May 2023 News

Submitted by Parkesburg Library on Wed, 05/03/2023 - 5:14 pm

Parkesburg Library News, May, 2023

Book & Bake Sale, Saturday, June 17, 9:00 – 3:00, buy bag full $8.00.

NEW! Kanopy is a video streaming service that provides instant access to movies, documentaries and kids’ favorites. Go to , enter your library card number, create your account, start watching.

Girl Scout Sign-Up Saturday, May 13, 1:00-2:30. Free membership and fun patch. Free Summer Series Program (6 sessions, 2 hrs. long). Sign up at the library or via

CCLS Mobile App allows you to access the catalog from your phone or tablet., Our Resources, Mobile App.
Libby gives you access to eBooks and eAudiobooks., Our Resources, eMaterials, Libby.                                                                                                Flipster gives you access to eMagazines., Our Resources, eMaterials, Flipster

Story Times for preschoolers, every Wednesday, 10:00 in the Children’s Room.

Homeschool Science Classes. Hands-on activities, Thursdays, 11:00 – 12:00. Sign up at the library.                                                                                                       May 4:   Animal lifecycles: live critters

     May 11:  Animal tracks: games & art

     May 18:  All about bees

     May 25:  Pollination

Ranger Programs Sign up at the library. Programs are at 1:00
     June 14: Wild Tracks Hands on training to identify animal tracks.

     July 19: Disk Golf Rangers teach the basics of this outside fun sport.

      August 9: Stream Study Learn about stream water quality you may get wet.

      Sept. 20: Natural Birdfeeders Build your own birdfeeder.

Kids Craft and Play, every 3rd Saturday, 1:00 – 3:00. Next: May 20. Sign up at the library.

Brandywine River Museum. We have a FREE PASS! Free admission to the museum for up to 4 guests. Patrons need to come to the library to borrow the pass, first come, first served.

Book Sale Corner, in Children’s Room. Books, DVDs, CDs, etc.

PAWS for Reading, 3rd Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30. Kids read to a dog. Sign up for 15-minute spot.

Knitting and Crochet Club, every Wednesday, 6:00-8:00 pm in the library. All levels of experience welcome. Bring your project and join in the fun!

Mystery Book Club, 3rd Thursday of the month, 6:00 – 7:00.

Chess Club, Every Tuesday at 12:30. Everyone welcome!

Parkesburg Library, 105 West St, Parkesburg, PA, 610-857-5165, FAX 610-857-1193,, Hours: Monday and Thursday 10:00-5:00, Tuesday and Wednesday 10:00-7:00, Friday 10:00-4:00 (Saturdays 9:00-1:00 June 17-Aug 19). Library Board Meetings: 4th Mondays except July, Aug & Dec, 7:00 in the library.