Event Category: Audience: Children

This award-winning lap-sit class for little ones and their caregivers includes songs, nursery rhymes, knee-bounces, and movement to help develop important pre-literacy skills. This class is appropriate for infants through preschool age. No registration required. Fall classes begin on September 16. There will be no class on 9/30, 10/21 or 12/9.

Join children’s librarian, Mrs. Dries, for a family-friendly story, followed by a craft or activity. Each week will have a different theme. This class is loosely geared toward ages 5-10, but preschoolers and tweens may also enjoy participating. This class is free, and no pre-registration is required. All children must be accompanied by an adult. […]

This award-winning lap-sit class for little ones and their caregivers includes songs, nursery rhymes, knee-bounces, and movement to help develop important pre-literacy skills. This class is appropriate for infants through preschool age. No registration required. Fall classes begin on Sept. 11  

Please note that Reading ABCs begins before the library’s posted regular business hours. This allows us to spread out and make some noise! Our preschool class, led by children’s librarian/reading specialist Mrs. Dries, features a different letter of the alphabet each week.  Children will enjoy a variety of fun finger plays, stories, music, movement and more! No registration required. […]

  Appropriate for children in elementary and middle school. Children are invited sign-up ahead of time for a 15-minute session to read to a certified therapy dog. This program encourages fluency practice by providing a furry friend to listen in a judgement-free zone. This non-threatening atmosphere helps to build the child’s excitement about reading and […]

Harrison Township will host its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony this year on Thursday, November 30 at 7:00pm. In celebration of this occasion, the library will also remain open this evening to host holiday revelers. Stop by the library, register for a free library card, and peruse the library’s collection. Refreshments will be served. This […]

The Friends of the Harrison Township Public Library Cookie Walk will be held this year on Saturday, December 9. The Cookie Walk is an annual holiday tradition at the library. Every year, dozens of dedicated library volunteers bake cookies and other treats to sell to raise money to fund library events. Delicious holiday cookies and […]