CURRENT AND UPCOMING PROGRAMS
UPCOMING PROGRAMS AND EVENTS
Do you like keeping company with kings, queens, bishops and knights? Beaver Library has started a chess club that meets at the library on the third Thursday of each month from 6 pm to 8 pm. No registration is required, and players of all abilities are welcome. Call 724-775-1132 if you need more information.
PAWS FOR READING
Through this popular program, children grades Pre-K through 5 are invited to practice reading aloud to a Certified Therapy Dog at the Beaver Library. To register, please call the library at 724-775-1132 and ask to speak with the children's librarian.
Our next available time is 4/18 at 6pm with Doc
Tuesday, April 11 1:30pm
Geared for children going into kindergarten into the fall of 2023, kids will get the opportunity to 'play kindergarten' and learn vital reading readiness skills aligned with PA Standards for literacy. Registration is required and only opened to 12 students a month.
Please call 724-775-1132 to sign up! We'll meet again on April 11th & May 2nd, both at 1:30pm.
JUNIOR FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY
Interested in helping out at the library? Join us for a Junior Friends of the Library meeting to play games, complete a service project, and help brainstorm for future events. Light refreshments provided. Please register here:
To sign up for our May 2nd date, please click here: https://forms.gle/BGpgHeH4Jb8sK4acA
March 22th - May 8th
Winter story time is over for now and will resume in March. No registration is required for storytimes.
Note that our Baby & Me sessions start later this season, beginning on April 3rd and ending May 8th. Toddler and Preschool story time will still run through March 22nd - April 27th.
Mondays @ 10:30am - Baby and Me: Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes during our lapsit program for children ages 0-23 months and their caregiver(s).
Wednesdays @ 10:30am & 1:30pm - Toddler Time: Children ages 2-3 and their caregiver(s) are invited to join in for early learning fun. This program follows a classic "Story Time" format featuring 2-3 simple read alouds, rhymes, and songs. A simple craft will follow.
Thursdays @ 10:30am - Preschool Stations: Join in for library learning fun! Each session features 3 or more stations geared for ages 3-5. Stations include literacy, sensory, and STEAM activities.
BOARD GAME NIGHT
April 25th, 5-7:30pm
Bring a board game (or borrow one of ours!) and some pals to game night! We'll be providing free popcorn and no registration required. Children under 10 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
PEEP DISPLAY COMPETITION
March 1st - April 7th
Join us for our 4th annual Peep Competition! Build a diorama with wonderfully sugary Peeps and bring it to the library to compete! Library-related designs are encouraged, but not required for entry. Prizes will be awarded to the top three submissions. The deadline is April 7th, so please submit your sugary displays before then!
EASTER STORYTIME & EGG HUNT
April 8th, 10:30am
Stories, songs, and crafts - what a hoppin' good time! We'll have an Easter-themed storytime geared towards preschool kiddos followed by an egg hunt. The child who collects the most eggs in the time given will win a free book! Please register here: https://forms.gle/nn7QT7xeTDm8e5wj7
ARTSY DOODLE MOTHER'S DAY CRAFT
May 9th, 11am & 6pm
Paint a beautiful vase with Ms. Becky from Artsy Doodle Craft Studio! We are offering two art class sessions: one at 11am and 6pm. The class fee is $10 and can be paid in-library with cash or card. Please submit your fee by May 8th.
Please call or come in-person to the library to register.
SPRING SCAVENGER HUNT
March 20th - April 7th
Find the 9 bunnies dressed up as book characters hidden in our children's library! Once you find them, jot down their names or draw their costumes on the form provided (located on the children's librarian's desk). Give it to our front desk for safe keeping as your entry for a chance at a prize!