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  2021 WINTER/ SPRING PROGRAMS @

         THE POTTSVILLE FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY         

  We are now taking registrations for all of our current programs. 

  Call 570-622-8880 ext. 12 or email potchild@pottsvillelibrary.org to sign up.

Please follow the library's Facebook page for updates and special programs:

https://www.facebook.com/PottsvilleFreePublicLibrary/


Call 570-622-8880 ext. 12 or email potchild@pottsvillelibrary.org to register. Please include child’s name, age, and your phone #. 

Dear Patrons,                                                     

Due to Covid-19, The Library is offering limited in-house programming. Social Distancing for programs is being practiced, and caregivers, as well as children ages 2+ will be asked to wear a mask. We will also have free grab bags and passive programming opprotunities available. Please stay tuned to the Library’s Facebook Page (https://www.facebook.com/PottsvilleFreeLibrary/) for updates and upcoming special programs. Questions and requests can also be directed to potchild@pottsvillelibrary.org or by calling 570-622-8880 ext. 12.

Thank you.


1000 Books Before Kindergarten

*How to participate: Email potchild@pottsvillelibrary.org with the name(s) and age(s) of your participating child or children. You will then recieve simple instructions on how to  begin, as well as some useful links. There is no minimum age for starting. 

*How to keep track: You wil be sent an attachment for the reading logs (which are also available at the Library). You may also keep track by registering for the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Challenge at Beanstack.

*For every 50 books read, participaing children can come to the Pottsville Free Public Library to get a prize book. For each 100 books read, their first name and age will be  placed on a Wall of Fame in the Children's Department. When 1000 books are completed, paricipants will recieve a certificate and have a book in honor of their achievment  placed in the Children's Department collection.   

*1000 books Before Kindergarten name and logo are used with permission from the 1000 Books Foundation.                          


Early Childhood   

Story Time
Recommended for: Ages 12 months-5 years; Mondays @ 10:30am; 1/25-4/12
We have free play, read, sing, and do a simple craft. This is a good opprotunity for young children to be exposed to PA early learning standards, as well as one for parents, grand parents, and other caregivers to interact. It is also a fun, positive way to introduce young children to a group enviorment. Siblings are elcome. Please register.
We will be meeting via Zoom on a month by month basis; in-house GWC will resume based on safety considerations and participant input. To register and receive a Zoom link, email potchild@pottsvillelibrary.org
 


Juvenile/ Young Adult

Girls Who Code
Reccomended for ages 12-18; Mondays @ 4:40-5:30; 2/22-4/12
                                                                                                                                                                                        Participants will have the opprotunity to learn all about computer coding, step by stepwith this educational program. Free of charge. Space is limited; please register.                                   We will be meeting via Zoom on a month by month basis; in-house GWC will resume based on safety considerations and participant input. To register and receive a Zoom link, email potchild@pottsvillelibrary.org

Tinkering Time
Reccomended for ages 6-11; Thursdays @ 4:30; 3/4-3/25                                                                                                                                                                                             Check out the activities from our Design, Create, and Play STEAM kit, including a Duct Tape Kit, 3D Snap Cuircuits Set, and a Hue Animation Studio. The kit was funded by a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA ) grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education's Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Space is Limited; please register.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

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