Tail Wagging Readers

Join us on the following dates:

October 22 and November 19 from 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!

Youth Leadership Program

youthleadershipthursday, october 27 from 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Presented by Dr. Yvonne Bleam

  • Ages 6 - 12 (accompanied by a parent)
  • Learn about developing leadership skills, self confidence and making positive choices.
  • Dr. Bleam's book will be available for $20.

Register Online

Play to Learn: Parent/Child Workshop


10:00 AM - 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

Kids Chess Club

chess clubthursday evenings from 7 - 8 pm

Sept. 8 & 22, Oct 6 & 20, Nov 17, Dec 1 & 15 

Ages 8 - 14 (8-10 year-olds need to be accompanied by a parent)

  • Bring a chess board if you have one (not required)
  • No experience required.

Register Online

SLPL Block Party

Block PartyMonday, november 14 @ slpl

2 Sessions: 9:30 - 10:30 AM or 10:45 - 11:45 AM

For 2-4 year olds and their caregivers.

Explore our educational "Play to Learn" activity centers. PLAY is the way kids learn!

Space is limited. You must register to attend.


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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Do you have great ideas about youth programs for the library? Do you have suggestions about cool things for children to do? Then we want to hear from you. Please take our programming survey by following the link below. All responses will be anonymous.

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