Centre County Libraries June calendar

May 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

June 6, 13, 20, and 27

Hooks and needles, 1-2:30 p.m. bring projects to share ideas and tips with others who love to knit.

June 7

First Friday Film, screening of “Beginners,” starts at 1:15 p.m. with discussion following.

June 8

“Hungry and Overweight” nutrition program, 2 p.m. Explores the effects of hunger and weight gain on children.

June 15

Bellefonte Cruise; drop-in family story time and craft, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Stories about cars and vehicles; make a vehicle craft. Tour the bookmobile.

June 21

Summer reading kickoff, 1-3 p.m. in the children’s garden, behind the historical museum. Get your summer reading bag, enter a raffle to win tickets. Also features story time, a clown, and parachute games.

June 24

Baby and toddler story time, for 18 months to age 3, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Books, music and literacy-enriching activities with a dinosaur theme.

June 26

Preschool story time for ages 3-6, 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Books, music and literacy-enriching activities with a dinosaur theme. Summer story times include a craft.

June 27

M & M Magic, elementary summer reading program, 2-2:45 p.m.

Holt Memorial Library

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

June 1

Teen art program for ages 12 and up; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; exercise your creativity; materials will be provided.

June 3 and 10

Knit Wits, good for beginners or experienced knitters, 6-7 p.m.

June 4, 18 and 25

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

June 5, 19 and 26

Preschool story time features stories and related activities for preschool-aged children and an adult, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

•  June 5: Fantastic fathers

•  June 19: “Get Ready!”

•  June 26: Digging machines

June 6 and 20

Preschool story time features stories and related activities for preschool-aged children and an adult, 2-3 p.m.

•  June 6: Fantastic fathers

•  June 20: “Get Ready!”

June 6, 20 and 27

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

•  June 6: Father’s Day craft activity

•  June 20: Blockheads; Test your engineering skills with Lego blocks.

•  June 27: “Touch-a-Truck”

June 11

Baby’s morning out, for ages 3 and younger with an adult, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

June 22

Summer reading kick-off, visiting organizations will have special stations; chances for door prizes, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

June 29

Teen movie, screening and discussion of “The Outsiders,” 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

East Penns Valley Area Branch Library

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

June 3, 10, 17 and 24

Preschool story time, features themed picture book stories and songs, rhymes, puppet play. 10:30-11 a.m.

•  June 3: Miss Laura’s spring favorites

•  June 10: Let’s go camping

•  June 17: Let’s go to the beach

•  June 24: Gardening

June 21

Summer reading kickoff; a colorful kickoff to summer; bring an item you want to tie dye, 10 a.m.-noon.

June 11 and 25

Lego Club, features activities with Duplo and Lego blocks, 3:30-4 p.m.

Centre Hall Branch Library

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

June 3, 10, 17 and 24

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

•  June 3: “Shapes”

•  June 10: Father’s Day

•  June 17: Planting a Garden

•  June 24: “Ribbit! Ribbit!” frogs and toads with toad house craft

June 20

Summer reading program kickoff; “Dig into Reading” features relay races, parachute, sidewalk chalk drawings, face painting and food. Plant a flower bed and decorate watering cans. 2-4 p.m. for all ages.

June 27

Teen movie night, 5:30-8 p.m. for ages 12-18, screening of “The Hobbit” with a discussion and snacks.

Schlow Centre Region Library

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

June 1

Start logging your books for “Dig Into Reading,” the summer reading program.

June 1

Family fun day at Schlow, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

June 1

Balloon magic and mystery with Dennie Huber, 1:30 p.m.

June 8, 15, 22 and 29

Saturday stories alive, 11-11:30 a.m.

June 13

Dig Into Fossils, 2:30 p.m.

June 18

Everybody story time, 10:30 a.m.

June 18

Discovery Tuesday features Itty Bitty Underground City — Buildings, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

June 19

“Read It, Watch It,” summer movies features screening of “Journey to the Center of the Earth” at the State Theatre, noon-1:30 p.m.

June 19

Adam Swartz Puppets, 2:30 p.m.

June 20

Red Worms to Black Gold, 2:30 p.m.

June 25

Books and baseball at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

June 25

Discovery Tuesday features Itty Bitty Underground City — Plants and Critters, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

June 26

“Read It, Watch It,” summer movies features screening of “City of Ember,” noon-1:30 p.m.

June 26

Worm Races! 2:30 p.m.

June 27

Flow circus, 2:30 p.m.

For details of these events, visit www.schlowlibrary.org/content/children.

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