For Kids

Programs for Kids

Programs for Kids (birth - 5th grade)

Please refer to the age ranges to find the best program for your child.

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Groove and Move

Fridays @ 10 a.m.

January - March 20

Fun for all ages, but best for 2-5 years of age. Join us for creative movement combined with fun stories to get your little ones moving and learning in a different way.

Homeschool Hot Spot
Tuesdays @ 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Jan. 14 - April 28

Best for homeschool families with kids ages 6+. Homeschool families are invited to this relaxed style co-op where our minds can conquer

language arts projects (such as writing, research, and public speaking) and art (including visual aids and hands-on projects) in a group setting. No curriculum requirements; bagged lunches welcome.

Mother Goose Storytime and Wee Build

Wednesdays @ 10 a.m.

Jan. 15 - April 26

For kids of all ages. Join us for a lively, movement-oriented morning featuring dance, song, and, of course, a story!

Stay after storytime for socialization and constructive play with Wee Build.

PreK Explorers
Jan. 16, Jan. 23, Jan. 30

Thursdays @ 10 a.m.

For kids ages 3-6
Be PreK and Kindergarten ready with this hands-on learning experience.

Explore a book or two then engage in STEAM activities that will enhance the books. Fun will abound!

Pokémon Club

Thursdays @ 4:30 p.m.

Jan. 16 - April 30

For school age kids and teens
Join fellow trainers to talk Pok
émon, have card battles, or play on your 3DS.

This is a go-with-the-flow program that's fun for newbies and experts alike.

Paws to Read 

1st Saturday of the month starting @ 11 a.m.

Limited space; call to register for a 15 minute time slot

For school age kids and teens
Boost your reading skills with the help of a furry friend.

LEGO Build Club 

2nd Saturday of the month @ 2 p.m. 

Feb. 8

Best for school age children and teens 
Build a project at home to bring in, or use the bricks we have here! Donations welcome.


3rd Saturday of the month @ 2 p.m.

Feb. 15

Best for families
Bring your friends in for card games, board games, or bring your own tabletop game.

Nintendo Club

Tuesdays @ 4:30 p.m.

Jan. 14 - April 28

For school age kids and teens
Bring your own system and games to share, or play what we have here. Games must be family friendly.


We are a Family Place library! Visit our Family & Teachers page for more information.


Check out our calendar for upcoming events!

Questions? Call 724-658-6659 x106


Links for Kids

ABC Mouse - An award-winning online curriculum for young learners (ages 2-6+), with 3,500+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and more!

BookFlix - Provided by POWER Library, pairs books with interactive videos of different subjects.

TrueFLIX - An editorially-selected multimedia literacy-based read aloud experience for young children including interactive games, author biographies, video adaptations, Spanish translated pairs, read alouds, digital nonfiction flipbooks, science, and social studies. Provided by Power Library.

DK Find Out - A free online encyclopedia that brings DK's visual approach to learning to the internet using sound, video, animation, quizzes, and interactive features.

POWER Kids -  On the POWER Kids webpage find the POWER Library's e-resources (Chat with a librarian, Books, movies, and more, and PA Photos and Documents) are now presented in a single, kid-friendly interface.


Macaroni Kid - A free weekly newsletter and website that delivers news on all the kid and family friendly events going on in your community. You can find all the amazing events happening in your own backyard on Macaroni Kid!

Check out this site for more great links for kids, parents, and caregivers!

Library Hours 


Monday-Thursday   8:30 a.m.- 8:30 p.m.

Friday & Saturday         8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Sunday                                           CLOSED

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