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Visual Playwriting Workshops

Mon, June 24, 2024 1:00 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

This program celebrates drawing as a form of storytelling, guiding students through the process of creating a story from beginning to end using a blend of images and words. Over the course of six classes, students will learn the different elements that make up a story (such as character,…

Falls Book Group

Mon, June 24, 2024 5:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

The book selection for this month will be Before We Were Yours ,   by Lisa Wingate (2017). The Falls Book Group is one of the Free Library’s longest running programs and is open to all.  Interested in joining?  For reading selections or to attend a meeting, please reach…

Tai Chi

Tue, June 25, 2024 11:30 A.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Center your mind and get in touch with your spirit doing Tai Chi with Deanna McLaughlin.  A combination of self-defense and qigong, this elegant mind/body discipline is a moving energy meditation. A graceful series of movements performed in slow motion, Tai Chi is easy on the…

Children’s Author Reading: The Adventures of Yin and Yang Storytime

Tue, June 25, 2024 1:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Cost: FREE

Join us in the children’s area for a reading of The Adventures of Yin & Yang: Snoppje and the Pizza Box , by local author Susan Hermse Schaefer.  Find out what happens when two set-in-their ways cats, and their loving humans find a new companion in the most unlikely of…

Fiber Arts Group

Tue, June 25, 2024 2:00 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Do you have a craving for a crafts group to meet up with? Would you like to connect, socially, with other creatives working on portable crafts projects? Are you looking to share your crafts project or project ideas with others? Stop by the library and bring a portable craft project…

Community Game Night

Community Game Night

Tue, June 25, 2024 5:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Enjoy board games?  Looking to socialize?  Meet up with Neighbors? Have fun? Bring your favorite board games – Scrabble, Chess, Taboo, Pictionary, Ticket to Ride, or a card game, and get set to have some fun.  Penny Scott will be your Game Night co-hostess. Are you interested in…

Stories and Songs for Babies and Toddlers

Stories and Songs for Babies and Toddlers

Wed, June 26, 2024 10:15 A.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Join Ms. Grace for stories, songs, rhymes, and bounces perfect for infants and toddlers along with their caregivers!  Free play with baby-friendly toys will wrap up the program. Siblings welcome.  Read, Baby, Read is a series of programs focused on language and literacy development for…

Science in the Summer: Be an Astrobiologist

Science in the Summer: Be an Astrobiologist

Thu, June 27, 2024 3:00 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Big Question:  How can we discover if a sample contains something alive? Kids entering grades 2 – 6 can be space scientists this summer at the Falls Library!  Science in the Summer is a free science education program that helps elementrary school children “grow into science’,…

Science in the Summer: Be an Astrobiologist

Science in the Summer: Be an Astrobiologist

Tue, July 2, 2024 3:00 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Big Question:  How can we discover if a sample contains something alive? Kids entering grades 2 – 6 can be space scientists this summer at the Falls Library!  Science in the Summer is a free science education program that helps elementrary school children “grow into science’,…

Author Talk:  Caroline Wiseblood-Meline, PhD

Author Talk: Caroline Wiseblood-Meline, PhD

Tue, July 9, 2024 5:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Cost: FREE

This unique book helps readers address four major obstacles to conquering chronic and compulsive overeating: not understanding the constraints on their will, not living in their creative true self, unconsciously working against their own aims, and not dieting realistically. The book offers an…

Science in the Summer: Be a Planetary Geologist!

Science in the Summer: Be a Planetary Geologist!

Thu, July 11, 2024 3:00 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Big Question:  How can we learn about landscapes on Mars where future astronauts might go? Kids entering grades 2 – 6 can be space scientists this summer at the Falls Library!  Science in the Summer is a free science education program that helps elementrary school children “grow…

Science in the Summer: Be a Planetary Geologist!

Science in the Summer: Be a Planetary Geologist!

Tue, July 16, 2024 3:00 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Big Question:  How can we learn about landscapes on Mars where future astronauts might go? Kids entering grades 2 – 6 can be space scientists this summer at the Falls Library!  Science in the Summer is a free science education program that helps elementrary school children “grow…

Community Game Night

Community Game Night

Mon, July 22, 2024 5:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Enjoy board games?  Looking to socialize?  Meet up with Neighbors? Have fun? Bring your favorite board games – Scrabble, Chess, Taboo, Pictionary, Ticket to Ride, or a card game, and get set to have some fun.  Penny Scott will be your Game Night co-hostess. Are you interested in…

All About Mushrooms! with Philly Mycology Club

All About Mushrooms! with Philly Mycology Club

Tue, July 23, 2024 5:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Explore fungal diversity and general mushroom morphology with members of the Philadelphia Mycology Club. This talk will serve as a beginner-friendly introduction to fungal identification and ecology. For more info, check out their website at  https://phillymycoclub.com/about .  

Science in the Summer: Be a Robotics Engineer!

Science in the Summer: Be a Robotics Engineer!

Thu, July 25, 2024 3:00 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Big Question:  How can we design a rover’s arm to scoop up soil and rocks? Kids entering grades 2 – 6 can be space scientists this summer at the Falls Library!  Science in the Summer is a free science education program that helps elementrary school children “grow into…

Eagles Eye Mobile at the Library

Eagles Eye Mobile at the Library

Fri, July 26, 2024 10:00 A.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

This summer, the Eagles Eye Mobile – Powered by Vision To Learn – is providing no-cost eye exams and glasses to kids (in K – 12th Grade) who have previously failed a vision screening or are having vision problems. Visit this link to schedule an exam appointment for your child (between 10:00…

Science in the Summer: Be a Robotics Engineer!

Science in the Summer: Be a Robotics Engineer!

Tue, July 30, 2024 3:00 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Big Question:  How can we discover if a sample contains something alive? Kids entering grades 2 – 6 can be space scientists this summer at the Falls Library!  Science in the Summer is a free science education program that helps elementrary school children “grow into science’,…

Science in the Summer: Be a Rocket Engineer!

Science in the Summer: Be a Rocket Engineer!

Thu, August 8, 2024 3:00 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Big Question:  How can we design a rocket to fly as far as possible? Kids entering grades 2 – 6 can be space scientists this summer at the Falls Library!  Science in the Summer is a free science education program that helps elementrary school children “grow into science’,…

Read With a Dog!

Read With a Dog!

Mon, August 12, 2024 4:00 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Young readers can come meet Daisy, a certified therapy dog, and share a story with her.  Children can practice reading out loud, in a safe, judgment free space.  Daisy loves to hear stories!  Space may be limited.  

Science in the Summer: Be a Rocket Engineer!

Science in the Summer: Be a Rocket Engineer!

Tue, August 13, 2024 3:00 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Big Question:  How can we design a rocket to fly as far as possible? Kids entering grades 2 – 6 can be space scientists this summer at the Falls Library!  Science in the Summer is a free science education program that helps elementrary school children “grow into science’,…

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