore@delcolibraries.org
   

Preschool French for little Francophiles!  

We'll meet the 3rd Friday of each month at 10am.  (In November we'll meet on the 2nd Friday, the 14th due to a scheduling conflict).  We'll have French stories, songs, and fun! Children between ages 1 and five years.  Must be accompanied by a caregiver.  

A bientot!

All programs are free and open to the public.  Please, sign up at the library, via email (swarthmore@delcolibraries.org) or by calling 610-543-0436.  

    Location: Swarthmore Public 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 10:15 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 and Ms. Anny. This special 30-minutes program without a caregiver helps children develop confidence in their personal abilities and enjoy time spent with children their age.

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

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM FAMILY PLAY GROUP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Play Group at Ridley Township Public Library.

Ages 1-3 years, with caregiver (siblings welcome).  Spend time playing with toys.

Register below (sign up once for the entire fall season).  There will be no Family Play Group 10/3, 10/31, 11/7, 11/28.  Program ends 12/12.

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:15 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.
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Child Identification Program presented by New York Life Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

 Radnor Memorial Library and Francisvale Home for Smaller Animals provide a unique reading experience for children age 5 and up—Read-To-Meow! Sign up for a 15-minute time slot to read to a room full of snuggly cats in the Francisvale Home. Read-To-Meow will be held at Francisvale Home, located at 328 Upper Gulph Road, on Friday, November 14 between the hours of 12:00 and 1:30pm. Participants must sign up in-person at the children’s desk beginning October 31. Please direct all questions to the Radnor Library at 610-687-1124.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
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misc_kidsreading1 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.

Come listen to stories with Miss Marie!

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM FRIDAY CRAFT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laure Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Friday afternoon crafts at Ridley Township Public Library.

Grades K-5.  Visit the library after school and create a fun craft.  Today's craft:  Leaf wreath.  Please bring in lots of colorful leaves.  Register below for this event.  

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_bingo 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM BINGO NIGHT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Grade 5 and under with adult.

Play traditional and animal bingo.  Winners grade 5 and under choose fun prizes.

No registration.  Bring a friend!

http://www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
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misc_kids 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Segal Puppet Theater presents the Five Little Monkeys Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ALL ages & NO registration required. 

Everyone knows the story of the “5 Little Monkeys” -
they love to jump on beds and bump their heads.
In this wonderfully silly interactive hand and rod puppet show, 
you will have the chance to help Mama Mia and Mr. 
Rutabaga, two elderly residents of  “The Castle”, a Royal 
Retirement Community Home, get the infamous 5 little 
monkeys safely down to sleep for the night. 

Dave Fiebert

Segal Puppets    
    Location: Newtown Public Library
 
misc_none 12:00 PM Tail Waggin' Tutors Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   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 young readers (1st-grade and older) and listen to children read a book of their choice.   Also an ideal opportunity for English language learners. Please sign up online at www.radnorlibrary.org or call 610-687-1124 starting November 1.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are 5 spaces available.
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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 @ 1:30-3:00 p.m. For ages 4-10. Registration not required.

Come build with us!

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
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misc_none 9:30 AM Little Steps Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

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

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

Registration is not required.

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

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

    Location: Folcroft Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
z_cust_lawpl-readtome 10:00 AM  -  10:35 AM Infant Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Programs   610-494-5877   children@astonlibrary.org
   

Lapsit storytime for ages birth-24 months, with caregiver.  Stories, music, parachute, and bubbles, followed by 15 minutes of play time.

REGISTER ONLINE BY CLICKING HERE AND SUBMITTING THE FORM!

    Location: Aston Public 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 1/2-6 with adult.  (Younger preschool siblings are welcome.)

A theme based storytime using books, songs, flannel board, fingerplays and movement to encourage the early literacy skills of letter recognition, print awareness, phonemic and phonetic awareness and narrative skills.

Sound serious?  Not at all... the emphasis is on fun!

