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

Sunday, November 30, 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.

Family Fun Days. Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, November 30, 2014 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


CANCELLED: Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, December 1, 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.

CANCELLED: Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, December 1, 2014 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 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.

CANCELLED: Sign Time: Baby Talk

Monday, December 1, 2014 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


CANCELLED Storytime: Family Fun

Monday, December 1, 2014 | Other Dates  
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, December 2, 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, December 3, 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.

Preschool Explorers

Thursday, December 4, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Preschool Explorers 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.

Chinese Time

Thursday, December 4, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Experience Chinese language and culture through books, storytelling, songs, games and more!

Make Space: Seasonal Crafts

Saturday, December 6, 2014  
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Family Fun: Storytelling Around The World

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

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


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

Sunday, December 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.

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, December 7, 2014 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


For Grown-ups: the Art of Storytelling for Educators

Sunday, December 7, 2014  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, December 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, December 8, 2014 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 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.

Sign Time: Baby Talk

Monday, December 8, 2014 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Family Fun

Monday, December 8, 2014 | Other Dates  
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, December 9, 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, December 10, 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.

Preschool Explorers

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

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Preschool Explorers 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.

Chinese Time

Thursday, December 11, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Experience Chinese language and culture through books, storytelling, songs, games and more!

Kids Create: Gingerbread Houses

Saturday, December 13, 2014  
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: We'll supply the graham cracker "gingerbread," the icing and the candy for trimmings. You supply the imagination For ages 2 and up. Children under 7 may need assistance.

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

Sunday, December 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.

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, December 14, 2014 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, December 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.

Sign Time: Baby Talk

Monday, December 15, 2014 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, December 15, 2014 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 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.

Storytime: Family Fun

Monday, December 15, 2014 | Other Dates  
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, December 16, 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, December 17, 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.

Preschool Explorers

Thursday, December 18, 2014 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Preschool Explorers 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.

Chinese Time

Thursday, December 18, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Experience Chinese language and culture through books, storytelling, songs, games and more!

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, December 21, 2014 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, December 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, December 22, 2014 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 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.

Storytime: Family Fun

Monday, December 22, 2014 | Other Dates  
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, December 23, 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.

Meet the Author: Sharon Flake: Author of Unstoppable Octobia May

Sunday, December 28, 2014  
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Hang out, be inspired and do a cool activity with popular children and teen author Sharon Flake. Hear an excerpt from her new book; find out about the Rules for Unstoppable Girls; and enter to win a copy of Unstoppable Octobia May!

Game-O-Rama: Come to Candyland!

Monday, December 29, 2014  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Game-O-Rama: Come to Candyland!

Monday, December 29, 2014  
11:20 AM - 11:35 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Game-O-Rama: Come to Candyland!

Monday, December 29, 2014  
11:40 AM - 11:55 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Game-O-Rama: Come to Candyland!

Monday, December 29, 2014  
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Game-O-Rama: Come to Candyland!

Monday, December 29, 2014  
12:20 PM - 12:35 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Game-O-Rama: Come to Candyland!

Monday, December 29, 2014  
12:40 PM - 12:55 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Game-O-Rama: Come to Candyland!

Monday, December 29, 2014  
1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Family Fun

Monday, December 29, 2014 | Other Dates  
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, December 30, 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.

New Year's Eve: Countdown to 2015!

Wednesday, December 31, 2014  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main