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.
No Storytimes on Saturday, March 28th due to the Easter Egg Hunt, and no Storytimes on Saturday, April 11th due to Easter weekend.
Wednesday(s) February 26th 4:15 – 5pm
Participate in a variety of imaginative, collaborative & inspiring projects! We supply the space and materials, you supply the fun! Drop-in. Geared for grades 3-6.
Sponsored by The Friends of the Lower Providence Community Library. This program is drop-in and open to the public.
Saturday, February 29th 11:15am
18 Years of African Folktales
Local authors, Franziska Mbonglou and Elisbeth Juechser present and special storytime reading of their recent book, ‘Never Ending Story Time’ which is based on oral African Folktales. This book helps support of the Community Project in Eyek, Camaroon. Ages 4-6. No registration necessary.
Monday, March 2nd 3:45 – 4:45pm
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, Grandparents or Caregivers should accompany their younger children and must supervise children under 10 years of age.
Saturday(s) March 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th, & April 4th 1:00 – 1:45 pm
Explore the beauty of chess, as well as some neat techniques to bring your game to the next level. Dive into its ancient roots and learn about its significance in today’s world.
Chess boards and other accessories will be provided during classes. Registration is limited. Please sign up at the front desk. This program is for ages 8-12.
The instructor is Navein Suresh. Questions may be directed to Navein at Navresh000@gmail.com.
Friday, March 13th at 10:30 am
This interactive music and movement class is designed for young children (18 months – 4 year olds) and their caregivers! It will increase children’s self awareness, confidence and self-expression through interactive musical experiences!
This program is FREE and open to the public. First come, first served. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lower Providence Community Library.
Thursday, March 26th at 1pm
Preschool Science for young learners! Linda Oltman of the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy, educates children about baby animals common to our area using songs, activities, and games! This program is FREE and ‘first come, first served.’ Please be prompt. For ages 3-6 with caregiver.