The Parkland Community Library will be the place to be during February, 2011. On Saturday, Feb. 12th, certified therapy dogs will be here to listen to young readers and to visit with anyone who wants to pet a puppy. These dogs are wonderfully calm and love children. Please register for this event by calling the Youth Services department at 610-398-1361 ext. 19.
On Tuesday, Feb. 15th, from 6:30 to 7:30 pm, everyone can celebrate Chinese New Year and the Paper Lantern festival by attending the Annual Teddy bear Costume party. Dress up those teddy bears and come out for an hour of fans, fireworks(!!) and fun. Please register for this event in advance. This event will be held in the South Whitehall Township Building.
The fun doesn't end there. On Monday, Feb. 21st, from 1 to 3 pm, there is another Games on the Rug event for children from the ages of 7 and up. (Younger children can attend with a parent.) Play the games printed on the meeting room rug - Checkers, Parcheesi, Chinese checkers, mancala - or play Apples to Apples or Rivers, Roads and Rails. Please let the Youth Services department know if you will attend by calling 610-398-1361 ext. 19.
And we will celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday early this year with a party on Saturday, Feb. 26th from 2 to 3 pm. Join the Teen Tellers and Tellers 2 for stories, songs and games in honor of Dr. Seuss. Please sign up in advance for this event by calling 610-398-1361 ext. 19.