Centre County Library calendar for February

January 26, 2014 

Centre County Library and Historical Museum

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

Children’s Programs

Book Babies — Features books, music and literacy-enriching activities designed for babies and toddlers. Theme varies throughout the month. Wednesdays, Feb. 5, 12, 19 and 26; 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Preschool Storytime — Features books, music and literacy-enriching activities designed for pre-school aged children. Tuesdays, Feb. 4, 11, 18 and 25; 1:30-2 p.m. and Wednesdays, Feb. 5, 12, 19 and 26; 10:30-11 a.m.

February themes are:

Feb. 4-5: Opposites

Feb. 11-12: Love and friendship

Feb. 18-19: Storytime favorites

Feb. 25-26: Winter birds

Toddler Storytime — Features book, music and literacy enriching activities for toddlers. Mondays, 10:30-11 a.m.

February themes are:

Feb. 3: Opposites

Feb. 10: Love and friendship

Feb. 17: Miss Laura’s favorites

Feb. 24: Winter birds


Three sizes of bricks are available. Thursdays, Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27; 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Developmental Screening with Strawberry Fields

Friday, Feb. 14; 9:30 a.m.-noon, www.sfionline.org

Teddy Bear Sleepover

Bring your teddy bear or soft friend to watch a screening of “Monsters Inc.” Leave your pal and pick it up on Monday with photos of the fun it had. Feb. 15; 1:30-3:30 p.m.

First Friday Film

Screening of “Some Like It Hot” (1959), Feb. 7; 1 p.m.

Hooks and Needles

Share ideas and tips with others who like to knit. Thursdays, Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27; 1-2:30 p.m.

Centre County Library Bookmobile

Check www.centrecountylibrary.org for locations and hours

Centre Hall Branch Library

109 W. Beryl St., 364-2580, www.centrecountylibrary.org

Preschool storytime — Features songs, rhymes, finger plays and crafts. Feb. 3, 10, 17 and 24; 10:30-11 a.m.

February themes are:

Feb. 3: Brush your teeth

Feb. 10: Valentine’s Day and kindness

Feb. 17: Love your pets

Feb. 24: Jumping


Develops verbal and problem-solving skills. Wednesdays, Feb. 12 and 26; 3-3:30 p.m. and 3:45-4:15 p.m.

After school science club

Elementary students explore the human body. Wednesdays, Feb. 5 and 19; 3-3:30 p.m. and 3:45-4:15 p.m.

Feb. 5: The heart

Feb. 19: The blood

Homeschool Tuesday

For grades 1-5; book discussion, theme-related activities and games for Andrew Clement’s “Findle.” Feb. 11 and 25; 1:30-3 p.m.

Homeschool Tuesday

For grades 6-12; includes discussion and activities for Richard Maybury’s “Whatever Happened to Penny Candy?” Feb. 4 and 18; 1:30-3 p.m., call 364-2580 for reservation

Teen Craft Night

Make cupcake bath bombs. Feb. 20; 6-7 p.m., call 364-2580 for reservation.

Holt Memorial Library

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

Sensory Storytime

For ages 3-10 with an adult; combines books, songs, movement and therapeutic activities Feb. 1; 11:30 a.m.-noon

Mother Goose on the Loose — For children age 3 and younger with an adult. Focuses on rhythms, rhymes, music and interaction between baby and adult. Feb. 4, 11, 18 and 25; 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Preschool Storytime — Features stories followed by related activities and interaction with peers. Wednesdays, Feb. 5, 12, 19 and 26; 10:30-11:30 a.m. Thursdays, Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27; 2-3 p.m.

Feb. 5-6: For the love of birds

Feb. 12-13: Feel the love

Feb. 19-20: Who loves you?

Feb. 26-27: Loving the birthdays

It’s Elementary

For children in grades kindergarten through grade 6. Thursdays, Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27; 6-7 p.m.

Feb. 6: STEAM discussion of birding and the backyard bird count

Feb. 13: Craft night

Feb. 20: Blockheads

Feb. 27: Screening of “Yogi Bear” (PG)

Saturday STEM

Science for the family. Feb. 15; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Teen Art

For all teens to exercise creativity; materials and snacks provided. Saturday, Feb. 1; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Knit wits

Work together to learn new skills. Mondays, Feb. 3 and 17; 6-7 p.m.

Schlow Centre Region Library

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

Baby and Me Storytime

For newborn to 18 months; features stories, songs and action rhymes; for baby and an adult. Call 237-6236 for registration. Feb. 4 and 11; 9:30 a.m.

Tales for Twos

For 18 months to age 3; features singing, dancing, fingerplays and stories. Feb. 3 and 10; 10:30-11 a.m.

Toddler Learning Centre

For 18 months to age 3 with an adult; a place where children can play and parents can talk. Feb. 3 and 12; 9:15-10:15 a.m. and 10:30-11:30 a.m.

3s, 4s and 5s Storytime

For ages 3 to 5; features stories, songs, flannelboards and more. Feb. 5 and 12; 9:30-10 a.m.

World Stories

For ages 3-8; features stories, songs and art in 12 languages. 11-11:30 a.m.

Feb. 1: Russian stories

Feb. 8: German stories

Feb. 15: Hindi stories

Good Humor Day

With clowns from Happy Valley Alley. Feb. 22, 11 a.m.-noon

Block party, family activity with blocks and Legos. Feb. 16 ; 2-4 p.m.

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