All Together Playing in the Kitchen

Friday, November 23 at 10:00 a.m.

For children ages 2-5 and a parent or caregiver. We will be focusing on all things kitchen and food related. It’s a kitchen party! Children and families will have the opportunity to explore food-related centers such as the grocery store, kitchen, playdough activities, matching utensils, a sensory bin. Children will receive a chef’s hat and apron to take home to encourage cooking with their families. Throughout the day, there will be a focus on healthy, balanced eating and good choices.

Please register online, or call (717) 533-6555 ext. 3708.


Do you have children who love playing with LEGO? Budding architects and LEGO fanatics ages 6+ are welcome to join LEGO Club where building encourages imagination and creativity, and where children bring construction to life. Please register for EACH session your child will attend.

Fall Session

Meet on the first Wednesday of the month.

October 3, November 6, December 5, January 2. 4:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Please register for each week you wish to attend, online, or call the Children’s Services at 533-6555 ext. 3708.

Second Saturday

BLOCK Party is at 1:30 pm on Saturday, November 8.

Second Saturday at 1:30 p.m. This program is a part of our literacy-based strategy encouraging reading, talking, playing, singing and writing in young children. We begin with a featured theme read-aloud story with plenty of time for exploration of theme through (blocks, learning centers, play areas, experiments) to promote active engagement of parents with their children. There will be an opportunity to take related books home after the program. Jackie Sisco presents the monthly program. If you have questions, please e-mail to Please register online, or call (717) 533-6555 ext. 3708.

If library programming for you and your family is difficult to attend during the week, register for Second Saturday.

December 8 – BLOCK Party. Explore with shapes and patterns using foam blocks through stories, songs, and activities.

January 12

February 9

Crazy 8’s Math Club


For Grades 1-2. Club meets Mondays from October 15 to December 10. 4:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. (No meeting on November 5.) Derry Township registration begins on Monday, October 1. Open registration begins on Monday, October 8.

Join Bedtime Math’s Crazy 8s, an over-the-top after-school club designed to get kids fired up about math. It’s math gone wild! Crazy 8s meets 8 times.

Register online, or call (717) 533-6555 ext. 3708 to register at the Children’s desk, or if you have questions. Presenter: Jackie Sisco.

Read more about Bedtime Math’s Crazy 8s.

Crazy 8s will be offered to children in grades 3-5 in the New Year. The math club will meet 8 times from Mondays from January 7 to February 25. 4:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Registration begins on December 24.

9th Annual Holiday Movie Extravaganza

Thursday, December 20 at 6:30 p.m.

Come in your pajamas ready to be transported to the Jolly Old England! By popular demand, we will show the movie, A Muppet Christmas Carol (rated G) and enjoy popcorn and apple juice and maybe even a few surprises. No registration is needed.