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December Events for the Exeter Community Library

Nov 23, 2018
Books & Reading

CHILDREN & FAMILY EVENTS:

Baby Lapsits Storytime

Tuesday, December 4th, 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, December 5th, 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 & Open House
Wednesday, December 5th, 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). Your child can also visit just to feed and pet Dan, and tell him about their day!

 

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, December 6th, 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.

 

Family Dance Party

Saturday, December 8th, 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!

 

Crafternoon

Saturday, December 8th, 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, December 11th, 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, December 12th, 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, December 12th, 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, December 13th, 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:

Friends of the Exeter Community Library Holiday Sale

Saturday, December 1st, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sunday, December 2nd, 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606 

Get your holiday cookies, wreaths, and crafts at the annual holiday sale. Tasty treats and beautiful wreaths! All proceeds benefit the Exeter Community Library.

 

Contemporary Movie Night

Tuesday, December 4th, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606 

We’ll be watching Crazy Rich Asians. A contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestselling novel, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend’s family. Rated PG-13, Run time: 2 hours

 

Evening Readers Club

Wednesday, December 5th, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606 

A discussion of The Snow Angel by Glenn Beck. A poignant tale about family, forgiveness, and the freedom to live a future free of the past.

 

Letter Writing Social

Monday, December 10th, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606 

The Lost Art of Letter Writing continues. It’s gift-giving season! We’ll focus on the found art of Thank You cards and how to create beautiful and meaningful cards to thank loved ones for gifts. Call to register – 610-406-9431.

 

Make, Take, & Enjoy – Hand-Painted Signs

Thursday, December 13th, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606 

Join Fine Artist Susan Camarata in making old school, hand-painted signs for the holiday. Cost: $15 to cover cost of materials; payment due at time of registration. Registration limited to 25 people. Visit the circulation desk at the library to register.

 

Chit, Chat, Sit, & Knit

Wednesday, December 19th, 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, December 19th, 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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