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Wednesday October 1, 2014 Go To Top
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  -  10:45 AM Infants Only Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Infants Only: (no siblings allowed)
a six-week session of stories, fingerplays and games
for infants birth to 1 year, accompanied by a caregiver.   
September 24 - October 29, 2014
 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Books & Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: 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
 
anim_penguin 11:00 AM Creative Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Springfield Township Library   610-543-2113   
   

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

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:15 PM Parent and Child Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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*Join us for our annual parent and child workshop series. Spend time with your children. Play together, create a craft, meet other parents and caregivers in an educational environment. Community resource professionals will be on hand to discuss speech, physical fitness, nutrition and development. Staffed by a librarian and assistant, each week will also include toys, handouts, and circle time with a story, song and/or fingerplay.

* Registration Required: Form for registration is at our library front circulation desk

*Ages: Birth - 3 years (& Siblings)

 

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Preschool Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Preschool Storytime: 

a six-week session of stories, fingerplays, games, and crafts 
for kids aged three and a half to five.   
September 24 - October 29, 2014. 
    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
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:  Hoodwinked by Arthur Howard, and a black cat 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
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misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

A new LEGO Club is back. Each week we’ll have a new building challenge and then showcase our creations.

This program requires registration and is FULL at this time. Please watch for our winter series in 2015!

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
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
 
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.
 
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

October 1, 15, & 29

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
 
anim_dog1 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM PALS Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Alice Walsh   610-583-7207   
   

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

    Location: Ridley Park Public Library
Thursday October 2, 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_kidsreading 10:00 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-534-0693   
   

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

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

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

A joyful celebration of babies and books together is the best way to describe these sessions.  Lots of bouncing, clapping, and giggling accompany the wiggling.  Mother Goose rhymes and songs encourage interaction between infant and parent or caregiver.  When the program ends, there is still plenty of time to chat with other moms, dads, and nannies.  Located on the lower floor,  the children's library is easily accsesible by elevator.  Infants from birth through 23 months can be registered starting on September 10th.  Just call or come in!  If you leave a message, please include your baby's name, age in months, and your name and phone number.

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

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

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

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

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

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

THIS WILL BE A "DANCE ME A STORY" PROGRAM WITH LISA O.!

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   610-494-3454   
   

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

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
        There are many spaces available.
 
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
 
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
   

For ages 3 to 6. Join Miss Lisa to learn some fun poses that encourage creativity & relaxation. 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
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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!

Imagination takes us to amazing places so come imagine with us! We’ll read Mix it Up by Herve Tullet before mixing up our own finger paints to paint a picture.

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
Friday October 3, 2014 Go To Top
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
 
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_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-358-3445   
   

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

    Location: Rachel Kohl Community Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
z_cust_familyplace 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Parent Child Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

The Parent-Child Workshop is a 5 week series of classes where the parent and child play with various age-appropriate, educational toys while surrounded by other parents and children.  During each program there is also a resource professional ready to answer any questions a parent might have.

 
This 5 week workshop covers such topics as orientation and early literature; speech, hearing and language development; child development; nutrition; and music, play and health.
 
Registration is REQUIRED! 
20 Family Maximum, there will be a waiting list.

For families with children between the ages Birth to 3 years

Fridays, 10:30-11:45 AM

Sept. 26, Oct. 3, 10, 17 & 24

 

Fill out a registration form in the library TODAY to attend our series this fall! 

    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
Monday October 6, 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
 
lib_teddybear_reading 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Toddler tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Toddler Tales: 

a six week session of 

Stories, Fingerplays, and crafts 

for children aged two to three and a half, accompanied by caregiver

September 22 - October 27, 2014. 

    Location: Swarthmore 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
 
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 Fire Prevention Week Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

In lieu of Movers and Shakers, please join us for a special Fire Prevention Week Storytime today!

Meet fire fighters from the Brookline Fire Company and learn about fire safety.

Our fire fighters will show children their euqipment, talk about fire safety, and have fun give aways.

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

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

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

Open to Toddlers!

No Registration Required!

