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 Acting and Improvisation

Learn the drama techniques to act quickly and think on your feet without preparation.  The folks from ArtHouse with their partners from Oakville Improv will show you how! **The program provides a ‘taste’ of what is taught in the full program at Oakville Improv.

Ages: 10-12Y
Tues. Mar. 21, 2017
Woodside Branch
FREE/8 weeks
**Register Saturday February 11, 2017 by calling 905-815-2036

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
6 Classes
Glen Abbey, Tue Mar 21-
Woodside, Wed. Mar 22-
Free!
**Register on Saturday, February 11 by calling 905-815-2036

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.

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

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


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