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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Community Helpers
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join us at Malvern Library to learn about all the wonderful community helpers in our local neighborhood. Children will learn about occupations such as firefighters, doctors, bus drivers, police officers, and librarians in an ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 01
Tue Aug 08
Tue Aug 15
Tue Aug 22
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 02, 2017 - Sat Dec 30, 2017
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Leading to Reading is a free program for children Grades 1-6 in need of extra support in reading and writing. Children are matched with a volunteer, who will work with them one-on-one for one hour every week, at a specified t...

Icon of the event Puppet Show
Tue Jul 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

You are cordially invited to a Puppet Show of The Princess and the Pea by the magnificent puppeteers at Jones! Daycares or large groups must call the branch to register.

Icon of the event Family Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Stories, songs and rhymes for children from birth to age 5 and their caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 27
Thu Aug 03
Thu Aug 10
Icon of the event Wii Gaming
Tue Aug 01, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Enjoy an afternoon of Wii Gaming at the library!Daycares or large groups must call the branch to register.

Icon of the event Movie in the Afternoon
Tue Aug 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Bring your snacks and enjoy a movie at Jones....

Icon of the event Family Storytime
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children and their caregivers. 2yrs+. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 29
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers. Drop in, no registration required. A Ready for Reading program. For more information, visit in ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 01
Tue Aug 08
Tue Aug 15
Tue Aug 22
Icon of the event Harp Music and Storytelling with Martha Lawrance - FULL
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

Join us for a harp circle and storytelling session with Martha Lawrance. Children will have the opportunity to try out some mini harps and other rhythm instruments....

Icon of the event Board Games in the Library
Tue Aug 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Enjoy a game or two with new and classic board games. Daycares and large groups must call the branch to register.