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Delaware County Libraries Welcome GlaxoSmithKline's Science in the Summer:
Elementary School Students to Discover the Wonders of Bioscience

Registration Begins May 1 — Space is Limited

 
 

Who:
Delaware County students entering second through sixth grade are invited to register and attend GlaxoSmithKline’s Science in the Summer. This free and fun experiment-oriented program is taught by certified teachers to groups of 16 students in two age groups: children entering second and third grades (Level I) and children entering fourth through sixth grades (Level II). GlaxoSmithKline’s Science in the Summer is sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in partnership with The Franklin Institute and local libraries.

What:
GSK's Science in the Summer program will teach Delaware County students about Bioscience, where they will explore the world of living things. Students will examine plant and animal cells using microscopes, dissect flowers and learn about bacteria.

GSK's Science in the Summer program consists of four 45-minute classes given over the course of a week. Sessions for four-day classes are offered in the morning (Level I: 10 - 10:45 a.m., Level II: 11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.) and in the afternoon (Level I: 2:00 - 2:45 p.m., Level II: 3:00 - 3:45 p.m.). Some libraries offer two-day sessions, consisting of 2 two-hour classes. These classes are offered in the morning (Level I: 10:00 a.m. – noon) and in the afternoon (Level 2: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.). See below for course dates.

Why:
GlaxoSmithKline’s Science in the Summer opens young minds to the world of science and fosters a life-long appreciation of learning.  Almost 116,000 students from the Greater Philadelphia region have participated in GlaxoSmithKline’s Science in the Summer since its inception.

 
 
Registration Information

Registration for all Delaware County Libraries is open May 1, 2013 – May 31, 2013.

Parents must register their children in person at the library they wish to attend.
Students are selected to participate through a lottery.
See below for registration and course dates and library phone numbers.  

2013 GlaxoSmithKline's Science in the Summer
Delaware County Course Dates

 
 

Aston Public Library
3270 Concord Rd., Aston, PA, 19104
Library Phone Number: 610-494-5877
Course Dates: July 8 - 11 (a.m. & p.m.)

Folcroft Public Library
1725 Delmar Dr., Folcroft, PA, 19032
Library Phone Number: 610-586-1690
Course Dates: July 22 - 25 (a.m.)

 

Glenolden Library
211 S. Llanwellyn Ave., Glenolden, PA, 19036
Library Phone Number: 610-583-1010
Course Dates: July 17 - 18 (2-day)

Haverford Township Free Library
1601 Darby Rd., Havertown, PA, 19083
Library Phone Number: 610-446-3082
Course Dates: June 24 - 27 (a.m. & p.m.)

 

Helen Kate Furness Free Library
100 N. Providence Rd., Wallingford, PA, 19086
Library Phone Number: 610-566-9331
Course Dates: July 8 - 11 (a.m. only)

Lansdowne Public Library
55 S. Lansdowne Ave., Lansdowne, PA, 19050
Library Phone Number: 610-623-0239
Course Dates: July 15 - 16 (2-day)

 
 

Marple Public Library
2599 Sproul Road, Broomall, PA, 19008
Library Phone Number: 610-356-1510
Course Dates: July 8 - 11 (a.m.)
July 15 - 18 (a.m. & p.m.)

Media Upper-Providence Library
1 E. Front St., Media, PA, 19063
Library Phone Number: 610-566-1918
Course Dates: July 15 - 16 (2-day)

 
 

Middletown Free Library
21 N. Pennell Rd., Lima, PA, 19037
Library Phone Number: 610-566-7828
Course Dates: July 22 - 25 (a.m. & p.m.)

Newtown Public Library
201 Bishop Hollow Rd., Newtown Square, PA,19073
Library Phone Number: 610-353-1022
Course Dates: July 8 - 11 (p.m. only)

 
 

Norwood Public Library
513 Welcome Ave., Norwood, PA, 19074
Library Phone Number: 610-534-0693
Course Dates: July 22 - 25 (p.m. only)

Prospect Park Library
720 Maryland Ave., Prospect Park, PA, 19076
Library Phone Number: 610-532-4643
Course Dates: July 29 – August 1 (a.m. only)

 
 

Radnor Memorial Library
114 W. Wayne Ave., Wayne, PA, 19087
Library Phone Number: 610-687-1124 ext. 41
Course Dates: July 8 - 11 (a.m. & p.m.)

Rachel Kohl Community Library
687 Smithbridge Rd., Glen Mills, PA, 19342
Library Phone Number: 610-358-3445
Course Dates: July 15 - 18 (a.m. & p.m.)

 
 

Ridley Park Public Library
107 E. Ward Street, Ridley Park, PA, 19078
Library Phone Number: 610-583-7207
Course Dates: July 22 - 25 (a.m. only)

Ridley Township Public Library
100 E. MacDade Blvd., Folsom, PA, 19033
Library Phone Number: 610-583-0593
Course Dates: July 15–16 (2-day)
July 17–18 (2-day)

 
 

Sharon Hill Public Library
246 Sharon Ave., Sharon Hill, PA, 19079
Library Phone Number: 610-586-3993
Course Dates: July 22 - 25 (a.m. only)

Springfield Township Library
70 Powell Road, Springfield, PA, 19064
Library Phone Number: 610-543-2113
Course Dates: July 8 - 11 (a.m. & p.m.)

 
 

Swarthmore Public Library
121 Park Ave., Swarthmore, PA, 19081
Library Phone Number: 610-543-0436
Course Dates: July 29 – August 1 (a.m. & p.m.)

Tinicum Public Library
620 Seneca St., Essington, PA, 19029
Library Phone Number: 610-521-9344
Course Dates: July 29 – August 1 (p.m. only)

 
 

Upper Darby/Municipal
501 Bywood Ave., Upper Darby, PA, 19082
Library Phone Number: 610-734-7649
Course Dates: July 31 - August 1 (2-day)

Upper Darby/Primos
409 Ashland Avenue, Primos, PA, 19018
Library Phone Number: 610-622-8091
Course Dates: July 29 - 30 (2-day)

 
 

Upper Darby/Sellers
76 South State Rd., Upper Darby, PA, 19082
Library Phone Number: 610-789-4440
Course Dates: June 24 - 27 (a.m. & p.m.)

Yeadon Public Library
809 Longacre Blvd., Yeadon, PA, 19050
Library Phone Number: 610-623-4090
Course Dates: July 22 - 25 (p.m. only)

 

For more information, call your local library at the listed phone number.
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