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Wednesday September 13, 2017 -  Tuesday October 17, 2017
     Boscov's Friends Helping Friends Fundraiser  
    Contact:    610-929-0589   muhlenbergcl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Purchase a Boscov's Friends Helping Friends shopping pass for $5.00. Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Muhlenberg Community Library!

The pass is good for a 25% discount at all Boscov's department stores on Tuesday, October 17th from 9am-11pm. There will be refreshments, entertainment and registration for prizes at Boscov's stores during this event as well! Don't miss an opportunity to help your Friends!

Passes may be purchased at the Muhlenberg Community Library circulation desk or from a Friends of MCL member! Please note that passes may only be used on October 17, 2017.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library

Tuesday September 19, 2017
     Donate Food!  
    Contact: Bethel Tulpehocken Public Library   717-933-4060   
   

    Location: Bethel-Tulpehocken Public Library
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   9:45 AM  -  10:45 AM StoryRiders  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

Preschool Story Time

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 This preschool storytime is tons of fun! Join us each week for stories, songs, and rhymes followed by a craft. Ages 3-6. This is a free program and no registration is required.  

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Pollywog  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

This week features the book, A Perfect Day, by Lane Smith.

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wonderful Wee Ones  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Where bubbles and books combine for a parent and baby story time. Ages 0-1 year.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   10:45 AM  -  11:45 AM Toddler Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Ears Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   6106784888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

'Little Ears' Lapsit Story Time

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 Join us for short books, songs, fingerplays, bubbles, and sensory activities! Storytime is followed by free play. Ages 0-2. This is a free program and no registration is required.  

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM StoryRiders Storytime  
    Contact: Sinking Spring Public Library   610-678-4311   ssschild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

StoryRiders Storytime

Traveling storyteller Miss Kim visits on Tuesdays @ 11 am

for stories, music, crafts and fun!

This week's theme is: "Which Way Do We Go?"

For ages 2 - 5

No registration is required for this free program.

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Story Riders Storytime for Pre Schoolers  
   

Join us for stories, songs, giggles and games....Kids up to five come see books come alive!  Today's topic is Down on the Farm!

   11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Mid-Day Free Play for Families  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Self-structured playtimes for caregivers to meet and children to socialize in the toy area of the library. Ages 0-5 years.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   1:00 PM Book Lab  
    Contact: Kelly Jacoby   610-926-1555   ssvchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Schuylkill Valley
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM American Mah Jong at the West Lawn Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

  Open to all levels.  Learn to play or lend a hand.  

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Chess! Learn to play or hone your skills.  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Stitch and Chat  
    Contact: Brandywine Community Library   610 682-7115   
   

Bring your own projects to knit, crochet, sew or anything else crafty.  Meet new friends and who knows maybe learn a few things!

    Location: Brandywine Community Library
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Friends Mtg  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   kutztownpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Tuesdays  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Café  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuteen@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Teens can stop by after school to chill with friends while playing video games, board games, crafts and other activities. Grades 7-12.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   4:00 PM TWEEN TIME  
    Contact: READING PUBLIC LIBRARY CHILDREN'S DEPARTMENT!   610-655-6350   rplmc@reading.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

 

 
Reading Public Library Children’s Department
100 S. 5th St. Reading, Pa 19602
Free & secure parking behind the library on Wood St.
This free program is intended for children and their caregivers. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult age 18 or over. No registration necessary.
    Location: Reading Public Library
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg  
   

Do you like to knit and/or crochet? If so, join the Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg as they lovingly create various projects for Berks County charities. Handmade items, such as baby blankets, chemo hats, scarves, Christmas stockings, are made and donated to places like Mary’s Shelter, the Reading Hospital, and other important organizations in need. New members and yarn donations are always welcome!

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Family Story Time  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Please join us for Family Story Time at the library. Take some time out of your busy day to connect with your child through books. We provide the stories and crafts. You provide the company :)

    Location: Spring Township Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Friends of the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join the Friends of the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library!  We meet on the Third Tuesday of each month to plan great ways to support your library.  No experience necessary.  Can't come to the meeting?  No problem.  Let us know your interests and your ideas.  We'll give you a call when volunteers are needed.

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Medicare Educational Seminar  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Therpay Dog Visit with Kringle  
    Contact:    610-373-9888   stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Come join Kringle at Family Story Time tonight!  Therapy dogs make great listeners :)

    Location: Spring Township Library
   7:00 PM Boone Area Library Board of Trustees  
   

The Boone Area Library Board of Trustees will meet on tonight at 7:00 PM.  
The meeting is open to the public

    Location: Boone Area Library

Wednesday September 20, 2017
     Donate Food!  
    Contact: Bethel Tulpehocken Public Library   717-933-4060   
   

    Location: Bethel-Tulpehocken Public Library
   9:30 AM Story Riders  
    Contact: Kelly Jacoby   610-926-1555   ssvchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Schuylkill Valley
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Brilliant Beginnings  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Story Rider-Mama Patt  
    Contact: Robesonia Community Library   610-693-3264   robesoniacl@berks.lib.ps.us
   

Story Rider visits are geared toward preschoolers ages 2 ½ to 5.

   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM StoryRiders Library Story Time  
   

Join Miss Kim for stories, songs, giggles & games!
Theme: Which Way Do We Go?
For ages up to 5.

More info?
610-944-0146

 

    Location: Fleetwood Area Public Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Story Time for Little Ears  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Please join us for Story Time for Little Ears, designed for children ages 0-3. Join us as we sing, move, read and blow bubbles! Build a lifelong love of the library by beginning here. 

    Location: Spring Township Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Storytime  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Toddlers will enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, activities and crafts as we sing and read together!

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: Walking - Age 3

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Wiggly Wednesday  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

A playtime for children. A chance for parents and guardians to interact with other adults.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg  
   

Do you like to knit and/or crochet? If so, join the Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg on Wednesdays at 10:00am as they lovingly create various projects for Berks County charities. Handmade items, such as baby blankets, chemo hats, scarves, Christmas stockings, are made and donated to places like Mary’s Shelter, the Reading Hospital, and other important organizations in need. New members and yarn donations are always welcome!

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Pre School Storytime  
    Contact: Brandywine Community Library    610 682-7115   
   

Join Miss Marie as she reads to us about some wonderful things that make Fall fantastic!  Today we will talk about yummy, crunchy, juicy apples!

    Location: Brandywine Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Sinking Spring Public Library   610-678-4311   ssschild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Preschool Storytime

 Join us for stories and a simple craft with Miss Christine on Wednesdays @ 10:30 am!

This week's theme is: "Ahoy, Matey."

For ages 2 - 5.

No registration is required for this free program.

   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Time  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

It's fall!  Ms. Tina will be leading Story Time all about the season.  Be ready for stories, songs, rhymes, and a fun craft!

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Riders at West Lawn Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomsiing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Mama Pat for stories, songs, giggles and games at the

West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library!

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Please join us for Preschool Story Time, a wonderful way to introduce your child to the library and all we have to offer. Siblings welcome. 

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Bubbles and Books  
   

Bubbles and Books is a special reading program for infants and toddlers....Parents and guardians stay with the little ones while Miss Marie provides all the fun!  Today we say Yum..Yum to Apples!

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Miss Donna's pre-school story time  
    Contact: Dan or Donna   610-562-2843   hamburgpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Miss Donna presents "ORANGE, ORANGE, ORANGE"  Come join us.  For ages 3-5.

  Stories, songs, giggles & games

   4:00 PM CRAFTY CORNER  
    Contact: READING PUBLIC LIBRARY CHILDREN'S DEPARTMENT!   610-655-6350   rplmc@reading.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

 

 
Reading Public Library Children’s Department
100 S. 5th St. Reading, Pa 19602
Free & secure parking behind the library on Wood St.
This free program is intended for children and their caregivers. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult age 18 or over. No registration necessary.
    Location: Reading Public Library
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Pet-A-Pup  
    Contact:    610-929-0589   muhlenbergcl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 3rd Wednesday of the month from 4:30-5:30 therapy dogs visit the library. All ages.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Scrabble!  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join us at the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library for a rousing game of Scrabble. 

Bring a friend!  Learn to play or learn a new strategy. 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   5:45 PM  -  8:15 PM Connecting Mindfully  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

5:45-6:45pm Students
7:15-8:5pm Adults

    Location: Governor Mifflin High School Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Farmacology Book Discussion  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Farmacology Discussion at the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library.  Have you read "Farmacology" by Daphne Miller, MD?  Bring your thoughts and get together for a lively discussion.

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Welcome Autumn!  
   

Join us for stories, crafts & fun!

All ages are welcome. No registration is required.
Program will be held in the library.

More info?
610-944-0146

 

    Location: Fleetwood Area Public Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM What Color is Calm?  
    Contact: Darlene Mest   610-406-9431   dmest59@yahoo.com
   

Location: The Exeter Community Library

Time: 6:30 PM to 8 PM

Registration is required. Free.

Bring your own materials to enjoy an evening of coloring!

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM One Simple Change  
    Contact: Brandywine Community Library   610 682-7115   
   

One Simple Change....this is not a diet, this program will help you choose healthy alternatives to things you eat and do that will change your life.  All are welcome!

    Location: Brandywine Community Library
   7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Library Scouts  
    Contact: Laura C. Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

Library Scouts is a learning adventure about the world around us. Some nights we will have special guests come in and teach us new things. Some nights we will learn with each other. We will help make the world a better place by being kind, responsible, helpful, and accepting. Your child may earn a Library Scout backpack and patches by attending programs.

Ages 4 and older

Held in Children's Library

Free. No registration required.

    Location: Exeter Community Library

Thursday September 21, 2017
     BOOK SALE!  
    Contact:    717-933-4060   
   

 

    Location: Bethel-Tulpehocken Public Library
     Bus Trip  
    Contact: Janet Yost   610-683-5820   kutztownpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

REGISTRATION IS FULL.

Join the Friends on a bus trip to the Museum of the American Revolution & City Tavern Restaurant.  Explore the dynamic story of the American Revolution in the new Philadelphia museum that opened in April 2017.  At City Tavern, we are offered a culinary experience inspired by the customs and foods of the 18th century. Entrees are Turkey Pot Pie, Fillet of Salmon and Medallions of Beef.

Cost is $90 per person includes transportation, lunch, admissions and gratuities.  Contact the library for details.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
     NO Garden Club  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   kutztowngardenclub@windstream.net
   

     Play K Days/Nights  
    Contact: Kelly Jacoby   610-926-1555   ssvchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Schuylkill Valley
   9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM Story Time at Frecon Farms Orchard  
    Contact: Boyertown Library   6103690496   bclchld@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Ms. Lisa in the orchards at Frecon Farms for story time!  This is a unique story time for all ages and their caregivers. There is plenty of room, but please sign up!  Call the library at 610-369-0496. The orchard is located at 212 Edgehill Dr., off Rt. 562. Bring a blanket to sit on.  If it rains, this program will not be held.

    Location: Boyertown Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Thursdays at 10 AM with Miss Taylor.

   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Ms. Laura for an hour of fun, reading, singing, learning, and a craft!

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: 3 - 5 Years old

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM StoryRiders  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   11:00 AM Storytime!  
    Contact: Bethel-Tulpehocken Library   717-933-4060   
   

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Join Miss Betsy every Thursday morning at 11am for books, songs, crafts and more!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Thursdays at 11 AM with Miss Taylor.

   11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Story time with Miss Kim  
    Contact: Alicea Rodig   610-488-1302   baclstaff@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Miss Kim brings fun to the Bernville Library with songs, stories and crafts.

Sept 21 Which Way do we go

Sept 28 All Aboard

 

Bernville Library

   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM 3rd Thursday Book Club  
    Contact: Pat Reis   610-921-5579   muhlenbergcl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

The 3rd Thursday Club reads a variety of genres and types of books.

Contact: Pat Reis at (610)921-5579

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Ms. Laura for an hour of fun, reading, singing, learning, and a craft!

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: 3 - 5 Years old

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM StoryRiders  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Storyriders utilize books, songs, finger plays, movement and crafts to engage the interest and learning of preschoolers. Ages 2-5 years.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM American Mah Jong at the West Lawn Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Open to all levels.  Learn to play or lend a hand.  

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Café  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuteen@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Teens can stop by after school to chill with friends while playing video games, board games, crafts and other activities. Grades 7-12.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   4:00 PM BUILD IT!  
    Contact: READING PUBLIC LIBRARY CHILDREN'S DEPARTMENT!   610-655-6350   rplmc@reading.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

 

 
Reading Public Library Children’s Department
100 S. 5th St. Reading, Pa 19602
Free & secure parking behind the library on Wood St.
This free program is intended for children and their caregivers. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult age 18 or over. No registration necessary.
    Location: Reading Public Library
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Lego Club  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join us every third Thursday for Lego Club! Build and create anything you can imagine - we provide all the Lego blocks! This is a free event for all ages, no registration required. Questions? Email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Moms' Night  
    Contact: Sinking Spring Public Library   610-678-4311   ssschild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

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Moms' Night

Spend a fun social hour away from the kids,

designing a scrapbook page and chatting with fellow moms!

Bring a photo or two for your page; materials will be provided

to make one 8" x 8" or 12" x 12" scrapbook page.

For Adults.

No registration is required for this free program.

    Location: Sinking Spring Public Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Writers Group  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Evening Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library

Friday September 22, 2017
     BOOK SALE!  
    Contact:    717-933-4060   
   

 

    Location: Bethel-Tulpehocken Public Library
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Baby Lapsit  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

This storytime encourages language development in babies with simple stories and creative movement.

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: Infant - 18 months

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:00 AM Story Time with Miss Kelly  
    Contact: Kelly Jacoby   610-926-1555   ssvchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Schuylkill Valley
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Off 2 Pre-K  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

This interactive hour of story-telling, singing, dancing, and other activities is constructed to engage the interests of children ages 1-5. Older siblings are welcome to join in.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Story Rider  
    Contact: Dan or Donna   610-562-2843   hamburgpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Miss Barbara presents "Orange, Orange, Orange"  Come join us.  For ages up to 5.

  Stories, songs, giggles & games

   12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Computer Tutor  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Confused and bemused by you computer, email or the internet?  Sign up at the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library for Friday afternoon tutoring session for beginning computer skills.  We'll help you with getting started with things like email or searching the internet.  Bring your questions.  1/2 hour sessions.  Registration required.

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   4:00 PM COLORING CLUB  
    Contact: READING PUBLIC LIBRARY CHILDREN'S DEPARTMENT!   610-655-6350   rplmc@reading.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

 

 
Reading Public Library Children’s Department
100 S. 5th St. Reading, Pa 19602
Free & secure parking behind the library on Wood St.
This free program is intended for children and their caregivers. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult age 18 or over. No registration necessary.
    Location: Reading Public Library
   5:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Art Walk - Meet the Artist  
    Contact: Boyertown Community Library   6103690496   boyertowncl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Come out and meet Jason Quay, local artist and designer of the murl in the library's children's section. Jason will assist the children of the community place painted handprints on our mural. The handprints will then be turned into flowers, butterflies, etc. to add special effects to our mural. Light refreshments will be served.  

    Location: Boyertown Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Family Movie Night  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-638-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library

Saturday September 23, 2017
     BOOK SALE!  
    Contact:    717-933-4060   
   

 

    Location: Bethel-Tulpehocken Public Library

Saturday September 23, 2017 -  Sunday October 1, 2017
     Virtual 5K/ 10K fundraiser  
    Contact: Christie Brown   610-926-1555   svcl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Choose a distance- 5K, 10K, or both.

Register online at https://irun.redpodium.com/bookin-it

Complete your event between 9/23/17 and 10/1/17.

Receive your BOOKIN' IT medal in the mail.

You may run, walk, or jog anywhere you like at your convenience during the above dates. Fees are 5K: $30, 10K: $45, or do both for $60. T-shirts are available for $15-$17 through the registration website linked above. By participating in this event, you are sharing your love of books and learning, and creating lasting ties with the community members while helping secure funds the library needs to continue to thrive and meet the growing needs of our community. Sponsorships are available - email runstrong1216@gmail.com

    Location: Schuylkill Valley

Saturday September 23, 2017
   8:00 AM  -  7:00 PM NYC Bus Trip  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Rite Aid Lancaster Ave
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM LEGOs  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Tales for Tails  
    Contact: Kelly Jacoby   610-926-1555   ssvchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Schuylkill Valley
   10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Used Book Sale  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   kutztownpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Saturday Storytimes  
    Contact: Laura C. Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

We will explore a new theme at each scheduled Saturday Storytime. We will read books and then explore our theme further with learning stations math, science, sensory, art, and make believe.

**Due to room constraints, we are limited to 20 children.**

Ages 4 and older

Held in Program Room

Free

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime with Miss Jenny  
   

Join Miss Jenny as she introduces you some amazing authors!  Have some fun listening, reading and crafting on a Saturday morning.  Children of all ages are welcome! Today's author is Norman Bridwell!

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Therapy Dog Visit with Riku  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Come read to Riku the therapy dog.  Therapy dogs provide a calm and non-judgmental atmopshere in which children can feel comfortable practicing their reading skills out loud.  Free.  No registration.

    Location: Spring Township Library
   12:00 PM MOVIE NIGHT  
    Contact: READING PUBLIC LIBRARY CHILDREN'S DEPARTMENT!   610-655-6350   rplmc@reading.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

 

 
Reading Public Library Children’s Department
100 S. 5th St. Reading, Pa 19602
Free & secure parking behind the library on Wood St.
This free program is intended for children and their caregivers. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult age 18 or over. No registration necessary.
    Location: Reading Public Library
   12:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Fall Festival  
    Contact: Kelly Jacoby   610-926-1555   ssvchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Schuylkill Valley

Sunday September 24, 2017
   4:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Bucks for Books Fundraiser  
    Contact: Robesonia Community Library   610-693-3264   robesoniacl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

The Bucks for Books Fundraiser sponsored by the Conrad Weiser Rotary will be held at Johnny & Hons Smokehouse. Visit the library or see a board member to purchase tickets for $25 each. Ticket purchase and Chinese auction benefits the Robesonia, Womelsdorf and Wernersville Libraries.

   4:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Bucks for Books Fundraiser  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   


Monday September 25, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM StoryRiders Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Mondays at 10 AM with Miss Taylor.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Pinochle!  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join us at the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills library for a game of Pinochle. 

All levels welcome. Please register to let us know if you'd like to learn!

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   10:15 AM Toddler Time  
    Contact: Kelly Jacoby   610-926-1555   ssvchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

    Location: Schuylkill Valley
   10:30 AM  -  10:45 AM Bounce & Rhyme Storytime  
    Contact: Sinking Spring Public Library   610-678-4311   ssschild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Bounce & Rhyme Storytime

 Join Miss Christine on Mondays @ 10:30 am for stories,

rhymes, fingerplays, and bubbles! This week's theme is: "Fall."

Participants are encouraged to stay and play after storytime.

For ages 10 months - 2 years.

No registration is required for this free program - just drop in!

