Kids Programs/Events

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Excerpts from the @Your Library Guide for:

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

Highlights below.

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: 18 months – 30 months
Cost: $77/11 classes
Register through iris

Tuesday, September 9 start – Glen Abbey Branch / 10:00am – 10:45am
Thursday, September 11 start – Central Branch / 10:00am – 10:45am
Friday, September 12 start – Iroquois Ridge Branch / 10:00am – 10:45am
Tuesday, January 6 start – Glen Abbey Branch / 10:00am – 10:45am
Thursday, January 8 start – Central Branch / 10:00am – 10:45am
Friday, January 9 start – Iroquois Ridge Branch / 1:00pm – 1:45pm

Family Storytime at QEPCCC

Stories, songs, rhymes and movement activities make up this fun-packed drop-in storytime. For children of all ages who are accompanied by their parents or
caregivers. Start building a lifelong love of reading!

Tuesday and Thursday mornings
Age: All Ages
FREE /Drop-in
Sep 11 until Jun 19, 2014.
10:00am-10:30am

Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre – Blackbox Theatre
2302 Bridge Road, Oakville, ON

Buggy Business With the YMCA

Get your baby on board and join us for Buggy Business! This program is designed for exercise, socializing and fun! After we power stroll in the neighbourhood, we will enjoy a storytime provided by the Oakville Public Library. Part of the YMCA of Oakville Steps & Stages Program.

Age: Birth-2Y
Cost: Free/On-going

Thursday, March 26 start – White Oaks Branch / 10:00am-11:30am

Pokémon Returns **

Gotta catch them all, going to have a ball – train to be a Pokémon Master! Children will be engaged in several battle stations to test their skills as a Pokémon trainer. Bring your double cards along if you wish to trade!

Age: 7Y-10Y
Cost $12/1 Class
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Glen Abbey Branch
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

**Please note that fictional characters will not appear in this program.

Register thru IRIS using course code 206922.

Let’s Print a 3D Bookmark! 11-12Y

It’s exciting and it’s here! Come and learn about 3D printing, tinker using an online program, and then print a bookmark using our Makerbot 3D printer.

Age: 11Y-12Y
Cost $7/1 Class

Thursday, April 16, 2015 – Iroquois Ridge Branch / 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm FULL
Thursday, May 14, 2015 – Central Branch / 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 – Central Branch / 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 – Iroquois Ridge Branch / 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 – Central Branch / 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 – Iroquois Ridge Branch / 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Register through IRIS

Let’s Print a 3D Keychain! 8Y-10Y

It’s exciting and it’s here! Come and learn about 3D printing, tinker using an online program, and then print a keychain using our Makerbot 3D printer.

Age: 8Y-10Y
Cost: $7/1 Class

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 – Central Branch / 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm FULL
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 – Central Branch / 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm FULL
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 – Central Branch / 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 – Iroquois Ridge Branch / 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 – Central Branch / 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 – Iroquois Ridge Branch / 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Register through IRIS.

Mind your Manners

Did you know that manners increase your confidence? We are thrilled that instructor, Adeodata Czink, President of Business of Manners returns for the popular Mind your Manners program. Join Adeodata as she guides you through the proper way to enter a room, make introductions, table manners, telephone etiquette, grooming and receiving an award.

Age: 8Y-12Y
Cost: $15/ 1 Class
Monday, August 17, 2015
Central Branch FULL
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Register through IRIS using course code 206290

Munch & Movie Wednesdays

It’s time to grab some popcorn and watch a new movie on the big screen before it becomes available on DVD! Popcorn and juice will be available for 50 cents.

Age: All Ages
Cost: $5/Ticket or $20 group of 5

Monkey Kingdom
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 – Central Branch Auditorium / 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Movie title for July 8, 2015 will be announced on www.opl.ca starting June 15, 2015, thus when tickets will become available at all branches.

 

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 – Central Branch Auditorium / 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Movie title for August 12, 2015 will be announced on www.opl.ca starting July 20, 2015, thus when tickets will become available at all branches


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