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Storytime: Baby and Me PM

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Bounce, sing, clap and listen to stories with your child, birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start library visits and meet other children and their parents.

Pre-K Program: Preschool Discovery

Thursday, August 21, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Preschool Discovery prepares children to enter preschool or kindergarten. The program is based on Common Core Standards used in Pennsylvania schools and provides an opportunity for children to explore their world in a group setting.

Family Fun: "Because of Winn-Dixie" Readers' Feud

Thursday, August 21, 2014  
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Kids: compete against parents; parents: compete against kids after you read "Because of Winn-Dixie." Food and prizes for all. Borrow the book at the Children's Department desk. Copies are limited but participants aren't.

Danger Club: Food Fear Factor

Saturday, August 23, 2014  
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Hear a story about carnivores, learn about food chains, digestion and the weird things people eat. Eat a few weird things yourself. For 6-12.

Family Fun Days. Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, August 24, 2014  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, August 25, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Come and bounce, sing, clap, listen to stories and more with your child who is birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start Library visits, to learn new rhymes and lullabies, to listen to stories and to meet other children the same age.

CANCELLED: Sign Time: Baby Talk

Monday, August 25, 2014  
11:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, August 25, 2014 | Other Dates  
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Family Fun: Family Storytime

Monday, August 25, 2014  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Wind down for the day with bedtime stories, activities and fun for the whole family.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Storytime: Baby and Me PM

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Bounce, sing, clap and listen to stories with your child, birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start library visits and meet other children and their parents.

Pre-K Program: Preschool Discovery

Thursday, August 28, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Preschool Discovery prepares children to enter preschool or kindergarten. The program is based on Common Core Standards used in Pennsylvania schools and provides an opportunity for children to explore their world in a group setting.

Family Fun: Storytelling Around The World

Saturday, September 6, 2014  
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Family Fun: Sensory Storytime: A storytime for children with special needs, their friends and families

Sunday, September 7, 2014 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Stories songs and fun for children with special needs, their friends and families. An interactive, sensory exploration and a discussion period for parents following the program.

Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, September 8, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Come and bounce, sing, clap, listen to stories and more with your child who is birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start Library visits, to learn new rhymes and lullabies, to listen to stories and to meet other children the same age.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, September 8, 2014 | Other Dates  
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Family Fun: Sensory Storytime: A storytime for children with special needs, their friends and families

Sunday, September 14, 2014 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Stories songs and fun for children with special needs, their friends and families. An interactive, sensory exploration and a discussion period for parents following the program.

Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, September 15, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Come and bounce, sing, clap, listen to stories and more with your child who is birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start Library visits, to learn new rhymes and lullabies, to listen to stories and to meet other children the same age.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, September 15, 2014 | Other Dates  
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Bridge to Japan presents Camp Konichiwa: Learn Japanese

Saturday, September 20, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Konnichiwa is a popular greeting in Japanese. Children will learn some words and songs in the Japanese language during this four-week program.

Family Fun: Sensory Storytime: A storytime for children with special needs, their friends and families

Sunday, September 21, 2014 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Stories songs and fun for children with special needs, their friends and families. An interactive, sensory exploration and a discussion period for parents following the program.

Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, September 22, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Come and bounce, sing, clap, listen to stories and more with your child who is birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start Library visits, to learn new rhymes and lullabies, to listen to stories and to meet other children the same age.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, September 22, 2014 | Other Dates  
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Bridge to Japan presents Camp Konichiwa: Learn Japanese

Saturday, September 27, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Konnichiwa is a popular greeting in Japanese. Children will learn some words and songs in the Japanese language during this four-week program.

Family Fun: Sensory Storytime: A storytime for children with special needs, their friends and families

Sunday, September 28, 2014 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Stories songs and fun for children with special needs, their friends and families. An interactive, sensory exploration and a discussion period for parents following the program.

Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, September 29, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Come and bounce, sing, clap, listen to stories and more with your child who is birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start Library visits, to learn new rhymes and lullabies, to listen to stories and to meet other children the same age.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, September 29, 2014 | Other Dates  
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Bridge to Japan presents Camp Konichiwa: Learn Japanese

Saturday, October 4, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Konnichiwa is a popular greeting in Japanese. Children will learn some words and songs in the Japanese language during this four-week program.

Bridge to Japan presents Camp Konichiwa: Learn Japanese

Saturday, October 11, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Konnichiwa is a popular greeting in Japanese. Children will learn some words and songs in the Japanese language during this four-week program.