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Murrysville Community Library
2018 Fall Children's Programs

Storytimes require registration.

 

BABIES-N-BOOKS

          Babies-n-Books is for young children walking to 30 months old (21/2 years old) and accompanying adults on Thursdays, September 27, October 4, 11, 18, November 1, and 8 at 9:30 a.m. Each thirty-minute session includes well-loved rhymes, a book or two, finger plays, songs, and movement. This group encourages socialization and early literacy skills in a focused environment with adults and young children together. Click here to register

 

TODDLER TIME

          Toddler Time is designed for children ages 21/2 to 3 years old accompanied by an adult. This six-week series will be held on Tuesdays, October 9, 16, 23, 30, November 6, and 13 at 10:40 a.m. and 12:40 p.m. Eachforty-minute session includes age-appropriate stories, literacy activities, and a theme-related craft for each adult and child to make together. Click here to register for 10:40 a.m.   Click here to register for 12:40 p.m.

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME

          Preschool Storytime for children ages 4 to 6 years old will be held on Wednesdays, October 10, 17, 24,31, November 7, and 14 at 10:40 a.m. or 12:40 p.m. Each thirty-minute session includes theme-related stories and literacy actiities. Click here to register for 10:40 a.m. Click here to register for 12:40 p.m.

Drop-in programs below do not require registration.

PLAY DATE @ YOUR LIBRARY

          Come and hang out at the Library on Monday mornings beginning October 1 (except October 8, December 24, and 31) from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. This unstructured drop-in play time offers both kids and grown-ups an opportunity to mingle with others and make new friends. A few early learning items will be available to encourage imaginative play. Feel free to bring coffee for you, snacks for your child, and toys to share. Expand your social network and have fun too!

DOG READING PALS

          Children are invited to read aloud to therapy dogs on the second Friday of each month from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on September 14, October 12, November 2 (first Friday), and December 14. Our therapy dogs and their owners encourage children to read at their own pace jn a relaxed and non-judgmental environment.

MURRYSVILLE POKÉMON LEAGUE

         Come to the fall re-launch of the Murrysville Pokémon League on Saturdays, September 29, October 27, and December 1 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Bring your Pokémon trading cards to play and trade. If you're new to the game, come ready to learn. Your friends are welcome and admission is free.

 

  

 

 

 

 

NEWS
Annual Meeting of the Murrysville Community Library and the Murrysville Community Library Foundation with a Special Presentation : On September 25 at 7:00 p.m. hear the fascinating and remarkable account of how one student's vision to encourage literacy in Kenya became a reality with the help of fellow students and community members, followed by a Library update.

A GATHERING OF AUTHORS: Our own Arden Hamer will be one of the authors at the event this Thursday in Oakmont. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and the authors begin their presentations at 6:30 p.m. No reservations are required and both admission and parking are free. Check under Events for more information.

FALL CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS: It's time to sign up for Babies-n-Books and Fall Storytime classes. Check the Children's Page for "Play Date @ Your Library," a new program starting October 1.

Special thanks to our Corporate Sponsors: Applebees - Murrysville, Bondi Printing, Kacin Companies, Price Financial, S&T Bank, Smile Beautiful Dentistry, Wes Kindelberger Agency