A follow-up activity and a take home sheet with our stories and songs complete our session.

Registration begins September 14, 2014

Group size is limited.

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

Toddler Tales storytime is designed with the 2 to 3 1/2 year old's interests in mind. This active storytime has 10 themes that toddlers love including:  Sept. 29th Trucks For All Seasons,  Oct. 6th Nighttime Adventures, Oct. 13th Cats  Dance,  Oct. 20th  Speed Racers,  Oct. 27th Witch Cats, Nov. 3rd  Book Fiesta!,  Nov. 10th Little Elephants,  Nov. 17th  Baking Day,  Nov. 24th  Give Thanks,  and Dec. 1st  Let's Celebrate!  Call or come in to registration for the full series begins Sept. 10th.  If leaving a message, we need your child's first and last name, age, as well as your phone number.  See you soon!

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
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misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Movers & 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. Anny and Ms. Shannon. The program provides wiggles and giggles for all! We'll share age-appropriate books and enjoy rhymes and songs.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Action Readers!

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

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

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

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

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-586-7310   
   

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: Darby Free Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Sensory Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Mondays, November 3-24 @ 11:00 a.m. For ages 2-6.

A storytime for children with special needs.

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM INFANT STORY TIME Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Infant Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library.

Ages birth- 24 months, with caregiver.  Stories, music, parachute, and bubbles, followed by 15 minutes of play time.

Register below (sign up once for the entire fall season).  There will be no Infant class on 9/29, 10/20, 11/24.  Program ends 12/8.

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

Ages 3 1/2-6 with adult.  (Younger preschool siblings are welcome.)

A theme based storytime using books, songs, flannel board, fingerplays and movement to encourage the early literacy skills of letter recognition, print awareness, phonemic and phonetic awareness and narrative skills.

Sound serious?  Not at all... the emphasis is on fun!

A follow-up activity and a take home sheet with our stories and songs complete our session.

Registration begins September 14, 2014

Group size is limited.

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

Minecraft at Ridley Township Public Library.

Grades K-5.  Fans of Minecraft are invited to gather together and spend time playing the popular 3D, interactive game.  Students must bring their own tablet, and have a Minecraft account.  

Register below (sign up once for the entire fall season).  There will be no Minecraft on 9/29, 10/20, 11/24.  Program ends 12/8.

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

Do you have what it takes to out-spell other logophiles (lovers of words)? Join the Homeschoolers’ Scrabble Club and enjoy a friendly game. We’ll provide the boards, you provide the words!

This program is free and open to homeschoolers of all ages. No registration is required.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  6:45 PM Minecraft in Real Life Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Glendening   610-566-7828   midirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Minecraft in Real Life Club

Are you 8-12 years old?  Do you LOVE Minecraft?

Join us for our Minecraft in Real Life Club!

At our next club meeting we'll be continuing our exploration of Minecraft Circuits in Real Life kits.

Space is limited and fills up quickly so you MUST register to attend.  Registration begins November 3rd.

Register Now!

Minecraft in Real Life Club    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Pajama Storytime and Craft Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Evening storytime for children age 2 to 5 and their families.  PJs are encouraged!

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
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Tuesday November 18, 2014 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.)

An interactive first library experience which includes books, songs, rhymes and movement to encourage early literacy learning. Children learn through play, so our session includes a playgroup with age appropriate toys.  A great opportunity for distraction free time with your child and a way to connect with other parents and caregivers.

Registration begins Sept. 15, 2014

Group size is limited.

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM PreSchool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

PreSchool Storytime. Every Tuesday at 10:00 am.  Ages 4 and 5 (including Kindergarten). Storytime with fingerplays and craft.  Please call 610-622-8091 with any questions you may have.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
lib_book_red 10:00 AM  -  10:45 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
   

Story Time at Linvilla Orchards

Tuesday, November 18th @ 10am

Mr. Jason has been invited to bring his story time to Linvilla Orchards. He will be bringing books about farms, fall, and Thanksgiving! Come show your support as your library expands and does more throughout the community.

