Children’s and Family Programs


board gamesFamily Game Days

Monday, January 23, 2 – 4 PM

Friday, February 17, 2 – 4 PM

Friday, March 10, 2 – 4 PM

Family Fun with the library’s toys and board games in the Activity room. Free program for all ages, no registration required.


Cook the Books

Wednesday, February 1, 6 PM – Snack Attack!

Wednesday, March 1, 6 PM – Break the Fast!

Wednesday, April 5, 6 PM –  Lunchbox Treats!

Children/tweens/teens and their parent(s) are invited to cook healthy, tasty, plant-based goodies using cookbooks from our collection. Bring along your appetite! A parent – child program, for children grades 4 to 12 accompanied by a parent. Registration is required for this free program.


The Professors of Hogwarts

Harry Potter Book Night

Friday, February 3, 4:30 – 5:30 PM

The Professors of Hogwarts, a special Harry Potter Book Night party at Avon Grove Library.

We promise you an evening of wizarding fun and the chance to discover and share the magical world of Harry Potter. Free program for wizards 3 and over, no registration required. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Come in costume and keep your wands at the ready!


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.


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). Dog and owner will be here for six individual 10-minute sessions. All readers must be pre-registered to participate. Free Program.


GeoTrax Build and Play

First Saturday of the month, 1 – 2 PM

All aboard for fun, when we bring out the library’s new 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.


Books and BreakfastKids with crafts

Saturday, February 11, 10 AM – Happy Heart Day!

Saturday, March 11, 10 AM – Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Enjoy stories, crafts and a delicious breakfast. Program is free and open to children 2 to 10 years of age. No registration required.


Play K Logo

Wednesday 2 – 3 PM,

Session 1: February 8 to April 5

Session 2: April 19 to May 31


Third Saturday of the month, 10 – 11 AM,

February 18, March 18, April 15 and May 20

Learn the skills needed for success in Kindergarten! Children 3 to 5, with their caregivers, are encouraged to participate in this innovative play based learning program. No registration required for this free program.


Super Science

February 18, 1 – 2 PM – Slime

March 18, 1 – 2 PM – Rosie Revere, Engineer

We will be reading the Longwood Gardens Community Read; Rosie Revere, Engineer and doing some engineering!

STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Science) program for Kindergarten thru 5th grade students. Register for this free program at the library.


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.


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!

BAD WEATHER POLICY: Morning Programs are cancelled if the Avon Grove School District has a delayed opening or is closed. Afternoon or Evening Programs are cancelled if the schools are closed or close early. Updated cancellations will be posted in the Library’s Blog and on our Facebook Page.

 

 

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