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Summer Reading: July 17-22

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Make and Take: Build a Balloon Car

Stop by the library starting Monday, July 17 to pick up everything you will need to build your very own balloon-powered car.

Lunch Bunch (All ages): Friday, July 21 at 11:30 AM

Join us at the Telford Park Pavilion for stories and songs with family and friends.  Bring a lunch and a blanket to sit on.

 

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Summer Reading: July 10-15

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Babies Boogie (Birth-2 years): Monday, July 10 at 10 AM

20 minutes of stories and songs for our youngest friends.

Make it Monday Building Club (All ages): Monday, July 10, 2-4 PM

Come build with a variety of materials, incluing Legos, K’Nex, and Magnatiles  While supplies last, we will be building Fidget Spinners.  Free build is also available.

Building is Fun BINGO (PreK-K):

Tuesday, July 11 at 10 AM OR Wednesday, July 13 at 7 PM

Spot your favorite construction tools on your BINGO card to win books or other small prizes.  No hard hats needed but come in your work clothes.

How to Build a Storm (All ages): Wednesday, July 12 at 2 PM

Explore the science of weather with the Franklin Institute.  Learn the makings of a storm, the secrets behind thunder and lightning, and watch weather come alive.

Build a Better World for Animals with Aark (All ages): Thursday, July 13 at 7 PM

Learn how Aark Animal Rescue protects wildlife in our own backyard.

Lunch Bunch (All ages): Friday, July 14 at 11:30 AM

Join us at the Telford Park Pavilion for stories and songs with family and friends.  Bring a lunch and a blanket to sit on.

Read-a-thon: Saturday, July 15, 10 AM to 5 PM

Help us raise money for Alex’s Lemonade Stand by reading.  Pick up a sponsor sheet at the library or print one here.  Ask friends and family to sponsor your reading.  Then, stop by the library to read and enjoy some snacks.  All participants will be entered into a drawing to win a free copy of the book, Alex and the Amazing Lemonade Stand.

Summer Reading: July 1-7

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All Ages Game Day: Saturday, July 1, 11 AM to 3 PM

Bring your favorite board games or play one of ours.

Babies Boogie (Birth-2 years): Monday, July 3 at 10 AM

20 minutes of stories and songs for our youngest friends.

Make it Monday Building Club (All ages): Monday, July 3, 2-4 PM

Come build with a variety of materials, including Legos, K’Nex, and Magnatiles  This week we challenge you to build a a bridge.  Free build is also available.

 

Summer Family Movie (All ages): Wednesday, July 5 at 7 PM

Beat the heat and join us for a FREE movie at the library.  Snacks will be provided.  Call 215-723-9109 for the movie title.

Lunch Bunch (All ages): Friday, July 7 at 11:30 AM

Join us at the Telford Park Pavilion for stories and songs with family and friends.  Bring a lunch and a blanket to sit on.

Summer Reading: June 26-July 1

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Babies Boogie (Birth-2 years): Monday, June 26 at 10 AM

20 minutes of stories and songs for our youngest friends.

Make it Monday Building Club (All ages): Monday, June 26, 2-4 PM

Come build with a variety of materials, incluing Legos, K’Nex, and Magnatiles  This week we challenge you to build a famous landmark.  Free build is also available.

Let’s Build a Great Community (PreK-K):

Tuesday, June 27 at 10 AM OR Wednesday, June 28 at 7 PM

Celebrate our great community by helping us create a giant hall mural.

Leap into Science Family Workshop (All ages): Wednesday, June 21 at 2 PM

Families are invited to come explore the topic of shadow and light through books and hands-on experiments.

Tall Ships and Pirate Tales (All ages): Thursday, June 29 at 7 PM

Special guests the Sciencetellers will tell us a tale of pirates on the high seas using live science experiments!

Lunch Bunch (All ages): Friday, June 30 at 11:30 AM

Join us at the Telford Park Pavilion for stories and songs with family and friends.  Bring a lunch and a blanket to sit on.

All Ages Game Day: Saturday, July 1, 11 AM to 3 PM

Bring your favorite board games or play one of ours.

 

Summer Reading: June 19-24

origami heartBabies Boogie (Birth-2 years): Monday, June 19 at 10 AM

20 minutes of stories and songs for our youngest friends.

Make it Monday Building Club (All ages): Monday, June 19, 2-4 PM

Come build with a variety of materials, incluing Legos, K’Nex, and Magnatiles  This week we challenge you to build your favorite animal.  Free build is also available.

Leap into Science Family Workshop (All ages): Wednesday, June 21 at 2 PM

Families are invited to come explore the topic of balance through books and hands-on experiments.

Origami: Unfolding the Secret (All ages): Thursday, June 22 at 7 PM

Kick off the Summer with special guest Barbara Pearl, aka Origami Mommy!  Squash, pinch, pleat and unfold the magic of paper folding.  Discover how paper can jump, spin and flip through the air and make a special origami model to take home.

Lunch Bunch (All ages): Friday, June 23 at 11:30

Join us at the Telford Park Pavilion for stories and songs with family and friends.  Bring a lunch and a blanket to sit on.

Summer Reading: June 12-16

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Babies Boogie (Birth-2 years): Monday, June 12 at 10 AM

20 minutes of stories and songs for our youngest friends.

Lunch Bunch (All ages): Friday, June 16 at 11:30

Join us at the Telford Park Pavilion for stories and songs with family and friends.  Bring a lunch and a blanket to sit on.

Summer Reading Registration Starts June 1!

This Summer, we invite you to Build a Better World at Your Library.  You can register for our Summer Reading Program online or at the library.  See below for more information about our great summer programs for all ages:

Read to Me Club (PreK-K)

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Children complete activity sheets in order to earn scratch-off cards that reveal what prize they’ve won.  Complete a certain number of activity sheets in order to earn a special prize!  Click here to see all of the great programs for our younger readers.

Read to Myself Club (Grades K-6)

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Mark your reading on your paper log or by recording your minutes online.  Earn a scratch off card that reveals what prize you’ve won for every 3 hours you read.  Read for 20 hours over the summer to earn a special prize!  Click here to see all of the great programs for our elementary school aged friends.

Read to Earn Club (Grades 6-12)

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Mark your reading on your paper log or by recording your minutes online.  Earn a prize for every 5 hours you read and a free video game/movie rental card for every 10 hours you read.  Read for 25 hours this summer and you’ll get a special invitation to our Puzzles, Pizza and Prizes end of summer event!  Click here to see all of our great programs for Teens and Tweens.