Summer Reading Club

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2018 Summer Reading Club at the Henrietta Hankin Branch

June 11 - August 17
For all ages!

Here's How It Works:
Pick up your calendars at the Youth Services desk starting June 11. Mark the days you read (or listen to) books for 30 minutes or more.

  • Read 20+ days: earn a Bronze medal and a treasure chest prize!

  • Read 40+ days: earn a Silver medal, a treasure chest prize, and a book!

  • Read 60+ days: earn a Gold medal, a treasure chest prize, a book, and a raffle ticket for a Grand Prize!

Complete the special BINGO challenge to earn a Grand Prize raffle ticket!

Write a book review to earn a Grand Prize raffle ticket!

Reading ends August 17.  Turn in calendars and pick up prizes by September 4.

Summer-long programs start week of June 18 and run through August 17.  No programs the week of June 25.

School-Ages Programs

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.

Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Annex
Wednesday, July 11th, at 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Annex - Note the Time.
Books, crafts, games, fun! Kids entering grades 1-5. No camps or large groups, please! Please register online.

Tail Waggin’ Tutors
Tuesdays, June 19th - August 7th, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Practice your reading skills by reading to a dog certified by Therapy Dogs International. Children should be able to read independently. Call 610-321-1724 for a 15-minute appointment.

1st and 3rd Thursdays, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Annex
We supply LEGOs, you come and build. Children 6+ attend independently. No registration required.

Read-a-Book, Rate-a-Book
Write reviews for our library magazine KIDSBOOKS.  For children/teens who write independently.  Review forms available starting June 11 at the library.

Preschool Programs

Toddler Discovery Time
Mondays at 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m., Annex
Explore your way through activities: books, puzzles, blocks, and more! For children ages 1, 2, and 3 with a caregiver. No older siblings please. No registration required.

Baby Story Time
Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., Story Corner
Delight your baby (birth to 18 months) and stimulate brain development with books, rhymes, and music. Older siblings welcome. No registration required.

Play K
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m., Annex
June 21 - August 2, except June 28
Get ready for kindergarten the fun way with Play K! Children will practice the skills they'll need to be successful in kindergarten and beyond in a fun environment. 3, 4, and 5 year olds with a caregiver. No siblings please. 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 caregiver. No registration required.

Teen Programs
Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Annex
Kids going into 6th grade and up. See Teen Page for details. No registration required.

Family Programs

Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Thursday, July 26, 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Story Corner
Bring a cuddly friend to the library for story time and leave it for a library sleepover! Registration requested.

Grins and Grins
Monday, July 30, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.., Annex
Awesome, fun, fast-paced variety show (magic, juggling, comedy) for the entire family! No registration, but space is limted.

Nursing Moms
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.

Crafty Fridays
Fridays starting at 10:00 a.m. while supplies last.
Make it and take it craft.

Thank you to the Friends of the Henrietta Hankin Branch Library for supporting the 2018 Summer Reading Club.