Unless otherwise noted, programs require free tickets, available 30 minutes prior to the event.
Free tickets will be available in the children's department to the first 20 children, 30 minutes prior to each event, except where noted.
Four Thursdays: September 25, October 9, October 23, and November 13, 4:30-5:30 pm
For parents or caregivers and children 2-6. Join us for a series of parenting workshops that will help you and your child learn new skills. Through storytelling, activities, games, and crafts we will explore new ways to grow and learn. Get full details here.
Saturday, October 4, 10:30-11:15 am
All ages with a caregiver. Welcome for a rockin’ good time singing and dancing. Tickets will be available 30 minutes prior to the program upstairs in the large event room.
Family Night: Square Dance!
Friday, October 10, 7:00-8:30 pm
Ages 8 and older plus adults. No experience necessary! Online registration is required.
Sign Language Workshop
Friday, October 17, 11:30 am
Infants-preschool children and caregiver Learn to communicate with your baby through sign language. Rachel Byerly, certified sign language instructor of My Smart Hands, will teach the basics of sign language. Program is limited to 15 families, and online registration is required.
Bach to Rock
Tuesday, October 21 , 11:30 am
Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Drop off animals Thursday October 30 at Family Storytime and pick them up anytime Friday October 31. Make and take frame after storytime. Tickets will be available 30 minutes prior to Family Storytime.
Sunday, November 16 1:30-3:30 pm
All ages with a caregiver. Yes, even those who have been seduced by the dark side use the library. Join your favorite Star Wars characters. Tickets will be available 30 minutes prior to the program upstairs in the large event room.
Graphic Novel Club
Graphic Novel Book Club is a book discussion and fan group for kids ages 8-12 accompanied by mom, dad, or another favorite adult. Books are chosen based on recommendations from the group and availability within the library system, and all participants are expected to read the book and participate in the discussion (yes, grownups, too!). For more information, please contact Michele (email@example.com).
Because this is an after-hours program, registration online is required.
Friday, October 3
The Storm in the Barn by Matt Phelan
Registration begins Saturday, September 20
Friday, November 7
Amulet: The Stonekeeper by Kazu Kibuishi
Registration begins Monday, October 20
Friday, December 5
The Silver Six by A.J. Lieberman
Registration begins Thursday, November 20
More Clubs and Ongoing Programs
Framed: A Journey in Art
Tuesdays at 4:30 or 7 pm
1st and 3rd Thursday of the month from 4:30-5:15 pm.
(9/15, 10/2, 10/16,11/6)
Children ages 6 to 12 years attending independently. You build and we supply the LEGOS. Ticket available 30 minutes prior to program.
Building & DUPLO Club
2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 1-1:45pm.
(9/25, 10/9, 10/23, 11/13)
Children up to 5 years and caregiver join us for building and discovery. Ticket available 30 minutes prior to program.
Family Book Club
Thursday, October 9 and Thursday, November 6, 6-7 pm. Children ages 9-12 bring your favorite adult. The first book we will discuss is : Listening for Lucca by Suzanne LaFleur. We will also enjoy snacks and a craft. Online registration is required.
Ages birth to 15 months + caregivers
Mondays at 9:30 am
Ages 16 months to 3 years + caregivers
Tuesdays or Fridays at 10:30 am
Ages 3 to 5 years + caregivers
Ages birth to 5 years + caregivers
Mondays or Thursdays and the 2nd and 4th Saturdays
at 10:30 am
Saturdays: 9/27, 10/11, 10/25, 11/8
Stories, songs and rhymes for families to enjoy.
from 6-7:15 pm
Play with your child while learning about local resources available to parents of young children. Each week we will have a different professional from our community talk with us about their field of expertise and provide information to parents and caregivers to help with parenting skills. Learn more about each session and presenter.
Parent Child workshops are for parents or caregivers and children ages 1-3 years. Workshops are fun and play based, providing an environment rich with toys, books, an art activity, and an opportunity for parents and young children to spend time together and make new friendships in a comfortable community setting.
In person registration is required. You must commit to attend all 5 sessions. Come to the Children’s Circulation desk to fill out a registration form. Space is limited to 15 families.
Tredyffrin Public Library is part of the network of Family Place Libraries: Building Foundations for Early Learning.
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