UCLS Announces October 2020 Events

posted: September 15, 2020


Virtual Introduction to

Wednesday, October 21 – 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

In this virtual program, attendees learn how to use the library version of to search for information about their ancestors. This program is hosted through Google Meetings. All registrants must have a computer and internet connection to view this presentation as well as provide an email address to obtain the link to join the program the day of the presentation. Register to attend online.




Virtual Preschool Storytime with Ms. Davena

Tuesday, October 6, 13, 20, & 27  –  10:00 am – 10:30 am

Join Ms. Davena for a virtual storytime. Sing songs, read books, and learn some simple ASL signs centered around a different theme each week. For ages 3-5. Links for accompanying activities and crafts will be included in the description below each video. View on or


Virtual Baby Storytime with Ms. Davena

Wednesday, October 7, 14, 21 & 28–  11:00 am – 11:30 am

Join Ms. Davena for a virtual storytime based on the “Mother Goose on the Loose” Program format of songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and simple ASL signs. For ages 0-2. View on or


Earth Sciences Week Celebration of PA’s Caves & Caverns

October 12-17

Pick up an Earth-based activity and stickers at the library. Available while supplies last. Sponsored by


Caves & Caverns of PA Contest

September 14 – October 10

Celebrate Earth Sciences Week by exploring any of Pennsylvania’s Caverns and Caves virtually or in person then enter our contest!

To enter:

  • Create a poster, photo, essay or short video about your cavern/cave experience
  • Submit name and entry to [email protected] by Oct. 10. (Videos must be submitted with YouTube link.)
  • Open to all ages

To vote:

A winner from each category will be announced Thursday, October 22.



Virtual ABC Play with Me

October 7, 14, 21 & 28 – 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Learn about a new “toy” each week, ways to play with it, what skills it builds, and more. The video will touch on developmental milestones/concerns. For ages 14-40 months and their parent or caregiver. A link is provided to a local professional if the parent or caregiver has questions or concerns about their child’s development in a particular area. View on or



Herr Memorial Library




Virtual Toddler/Preschool Discover with Pick-up Craft


A weekly virtual story time for children 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers is available on our Facebook page: Or, on our YouTube Channel:  Drop-in during library hours and make a craft that coordinates with the lesson or theme of the week.



West End Library




Basic Crochet

Saturday, October 3 – 10:00 am – Noon

1st Saturday of each month

Learn to crochet! Bring your own size 7, 8, or 9 crochet hook. We have a good supply of yarn available at the library. If you want to bring your own yarn, please make sure it is 4-ply knitting worsted in a solid color. Masks are required and social distancing will be implemented. Register to attend by calling 570-922-4773, visiting the library or registering online.


The Art of Cooking with Friends

Thursday, October 29 – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Our cooking group selects a recipe from a cookbook at the library, then prepares a dish to share. Visit the library to select a recipe for October’s theme: Halloween Eats and Treats. Bring a copy of the recipe to share with others and dress in costume for a chance to win a prize! The group meets outside the library at the Hartley Recreation Center Pavilion. Register to attend by calling 570-922-4773, visiting the library or registering online.




Virtual Preschool Discover


This virtual program features a weekly theme with read-aloud stories, songs and age-appropriate activities. For children up to age 5. Watch on or


Reading with Maverick

Saturday, October 31 – 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Children are welcome to read to our certified therapy dog, Maverick. One child will be allowed at a time. To sign up for a 15-minute time slot, call the library at 570-922-4773


October Craft of the Month

During Library Hours

Pick up supplies to make a candy corn crow ornament at home. Available while supplies lasts.



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    • PO Box 1070
    • Sunbury, PA 17801
  • Phone: 570-286-5838
    • Fax: 570-743-7837
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