Exeter Community Library Events October 2019

Baby Lapsits Storytime

Tuesday, October 22nd, 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, October 23rd, 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

Make and Take Miniatures

Wednesday, October 23rd, 7 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 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, October 24th, 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.

CrafterNoon

Saturday, October 26th, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606

AGES: 4 and Older

Enjoy DIY Seasonal Crafts.

Depression Awareness & Screening

Monday, October 28th, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606

AGES: Open to All

Depression happens in adults, children, & teens. Kick the stigma & learn more as Emotional Wellness Therapist Deborah Fluck talks about depression in adults, the risks involved with going untreated, and how to detect depression in children and teens. Register for a free and confidential 5-minute screening. Learn more: visit www.berkslibraries.org/exeter.

Baby Lapsits Storytime

Tuesday, October 29th, 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, October 30th, 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.

Make and Take Miniatures

Wednesday, October 30th, 7 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 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, October 31st, 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:

Contemporary Movie Night

Tuesday, October 1st, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606

Join us for Contemporary Movie Night. We'll be watching A Dog's Journey, the sequel to A Dog's Purpose. No registration required.

Evening Readers Club

Wednesday, October 2nd, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606

A discussion of A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult, How do we balance the rights of pregnant women with the rights of the unborn they carry? What does it mean to be a good parent?

Literatour Berks Presentation with Author E.R. Ramzipoor

Monday, October 7th, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606

Author discussion of E.R. Ramzipoor’s debut novel The Ventriloquists. In this triumphant debut inspired by true events, a ragtag gang of journalists and resistance fighters risk everything for an elaborate scheme to undermine the Reich. Presented in partnership with the Jewish Federation of Reading/Berks, the Jewish Book Council, and the LGBT Center of Greater Reading. Call to register – 610-406-9431.

The Art of Aging: Navigating the Changes of Menopause

Thursday, October 10th, 6:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606

A presentation by Penn State Health & St. Joseph Medical Group physicians on women’s health & menopause. Light refreshments will be served. Call to register – 610-406-9431.

Letter Writing Social

Thursday, October 17th, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 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.

Gluten-Free Cooking Demonstration

Tuesday, October 22nd, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606

Writer, food blogger, and health coach Melinda Arcara will speak about gluten-free cooking and will demonstrate with seasonal ingredients. Call to register – 610-406-9431.

Depression Awareness & Screening

Monday, October 28th, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Exeter Community Library 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606

AGES: Open to All

Depression happens in adults, children, & teens. Kick the stigma & learn more as Emotional Wellness Therapist Deborah Fluck talks about depression in adults, the risks involved with going untreated, and how to detect depression in children and teens. Register for a free and confidential 5-minute screening. Learn more: visit www.berkslibraries.org/exeter.

Coloring Night for Adults

Wednesday, October 30th, 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.

Chit, Chat, Sit, & Knit

Wednesday, October 30th, 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.

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