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Monday April 30, 2018 - Wednesday October 31, 2018
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DARBY LIBRARY GARDEN CLUB
10:30 AM

** Darby Library Garden Club ** 

                                            

Do you have a Green Thumb? Is your middle name Asparagus, or Lettuce? Regardless, if you love gardening come and join our Garden Club. A new feature this year is our Butterfly Garden.
                        
Opening Soon.             

 

 

CONTACT:  SUSAN BORDERS  610 586 7310  
LOCATION: Darby Free Library
Tuesday May 1, 2018 - Friday December 21, 2018
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Book Sale

Please stop by the Sharon Hill Public Library to pick up a book or two or a bag of books for a donation.  Your donation will assist our library in purchasing new books for the collection.  We do thank you in advance for your support.

CONTACT:  Maria Lee  610-586-3993  
LOCATION: Sharon Hill Public Library
Tuesday May 8, 2018 - Tuesday August 28, 2018
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Space Quest: What Does It Take To Be An Astronaut?
10:30 AM

Are you an Adventurer at Heart? Do you want to be an explorer? The universe is infinite! Billions of galaxies, trillions of planets, probably an infinite variety of life forms. Do you dream of being like Captain Kirk, of the Starship Enterprise? Well, come to our library every Tuesday at 10:30 AM and 6:00 PM to learn what it takes to be an astronaut.

 Dr. Mae Jemison. First African American Female in Space      
     Dr. Mae Jemison. First African                                                                                         Charles Bolden. Astronaut.
        American Female in Space.                                                                                               Administrator of NASA.

 

CONTACT:  Susan Borders  610 586 7310  
LOCATION: Darby Free Library
Thursday May 10, 2018 - Thursday December 27, 2018
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Darby Library Microscopy Club
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

   BIOLOGY: The Study of Living Organisms.      

In May of 2017, the Darby Free Library was one of only 76 libraries in America to be awarded the prestigious, NASA@MYLIBRARY Grant. Its purpose is to teach the disciplines of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math.) to our patrons.

As part of our grant, we initiated a Microscopy Laboratory to introduce and to investigate the vast field of biology and its many sub disciplines, like medicine, botany, and zoology, to our students and patrons.

Nothing beats "Hands On Experimenting and Learning." There is absolutely no substitute for observing scientific specimens live through the eyepiece of a microscope. It is far superior to looking at a dry picture in a textbook. The students are much more interested and learn more.

Our students are having so much fun that they don't even realize that they are learning. Our students can't wait to get their hands on the microscopes and view biologic specimens, and to go outside into our yard and pick their own specimens to observe. We teach them the fundamentals of the Life Sciences, across biologic spectrum, and the science of light microscopy; that is, how to properly setup and use a light microscope. 

Some students have already evinced an interest in becoming medical researchers and physicians.

All are welcome to attend our exciting sessions, students and interested adults.
   


 

CONTACT:  Susan Borders  610 586 7310  
LOCATION: Darby Free Library
Friday June 1, 2018 - Saturday September 1, 2018
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Butterfly Garden
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM

There is a famous film starring Goldie Hawn titled: Butterflies Are Free. Well, The Darby Library has gone far beyond this film.

We have real, live, in the flesh, butterflies. We have a glorious
BUTTERFLY GARDEN!

Come and see these majestic insects, any day at 10:30 AM. The species is 54 million years old!
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Monday June 18, 2018 - Friday August 31, 2018
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Libraries Rock Summer Reading Program

The Sharon Hill Public Library has begun their Libraries Rock Summer reading program on June 18, 2018. Come and sign up for the music program, which focuses on reading and learning about different styles of music, musical instruments, and singing.

  • Signing up gives you a chance to win a prize in our weekly drawing. 
  • Log sheets are to be turned in on 8/31/18.
CONTACT:  Maria Lee  610-586-3993  
LOCATION: Sharon Hill Public Library
Tuesday August 14, 2018
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Fashion Rocks Camp
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Journey into fashion design this summer at the Library.  Hands-on workshops include fabric dyeing, print making, garment design, felt stuffies and more!  Talk to real fashion designers and others in the industry. Please pack a lunch. No experience necessary, just enthusiasm. Can’t make it all day? Register and let us know when you can jump in and start making!  For grades 6 & up.  Registration required.   Please register for each individual day of camp.

CONTACT:  Andrea Elson  610-687-1124  aelson@radnorlibrary.org
LOCATION: Radnor Memorial Library
There are 2 spaces available.
 
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Tech Time
10:00 AM

Bring your technical questions to our reference librarian during our tech time!

CONTACT:  Bill  610-623-0239 x305  lareference@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Lansdowne Public Library
 
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Toddler Storytime
10:00 AM

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

CONTACT:  Staff  610-353-1022  
LOCATION: Newtown Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Toddler Time
10:00 AM

Join us for an active program for children 2 to 3 1/2 years old and their caregivers that will get everyone excited about the library and reading! Stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and music liven the atmosphere as concepts such as colors, numbers and letters are introduced. The program is about 25 minutes long and is followed by a playtime featuring a wide variety of age appropriate toys.

 Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Springfield Township Library
 
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Toddler Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library
Ages 1-3 years
Tuesdays at 10am, June 19- August 14
 
Join us for stories, music, bubbles, parachute play, puppets and more.
 
Register below beginning June 4.
 
CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
 
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Baby/Toddler Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Join us for songs, stories, and playtime for children ages 3 1/2 years and under, with adult. 

Registration is required; please call the library at 610-789-4440 for more information. 

LOCATION: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
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Relax & Color
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Come relax and color!  Join us in our air-conditioned conference room and leave behind the distractions of home for a few hours.

We'll provide calming music, coloring sheets and supplies. Just drop in, no registration needed. Adults only please.

CONTACT:    610-356-1510  
LOCATION: Marple Public Library
 
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Read-Ercise with Toddlers
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

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

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

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

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  (610) 566-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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2's and 3's Storytime with Miss Debbie
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ms. Debbie's Story Time for ages 2 and 3 combines music and movement, games, stories and reading activities !

Schedule: 10:30-10:40 Play time; 10:40-11:15 Story Time with games, music and movement acitivities, puppets, stories and read aloud; 11:15-11:30 art/craft activity and play time.

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

CONTACT:  Miss Debbie  6104945877  debbie@astonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Aston Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Block Party
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
 
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Morning Stretch
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Start your morning off right! Come join us for our morning stretching, strengthening and toning. Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of fun and music while making new friends.

For more information contact the Yeadon Public Library.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

 

CONTACT:  Yeadon Public Library  610-623-4090  yeadonlibrary@comcast.net
 
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Toddler Time
11:00 AM

Join us for an active program for children 2 to 3 1/2 years old and their caregivers that will get everyone excited about the library and reading! Stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and music liven the atmosphere as concepts such as colors, numbers and letters are introduced. The program is about 25 minutes long and is followed by a playtime featuring a wide variety of age appropriate toys.

 Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Springfield Township Library
 
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Toddler Story Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Toddler Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library
Ages 1-3 years
Tuesdays at 11am, June 19- August 14
 
Join us for stories, music, bubbles, parachute play, puppets and more.
 
Register below beginning June 4.
 
CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
 
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BOOKS & BABIES
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Designed for children (ages birth to 3 ½ years old) with their parent/caregiver, this program consists of stories, music, fingerplays, rhymes and playtime. This weekly program will be held from 11:00 – 11:45AM on Tuesdays (June 19th, 26th, July 3rd, 10th, 31st, August 7th & 14th.

Registration is required for this free program at the Upper Darby Municipal Library, located at 501 Bywood Avenue. To register, stop by the library or call 610-734-7649.

CONTACT:  Upper Darby Municipal Library  610-734-7649  
LOCATION: Upper Darby Municipal Branch
 
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Knit & Crochet
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages 18 & up

Have you ever wanted to learn how to knit or crochet?

Do you already know how and want to make new friends?

Now's the time !!!

Join us at the Aston Public Library every Tuesday at 11:00 am.

Practice needles and yarn supplied during class.

Pattern sharing is always welcome!!!

CONTACT:  Miss Debbie  6104945877  debbie@astonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Aston Public Library
There are 27 spaces available.
 
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Toddler Storytime
11:15 AM

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

CONTACT:  Staff  610-532-4643  
LOCATION: Prospect Park Free Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Read-Ercise with Toddlers Encore
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

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

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

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

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

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  (610) 566-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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Tuesday Afternoon Crafts
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Ages 3-10
Every Tuesday, June 19- August 14, no craft July 10, July 17.
Stop by anytime between 1:00-3:00pm
 
Stop by the library every Tuesday afternoon this summer to create a fun craft. Registration not required.
 
CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
 
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Spanish Program for Preschoolers @ MFL
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

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Spanish Program for Preschoolers

Tuesday, August 14th @ 1:30pm

 

Hola! Ms Laurie M., local mom and certified Spanish teacher, is going to be at the library to offer a FREE Spanish class/program for preschoolers (ages 3-6). Her lessons are high-energy, fun, and interactive with songs, games, rhymes, movement, stories, and laughter!

Registration is not required!

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  610-566-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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Film Discussion Group: Good Night and Good Luck
2:00 PM

Good Night and Good Luck

We will enjoy and discuss the film together!  

CONTACT:  lucy  610-543-0436  illsw@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Swarthmore Public Library
There are 50 spaces available.
 
