Jan. 27 Block Party

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Friday, January 27 at 10:30 am in the Children’s Department – Block Party is an hour long free play session with a set of universal blocks, people, vehicles, animals, scarves and other accompanying materials where preschoolers have the freedom to build and play as they wish. Open to children ages 2 to 5 years. Drop in at the children’s department. […]

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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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