Southampton Free Library announces September schedule

See what’s happening next month

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All Ages Story Hour takes place Tuesday, Sept. 3, 10 and 24, and Friday, Sept. 6, 13, 20 and 27, at 10:30 a.m. Come listen to stories, create crafts, sing songs and play with educational toys. This program is for ages birth and up and walk-in.

Teen Board Games takes place Tuesday, Sept. 3, 10 and 24, at 4 p.m. Play fun games with friends at the library and enjoy snacks.

Genealogy Workshop takes place Sept. 4 at 10:30 a.m. Susan Koelble, a professional genealogist, will lead a workshop on genealogical research and assist attendees with their own research. This workshop is held every first Wednesday of the month. Register online or by phone.

Read to Lucy the Bulldog on Sept. 4, from 4:30 to 5 p.m. Bring your favorite book or borrow one of the library’s and read to a new four-legged friend. These programs are all ages and walk-in.

Color Your Way to Serenity takes place Sept. 5 and 19, at 1 p.m. This is an adult coloring program. Come meet your new best friend while enjoying tea and treats.

Tamanend Park Day takes place Sept. 7 at 11 a.m. Join the library and the Upper Southampton Parks & Recreation department in celebrating the great outdoors. The library will have a story stroll set up around the paved path and will offer a special story time with Ms. Heather at 11:15 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. Other activities include a hayride, bounce obstacle course and petting zoo. Visit for more information on this free event.

Music and Motion with Ms. Nancy takes place Monday, Sept. 9-30, at 10:30 a.m. Ages birth and up are invited to sing, dance and move with Ms. Nancy, a professional music teacher experienced in parent-child music programs. This is a walk-in program until full.

Evening Book Club takes place Sept. 10 at 6:45 p.m. This month’s selection is Mississippi Blood by Greg Iles. Attend this event for an entertaining discussion.

Tea with the BBC takes place Sept. 11 at 2 p.m. Watch episodes of Murdoch Mysteries while enjoying tea and scones. Join the library every second Wednesday of the month for tea, treats and a BBC television mystery. Register online or by phone. Space is limited.

Adult Sensory Story Time takes place Sept. 12 at 10:30 a.m. Join the library for some stories and a fun craft. This program is for adults with varying abilities. Register online.

Weekend Walks Tamanend Park takes place Sept. 14 at 10 a.m. Explore the Pennypack Trail, continue through Upper Southampton and eventually reach Tamanend Park. Learn a little about the history of the park. The walk is approximately two miles. Meet at the Tamanend Park Tennis Court parking lot, 1255 2nd Street Pike, Southampton, at 10 a.m.

Trails and Tales Adoption Event takes place Sept. 14 at 11 a.m. Meet your new best friend at this event sponsored by the Upper Southampton Parks & Recreation department. Check out food trucks and vendors and meet some adoptable animals from local animal rescues. The library will have a story stroll of the book Stormy by Guojing, a story about finding a forever home, set up near the vendors. Visit for more information about this free event.

Trivia at the Library takes place Sept. 18 at 2 p.m. Try your luck and match wits with friends and neighbors. Register online.

Story Tails Reading Program with the Women’s Animal Center takes place Sept. 19 at 6 p.m. Come help socialize a friendly, adoptable shelter animal by reading to them. While waiting for your turn to read, explore the library and make treats for the shelter animals. This is a walk-in program.

What’s Cooking at the Library: Cheesecake! takes place Sept. 21 at 2 p.m. Join the library for a baking demonstration and tasting of a simple, very light cheesecake. This recipe is a family recipe. Tips will be passed along that will make it a future favorite. Register for this fun, instructive class online or by phone.

Pub Trivia at Moss Mill Brewing Co. takes place Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. Join the library at Moss Mill Brewing, 109 Pike Circle, Unit D, Huntingdon Valley, for a drink and trivia. Show off your general trivia knowledge. No special themed knowledge is required. All ages are welcome.

Sensory Friendly Coloring takes place Sept. 26 at 10:30 a.m. This is coloring for differently abled adults. The library provides the materials, beverages, relaxing music and a baked good. Reservations with group size required. Register online or by phone.

Southampton Free Library is located at 947 Street Road, Southampton. For more information and to register for events, visit or call 215-322-1415.