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The Polar Express


Children and their families can register (for free!) at Schlow Centre Region Library starting on November 20, 2013 for a reading of The Polar Express then climb onboard the Polar Express Trolley and take a quick ride to the “North Pole” in the Downtown State College Theatre.  After they have their picture taken with Santa they can pick a gift from Santa’s workshop with the special token they received at the Library.   

11 a.m. - 3 p.m.  on December 7 & 14

(New sessions begin every 20 minutes) 

2 - 4:20 p.m. on December 8 & 15
(New sessions begin every 20 minutes)

Take a ride on The Polar Express! Begin at Schlow Library with free wrapping paper decorating and a reading of The Polar Express. Then, hop on the trolley for a ride to Santa’s Workshop at the PSU Downtown Theatre. Children 12 and under can then take a photo with Santa & decorate their own frames. Plus, each child can choose a toy from Santa'a Workshop.

Call the Schlow Library Children's Department at (814) 235-7817 for more information. Pre-registration begins Wednesday, November 26th.

Event Details

December 7, 2013 - December 15, 2013

Times: 11am - 3pm & 2pm - 4:20 pm

Location: Downtown State College

Phone: 814-235-7817

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