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

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

    Location: Rachel Kohl Community Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 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
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Toddler Tales: 

a six week session of  Stories, Fingerplays, and crafts 

for children aged two to three and a half, accompanied by caregiver. 

September 22 - October 27, 2014.

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

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

Registration is not required.

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Homeschoolers' Fire Prevention Week Program Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Homeschoolers, meet your fire safety requirement early this year by joining us for a visit from the Brookline Fire Company during Fire Prevention Week!

Fire fighters will show us their equipment, discuss fire safety, and answer your questions. 

At the end of the program you'll receive a certificate of participation for your portfolio!

This program is free and open to homeschoolers of all ages. Please click the REGISTER button below to sign up so we can have your certificate ready!

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM INFANT STORY TIME Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

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_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
 
misc_kidsreading1 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Creative Kids Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Creative Kids: 

a six-week session of stories, fingerplays, games, and crafts 
for kids aged five to nine.   
September 24 - October 29, 2014. 
    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
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
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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 where we take the game from the screen into real life through all kinds of hands-on activities.  We've learned about 3D printing, storytelling, LEGO building, soft circuits and more.  We'll have even more fun this year!

Registration Required!

Regtister on Eventbrite!

Register online at Eventbrite!    
    Location: Middletown Free 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 10:00 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.
 
lib_book_red 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Wee Read:

A six-week series of reading, singing, playing

for children aged 0-2 years, accompanied by caregiver.  

September 23 - October 28, 2014.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610 534-0693   nodirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for stories, fingerplays, crafts and activities.  Ages 3 to 5.

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
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_kidsreading 11:00 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-566-1918   
   

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

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM 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.
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lib_book_red 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-04396   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Wee Read: 
A six-week series of reading, singing, playing 
for children aged 0-2 years.   
September 23 - October 28, 2014.
 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM 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
   

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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_clown 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Ready the Clown Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

"Ready" the Clown @ MFL

Tuesday, October 7th @ 1:30pm

"Ready" the Clown will be at the library to entertain the kids and leave them with a lesson in treating all friends with different abilities equally. Jokes, magic, and education all rolled into one!

For kids ages 3-6. Registration is not required. Held in the Community Room downstairs.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
lib_book3 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Preschool Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Preschool Storytime:

a six-week session of stories, fingerplays, games, and crafts

for kids aged three and a half to five.  

September 23 - October 28, 2014.  

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM After School Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610 534-0693   nodirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for stories, crafts and activities; Grades K to 5

Week 1:  Fall Fun on the Farm

Week 2:  Animals of the Night

Week 3:  Festival of Fall Food

Week 4:  Pizza and a Movie; wear your scary face and win a prize.  Registration and parental permission required for movie.

Norwood Public Library    
    Location: Norwood Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
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.
 
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    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 September 23.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Fun With Food Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Love to cook? Join Ms. Shannon for an adventure in no-bake cooking this fall at Fun with FoodEach week you’ll explore different cookbooks and recipes.

This program is free and open to students in grades K-5 only. Registration for this program is CLOSED.

 

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
        There are 8 spaces available.
 
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 October 8, 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
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misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-353-1022   
   

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

    Location: Newtown Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Infants Only Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Infants Only: (no siblings allowed)
a six-week session of stories, fingerplays and games
for infants birth to 1 year, accompanied by a caregiver.   
September 24 - October 29, 2014
 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Books & Babies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: 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_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
 
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 11:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-566-1918   
   

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

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:15 PM Parent and Child Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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*Join us for our annual parent and child workshop series. Spend time with your children. Play together, create a craft, meet other parents and caregivers in an educational environment. Community resource professionals will be on hand to discuss speech, physical fitness, nutrition and development. Staffed by a librarian and assistant, each week will also include toys, handouts, and circle time with a story, song and/or fingerplay.