(No "Read-Ercise Toddler Story Time" at the library today, as we will be at Linvilla at 10am)

 

Registration is not required. For ALL ages!

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM TODDLERS, TOYS, AND TALES Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Toddler Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library.

Ages 1- 3 years, with caregiver.  Stories, music, parachute, and bubbles, followed by 15 minutes of play time.

Register below (sign up once for the entire fall season).  There will be no Toddler class on 11/11, 11/25.  Program ends 12/9.

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM 1-2-3 Grow! Parent and Child Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

As a Family Place Library, Radnor Memorial Library’s aim is to encourage creative play and equip parents with child development resources. Open to children age 1-3½ years and their caregivers. Please sign up beginning October 21 in-person at the children’s desk. For more info call 610-687-1124.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Jitterbugs Music & Movement Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Fun for babies to preschoolers & NO registration required. Singing, dancing, instruments, bubbles & parachute play! 

Jitterbugs Music & Movement    
    Location: Newtown Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Aston Tuesday Fall Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Programs   610-494-5877   children@astonlibrary.org
   

Recommended for ages 3-5, storytime has a new theme, activity and books each week to engage kids in reading!  Tuesday and Thursday Aston storytimes are two sessions of the same program.

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 TODDLERS, TOYS, AND TALES Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Toddler Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library.

Ages 1- 3 years, with caregiver.  Stories, music, parachute, and bubbles, followed by 15 minutes of play time.

Register below (sign up once for the entire fall season).  There will be no Toddler class on 11/11, 11/25.  Program ends 12/9.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM  -  12:15 PM MOTHER GOOSE ON THE LOOSE PLAYTIME Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

An interactive first library experience which includes books, songs, rhymes and movement to encourage early literacy learning. Children learn through play, so our session includes a playgroup with age appropriate toys.  A great opportunity for distraction free time with your child and a way to connect with other parents and caregivers.

Registration begins Sept. 15, 2014

Group size is limited.

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

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

Registration is NOT required.

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

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 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
   

Bingo at Ridley Township Public Library.

Grades K-5.  Play Bingo for prizes.

Register below for this event. 

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
rec_painters_palette.GIF 3:45 PM  -  4:30 PM Art 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 through 6. Learn techniques to improve your drawing. Space limited; registration required.

    Location: Ridley Park Public Library
 
rec_paintpalette02 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM ART CLUB WITH MRS. H Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Grades 3-5.

This program is for beginners and up.  No prior art experience is needed.  It's a chance to try new things and develop your own style. Each week a new drawing technique, idea or skill will be presented.

Bring your creativity, but we'll supply the rest of the materials.

Registration starts September 14, 2104.  Group size is limited

http.www.udlibraries.org    
    Location: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
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    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Indian Lane Night

Tuesday, November 18th @ 6pm

Drive-In Movie Night

Mrs. Hatton & Mr. Jason have partnered up to offer a monthly program at MFL just for Indian Lane Elementary students. Bring a cardboard box and turn it into a car using the library's supplies. Mr. Jason will pop some popcorn and we will watch animated books & cartoons on the movie screen. It'll feel like a drive-in movie theater!

Registration is required. For Indian Lane students only.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
        There are 34 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Pajama Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join Miss Mel for an exciting evening of stories, songs and arts & crafts!

Don't forget to wear you pajamas and bring your teddy bear!

Open to All Ages!

No Registration Required!

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

For ages birth to 2 years. Older siblings are always welcome. Join us for developmentally appropriate books, songs & rhymes, The story time lasts about 20 minutes, followed by playtime.  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. NO registration requred.

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

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

Registration is not required.

