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Children's Happenings

March 2019

Spring into Fun at the Library!

Family Reading Month

is coming in April!

  

Stay tuned for many fun, educational programs and events all month long that reinforce the importance of reading with your child starting at birth.  When you set aside time to read with your child, you help them succeed. Families can read books together daily and earn raffle tickets to win great prizes as well.  

Parent Child Workshop
Mondays, March 4, 11, 18 and 25 · 10-11:15am
For children ages 1-3 
Freedom Hall

 

As part of our Family Place Library initiative, young children and their parents/caregivers are invited to attend this play-focused workshop series with child development experts on hand to answer questions about many important topics including early literacy, dental health, nutrition, language and developmental milestones.  Registration is for the full, four week session. Register here

Special Pajama Interim Story Times
Tuesday, March 5 and 12 · 7-7:30pm
For children ages birth - 5
Little Theater

 

Bring the family and join us for two special evening Pajama Story Times between our Winter and Spring sessions.  Each will be filled with good books, songs, rhythm and rhyme.  Kids can wear their pajamas if they like.  Come prepared to have fun! 

Register for each separately

Junior Friends Meeting
Monday, March 4· 7-8pm
For students in grades 5-8 
Little Theater

 

 Calling all Middle School students!  You're invited to be a part of our Junior Friends of the Library to help the library with special projects and events.  This community service program is a great way to hang out with friends while helping the library!  We will be filming our Public Service Announcement for Summer Reading 2019 tonight.  No registration required.

Play Workshops

Tuesdays, March 5, 12 and/or 19 ·10-11am

For children ages 1-3 

Freedom Hall

 

Young children and their parents/caregivers can attend this fun play time workshop filled with lots of developmentally appropriate toys to enjoy!  Register for each workshop separately please.

 Passport Pals

Monday, March 11 · 6:30-7:30pm

For students in grades 3-6

Little Theater

 

Passport Pals is a cool and interactive way to learn about different countries and cultures. Activities include crafts, games and snacks from different featured countries! This month's program will focus on Egypt.  Register here

Scrumptious Snacks

Wednesday, March 13 ·7-8pm

For students in grades 5-8

Little Theater

 

Come join us and learn how to make your own healthy and delicious snacks.  They are quick and easy!  We'll share some recipes and ideas and then make a couple yummy snacks for you to try.   Register here

Preschool Explorers

Tuesday, March 19 · 1:30-2:15pm

For Children ages 3.5-5

Little Theater

 

Explore science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) at this hands-on, interactive story time workshop series designed for preschoolers.  This month's theme is Watch it Grow

Register here

Middle School Craft Night

Wednesday, March 20 · 7-8pm

For students in grades 5-8

Little Theater

 

Let your creativity run wild at this fun middle school craft night.  This month we will be making cool pot holders using a loom.  Register here

Teen De-Stress and Mediation Workshop

Thursday, March 21 · 7-8pm

For students in grades 5-12

Valley Forge Room

 

Is life making you stressed out?  Find out how to combat stress through breathing techniques and meditation. Learn from a very qualified presenter who has taught over 10,000 students nationwide these valuable coping strategies.  

Register here

Spring Story Time Session Begins 

Little Theater

 

Starting the week of 3/25/19, our 6-week Spring Story Time session begins.  We offer various great classes at different days/times for all age groups - Infant (birth-2), Toddler (2-3.5), Preschool (3.5-6), Family (birth-5) and Pajama (birth-5).  Each class is free and filled with fun stories, songs and a puppet show.  Register here

Don Dougherty Show

Wednesday, March 27 · 6:30-7:30pm

For Families - geared to children ages 3-7

Freedom Hall

 

Kick off the start of Family Reading Month with a ton of fun!  Don't miss seeing Don Daugherty live as he performs an original, highly interactive, personalized stories that are perfect for families.  No 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 the event calendar on our website.

 
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King of Prussia, PA 19406-1802

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