Tredyffrin Children’s Programs

 

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For more information, call 610.688.7092 x 210 or contact children’s librarian Angie Andre at aandre@ccls.org.

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We still have some openings for summer volunteers! Please be sure to read the info sheet before applying.


Summer Reading 2017 Preview

Architecture Camp 2017 July 10, 11, 13, 14 at Tredyffrin Public Library.  This 4 day camp will introduce your child to the basics of architecture. Molly Goecke holds a Masters Degree in Architecture and she will guide 2 classes in learning the basics of architecture with fun hands- on activities. One class for children ages 4-7 and another for children ages 8-12. Stay tuned for more details. Registration will being in June.

Science in the Summer 2017 This summer we will be studying Sports Science July 24, 25, 26, 27 at Tredyffrin Public Library. Online registration is required at www.scienceinthesummer.com and begins on May 2 at 12 noon.

 

Anytime Events

Free tickets will be available in the children’s department 30 minutes prior to each event, except where noted.

Family Storytime 

All year, all thchildrene time Family Storytime never ends! Even when are between program sessions you can still attend Family Storytime on Mondays and Thursdays at 10:30 AM. Just drop in for stories, music and fun. We start handing out FREE tickets 30 minutes before storytime begins. It is the discretions of the storyteller if there will be a second storytime to accomodate more                                                    friends. We abide by fire safety room limitations.

 

 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Join the Worm on books1,000 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 aandre@ccls.org.

 

Upcoming Events

Preschool

  • Family Storytime - Ages 5 and under

    When: Monday, May 29, 2017 – 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Tyler Hedges Children’s Room

    Stories, songs, and rhymes for children 5 and under with caregiver.

  • Family Storytime - Ages 5 and under

    When: Thursday, June 01, 2017 – 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Tyler Hedges Children’s Room

    Stories, songs, and rhymes for children 5 and under with caregiver.

  • Mama & Me Yoga

    When: Friday, June 02, 2017 – 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Tyler Hedges Children’s Room

    Mamas, papas, grandies, caregivers and babies ages birth-4 years join us for a time of yoga. You will be led by a certified yoga teacher in a yoga practice and some time for you. Babies can play, crawl, nap, eat, bounce and be themselves.
    Please bring a mat. Space is limited so we hand out tickets starting 30 minutes before program begins. Get your FREE ticket at the children’s circulation desk.

  • Family Storytime - Ages 5 and under

    When: Monday, June 05, 2017 – 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Tyler Hedges Children’s Room

    Stories, songs, and rhymes for children 5 and under with caregiver.

  • Family Storytime - Ages 5 and under

    When: Thursday, June 08, 2017 – 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Tyler Hedges Children’s Room

    Stories, songs, and rhymes for children 5 and under with caregiver.

  • Bilingual Storytime

    When: Friday, June 09, 2017 – 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Tyler Hedges Children’s Room

    Children 5 and under with your caregiver, join Senora Maureene for a fun bi-lingual Spanish & English Storytime. No registration required. We will hand out free tickets starting 30 minutes before the program begins.

  • Family Storytime - Ages 5 and under

    When: Monday, June 12, 2017 – 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Tyler Hedges Children’s Room

    Stories, songs, and rhymes for children 5 and under with caregiver.

  • Family Storytime - Ages 5 and under

    When: Thursday, June 15, 2017 – 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Tyler Hedges Children’s Room

    Stories, songs, and rhymes for children 5 and under with caregiver.

  • Mama & Me Yoga

    When: Friday, June 16, 2017 – 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Tyler Hedges Children’s Room

    Mamas, papas, grandies, caregivers and babies ages birth-4 years join us for a time of yoga. You will be led by a certified yoga teacher in a yoga practice and some time for you. Babies can play, crawl, nap, eat, bounce and be themselves.
    Please bring a mat. Space is limited so we hand out tickets starting 30 minutes before program begins. Get your FREE ticket at the children’s circulation desk.

  • Summer Reading KICKOFF PARTY

    When: Friday, June 16, 2017 – 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library

    Register for Summer Reading 2017 as you enjoy the band FUN GUYS! Bring a blanket and take in the music. You can also make your way through our obstacle course. When you register for Summer Reading you will receive a calendar, folder and FREE TOTE bag.

School Age

  • Chess Club

    When: Monday, May 29, 2017 – 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Tyler Hedges Children’s Room

    Join us for chess club. Children ages 6-12 can learn and play chess. No registration but space is limited to the first 20 children. Free tickets will be given out starting at 6:30 pm.

  • Chess Club

    When: Monday, June 05, 2017 – 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Tyler Hedges Children’s Room

    Join us for chess club. Children ages 6-12 can learn and play chess. No registration but space is limited to the first 20 children. Free tickets will be given out starting at 6:30 pm.

  • Chess Club

    When: Monday, June 12, 2017 – 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Tyler Hedges Children’s Room

    Join us for chess club. Children ages 6-12 can learn and play chess. No registration but space is limited to the first 20 children. Free tickets will be given out starting at 6:30 pm.

  • Back to Basics:Sewing

    When: Thursday, June 15, 2017 – 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Tyler Hedges Children’s Room

    Join the maker revolution and get back to basics with this hand sewing workshop. Children ages 8-12 are invited to learn the basics. We will be making glasses cases for Father’s Day or a gift for your favorite glasses wearer. Please bring an old neck tie that we can cut up. Online registration required.

  • Summer Reading KICKOFF PARTY

    When: Friday, June 16, 2017 – 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library

    Register for Summer Reading 2017 as you enjoy the band FUN GUYS! Bring a blanket and take in the music. You can also make your way through our obstacle course. When you register for Summer Reading you will receive a calendar, folder and FREE TOTE bag.

  • Chess Club

    When: Monday, June 19, 2017 – 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Tyler Hedges Children’s Room

    Join us for chess club. Children ages 6-12 can learn and play chess. No registration but space is limited to the first 20 children. Free tickets will be given out starting at 6:30 pm.

  • Don't Forget to Write

    When: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 – 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Tyler Hedges Children’s Room

    However; remember to leave electronics at home for this eight session writing program. Your teacher, Miss Samantha, will introduce the importance and appreciation of handwritten correspondences to you. There is no registration but this class is limited to the first 18 children that arrive. Please come early to get your FREE ticket at the Children’s Circulation Desk.

  • Kids Can Make A Difference

    When: Thursday, June 22, 2017 – 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Tyler Hedges Children’s Room

    Join the American Swedish Museum as you learn about how kids can make a difference in building a sustainable tomorrow. You will learn about sustainable energy and environmentally conscious architecture. The program includes an interactive introduction to the topic, hands on activities include building a model-sized energy efficient home, making pinwheels to demonstrate renewable energy, and creating opportunities to brainstorm how kids can Build a Better World! ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED and begins June 1 at 10 am.

  • Kids Yoga

    When: Friday, June 23, 2017 – 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Tyler Hedges Children’s Room

    Children ages 6-12 join us for a fun yoga class. We will stretch, balance, relax, and have lots of fun. Please bring a yoga mat if you have one, we have only a few to borrow.

  • Stormy Saturday: Weather Wonder for Kids

    When: Saturday, June 24, 2017 – 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Tyler Hedges Children’s Room

    Children ages 5-9 join us as we talk about rain, lightning, and thunder. Learn about the science behind these fascinating weather elements, participate in hands-on activities, and learn safety tips. ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED and begins May 1. Your presenter is Chris D’Ambrosio, CBS Weather Watcher and Storm Chaser, Rising Senior at Episcopal Academy.