Children's Programs

Winter Reading Challenge small flyer

Beat the winter blues and join our Winter Reading Challenge! Open to ages birth through grade 12, the challenge runs until February 25. Log your reading and complete activity badges for a chance to win prizes! Register here.

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Registration is now open for the January storytime sessions! Register here.

Flyer for Stuffed Animal Sleepover with a picture of a teddy bear

The stuffed animals had a blast at our Stuffed Animal Sleepover! Here is a video of the mischief they got up to while the library was closed.

You can pick your friend up in the children's department on Friday 1/27 or Saturday 1/28. 

Flyer for Family Bingo for Books

Families, enjoy a night out playing BINGO together. Win a game, pick a book for you to keep! Thursday, February 19 from 6-7 pm.

Registration is required and space is limited. 

Flyer for the Royal Bash at Cranberry Public Library

The Royal Bash is back! On Saturday, February 18 from 1-2 pm, all young princes and princesses can come dressed in your favorite royal attire and join us for prince/princess themed games, crafts, and fun.

Facilitated by the Teen Advisory Board. Registration is preferred, but not required. 

Flyer for Tween Club Pokemon

Attention tween Pokémon trainers: it’s time to “catch them all” at our new Tween Club Pokémon! Discuss Pokémon with other enthusiasts and complete a fun Pokémon-themed craft or activity. If you play Pokémon Go, the Stop nearby will be lured during this event.

This program is geared towards kids in grades 4 through 6. Registration is 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.

Flyer for Block Party library program

Block Party is a PA State Library STEAM initiative used to encourage the use of block play for developmental and learning growth in young children. Join us for a 45 minute free play session with wooden blocks and other fun building toys. Use your hands, carefully stack pieces together, knock them down, and do it all over again. Open to ages 2 to 5.

Fridays at 10 am, 11 am and 1 pm. Registration is required

Tail Waggin Tutors flyer fall 2021

Elementary-aged children can practice reading with one of our dog tutors on the first Thursday of each month starting in October. Registration is required for a 20-minute reading session.

Home School Crafternoon block

For children ages 6 to 11. Stop by the Children's Department and make a craft on the second Thursday of each month between 1pm-2pm. Leave when you've finished the craft, or stay and hang out with other homeschoolers!

Registration is preferred, but not required. Check the calendar for exact dates.  

Flyer for K-6 Grade Lego Club

Lego Club is now for grades K through 6! 

We meet twice a month between 4pm and 5 pm on select Tuesdays. Join Ms. Alice at the tables in the Children's Department for an hour of free building with other Lego enthusiasts. Work on the challenge of the month and stay until 5 pm or leave when you're finished. 

This is a drop-in program, no registration required. For a list of dates, click here.

Masks Now Optional for All Library Programs and Storytimes

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cranberry Public Library, along with Cranberry Township, has been monitoring recommendations from the Department of Health and Education, as well as CDC guidelines to determine safety protocols for Cranberry Public Library.

Due to the recent guidance from the CDC and in accordance with township protocols, masks are now optional during all library sponsored programs and storytimes. Those wishing to wear masks may continue to do so. All library sponsored programs are listed on our events calendar

The Library and Township continue to monitor both state and local guidance and request understanding that protocols and expectations could change. Changes will be communicated via the Library’s website.

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