Kids Programs/Events

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Highlights below.

Creation Zone Open Studios

Stop by the Iroquois Ridge Creation Zone every other Wednesday* for a fun and interactive Open Studio session!

Every Other Wednesday*
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Iroquois Ridge, Creation Zone
Cost: Free/Drop-in
Ages: All Ages

Unicorn Party

Unicorns are magical and unique creatures, and so are you!  Come to our unicorn party to celebrate self-confidence, self-esteem, and social acceptance with creative crafts and stories.

  • Thursday, March 14
    10am-11am
    Glen Abbey Branch
    Course Code: 245224
  • Saturday, June 15
    11am-12 noon
    White Oaks Branch
    Course Code: 245223
  • Saturday, July 13
    11am-12 noon
    White Oaks Branch
    Course Code: 245288
  • Tuesday, July 16
    1:30pm-2:30pm
    Central Branch
    Course Code: 245287

Cost: $15/ 1 class
Age: 5Y-8Y

Math Munchkins

Develop numeracy skills through stories and play.

  • Monday, March 18
    10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch
    8 classes
  • Monday, March 18
    10:15 a.m. – 10:45 p.m.
    White Oaks Branch
    8 classes
  • Sunday, April 28
    2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Central Branch
    5 classes
  • Wednesday, April 24
    11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Central Branch
    5 classes
  • Wednesday, April 24
    10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
    Woodside Branch
    5 classes
  • Monday, July 8
    10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch
    7 classes
  • Monday, July 8
    10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
    White Oaks Branch
    7 classes
  • Wednesday, August 7
    11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Central Branch
    4 classes
  • Wednesday, August 7
    10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
    Woodside Branch
    4 classes
  • Sunday, August 11
    2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Central Branch
    4 classes

Cost: Free
Age: 2Y-4Y

Family Storytime

Get moving at the library with stories, songs, and fun.

Storytimes start the week of March 18

      • White Oaks Branch
        Wednesdays 10:15am-10:45am
      • Central Branch (*The April 11th class is cancelled due to Battle of the Books*)
        Thursdays 10am-10:30am
      • Iroquois Ridge Branch
        Tuesdays 10am-10:30am
        Wednesdays 6pm-6:30pm
        Thursdays 10am-10:30am
      • Clearview Branch
        Saturdays 10:30am-11am (March 23-June 29
        Mondays 10:30am-11am (July 8- August 26)
      • Sixteen Mile Branch
        Tuesdays 10:15-10:45am (June 11-August 27)
        Thursdays 10:15-10:45am (June 13-August 29)

Cost: Free
Age: All Ages

Croque Matin with Les Coccinelles d’Oakville Inc.

L’heure du conte en francais comprend des chansons, comptines et histoires en francais pour les enfants de 0 a 5ans accompangnes 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.

Monday, March 18
10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Woodside Branch

Cost: Free/Drop-in
Age: Birth-5Y

 

New Parent Meet-Up

Are you a new parent who wants to meet other new parents or caregivers in your neighbourhood? Following our weekly Babytime program we will open up our program room fore new parents to get together, learn, share, and connect with one another. Not new to parenthood? Join us to share your knowledge and experiences!

  • Monday, March 18
    11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    Central Branch
  • Monday, July 8*
    11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    Central Branch
  • Wednesday, March 20
    2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch
  • Wednesday, July 3*
    2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch

Cost: Free/10 Classes *9 Classes
Age: Birth-12M

Tales & Tunes with Oakville Parent Child-Centre

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

  • Monday, March 18
  • Monday, July 08*

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch
Cost: Free/15 classes
Age: 5M-12M

*8 classes

Family Storytime at QEPCCC

Stories, songs, rhymes, and movement activities make up this fun-packed storytime. Start building a lifelong love of reading.

Starting Tuesday March 19 and Thursday March 21

Tuesdays and Thursdays
10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Queen Elizabeth Park Community & Cultural Centre, Blackbox Theatre

Cost: Free/Drop-in
Age: All ages

Final class is Thursday June 27

Rhythm, Rhyme and Read – 3Rs

Let’s rock and read at this awesome 3Rs drop-in program. Oakville Public Library and YMCA of Oakville have partnered to introduce children to early literacy with exciting rhymes, stories, music, and crafts.

Wednesdays, beginning March 20
1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
YMCA, 410 Rebecca Street, Oakville

Cost: Free/15 classes
Age: 6M-4Y

Preschool Discovery Lab

Are you feeling curious? What better place than the library to exercise a sense of adventure, and to explore the world around us! Join us as we investigate science, technology, engineering, art and math concepts in fun and exciting ways.

