Centre County Libraries for August

July 28, 2013 

Centre County Library Bookmobile

Check www.centrecountylibrary.org for locations and hours.

Centre County Library & Historical Museum

200 Allegheny St., Bellefonte, 355-1516


Aug. 1

Elementary summer reading program

•  Meet the Lunar Lion X-Prize Team, 2-3 p.m. and ask questions about rockets and space travel.

Aug. 1, 8, 15 and 22

Hooks and Needles, 1-2:30 p.m.; bring ideas and tips to share with other knitters

Aug. 2

First Friday Film features screening of “Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?” 1:30 p.m. discussion follows the film.

Centre Hall Branch Library

109 W. Beryl St., 364- 2580


Aug. 1

Worm races, select a worm to name, coach and cheer on to victory, 2-3 p.m.

East Penns Valley Branch Library

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

Aug. 5 and 12

Preschool story time, features songs, rhymes, puppet play and crafts, 10:30-11 a.m.

•  Aug. 5: “Let’s Read New Books,” with Miss Laura

•  Aug. 12: “Silly Stories,” with Miss Laura

Aug. 6

Lego Club, develops critical skills such as problem solving, 3:30-4 p.m.

Holt Memorial Library

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

Aug. 1, 15, 22 and 29

Summer reading family activities, for grades kindergarten through grade 6, 6-7 p.m.

•  Aug. 1: Family movie night features “Gnomeo & Juliet”

•  Aug. 15: Blockheads features Lego fun

•  Aug. 22: Back-to-school bingo (school supplies for prizes)

•  Aug. 29: Family movie night features “The Princess and the Frog”

Aug. 2 and 17

Family summer science and STEM

•  Aug. 2: 1:30-3 p.m., Family summer science

•  Aug. 17: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday STEM

Aug. 3

Teen art program, features a variety of materials to spark your creativity, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Aug. 5 and 19

Knit wits, work together to learn new skills, 6-7 p.m.

Aug. 6 and 27

Baby’s Morning Out, for ages 3 years and under with an adult, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Aug. 13 and 20

Mother Goose on the Loose, for ages 3 years and under, with an adult, focuses on rhythms, rhymes, music and interaction between baby and adult. Aids in development of pre-reading and social skills, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Aug. 14, 21 and 28

Preschool story time, for preschool-aged children and an adult, stories are followed by related activities and interaction with peers, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

•  Aug. 14: Library Legos

•  Aug. 21: Ready for School!

•  Aug. 28: Come See ...

Schlow Centre Region Library

211 S. Allen St., State College, 237-6236

Aug. 3, 17 and 24

Saturday Stories Alive at Schlow, 11 a.m.

Aug. 6, 10

Dig into Reading Summer movie party for ages 3-7, 10 a.m., community room

Aug. 7

“Read It, Watch It” features screening of “Ice Age,” noon, The State Theatre, 130 W. College Ave., State College

Aug. 8, 10

Dig Into Reading Summer movie party for ages 8-12, 2 p.m., community room,

Aug. 14

“Read It, Watch It” features “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,” noon, The State Theatre, 130 W. College Ave., State College

Aug. 15

Dig Into Reading summer pizza party, 1:30 p.m., Hi-Way Pizza, State College (pick up permission slip by Aug. 6)

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