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

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

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

Books & Breakfast @ Chick-fil-A Lima

Wednesday, November 19th @ 10am

Be at Chick-fil-A Lima for this special story time for ALL ages as Mr. Jason reads some of his favorite picture books, gets the kids singing, dancing & moving around. Chick-Fil-A offers a craft afterwards for the kids to make and take home!

Registration is not required. See you at Chick-fil-A Lima!

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  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. The programs are fun for babies and parents alike!
 
Purpose of the program: To stimulate the brain, increase phonological awareness, provide language and vocabulary development.
 
Books and Babies Programs Include: Age appropriate books; Songs and rhymes; Play time with books, puppets, and toys; Parent information and resources
 
Benefits: Helps get your child ready to read; Pre-literacy skills for baby; Quality time with baby; Increased confidence in parenting skills; Support, camaraderie with other caregivers
 
This program is free and open to the public. No registrationis required. Please help us provide the best experience for all by selecting an age-appropriate storytime for your child!

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
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misc_none 10:30 AM 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.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Preschool Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

story

Join Miss Mel for a super fun-filled story time with songs, stories and arts & crafts!

Open to Preschoolers!

No Registration Required!

 

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

Stories, games, crafts and movies for children ages 3-5. Come and join the fun. Space limited; registration required.

    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 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Homeschoolers' Creative Writing Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Inspire and assist other writers at this informal writing club. Join Ms. Yolaine in guided writing and free writing just for fun.

This program is free and open to homeschoolers ages 8 and older. No registration is required. 

    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 4:00 PM Preschool Parade Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM After School Crafts: Thanksgiving 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 fall holidays by creating crafts after school with the Children’s Room staff. Two weeks of Thanksgiving fun.

This program is free and open to students in grades 1-4 only. Registration is required. Please click here to sign up for the 2-week series. Please commit to attending both sessions.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Music Programs Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join Miss Andie and Miss Mel for dance parties mixing a variety of music, interaction with instruments and other fun activities!

*Ages: Birth-5 years

*No Registration Required!

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

Chess Club

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

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

Wednesdays @ 4:30pm;

November 5th & 19th

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
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

November 12 & 19

Come to the library to listen to stories, sing songs, dance, and play to get ready for bed! All ages are invited. Come dressed in your PJs!

Registration is not required.

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

1st & 3rd Wed @ 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.

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
Thursday November 20, 2014 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.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM Pre-Walker Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_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
   

Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library.

Ages 3-5 years, without caregiver (adult must remain in the library).  Stories, music, parachute, and bubbles.

Register below (sign up once for the entire fall season).  There will be no Preschool class on 10/9, 11/13, 11/27.  Program ends 12/11.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading 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
 
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. 

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
ent_guitar01 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Makin' Music Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

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

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

    Location: Middletown Free Library
        There are 41 spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Aston Thursday Fall Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Programs    610-494-5877   children@astonlibrary.org
   

Recommended for ages 3-5, storytime has a new theme, activity and books each week to engage kids in reading!  Tuesday and Thursday Aston storytimes are two sessions of the same program.

PLEASE CLICK HERE AND REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAM!

 

    Location: Aston Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading1 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. Infants through 3 years of age.  Every Thursday at 10:30 am. Storytime with rhymes and songs plus play time at the end.  Caregivers must stay with the child or children.  Please call Primos library at 610-622-8091 for more information.

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

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

    Location: Marple Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
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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
   

Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library.

Ages 3-5 years, without caregiver (adult must remain in the library).  Stories, music, parachute, and bubbles.

Register below (sign up once for the entire fall season).  There will be no Preschool class on 10/9, 11/13, 11/27.  Program ends 12/11.

