Programs for Kids

Special Events 

For the health and well-being of our staff, volunteers and patrons, effective March 14, all public programs at the Chester County Library and Henrietta Hankin Branch are being cancelled until Monday, April 6.

Green Valleys Association presents Little Sprouts Nature Class
Friday, March 6, 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. - Community Room
"Slimy and Scaly Friends"
Ages 3 - 5 with caregivers.  Learn about nature through stories and crafts.  Registration is required.

Ongoing Programs at the Henrietta Hankin Branch 

Play K STEAM 
Thursday, March 5, 4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. - Story Corner
Thursday April 2, 4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. - Story Corner
Explore STEAM through books and hands-on activities.  For children currently in kindergarten.  Class size is limited.  Registration required.

BeeBots 
Thursday, March 26, 4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. - Story Corner -- Cancelled
Thursday, April 23, 4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. - Story Corner
Grade 1.  Learn the first steps of programming with our bee-shaped robots and hands-on activities.  Class size is limited. Registration is required. 

Tinkering 
Thursday, March 12, 4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. - Community Room
Thursday, April 9, 4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. - Community Room
Grades 2 - 3.  Continue exploring with BeeBots and sample other STEM activities.  Class size is limited.  Registration is required.

Robotics 
Thursday, March 19, 4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. - Community Room -- Cancelled
Thursday, April 16, 4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. - Community Room
Grades 4 - 6.  Hands on activities with Cubelets, Turing Tumble, and Ozobots.  Class size is limited.  Registration is required

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 favorite female grownup.  The book 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, snacks, activities, and fun!  Registration is required for each meeting.

Bookworms Book Club 
Wednesday, March 4, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Community Room
Wednesday, April 1, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Community Room -- Cancelled
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 for each class.

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.

DUPLO Discovery Club
Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m - Story Corner
Ages 0 - 6 years old with a caregiver. Drop in and build; we supply DUPLOs. No registration required.