December 2016 Youth & Family Programs

Thursday, December 1

parachute play10 am: Parachute Play
Thirty minutes of fun with a parachute plus silly songs and rhymes will be just what your child needs to get the wiggles out! Bubbles, balls, and other props will ensure that the fun never stops!
(Ages 1 – 3 years with a caregiver)

10:45 am: Parachute Games
It’s parachute fun for the preschool crowd! Songs, rhymes, and games to keep your preschooler moving, laughing, and having fun!
(Ages 3-6 years with a caregiver)

6:30 pm: Family Movie Night
Join us for a FREE movie and popcorn in a family friendly atmosphere! All ages welcome – Movies Rated G or PG. Please call for this month’s title! Popcorn provided by the library!
(All ages welcome)

Friday, December 2

5:30 – 7:30 pm: Teen Anime Club
Do you love anime? Check out this new club! Watch anime, have some snacks, and socialize. Content will be PG/PG13. First and third Friday of the month.
(For ages 13 – 18.)

Saturday, December 3

gingerbread house10 am – 11:30 am: Build a Gingerbread House at the Quarryville Library
Celebrate the season in sweet style by decorating your very own “gingerbread” house and listening to gingerbread stories! Participants are asked to bring one bag of candy (per family) to contribute to the “décor options” pile. (Some pre-assembled houses will be available for younger children.) Space is limited to 30 participants per session, so please register by contacting Randi Kennedy at rkennedy@quarryvillelibrary.org or 717-806-1804.
(Ages 3 and up with a parent/caregiver.)

12 pm – 1:30 pm: Build a Gingerbread House at the Quarryville Library
Celebrate the season in sweet style by decorating your very own “gingerbread” house and listening to gingerbread stories! Participants are asked to bring one bag of candy (per family) to contribute to the “décor options” pile. (Some pre-assembled houses will be available for younger children.) Space is limited to 30 participants per session, so please register by contacting Randi Kennedy at rkennedy@quarryvillelibrary.org or 717-806-1804.
(Ages 3 and up with a parent/caregiver.)

Wednesday, December 7

alphabet blocks10 am – 11 am: 1,2,3…Play with Me!
This 5-week series is a Parent/Child Workshop for parents and children ages birth to three. Each week offers opportunities for children to play with developmentally appropriate toys in a play group setting and for parents to meet and question community experts in the areas of child development, speech and language, nutrition, play, movement, and music. Supported by Solanco’s P-3 Initiative.
(Ages birth to three, with a caregiver.)

4:30 – 5:15 pm: Crazy 8s, Season 2
Crazy 8s is a recreational after-school math club that helps kids enjoy the math behind their favorite activities. It’s math gone wild, nothing like your usual math club! Hands-on games that get kids fired up about math! Space is limited, so please register by contacting Randi Kennedy, rkennedy@quarryvillelibrary.org or 717-806-1804.
(Ages 5 – 7 years)

Thursday, December 8

10 am: Preschool Power!
Story time for preschoolers, featuring songs, stories, and a craft. Now on Thursdays!
(Ages 3.5-5 years)

chess piece6 pm: All-Ages Chess Club
A chess club, for enthusiasts of all ages and abilities! Gather together to play, teach, and discuss strategy. Please bring your chess set. Second and fourth Thursday of the month.
(For all ages.)

 

Friday, December 9

10:30 – 11:10 am: Wee Readers
Join us for our Family Story Times, which include a mix of stories, crafts, songs and fun! You never know what we’ll be doing next! For children and their caregivers.
(Ages 1-5 years with a caregiver.)

Button: Teen Leadership Group5 pm: Teen Leadership Group Meeting
A new volunteer initiative for teens! Do you want to make a difference at your library? Consider joining the new Teen Leadership Group at the Quarryville Library! This is a group of teens who volunteer to plan, promote, and run teen programming in the library. Come to the meeting and find out what it’s all about!
(For ages 13 – 18.)

5:30 – 7:30 pm: Teen Night @the Library
After-hours Teen Night at the Quarryville Library, featuring programs and events planned by the Teen Leadership Group. This month we’re having a Hawaiian party, so bring your beachwear!
(For ages 13 – 18.)

Saturday, December 10

2 – 3:30 pm: Holiday Festivities at the Quarryville Library
Join us for a festive, family gathering at the Quarryville Library! Come have cookies and cocoa with Mrs. Claus, hear some holiday stories, and help us make decorations for our 9’ Christmas tree. We have the supplies, just bring your imaginations!
(For ages 3 and up with a caregiver.)

Wednesday, December 14

alphabet blocks10 am – 11 am: 1,2,3…Play with Me!
This 5-week series is a Parent/Child Workshop for parents and children ages birth to three. Each week offers opportunities for children to play with developmentally appropriate toys in a play group setting and for parents to meet and question community experts in the areas of child development, speech and language, nutrition, play, movement, and music. Supported by Solanco’s P-3 Initiative.
(Ages birth to three, with a caregiver.)