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Preschool Stories
2:00 PM

Children aged 3 ½ to 5 are invited to this interactive program in which we will sing, dance, imagine, learn, and, of course, read stories.  A different letter of the alphabet will be featured each week.  After story time, we will either make a craft, enjoy learning stations, or have free play time with age appropriate toys.  Children are welcome to attend the program independently while their caregiver remains in the adjacent library.

Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Springfield Township Library
 
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Chair Yoga
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support. 

Chair yoga is great for everyone, as it deepens flexibility and strengthens personal body awareness

CONTACT:  Miss Debbie  6104945877  debbie@astonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Aston Public Library
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Spanish Program for Elementary Students @ MFL
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM

Spanish Program for Elementary Students

Tuesday, August 14th @ 2:45pm

 

Hola! Ms Laurie M., local mom and certified Spanish teacher, is going to be at the library to offer a FREE Spanish class/program for elementary students (grades K-5). Her lessons are high-energy, fun, and interactive with songs, games, rhymes, movement, stories, and laughter!

Registration is not required!

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  610-566-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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SHRINKY DINKS
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

For teens entering 6th – 12th grades in the Fall

In this program, you will learn how to draw designs on special plastic, which is then heated to shrink them to a miniature design. Really cool!

Registration is required for this free program at the Upper Darby Municipal Library, located at 501 Bywood Avenue. To register, stop by the library or call 610-734-7649.

CONTACT:  Upper Darby Municipal Library  610-734-7649  
LOCATION: Upper Darby Municipal Branch
 
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Kid's Can Build
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join us at the Aston Public Library every Tuesday at 4:00 pm for Kid's Can Build !!!

We will build with Lego's, Magna Tiles, Lincoln Logs or other different materials.

Be creative and have some fun.

Come and make some new friends!!

 

Register now!

CONTACT:  Miss Debbie  6104945877  debbie@astonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Aston Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Scrabble Club
4:30 PM

We have scrabble every week so stop by for a game or two.

CONTACT:    610-623-0239  lansdowne@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Lansdowne Public Library
 
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Chess Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

 

Kids 8 & up can learn to play chess at the Aston Public Library!!

Every Tuesday at 6:00 pm.

Join Mr Ed Finn as he teaches you the game of chess.

Seating is limited...Register now!

CONTACT:  Miss Debbie  6104945877  debbie@astonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Aston Public Library
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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Mah Jongg
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join our Beginner Mah Jongg group and practice the skills for playing Mah Jongg. Must have prior experience; this is not a teaching class. We'll meet in the upper level Bonnell Community Room. 

CONTACT:  Jennifer  6105669331  fsdirector@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: H. K. Furness Free Library
Wednesday August 15, 2018
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Creative Babies
10:00 AM

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

Registration is NOT required.

LOCATION: Springfield Township Library
 
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Infant Storytime
10:00 AM

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

CONTACT:  Staff  610-534-0693  
LOCATION: Norwood Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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GOLDEN GAMERS
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

If you are 55+ (give or take - we won't card you) and want to try some amazing new board games, then "The "Golden Gamers" is the group for you. Each session is led by Bonnie Neubauer, a local award-winning board game designer.

We'll meet in the accessible Grand Retreat area of the Adult Library.

Seating is limited, so please sign up here or call the library at 610-789-4440.

CONTACT:  Maria Polymenakos  610-789-4440  upperdarby@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Media-UP Family Storytime: 10:15 OR 11am
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us for stories, music, dancing, fingerplays and puppets! Ages 0-5. Stories selected for younger end. Just drop in!

CONTACT:  Vicki Sheeler  6105661918  mecsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Media-UP Free Library
 
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pAge Turners Book Club
10:30 AM

Join in a lively discussion on the month's selection. August's selection is Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann.  Held at Wayne Senior Center, 108 Station Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087.      
 

CONTACT:  Joanne Iantorno  610-687-1124  jiantorno@radnorlibrary.org
 
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Mandarin Story Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

 

CONTACT:  Ms. Tianjia  610-485-6519  mhlibrary1923@gmail.com
LOCATION: Mary M. Campbell MH Library
 
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Under 2's Story Time with Ms. Debbie
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

 

 

Under 2s Story Time with Ms. Debbie 

focuses on exposing very young children

to music and movement, rhymes, stories, puppets and FUN!

Schedule: 10:30-10:40 Playtime;

 10:40-11:05 Story Time

with rhymes, music and movement, songs, games and stories;

11:05-11:30 Books and playtime/socialization for babies and their caregiver's

 

CONTACT:  Miss Debbie  6104945877  debbie@astonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Aston Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Wee Build: a Constructive Play Program
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Come build with a wide variety of materials, including MangaTiles, STEM sets, acrobat builders, and more!

For children ages 1 - 5, with adult. No registration is necessary; drop on in! 

LOCATION: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
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Creative Babies
11:00 AM

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

Registration is NOT required.

LOCATION: Springfield Township Library
 
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Toddler Storytime
11:00 AM

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

CONTACT:  Staff  610-586-3993  
LOCATION: Sharon Hill Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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David Darwin's One Man Sideshow
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

 

 

 

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Join us at the Aston Public Library as we present:

David Darwin's One Man Sideshow

Wednesday, August 15th at 1:00 pm

Dave's act will thrill you with whip cracking, plate spinning, lasso, ball spinning, unicycling and more!

And be prepared to laugh yourself out of your seat as Dave juggles, dances and sings with both legs behind his head in an act that earned him an appearance on NBC's "America's Got Talent".

Register now for this FREE program.

CONTACT:  Miss Debbie  6104945877  debbie@astonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Aston Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Summer Dance Party
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
We're throwing a mini dance party at the library. Come bust a move to some groovy tunes with friends and family in a room filled with bubbles and balloons.
 
Ages 3-10.
 
Register below beginning June 4.
 
CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
 
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Preschool Stories
2:00 PM

Children aged 3 ½ to 5 are invited to this interactive program in which we will sing, dance, imagine, learn, and, of course, read stories.  A different letter of the alphabet will be featured each week.  After story time, we will either make a craft, enjoy learning stations, or have free play time with age appropriate toys.  Children are welcome to attend the program independently while their caregiver remains in the adjacent library.


Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Springfield Township Library
 
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Listen, Learn, Play - Musical Storytelling
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come learn how musical elements like rhythm, dynamics, and tempo can be used with instruments to represent the characters in some of your favorite stories!
For children ages 1 to 7.
Registration is required.

CONTACT:  Laura  610-789-4440  udcsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
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Anime Club @ Sellers
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Each month we screen a different anime while enjoying snacks! Come hang out, draw and chat with other anime fans!
For teens entering grades 6 to 12.
No registration, just drop in.

CONTACT:  Paul Palmer  610-789-4440  yaservices@udlibraries.org
LOCATION: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
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Family Storytime
4:00 PM

Get the whole family together to enjoy your favorite stories, silly songs, and special guest readers from Radnor Township School District!  For ages 2 to 5.  No registration required.  Held in the Peter Rabbit Storytime Room.

CONTACT:  Carrie Sturgill  610-687-1124   csturgill@radnorlibrary.org
LOCATION: Radnor Memorial Library
 
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BOOKS & A CRAFT
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

For children entering Kindergarten – 2nd grade in the Fall

Come to the library to listen to great stories and then make a craft related to one of the stories that was read. A fun way to spend an hour!

Registration is required for this free program at the Upper Darby Municipal Library, located at 501 Bywood Avenue. To register, stop by the library or call 610-734-7649.

CONTACT:  Upper Darby Municipal Library  610-734-7649  
LOCATION: Upper Darby Municipal Branch
 
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Fashion Crafts
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join the DIY Revolution!

Come and relax every other Wednesday as we try new crafts and projects. From scrapbooking, to tie-dye, to sewing to jewelry making. We'll try anything! Know how to do an awesome craft? Come teach us how!

This program is for teens (and tweens) ages 11-14.

For more info contact Amber T. at mateen@delcolibraries.org

CONTACT:  Amber Timlin  610-356-1510  mateen@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Marple Public Library
 
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Teen PaintSpace @ MFL
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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August 8 & 15; 4-6pm

August 22 & 29; 4-6pm

(Two different sessions)

 

Teens & Tweens (ages 10+) will have access to the library's painting supplies and can follow painting tutorial vidoes on Youtube while they create their own masterpieces. Each participant will be given 1 canvas per session, but feel free to bring your own if you'd like to paint more. The library is providing the paints, brushes, and iPads for teens to use to watch painting tutorial vidoes on Youtube. Or, you can bring your own smart device if you'd like.

Registration is required as spots & supplies are limited. You can register for either 2-week session, or register for both!

CLICK HERE to reserve your spot(s) starting 2 weeks before the start date.

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  610-566-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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Discover a Game Day
6:00 PM

Join us as we play some classic board games and some you may have never heard of.

CONTACT:  Alex  610-623-0239  conqueratyourlibrary@gmail.com
LOCATION: Lansdowne Public Library
 
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Pajama Time
6:30 PM

Pajamas and slippers are optional but having fun is not! Children ages 3 to 6 years are invited to a lively story time featuring books, songs, dancing, and games.  Bring your imagination as we immerse ourselves into fun and exciting stories that will take us on all kinds of adventures!  Pajama Time lasts for approximately 30 minutes and is followed by either a craft or activity.

