Welcome to the Children’s Services page of the Lower Providence Community Library website.  Find upcoming Programs & Events, check out our Resources for Readers, and send us your recommendations for books, DVDs, and other materials you would like to have in the library.  Also, please let us know if you have any ideas for programming. We would love to hear from you!

To access our Kids eLibrary Resources, click here.
For information on books in your child’s reading level click one of these links:
http://www.arbookfind.com/UserType.aspx
http://www.scholastic.com/bookwizard/

 

To register for programs, email Sandrah Moles or call the library at 610-666-6640 for the Circulation Desk.

Children’s Story Time

Mondays & Tuesdays – 10:30 AM – Infants – 2 Yr Olds
Mondays & Tuesdays – 11:15 AM Older 2 to 3 Yr Olds

Thursdays – 10:30 AM & 2 PM – 4 Yr Olds and older
(This is a story time for children only. Parents remain in the library)

Saturdays – 10:30 – Infant – 3 Yr Olds
Saturdays – 11:15 – 4 Yr Olds and older

For more information, email Sandrah Moles.

Lego Club
legos

Monday, May 1st & 15th 3:45-4:45pm
Monday, June 5th & 19th 3-4pm
Monday, July 17th & 31st  3-4pm

These are Lego free-play sessions! We supply the Legos and you supply the fun! Legos are open for anyone to play. Feel free to drop in. Parents and Grandparents should accompany their younger children.

‘Spring Into Poetry’ Celebration

Wednesday, April 26 6:15pm

Skyview students read original poetry!

Let’s Create Mother’s Day Flowers!

Tuesday, May 2nd at 6:00pm

We have all the supplies you need to make beautiful tissue paper Mother’s Day flowers for your special Mom!

For ages 7-12. FREE and open to the public, no registration necessary. Program meets in the Community Room. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lower Providence Community Library.

Science In The Summer

Thursday, May 4th at Noon

GSK and the Franklin Institute presents Science in the Summer. Patrons MUST register ONLINE. This year the subject is The Science of Sports and will take place in our library the week of July 10th, 11th, 12th, & 13th (Mon. – Thurs.)

Check to see where you can register using this web site : http://scienceinthesummer.com/library-map.html

Origami Crown Craft!

Tuesday, May 23rd at 6:00pm

A craft for ages 6-11.

Let’s PlayK Sorting

Wednesday, May 24th at 10:30am

A drop in program for preschool children, using and improving fine motor skills.

Let’s PlayK! Block Party!

Monday, June 12th 3-4pm

Preschool age children have free play with a variety of blocks…wooden, plastic, colors and sizes. Drop in.

‘Build A Better World’ Fantastic Magic Show

Tuesday, June 13th 6:30pm

With Brian Richards! All ages!

Let’s PlayK! Block Party With Magnatiles

Thursday, June 15th 1-2pm

Preschool age children have fun with Magnatiles. Drop in.

Children’s Movie: Batman Lego

Saturday, June 17th at 2pm
PG/1 Hr. 44 Min.

Drop in/Open to all ages. FREE. Parents must remain if children are under the age of 10.

Let’s PlayK! ‘Linking Logs’!

Wednesday, June 21st 1-2pm

Pretend play for preschool age children. Drop in.

Grins & Grins! Comedy And Juggling

Thursday, June 22nd 6:30pm

Gleeful and goofy fun for all ages!

Aesops Fables Play!

Tuesday, June 27th 10:30am

Live theatre for children of all ages.

Tom Yurasits Magic!

Wednesday, June 28th 6:30pm

Incredible magic and illusions show!

Science In The Summer

Monday – Thursday July 10th – 13th

The Science of Sports. MUST be pre-registered.

Children’s Movie: Beauty And The Beast

Friday, July 14th at 10:30am
PG/2 Hrs. 9 Min.

Drop in/Open to all ages. FREE. Parents must remain if children are under the age of 10.

Toothpick Tower Challenge

Monday, July 17th 2:00 – 2:45pm

Grades 2-4.

‘Build A Better Button’!

Tuesday, July 18th 3-4pm

Make your own buttons with our button making machine! Drop in for Tweens.

‘Build A Better World” With TurtleDance Music

Wednesday, July 19th at 10:30am

Mr. Matt is an early autism intervention specialist and early development teacher, reaching children through song and inspired interactions.

Flying Keys Mobile (Based on Harry Potter)

Tuesday, July 25th 6:00pm

For ages 11-17. Registration maximum is 20. The tween program has everyone creating a 3-D mobile using a variety of metal keys!

Wacky Mad Science

Wednesday, July 26th 6:30pm

See lots of exciting experiments in the fun and interesting world of science. For all ages!

Let’s PlayK! Sorting Skills Building

Monday, July 31st 2-2:45pm

Preschool children play with sorting toys that improve fine motor & dexterity skills. Drop in.

Snap Circuits and Cublets!

Tuesday, August 1st at 6pm

For ages 7 and up. Learning electronics is easy and fun!

Create An Original ‘Howler’

Wednesday, August 2nd at 6:00pm

Ages 11-17. Tweens will create their own personal ‘Howler’, based on Harry Potter.

BeeBots Sequencing

Thursday, August 3rd at 1:15p

For ages 4-6. Learn robotics!