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Events and Programs for Kids

For Elementary School Aged Readers

Star Wars Programs

Origami Yoda Book Discussion

Wednesday, 3/28, 4:30-5:30p
Grades 3-5
Program Room

Read The Strange Case of Origami Yoda and join Miss Jenn for a discussion. After we talk we’ll try our hand at making our own Origami Yodas.

Register here.

 

No registration.

Roald Dahl Club

Wednesdays
2/14, 4/18, & 5/9
4:30-5:30p
Grades 2-3
Program Room

Roald Dahl is one of the most entertaining children’s authors. His stories are laugh-out-loud funny and uniquely imaginative. Listen to excerpts from his classic stories and create crafts that accompany his books.

Register here.

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

Wednesdays
4/4-5/9
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.

Registration starts Wednesday, 3/7.

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.


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.

 


Spectacular Saturdays

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.

UDPL Steam Lab logoSaturday STEAM

Saturdays
1/13, 2/17 & 3/17
2-3p
All ages and families welcome*
STEAM Lab

Join us for a hands-on technology experience! Experiment with a different kind of STEAM Lab technology each month!

Special Guests for the January 13 Saturday STEAM: Representatives for Neurotinker will be at this event with their new STEM product Neurobytes! NeuroBytes are hands-on electronic neuron simulators that allow students, makers, and tinkerers to learn about the brain while physically building their own neural circuits, synapse by synapse.

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

No Registration.


A pile of lego bricksKids Lego Club

Mondays
1/8, 2/12, 3/12, 4/9, & 5/14
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.

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