Discover Henrietta Hankin Branch

Welcome to the Youth Services Department at the Henrietta Hankin Branch

Our Youth Services Department provides materials and programs for the education, enrichment, and entertainment of children, including special needs students and their caregivers. Our librarians are available to you; contact us at 610-344-4197, by email at, or better yet - come in and let us introduce you and your family to the myriad wonders of the Youth Services Department of the Henrietta Hankin Branch

Featured Programs

All public programs are suspended until further notice.

2020 Winter Family Read-Aloud Program
Keep logging your reading time and don't forget to bring the completed calendar (with at least 7 hours logged) back by Sunday, 3/15, to receive a free book and to enter a raffle for the grand prize!

Green Valley Association presents Little Sprouts Nature Class
Friday, March 6, 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. - Annex
"Slimy and Scaly Friends" hosted by an educator from Green Valleys Association. For 3, 4, 5 year olds with an adult.  Siblings may attend as guests but supplies/activities are limited to registered children.  Class size is limited.  Registration is required for each child.  Please register online.

New Program!  Dungeons & Dragons
Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Community Room
Dice, pencils and other needed materials will be provided.  For ages 10 to 16.  No registration needed - just bring your imagination!

Book Clubs

Bookworms Book Club 
Wednesday, March 4, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Community  Room
Wednesdy, April 1, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Community Room
Grades 1 - 3.  A book club for beginning readers!  Come listen to a story, make a craft, and share your thoughts!  Registration is required for each child in each class.

Mother Daughter Book Club
Monday, March 9, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Community Room
Book club for girls age 9+ accompanied by Mom or a favorite female grownup.  The books to be read are A Picture of Freedom: The Diary of Clotee, a Slave Girl by P. McKissack and The Underground Railroad: An Interactive History Adventure by A. Lassieur.  Book discussion, refreshments, and fun!  Registration is required for each meeting.