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Homeschool Explorations

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Enhance your learning at the Library! Homeschool Explorations programs are designed to support and supplement the homeschool experience.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Storytime: Baby and Me PM

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Bounce, sing, clap and listen to stories with your child, birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start library visits and meet other children and their parents.

Preschool Explorers

Thursday, March 5, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Preschool Explorers prepares children to enter preschool or kindergarten. The program is based on Common Core Standards used in Pennsylvania schools and provides an opportunity for children to explore their world in a group setting.

Holiday: Happy Chinese New Year

Thursday, March 5, 2015  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: Celebrate Chinese New Year with us when we make delicious Chinese Dumplings.

Kids Club: Paper Dragons

Thursday, March 5, 2015 | Other Dates  
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Celebrate Chinese New Year! After cooking dumplings at the Chinese Storytime, make a paper dragon to take home.

Kids' Club

Thursday, March 5, 2015 | Other Dates  
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Join us for a fun family activity.

Family Fun: Storytelling Around The World

Saturday, March 7, 2015  
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Sensory Discoveries: A storytime for children with special needs, their friends and families

Sunday, March 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Stories songs and fun for children with special needs, their friends and families.

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, March 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, March 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Come and bounce, sing, clap, listen to stories and more with your child who is birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start Library visits, to learn new rhymes and lullabies, to listen to stories and to meet other children the same age.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, March 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Storytime: Family Fun

Monday, March 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Storytime for the whole family! Join us for a half hour of stories, songs, and chuckles for all ages.

Homeschool Explorations

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Enhance your learning at the Library! Homeschool Explorations programs are designed to support and supplement the homeschool experience.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Storytime: Baby and Me PM

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Bounce, sing, clap and listen to stories with your child, birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start library visits and meet other children and their parents.

Preschool Explorers

Thursday, March 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Preschool Explorers prepares children to enter preschool or kindergarten. The program is based on Common Core Standards used in Pennsylvania schools and provides an opportunity for children to explore their world in a group setting.

Chinese Time

Thursday, March 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Experience Chinese language and culture through books, storytelling, songs, games and more!

Kids Club: Paper Strip Sculpture

Thursday, March 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Make an abstract paper sculpture by gluing and twisting colorful paper strips on a bright background. Kids 3 and up with family.

Kids' Club

Thursday, March 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Join us for a fun family activity.

Storytime: Sensory Discoveries: A storytime for children with special needs, their friends and families

Sunday, March 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Stories songs and fun for children with special needs, their friends and families.

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, March 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


For Grown-ups: the Art of Storytelling for Educators

Sunday, March 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, March 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Come and bounce, sing, clap, listen to stories and more with your child who is birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start Library visits, to learn new rhymes and lullabies, to listen to stories and to meet other children the same age.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, March 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Sign Time: Baby Talk

Monday, March 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Family Fun

Monday, March 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Storytime for the whole family! Join us for a half hour of stories, songs, and chuckles for all ages.

Homeschool Explorations

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Enhance your learning at the Library! Homeschool Explorations programs are designed to support and supplement the homeschool experience.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Storytime: Baby and Me PM

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Bounce, sing, clap and listen to stories with your child, birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start library visits and meet other children and their parents.

Preschool Explorers

Thursday, March 19, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Preschool Explorers prepares children to enter preschool or kindergarten. The program is based on Common Core Standards used in Pennsylvania schools and provides an opportunity for children to explore their world in a group setting.

Chinese Time

Thursday, March 19, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Experience Chinese language and culture through books, storytelling, songs, games and more!

Kids Club: Spring Lambs

Thursday, March 19, 2015 | Other Dates  
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Create an adorable lamb to celebrate the coming of Spring. Glue on fluffy cotton balls for fleece. Baaa! All ages with family help.

Kids' Club

Thursday, March 19, 2015 | Other Dates  
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Join us for a fun family activity.

Storytime: Sensory Discoveries: A storytime for children with special needs, their friends and families

Sunday, March 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Stories songs and fun for children with special needs, their friends and families.