   11:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Mondays at 11 AM with Miss Taylor.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Story time with Miss Debe  
    Contact: Alicea Rodig   610-488-1302   baclstaff@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Come join Miss Debe as she tells stories, sings songs and creates a craft.  She may even dance alittle.

 

Sept 25 Caterpillars

 

Bernville Library

   12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Scrabble Club  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Afternoon Book Group  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Tween Cafe  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Every 4th Monday from 3:15-4:30, tweens are welcome to congregate with video games, board games and weekly activities. Ages 8-12 years. Under 10 must be accompanied by a supervising adult.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Pokémon League  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

First Unsanctioned Tournament-style Play!

Special deck rules apply to tournament, and free play is still available.

Membership is free with a parent or guardian’s permission (for minors). One personal 60 card deck of Pokémon cards is all that is required to play.  New players are welcome!

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   5:30 PM  -  7:00 PM American Girl Book Club  
    Contact: Debe Donley   610-488-1302   
   

Join Miss Debe at 5:30pm   We will do a craft and learn about the American Girl of the Year 2017 "Gabriela"

 

This will be the first book we read.  Please sign up at the circulation desk by calling 610-488-1302

 

Bernville Library

   5:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Crochet Club  
    Contact: Alicea Rodig   610-488-1302   baclstaff@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Ladies come and sit with others and discuss life as we crochet, knit, cross stitch or whatever your heart desires.

We meet from 5:30 to 7pm.  We have an award winning lady that can teach crocheting  or help you with a problem stitch.

 

Bernville Library

   6:00 PM Movie Night  
    Contact: Bethel Tulpehocken Public Library   717-933-4060   
   

    Location: Bethel-Tulpehocken Public Library
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Family Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   6106784888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

MARS Mondays Family Story Time

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 This is a fun storytime for all ages - come read, play, and make a craft! Each week, we will focus on one of our MARS subjects - Movement, Art, Rythym, and Science. Struggling readers are encouraged to come and read to Molly, our therapy dog! This is a free program and no registration is required. 

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family Movie Night  
    Contact: Jenn Mulberry   610-693-3264   Robesoniakids@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Featuring Toy Story & Stuffy Sleepover!! In the movie Woody is Andy's best friend. Bring your best friend (stuffed toy) and leave them at the library for a sleepover. Pick your friend up on Tuesday the 26th between 9:30 am and 7:30 pm to see what trouble they got into! During the movie there will be snacks available for purchase.

   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM K6 Construe  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Every Monday 6-7:30pm. Children will explore a different theme each week ranging from science experiments, solving puzzles, art projects and more. Grades K-6.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Build It!  
   

Build with all of our amazing toys for all skill levels and ages!
We have Legos, Duplos, Lincoln Logs, wooden blocks & magnetic tiles.

All ages are welcome. No registration is required.
Program will be held inside the library.

More info?
610-944-0146


 

    Location: Fleetwood Area Public Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Friends of MCL Open Meeting  
    Contact:    610-929-0589   muhlenbergcl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

The Friends of Muhlenberg Community Library are back! The Friends will be meeting to plan fundraising events. Anyone interested in the Friends and their initatives is welcome to attend a meeting and learn what they are all about! MCL is always looking for more friends! Parents feel free to bring your little ones, as we will have a retired teacher and current Friends member available to read to children during the meeting.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Svaroopa Yoga  
    Contact: Brandywine Community Library   610 682-1775   
   

Join Ellen Rosnkranz and learn how to relax and chill out with Svaroopa Yoga.  There is a 20 dollar fee for all classes and you must sign up and pay before the sessions start.  The class will be held at 6:30 on Monday nights  in the Henry Auditorium across the parking lot from the library.  Please sign up at the front desk.  Classes do fill up so sign up early.

    Location: Brandywine Community Library
   7:00 PM Book Club  
    Contact: Kelly Jacoby   610-926-1555   ssvchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join us for "Book Club" on the 4th Monday of the month at 7:00pm. Be sure to pick up your copy of this month's selection at the circulation desk. 

    Location: Schuylkill Valley

Tuesday September 26, 2017
     Play K Days/Nights  
    Contact: Kelly Jacoby   610-926-1555   ssvchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Schuylkill Valley
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   9:45 AM  -  10:45 AM StoryRiders  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

Preschool Story Time

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 This preschool storytime is tons of fun! Join us each week for stories, songs, and rhymes followed by a craft. Ages 3-6. This is a free program and no registration is required.  

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Pollywog  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

This week features the book, I Ain't Gonna Paint No More, by Karen Beaumont & David Catrow.

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wonderful Wee Ones  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Where bubbles and books combine for a parent and baby story time. Ages 0-1 year.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   10:45 AM  -  11:45 AM Toddler Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Ears Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   6106784888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

'Little Ears' Lapsit Story Time

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 Join us for short books, songs, fingerplays, bubbles, and sensory activities! Storytime is followed by free play. Ages 0-2. This is a free program and no registration is required.  

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM StoryRiders Storytime  
    Contact: Sinking Spring Public Library   610-678-4311   ssschild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

StoryRiders Storytime

Traveling storyteller Miss Kim visits on Tuesdays @ 11 am

for stories, music, crafts and fun!

This week's theme is: "All Aboard!"

For ages 2 - 5

No registration is required for this free program.

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Baby Lap sit Story Time  
    Contact: Debe Donley   610-488-1302   
   

Bring your baby and enjoy stories, fingerplays, and songs with Miss Debe and her "baby"

Siblings are welcome to bring a "baby" and join in.

Themes:

 

Sept 26 Nursery Rhymes

Oct 10 Peekaboo!

Nov. 7 Pet show

Nov. 21 Playtime!

Dec. 5 Things that GO!

Dec. 19 Time for Bed

Bernville Library

 

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Story Riders Storytime for Pre Schoolers  
   

Join us for stories, songs, giggles and games....Kids up to five come see books come alive!  Giddy-up, Giddy-up Today!

   11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Mid-Day Free Play for Families  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Self-structured playtimes for caregivers to meet and children to socialize in the toy area of the library. Ages 0-5 years.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   1:00 PM Book Lab  
    Contact: Kelly Jacoby   610-926-1555   ssvchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Schuylkill Valley
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM American Mah Jong at the West Lawn Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

  Open to all levels.  Learn to play or lend a hand.  

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Chess! Learn to play or hone your skills.  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Tuesdays  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Café  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuteen@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Teens can stop by after school to chill with friends while playing video games, board games, crafts and other activities. Grades 7-12.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   4:00 PM TWEEN TIME  
    Contact: READING PUBLIC LIBRARY CHILDREN'S DEPARTMENT!   610-655-6350   rplmc@reading.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

 

 
Reading Public Library Children’s Department
100 S. 5th St. Reading, Pa 19602
Free & secure parking behind the library on Wood St.
This free program is intended for children and their caregivers. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult age 18 or over. No registration necessary.
    Location: Reading Public Library
   5:15 PM  -  6:30 PM Mystery Group Cafe Chat Noir  
    Contact: Helene Stephens   610-939-9160   helene1900@msn.com
   

4th Tuesday of the month, 5:15-6:30 pm

Mystery lovers are finding that there's something even BETTER than reading a great whodunnit--and that's sharing the fun with a group of other enthusiasts! The Muhlenberg Library's Cafe Chat Noir is for people who enjoy mysteries of all types--cozy, classic, as well as the best modern thrillers.

Contact: Helene Stephens at (610)939-9160 or Helene1900@msn.com

Target age group: Adults

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Baby Lap sit Story Time  
    Contact: Debe Donley   610-488-1302   
   

Bring you baby and enjoy stories, rhymes and songs with Miss Debe and her "baby"

Siblings are welcome to bring a "baby" of their own to participate.

Themes:

 

Sept 26 Nursery Rhymes

Oct 10 Peekaboo!

Nov 7 Pet Show

Nov 21 Playtime!

Dec 5 Things that go!

Dec 19 Time For Bed

   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg  
   

Do you like to knit and/or crochet? If so, join the Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg as they lovingly create various projects for Berks County charities. Handmade items, such as baby blankets, chemo hats, scarves, Christmas stockings, are made and donated to places like Mary’s Shelter, the Reading Hospital, and other important organizations in need. New members and yarn donations are always welcome!

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Family Story Time  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Please join us for Family Story Time at the library. Take some time out of your busy day to connect with your child through books. We provide the stories and crafts. You provide the company :)

    Location: Spring Township Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Adult Coloring Party  
    Contact: Boyertown Community Library   6103690496   boyertowncl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Relax and de-stress when you join other adults for a night of coloring!  Materials are provided but you are welcome to bring your own. Please sign up by calling the library.

    Location: Boyertown Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Retirement Basics  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library

Wednesday September 27, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Brilliant Beginnings  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Story Time for Little Ears  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Please join us for Story Time for Little Ears, designed for children ages 0-3. Join us as we sing, move, read and blow bubbles! Build a lifelong love of the library by beginning here. 

    Location: Spring Township Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Storytime  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Toddlers will enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, activities and crafts as we sing and read together!

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: Walking - Age 3

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Wiggly Wednesday  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

A playtime for children. A chance for parents and guardians to interact with other adults.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg  
   

Do you like to knit and/or crochet? If so, join the Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg on Wednesdays at 10:00am as they lovingly create various projects for Berks County charities. Handmade items, such as baby blankets, chemo hats, scarves, Christmas stockings, are made and donated to places like Mary’s Shelter, the Reading Hospital, and other important organizations in need. New members and yarn donations are always welcome!

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Pre School Storytime  
    Contact: Brandywine Community Library    610 682-7115   
   

Join Miss Marie as she reads to us about some wonderful things that make Fall fantastic!  Today we will talk all about Autumn!

    Location: Brandywine Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Sinking Spring Public Library   610-678-4311   ssschild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Preschool Storytime

 Join us for stories and a simple craft with Miss Christine on Wednesdays @ 10:30 am!

This week's theme is: "Fall Begins."

For ages 2 - 5.

No registration is required for this free program.

   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Time  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Learn all about being a part of a COMMUNITY this week at Story Time with Ms. Tina.  Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities will aid in learning!

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Riders at West Lawn Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomsiing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Mama Pat for stories, songs, giggles and games at the

West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library!

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Please join us for Preschool Story Time, a wonderful way to introduce your child to the library and all we have to offer. Siblings welcome. 

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Bubbles and Books  
   

Bubbles and Books is a special reading program for infants and toddlers....Parents and guardians stay with the little ones while Miss Marie provides all the fun!  Today we will talk about Autumn.

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Miss Donna's pre-school story time  
    Contact: Dan or Donna   610-562-2843   hamburgpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Miss Donna presents "ALL ABOUT ME"  Come join us.  For ages 3-5.

  Stories, songs, giggles & games

   4:00 PM CRAFTY CORNER  
    Contact: READING PUBLIC LIBRARY CHILDREN'S DEPARTMENT!   610-655-6350   rplmc@reading.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

 

 
Reading Public Library Children’s Department
100 S. 5th St. Reading, Pa 19602
Free & secure parking behind the library on Wood St.
This free program is intended for children and their caregivers. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult age 18 or over. No registration necessary.
    Location: Reading Public Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Club  
    Contact: Robesonia Community Library   610-693-3264   robesoniakids@berks.lib.pa.us
   

At each meeting there will be a new theme to BUILD on! For ages 0-100.

   5:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Beginner Computer & Internet Class  
    Contact: Heather Moore   610-929-0589   muhlenbergcl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Come learn about Mouse & Keyboarding Basics, Internet searching, and printing web pages! This instructional class is lead by Carl Long, MLS! No Computer Experience Required. These classes are made possible by a PA Dept of Education Educational Access Grant. The class is free to attend however registration is required. Please call 610-929-0589 or visit us at 3612 Kutztown Rd, Laureldale, PA 19605. #InformationLiteracy

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   5:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Friendly's Night Fundraiser  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Help raise money for the library while enjoying a yummy meal with friends and family!  Be sure to bring cash to spend at the bake sale!

   5:45 PM  -  8:15 PM Connecting Mindfully  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

5:45-6:45pm Students
7:15-8:5pm Adults

    Location: Governor Mifflin High School Library
   6:00 PM Let's Build It!  
    Contact: Kelly Jacoby   610-926-1555   ssvchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Schuylkill Valley
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Identity Theft  
    Contact: Donna Eby   610-373-9888   springtwp@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Be proactive in protecting your identity. Get tips and tools to help you avoid identity theft and help deal with the consequences should you become a victim. Presented by Suzanne Riggs, Thrivent Financial.

    Location: Town of Spring Fire Station, 2301 Monroe Ave, West Lawn PA
   6:30 PM  -  8:15 PM Chit Chat Sit and Knit  
    Contact: Darlene Mest   610-406-9431   dmest59@yahoo.com
   

 

Location: The Exeter Community Library

Time: 6:30 to 8 PM

Registration is recommended.

Call 610-406-9431 for further information.

All levels of experience are welcome to bring projects and knit together, learning from eachother's experience.

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Library Scouts  
    Contact: Laura C. Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

Library Scouts is a learning adventure about the world around us. Some nights we will have special guests come in and teach us new things. Some nights we will learn with each other. We will help make the world a better place by being kind, responsible, helpful, and accepting. Your child may earn a Library Scout backpack and patches by attending programs.

Ages 4 and older

Held in Children's Library

Free. No registration required.

    Location: Exeter Community Library

Thursday September 28, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM Story Time at Frecon Farms Orchard  
    Contact: Boyertown Library   6103690496   bclchld@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Ms. Lisa in the orchards at Frecon Farms for story time!  This is a unique story time for all ages and their caregivers. There is plenty of room, but please sign up!  Call the library at 610-369-0496. The orchard is located at 212 Edgehill Dr., off Rt. 562. Bring a blanket to sit on.  If it rains, this program will not be held.

    Location: Boyertown Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Thursdays at 10 AM with Miss Taylor.

   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Medicare Educational Seminar  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Ms. Laura for an hour of fun, reading, singing, learning, and a craft!

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: 3 - 5 Years old

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM StoryRiders  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   11:00 AM Storytime!  
    Contact: Bethel-Tulpehocken Library   717-933-4060   
   

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Join Miss Betsy every Thursday morning at 11am for books, songs, crafts and more!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Thursdays at 11 AM with Miss Taylor.

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Little Friends Story Time  
    Contact: Jennifer Mulberry   610-693-3264   robesoniakids@berks.lib.pa.us
   11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Story time with Miss Kim  
    Contact: Alicea Rodig   610-488-1302   baclstaff@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Miss Kim brings fun to the Bernville Library with songs, stories and crafts.

 

Sept 28 All Aboard

 

Bernville Library

   12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Lunch & A Movie Series  
    Contact: Heather Moore   610-929-0589   muhlenbergcl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Bring your lunch or snacks to watch a movie at the library! Please call to find out the title of the films being screened. All films will carry a PG13 rating. Admission is free and registration is recommended.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Ms. Laura for an hour of fun, reading, singing, learning, and a craft!

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: 3 - 5 Years old

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM StoryRiders  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Storyriders utilize books, songs, finger plays, movement and crafts to engage the interest and learning of preschoolers. Ages 2-5 years.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM American Mah Jong at the West Lawn Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Open to all levels.  Learn to play or lend a hand.  

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Coding Class Series  
    Contact:    610-929-0589   smuteen@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Learn and practice a variety of coding languages for grades 7-12. Classes are made possible by the Education Access Grant of the PA Dept. of Education. Registration is required as class size is limited to 12 coders.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   5:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Mystery  
    Contact: Alicea Rodig   610-488-1302   baclstaff@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Come join other 8 -12 year olds for a scavenger hunt in the Library.

 

Bernville Library

   6:00 PM  -  7:15 PM Boone Area Library Cliffhanger Book Club Meeting  
   

Join us at 6:00pm for this months Cliffhanger Book Club meeting. Tonight we will be discussing  Ruth Ware's "The Woman in Cabin 10".

   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Novels at Night  
    Contact: Kristine Bonfitto   610-373-9888   stlcirc@berks.lib.pa.us
   

We are reading, "The Other Einstein" by Marie Benedict

A vivid and mesmerizing novel about the extraordinary woman who married and worked with one of the greatest scientists in history.

A review from Goodreads.

    Location: Spring Township Library
   6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Cider Making  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Book Club  
    Contact: Sinking Spring Public Library   610-678-4311   ssschild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

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Book Club

 Request a copy of Home Front by Kristin Hannah,

then come to this open meeting to share your thoughts with fellow book lovers!

Newcomers welcome! No registration required.

For Adults.

    Location: Sinking Spring Public Library

Friday September 29, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Baby Lapsit  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

This storytime encourages language development in babies with simple stories and creative movement.

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: Infant - 18 months

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:00 AM Story Time with Miss Kelly  
    Contact: Kelly Jacoby   610-926-1555   ssvchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Schuylkill Valley
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Makin' Music w/ Michael Kropp  
    Contact: Boyertown Community Library   6103690496   bclchld@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Children ages 0-5 will have a blast when they come to the library to sing and dance with Mr. Mike!  There will be 2 shows- one at 10:30am and another at 11:15am. Please sign up by calling the library.  

    Location: Boyertown Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Off 2 Pre-K  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

This interactive hour of story-telling, singing, dancing, and other activities is constructed to engage the interests of children ages 1-5. Older siblings are welcome to join in.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Story Rider  
    Contact: Dan or Donna   610-562-2843   hamburgpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Miss Barbara presents "All About Me"  Come join us.  For ages up to 5.

  Stories, songs, giggles & games

   12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Computer Tutor  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Confused and bemused by you computer, email or the internet?  Sign up at the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library for Friday afternoon tutoring session for beginning computer skills.  We'll help you with getting started with things like email or searching the internet.  Bring your questions.  1/2 hour sessions.  Registration required.

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   4:00 PM COLORING CLUB  
    Contact: READING PUBLIC LIBRARY CHILDREN'S DEPARTMENT!   610-655-6350   rplmc@reading.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

 

 
Reading Public Library Children’s Department
100 S. 5th St. Reading, Pa 19602
Free & secure parking behind the library on Wood St.
This free program is intended for children and their caregivers. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult age 18 or over. No registration necessary.
    Location: Reading Public Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Teen Mystery Night  
    Contact: Boyertown Community Library   6103690496   bclchld@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Here's the story: local music librarian was found dead. How did this happen? Who can solve this case?  Aspiring detectives in grades 6-12 should sign up to help solve the mystery!  Cost $5.00 includes pizza and snacks.

    Location: Boyertown Community Library

Saturday September 30, 2017
   10:00 AM Trim Healthy Mama  
    Contact: Bethel Tulpehocken Public Library   717-933-4060   
   

    Location: Bethel-Tulpehocken Public Library
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM LEGOs  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Family Fun Health and Fitness Day  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mohnton YMCA
   10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Used Book Sale  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   kutztownpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Dance Story Time with Miss Sharon  
    Contact: Boyertown Community Library   6103690496   bclchld@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Hear stories about dancers and explore movement together. Miss Sharon teaches locally at Visions Dance Company.  This interactive story time is for children ages 3-10 years old.  Please sign up.  

