Paoli Children’s Programs

Paoli Children

For more information, call 610.296.7996 or contact children’s librarian, Stephanie Bragg at 610.296.7996 or sbragg@ccls.org.

All events take place at Paoli Library unless otherwise noted.

Check out the full Calendar of Events & register online.

Download our Program Flyer for August 2017

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The German Storytime group has their own website! Check it out.

Science in the Summer 2017 This summer we will be studying Sports Science July 17, 18, 19, 20 at Paoli Library. Online registration is required at www.scienceinthesummer.com and begins on May 2 at 12 noon.


 Upcoming Events

  • Chinese Musical Storytime [CANCELLED]

    When: Saturday, August 19, 2017 – 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Where: Paoli Library at Paoli Library Meeting Room

    Pengfei Wang, a professional musician and composer specializing in crossover music genres, will lead a series of interactive music sessions in Chinese for preschool-aged children. Participants will learn to sing traditional songs in both Chinese and English, and children will also be encouraged to play along on rhythm instruments. All are welcome–Chinese speakers will learn some English, and English speakers will learn some Chinese! For children ages birth-5 years and their caregivers.

  • Summer Reading/GO WilMa ends

    When: Saturday, August 19, 2017 – 5:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Where: Paoli Library

    Events and incentives end

  • Creative Movement Ages 3-5

    When: Monday, August 21, 2017 – 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM
    Where: Paoli Library at Paoli Library Meeting Room

    The Creative Movement workshop is presented by teachers from Ballet180. Children will be led through movement workshops that will introduce them to ballet vocabulary, movement explorations, choreography, and much more. Through these workshops, students have the opportunity to develop coordination, increase strength and flexibility, expand creativity, and enhance problem solving and teamwork skills. For ages 3-5.

  • Creative Movement Ages 6-8

    When: Monday, August 21, 2017 – 4:45 PM – 5:30 PM
    Where: Paoli Library at Paoli Library Meeting Room

    The Creative Movement workshop is presented by teachers from Ballet180. Within this workshop, students will be introduced to all the elements of dance making. For children ages 6-8.

  • Family Storytime

    When: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Where: Paoli Library at Paoli Library Meeting Room

    Storytime fun for all! Sing songs, dance, read stories, and get silly. Storytime runs for a half hour, followed by a half hour of playtime. For children ages birth to 5 years and their caregivers.

  • Little Learners Lapsit

    When: Thursday, August 24, 2017 – 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Where: Paoli Library at Paoli Library Meeting Room

    Storytime and playtime for our youngest library friends, complete with developmentally appropriate songs, stories, and rhymes. Fun for the little ones, and plenty of social interaction for the grownups! For children ages birth to 18 months and their caregivers.

  • Family Storytime

    When: Thursday, August 24, 2017 – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Where: Paoli Library at Paoli Library Meeting Room

    Storytime fun for all! Sing songs, dance, read stories, and get silly. Storytime runs for a half hour, followed by a half hour of playtime. For children ages birth to 5 years and their caregivers.

  • Paoli Student Writing Club

    When: Thursday, August 24, 2017 – 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
    Where: Paoli Library at Paoli Library Meeting Room

    Student writers ages 15–21 meet weekly to work in a quiet space, discuss their writing, and engage in peer review.
    Genres include: novels, novellas, poetry, screenplays, and creative nonfiction. The goal is to create a place that supports young writers in developing their own voice and style.

  • Family Storytime

    When: Wednesday, August 30, 2017 – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Where: Paoli Library at Paoli Library Meeting Room

    Storytime fun for all! Sing songs, dance, read stories, and get silly. Storytime runs for a half hour, followed by a half hour of playtime. For children ages birth to 5 years and their caregivers.

  • Little Learners Lapsit

    When: Thursday, August 31, 2017 – 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Where: Paoli Library at Paoli Library Meeting Room

    Storytime and playtime for our youngest library friends, complete with developmentally appropriate songs, stories, and rhymes. Fun for the little ones, and plenty of social interaction for the grownups! For children ages birth to 18 months and their caregivers.