CURRENT AND UPCOMING PROGRAMS

 

UPCOMING PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

CHESS CLUB

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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

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Ongoing

6-7PM

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. Registration is requested.  

Link for 

12/5: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4DACAC29ABFDC70-125

12/27: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4DACAC29ABFDC70-1227

PLAYK

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Tuesday, October 18th & Tuesday, November 15th 1:30-2:30PM

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. 

Link for December 20th: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4DACAC29ABFDC70-december

Link for January 17th: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4DACAC29ABFDC70-january

Link for February 21st: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f4dacac29abfdc70-february

JUNIOR FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY

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Tuesday, November 22nd

6-7PM

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 fill out the form linked here to register: 

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4DACAC29ABFDC70-junior

If you're interested in helping out with Candyland set-up (12/16 at 2:30pm), please sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f4dacac29abfdc70-candyland

TEDDY BEAR SLEEPOVER

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Friday, December 2nd
Drop off from 10am-5pm
Have you ever wondered what happens at the library at night? Let your stuffed animals get up to all sorts of shenanigans at the Teddy Bear Sleepover! Simply drop off your stuffed animal with a name and phone number at the children's library of the Beaver Library on December 2nd, and return the following week to pick up your stuffed buddy, a postcard describing what they got up to, and a picture of their tomfoolery. No registration required.

WINTER STORYTIMES

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January 23rd-February 23rd
Fall story time is over for now and will resume in January. No registration is required for storytimes.
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 - 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.

DINOVEMBER PHOTO CHALLENGE

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November 1-30th

Snap some silly photos of our dinosaurs getting up to mischief! Submit to either beaverlibrary@gmail.com or this link to enter. The winner will receive a family Dino prize pack! All ages can participate in this competition. Dinosaurs can be located at the children's librarian's desk.

LIFE-SIZED CANDYLAND

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December 17th 10am-3:30pm
Walk and play through life-sized Candyland this winter! Complete crafts, play games, and make it to King Candy's castle - but not without getting your face painted first! All ages are welcome. Registration is required. Children under 8 years of age must be accompanied by an adult during the event. Register here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f4dacac29abfdc70-lifesized

LEGO CLUB

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December 3rd 3pm-4pm
Create masterpieces with Legos! Stop by the library to build with Legos and we'll put them on display. No registration required. All ages welcome

HOLIDAY STORYTIME

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December 7th 10:30am
Join us for some wintertime fun! Holiday-themed stories, crafts, and songs for ages 2-6. No registration required.

PALETTES AND PAJAMAS

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December 12th 6:30pm
Come craft with us AND wear your pajamas to the library! We'll be creating the cutest snowmen around, inspired by Lois Ehlert's 'Snowballs.' Registration at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4DACAC29ABFDC70-palettes. All over 4 years welcome.

HOLIDAY CRAFTERNOON

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December 3rd 10:30-11:30AM
Make everything you need for Christmas this year at Beaver Library - a wreath, an ornament, and even a penguin! Various supplies will be provided, so you can make ANYTHING you can think up! No registration required. All ages welcome.