Tail Wagging Readers

tail-waggingHave you ever read to a dog? If not, here is your chance! We’ll have 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!

2018 Schedule

Feb. 24; 1:30 - 2:30PM
March 24; 1:30 - 2:30PM
April 21; 1:30 - 2:30PM
June 23; 10:30 - 11:30AM
July 21; 10:30 - 11:30AM
Aug. 25; 10:30 - 11:30AM
Sep. 22; 1:30 - 2:30PM
Oct. 27; 1:30 - 2:30PM
Nov. 17; 1:30 - 2:30PM

Kids Chess Club

chess clubthursday evenings from 7 - 8 pm

January 4, 18, February 1, 15, March 1, 15, NO APRIL DATES, May 3, 17, June 7, 21, July 5, 19

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.

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Children's Nature Classes

bucket"Winter Buckets of Nature"

Presented by Lehigh County Conservation District Environmental Education & Outreach Coordinator, Jolie Chylack


Winter's Freeze - January 10
Tracks and Traces - February 7
Going Green on St. Patrick's Day - March 7

For Ages 4 - 8 Years Old


Crazy 8s Club

crazy 8sTHURSDAYS, February 1 - March 22

Where Math Meets Mischief!

Not your typical math club. Be ready to have some fun! For 3rd - 5th graders only.



"I am very struck by the creativity of these programs and the high quality of the materials. The kids are having a terrific time."
"Parents LOVED the club! They all wanted to know if we were going to do more in the future!"

Tell Us What You Think!

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.

To share ideas about children's (birth to age 12) programming, take our children's survey.

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