Preschool Storytime Party

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I love finding fun themes for preschool storytime. Today we celebrated Gingerbread House Day! No, we didn’t make gingerbread houses. And these aren’t gingerbread men, exactly. They are sugar cookie men/women, and the preschoolers in attendance had a blast decorating them. A very special thanks to the Friends of the Huntingdon Valley Library. The Friends sponsor countless programs for the Youth […]

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Young Authors Gala

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In the 3 years I have been at this library, I have watched the Write & Illustrate program grow exponentially in writing submissions, total number of authors and participating schools. For the 23rd Annual Write & Illustrate contest in 2013, we had 57 authors participate from 4 different area schools. 2014 was the first year we tried out new categories […]

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December 2016 Events

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Between the many holidays, parties, gatherings, and events filling your calendar this December, make room for a few of these great events at the Library! Events for Children, Teens, and Families: Dec. 15 at 4:15 – Library LEGO Club. Register. Dec. 17 at 10:30 am – Saturday Storytime! Dec. 26 – 30 from 1-3 pm – Crafternoons! “Join us every […]

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Sesame Street Day!

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Every year on November 10, we celebrate Sesame Street Day at the library. On that day in 1969, Sesame Street debuted on television and has since taught generations of young children how to count and their ABCs. Thanks to all the Sesame Street fans who made it to our special event! We made Cookie Monster crafts, Elmo crafts, and played […]

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November’s Book Worm Book Club

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At November’s Book Worm Book Club, we discussed The Story of Diva and Flea by Mo Willems and Tony DiTerlizzi. I love discussing books with this high spirited group of 1st and 2nd graders. They offer such interesting answers. In the story, Diva is afraid of feet and Flea is afraid of brooms. I asked the group if there is anything they are afraid […]

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Harry Potter Trivia Challenge!

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Let’s celebrate the release of the new movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them with a Harry Potter Trivia Challenge! Three lucky winners who answer all the trivia questions correctly will receive a special Harry Potter theme prize! The Challenge will be open from Monday, November 14 till Wednesday, November 30. Please note: the paper the Challenge in printed […]

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Halloween Dress-Up Party

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We had such a fun time celebrating Halloween at the Library. There were 8 different stations to explore in any order: Candy Corn Guessing Jar. What would your guess be? Spoiler below! It’s hard to believe there were 694 pieces of candy corn in that jar.   Pumpkin Bean Bag Toss! Boo! Bowling! This was so much fun. We quickly discovered […]

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