Home page of Avon Grove Library in West Grove, PA

 

 

Welcome to Avon Grove Library’s Children’s Corner!

This is where you’ll learn about all the things we offer to kids at the library. We have a large selection of material for babies, toddlers, elementary, and middle school age students. Come check out our board books, picture books, early readers, juvenile fiction, juvenile biographies and nonfiction material. We also have the latest DVD movies.

 

FIZZ, BOOM, READ! SUMMER PROGRAMS

Here's our summerschedule of programs. Check this site often for updates and additions! Click on the icon below:

Summer Flier2014 website version

 

Storytimes

NEW!

Marvelous Monday Storytime at the Library

Mondays at 10:30 am

For children of all ages. Starts June 16th.

 

Wee Ones Storytime at the Library

Tuesdays, at 9:30 and 10:30 am

Music, books and play for children from birth to 24 months and their caregivers.

 

Saturday Wee Ones Storytime at the Library

July 12th, August 2nd, and September 6th at 10am

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NEW TIME!

Storybook Storytimes at the Library

Tuesdays, at 4pm

A half-hour Storytime for children and their caregivers with music and crafts.

THEMES INCLUDE:

July 1- F is for Flag

July 8 - At the Beach

July 15 – Inch by Inch

July 22 – Planting a Rainbow

July 29- Rainbow Fish

August 5 - Curious George’s Dinosaur Discovery

August 12- The Sunday Scoop

August 19- Freight Train

August 26 – The Very Lonely Firefly

September 2 – Wheels on the Bus

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Saturday Storybook Storytimes at the Library

July 12th and September 6th at 11am

Themes

July-- AT THE BEACH

September -- WHEELS ON THE BUS

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Toddler Storytimes at the Library

Wednesdays, at 9:30am and 10:30am

 

 For children birth to 36 months and their caregivers.

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Storytime at Dansko Shoes

Wednesdays, July 9th through August 20th at 10am

Held at the Outlet Store on Federal Rd in Jennersville. All ages welcome.

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Thursday Storytime  at the Library

Thursdays, at 10am

Stories, crafts and playtime for all children and their caregivers.

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Storytime at Starbucks 

Every Thursday at 1pm

Starbucks Jennersville, Shoppes at Jenners Village Center, West Grove.

All ages welcome.

This is an on-going program.

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Fun Friday Storytime at the Library

Fridays, at 10am

All ages welcome.

No Storytime July 4th.

 

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ALL STORYTIMES ARE FREE PROGRAMS. NO REGISTRATION NEEDED. SIBLINGS ARE WELCOME. CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT.

 

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Children's Programs are held in the activity room (just beyond the elevator).

For more information,

call 610-869-2004.

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SCOUT LEADERS!

Interested in doing a badge or service project at the library? For information, contact lsherwood@ccls.org

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We Need Your Help! The Children's Department would greatly appreciate materials donations for storytimes and special programs: such as glue sticks, markers, construction paper, paper towels, kid's scissors, hand sanitizer, google eyes, chenille sticks, coffee cans etc.

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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 on our library's Facebook Page.

 


 

Click here or on the calendar on the right side of this page to discover the programs offered at the library. We have reading groups, story times, craft programs, Parent and Child classes, and other hands-on activities. This page will also link you to some fun kid websites** as well as sites for homeschoolers and their parents.

**This site is linked to numerous pages on the internet. Although caution was used to insure kid friendly and safe sites, Avon Grove Library reminds parents and caregivers that children should always be monitored when using the internet.

Interested in Series Books?

Here are just a few that you'll find in our children's section:

 

Early Readers

Independent Readers

Junie B Jones
Henry and Mudge
Nate the Great
Amelia Bedelia
Judy Moody
McDuff
Animal Ark

Charlie Bone, Hank the Cowdog, Redwall, Clue Jr, Deltora Quest, Saddle Club, American Girl, American Girl Mysteries, Boxcar Children, Matt Christopher Sports Stories, Animorphs, Animal Ark, The Baby-Sitters Club, Three Cousins Detective Club, The Spiderwick Chronicles, Young Wizards, Harry Potter, Eragon, Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys, Goosebumps, Dear America, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Andrew Lost, Magic Tree House

 

Magazine Collection

American Girl, Girls Life, Highlights, Ranger Rick, Baby Bug, Cobblestone

Homework Help

HOW STUFF WORKS: Go to this site to learn how just about everything works. Great for school reports!

KIDSCLICK: Web search for kids by librarians.

Fun Websites for Kids

KIDSREADS: Find out about your favorite book, series or author. Check this site when you need a new book to read! This site was developed and is maintained by the Federal Citizen Information Center. It provides links to Federal kids' sites along with some of the best kids' sites from other organizations all grouped by subject.

CRAYOLA: Features fun art activities to keep busy after school and this summer. Search by theme or art material to find creative project ideas.

ASKFORKIDS: Formerly known as Ask Jeeves for Kids, this site allows kids to ask questions in the way they would ask a teacher, parent or friend.

BENSGUIDETOUSGOVERNMENTFORKIDS: This useful website from the US Government provides learning tools for K-12 students with age appropriate information and explanations on how our government works.

FIRSTGOVFORKIDS:This site was developed and is maintained by the Federal Citizen Information Center. It provides links to Federal kids' sites along with some of the best kids' sites from other organizations all grouped by subject.

www.artsandcraftsforkids.co.uk/home.htm:This site focuses on fun and educational arts and crafts projects for children of all ages.

Homeschooling Sites

HOMESCHOOL WORLD: The official website of Practical Homeschooling Magazine

HOMESCHOOLING TODAY: The online site of this popular magazine

 

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Hours

Monday
10am to 6pm

Tuesday thru Thursday
10am to 8pm

Friday
10am - 4pm

Saturday
9am to 4pm
Saturday
July 1 to Sept 1
10am to 3pm
Sunday
Closed


Resource Links

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Chester County Library Catalog

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