Exeter Community Library Events for February 2020

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CHILDREN & FAMILY EVENTS:

National Take Your Child to the Library Day

Saturday, February 1st, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Exeter Community Library4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606

AGES: All ages welcome

Featuring Esteban, the green crayon from the book, "The Day the Crayons Quit" by Drew Daywalt, illustrated by Oliver Jeffers. Balloons, face painting, book bingo, literacy stations, and more! Full schedule of events atwww.berkslibraries.org/exeter. No registration necessary.

Tortoise Open House

Monday, February 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. No registration necessary.

Tech Tuesday

Monday, February 4th, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Exeter Community Library4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606

AGES: All ages w/Adult

Bring the family and explore various tech toys. Each week will feature new items to investigate: bee-bots, cubelets, bloxels, snap circuits, and more!

Baby Lapsits Storytime

Tuesday, February 4th, 9:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Exeter Community Library4569 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, February 5th, 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Exeter Community Library4569 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. 

Make and Take Miniatures

Wednesday, February 5th, 7 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Exeter Community Library4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606

AGES: 4 and older

Join us for a story, but be sure to bring your favorite lovey (doll, plush, action figure, etc.). We'll make a miniature craft for the two of you. On *special nights we'll have a sleepover at the library for your lovey. Follow along on social media to see what your lovey gets up to during the night...

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, February 6th, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Exeter Community Library4569 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, February 8th, 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Exeter Community Library4569 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, February 11th, 9:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Exeter Community Library4569 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, February 12th, 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Exeter Community Library4569 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.

Make and Take Miniatures

Wednesday, February 12th, 7 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Exeter Community Library4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606

AGES: 4 and older

Join us for a story, but be sure to bring your favorite lovey (doll, plush, action figure, etc.). We'll make a miniature craft for the two of you. On *special nights we'll have a sleepover at the library for your lovey. Follow along on social media to see what your lovey gets up to during the night...

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, February 13th, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Exeter Community Library4569 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, February 18th, 9:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Exeter Community Library4569 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, February 18th, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Exeter Community Library4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606

You bring the family, dinner, & pjs, and we’ll provide the movie! Please visitwww.berkslibraries.org/exeterfor more details.

Toddler Storytime

Wednesday, February 19th, 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Exeter Community Library4569 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.

Make and Take Miniatures

Wednesday, February 19th, 7 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Exeter Community Library4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606

AGES: 4 and older

Join us for a story, but be sure to bring your favorite lovey (doll, plush, action figure, etc.). We'll make a miniature craft for the two of you. On *special nights we'll have a sleepover at the library for your lovey. Follow along on social media to see what your lovey gets up to during the night...

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, February 20th, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Exeter Community Library4569 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.

CrafterNoon

Saturday, February 22nd, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Exeter Community Library4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606

AGES: 4 and Older

Enjoy DIY Seasonal Crafts.

Baby Lapsits Storytime

Tuesday, February 25th, 9:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Exeter Community Library4569 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. 

Lego Challenge

Tuesday, February 25th, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Exeter Community Library4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606

AGES: 4 – 12 years old

You and your child will work together to complete the month’s challenge. Small prizes will be given to those who successfully complete the task. This month’s challenge is an Imagination challenge. No registration necessary.

Toddler Storytime

Wednesday, February 26th, 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Exeter Community Library4569 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.

Make and Take Miniatures

Wednesday, February 26th, 7 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Exeter Community Library4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606

AGES: 4 and older

Join us for a story, but be sure to bring your favorite lovey (doll, plush, action figure, etc.). We'll make a miniature craft for the two of you. On *special nights we'll have a sleepover at the library for your lovey. Follow along on social media to see what your lovey gets up to during the night...NOTE: This is a special night for your lovey to sleep over!

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, February 27th, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Exeter Community Library4569 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:

Contemporary Movie Night

Tuesday, February 4th, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Exeter Community Library4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606

Join us for Contemporary Movie Night. We'll be watchingThe Art of Racing in the Rain.Through his bond with his owner, aspiring Formula One race car driver Denny, golden retriever Enzo learns that the techniques needed on the racetrack can also be used to successfully navigate the journey of life. Rated PG. No registration required.

Evening Readers Club

Wednesday, February 5th, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Exeter Community Library4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606

We’re reading Where the Crawdads Singby Delia Owens,an exquisite ode to the natural world, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, and a surprising tale of possible murder.

Coloring Night for Adults

Wednesday, February 26th, 6:00 pm. – 7:30 p.m.

Exeter Community Library4569 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.

Chit, Chat, Sit, & Knit

Wednesday, February 26th, 6:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Exeter Community Library4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606

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

Letter Writing Social

Thursday, February 27th, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Exeter Community Library4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606

The Lost Art of Letter Writing continues. Join us for the letter writing fun. To register & for details, call – 610-406-9431.

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