Programs for Kids

Special Events

Little Sprouts Nature Class
Mondays, September 11, October 16, November 13, and December 11, 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m., Annex
Come learn about nature at the library! Classes this fall are "Oh, Deer!," "Creepy Creatures," "Bird Basics," and "Art in Nature." Presented by the Green Valleys Association. Registration for each class is separate and opens 2 weeks prior to the class date. For ages 3, 4, and 5 with a caregiver. Please register online.

Girls Who Code
Thursdays beginning September 14, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Community Room
Learn the basic concepts behind all computer programming languages. Our facilitator will use a curriculum provided by Girl Who Code, a nonprofit organization dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology. This is a 10-week course; each week’s activities will build on the previous week’s work and students are expected to attend all 10 weeks. Open to girls and boys in 6th - 12th grade. Please register online.

College Financial Aid Workshop - "Everything You've Always Wanted to Know About College Financial Aid, But Were Afraid to Ask"
Monday, September 18, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Annex
For college bound high school students and their parents. David Clark, Ed.M. provides tips on financial aid, paying for college, and planning for college tuition bills. David Clark is an independent college admissions consultant with the Center for Psychological Services/College Search Now and a member of the PA Association of College Admissions Counselors and the Higher Education Consultants Association. Please register online.

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.

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

Every other Monday beginning September 18, 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.