 Registration is not required

LOCATION: Springfield Township Library
 
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Classroom Adventure Stories
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Ages 3-10

Storyteller Don Dougherty, from Classroom Adventure Stories, will be returning this summer to perform "READING ROCKS!", another original, highly interactive, personalized story, that teaches important life lessons to children.

Register below beginning June 4.
 
CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
 
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Open Mic Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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Attention local writers! Network with other writers as you read from your work.    

Registration is required! Please call the library at 610-583-0593 or email

reference@ridleylibrary.org to register and specify if you are an author, or

 just coming to listen! Published works may be sold.

Hosted by author Matt Lake.

CONTACT:  Mary Tobin  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
 
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Adult Chess Club
7:00 PM

Come for games and lessons with your peers!

CONTACT:  Alex  610-623-0239  conqueratyourlibrary@gmail.com
LOCATION: Lansdowne Public Library
Thursday August 16, 2018
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Mother Goose on the Loose
9:30 AM

Join us for rhymes, songs, puppets and more activities that develop early literacy skills for ages birth to 18 months. Each week features 80% repetition of nursery rhymes and songs to help build recognition and familiarity and includes developmental tips for interacting with your child to enhance early literacy skills.   For ages birth to 18 months.  No registration required.  Held in the Peter Rabbit Storytime Room.

CONTACT:  Carrie Sturgill  610-687-1124  csturgill@radnorlibrary.org
 
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Fashion Rocks Camp
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Journey into fashion design this summer at the Library.  Hands-on workshops include fabric dyeing, print making, garment design, felt stuffies and more!  Talk to real fashion designers and others in the industry. Please pack a lunch. No experience necessary, just enthusiasm. Can’t make it all day? Register and let us know when you can jump in and start making!  For grades 6 & up.  Registration required.   Please register for each individual day of camp.

CONTACT:  Andrea Elson  610-687-1124  aelson@radnorlibrary.org
LOCATION: Radnor Memorial Library
There are 9 spaces available.
 
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Pre-Walker Circle Time
10:00 AM

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

THIS PROGRAM IS NOT APPROPRIATE F0R BABIES OR SIBLINGS WHO ARE WALKING

LOCATION: Springfield Township Library
 
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Preschool Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library
Ages 3-5 years
Thursdays at 10am, June 21- August 16
 
Join us for stories, music, bubbles, parachute play, puppets and more.
 
Register below beginning June 4.
 
CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
 
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The Science of Mindfulness
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

July 26 - September 13

Thursdays, 10 am - Noon, Council Room

Do you find it difficult to change troublesome habits?  Or your efforts to calm down during stressful events having the opposite effect? Does real fulfillment and well-being remain elusive after livign a successful life?  In this 8-week series from the Great Courses, Professor Ronald Siegal, from Harvard Medical School, reveals the science behind mindfulness and its application to an extraordinary range of human problems.  Each week, we will show three 30-minute lectures with a refreshment break.

LOCATION: Swarthmore Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Infant Storytime
10:30 AM

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

CONTACT:  Staff  610-356-1510  
LOCATION: Marple Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Mother Goose on the Loose
10:30 AM

Join us for rhymes, songs, puppets and more activities that develop early literacy skills for ages birth to 18 months. Each week features 80% repetition of nursery rhymes and songs to help build recognition and familiarity and includes developmental tips for interacting with your child to enhance early literacy skills.   For ages birth to 18 months.  No registration required.  Held in the Peter Rabbit Storytime Room.

CONTACT:  Carrie Sturgill  610-687-1124  csturgill@radnorlibrary.org
LOCATION: Radnor Memorial Library
 
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Shark Magic Show!
10:30 AM

For all ages. NO registration required.

"The Magic of Sharks" is a 45 minute shark-themed magic show 
that is both educational and entertaining.  The audience will help 
Magician Steve Woyce make the magic happen as they learn 
amazing shark facts in this high-energy comedy magic show.  

CONTACT:  Angela Hegadorn  6103531022  necsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Newtown Public Library
 
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Makin' Music @ MFL
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Makin' Music

3rd Thursday every month @ 10:30am

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

Fun for all ages, and REGISTRATION is REQUIRED, as spots are LIMITED.  
PLEASE ENTER YOUR INFO, THEN EACH CHILD UNDER PARTICIPANTS.

CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT(S)!

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

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Held on the 3rd Thursday of every month throughout 2018! You must register for each month's class. Thanks! 

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  610-566-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
 
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Merge Dance Studio
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

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Come and join Miss Christa (from Merge Dance Studios in Philly) for a phenomenal time learning new dance moves. There will be a new dance theme each week. Just remember to bring shoes you can dance in, preferably no open toe shoes.

Theme: Jazz

Ages: 5-9

Registration required by phone or in person.

CONTACT:  Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson  610-356-1510  macsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Marple Public Library
 
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3's-5's Story Time with Ms. Debbie
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ms. Debbie's Preschool Story Time for ages 3 to 5 combines music and movement, games, stories and reading activities to expose children to the basic foundational concepts of language, reading, math, science and FUN!

Schedule: 10:30-10:40 Play time; 10:40-11:10 Story Time with games, music and movement acitivities, puppets, stories and read aloud; 11:10-11:30 art/craft activity and play time.

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

CONTACT:  Miss Debbie  6104945877  debbie@astonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Aston Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Handicrafts Club
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Bring your handicraft project (knitting, crochet, counted cross-stitch, quilting or whatever you enjoy) to this friendly group. Come chat and laugh with us!

Need help? Drop in for assistance from other group members. This informal group welcomes people of all skill levels.

Bring a friend or come make some new friends! 

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:    610-356-1510  
LOCATION: Marple Public Library
 
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Preschool Stories
11:00 AM

Children aged 3 ½ to 5 are invited to this interactive program in which we will sing, dance, imagine, learn, and, of course, read stories.  A different letter of the alphabet will be featured each week.  After story time, we will either make a craft, enjoy learning stations, or have free play time with age appropriate toys.  Children are welcome to attend the program independently while their caregiver remains in the adjacent library.


Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Springfield Township Library
 
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Preschool Story Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library
Ages 3-5 years
Thursdays at 11am, June 21- August 16
 
Join us for stories, music, bubbles, parachute play, puppets and more.
 
Register below beginning June 4.
 
CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
 
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PRESCHOOL STORY TIME & CRAFT
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

This program is open to children (ages 3 ½ - those entering kindergarten in the Fall) with their parent/caregiver. Listen to stories, sing songs, learn rhymes, play with education toys, and do crafts. This weekly program will be held from 11:00 – 11:45AM on Thursdays (June 21st, 28th, July 5th, 12th, 19th, August 2nd, 9th, & 16th.

Registration is required for this free program at the Upper Darby Municipal Library, located at 501 Bywood Avenue. To register, stop by the library or call 610-734-7649.

CONTACT:  Upper Darby Municipal Library  610-734-7649  
LOCATION: Upper Darby Municipal Branch
 
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ADULT BOOK GROUP
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join us for a good read and engaging discussion!  The adult book group meets the third Thursday of each month at Municipal Library from 1:00-2:00 pm.   Stop by the library to pick up a copy of the book.  The list of books we'll be reading each month is below:

June 21 - The Plague of Doves by Louise Erdrich

July 19 - Dr. Mutter's Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of  Modern Medicine by Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz

Aug 16 - Bee Season by Myla Goldbert

Sept 20 - The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner

CONTACT:  Karen Healy  610-734-7649  
LOCATION: Upper Darby Municipal Branch
 
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Lego Mania
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Grades K-5
 
Come build with Legos, magna-tiles, Lincoln Logs, and more!  Lego Mania meets June 28, July 19, and August 16.
 
Register below beginning June 4.
 
CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
 
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CULTURAL CONNECTIONS: MEXICO
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

For teens entering 6th – 12th grades in the Fall

In this program, you will learn what teens enjoy in Mexico by listening to popular music, try Mexican food, make a craft, and do other activities related to Mexico.

Registration is required for this free program at the Upper Darby Municipal Library, located at 501 Bywood Avenue. To register, stop by the library or call 610-734-7649.

CONTACT:  Upper Darby Municipal Library  610-734-7649  
 
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Thursday Afternoon Movies
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ages 4-10 (children under age 5 require adult supervision)
Thursday afternoons at 3pm (no movie July 12, July 19, August 9)
Bring blankets and pillows
 
June 21: Moana (PG 113 min)
June 28: Coco (PG 109 min)
July 5: Paddington (PG 95 min)
July 26: Little Rascals (PG 83 min)
August 2: Rock Dog (PG 90 min)
August 16: Toy Story (G 81 min)
 
Registration not required.
CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
 
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LEGO Club @ MFL
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Monday, August 6th; 4-7pm

Thursday, August 16th; 3-6pm

 

Calling all builders of ALL AGES--come to MFL and enjoy the library's HUGE collection of LEGO bricks of all sizes. Unstructured build time to stretch those creative muscles, mold those engineering minds, and meet some new friends! Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  610-566-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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Kid Zone
4:00 PM

Calling all kids entering Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grades this Fall.  Join us each Thursday afternoon to explore, create, build, code, and more!  Registration is NOT required.

LOCATION: Springfield Township Library
 
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Adult Yoga
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Bring your mat and props and join us for yoga with Miss Gosha!

Registration required.

$5 donation requested.

