Adapted Library – Summer Programs
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Adapted Library – Summer Programs

Adapted Library supports neurodivergent access to library programs: adapted programs are sensory-friendly and targeted towards the needs of neurodivergent children, teens, adults and their families/caregivers. Neurodivergent includes autism spectrum disorder, Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder, Tourette’s and other developmental and learning disabilities.  

Registration is now open for Adapted Library programs. For more information and registration details, please email  

This summer, we are offering a wide variety of adapted programs for all ages: 

All Ages:

Art Adventurers – Harrington on Saturday, May 18 at 3pm

Create a guided art activity or design your own masterpiece, all in an inclusive environment. Activities are scaled for all ability levels. 

Glitter Jar – Schimelpfenig on Tuesday, July 2 at 6:30pm

Join us for a short storytime followed by a glitter jar activity. Learn how to use your glitter jar in a breathing mindfulness activity. 

Ages 3-5:

Adapted Storytime – Davis on Thursdays, June 6 – June 27 at 4pm and Haggard on Saturday, July 20 at 3pm

An interactive, inclusive storytime ideal for neurodivergent children. Activities are designed to stimulate the senses and promote learning – read books, sing songs, move around and have fun! 

Adapted Dance Party – Davis on Thursday, July 11 at 4pm

Move your body to your own rhythm and dance till you drop!

Grades K – 2:

Science Explorers – Haggard on Saturday, July 13 at 2pm

Join us for learning and hands-on STEAM activities geared toward neurodivergent children. 

Grades 3-5:

Engineering Challenge – Schimelpfenig on Saturday, July 20 at 2pm

Join us for an adapted STEAM Challenge: Engineering Edition! What will you make?

Grades 4-12:

Art Social Hour:

Collage Art – Schimelpfenig on Sunday, June 2 at 2pm

Weaving – Haggard on Sunday, July 28 at 2pm

Learn about process art as we create art together in a sensory-friendly environment.

These are just a handful of the adapted programs PPL is offering this summer. Check out our online calendar and ENGAGE brochure for the full schedule of programs. We hope to see you at one of our Adapted Library programs this summer!  

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