May Programs for Children and Teens
May is traditionally when we take some time off to prepare for Summer Reading, which kicks off June 25. The theme this year is “Libraries Rock!” and we will have fun events for children, teens, and adults…just like always! While we wait for that, here are some events for children and teens scheduled for May:
Friday, May 4 at 3 pm
Teen Advisory Board Meeting
The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a group of Teens in grades 9-12 that meets once a month to brainstorm ideas, prepare for Teen events, or work on creative library projects.
If you are interesting in joining TAB or would like more information, send email to Youth Services Associate Vanessa at HVLYS@mclinc.org.
Saturday, May 5 at 10:15 am
Join us in a lively 45-minute monthly class for you and your little loves! Rhythm Babies is designed to improve young children’s auditory senses, cognitive, and musical skills through singing, rhythm, and creative movement activities.
Children of ages welcome!
There are still a few spaces available. RSVP Today!
The favorite of children the world over, Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit stories have been loved for generations. Now Tuckers’ Tales Puppet Theatre brings them to life in irresistible style with clever scenery and turn-of-the-century costumes for an unforgettable theater experience. Included are: The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Tale of Benjamin Bunny ,and The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse.
Sponsored by The Friends of Huntingdon Valley Library
Tuesday, May 15 at 12 pm
Online Registration Begins: Science in the Summer
GSK Science in the Summer is a fun and free science education program sponsored by GSK and administered by The Franklin Institute. This summer’s program will explore the Science of Space. Class sizes are limited to 16 students each and the classes fill up quickly, so be sure to register early!
Level I classes are for children entering grades 2 & 3. Level II classes are for children entering grades 4-6.
Classes will be held here on July 11 & 12 from 10 am-noon for Level I students and 1-3 pm for Level II students.
For more information and to register on May 15 at noon, please visit www.scienceinthesummer.com.
Friday, May 18 at 10:30 am
Block Play Party in the Children’s Department
Drop in at the Children’s Department to enjoy free play time with blocks, cars, people and animals at Block Play Party. Open to children ages 2 to 5 years.
Saturday May 19, 2018 at 11:00 AM – Saturday Storytime with Miss Meg
Join Miss Meg for stories, songs and a craft at our Saturday Storytime! All ages welcome!
Sunday, May 20 at 2 pm
Meet Dash. Parent-Child Intro to Coding Grades K-2
Each Parent-Child team will learn simple coding skills to make Dash the robot move, dance and light up.
Registration is limited to 8 teams. Participants will be selected via lottery. PLEASE REGISTER.
Lottery winners will be announced one week before.
Sponsored by Friends of Huntingdon Valley Library.
Monday, May 21 at 4:15 pm
Library Lego® Club
Explore. Create. Have fun.
Open to students entering grades K-2.