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.

Paws 4 Stories

Build enthusiasm and confidence by reading aloud with a St. John’s ambulance trained therapy dog! Three twenty minute time slots available at each program location.   *Only those who have not previously done this program will be registered.  In order to achieve maximum registration, we must confirm your spot closer to the start of the program.

Age: 6-10 Y
Free/6 classes

Monday, January 11, 2016,
4-5pm
Iroquois Ridge Branch (*no program on February 15th for Family Day)
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
4-5pm
Glen Abbey Branch
Wednesday January 13, 2016
4-5pm
Woodside Branch

**To register call the Iroquois Ridge branch starting Monday, December 14, 2015 at 905-338-4247.

LEGO™ Robotics 7-9yrs

How much do you love LEGO™? Take it to another level by getting together with other LEGO™ enthusiasts and add awesome robotics to your creations. We’ve got the tools, you’ve got the creativity!

Age: 7-9Y
Starting, Monday, January, 4, 2015 from 6:00pm-7:00pm
Glen Abbey Branch
$72/9 Classes
Register through IRIS using course code 210778

Age: 7-9Y
Starting, Wednesday, January 6, 2015 from 5:00pm-6:00pm
Iroquois Ridge Branch
$72/9 Classes
Register through IRIS using course code 210777

Age: 7-9Y
Starting, Monday, March 21, 2016 from 6:00pm-7:00pm
Glen Abbey Branch
$72/9 Classes
Register through IRIS using course code 215759

3D Printing! 8-10Y

Learn how to design your own 3D item using our 3D printer. We’ll take your design to pick up at a later date.

Age: 8-10Y
$7/1 Class

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 7:00pm-8:00pm
Central Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 210772

Thursday, March 24, 2016 from 7:00pm-8:00pm
Central Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 215767

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 from 7:00pm-8:00pm
Iroquois Ridge Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 215769

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 from 7:00pm-8:00pm
Central Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 215771

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 from 7:00pm-8:00pm
Iroquois Ridge Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 215772

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 from 2:00pm-3:00pm
Central Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 215828

Thursday, July 14, 2016 from 10:30am-11:30am
Iroquois Ridge Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 215829

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 2:00pm-3:00pm
Central Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 215830

Thursday, August 11, 2016 from 10:30am-11:30am
Iroquois Ridge Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 215831

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 from 2:00pm-3:00pm
Iroquois Ridge Branch

 

 

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

Not a Book Club

If you love these books, join us to explore them! In each class we will discuss your favourite books, characters, and scenes, followed by a small activity based on the books.

Age: 9-12Y
Free/1 Class
Register through IRIS

Wimpy Kid Books by Jeff Kinney
Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 2:00pm-2:45pm
White Oaks Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 210753

Smile & Sisters by Raina Telgemeier
Saturday, November 7, 2015 from 2:00pm-2:45pm
Central Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 210752

Amulet by Kazu Kibuishi
Saturday, December 5, 2015 from 2:00pm-2:45pm
Iroquois Ridge Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 210751

Squish, Babymouse & Others by Jennifer Holm
Saturday, February 6, 2016 from 2:00pm-2:45pm
Glen Abbey Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 210782

Percy Jackson & Others by Rick Riordan
Saturday, March 5, 2016 from 2:00pm-2:45pm
Woodside Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 210781

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

3D Printing! 11-12Y

Learn how to design your own 3D item using our 3D printer. We’ll print your design to pick up at a later date.

Age: 11-12Y
$7/1 Class

Thursday, January 14, 2016 from 7:00pm-8:00pm
Iroquois Ridge Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 210768

Thursday, March 10, 2016 from 7:00pm-8:00pm
Iroquois Ridge Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 210769

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 from 7:00pm-8:00pm
Central Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 215768

Thursday, April 21, 2016 from 7:00pm-8:00pm
Iroquois Ridge Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 215770

Thursday, May 26, 2016 from 7:00pm-8:00pm
Central Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 215812

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 from 7:00pm-8:00pm
Iroquois Ridge Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 215773

Thursday, July 21, 2016 from 7:00pm-8:00pm
Central Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 215852

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 from 7:00pm-8:00pm
Iroquois Ridge Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 215853

Thursday, August 18, 2016 from 7:00pm-8:00pm
Central Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 215854

Babytime!

It is never too early to introduce your child to books and reading! See your baby laugh and smile, as you sing, clap, bounce, and listen to rhymes and stories. Your instructor is your one-on-one resource for all of your early literacy questions.

Age: Birth–1Y
Cost: Free / 10 Classes*
Drop-in Program

Glen Abbey Branch Monday March 21 start / 10:00 am-10:30 am
Glen Abbey Branch Monday March 21 start / 11:00 am-11:30 am
Central Branch Monday March 21 start / 10:00 am-10:30 am
Woodside Branch Tuesday March 22 start / 10:00 am-10:30 am
Iroquois Ridge Branch Friday April 1 start / 10:00 am-10:30 am

*Programs falling on a statutory holiday will be shortened by one class


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