Family Events

Community input

We Would Like to Hear From You!

March 26th, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Main Branch

In 2019, the Children and Youth Team is embarking on the exciting task of updating the Children’s area at Main Branch (173 Colborne)!

We are providing several opportunities for the community to give input:

March Break (March 9-17) – Throughout the week of March Break, there will be consultation stations for children and adults.

Saturday, March 23 at 3:00 pm

OR Sunday, March 24 at 2:00 pm

OR Tuesday, March 26 at 6:30 pm

Parents and caregivers, please join us for one of these 45-minute sessions of discussion and brainstorming.

If you have further questions, or can’t make a session but would like to provide input, contact Zile Ozols, Manager – Programming and Outreach at or 519-756-2220 x. 314.

Be a super maker

Be a Super Maker!

April 27th, 11:00 - 3:00 pm

Main Branch

It’s a bird…it’s a plane…it’s a Super Maker!

Put your super maker creative skills to work and join us for a day of fun, family and discovery. Get your photo taken with a Superhero, try out our amazing green screen, 3D print your favourite superhero logo, fly through the air with our VR headset, make your own superhero mask and much more. It’s a super day for Super Makers!

LED Jewelry with the Tinker Truck

LED Jewelry with the Tinker Truck (Ages: all )

April 27th, 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Main Branch

Create unique LED Jewelry with help from the Tinker Truck experts! You'll learn about simple circuits and optics while making an awesome piece of jewelry to take home and impress your friends and family. 

PA Day Activities

With interactive programs that make STEAM learning fun, our drop-in PA Day programs are great for kids of all ages! There will be fun activities happening ALL DAY LONG! 

Pa day event

PA DAY: Movie Party (Ages: all)

April 12th, 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Main Branch

Snuggle up with family, hang out with friends, or stretch out and relax while you enjoy a newly released movie!

April 12 - Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2

June 7 - TBA

Pa day event

PA DAY: Marble Machines (Ages: all)

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

Main Branch

Build a marble machine that will send a rolling marble through tunnels, tracks and bumpers to land in a catch at the end. You’ll need use your STEM thinking skills, teamwork and imagination to complete the challenge! 

Pa day event

PA DAY: Light it Up (Ages: all)

June 7th, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Main Branch

Explore circuits with LED lights, geometry with glow in the darkk geometric shapes and chemistry by mixing your own glow in the dark bubble solution.