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

Designed with the 3 1/2 year old through Kindergarten student in mind, slightly longer books are interspersed with songs, fingerplays, and snacks followed by a special activity or free play with toys from our Family Place collection. Fall 2014 themes include:  Oct. 2nd  School of Imagination,  Oct. 9th  Apple Surprise!  Oct. 16th  Tree Tales,  Oct. 23rd  Sleepover Stories,  Oct. 30th  Costume Fun!,  Nov. 6th HiBEARnation?, Nov. 13th  Young Reader's Week,  Nov. 20th UN Children's Day Celebration,  and Dec.  4th  Season's Readings!  Registration begins Sept. 10th.  Call or come in!  If you leave a message, make sure to include your child's first and last name, age, and your phone number.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Creative Corner Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: 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_yoga.GIF 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 to 6. Younger/older siblings are always welcome. Join certified yoga teacher Miss Lisa for a fun time learning yoga poses. Bring your own mat or use one of ours. NO registration required. 

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

Grade school program at Ridley Township Public Library.

Grades K- 5, without caregiver (adult must remain in the library).  Stories, book talk, games, crafts.

Register below (sign up once for the entire fall season).  There will be no Kid's Club on 10/9, 11/13, 11/27.  Program ends 12/11.

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

Designed with the 3 1/2 year old through Kindergarten student in mind, slightly longer books are interspersed with songs, fingerplays, and snacks followed by a special activity or free play with toys from our Family Place collection. Fall 2014 themes include:  Oct. 2nd  School of Imagination,  Oct. 9th  Apple Surprise!  Oct. 16th  Tree Tales,  Oct. 23rd  Sleepover Stories,  Oct. 30th  Costume Fun!,  Nov. 6th HiBEARnation?, Nov. 13th  Young Reader's Week,  Nov. 20th UN Children's Day Celebration,  and Dec.  4th  Season's Readings!  Registration begins Sept. 10th.  Call or come in!  If you leave a message, make sure to include your child's first and last name, age, and your phone number.

    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!

Are you a picky eater? You’re not the only one! Today you’ll hear I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato by Lauren Childs and other books about finicky eaters. We’ll also play a few rounds of Thanksgiving Bingo before making a fun 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 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Kids' Book Bingo Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

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

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


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

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

Grades 1-5

Do you like to build, create, invent, tinker, or just plain make stuff?

The Sellers Library Maker's Club will provide the materials you need for a different project each week.You may be constructing with legos, paper, blocks, straws, recylables and more.  The fun is in the challange and the end project is up to you.

Registration begins September 14, 2014.  Group size is limited.

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

DIY Club

Libraries around the world are celebrating International Games Day this November!  Our club will celebrate as well by exploring the world of video games, pixel art & sprite design!

We're still looking for input into creating a great name for our club.  We'll be brainstorming ideas and creating a name this week!

New to DIY?  Go to diy.org find out more and sign up today!  Take some time to browse thousands of projects and try something out.  Your account will serve as a portfolio of all you make & do.

DIY Club is for kids ages 8-16 years old.

Register Now!

DIY Club Registration    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
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misc_none 9:30 AM Big Steps Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: 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.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
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misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-622-8091   
   

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 and Ms. Anny. This special 30-minutes program without a caregiver helps children develop confidence in their personal abilities and enjoy time spent with children their age.

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

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
rec_dance2 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Dance Me a Story Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   6105667828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Dance Me a Story

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

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

For kids ages 2-5.  Older siblings may join.  REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED as space is LIMITED. This program is paid for by The Friends of the MFL.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
        There are 14 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM FAMILY PLAY GROUP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Play Group at Ridley Township Public Library.

Ages 1-3 years, with caregiver (siblings welcome).  Spend time playing with toys.

Register below (sign up once for the entire fall season).  There will be no Family Play Group 10/3, 10/31, 11/7, 11/28.  Program ends 12/12.

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:15 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.
 
misc_kidsreading1 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.

Come listen to stories with Miss Marie!

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM FRIDAY CRAFT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laure Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Friday afternoon crafts at Ridley Township Public Library.

Grades K-5.  Visit the library after school and create a fun craft.  Today's craft:  Turkey wreath.  Register below for this event.  

