Mother Goose on the Loose

Build your baby’s reading readiness skills through music, stories, and movement in this nationally acclaimed early literacy program for babies and toddlers.

For children 0-3-years old with a caregiver.

Weekly registration required.

Stories for 2’s and 3’s

A half hour of finger plays, songs, and stories for children 30 months to 48 months (2 ½ to 4), with a caregiver. Please, no older children.

Weekly registration required.

Preschool Storytime

Join us for reading, singing, and learning together in this thirty-minute class for preschoolers.

Ages 3 1/2 – entering Kindergarten, without a caregiver.

Weekly registration required.

Family Storytime at Ohio Township Nature Center

Sewickley Public Library is hosting a family storytime at Ohio Township Nature Center. Stories, songs, and a craft kit to-go for the whole family.

Weekly registration required. 

Virtual Storytime Sessions

Enjoy over 150 virtual storytimes with the Sewickley Public Library Children’s Department on our YouTube Channel along with many other STEM and educational videos.

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Vacation Kits

Planning a trip this summer? Grandkids coming for the week? Order your Vacation Kits and Grandparent Kits from the Children’s Department!

Just answer a few questions for us about what you’re looking for and we’ll create a kit just for you. We’ll let you know when to pick-up your bag full of books, MP3 players, books on CD and/or DVDs and start your summer adventure!

American Girl

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon with a special treat (cupcakes)! Bring your favorite doll and invite a friend to come along as we watch the American Girl Movie: Grace Stirs up Success (runtime 1 hour 40 minutes).

Stories in Art with Sweetwater

This class will combine the art of storytelling with art! During these classes’ children will be introduced to different styles of art, and have the opportunity to use various art mediums and materials to create marvelous masterpieces based on our storybook theme!

Grades 2-5

Family Block Party: Evening Edition

It’s a block party evening edition! Play, build, read, and learn with blocks.

Arty Party

Let’s craft! This month we’re kicking off a brand new program for tweens, teens, and everyone in between. Together we’ll tackle a fun painting with a clever twist!

Toddler Dance Party

Little ones learn so much through movement! Join us to dance, jump, shake, clap & more! For children 1-3 years old with a caregiver. Please register.

Spring Craft To-Go Kits

Stop by the Children’ Department to pick up a Spring themed Craft To-Go Kit! Supplies and instructions are included. These kits are geared for children in Preschool – Grade 2. Available while supplies last; first come, first served.

Dog Tales

Certified Therapy Dogs LOVE to be read to! Come pick out a picture book of your choice and snuggle with a furry reading companion.

Registration required!

Parachute Play

It’s back!! Thirty minutes of activities that includes music, creative movement and fun, all with one colorful parachute!  Ages 2-5 WITH ADULT.

Lego Club

Put your building skills to work by building awesome Lego creations. We supply the Legos, you supply the creativity. No registration required, just drop in to the Children’s Department.

Suggested Reading Lists

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