* Registration Required: Form for registration is at our library front circulation desk

*Ages: Birth - 3 years (& Siblings)

 

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Preschool Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Preschool Storytime: 

a six-week session of stories, fingerplays, games, and crafts 
for kids aged three and a half to five.   
September 24 - October 29, 2014. 
    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Homeschoolers' Creative Writing Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: 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
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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
 
misc_new_blue 4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM Signing Time! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

First and Second graders are invited to join Miss Colette and Miss Kristina for an interactive sign language class.  A brief video will be followed by fun activities including games and crafts that reinforce learning this amazing way of communicating.  Limited to 16 students, we hope those who register will be able to attend all four classes in the series.  Call or come in to register starting September 10th.  If you leave a message, please be sure to include your child's full name, grade, and your phone number.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free 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;

October 8th & 22nd

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
rec_legoguy 6:00 PM  -  7:30 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.

Wednesday, October 8th; 6-7:30pm

Tuesday, October 21st; 3-5pm

    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 Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-534-0693   
   

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

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

A joyful celebration of babies and books together is the best way to describe these sessions.  Lots of bouncing, clapping, and giggling accompany the wiggling.  Mother Goose rhymes and songs encourage interaction between infant and parent or caregiver.  When the program ends, there is still plenty of time to chat with other moms, dads, and nannies.  Located on the lower floor,  the children's library is easily accsesible by elevator.  Infants from birth through 23 months can be registered starting on September 10th.  Just call or come in!  If you leave a message, please include your baby's name, age in months, and your name and phone number.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: 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
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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 is 1 space 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   610-494-3454   
   

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

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
        There are many spaces available.
 
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
 
lib_bookflipping 3:15 PM After School Story and Craft Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-521-9344   tinicum@delcolibraries.org
   

HAS BEEN CANCELLED    

Come join us after school for a fun time creating and listening to a story!!

This program is for ages k-5th younger siblings welcome if accompanied by an adult

Registration is required in order for our program to be successful!

 

 

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

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!

Let’s dive into the water cycle with fun experiments like “Sink or Float” and “Gravity Free Water.” We’ll also read The Rain Came Down by David Shannon and make a moldable foam boat to take home and test out in the tub.

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  -  5:00 PM Meet the Author: Ben Hatke Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anny Laepple   610-446-3082, x. 216   laepple@haverfordlibrary.org
   

Calling all fans of JULIA’S HOME FOR LOST CREATURES and ZITA THE SPACE GIRL!

Join us to meet Ben Hatke right here in the Children’s Room at HTFL. Ben will talk to us about his books, answer questions from the audience, and even sign books!

Children’s Book World will be here selling copies of Ben’s books.

This program is free and open to the public, no registration is required!

 

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM MOMS CLUB OF PROSPECT PARK: OPEN HOUSE Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

The MOMS Club of Prospect Park will be holding an Open House at Ridley Township Public Library, Friday, October 10th, from 10:00am- 11:30am.  

MOMS Club of Prospect Park is a local chapter of the International MOMS Club, a international non-profit organization which provides support to full-time and part-time stay at home moms. Through a variety of activities, they offer a community where moms and kids make lifelong friendships, have fun, and participate in community service projects. Membership in this chapter is open to all moms living within the boundaries of the Interboro & Ridley School Districts.
 
If you are interested in learning more, please stop by the Open House (registration not required).  We will also be holding our Family Play Group at this time, so children are welcome to attend as well. 
Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public 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_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-358-3445   
   

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

    Location: Rachel Kohl Community Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM 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.
 
z_cust_familyplace 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Parent Child Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

The Parent-Child Workshop is a 5 week series of classes where the parent and child play with various age-appropriate, educational toys while surrounded by other parents and children.  During each program there is also a resource professional ready to answer any questions a parent might have.

 
This 5 week workshop covers such topics as orientation and early literature; speech, hearing and language development; child development; nutrition; and music, play and health.
 
Registration is REQUIRED! 
20 Family Maximum, there will be a waiting list.

For families with children between the ages Birth to 3 years

Fridays, 10:30-11:45 AM

Sept. 26, Oct. 3, 10, 17 & 24

 

Fill out a registration form in the library TODAY to attend our series this fall! 

    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
 
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:  Witch wreath.  Register below for this event.  

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
Saturday October 11, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM The Boxtrolls Global Cardboard Challenge Day Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Glendening   610-566-7828   midirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Global Cardboard Challenge

Join us for this year's Global Cardboard Challenge as the Imagination Foundation teams up with The Boxtrolls!  
 
