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May 2018

GSK Science in the Summer registrations for Bucks County begins Friday, May 18th at Noon on the Science in the Summer website.

Through active, hands-on learning, students entering 2nd-6th grade in the Fall will explore the sun’s energy, the phases of the moon, human survival in space, and so much more. The Southampton Free Library will host this program between  July 23rd-26th


Teen Volunteer Opportunity

We welcome volunteers who are entering 8th-12th grade and are under the age of 18  who have an interest in science. Volunteers are welcome to work a morning (10 A.M.-Noon), an afternoon (1 P.M.-3 P.M.) or an all-day shift. Our Science in the Summer program will be held Monday-Thursday, July 23rd-26th. Please fill out a volunteer form and turn it into the library.


Enjoy a free screening of Justice League (PG-13) and some snacks. This event will be held Saturday, May 19th from 2:00-4:30 P.M.



 Practice Test

Saturday, May 12th 

@ 10:30 AM

C2 Education of Newtown is offering a free SAT Practice Test for high school students. The test will be held at the Southampton Free Library.  Students will need to bring a calculator.  Click here to sign up through the C2 website. 



Saturday, May 5th 10:30 A.M.

Part of our Activities in the Morning series, come learn about cat care and meet Calvin the certified therapy cat. Please register on our online calendar.


Meet some adoptable animals and make a treat or toy for a shelter animal. Walk-ins welcome.  We will be accepting donations throughout the month of April: Unopened cansand bags of cat and dog food, new toys for dogs and cats, sheets and/or towels (new or used), and monetary donations. 


Homesteading 101

Saturday, May 5th

(2-3 P.M.)


Come meet our expert, Karena Green, to hear about homesteading from someone who not only grows most of her own fruits and vegetables, but also has experience raising chickens and goats.  Learn how she integrates homesteading into her lifestyle in a suburban setting . Please register online. 



Herb Planting for Spring

Saturday , May 19th

(10:30-11:30 A.M.)


Come sample herbs used in a variety of ways and plant herb seeds in starter pots in celebration of Spring.


Please register online. 


T een Board Game Club


May (1st, 8th, 22nd, 29th)

5-6 P.M.

Come socialize and play fun, challenging board games with your friends.  You are invited to bring your own games to share as well.                                                                                   This is a walk-in program. 

The Resistance needs you. Solve the clues and save BB-8 before the information the droid carries falls into the wrong hands! Recommended ages 12+. Please register online. Max 8 per room.

Friday, May 4th 5:00 P.M.

Friday, May 4th 6:30 P.M.

Thursday, May 31st 6:00 P.M.

Thursday, May 31st 7:00 P.M.

Friday, June 1st 5:00 P.M.

Friday, June 1st 6:30 P.M.

Friday, June 2nd 2:00 P.M.

Friday, June 2nd 3:00 P.M.


Star Wars Jeopardy!

Thrusday, May 3rd 6:30 P.M.

Calling all Jedi, Rebels, and scruffy-looking nerf herders! Join us for a fun night with family & friends as you test your knowledge of a galaxy far, far away! You can sign up teams of up to 6 players, or just come as an individual. A prize will be given to the winning team! Please register for this event online. i


Wednesday, May 9th (6-7 P.M.)

Come in your pajamas and bring a stuffed animal. Please make sure it is not your favorite stuffed animal. Together you will listen to stories, enjoy a snack, and create a personal keepsake.

Your stuffed animal friend will stay at the library overnight having fun and helping the librarians. When you return to pick up your friend, we will have some photos of their adventures for you to keep.

Please register online.

Walk-In Preschool Programs


             Spring Story Hour

         Tuesdays, April 24th- June 5th

       Fridays, April 27th- June 8th

                         10:30-11:30 A.M.

Children will sing songs, listen to stories, create crafts, and play with 

                                               educational toys. All ages welcome and this is a walk-in program.

*Tuesday, May 15th in place of story hour we will have an hour of freepaly with blocks and toys.

 Block Party

Tuesday, May 15th

Thursday, May 17th 

(10:30-11:30 A.M.)

All ages are invited to play with blocks and toys.              


Click here for a full calendar of events.