PLEASE NOTE:  YOGA WILL BEGIN @ 6PM FOR THIS CLASS ONLY

CONTACT:  Linda West  610-521-9344  tinicum@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Tinicum Memorial Public Library
There are 17 spaces available.
 
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Get Hooked
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Get Hooked

Do You like to knot or crochet? Join our kntting & crochet group.

Whether you just want to improve your skills or simply start from scratch, our friendly group of regulars will be on hand to help you out.

Bring your own yarn and hooks.

Free and open to the public. Everyone welcome!

CONTACT:  Tinicum Memorial Public Library  610-521-9344  tinicum@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Tinicum Memorial Public Library
 
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Sound, Music & Math:A Franklin Institute Traveling Science Show
6:30 PM

Discover the science behind the making of music!  Appropriate for all ages.  No registration required.

CONTACT:  Carrie Sturgill  610-687-1124  csturgill@radnorlibrary.org
LOCATION: Radnor Memorial Library
 
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DIY Swarovski Beads Bracelet
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

CONTACT:  Ms. Tianjia  610-485-6519  mhlibrary1923@gmail.com
LOCATION: Mary M. Campbell MH Library
 
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PAWS
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

PAWS FOR READING  Kindergarten - 12 years old.  Thursday, June 21 and Thursday, August 16th from 6:30 to 7:30 pm.  Children can read one on one for 10 minutes to a trained dog to practice their reading skills.  This will be a monthly program, year round.  Registration is required as your child will be given a 10 minute appointment on one the evenings.  You may register by calling Primos Library at 610-622-8091 or visiting the library in person. 

 

CONTACT:  Susan Robinson  610-622-8091  udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
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PAWS for Reading
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

 

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

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

 

CONTACT:  Scott Schumacher  610-543-3171  swcsd@delcolibraries
LOCATION: Swarthmore Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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The College Primer: The ABCs of Preparing the Path for College
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join us for the first in a series of 4 FREE workshops conducted by Lou Anne Bulik, founder of Red Brick Educational Consulting, LLC.  This college primer workshop covers college entrance exams and offers suggestions on selecting high school courses.

Registration appreciated.

CONTACT:  Donna Stephenson  610-521-9344  tinicum@delcolibaries.org
LOCATION: Tinicum Memorial Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Italian Language Club
7:00 PM

Regardless of your language skills, stop by to practice your Italian!

CONTACT:  Bill  610-623-0239 x305  lareference@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Lansdowne Public Library
Friday August 17, 2018
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Infant Storytime
10:00 AM

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

CONTACT:  Staff  610-583-7207  
LOCATION: Ridley Park Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Toddler Time cancelled
10:00 AM

Toddler Time is cancelled today due to a special performance at 10:00 am by musical duo Two of a Kind!  Join us for a delightful, interactive program featuring this award-winning husband and wife team to celebrate the end of Summer Quest!  They will be sure to get you up and dancing!

ALL AGES WELCOME

Held at the Springfield Township Administration Building.

Registration is NOT required.

 

LOCATION: Springfield Township Library
 
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End of SummerQuest @ MFL
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Friday, August 17th

 

TODAY (by 5pm) is the final day to turn in your completed SummerQuest summer learning sheets to earn a prize and be entered into our Grand Prize Drawings. Winners will be announced next week.

 

Stop by the library to enjoy playing a variety of instruments outside the library, do some sidewalk chalk, pick up a prize or FREE book, and enjoy a treat! We hope you agree with the library & Mr. Jason, that LIBRARIES ROCK and MFL rocked it this summer with a variety of programs and activities for every one to enjoy.

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  610-566-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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Baby Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
 
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Toddler Storytime
11:00 AM

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

CONTACT:  Staff  610-521-9344  
LOCATION: Tinicum Memorial Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Toddler Time cancelled
11:00 AM

Toddler Time is cancelled today due to a special performance at 10:00 am by musical duo Two of a Kind!  

 

LOCATION: Springfield Township Library
 
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End of Summer Block Party
12:00 PM

Join us at the Lansdowne Landing for food, stories, and fun!

CONTACT:    610-623-0239  lansdowne@delcolibraries.org
 
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End of Summer Tie-Dye Event
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Celebrate the end of summer and join us for some tie-dying!  Bring your own t-shirt(s). This program can get extremely messy, please dress children in old play clothes and shoes...same goes for the adults!  Rain date: August 20, 1-3pm.
 
All ages (suitable for ages 3 and up, teens welcome)
 
Stop by any time between 1:00pm and 3:00pm
 
Register below beginning June 4.
 
CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Summer Friday Movie
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come enjoy a newer DVD release on the large screen in our air-conditioned meeting room. Select Fridays all summer long starting at 1:00 pm!

June 1 Forever My Girl

June 15 Everything, Everything

June 29 15:17 to Paris

July 6 American Folk

July 20 The Man Who Invented Christmas

August 3 Please Stand By

August 17 Marshall

August 31 Only the Brave

Feel free to bring your lunch or snacks. No registration needed.

CONTACT:  Bridgette  610-356-1510  
LOCATION: Marple Public Library
 
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BOARD GAMES
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Come to the library to play board games every Friday afternoon between 2:00 – 5:00PM. There are lots of different games to choose from and lots of opportunities  to have fun! This drop-in program is for children who are entering 1st – 12th grade in the fall. Come alone or bring a friend; all are welcome!

Registration is not required for this free program at the library.

CONTACT:  Upper Darby Municipal Library  610-734-7649  
LOCATION: Upper Darby Municipal Branch
 
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BOARD GAMES
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Come to the library with your friends or with your younger siblings/cousins to play board games every Friday afternoon between 2:00 – 5:00PM. There are lots of different games to choose from and lots of opportunities to have fun! This drop-in program is for children who are entering 1st – 12th grade in the fall. Come alone or bring a friend; all are welcome!

Registration is not required for this free program at the library.

CONTACT:  Upper Darby Municipal Library  610-734-7649  
 
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Talking Books n' Stuff Book Group
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Get free books and free food! Every month, the group votes on a book, and the library buys them each a copy to read and discuss at the next meeting. These groups meet year-round.
For teens entering grades 7 and 8.
Registration is ongoing until spaces are full.

CONTACT:  Paul Palmer  610-789-4440  yaservices@udlibraries.org
LOCATION: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
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Movie Night
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Join Us At the Sharon Hill Public Library For the Showing of " Beauty and the beast."

CONTACT:  Maria Lee  610 586 3993  
 
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Movie Night at Hoffman Park
8:00 PM

Join us at Hoffman Park for a family friendly film!

CONTACT:  Rachee  610-623-0239 x304  lacsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Lansdowne Public Library
Saturday August 18, 2018
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Chess Club
11:00 AM

No matter your age or experience, all are welcome to play and learn chess with us!

CONTACT:  Alex  610-623-0239  conqueratyourlibrary@gmail.com
LOCATION: Lansdowne Public Library
 
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Lego Club
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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Come and join Mr. Dustin for a spectacular time playing and making amazing constructs out of Legos. Each week there will be a different theme presented.

Ages: 6-10

No Fee Required

Registration required by phone or in person.

CONTACT:  Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson  610-356-1510  macsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Marple Public Library
 
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MEDITATION SATURDAY
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
 

 

Come to the library and learn about simple and effective Meditation techniques. When practiced regularly,

these can help reduce anxiety and stress and provide a sense of inner calm. Rich Conti, from the Schoolhouse Center Meditation Group,

will be the facilitator for the sessions. Meditation Saturdays will take place in the Quiet Room in the new library.

This is a Health Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.

CONTACT:  Mary Tobin  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 23 spaces available.
Monday August 20, 2018
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Music with Miss Chrystine!
10:00 AM

Best for ages 0-5, with caregiver. PLEASE REGISTER. 

Join Miss Chrystine, a music therapist, for a fun, interactive class. Miss Chrystine has worked with lots of kids. Right now, she works at Melmark, and three residents will be joining us with their caregivers. 

 

CONTACT:  Angela Hegadorn  6103531022  necsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Newtown Public Library
There are 13 spaces available.
 
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Toddler Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
CONTACT:  Staff  610-358-3445  
LOCATION: Rachel Kohl Community Library
 
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Action Readers!
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Action Readers!

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

Mondays at 10:30am

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

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  610-556-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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Sit n Stitch
11:30 AM

If you enjoy needlework of any sort, this group is for you!  Bring your projects, meet new people and enjoy the learning experience.  No experience necessary.

 

CONTACT:  Staff  610 534-0693  nodirector@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Norwood Public Library
 
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Action Readers!
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Action Readers! ENCORE!

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

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

Mondays at 11:30am

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

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  610-556-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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Preschool Yoga @ MFL
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

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Monday, August 20th @ 12:30pm

 

Preschoolers (ages 3-6) are welcome to attend this FREE yoga class led by one of our fabulous guest yoga instructors. Learn and experience the benefits of yoga for your kids! The library provides the mats, but feel free to bring your own and come in your comfy, stretchy clothes.

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

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  610-566-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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Kindergarten Storytime
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Rachel Kohl Community Library
 
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Mystery Mondays
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    

Get your Mystery Fix!  Join us every Monday from 3-5pm in the Council Room to watch British and International mystery TV series.  Watch your favorite detectives in action and discover new ones!

This Monday we will show "Single-Handed" Season 1, "Natural Justice".  Subtitles are available.

