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.

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):

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

What’s The Big Idea
PROGRAM IS FULL

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
PROGRAM IS FULL

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
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO THE WEATHER FORECAST. A NEW DATE WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON

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.

Model Train Exhibit

Friday, February 1st from 10:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday, February 2nd from 10:00am – 3:30pm

Come and see S Gauge model trains in action! Promoting S Gauge 3/16” scale model railroading including: Scale, Narrow gauge, Hi-Rail and American Flyer. Presented by North Penn S Gaugers.

This program is free. All are welcome!

Love Project Mural Art

Tuesday, February 5th at 6pm

This is a creative project using recycled magazines and colored paper. Using cut and torn paper shapes, we will create a mural banner with a love theme. For ages 8-12. Please register for this program.

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.