  • Thursday, March 21
    11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    Central Branch
    Course Code: 245200
  • Saturday, May 25
    10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch
    Course Code: 245199
  • Thursday, July 4
    11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    Central Branch
    Course Code: 245274

Cost: $35/5 Classes
Age: 2Y-4Y

3D Printing

Come and learn how to design your own 3D item using our Makerbot 3D printer and software. We’ll print your design to be picked up at a later date.

  • Thursday, March 21
    6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 245154
  • Tuesday, April 16
    6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Central Branch
    Course Code: 245156
  • Monday, May 6
    6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 245155
  • Saturday, July 6
    3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 245225
  • Tuesday, July 9
    10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Central Branch
    Course Code: 245226

Cost: $7
Age: 8Y-12Y

Ozobots Jr.

Meet Ozobot, a tiny robot, and learn about computer science and coding.

  • Saturday, March 23
    2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Course Code: 245185
  • Thursday, August 1
    6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Course Code: 245268

Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Cost: $7
Age: 5Y-7Y

Cursive Writing Workshop

Do you want to learn the art of beautiful cursive writing? Join instructor Edda Manley as she introduces you to cursive writing in this 2-hour workshop.

  • Sunday, March 24
    1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
    Course Code: 245166
  • Saturday, July 6
    10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    Course Code: 245240

Iroquois Ridge Branch
Cost: $15
Age: 8Y-12Y

Ozobots Sr.

Meet Ozobot, a tiny robot, and learn about computer science and coding.

  • Tuesday, April 2
    6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 245186
  • Saturday. May 11
    10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 245187
  • Saturday, June 22
    11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
    Clearview Branch
    Course Code: 245188
  • Thursday, July 4
    2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 245269

Cost: $7
Age: 8Y-12Y

Giggles & Galleries: Baby

Come on out to Central Branch for a one-hour art experience. Bring along your child for a brief tour of the Oakville Galleries’ latest exhibit, then join us in the Children’s Department for a story and song, followed by making your own art pieces to take home.

  • Friday, April 5
    10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
    Course Code: 245231
  • Friday, July 19
    10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
    Course Code: 245244

Central Branch
Cost: $7/1 Class
Age: Birth-2Y

RoboRobo(TM) Robotics

Join us for a RoboRobo(TM) Robotics Program that allows young engineers the opportunity to Build, Program & Play while learning the basics of robotics. The Lego-style building blocks contain special circuits that will help students make their own custom-built robot move in different patterns through a card-reader system with colourful programming cards. Each child will enjoy the excitement of building a moving robot and easy programming without a computer.

  • Saturday, April 6
    Course Code: 245204
  • Saturday, May 25
    Course Code: 245205
  • Saturday, June 15
    Course Code: 245206
  • Saturday, July 20
    Course Code: 245276
  • Saturday, August 17
    Course Code: 245277

10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Cost: Free
Age: 6Y-9Y

Bloxels Sr.

Bloxels are a hands-on platform for kids to build, collaborate, and tell stories through video game creation. Join us and build your own video game with Bloxels!

  • Saturday, April 6
    10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    Clearview Branch
    Course Code: 245160
  • Saturday, April 27
    2:30 p.m. -4 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 245159
  • Thursday, July 18
    3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 245237
  • Thursday, August 29
    6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 245238

Cost: $7
Age: 8Y-12Y

Slime Science

Using common household ingredients, participants will get to create their own slime to take home.  Get messy in this fun and interactive program.

  • Saturday, April 13
    1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Woodside Branch
    Course Code:  245208
  • Saturday, May 4
    2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    White Oaks Branch
    Course Code: 245209
  • Wednesday, July 17
    1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Woodside Branch
    Course Code:  245283
  • Thursday, August 29
    1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch
    Course Code:  245282

Cost: $15/1 Class
Age: 8Y-12Y

Giggles & Galleries: Toddler

Come on out to Central Branch for a one-hour art experience. Bring along your child for a brief tour of the Oakville Galleries’ latest exhibit, then join us in the Children’s Department for a story and song, followed by making your own art pieces to take home.

  • Friday, May 10
    10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
    Course Code: 245232
  • Friday, August 16
    10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
    Course Code: 245245

Central Branch
Cost: $7/1 Class
Age: 2Y-4Y

Baby Rhyme Time in partnership with Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre

Bond with your baby through play, meet up with other families and share experiences. Enjoy circle time packed with songs, rhymes and stories. Staff from Oakville Public Library will visit the 3rd Tuesday of the month.

