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/
https://lexile.com

 

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 ON Thursday, August 22nd (due to Kindergarten Readiness program) and Monday, September 3rd.

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.

Dates for 2019 (Mondays):

Adit’s Binary Boot Camp: Intro To Javascript & Programming-II (PROGRAM FILLED)

Saturday(s): August 17 & 24th from 12:30 – 1:10pm

Want to continue learning computer programming knowledge, plus, learn Javascript? Then this class is for you!

Bring your laptop. No software downloads needed.

Intro to Javascript: Drawing and animation,Coloring and Variables, interacting programs, Text & Strings, Debugging programs, Logic and ‘if’ Statements, Writing Clean Code, Objects and Object oriented Design. This second session will help you become a better programmer.

Instructor: Aditi Vishwanath

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Grades 3-6. Limit 10.

Kindergarten Readiness (PROGRAM FILLED)

Wednesday, August 21st, Thursday, August 22nd & Friday, August 23rd from 10 – 11:15am

Kindergarten Readiness is for children entering into kindergarten this fall. Caregiver must remain in the library.

After School Makerspace

Wednesdays, September 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th 4:15 – 5pm

Join us for Makerspace time!

We create. We ask questions. We have fun. We make mistakes. We invent. We are connected.

Participate in a variety of imaginative, collaborative & inspiring projects! We supply the space and the materials, you supply the fun! Drop-in. Geared for ages 9-12.

After School Makerspace is geared to those ages 9-12. Caregivers must remain in the library if child is under 10 years of age. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lower Providence Community Library. This drop-in program is FREE and open to the public.

Music And Movement For Kids!

Friday, September 13th at 10:30am

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!

Registration is required. This program is FREE and open to the public. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lower Providence Community Library.

What’s The Big Idea? (PROGRAM FILLED)

Thursdays at 1:15 – 1:45 pm. September 19th though November 21st (9/19; 9/26; 10/3; 10/10; 10/17; 10/24; 10/31; 11/7; 11/14; 11/21)

‘What’s the Big Idea’ teaches preschool children Science, Technology, Math & Art concept, using fun, hands-on lessons with age appropriate books. For ages 4-6.  Instructor: Regan Nelson

Class runs from 1:15 – 1:45 pm. 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 July 19th, 2019. Registration is Required. Please register at the front desk or print out this form, fill it out and turn it in at the front desk.

Class is limited to 15 students. FREE and open to the public. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lower Providence Community Library.

Music And Movement For Kids!

Friday, October 11th at 10:30am

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!

Registration is required. This program is FREE and open to the public. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lower Providence Community Library.