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Celebrating the Diversity in our Community
Parents and children, ages 3 to 6, join the Dauphin County Library System a program about the many different faces of our community. Everyone is different, but we are all the same. This program celebrates the diversity of the people around us. Each program will include a storytime and fun activities. Every child that attends will receive a book to keep.
The programs are free and require registration. To register, visit the library at dcls.org or contact one of the libraries. Registration begins December 10th.
These programs are a joint project of the Dauphin County Library System and Dauphin County Employees. Special thanks to the Dauphin County Commissioners, Jeff Haste, Mike Pries, and George P. Hartwick, III for making these programs possible.
Kline Library January 7 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.Northern Dauphin Library January 7 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.Elizabethville Area Library January 8 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.East Shore Area Library January 9 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.Alexander Family Library January 11 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.Johnson Memorial Library January 11 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
The Library provides a wide variety of programming for families and children of all ages. These programs help children and families explore their world and discover how to satisfy their curiosity.
To register for any of the libraries Special Programs click on the date of the program in the calendar below.
BookRATs (Ages 6-11)
BookRATs (Read And Talk) is a monthly book discussion group for 6-11 year olds. Read a book (we'll choose a topic--you choose a book) and talk about what you've read. You'll also do a craft or activity, have a snack and may pick a book for next month's meeting. Program length: 45 minutes. Registration Limit: 20.
Family Movie (All Ages - Recommended Ages 6+) Relax and enjoy a free family-friendly movie together. Recommended for children ages 6 and up. No registration required. >> December
Paws2Read (Ages 6-11)
Join certified therapy dogs for a fun session of reading. This special program encourages children who may be reluctant readers to read to the easiest and most willing audience – a dog. Each child has the opportunity to read to the dog for about 15 minutes. Registration for this program is by appointment. Please contact Youth Services Programming & Outreach at 566-0949 ext 217 to schedule your time. >> December
Family Fun (All Ages)
Free quality time for each family! Come to The Library for a program filled with crafts, music and other fun activities. Program length: 45 minutes, Registration Limit: 15 >> December
Family Game (All Ages)
Share the fun of playing family-friendly games while you spend some quality time together at The Library. Program length: 45 minutes, Registration Limit: 10 families >> December
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