Children's Programs

1000 Books Before Kindergarten banner

Want more info about our children's activities, programs and resources? Subscribe to our free children's newsletter

Registration for June Children's programs is now open! 

Registration for the Summer Reading Challenge opens on June 12 at

Playtimes and Block Parties

Click below to register for:

Flyer for June Storywalk at Cranberry Public Library

Follow the walking path in front of the Municipal Building around the Sample School House to enjoy a bilingual picture book and some physical activity. Join us at our monthly kickoffs with a special activity or enjoy the Storywalk on your own time throughout Summer Reading. Registration preferred, but not required.

June Storywalk (French): Pierre & Paul: Dragon by Caroline Adderson

Kickoff: Thursday, June 15 from 1 pm to 2 pm 

This project is made possible by Library Services and Technology Funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Office of Commonwealth Libraries.

Flyer for Sing Move Play program

On Wednesday, June 21 at 10 am, join students and faculty from Slippery Rock University’s Music Department for this fun musical experience that takes your early learner on a journey rich in song, movement, sound exploration and musical play!

Space is limited and registration is required. You will need to register each person attending, including the adult.

This program is made possible thanks to the generous support of the Friends of Cranberry Public Library and the partnership with Slippery Rock University's Music Department. 

Flyer for Movie Matinees at Cranberry Public Library

Join us on select Wednesdays at noon during Summer Reading for a lunch-time movie. Bring a bagged lunch and enjoy the show! All ages welcome, registration is required.

June 14: Zootopia

June 28: The Lorax

Flyer for Stuffed Animal Sleepover

On Thursday, June 22 from 6-7 pm, bring your stuffed animal buddy for a stuffed animal sleepover! Participate in a storytime and craft, then leave your friend overnight and pick them up on Friday or Saturday. Check our socials to see what mischief they get up to while the library is closed!

Dolls are invited as well. Please only one toy per child. 

Registration is required and space is limited. 

Flyer for Chalk The Lot event

On Thursday, June 29 from 1-3 pm, spread joy through your community by creating chalk artwork in the front parking lot at the Municipal Center. We'll provide the chalk, just make sure to bring your imagination!

Registration is welcome, but not required.

Flyer for Coding with Chloe program

Learn all about simple drag and drop coding using robots with our special guest, Seneca Valley senior Chloe! Recommended for kids in grades 3 through 6. 

Registration is required and space is limited. Thursday, June 29 at 6 pm.

Flyer for Crafty Fridays at Cranberry Public Library

Crafty Fridays are sponsored by Armstrong. We're grateful for their support!

Stop by the Children's Department every Friday during Summer Reading for a simple craft from 11 am to 1 pm. All ages welcome, no registration required.

1000 books before kindergarten flyer

Are you ready to start your child off on the road to reading? Join our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten reading challenge!

Read any book to you newborn, infant or toddler to work toward the goal of 1000 books. Your child will earn stickers, coloring sheets and lots of praise from librarians along their reading journey. 

Log your books through Beanstack and stop by the library at each 100-mark milestone to add your child's name to our display.

Facebook Opens in new windowFollow us on Facebook

youtube logo3 Opens in new windowCheck out our YouTube channel