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 gigggling accompany the wiggling. Mother Goose rhymes and songs encourage interaction between infant and parent or caregiver. When the program ends there is plenty of time to chat with other moms, dads, and nannies. Located on the lower floor, the children's library is readily accessible by elevator. Series registration for infants birth to 23 months begins Jan. 10th. Come in or call the library with your child's name, age in months, the name of the person who will be bringing them, and your phone number. Four weeks of classes will be held Feb. 6, 13, and 27th, and March 6th.
Toddler Tales Monday mornings at 10:15
This active storytime has themes that 2 to 3-and-a-half year olds love: Feb. 3rd Play in the Snow, Feb. 10th Hearts & Valentines, Feb. 17th Library Closed, Feb. 24th Slop Goes the Soup, Mar. 3rd First Steps, Mar. 10th Listen for Woodpeckers, Mar. 17th Spring Thaw, Mar. 24th Bear & Moon, Mar. 31st Tiger Tales, and April 7th Mainly Lions. Age appropriate books, songs, fingerplays, snacks, and a special activity round out each week's program. Registration for this popular program begins Friday, January 10th. Come in to sign up or call with your child's first and last name, age, and your phone number.
Preschool/Kindergarten Stories Thursdays at 1:30 or 4:00 pm
As snowflakes turn to snowdrops, join us here at the library as we stave off cabin fever with stories, songs, snacks, and seasonal activities. We meet Thursday afternoons at 1:30 and again at 4 p.m. Our themes include: Feb. 6th Dogs of Winter, Feb.13th Valentine Mine!, Feb. 20th Snowflakes Fall, Feb. 27th School Friends, Mar. 6th Drawing Fun, Mar. 13th Lucky Leprechauns, Etc., Mar. 20th Spring Returns, Mar. 27 Train-a-Train, Apr. 3rd Eaters Eating, Apr. 10th Of Pandas and Parties. Please register your three-and-a-half year olds through Kindergarten students either at the library or by phone (with child's first and last name, age, and your phone number) starting on Friday, January 10th.
Chat, Play, Learn Thursday at 10:00 am
Chat Play Learn is a "Family Place" program. This class encourages social and verbal interaction between parent and child, as well as among children. As they play with developmentally appropriate toys, children discover skills that are informally reinforced. There is also opportunity for creative expression with weekly art activities. Community experts in the areas of language development, nutrition, play, etc. are available to answer parent questions in the area of their expertise. Children ages 1 to 3 are welcome along with siblings from birth through age five. In person registration begins on Feb. 6th, as we do ask for a parent/gaurdian signature confirming availability for all three weeks of the program. Limit: 20 families.