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.

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

Wednesdays 1pm-2pm

No classes December 20 and December 27, 2017

 

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

Thursdays  White Oaks Branch / 10:00 am-11:30 am

Final Class is on Thursday, November 16, 2017

Parachute Play

Children and their caregivers are welcome to join us in exploring all the fun that a parachute has to offer. We will have a great time singing and bouncing all around a giant parachute while developing our early literacy skills!

Age: 2Y-4Y
Cost: Free
Number of Sessions: 1
Register through IRIS
Saturday April 1, 2017 from 11:00am-11:30am
White Oaks Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 225668

Wednesday April 12, 2017 from 11:00am-11:30am
Central Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 225669

Saturday July 15, 2017 from 11:00am-11:30am
Glen Abbey Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 225696

Tuesday July 18, 2017 from 11:15am-11:45am
Glen Abbey Branch
Register through IRIS using course code 225697

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.

Money Market
Woodside Branch Thursday, July 06 from 11:00AM – 12:00PM
Register through IRIS using course code: 225706

Central Branch Friday, July 14 from 11:00AM – 12:00PM
Register through IRIS using course code: 225707

Art Attack
Central Branch Friday, August 04 from 11:00AM – 12:00PM
Register through IRIS using course code: 225704

Woodside Branch Thursday, August 03 from 11:00AM – 12:00PM
Register through IRIS using course code: 225705

Preschool Dance Party

Get ready to shake your sillies out at this special storytime that focuses on music and movement!

Age: 2Y–4Y
Cost: Free / 1 Class
Register through IRIS using course codes below.

Central Branch Thursday, July 06 from 11:00 – 11:30AM
Register through IRIS using course code: 225698

White Oaks Branch Monday, July 17 from 11:00 – 11:30AM
Register through IRIS using course code: 225699

Iroquois Ridge Branch Saturday, July 29 from 11:00 – 11:30AM
Register through IRIS using course code: 225700

Woodside Branch Wednesday, August 09 from 11:00 – 11:30AM
Register through IRIS using course code: 225701

Glen Abbey Branch Saturday, August 12 from 11:00 – 11:30AM
Register through IRIS using course code: 225702

Giggles and Galleries

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

Age: Birth – 2Y
Cost: $7/1 Class

Central Branch Friday, August 18 from 10:00AM – 11:00AM
Register through IRIS using course code: 225692

Tech Tots

Bring your toddler and learn about the latest age appropriate technology for your kids. We’ll show you games, apps and literacy tools you can use at home.

Age: 2Y-4Y
Cost: Free
Register through IRIS

Thursday, June 1, 2017 from 10:00am–11:00 am
Woodside Branch
Please register with IRIS using the course code 225683

Thursday, July 27, 2017 from 10:15am–11:15am
Woodside Branch
Please register with IRIS using the course code 225721

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 10:15am–11:15am
Central Branch
Please register with IRIS using the course code 225722

Summer Toddler

Get moving at the library with stories, songs and silly fun that encourages your child’s language skills. Toddlers and their grown-ups are encouraged to become actively involved in the stories and activities, while making their first new friends.

Age: 1Y-2Y
Cost: Free
Number of Sessions: 6 weeks
Drop-in Program

Glen Abbey Branch starting Monday July 3, 2017, 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Iroquois Ridge Branch starting Tuesday July 4, 2017 , 10:15 am – 10:45 am
White Oaks Branch starting Wednesday July 5, 2017, 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Glen Abbey Branch starting Wednesday July 5, 2017, 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Glen Abbey Branch starting Thursday July 6, 2017, 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Central Branch starting    Thursday July 6, 2017, 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Glen Abbey Branch starting Friday July 7, 2017, 11:15 am – 11:45 am

The final week of this program will be August 7-11.


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