The Boxtrolls are a mischievous band of tinkerers who live in a a subterranean community underneath the cobblestoned streets of Cheesebridge. They’re fun, quirky and have a knack for making clothes, gadgets and gizmos out of cardboard, other people’s trash, and of course, their imaginations.  
 
Join us and spend time creating your own clothes, gadgets and gizmos out of cardboard and other supplied materials.  We'll share our creations and then enjoy a movie.  Participants will vote on another Laika feature film to watch--Coraline or Paranorman!  We'll have a raffle, treats & FUN!
 

Please sign-up so we know how many builders to expect!

Register now at Eventbrite!

Sign-up online at Eventbrite!    
    Location: Middletown Free Library
Sunday October 12, 2014 Go To Top
ent_sock_puppet.GIF 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Segal Puppets Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Elice Walsh   610-583-7207   
   

The wonderful Segal Puppets present their free show during the Mainstreets Festival in Ridley Park at the Ridley Park Firehouse. All ages welcome. Come and enjoy the show and the festival.

    Location: Ridley Park Public Library
Monday October 13, 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
 
lib_teddybear_reading 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Toddler tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Toddler Tales: 

a six week session of 

Stories, Fingerplays, and crafts 

for children aged two to three and a half, accompanied by caregiver

September 22 - October 27, 2014. 

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

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

Registration is not required.

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

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

Open to Toddlers!

No Registration Required!

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

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

    Location: Rachel Kohl Community Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 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
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Toddler Tales: 

a six week session of  Stories, Fingerplays, and crafts 

for children aged two to three and a half, accompanied by caregiver. 

September 22 - October 27, 2014.

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

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

Registration is not required.

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

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
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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 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 September 29.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
        There are 4 spaces available.
 
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 October 14, 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
 
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.
 
lib_book_red 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Wee Read:

A six-week series of reading, singing, playing

for children aged 0-2 years, accompanied by caregiver.  

September 23 - October 28, 2014.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610 534-0693   nodirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for stories, fingerplays, crafts and activities.  Ages 3 to 5.

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
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
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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_kidsreading 11:00 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-566-1918   
   

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

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM 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_book_red 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-04396   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Wee Read: 
A six-week series of reading, singing, playing 
for children aged 0-2 years.   
September 23 - October 28, 2014.
 

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

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

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 1:30 PM 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
   

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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
 
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
 
lib_book3 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Preschool Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Preschool Storytime:

a six-week session of stories, fingerplays, games, and crafts

for kids aged three and a half to five.  

September 23 - October 28, 2014.  

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

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

    Location: Springfield Township Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM After School Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610 534-0693   nodirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for stories, crafts and activities; Grades K to 5

Week 1:  Fall Fun on the Farm

Week 2:  Animals of the Night

Week 3:  Festival of Fall Food

Week 4:  Pizza and a Movie; wear your scary face and win a prize.  Registration and parental permission required for movie.

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

Beyblades at Ridley Township Public Library.

Grades K-5.  Bring your Beyblades (and arena) to battle against 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_camping_tent 5:30 PM Indian Lane Night Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Indian Lane Night:

Campfire Stories/Jokes

Tuesday, October 14th @ 5:30pm

Mr. Jason has partnered with Mrs. Hatton to offer a program every month just for Indian Lane Elementary Students. This month we will eat s'mores and tell stories/jokes around an indoor campfire! Feel free to bring a flashlight from home.

Registration is required. Held in the Community Room downstairs.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
        There are 28 spaces available.
 
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
 
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 October 15, 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   610-353-1022   
   

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

    Location: Newtown Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Infants Only Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Infants Only: (no siblings allowed)
a six-week session of stories, fingerplays and games
for infants birth to 1 year, accompanied by a caregiver.   
September 24 - October 29, 2014
 

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

Ages 1-3 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_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 11:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-566-1918   
   

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

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
        There are many spaces available.
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misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:15 PM Parent and Child Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson   610-356-1510   macsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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*Join us for our annual parent and child workshop series. Spend time with your children. Play together, create a craft, meet other parents and caregivers in an educational environment. Community resource professionals will be on hand to discuss speech, physical fitness, nutrition and development. Staffed by a librarian and assistant, each week will also include toys, handouts, and circle time with a story, song and/or fingerplay.

