For Children

The North Wales Area Library offers fun-filled programs to encourage reading in young learners. 


Our activities teach all age groups the value and enjoyment of exploring the world
through literature. Join us for one or more of the programs below

Our ongoing children's programs include:
Baby's First Book

A gift of literacy from the
North Wales Area Library and Univest, a PA ONEBOOK every young child selection is presented to each baby born to a library patron. 


Sign up below with the name and birth date of the new baby and we will customize a bookplate for inside the cover of your baby’s book.

All ages welcome
Currently held outside in our Garden!

Every Tuesday at 10:00am

Space is limited.

Listen to stories, sing songs, play and color.

No registration required.

Toddler Tech
For ages 3 - 6 years

Every Friday from

10:00 - 11:00am

Hands on Tech time for toddlers featuring Code-a-Pillars, BizyBeez, and Magnetiles.

No registration required.

Read to the Dog
For Grades 2 - 5

Several Saturdays per month
from 10:30 - 11:30am.

Join us for a fun way to encourage reading! Children register on a first come, first read basis to read aloud to a trained therapy dog.

View calendar for dates.

See our other upcoming children's programs below or view our calendar.
Program Title and Description


September 30


Virtual Read to Petie

Join us to read to Petie the Therapy Dog live over Zoom! Reading to a dog helps children develop confidence and skills for reading aloud. Registration required. All children will be assigned a 10-minute time slot between 2:30 & 3:30 to read.

All Ages


October 6


Fire Safety  Story Time with
North Penn Fire Company

Children will be able to listen to stories, learn about fire safety, meet real firefighters, and see the fire truck up close! 

All Ages

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North Wales Area Library

233 S. Swartley Street

North Wales, PA 19454


Our hours have temporarily changed. 

Sunday: Closed


Monday: 11am - 7pm

Tuesday: 11am - 7pm

Tuesdays are High Risk & Seniors Only

Wednesday: 11am - 7pm

Thursday: 11am - 7pm

Friday: Closed

Saturday: 12pm - 4pm

Digital resources available 24/7

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