LOCATION: Swarthmore Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Play K: Kindergarten Readiness Camp
3:30 PM

Get ready for Kindergarten with this four-day series of storytimes focusing on school-readiness skills and routines. Also includes plenty of play activities! Held in the Peter Rabbit Storytime Room.  Open to children ages 3-5. Registration required for entire 4-day camp.  

CONTACT:  Carrie Sturgill  610-687-1124  csturgill@radnorlibrary.org
LOCATION: Radnor Memorial Library
 
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Gaming Club
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

We'll have a Wii U hooked up to our projector, as well as a Wii and a Raspberry Pi hooked up for multiplayer gaming! Feel free to bring your own 3DS to play with your friends!
For teens entering into grades 6 to 12.
Permission slip required. Registration ongoing as space allows.

CONTACT:  Paul Palmer  610-789-4440  yaservices@udlibraries.org
LOCATION: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
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COLORING FOR GROWNUPS
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Come and enjoy a peaceful hour (or more!) of coloring and enjoy good company as well. Light refreshments will be served.

CONTACT:  Mary Tobin  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 20 spaces available.
 
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Teen RPG Club
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Gather round and let us tell you a tale. A tale of warriors and wizards, of dragons and goblins and fearsome foes….

Become a part of this epic journey as you create your own hero (or villian!) combat monsters, rescue villages, and pursue your destiny! 

We are currently playing Dungeons and Dragons 4th edition and are happy to welcome new players from ages 14-18 (exceptions made where needed)

For more information or to join, email Amber T. at  mateen@delcolibraries.org

CONTACT:  Amber Timlin  610-356-1510  mateen@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Marple Public Library
Tuesday August 21, 2018
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Tech Time
10:00 AM

Bring your technical questions to our reference librarian during our tech time!

CONTACT:  Bill  610-623-0239 x305  lareference@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Lansdowne Public Library
 
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Toddler Storytime
10:00 AM

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

CONTACT:  Staff  610-353-1022  
LOCATION: Newtown Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Relax & Color
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Come relax and color!  Join us in our air-conditioned conference room and leave behind the distractions of home for a few hours.

We'll provide calming music, coloring sheets and supplies. Just drop in, no registration needed. Adults only please.

CONTACT:    610-356-1510  
LOCATION: Marple Public Library
 
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Read-Ercise with Toddlers
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

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

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

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

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  (610) 566-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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2's and 3's Storytime with Miss Debbie
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ms. Debbie's Story Time for ages 2 and 3 combines music and movement, games, stories and reading activities !

Schedule: 10:30-10:40 Play time; 10:40-11:15 Story Time with games, music and movement acitivities, puppets, stories and read aloud; 11:15-11:30 art/craft activity and play time.

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

CONTACT:  Miss Debbie  6104945877  debbie@astonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Aston Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Block Party
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
 
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Morning Stretch
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Start your morning off right! Come join us for our morning stretching, strengthening and toning. Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of fun and music while making new friends.

For more information contact the Yeadon Public Library.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

 

CONTACT:  Yeadon Public Library  610-623-4090  yeadonlibrary@comcast.net
 
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Yoga Fun with Miss Gosha
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

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Parents and kiddos join in on some super fun Yoga classes together with Miss Gosha. Please remember to bring a Yoga mat(s) or towel(s) for this class.

Ages: 4-8

Registration required by phone or in person

CONTACT:  Andie Mandel/Melissa Anderson  610-356-1510  macsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Marple Public Library
 
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Knit & Crochet
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages 18 & up

Have you ever wanted to learn how to knit or crochet?

Do you already know how and want to make new friends?

Now's the time !!!

Join us at the Aston Public Library every Tuesday at 11:00 am.

Practice needles and yarn supplied during class.

Pattern sharing is always welcome!!!

CONTACT:  Miss Debbie  6104945877  debbie@astonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Aston Public Library
There are 27 spaces available.
 
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Toddler Storytime
11:15 AM

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

CONTACT:  Staff  610-532-4643  
LOCATION: Prospect Park Free Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Read-Ercise with Toddlers Encore
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

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

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

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

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

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  (610) 566-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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Our Own Stories--Preschool Story Time
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

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Preschool Story Time (for ages 4-6)

Tuesdays @ 1:30pm

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

Registration is not required, but participation is!

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

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  610-566-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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Play K: Kindergarten Readiness Camp
3:30 PM

Get ready for Kindergarten with this four-day series of storytimes focusing on school-readiness skills and routines. Also includes plenty of play activities! Held in the Peter Rabbit Storytime Room.  Open to children ages 3-5. Registration required for entire 4-day camp.  

CONTACT:  Carrie Sturgill  610-687-1124  csturgill@radnorlibrary.org
LOCATION: Radnor Memorial Library
 
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Kid's Can Build
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join us at the Aston Public Library every Tuesday at 4:00 pm for Kid's Can Build !!!

We will build with Lego's, Magna Tiles, Lincoln Logs or other different materials.

Be creative and have some fun.

Come and make some new friends!!

 

Register now!

CONTACT:  Miss Debbie  6104945877  debbie@astonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Aston Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Scrabble Club
4:30 PM

We have scrabble every week so stop by for a game or two.

CONTACT:    610-623-0239  lansdowne@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Lansdowne Public Library
 
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Chess Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

 

Kids 8 & up can learn to play chess at the Aston Public Library!!

Every Tuesday at 6:00 pm.

Join Mr Ed Finn as he teaches you the game of chess.

Seating is limited...Register now!

CONTACT:  Miss Debbie  6104945877  debbie@astonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Aston Public Library
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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Mah Jongg
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join our Beginner Mah Jongg group and practice the skills for playing Mah Jongg. Must have prior experience; this is not a teaching class. We'll meet in the upper level Bonnell Community Room. 

CONTACT:  Jennifer  6105669331  fsdirector@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: H. K. Furness Free Library
 
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the Inklings: A Group for Writers
7:00 PM

Share ideas about writing and receive feedback in an informal setting. Class is led by published writer and teacher Joe Lynch, who has years of experience.  Held in the Conference Room.
 

CONTACT:  Pam Sedor  610-687-1124  psedor@radnorlibrary.org
LOCATION: Radnor Memorial Library
Wednesday August 22, 2018
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Infant Storytime
10:00 AM

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

CONTACT:  Staff  610-534-0693  
LOCATION: Norwood Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Board Game Explorers
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Drop in and play a game or two with our fun & friendly gaming group, the Board Game Explorers.  This month Bonnie Neubauer will host the games.  Please register in advance.  

CONTACT:    610-356-1510  
LOCATION: Marple Public Library
 
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Mandarin Story Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

 

CONTACT:  Ms. Tianjia  610-485-6519  mhlibrary1923@gmail.com
LOCATION: Mary M. Campbell MH Library
 
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Under 2's Story Time with Ms. Debbie
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

 

 

Under 2s Story Time with Ms. Debbie 

focuses on exposing very young children

to music and movement, rhymes, stories, puppets and FUN!

Schedule: 10:30-10:40 Playtime;

 10:40-11:05 Story Time

with rhymes, music and movement, songs, games and stories;

11:05-11:30 Books and playtime/socialization for babies and their caregiver's

 

CONTACT:  Miss Debbie  6104945877  debbie@astonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Aston Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Toddler Storytime
11:00 AM

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

CONTACT:  Staff  610-586-3993  
LOCATION: Sharon Hill Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Attention all book lovers! Ridley Township Library has a monthly book club, which is always happy to have new members. We meet on the last Wednesday of the month to discuss popular fiction, and occasionally, non-fiction. Books are provided by the library, and are distributed at each meeting.

The selection for August, 2018 is Do Not Become Alarmed by Maile Meloy.

This is a Basic Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.

 
CONTACT:  Mary Tobin  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
 
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Rolie Polie Guacamole
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Join us at the Aston Public Library as we present:

Rolie Polie Guacamole

Wednesday, August 22nd at 1:00 pm

Rolie Polie Guacamole is a parent friendly kid's band that jazzes up original tunes to get kids (and parents) dancing and singing!

Register now for this FREE program.

CONTACT:  Miss Debbie  6104945877  debbie@astonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Aston Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Preschool Robotics @ MFL
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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For ages 3-6 year olds

Wednesday, August 22nd @ 2pm

Thanks to the Friends of the MFL, we have several sets of Cubettos, the wooden programmable robot! Mr. Jason will show the group (including parents!) have Cubetto works at 2pm, so please arrive ON TIME. After the demo we will split into groups and hop around to different Cubetto story mats and take turns sending Cubetto on journeys or challenges. We will also have a few other stations or STEAM activities happening.

Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  610-566-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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Play K: Kindergarten Readiness Camp
3:30 PM

Get ready for Kindergarten with this four-day series of storytimes focusing on school-readiness skills and routines. Also includes plenty of play activities! Held in the Peter Rabbit Storytime Room.  Open to children ages 3-5. Registration required for entire 4-day camp.  

CONTACT:  Carrie Sturgill  610-687-1124  csturgill@radnorlibrary.org
LOCATION: Radnor Memorial Library
 
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Paint and Take Miniatures
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Come paint a role playing game miniature by Bones!
For teens entering into grades 6 to 12.
Register now!

CONTACT:  Paul Palmer  610-789-4440  yaservices@udlibraries.org
LOCATION: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
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Cooking Club
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join us in the Library Kitchen as we cook up some masterpieces!