    Location: Boyertown Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Page Turners Book Club: Wonder by R.J. Palacio  
    Contact: Boyertown Community Library   6103690496   bclchld@berks.lib.pa.us
   

What is it like for Auggie in his new school?  Join us to discuss this interesting story of kindness and courage. Ages 9 and older are welcomed to sign up by calling the library.  

    Location: Boyertown Community Library

Monday October 2, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM StoryRiders Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Mondays at 10 AM with Miss Taylor.

   10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Pinochle!  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join us at the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills library for a game of Pinochle. 

All levels welcome. Please register to let us know if you'd like to learn!

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   10:30 AM  -  10:45 AM Bounce & Rhyme Storytime  
    Contact: Sinking Spring Public Library   610-678-4311   ssschild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Bounce & Rhyme Storytime

 Join Miss Christine on Mondays @ 10:30 am for stories,

rhymes, fingerplays, and bubbles! This week's theme is: "Construction."

Participants are encouraged to stay and play after storytime.

For ages 10 months - 2 years.

No registration is required for this free program - just drop in!

   11:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Mondays at 11 AM with Miss Taylor.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Story time with Miss Debe  
    Contact: Debe Donley   610-488-1302   
   

Story time with Miss Debe

   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help  
    Contact: Alicea Rodig   610-488-1302   baclstaff@berks.lib.pa.us
   

   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Pokémon League  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Membership is free with a parent or guardian’s permission (for minors). One personal 60 card deck of Pokémon cards is all that is required to play.  New players are welcome!

   5:45 PM  -  8:15 PM Connecting Mindfully  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

5:45-6:45pm Students
7:15-8:5pm Adults

    Location: Governor Mifflin High School Library
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Family Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   6106784888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

MARS Mondays Family Story Time

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 This is a fun storytime for all ages - come read, play, and make a craft! Each week, we will focus on one of our MARS subjects - Movement, Art, Rythym, and Science. Struggling readers are encouraged to come and read to Molly, our therapy dog! This is a free program and no registration is required. 

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM K6 Construe  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Every Monday 6-7:30pm. Children will explore a different theme each week ranging from science experiments, solving puzzles, art projects and more. Grades K-6.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Family Game Night  
    Contact: Robesonia Community Library   610-693-3264   robesoniacl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Visit the library for a night of family fun. Each month we will play a different type of game. All ages welcome!

   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Svaroopa Yoga  
    Contact: Brandywine Community Library   610 682-1775   
   

Join Ellen Rosnkranz and learn how to relax and chill out with Svaroopa Yoga.  There is a 20 dollar fee for all classes and you must sign up and pay before the sessions start.  The class will be held at 6:30 on Monday nights  in the Henry Auditorium across the parking lot from the library.  Please sign up at the front desk.  Classes do fill up so sign up early.

    Location: Brandywine Community Library
   6:45 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Advisory Council  
    Contact: Boyertown Library   6103690496   bclchld@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Tweens and teens come and share your ideas and have a voice in planning library activities!  Please sign up by calling the library!

    Location: Boyertown Community Library

Tuesday October 3, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   9:45 AM  -  10:45 AM StoryRiders  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

Preschool Story Time

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 This preschool storytime is tons of fun! Join us each week for stories, songs, and rhymes followed by a craft. Ages 3-6. This is a free program and no registration is required.  

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Pollywog  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wonderful Wee Ones  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Where bubbles and books combine for a parent and baby story time. Ages 0-1 year.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   10:45 AM  -  11:45 AM Toddler Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Ears Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   6106784888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

'Little Ears' Lapsit Story Time

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 Join us for short books, songs, fingerplays, bubbles, and sensory activities! Storytime is followed by free play. Ages 0-2. This is a free program and no registration is required.  

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM StoryRiders Storytime  
    Contact: Sinking Spring Public Library   610-678-4311   ssschild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

StoryRiders Storytime

Traveling storyteller Miss Kim visits on Tuesdays @ 11 am

for stories, music, crafts and fun!

This week's theme is: "Boats Ahoy!"

For ages 2 - 5

No registration is required for this free program.

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Story Riders Storytime for Pre Schoolers  
   

Join us for stories, songs, giggles and games....Kids up to five come see books come alive! Today we will learn all about fire saftey!

   11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Mid-Day Free Play for Families  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Self-structured playtimes for caregivers to meet and children to socialize in the toy area of the library. Ages 0-5 years.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM American Mah Jong at the West Lawn Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

  Open to all levels.  Learn to play or lend a hand.  

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Chess! Learn to play or hone your skills.  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Internet III Class  
    Contact: Heather Moore   610-929-0589   muhlenbergcl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Internet III

Basic Adult Computer Class for advanced internet searching and printing. Free. Registration required at 610-929-0589.

Basic Computer Classes are funded by the Educational Access Grant of the PA Dept. of Education.

#InformationLiteracy

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Stitch and Chat  
    Contact: Brandywine Community Library   610 682-7115   
   

Bring your own projects to knit, crochet, sew or anything else crafty.  Meet new friends and who knows maybe learn a few things!

    Location: Brandywine Community Library
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Tuesdays  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM TAB Meeting  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuteen@berks.lib.pa.us
   

1st Tuesday 3:15-4:30

Teens are invited to join the conversation. The Teen Advisory Board decides what goes on in the Teen Room of the library. Make your voice heard. Grades 7-12.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Tween Time  
    Contact: Jenn Mulberry   610-693-3264   robesoniakids@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Snacks, crafts and games. For ages 10-13.

   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Build Night  
    Contact: Elaine Holehan   610-678-8771   swechild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg  
   

Do you like to knit and/or crochet? If so, join the Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg as they lovingly create various projects for Berks County charities. Handmade items, such as baby blankets, chemo hats, scarves, Christmas stockings, are made and donated to places like Mary’s Shelter, the Reading Hospital, and other important organizations in need. New members and yarn donations are always welcome!

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Family Story Time  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Please join us for Family Story Time at the library. Take some time out of your busy day to connect with your child through books. We provide the stories and crafts. You provide the company :)

    Location: Spring Township Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles  
    Contact: Boyertown Community Library   6103690496   boyertowncl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

History buffs ages 13 and older will enjoy a history lesson from the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles.  Please sign up by calling the library.  

    Location: Boyertown Community Library
     Contemporary Movie Night  
    Contact: Darlene Mest   610-406-9431   dmest59@yahoo.com
   

Join us to watch "The Book of Henry."

 

Single mother Susan Carpenter works as a waitress alongside her feisty family friend Sheila. Taking care of everyone and everything in his own way is Susan's older son Henry. Protective of his brother and a tireless supporter of his often self-doubting mother, Henry blazes through the days like a comet. When Susan discovers that the family next door harbors a dark secret, she's surprised to learn that Henry has devised a plan to help the young daughter.

 

Watch the trailer here ----->  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dz8R2xxeyaA

    Location: Exeter Community Library

Wednesday October 4, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Brilliant Beginnings  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Story Rider-Mama Patt  
    Contact: Robesonia Community Library   610-693-3264   robesoniacl@berks.lib.ps.us
   

Story Rider visits are geared toward preschoolers ages 2 ½ to 5.

   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM StoryRiders Library Story Time  
   

Join Miss Kim for stories, songs, giggles & games!
Theme: Boats Ahoy!
For ages up to 5.

More info?
610-944-0146

 

    Location: Fleetwood Area Public Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Story Time for Little Ears  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Please join us for Story Time for Little Ears, designed for children ages 0-3. Join us as we sing, move, read and blow bubbles! Build a lifelong love of the library by beginning here. 

    Location: Spring Township Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Storytime  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Toddlers will enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, activities and crafts as we sing and read together!

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: Walking - Age 3

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Wiggly Wednesday  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

A playtime for children. A chance for parents and guardians to interact with other adults.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg  
   

Do you like to knit and/or crochet? If so, join the Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg on Wednesdays at 10:00am as they lovingly create various projects for Berks County charities. Handmade items, such as baby blankets, chemo hats, scarves, Christmas stockings, are made and donated to places like Mary’s Shelter, the Reading Hospital, and other important organizations in need. New members and yarn donations are always welcome!

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Pre School Storytime  
    Contact: Brandywine Community Library    610 682-7115   
   

Join Miss Marie as she reads to us about some wonderful things that make Fall fantastic!  Today we will talk all about our furry friend the squirrel!

    Location: Brandywine Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Sinking Spring Public Library   610-678-4311   ssschild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Preschool Storytime

 Join us for stories and a simple craft with Miss Christine on Wednesdays @ 10:30 am!

This week's theme is: "Harvest."

For ages 2 - 5.

No registration is required for this free program.

   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Time  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

This week features the color ORANGE!  Through stories, songs, rhymes, and a craft, celebrate this awesome color with Ms. Tina!

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Firefighter Story Time  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Firefighter Story Time at the library! Come join us for this fun and free program with The Township of Spring firefighters. Listen to a member of the team read a story about fire safety and go on a tour of the fire truck, weather providing. Come make a friendly face even more friendly for your child. 

   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Riders at West Lawn Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomsiing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Mama Pat for stories, songs, giggles and games at the

West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library!

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Bubbles and Books  
   

Bubbles and Books is a special reading program for infants and toddlers....Parents and guardians stay with the little ones while Miss Marie provides all the fun!  Today we will go nuts and learn all about squirrels!

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Miss Donna's pre-school story time  
    Contact: Dan or Donna   610-562-2843   hamburgpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Miss Donna presents "ERIC CARLE DAY"  Come join us.  For ages 3-5.

  Stories, songs, giggles & games

   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Free Kids Yoga!  
   

Bring along a yoga mat or towel. 
Ages 5 and up. Registration is required. 
Program will be held inside the library. 

More info?
610-944-0146

 

    Location: Fleetwood Area Public Library
   7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Library Scouts  
    Contact: Laura C. Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

Library Scouts is a learning adventure about the world around us. Some nights we will have special guests come in and teach us new things. Some nights we will learn with each other. We will help make the world a better place by being kind, responsible, helpful, and accepting. Your child may earn a Library Scout backpack and patches by attending programs.

Ages 4 and older

Held in Children's Library

Free. No registration required.

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Author visit - Nancy Hughes  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Nacy Hughes, author of the mystery novels,  "The Dying Hour" and "A Metter of Trust" will be visiting the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library.

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Evening Readers Book Club  
    Contact: Darlene Mest   610-406-9431   dmest59@yahoo.com
   

 

Join us for a group discussion of "A Reunion of Ghosts" by Judith Claire Mitchell

A Reunion of Ghosts is the shared confessional of three sisters who have decided to kill themselves at the end of the 20th century, honoring the dark legacy that has haunted their extraordinary family for decades

How do three sisters write a single suicide note?

 

    Location: Exeter Community Library

Thursday October 5, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM Story Time at Frecon Farms Orchard  
    Contact: Boyertown Library   6103690496   bclchld@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Ms. Lisa in the orchards at Frecon Farms for story time!  This is a unique story time for all ages and their caregivers. There is plenty of room, but please sign up!  Call the library at 610-369-0496. The orchard is located at 212 Edgehill Dr., off Rt. 562. Bring a blanket to sit on.  If it rains, this program will not be held.

    Location: Boyertown Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Thursdays at 10 AM with Miss Taylor.

   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Ms. Laura for an hour of fun, reading, singing, learning, and a craft!

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: 3 - 5 Years old

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM StoryRiders  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   11:00 AM Storytime!  
    Contact: Bethel-Tulpehocken Library   717-933-4060   
   

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Join Miss Betsy every Thursday morning at 11am for books, songs, crafts and more!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Thursdays at 11 AM with Miss Taylor.

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Little Friends Story Time  
    Contact: Jennifer Mulberry   610-693-3264   robesoniakids@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Miss Jenn will be sharing stories, songs and simple crafts with little ones from birth to age 5.

   11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Story time with Miss Kim  
    Contact: Debe Donley   610-488-1302   
   

Come join Miss Kim for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

Great for preschool age children but all are welcome.

Themes for October

5 - Boats Ahoy

12 - Down of the Farm

19 - Fire Safety

26 - Giddy up Giddy up

   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Ms. Laura for an hour of fun, reading, singing, learning, and a craft!

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: 3 - 5 Years old

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM StoryRiders  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Storyriders utilize books, songs, finger plays, movement and crafts to engage the interest and learning of preschoolers. Ages 2-5 years.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM American Mah Jong at the West Lawn Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Open to all levels.  Learn to play or lend a hand.  

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Café  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuteen@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Teens can stop by after school to chill with friends while playing video games, board games, crafts and other activities. Grades 7-12.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Art Cats  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join us at our new day and time!

First Thursday of the month, 4-5 pm.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Craft Night  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   kutztownpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

Try a new craft every month. The group meets on the first Thursday of the month at 6:30pm .This month's craft is: Woven Reindeer Ornaments.

Cost is $5 per reindeer and is payable at the event. Please sign up at the library.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Evening Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library

Friday October 6, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Baby Lapsit  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

This storytime encourages language development in babies with simple stories and creative movement.

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: Infant - 18 months

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Off 2 Pre-K  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

This interactive hour of story-telling, singing, dancing, and other activities is constructed to engage the interests of children ages 1-5. Older siblings are welcome to join in.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Block Party  
    Contact: Boyertown Community Library   6103690496   bclchld@berks.lib.pa.us
   

For children ages 3-6 years old and their caregivers, come to the library to build together and meet new friends. Building materials will be provided.  Please sign up by calling the library.

    Location: Boyertown Community Library
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Story Rider  
    Contact: Dan or Donna   610-562-2843   hamburgpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Miss Barbara presents "Eric Carle Day"  Come join us.  For ages up to 5.

  Stories, songs, giggles & games

   12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Computer Tutor  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Confused and bemused by you computer, email or the internet?  Sign up at the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library for Friday afternoon tutoring session for beginning computer skills.  We'll help you with getting started with things like email or searching the internet.  Bring your questions.  1/2 hour sessions.  Registration required.

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Film Crew  
    Contact: Boyertown Community Library   6103690496   bclchld@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Lights! Camera! Action! Join the film crew to create fun, simple movies together as a team. Participants should be willing to collaborate and have fun! For tweens and teens in grades 6-12. Please sign up by calling the library!

    Location: Boyertown Community Library

Saturday October 7, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM LEGOs  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Used Book Sale  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   kutztownpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Therapy Dog Visit with Bailey & Logan  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Therapy dog visit with Bailey & Logan!  Come read to Bailey and Logan today at the library.  Therapy dogs provide a calm and non-judgmental atmopshere in which children can feel comfortable practicing their reading skills out loud.  Free.  No registration.

    Location: Spring Township Library

Monday October 9, 2017
     Art & Literatue for Kids  
    Contact: Bethel Tulpehocken Public Library   717-933-4060   
   

    Location: Bethel-Tulpehocken Public Library
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM StoryRiders Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Mondays at 10 AM with Miss Taylor.

   10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Pinochle!  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join us at the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills library for a game of Pinochle. 

All levels welcome. Please register to let us know if you'd like to learn!

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   10:30 AM  -  10:45 AM Bounce & Rhyme Storytime  
    Contact: Sinking Spring Public Library   610-678-4311   ssschild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Bounce & Rhyme Storytime

 Join Miss Christine on Mondays @ 10:30 am for stories,

rhymes, fingerplays, and bubbles! This week's theme is: "Family."

Participants are encouraged to stay and play after storytime.

For ages 10 months - 2 years.

No registration is required for this free program - just drop in!

   11:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Mondays at 11 AM with Miss Taylor.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Read S'More  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuteen@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Second Mondays of the month from 3:15-4:30, tweens and teens are welcome to snack on s’mores while being read to by Miss Jacki. Ages 8-14 years. Under 10 must be accompanied by a supervising adult.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Pokémon League  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Membership is free with a parent or guardian’s permission (for minors). One personal 60 card deck of Pokémon cards is all that is required to play.  New players are welcome!

   5:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Lego Club  
    Contact: Alicea Rodig   610-488-1302   baclstaff@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Lego Club will meet at 5:30 pm

Come use your imagination to build on the theme Shock-tober

Snacks are provided. 

Build as little or as much as you like.

All creations will be displayed for about one week.

Bernville Library

   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Family Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   6106784888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

MARS Mondays Family Story Time

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 This is a fun storytime for all ages - come read, play, and make a craft! Each week, we will focus on one of our MARS subjects - Movement, Art, Rythym, and Science. Struggling readers are encouraged to come and read to Molly, our therapy dog! This is a free program and no registration is required. 

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM K6 Construe  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Every Monday 6-7:30pm. Children will explore a different theme each week ranging from science experiments, solving puzzles, art projects and more. Grades K-6.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Art Attack  
    Contact: Jenn Mulberry   610-693-3264   Robesoniakids@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Learn about a new artist each month and make your own masterpiece in that style. For ages 8 and up.

   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Svaroopa Yoga  
    Contact: Brandywine Community Library   610 682-1775   
   

Join Ellen Rosnkranz and learn how to relax and chill out with Svaroopa Yoga.  There is a 20 dollar fee for all classes and you must sign up and pay before the sessions start.  The class will be held at 6:30 on Monday nights  in the Henry Auditorium across the parking lot from the library.  Please sign up at the front desk.  Classes do fill up so sign up early.

    Location: Brandywine Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Muhlenberg Community Library Board of Trustees Meeting  
    Contact:    610-929-0589   muhlenbergcl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Notice of 2017 Board Meetings
The Annual Meeting of the Muhlenberg Community Library Board of Trustees will be held, Monday, January 9th, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the library. The Public Meeting will follow at 8:00 p.m.
Monthly Board of Trustees meetings for 2017 will be held at 6:30 p.m. (except as noted) in the library on the following dates:
Monday, January 9th (6:00 PM)
Monday, February 13th
Monday, March 13th
Monday, April 10th
Monday, May 8th
Monday, June 12th
Monday, July 10th
Monday, September 11th
Monday, October 9th
Monday, November 13th
Monday, December 11th

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library

Tuesday October 10, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   9:45 AM  -  10:45 AM StoryRiders  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

Preschool Story Time

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 This preschool storytime is tons of fun! Join us each week for stories, songs, and rhymes followed by a craft. Ages 3-6. This is a free program and no registration is required.  

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Pollywog  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wonderful Wee Ones  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Where bubbles and books combine for a parent and baby story time. Ages 0-1 year.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   10:45 AM  -  11:45 AM Toddler Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Ears Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   6106784888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

'Little Ears' Lapsit Story Time

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 Join us for short books, songs, fingerplays, bubbles, and sensory activities! Storytime is followed by free play. Ages 0-2. This is a free program and no registration is required.  

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM StoryRiders Storytime  
    Contact: Sinking Spring Public Library   610-678-4311   ssschild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

StoryRiders Storytime

Traveling storyteller Miss Kim visits on Tuesdays @ 11 am

for stories, music, crafts and fun!

