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One of the most impressive things about people is our ability to learn a multitude of new things over the course of our lives. This applies to knowledge that we learn in and out of school, as well as hobbies we may pick up in...

Back to In-Person Programs While we have offered virtual programs since June 2020, in-programs for children birth through fifth grade will resume on Monday, August 9, 2021. We’re excited to welcome children and families back to the library for programming! In August and September we will offer...

It's valuable for children to draw and scribble from a young age, because it helps develop fine motor skills. Process art, which is often included in early literacy programs at PGTPL, can help children develop those skills. Process Art Experiences Although children enjoy many kinds of art,...

On Wednesdays at 10 a.m., there's a storytime for toddlers and preschoolers in the Children's Room. The Events Calendar has details about each week. There is usually a story plus another activity: songs, a craft, science activities, art project, sensory stations, and/or free play around...

We have been enjoying a large flock of turkey vultures which live near the library. A recent Tot Tuesday program celebrated these majestic birds and the letter V! Here are some ideas to try at home. We started with the vulture puppet greeting each child. If...

Are you ready to see the trees turn color? If your children are very young, they may not remember, or expect the trees to change colors. What an interesting conversation you can have about trees together! Maybe you can take a walk in the park,...

Tots and their grownups made a rocket craft featuring the letters in their names. They wrote the letters down, then glued them down into a rocket shape...

Read a picture book and enjoy a local park! If you love reading as a family, check out PGTPL’s brand new StoryWalkⓇ at Hummel Park! This exciting project officially launches with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, July 1 at 2 p.m.  The Library developed the StoryWalkⓇ...

Here are some suggestions for a great storytime you can do at home. Suggested books to share Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert Splish, Spash, Ducky! by Lucy Cousins Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit by Il Sung Na Action Rhyme: Here is a green leaf We use scarves at the library, but...

Tot Tuesday is every Tuesday at 10:00, designed especially for 2 and 3-year-olds with an emphasis on fun as well as early literacy experiences. Three times a month it's an active storytime; the other Tuesday(s) it's a simple process craft. What's a toddler storytime like? Last...