4:30 – 5:15 pm: Crazy 8s, Season 2
Crazy 8s is a recreational after-school math club that helps kids enjoy the math behind their favorite activities. It’s math gone wild, nothing like your usual math club! Hands-on games that get kids fired up about math! Space is limited, so please register by contacting Randi Kennedy, rkennedy@quarryvillelibrary.org or 717-806-1804.
(Ages 5 – 7 years)

Thursday, December 15

parachute play10 am: Parachute Play
Thirty minutes of fun with a parachute plus silly songs and rhymes will be just what your child needs to get the wiggles out! Bubbles, balls, and other props will ensure that the fun never stops!
(Ages 1 – 3 years with a caregiver)

10:45 am: Parachute Games
It’s parachute fun for the preschool crowd! Songs, rhymes, and games to keep your preschooler moving, laughing, and having fun!
(Ages 3-6 years with a caregiver)

6:30 pm: Lego Block Party
On the third Thursday of the month, we gather together to build creations out of Lego® Bricks. Each month we will choose a different theme to build about. Participants should NOT bring their own Legos®, only Library Legos® will be used, because creations will be displayed in the children’s area of the library all month long, for all to see! So join us for some creative building fun!
(All ages welcome)

Friday, December 16

10:30 – 11:10 am: Wee Readers
Join us for our Family Story Times, which include a mix of stories, crafts, songs and fun! You never know what we’ll be doing next! For children and their caregivers.
(Ages 1-5 years with a caregiver.)

Button: Anime Club with an Anime character spinning pen5:30 – 7:30 pm: Teen Anime Club
Do you love anime? Check out this new club! Watch anime, have some snacks, and socialize. Content will be PG/PG13. First and third Friday of the month.
(For ages 13 – 18.)

 

Saturday, December 17

science logo2 – 2:45 pm: Danger Club
If you love science, check out Danger Club! We’ll be doing a different hands-on experiment or activity each month! We’re experimenting with coding with robots this month. Registration recommended: please contact Randi Kennedy at 717-806-1804 or rkennedy@quarryvillelibrary.org to register.
(Ages 8-12 years.)

Wednesday, December 21

alphabet blocks10 am – 11 am: 1,2,3…Play with Me!
This 5-week series is a Parent/Child Workshop for parents and children ages birth to three. Each week offers opportunities for children to play with developmentally appropriate toys in a play group setting and for parents to meet and question community experts in the areas of child development, speech and language, nutrition, play, movement, and music. Supported by Solanco’s P-3 Initiative.
(Ages birth to three, with a caregiver.)

4:30 – 5:15 pm: Crazy 8s, Season 2
Crazy 8s is a recreational after-school math club that helps kids enjoy the math behind their favorite activities. It’s math gone wild, nothing like your usual math club! Hands-on games that get kids fired up about math! Space is limited, so please register by contacting Randi Kennedy, rkennedy@quarryvillelibrary.org or 717-806-1804.
(Ages 5 – 7 years)

Thursday, December 22

10 am: Preschool Power!
Story time for preschoolers, featuring songs, stories, and a craft. Now on Thursdays!
(Ages 3.5-5 years)

chess piece6 pm: All-Ages Chess Club
A chess club, for enthusiasts of all ages and abilities! Gather together to play, teach, and discuss strategy. Please bring your chess set. Second and fourth Thursday of the month.
(For all ages.)

 

Tuesday, December 27

science logo3 – 4 pm: The Gadget Gathering
Fight off winter vacation cabin fever with a visit to the library to play with our collection of gadgets and gizmos! Learn coding with Ozobots and Bee Bots, experiment with our snap circuits, and more!
(Ages 8 – 12 years.)

Wednesday, December 28

10 am – 11 am: 1,2,3…Play with Me!
This 5-week series is a Parent/Child Workshop for parents and children ages birth to three. Each week offers opportunities for children to play with developmentally appropriate toys in a play group setting and for parents to meet and question community experts in the areas of child development, speech and language, nutrition, play, movement, and music. Supported by Solanco’s P-3 Initiative.
(Ages birth to three, with a caregiver.)

4:30 – 5:15 pm: Crazy 8s, Season 2
Crazy 8s is a recreational after-school math club that helps kids enjoy the math behind their favorite activities. It’s math gone wild, nothing like your usual math club! Hands-on games that get kids fired up about math! Space is limited, so please register by contacting Randi Kennedy, rkennedy@quarryvillelibrary.org or 717-806-1804.
(Ages 5 – 7 years)

Thursday, December 29

10 am: Parachute Play
Thirty minutes of fun with a parachute plus silly songs and rhymes will be just what your child needs to get the wiggles out! Bubbles, balls, and other props will ensure that the fun never stops!
(Ages 1 – 3 years with a caregiver)

10:45 am: Parachute Games
It’s parachute fun for the preschool crowd! Songs, rhymes, and games to keep your preschooler moving, laughing, and having fun!
(Ages 3-6 years with a caregiver)

science logo3 – 4 pm: The Building Zone
Defeat cabin fever with the Quarryville Library! We’ll have Keva Planks, GoldieBlox, and more to practice your architectural skills!
(All ages welcome)