Children's Programs


Registration for all programs is required. Call 570-474-9313 or stop in at the library to register for the following programs:

Regular weekly Story Hours will be held as follows for the month of August:







Lapsit - 0-23 months
Thursdays, August 2 - 9:30am


Story Time - Ages 2-3 1/2
Wednesdays, August 1 - 11:00am


Cruise Into Kindergarten for Kids & Parents - Ages 3 1/2 - 5
Fridays, August 3 - 11:00am


Summer Quest Wrap-Up Party
Tuesday, August 7 - 6:00pm


Celebrate the conclusion of our Summer Quest. Those who returned a Summer Quest game board will receive a prize bag. If you filled your entire game board, you'll take home an additional prize.

There will be face-painting, balloons, and something to make and take home with you.

Call or stop in to register. 570-474-9313


National Relaxation Day Photo Contest

Wednesday, August 15th is National Relaxation Day! For the last two weeks of August before school starts, we want to see pictures of you (by yourself or with people you love and care about) relaxing with a book! Send pictures to mailto:mskirbylibrary@gmail.com, or drop them off at the library. Please be sure to include your name and telephone number when sending via email or writing it on the back of your printed photo.

Please be aware that photos will be displayed here in the library. Submit your photos by Tuesday, August 28th. Winner will be called and announced on our Facebook page on Wednesday, September 5th.

We look forward to seeing everyone's pictures. We know how busy life can get, but we hope everyone tries to take advantage of these final days of summer.




National Creamsicle Day
Tuesday, August 14


Eat a Creamsicle at home. Check out some COOL books from the library. We will have a list and a display.




National Relaxation Day
Wednesday, August 15


Celebrate by curling up at home (or wherever you are) with a book! Snap a picture and enter our photo contest.


National Tell A Joke Day - All ages, including Teens & Tweens
Thursday, August 16


We will provide papers for you to share your funniest jokes with us. Check out a joke book!




Back To School Activity - Grades 4 & up
Make a magnetic locker pencil holder.
Tuesday, August 21 - 2:00pm


NOTE: A hot glue gun will be used.


Furry Tails Reading Partners

Is your child a shy or hesitant reader or do they just love to read?
Angie visits the library at 6:30pm on the fourth Wednesday of every month!
Call or visit to sign your child up to read to this gentle, certified therapy dog!
Her next visit is Wednesday, August 22.