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Playtime @ the Library

Mondays
1/22, 2/19, 3/26, 4/23, & 5/21
10:30a-12:00p
Ages birth-5
Program Room

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 logo

1-2-3 Play With Me

Mondays
2/26-3/19
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.

Register here.


Children’s Book Week Programming

Children’s Book Week Kick-off Party

Monday, 4/30, 4:30-6p
Ages 3-12
Program Room

Join Miss Jenn to kick-off this special week. Special book displays and book themed crafts will be available during the event. Learn about library resources and share your love of books. Drop off your favorite book creations for judging.

No registration.

Favorite Book Creation Contest

Monday, 4/30-Sunday, 5/6
Ages 3-12

Create a work of art representing your favorite children’s book. Drawings, sculptures, dioramas, whatever you can think of. Entry forms can be picked up in the library starting April 2nd. Voting will be held 4/30-5/6. The winner will be a “librarian for a day”!

Entry forms available 4/2.

Stories and Puppets

Friday, 5/4, 7-8p
Ages 4-adult

For the finale to Children’s Book Week, we will join Miss Jenn for some stories and marionette shows.

No registration.

 


Touch a Truck

Friday, 5/11, 1:30-2:30p
Ages 3-10
Library Parking Lot & Program Room

Do you love trucks? The Upper Dublin Township Public Works Department will bring out some of their heavy equipment for us to enjoy. Honk the horn, pose for a picture, and imagine you are driving. When you’re done, come into the library for a craft and to check out some books.

No registration.


Spectacular Saturdays

Dress-Up Day @ the Library

Saturdays
1/13, 2/17, & 3/17
11a-12p
Ages 1-7
Program Room

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 background

Many different colored pencils on white background

Coloring Between the Lines

Saturdays
1/13, 2/17, & 3/17
1-2p
All ages
Program Room

Adults, teens, and kids are welcome to color in a relaxing environment. We provide crayons, markers, and colored pencils, along with adult coloring books and children’s coloring books. Bring the whole family or come by yourself.

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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