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   Summer Programs       

  2017 SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAMS @

         THE POTTSVILLE FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY         

  We are now taking registrations for all of our current programs. 

  Call 570-622-8880 or email potchild@pottsvillelibrary.org to sign up.


BUILD A BETTER WORLD: 2017 YOUTH PROGRAMS @ THE POTTSVILLE FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY



Reading Club for Preschool-12TH Grade; June 12th-August 3rd
Our Summer Reading Club Kick-Off Party is Thursday June 15th @ 6:00pm. All ages are welcome. To register for the reading club: preschoolers and school age kids can sign up and pick up a log during library hours from June 12th–August 3rd.

Read to Me (Ages 2-5);
June 12th-August 2nd
Complete a reading log and your child gets to choose a book to keep or a prize from the treasure chest.
K-12th Grade
Read books and get prizes! Complete a reading log and register for a grand prize. Children entering kindergarten may participate.

Preschool Programs      

These programs provide a good opportunity for young children to be exposed to PA Early Learning Standards and are a good opportunity for parents and grandparents to interact. Please note that ages are recommended; younger and older children may attend either program. Call the library for more information.                                          

Laptime

Recommended for: ages 17 months-3 years; Wednesdays @ 10:30am 6/14-8/2.

We have free play, read, sing, and do a simple craft. This is a fun, positive way to introduce young children to a group environment. Siblings are welcome. Please register.

Storytime  

Recommended for: ages 3-5; Mondays @ 10:30am 6/12-7/31.

Preschool-age kids are in for some fun with weekly-themed stories, songs, and a craft; along with free play. Siblings are welcome. Please register.   

Call 570-622-8880 or email potchild@pottsvillelibrary.org to register. Please include child’s name, age, and your phone #. 


School Age Programs

Lunch @ the Library

Recommended for ages 5-17 (all kids are welcome).  Monday-Friday @ 12:00-1:00pm, 6/12-8/2.

Lunches are provided by the Pottsville Housing Authority, and participants can stick around to play games, or with blocks,  Legos, or toy kits. 

Builders' Bonanza

Ages 5-12; Mondays and Thursdays @ 4:00-5:30pm. Ongoing.

Come make all sorts of creations with Legos, Goldieblox, and other fun and educational toys. Lego donations are welcome. Please register.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Teen Advisory Board 

Ages 13-17; 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month @ 6:00pm. Ongoing. 

Join us and have a say in what books, CDs, movies we provide at the library as well as special teen programs. Snacks will be provided. Registration is limited, please call before attending

Teen Writers Group

Ages 13-17; 2nd & 4th Tuesday @ 6:00pm. Ongoing. 

We meet twice a month to share stories members have written based on a theme. Fan fiction/any genre is allowed and special activities will be planned too. Please register

Teen Illustrators Group

Ages 13-17; 2nd & 4th Tuesday @ 7:00pm. Ongoing.

This group meets twice a month to create drawings and sketches based on their favorite books or a special theme. Please register.

Call 570-622-8880 or email potchild@pottsvillelibrary.org to register. Please include child’s name, age, and your phone #.  


Last updated May 11, 2017 

 

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