This week's theme is: "Down on the Farm"

For ages 2 - 5

No registration is required for this free program.

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Baby Lap sit Story Time  
    Contact: Debe Donley   610-488-1302   
   

Bring your baby and enjoy stories, fingerplays, and songs with Miss Debe and her "baby"

Siblings are welcome to bring a "baby" and join in.

Themes:

Sept. 12 Puppy Dogs and Kitty Cats

Sept 26 Nursery Rhymes

Oct 10 Peekaboo!

Nov. 7 Pet show

Nov. 21 Playtime!

Dec. 5 Things that GO!

Dec. 19 Time for Bed

Bernville Library

 

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Story Riders Storytime for Pre Schoolers  
   

Join us for stories, songs, giggles and games....Kids up to five come see books come alive! Peek-a-Moo...Peek-a-Boo!!!

   11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Mid-Day Free Play for Families  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Self-structured playtimes for caregivers to meet and children to socialize in the toy area of the library. Ages 0-5 years.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM American Mah Jong at the West Lawn Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

  Open to all levels.  Learn to play or lend a hand.  

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Chess! Learn to play or hone your skills.  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   1:30 PM Eagles Eye Book Group  
   

The Eagles Eye Book Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 1:30pm.

 

    Location: Boone Area Library
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Tuesdays  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Café  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuteen@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Teens can stop by after school to chill with friends while playing video games, board games, crafts and other activities. Grades 7-12.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   5:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Writer's Workshop  
    Contact: Heather Moore   610-929-0589   muhlenbergcl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

L.T. James, Coordinator of the Pagoda Writers will be leading Muhlenberg Community Library's first writer's workshop.

Bring the following with you:
• a photo or two of when you were younger
• a pen
• a notebook
• a brief piece of writing on a separate sheet of paper written in cursive handwriting

This writer's workshop is open to all ages and all stages of writing
or interest. The event is free; however registration is required. Please call 610-929-0589 or visit us at 3612 Kutztown Rd. Laureldale, PA 19605.
#BasicLiteracy

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Baby Lap sit Story Time  
    Contact: Debe Donley   610-488-1302   
   

Bring you baby and enjoy stories, rhymes and songs with Miss Debe and her "baby"

Siblings are welcome to bring a "baby" of their own to participate.

Themes:

Sept 12 Let's Make Music and Dance

Sept 26 Nursery Rhymes

Oct 10 Peekaboo!

Nov 7 Pet Show

Nov 21 Playtime!

Dec 5 Things that go!

Dec 19 Time For Bed

   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Board of Trustees  
    Contact: DAN OR DONNA   610-562-2843   hamburgpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Board of Trustees Meeting.   All are welcome

    Location: Hamburg Public Library
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM FurRead Friends  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg  
   

Do you like to knit and/or crochet? If so, join the Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg as they lovingly create various projects for Berks County charities. Handmade items, such as baby blankets, chemo hats, scarves, Christmas stockings, are made and donated to places like Mary’s Shelter, the Reading Hospital, and other important organizations in need. New members and yarn donations are always welcome!

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Family Story Time  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Please join us for Family Story Time at the library. Take some time out of your busy day to connect with your child through books. We provide the stories and crafts. You provide the company :)

    Location: Spring Township Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Adult Coloring Party  
    Contact: Boyertown Community Library   6103690496   boyertowncl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Relax and de-stress when you join other adults for a night of coloring!  Materials are provided but you are welcome to bring your own. Please sign up by calling the library.

    Location: Boyertown Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Read to Rocky  
    Contact: Elaine Holehan   610-678-8771   swechild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Club  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   kutztownpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

We are discussing: The Night Strangers by Chris Bohjalian.  After losing passengers in a forced landing, a pilot seeks respite by moving his family to New England. But the house is haunted, and local witches won’t leave them alone. Good and spooky.

By logging into your library account at kutztownlibrary.org, you can place a request for the book or call us at 610-683-5820. 

 

    Location: Kutztown Community Library

Wednesday October 11, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Brilliant Beginnings  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Story Rider-Mama Patt  
    Contact: Robesonia Community Library   610-693-3264   robesoniacl@berks.lib.ps.us
   

Story Rider visits are geared toward preschoolers ages 2 ½ to 5.

   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM StoryRiders Library Story Time  
   

Join Miss Kim for stories, songs, giggles & games!
Theme: Down on the Farm
For ages up to 5.

More info?
610-944-0146

 

    Location: Fleetwood Area Public Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Story Time for Little Ears  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Please join us for Story Time for Little Ears, designed for children ages 0-3. Join us as we sing, move, read and blow bubbles! Build a lifelong love of the library by beginning here. 

    Location: Spring Township Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Storytime  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Toddlers will enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, activities and crafts as we sing and read together!

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: Walking - Age 3

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Wiggly Wednesday  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

A playtime for children. A chance for parents and guardians to interact with other adults.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg  
   

Do you like to knit and/or crochet? If so, join the Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg on Wednesdays at 10:00am as they lovingly create various projects for Berks County charities. Handmade items, such as baby blankets, chemo hats, scarves, Christmas stockings, are made and donated to places like Mary’s Shelter, the Reading Hospital, and other important organizations in need. New members and yarn donations are always welcome!

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Pre School Storytime  
    Contact: Brandywine Community Library    610 682-7115   
   

Join Miss Marie as she reads to us about some wonderful things that make Fall fantastic!  Today we will talk about Fire Saftey!

    Location: Brandywine Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Sinking Spring Public Library   610-678-4311   ssschild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Preschool Storytime

 Join us for stories and a simple craft with Miss Christine on Wednesdays @ 10:30 am!

This week's theme is: "Pumpkins"

For ages 2 - 5.

No registration is required for this free program.

   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Time  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

October is an awesome time to appreciate the autumn leaves.  Enjoy an amazing craft, following Story Time with Ms. Tina!

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Riders at West Lawn Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomsiing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Mama Pat for stories, songs, giggles and games at the

West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library!

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Please join us for Preschool Story Time, a wonderful way to introduce your child to the library and all we have to offer. Siblings welcome. 

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Bubbles and Books  
   

Bubbles and Books is a special reading program for infants and toddlers....Parents and guardians stay with the little ones while Miss Marie provides all the fun!  Today we will learn all about fire saftey!

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Miss Donna's pre-school story time  
    Contact: Dan or Donna   610-562-2843   hamburgpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Miss Donna presents "WHICH WAY DO WE GO?"  Come join us.  For ages 3-5.

  Stories, songs, giggles & games

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Club  
    Contact: Robesonia Community Library   610-693-3264   robesoniakids@berks.lib.pa.us
   

At each meeting there will be a new theme to BUILD on! For ages 0-100.

   4:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Fall Book and Bake Sale  
    Contact: Darlene Mest   610-406-9431   dmest59@yahoo.com
   

Support the library and find some great deals and yummy treats at the Fall Book & Bake Sale!

 

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Free Kids Yoga!  
   

Bring along a yoga mat or towel. 
Ages 5 and up. Registration is required. 
Program will be held inside the library. 

More info?
610-944-0146

 

    Location: Fleetwood Area Public Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Reading To Your Children  
    Contact: Heather Moore   610-929-0589   muhlenbergcl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

The Importance of Reading To Your Children: A Presentation For Parents!

Parents and guardians are welcome to attend a presentation with Herb Zettlemoyer to discuss the importance of reading to children. This presentation also includes a discussion about the impact of technology on children. Herb is a retired teacher and a tutor for the Ready-Set-Read program. Be sure to stay for his story time reading of the book "Not Just A Quilt" by Dalen Keys. 

This event is free; however registration is required. Please call 610-929-0589 or visit us at 3612 Kutztown Rd. Laureldale, PA 19605.

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    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM 2nd Wednesday Book Club  
    Contact: Betty Ledig   601-926-1188   bettyledig@frontiernet.net
   

2nd Wednesday of the month, 6:30-7:30 pm

The 2nd Wednesday Club reads a variety of books--anything from classics to current novels.

Contact: Betty Ledig at (610)926-1188 or bettyledig@frontiernet.net

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Library Scouts  
    Contact: Laura C. Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

Library Scouts is a learning adventure about the world around us. Some nights we will have special guests come in and teach us new things. Some nights we will learn with each other. We will help make the world a better place by being kind, responsible, helpful, and accepting. Your child may earn a Library Scout backpack and patches by attending programs.

Ages 4 and older

Held in Children's Library

Free. No registration required.

    Location: Exeter Community Library

Thursday October 12, 2017 -  Thursday October 26, 2017
     Big Library Read  
   

Did you know, Big Library Read is the first global eBook club?

Global eBook Club

Big Library Read (BLR), facilitated by OverDrive, is a reading program through your library that connects millions of readers around the world with the same eBook at the same time without any wait lists or holds.
 

Easy to Join

It’s a worldwide digital version of a local book club, the program is free through your local library or school library and all you need to get started reading is a library card or student ID.

    Location: https://biglibraryread.com/

Thursday October 12, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM Story Time at Frecon Farms Orchard  
    Contact: Boyertown Library   6103690496   bclchld@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Ms. Lisa in the orchards at Frecon Farms for story time!  This is a unique story time for all ages and their caregivers. There is plenty of room, but please sign up!  Call the library at 610-369-0496. The orchard is located at 212 Edgehill Dr., off Rt. 562. Bring a blanket to sit on.  If it rains, this program will not be held.

    Location: Boyertown Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Thursdays at 10 AM with Miss Taylor.

   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Ms. Laura for an hour of fun, reading, singing, learning, and a craft!

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: 3 - 5 Years old

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Medicare Education Seminar  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Medicare Education Seminar at the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library with Kim Raker.

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM StoryRiders  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   11:00 AM Storytime!  
    Contact: Bethel-Tulpehocken Library   717-933-4060   
   

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Join Miss Betsy every Thursday morning at 11am for books, songs, crafts and more!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Thursdays at 11 AM with Miss Taylor.

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Little Friends Story Time  
    Contact: Jennifer Mulberry   610-693-3264   robesoniakids@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Miss Jenn will be sharing stories, songs and simple crafts with little ones from birth to age 5.

   11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Story time with Miss Kim  
    Contact: Debe Donley   610-488-1302   
   

Come join Miss Kim for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

Great for preschool age children but all are welcome.

Themes for October

5 - Boats Ahoy

12 - Down of the Farm

19 - Fire Safety

26 - Giddy up Giddy up


Thursday October 12, 2017 -  Friday October 13, 2017
   12:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Fall Book and Bake Sale  
    Contact: Darlene Mest   610-406-9431   dmest59@yahoo.com
   

Support the library and find some great deals and yummy treats at the Fall Book & Bake Sale!

 

    Location: Exeter Community Library

Thursday October 12, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Ms. Laura for an hour of fun, reading, singing, learning, and a craft!

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: 3 - 5 Years old

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM StoryRiders  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Storyriders utilize books, songs, finger plays, movement and crafts to engage the interest and learning of preschoolers. Ages 2-5 years.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM American Mah Jong at the West Lawn Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Open to all levels.  Learn to play or lend a hand.  

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Café  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuteen@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Teens can stop by after school to chill with friends while playing video games, board games, crafts and other activities. Grades 7-12.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   5:45 PM  -  8:15 PM Connecting Mindfully  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

5:45-6:45pm Students
7:15-8:5pm Adults

    Location: Governor Mifflin High School Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Family Craft Night  
    Contact: Sinking Spring Public Library   610-678-4311   ssschild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

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Family Craft Night

Bring a clean old sock (or two) to make into a squishy Sock Cat.

Give it to a friend, use it for a decoration, or keep it for yourself!

For All Ages.

No registration is required for this free program.

    Location: Sinking Spring Public Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Advisory Board Meeting  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Evening Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   7:00 PM  -  8:15 PM Board Meeting  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   kutztownpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Spring Township Library Association Board Meeting  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

The Spring Township Library Association Meets on the Second Thursday of each month at 7PM at the Township of Spring Municipal Building, 2850 Windmill Road.  Meetings are open to the public.


Friday October 13, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Baby Lapsit  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

This storytime encourages language development in babies with simple stories and creative movement.

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: Infant - 18 months

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM 2nd Friday Scrabble at West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Learn to play or learn some new strategies!  All levels welcome ages 10 years and older.

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Off 2 Pre-K  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

This interactive hour of story-telling, singing, dancing, and other activities is constructed to engage the interests of children ages 1-5. Older siblings are welcome to join in.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Story Rider  
    Contact: Dan or Donna   610-562-2843   hamburgpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Miss Barbara presents "Which way do we Go?"  Come join us.  For ages up to 5.

  Stories, songs, giggles & games

   12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Computer Tutor  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Confused and bemused by you computer, email or the internet?  Sign up at the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library for Friday afternoon tutoring session for beginning computer skills.  We'll help you with getting started with things like email or searching the internet.  Bring your questions.  1/2 hour sessions.  Registration required.

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library

Saturday October 14, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Fall Book and Bake Sale  
    Contact: Darlene Mest   610-406-9431   dmest59@yahoo.com
   

Support the library and find some great deals and yummy treats at the Fall Book & Bake Sale!

 

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM LEGOs  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Used Book Sale  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   kutztownpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Saturday Storytimes  
    Contact: Laura C. Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

We will explore a new theme at each scheduled Saturday Storytime. We will read books and then explore our theme further with learning stations math, science, sensory, art, and make believe.

**Due to room constraints, we are limited to 20 children.**

Ages 4 and older

Held in Program Room

Free

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime with Miss Jenny  
   

Join Miss Jenny as she introduces you some amazing authors!  Have some fun listening, reading and crafting on a Saturday morning.  Children of all ages are welcome!  Today's author is Marc Brown!

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Therapy Dog Visit with Chester  
    Contact:    610-373-9888   stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Come meet Chester, our newest therapy dog today at the library! :)

    Location: Spring Township Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Fall is for Planting (Blubs)!  
    Contact: Darlene Mest   610-406-9431   dmest59@yahoo.com
   

Join us for a special Master Gardners presentation to prepare for your Fall planting! Call or visit us to register!

 

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   8:00 PM  -  8:00 PM NYC Bus Trip  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   kutztownpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Plan your own day in New York City.

Depart 8:00 am- Meet bus at the Giant parking lot, Kutztown

Leave NYC 6 pm-Meet bus at Bryant Park & Ave. of the Americas

Cost $43 per person. This includes bus fare, driver tip, and snack.

 

    Location: Kutztown Community Library

Sunday October 15, 2017
     Bingo  
   

More food, extra cards, and raffle tickets available for purchase at the event.

    Location: Kutztown Fire Company

Monday October 16, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM StoryRiders Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Mondays at 10 AM with Miss Taylor.

   10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Pinochle!  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join us at the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills library for a game of Pinochle. 

All levels welcome. Please register to let us know if you'd like to learn!

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   10:30 AM  -  10:45 AM Bounce & Rhyme Storytime  
    Contact: Sinking Spring Public Library   610-678-4311   ssschild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Bounce & Rhyme Storytime

 Join Miss Christine on Mondays @ 10:30 am for stories,

rhymes, fingerplays, and bubbles! This week's theme is: "Animals."

Participants are encouraged to stay and play after storytime.

For ages 10 months - 2 years.

No registration is required for this free program - just drop in!

   11:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Mondays at 11 AM with Miss Taylor.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Pokémon League  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Membership is free with a parent or guardian’s permission (for minors). One personal 60 card deck of Pokémon cards is all that is required to play.  New players are welcome!

   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Family Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   6106784888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

MARS Mondays Family Story Time

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 This is a fun storytime for all ages - come read, play, and make a craft! Each week, we will focus on one of our MARS subjects - Movement, Art, Rythym, and Science. Struggling readers are encouraged to come and read to Molly, our therapy dog! This is a free program and no registration is required. 

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM K6 Construe  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Every Monday 6-7:30pm. Children will explore a different theme each week ranging from science experiments, solving puzzles, art projects and more. Grades K-6.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Board of Trustees meeting  
    Contact: Alicea Rodig   610-488-1302   baclstaff@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Board meetings are open to the public. 

Meetings are held in the library meeting room.

Bernville Library

   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Pokemon League  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Color Therapy  
    Contact: Robesonia Community Library   610-693-3264   robesoniacl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Stop by the library, relax and color. For ages 8-100

   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Svaroopa Yoga  
    Contact: Brandywine Community Library   610 682-1775   
   

Join Ellen Rosnkranz and learn how to relax and chill out with Svaroopa Yoga.  There is a 20 dollar fee for all classes and you must sign up and pay before the sessions start.  The class will be held at 6:30 on Monday nights  in the Henry Auditorium across the parking lot from the library.  Please sign up at the front desk.  Classes do fill up so sign up early.

    Location: Brandywine Community Library

Tuesday October 17, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   9:45 AM  -  10:45 AM StoryRiders  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

Preschool Story Time

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 This preschool storytime is tons of fun! Join us each week for stories, songs, and rhymes followed by a craft. Ages 3-6. This is a free program and no registration is required.  

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wonderful Wee Ones  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Where bubbles and books combine for a parent and baby story time. Ages 0-1 year.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   10:45 AM  -  11:45 AM Toddler Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Ears Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   6106784888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

'Little Ears' Lapsit Story Time

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 Join us for short books, songs, fingerplays, bubbles, and sensory activities! Storytime is followed by free play. Ages 0-2. This is a free program and no registration is required.  

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM StoryRiders Storytime  
    Contact: Sinking Spring Public Library   610-678-4311   ssschild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

StoryRiders Storytime

Traveling storyteller Miss Kim visits on Tuesdays @ 11 am

for stories, music, crafts and fun!

This week's theme is: "Fire Safety"

For ages 2 - 5

No registration is required for this free program.

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Story Riders Storytime for Pre Schoolers  
   

Join us for stories, songs, giggles and games....Kids up to five come see books come alive!  Today is Nancy Tafuri Day!

   11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Mid-Day Free Play for Families  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Self-structured playtimes for caregivers to meet and children to socialize in the toy area of the library. Ages 0-5 years.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM American Mah Jong at the West Lawn Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

  Open to all levels.  Learn to play or lend a hand.  

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Chess! Learn to play or hone your skills.  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Stitch and Chat  
    Contact: Brandywine Community Library   610 682-7115   
   

Bring your own projects to knit, crochet, sew or anything else crafty.  Meet new friends and who knows maybe learn a few things!

    Location: Brandywine Community Library
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Friends Mtg  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   kutztownpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Tuesdays  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Café  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuteen@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Teens can stop by after school to chill with friends while playing video games, board games, crafts and other activities. Grades 7-12.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Tween Time  
    Contact: Jenn Mulberry   610-693-3264   robesoniakids@berks.lib.pa.us
   

~~Snacks, crafts and games. For ages 10-13.

   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg  
   

Do you like to knit and/or crochet? If so, join the Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg as they lovingly create various projects for Berks County charities. Handmade items, such as baby blankets, chemo hats, scarves, Christmas stockings, are made and donated to places like Mary’s Shelter, the Reading Hospital, and other important organizations in need. New members and yarn donations are always welcome!

