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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 Musical Theatre!

Join us for this FREE program from the amazing folks of ArtHouse! Learn singing, dancing and acting skills.  The last day of the program features a small performance.  Applause, please!!!

Ages: 7-9
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 from 6:30-7:30pm
Woodside Branch
FREE/8 classes
Register through IRIS using course code 37454
*Please note that this link will be live once registration opens on Saturday, August 13, 2016.

ArtHouse Acting and Improvisation

Learn the drama techniques to think quickly and act on your feet without preparation.  The folks from ArtHouse and their partners from Oakville Improv will show you how.

Ages: 10-12
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 from 5-6pm
Woodside Branch
FREE/8 classes
Register through IRIS using course code 37577

Please note that this link will be live once registration opens on August 13, 2016 at 9:00am.

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
Free/6 Classes
Program starts on Monday, October 17th at Iroquois Ridge, Tuesday, October 18th at Glen Abbey and Wednesday, October 19th at Woodside.  **no program on Monday, October 31st for Halloween.

Register on  Tuesday, September 6th by calling the Iroquois Ridge branch a5 905-338-4247.

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/On-going

YMCA, 410 Rebecca Street, Oakville

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 start / 1pm-2pm

Please note — No Classes:
*December 21, 2015 – January 4, 2016
*March 16, 2016

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, September 07, 2016 from 1pm-2pm
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.

Exploring Rainbows
Central Branch Friday, September 09 from 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Register through IRIS using course code: 220265
Woodside Branch Thursday, September 15 from 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Register through IRIS using course code: 220266

Celebrating Fall
Central Branch Friday, October 07 from 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Register through IRIS using course code: 220263
Woodside Branch Thursday, October 13 from 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Register through IRIS using course code: 220264

Slimy Science
Woodside Branch Thursday, November 17 from11:00 am-12:00 pm

Register through IRIS using course code: 220267
Central Branch Friday, November 25 from 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Register through IRIS using course code: 220268

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

Fall:

White Oaks Branch Monday, September 12 from 10:00am-10:30am
Clearview Neighbourhood Branch Tuesday, September 13 from 6:30pm-7:00pm
Glen Abbey Branch Tuesday, September 13 from 10:00am-10:30am
Central Branch Wednesday, September 14 from 10:00am-10:30am
Glen Abbey Branch Wednesday, September 14 from 11:00am-11:30am
Woodside Branch Wednesday, September 14 from 10:00am-10:30am
Glen Abbey Branch Thursday, September 15 from 7:00pm-7:30pm
Iroquois Ridge Branch Thursday, September 15 from 10:00am-10:30am
Glen Abbey Branch Friday, September 16 from 10:00am-10:30am
Central Branch Saturday, September 17 from 10:00am-10:30am
Glen Abbey Branch Saturday, September 17 from 10:00am-10:30am
Iroquois Ridge Branch Saturday, September 17 from 10:00am-10:30am
White Oaks Branch Saturday, September 17 from 10:00am-10:30am

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


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