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School Age Programs

Check out our Special Programs and Events for more fun! 

Join us to get messy, have fun and create cool things! Check out our calendar of events for detailed information for all Library programs. 

Fall Programs

Circle of Readers -- FULL
Mondays & Thursdays  starting Sept. 10 or 13
5-7:30 p.m.

Do you have a child who could benefit from one on one tutoring? Sign up for a timeslot with a Lakehead Education student in our 8 week Circle of Readers program. Weekly 45-minute sessions are available Monday and Thursday evenings. Space is limited; please contact Children’s Services to register, free, for students in Grades 1-6.

Typewriter Tuesdays!
Program begins Sept. 18
5-7 p.m.

Typewriters are making a comeback! Bring the whole family and use these vintage, fun, creativity-coaxing machines of mechanical magic to write a letter, type a story, create a poem or even make some art. No batteries, hydro or Wi-Fi signal required! Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Free!

Writing Box Wednesdays
Program begins Sept. 19
5-7 p.m.
We all have things to say and write every day!  Learn as you write and write as you learn in a no pressure environment!  Make your own map, comic strip, set of hieroglyphics etc., each week our writing box will have a new inspiration. This program begins Wednesday, September 19.

Late Fall Programs Start November 13

Time Together Monday
Program begins November 19
5-7 p.m.
Close your screens and join in some good old fashioned fun as we play together. Challenge others with your own game and/or puzzle, or use one of ours!  Cooperation, concentration and laughs happen when we join together.  Open to families and children of all ages, as well as children on their own 10+.   

Typewriter Tuesdays! 
Program begins November 13
5-7 p.m.

Typewriters are making a comeback! Bring the whole family and use these vintage, fun, creativity-coaxing machines of mechanical magic to write a letter, type a story, create a poem or even make some art. No batteries, hydro or Wi-Fi signal required! Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Free!

Who Was Wednesdays
Program begins November 14

5-7 p.m.
Let’s go on an excellent adventure!  Each week we will complete creative challenges to explore notable names from history!  No registration required, free! Drop-in 5-7 p.m.

Family Art Night
Program begins November 15
5-7 p.m.
Bring the whole family to create a one of a kind work of art. We’ll try a different art project each week, we provide all the materials and you supply the creativity. No registration required, free! Drop in any time between 5 and 7 p.m.