* Registration Required: Form for registration is at our library front circulation desk

*Ages: Birth - 3 years (& Siblings)

 

    Location: Marple Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Preschool Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Preschool Storytime: 

a six-week session of stories, fingerplays, games, and crafts 
for kids aged three and a half to five.   
September 24 - October 29, 2014. 
    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
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:  Froggy's Halloween by Jonathan London, and a spider 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_new_blue 4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM Signing Time! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

First and Second graders are invited to join Miss Colette and Miss Kristina for an interactive sign language class.  A brief video will be followed by fun activities including games and crafts that reinforce learning this amazing way of communicating.  Limited to 16 students, we hope those who register will be able to attend all four classes in the series.  Call or come in to register starting September 10th.  If you leave a message, please be sure to include your child's full name, grade, and your phone number.

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

Origami Club

Wednesday, October 15th @ 4:30pm

Once a month Mr. Jason teaches kids & adults how to fold a variety of origami objects. For beginner-intermediate paper-folders. Registration is not required, so just pop in! Held in the community room downstairs.

    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

October 1, 15, & 29

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
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM SPOOKY CRITTERS (TYLER ARBORETUM PRESENTATION) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

Tyler Arboretum presents Spooky Critters at Ridley Township Public Library. 

Ages 3-10.  Just in time for Halloween, families are invited to join Ms. Martha from Tyler Aboretum and learn about creepy animals and insects!  Register below for this event.

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
Thursday October 16, 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
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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_kidsreading 10:00 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-534-0693   
   

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

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

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

A joyful celebration of babies and books together is the best way to describe these sessions.  Lots of bouncing, clapping, and giggling accompany the wiggling.  Mother Goose rhymes and songs encourage interaction between infant and parent or caregiver.  When the program ends, there is still plenty of time to chat with other moms, dads, and nannies.  Located on the lower floor,  the children's library is easily accsesible by elevator.  Infants from birth through 23 months can be registered starting on September 10th.  Just call or come in!  If you leave a message, please include your baby's name, age in months, and your name and phone number.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: 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 27 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   610-494-3454   
   

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

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
        There are many spaces available.
 
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.
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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
 
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!

Halloween is right around the corner so this Thursday we’ll get spooky (but not too spooky!) with books like My Teacher is a Monster by Peter Brown and The Great Monster Hunt by Norbert Landa. We’ll also go on a Monster Hunt and do the “Monster Boogie” before making a frighteningly monsteriffic 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
Friday October 17, 2014 Go To Top
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
 
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.  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_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-358-3445   
   

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

    Location: Rachel Kohl Community Library
        There are many spaces available.
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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.
 
z_cust_familyplace 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Parent Child Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

The Parent-Child Workshop is a 5 week series of classes where the parent and child play with various age-appropriate, educational toys while surrounded by other parents and children.  During each program there is also a resource professional ready to answer any questions a parent might have.

 
This 5 week workshop covers such topics as orientation and early literature; speech, hearing and language development; child development; nutrition; and music, play and health.
 
Registration is REQUIRED! 
20 Family Maximum, there will be a waiting list.

For families with children between the ages Birth to 3 years

Fridays, 10:30-11:45 AM

Sept. 26, Oct. 3, 10, 17 & 24

 

Fill out a registration form in the library TODAY to attend our series this fall! 

    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
Saturday October 18, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Artful Autumn with Wayne Art Center: Preschool Session Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Wayne Art Center instructors will lead children in a fall-themed art activity in the Winsor Room. Preschoolers are invited at 10:00am, followed by children in grades K-5 at 11:00am. Register beginning October 4.  

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Artful Autumn with Wayne Art Center: Grade k to 5 Session Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Wayne Art Center instructors will lead children in a fall-themed art activity in the Winsor Room. Preschoolers are invited at 10:00am, followed by children in grades K-5 at 11:00am. Register beginning October 4.  

