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


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 Play!

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.

February 19th 3:45 – 4:45

March 19th 3:45 – 4:45

April 16th 3:45 – 4:45

May 21st 3:45 – 4:45

June 11th 3:00 – 4:00

‘Brain Flakes’ Connectors And Linking Logs

Thursday, January 18th 1:00 – 1:45

Creative play & building with STEM toys!

Make Mural Art!

Tuesday, January 23rd at 6pm

Help us create an oil pastel mural based on artist Gustav Klimpt. Everyone will be able to work on a piece of the mural. Wear protective clothing or apron since the mural will be done in oil pastel. Registration requested but not required. Suggested for ages 8 and older. Meet in the Community Room. This event is FREE and open to the public.

Food And Store/Community

Thursday, January 25th 1:00 – 1:45

Creative imagination & role playing with STEM toys!

What’s The Big Idea?

Thursdays 1:15 – 1:45pm  

Feb. 1st, 8th, 15th 22nd, Mar. 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, Apr. 5th.

‘What’s the Big Idea’ teaches pre-school children Science, Math, & Art (STEAM) concepts, using fun, hands-on lessons with age appropriate books. These classes are taught by Mrs. Judy Snook. Parents must remain in the Library. If selected, please make sure your child is able to attend all or most of these classes. Child must be 4 years old by Oct. 15, 2017. Please register online or at the front desk. Class limited to 15 students. Click here to download registration form.

Celebrate Chinese New Year

Tuesday, February 13th 6pm

There will be several projects to choose from…or do them all! Celebrate The Year of the Dog with these cool crafts: Paper Fan, Paper Lantern or Dog Puppet! Recommended for ages 8 and older.

Tree Huggers!

Thursday, February 15th 2pm

Encourage the Love of Trees and Nature in your child! This is presented with The Delaware Museum of Natural History Mobile Museum Program, and in partnership with the Longwood Gardens Community Read program. We will begin by reading the empowering story from H. Joseph Hopkins, The Tree Lady. Take a look at animals that love trees just as much as the story’s heroine, Katherine! This program will have you interacting with live animals that help plant trees around the world! This program is geared toward children ages 4-6.

Create Zentangle

Tuesday, February 27th 6pm

Create a meditation. Simple black and white free-patterning becomes beautiful art that everyone can make. Please join us for this TWEEN and TEEN drawing class.