Exeter Community Library - April 2019

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CHILDREN & FAMILY EVENTS:

Baby Lapsits Storytime

Tuesday, April 2nd, 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, April 3rd, 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.

Tortoise Open House

Wednesday, April 3rd, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606

AGES: 4 and older

Get an up close visit & touch opportunity with Dan de Lion, our resident Russian Tortoise.

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, April 4th, 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, April 6th, 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!

Baby Lapsits Storytime

Tuesday, April 9th, 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, April 10th, 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, April 10th, 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. This month we’re making blanket forts! Bring your sheets and blankets.

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, April 11th, 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, April 16th, 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.

Family Movie Night

Tuesday, April 16th, 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606

Bring the family, dinner, blankets, and pjs! We’ll be watching Mary Poppins Returns. Rated PG, Run time: 2 hours 10 minutes.

Toddler Storytime

Wednesday, April 17th, 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, April 18th, 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.

Crafternoons

Saturday, April 27th, 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

Family Book Club

Tuesday, April 30th, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606

We’re discussing Lindsey Stoddard’s Just Like Jackie. Read together as a family, then come for a lively discussion with related activities for family and friends. Register by stopping at the Children’s Circulation Desk or calling 610-406-9431.

ADULT EVENTS:

Contemporary Movie Night

Tuesday, April 2nd, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606

We’ll be watching Green Book. A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South. Rated PG-13, Run time: 2 hours, 10 minutes.

Evening Readers Club

Wednesday, April 3rd, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606

A discussion of Twelve Patients: Life and Death at Bellevue Hospital by Eric Manheimer, M.D. The inspiration for the NBC drama New Amsterdam and in the spirit of Oliver Sacks, this intensely involving memoir from a former medical director of a major NYC hospital poignantly at patients’ lives and reveals the author’s own battle with cancer.

Letter Writing Social

Monday, April 22nd, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606

The Lost Art of Letter Writing continues. We’ll be crafting and making letters to send to friends and family. To register & for details, call – 610-406-9431.

Chick fil-A Spirit Week

Monday, April 22nd – Friday, April 26th

Exeter Chick-fil-A, 4675 Perkiomen Ave, Reading, PA 19606

Every order benefits the Exeter Community Library. Just mention the library when you give your order!

Chit, Chat, Sit, & Knit

Wednesday, April 24th, 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, April 24th, 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. Registration recommended – 610-406-9431

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