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.

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):

January 7th  3:45 – 4:45
February 4th 3:45 – 4:45
March 4th 3:45 – 4:45
April 1st 3:45 – 4:45
May 6th 3:45 – 4:45
June 3rd 3:45 – 4:45

Music And Movement

Friday, December 7th 10:30 am

This interactive music and movement class is designed for young children (Infant to 5 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. Registration is required. Sponsored by Mini Music Movers.

Gingerbread Cottage Making

Tuesday, December 11th 6pm PROGRAM FULL

Please register for this program early. Supplies are limited. If your child has food allergies, please consider this when signing them up. We cannot guarantee the ingredients for this craft. Please supply an emergency phone number and email address when registering.

For ages 8-12 only.

Santa Swings By The Library

Thursday, December 13th at 10:30am.

Come to the library and visit Santa! FREE! All ages and no registration.

What’s The Big Idea

Thursdays, January 10th though March 14th.
January 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st
February 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th
March 7th, 14th

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

Class runs from 1:15-1:45pm. 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 Dec. 10, 2018. Registration is required. Please print out registration form or get one at the Front desk. Class is limited to 15 students. 

FREE & open to the public. Sponsored by The Friends of the Lower Providence Community Library.

Let’s Make A Movie


Wednesdays: January 16th through February 20th from 4-5pm.
Dates: January 16th, 23rd, 30th, February 6th, 13th, 20th.

Children ages 8-11 will learn how to make a moving film, using cameras and 3-D figures! From scripting and storyboards, green screening to the finished movie…students will learn beginning film making with direct hands-on training!

Children must register for this STEM program and be the proper age. Instructors: Brianna Corsello & Regan Nelson.

Registration is required. Please be available from all 6 weeks. This program is FREE and open to ages 8-11.

Coyote Saves The Day

Monday, January 21st at 10:30am.

This is an age-appropriate program with Digger and Dave. A highly interactive story drawn from timeless world myths explaining where the Sun goes in the winter. It’s a story of team work, friendship and courage as well as as being a really exciting thriller!  Free. For ages 2-6 years.

Musical Storytelling!

Monday, February 18th at 10:30am.

Children participate in the active musical storytime using different instruments. FREE. Preschool ages.

Terrific Turtles!

Thursday, April 4th at 1pm. Ages 4-6.

Riverbend Nature Center will bring live turtles and explain how they live. FREE. No registration.

Giggle Magic Silly Seuss!

Tuesday, March 19 at 10:30am

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with Giggle Magic during this fun, preschool program! Ages 2-6 will enjoy comedy, magic, and a lively dance party! FREE and open to the public.

The Reason For A Flower

Thursday, May 9th at 1pm.

What better time to learn about flowers, how they grow and how they contribute to our world and ecology. Preschool ages. FREE.