Leap Into Science

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dreamstime_xs_79705375If you are in grades 1-5, bring your parent to be your partner for amazing science-based activities and experiences on Saturday, February 25 the Main Library at 2pm.  This is a spin-off of the Franklin Institute’s program.  The one hour STEM workshop is free and open to the public. No registration. Made possible by a grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of Commonwealth Libraries.

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Tail Wagging Readers!

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puppy readerCome in between 11 am and noon on Saturday and practice reading to an attentive and gentle dog! Readers only, please!

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Calling all wizards…

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dreamstime_xl_59102121Yay! It’s Harry Potter Day on Saturday, February 18 at the Main Library!

Celebrate the imagination of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter character on Come in costume, play Hogwarts games, make magical props, and try Bertie Botts beans. A Harry Potter photo booth will also be available. Prizes will be awarded for costumes and game winners. All ages.

The two hour program is free and open to the public. No registration.

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Calling all Sweethearts

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dinoloveBring your little sweethearts for snacks, stories, songs and crafts on Tuesday, February 14 to celebrate Valentine’s Day! The Sweetheart Party is for families of preschool and elementary age children. Free, open to the public, and no registration.

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Book & Cook: Author Visit

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Author visitWhat would it be like to enter an intergalactic cooking competition? Author and Liberty High School graduate, Natalie Riess, answered that question with her popular graphic novel series, Space Battle Lunchtime.

She will visit the Main Library on Saturday, February 11 at 2:00 pm to talk about writing. Afterwards she will  judge the library’s version of Chopped, Jr. Contestants in grades 4 to 12 will create something edible, and hopefully delicious, with the ingredients provided. Prizes will be awarded.

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Library Closed Thursday

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snowman colorDue to the snow. No materials are due. And of course, no bookmobile service.

Please stay safe and stay home if possible. Our online resources are available 24/7. Or download an eBook or a magazine. We have fun online books and resources for children too… here

Parent / child art workshop

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PBS39 is bringing their Full STEAM Ahead program to the South Side Branch. They will present Create With Me art classes on Saturday, February 4 from noon  to 1 pm. Families of children, ages 2 to 8, will explore a variety of hands-on art and creative activities. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity!

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Tail wagging is a thing at the library!

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puppy readerImprove your reading skills and get a boost of confidence by reading to a patient and gentle dog who loves listening to stories. Bring a book or choose one from our collection at the Main Library on Saturday, January 28 from 11 am to noon. No registration. Remember you can park in the garage!

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