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Disney's Frozen Sing-Along Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Frozen fans of all ages are invited to the Radnor Library on Friday, November 21 at 6:00pm to show off their vocal talent and enthusiasm. Let’s fill the Winsor Room with Annas, Elsas, Olafs, and Kristoffs, as we enjoy an interactive Disney karaoke sing-along and build literacy skills at the same time. Costumes encouraged! Please sign up beginning November 7.  

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
    The registration period has not begun.
Saturday November 22, 2014 Go To Top
rec_aerobics 11:30 AM  -  12:15 PM Kids Yoga Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Kids Yoga w/ Miss Lisa

Saturday, November 22nd @ 11:30am

Miss Lisa leads this awesome & FREE yoga class for kids ages 5-10. The library provides the yoga mats and your kids come in their comfy clothes to learn different poses, breathing exercises and balancing techniques. It's fun exercise that helps your kids find their center of balance!

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

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
rec_legoguy 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   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. Held in the community room downstairs.

Thursday, November 13th; 10:30am-12pm

Saturday, November 22nd; 1-3pm

    Location: Middletown Free Library
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rec_legoguy 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Lego Builders: Choose Your Own Adventure Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

Lego Builder enthusiasts ages 5 to 12, at the October build you will have a chance to suggest and vote on an adventurous theme for this gathering.  Ideas terrestrial and extraterrestrial will be considered.  Let your creative minds conjure up something exceptional!  Registration for this event will begin on October 18th.  Just call or come in!

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
Sunday November 23, 2014 Go To Top
anim_dog1 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM PAWS For Reading Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   
Can't keep your PAWS off a good book?  We challenge you to join Goldie's Gang.  Read to a PAWS therapy dog 5 times in a year and earn a free T-shirt!  Furness Library will be hosting once a month on Sundays: Sept. 28th, Oct. 26th, and Nov. 23rd from 1:30 to 2:30 with adorable Piper listening to six students (10 minutes per reader).  We also are offering the program on Wednesdays after school on:  Oct. 1st, Nov. 12th, and Dec. 3rd from 4 to 5 p.m. with Piper and Bosun listening to 12 students (10 minutes per reader).  Students may sign up for no more than 3 of the six sessions, and they need to arrive ten minutes before their scheduled reading time. Registration begins on September 10th. This is our fastest filling program, so make sure to sign-up first thing!
 
    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
Monday November 24, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Little Steps Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

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

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

Registration is not required.

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

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

    Location: Folcroft Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
z_cust_lawpl-readtome 10:00 AM  -  10:35 AM Infant Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Programs   610-494-5877   children@astonlibrary.org
   

Lapsit storytime for ages birth-24 months, with caregiver.  Stories, music, parachute, and bubbles, followed by 15 minutes of play time.

REGISTER ONLINE BY CLICKING HERE AND SUBMITTING THE FORM!

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

Toddler Tales storytime is designed with the 2 to 3 1/2 year old's interests in mind. This active storytime has 10 themes that toddlers love including:  Sept. 29th Trucks For All Seasons,  Oct. 6th Nighttime Adventures, Oct. 13th Cats  Dance,  Oct. 20th  Speed Racers,  Oct. 27th Witch Cats, Nov. 3rd  Book Fiesta!,  Nov. 10th Little Elephants,  Nov. 17th  Baking Day,  Nov. 24th  Give Thanks,  and Dec. 1st  Let's Celebrate!  Call or come in to registration for the full series begins Sept. 10th.  If leaving a message, we need your child's first and last name, age, as well as your phone number.  See you soon!

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

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

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

Action Readers!

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

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

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

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

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-586-7310   
   

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: Darby Free Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Sensory Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-566-1918   mecsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Mondays, November 3-24 @ 11:00 a.m. For ages 2-6.

A storytime for children with special needs.

