Register online for the following Summer Reading Clubs:
Read to Me Club
Geared to non-readers; parent or caregiver reads to the child (typically infants, toddlers, preschoolers).
Prizes and raffle tickets are awarded for every 20 books read, up to 200 books.
In-Between Readers Club
This program is intended for children reading with guidance and beginning readers (typically k-2nd grade).
Prizes and raffle tickets are awarded for every 10 books read, up to 100 books.
Independent Readers Club
This program is geared for children reading on their own without assistance (typically grades 3-5).
Prizes and raffle tickets are awarded for every 2 hours of reading, up to 20 hours.
Teen Reading Club
Teens read books of their choice (including middle and high school reading lists).
Prizes and raffle tickets are awarded for every 3 hours of reading, up to 30 hours.
SUMMER 2016 Family ProgramS:
Thur. June 2, 16: Kids Chess Club, 7:00 - 8:30PM
Thur. June 23: Dave Fry Family Concert (UST Park), 6:30 - 7:30PM
Sat. June 25: Tail Wagging Readers, 10:30 - 11:30AM (no registration required)
Tue. June 28: Makerspace: Architecture, ages 5 years & up, 10:30 - 11:30AM
Thur. June 30: Movie Night with FREE POPCORN, 6:30 - 8:00PM
Tue. July 5: Crazy Mixed Up Crafts Open House, 3 years & up, 10:00AM - noon
Thur. July 7, 28: Kids Chess Club, 7:00 - 8:30PM
Thur. July 14: Nursery Rhyme Relays Family Program, Ages 3 yrs.+up; 6:30 - 7:30PM
Thur. July 21: Focus on the 50s Family Program with special guest, Bob Swaim featuring Slinky toys and bike demo, Ages 4 yrs. & up; 6:30 - 7:30PM
Sat. July 23: Tail Wagging Readers, 10:30 - 11:30AM (no registration required)
Tue. Aug. 2: Makerspace: Electrical Circuits, 5 years & up, 10:30 - 11:30AM - THIS PROGRAM IS FULL
Thur. Aug. 4: For the Love of Sports Game Night: The Athletic Side of Sweden - Swedish Museum of Philadelphia, 6 years & up, 7:00 - 8:00PM
Wed. Aug. 10: Family Fort Night! Bring blankets, pillows, books, flashlights - after a short story time & snack your family will find a space somewhere in the library to build your fort and read!!! Bring bottled water or purchase it here for $1.00. Shhh! It’s after hours 6:00 - 7:30PM
Thur. Aug. 11, 25: Kids Chess Club, 7:00 - 8:30PM (*note - Kids Chess Club will meet 6:30 - 8:00PM in Sept.)
Thur. Aug. 18: Closing Family Program: YoYo and Lolly “Let’s Play Today”, game sessions for older & younger children. Refreshments to follow program, 6:45 - 8:00PM
Sat. Aug. 27: Tail Wagging Readers, 10:30 - 11:30AM (no registration required)
SUMMER STORY TIMES:
Starters (Infants - 2 years) - Register Online
Tuesdays; June 21, July 12, 26, Aug. 9; (2 sessions) 10:00 - 10:40 AM or 11:00 - 11:40 AM
Movers and Groovers (2 - 3 years) - Register Online
Mondays; June 20, July 11, 25, Aug. 8 (2 sessions) 10:00 - 10:45 AM or 11:00 - 11:45 AM - NOTE: 10 - 10:45 AM SESSION IS FULL
Sprinters (4 - 6 years) - Register Online
Mondays; June 20, July 11, 25, Aug. 8; 1:15 - 2:00 PM - NOTE: MONDAY SESSION IS FULL
Tuesdays; June 21, July 12, 26 Aug. 9; 1:15 - 2:00 PM
Varsity Club (7 - 10 years) - Register Online
Mondays; June 27, July 18, Aug. 1, 15 (2 sessions) 11:00 AM - noon or 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Park Patrol (2 years and up) - Drop in. No registration required.
Wednesdays; June 29, July 6, 20, Aug. 3; 10:30 - 11:00 AM