Discover Henrietta Hankin Branch

Welcome to the Youth Services Department at the Henrietta Hankin Branch

Our Youth Services Department provides materials and programs for the education, enrichment, and entertainment of children, including special needs students and their caregivers. Our librarians are available to you; contact us at 610-344-4197, by email at, or better yet - come in and let us introduce you and your family to the many wonders of the Youth Services Department of the Henrietta Hankin Branch

Featured Programs:

Wee Build (In Person)
Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Story Corner
Young children are invited to play with their adults in our story corner.  Children 18 months to 5 years learn best when they construct knowledge through meaningful play.  Build, experiment, manipulate objects, count and measure and then talk it over.  

STEAM K-2 (In Person)
Thursday, December 8, 4:30 p.m. - 5:20 p.m. - Community Room
This month is Engineering Excellence! Can you design a tower to withstand an earthquake?  Learn about the engineering design process as we build towers out of common household items and then test your design.  This program is for children in grades K-2.  Registration is required for each child. Please register online.

STEAM 3-5 (In Person)
Thursday, December 15, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Annex
Egg-cellent Engineering!  Can you land your egg-stronaut without cracking?  Join us as we learn to use the engineering process to design, build, test, and improve an egg lander.  This program is for children in grades 3-5.  Registration is required for each child.  Please register online.

Nature's Little Explorers (In Person)
Tuesday, December 13, 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. - Annex
This in-person class is for 3-5 year olds accompanied by an adult.  Meet a live box turtle and discover what makes these amazing creatures unique. Dawn White from Indian Run Environmental Education Center will teach us about turtles and then you will craft your own turtle to take home.  Registration is required.  Please register each child separately.