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

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

Preschool Yoga w/ Miss Lisa

Monday, November 24th @ 12:30pm

Miss Lisa leads this awesome & FREE yoga class for preschoolers (ages 3-6). The library provides the yoga mats and your kids come in their comfy clothes to learn different poses, breathing exercises and balancing techniques. It's fun exercise that helps your kids find their center of balance!

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

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_kids 1:30 PM K'NEX Rail Lab Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Best for ages 4+. REGISTRATION REQUIRED as space is limited. Please call 610-353-1022.

Join the PA Railroad Museum for this fun workshop

 Working in small groups, students use K’NEX building kits and other learning aids to explore various themes 
relating to railroading, including: bridges; levers and pulleys; wheels, axles & inclined planes; and gears.

PA Railroad Museum    
    Location: Newtown Public Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Skoyz Skill Toy Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

Chatter Rings!  Diablo!  Flower Sticks!  Kendama!  Spinning Plates!  Fourth through eighth graders are invited to challenge themselves with these skill toys from around the world.  Find your own flow state of concentration as you are completely absorbed in mastering tricks for each of these unique toys.  Active learning and play two days in a row ( 11/24 & 25) from 3:30 to 4:30 allows you to make fast progress!  Registration begins November 1st, and we ask that you be available both days.  Limited to just 16 students.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
Tuesday November 25, 2014 Go To Top
anim_dino01 10:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   610-543-2113 x105   
   

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM PreSchool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Robinson   610-622-8091   udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
   

PreSchool Storytime. Every Tuesday at 10:00 am.  Ages 4 and 5 (including Kindergarten). Storytime with fingerplays and craft.  Please call 610-622-8091 with any questions you may have.

    Location: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM 1-2-3 Grow! Parent and Child Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

As a Family Place Library, Radnor Memorial Library’s aim is to encourage creative play and equip parents with child development resources. Open to children age 1-3½ years and their caregivers. Please sign up beginning October 21 in-person at the children’s desk. For more info call 610-687-1124.

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

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

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

Registration is NOT required.

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

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

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

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

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

Registration is NOT required.

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

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Skoyz Skill Toy Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

Chatter Rings!  Diablo!  Flower Sticks!  Kendama!  Spinning Plates!  Fourth through eighth graders are invited to challenge themselves with these skill toys from around the world.  Find your own flow state of concentration as you are completely absorbed in mastering tricks for each of these unique toys.  Active learning and play two days in a row (11/24 & 25) from 3:30 to 4:30 allows you to make fast progress!  Registration begins November 1st, and we ask that you be available both days.  Limited to just 16 students.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
rec_painters_palette.GIF 3:45 PM  -  4:30 PM Art 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 through 6. Learn techniques to improve your drawing. Space limited; registration required.

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

Origami Club

Tuesday, November 25th @ 4pm

Once a month Mr. Jason teaches kids & adults a variety of origami objects to fold. They usually tie in with the season or upcoming holiday. Great for kids who are crafty, love working with their hands, and enjoy letting their creativity shine. For beginner-intermediate folders. Registration is not required. Held in our community room downstairs.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
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    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join Miss Mel for an exciting evening of stories, songs and arts & crafts!

Don't forget to wear you pajamas and bring your teddy bear!

Open to All Ages!

No Registration Required!

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

For ages birth to 2 years. Older siblings are always welcome. Join us for developmentally appropriate books, songs & rhymes, The story time lasts about 20 minutes, followed by playtime.  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. NO registration requred.

    Location: Newtown Public Library
 
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    Contact: Springfield Township Library   610-543-2113   
   

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

Registration is not required.

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

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

    Location: Norwood Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
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    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.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
 
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    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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Join Miss Mel for a super fun-filled story time with songs, stories and arts & crafts!

Open to Preschoolers!

No Registration Required!

 

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

Stories, games, crafts and movies for children ages 3-5. Come and join the fun. Space limited; registration required.

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

2nd & 4th Wed @ 10:30 a.m. For ages 3+.

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!

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

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

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

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
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