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!
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.
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.
Tuesday, May 8th at 6pm
Join us for this exciting hands-on science class! This will truly be ‘cool science’! For ages 7-11.
Instructor, Professor Bob Matcovich will demonstrate the effects of liquid nitrogen (dry ice) on a banana, a hammer, flowers and a rubber ball. What are the effects of extreme cold on things both living and non-living? You will see it demonstrated first-hand!
To top it off, he will be making ice cream! Everyone is invited to take a delicious sample of this handmade ice cream. (If you are lactose intolerant, please be aware that he will be using real milk products.)
FREE and open to the public. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lower Providence Community Library.
Tuesday, May 15th — ONLINE Registration Starts At Noon!
Register ONLINE at www.scienceinthesummer.com. Parents MUST register children online. First Come, First Serve! Science in the Summer is open to Grades 2-6. Sponsored by GSK Pharmaceuticals and The Franklin Institute.
There are two 2-day sessions for this program. Dates for Science In The Summer at the Lower Providence Community Library: July 9th – 10th OR 11th – 12th (Monday – Tuesday OR Thursday – Friday) 2018
‘The Science of Space!’
Thursday, May 17 1:00 – 1:45pm
Mindfulness coach, Jessica Venezia, will help youngsters practice being mindful and calm. She will read the book ‘Mindful Monkey, Hungry Panda’ and teach helpful strategies to help children de-stress. For children ages 4-6.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Lower Providence Community Library. This program is FREE and open to the public. Registration is requested for the program.
Wednesday, June 20th at 10:30 -11am & 11 – 11:30am
Playing the piano can be lots of fun, but using your feet can be even more exciting! Students will learn to play using an oversized piano may synthesizer. Ages 5-8. The first session is from 10:30 – 11am, and the second session is from 11 – 11:30am. The maximum per session is 20, so please register early!
Wednesday, July 25th 2-4pm
Register early for this two hour art lesson! Paint a beautiful picture of purple lilacs on 9×12″ canvas! Water-based acrylics will be used. Instructor is artist and teacher, Ms. Rashmi Goswami.
Supplies will be provided. Please wear appropriate clothing. This class is for ages 7-12. Limit 20. Registration required.
This program is Sponsored by The Friends of the Lower Providence Community Library.
Tuesday, August 2nd at 6pm
‘The Science of Sound’ Featuring Electric Violinist Caryn Lin
Caryn Lin is a classically trained violinist, who performs as an electric violinist, creating a unique and exciting style of music. In her ‘Science of Sound’ presentation, she covers a basic history of Johann Sebastian Bach, using both acoustic and electric violins. She hopes to inspire everyone to search for new ways to satisfy their creative needs, without rejecting the wisdom of history. She will play 4, 5, & 6 string violins. This exciting artist is not to be missed!