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Programs & Activities - PRESCHOOL

The Winter Preschool Session starts the week of January 9, 2018. Registration will take place at the program.

Preschool Programs

  • Intended to encourage and develop a love of reading
  • Free with limited space, registration required

Preschool Resources

Preschool storytime
  • Board books for babies and toddlers
  • Up-to-date parenting books
  • Great selection of picture books
  • Videos, DVDs and Music

tales for tots Tuesdays at 10:30-11:00 am

  • Enjoy short stories, rhymes, songs and colouring
  • Children 1 & 2 years old, with a parent or grandparent are welcome to register!

family Story Hour Wednesday or Thursday at 10:30-11:15 am

  • Enjoy a collection of stories, songs, rhymes and a simple craft
  • Program is for children 3 to 5 years old

Programs & Activities - ELEMENTARY

Programs for kids

  • Intended to develop the habit of reading for a lifetime
  • No fee and registration is not required

Resources for kids

  • Chapter books for all levels of reading
  • Easy read books to encourage new young readers
  • Extensive non-fiction books for leisure reading and school research
  • Comprehensive juvenile reference books
  • Electronic resources and online databases
  • Videos, DVDs and Music
  • Public computer with access to the Internet (parental permission required)

After School Programs

    • CRAFTERNOONS - Monday January 8 and 22, 3:45 - 4:45pm
  • Ages 6-12 welcome to join us for this creative craft program
  • LEGO BUILD on Wednesdays 3:45 - 4:45 pm
  • Various LEGO challenges. Bring your imagination! Ages 6-10
  • LEVEL UP PS4 GAMING on Thursdays 3:45 - 4:45 pm
  • Kids 10+ welcome to join in with the Library's PS4 gaming console. Snacks provided.
  • After School Clubs

    • BLING BLING- last Monday of each month (Monday January 29), 3:45 - 4:45pm
  • Ages 9-12 who love everything fabulous! Create accessories using beads, glitter, sparkles & more.
  • Liv4Learning: A Homeschool Trip Around the World

    • BPL is now offering homeschoolers a monthly trip around the world!
    • The next travel session will be Friday January 26 at 10:30am. Destination Australia.

    paws to read

    • Children will read aloud individually to a trained therapy dog during 15 minute sessions.
    • Improve reading and communication skills, great for reluctant readers.
    • Registration required. Next sessions will be TBA

    Readopoly

    • Library version of the popular board game Monopoly offered during summer months
    • Self-paced game that encourages children to read books on a wide variety of subjects

    Forest of Reading

    • This program is in partnership with the Ontario Library Association and showcases great Canadian authors and illustrators.
    • The Library offers Blue Spruce for grades K-2, Silver Birch Express for grades 3-4