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November Events for the Exeter Community Library

Oct 23, 2018 • by Exeter Community Library
Exeter Community Library

We are happy to serve our community as a center of learning, accessible recreation, practical tools, and nearly 500 free programs designed for children and adults to participate in throughout the year. Whether you are here to check out items from our collection, study, meet with friends, attend story time, book clubs, or movie nights, we welcome you!

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, November 1st, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606 

AGES: 3-5 Years

Preschool Storytime is all about having fun with engaging books, songs and activities as children build their early literacy skills. 

Toddler Storytime

Wednesday, November 7th, 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606 

AGES: Walking to 3 Years

Early reading success begins right here. Toddlers will enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, activities, and crafts as we sing and read together with friends.

Read to Our Reptile

Wednesday, November 7th, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606 

AGES: 4 and older

Make an appointment for your little one to read to Dan Delion, our tortoise! Individual appointments can be made by visiting the circulation desk or calling 610-406-9431 (10 min/per child/family).

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, November 8th, 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606 

AGES: 3-5 Years

Preschool Storytime is all about having fun with engaging books, songs and activities as children build their early literacy skills. 

Family Dance Party

Saturday, November 10th, 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606 

AGES: Parent or caregiver with child ages 8 & under

Bring your dancing shoes as we engage your body and mind with educational & toe-tapping songs. We warm up by singing and greeting each other. Then we’ll tap along to the beat with instruments. We’ll bring out some fun props like scarves, ribbons, or a parachute. It’s 30 minutes of nonstop fun!

Crafternoons

Saturday, November 10th, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606 

AGES: 4 and Older

Enjoy DIY Seasonal Crafts

Baby Lapsits Storytime

Tuesday, November 13th, 9:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606 

AGES: Infant to age 1 (pre-walking)

Baby Lapsits is designed for meaningful one-on-one interaction between baby and caregiver. Caregivers hold their babies in their laps while the librarian leads the group in a variety of lap songs, rhymes and simple stories. 

Toddler Storytime

Wednesday, November 14th, 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606 

AGES: Walking to 3 Years

Early reading success begins right here. Toddlers will enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, activities, and crafts as we sing and read together with friends. 

STEAM Wednesday

Wednesday, November 14th, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606 

AGES: 3-8 Years

Come explore a new set of STEAM toys each month with your child. This program is designed for you and your child to interact with toys and explore creative problem solving and critical thinking through play. Each month the toys will change and engage any or all of the following subjects: science, technology, engineering, arts, or math.

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, November 15th, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606 

AGES: 3-5 Years

Preschool Storytime is all about having fun with engaging books, songs and activities as children build their early literacy skills.

Baby Lapsits Storytime

Tuesday, November 27th, 9:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606 

AGES: Infant to age 1 (pre-walking)

Baby Lapsits is designed for meaningful one-on-one interaction between baby and caregiver. Caregivers hold their babies in their laps while the librarian leads the group in a variety of lap songs, rhymes and simple stories. 

Toddler Storytime

Wednesday, November 28th, 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606 

AGES: Walking to 3 Years

Early reading success begins right here. Toddlers will enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, activities, and crafts as we sing and read together with friends. 

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, November 29th, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606 

AGES: 3-5 Years

Preschool Storytime is all about having fun with engaging books, songs and activities as children build their early literacy skills.

ADULT EVENTS:

5th Annual Friends of the Exeter Community Library Bazaar

Saturday, November 3rd, 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606 

Find a variety of vendors, crafters, and authors at the 5th Annual Bazaar. It’s the perfect time to get holiday shopping done or treat yourself to something special – a one-stop shop for one-of-a-kind holiday gifts and lots of great raffle prizes. All proceeds benefit the Exeter Community Library.

Evening Readers Club

Wednesday, November 7th, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606 

A discussion of the upcoming books for 2019. Come with books in mind or come to brainstorm. We’ll decide next year’s line-up of Evening Readers Club books.

Ladies’ Night

Friday, November 9th, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606 

Movie night just for the ladies! Watch Debbie Ocean and her all-female crew pull of an impossible heist at the Met Gala. Vendors will be on site, so bring your wallet and treat yourself. Call to register – 610-406-9431.

Contemporary Movie Night

Tuesday, November 13th, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606 

We’ll be watching Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. Five years after the events of Mamma Mia! (2008), Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother’s past.

Letter Writing Social

Monday, November 26th, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606 

The Lost Art of Letter Writing continues. November’s letter writing social will focus on honoring our nation’s veterans by writing heartfelt notes of appreciation. Also, since it’s the holiday season, the library also encourages program attendees to bring their holiday cards. Washi tape samplers will be provided to decorate cards and envelopes. Call to register – 610-406-9431.

Chit, Chat, Sit, & Knit

Wednesday, November 28th, 6:30 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606 

Bring your knitting project, sit and relax among friends. Registration recommended – 610-406-9431

Coloring Night for Adults

Wednesday, November 28th, 6:30 pm. – 8 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606 

Bring out your inner child with a night of coloring fun for adults. Ages 16 and up. Call to register – 610-406-9431

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