Kids Programs

We are now taking registrations for Summer 2017 Programs

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Description of Kids’ Programs

Ages 6 and under

BABY GOOSE (0-11 months)
It’s never too early to bring babies and books together.  Babies and their caregivers will enjoy a half-hour of rhymes, songs, finger plays, stories and bounces.
Spring 2017: $24 for an 8 week session
Tuesdays May 9-June 27 1:30-2:00 pm or Wednesdays May 10-June 28 9:30-10:00 am
Summer 2017: $12 for a 4 week session
Tuesdays July 4-25 1:30-2:00 pm or August 8-29 1:30-2:00 pm
Pre-registration is required.

ONE IS FUN (12-23 months)
Enjoy stories, rhymes, puppets, scarves and more in this half-hour interactive program for toddlers and their caregivers.
Spring 2017: $24 for an 8 week session
Wednesdays May 10- June 28 10:30-11:00 am
Summer 2017: $12 for a 4 week session
Wednesdays July 5-26 9:30-10:00 am or August 9-30 9:30-10:00 am
Pre-registration is required.

MOTHER GOOSE ON THE LOOSE (ages 2-3)
A half-hour program with stories, songs, and rhymes. Caregiver involvement required.
Summer 2017: $12 for a 4 week session
Fridays August 4-25 10:30-11:00 am
Pre-registration is required.

TAPPING LITTLE TOES (ages 2-4)
A half-hour program that incorporates music into the entire session. Music-based books will be read, and there will be rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments, and lots of movement. Caregiver involvement required.
Summer 2017: $12 for a 4 week session
Fridays July 7-28 10:30-11:00 am
Pre-registration is required.

MEGA BLOCKS PLAYTIME (ages 2-5)
A 45 minute program to play and build with Mega Blocks.
Thursday May 18 10:30-11:15 am or Thursday June 15 10:30-11:15 am
FREE, but pre-registration is required.

PLAYDOUGH CLUB (ages 3-6)
A 45 minute program to make and play with playdough.  Laminated mats and playdough will be sent home.
Spring 2017: $3 / class
Thursdays May 4, June 1 10:30-11:15 am
Pre-registration is required.

Ages 6 and under

PRESCHOOL CRAFTS (ages 2-6)
A half-hour program with a story and a take-home craft.
Summer 2017: $3 / class
Thursdays July 6, 13, 20, 27, August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 10:30-11:00 am
Pre-registration is required.

STORYTIMES (ages 2-6)
A half-hour program with stories and songs.
Spring 2017:
Saturdays 10:30-11:00 am
Mondays  10:30-11:00 am
Tuesdays  10:30-11:00 am (until June 27)
Summer 2017:
Saturdays  10:30-11:00 am
Mondays   10:30-11:00 am (excluding August 7)
Free, but space is limited. A peanut-free cookie will be served at all Storytime sessions. (Avoid if child has any other food allergies.)

JOLLY PHONICS (age 4)
The focus of this program will be to learn to print letters. The child must be able to hold and use a pencil properly.
Spring/Summer 2017: $45 for a 15 week session
Wednesdays May 10-August 16 4:00-5:00 pm
Pre-registration is required.

JOLLY PHONICS (ages 5 & 6)
This program will teach reading and writing through a systematic phonics program. Teaching the main 42 sounds of English will help students blend sounds to form words, and then to read. They will also write by identifying the sounds in words and relating the letters to those sounds. Child must be able to hold and use a pencil properly and already have a basic ability to make their letters.
Spring/Summer 2017: $90 for 30 classes
Tuesdays and Thursdays May 9-August 17 4:00-5:00 pm
Pre-registration is required.

MATH FOR KINDERGARTEN (going into SK)
This program promotes the development of numeracy skills.  It focuses on the number and shape objectives needed to prepare children for the formal study of Math.
Summer 2017:  $27 for a 9 week session
Wednesdays, July 5-August 30 1:30-2:30 pm
Pre-registration is required.

STRAWBERRY TEA & STORYTIME (ages 3-6)
Friday, June 30th 11:00 am-noon
Wear pink or red.  Stories, strawberries, whipped topping and sponge cake.
Cost:  $3 / child. Pre-registration is required.

Ages 7 and older

CHESS CLUB (ages 8+)
Come and play chess with other kids.
Mondays until August 28th (excluding August 7)  4:00-5:00 pm
Free, but pre-registration is required.

NOVEL KNIGHTS BOYS BOOK CLUB (ages 9-12)
Participants will read a preassigned book each month and meet monthly to discuss.
Tuesdays, July 25 and August 22 2:30-3:30 pm
Free, but pre-registration is required.

CRAFT (ages 7+)
An hour long program to make a take-home craft.
Summer 2017: $3 / class
Wednesdays July 5, 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 10:30-11:30 am
Pre-registration is required.

BOARD GAMES (ages 7+)
Choose from a variety of our Board Games.
Summer 2017: Free. Drop in program.
Thursdays, July 13 and August 10 1:30-2:30 pm

HOTWHEELS (ages 7+)
Come play with our collection of Hotwheel cars.
Summer 2017: Free. Drop in program.
Thursdays, July 20 and August 17 1:30-2:30 pm

LEGO (ages 7+)
Come play with our collection of Lego.
Summer 2017: Free. Drop in program.
Thursdays, July 27 and August 24 1:30-2:30 pm

WHITEBREAD ART CAMP (ages 8-11)
Both art teachers, the Whitebreads have been running this camp for close to 30 years for the library.  The art made is varied and numerous.  This is a Monday-Friday program held at the Lemonville Community Centre.
Summer 2017: $175 / person
July 10-14 OR July 24-28 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Pre-registration is required.

LEGO WEDO (ages 7-10)
Choose a project, watch a video that describes a scientific fact or challenge, and then use the instructions to build a robot that relates. Build teamwork, tech and problem-solving skills.
Thursdays, July 6 and August 3  2:00-3:00 pm
Free. Drop in.

LEGO BOTS: MINDSTORM CHALLENGE!  (ages 10-16)
Come out and put your engineering skills to the test.
Fridays May 12 and 19 OR June 9 and 16 4:00-6:00 pm
Cost: $6 / 2 week session (Limited to 6 participants)
Pre-registration is required.

STRAWBERRY TEA & STORYTIME (ages 7 and older)
Friday, June 30th 2:00-3:00 pm
Wear pink or red.  Stories, strawberries, whipped topping and sponge cake.
Cost:  $3 / child. Pre-registration is required.