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Constitution Day

Posted By Janice Conger, Librarian, Wissahickon Middle School, 215-619-8110, jconger@wsdweb.org, Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Library Type

School Library

Description

The Wissahickon Middle School Library created a BreakoutEDU (https://www.breakoutedu.com/) for Constitution Day. We invited all classes to come and crack the code and save the Constitution. The BreakoutEDU platform is Social Literacy at its best, allowing students to work together to solve codes and open locks. This supports Civic Literacy because it enhances understand of the way our government works and the role the Constitution plays in government.

Tags:  Children  Civic & Social  Teens  Wissahicken Middle School Library 

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Dingman Branch Library Garden

Posted By Nicole Heyer, Dingman Branch Mgr, Pike County Library, 570-686-7045, dingman@pcpl.org , Thursday, July 25, 2019

Library Type

Public

Description 

The Dingman Township branch of the Pike County Public Library now has a new harvest community garden open to locals and visitors to water, weed, and harvest, or just enjoy. Five raised garden beds have been installed with themes; including two pizza themed gardens, a sensory garden, and two pollinator garden beds that the bees and butterflies will make use of. Local Master Gardener, Carol Padalino, helped to design and plan of each of the beds, and many of the plants where donated by the Delaware Township Community Garden. 

Additional programming about gardening and healthy literacy will take place throughout the summer at the Milford and Dingman Township branches. 

The garden was made possible by a grant from the Greater Pike Community Foundation and a donation from the Dingman Township supervisors. 

 

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Tags:  adults  children  Dingman Branch Library Garden  Health Literacy  Pike County Library  teens 

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Children's Produce Market

Posted By John Roberts, Wyoming Free Library, 570-693-1364, wyomingfreelibrary@gmail.com , Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Library Type

Public

Description 

The Wyoming Free Library holds a monthly children's produce market. The program is open to all families with children that live in Luzerne County. The families that attend receive a variety of vegetables and non-perishable items. The program is free of charge to participants and is open to all ages.

Tags:  Children  Health Literacy  Produce Market  Wyoming Free Library 

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Summer Story Time

Posted By Riley Ivol, Librarian, Laughlin Memorial Library, 724-266-3857, Laughlinmemoriallibrary@gmail.com , Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Library Type

Public 

Description

Summer Story Time is a program for preschool-aged children which includes reading stories, dancing, singing and crafting. We also provide the children with snacks. This program is free of charge for the participants.  

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Tags:  Basic Literacy  Children 

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Bike Safety Day

Posted By Mina Edmondson, Director, Salem Square Library, 717-849-6961, medmondson@yorklibraries.org, Thursday, May 17, 2018

Library Type

Public

Cost and Funding

$2000

Partnership

City of York, York City Police, Crispus Attucks, SafeKids/Wellspan, YMCA, YWCA

Description

Salem Square Library in York, recently hosted a Bike Safety Day. Working with Leadership York, a development course for upcoming leaders in the community, the Salem Square Library along with our community partners and local organizations such as City of York, York City Police, Crispus Attucks, SafeKids/Wellspan, YMCA, YWCA, as well as several bike safety organizations. Leadership York also obtained donations for the day's events.
The program closed a city block and enabled children and families to "play in the street". More than 200 people attended the event, enjoyed the music and toured the library. Each individual who registered received a back pack and the opportunity to win a bicycle. Bike locks and helmets were available for the children in attendance. Every child had the opportunity to have a bicycle tuneup, breaks and seats adjusted, and tires filled and aligned. Two bicycles were given away at the end of the event.

Tags:  Adults  Children  Civic & Social  Health  Teens 

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Children's Story Hour

Posted By Angela Michael, Matthews Public Library, Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Library Type

Public

Description

Children’s Story Hour for toddler and pre-school age children meets year round weekly on Wednesdays for an approximately 45 minute long session. The first and fifth Wednesdays of the month during Story Hour children enjoy a puppet show in Polka Dot City (the library’s professional puppet theatre). After the show children enjoy making a craft to take home with them. The other Wednesdays of the month children will be read stories, sing songs, learn rhymes, hear poems, see finger plays and flannel boards, and make crafts. This is an early literacy program provided free of charge for the children of the community with the objective of developing children’s literacy and social skills, encouraging children’s love of reading, and supporting children’s imaginations!

Tags:  Basic  Children 

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Vocalist Judi Figel

Posted By Marilyn Klingensmith, Director, Plum Community Library, 4127987323, klingensmithm@einetwork.net, Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Library Type

Public

Cost and Funding

$400

Description

Judi Figel is a dynamite singer and great pianist who performs a wide variety of music styles in and around the Pittsburgh area, as well as the Gulf coast of Florida. Her repertoire includes pop, jazz, country, light rock, Broadway and standards. Her fun-loving personality along with strong vocals will captivate an audience to provide high quality entertainment.

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Storytime with Miss Marian

Posted By David Hrivnak, Director, Peoples Library , Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Library Type

Public

Description

Storytime for 3-6 year olds held weekly at both library locations.

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Basic Literacy Display

Posted By Ario D'Amato, Hazelton Area Public Library, 570-454-2961, adamato@hazletonlibrary.org, Friday, April 6, 2018

Library Type

Public

Cost and Funding

Free

Description

Display area featuring basic literacy.

Tags:  Basic  Children 

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May the Fourth Be With You

Posted By Alexis Neapolitan, Hazelton Area Public Library, 570-454-2961, aneapolitan@hazletonlibrary.org , Friday, April 6, 2018

Library Type

Public

Cost and Funding

Free

Description

In a library galaxy, not far, far away, Hazleton Area Public Library invites you to “May the Fourth be With You!” Celebrate on Friday, May 4th at HAPL in the Cosmos room (Community Room/ Green St. Entrance) at 6 p.m. Enjoy episode IV of an intergalactic epic, have a photo taken with some of your favorite character’s cutouts, and celestial refreshments. Come dressed as your favorite SW character. Prizes for the best costume! Reservations are required, and may be placed by phoning HAPL’s reference desk at 570-454-2961 prior to Monday, April 30th.

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