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.

ArtHouse Acting and Improvisation

Learn the drama techniques to act quickly and think on your feet without preparation.  The folks from ArtHouse with their partners from Oakville Improv will show you how! **The program provides a ‘taste’ of what is taught in the full program at Oakville Improv.

Ages: 10-12Y
Tues. Mar. 21, 2017
Woodside Branch
FREE/8 weeks
**Register Saturday February 11, 2017 by calling 905-815-2036

Paws 4 Stories

Build enthusiasm and confidence by reading aloud with a St. John’s ambulance trained therapy dog!  Three twenty minute time slots will be available.  The program runs at multiple branches.

Age: 6-10y
6 Classes
Glen Abbey, Tue Mar 21-
Woodside, Wed. Mar 22-
Free!
**Register on Saturday, February 11 by calling 905-815-2036

Little English Language Learners with the Halton Multicultural Council, YMCA and Halton Region Health

Come and join this unique program for children to learn basic English skills as well as valuable skills to get ready for school. Each week the children will develop early learning skills through stories, music and crafts.

Age: Birth-5Y
Cost: Free/On-going

Faith Baptist Church, 1415 Trafalgar Road, Oakville

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 start / 9:30am-11:00am

Final Session: June 21, 2016

Please note — No Classes:
*December 15, 2015 -January 5, 2016
*March 15

Rhythm, Rhyme and Read – 3Rs with the YMCA

Let’s rock and read at the 3 Rs parented drop-in program. The Oakville Public Library and YMCA of Oakville partner together to introduce children to early literacy with exciting rhymes, stories, music and crafts.

Age: 18M-4Y
Cost: Free/Drop-In

YMCA, 410 Rebecca Street, Oakville

Starting: Wednesday, January 04, 2017 from 1pm-2pm

Preschool Discovery Labs!

Preschool Discovery Lab!

Are you feeling curious? What better place than the library to exercise a sense of adventure and explore the world around us! Join us as you and your child investigate Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics concepts in fun and exciting ways.

Age: 2Y-4Y
Cost: $7 / 1 Class
Register through IRIS using course codes below.

Magnificent Magnets
Woodside Branch Thursday, January 26 from 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Register through IRIS using course code: 220275

Central Branch Friday, January 27 from 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Register through IRIS using course code: 220276

Gravity Science
Woodside Branch Thursday, March 02 from 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Register through IRIS using course code: 220277
Central Branch Friday, March 10 from 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Register through IRIS using course code: 220278

Family Storytime

Children of all ages are encouraged to bring their family members to shake their sillies out at this storytime filled with songs, rhymes and stories and of course fun!

Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free/Drop-in

Winter:

White Oaks Branch Monday, January 02 from 10:00am-10:30am
Clearview Neighbourhood Branch Tuesday, January 03 from 6:30pm-7:00pm
Glen Abbey Branch Tuesday, January 03 fro 10:00am-10:30am
Central Branch Wednesday, January 04 from 10:00am-10:30am
Glen Abbey Branch Wednesday, January 04 from 11:00am-11:30am
Woodside Branch Wednesday, January 04 from 10:00am-10:30am
Glen Abbey Branch Thursday, January 05 from 7:00pm-7:30pm
White Oaks Branch Thursday, January 05 from 10:00am-10:30am
Glen Abbey Branch Friday, January 06 from 10:00am-10:30am
Central Branch Saturday, January 07 from 10:00am-10:30am
Clearview Neighbourhood Branch Saturday, January 07 from 1:15pm-1:45pm
Glen Abbey Branch Saturday, January 07 from 10:00am-10:30am
White Oaks Branch Saturday, January 07 from 10:00am-10:30am

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

Glen Abbey Branch starting Monday January 2, 2017 , 10:00 am – 10:30 am
White Oaks Branch starting Tuesday January 3, 2017 , 10:00 am – 10:30 am
White Oaks Branch starting Wednesday January 4, 2017, 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Glen Abbey Branch starting Wednesday January 4, 2017, 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Glen Abbey Branch starting Thursday January 5, 2017, 10:00 am – 10:30 pm
Central Branch starting    Thursday January 5, 2017, 10:00 am – 10:30 pm
Glen Abbey Branch starting Friday January 6, 2017, 11:00 am – 11:30 am

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
Cost: Free
Drop-in Program

Woodside Branch starting Monday January 9, 2017, 10:00 am – 10:30 am


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