Children’s and Family Programs


Please note: during the pandemic, we will be holding virtual programs only. Check our Facebook page for details.

Unless noted, all programs are free and do not require registration.

Storytime with Belle

Saturday March 7, 10 – 11 AM

Be our guest! Avon Grove Library and the Jennersville YMCA Performing Arts Company are proud to present a special storytime in the library, featuring Princess Belle from JPAC’s production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr. Light refreshments will be provided and children are invited to come in costume.

 


Reading with the Principals of Avon Grove Charter School

Saturday March 28, 12 – 1 PM

Join Mrs. Johnson (K-3 Principal) and Mrs. Hendrickson (K-3 Assistant Principal) of the Avon Grove Charter School’s Early Learning Center at your local community library for a special book reading and meet and greet.

 


Books & Breakfast: Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

2nd Saturday, 10 – 11:30 AM

Join us as we celebrate the beloved author’s birthday! Enjoy exciting stories, creative crafts, and a delicious breakfast. For children 2 – 10 years old. No registration required.

 


NEW! School Age Book Club

3rd Monday, 4:30 – 5:15 PM

Students in grades 1 – 3 read a chapter book and then meet to discuss it. This month’s book is The Chocolate Touch by Patrick Skene Catling.

 


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Lego Club

1st and 3rd Thursday, 4:30 – 5:30 PM

We provide the Legos, you provide the imagination. Build a creation, by yourself or in a group. Display it in the library until the next meeting, when we will dismantle it, and make something new! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free program for all ages, held in the Community Room. No registration needed.

 


Lego Block Party

Fourth Saturday of the month, 1 – 2 PM

Each session we will build, in a group or on your own, a fabulous creation then play with family and friends. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free program for all ages, held in the Community Room. No registration needed.

 


Reading to WillowPAWS for Reading

First Saturday of the Month, 11 AM

Practice literacy skills by reading aloud to a well-trained therapy dog from PAWS for People (Pet-Assisted Visitation Volunteer Services). Read to either Cooper or Wesley, for double the sessions available! Dog and owner will be here for six individual 10-minute sessions. All readers must be pre-registered to participate. Free Program.

 


trainGeoTrax Build and Play

First Saturday of the month, 1 – 2 PM

All aboard for fun, when we bring out the library’s collection of GeoTrax trains! Use tracks, buildings, and other accessories to create awesome setups. Then enjoy open playtime with your work! For ages 3 and up, held in the Community Room. No registration needed.

 


Children’s programs at the Avon Grove Library are held in the Children’s Activity Room, just beyond the elevator in the lobby and are free unless otherwise noted. Most programs do not require registration.  Children under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Find our Storytimes, on the Storytime Page!

NEW BAD WEATHER POLICY: Morning programs are cancelled if the Avon Grove Library is closed. Afternoon or evening programs are cancelled if the library is closed or closes early. Updated cancellations will be posted in the Library’s Blog and on our Facebook Page.