Family Pages | Centre County library listings for February

January 26, 2013 

Centre County Library Bookmobile

Check www.centrecountylibrary.org for locations and hours.

Centre County Library & Historical Museum

200 N. Allegheny St., Bellefonte, 355-1516

Feb. 4, 11, 18 and 25

Toddler story time for ages 18 months to age 3, 10:30-11:15 a.m. This month’s features are Paul Stickland’s “Dinosaur Roar;” Al Perkins’ “Hand, Hand, Finger Thumb;” and David Shannon’s “Duck on a Bike.”

Feb. 5, 12, 19 and 26

Preschool story time for ages 3-6, 1:30-2:15 p.m.

• Feb. 5, “Dragons!”

• Feb. 12, Feelings and Valentines Day

• Feb. 19, Presidents and pizza

• Feb. 26, Birds of a feather

Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27

Preschool story time for ages 3-6, 10:30-11:15 a.m. This month’s features are Don Freeman’s “Corduroy;” Aubrey Davis’ “ The Enormous Potato;” and Keiko Karsza’s “When the Elephant Walks.”

Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27

Book babies, 9:30-10 a.m. Features songs, books, shaker eggs, blowing bubbles and music to stimulate a child’s brain growth and will include Emily Gravett’s “Orange Pear Apple Bear;” Mary Murphy’s “I Kissed the Baby;” and Jonathan London’s “A Truck Goes Rattley-Bumpa.”

Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28

Lego Club, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Visit www.education.com/magazine/article/Power_of_Lego/ to learn how creativity, problem-solving and teamwork are developed by playing with these bricks.

Feb. 7, 14, 21 and 28

Hooks and Needles, 1-2:30 p.m. Share with others who love to knit (note the new time for 2013)

Feb. 16

Guys Read!: Father and Son Book Club, 2-3:15 p.m. Discussion of Jeff Kinney’s “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Gregg Heffley’s Journal” for ages 8-12 and an adult male

Feb. 16

Family story time, 10:30-11 a.m. Features books, toys and musical activities all about friendship

Feb. 27

Dental health story time, 10:30-11:15 a.m., A dental hygienist will talk about clean and healthy teeth

Feb. 28

Tablet Tech, 1-2 and 5-6 p.m. Provides iPads and Kindle Fires for information and navigation tips

Feb. 28

Drop-in Gadget Crash Course, 2-3 and 6-7 p.m. Help with e-readers, smart phones, tables, digital cameras and other gadgets

Holt Memorial Library

17 N. Front St., Philipsburg, 342-1987

Feb. 4 and 18

Knit Wits, for those who crochet and knit, 6-7 p.m.

Feb. 5, 12, 19 and 26

Mother Goose on the Loose, for children ages 3 years and younger with an adult, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Pre-reading and social skills are developed

Feb. 6. 13. 20 and 27

Wednesday preschool story time for preschool-aged children with an adult, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

• Feb. 6: “Who Loves Me?”

• Feb. 13: Valentine’s Day

• Feb. 20: Bird-lovers month celebration

• Feb. 27: Happy birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Feb. 7, 14, 21 and 28

Thursday preschool story time for preschool-aged children with an adult, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

• Feb. 7: “Who Loves Me?”

• Feb. 14: Valentine’s Day

• Feb. 21: Bird-lovers month celebration

• Feb. 28: Happy birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Feb. 7, 14, 21 and 28

It’s Elementary — for children in kindergarten through grade 6, 6-7 p.m.

• Feb. 7; STEM — Features science, technology, engineering and mathematics

• Feb. 14: Blockheads; fun with Legos

• Feb. 28 Family movie night

Feb. 16

Saturday STEM — Features science, technology, engineering and mathematics, 11:30-1 p.m.

Feb. 21

Family tai chi demonstration, 6-7 p.m. Bruce Hutchinson demonstrates family relaxation techniques

Feb. 21

Tablet Tech, 1-2 and 5-6 p.m. Provides iPads and Kindle Fires for information and navigation tips

Feb. 21

Drop-in Gadget Crash Course, 2-3 and 6-7 p.m. Help with e-readers, smart phones, tables, digital cameras and other gadgets

East Penns Valley Area Branch Library

Millheim Borough Building, 225 E. Main St., 349-5328

Feb. 1 and 15

Home school program with Miss Laura, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Feb. 4, 11, 18 and 25

Preschool story time, 10:30-11 a.m. Features stories, songs, rhymes, puppet plays, crafts and other theme-focused activities

• Feb. 4: Shadow play

• Feb. 11: Be My Valentine

• Feb. 18: All Aboard!

