What’s Happening This Summer at UMFPL?
Summer’s a bustling time for kids at the Library! Keep reading for a rundown on all the happenings, and be sure to check the events calendar to the left.
Register NOW for Science in the Summer! Pre-registered youngsters can join us at the library Monday-Thursday during the week of July 23 for exciting science exploration into the world of Simple Machines!
Grades 2-3 meet: Morning, 10:00-10:45 OR Afternoon, 2:00-2:45
Grades 4-6 meet: Morning, 11:15-12:00 OR Afternoon, 3:15-4:00.
Questions about your registration or attendance? Call us at 215.65.0741 or Contact Us!
Our annual read-a-thon for kids is back! Read books and win prizes. For kids in grades 1 to 6. You can get a reading log at the circulation desk to keep track of all the books you’ve read this summer. Starts June 18 and runs through August 24. At the end of the summer one lucky reader will win a Kindle eReader!
Summer Nights @ Your Library
Monday nights at 7:00pm
We’ve got fun programs for school-age kids and their families on . Magic, animals and science–make all your “dreams” come true here!
- July 2 – Straka Dinosaurs
- July 16 – Reading is Magical! with Ed Smoot
- August 6 – The Night Belongs to Us, with Snakes & Scales
- August 20 – Piccirillo Sciencetelling
Morning Fun @ Your Library
Wednesday mornings at 10:30am.
Programs for young children and their caregivers! Puppets, music, plays and magic, all on
- June 27 – Abby London Magic & Puppets
- July 11 – Musical Mommy
- August 1 – Academy of Natural Sciences
- August 15 – Arlen Zachary Magic from A to Z
Thursdays at 10:30am, June 28—August 23.
- For preschoolers and their caregivers. Learn and grow with stories, songs, finger plays and more!
Tuesdays at 10:30am, June 26—August 21.
For youngsters who are entering kindergarten or who graduated this year.
Join us for stories, songs and crafts and lots of fun!
Mondays at 10:30 am, June 25-August 20.
Cool Crafts & Best Books School for the 7-11 year-old crowd. Join us for crafts and themed reading recommendations.