Programs for Preschoolers and Parents 

Check out a listing of current programs below. 
The Library also offers tutoring and homework help programs. Information on those programs can be found under the Homework Help tab.

For further information on any programs, call 519-756-2220.

It's Storytime!

Programs are Drop in (unless specified) and children of all ages are welcome but programs are geared to children ages 0-6. 

Family Fun

Family Fun

April 26th, 10:30am - 11:00am

Main Branch

Let's all read together! Parents, grandparents and caregivers will enjoy stories, puppets, songs and more with their toddlers and preschoolers.

Books & Play

Books & Play

April 30th, 10:30am - 11:00am

Main Branch

It's time to move! Let's jump and groove while we share stories, songs, play games and get active.

Get Ready for Kindergarten

Get Ready for Kindergarten (Ages: 3-4)

April 24th, 1:30pm - 2:15pm

Main Branch

Preschoolers ages 3+ will enjoy this kindergarten readiness group focusing on curriculum milestones, Parents are encouraged to leave the room, but may observe their child from outside our glass program room. Registration required. 

Baby & Me

Baby & Me - Main Branch

April 25th, 10:30am - 11:15am

Main Branch

Babies start learning early literacy skills right from birth. This baby storytime focuses on baby-parent bonding, rhythm and rhyme, and interactive stories and songs. After storytime, stay and play with us and meet other families.

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Baby & Me - St. Paul Branch

April 26th, 10:30am - 11:15am

St. Paul Branch

Babies start learning right from birth! Join us for this baby storytime focusing on baby-parent bonding, rhythm and rhyme, interactive stories and songs. After storytime, stay and play with us and meet other families.

Sandbox Science

Sandbox Science

April 27th, 10:30am - 11:15am

St.Paul Branch

Join us for our interactive STEM storytime for toddlers and preschoolers. Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and a hands-on activity. 

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Imagination Station - Main Library (Ages: All)

June 4th, 10:30am - 11:15am

Main Library

Families can enjoy self-directed activities at our Imagination Station! There are toys to play with, crafts to make and more.

Just drop in!

Imagination station

Imagination Station - St. Paul Branch (Ages: All)

June 7th, 10:30am - 11:15am

St. Paul Branch

Families can enjoy self-directed activities at our Imagination Station! There are toys to play with, crafts to make and more.

Just drop in!

School Age (or All Ages) Programs 

All programs are Drop In and children of all ages are welcome but programs are geared to children ages 4-12.  

Tech Free Family Night

Tech Free Family Night

April 30th, 6:30pm - 7:15pm

Main Branch

Turn off your technology and make Mondays your tech free family night. Join us for activities, crafts and games that your entire family can enjoy.

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Kids Night Out

April 24th, 6:30pm - 7:15pm

Main Branch

Discover new ways to be creative with STEM. Join us for this Makerspace group focusing on learning while playing with experiments, challenging puzzles, and collaboration.

Maker Shop

Maker Shop

April 25th, 6:30pm - 7:15pm

Main Branch

Think it, try it! Experiment with unique technologies, learn the basics of block coding, complete challenges with robots or build simple circuit projects.

Little picassos

Little Picassos

April 26th, 6:30pm - 7:00pm

Main Branch

The creations of your imagination come to life with art! Experiment with creative making, crafting, and painting. Come dressed to get messy!

Family Drop-In & Parenting Support

All Family programs are Drop in and children of all ages are welcome but programs are geared to children ages 0-6.  These programs run all year (except when the library is closed).

Brant County Health Unit Family Drop-In

Brant County Health Unit Family Drop In (Ages: 0-5)

April 26th, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Main Branch

Parents and their children can learn about healthy child development, school preparation, positive parenting, attachment, breast feeding support, and healthy lifestyle choices. In partnership with the Brant County Health Unit. 

Note: Program runs until June and resumes in Fall 2018. 

EarlyON family drop-in

Stay & Play EarlyON Family Drop-In

April 26th, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Main Branch

Come play and learn through activities that foster children's expression and readiness to learn and promote a strong foundation for lifelong learnig. In partnership with Brant Family and Children's Services. 

Parachute Program

Parachute Program (Ages: 0-12 months)

April 30th, 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Main Branch

If you are a mom who is in need of emotional support and have kids aged 0-12 months, this group is for you! A light lunch is served and a free taxi is available if needed. Call Jane at 519-755-9482 for more information. In partnership with Kids Can Fly.

Group Triple P

Group Triple P

May 2nd, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Main Branch

Get all the positive parenting strategies so you'll be ready for anything. For parents of children aged 0 to 12 years. 

Registration is required. To register and for more information, contact Triple P. Brant at 519-758-8228. 

Raising resilient children

Raising Resilient Children

June 20th, 2:00 - 3:30 pm

Main Branch

Get tips to help your child manage emotions and cope with disappointment. For parents of children aged 0 to 12 years. 

Registration is required. To register and for more information, contact Triple P. Brant at 519-758-8228.