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JOIN THE SUMMER READING FUN!! July 2022 Newsletter

Library closed on Monday, July 4 - INDEPEDENCE DAY
ADULT PROGRAMS
Visit our online calendar for all the details
Kristine Howard's
Satellite Office
Tuesday, July 5
10AM-1PM

Seniors 65+ sign up for a FREE Septa Key Card. Bring your current PA Driver's License or PA ID card.
Find help with any PA State related issue you have.
No registration
Demonstration Days
Saturday, July 9
10AM
Say "Hi" to Miss Susie. She'll have something fun for the kids to do from 10AM-1PM at our library table.

Lenape Trails are open to the public. Mill address is 1730 Conestoga Road, Chester Springs.
Women's Writing Circle
Saturday, July 9
10AM-12:30PM

Read your work aloud or come to listen. Beginners to experienced. Join our supportive group, share your voice and desire to write.
No registration
Family Yoga
Thursday, July 14 & 28
10AM

Summer yoga on the library's lawn.
Movement, breath work, mindfulness, and group connection for all ages and adults. Bring a yoga mat and water bottle.
No registration
Mosaics 101 for Adults
Friday, July 29 AND Friday, Aug 5 - Registration is for both days

An introduction to making mosaics. Learn terms, materials, adhesives, methods, and tools. Then create a simple Picassiette mosaic. This is an outdoor activity. Rain date for class #1 is August 5. Rain date for class #2 TBD
Mahjong for Adults
Tuesday, July 12 & 26
10:15AM-12:15PM

New players are welcome. Bring your tiles if you have a set.  
No registration
Book Discussion
Friday, July 15 @ 2PM
We'll be discussing Survive the Night by Riley Sager. Pick-up a copy at the desk. Can't make it in-person? No problem. Let us know and we will give you virtual options.
No registration
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
Visit our online calendar for all the details
SUMMER IN THE PARK
Made possible by
West Pikeland Township Parks and Recreation Committee
and Chester Springs Library
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Silly Joe Sings
Wed, July 6 @ 10:30AM

Silly Joe sings about silly family stuff like trips, siblings, family moments and more with humor, music, and laughter!
Critter Connections
Wed, July 20 @ 10:30AM

Learn about amazing animals. Get close to reptiles, insects, and small mammals. 
Held at Pine Creek Park - 1488 Yellow Springs Road, Chester Springs
NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED - PLENTY OF PARKING - PLAYGROUND @ PINE CREEK
(In the event of bad weather, check our website banner or Facebook page)
THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS ARE IN-PERSON AT THE LIBRARY
All Ages Story Times
Monday and Friday 10:30AM

Outside, weather permitting. Bring a blanket and/or lawn chairs. Stories, songs, activities and a simple craft.

No story time on July 4

No registration
Story Time
24 Months and Under
Tuesday, July 5 and
Wed, July 13 & 27
10:30AM

All the same great stuff we do at regular story times, intended for a younger group. Play time at the end. No craft. Indoors.

No registration
July 14, Loom Knitting - Learn to use a circular or straight loom for hats, scarves and more.

July 21, Yarn Painting - Use yarn instead of paint to create a picture.

July 14, Simple Weaving - Make a hand loom and weave an organic tapestry.

For school age children. Registration is required. See calendar for details and to register.
Rube Goldberg Competition
Tuesday, July 5
1:30PM

Work in teams to create a Rube Goldberg Machine that gets a task completed. Use marbles, tape, boxes, paper towel tubes, pool noodles, string, scissors and more. 
Play Dough Mornings Thursday, July 7
Thursday, July 21
10:30-11:30AM

Playdough mornings in the library. Join us for squishy fun with friends.
Great for ages 6 and under.

No registration
LEGO Club
Friday, July 8 & 29
1:30-3PM

Free-play and build with Legos!
Recommended for kids entering grade 1 through 6. No Registration
Family Yoga
Thursday, July 14 & 28
10AM

Summer yoga on the library's lawn.
Movement, breath work, mindfulness, and group connection for school age students and their adults. Bring a yoga mat and water bottle. No Registration
Buggin' Out
Monday, July 11
2-3PM

Join us outside for the Delaware Museum of Nature and Science and their Mobile Museum! This program is for children PreK-2nd grade.
Sea Breeze Wind Chimes
Tuesday, July 12
1:30-2:30PM

Experience the science of silverware and create a beautiful windchime out of forks, spoons, shells and beads.

For students in grade 3 to 12
Shark Party
Wednesday July 13 1:30-2:30PM

Fin-tastic fun! Bake and decorate shark fin cookies. Plus, shark trivia and games.
For school age students
Virtual Lego Stop Motion
Workshop - 2 Days
Monday & Tuesday
July 18 & 19 @ 2-4PM

Requires the Stop Motion Studio app on your camera device before class. Have your LEGOs ready when you login in. See class details on registration page. For age 11+
Makin'Music
Tuesday, July 19
10:30AM

Outside on the library lawn. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Inside if raining. Shake your sillies out, sing, and dance with friends this morning. Recommended for children six and younger

No registration
Friendship Bracelets
Wednesday, July 20
1:30-3PM

Drop in and make a friendship bracelet with Miss Susie.

For school age students

No registration
Minute to Win It Games
Friday, July 22
1:30-2:30PM
You have one minute to complete tasks like stacking, bouncing ping pong balls, balancing eggs, and more.
Held at Pine Creek Park - 1488 Yellow Springs Road, Chester Springs.
For school age students
Mini Treasure Chests
Monday, July 25
1:30-2:30PM

Decorate a small pirate treasure chest with shells, paint, gems, booty and more. 

For school age students
Cozmo's Special Day
Tuesday, July 26
1:30-2:30PM

An adventure loving rabbit who makes friends and discovers safety, friendship, and sharing.
For children of all ages
Make a Photo Frame
Wednesday, July 27
1:30-2:30PM
Glue shells and use sea-colored paint to decorate a wooden photo frame. 

For students entering K to 8
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