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Scarecrow contest

The Library is sponsoring the Scarecrow Contest at the Fall Fair. Enter a 3-6 ft, free standing scarecrow of a favourite book character. Drop scarecrows off at the Exhibit Hall by Sept 13 at 11:30am. $50, $30 & $20 prizes! Grades K-8

 

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Programs & Activities - PRESCHOOL

Preschool Programs

  • Intended to encourage and develop a love of reading

Preschool Resources

  • Board books for babies and toddlers
  • Up-to-date parenting books
  • Great selection of picture books
  • Videos, DVDs and Music

Little ones - Mondays & Fridays, 10:30am - 11:00am

  • Moms and tots will enjoy interactive songs, fingerplay and a story.
  • Newborns to 18 months. Drop in program, starts September 16.
  • family storytime - Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 10:30am - 11:00am

    • Children with parents or grandparents welcome to come sing, dance, play and listen to stories.
    • All ages. Drop in program, starts September 17.

    rascal's rangers - Thursdays, 10:30am - 11:00am

    • Parent and child will learn 10 fun facts about an animal, includes a story and craft
    • Ages 3 to 5. Registration required, 6 week program starts September 19.
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Programs & Activities - ELEMENTARY

Programs for kids

  • Intended to develop the habit of reading for a lifetime

Resources for kids

  • Chapter books for all levels of reading
  • Easy read books to encourage new young readers
  • Non-fiction books for leisure reading and school research
  • Comprehensive juvenile reference books
  • Electronic resources and online databases
  • Videos, DVDs, audiobooks, Playaways and Playaway Views
  • Public computer with access to the Internet (parental permission required)

Twisted tuesdays - Tuesday, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

  • Find out what crazy things we are up to from wacky science experiments, using technology in different ways or just doing something messy!
  • Ages 8-12, drop in program starts September 17.
  • homework help - wednesdays, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

  • Help with variety of homework projects, including researching a subject, ideas for your next project and more.
  • Ages 8-12, drop in program starts Septmber 18. Snack provided.
  • DIY Kids - thursdays, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

    • Join us each week and create your own work of art. We provide the supplies, encourage and teach new techniques.
    • Ages 8-12, drop in program starts September 19.

    Readopoly

    • Library version of the popular board game Monopoly offered during summer months
    • Self-paced game that encourages children to read books on a wide variety of subjects