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

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

Reading Club for Preschool-12th Grade; June 6th-July 28th

Our Summer Reading Club Kick-Off Party (recommended for children ages 5-12) is Thursday June 9th @ 6:00pm. Younger siblings are welcome. Please call to register. To register for the reading club: preschoolers and school age kids can sign up and pick up a log during library hours starting June 6th. Itís recommended that participants (or caregivers) have a library card, but not necessary. Registration forms and reading logs will be available by the Childrenís Librarianís desk.

 Read to Me (Ages 2-5)

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.

Lunch @ the Library

Mondays-Fridays @ 12:00pm 6/13-8/5 (Ages 3-17)

Kids of all ages are welcome to come to the library for lunch. After eating, they can hang out in the activity room for free play, which includes Legos and lots of games. Lunches are provided through the Pottsville Housing Authority.

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.                                                            


Recommended for: ages 17 months-3 years; Wednesdays @ 10:30am 6/8-7/27.

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.


Recommended for: ages 3-5; Mondays @ 10:30am 6/6-7/25.

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 childís name, age, and your phone #. 

School Age Programs 

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 attendingFacebook: pottsvilletab

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 childís name, age, and your phone #.  

Last updated April 26, 2016 


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