We'll learn the basics (from how to boil water, to scrambled eggs) and experiment with new foods from around the world (Like homemade sweet potato gnocchi and chinese dumplings). We host competitions, customize recipes and the best part of it all? You get to EAT your handiwork!

  

Cooking Club is open to all Tweens and Teens, ages 12-18. There is NO FEE, supplies are provided by the library!

For questions or to SIGN UP, contact Amber T. at mateen@delcolibraries.org

CONTACT:  Amber Timlin  610-356-1510  mateen@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Marple Public Library
 
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Teen PaintSpace @ MFL
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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August 8 & 15; 4-6pm

August 22 & 29; 4-6pm

(Two different sessions)

 

Teens & Tweens (ages 10+) will have access to the library's painting supplies and can follow painting tutorial vidoes on Youtube while they create their own masterpieces. Each participant will be given 1 canvas per session, but feel free to bring your own if you'd like to paint more. The library is providing the paints, brushes, and iPads for teens to use to watch painting tutorial vidoes on Youtube. Or, you can bring your own smart device if you'd like.

Registration is required as spots & supplies are limited. You can register for either 2-week session, or register for both!

CLICK HERE to reserve your spot(s) starting 2 weeks before the start date.

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  610-566-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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Culinary Club
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Socialize, be creative, and learn cooking skills while preparing a meal with friends.

This program is free and open to all those entering grades 9-12.

Space is limited. Please email Jenifer if you would like to sign up. 

CONTACT:  Jenifer  610-446-3082 ext 216  phillips@haverfordlibrary.org
LOCATION: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
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Adult Chess Club
7:00 PM

Come for games and lessons with your peers!

CONTACT:  Alex  610-623-0239  conqueratyourlibrary@gmail.com
LOCATION: Lansdowne Public Library
Thursday August 23, 2018
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Create and Take - Button Bracelets
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Design your own bracelet and make one for a friend!
For children entering grades 3, 4 and 5.
Registration is required.

CONTACT:  Laura  610-789-4440  udcsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
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The Science of Mindfulness
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

July 26 - September 13

Thursdays, 10 am - Noon, Council Room

Do you find it difficult to change troublesome habits?  Or your efforts to calm down during stressful events having the opposite effect? Does real fulfillment and well-being remain elusive after livign a successful life?  In this 8-week series from the Great Courses, Professor Ronald Siegal, from Harvard Medical School, reveals the science behind mindfulness and its application to an extraordinary range of human problems.  Each week, we will show three 30-minute lectures with a refreshment break.

LOCATION: Swarthmore Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Infant Storytime
10:30 AM

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

CONTACT:  Staff  610-356-1510  
LOCATION: Marple Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
 
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Learn Listen Play @ MFL
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Campers Djembe Drum CircleLearn, Listen, Play! @ MFL

Thursday, August 23rd @ 10:30am

Djembe Drum Circle for ALL ages

 

Learn, Listen, Play! will be here at MFL to lead kids in a Djembe Drum Circle! Kids of all ages will dance, sing, and play authentic African Djembe Drums.

Space is limited, so registration is required! CLICK HERE! (registration opens 2 weeks before program)

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  610-566-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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3's-5's Story Time with Ms. Debbie
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ms. Debbie's Preschool Story Time for ages 3 to 5 combines music and movement, games, stories and reading activities to expose children to the basic foundational concepts of language, reading, math, science and FUN!

Schedule: 10:30-10:40 Play time; 10:40-11:10 Story Time with games, music and movement acitivities, puppets, stories and read aloud; 11:10-11:30 art/craft activity and play time.

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

CONTACT:  Miss Debbie  6104945877  debbie@astonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Aston Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Handicrafts Club
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Bring your handicraft project (knitting, crochet, counted cross-stitch, quilting or whatever you enjoy) to this friendly group. Come chat and laugh with us!

Need help? Drop in for assistance from other group members. This informal group welcomes people of all skill levels.

Bring a friend or come make some new friends! 

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:    610-356-1510  
LOCATION: Marple Public Library
 
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T'ai Chi Chih
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Accredited T'ai Chi Chih instructor Kathleen McAllister is offering a free class for adults this July and August at the library!

Whether you would like a refresher or want to try it out for the first time, you can join us Thursdays July 19 and August 23 from 1:00 - 2:00 in our large, air-conditioned meeting room.

Wear comfortable clothing and shoes. No registration is necessary!

CONTACT:    610-356-1510  
LOCATION: Marple Public Library
 
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T'ai Chi Chih Practice Session
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Join accredited practitioners Jim and Fran Kaib for a T'ai Chi Chih Guided Practice Session.  No experience necessary to attend this session.  Call the Library for more info or to register.

CONTACT:  Staff  610 534-0693  nodirector@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Norwood Public Library
 
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Play K: Kindergarten Readiness Camp
3:30 PM

Get ready for Kindergarten with this four-day series of storytimes focusing on school-readiness skills and routines. Also includes plenty of play activities! Held in the Peter Rabbit Storytime Room.  Open to children ages 3-5. Registration required for entire 4-day camp.  

CONTACT:  Carrie Sturgill  610-687-1124  csturgill@radnorlibrary.org
LOCATION: Radnor Memorial Library
 
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Italian Conversation
6:00 PM

Want to speak some Italian?  Join our conversation!

CONTACT:  Bill  610-623-0239 x305  lareference@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Lansdowne Public Library
 
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Soap Making Class For Teens
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

 

Aston Public Library presents:

Soap Making Class For Teens

Grades 6 to 12

Thursday, August 23rd at 6:00 pm

Make melt and pour soaps to give as gifts or keep for yourself!!

All materials supplied.

Seating is limited

Register now!!!



 

CONTACT:  Miss Debbie  6104945877  debbie@astonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Aston Public Library
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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Get Hooked
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Get Hooked

Do You like to knot or crochet? Join our kntting & crochet group.

Whether you just want to improve your skills or simply start from scratch, our friendly group of regulars will be on hand to help you out.

Bring your own yarn and hooks.

Free and open to the public. Everyone welcome!

CONTACT:  Tinicum Memorial Public Library  610-521-9344  tinicum@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Tinicum Memorial Public Library
 
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Fourth Thursday Book Club
7:00 PM

Join us on the fourth Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Newtown Public Library for this book discussion group. The selected books are an eclectic assortment of fiction and non-fiction titles that have caught our eye. This month's selection is "The Girl Before" by J.P. Delaney.

CONTACT:  Arlene Caruso  6103531022  nedirector@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Newtown Public Library
Friday August 24, 2018
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Infant Storytime
10:00 AM

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

CONTACT:  Staff  610-583-7207  
LOCATION: Ridley Park Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Baby Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
 
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Dental Health Story Time @ MFL
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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Friday, August 24th @ 10:30am

 

Children's Dental Health of Aston will be here at the Middletown Free Library for a special story time presentation! A dental hygienist will read a book or two about basic dental hygiene and have kids brush the teeth of a DRAGON! Kids will also be given prizes for participating.


Registration is not required. Great for ages 7 and under!

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  610-566-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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Toddler Storytime
11:00 AM

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

CONTACT:  Staff  610-521-9344  
LOCATION: Tinicum Memorial Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Teen Book Club
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Once a month we will get together to discuss the selection. The book for August is The Beauty That Remains by Ashley Woodfolk..

Please email Jenifer if you wish to register. 

This club is free and open to all those entering grades 9-12. 

Copies of the book are generously provided by the Friends of tthe Haverford Township Free Library.

CONTACT:  Jenifer  610-446-3082 ext 216  phillips@haverfordlibrary.org
LOCATION: Haverford Twp. Free Library
 
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Fourth Grade Book Discussion Group
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join a book discussion group, for readers entering grade 4 in the fall. Join up, get a free book (that is yours to keep forever!), read it, bring it back, discuss it, and eat snacks. What could be better? 

Registration is necessary; please call the library at 610-789-4440 for more information. 

LOCATION: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
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Music Jeopardy
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Join Us at the Sharon Hill Public Library For Music Jeopardy. Children of all ages are welcomed to Sign up at circ desk.

CONTACT:  Maria Lee  6105863993  
 
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Pizza & Movie Night @ MFL
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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Sherlock Gnomes

Friday, August 24th @ 5pm

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND OPENS 2 WEEKS BEFORE THE EVENT (August 10)

CLICK HERE!

Mr. Jason & the library will be ordering pizzas & water for families to enjoy while we watch a movie after-hours at the library. Feel free to bring snacks to share or a few $$$ to help with the cost, if you are able to.

After the movie, we will make a craft that ties in with the film! Registration is required!

(Reminder: The library is closed during the program, but only the downstairs is open for those attending the movie.)

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  610-566-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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QUIZZO AT THE LIBRARY
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for a fun night of trivia, based on various themes. Teams of up to 4 people will play five rounds of trivia.                                                                                                   

Prizes awarded for the winners! Bring your own snacks to enjoy!    

Please register to guarantee your space, by emailing reference@ridleylibrary.org, or by calling

610-583-0593.

                                                                                                

June 22nd - Disney Quizzo            July 27th - 80's Quizzo             August 24th - Harry Potter Quizzo             

September 21st - General Quizzo          October 19th - Scary Quizzo           November 16th - History Quizzo            

                                                             December 14th - Holiday Quizzo

                                           

                                                                                    

 

CONTACT:  Kim or Mary  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
Saturday August 25, 2018
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Farmer's Market
9:00 AM

Stop by the Farmer's Market at the Lansdowne Landing and visit our table!

