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.

Fall Dates (Mondays):
October 1st 3:45 – 4:45
November 12th 3:45 – 4:45
December 3rd 3:45 – 4:45

Painting On Canvas

Thursday, September 20th 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Paint a beautiful painting on canvas! This two hour class is limited, so please register early. If you are unable to come, please let us know so we can fill the spot. Supplies are included in this free beginning painting class. Instructor is Rashmi Goswami.

For ages 9-12 only.

Fire Safety

Thursday, October 4th at 1pm

What happens if there is a real fire? A real firefighter will explain to young children how they can remain safe in case of a fire emergency. The Lower Providence Fire & Rescue will also bring a real fire engine to the Library! Let’s learn about Fire Safety!

Please register for this event. Geared for ages 4-8.

Meet Al Cassidy

Thursday, October 18th at 6pm

Just in time for Halloween! Meet Al Cassidy, author of his recent suspense novel, ‘Into the Tunnel’. This is his second novel based on the Pennhurst Asylum, located in nearby Linfield! Meet the author, discuss some of his books, and get an autograph! Registration requested. FREE!

Children’s Halloween Party

Tuesday, October 23rd 6pm

Children ages 3-6 will enjoy this ‘not-too-scary’ Halloween Party! Children will be entertained in a safe and friendly environment. There will be a craft and lots of fun activities! Costumed characters! Presented by the Teen Advisory Board (TAB) and sponsored by the Friends of the Lower Providence Community Library.

For ages 3-6.

Decorate A Diya For Diwali

Tuesday, November 6th 6pm

Paint and decorate your very own clay Diya in time for Diwali, The Festival of Lights. Supplies will be provided for this free, fun STEAM based art/craft class.

Class is limited, so please register ealy…online or at the front desk. This clay holder will have a tea light instead of a wick. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lower Providence Community Library.

For ages 8-12 only.

Robots With Professor Bob

Tuesday, November 20th 6pm

Another exciting STEM adventure with Professor Bob! He will explain how robots work, why they are needed and how they are built. THERE WILL BE ROBOTS! This will be a lot of fun!

For ages 8-12 only. Register early. Class size is limited. FREE and open to the public.

Gingerbread Cottage Making

Tuesday, December 11th 6pm

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.