Storyteller Dovie Thomason

Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.

What’s better than getting comfortable and listening to stories on a cold winter day? Join us as Dovie Thomason returns with the wise, boisterous teaching tales of her Lakota and Plains Apache relatives. Stories come alive in listeners’ imaginations as Dovie shares her culture with understanding, sly humor and astonishing vocal transformations. Whether trickster tales or animal stories, Dovie gives us a contemporary vision of the rich cultures of the First Nations of North America.

Registration is not required.

Friends Children’s Series program are suitable for children K-5.

A capella group Ball in the House presents, “Totally Vocally”

Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.

Totally Vocally is packed with music, entertainment, and education! Through contemporary and classic cover songs as well as original works, Ball in the House helps students discover the history of a cappella singing from chant to doo wop. The elements of teamwork and collaboration are equally highlighted as students explore how various vocal parts create harmony and beats, working in unison to produce a multi-dimensional piece of music.

Registration is not required.

Friends Children’s Series program are suitable for children K-5.

The Franklin Institute Presents, “How to Build a Storm: Weather!”

Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.
Lightning, twisters and hail—oh my! This dynamic show reveals the science of weather—to the extreme. Where does our weather come from, and what factors make it a sunny day or a blustery one? We’ll make a cloud, explore thunder and lightning, and even create snow. We promise a stormy ending to this show as we demonstrate the power of a tornado!

Registration is not required.

Friends Children’s Series program are suitable for children K-5.

Yah-Oh-Way

Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.

Yah-Oh-Way is presented by the Thunderbird American Indian Dancers. It means “it is good” in Hopi, and highlights the true depth and complexity of Native American societies. Experience the origins and meanings of the various songs, dances, and traditions of the many tribes that inhabited North America before the arrival of Europeans. By participating in traditional ceremonies, including the Feather Dance, an annual expression of Thanksgiving, we are encouraged to honor and celebrate the history and cultural diversity of Native peoples.

Registration is not required.

Friends Children’s Series program are suitable for children K-5.

 

SPLAT Studio

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Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Pre-registration is required due to space limitation. (Maximum of 30 for each group) Registration begins on Monday, April 22, 2019.

The Hershey Public Library tradition continues – a surprise Mother’s Day art project. Back by popular demand, Meghan Winslow of SPLAT Studio – Spirited People Learning Artfulness Together – will help the children design a special project for a loved one. Pre-registration is required. This program is free and open to the public, and will take place in the library’s meeting room.

2:00 to 2:40 p.m. Ages 2 to 6. Maximum 30. Register children ages 2 to 6.

3:00 to 3:40 p.m.  Ages 6 and up. Maximum 30. Register children ages 6 and up.

You may also call the Children’s Desk at 533-6555 ext. 3708 to register.

Friends Children’s Series program are suitable for children K-5.