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
rec_legoguy 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Lego Builders: Things That Go Bump in the Night Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

From bats to ghosts to monsters and witches with a haunted mansion for hanging out,  all things spooky and surprising are part of our creature feature Lego theme this October.  Lego Builder students aged 5 through 12 are invited to explore things that go bump in the night.  We will also be voting on a theme for the November 22nd build: "Choose Your Own Adventure."  Register for this event starting September 27th. Just call or come in!  If you leave a message, please include student's full name, age, and your phone number.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
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 October 20, 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
 
lib_teddybear_reading 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Toddler tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Toddler Tales: 

a six week session of 

Stories, Fingerplays, and crafts 

for children aged two to three and a half, accompanied by caregiver

September 22 - October 27, 2014. 

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

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

Open to Toddlers!

No Registration Required!

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

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

    Location: Rachel Kohl Community Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 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
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Toddler Tales: 

a six week session of  Stories, Fingerplays, and crafts 

for children aged two to three and a half, accompanied by caregiver. 

September 22 - October 27, 2014.

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

Ages 3 1/2-6 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  -  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
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Halloween Party! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Hegadorn   610-353-1022   necsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For grades K+. Join us for a ghoulishly good time featuring games & treats! PLEASE REGISTER so Miss Angela knows how many supplies to get.

    Location: Newtown Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading1 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Creative Kids Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Creative Kids: 

a six-week session of stories, fingerplays, games, and crafts 
for kids aged five to nine.   
September 24 - October 29, 2014. 
    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
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
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lib_teddybear_reading 9:30 AM  -  10:45 AM MOTHER GOOSE ON THE LOOSE PLAYTIME Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Ryan   610-789-4440   udcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

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

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
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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.
 
lib_book_red 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Wee Read:

A six-week series of reading, singing, playing

for children aged 0-2 years, accompanied by caregiver.  

September 23 - October 28, 2014.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610 534-0693   nodirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for stories, fingerplays, crafts and activities.  Ages 3 to 5.

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
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_kidsreading 11:00 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-566-1918   
   

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

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM 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_book_red 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-04396   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Wee Read: 
A six-week series of reading, singing, playing 
for children aged 0-2 years.   
September 23 - October 28, 2014.
 

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

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

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 1:30 PM 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
   

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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
 
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
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lib_book3 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Preschool Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Preschool Storytime:

a six-week session of stories, fingerplays, games, and crafts

for kids aged three and a half to five.  

September 23 - October 28, 2014.  

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

LEGO Club @ MFL

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

Wednesday, October 8th; 6-7:30pm

Tuesday, October 21st; 3-5pm

    Location: Middletown Free Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM After School Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610 534-0693   nodirector@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for stories, crafts and activities; Grades K to 5

Week 1:  Fall Fun on the Farm

Week 2:  Animals of the Night

Week 3:  Festival of Fall Food

Week 4:  Pizza and a Movie; wear your scary face and win a prize.  Registration and parental permission required for movie.

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

Digital Scavenger Hunt at Ridley Township Public Library.

Grades K-5.  Bring your tablet, camera, or cell phone to take pictures of clues around the library.

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
 
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 required. Please click on the REGISTER button below to sign up for the full four-week series. Please commit to attending all sessions.

    Location: Haverford Twp. Free Library
        There are 3 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:30 PM Time Travelers: American Girl Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Sturgill   610-687-1124 x41   racsd@delcolibraries.org
   

 Children in grades 1-3 are invited to become time travelers for an hour and explore time periods in history through the American Girl series and hands-on activities.  This is a S.M.Art Kids Program: Science, Math, and the Arts at Radnor Memorial Library. Please sign up beginning October 7. Registration is limited to one Time Travelers session per child.

Upcoming Programs for Kids    
    Location: Radnor Memorial Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Aston Halloween Magic Show Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Programs   610-494-5877   children@astonlibrary.org
   

Ed Schmitt will entertain the kids with a spooky magic show Tuesday, October 21st! The program will be in the gym at 6:30PM. Please come and join the fun!

