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december specials

Holiday Ornament Craft

Thursday Dec 6, 13 & 20, 10:30am

Preschoolers and parents invited to make a holiday ornament.

 

Gingerbread House Decorating

Saturday Dec 8, 11am - 12pm

Come and decorate your own gingerbread house to take home. Registration required. Free.

 

Pajama Storytime

Wednesday Dec 12, 10:30 - 11am

Come dressed in your favourite pajamas for bedtime stories, crafts and hot chocolate.

 

Ornament Extravaganza

Thursday Dec 13, 3:30 - 4:30pm

Join us after school and make a variety of ornaments to get into the festive spirit!

 

Frostyfest

Saturday Dec 15, 11am - 12pm

Families welcome to celebrate all things Frosty! Forsty games, crafts, snacks & more. All ages.

 

Count Down to Noon

Monday Dec 31, 11am - 12pm

Count down and watch the glitter ball drop! Enjoy festive games and crafts. Pizza and drinks.

Programs & Activities - PRESCHOOL

Preschool Programs

  • Intended to encourage and develop a love of reading

Preschool Resources

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

family storytime - Monday & Wednesday, 10:30am - 11:00am

  • Stories, songs and rhymes for 3 to 5 year olds
  • No registration. Program will continue until Wed December 19

Little van gough go's- friday, 10:30am - 11:00am

  • Messy art, music and movement for busy 2 to 4 year olds
  • Registration required. Program offered until Fri December 14.

 

Programs & Activities - ELEMENTARY

Programs for kids

  • Intended to develop the habit of reading for a lifetime

Resources for kids

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

Tech Tuesdays - Tuesday, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

  • Play with Cubelets, Ozobots, Lego and more!
  • No registration required. Program offered to October 30.
  • PS4 Gaming - Thursdays, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

  • Calling all gamers age 10 to 13 years old.
  • Play a variety of PS4 games. Games and controllers provided
  • Homeschool group- Postponed

  • Learn about animals that call Muskoka home. This month the topic will be the Bear.
  • Registration required. Ages 4 - 10.
  • paws for stories - december 3 & 17, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

    • Children will read aloud individually during 15 minute sessions to a trained therapy dog, Louie the golden doodle
    • Improve reading and communication skills, great for reluctant readers
    • Registration required. Ages 4 to 10. Program will be offered the last Monday of every month

    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