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Family Story Time  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Please join us for Family Story Time at the library. Take some time out of your busy day to connect with your child through books. We provide the stories and crafts. You provide the company :)

    Location: Spring Township Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Friends of the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join the Friends of the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library!  We meet on the Third Tuesday of each month to plan great ways to support your library.  No experience necessary.  Can't come to the meeting?  No problem.  Let us know your interests and your ideas.  We'll give you a call when volunteers are needed.

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Therpay Dog Visit with Kringle  
    Contact:    610-373-9888   stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Come join Kringle at Family Story Time tonight!  Therapy dogs make great listeners :)

    Location: Spring Township Library
   7:00 PM Boone Area Library Board of Trustees  
   

The Boone Area Library Board of Trustees will meet on tonight at 7:00 PM.  
The meeting is open to the public

    Location: Boone Area Library

Wednesday October 18, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Brilliant Beginnings  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Story Rider-Mama Patt  
    Contact: Robesonia Community Library   610-693-3264   robesoniacl@berks.lib.ps.us
   

Story Rider visits are geared toward preschoolers ages 2 ½ to 5.

   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM StoryRiders Library Story Time  
   

Join Miss Kim for stories, songs, giggles & games!
Theme: Fire Safety
For ages up to 5.

More info?
610-944-0146

 

    Location: Fleetwood Area Public Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Story Time for Little Ears  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Please join us for Story Time for Little Ears, designed for children ages 0-3. Join us as we sing, move, read and blow bubbles! Build a lifelong love of the library by beginning here. 

    Location: Spring Township Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Storytime  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Toddlers will enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, activities and crafts as we sing and read together!

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: Walking - Age 3

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Wiggly Wednesday  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

A playtime for children. A chance for parents and guardians to interact with other adults.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg  
   

Do you like to knit and/or crochet? If so, join the Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg on Wednesdays at 10:00am as they lovingly create various projects for Berks County charities. Handmade items, such as baby blankets, chemo hats, scarves, Christmas stockings, are made and donated to places like Mary’s Shelter, the Reading Hospital, and other important organizations in need. New members and yarn donations are always welcome!

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Pre School Storytime  
    Contact: Brandywine Community Library    610 682-7115   
   

Join Miss Marie as she reads to us about some wonderful things that make Fall fantastic!  Today we will talk all about the beautiful leaves of autumn!

    Location: Brandywine Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Sinking Spring Public Library   610-678-4311   ssschild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Preschool Storytime

 Join us for stories and a simple craft with Miss Christine on Wednesdays @ 10:30 am!

This week's theme is: "Owls"

For ages 2 - 5.

No registration is required for this free program.

   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Riders at West Lawn Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomsiing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Mama Pat for stories, songs, giggles and games at the

West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library!

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Please join us for Preschool Story Time, a wonderful way to introduce your child to the library and all we have to offer. Siblings welcome. 

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Bubbles and Books  
   

Bubbles and Books is a special reading program for infants and toddlers....Parents and guardians stay with the little ones while Miss Marie provides all the fun!  Today we will investigate the beautiful leaves of fall!

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Miss Donna's pre-school story time  
    Contact: Dan or Donna   610-562-2843   hamburgpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Miss Donna presents "ALL ABOARD"  Come join us.  For ages 3-5.

  Stories, songs, giggles & games

   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Pet-A-Pup  
    Contact:    610-929-0589   muhlenbergcl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 3rd Wednesday of the month from 4:30-5:30 therapy dogs visit the library. All ages.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Scrabble!  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join us at the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library for a rousing game of Scrabble. 

Bring a friend!  Learn to play or learn a new strategy. 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   5:45 PM  -  8:15 PM Connecting Mindfully  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

5:45-6:45pm Students
7:15-8:5pm Adults

    Location: Governor Mifflin High School Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Free Kids Yoga!  
   

Bring along a yoga mat or towel. 
Ages 5 and up. Registration is required. 
Program will be held inside the library. 

More info?
610-944-0146

 

    Location: Fleetwood Area Public Library
   7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Library Scouts  
    Contact: Laura C. Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

Library Scouts is a learning adventure about the world around us. Some nights we will have special guests come in and teach us new things. Some nights we will learn with each other. We will help make the world a better place by being kind, responsible, helpful, and accepting. Your child may earn a Library Scout backpack and patches by attending programs.

Ages 4 and older

Held in Children's Library

Free. No registration required.

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Berks County Public Libraries Board of Directors Meeting  
    Contact: Denise Sticha   610-378-5260 x2501   denise.sticha@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Meetings will be held at 7:00 p.m. at the

Berks County Public Libraries System Headquarters

1040 Berks Road, Leesport PA 19533.

Meetings are open to the public.

    Location: BCPL System Headquarters

Thursday October 19, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM Story Time at Frecon Farms Orchard  
    Contact: Boyertown Library   6103690496   bclchld@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Ms. Lisa in the orchards at Frecon Farms for story time!  This is a unique story time for all ages and their caregivers. There is plenty of room, but please sign up!  Call the library at 610-369-0496. The orchard is located at 212 Edgehill Dr., off Rt. 562. Bring a blanket to sit on.  If it rains, this program will not be held.

    Location: Boyertown Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Thursdays at 10 AM with Miss Taylor.

   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Ms. Laura for an hour of fun, reading, singing, learning, and a craft!

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: 3 - 5 Years old

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM StoryRiders  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   11:00 AM Storytime!  
    Contact: Bethel-Tulpehocken Library   717-933-4060   
   

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Join Miss Betsy every Thursday morning at 11am for books, songs, crafts and more!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Thursdays at 11 AM with Miss Taylor.

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Little Friends Story Time  
    Contact: Jennifer Mulberry   610-693-3264   robesoniakids@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Miss Jenn will be sharing stories, songs and simple crafts with little ones from birth to age 5.

   11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Story time with Miss Kim  
    Contact: Debe Donley   610-488-1302   
   

Come join Miss Kim for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

Great for preschool age children but all are welcome.

Themes for October

5 - Boats Ahoy

12 - Down of the Farm

19 - Fire Safety

26 - Giddy up Giddy up

   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM 3rd Thursday Book Club  
    Contact: Pat Reis   610-921-5579   muhlenbergcl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

The 3rd Thursday Club reads a variety of genres and types of books.

Contact: Pat Reis at (610)921-5579

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Ms. Laura for an hour of fun, reading, singing, learning, and a craft!

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: 3 - 5 Years old

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM StoryRiders  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Storyriders utilize books, songs, finger plays, movement and crafts to engage the interest and learning of preschoolers. Ages 2-5 years.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM American Mah Jong at the West Lawn Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Open to all levels.  Learn to play or lend a hand.  

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Café  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuteen@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Teens can stop by after school to chill with friends while playing video games, board games, crafts and other activities. Grades 7-12.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Lego Club  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join us every third Thursday for Lego Club! Build and create anything you can imagine - we provide all the Lego blocks! This is a free event for all ages, no registration required. Questions? Email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   5:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Resume and Job Searching Class  
    Contact: Heather Moore   610-929-0589   muhlenbergcl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Come learn about creating a Resume with Microsoft Word, editing and saving Resumes!
Computer classes are made possible by a PA Dept of Education Educational Access Grant. *Basic Computer Experience Required. The class is free to attend however registration is required. Please call 610-929-0589 or visit us at 3612 Kutztown Rd, Laureldale, PA 19605. #InformationLiteracy

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Evening Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Kutztown Garden Club  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   kutztowngardenclub@windstream.net
   

Join the Kutztown Area Garden Club. It meets on the third Thursday of the month at 7pm. No December meeting. Each month there is a guest speaker featuring gardens, plants, and more.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library

Friday October 20, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Baby Lapsit  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

This storytime encourages language development in babies with simple stories and creative movement.

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: Infant - 18 months

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Off 2 Pre-K  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

This interactive hour of story-telling, singing, dancing, and other activities is constructed to engage the interests of children ages 1-5. Older siblings are welcome to join in.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Story Rider  
    Contact: Dan or Donna   610-562-2843   hamburgpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Miss Barbara presents "All Aboard!"  Come join us.  For ages up to 5.

  Stories, songs, giggles & games

   11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Block Party  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

The third Friday of every month- 11:30-12:30. Block Party features wooden blocks of different shapes and sizes that are geared for children’s play. Ages 1-5 years.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Computer Tutor  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Confused and bemused by you computer, email or the internet?  Sign up at the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library for Friday afternoon tutoring session for beginning computer skills.  We'll help you with getting started with things like email or searching the internet.  Bring your questions.  1/2 hour sessions.  Registration required.

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library

Saturday October 21, 2017
   10:00 AM Trim Healthy Mama  
    Contact: Bethel Tulpehocken Public Library   717-933-4060   
   

    Location: Bethel-Tulpehocken Public Library
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Healthy Happy Kids Club  
    Contact: Brandywine Community Library   610 682-7115   
   

Healthy kids are happy kids! Join our Healthy Happy Kids Club to play games, win prizes and learn all about fun and easy ways to stay healthy and feel great!  Topics include "Traffic Light Eating", "Build a Brainy Breakfast", "Color Your Plate", "Lets Move" and so much more.  For Children ages 6-12 and their parents.

    Location: Brandywine Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM LEGOs  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Used Book Sale  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   kutztownpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  3:30 PM The October Event That Cannot Be Named  
    Contact:    610-929-0589   muhlenbergcl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Fall Fun for Everyone! $5.00 admission fee.

10am-noon Face painting, "hay bale" maze, kiddie craft and story times available.

11am Trunk-or-Treat for kids under 10.

11am-2pm Hit the Potato Coop food truck for lunch and their signature fresh cut fries! A portion of the money from your food purchases are being generously donated by Potato Coop to the library! Potato Coop will be open to the community, so feel free to grab your lunch at the truck even if you cannot attend the day's festivities. #cravinthecoop!

12pm Costume Contest for kids under 10 and prize awarded for the best trunk decorating in the Trunk-or-Treat!

1pm Adults can join the fun by doing a fun Fall Craft inside the library.

1pm Ages 10+ undead are welcome to dress the part and participate in a Zombies vs. Vampires capture the prize game.

2pm Costume Contest for ages 10+. Come dressed as a zombie or vampire and be rewarded! 

2:30pm The afternoon will then consist of a family-friendly movie for the kids and an adult presentation by a special surprise guest! Special presentation will require an additional charge. More details coming soon!

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Read to a Therapy Dog!  
    Contact: Brandywine Community Library   610 682-7115   
   

Come and practice your reading skills with someone who loves to listen!  Therapy dogs are available to read to or even just to give a cuddle.  If you know you are able to come, sign up at the desk.  If not just stop in, there are always spots open.

    Location: Brandywine Community Library
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Therapy Dog Visit with Eugene!  
    Contact: Andea Hunter   610-373-9888   stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Come read to Eugene today at the library!  Therapy dogs provide a calm and non-judgmental environment in which children can feel comfortable practicing their reading skills out loud.  Free. No registration.

    Location: Spring Township Library

Monday October 23, 2017
     No Story time  
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM StoryRiders Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Mondays at 10 AM with Miss Taylor.

   10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Pinochle!  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join us at the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills library for a game of Pinochle. 

All levels welcome. Please register to let us know if you'd like to learn!

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   10:30 AM  -  10:45 AM Bounce & Rhyme Storytime  
    Contact: Sinking Spring Public Library   610-678-4311   ssschild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Bounce & Rhyme Storytime

 Join Miss Christine on Mondays @ 10:30 am for stories,

rhymes, fingerplays, and bubbles! This week's theme is: "Food."

Participants are encouraged to stay and play after storytime.

For ages 10 months - 2 years.

No registration is required for this free program - just drop in!

   11:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Mondays at 11 AM with Miss Taylor.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Tween Cafe  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Every 4th Monday from 3:15-4:30, tweens are welcome to congregate with video games, board games and weekly activities. Ages 8-12 years. Under 10 must be accompanied by a supervising adult.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   4:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family Movie Night  
    Contact: Robesonia Community Library   610-693-3264   Robesoniakids@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Movie Night Double Feature Hotel Transylvania 1 & 2. The spooky fun starts extra early at 4 pm!!

Snacks will be available for purchase.

   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Pokémon League  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Membership is free with a parent or guardian’s permission (for minors). One personal 60 card deck of Pokémon cards is all that is required to play.  New players are welcome!

   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Family Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   6106784888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

MARS Mondays Family Story Time

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 This is a fun storytime for all ages - come read, play, and make a craft! Each week, we will focus on one of our MARS subjects - Movement, Art, Rythym, and Science. Struggling readers are encouraged to come and read to Molly, our therapy dog! This is a free program and no registration is required. 

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM K6 Construe  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Every Monday 6-7:30pm. Children will explore a different theme each week ranging from science experiments, solving puzzles, art projects and more. Grades K-6.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library

Tuesday October 24, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   9:45 AM  -  10:45 AM StoryRiders  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

Preschool Story Time

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 This preschool storytime is tons of fun! Join us each week for stories, songs, and rhymes followed by a craft. Ages 3-6. This is a free program and no registration is required.  

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Pollywog  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wonderful Wee Ones  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Where bubbles and books combine for a parent and baby story time. Ages 0-1 year.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   10:45 AM  -  11:45 AM Toddler Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Ears Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   6106784888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

'Little Ears' Lapsit Story Time

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 Join us for short books, songs, fingerplays, bubbles, and sensory activities! Storytime is followed by free play. Ages 0-2. This is a free program and no registration is required.  

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM StoryRiders Storytime  
    Contact: Sinking Spring Public Library   610-678-4311   ssschild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

StoryRiders Storytime

Traveling storyteller Miss Kim visits on Tuesdays @ 11 am

for stories, music, crafts and fun!

This week's theme is: "Giddy-Up Giddy-Up"

For ages 2 - 5

No registration is required for this free program.

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Story Riders Storytime for Pre Schoolers  
   

Join us for stories, songs, giggles and games....Kids up to five come see books come alive! Today's topic is Orange, Orange, Orange!!!

   11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Mid-Day Free Play for Families  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Self-structured playtimes for caregivers to meet and children to socialize in the toy area of the library. Ages 0-5 years.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM American Mah Jong at the West Lawn Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

  Open to all levels.  Learn to play or lend a hand.  

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Chess! Learn to play or hone your skills.  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Tuesdays  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Café  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuteen@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Teens can stop by after school to chill with friends while playing video games, board games, crafts and other activities. Grades 7-12.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   5:15 PM  -  6:30 PM Mystery Group Cafe Chat Noir  
    Contact: Helene Stephens   610-939-9160   helene1900@msn.com
   

4th Tuesday of the month, 5:15-6:30 pm

Mystery lovers are finding that there's something even BETTER than reading a great whodunnit--and that's sharing the fun with a group of other enthusiasts! The Muhlenberg Library's Cafe Chat Noir is for people who enjoy mysteries of all types--cozy, classic, as well as the best modern thrillers.

Contact: Helene Stephens at (610)939-9160 or Helene1900@msn.com

Target age group: Adults

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg  
   

Do you like to knit and/or crochet? If so, join the Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg as they lovingly create various projects for Berks County charities. Handmade items, such as baby blankets, chemo hats, scarves, Christmas stockings, are made and donated to places like Mary’s Shelter, the Reading Hospital, and other important organizations in need. New members and yarn donations are always welcome!

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Family Story Time  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Please join us for Family Story Time at the library. Take some time out of your busy day to connect with your child through books. We provide the stories and crafts. You provide the company :)

    Location: Spring Township Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Adult Coloring Party  
    Contact: Boyertown Community Library   6103690496   boyertowncl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Relax and de-stress when you join other adults for a night of coloring!  Materials are provided but you are welcome to bring your own. Please sign up by calling the library.

    Location: Boyertown Community Library

Wednesday October 25, 2017
   7:30 AM  -  9:00 PM New York City Bus Trip  
    Contact: Linda Hodgdon   610-373-9888   Belle24@comcast.net
   

Cost: $55.00pp
Departs 7:30am from the Spring Township Library parking lot.
Returns 9:00pm

To make your reservations, contact Linda at Belle24@comcast.net or call the Library at 610-373-9888

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

    Location: Spring Township Library
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Brilliant Beginnings  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Story Rider-Mama Patt  
    Contact: Robesonia Community Library   610-693-3264   robesoniacl@berks.lib.ps.us
   

Story Rider visits are geared toward preschoolers ages 2 ½ to 5.

   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM StoryRiders Library Story Time  
   

Join Miss Kim for stories, songs, giggles & games!
Theme: Giddy-up Giddy-up
For ages up to 5.

More info?
610-944-0146

 

    Location: Fleetwood Area Public Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Story Time for Little Ears  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Please join us for Story Time for Little Ears, designed for children ages 0-3. Join us as we sing, move, read and blow bubbles! Build a lifelong love of the library by beginning here. 

    Location: Spring Township Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Storytime  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Toddlers will enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, activities and crafts as we sing and read together!

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: Walking - Age 3

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Wiggly Wednesday  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

A playtime for children. A chance for parents and guardians to interact with other adults.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg  
   

Do you like to knit and/or crochet? If so, join the Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg on Wednesdays at 10:00am as they lovingly create various projects for Berks County charities. Handmade items, such as baby blankets, chemo hats, scarves, Christmas stockings, are made and donated to places like Mary’s Shelter, the Reading Hospital, and other important organizations in need. New members and yarn donations are always welcome!

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Pre School Storytime  
    Contact: Brandywine Community Library    610 682-7115   
   

Join Miss Marie as she reads to us about some wonderful things that make Fall fantastic!  Today's talk will take us to the Pumpkin Patch!

    Location: Brandywine Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Sinking Spring Public Library   610-678-4311   ssschild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Preschool Storytime

 Join us for stories and a simple craft with Miss Christine on Wednesdays @ 10:30 am!

This week's theme is: "Scarecrows"

For ages 2 - 5.

No registration is required for this free program.

   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Time  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

This festive Story Time will put the whole family in the mood for Halloween!

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Riders at West Lawn Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomsiing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Mama Pat for stories, songs, giggles and games at the

West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library!

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Please join us for Preschool Story Time, a wonderful way to introduce your child to the library and all we have to offer. Siblings welcome. 

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Bubbles and Books  
   

Bubbles and Books is a special reading program for infants and toddlers....Parents and guardians stay with the little ones while Miss Marie provides all the fun!  Today's topic....Pumpkins!

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Miss Donna's pre-school story time  
    Contact: Dan or Donna   610-562-2843   hamburgpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Miss Donna presents "BOATS AHOY"  Come join us.  For ages 3-5.

  Stories, songs, giggles & games

   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Knitting Baby Hats  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   kutztownpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Club  
    Contact: Robesonia Community Library   610-693-3264   robesoniakids@berks.lib.pa.us
   

At each meeting there will be a new theme to BUILD on! For ages 0-100.

   5:45 PM  -  8:15 PM Connecting Mindfully  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

5:45-6:45pm Students
7:15-8:5pm Adults

    Location: Governor Mifflin High School Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Free Kids Yoga!  
   