CONTACT:    610-623-0239  lansdowne@delcolibraries.org
 
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Chess Club
11:00 AM

No matter your age or experience, all are welcome to play and learn chess with us!

CONTACT:  Alex  610-623-0239  conqueratyourlibrary@gmail.com
LOCATION: Lansdowne Public Library
 
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Russian Story Time @ MFL
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

PictureRussian Story Time @ MFL

Ages: Birth-3 years with an adult partner.
Last Saturday every month @ 11am

"Learn, move and play along as we read old favorite and modern Russian children fairy tales, poems and rhymes. Join us at the Middletown Free Library for fun reading activities, meet friends and practice Russian. This is a lively language enrichment story time for babies and toddlers, but ALL ages are welcome to come and learn some Russian words & phrases!"
Registration is not required! Held on the last Saturday every month @ 11am

 
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Adult Beginner's Painting Class
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Join us at the Aston Public Library for:

Adult Beginner's Painting Class ( Watercolor)

Ages 18 and up

Saturday, August 25th at 12:30 pm

All materials supplied!!

Register now for this FREE class...Seating is limited!!!

 
CONTACT:  Miss Debbie  610-494-5877  debbie@astonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Aston Public Library
 
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Makin' Music
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
All ages welcome (suitable for ages 6 and under).
 
Join Makin' Music as they play the guitar and lead children and parents in familiar and original songs and rhythm chants! Bring the family and come join the fun.
 
Makin' Music will be performing at Ridley Library on Saturdays July 28, August 25, September 22, October 27, November 17, and December 15. Register below. Sign up once for all performance dates and come when you can.
 
CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Lip Sync Battle
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Bring your Skills!

Bring your best to this fun end of summer lip sync battle. We'll play songs on the projector while you mouth the words (or sing your heart out!) Hang out with your friends as we wind up the summer and make fools of ourselves. Need some inspiration? Check out clips from the tv show here on youtube.
https://www.youtube.com/user/LipSyncBattle

Open to Teens ages 11-18. Costumes welcome. Snacks provided.

Register via phone, email, or at circulation desk

For questions email Amber mateen@delcolibraries.org

CONTACT:  Amber Timlin  610-356-1510  mateen@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Marple Public Library
 
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Tech Girlz- Computer Programming for C++
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

For middle school girls. Please bring your own laptop. REGISTRATION required. 

This workshop will introduce students to computer programming concepts using C++. This workshop reviews basic programming concepts such as data types, arrays, and functions. Students will use input/output in the console to write simple programs and perform calculations.

REGISTER for Programmign with C++.

 

CONTACT:  Angela Hegadorn  6103531022  necsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Newtown Public Library
Monday August 27, 2018
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Toddler Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
CONTACT:  Staff  610-358-3445  
LOCATION: Rachel Kohl Community Library
 
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Action Readers!
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Action Readers!

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

Mondays at 10:30am

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

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  610-556-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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Monday Matinee Movie
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The movie will be :The Shape of Water"

CONTACT:  Miss Debbie  6104945877  debbie@astonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Aston Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Sit n Stitch
11:30 AM

If you enjoy needlework of any sort, this group is for you!  Bring your projects, meet new people and enjoy the learning experience.  No experience necessary.

 

CONTACT:  Staff  610 534-0693  nodirector@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Norwood Public Library
 
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Action Readers!
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Action Readers! ENCORE!

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

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

Mondays at 11:30am

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

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  610-556-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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Kindergarten Storytime
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Rachel Kohl Community Library
 
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Mystery Mondays
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    

Get your Mystery Fix!  Join us every Monday from 3-5pm in the Council Room to watch British and International mystery TV series.  Watch your favorite detectives in action and discover new ones!

This Monday we will show "Vera" Season 1, "Little Lazarus."  Subtitles are availabe.

LOCATION: Swarthmore Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Gaming Club
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

We'll have a Wii U hooked up to our projector, as well as a Wii and a Raspberry Pi hooked up for multiplayer gaming! Feel free to bring your own 3DS to play with your friends!
For teens entering into grades 6 to 12.
Permission slip required. Registration ongoing as space allows.

CONTACT:  Paul Palmer  610-789-4440  yaservices@udlibraries.org
LOCATION: Upper Darby/Sellers Library
 
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Teen RPG Club
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Gather round and let us tell you a tale. A tale of warriors and wizards, of dragons and goblins and fearsome foes….

Become a part of this epic journey as you create your own hero (or villian!) combat monsters, rescue villages, and pursue your destiny! 

We are currently playing Dungeons and Dragons 4th edition and are happy to welcome new players from ages 14-18 (exceptions made where needed)

For more information or to join, email Amber T. at  mateen@delcolibraries.org

CONTACT:  Amber Timlin  610-356-1510  mateen@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Marple Public Library
 
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MEDITATION MONDAY
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

 

Come to the library and learn about simple and effective Meditation techniques. When practiced regularly,

these can help reduce anxiety and stress and provide a sense of inner calm. Rich Conti, from the Schoolhouse Center Meditation Group,

will be the facilitator for the sessions. Meditation Monday will take place in the Quiet Room in the new library.

This is a Health Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.

CONTACT:  Mary Tobin  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Yoga at the Library
7:00 PM

Join us for some peaceful and mindful yoga.

CONTACT:  Amy  610-623-0239 x 307  ladirector@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Lansdowne Public Library
Tuesday August 28, 2018
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Tech Time
10:00 AM

Bring your technical questions to our reference librarian during our tech time!

CONTACT:  Bill  610-623-0239 x305  lareference@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Lansdowne Public Library
 
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In Stitches
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Do you love to knit, crochet or do needlepoint?  SWPL's In Stitches is an informal gathering of enthusiastists of the needlework arts, who meet twice a month to  work on their crafts while enjoying lively conversations with fellow members.  Drop in anytime and bring along your current project to work on!

LOCATION: Swarthmore Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Relax & Color
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Come relax and color!  Join us in our air-conditioned conference room and leave behind the distractions of home for a few hours.

We'll provide calming music, coloring sheets and supplies. Just drop in, no registration needed. Adults only please.

CONTACT:    610-356-1510  
LOCATION: Marple Public Library
 
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Read-Ercise with Toddlers
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

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

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

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

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  (610) 566-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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2's and 3's Storytime with Miss Debbie
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ms. Debbie's Story Time for ages 2 and 3 combines music and movement, games, stories and reading activities !

Schedule: 10:30-10:40 Play time; 10:40-11:15 Story Time with games, music and movement acitivities, puppets, stories and read aloud; 11:15-11:30 art/craft activity and play time.

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

CONTACT:  Miss Debbie  6104945877  debbie@astonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Aston Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Block Party
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
 
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Morning Stretch
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Start your morning off right! Come join us for our morning stretching, strengthening and toning. Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of fun and music while making new friends.

For more information contact the Yeadon Public Library.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

 

CONTACT:  Yeadon Public Library  610-623-4090  yeadonlibrary@comcast.net
 
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Knit & Crochet
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages 18 & up

Have you ever wanted to learn how to knit or crochet?

Do you already know how and want to make new friends?

Now's the time !!!

Join us at the Aston Public Library every Tuesday at 11:00 am.

Practice needles and yarn supplied during class.

Pattern sharing is always welcome!!!

CONTACT:  Miss Debbie  6104945877  debbie@astonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Aston Public Library
There are 27 spaces available.
 
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Read-Ercise with Toddlers Encore
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Read-Ercise w/ Toddlers

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

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

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

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

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  (610) 566-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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S.M.Art Kids: Edible Rock Garden
1:00 PM

Create a whimsical, edible succulent arrangement. Open to grades 3-5. Held in the Winsor Room.  Registration required. 

CONTACT:  Carrie Sturgill  610-687-1124  csturgill@radnorlibrary.org
LOCATION: Radnor Memorial Library
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Our Own Stories--Preschool Story Time
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

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Preschool Story Time (for ages 4-6)

Tuesdays @ 1:30pm

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

Registration is not required, but participation is!

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

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  610-566-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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Kid's Can Build
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join us at the Aston Public Library every Tuesday at 4:00 pm for Kid's Can Build !!!

We will build with Lego's, Magna Tiles, Lincoln Logs or other different materials.

Be creative and have some fun.

Come and make some new friends!!

 

Register now!

CONTACT:  Miss Debbie  6104945877  debbie@astonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Aston Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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TEEN BOOK CLUB
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join us on the 4th Tuesday of each month from 4:00-5:00 pm at Municipal Library for our teen book club.  You will have the chance to read great books that you keep, meet other teens who like to read and talk about books, and enjoy refreshments at the library!  This program is open to teens in grades 6-8.  Due to space limitations, registration is required.  To register, call 610-734-7649 or stop by the Upper Darby Municipal Library at 501 Bywood Avenue.

CONTACT:  Jean Kosha  610-734-7649  
LOCATION: Upper Darby Municipal Branch
 
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Scrabble Club
4:30 PM

We have scrabble every week so stop by for a game or two.

CONTACT:    610-623-0239  lansdowne@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Lansdowne Public Library
 
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Chess Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

 

Kids 8 & up can learn to play chess at the Aston Public Library!!

