Union County Libraries Chidlren's Programming

Just for Kids

September 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020

Union County Libraries

The Union County Library System—The Public Library for Union County, Lewisburg; Herr Memorial Library; Mifflinburg; and West End Library, Laurelton—is hosting the following events in September 2020. All programs are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. For additional information, visit the UCLS website at www.UnionCountyLibraries.org.  The libraries will be closed Monday, September 7 in observance of Labor Day.

The Public Library for Union County


Virtual Discover Storytime

September 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29   10:00 am – 10:30 am

Join Ms. Davena for a virtual storytime. Sing songs, read books, and learn some simple ASL signs centered around a different theme each week. Links for accompanying activities and crafts will be included in the description below each video. View on Facebook.com/PubLibUC or https://bit.ly/UCLSYouTube

Myths and Legends of the Sky

Thursday, September 24 – 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Listen to stories told about the myths and legends of the Native Americans. Native American myths and legends tell the reason for day and night, why events happen in nature, the origin of the stars and other wonders of our night sky.  This is an outdoor event during twilight hours for ages 5-12. Social distancing will be implemented. Limited spots available. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172 or registering online.

Virtual ABC Play with Me

September 30, October 7, 14, 21 & 28 – 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Learn about a new "toy" each week, ways to play with it, what skills it builds, and more. The video will touch on developmental milestones/concerns. A link is provided to a local professional if the parent or caregiver has questions or concerns about their child's development in a particular area. View on Facebook.com/PubLibUC or https://bit.ly/UCLSYouTube

Herr Memorial Library


Virtual Toddler/Preschool Discover with Pick-up Craft


A weekly virtual story time for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers is available on our Facebook page: Facebook.com/HerrMemorialLibrary. Or, on our YouTube Channel: https://bit.ly/UCLSYouTube.  Drop-in during library hours and make a craft that coordinates with the lesson or theme of the week.

West End Library


Virtual Discover


This virtual program features a weekly theme with read-aloud stories, songs and age-appropriate activities. Watch on Facebook.com/West.End.Reads or https://bit.ly/UCLSYouTube.

Reading with Maverick

Saturday, September 26 – 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Children are welcome to read to our certified therapy dog, Maverick. One child will be allowed at a time. To sign up for a 15-minute time slot, call the library at 570-922-4773

September Craft of the Month

During Library Hours

Pick up September’s apple tree decoration craft and make it at home. All supplies for the craft are included.

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Upcoming Just for Kids Events

Ooey Gooey Art on Ned Talks

August 27, 2020 to September 30, 2020

Join Ned Smith Center Education Coordinator, Emily Rosmus, as she takes us through 3 easy and fun Do-It-Yourself Gooey Art Activities.

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Programming at the Lewisburg Children's Museum

September 1, 2020 to October 27, 2020

Fall Programming at the Lewisburg Children's Museum

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Campus Theatre Virtual Movie Camp

September 3, 2020 to October 1, 2020

The Introduction to Film Projection Part One is a virtual workshop (transformed to a virtual platform due to the stay-at-home practices following the Covid-19 outbreak) for students from grades 9 through 12 to explore and develop skills in cinema projection and exhibition.

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