Programs for Kids

Special Events

Little Sprouts Nature Class "Slime and Scales" 
Monday, May 14,  10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. - Annex
Little Sprouts is presented by an educator from Green Valleys Watershed Association. This class is for 3, 4, and 5-year-olds with an adult. Siblings may attend as guests but supplies/activities are limited to registered children only.  For kids in grades 1-4. Registration is required and begins on April 30.

Science in the Summer
Level 1 - Monday - Thursday,  June 25-28 - 9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. or 12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. - Annex
Level 2 - Monday - Thursday,  June 25-28 - 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. or 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Annex
For more details, visit our Science in the Summer page.  Registration is required and begins on May 17 at noon 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.

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 23, May 7, May 21
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 Women in Science by Rachel Ignotofsky for Monday, May 14
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.