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.

YMCA Healthy Kids Day Preschool Dance Party

The Library will be running our popular Preschool Dance Party for the YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day!
 
YMCA Healthy Kids Day is a FREE community event dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of our kids.
 
Join us for our dance party and attend the day-long list of other activities to learn more about living a healthy lifestyle!
 
Sunday, April 30
11:30am – 12:45pm
YMCA of Oakville – 410 Rebecca Street, Oakville, Ontario L6K 1K7
Age: All ages
Cost: Free
For more information and a full list of activities, visit:
http://ymcaofoakville.org/programs/community-initiatives/ymca-healthy-kids-day/

Buggy Business With the YMCA

Get your baby on board and join us for Buggy Business! This program is designed for exercise, socializing and fun! After we power stroll in the neighbourhood, we will enjoy a storytime provided by the Oakville Public Library. Part of the YMCA of Oakville Steps & Stages Program.

Age: Birth-2Y
Cost: Free/On-going

Thursday, March 24 start – White Oaks Branch / 10:00am-11:30am

Croque Matin from Les Coccinelles d’Oakville Inc.

L’heure du conte en français comprend des chansons, comptines et histoires en français pour les enfants de 0 à 5 ans accompagnés 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.

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

Woodside Branch starting Monday September 12, 2016, 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Woodside Branch starting Monday January 9, 2017, 10:00 am – 10:30 am

3D Printing!

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

Ages: 8-12Y
$7/ 1 Class

Thursday, September 22, 2016 from 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre
Register through IRIS using course code 220194.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 from 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Iroquois Ridge Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 220195.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 from 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Iroquois Ridge Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 220196.

Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 10:00am – 11:00am
Central Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 220192.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 from 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Central Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 220197.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 from 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Central Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 220198.

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.

Ages: 9Y +
Free

Dork Diaries Series by Rachel Renee Russell
Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 2:00pm – 2:45pm
Register through IRIS using course code 220227.

Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
Saturday, November 12, 2016 from 2:00pm – 2:45pm
Register through IRIS using course code 220228.

Big Nate Series by Lincoln Peirce
Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 2:00pm – 2:45pm
Register through IRIS using course code 220226.

Wednesday Family Movie Night

Come and enjoy the hottest new movie or a family favourite film on the big screen at the Central Branch! Kids bring your blankets, pillows and stuffed animals and make yourself comfortable on the floor. Chairs will be provided for the adults. Popcorn and juice will be available for 50 cents each.

Ages: All Ages
$5/Ticket or $20 group of 5
Central Branch Auditorium

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Tickets and featured movie titles will be available three weeks prior to the event date. Tickets are available at all branches. Everyone attending requires at ticket.

Ozobots

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

Ages: 5 – 12Y
$7/ 1 Class

Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 2:00pm – 3:30pm
White Oaks Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 220234.

Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Central Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 220235.

PD Day: Simply Engineering

What can you build with 100 cups or 100 pieces of Lego? You can create at your own pace or try one of our building challenges! If making things explore is more interesting, join us to learn how to create exploding popsicle sticks!

Ages: 5Y +
Friday, October 7, 2016 from 10:00am – 11:30am
White Oaks Branch
Free/Drop-In


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