Parents and children, ages 3 to 6, join The Library at a program about the importance of health and safety. Safe and Healthy Me! will focus on ways to be healthy and safe throughout our community. Each program will include a storytime and fun activities.
Every child who attends will receive a book to keep.
Kline Library Tuesday, January 6 6:00 PM
East Shore Area Library Thursday, January 8 6:00 PM
Elizabethville Area Library Thursday, January 8 6:00 PM
William H. & Marion C. Alexander Family Library Saturday, January 10 10:30 AM
Johnson Memorial Library Saturday, January 10 10:30 AM
These programs are a joint project of the Dauphin County Library System and Dauphin County Employees. Special thanks to the Commissioners of Dauphin County – Jeff Haste, Mike Pries, and George P. Hartwick, III – for making these special programs possible.
The Library provides a wide variety of programming for families and children of all ages. These programs help children and families explore their world and discover how to satisfy their curiosity.
To register for any of the libraries Special Programs click on the date of the program in the calendar below.
BookRATs (Ages 6-11)
BookRATs (Read And Talk) is a monthly book discussion group for 6-11 year olds. Read a book (we'll choose a topic--you choose a book) and talk about what you've read. You'll also do a craft or activity, have a snack and may pick a book for next month's meeting. Program length: 45 minutes. Registration Limit: 20.>> Register for Session 1 (January/February)
Daddy & Me (Ages 3-6)Calling all Dads! Bring your child to this unique storytime where you and your young ones will hear stories, sing songs, and share your love of reading. Program length: 45 minutes. Registration Limit: 15.>> Calendar for Session 2 (February/March)
Drop In & Discover! (All Ages)Not sure what to expect from our Discovery Programs? Drop in throughout the hour to sample some stories, crafts and activities from Explore Art, Discover Math & Science, Get Moving and more -- all in one place! No registration required.>> Calendar for Session 2 (February/March)
Family Fun (All Ages)
Free quality time for each family! Come to The Library for a program filled with crafts, music and other fun activities. Program length: 45 minutes, Registration Limit: 15>> Register for Session 1 (January/February)
Family Game (All Ages)
Share the fun of playing family-friendly games while you spend some quality time together at The Library. Program length: 60 minutes, Registration Limit: 15 families>> Register for Session 1 (January/February)
Family Movie (All Ages - Recommended Ages 6+) Relax and enjoy a free family-friendly movie together. Recommended for children ages 6 and up. No registration required.>> Calendar for Session 2 (February/March)
Paws2Read (Ages 6-11)
Join registered therapy dogs for a fun session of reading. This special program encourages children of all reading levels to read to the easiest and most willing audience – a dog. Each child has the opportunity to read to the dog for about 15 minutes. Registration for this program is by appointment. Please contact Youth Services Programming & Outreach at 566-0949 ext 217 to schedule your time.>> Calendar for Session 2 (February/March)
Programs for Kids
Find a Good Book
e-books & e-audiobooks
AFL – William H. & Marion C. Alexander Family Library ESA – East Shore Area Library EV – Elizabethville Area Library MRL – McCormick Riverfront Library MOM – Madeline L. Olewine Memorial Library JOH – Johnson Memorial Library KL – Kline Library ND – Northern Dauphin Library
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