Kids Programs/Events

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

Highlights below.

Buggy Business With the YMCA

White Oaks Branch is closed for roof repairs until August 18. Buggy Business Storytimes have been cancelled, though the group will still meet at White Oaks (Thursdays 10:00am) for the buggy walk portion of the program.

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

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!

Age: All Ages
September 8 through June 16, 2016
Tuesday and Thursdays from 10-10:30 am
Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre – 2302 Bridge Rd.
Black Box Theater
Cost: Free
Drop-in Program

Caregiver’s Corner from Oakville Parent-Child Centre

A drop-in program designed for child care providers and the children they care for. Come and join in the fun with songs and play time.

Age: Birth-5Y
Friday September 11, 2015 – 9:30am-11:30am
Weekly until December 21, 2015
Woodside Branch
Cost: Free
Drop-in Program

Croque Matin from Les Coccinelles d’Oakville Inc.

L’heure du conte en français comprend des chansons, comptines et histoires en français pour les enfants de 0 à 5 ans accompagnés d’un parent ou gardien. Storytime — in French! Includes songs, nursery rhymes and stories, of course! For children from birth to 5 years old, accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Age: Birth-5Y
Monday Septeber 14, 2015 – 10:00am-11:00am
Weekly until December 14, 2015
Woodside Branch
Cost: Free
Drop-in Program

Tales and Tunes from Oakville Parent-Child Centre

Come and join in the fun with your baby! Songs, stories, games and lots of enjoyment make for a fun afternoon out.

Age: 6M to 12M
Monday September 14, 2015 from 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Weekly until December 14, 2015
Iroquois Ridge Branch
Cost: Free
Drop-in Program

Toddler Storytime

Get moving at the library with stories, songs and silly fun that encourages your child’s language skills! Toddlers and their grown-ups are encouraged to become actively involved in the stories and activities, while making their first new friends.

Age: 1Y-2Y

Monday September 14, 2015 – Glen Abbey Branch 11:00am-11:30am
Tuesday September 15, 2015 – Iroquois Ridge Branch 10:00am-10:30am
Wednesday September 16, 2015 – Glen Abbey Branch 10:00am-10:30am
Thursday September 17, 2015 – Central Branch 1:00pm-1:30pm
Friday September 18, 2015 – Glen Abbey Branch 11:00am-11:30am

Cost: Free
Number of Sessions: 10 weeks
Drop-in Program

Tickles and Tales from Oakville Parent-Child Centre

Don’t miss this fun-filled hour of baby games, music, rhymes and stories.

Age: Birth-6M
Tuesday September 15 – 1:00pm-2:00pm
Weekly until Tuesday October 20, 2015
Oakville Parent-Child Centre, 461 North Service Road West, Oakville
Cost: Free
Please register with the Oakville Parent-Child Centre

Tablet Time

Join us for a storytime featuring tablet play where you and your child will explore unique apps and eBooks, while learning how digital media can support early literacy development.

Age: 3Y-5Y

Saturday October 17, 2015 – Central Branch 11:00am-12:00pm
Sunday November 22, 2015 – Glen Abbey Branch 2:00pm-3:00pm
Saturday February 27, 2016 – Iroquois Ridge Branch 11:00am-12:00pm

Cost: Free
Register through IRIS