Kids Programs

Su2819Weekly In-Branch Programs

Starting July 3rd, 2018 and ending August 26th, 2018

Spencerville: Tuesday, 10 – 11am
Cardinal: Thursday, 2 – 3pm

Come in anytime to FIND PETE THE CAT, complete our weekly I SPY CHALLENGE  and add to our LIBRARY GARDEN. You can also participate in our WEEKLY SUMMER PROGRAMS and enjoy engaging stories, activities and crafts every week. These are drop-in programs that do not require registration, just show up and have fun!

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Feed Your Passion this summer and explore these interests during our weekly programs:

July 2 – 8:   Opening Ceremonies – Flying into our passions!

July 9 – 15:   Splat Science!

July 16 – 22:   Coding is Cool

July 23 – 29:    Art Attack!

July 30 – Aug 5:   Engineer & Build It

Aug 6 – 12:   Break – no weekly program – you can still come in to find Pete, complete an I Spy challenge and add a flower to the library garden. 

Aug 13 – 19:   Wild About Nature

Aug 20 – 26:   Closing Ceremonies – It’s a musical party!

 

Special Summer Programs

Tech Toys

Saturday July 21st, Cardinal branch, 9 AM – 12 PM
Drop in and code with our robot Dash, discover real life and fun applications of a 3D printer, make music with our Makey Makey on a giant piano and learn with OSMO. Explore at your own pace at this drop-in event!

Imagination Station

Saturday July 28th, Spencerville branch, 10 AM – 1:30 PM
Use your imagination and our abundance of craft supplies to create a craft entry for the Spencerville Fair. Create at your own pace at this drop-in event! We’ll have all the fair categories for you to choose from.

Wild About Animals

Saturday August 18th, Spencerville branch, 10 AM – 1:30 PM
What happens to animals when they inhabit your home? Nuisance Wildlife Control has the answers! Drop-in and touch Canadian wildlife pelts, find out how a live trap works and decipher animal tracks!

Creative Writing

Every 2nd & 4th Monday, Cardinal branch, 6 – 7 PM

Each month we work with a theme, explore a writing concept and discuss our current project. People aged 13 to 25 are encouraged to share their short stories during this creative writing session.

 

Other Kids Programs

Babytime – Spencerville Branch

Thursdays 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Program doesn’t run in the summer – Will resume in the Fall.

Continuing from our previous program, we will be offering half an hour of songs and rhymes to help your baby’s pre-literacy skills. Older siblings are welcome. A second half hour will be social time for parents and children. Max. 15 adults per program.

Storytime – Cardinal Branch

Every second Saturday of the month from 10:30 – 11 a.m.

Program doesn’t run in the summer – Will resume in the Fall. 

Come in for half an hour of books and songs to help your child develop pre-literacy skills, get ready for kindergarten and foster a love of learning. Drop-ins welcome – bring the whole family!

Program-to-Go bags

Our Program-to-Go (P2G) bags are a storytime to go! Each bag contains 6 books, at least 2 activities, 1 craft and all the supplies (except scissors) that you’ll need to have a storytime anywhere!

P2Gpetethecat

There are 20 different themes including:

  • Pete the Cat
  • Hockey
  • Dinosaurs
  • Manners
  • Family
  • Food
  • Trucks & Vehicles
  • I Spy
  • Choose Your Own Adventure
  • ABCs
  • Counting & Numbers

Reserve yours today!

 

Family LEGO® at the Library

Spencerville Branch: 3rd Saturday of the month

Cardinal Branch: 4th Saturday of the month

The library has bins and bins of LEGO® available so come on in and build whatever you can dream of! Note: this program is not run by staff so parental supervision is required.