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.

There will be no storytimes over Thanksgiving, from Monday, November 25th through Saturday, November 30th. Storytimes will resume as usual on Monday, December 2nd.

There will be no storytimes  over the Holidays: Monday, December 23rd through Saturday, January 4th. Storytimes will resume as usual on Monday, January 6th, 2020.

Police Officer Storytime

Saturday, November 16th at 11am

Lower Providence Police Officer, Matt Barber, is coming to the Library! He will read some books and answer questions about what it’s like being a Community Helper!

This is a special Storytime geared for ages 3-6. This is the only storytime on this date. No registration necessary.


Monday: Dec. 2nd from 4 – 5pm

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.

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.

After School Makerspace

Wednesdays, December 4th, 11th and 18th 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 8-12. (Grades 3-6)

After School Makerspace is geared to those ages 8-12. 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, December 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!

This program is FREE and open to the public. First come, first served. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lower Providence Community Library.

Handbell Choir And Holiday Concert

Wednesday, December 18th at 6pm

Ring in the holidays! Ms. Andrea Engler presents the Woodland Elementary School Handbell Choir and Choral Ensemble…even a visit from Santa!

No registration necessary. Light refreshments will be served.