Children's Programs and Events
Special Events for Children
Our programs support PA Forward Literacies
Earth Day for Kids and Family
April 22nd 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Celebrate our beautiful Earth! Come and hear about our planet, how to be better stewards of it, and get the most from it! Outdoor activities if weather permits! #CivicLit.
Harry Potter Day for All
May 20th 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Enjoy the magic of Harry Potter! Learn how to play Quidditch from professional players (bring a broom!), make your own wand, allow the choosing hat to decide your fate, survive a game of bean boozled, memorize a spell or two...Finish off the day with an intense game of Quidditch! #SocLit
Special Solar Eclipse Themed Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, July 11th 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Prepare for August's solar eclipse with a fun solar eclipse themed Toddler Storytime! Hear a story about Sun and Moon and then make a craft.#CivLit
Reoccurring Children's Programs
Cancelled May 6th--Tuesday Takes Me There Event with Luis Carlos Montalván
We are saddened to announce that author, veteran and advocate Luis Carlos Montalván passed away unexpectedly at the beginning of December. His therapy dog Tuesday is living with a loving family and continues to do therapy work through ECAD.
Young Artists Club
1st and 3rd Mondays from 3:15 to 4:15 PM
The Young Artists Club is for aspiring artists. This club is free and no registration is required. Art projects are designed for Intermediate and Middle School aged artists.
2nd and 4th Mondays from 3:15 to 4:15 PM
Flaunt your gaming skills as the library breaks out the Xbox 360 console for gamers ages 10 to 12. No registration require.
Baby Lap Sit
Tuesdays 10:00 to 10:30 AM
Where bubbles and books combine for a parent and baby story time. This story time is for ages newborn to 18 months. No registration required.
Tuesdays 11:00 to 11:30 AM
Designed for ages 1-3, our Toddler Storytime includes rhymes, songs, short stories, and lots of movement. Older siblings are welcome to join in.
1st Wednesday of the Month 3:15 to 4:15 PM
For school-aged children. Bring your master builder skills. Or just your creativity. We provide the Legos! This club is free, and no registration is required. Legos are appropriate for school-aged children.
Therapy Dog Visits
2nd and 4th Wednesdays 6:30 to 7:30 PM
Visit with Chelsea, the Cavelier King Charles Spaniel, and Chip, the English Cocker Spaniel! Chelsea's interests include meeting and greeting kids, looking at picture books, listening to children read stories and wearing hats. Chip loves to meet new people, be petted, hear stories and sleep with his stuffy.
StoryRiders PreSchool Storytime
Thursdays from 1:00 to 2:00 PM (See schedule on graphic)
Buckle your seat belts and hop in with our own story rider, Miss Kim. Every week features a new theme with songs, creative play, crafts and, of course, stories! Geared toward ages 2-5. Older siblings are welcome. These events are free and no registration is required.
Friday at 10:00 am
This interactive hour of story-telling, singing, dancing, and other activities is sure to engage the interests of children ages 2-5. Older siblings are welcome to join in. Terrific Tots is free, and no registration is required.
Once a month on Fridays 11:00 am-12:00 pm
Muhlenberg Community Library invites you to join our Block Party!
What is a Block Party? A Block Party features wooden blocks of all different shapes and sizes that are geared for children’s play. The Block Party consists of people figures, vehicles, and animals that children will be able to incorporate into their play.
Block Parties will be hosted one Friday each month after Terrific Tots Program from 11:00am-12:00. Children will have the opportunity to engage in a fun, educational program while also interacting with their playmates.
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The benefits of children’s block play: Children learn about their world through the skills of critical thinking and problem solving. They may also develop self-confidence. Play encourages language and literacy skills as well as creativity, and social and physical skills
**PLEASE NOTE –Library policy states that children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult.