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Events and Programs for Kids

For Elementary School Aged Readers

Chemistry IconKids STEAM Club

Grades K-2 – Tuesdays 11/28 & 12/5
4:15-5:15p
Program Room

Explore science with High School students from UDPL’s Catalyst 4 Success group!

11/28 – Slime Science –
12/5 – Magnets & More –

Online registration required.

All spots in all sessions of this program are now FULL.

 

A symbol of two happy children with an atomic logo belowIntro to 3D Printing-Kids

Friday, 11/23 – WAITING LIST
Wednesday, 12/26
10-11a
Grades 3-5
STEAM Lab

Members of the UDHS robotics team will introduce your child to 3D printing and help them create their own design!

Online registration required.

All spots in both sessions of this program are now FULL.

The Cover of The Wings of Fire by Tui T. Sutherland. Wings of Fire Celebration

Wednesday, 12/5, 4:30-5:30p
Grades 3-5
Program Room

Are you reading the Wings of Fire series and loving it? Join Miss Jenn for some crafts and activities around this fun and exciting book series. You do not need to read any of the books to attend. Miss Jenn will be reading selections from the first book to get the event started.

Register here.

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.

 

Winter Wonders Magic Show with Mike Rose

Wednesday, 1/9, 6:30p
Ages 4-12
Community Rooms

It might be cold and blustery outside, but inside it is warm and full of magic. Mike Rose will astound us and make us laugh with his Winter Wonders show.

No registration.

purebred australian shepherd and books in front of white backgroundTail Waggin’ Tutors

Wednesdays
1/23-2/27
7-8p
Ages 6-10
Program Room

Improve your reading skills by reading to a therapy dog. Children will read to a certified therapy dog in a supportive environment. Spots are very limited and you must register in advance.

Register starting 12/10.

Tuckers Tales Presents: Three Bears

Wednesday, 3/13, 6:30p
Ages 3-10
Community Rooms

Three Bears features puppet shows starrring bears! Included are Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Why Bear Sleeps All Winter, and more.

No registration.

 

A teen and a child reading together300 Books in 1 Day

Saturday, 4/13, 10a-4p
All Ages
Program Room

Help us celebrate the 300th Anniversay of Upper Dublin Township by reading 300 books in one day. Can we do it? With your help we can. Drop-in anytime from 10-4 and read a picture book with us.

No registration.

Owls Presented by the Philadelphia Metro Wildlife Center

Wednesday, 4/17, 1:30p
Ages 4-12
Community Rooms

Who doesn’t love an owl? During this presentation you will discover the different owl species common to Pennsylvania!

  • Discover their fascinating features from head to toe.
  • Meet one of our Ambassador Owls (plus a special guest!)
  • Learn about the importance of owls in our ecosystem.
  • Hear stories of rehabbed owls and the special care taken to treat these interesting creatures.

No registration.

Touch a Truck logoTouch a Truck

Friday, 5/10 (Date is subject to change)
1:30-2:30p
Ages 3-10
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.


Origami & Coloring

Wednesdays
1/23, 2/20, 3/20, 4/17, 5/15
4:30-6p
Grades K-5
Program Room

Drop in and see us for some origami and coloring after a hard day at school. Bring your own supplies or use ours. We will provide all coloring supplies, origami paper, origami books.

No registration.

A pile of lego bricks

Kids Lego Club

Mondays
12/10, 1/14, 2/11, 3/11, 4/8, 5/13
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 storytime

Sensory 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
11/17, 12/15, 1/19
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
11/17, 1/19
1-2p
All Ages
Program Room

Adults, teens, and kids are welcome to color and craft in a relaxing environment. We provide crayons, markers, and colored pencils, craft projects, along with adult coloring books and children’s coloring books. 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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