Registration for Children’s Programming


01-11-23-280_640Registration for Little Listeners, Baby Time, and After School Club begins Monday, August 31st!

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Little Listeners is a literacy based program for 2 1/2 to 5 year olds. It is offered on Monday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30 pm and begins on September 21st. Little Listeners is also offered on Wednesday mornings from 10:00 to 11:00 am and begins on September 23rd. Little Listeners consists of book reading, song singing, craft making and meeting puppet friends.

Baby Times, for all babies from birth up to age 2 1/2, is offered on Thursday mornings from 10:00 to 10:30 am. and begins on September 24th. Baby Time programming is designed to encourage the development of literacy skills and is filled with simple books, nursery rhymes, knee bouncing learning games and finger plays.

Our After School Club is a bi-weekly program offered to students in kindergarten through 5th grade and is held every other Friday beginning on September 25th. This program consists of books, crafts, games and snacks.

All of these programs are open to children without charge and are held at the Crossroads Branch in our Story Time Rooms.

Beverly Lewis Author Event


                     Beverly Lewis

As one of the top-selling authors in the inspirational market, Beverly Lewis is not only the leading author of Amish fiction, but also its pioneer. She created the genre with the release of her first adult novel, The Shunning, in 1997.

Now, her loyal readers will have the opportunity to meet her in person. Beverly will be at Crossroads Branch on Monday, Sept. 14, 2015 beginning at 10:00am. She will greet fans, sign autographs and answer questions from the audience. Copies of her latest book, The Photograph will be available for purchase.

Born in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country, Beverly is The New York Times bestselling author of more than eighty books. Her stories have been published in eleven languages worldwide. A keen interest in her mother’s Plain heritage has inspired Beverly to write many Amish-related novels. In 2007, The Brethren was honored with a Christy Award. She has been interviewed by both national and international media, including Time magazine, the Associated Press and the BBC. Visit her website at for more information.