Tail Wagging Readers

Join us on the following dates:

Sep. 26, Oct. 24, Nov. 21, Feb. 27, Mar. 19, Apr. 23

1:30 - 2:30 PM

tail-waggingHave you ever read to a dog? If not, here is your chance! We’ll have two kind and gentle therapy dogs and their owners here at SLPL for you to read to! Open house style; come and go as you please! Bring your own books or read from ours. Parent or caregiver must stay.

Ages 2 - 12. No registration required. Free book for every child who attends!

Great program for encouraging reluctant readers!

Monster Mash Bonfire Night!

friday, october 16 from 6:30 - 7:30 pm

tiny ghost

Join children’s author Kay Winters as she reads her book “The Teeny Tiny Ghost!” Also, other stories, songs, crafts & marshmallow roasting!

Bring: Chairs, blankets, & marshmallow roasting sticks.

Outside at SLPL (Rain or shine, indoors if raining)

Suggested for ages 3+.


Play to Learn: Parent/Child Workshop

Play to Learntuesday morningS, October 20 - november 17 from 10:00 - 11:15 AM

Parents and children interact together with age appropriate educational toys in a relaxed, safe environment with the opportunity to speak individually with early childhood specialists on a variety of child development topics.


Ages: 12 months – 3 1/2 years (additional siblings up to age 5 may attend as needed)

Location: Southern Lehigh Public Library “A Family Place Library

Parents, Kids and Money Matters Workshop

Money Mattersthursday, october 22 from 6:30 - 7:30 pm

This program is geared towards 6 - 10 yr. olds & their parents, but 4 - 14 yr. olds & their parents may also attend. Parents and children will be divided into separate groups. Children will use a workbook and will receive a piggy bank! Parents will learn how to talk with their kids about influences and choices regarding money and responsible management habits.

Event sponsored by Thrivent Financial.


Umigo Math Program

umigothursday, december 3 FROM 7 - 8 PM

Math is FUN with UMIGO!

We’ll watch the interactive “appisode” called “Who Woke the Mummy” then explore 2-D shapes. Don’t miss this fun, vibrant world of adventure that helps early elementary age children learn and develop their math skills!

FREE program for ages 5 -8 years old.

Register Online

Baby Rembrandt Art Program

Baby RembrandtMonday, December 14 from 10 - 11 AM

For 2-4 year olds and their caregivers.

Limited enrollment.


This project has been (partially) funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) as administered by the PA Office of Commonwealth Libraries.

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