Centre County Libraries for May

From CDT staff reportsApril 27, 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, May 7, 14, 21, and 28; 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Preschool Storytime — Features books, music and literacy enriching activities designed for pre-school aged children.

Tuesdays, May 6, 13, 20 and 27; 1:30-2 p.m. and Wednesdays, May 7, 14, 21 and 28; 10:30-11 a.m.

May themes are:

• May 6-7: Ducks

• May 13-14: Springtime and Moms

• May 20-21: Bunnies

• May 27-28: Frogs

Toddler Storytime — Features book, music and literacy-enriching activities for toddlers.

Mondays, May 5, 12, 19 and 26; 10:30-11 a.m.

May themes are:

•  May 5: Ducks

•  May 12: Springtime and Moms

•  May 19: Bunnies

•  May 26: Frogs

Lego Club/ Block Party/Exploring STEAM

Three sizes of bricks are available.

Thursdays, May 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29; 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Developmental Screening with Strawberry Fields. For information visit www.sfionline.org.

May 9; 9:30 a.m.-noon.

First Friday Film

Screening of “The Perks of Being a Wallflower.”

May 2; 1:15 p.m.

Hooks and Needles

Share ideas and tips with others who like to knit.

Thursdays, May 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29; 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.

May 5, 12 and 19; 10:30-11 a.m.

May themes are:

• May 5: Mothers, with bouquet of flowers craft

• May 12: ABCs

• May 19: Stars and Stripes, with gelatin treat craft

Lego Club

Develops verbal and problem-solving skills.

Wednesdays, May 7 and 21; 3-3:30 p.m. and 3:45-4:15 p.m. May’s theme is tree houses.

Fizz, Bang, Eureka! After school science club for elementary school students. Explore science concepts about rain and lightning.

Wednesdays, May 13 and 21; 3-3:30 and 3:45-4:15 p.m.

Homeschool Tuesday

For grades 1-5: Activities include introduction to “Exploropedia!”

May 6 and 20; 1:30-3 p.m. Call 364-2580 for reservation

Homeschool Tuesday

For grades 6-12; A discussion of “Whatever Happened to Penny Candy?” and the basics of economics.

May 13; 1:30-3 p.m. Call 364-2580 for reservation

Teen Night

Summer crafting; “Sandy candle holders.”

May 15; 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

• May 3 and 17; 11:30 a.m.-noon. Registration is required.

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.

• May 6, 13, 20 and 27; 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Preschool Storytime — Features stories followed by related activities and interaction with peers.

Wednesdays, May 7, 14, 21 and 28; 10:30-11:30 a.m. Thursdays, May 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29; 2-3 p.m.

• May 1: Magnanious Moms

• May 7: No story time (YMCA visit)

• May 8: Come and see

• May 14-15: Flower power

• May 21-22: Patriotic pride

• May 28-29: Sign of summer

It’s Elementary

For children in kindergarten through grade 6.

Thursdays, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 22 and 29; 6-7 p.m.

• May 1: STEAM — explore science with your family

• May 8: Elementary craft night

• May 15: Blockheads — Loads of Lego fun

• May 22: Book Bingo — play Bingo for used books

• May 29: Family movie night: screening of “The Lego Movie”

Saturday STEAM

Science for the family.

May 17; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Family Art

Exercise your creativity; materials provided.

May 3; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Knit wits

Work together to learn new skills.

May 5 and 19; 6-7 p.m.

Schlow Centre Region Library

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

Comics Club for grades 9 to 12, artists and fans

May 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29; 3:30-5 p.m.,

Saturday Stories Alive for ages 2 to 7

May 3, 10 and 31; 11-11:30 a.m.

Go Club for ages 12 and up

May 3, 10, 17 and 24; 1:30-5 p.m.

Free Developmental Screenings

Evaluations in motor, social, cognitive, language and adaptive skills.

May 2; 9 am.-noon

Knitting Club

Meet with others who enjoy this creative pasttime.

May 5 and 19; 6:30-8:30 p.m

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