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Programs for September coming soon!

Watch for the September newsletter or updates on this page.

td summer reading 2022

TD Summer Reading Club: Once Upon a Time; Myths and Legends
Monday - Friday
2:30 PM -3:30 PM
Ages 6-10

Magic, myth and folklore is the inspiration for summer 2022. Join us each week for different themes that will inspire imagination and creativity. Space is limited so RSVP at 705-645-4171.
The themes for the month of July will be:

Fables and Folklore Week (Monday August 15- Friday August 19)
2:30 PM-3:30 PM
Ages 6-10
Registration Required

Learn about Robin Hood, Little Red Riding Hood, the three little pigs, and many more! Get crafty by creating iconic items from their stories.

Castles and Kingdoms Week (Monday August 22- Friday August 26)
2:30 PM-3:30 PM
Ages 6-10
Registration Required

Calling all builders and royalty! Our STEM inspired Castles and Kingdoms week will inspire your creativity and imagination through a series of building challenges.

Scientists in Schools: Investigate It!- Virtual Event
Wednesday August 17
3:00 PM -4:00 PM
Ages 6+
Become an investigator and forensic scientist by examining clues left at the scene! Learn to interpret evidence through science, analyze fingerprints, and uncode mysterious notes to identify the culprit. Valid email needed at time of registration.

Preschool Programs -Summer

Mini Minstrels- Drop-in
10:30-11:00 AM
Ages 2-4
Join us for nursery rhyme songs and musical instruments. Perfect for little court jesters!

Family Story time- Drop In

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Ages 3 – 5 years
Join us for a variety of stories, songs, and physical movement that the whole family can enjoy.

Toddler Time- Drop In

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Ages 2-4 years
Join us for of stories, songs, and finger plays. Perfect for those who love to wiggle and giggle!

Baby Time – Drop In

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Ages 0 – 18 months
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and bounces for babies.

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