Centre County library calendars for December

November 24, 2013 

Centre County Library & Historical Museum

200 Allegheny St., Bellefonte, 355-1516, www.centrecountylibrary.org.

Dec. 2, 9, and 16

Toddler Storytime features books, music and literacy enriching activities specially designed for toddlers, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Dec. 2: Hibernation

Dec. 9: Snowmen in the snow

Dec. 16: Penguins in the snow

Dec. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 and 18

Pre-School Storytime features books, music and literacy enriching activities specially designed for pre-school aged children, 1:30-2 p.m. Tuesdays and 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays

Dec. 3-4: Hibernation

Dec. 10: Cookies

Dec. 11: Snowmen in the snow

Dec. 17: Holiday stories

Dec. 18: Penguins in the snow

Dec. 4, 11 and 18

Book Babies, for babies and toddlers, 9:30-10 a.m.

Dec. 5, 12 and 19

•  LEGO Club — a chance to develop verbal and problem solving skills, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

•  Hooks and Needles — Bring your projects to share ideas and tips with others who love to knit, 1-:2:30 p.m.

Dec. 6

First Friday film, screening of “Wall-E,” 1:15 p.m.

Dec. 14

Better book and craft sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 355-1516, or www.centrecountylibrary.org

Dec. 14 and 15

Victorian Christmas storytimes — elves will tell stories on the hour; win a Mobigo game system, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Centre County Library Bookmobile

Fully accessible library on wheels. Look for it in your community and join Miss Laura for storytimes, songs and fun. Check www.centrecountylibrary.org for days and times.

Historical Museum and Pennsylvania Room

Local history and genealogy with expert researchers

10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday/Wednesday/Friday

Noon-5 p.m., Tuesday/Thursday

Dec. 14

Victorian Christmas celebration, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Dec. 15

Victorian Christmas celebration, noon-4 p.m.

Dec. 24-Dec. 26 and Dec. 31

Library and museum will be closed.

Centre Hall Branch Library

109 W. Beryl Street, Centre Hall, 364- 2580, www.centrecountylibrary.org

Dec. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30

Preschool storytime features songs, rhymes, finger plays and crafts that reinforce weekly themes, 10:30-11 a.m.

Dec. 2: Snow

Dec. 9: Cookies

Dec. 16: Reindeer

Dec. 23: Christmas

Dec. 30: Hats and mittens

Dec. 4 and 18

LEGO Club — a chance to develop verbal and problem solving skills, 3-3:30 p.m. and 3:45-4:15 p.m.

Dec. 11

After School Science Club, for elementary school students. Learn about weights and measurement. Make a gift of peppermint bath crystals (and decorate it, too). Materials provided, 3:45-4:14 p.m.

Dec. 19

Teen craft night — Make a set of stenciled marble coasters for gifts, 6-7 p.m.; 364-2580 for reservation

Holt Memorial Library

17 North Front Street, Philipsburg, 342-1987, www.centrecountylibrary.org

Dec. 3

Babies Morning Out; for infants and an adult, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Dec. 10 and 17

Mother Goose On the Loose — for children ages 3 years and younger with an adult. Featuring rhythms, rhymes, music and interaction between baby and adult. Aids in the development of both pre-reading and social skills, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Dec. 4, 5, 11, 12, 18 and 19

Preschool storytimes, for preschool-aged children with an adult. Featuring stories followed by related activities and peer interaction, 10:30-1:30 a.m. Wednesdays; 2-3 p.m. Thursdays

Dec. 4-5: Decadent December

Dec. 11-12: Happy holidays

Dec. 18-19: Winter is close

Dec. 5, 12 and 19

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

Dec. 21

Saturday STEM — A little bit of science for the entire family, 11:10 a.m.-1p.m.

Dec. 7

Teen art program, for ages 12 and up to exercise their creativity; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Dec. 9 and 23

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

Through Dec. 11

Mitten tree — collecting new mittens, scarves and hats for children in the area, as well as non-perishables for the local food bank.

East Penns Valley Library

New hours

10 a.m.-1 p.m., Monday, Thursday and Friday

4-7 p.m., Tuesday

11 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday

Closed Wednesday and Sunday

Schlow Centre Region Library

Dec. 7, 8, 14 and 15

•  Polar Express, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 7 and 14; and 2-4:20 p.m. Dec. 8 and 15, Schlow Centre Region Library, 211 S. Allen St., State College. 235-7817, www.schlowlibrary.org.

•  “Design Your Own Gift Wrap,” 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 7 and 14; and 2-4:20 p.m. Dec. 8 and 15, Schlow Centre Region Library, 211 S. Allen St., State College. 235-7817, www.schlowlibrary.org.

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