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Spring Session

March 31-May 23

Download your spring session flyer here.


special events

Graphic Novel Book Club

Are you interested in graphic novels, comics, and other books with strong graphics and artistic elements? Then please join us for a relaxed evening of book discussion and general fandom. Discussion topics will be emailed to registrants prior to the meeting. For ages 8-12 accompanied by an adult. Space is limited. Contact Michele Bolay at or

610-688-7092 x210.

Friday, May 2, 7:00-8:30 pm

Register online.


Bright Start Robotics Workshops 


Fourth and Fifth Graders: Saturday, May 10, 10-11:30 am 

First Graders: Sunday, May 11, 2-3:30 pm 


Pat's Hamster

Monday, May 12, 4:30-5:15 pm

Children in grades 2-3, join us and learn about saving, spending, and the importance of making smart financial decisions. Pat's hamster will help you identify what a pet hamster needs to live and how to spend money wisely. No registration is required. Free tickets will be handed out starting at 4 pm at the Children's Circulation Desk.



Three Cups
Saturday, May 24, 11-11:45 am

Children in grades 2-3 will learn how to save, spend, and be charitable with money. In the book, Three Cups by Tony Townsley, a 5-year-old boy gets an allowance from his parents each week. They decide how to divide his allowance into three cups; one for spending, one for savings, and one for charity. This begins a wonderful journey for the little boy. After reading Three Cups, children will learn the importance of making wise decisions about how they manage their money. No registration is required. This program is open to the first 20 children and their parents.


FRAMED Art Show Opening Reception
Tuesday, May 27, 4:30-5:00 pm

An open house reception featuring work done by the FRAMED art students between September 2013 and May 2014. Meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments. No registration or tickets required. This exhibit will be on display through Friday, June 13.
All ages welcome.


after-school programs

Framed: A Journey in Art      

Tuesdays, 4:30-5:15 pm or 7-7:45 pm

All Framed classes are full.

We are not accepting any new applicants at this time; this includes waiting list applicants. If you attended the first two weeks and have been confirmed by the instructor, please continue to attend. If not, please keep an eye out for our fall session in September and our special program this summer, The Science of Art. Thank you!



Ages 6 to 12 years, attending independently. 

Thursdays, April 10, April 24, May 8 & May 22, 4:30-5:15 pm

Drop in and join us for free-style LEGO building.

Knitting Book Club

Children ages 8 and up.

Thursdays, May 1 & May 15, 4:30-5:15 pm

Beginner and experienced knitters are welcome to join our Knitting Book Club.  We will talk about our favorite books and learn how to knit.  Parents are welcome to join us to help teach knitting or to learn yourselves.



1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Join the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Club at Tredyffrin Public Library! Read 1,000 books with your child before he or she enters school--a goal experts say children need to help them learn to read for themselves.

One of the best ways to encourage learning is to spend time sharing books every day. Reading together helps develop important pre-reading skills that provide a solid reading foundation—a key to school and learning success. Plus, sharing stories together is fun!

To sign up, stop by the library or call 610-688-7092 x210. For more information, please email Angie at or Carla at or stop by the Children's Library at Tredyffrin.



Would you like to volunteer in the Children’s Department at Tredyffrin Public Library this summer? Are you age 13 or older? Are you available at least four weeks between June 20 and August 15? Then please ask for an application and a list of job descriptions and requirements at the Children’s circulation desk! Volunteer jobs include interacting with patrons at the Reading Club Table, serving as backup for the circulation desk, shelving books and media, and assisting with various craft and activity programs.

For more information, contact Michele Bolay at or

610-688-7092 x210. Completed applications are due on or before 5 pm on Sunday, June 15.




Check out the full Calendar of Events.

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For more information, call 610.688.7092 x210.




Wee Ones

Mondays, 9:30 am

Ages birth to 15 months with caregivers. Story time for our very youngest friends with lots of toys, interaction, music, and movement.


Tuesdays and Fridays, 10:30 am

Ages 16 months to 3 years with caregivers. Jump right in for a tot-friendly craft followed by themed stories, interactive rhymes, and rhythmic songs designed to foster a love of books and reading.

ABC 1,2,3
Fridays, 9:30 am

Ages 3 to 5 years only with caregivers. Preschoolers and kindergarteners unite for a very age specific story time with a fun-filled emphasis on letters, numbers, and literacy through favorite picture books, age-appropriate crafts, games, and songs.

PreK & Kindergarten
Tuesdays, 2pm

Ages 4 to 6 years, attending independently.

Family Story Time
Mondays and Thursdays, 10:30 am

Saturdays, April 5,

April 19, May 3 & May 24, 10:30 am
Ages birth to 5 years with caregivers. Stories, songs and rhymes for families to enjoy.


The library always needs donations of new and used LEGOS. Please bring them to the Children's Department on the lower level. Thank you!!


Tredyffrin Township Libraries

Tredyffrin Public Library • 582 Upper Gulph Road • Strafford, PA 19087-2052 • 610-688-7092

Paoli Library • 18 Darby Road • Paoli, PA 19301 • 610-296-7996