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Ed Schmitt is an Awarding Winning Children's magician from the Delaware Valley. His Halloween Magic Show is designed for Boys and Ghouls of all ages. Themed around Halloween, the show includes Ghosts, Vampires, Frankenstein and special appearances by "Jacko the Jack-o-Lantern of Mystery". The show uses Music, Magic, Comedy, Live Animals and Lots of Audience Participation to create an enjoyable experience for the whole family.

    Location: Aston Public Library
        There are many 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
Wednesday October 22, 2014 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-353-1022   
   

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

    Location: Newtown Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Infants Only Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Infants Only: (no siblings allowed)
a six-week session of stories, fingerplays and games
for infants birth to 1 year, accompanied by a caregiver.   
September 24 - October 29, 2014
 

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

Ages 1-3 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
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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_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
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-566-1918   
   

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

    Location: Media-UP Free Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Preschool Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Preschool Storytime: 

a six-week session of stories, fingerplays, games, and crafts 
for kids aged three and a half to five.   
September 24 - October 29, 2014. 
    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Homeschoolers' Creative Writing Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: 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
 
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:  Monsters, Inc. (Rated G, 92 minutes), with S'mores!

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 After School Crafts: Halloween 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 Halloween 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 9 spaces available.
 
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
 
misc_new_blue 4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM Signing Time! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Lori   610-566-9331 x4   
   

First and Second graders are invited to join Miss Colette and Miss Kristina for an interactive sign language class.  A brief video will be followed by fun activities including games and crafts that reinforce learning this amazing way of communicating.  Limited to 16 students, we hope those who register will be able to attend all four classes in the series.  Call or come in to register starting September 10th.  If you leave a message, please be sure to include your child's full name, grade, and your phone number.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free 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;

October 8th & 22nd

    Location: Middletown Free Library
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Thursday October 23, 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
 
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-534-0693   
   

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

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

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

A joyful celebration of babies and books together is the best way to describe these sessions.  Lots of bouncing, clapping, and giggling accompany the wiggling.  Mother Goose rhymes and songs encourage interaction between infant and parent or caregiver.  When the program ends, there is still plenty of time to chat with other moms, dads, and nannies.  Located on the lower floor,  the children's library is easily accsesible by elevator.  Infants from birth through 23 months can be registered starting on September 10th.  Just call or come in!  If you leave a message, please include your baby's name, age in months, and your name and phone number.

    Location: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Circle Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: 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
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-494-3454   
   

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

    Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_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
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misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM KID'S CLUB Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Longbottom   610-583-0593   children@ridleylibrary.org
   

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_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
 
rec_camping_tent 6:30 PM Campfire Scary Stories Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Campfire Scary Stories

Thursday, October 23rd @ 6:30pm

Mr. Jason has made a fake campfire to use indoors and thinks we should gather around it to get ready for Halloween, eat s'mores and read scary stories! For kids ages 5 and above. Feel free to bring a flashlight from home!

Registration is required and will start October 9th. Held in the Community Room downstairs.

    Location: Middletown Free Library
    The registration period has not begun.
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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_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 10:30 AM Infant Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   610-358-3445   
   

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

    Location: Rachel Kohl Community Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM 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.
 
z_cust_familyplace 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Parent Child Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Jason   610-566-7828   micsd@delcolibraries.org
   

The Parent-Child Workshop is a 5 week series of classes where the parent and child play with various age-appropriate, educational toys while surrounded by other parents and children.  During each program there is also a resource professional ready to answer any questions a parent might have.

 
This 5 week workshop covers such topics as orientation and early literature; speech, hearing and language development; child development; nutrition; and music, play and health.
 
Registration is REQUIRED! 
20 Family Maximum, there will be a waiting list.

For families with children between the ages Birth to 3 years

Fridays, 10:30-11:45 AM

Sept. 26, Oct. 3, 10, 17 & 24

 

Fill out a registration form in the library TODAY to attend our series this fall! 

    Location: Middletown 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:  Toilet paper pumpkins.  Register below for this event.  

Ridley Township Public Library    
    Location: Ridley Township Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
anim_owl 7:00 PM Happy Hogwarts Halloween Remind Me about this Event