Winter/Spring Children’s Programs

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It’s getting colder and we have some fun events to help you ward off the winter blues! Our winter/spring children’s/family events include the annual Spring Egg Hunt, a couple of historical impersonators, an Impossible Day Leap Year Party, a puppet showfamily painting, some special Saturday Storytimes, and multiple coding events.

Check out the Winter/Spring Children’s 2020 Trifold brochure for details or visit our online calendar for more information and to register for events.

Huge thanks to our sponsors, Lower Moreland Township*, the Friends of Huntingdon Valley Library**, and the Estate of Irene M. Reiter*** for making many of our programs possible.

Fun for the Whole Family

  • Benjamin Franklin** – Thursday, January 23 from 7-8 pm
    Actor and historian Mitchell Kramer portrays founding father Benjamin Franklin in this multi-generational program for school age and older.
    Registration requested.
  • Harriet Tubman*** – Thursday, February 27 at 7 pm Harriet tubman
    Actress Millicent Sparks portrays famous Underground Railroad conductor Harriet Tubman in this multi-generational program for school age and older.
    Registration requested.
  • Impossible Day Leap Year Party – Saturday, February 29 from 2-3 pm
    Celebrate the day that happens only once every four years with cake (for the Leap Day babies), games, crafts, “impossible” science activities, and magic taught by Smoke & Mirrors Magic Theater owner Danny Archer!
  • Family Painting with Kathleen** – Saturday, March 14 at 2 pm
    Event is already full.
  • Spring Egg Hunt* – Saturday, April 11 beginning at 10:30 am
    Annual egg hunt sponsored by Lower Moreland Township. Start times will be staggered for the various age groups.
  • Tuckers’ Tales Puppet Theatre presents Sock Monkey Mysteries** – Saturday, May 30 from 11-11:30 am
    Enjoy three short adventures in this puppet show starring Sock Monkey. Recommended for ages 3+ with a caregiver.

Events for school-age kids

Coding Events for grades 3-5
All events from 4:30-5:30 pm. Space is limited. Registration required.

  • Tuesday, February 4 – Fun with Dash & Dot Robots
  • Thursday, March 26 – Minecraft Hour of Code
  • Wednesday, April 29 – Balloon ‘Bot Battle

Imagination Station
Wednesday, March 18 at 4:30 pm – Postponed to Wednesday, May 6 at 4:30 pm
Hear a story and use STEM activities to help the characters solve a problem.
Open to students in grades K-2. Space is limited. Registration is required.

League Book Club 2-12-20League of Book Lovers
A new book club for students in grades 4-6
Wednesdays at 6:30 pm

  • February 12 – Escape from Aleppo by N. H. Senzai
  • March 4 – Pashmina by Nidhi Chanani
  • April 1 – The Strangers by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Library LEGO® Club
For ages 5 and up
Wednesdays at 4:30 pm

  • January 29
  • February 19
  • March 25 – cancelled
  • April 22

Events for the Youngest Library Patrons & Caregivers

Rhythm Babies Music Class** Rhythm Babies Jan-May 2020
Music & movement class for all ages
Registration required.
First Saturday of the month at 10:15 am

  • February 1
  • March 7
  • April 4
  • May 2

Creative Construction
Free play with constructive toys (recommended for ages 3+)
Fridays at 10:30 am

  • January 24 – Block Party
  • February 21 – Magna Tiles
  • March 20 – Tumble Tree Timbers – cancelled
  • April 17 – LEGO® Duplo

Winter Storytimes 2020Storytimes

  • Saturday Storytimes
    All ages
    Select Saturdays at 11 am
    January 18 – Winnie the Pooh Day Storytime
    February 22 – Special Storytime with a Lower Moreland Police Officer
    March 28 – Special Storytime with Dogs
    April 25 – Superhero Storytime
  • Preschool Storytime
    Ages 3-5
    Mondays at 10:30 am
    Winter session: January 27-March 2 (no Storytime February 17, due to Presidents’ Day)
    Spring session: March 23-April 27 postponed two weeks – April 6-May 11
  • Toddler Storytime
    Ages 1-2
    Tuesdays at 10:30 am
    Winter session: January 28-March 3
    Spring session: March 24-April 28 postponed two weeks – April 7-May 12
  • Bounce & Rhyme Babytime
    Lapsit storytime for babies up to 18 months
    Once a month on Thursdays at 10:30 am
    February 6, March 12, April 23

We hope to see you at the Library soon!