Register for programs in person or call 610-566-9331, extension 4. Provide the child's name, age or grade, and your phone number.
Infant Lap Wiggle Thursday mornings at 10:15
A joyful celebration of babies and books together is the best way to describe these sessions. Lots of bouncing, clapping, and giggling accompany the wiggling. Mother Goose rhymes and songs encourage interaction between infant and parent or caregiver. When the program ends, there is still plenty of time to chat with other moms, dads, and nannies. Located on the lower floor, the children's library is easily accsesible by elevator. Register infants from birth through 23 months: just call or come in! If you leave a message, please include your baby's name, age in months, and your name and phone number.
Toddler Tales Monday mornings at 10:15
Toddler Tales storytime is designed with the 2 to 3 1/2 year old's interests in mind. This active storytime has 10 themes that toddlers love including: Sept. 29th Trucks For All Seasons, Oct. 6th Nighttime Adventures, Oct. 13th Cats Dance, Oct. 20th Speed Racers, Oct. 27th Witch Cats, Nov. 3rd Book Fiesta!, Nov. 10th Little Elephants, Nov. 17th Baking Day, Nov. 24th Give Thanks, and Dec. 1st Let's Celebrate! Call or come in to register. If leaving a message, we need your child's first and last name, age, as well as your phone number. See you soon!
Pre-School Kindergarten Stories Thursdays at 1:30 pm
Designed with the 3 1/2 year old through Kindergarten student in mind, slightly longer books are interspersed with songs, fingerplays, and snacks followed by a special activity or free play with toys from our Family Place collection. Fall 2014 themes include: Oct. 2nd School of Imagination, Oct. 9th Apple Surprise! Oct. 16th Tree Tales, Oct. 23rd Sleepover Stories, Oct. 30th Costume Fun!, Nov. 6th HiBEARnation?, Nov. 13th Young Reader's Week, Nov. 20th UN Children's Day Celebration, and Dec. 4th Season's Readings! Call or come in to register! If you leave a message, make sure to include your child's first and last name, age, and your phone number.
Paws for Reading
Can't keep your PAWS off a good book? We challenge you to join Goldie's Gang. Read to a PAWS therapy dog five times in a year and earn a free T-shirt! Furness Library will be hosting once a month on Sundays: Sept. 28th, Oct. 26th, and Nov. 23rd from 1:30 to 2:30 with adorable Piper listening to six students (10 minutes per reader). We also are offering the program on Wednesdays after school on: Oct. 1st, Nov. 12th, and Dec. 3rd from 4 to 5 p.m. with Piper and Bosun listening to 12 students (10 minutes per reader). Students may sign up for no more than 3 of the six sessions, and they need to arrive ten minutes before their scheduled reading time. This is our fastest filling program, so make sure to sign-up soon!