Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Summer Reading Club for kids at the Honey Brook Community Library

Honey Brook Community Library
Summer Reading Club Programs
  June 4 – August 13, 2016
*Pick up your Summer Reading package at the Honey Brook Library, register, and start reading!       *Keep track of your minutes read on the reading log & earn book bucks to redeem for prizes.  You must have a Chester County Library card to participate.  Book Bucks can be redeemed through September 3, 2016

Fort Nights – Family Reading at the Library
Mondays  July 11, & Aug 1 at 5:45 – 6:30 pm.  For all ages – family time.  Join us for family read time.  Each family needs to bring: sheets or lightweight blankets & a flashlight.  Select books to read to your family inside a fort that you build inside the library from your sheets & blankets.  We will be turning off the lights once everyone is in their forts, so don’t forget a flashlight!  There must be at least one adult in each fort.

Let’s Read Math/Let’s Read Science
Tuesdays  June 21 – Aug 9  at 10:00 am. For kids entering grades 2-5.  A math & science program designed to intertwine a short story with games & interactive ways to use math & science skills.  A fine way for children grades 2-5 to keep their skills fresh during the summer months. Registration required.  There will be no program on July 26.

Girls Night Out for Moms & Daughters
Tuesdays  July 5 & Aug 2 at 6:00 - 6:45 pm.  For ages 5 - teen. Join us for a beautiful summer mani/pedi look for Moms & Daughters.  We supply the nail polish, stickers & ideas.  Please come with unpolished nails. Each child needs to be accompanied by one adult.  Registration is required.

Gaming Night - Electronic and Board Games
Tuesday  June 21, July 19 & Aug 9  at 7:00 pm -9:00 pm. For ages 8-18. Bring along your DS, IPads, or any hand held game system, or take a turn on our Xbox Kinect.  We will also supply Board games too.  Registration is required.
Geek Club – Come Geek with Us!                                                         Tuesdays June 28, July 12, & 26 at 6:30 – 7:30 pm. For tweens & teens   What sites do you game on?  What are your favorite YouTube channels? Join us every other Tuesday evening this summer to discuss, debate, watch, & sometime craft all things geek!  Registration is required.

Stories in the Shade with Miss Jennifer
Wednesdays  June 29  - August 12 at 10:00 am.  For preschool age.  Join Miss Jennifer for stories, songs, and crafts outside when weather permits.  Please bring a blanket for sitting in the grass.  Aug 10 – Nursery Rhyme Olympics – Come in costume! Designed for preschoolers, but all ages are welcome!  

Sewing with Ms Nancy                                                                           Wednesdays  June 15  – Aug 10 at 6:30 – 8 pm  For ages 10 through adult  Join Ms Nancy in making a variety of sewing projects this summer. This program is for adults and young adults ages 10 and up.  Registration is required.  

Nature Thursdays
Thursdays  July 7, 28, Aug 4 at 10:00 – 11:00 am.  For kids entering 1st – 8th grade
Join us at for a look at nature this summer.   Joining us on July 28  is Matthew Johnson from the PA Game Commission.  On July 7 & Aug 4 is Phil Witman bringing his bugs, reptiles, and animals.  Registration is required. 

Block Party Building Club
Thursdays June 30, July 14 & July 21at 10:00 – 11:00 am– For all ages.  Come join us to have fun building with our new wooden blocks.

Fundamentals of Drawing
Thursdays August 11 & 18 at 2:00 pm For ages 8 & up
Join us for drawing lessons instructed by Beverly Karlsson.  She will teach children the fundamentals using a pencil & pen and ink to create still life drawings.  This class is best suited for children ages 8 and older.  Registration is required.

Science in the Summer July 25-28.  Genetics sponsored by GSK and supported by the Franklin Institute. For children entering grades 2 – 6th.  Online registration is required. Held at the Honey Brook Presbyterian Church.

Friday, January 29, 2016

Winter News

Hi all,
Happy Winter! 

Here are some things you should know about closing and delays for the Honey Brook Library:
1.        If Twin Valley School District is closed, we are usually closed too.
2.       Check Facebook under “Honey Brook Community Library” when we have bad weather.  We keep that updated.
3.       Call the Library at 610-273-3303 before you leave the house.  If we don’t answer, we are not open.
4.       We also will close early if the weather starts to get bad after we have opened, so once again, gives us a call.

For Story Time and Raise A Reader morning programs:
if Twin Valley or Pequea Valley has a 2 hour delay, there will be no Story Time or Raise A Reader program.
 For Twin Valley 2 hour delays, Miss Melissa will not be able to get here by 10 am for Raise A Reader
For Pequea Valley2 hour delays, Miss Jenn will not be able to get here by 10 am for Story Time

For all other programs, if the Library is closed, programs for that day are canceled.

Some upcoming programs:

Bedtime Math – Crazy 8s Club
Join us on Thursdays at 6 pm in February and March "Bedtime Math, Crazy 8s Club" at the Honey Brook Library. This is a new, fun, hands on math program for 2nd - 5th graders.  Begins Thursday, Feb 4.  Must sign up for all 8 weeks.  To register call 610-273=3303 or email jspade@ccls.org.

Longwood Gardens Community Reads 2016
Feb 9, 2016. –“ Brown Bag Book Club” will discuss Grandma Gatewood’s Walk by Ben Montgomery.  Join us at 1 pm with your thoughts on the book and your brown bag lunch.
Feb 24 & 25, 2016 –“ Story Time with Miss Jennifer”. Join us at 10 am for the book “On Meadowview Street” where you will meet Kind Caroline and hear other garden/nature stories.  For preschool age children, but all ages are always welcome. 
March 1, 2016 –“ Grandma Gatewood’s Walk Book Chat” at 7 pm.  Join us to discuss the Longwood Garden Community Reads book and come to share hiking/walking stories with the group.

Honey Brook Community Library has a new BLOCK PARTY program! 
Join us for these dates to come play with our new wood blocks.
Preschool dates:      Tuesday, February 23 at 10 am
                                        Tuesday, April 26 at 10 am
                                        Wednesday, May 25 at 10 am
School Age (K-5) dates:  Tuesday, February 23 at 6 pm
                                                         Saturday, March 19 at 3 pm
Registration is required. For more information call the library 610-273-3303 or email jspade@ccls.org