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Fall programs start September 12

Preschool Programs

Storytime - Ages 3 - 5 - Mondays 10:30am - 11:00am. Registration required.

Join us for catchy songs, enchanting stories and exciting activities that are perfect for preschoolers.

Toddler Tales - Ages 2 - 4 Tuesdays 10:30am - 11:00am. Registration required.

This program is filled with engaging stories, finger plays and active songs.

Parachute Club - Ages 18 months - 3 years - Wednesdays 10:30am - 11:00am. Registration required.

Your child will love to play parachute games while learning new songs and rhymes.

Baby Time Wigglers - Ages 0 - 6 months - Thursdays 10:30am - 11:00am. Drop-in

Get your baby wiggling and giggling with smiles, nursery rhymes and stories.

Pajama Storytime - Ages 0 - 5. Thursdays 6:30pm - 7:00pm. Drop-in.

Put on your pj's and join us for bedtime stories, lullabies and rhymes.

Ready for school - Ages 3 - 4. Fridays 10:30am - 11:00am. Registration required.

Is your child starting kindergarten in 2021? We are here to help get your little one ready for school. Build early literacy skills and independence through games, stories and songs.

Baby Time Walkers - Ages 6 - 12 months. Fridays 1:30pm - 2:00pm. Drop-in.

Fill your Friday afternoons with songs and stories. This program is best for babies who are upright, walking and ready to move.

Family Storytime - Ages 0 - 5. Saturdays 10:30am - 11:00am. Drop-on.

From babies to kindergarteners, Family Storytime is perfect for all.

TGIF Crafts - Ages 3 - 5. Fridays. First come, first serve.

TGIF crafts are back. This month's theme is the harvest on the farm. Craft kits are great weekend activities and are free.

School-Age Programs

Creator Club - Ages 6 - 10. Monday to Friday 3:30pm - 4:30pm. Drop-in.

Join the Creator Club on weeknights after school. Get creative with our weekly lineup of Science Lab Mondays, Tech Tuesdays, Lego Wednesdays, Art Attack Thursdays and Fun Fridays!

Grab-N-Go Bags for kids

If you are not comfortable with in-house browsing or do not have time to select books for you child, let the Children's Librarian shop the shelves for you. Provide your childs age, reading level and general interest and we will find 5 great books, put them in a bookbag and arrange for curbside pickup. Call 705-645-4171

Bird watching Backpack

birdwatching bag

Calling all junior bird watchers! You can now borrow a Birdwatching Backpack complete with binoculars, a bird guide, activity sheets and bird seed with your library card. Search the catalogue and request online or call the Library at 705-645-4171.

Checkout a PS4 Gaming Console!

The PS4 console system and 2 controllers is now available to for checkout with your library card for a one week loan. The Library also has great PS4 games for loan.

Autsim Support Kits available!

Communications and Emotions Kit

The Library is excited to offer families a curated kit that is designed to address the communication and emotional needs of children with autism. It includes a variety of activities, games and resources. Thank you to the Friends of BPL for supporting this initiative.

Calming kit

This kit will focus on feelings of anxiety and will provide devices and tools to help creat a sense of calm for children with autism. Borrow the kit for 3 weeks to try different tools, games and resources.

For more information contact the Library or ashleigh.whipp@bracebridgelibrary.ca

virtual programs

Visit the Library YouTube channel Storytime with Miss Ashleigh for virtual programs including storytimes, rhymes and bounces, cooking class, craft projects, animal facts, and more.

Miss Ashleigh's YouTube channel

Cooking with Kids!

Join Miss Ashleigh in the kitchen!

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Zucchini Bread

Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Vegetable Soup

Easy Chicken Soup

Easy Banana Bread

Easy Oatmeal

Easy Meatballs

Stewed Rhubarb

Tropical Smoothie