Programs 

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.

Preschool Programs

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

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Books & Play (Ages: 0-6)

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

Main Library

Join us for an active play storytime focusing on fundamental movement skills, free play and interactive stories and songs. 

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Sandbox Science (Ages: 0-6)

September 27th, 1:30pm - 2:15pm

Main Library

From chemistry magic to slime science, toddlers and preschoolers can be inspired to learn about the world. A science and technology storytime focusing on simple experiments with inspiring stories and songs.

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Baby and Me (Ages: 0-2)

September 28th, 10:30am - 11:15am

Main Library

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.

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St. Paul Shake, Rattle ‘n’ Read (Ages: 0-6)

September 29th, 10:30am - 11:00am

St. Paul Branch

Let’s move and groove! A musical storytime focusing on rhythm and rhyme, sound makers, and interactive stories and songs. 

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Family Fun (Ages: 0-6)

September 29th, 10:30am - 11:00am

Main Library

Toddlers and preschoolers will enjoy group storytelling activities that are both engaging and relaxing.
Join us for this group storytime focusing on puppets, choral reading and interactive stories and songs.

Get Ready for Kindergarten (Ages: 2-4)

September 30th, 10:30am - 11:15am

St. Paul Branch

A kindergarten readiness group focusing on curriculum milestones and social skills.
Register for this 10-week workshop at the St. Paul Branch or by calling Phone (519) 753-2179.

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 6-12.  

Kids

Kids Night Out (Ages: 6-12)

September 27th, 6:30pm - 7:15pm

Main Library Children's Program Room

Discover new ways to be creative with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. 
Join us for this Makerspace group focusing on collaboration, experiments and challenging puzzles. 

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Little Picassos (Ages: 0-12)

September 29th, 6:30pm - 7:00pm

Stories come to life with art! Build strong literacy skills and experiment with art. This art storytime focuses on making, painting, stories and songs. 

Family

Family Discovery Zone (Ages: 0-12)

September 24th, 10:30am - 11:00am October 1st, 10:30am - 11:00am

Main Library and St. Paul Branch

Spend time with your family while you read, play and learn together at your own pace with self-directed learning activities. 

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Olympics (Ages: 4-12)

November 5th, 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Main Library

Let the games begin!
Enjoy literacy activities, games and crafts.
Come wearing a shirt from the country you support!
 

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Outer Space Adventure (Ages: 4-12)

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

Main Library

Ever dream of going into outer space? Enjoy literacy activities, games and crafts. Three, two, one... BLAST OFF will you be aboard our spaceship?

Parenting Support Programs

All programs are Drop in and children of all ages are welcome but programs are geared to children ages 6 - 12.  These programs run all year (except when the library is closed for Holidays.

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Parachute Program

September 26th, 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

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

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

September 29th, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

Parents and their children, ages 0-5, can learn about healthy child development, school preparation, positive parenting, attachment, breastfeeding support, and healthy lifestyle choices. In partnership with the Brant County Health Unit. Just drop in!

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Best Start Family Drop In (Ages: 0-6)

September 30th, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Main Library - Children's Program Room

Enjoy creative art, free play with developmentally appropriate toys and literacy activities. In partnership with the Family Counselling Centre of Brant.