Bring along a yoga mat or towel. 
Ages 5 and up. Registration is required. 
Program will be held inside the library. 

More info?
610-944-0146

 

    Location: Fleetwood Area Public Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM What Color is Calm?  
    Contact: Darlene Mest   610-406-9431   dmest59@yahoo.com
   

Location: The Exeter Community Library

Time: 6:30 PM to 8 PM

Registration is required. Free.

Bring your own materials to enjoy an evening of coloring!

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:15 PM Chit Chat Sit and Knit  
    Contact: Darlene Mest   610-406-9431   dmest59@yahoo.com
   

 

Location: The Exeter Community Library

Time: 6:30 to 8 PM

Registration is recommended.

Call 610-406-9431 for further information.

All levels of experience are welcome to bring projects and knit together, learning from eachother's experience.

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Library Scouts  
    Contact: Laura C. Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

Library Scouts is a learning adventure about the world around us. Some nights we will have special guests come in and teach us new things. Some nights we will learn with each other. We will help make the world a better place by being kind, responsible, helpful, and accepting. Your child may earn a Library Scout backpack and patches by attending programs.

Ages 4 and older

Held in Children's Library

Free. No registration required.

    Location: Exeter Community Library

Thursday October 26, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM Story Time at Frecon Farms Orchard  
    Contact: Boyertown Library   6103690496   bclchld@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Ms. Lisa in the orchards at Frecon Farms for story time!  This is a unique story time for all ages and their caregivers. There is plenty of room, but please sign up!  Call the library at 610-369-0496. The orchard is located at 212 Edgehill Dr., off Rt. 562. Bring a blanket to sit on.  If it rains, this program will not be held.

    Location: Boyertown Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Thursdays at 10 AM with Miss Taylor.

   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Ms. Laura for an hour of fun, reading, singing, learning, and a craft!

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: 3 - 5 Years old

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Spooky Storytime  
    Contact: Sinking Spring Public Library   610-678-4311   ssschild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

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Spooky Storytime

 Join us for spooky stories, sweet treats & a Halloween craft @ 10:30 am

Feel free to dress in costume!

For ages 2 - 5.

No registration is required for this free program.

   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM StoryRiders  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   11:00 AM Storytime!  
    Contact: Bethel-Tulpehocken Library   717-933-4060   
   

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Join Miss Betsy every Thursday morning at 11am for books, songs, crafts and more!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Thursdays at 11 AM with Miss Taylor.

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Little Friends Story Time  
    Contact: Jennifer Mulberry   610-693-3264   robesoniakids@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Miss Jenn will be sharing stories, songs and simple crafts with little ones from birth to age 5.

   11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Story time with Miss Kim  
    Contact: Debe Donley   610-488-1302   
   

Come join Miss Kim for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

Great for preschool age children but all are welcome.

Themes for October

5 - Boats Ahoy

12 - Down of the Farm

19 - Fire Safety

26 - Giddy up Giddy up

   12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Lunch & A Movie Series  
    Contact: Heather Moore   610-929-0589   muhlenbergcl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Bring your lunch or snacks to watch a movie at the library! Please call to find out the title of the films being screened. All films will carry a PG13 rating. Admission is free and registration is recommended.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Ms. Laura for an hour of fun, reading, singing, learning, and a craft!

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: 3 - 5 Years old

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM StoryRiders  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Storyriders utilize books, songs, finger plays, movement and crafts to engage the interest and learning of preschoolers. Ages 2-5 years.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM American Mah Jong at the West Lawn Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Open to all levels.  Learn to play or lend a hand.  

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Coding Class Series  
    Contact:    610-929-0589   smuteen@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Learn and practice a variety of coding languages for grades 7-12. Classes are made possible by the Education Access Grant of the PA Dept. of Education. Registration is required as class size is limited to 12 coders.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Evening Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Book Club  
    Contact: Sinking Spring Public Library   610-678-4311   ssschild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

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Book Club

 Request a copy of Fates & Furies by Lauren Groff,

then come to this open meeting to share your thoughts with fellow book lovers!

Newcomers welcome! No registration required.

For Adults.

    Location: Sinking Spring Public Library

Friday October 27, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Baby Lapsit  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

This storytime encourages language development in babies with simple stories and creative movement.

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: Infant - 18 months

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Off 2 Pre-K  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

This interactive hour of story-telling, singing, dancing, and other activities is constructed to engage the interests of children ages 1-5. Older siblings are welcome to join in.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Story Rider  
    Contact: Dan or Donna   610-562-2843   hamburgpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Miss Barbara presents "Boats Ahoy!"  Come join us.  For ages up to 5.

  Stories, songs, giggles & games

   12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Computer Tutor  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Confused and bemused by you computer, email or the internet?  Sign up at the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library for Friday afternoon tutoring session for beginning computer skills.  We'll help you with getting started with things like email or searching the internet.  Bring your questions.  1/2 hour sessions.  Registration required.

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library

Saturday October 28, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Friends Book & Bake Sale  
    Contact: Robesonia Community Library   610-639-3264   robesoniacl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

The Friends will be hosting a book and bake sale to benefit the library.

   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM LEGOs  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Used Book Sale  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   kutztownpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Saturday Storytimes  
    Contact: Laura C. Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

We will explore a new theme at each scheduled Saturday Storytime. We will read books and then explore our theme further with learning stations math, science, sensory, art, and make believe.

**Due to room constraints, we are limited to 20 children.**

Ages 4 and older

Held in Program Room

Free

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime with Miss Jenny  
   

Join Miss Jenny as she introduces you some amazing authors!  Have some fun listening, reading and crafting on a Saturday morning.  Children of all ages are welcome!  Today's author is Jim Arnosky!

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Therapy Dog Visit with Riku  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Come read to Riku the therapy dog.  Therapy dogs provide a calm and non-judgmental atmopshere in which children can feel comfortable practicing their reading skills out loud.  Free.  No registration.

    Location: Spring Township Library

Monday October 30, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM StoryRiders Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Mondays at 10 AM with Miss Taylor.

   10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Pinochle!  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join us at the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills library for a game of Pinochle. 

All levels welcome. Please register to let us know if you'd like to learn!

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   10:30 AM  -  10:45 AM Bounce & Rhyme Storytime  
    Contact: Sinking Spring Public Library   610-678-4311   ssschild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Bounce & Rhyme Storytime

 Join Miss Christine on Mondays @ 10:30 am for stories,

rhymes, fingerplays, and bubbles! This week's theme is: "Pumpkins."

Participants are encouraged to stay and play after storytime.

For ages 10 months - 2 years.

No registration is required for this free program - just drop in!

   11:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Mondays at 11 AM with Miss Taylor.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Pokémon League  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Membership is free with a parent or guardian’s permission (for minors). One personal 60 card deck of Pokémon cards is all that is required to play.  New players are welcome!

   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Family Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   6106784888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

MARS Mondays Family Story Time

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 This is a fun storytime for all ages - come read, play, and make a craft! Each week, we will focus on one of our MARS subjects - Movement, Art, Rythym, and Science. Struggling readers are encouraged to come and read to Molly, our therapy dog! This is a free program and no registration is required. 

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM K6 Construe  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Every Monday 6-7:30pm. Children will explore a different theme each week ranging from science experiments, solving puzzles, art projects and more. Grades K-6.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM PAW Patrol Halloween Party  
    Contact: Robesonia Community Library   610-693-3264   robesoniacl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Come to the library dressed like your favorite PAW Patrol character or first responder and meet our local first responders. We will also be having some Halloween fun!


Tuesday October 31, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   9:45 AM  -  10:45 AM StoryRiders  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

Preschool Story Time

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 This preschool storytime is tons of fun! Join us each week for stories, songs, and rhymes followed by a craft. Ages 3-6. This is a free program and no registration is required.  

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Pollywog  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wonderful Wee Ones  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Where bubbles and books combine for a parent and baby story time. Ages 0-1 year.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   10:45 AM  -  11:45 AM Toddler Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Ears Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   6106784888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

'Little Ears' Lapsit Story Time

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 Join us for short books, songs, fingerplays, bubbles, and sensory activities! Storytime is followed by free play. Ages 0-2. This is a free program and no registration is required.  

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM StoryRiders Storytime  
    Contact: Sinking Spring Public Library   610-678-4311   ssschild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

StoryRiders Storytime

Traveling storyteller Miss Kim visits on Tuesdays @ 11 am

for stories, music, crafts and fun!

This week's theme is: "Peek-A-Moo"

For ages 2 - 5

No registration is required for this free program.

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Story Riders Storytime for Pre Schoolers  
   

Join us for stories, songs, giggles and games....Kids up to five come see books come alive! Which Way Do We Go??????

   11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Mid-Day Free Play for Families  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Self-structured playtimes for caregivers to meet and children to socialize in the toy area of the library. Ages 0-5 years.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM American Mah Jong at the West Lawn Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

  Open to all levels.  Learn to play or lend a hand.  

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Chess! Learn to play or hone your skills.  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Tuesdays  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Café Hallo-Baloo  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuteen@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Teens get to enjoy some candy, some crafts, and a spooky movie! Grades 7-12.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Tween Time  
    Contact: Jenn Mulberry   610-693-3264   robesoniakids@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Snacks, crafts and games. For ages 10-13.

   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg  
   

Do you like to knit and/or crochet? If so, join the Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg as they lovingly create various projects for Berks County charities. Handmade items, such as baby blankets, chemo hats, scarves, Christmas stockings, are made and donated to places like Mary’s Shelter, the Reading Hospital, and other important organizations in need. New members and yarn donations are always welcome!

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Family Story Time  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Please join us for Family Story Time at the library. Take some time out of your busy day to connect with your child through books. We provide the stories and crafts. You provide the company :)

    Location: Spring Township Library

Wednesday November 1, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Brilliant Beginnings  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Story Rider-Mama Patt  
    Contact: Robesonia Community Library   610-693-3264   robesoniacl@berks.lib.ps.us
   

Story Rider visits are geared toward preschoolers ages 2 ½ to 5.

   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM StoryRiders Library Story Time  
   

Join Miss Kim for stories, songs, giggles & games!
Theme: Peek-a-Moo
For ages up to 5.

More info?
610-944-0146

 

    Location: Fleetwood Area Public Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Story Time for Little Ears  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Please join us for Story Time for Little Ears, designed for children ages 0-3. Join us as we sing, move, read and blow bubbles! Build a lifelong love of the library by beginning here. 

    Location: Spring Township Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Storytime  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Toddlers will enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, activities and crafts as we sing and read together!

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: Walking - Age 3

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Wiggly Wednesday  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

A playtime for children. A chance for parents and guardians to interact with other adults.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg  
   

Do you like to knit and/or crochet? If so, join the Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg on Wednesdays at 10:00am as they lovingly create various projects for Berks County charities. Handmade items, such as baby blankets, chemo hats, scarves, Christmas stockings, are made and donated to places like Mary’s Shelter, the Reading Hospital, and other important organizations in need. New members and yarn donations are always welcome!

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Pre School Storytime  
    Contact: Brandywine Community Library    610 682-7115   
   

Join Miss Marie as she reads to us about some wonderful things that make Fall fantastic!  Today we will find out about hibernation!

    Location: Brandywine Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Time  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Celebrate the color BROWN, as the last featured color of the year.  Ms. Tina has some fun stories, rhymes, and songs for everyone to enjoy, followed by a craft!

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Firefighter Story Time  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Firefighter Story Time at the library! Come join us for this fun and free program with The Township of Spring firefighters. Listen to a member of the team read a story about fire safety and go on a tour of the fire truck, weather providing. Come make a friendly face even more friendly for your child. 

   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Riders at West Lawn Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomsiing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Mama Pat for stories, songs, giggles and games at the

West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library!

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Bubbles and Books  
   

Bubbles and Books is a special reading program for infants and toddlers....Parents and guardians stay with the little ones while Miss Marie provides all the fun!  Today we will learn why when a bear takes a nap....its called hibernation!

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Miss Donna's pre-school story time  
    Contact: Dan or Donna   610-562-2843   hamburgpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Miss Donna presents "FIRE SAFETY"  Come join us.  For ages 3-5.

  Stories, songs, giggles & games

   5:45 PM  -  8:15 PM Connecting Mindfully  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

5:45-6:45pm Students
7:15-8:5pm Adults

    Location: Governor Mifflin High School Library
   7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Library Scouts  
    Contact: Laura C. Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

Library Scouts is a learning adventure about the world around us. Some nights we will have special guests come in and teach us new things. Some nights we will learn with each other. We will help make the world a better place by being kind, responsible, helpful, and accepting. Your child may earn a Library Scout backpack and patches by attending programs.

Ages 4 and older

Held in Children's Library

Free. No registration required.

    Location: Exeter Community Library

Thursday November 2, 2017
     Story time with Miss Kim  
    Contact: Debe Donley   610-488-1302   
   

Come join Miss Kim for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

All ages are welcome but ideal for preschool age.

Themes:

2- Peek a moo

9 Nancy Tafuri Day

16 Pumpkins fat and fine

23 no story time

30 orange orange orange

Bernville Library

   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Thursdays at 10 AM with Miss Taylor.

   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Ms. Laura for an hour of fun, reading, singing, learning, and a craft!

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: 3 - 5 Years old

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Medicare Education Seminar  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Medicare Education Seminar at the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library with Kim Raker.

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM StoryRiders  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   11:00 AM Storytime!  
    Contact: Bethel-Tulpehocken Library   717-933-4060   
   

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Join Miss Betsy every Thursday morning at 11am for books, songs, crafts and more!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Thursdays at 11 AM with Miss Taylor.

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Little Friends Story Time  
    Contact: Jennifer Mulberry   610-693-3264   robesoniakids@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Miss Jenn will be sharing stories, songs and simple crafts with little ones from birth to age 5.

   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Ms. Laura for an hour of fun, reading, singing, learning, and a craft!

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: 3 - 5 Years old

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM StoryRiders  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Storyriders utilize books, songs, finger plays, movement and crafts to engage the interest and learning of preschoolers. Ages 2-5 years.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM American Mah Jong at the West Lawn Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Open to all levels.  Learn to play or lend a hand.  

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Café  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuteen@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Teens can stop by after school to chill with friends while playing video games, board games, crafts and other activities. Grades 7-12.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Art Cats  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join us at our new day and time!

First Thursday of the month, 4-5 pm.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Craft Night  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   kutztownpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Try a new craft every month. The group meets on the first Thursday of the month at 6:30pm .This month's craft is: TBA

Many projects are for a variety of age and skill levels.  Cost varies per project. Sign up at the circulation desk.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Evening Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library

Friday November 3, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Baby Lapsit  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

This storytime encourages language development in babies with simple stories and creative movement.

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: Infant - 18 months

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Off 2 Pre-K  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

This interactive hour of story-telling, singing, dancing, and other activities is constructed to engage the interests of children ages 1-5. Older siblings are welcome to join in.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Block Party  
    Contact: Boyertown Community Library   6103690496   bclchld@berks.lib.pa.us
   

For children ages 3-6 years old and their caregivers, come to the library to build together and meet new friends. Building materials will be provided.  Please sign up by calling the library.

    Location: Boyertown Community Library
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Story Rider  
    Contact: Dan or Donna   610-562-2843   hamburgpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Miss Barbara presents "FIRE SAFETY"  Come join us.  For ages up to 5.

  Stories, songs, giggles & games

   12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Computer Tutor  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Confused and bemused by you computer, email or the internet?  Sign up at the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library for Friday afternoon tutoring session for beginning computer skills.  We'll help you with getting started with things like email or searching the internet.  Bring your questions.  1/2 hour sessions.  Registration required.

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Film Crew  
    Contact: Boyertown Community Library   6103690496   bclchld@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Lights! Camera! Action! Join the film crew to create fun, simple movies together as a team. Participants should be willing to collaborate and have fun! For tweens and teens in grades 6-12. Please sign up by calling the library!

    Location: Boyertown Community Library

Saturday November 4, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM LEGOs  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Used Book Sale  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   kutztownpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Therapy Dog Visit with Peyton  
    Contact:    610-373-9888   stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Come join therapy dog Peyton today at the library.  Therapy dogs make great listeners :)

    Location: Spring Township Library

Monday November 6, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM StoryRiders Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Mondays at 10 AM with Miss Taylor.

   10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Pinochle!  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join us at the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills library for a game of Pinochle. 

All levels welcome. Please register to let us know if you'd like to learn!

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Mondays at 11 AM with Miss Taylor.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Pokémon League  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Membership is free with a parent or guardian’s permission (for minors). One personal 60 card deck of Pokémon cards is all that is required to play.  New players are welcome!

   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Family Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   6106784888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

MARS Mondays Family Story Time

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 This is a fun storytime for all ages - come read, play, and make a craft! Each week, we will focus on one of our MARS subjects - Movement, Art, Rythym, and Science. Struggling readers are encouraged to come and read to Molly, our therapy dog! This is a free program and no registration is required. 

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM K6 Construe  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Every Monday 6-7:30pm. Children will explore a different theme each week ranging from science experiments, solving puzzles, art projects and more. Grades K-6.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Family Game Night  
    Contact: Robesonia Community Library   610-693-3264   robesoniacl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Visit the library for a night of family fun. Each month we will play a different type of game. All ages welcome!

   6:45 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Advisory Council  
    Contact: Boyertown Library   6103690496   bclchld@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Tweens and teens come and share your ideas and have a voice in planning library activities!  Please sign up by calling the library!

    Location: Boyertown Community Library
   6:45 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Advisory Council  
    Contact: Boyertown Library   6103690496   bclchld@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Tweens and teens come and share your ideas and have a voice in planning library activities!  Please sign up by calling the library!

    Location: Boyertown Community Library

Tuesday November 7, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   9:45 AM  -  10:45 AM StoryRiders  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

Preschool Story Time

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 This preschool storytime is tons of fun! Join us each week for stories, songs, and rhymes followed by a craft. Ages 3-6. This is a free program and no registration is required.  

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Pollywog  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wonderful Wee Ones  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Where bubbles and books combine for a parent and baby story time. Ages 0-1 year.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   10:45 AM  -  11:45 AM Toddler Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Ears Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   6106784888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

'Little Ears' Lapsit Story Time

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 Join us for short books, songs, fingerplays, bubbles, and sensory activities! Storytime is followed by free play. Ages 0-2. This is a free program and no registration is required.  

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Baby Lap sit Story Time  
    Contact: Debe Donley   610-488-1302   
   

Bring your baby and enjoy stories, fingerplays, and songs with Miss Debe and her "baby"

Siblings are welcome to bring a "baby" and join in.

Themes:

Sept. 12 Puppy Dogs and Kitty Cats

Sept 26 Nursery Rhymes

Oct 10 Peekaboo!

Nov. 7 Pet show

Nov. 21 Playtime!

Dec. 5 Things that GO!

Dec. 19 Time for Bed

Bernville Library

 

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Story Riders Storytime for Pre Schoolers  
   

Join us for stories, songs, giggles and games....Kids up to five come see books come alive!  All Aboard today!!

