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, July 25th (due to Mad Science program) and Thursday, August 22nd (due to Kindergarten Readiness program).

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):

August 5th 3:00 – 4:00

Crafty Kids! (PROGRAM FILLED)

Wednesday, July 24th 3-4pm

Come join all the fun! Crafty Kids is for ages 7-11.

There will be several crafts available to create!

The instructor is Ms. Regan. FREE and open to the public. Registration required: Class is limited to 20 children.

Sponsored by The Friends of the Lower Providence Community Library.

Mad Science: Up, Up And Away Into Space!

Thursday, July 25th 10:30am

Experience interesting and fun facts about space during this exciting, special ‘Mad Science’ event! Ages 5-12. No registration is necessary for this 45 minute program.

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

Adit’s BinaryBoot Camp: First Session (PROGRAM FILLED)

Saturday(s), July 27th, August 3rd and 10th from 12:30-1:10pm

Want to learn basic computer knowledge, simple programming and how to create your own website? Then this class is for you!

Bring your own laptop. No software downloads needed.

Hardware: CPU, Main Memory, Secondary Storage, I/P devices, Networks Bus.

Software: Code, Software Development, World Wide Web, Machine vs. Programming languages, Writing & Saving Code.

HTML/CSS: Basics, attributes, tags, Intro to CSS colors, padding, alignment, margins, properties, layout along with HTML video, audio & image elements.

Instructor: Aditi Vishwanath

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Grade 3-6. Limit 10.

Coding With Scratch (PROGRAM FILLED)

July 30th, 31st & Aug. 1st 3:30 – 5pm

Ages 8-12. Registration required.

Movie Making (PROGRAM FILLED)

August 6th, 7th & 8th 3:30 – 5pm

Ages 8-12. Registration required.

Music And Movement For Kids!

Wednesday, August 7th 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.

Crafty Kids!

Wednesday, August 14th 3-4pm

Come join all the fun! Crafty Kids is for ages 7-11.

There will be several crafts available to create!

The instructor is Ms. Regan. FREE and open to the public. Registration required: Class is limited to 20 children.

Sponsored by The Friends of the Lower Providence Community Library.

Adit’s Binary Boot Camp: Intro To Javascript & Programming-II

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.

Kids Club

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

Contribute! Inspire! Challenge!…learn and have fun!

Come and enjoy fun events with other kids like you! Each week brings a new STEM-based project, game or activity. Meet in the Community Room. Feel free to bring a friend!

Kids Club is geared to those ages 7-12. Caregivers must remain in the library if child is under 10 years of age.

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?

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.