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Today′s Hours

Early Learning Starts Here

Programs for Pre & Early Readers

Orange fall leaves on the treeHalloween & Fall Crafts

Friday, 10/26, 1:30-3:30p
Ages 4-12
Program Room

Bored at home? Come to the library to hang out and create. Make some Halloween and spooky themed crafts.

No registration.

A halloween party sign with a pumpkin and skull at the baseNot-So-Scary Halloween Party

Tuesday, 10/30, 10:30-11:15a
Wednesday, 10/31, 10:30-11:15a
Ages Birth-5 years
10/30-Program Room and Kids Place in Library

10/31 Community Rooms in Township Building

Come dressed up for some stories, songs, and rhymes! We will be parading around the library to get our Halloween treats. Costumes not required.

No registration.

 

Cover of Princess in Black by Shannon HalePrincess in Black Party

Monday, 11/5, 4:30-5:30p
Ages 4-9
Program Room

Miss Jenn is hosting a party featuring, crafts, activities, and readings from Shannon Hale’s series Princess in Black.

Register here (Waiting list only).

 

Pete the Cat Storytime

Friday, 12/14, 10-11a
Birth-5
Program Room, Kids Place

Pete the Cat will join us for a very special storytime of stories, songs, and rhymes. Come and meet the star of some favorite books!

No registration.

 

Noon Year's Eve LogoNoon Year’s Eve

Monday, 12/31, 11-noon
Ages 3-10 and their families
Community Rooms

Come and rock the morning away as we countdown to noon! We’ll make crafts, dance, and cheer for the New Year.

No registration.

 


A ball, teddy bear and blocksPlaytime @ the Library

Mondays
9/10, 10/8, 11/19, 12/10
10:30-noon
Ages birth-5
Program Room & Children’s Area

Come and play with us! We will provide dress-up items, block sets, and a variety of other toys. Use this as a time to talk with other parents and caregivers while your child(ren) plays.

No registration.

1-2-3 Play with Me: a mother and child playing together with the family place logo1-2-3 Play with Me-Waiting List

Mondays
10/22-11/12
9:30-10:30a
Ages 1-3
Community Rooms

At our Family Place Library™ you and your child will enjoy an engaging, interactive time, talking, singing, reading, writing & playing together with our large variety of creative & stimulating pre-literacy activity stations. Playing with everything from puzzles & transportation toys to artistic materials & dramatic play items will help your child with their fine motor skills, body awareness & imagination expansion.

Each week meet a local Early Childhood Resource Professional & receive free advice, assistance, handouts.

All spots in this program and its waiting list are now FULL.

A symbol of two happy children with an atomic logo belowPreschool STEAM Take 2

Wednesdays
11/7, 11/14, 11/28, 12/5
6:30-7:30p
Ages 3-5 with a parent/caregiver
Program Room

Join Miss Jenn to learn about basic concepts in the areas of science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. Open-ended activities will follow a discussion of the week’s topic. Children will have a chance to explore the topic without expectations of a finished product. This program is for children who have not started kindergarten.

Register here.

A pile of lego bricksKids Lego Club

Mondays
9/10, 10/8, 11/12, 12/10
4-6p
Ages 4-12
Program Room

Join us for LEGO building and friendship. We provide the LEGOs and you provide the imagination.

No registration.


Spectacular Saturdays

three kids sitting on books with the word storytimeSensory Storytime-Our Book Friends

Saturdays
9/15, 10/20, 11/17, 12/15
10-10:30a
Ages 3-8
Program Room

Join some of your favorite book characters in an interactive storytime! Each month features a new friend!

  • September – Curious George
  • October – Elephant & Piggie
  • November – Max & Ruby
  • December – Pete the Cat

This storytime is designed for children with sensory integration difficulties, but is open and welcoming to all!

Online registration encouraged

Register beginning Wednesday, 9/12.

Costume box with costumes in it

Dress-Up Day @ the Library

Saturdays
9/15, 10/20, 11/17, 12/15
11a-noon
Ages 1-7
Children’s Area

Come and pretend with us. Children will be able to dress-up and use their imaginations to build language and social skills. Dress-up items will be provided by the library. If your child comes in a special outfit, please put a name on the tags so we know who it belongs to.

No registration.

Many different colored pencils on white backgroundColor & Craft

Saturdays
9/15, 10/20, 11/17
1-2p
All Ages
Program Room

Adults, teens, and kids are welcome to color and craft in a relaxing environment. We provide all the supplies. Bring the whole family or come by yourself.

No registration.

Steam Monday iconSaturday STEAM

Saturdays
9/15, 10/20, 11/17
2-3p
All ages & families welcome

Join us for family friendly STEAM exploration! Each month will focus on a different aspect of STEAM:

  • September – Science
  • October – Technology
  • November – Engineering

*Preschool and elementary aged activities will be available, but require adult chaperone.*

No Registration.

Saturday Starring: Pete the Cat

Saturday, 12/15, 1:30-3p
All ages
Program Room, Kids Place & Steam Lab

Join Pete the Cat for a special STEAM event. We will be featuring the “A” in STEAM and crafting the afternoon away. Pete the Cat will be available for meet and greets and photos.

No registration.


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Upper Dublin Public Library is a Family Place Library. Building Strong Communities through
Early Childhood Development, Parent Education & Family Support

The mission of Family Place Libraries™ is to increase the capacity of libraries throughout the nation to recognize and realize their full potential as community hubs for healthy child and family development, parent and community involvement and lifelong learning beginning at birth.

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