   11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Mid-Day Free Play for Families  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Self-structured playtimes for caregivers to meet and children to socialize in the toy area of the library. Ages 0-5 years.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM American Mah Jong at the West Lawn Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

  Open to all levels.  Learn to play or lend a hand.  

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Chess! Learn to play or hone your skills.  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Stitch and Chat  
    Contact: Brandywine Community Library   610 682-7115   
   

Bring your own projects to knit, crochet, sew or anything else crafty.  Meet new friends and who knows maybe learn a few things!

    Location: Brandywine Community Library
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Tuesdays  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM TAB Meeting  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuteen@berks.lib.pa.us
   

1st Tuesday 3:15-4:30

Teens are invited to join the conversation. The Teen Advisory Board decides what goes on in the Teen Room of the library. Make your voice heard. Grades 7-12.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Baby Lap sit Story Time  
    Contact: Debe Donley   610-488-1302   
   

Bring you baby and enjoy stories, rhymes and songs with Miss Debe and her "baby"

Siblings are welcome to bring a "baby" of their own to participate.

Themes:

Sept 12 Let's Make Music and Dance

Sept 26 Nursery Rhymes

Oct 10 Peekaboo!

Nov 7 Pet Show

Nov 21 Playtime!

Dec 5 Things that go!

Dec 19 Time For Bed

   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Build Night  
    Contact: Elaine Holehan   610-678-8771   swechild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg  
   

Do you like to knit and/or crochet? If so, join the Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg as they lovingly create various projects for Berks County charities. Handmade items, such as baby blankets, chemo hats, scarves, Christmas stockings, are made and donated to places like Mary’s Shelter, the Reading Hospital, and other important organizations in need. New members and yarn donations are always welcome!

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Family Story Time  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Please join us for Family Story Time at the library. Take some time out of your busy day to connect with your child through books. We provide the stories and crafts. You provide the company :)

    Location: Spring Township Library

Wednesday November 8, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Brilliant Beginnings  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Story Rider-Mama Patt  
    Contact: Robesonia Community Library   610-693-3264   robesoniacl@berks.lib.ps.us
   

Story Rider visits are geared toward preschoolers ages 2 ½ to 5.

   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM StoryRiders Library Story Time  
   

Join Miss Kim for stories, songs, giggles & games!
Theme: Nancy Tafuri Day
For ages up to 5.

More info?
610-944-0146

 

    Location: Fleetwood Area Public Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Story Time for Little Ears  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Please join us for Story Time for Little Ears, designed for children ages 0-3. Join us as we sing, move, read and blow bubbles! Build a lifelong love of the library by beginning here. 

    Location: Spring Township Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Storytime  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Toddlers will enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, activities and crafts as we sing and read together!

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: Walking - Age 3

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Wiggly Wednesday  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

A playtime for children. A chance for parents and guardians to interact with other adults.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg  
   

Do you like to knit and/or crochet? If so, join the Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg on Wednesdays at 10:00am as they lovingly create various projects for Berks County charities. Handmade items, such as baby blankets, chemo hats, scarves, Christmas stockings, are made and donated to places like Mary’s Shelter, the Reading Hospital, and other important organizations in need. New members and yarn donations are always welcome!

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Pre School Storytime  
    Contact: Brandywine Community Library    610 682-7115   
   

Join Miss Marie as she reads to us about some wonderful things that make Fall fantastic!  Today we will find out all about sorting!

    Location: Brandywine Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Time  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Learn all about Election Day and voting at this fun Story Time!  Ms. Tina will be having Story Time goers vote on issues important to young library patrons!

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Riders at West Lawn Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomsiing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Mama Pat for stories, songs, giggles and games at the

West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library!

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Please join us for Preschool Story Time, a wonderful way to introduce your child to the library and all we have to offer. Siblings welcome. 

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Bubbles and Books  
   

Bubbles and Books is a special reading program for infants and toddlers....Parents and guardians stay with the little ones while Miss Marie provides all the fun!  Today we will learn all about sorting!

 

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Miss Donna's pre-school story time  
    Contact: Dan or Donna   610-562-2843   hamburgpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Miss Donna presents "DOWN ON THE FARM"  Come join us.  For ages 3-5.

  Stories, songs, giggles & games

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Club  
    Contact: Robesonia Community Library   610-693-3264   robesoniakids@berks.lib.pa.us
   

At each meeting there will be a new theme to BUILD on! For ages 0-100.

   5:45 PM  -  8:15 PM Connecting Mindfully  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

5:45-6:45pm Students
7:15-8:5pm Adults

    Location: Governor Mifflin High School Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM 2nd Wednesday Book Club  
    Contact: Betty Ledig   601-926-1188   bettyledig@frontiernet.net
   

2nd Wednesday of the month, 6:30-7:30 pm

The 2nd Wednesday Club reads a variety of books--anything from classics to current novels.

Contact: Betty Ledig at (610)926-1188 or bettyledig@frontiernet.net

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library

Thursday November 9, 2017
     Story time with Miss Kim  
    Contact: Debe Donley   610-488-1302   
   

Come join Miss Kim for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

All ages are welcome but ideal for preschool age.

Themes:

2- Peek a moo

9 Nancy Tafuri Day

16 Pumpkins fat and fine

23 no story time

30 orange orange orange

Bernville Library

   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Thursdays at 10 AM with Miss Taylor.

   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Ms. Laura for an hour of fun, reading, singing, learning, and a craft!

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: 3 - 5 Years old

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM StoryRiders  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   11:00 AM Storytime!  
    Contact: Bethel-Tulpehocken Library   717-933-4060   
   

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Join Miss Betsy every Thursday morning at 11am for books, songs, crafts and more!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Thursdays at 11 AM with Miss Taylor.

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Little Friends Story Time  
    Contact: Jennifer Mulberry   610-693-3264   robesoniakids@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Miss Jenn will be sharing stories, songs and simple crafts with little ones from birth to age 5.

   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Ms. Laura for an hour of fun, reading, singing, learning, and a craft!

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: 3 - 5 Years old

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM StoryRiders  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Storyriders utilize books, songs, finger plays, movement and crafts to engage the interest and learning of preschoolers. Ages 2-5 years.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM American Mah Jong at the West Lawn Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Open to all levels.  Learn to play or lend a hand.  

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Café  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuteen@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Teens can stop by after school to chill with friends while playing video games, board games, crafts and other activities. Grades 7-12.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Advisory Board Meeting  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Evening Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   7:00 PM  -  8:15 PM Board Meeting  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   kutztownpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Spring Township Library Association Board Meeting  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

The Spring Township Library Association Meets on the Second Thursday of each month at 7PM at the Township of Spring Municipal Building, 2850 Windmill Road.  Meetings are open to the public.


Friday November 10, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Baby Lapsit  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

This storytime encourages language development in babies with simple stories and creative movement.

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: Infant - 18 months

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM 2nd Friday Scrabble at West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Learn to play or learn some new strategies!  All levels welcome ages 10 years and older.

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Off 2 Pre-K  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

This interactive hour of story-telling, singing, dancing, and other activities is constructed to engage the interests of children ages 1-5. Older siblings are welcome to join in.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Story Rider  
    Contact: Dan or Donna   610-562-2843   hamburgpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Miss Barbara presents "DOWN ON THE FARM"  Come join us.  For ages up to 5.

  Stories, songs, giggles & games

   12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Computer Tutor  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Confused and bemused by you computer, email or the internet?  Sign up at the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library for Friday afternoon tutoring session for beginning computer skills.  We'll help you with getting started with things like email or searching the internet.  Bring your questions.  1/2 hour sessions.  Registration required.

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library

Saturday November 11, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM LEGOs  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Craft and Vendor Fair  
    Contact: Brandywine Community Library   610 682-7115   
   

Come and shop at our second annual craft and vendor fair featuring handmade gifts, a basket raffle, and vendors selling everything from jewelry, to clothing and craft items.

The Fair will be held in the Henry Auditorium across the parking lot from the library.

If you would like to register for a table please do so by October 1st.

    Location: Brandywine Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Used Book Sale  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   kutztownpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Saturday Storytimes  
    Contact: Laura C. Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

We will explore a new theme at each scheduled Saturday Storytime. We will read books and then explore our theme further with learning stations math, science, sensory, art, and make believe.

**Due to room constraints, we are limited to 20 children.**

Ages 4 and older

Held in Program Room

Free

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime with Miss Jenny  
   

Join Miss Jenny as she introduces you some amazing authors!  Have some fun listening, reading and crafting on a Saturday morning.  Children of all ages are welcome!  Today's author is Cynthia Rylant!

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Therapy Dog Visit with Bailey & Logan  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Therapy dog visit with Bailey & Logan!  Come read to Bailey and Logan today at the library.  Therapy dogs provide a calm and non-judgmental atmopshere in which children can feel comfortable practicing their reading skills out loud.  Free.  No registration.

    Location: Spring Township Library

Monday November 13, 2017
     Art & Literatue for Kids  
    Contact: Bethel Tulpehocken Public Library   717-933-4060   
   

    Location: Bethel-Tulpehocken Public Library
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM StoryRiders Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Mondays at 10 AM with Miss Taylor.

   10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Pinochle!  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join us at the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills library for a game of Pinochle. 

All levels welcome. Please register to let us know if you'd like to learn!

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Mondays at 11 AM with Miss Taylor.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Read S'More  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuteen@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Second Mondays of the month from 3:15-4:30, tweens and teens are welcome to snack on s’mores while being read to by Miss Jacki. Ages 8-14 years. Under 10 must be accompanied by a supervising adult.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Pokémon League  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Membership is free with a parent or guardian’s permission (for minors). One personal 60 card deck of Pokémon cards is all that is required to play.  New players are welcome!

   5:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Lego Club  
    Contact: Alicea Rodig   610-488-1302   baclstaff@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Lego Club will meet at 5:30 pm

Come use your imagination to build on the theme Winter wonderland

Snacks are provided. 

Build as little or as much as you like.

All creations will be displayed for about one week.

Bernville Library

   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Family Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   6106784888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

MARS Mondays Family Story Time

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 This is a fun storytime for all ages - come read, play, and make a craft! Each week, we will focus on one of our MARS subjects - Movement, Art, Rythym, and Science. Struggling readers are encouraged to come and read to Molly, our therapy dog! This is a free program and no registration is required. 

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM K6 Construe  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Every Monday 6-7:30pm. Children will explore a different theme each week ranging from science experiments, solving puzzles, art projects and more. Grades K-6.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Art Attack  
    Contact: Jenn Mulberry   610-693-3264   Robesoniakids@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Learn about a new artist each month and make your own masterpiece in that style. For ages 8 and up.

   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Muhlenberg Community Library Board of Trustees Meeting  
    Contact:    610-929-0589   muhlenbergcl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Notice of 2017 Board Meetings
The Annual Meeting of the Muhlenberg Community Library Board of Trustees will be held, Monday, January 9th, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the library. The Public Meeting will follow at 8:00 p.m.
Monthly Board of Trustees meetings for 2017 will be held at 6:30 p.m. (except as noted) in the library on the following dates:
Monday, January 9th (6:00 PM)
Monday, February 13th
Monday, March 13th
Monday, April 10th
Monday, May 8th
Monday, June 12th
Monday, July 10th
Monday, September 11th
Monday, October 9th
Monday, November 13th
Monday, December 11th

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library

Tuesday November 14, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   9:45 AM  -  10:45 AM StoryRiders  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

Preschool Story Time

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 This preschool storytime is tons of fun! Join us each week for stories, songs, and rhymes followed by a craft. Ages 3-6. This is a free program and no registration is required.  

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Pollywog  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wonderful Wee Ones  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Where bubbles and books combine for a parent and baby story time. Ages 0-1 year.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   10:45 AM  -  11:45 AM Toddler Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Ears Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   6106784888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

'Little Ears' Lapsit Story Time

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 Join us for short books, songs, fingerplays, bubbles, and sensory activities! Storytime is followed by free play. Ages 0-2. This is a free program and no registration is required.  

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM StoryRiders Storytime  
    Contact: Sinking Spring Public Library   610-678-4311   ssschild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

StoryRiders Storytime

Traveling storyteller Miss Kim visits on Tuesdays @ 11 am

for stories, music, crafts and fun!

This week's theme is: "Pumpkins Fat & Fine"

For ages 2 - 5

No registration is required for this free program.

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Story Riders Storytime for Pre Schoolers  
   

Join us for stories, songs, giggles and games....Kids up to five come see books come alive! Boats Ahoy Matees!!!

   11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Mid-Day Free Play for Families  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Self-structured playtimes for caregivers to meet and children to socialize in the toy area of the library. Ages 0-5 years.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM American Mah Jong at the West Lawn Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

  Open to all levels.  Learn to play or lend a hand.  

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Chess! Learn to play or hone your skills.  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   1:30 PM Eagles Eye Book Group  
   

The Eagles Eye Book Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 1:30pm.

 

    Location: Boone Area Library
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Tuesdays  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Café  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuteen@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Teens can stop by after school to chill with friends while playing video games, board games, crafts and other activities. Grades 7-12.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Tween Time  
    Contact: Jenn Mulberry   610-693-3264   robesoniakids@berks.lib.pa.us
   

~~Snacks, crafts and games. For ages 10-13.

   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Board of Trustees  
    Contact: DAN OR DONNA   610-562-2843   hamburgpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Board of Trustees Meeting.   All are welcome

    Location: Hamburg Public Library
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM FurRead Friends  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg  
   

Do you like to knit and/or crochet? If so, join the Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg as they lovingly create various projects for Berks County charities. Handmade items, such as baby blankets, chemo hats, scarves, Christmas stockings, are made and donated to places like Mary’s Shelter, the Reading Hospital, and other important organizations in need. New members and yarn donations are always welcome!

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Family Story Time  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Please join us for Family Story Time at the library. Take some time out of your busy day to connect with your child through books. We provide the stories and crafts. You provide the company :)

    Location: Spring Township Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Adult Coloring Party  
    Contact: Boyertown Community Library   6103690496   boyertowncl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Relax and de-stress when you join other adults for a night of coloring!  Materials are provided but you are welcome to bring your own. Please sign up by calling the library.

    Location: Boyertown Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Read to Rocky  
    Contact: Elaine Holehan   610-678-8771   swechild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Club  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   kutztownpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Book Discussion Group meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 7pm.  Join us for a great discussion!

We are discussing: A Man Called Ove : a novel by Fredrik Backman.  "A grumpy yet loveable man finds his solitary world turned on its head when a boisterous young family moves in next door"--Amazon.com.

By logging into your library account at kutztownlibrary.org, you can place a request for the book or call us at 610-683-5820.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library

Wednesday November 15, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Brilliant Beginnings  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Story Rider-Mama Patt  
    Contact: Robesonia Community Library   610-693-3264   robesoniacl@berks.lib.ps.us
   

Story Rider visits are geared toward preschoolers ages 2 ½ to 5.

   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM StoryRiders Library Story Time  
   

Join Miss Kim for stories, songs, giggles & games!
Theme: Pumpkins Fat & Fine
For ages up to 5.

More info?
610-944-0146

 

    Location: Fleetwood Area Public Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Story Time for Little Ears  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Please join us for Story Time for Little Ears, designed for children ages 0-3. Join us as we sing, move, read and blow bubbles! Build a lifelong love of the library by beginning here. 

    Location: Spring Township Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Storytime  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Toddlers will enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, activities and crafts as we sing and read together!

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: Walking - Age 3

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Wiggly Wednesday  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

A playtime for children. A chance for parents and guardians to interact with other adults.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg  
   

Do you like to knit and/or crochet? If so, join the Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg on Wednesdays at 10:00am as they lovingly create various projects for Berks County charities. Handmade items, such as baby blankets, chemo hats, scarves, Christmas stockings, are made and donated to places like Mary’s Shelter, the Reading Hospital, and other important organizations in need. New members and yarn donations are always welcome!

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Pre School Storytime  
    Contact: Brandywine Community Library    610 682-7115   
   

Join Miss Marie as she reads to us about some wonderful things that make Fall fantastic!  Today we will find out about people who write books...Authors!

    Location: Brandywine Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Time  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

In preparation for one of the yummiest holidays of the year, Ms. Tina will be celebrating a festive Thanksgiving Story Time!

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Riders at West Lawn Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomsiing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Mama Pat for stories, songs, giggles and games at the

West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library!

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Please join us for Preschool Story Time, a wonderful way to introduce your child to the library and all we have to offer. Siblings welcome. 

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Bubbles and Books  
   

Bubbles and Books is a special reading program for infants and toddlers....Parents and guardians stay with the little ones while Miss Marie provides all the fun!  Today we will find some new authors and read their books!

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Miss Donna's pre-school story time  
    Contact: Dan or Donna   610-562-2843   hamburgpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Miss Donna presents "GIDDY UP, GIDDY UP"  Come join us.  For ages 3-5.

  Stories, songs, giggles & games

   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Pet-A-Pup  
    Contact:    610-929-0589   muhlenbergcl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 3rd Wednesday of the month from 4:30-5:30 therapy dogs visit the library. All ages.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Scrabble!  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join us at the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library for a rousing game of Scrabble. 

Bring a friend!  Learn to play or learn a new strategy. 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Library Scouts  
    Contact: Laura C. Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

Library Scouts is a learning adventure about the world around us. Some nights we will have special guests come in and teach us new things. Some nights we will learn with each other. We will help make the world a better place by being kind, responsible, helpful, and accepting. Your child may earn a Library Scout backpack and patches by attending programs.

Ages 4 and older

Held in Children's Library

Free. No registration required.

    Location: Exeter Community Library

Thursday November 16, 2017
     Story time with Miss Kim  
    Contact: Debe Donley   610-488-1302   
   

Come join Miss Kim for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

All ages are welcome but ideal for preschool age.

Themes:

2- Peek a moo

9 Nancy Tafuri Day

16 Pumpkins fat and fine

23 no story time

30 orange orange orange

Bernville Library

   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Thursdays at 10 AM with Miss Taylor.

   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Ms. Laura for an hour of fun, reading, singing, learning, and a craft!

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: 3 - 5 Years old

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM StoryRiders  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   11:00 AM Storytime!  
    Contact: Bethel-Tulpehocken Library   717-933-4060   
   

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Join Miss Betsy every Thursday morning at 11am for books, songs, crafts and more!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Thursdays at 11 AM with Miss Taylor.

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Little Friends Story Time  
    Contact: Jennifer Mulberry   610-693-3264   robesoniakids@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Miss Jenn will be sharing stories, songs and simple crafts with little ones from birth to age 5.

   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM 3rd Thursday Book Club  
    Contact: Pat Reis   610-921-5579   muhlenbergcl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

The 3rd Thursday Club reads a variety of genres and types of books.

Contact: Pat Reis at (610)921-5579

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Ms. Laura for an hour of fun, reading, singing, learning, and a craft!

