Sprouting Readers is the library’s free weekly storytime for children ages 3-8 and their families. Every Monday at 6:30 PM from January 28th through April 1st, families can enjoy stories, activities, and crafts with our guest readers. No sign-ups needed, new families always welcome.
Stay tuned to our Facebook page for announcements about our guest readers: people from the community you know and love!
Baby Sprouts is the library’s Toddler Time for children ages 18 months-3 years. Families can join us every Thursday morning at 10:30 AM from January 17th through May 30th for stories, songs, fingerplays, and fun! New families are always welcome.
At our February Lego Challenge Night on Tuesday, February 26th at 6 PM, kids ages 5-15 can use Lego bricks to create a super silly Mad Libs story. Everyone who participates will build a part of the story, and by the end of the night we will have created a Mad Libs epic in Lego form! Lego Challenge Nights are free, but we ask that parents stay in the building while children construct.
At our next Lego Club on Saturday, March 2nd, we’re letting the kids be in charge: build whatever you want, however you want! The themeless fun is from noon-2 PM, and Lego lovers ages 5-15 are welcome to attend. Lego Club is free, but we ask that parents stay in the library while their children build.
Knitters, crocheters, weavers, and other fiber artists are invited to the next Fiber Arts group meetup on Monday, March 11th from 6-8 PM. At the February Fiber Arts Group meet, Abby Creek will present a tutorial on knitting and felting. Learn how to felt your knitted items for a unique look and texture. Bring your own materials and get to know your fellow fiber artists. All levels of ability and all styles of fiber art welcome!
Not quiet? Not able to sit still? Not a problem! The library will present a free Sensory Story Time especially for children ages 2 and up with Autism, special needs, and sensory concerns on Saturday, February 23rd at noon. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Each child will receive a free book from the Central PA Autism Society for attending.
The library’s Spring Used Book Sale will be held in the Sheetz Community Room starting on Saturday, March 30th from 9 AM-4 PM and continuing during regular library hours the first week of April: Monday, April 1st through Thursday, April 4th from 1-8 PM daily and concluding with Bag Day on Saturday, April 6th from 9 AM-4 PM. We’ll have hundreds of gently used books for sale at bargain prices you’ll love. All proceeds benefit the library.
The library is home to a number of community organizations with meetings and programs that are open to the public. Visit our community meetings page for information on these programs.