  • Tuesday, March 19
  • Tuesday, July 2*

1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre
2200 Sawgrass Dr.
Cost: Free/15 classes
Age: Birth-18M

*9 classes

Stop Motion Creation

Do you have a passion for storytelling? Come express yourself using games and technology designed for creating stories. Combine your narrative skills with some creativity, imagination, and teamwork to create your very own stop motion film.

  • Saturday, May 25
    10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon.
    Clearview Branch
    Course Code: 245215
  • Friday, June 7
    2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 245214
  • Wednesday, August 7
    2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 245285

Cost: $7
Age: 8Y-12Y

STEAM Club

STEAM Club meets weekly to explore a new activity in science, technology, engineering, arts, or math. Each session will focus on a new project that allows time for open-ended exploration and creative thinking.

Saturday, May 25
2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Cost: $42/6 classes
Age: 8Y-12Y
Course Code: 245213

June 1 and June 8 sessions will be held in the Program Room.

OzoBlockly

Join us to learn about computer science and coding with Ozobots. We will show you how to code using OzoBlockly, then give you a coding challenge!

  • Monday, May 27
    6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Course Code: 245184
  • Tuesday, July 16
    2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Course Code: 245266
  • Tuesday, August 27
    10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Course Code: 245267

Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Cost: $7
Age: 8Y-12Y

Two-Hour Tinker

Check out our new Two-Hour Tinker Loanable Tech Toys:

Visit Iroquois branch of Oakville Public Library to explore new technologies and creation. With your FREE library card you can sign out and play with a Code-A-Pillar, Ozobot, Cubelets, Snap Circuits and much more. The length of sign out is two-hours with most of the tech toys to be used in the Creation Zone at the Branch.

Where: Iroquois Ridge Branch, 1051 Glenashton Dr., Oakville, L6H 6Z4

When: During library hours

 

Beautiful Junk

Who says junk can’t be beautiful?  Re-purpose and re-imagine everyday objects into new and fantastic creations.  Your
imagination is the limit.  Junk provided.

  • Wednesday, July 24
    2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
    Woodside Branch
  • Wednesday, August 14
    10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch
  • Thursday July 4
    2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
    Central Branch

Cost:  Free/1 Class
Age:  All Ages

Paint the Town Green

Learn how easy and fun it can be to be ‘green.’ Explore the importance of conservation, recycling, and the role we all play in protecting our planet through crafts and play.

  • Tuesday, July 9
    Iroquois Ridge Branch
    Course Code: 245271
  • Saturday, July 27
    Clearview Branch
    Course Code: 245273
  • Friday, August 9
    Central Branch, Auditorium
    Course Code: 245272

2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Cost: Free
Age: 6Y-12Y

Lights! Camera! Green Screen Magic!

Love movies? Then you’ll love exploring how green screens bring the ‘magic’ to movies with our very own tech-loving staff. Together we’ll create a short video – just bring your imagination!

  • Friday, July 12 & 19
    1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
    Central Branch, Auditorium
    Course Code: 245249
  • Saturday, August 10 & 24
    10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch
    Course Code: 245248

Cost: $14/2 Classes
Age: 8Y-12Y

Cardboard Creations

It’s more than a box, it’s an invitation to play, create, and explore. Discover how a simple cardboard box can be transformed with a child’s imagination.

  • Saturday, July 13
    Iroquois Ridge Branch
  • Monday, July 15
    Woodside Branch
  • Thursday, August 22
    White Oaks Branch

2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Cost: Free
Age: All Ages

Outdoor Storytime

Get moving at the library with special outdoor storytimes! We’ll read stories, sing songs, and have silly fun that encourages language and literacy skills.

  • Friday, July 19
    10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch
  • Friday, August 9
    10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
    Woodside Branch
  • Monday, August 19
    11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    White Oaks Branch
  • Tuesday, July 23
    10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
    Central Branch
  • Saturday, August 17
    11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Clearview Branch

Cost: Free
Age: All Ages

Bad Art Night

Do you love art but unfortunately have no artistic skill? Come join us to create something artistic and socialize without the pressure to make it look perfect.

Tuesday, July 23
6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Cost: Free
Age: 5Y-12Y
CourseCode: 245080

Virtual Reality Drop-in

Drop-in to the Iroquois Ridge branch to try out Virtual Reality and learn more about this cool technology.

  • Friday, July 26
  • Friday, August 23

10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch
Cost: Free
Age: 8Y-12Y

FIRST LEGO® League Jr.

Guided by coaches, teams will explore a real-world scientific problem. Then they will construct a motorized model of what they learned using LEGO® and showcase it with a poster at the end of the three-day session.

Monday, July 29
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Cost: $21/3 classes
Age: 8Y-12Y
Course Code: 245243

This program is held over three consecutive days.

Rock Painting

Have you heard?  Painting rocks!  We supply the rocks and painting supplies, you supply the creativity.  If you prefer, feel free to bring your own rock.

  • Monday, July 29
    2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
    Woodside Branch
    Course Code:  245281
  • Thursday, August 8
    2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch
    Course Code:  245279
  • Saturday, August 17
    2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
    Clearview Branch
    Course Code: 245280

Cost:  Free/1 Class
Age:  All Ages

Countdown to Kindergarten

Summer is nearly over! Let’s countdown the days until school starts. Join us for activities, storytimes, and crafts.

Tuesday, July 30
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch
Cost: Free/4 classes
Age: 3Y-4Y

Harry Potter’s Birthday

Harry Potter’s birthday party is on July 31st. Come celebrate your favourite wizard’s birthday with magical activities. Wizarding attire is encouraged, but Muggle dress is welcome too.

Wednesday, July 31
2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Central Branch, Auditorium
Cost: Free/1 Class
Age: All Ages
Course Code: 245246

Summer Reading Club Closing Ceremonies

After a great summer, it’s time to share everything we learned. Come relax and try some new activities, or show off some of the things you’ve practiced all summer.

Saturday, August 24
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Cost: Free
Age: All Ages

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 Mathematic concepts in fun and exciting ways.

Glen Abbey
Monday September 10
1:00-2:00pm
Saturday September 15
1:00-2:00pm
Monday January 7-CANCELLED
1:00-2:00pm
Saturday January 12
1:00-2:00pm
Central
Thursday September 13
11:00am – 12:00pm
Thursday January 10 CANCELLED
11:00am – 12:00pm
Iroquois Ridge
Saturday January 12
10:30-11:30am
Age: 2Y-4Y
Cost: $35/5 classes

Crafting Through the Holidays

Come by for holiday themed crafts, stories, and fun. Spook with us on Halloween, Love us on Valentine’s Day, Cozy up in Winter, and Celebrate the New Year!

Age: 2-4Y

Cost: Free / Drop-in

Woodside Branch

Sat / Oct 20

11:00am – 12:00pm

Central Branch

Sat / Oct 27

11:00am – 12:00pm

Iroquois Ridge Branch

Sun / Oct 28

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Glen Abbey Branch

Tues / Oct 30

7:00pm – 8:00pm

White Oaks Branch

Sat / Dec 8

11:00am – 12:00pm

Glen Abbey Branch

Sun / Dec 9

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Central Branch

Sat / Dec 15

11:00am – 12:00pm

Iroquois Ridge Branch

Mon / Dec 17

10:00am – 11:00am

Central Branch

Sat / Dec 29

11:00am – 12:00pm

Iroquois Ridge Branch

Tues / Feb 5

10:30am – 11:30am

Drag Queen Storytime

Join us for a special family storytime with The East Toronto Drag Queens! Baby Bel Bel and Lucy Flawless will join us in full costume and makeup to share in an hour of storytelling, dress-up, and fun. The goal is to promote literacy & freedom of expression.

Central Branch – Auditorium

Saturday October 20th

11:00am – 12:00pm

All ages

RoboRobo™ Robotics

Join us for a RoboRoboTM Robotics Program that allows young engineers the opportunity to Build, Program & Play while learning the basics of robotics. The Lego style building blocks contain special circuits that will help students make their own custom-built robot move in different patterns through a card-reader system with colourful programing cards. Each child will enjoy the excitement of building a moving robot and easy programming without a computer.

  • Saturday, January 12
    10:00 – 11:30a.m.
    Course Code: 245081
  • Saturday, February 23
    10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
    Course Code: 245082

Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Cost: Free
Age: 6Y-9Y

 

Bee the Change

In partnership with Oakville Green, children will develop an understanding of our natural world through stories, discussion, and activities. Get ready to learn about plants and even take one home.

Friday, July 19
2 p.m.-4 p.m.
White Oaks Branch
Cost: Free / 1 class
Age: 6Y-12Y
Course Code: 245236

Cursive Writing Drop-In

Interested in cursive writing, but unable to attend our Cursive Writing Workshop with Edda Manley? No fear, an alternative is here! This drop-in style session offers children of various ages the opportunity to engage in different activities aimed at introducing cursive writing.

Central

Thursday April 18th

6:30-8:00pm

Program Room

 

Glen Abbey

Friday April 12th

2:00-3:30pm

Program Room

Unicorn Party

Unicorns are magical and unique creatures, and so are you!  Come to our unicorn party to celebrate self-confidence, self-esteem, and social acceptance with creative crafts and stories.

  • Saturday, June 15
    11am-12pm
    White Oaks Branch
    Course code: 245223
  • Saturday, July 13
    11am-12pm
    White Oaks Branch
    Course code: 245288
  • Tuesday, July 16
    1:30pm-2:30pm
    Central Branch
    Course Code: 245287

Drop-in and Build with Lego®

Come explore with us.  We supply the Lego®, you have fund creating.

White Oaks Branch
Wednesday July 10
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Central Branch
Thursday July 25
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Clearview Branch
Wednesday August 7
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Iroquois Ridge
Sunday August 18
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Free/Drop-in
All Ages

 

Babytime

It is never too early to introduce your child to reading. See your baby laugh and smile as you sing, clap, bounce and learn rhymes together. All participants are welcome to stay, play and chat after the session.

 

Thursday, March 21
11 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
White Oaks Branch
Cost: Free / 10 classes

Thursday, July 4
11 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
White Oaks Branch
9 classes

Monday, March 18 (*The Monday April 8th class is cancelled due to Battle of the Books*)
11 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Central Branch
10 classes

Monday July 8
11 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Central Branch
8 classes

Tuesday, March 19
10 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Glen Abbey Branch
10 classes

Friday, March 22
1 pm-1:30pm
Glen Abbey
9 classes

Tuesday, July 2
11 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Glen Abbey Branch
9 classes

Friday, July 5
11 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Glen Abbey Branch
9 classes

Wednesday, March 20
1:30 p.m.-2 p.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch
10 classes

Wednesday, July 3
1:30 p.m.-2 p.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch
9 classes

Wednesday, March 20
11 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Woodside Branch
10 classes

Wednesday, July 3
11 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Woodside Branch
9 classes

Free
Age: Birth-12M

Preschool Dance Party

Get ready to shake your sillies out at this special storytime that focuses on music, movement and physical literacy.

Tuesday, March 19
10:15 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
White Oaks Branch

Sunday, March 17
2 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Central Branch
5 classes

Wednesday, March 20 (The April 10th class is cancelled due to Battle of the Books)
11 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Central Branch
5 classes

Wednesday, March 20
10 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Woodside Branch
5 classes

Thursday, March 21
10 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Glen Abbey Branch
5 classes

Friday, March 22
11 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch
9 classes

Tuesday, July 2
10:15 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
White Oaks Branch
9 classes

Wednesday, July 3
11 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Central Branch
5 classes

Wednesday, July 3
10 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Woodside Branch
5 classes

Thursday, July 4
10 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Glen Abbey Branch
5 classes

Sunday, July 7
2 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Central Branch
5 classes

Cost: Free/9 classes
Age: 1Y-4Y

Green Screen for Kids

Join us to try out green screen technology and create a cool scene featuring YOU.  Pick up your photo at a later date.

Tuesday April 23
3pm-4pm
White Oaks Branch
Course Code: 245174

Cost: $7/ 1 class
Age: 8Y-12Y

Moon Landing Anniversary Celebration

July 20, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. In 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first person to walk on the moon, declaring in his now famous words, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” The Apollo space mission inspired a nation, and amazed the world. Children are encouraged to come dressed as an astronaut or an alien!

Saturday, July 20
2-4 pm
Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Cost: Free
All Ages

Summer Reading Club Opening Ceremony

Welcome to the beginning of another exciting Summer Reading Club. Get ready to sing, clap and dance along with our exciting children’s performer TEAM T AND J

Saturday July 6th
2:00p.m.-3:00p.m.
Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre
Rehearsal Hall, 2302 Bridge Road, Oakville
Age: All Ages
Cost: Free/Ticketed

Tickets will be available at all OPL branches two weeks prior to the event.

Reading Buddies

Drop-in to this weekly session for fun literacy activities and games.  Be paired up with a teen volunteer who will help you with your reading skills and have fun enjoying books together!https://www.opl.on.ca/blog/uncategorized/reading-buddies/

Sessions start the week of July 8 and run until August 18.
(no session on Monday August 5)

Central Branch
Mondays
5:30pm-6:15pm
6:30pm-7:15pm

Woodside Branch
Tuesdays
2:00pm-2:45pm
3:00pm-3:45pm

Sixteen Mile Branch
Wednesdays
5:00pm-5:45pm
6:00pm-6:45pm

White Oaks Branch
Thursdays
10:00am-10:45am
11:00am-11:45am

Iroquois Ridge Branch
Saturdays
10:00am-10:45am
11:00am-11:45am

Age: 6Y-10Y
Cost: Free/Drop-in


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