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.

NO STORYTIMES JULY 2ND TO JULY 14TH. STORYTIME RESUMES JULY 16TH.

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, Grandparents or Caregivers should accompany their younger children and must supervise children under 10 years of age.

July 23rd & 30th  3:00 – 4:00

Sci-Fi Silly Sounds

Thursday, July 19th at 1:00 – 1:30 & 1:30 – 2:00pm

Explore music through a theramin…an instrument that can be used without any physical contact. For ages 5-8. Registration required. Register for either the 1pm or 1:30pm classes. Limited is 20 per class, so register early.

Sorting Skills – PlayK Programs

Monday, July 23rd from 2-3pm in the Community Room

Creative free-play with sorting & measuring toys!

This is a drop-in play session for young children.  Parents, Grandparents or Caregivers should accompany and supervise children under 10 years of age.

Rockets! With Professor Bob!

Tuesday, July 24th at 6pm

Join us for another exciting hands-on science class! This class will be a blast! Instructor Professor Bob Matcovich will teach us all about rocketry! He will explain the science of rocket fuel, stages & propulsion. What are the types and uses for rockets? He  will demonstrate by launching a model rocket! (Outside, of course…)

FREE and open to the public. For ages 7-11. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lower Providence Community Library.

Painting On Canvas

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.

Cars & Community – PlayK Programs

Monday, July 30th from 2-3pm in the Community Room

Creative free-play with cars, roads and figures! This is a drop-in play session for young children.  Parents, Grandparents or Caregivers should accompany and supervise children under 10 years of age.

Songs Of Nature

Tuesday, July 31st at 6pm

The outdoors is full of songs! Focus on the rain and make your own Rain Stick!

Class is limited to 20 students. Please register early. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lower Providence Community Library.

For grades 5-8.

Bach2Rock

Thursday, 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!

Giggle Magic Zippity Zoo

Tuesday, August 7th at 10:30am

It’s a big, busy place…zebras and bears, oh my! Hey, is Jerry the giraffe standing on his head? Join the fun as Marcy delivers another exciting show filled with music, comedy and dance!

For ages 3-7. No registration is required. FREE and open to the public. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lower Providence Community Library.

Children’s Yoga

Wednesday(s), August 15th, 22nd, and 29th 10am

Relaxation, breathing and mind-body connection. Join us for one session, or all three! There is a $5 per person donation request for each class. Instructor: Kamini Patel. Please register for this program.

For ages 4-8.