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 PET therapy trained dog! Presented in partnership with St. John’s Ambulance. Note: Three twenty minute time slots are available within the one hour program–4, 4:20, 4:40.  You will be contacted to book your time slot after you register.

Ages: 6-10Y

Monday, March 23, 2015, 4-5pm, Iroquois Ridge Branch Full
*free, 6 classes
Register through IRIS using course code 206829
Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 4-5pm, Glen Abbey Branch Full
*free, 6 classes
Register through IRIS using course code 206844

*No program on Easter Monday, April 6th
Parents must remain in the library during the program.

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

Alphabeasties

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!

Age: 3Y-5Y
Cost: $70/10 classes
Register through IRIS

Tuesday, March 24 start – Glen Abbey Branch / 1:00pm – 1:45pm
Saturday, March 28 start – Glen Abbey Branch / 11:00am – 11:45am

Age: 3Y-5Y
Cost: $63/9 classes
Register through IRIS

Monday, March 23 start – Iroquois Ridge Branch / 11:00am – 11:45am
Friday, March 27 start – White Oaks Branch / 1:00pm – 1:45pm

Baby’s First Storytime

Take a break out of your busy day and spend some special time with your baby at the library. 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: 6M-12M
Cost: Free/10 classes
Register through IRIS

Tuesday, March 24 start – Woodside Branch / 10:00am – 10:30am
Thursday, March 26 start – Glen Abbey Branch / 1:00pm – 1:30pm

Age: 6M-12M
Cost: Free/9 Classes
Register through IRIS

Monday, March 23 start – Glen Abbey Branch / 10:00am – 10:30am
Friday, March 27 start – Iroquois Ridge Branch / 10:00am – 10:30am

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: $70/10 classes
Register through IRIS

Tuesday, March 24 start – Glen Abbey Branch / 10:00am – 10:45am
Thursday, March 26 start – Central Branch / 10:00am – 10:45am

Ages: 18 months – 30 months
Cost: $63/9 classes
Register through IRIS

Monday, March 23 start – Iroquois Ridge Branch / 10:00am – 10:45am

Giggles, Glitter & Glue

This hands-on program will introduce your little one to reading and exploring through the use of theme-based storytimes, sensory experiences and arts and crafts. You and your child will have fun being creative and getting messy, while being introduced to new books, songs, and making take-home treasures.

Age: 2Y-3Y
Cost: $70/10 classes
Register through IRIS

Wednesday, March 25 start – Iroquois Ridge Branch / 10:00am – 10:45am
Thursday, March 26 start – Central Branch / 11:00am – 11:45am

Age: 2Y-3Y
Cost: $63/9 classes
Register through IRIS

Monday, March 23 start – Woodside Branch / 1:00pm – 1:45pm
Friday, March 27 start – Glen Abbey Branch / 11:00am – 11:45am

Born to Read

It is never too early to introduce your child to books and reading! Parents are the best teachers to inspire the love of reading in their children. Come
and learn some techniques with us that will give your child the jump start to their love of literacy!

Age: Birth-6M
Cost: Free/10 classes
Drop-in

Wednesday, March 25 start – Iroquois Ridge Branch / 1:00pm – 1:30pm

Age: Birth-6M
Cost: Free/9 classes
Drop-in

Monday, March 23 start – Glen Abbey Branch / 1:00pm – 1:30pm


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