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, March 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, March 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Come and bounce, sing, clap, listen to stories and more with your child who is birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start Library visits, to learn new rhymes and lullabies, to listen to stories and to meet other children the same age.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, March 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Sign Time: Baby Talk

Monday, March 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Family Fun

Monday, March 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Storytime for the whole family! Join us for a half hour of stories, songs, and chuckles for all ages.

Homeschool Explorations

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Enhance your learning at the Library! Homeschool Explorations programs are designed to support and supplement the homeschool experience.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Storytime: Baby and Me PM

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Bounce, sing, clap and listen to stories with your child, birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start library visits and meet other children and their parents.

Preschool Explorers

Thursday, March 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Preschool Explorers prepares children to enter preschool or kindergarten. The program is based on Common Core Standards used in Pennsylvania schools and provides an opportunity for children to explore their world in a group setting.

Chinese Time

Thursday, March 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Experience Chinese language and culture through books, storytelling, songs, games and more!

Kids Club: Decorate Peeps!

Thursday, March 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Decorate marshmallow Peeps with icing, sprinkles, food coloring etc. Then eat or keep your Peep - whatever makes you happiest. Kids 2 years and up with families.

Kids' Club

Thursday, March 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Join us for a fun family activity.

Kids Club: What Kind of Dragon Are You?

Saturday, March 28, 2015  
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Hear a dragon story. Find out about Eastern and Western dragons. Take a quiz to find out what kind of dragon you are. And make a dragon craft. Ages 6-12. Children 3-6 with an adult.

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, March 29, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Baby and Me

Monday, March 30, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Come and bounce, sing, clap, listen to stories and more with your child who is birth to 18 months. This is a perfect time to start Library visits, to learn new rhymes and lullabies, to listen to stories and to meet other children the same age.

Sign Time: Baby Talk

Monday, March 30, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Monday, March 30, 2015 | Other Dates  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Storytime: Family Fun

Monday, March 30, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Storytime for the whole family! Join us for a half hour of stories, songs, and chuckles for all ages.

Homeschool Explorations: SPRING BREAK (no program)

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Enhance your learning at the Library! Homeschool Explorations programs are designed to support and supplement the homeschool experience.

Storytime: Terrific Tales for Toddlers

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: A storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years with an adult. Stories and related activities are chosen to entice young children and promote their emerging literacy. Social and playtime follows.

Preschool Explorers

Thursday, April 2, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Preschool Explorers prepares children to enter preschool or kindergarten. The program is based on Common Core Standards used in Pennsylvania schools and provides an opportunity for children to explore their world in a group setting.

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, April 5, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Homeschool Explorations

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Enhance your learning at the Library! Homeschool Explorations programs are designed to support and supplement the homeschool experience.

Preschool Explorers

Thursday, April 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Preschool Explorers prepares children to enter preschool or kindergarten. The program is based on Common Core Standards used in Pennsylvania schools and provides an opportunity for children to explore their world in a group setting.

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, April 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Homeschool Explorations

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Enhance your learning at the Library! Homeschool Explorations programs are designed to support and supplement the homeschool experience.

Preschool Explorers

Thursday, April 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Preschool Explorers prepares children to enter preschool or kindergarten. The program is based on Common Core Standards used in Pennsylvania schools and provides an opportunity for children to explore their world in a group setting.

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, April 19, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


For Grown-ups: the Art of Storytelling for Educators

Sunday, April 19, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Homeschool Explorations

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Enhance your learning at the Library! Homeschool Explorations programs are designed to support and supplement the homeschool experience.

Preschool Explorers

Thursday, April 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Preschool Explorers prepares children to enter preschool or kindergarten. The program is based on Common Core Standards used in Pennsylvania schools and provides an opportunity for children to explore their world in a group setting.

STEM Imagination Builders: Lego Club

Sunday, April 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main


Homeschool Explorations

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Enhance your learning at the Library! Homeschool Explorations programs are designed to support and supplement the homeschool experience.

Preschool Explorers

Thursday, April 30, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Preschool Explorers prepares children to enter preschool or kindergarten. The program is based on Common Core Standards used in Pennsylvania schools and provides an opportunity for children to explore their world in a group setting.