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Kazoo times two!

On Saturday, February 1, you will have TWO separate opportunities to make music with the humble but versatile kazoo. From 12 to 12:15, as part of the Black History Month kickoff, there will be renditions of Billy Strayhorn’s “Take the … Continue reading

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Fun, Fun, Fun in the Children’s Department

Looking for something cool or cozy to do with out-of-town visitors or when your own kids need to get out? Up the magic of the season with our Holiday Family Fun Days. We’ve put together activities every day (except Christmas Eve … Continue reading

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Unfortunately fun activities this Saturday

In dread (i.e. anticipation) of Lemony Snicket’s upcoming visit, the Children’s Department is holding a Gloomy Gathering at the Luckless Library from 2 to 3 o’clock on October 12. Make ironic inventions, create masquerade mayhem, and more. Eye hope to … Continue reading

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Share language, food, and culture at International Family Day

This October, something special is happening in the Children’s Department! Something to do with food, crafts, stories, and the world. It’s the first International Family Day! International Family Day is about meeting, listening, and learning about your neighbors. The main … Continue reading

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Russian Storytime

Has your child already mastered Spanish and Mandarin? Perhaps it’s time to start exposing them to a new language with important foreign policy implications and a fun, challenging grammatical structure! Why not try Russian? Every fourth Saturday, join us for … Continue reading

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Dig into Summer Reading June 9!

It’s time again for summer reading, with lots of great books and activities. Join us for the 13th annual Summer Reading Extravaganza Sunday, June 9 from 12 to 5. For more information and registration, see the CLP website.

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Feliz Día de los Niños!

There’s a special event coming to the Children’s Department this Sunday! Every April in Mexico, el Día de los Niños is celebrated. In 1997 children’s autor Pat Mora had the idea to celebrate el Día de los Niños with books. … Continue reading

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Arbor Day: Celebrate trees

On Saturday, April 27 from 2 to 4, the Children’s Department will be celebrating Arbor Day by learning about Pennsylvania’s various trees and how we can identify and care for them. The Lorax would approve, he with his precious Truffula … Continue reading

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Tomodachi Festival: Friends, stories and more

Tomodachi is a Japanese word meaning “friendship”. On Saturday, April 20 from 2-4:30, Friends of the Main Library’s Bridge to Japan and our friends from the Japan-America Society of Pennsylvania will present kamishibai stories, origami, and other cultural activities for … Continue reading

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Vampirina Ballerina

What do Cinderella and a vampire have in common?

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