Kids Programs

Summer & Special Kids Programs

With the exception of Babytime, we’re taking a break from programs so that we can plan some epic summer programs! Stay tuned – our free summer programs will be posted in June.

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Winter & Spring Kids Programs

Programs start the second Saturday in January and finish end of April 26th, 2018.

Babytime – Spencerville Branch

Thursdays 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

January 18th, 2018 to May 31st, 2018

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.

January 20th, 2018 to April 14th, 2018

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!

Storytime with Ontario Early Years Centre – Cardinal

Join Cathy for storytioeyclargeme with the Ontario Early Years Center’s “Pop Up Play”. Our children’s programmer will be there for special storytimes on Friday. Drop-in every Friday to explore and create with a variety of materials from boxes and fabric to wood of all shapes and sizes! Unleash your imagination at our new Pop-up Play. For parents/caregivers and their children birth to 6 years. Free. For more information: Call OEYC 1-866-433-8933, ext. 2374

Fridays –  9:30 – 11:30 a.m. –  Ingredion Centre, 4050 Dishaw St., Cardinal



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!


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.