Norristown Library Happenings


NORRISTOWN, PA -- Some cool things are happening at the Norristown Public Library

All children's programs are first come and first served, unless noted otherwise, libarians remind the public. 

The library suggests you arrive early to guarantee admission. Doors will close and a sign will be posted on the door to the Children’s Learning Center when maximum capacity for each program has been reached. Programs begin on time: 

Tuesday, June 6
Tiny House Craft – 2:00 pm – Make a tiny house using natural materials. For kids in grades K-6. NASD early dismissal day activity. Drop in. Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
Tuesdays, June 6 and 13, and Thursday, June 22
“A Book That Shaped Me” Workshop – 5:00 pm – Has a book made a difference in your life? Write a letter telling of your experience for the “A Book That Shaped Me” writing contest for a chance to win a $50 gift card and more. Miss Tiffany will lead this workshop to help you write a winning entry. For kids in grades 4-5. Drop in.
Saturday, June 10
LEGO + - 10:30 am - Create and build using a variety of great materials for the budding engineer:  LEGO, K’Nex, Straws & Connectors, and more! For children entering grades K-6—children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Drop in.
Mondays, June 19 through August 14
Monday Movie Mania – 1:00 pm – Come join us to watch some family favorites in our first-floor Community Room. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. For all ages. Drop in. June 19: Sing, rated PG. June 26: Lego Batman Movie, rated PG.
Saturday, June 17 through Saturday, August 19
Summer Reading Club – Win prizes for reading! Pick up a summer reading log in the Children’s Department and keep track of the minutes you read. For every two hours you read or have been read to, you win a free book and a chance to win a bicycle or a $50 Barnes & Noble gift certificate. (Maximum 10 free books per child.) First 100 people to sign up get a t-shirt! For children ages 0-12.
Mondays, June 26 through August 7
Robo Code – 6:00 pm - Hands-on learning using iPad apps and our robots, Dash and Dot. Kids will learn to code through fun projects and puzzles. Class size limited to 18. For kids entering grades 3-6.
Tuesdays, June 27 through August 8 
Pre-K Creators – 10:30 am –Preschoolers enjoy books, crafts, music, and special activities as we investigate some new topics: All About Me, Construction Zone, Exploring Space, and Gardens and Growing Things. For children ages 3-1/2 to 5 and their caregivers. Drop in. 
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, June 27 through 29
Mini-Theater Workshop – 1:30 pm – Participants will get the opportunity to explore character development, scene study and monologues through group activities and theatre games. This is a 3-day workshop for children ages 9-12. Limit 10 students. Registration is required. Call or stop by the Children’s Dept. to sign up.
Tuesdays, June 27 through August 8
Crafternoon – 3:00 pm - Feeling creative? Come make something! Art, crafts, and STEM projects. For kids entering grades 1-6. Drop in. Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
Wednesdays, June 28 through August 9 
Baby Lap Rap – 10:30 am – Babies and their grownups will be trying some new rhymes and songs, and exploring our big world through music, flannelboard activities, and stories. Come join us and bring a friend! Ages 0-24 months with a caregiver. Drop in.
Wednesdays, June 28 through August 9
Build - 3:00 pm - Come build with us! Imagine and create with LEGOs, Straws and Connectors, K’nex, and more! Grades K-6. Drop in. Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
Thursdays, June 30 through August 10 
Wiggles & Giggles – 10:30 am – Stories, songs, rhymes, and activities for young preschoolers. Ages 2 to 3 with a caregiver, followed by toys and playgroup time. Drop in.
Thursdays, June 30 through August 10
Sew Awesome! – 3:00 pm – Learn how to sew by hand and with a sewing machine. Make fun, usable projects! For kids entering grades 4-6. Registration requiredClass size is limited. 
Thursdays, June 30 through August 10 
Twilight Tales – 7:00 pm – Family storytime! Our activities will be a mixture of fun and learning with stories, songs and an occasional craft and parachute play. For ages 0-7 with a caregiver. Drop in.
Fridays, June 30 through August 4
Mad Scientists’ Club – 3:00 pm – Join Turner Concepts for hands-on STEM experiments and projects. Build a car, shoot a rocket, make a volcano, make a cotton ball launcher, and more! For children entering grades 1-5. Drop in.
Thursday, June 22
Science Tellers! – 6:00 pm - Set sail with us on a thrilling action-packed adventure about a crew of quirky pirates marooned on a deserted island. With mutiny and high-tide looming, they must rescue their salty captain and find a way to construct a ship before all hope is lost … at sea! Planks, sails, rigging, rails... what else could building a pirate ship possibly take? Throughout the story, volunteers from the audience will help us explore the incredible science behind clouds, flash paper, air pressure, inertia, explosions and more. Don’t miss this refreshing nautical tale with a twist! For children age 4 and up. Drop in.

More info contact;
Becky Hoover 
Youth Services PR 
Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library 
1001 Powell Street 
Norristown, PA  19401 
610-278-5100,Ext. 205

Municipality of Norristown
235 East Airy Street
Norristown, PA 19401

Phone: 610-272-8080
Fax: 610-275-0687

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