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Children's Happenings

April 2018

Celebrate the joy of reading at the Library!

April is Family Reading Month

For Families with kids ages birth -14 


Enjoy lots of fun literacy activities with your family during the month of April!  Pick up a copy of the Family Reading Month Calendar at the library.  Check each day that you spend 20 minutes reading with your child. For every 5 checks, you will be entered in a drawing to win great prizes including 4 free admission tickets to Longwood Gardens.  The drawing will be held on April 30.


Spring Story Times

March 27 - May 3

Ages birth - 5

Little Theater

 

Join us for free, interactive story times for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and families!  We offer educational and fun sessions on different days and evenings. Check our calendar and register for the one that best fits your needs.  

Registration required

 

Library Closed

 

The library will be closed on Friday, March 30 and Sunday, April 1 in honor of Good Friday and Easter.   We will be open on Saturday, March 31 from 10am - 5pm.

 

 

A Wrinkle in Time Book Discussion

New rescheduled date - Wednesday, April 4 ·7-8pm

Grades 5-8

Little Theater

 

Are you interested in the new movie A Wrinkle in Time?  Read the book first and then join us for a night dedicated to this children's sci-fi classic.  We'll talk about the book, play trivia and do other fun activities.  Stop by the library to pick up a copy of the book in advance.

Registration required

 

Saturday Story Time

Saturday, April 7 ·10:30-11am

Ages Birth-5

Little Theater

 

Help your child learn and grow through fun stories, music, rhythm and rhyming activities.

Registration not required, but preferred.

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince Book Discussion

Monday, April 9 · 6-6:45pm

Grades 5-8

Little Theater

 

Enjoy a fun book discussion of the 6th Harry Potter novel in the series.  We will play trivia and do other magical activities too. Pizza will be served. Stop by the library to check out a copy of the book in advance.  Registration required

 

Junior Friends Meeting
Monday, April 9 · 7-8pm
Grades 5-8
Little Theater

 

 Hang out with friends while making a difference!  Come be a part of our annual Environmental Jeopardy contest and test your "green" knowledge.  No registration required.

 

Fun Friday

Friday, April 13 · 2-2:45pm

Grades 1-4

Little Theater

 

On this UM early dismissal Friday, explore a fun STEM topic with your friends in this interactive, hands-on program.  This month's theme will focus on trees and plants, sharing the book The Tree Lady by H. Joseph Hopkins.  Registration required.

 

Math Madness

Monday, April 16 · 6:30-7:30pm

Grades 3-5

Little Theater

 

You'll never look at math the same way again in this hands-on program that teaches math skills through engaging games and activities.  Registration required.

Celebrate the Earth Story Time

Saturday, April 21 · 10:15-11pm

Ages 2-5

Little Theater

 

In honor of Earth Day, please join us as we learn about the wonders of our planet through neat stories, songs and crafts!  Registration required.

Passport Pals

Monday, April 23· 6:30-7:30pm

Grades 3-6

Little Theater

 

Take part in this interactive way to learn about different countries and cultures through interesting crafts, games and snacks. Brazil is featured this month. Registration required.

 

Mother Goose Fair

Monday, April 30 · 6-8pm

Families with children ages 2- 8

Freedom Hall

 

Enjoy all things Mother Goose with fun crafts, games, activities, snacks and plus a live visit with Mother Goose!  No registration required.

 

Mother Goose Live

Monday, April 30 · 6:30 or 7:10pm

Families with children ages 2- 8

Henderson Room

 

Register for one of these live visits with Mother Goose.  Before or after the live session, stop by Freedom Hall to visit the fair filled with crafts, games, activities and snacks.  Registration required.

 

To learn more about any of the programs listed above, please stop by the library,

call us at 610-265-4806 or register using our online calendar

 
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