Kids Programs

We are now accepting registrations for fall 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.
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
Fall 2017
: $24 for an 8 week session
Tuesdays September 26 – November 4   1:30-2:00 pm
or Wednesdays September 27 – November 15   9:30-10:00 am
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.
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
Fall 2017: $24 for an 8 week session
Wednesdays September 27 – November 15   10:30-11:00 am
Pre-registration is required.

MOTHER GOOSE ON THE LOOSE (ages 2-4)
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
Fall 2017: $9 for a 3 week session
Fridays November 3, 10, 17   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
Fall 2017: $9 for a 3 week session
Fridays October 6, 13, 20   10:30-11:00 am
Pre-registration is required.

MEGA BLOCKS (ages 2-4)
A 45 minute program to play and build with Mega Blocks.
Thursdays October 5, November 2   10:30-11:15 am
FREE, but pre-registration is required.

PLAYDOUGH (ages 3-5)
A 45 minute program to make and play with playdough.  Laminated mats and playdough will be sent home.
Thursdays October 12, November 9   10:30-11:15 am
Cost: $3 / class  Pre-registration is required.

Ages 6 and under

STORYTIMES (ages 2-6)
A half-hour program with stories and songs.
Summer 2017 (until Aug. 28):
Mondays   10:30-11:00 am (excluding August 7)
Saturdays  10:30-11:00 am
Fall 2017 (beginning Sept. 11):
Mondays  10:30-11:00 am (excluding October 9)
Tuesdays  10:30-11:00 am
Saturdays 10:30-11:00 am
Free, but space is limited. A peanut-free cookie will be served at all Storytime sessions. (Avoid if child has any other food allergies.)

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
Fall 2017: $3 / class
Mondays October 16, November 13   1:00-1:30 pm
Pre-registration is required.

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
Fall 2017: $33 for an 11 week session
Wednesdays October 4 – December 13   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
Fall 2017: $66 for 22 classes
Tuesdays and Thursdays October 3 – December 14   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.

CANDY CORN BINGO (ages 3-5)
Play Bingo, win prizes!
Friday October 13   3:30-4:00 pm
Free, but pre-registration is required.

LEFT OVER CRAFT DAY (ages 2-6)
Monday December 11   1:00-1:30 pm
Free. Drop in.  Supplies and space are limited.

Ages 7 and older

CHESS CLUB (ages 8+)
Come and play chess with other kids.
Summer 2017Mondays until August 28th (excluding August 7)   4:00-5:00 pm
Fall 2017Mondays September 11 – December 11 (excluding October 9)   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.
Summer 2017Tuesdays, July 25 and August 22 2:30-3:30 pm
Fall 2017Fridays September 22, October 27, November 17   4:00-5:00 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.
Summer 2017: Thursday July 6 or Thursday August 3   2:00-3:00 pm
Fall 2017: Friday September 29   4:30 – 5:30 pm
Free. Drop in.

LEGO MINDSTORM BATTLEBOTS  (ages 10-16)
Come out and put your engineering skills to the test.
Fall 2017:  Fridays November 3 and 10 or Fridays December 1 and 8   4:00 – 6:00 pm
Cost: $6 / 2 week session (Limited to 6 participants)
Pre-registration is required.

SCIENCE PROGRAM (for kids in grade 1 and older)
Hands on Science experiments dealing with states of matter.
Fall 2017: Fridays October 6, November 24   4:15-5:15 pm
Cost:  $3 / class.   Pre-registration is required.

CANDY CORN BINGO (for kids in grade 1 and older)
Play Bingo, win prizes!
Friday October 13   4:15-5:00 pm
Free, but pre-registration is required.

HALLOWEEN PARTY (ages 7+)
Dinner, craft and scary fun!  Wear your costume!
Friday October 20   5:15-7:30 pm
Cost: $3 / child   Pre-registration is required.