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.

Download the Program Flyer for July 2017

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Summer Volunteers

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


Download the complete Summer Program Flyer!

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 discretion of the storyteller if there will be a second storytime to accommodate 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

  • Wee Play

    When: Monday, July 24, 2017 – 9:45 AM – 10:15 AM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Tyler Hedges Children’s Room

    In the summer, we play at the library with our wee one! Come on in for some open play and exploration. We will have toys and music set up so everyone can have some fun. Ages 18 months and under with caregiver. No registration required.

  • Family Storytime - Ages 5 and under

    When: Monday, July 24, 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: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 – 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Tyler Hedges Children’s Room

    Songs, stories, finger-play and more for children 5 and under with caregiver.

  • Family Storytime - Ages 5 and under

    When: Thursday, July 27, 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, July 28, 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.

  • Wee Play

    When: Monday, July 31, 2017 – 9:45 AM – 10:15 AM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Tyler Hedges Children’s Room

    In the summer, we play at the library with our wee one! Come on in for some open play and exploration. We will have toys and music set up so everyone can have some fun. Ages 18 months and under with caregiver. No registration required.

  • Family Storytime - Ages 5 and under

    When: Monday, July 31, 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: Tuesday, August 01, 2017 – 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Tyler Hedges Children’s Room

    Songs, stories, finger-play and more for children 5 and under with caregiver.

  • Family Storytime - Ages 5 and under

    When: Thursday, August 03, 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.

  • Wee Play

    When: Monday, August 07, 2017 – 9:45 AM – 10:15 AM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Tyler Hedges Children’s Room

    In the summer, we play at the library with our wee one! Come on in for some open play and exploration. We will have toys and music set up so everyone can have some fun. Ages 18 months and under with caregiver. No registration required.

School Age

  • Science in the Summer: Science of Sports

    When: Monday, July 24, 2017 – 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Meeting Room

    Online registration begins at noon on Tuesday, May 2 at www.scienceinthesummer.com
    This class is for children entering grades 2 and 3 in the fall.
    In 2017, Chester County elementary students have the opportunity to explore the science behind their favorite sports through fun, hands-on activities. They will discover why athletes need to stay physically fit, mentally fit, and properly equipped. Students will also learn about the teams of professionals who use science to help athletes improve their performance. They will experiment with sports equipment materials and health drink recipes just like real engineers and nutritionists.
    Please wear sneakers to the class for safety. Arrive 15 minutes early to check-in before class.
    This event is sponsored by Glaxo Smith Kline and administered by the Franklin Institute.

  • Science in the Summer: Science of Sports

    When: Monday, July 24, 2017 – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Meeting Room

    Online registration begins at noon on Tuesday, May 2 at www.scienceinthesummer.com
    This class is for children entering grades 5 through 6 in the fall.
    In 2017, Chester County elementary students have the opportunity to explore the science behind their favorite sports through fun, hands-on activities. They will discover why athletes need to stay physically fit, mentally fit, and properly equipped. Students will also learn about the teams of professionals who use science to help athletes improve their performance. They will experiment with sports equipment materials and health drink recipes just like real engineers and nutritionists.
    Please wear sneakers to the class for safety. Arrive 15 minutes early to check-in before class.
    This event is sponsored by Glaxo Smith Kline and administered by the Franklin Institute.

  • Peoples Light & Theater and 90 Second Newbery PREP CLASSES

    When: Monday, July 24, 2017 – 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Tyler Hedges Children’s Room

    Register for the two PREP CLASSES dates HERE. (July 24 and July 31) You must also register for the acting classes on August 7. We are acting out 90 seconds of The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman so please read the book before the first PREP CLASS.
    Before we start working with the professionals from People’s Light and Theater we must prepare our script,costumes, props, and scenery.
    This is where we will choose our roles so it is important for you to attend.
    Parents and guardians must fill out a Photo/Film Release Form and a Program Expectation Form and submit BEFORE the first class in July. These forms will be emailed to you.

  • Chess Club

    When: Monday, July 24, 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.

  • Science in the Summer: Science of Sports

    When: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 – 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Meeting Room

    Online registration begins at noon on Tuesday, May 2 at www.scienceinthesummer.com
    This class is for children entering grades 2 and 3 in the fall.
    In 2017, Chester County elementary students have the opportunity to explore the science behind their favorite sports through fun, hands-on activities. They will discover why athletes need to stay physically fit, mentally fit, and properly equipped. Students will also learn about the teams of professionals who use science to help athletes improve their performance. They will experiment with sports equipment materials and health drink recipes just like real engineers and nutritionists.
    Please wear sneakers to the class for safety. Arrive 15 minutes early to check-in before class.
    This event is sponsored by Glaxo Smith Kline and administered by the Franklin Institute.

  • Science in the Summer: Science of Sports

    When: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Meeting Room

    Online registration begins at noon on Tuesday, May 2 at www.scienceinthesummer.com
    This class is for children entering grades 5 through 6 in the fall.
    In 2017, Chester County elementary students have the opportunity to explore the science behind their favorite sports through fun, hands-on activities. They will discover why athletes need to stay physically fit, mentally fit, and properly equipped. Students will also learn about the teams of professionals who use science to help athletes improve their performance. They will experiment with sports equipment materials and health drink recipes just like real engineers and nutritionists.
    Please wear sneakers to the class for safety. Arrive 15 minutes early to check-in before class.
    This event is sponsored by Glaxo Smith Kline and administered by the Franklin Institute.

  • BOOK BINGO

    When: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 – 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Tyler Hedges Children’s Room

    Ages 8-12 (FIRM). ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Bring a book to share with the group and win books to keep by playing Bingo. Each week will be a different theme/genre.

  • 3-D ART

    When: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 – 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Tyler Hedges Children’s Room

    Ages 5-9 (FIRM). Come and create a simple work of three-dimensional art (collage, sculpture, jewelry, etc.) to keep. No registration necessary, but space is limited.

  • Don't Forget to Write

    When: Tuesday, July 25, 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.

  • Science in the Summer: Science of Sports

    When: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 – 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM
    Where: Tredyffrin Public Library at Meeting Room

    Online registration begins at noon on Tuesday, May 2 at www.scienceinthesummer.com
    This class is for children entering grades 2 and 3 in the fall.
    In 2017, Chester County elementary students have the opportunity to explore the science behind their favorite sports through fun, hands-on activities. They will discover why athletes need to stay physically fit, mentally fit, and properly equipped. Students will also learn about the teams of professionals who use science to help athletes improve their performance. They will experiment with sports equipment materials and health drink recipes just like real engineers and nutritionists.
    Please wear sneakers to the class for safety. Arrive 15 minutes early to check-in before class.
    This event is sponsored by Glaxo Smith Kline and administered by the Franklin Institute.