Programs for Kids

Special Events

Check out our Summer Reading Page for all our fun summer events!

Ongoing Programs at the Henrietta Hankin Branch 

Chess Club
Drop-in Tuesday evenings, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Story Corner
Play or learn! Ages 6+ with parent; no younger siblings, please. No registration required.

Nursing Mothers Group
3rd Wednesday of the month, 9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m., Community Room
Come meet other nursing mothers, share ideas, and weigh your baby. Facilitated by an Internationally Board-Certified Lactation Consultant from Paoli Hospital.  No registration required.

Tail Waggin’ Tutors
Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Story Corner
Practice your reading skills by reading to a dog, certified by Therapy Dogs International. Children should be able to read independently. Sign up at Youth Services desk for a 15-minute appointment.

Math Matters
Thursdays, 7:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m., Story Corner
Play the 24 Challenge® game and develop pattern sensing, problem solving, and mental math skills. Open to students enrolled in grades 4-6. Students must be competent with basic math operations. Please register online.

LEGO Club
1st and 3rd Thursdays, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Annex
Come build; we supply LEGOs. Children 6+ attend independently. No registration required.

DUPLO Discovery Club
Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m, Story Corner
Drop in and build; we supply DUPLOs. Ages up to 6 with a parent. No registration required.

Book Clubs at the Henrietta Hankin Branch

Bookworms
Mondays during story time sessions, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Story Corner
A book club for beginning readers in grades 1 and 2.  Come listen to a story, make a craft and share your thoughts! Please register online.

Mother-Daughter Book Club
September through May on the second Monday of the month, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Annex
For 4th graders and up accompanied by Mom or favorite female grownup. Book discussion, snacks, craft & fun! Copies of the book of the month are available at the Youth Services desk. Please register online.