Children's Programming at the Public Library for Union County

Just for Kids

May 19, 2017 to June 30, 2017

Public Library Union County

 


Ol' Miss Mary had a Farm...
Friday, May 19 – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Children hear stories about the farm. Following story time, children can explore learning centers, milk a cow, make a puppet and possibly meet a chick. We are getting eggs again on April 25th and hope they are hatched by the time we have this program.

Movie Night at the Library
Monday, May 22 – 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for a movie and enjoy some popcorn. No registration required.

Baby Discover
Fridays June 16 – August 11 – 11:00 am
Stories, nursery rhymes and finger plays for babies up to one year old and their parents or caregivers. Young toddlers are also welcomed. Held every Friday of the month.

Toddler Discover
Tuesdays, & Wednesdays - June 13 – August 9 – 9:30 am
This weekly story time is for children three to five years-old and their parents or caregivers and includes stories, flannel boards and activities along with a craft.

Preschool Discover
Tuesdays June 13 – August 8 – 10:00 am
This weekly story time is for children 3 to 5 years old and their parents or caregivers and includes stories, flannel boards and activities along with a craft. Registration is required so that enough materials are provided. Register today by calling 570-523-1172 or visiting the library.

Family Fort Night Summer Reading Kick-Off
Friday, June 9 – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us in celebrating the kick-off of Summer Reading by building a fort in the library! Use supplies provided by the library to build a fort among the stacks! After construction is complete, grab a snack and hideaway with your favorite book! Register today by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Camp Kindness
Starting Monday, June 12 – 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Program Days: June 12, 19 & 26 & July 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31
The eight week program features a daily theme, stories and activities aimed at teaching children the many ways they can give back to their community and show everyday kindness to the people and the world around them. Register today by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Kids in the Garden
Starting Monday, June 12 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meets every Monday until August 7th
Ms. Kim and Ms. Pat show children how to plant seeds and take care of a garden. Enjoy gardening games and activities. At the end of the summer, a kids’ garden party is held that features the vegetables that are harvested. Children can bring their own watering can if they like. Register today by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Can You Build It?
Tuesday, June 13 – 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Meets Tuesdays until July 25th
This six week program features various kid-friendly building challenges. Unleash your inner engineer and see if you can build it! For children ages 6-12. This program will not meet on July 4th due to the holiday.

Don’t Lose It – Reuse It!
Starting Wednesday, June 14 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meets every Wednesday until August 2nd
Turn recyclables into new useful items. Each week features a different project. Class size is limited to 15. The August 2nd session of "Don't Lose it, Reuse It!" is open for children to play the cardboard arcade games that were made on July 26. Register today by calling 570-523-1172 or by visiting the library.

Lego Animators Club
Thursday, June 15 – 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Meets every Thursday until August 3rd
This eight week program guides children ages 6-12 through creating a stop motion Lego movie. Kids work in groups to create a movie and all completed movies are premiered during our last club meeting on August 3rd. Register today by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.



 

 

 

 

 

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Upcoming Just for Kids Events

Exploring Club at the Children's Museum

November 15, 2016 to December 19, 2017

What is Exploring Club? Clubs are for boys and girls between 10 and 14 years old who are interested in learning about exciting career choices! Join us as we explore different career paths through hands-on learning, guest speakers, field trips and a bunch of fun!

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Owens Farm Guided Tours

April 1, 2017 to November 1, 2017

Sustainable and humane farming is all over the news these days, and here's your chance to see how it's done. The Owens family raises sheep, pigs, chickens, turkeys, horses and honeybees on 112 acres of pasture and woods. See the border collie working, piglets at play, and happy hens.

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Heritage Passport Program at the World of Little League Museum

April 1, 2017 to August 31, 2017

April to August – Heritage Passport Visit the World of Little League Museum and other participating museums April 1 through August as part of the Susquehanna River Valley Heritage Association to be entered to win an overnight trip to Philadelphia to visit four museums.

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