Dinosaur Dig Field paleontologists Mike and Roberta Straka invite families to take part in a scientific exploration highlighting the world of dinosaurs, fossils, and rocks and minerals. Their fun-filled show will cover the formation of fossils, herbivores vs. carnivores, and the basics of geology. In an interactive fossil talk, the Strakas will discuss their work as field... Wednesday, June 27 @ 6:30

Kids’ Music Class We’re excited to welcome back Mr. Frank of Learn Listen Play for some more interactive and high-energy music education! This program is sponsored by the Friends of the William Jeanes Memorial Library. No registration necessary.   Save Monday, July 2nd @ 4:00




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Mother Goose Storytime

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

10:15 am - 10:45 am
Community Room

Tales for Tots Storytime

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Community Room

Kids’ Workshop: DRUMatic Art!

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Community Room


Summer @ WJN School’s out and it’s time for learning to be FUN! Summer @ WJN promises to offer your child (babies through 10-year-olds) eight weeks full of reading, fun, learning, and prizes, guaranteed to help prevent that classic “summer slide.” With programs including live animals, reading, music, art, magic, storytelling, movies, theater, magic, and more, there will be no reason for your child to say “I’m bored!” and no reason for you to say “That’s too expensive!” Everything at the library is free and fun!

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GSK Science in the Summer™ GSK Science in the Summer™ is a fun and free science education program sponsored by GSK and administered by The Franklin Institute, which introduces students in grades 2 through 6 to the wonderful and fascinating world of science. This year, classes at William Jeanes will be held on July 9th and 10th and will explore the Science of Space!

Nancy Corson Creative Writing Fund sponsored by the Friends of the Library The Friends of the William Jeanes Memorial Library established the Nancy Corson Creative Writing Fund in 2012, in honor of our former long-time Friends board member, who passed away in February of 2012. Nancy was an active and passionate member of the Friends, serving as Membership Chair and maintaining the membership records for many years. In recognition of Nancy’s passion for writing, the Friends have committed to an annual contribution to this fund. Members of the public are welcome to make contributions to the Nancy Corson Creative Writing Fund, which is managed by the Library.

Children’s Storytimes Is your child a baby? A toddler? A preschooler? Does your child have a sensory integration or autism spectrum disorder? We have something for everyone, at different times on different days!

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten An early literacy program for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

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