May Library Calendar

April 28, 2013 

Centre County Library Bookmobile

Change to Wednesday’s schedule: 9:30-10:45 a.m., Liberty Township and 11-11:45 a.m. Howard

Centre County Library & Historical Museum

200 Allegheny St., Bellefonte, 355-1516

www.centrecountylibrary. org

May 1, 8 and 15

•  Wednesday Preschool story time for age 3-6, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Includes “Maisy Learns to Swim” by Lucy Cousins; “Chu’s Day” by Neil Gaiman; and “Alfie is Not Afraid” by Patricia Carlin.

•  Book babies, 9:30-10 a.m.

Features activities to stimulate a child’s brain growth and includes “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle; and “Caterpillar’s Wish” by Mary Murphy. May 15 will be the last session of Book Babies until June 24.

May 2

•  Stuffed animal slumber party, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Read stories with your stuffed friend, make a souvenir picture frame, and then tuck your stuffed animal into bed at the library. Pick up your toy on May 3 or 4 and see what adventures your stuffed animal has gotten into.

May 2, 9, 16 and 23

•  Lego Club, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Visit to learn how creativity, problem-solving and teamwork are developed by playing with these bricks.

May 4

Family story time, 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Features books about vegetables for kids up to age 5, dancing to music and blowing bubbles. Hear stories like “Up, Down, and Around” by Katherine Ayres and “Rah, Rah, Radishes!: A Vegetable Chant” by April Pulley Sayre.

May 6 and 13

Toddler story time for ages 18 months to age 3, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Features “Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons” by Eric Litwin; and “Maisy Learns to Swim” by Lucy Cousins.

May 7 and 14

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

Books, music and literacy-enriching activities

•  May 7: Farm Animals

•  May 14: Mommies

May 17 and 18

Spring used book sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

The sale benefits the Centre County Library and Historical Museum. Includes books and audio and video materials.

Celebrate the Civil War 150

May 2 and 4

Movie Screening and discussion of “Lincoln” (2012, PG-13). Directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and David Strathairn

5:15 p.m., May 2 and 1:15 p.m. May 4 in the Community Room

Holt Memorial Library

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

May 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29

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

•  May 1: Butterfly Bash

•  May 8: Marvelous Moms

•  May 15: May Flowers

•  May 22: Bingo

•  May 29: Library Legos

May 2, 9, 16, and 23

Thursday preschool story time for preschool-aged children and an adult, 2-3 p.m.

•  May 2: Butterfly Bash

•  May 9: Marvelous Moms

•  May 16: May Flowers

•  May 23: Bingo

May 2, 9 16 and 23

It’s Elementary — story time for children in kindergarten through grade 6 (families welcome), 6-7 p.m.

•  May 2: STEM: Stop in and see what we’re up to!

•  May 9: Marvelous Mother’s Day Craft

•  May 16: Blockheads, features Lego bricks

•  May 23: Screening of “Magamind”

May 4

Teen Art Program, for kids ages 12 and up to exercise their creativity, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

May 6 and 14

Knit wits, 6-7 p.m., share skills in crocheting or knitting

May 7, 14, 21 and 28

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.

May 18

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

Centre Hall Branch Library

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

May 1, 15 and 27

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

After-school science and simple chemistry features combining substances to make glowing water, bouncing bubbles and slime.

May 6, 13 and 20

Preschool story time features stories paired with rhymes, fun songs and finger play, 10:30-11 a.m.

•  May 6: Mother’s Day with wall hanging craft

•  May 13: Opposites with a matching game

•  May 20: Memorial Day with a patriotic wind sock craft

May 8 and 22

Lego/Duplo Club includes building with bricks and blocks to develop critical skills such as problem solving, 3-3:30 p.m.

May 16

Teen night, 6:30-8 p.m.

Make Caribbean jewelry.

East Penns Valley Branch Library

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

May 6, 13 and 20

Preschool story time features theme-focused stories paired with songs, rhyme, puppet play and crafts, 10:30-11 a.m.

•  May 6: Rain

•  May 13: Frogs

•  May 20: Flowers

After-school science and simple chemistry features combining substances to make glowing water, bouncing bubbles and slime.

May 6, 7, 20 and 21

Kneedlers – Make new friends and get help with any needlecraft project you are working on, 1-2:30 p.m.

May 7 and 21

Fizz, Bang, Eureka!

After-school science and simple chemistry features combining substances to make glowing water, bouncing bubbles and slime, 3:30-4 p.m.

May 14 and 28

Lego Club – these enjoyable activities develop critical skills such as problem solving. 3:30-4 p.m.

May 14

Family Fun Night – learn how to turn an ordinary soda bottle into a great terrarium, 6:30-8 p.m.

May 24

Home School Program – bring a bagged lunch and join Miss Laura for an informative session, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Schlow Centre Region Library

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

May 3

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

Motor, social, cognitive, language and adaptive screening.

May 4

Free Comic Book Day with Jarod for ages 8-12; learn to draw your own comic story, 2-3 p.m.

May 4, 11 18

Stories Alive at Schlow

Introduces children to the library and its materials; features story times, movies or special performances, 11 a.m.

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