Kids Programs

Special Holiday Programs


Sat, Oct 27th from 10AM to 1:30PM at the Spencerville branch
Mon, Oct 29th from 5:30 to 8 PM at the Cardinal branch
Drop-in and join us for a Halloween story, treats, I SPY & costumes! All ages welcome.


Sat, Nov 10th from 10 to 11AM at the Cardinal branch
We are launching 2 special bear bags in partnership with the Spencerville and Cardinal Legions. Join us for a special story about the poppy and make a poppy craft during this special commemorative program.


Christmas Card Making
Wed, Nov 21st from 5:30 to 7:30 at the Cardinal branch
This is a free program for children age 8+. The best gifts are the homemade ones! Come and make beautiful home-made Christmas cards with the talented Joyce Morris.Christmas fir tree and christmas sock with decoration on a wooden board

Christmas Story & Craft
Sat, Dec 15th, 10 AM to 1:30 PM at the Spencerville branch
Wed, Dec 19th, 6 to 7 PM at the Cardinal branch
Join us for a Christmas story & craft! All ages welcome.


Fall Kids Programs


Thursdays, Spencerville branch, 10:30 – 11:30 AM

Starts Oct 4, 2018 – Ends Dec 20, 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.


Wednesdays, Cardinal branch, 6:30 – 7 PM

Starts Oct 10, 2018 – Ends Dec 19, 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!


Every 3rd Monday, Cardinal branch, 6 – 7 PM

Starts Sep 17, 2018 – Ends Dec 17, 2018

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.


Open Contest – Oct 1st, 2018 to Jan 18th, 2019
Read the books and vote! Read to Every Kid Every Day is a counties-wide family literacy initiative that supports the importance of daily reading to children through an annual campaign to determine Leeds-Grenville’s favourite children’s book. Books are available to check out at both library branches.
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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.


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!