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: 3 - 5 Years old

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM StoryRiders  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Storyriders utilize books, songs, finger plays, movement and crafts to engage the interest and learning of preschoolers. Ages 2-5 years.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM American Mah Jong at the West Lawn Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Open to all levels.  Learn to play or lend a hand.  

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Café  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuteen@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Teens can stop by after school to chill with friends while playing video games, board games, crafts and other activities. Grades 7-12.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Lego Club  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join us every third Thursday for Lego Club! Build and create anything you can imagine - we provide all the Lego blocks! This is a free event for all ages, no registration required. Questions? Email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Evening Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Kutztown Garden Club  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   kutztowngardenclub@windstream.net
   

Join the Kutztown Area Garden Club. It meets on the third Thursday of the month at 7pm. No December meeting. Each month there is a guest speaker featuring gardens, plants, and more.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library

Friday November 17, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Baby Lapsit  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

This storytime encourages language development in babies with simple stories and creative movement.

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: Infant - 18 months

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Off 2 Pre-K  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

This interactive hour of story-telling, singing, dancing, and other activities is constructed to engage the interests of children ages 1-5. Older siblings are welcome to join in.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Story Rider  
    Contact: Dan or Donna   610-562-2843   hamburgpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Miss Barbara presents "GIDDY-UP, GIDDY-UP"  Come join us.  For ages up to 5.

  Stories, songs, giggles & games

   11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Block Party  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

The third Friday of every month- 11:30-12:30. Block Party features wooden blocks of different shapes and sizes that are geared for children’s play. Ages 1-5 years.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Computer Tutor  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Confused and bemused by you computer, email or the internet?  Sign up at the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library for Friday afternoon tutoring session for beginning computer skills.  We'll help you with getting started with things like email or searching the internet.  Bring your questions.  1/2 hour sessions.  Registration required.

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library

Saturday November 18, 2017
   10:00 AM Trim Healthy Mama  
    Contact: Bethel Tulpehocken Public Library   717-933-4060   
   

    Location: Bethel-Tulpehocken Public Library
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Healthy Happy Kids Club  
    Contact: Brandywine Community Library   610 682-7115   
   

Healthy kids are happy kids! Join our Healthy Happy Kids Club to play games, win prizes and learn all about fun and easy ways to stay healthy and feel great!  Topics include "Traffic Light Eating", "Build a Brainy Breakfast", "Color Your Plate", "Lets Move" and so much more.  For Children ages 6-12 and their parents.

    Location: Brandywine Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM LEGOs  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Used Book Sale  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   kutztownpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Read to a Therapy Dog!  
    Contact: Brandywine Community Library   610 682-7115   
   

Come and practice your reading skills with someone who loves to listen!  Therapy dogs are available to read to or even just to give a cuddle.  If you know you are able to come, sign up at the desk.  If not just stop in, there are always spots open.

    Location: Brandywine Community Library
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Therapy Dog Visit with Eugene!  
    Contact: Andea Hunter   610-373-9888   stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Come read to Eugene today at the library!  Therapy dogs provide a calm and non-judgmental environment in which children can feel comfortable practicing their reading skills out loud.  Free. No registration.

    Location: Spring Township Library
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Stop & Stitch  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   kutztownpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join us to Stop & Stitch with your knitting, crocheting, and needlework.  Share your past and current projects, consult others, and more.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library

Monday November 20, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Mondays at 10 AM with Miss Taylor.

   10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Pinochle!  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join us at the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills library for a game of Pinochle. 

All levels welcome. Please register to let us know if you'd like to learn!

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Mondays at 11 AM with Miss Taylor.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Pokémon League  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Membership is free with a parent or guardian’s permission (for minors). One personal 60 card deck of Pokémon cards is all that is required to play.  New players are welcome!

   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Family Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   6106784888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

MARS Mondays Family Story Time

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 This is a fun storytime for all ages - come read, play, and make a craft! Each week, we will focus on one of our MARS subjects - Movement, Art, Rythym, and Science. Struggling readers are encouraged to come and read to Molly, our therapy dog! This is a free program and no registration is required. 

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM K6 Construe  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Every Monday 6-7:30pm. Children will explore a different theme each week ranging from science experiments, solving puzzles, art projects and more. Grades K-6.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Board of Trustees meeting  
    Contact: Alicea Rodig   610-488-1302   baclstaff@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Board meetings are open to the public. 

Meetings are held in the library meeting room.

Bernville Library

   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Pokemon League  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Color Therapy  
    Contact: Robesonia Community Library   610-693-3264   robesoniacl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Stop by the library, relax and color. For ages 8-100


Tuesday November 21, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   9:45 AM  -  10:45 AM Block Party  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

Preschool Story Time

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 This preschool storytime is tons of fun! Join us each week for stories, songs, and rhymes followed by a craft. Ages 3-6. This is a free program and no registration is required.  

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Pollywog  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wonderful Wee Ones  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Where bubbles and books combine for a parent and baby story time. Ages 0-1 year.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   10:45 AM  -  11:45 AM Toddler Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Ears Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   6106784888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

'Little Ears' Lapsit Story Time

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 Join us for short books, songs, fingerplays, bubbles, and sensory activities! Storytime is followed by free play. Ages 0-2. This is a free program and no registration is required.  

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM StoryRiders Storytime  
    Contact: Sinking Spring Public Library   610-678-4311   ssschild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

NO StoryRiders Today!

StoryRiders Planning Week.

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Baby Lap sit Story Time  
    Contact: Debe Donley   610-488-1302   
   

Bring your baby and enjoy stories, fingerplays, and songs with Miss Debe and her "baby"

Siblings are welcome to bring a "baby" and join in.

Themes:

Sept. 12 Puppy Dogs and Kitty Cats

Sept 26 Nursery Rhymes

Oct 10 Peekaboo!

Nov. 7 Pet show

Nov. 21 Playtime!

Dec. 5 Things that GO!

Dec. 19 Time for Bed

Bernville Library

 

   11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Mid-Day Free Play for Families  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Self-structured playtimes for caregivers to meet and children to socialize in the toy area of the library. Ages 0-5 years.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM American Mah Jong at the West Lawn Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

  Open to all levels.  Learn to play or lend a hand.  

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Chess! Learn to play or hone your skills.  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Stitch and Chat  
    Contact: Brandywine Community Library   610 682-7115   
   

Bring your own projects to knit, crochet, sew or anything else crafty.  Meet new friends and who knows maybe learn a few things!

    Location: Brandywine Community Library
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Friends Mtg  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   kutztownpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Tuesdays  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Café  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuteen@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Teens can stop by after school to chill with friends while playing video games, board games, crafts and other activities. Grades 7-12.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Baby Lap sit Story Time  
    Contact: Debe Donley   610-488-1302   
   

Bring you baby and enjoy stories, rhymes and songs with Miss Debe and her "baby"

Siblings are welcome to bring a "baby" of their own to participate.

Themes:

Sept 12 Let's Make Music and Dance

Sept 26 Nursery Rhymes

Oct 10 Peekaboo!

Nov 7 Pet Show

Nov 21 Playtime!

Dec 5 Things that go!

Dec 19 Time For Bed

   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg  
   

Do you like to knit and/or crochet? If so, join the Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg as they lovingly create various projects for Berks County charities. Handmade items, such as baby blankets, chemo hats, scarves, Christmas stockings, are made and donated to places like Mary’s Shelter, the Reading Hospital, and other important organizations in need. New members and yarn donations are always welcome!

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Family Story Time  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Please join us for Family Story Time at the library. Take some time out of your busy day to connect with your child through books. We provide the stories and crafts. You provide the company :)

    Location: Spring Township Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Friends of the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join the Friends of the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library!  We meet on the Third Tuesday of each month to plan great ways to support your library.  No experience necessary.  Can't come to the meeting?  No problem.  Let us know your interests and your ideas.  We'll give you a call when volunteers are needed.

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Therpay Dog Visit with Kringle  
    Contact:    610-373-9888   stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Come join Kringle at Family Story Time tonight!  Therapy dogs make great listeners :)

    Location: Spring Township Library
   7:00 PM Boone Area Library Board of Trustees  
   

The Boone Area Library Board of Trustees will meet on tonight at 7:00 PM.  
The meeting is open to the public

    Location: Boone Area Library

Wednesday November 22, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Brilliant Beginnings  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Story Time for Little Ears  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Please join us for Story Time for Little Ears, designed for children ages 0-3. Join us as we sing, move, read and blow bubbles! Build a lifelong love of the library by beginning here. 

    Location: Spring Township Library
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Wiggly Wednesday  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

A playtime for children. A chance for parents and guardians to interact with other adults.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg  
   

Do you like to knit and/or crochet? If so, join the Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg on Wednesdays at 10:00am as they lovingly create various projects for Berks County charities. Handmade items, such as baby blankets, chemo hats, scarves, Christmas stockings, are made and donated to places like Mary’s Shelter, the Reading Hospital, and other important organizations in need. New members and yarn donations are always welcome!

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Pre School Storytime  
    Contact: Brandywine Community Library    610 682-7115   
   

Join Miss Marie as she reads to us about some wonderful things that make Fall fantastic!  Today we will talk about fall foods!

    Location: Brandywine Community Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Riders at West Lawn Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomsiing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join Mama Pat for stories, songs, giggles and games at the

West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library!

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Please join us for Preschool Story Time, a wonderful way to introduce your child to the library and all we have to offer. Siblings welcome. 

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Bubbles and Books  
   

Bubbles and Books is a special reading program for infants and toddlers....Parents and guardians stay with the little ones while Miss Marie provides all the fun!  Fall food is on our agenda today!

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Miss Donna's pre-school story time  
    Contact: Dan or Donna   610-562-2843   hamburgpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

NO STORY TIME.  HAPPY THANKSGIVING.

 

   2:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Closing Early  
   

CLOSING AT 2PM. Enjoy your holiday!

   5:00 PM Closing at 5 pm  
    Contact: Robesonia Community Library   610-693-3264   robesoniacl@berks.lib.pa.us
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM What Color is Calm?  
    Contact: Darlene Mest   610-406-9431   dmest59@yahoo.com
   

Location: The Exeter Community Library

Time: 6:30 PM to 8 PM

Registration is required. Free.

Bring your own materials to enjoy an evening of coloring!

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:15 PM Chit Chat Sit and Knit  
    Contact: Darlene Mest   610-406-9431   dmest59@yahoo.com
   

 

Location: The Exeter Community Library

Time: 6:30 to 8 PM

Registration is recommended.

Call 610-406-9431 for further information.

All levels of experience are welcome to bring projects and knit together, learning from eachother's experience.

    Location: Exeter Community Library

Thursday November 23, 2017
     Closed  
     CLOSED  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   kutztownpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

The library is closed due to the holiday. 

You may renew or reserve materials online at kutztownlibrary.org.  Please return items to the drop box if we are closed when you come.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
     Story time with Miss Kim  
    Contact: Debe Donley   610-488-1302   
   

Come join Miss Kim for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

All ages are welcome but ideal for preschool age.

Themes:

2- Peek a moo

9 Nancy Tafuri Day

16 Pumpkins fat and fine

23 no story time

30 orange orange orange

Bernville Library

   9:30 AM Closed  
    Contact: Robesonia Community Library   610-693-3264   robesoniacl@berks.lib.pa.us
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Thursdays at 10 AM with Miss Taylor.

   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Thursdays at 11 AM with Miss Taylor.


Friday November 24, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Off 2 Pre-K  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

This interactive hour of story-telling, singing, dancing, and other activities is constructed to engage the interests of children ages 1-5. Older siblings are welcome to join in.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM sTORY RIDER  
    Contact: Dan or Donna   610-562-2843   hamburgpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

NO STORY TIME.  HAPPY THANKSGIVING.

 

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM sTORY RIDER  
    Contact: Dan or Donna   610-562-2843   hamburgpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

NO STORY TIME.  HAPPY THANKSGIVING.

 

   12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Computer Tutor  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Confused and bemused by you computer, email or the internet?  Sign up at the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library for Friday afternoon tutoring session for beginning computer skills.  We'll help you with getting started with things like email or searching the internet.  Bring your questions.  1/2 hour sessions.  Registration required.

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library

Saturday November 25, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM LEGOs  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Used Book Sale  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   kutztownpl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Therapy Dog Visit with Riku  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Come read to Riku the therapy dog.  Therapy dogs provide a calm and non-judgmental atmopshere in which children can feel comfortable practicing their reading skills out loud.  Free.  No registration.

    Location: Spring Township Library

Monday November 27, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM StoryRiders Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Mondays at 10 AM with Miss Taylor.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Pinochle!  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Join us at the West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills library for a game of Pinochle. 

All levels welcome. Please register to let us know if you'd like to learn!

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Story Time  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Mondays at 11 AM with Miss Taylor.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Tween Cafe  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Every 4th Monday from 3:15-4:30, tweens are welcome to congregate with video games, board games and weekly activities. Ages 8-12 years. Under 10 must be accompanied by a supervising adult.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Pokémon League  
    Contact:    610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Membership is free with a parent or guardian’s permission (for minors). One personal 60 card deck of Pokémon cards is all that is required to play.  New players are welcome!

   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Family Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   6106784888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

MARS Mondays Family Story Time

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 This is a fun storytime for all ages - come read, play, and make a craft! Each week, we will focus on one of our MARS subjects - Movement, Art, Rythym, and Science. Struggling readers are encouraged to come and read to Molly, our therapy dog! This is a free program and no registration is required. 

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family Movie Night  
    Contact: Robesonia Community Library   610-693-3264   Robesoniakids@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Featuring Captan Underpants: First Epic!

Snacks will be available for purchase.

   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM K6 Construe  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Every Monday 6-7:30pm. Children will explore a different theme each week ranging from science experiments, solving puzzles, art projects and more. Grades K-6.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library

Tuesday November 28, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   9:45 AM  -  10:45 AM StoryRiders  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

Preschool Story Time

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 This preschool storytime is tons of fun! Join us each week for stories, songs, and rhymes followed by a craft. Ages 3-6. This is a free program and no registration is required.  

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Pollywog  
    Contact: Christine Santoro   610-678-8771   wernersvillepl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Wernersville Public Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wonderful Wee Ones  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Where bubbles and books combine for a parent and baby story time. Ages 0-1 year.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   10:45 AM  -  11:45 AM Toddler Storytime  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Ears Story Time  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   6106784888   wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us
   

 

 

'Little Ears' Lapsit Story Time

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 Join us for short books, songs, fingerplays, bubbles, and sensory activities! Storytime is followed by free play. Ages 0-2. This is a free program and no registration is required.  

Questions? Contact the library at 610-678-4888 or email wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

 

 

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM StoryRiders Storytime  
    Contact: Sinking Spring Public Library   610-678-4311   ssschild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

StoryRiders Storytime

Traveling storyteller Miss Kim visits on Tuesdays @ 11 am

for stories, music, crafts and fun!

This week's theme is: "Orange Orange Orange"

For ages 2 - 5

No registration is required for this free program.

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Story Riders Storytime for Pre Schoolers  
   

Join us for stories, songs, giggles and games....Kids up to five come see books come alive!  Pumpkins Fat and Fine today!

   11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Mid-Day Free Play for Families  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Self-structured playtimes for caregivers to meet and children to socialize in the toy area of the library. Ages 0-5 years.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM American Mah Jong at the West Lawn Library  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

  Open to all levels.  Learn to play or lend a hand.  

~~This program is part of the PA Forward Initiative promoting the value of 21st century libraries

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Chess! Learn to play or hone your skills.  
    Contact: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library   610-678-4888   wlwhl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Tuesdays  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Café  
    Contact: Jacki Clark   610-929-0589   smuteen@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Teens can stop by after school to chill with friends while playing video games, board games, crafts and other activities. Grades 7-12.

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Tween Time  
    Contact: Jenn Mulberry   610-693-3264   robesoniakids@berks.lib.pa.us
   

~~Snacks, crafts and games. For ages 10-13.

   5:15 PM  -  6:30 PM Mystery Group Cafe Chat Noir  
    Contact: Helene Stephens   610-939-9160   helene1900@msn.com
   

4th Tuesday of the month, 5:15-6:30 pm

Mystery lovers are finding that there's something even BETTER than reading a great whodunnit--and that's sharing the fun with a group of other enthusiasts! The Muhlenberg Library's Cafe Chat Noir is for people who enjoy mysteries of all types--cozy, classic, as well as the best modern thrillers.

Contact: Helene Stephens at (610)939-9160 or Helene1900@msn.com

Target age group: Adults

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg  
   

Do you like to knit and/or crochet? If so, join the Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg as they lovingly create various projects for Berks County charities. Handmade items, such as baby blankets, chemo hats, scarves, Christmas stockings, are made and donated to places like Mary’s Shelter, the Reading Hospital, and other important organizations in need. New members and yarn donations are always welcome!

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Family Story Time  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Please join us for Family Story Time at the library. Take some time out of your busy day to connect with your child through books. We provide the stories and crafts. You provide the company :)

    Location: Spring Township Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Adult Coloring Party  
    Contact: Boyertown Community Library   6103690496   boyertowncl@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Relax and de-stress when you join other adults for a night of coloring!  Materials are provided but you are welcome to bring your own. Please sign up by calling the library.

    Location: Boyertown Community Library

Wednesday November 29, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Brilliant Beginnings  
    Contact: Mifflin Community Library   610-777-3911   mifflinclcircdesk@gmail.com
   

    Location: Mifflin Community Library
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Story Rider-Mama Patt  
    Contact: Robesonia Community Library   610-693-3264   robesoniacl@berks.lib.ps.us
   

Story Rider visits are geared toward preschoolers ages 2 ½ to 5.

   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM StoryRiders Library Story Time  
   

Join Miss Kim for stories, songs, giggles & games!
Theme: Orange Orange Orange
For ages up to 5.

More info?
610-944-0146

 

    Location: Fleetwood Area Public Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Story Time for Little Ears  
    Contact: Andrea Hunter   610-373-9888   Stlchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Please join us for Story Time for Little Ears, designed for children ages 0-3. Join us as we sing, move, read and blow bubbles! Build a lifelong love of the library by beginning here. 

    Location: Spring Township Library
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Storytime  
    Contact: Laura Kauffman   610-406-9431   sxtchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

Toddlers will enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, activities and crafts as we sing and read together!

Free & No Registration Required

For Ages: Walking - Age 3

Located in: Program Room 2

    Location: Exeter Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Wiggly Wednesday  
    Contact: Taylor Kutz   610-683-5820   skuchild@berks.lib.pa.us
   

A playtime for children. A chance for parents and guardians to interact with other adults.

    Location: Kutztown Community Library
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg  
   

Do you like to knit and/or crochet? If so, join the Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg on Wednesdays at 10:00am as they lovingly create various projects for Berks County charities. Handmade items, such as baby blankets, chemo hats, scarves, Christmas stockings, are made and donated to places like Mary’s Shelter, the Reading Hospital, and other important organizations in need. New members and yarn donations are always welcome!

    Location: Muhlenberg Community Library
   10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Pre School Storytime  
    Contact: Brandywine Community Library    610 682-7115