Every Tuesday at 6:00 pm.

Join Mr Ed Finn as he teaches you the game of chess.

Seating is limited...Register now!

CONTACT:  Miss Debbie  6104945877  debbie@astonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Aston Public Library
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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Watercolor Painting Workshop
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

CONTACT:  Ms. Tianjia  610-485-6519  mhlibrary1923@gmail.com
LOCATION: Mary M. Campbell MH Library
 
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Mah Jongg
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join our Beginner Mah Jongg group and practice the skills for playing Mah Jongg. Must have prior experience; this is not a teaching class. We'll meet in the upper level Bonnell Community Room. 

CONTACT:  Jennifer  6105669331  fsdirector@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: H. K. Furness Free Library
Wednesday August 29, 2018
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Books & Breakfast
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

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Books & Breakfast @ Chick-fil-A Lima

Wednesday, August 29th @ 10am

 

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

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

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  610-566-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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Mandarin Story Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

 

CONTACT:  Ms. Tianjia  610-485-6519  mhlibrary1923@gmail.com
LOCATION: Mary M. Campbell MH Library
 
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Under 2's Story Time with Ms. Debbie
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

 

 

Under 2s Story Time with Ms. Debbie 

focuses on exposing very young children

to music and movement, rhymes, stories, puppets and FUN!

Schedule: 10:30-10:40 Playtime;

 10:40-11:05 Story Time

with rhymes, music and movement, songs, games and stories;

11:05-11:30 Books and playtime/socialization for babies and their caregiver's

 

CONTACT:  Miss Debbie  6104945877  debbie@astonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Aston Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Makin Music
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Join us at the Aston Public Library as we present:

Makin Music'

Wednesday, August 29th at 1:00 pm

Come and sing along and dance to the fun music and rockin rhythms!

Register now for this FREE program!

CONTACT:  Miss Debbie  6104945877  debbie@astonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Aston Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Book Club
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Book Club  Last Wednesday of every month from 2:00 to 3:00 pm.  July 25 and August 29.  Make new friends and share your love of reading by making suggestions on what to read next.  New books are distributed each month.

CONTACT:  Susan Robinson  610-622-8091  udpdirector@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Upper Darby Primos Branch
 
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Fashion Crafts
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join the DIY Revolution!

Come and relax every other Wednesday as we try new crafts and projects. From scrapbooking, to tie-dye, to sewing to jewelry making. We'll try anything! Know how to do an awesome craft? Come teach us how!

This program is for teens (and tweens) ages 11-14.

For more info contact Amber T. at mateen@delcolibraries.org

CONTACT:  Amber Timlin  610-356-1510  mateen@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Marple Public Library
 
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Teen PaintSpace @ MFL
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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August 8 & 15; 4-6pm

August 22 & 29; 4-6pm

(Two different sessions)

 

Teens & Tweens (ages 10+) will have access to the library's painting supplies and can follow painting tutorial vidoes on Youtube while they create their own masterpieces. Each participant will be given 1 canvas per session, but feel free to bring your own if you'd like to paint more. The library is providing the paints, brushes, and iPads for teens to use to watch painting tutorial vidoes on Youtube. Or, you can bring your own smart device if you'd like.

Registration is required as spots & supplies are limited. You can register for either 2-week session, or register for both!

CLICK HERE to reserve your spot(s) starting 2 weeks before the start date.

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  610-566-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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PAWS for Reading @ MFL
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Wednesdays in the summer @ 6:30pm

July 11th & 18th

August 8 & 29th

CLICK HERE to reserve your spot(s) for your preferred session(s)!

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

MFL is a participating library in PAWS for Reading program! We have enough spaces per visit for 12 kids/readers. We recommend ages 5+ or any one who can read aloud.

Readers are limited to 10 minutes of reading aloud to a pet, but can read on their own or color while waiting. Register for each individual child you will be bringing (do not include yourself or caregivers in the number).

If you register but do not show-up without notice, you will forfeit any future sign-ups for this program. Those on our wait list are welcome to come and take any open space that may happen from no-shows!

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

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  610-566-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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Adult Chess Club
7:00 PM

Come for games and lessons with your peers!

CONTACT:  Alex  610-623-0239  conqueratyourlibrary@gmail.com
LOCATION: Lansdowne Public Library
Thursday August 30, 2018
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Healthy Story Time @ Wolff's
10:00 AM

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Thursday, August 30th @ 10am

For infants-6 year olds

 

Ms Kim at Wolff's Apple House has started doing healthy story times at their store! Mr. Jason will be there on the last Thursday each month to lead story time with books & songs, while Wolff's provides a free and delicious craft/activity! Registration is not required. Check out their website for other great events they are doing, including additional story times in the month.

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  610-566-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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The Science of Mindfulness
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

July 26 - September 13

Thursdays, 10 am - Noon, Council Room

Do you find it difficult to change troublesome habits?  Or your efforts to calm down during stressful events having the opposite effect? Does real fulfillment and well-being remain elusive after livign a successful life?  In this 8-week series from the Great Courses, Professor Ronald Siegal, from Harvard Medical School, reveals the science behind mindfulness and its application to an extraordinary range of human problems.  Each week, we will show three 30-minute lectures with a refreshment break.

LOCATION: Swarthmore Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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UNICORN DAY @ MFL!
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

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Thursday, August 30th

ALL DAY!

Activities, stations, and snacks with a special Drag Queen Story Time with Brittany Lynn at 2:30pm

All ages are invited to enjoy all things unicorns, individuality, uniqueness, and colorful! 

Registration is not required but being fabulous & open-minded is!!!

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  610-566-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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Preschool Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
 
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3's-5's Story Time with Ms. Debbie
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ms. Debbie's Preschool Story Time for ages 3 to 5 combines music and movement, games, stories and reading activities to expose children to the basic foundational concepts of language, reading, math, science and FUN!

Schedule: 10:30-10:40 Play time; 10:40-11:10 Story Time with games, music and movement acitivities, puppets, stories and read aloud; 11:10-11:30 art/craft activity and play time.

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

CONTACT:  Miss Debbie  6104945877  debbie@astonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Aston Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Handicrafts Club
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Bring your handicraft project (knitting, crochet, counted cross-stitch, quilting or whatever you enjoy) to this friendly group. Come chat and laugh with us!

Need help? Drop in for assistance from other group members. This informal group welcomes people of all skill levels.

Bring a friend or come make some new friends! 

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:    610-356-1510  
LOCATION: Marple Public Library
 
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Get Hooked
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Get Hooked

Do You like to knot or crochet? Join our kntting & crochet group.

Whether you just want to improve your skills or simply start from scratch, our friendly group of regulars will be on hand to help you out.

Bring your own yarn and hooks.

Free and open to the public. Everyone welcome!

CONTACT:  Tinicum Memorial Public Library  610-521-9344  tinicum@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Tinicum Memorial Public Library
Friday August 31, 2018
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Build Day @ MFL
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Friday, August 31

10am-5pm

 

 

All Day Long and for All Ages! Mr. Jason will have out a lot of the Middletown Free Library's various building kits and toys. LEGO, K'NEX, Lincoln Logs, Wooden Blocks, Snap Car Kit, Marble Maze, Magic Tracks, just to name a few for builders of all ages and abilities to enjoy in the library!

Registration is not required.

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CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  610-566-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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Baby Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
 
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Summer Friday Movie
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come enjoy a newer DVD release on the large screen in our air-conditioned meeting room. Select Fridays all summer long starting at 1:00 pm!

June 1 Forever My Girl

June 15 Everything, Everything

June 29 15:17 to Paris

July 6 American Folk

July 20 The Man Who Invented Christmas

August 3 Please Stand By

August 17 Marshall

August 31 Only the Brave

Feel free to bring your lunch or snacks. No registration needed.

CONTACT:  Bridgette  610-356-1510  
LOCATION: Marple Public Library
Saturday September 1, 2018
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Chair Yoga
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support. 

Chair yoga is great for everyone, as it deepens flexibility and strengthens personal body awareness. 

CONTACT:  Miss Debbie  6104945877  debbie@astonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Aston Public Library
There is 1 space available.
 
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Gaming After Dark
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Teens take over the library during this monthly, after hours club. Join us for video games, board games, music, and art. Hang out with friends in this super-chill teens only space. Five dollars for a group order of pizza is optional. 

Ths program is free and open to those entering grades 6-12. 

No registration is required. 

CONTACT:  Jenifer  610-446-3082 ext 216  phillips@haverfordlibrary.org
LOCATION: Haverford Twp. Free Library
Monday September 3, 2018
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Aston Library Closed

The Aston Public Library will be closed for Labor Day.

LOCATION: Aston Public Library
 
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Library Closed - Labor Day

The Springfield Township Library will be closed today, Monday, September 3, in observance of Labor Day.

LOCATION: Springfield Township Library
 
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Toddler Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
CONTACT:  Staff  610-358-3445  
LOCATION: Rachel Kohl Community Library
 
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Action Readers!
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Action Readers!

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

Mondays at 10:30am

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

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  610-556-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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Action Readers!
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Action Readers! ENCORE!

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

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

Mondays at 11:30am

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

CONTACT:  Mr. Jason  610-556-7828  micsd@delcolibraries.org
LOCATION: Middletown Free Library
 
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Kindergarten Storytime
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM