School Age

Exploration Station

Drop by the library each week to play, discover, and explore different technologies and games.

Thursdays
3:30p.m.-5p.m.
Clearview Neighbourhood Branch
Cost: Free/Drop-in
Age: 5Y-12Y

 

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.

  • Monday, September 10
    6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Central Branch
    Course Code: 239939
  • Thursday, September 27
    7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 239941
  • Saturday, November 3
    10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
    Central Branch
    Course Code: 239940
  • Monday, November 12
    6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 239942
  • Tuesday, January 22
    7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 240014
  • Monday, January 28
    6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Central Branch
    Course Code: 240013
  • Monday, March 4
    6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 240015

Cost: $7

Age: 8Y-12Y

Create with ArtHouse – Junior

Join ArtHouse instructor, Andrea Charendoff, for a different art project each week. A variety of art materials and techniques will be used including: acrylic paints, canvases, oil pastels, watercolours, paper mache, collage, and more. Explore your creativity.

Tuesday, September 11
5 p.m.- 6 p.m.
Woodside Branch, Program Room
Course Code: 239968

Tuesday, January 15
5 p.m.- 6 p.m.
Woodside Branch, Program Room
Course Code: 240022

Cost: Free/8 classes
Age:7Y-9Y

Create with ArtHouse – Senior

Join ArtHouse instructor, Andrea Charendoff, for a different art project each week. A variety of art materials and techniques will be used including: acrylic paints, canvases, oil pastels, watercolours, paper mache, collage, and more. Explore your creativity.

Tuesday, September 11
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Woodside Branch, Program Room
Course Code: 239967

Tuesday, January 15
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Woodside Branch, Program Room
Course Code: 240021

Cost: Free/8 classes
Age: 10Y-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, September 15
    2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Central Branch
    Course Code: 239945
  • Tuesday, November 13
    6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    Glen Abbey Branch
    Course Code: 239944
  • Friday, November 23
    2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch
    Course Code: 239943
  • Sunday, January 20
    1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch
    Course Code: 239946
  • Friday, February 1
    3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Glen Abbey Branch
    Course Code: 239947

Cost: $15

Age: 8Y-12Y

Ozobots Jr.

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

  • Monday, September 17
    10 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 239982
  • Saturday, October 27
    1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 239983
  • Monday, November 5
    6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    Glen Abbey Branch
    Course Code: 239980
  • Saturday, November 17
    2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    White Oaks Branch
    Course Code: 239981
  • Monday, January 14
    6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 240039
  • Monday, January 14
    6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    Glen Abbey Branch
    Course Code: 240037
  • Saturday, February 9
    2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Central Branch
    Course Code: 240038

Cost: $7
Age: 5Y-7Y

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.

  • Monday, September 17
    2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Course Code: 239960
  • Saturday, December 8
    1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Course Code: 239961
  • Monday, February 4
    6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Course Code: 240018

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

PA Day Programs

Drop by the library to make, create, learn and discover with our special PA Day programs!

Monday, September 17
10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Glen Abbey Branch

Friday, October 5
2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch

Friday, November 23
10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
White Oaks Branch

Friday February 1
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Woodside Branch

Friday, February 15
10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Central Branch

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

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.

Monday, September 24
4:30pm-5:30pm
Course Code: 240005

Monday, February 4
4:30pm-5:30pm
Course Code:240052

Glen Abbey Branch
Cost: $15
Age: 5Y-8Y

Paws 4 Stories

Build enthusiasm and confidence by reading aloud with a St. John Ambulance trained therapy dog. Three twenty minute time slots will be available.

Every Monday from September 24 to November 5
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m
White Oaks Branch
Course Code:239937

Every Tuesday from September 25 to October 30
4:00pm-5:00pm
Glen Abbey Branch
Course Code:239936

Every Monday from January 14 to February 25
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m
White Oaks Branch
Course Code:240042

Every Tuesday from January 15 to February 19
4:00pm-5:00pm
Glen Abbey Branch
Course Code: 240043

Cost: Free /6 classes
Age:6Y – 10Y

*no class Mon. Oct. 8 and Mon. Feb. 18, 2019

First-time registrants only please. If you wish to repeat the program, please call 905-815-2042 x 5075 to go on the waitlist.

Staff will contact you to assign your child’s 20-minute time slot in advance of the program.

 

 

 

 

Ozobots Sr.

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

  • Monday, September 24
    6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    Course Code: 239984
  • Saturday, November 24
    1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Course Code: 239985
  • Friday, February 15
    1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Course Code: 240040

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

Bloxels Jr.

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.

  • Thursday, October 11
    6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    Course Code: 239958
  • Friday, February 15
    10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Course Code: 240017

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

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, November 17
    2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Central Branch
    Course Code: 239949
  • Saturday, December 1
    2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 239950
  • Saturday, February 2
    1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 239951

Cost: $7

Age: 8Y-12Y

Ozoblockly

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

Friday, November 23
2:00pm-3:30pm
Glen Abbey Branch
Course Code:240254

Tuesday, February 12
6:30pm-8:00pm
Glen Abbey Branch
Course Code:240255

Cost:$7
Age: 8Y-12Y

Family Literacy Day Performance: The Three Little Pigs

The ever-popular Dufflebag Theatre Group** returns to OPL for another special performance to celebrate Family Literacy Day. This hilarious and energetic troupe brings popular and classic fairytales to life using elements of improv and audience participation.

Saturday, January 26
2 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Queen Elizabeth Park Community & Cultural Centre
Cost: Free/Ticketed*
Age: All Ages

*Tickets available at all OPL branches starting Saturday, January 19.
**Dufflebag Theatre Group is represented by Prologue to the Performing Arts, a charitable organization dedicated to bringing the performance arts to young people.

PA Day: Amusement Rides with LEGO

Amusement rides are lots of fun. But how do they work? Explore different types of amusement rides and what makes them move. Teams of two will be creating an amusement ride and bring it to life using LEGO WeDo 2.0.

Friday, April 27, 2018
10:00am-12:00pm
Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Register through Iris using course code 235698.

or

Friday, April 27, 2018
1:30pm-3:30pm
Register through Iris using course code 235699.

Iroquois Ridge Branch
Cost: $7/class
Age: 6-9

 

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

 

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.

Saturday, October 27
Glen Abbey Branch
Course Code: 240256

Saturday, January 26
Iroquois Ridge Branch
Course Code: 240257

1:00pm-3:00pm
Cost: $15
Age: 8Y-12Y


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