Programs for Kids

Special Events

Little Sprouts Nature Class
Monday, March 12, 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. - Annex
Come learn about nature at the library! The next class is "Life in a Log." 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.

The Tree Lady
Wednesday, March 28, 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. - Annex 
Enjoy the story of the horticulturist who brought trees to San Diego.  Learn about plant adaptations and native plants of Chester County, PA.  A plant craft will be included in the program.  For kids in grades 1-4. Registration begins on March 7.

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.

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.

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.

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 starting April 9, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Story Corner
April 9; April 23
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
Read Rump by Liesl Shurtliff for Monday, March 12
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.