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.

 

SUPER SPRING PROGRAMS

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

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Storytimes

 

Wee Ones Storytime at the Library

Tuesdays, 9:30 and 10:30 am

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

NEW!

Saturday Wee Ones Storytime at the Library

1st Saturday of the month, 10:30am

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Storybook Storytimes at the Library

Tuesdays, 1:30 pm

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

UPCOMING THEMES

April 8 - Locomotive

April 15 - Fancy Nancy

April 22 – Knuffle Bunny

April 29 – Stripes All Types

May 5 - Rainbow Fish

May 13- The Very Hungry Caterpillar

May 20- No Storytime for Election Day!

May 27 - Clifford

June 3 - Pinkalicious

June 10 – Amelia Bedelia

June 17- Bats at the Beach

NEW!

Saturday Storybook Storytimes at the Library

1st Saturday of the month, 1:00pm

April 5 - The Very Hungry Caterpillar

May 3 - Stripes All Types

June 7 - Pinkalicious

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Toddler Storytimes at the Library

Wednesdays, 9:30am and 10:30am

 

 For children birth to 36 months and their caregivers.

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Thursday Storytimes  at the Library

Thursdays, 10am and 1 pm

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, 10am

Preschool, kindergarten, homeschool children welcome with their siblings and caregivers.

 

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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

PA Power Library

Chester County Library Catalog

Chester County Library System

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