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Children's Programs

You must register for Digital Innovation Classes. Registration can be found here.

All other regular children's programs are drop-in. No registration required. Please note that on the rare occasion that the room becomes full, we will have to ask patrons to try again next time.

Music and Movement

Winter Season: January 9 - February 13, 2023

Toddlers dancingChildren of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join us for this fun new program. This program focuses on music and the importance of interaction between a child and their caregiver, so come ready to dance, sing and play instruments.

All ages. Mondays from 10:00 a.m - 10:30 a.m. 1st Floor Children's Program Room.

Babytime

Winter Season: January 9 - February 13, 2023

image of Baby reading bookWelcome to 30 minutes of engaging activities specially formulated for you and your baby. Enjoy a tickle and some bouncing, lots of songs and some board books. What better introduction to books and the library for our very youngest patrons.

Ages birth - 18 months. Mondays from 10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. 1st Floor Children's Program Room.

Toddlertime

Winter Season: January 10 - February 21, 2023

Image of children reading bookChildren and their caregivers will enjoy stories, finger rhymes, felt stories, and music during this interactive 30 minute program.

Ages 19 months - 3 years. Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 1st Floor Children's Program Room.

 

Bilingual Storytime

Upcoming dates:

  • February 21, 2023

Contes et chansons en français et en anglais. Tous ages. Programme d'accueil.

Stories and songs in French and English. All Ages. Drop-in program. 10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. 1st Floor Children's Program Room.

Preschool Storytime

Winter Season: January 11 - February 22, 2023

Image of children listening to storiesAre you ready for some fun! Please join our enthusiastic Children's staff for 30 minutes of stories, rhymes and music. Those happy kids won't even realize that they are getting reading readiness skills as they listen and join in with our activities!

Ages 3 years +. Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 1st Floor Children's Program Room.

Saturday Kids' Club     

Winter Season: January 14 - February 25, 2023

saturday clubLooking for a great family hang out on a Saturday morning? Children of all ages can enjoy a fun art or science activity.

All ages. Saturdays from 10:30 a.m - 11:30 a.m. 1st Floor Children's Program Room.

 

Home School Hangout

saturday clubUpcoming meeting dates:

  • February 9, 2023

Join us for our Home School Hangout! This program is an opportunity for home learners to connect with other families, and to let us know how the library can help support you.

Ages 7 - 12. 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 1st Floor Children's Program Room.

P.A. Craft Days     

saturday clubUpcoming craft days:

  • February 3, 2023

Are you looking for something to do on your P.A. Day? Do you enjoy arts & crafts? Stop by the Children's Program Room to have fun, make friends, and to create something new!

All ages. 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 1st Floor Children's Program Room.

Digital Innovation Classes   

You must register for Digital Innovation Classes. Registration can be found here.

Upcoming classes:

3D Printing: Learn about how 3D printers work. Then design a project to be printed using the computer assisted design software Tinkercad. Ages 9+. Thursday, Feb. 9 at 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

 

 

 

Coding Express Course - Sequencing: Get a walkthrough into the initial lessons of a computer science fundamentals course, run through code.org. Program Angry Birds, debug mazes and create art with code. Ages 9+. Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

 

 

SCRATCH - Video Games: Get a crash course into Scratch - a high level, block based visual programming language. Learn the basics of making a video game. Ages 9+. Thursday, Feb. 23 at 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

 

 

Intro to Python: Python is a high-level, general-purpose programming language. Discover Python by learning about loops, variables, the turtle graphics library and a range of coding techniques. Ages 11+. Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.