Kids Programs/Events

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NB: Registration for these programs is handled by the Town of Oakville's IRIS system.
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Highlights below.


A new unparented preschool program that will feature exciting stories, rhymes, and songs. Each week, participants will take home a creation inspired by the alphabet. Focus will be on school readiness, letter awareness and of course, F-U-N!

Ages: 3-5Y
Cost: $77/11 classes
Register through IRIS

If you take a mouse to Kindergarten… Kindergarten kick-off party!

The Oakville Public Library invites you your little mouse to Kindergarten sendoff celebration like no other! Scurry in for a very special storytime, super cool crafts and tons of fun. At the end of the program each child will scamper off with a back-to-school loot bag. Hooray!

Age: 3-5Y
Cost: Free / Ticket required
Location: Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (QEPCCC)
Date: Tuesday, August 26 from 10:00am – 11:30am

Tickets will be available at all branches starting Monday, July 21.

Little Maker!

Come join your little one in this parented program where you will construct, create, and even collaborate on creations ranging from musical instruments to murals to puppets.

Multiple sessions at various branches begin Monday, June 30, 2014.
Ages: 2-5Y
Cost: $42/2 classes
Register through IRIS using the following course codes:

Monday, June 30 start (Glen Abbey Branch): 196103
Thursday, July 3 start (Central Branch): 196105
Thursday, July 3 start (Iroquois Ridge Branch): 196106
Thursday, July 3 start (Woodside Branch): 196107

Explore ‘N Play

Join us for this exciting new program that features sensory activities and course our favorite rhymes, songs, and stories. This hands-on program will encourage your toddler to discover the world around them while developing language, observation, and reading skills. Bring your curiosity and explore with us!

Ages: 1.5 – 2.5Y
Cost: $77/11 classes
Register through IRIS


Afternoon at the Movies

Hey Local families!  Come and enjoy the hottest new pre-released movies in our cool air conditioned auditorium!  Kids, bring your blankets to sit on the floor–chairs for the adults. Popcorn and juice .50 cents each or $1.00 for both.

All Ages
Thursday, July 3, 2014 and Thursday, August 7, 2014 from 2:00-4:00pm
Central Branch Auditorium
$5/ticket or $20 for 5
*To avoid disappointment, pick up your tickets at any branch 2 weeks prior to the showing or arrive early and buy your tickets at the door.

Drop-in and build with LEGO(R)

Parents and kids: come and explore with us.  We supply the LEGO(R), you have fun creating! LEGO(R) has been linked to literacy and encourages good reasoning skills.  Got some free time this summer? Drop-in and build with LEGO(R)!

Ages: 3 and up
Tuesday, July 8, 22 & August 5, 19 from 10:30-11:30am
Glen Abbey Branch

Monday, July 14, 28 & August 11 from 1:00-2:00pm
Iroquois Ridge Branch

3D Printing!

Come and learn how to print your own 3D item using our Makerbot 3D printer!

Ages: 10-12
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 from 10:30am-12pm
Central Branch
$5/1 class
Register through IRIS using course code 196123.