Summer Reading programming registration opens June 3 online. Access our calendar at nhslibrary.org under the “Events” tab or click on the title link below.
BOOK BUDDIES Every Saturday from 12-4pm. Volunteers from NH-S High School National Honor Society will be in the children’s department to share stories, crafts and games with our young patrons. Come join us! No registration required.
SUMMER QUEST: MULTICULTURAL KICKOFF PARTY. Saturday, June 17, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Celebrate the beginning of ALL TOGETHER NOW! Summer Reading Program with MUSIC and DESSERT from different cultures! Greek, Irish, Indian, Mexican, and Italian are some of the special morsels to be tasted! For the whole family! Register.
SUMMER QUEST STORYTIME: ALL TOGETHER NOW! Tuesdays, beginning June 20 at 10:30am. Join Miss Patricia and Miss Marge for our At-the-Library Preschool Summer Storytime complete with stories, crafts, activities, and songs. This program is for preschool children and their caregivers. Register.
VIRTUAL ART: HENRI ROUSSEAU TIGER Thursday, June 22, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Virtual Art program via Zoom. Registration required so we can send you the Zoom Link! Participants will follow along to create this mixed media tiger inspired by Henri Rousseau. Register.
STORIES IN THE PARK WITH MS. DARCY Wednesdays at 11am beginning July 5. Grab the kids, something to sit on, some drinks and munchies, and join Ms. Darcy (not to mention her harp and a bunch of cool books) at Aquetong Springs (July 5 and 19) or Laurel Park (July 12 and 26) for a summertime Stories in the Park. No registration required. In case of inclement weather check with the Library via phone (215-862-2330) or on Facebook.
EYES OF THE WILD! Thursday, July 6 at 10:30 am. Take a walk on the wild side and come to the Library for this fun, fascinating, and educational program with live animals. Register.
WONDERFUL WATERSHEDS Friday, July 7, 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. For preschoolers to elementary-school ages. Join Jade Greene, local mom, environmental educator and President of the Aquetong Watershed Association for an interactive program about watersheds. Jade will bring live macroinvertebrates (stream insects) and we will learn all about streams and how to protect them. Space is limited and registration is required.
MAD SCIENCE OF NJ: SOUNDS LIKE SCIENCE Thursday, July 13 at 10:30am. Kids get tuned into learning with exciting demonstrations and experiments, including the surprisingly loud dinosaur-in-a-can, and a kid-created thunderstorm. Great program for children and their families! Please register.
VIRTUAL ART: VAN GOGH INSPIRED ART Friday, July 14, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Virtual Art program via Zoom. Registration required so we can send you the Zoom Link!
NATIVE AMERICAN WOODLAND LIFE SKILLS Thursday, July 20 at 10:30am. Christine Applegate from the Museum of Indian Culture gives students from the third grade up an introduction to Lenape. Students explore how the Lenape used the resources and seasonal changes of the Eastern Woodlands in their housing, clothing, food, social structure, and education. Please register.
MAD SCIENCE OF NEW JERSEY: FIRE AND ICE Thursday, July 27 at 10:30am. This spectacular show thrills audiences with impressive science experiments. The event includes foggy dry ice storms and mind boggling vanishing paper. School-age students and their families will be amazed by sizzling, shivering scissors and special bubbly showers! Please register.
DJEMBE AFRICAN DRUM CIRCLE Thursday, August 3, 2023, at 10:30am Music Play Patrol will have everyone up and dancing to the beat! During the session you will play hand drums, sing songs, and end with a traditional African dance circle. Please register.
NATIVE PENNSYLVANIA HABITATS! Friday, August 4, 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. For preschoolers to elementary-school ages. Join Jade Greene, local mom, environmental educator and President of the Aquetong Watershed Association for an interactive program about native wildlife and the importance of habitat. Make and take home your own wildflower seed bomb to create wildlife habitat near your home! Space is limited and registration is required.