• Feb. 25: Miss Laura’s favorites

Feb. 5 and 19

Lego Club features activities with Duplo and Lego blocks and written description of the project, 3:30-4 p.m.

• Feb. 5: Duplo

• Feb. 19: Lego

Feb. 7

Tablet Tech, 1-2 and 5-6 p.m. Provides iPads and Kindle Fires for information and navigation tips

Feb. 12

Family fun night 6:30-8 p.m. Your old Tshirts will be renewed as scarves and belts

Feb. 12 and 16

Fizz, Bang, Eureka! 3:30-4 p.m.

After-school science features experiments with frost, snowflakes and “snowcones.”

Feb. 21

Tablet Tech, 1-2 and 5-6 p.m. Provides iPads and Kindle Fires for information and navigation tips

Feb. 21

Drop-in Gadget Crash Course, 2-3 and 6-7 p.m. Help with e-readers, smart phones, tables, digital cameras and other gadgets

Feb. 21

Tablet Tech, 1-2 and 5-6 p.m. Provides iPads and Kindle Fires for information and navigation tips

Centre Hall Branch Library

109 W. Beryl St., Centre Hall, 364-2580

Feb. 4, 11, 18 and 25

Preschool story time features stories, songs and rhyme, puppet play, crafts and/or activities that are theme focused, 10:30-11:15 a.m.

• Feb. 4: Dental awareness

• Feb. 11: Valentine’s Dayl (love and kindness) make a puzzel

• Feb. 18: Presidents Day (leaders)

• Feb. 25 Duplo (included with story time)

Feb. 6 and 20

Fizz, Bang, Eureka! 3-3:30 p.m. After-school science features experiments with frost, snowflakes and “snowcones.”

Feb. 13 and 27

Lego Club features activities with Duplo and Lego blocks and written description of the project, 3:30-4 p.m.

• Feb. 13: Lego

• Feb. 27: Duplo

Feb. 13

Girl Scout membership information; open to all ages, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Explore bees and sunflowers and how to earn a Bug Badge.

Feb. 14

Tablet Tech, 1-2 and 5-6 p.m. Provides iPads and Kindle Fires for information and navigation tips

Feb. 14

Drop-in Gadget Crash Course, 2-3 and 6-7 p.m. Help with e-readers, smart phones, tables, digital cameras and other gadgets

Feb. 21

Teen night features making new accessories from an old tee shirt, leather labels and jewelry, 6:30-8 p.m

Schlow Centre Region Library

211 S. Allen St., State College, 235-7817 or www.schlowlibrary.org.

Feb. 1

Developmental screening for birth to age 5, 9 a.m.-noon

Feb. 1

Concert with Blues Control and Fursaxa, 8-10:30 p.m.

Feb. 2

Trips for Young Writers workshop, 10-11 a.m.

Feb. 2, 9, 16 and 23

World Stories Alive: Tales in Many Tongues, for ages three to eight and their families, 11 a.m.

Feb. 5 and 12

Toddler learning center, for ages 18 months to age three, 9:15-10:15 a.m. or 10:30-11:30 a.m. (Session 2 Wednesdays March 13-April 10)

Feb. 5 and 12

Everybody story time. For ages two to five with an adult, 10:30-11 a.m. (Session 2 Wednesdays March 20-April 10)

Feb. 6 and 13

Nursery Rhyme Toddler TIme. For ages 18 months to age two with an adult, 10:30-11 a.m. (Session 2 Tuesdays March 19 to April 9)

Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27

Threes, Fours, Fives Stories Alive! Child and an adult, 9:30 a.m. (Session 2 Wednesdays March 20-April 10)

Feb. 6 and 13

Baby and Me Lapsit, 9:30 a.m. for infants and an adult, (Session 2 Tuesdays March 19-April 9)

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