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. 

2019 Programs

Tinker Tech
Mondays 4-5 p.m.

Program begins January 7 and runs for 7 weeks
Interested in coding? Want to learn more about robots? Register for Tinker Tech Time and learn about a wide variety of tech toys with Lakehead Education students. Ages 8+.

Circle of Readers  (This program is FULL)
Program starts Monday January 7, or Thursday January 10 

5-7:45 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 6-week Circle of Readers program. Timeslots are available Monday and Thursday evenings.  Space is limited; please contact Children’s Services to register, free, for students in Grades 1-6. 

Movement Mondays
January 14-February 18
5-7 p.m.
Feeling cooped up inside on these dark, dreary days? Bring your children for some movement activities in the Children’s Department. We’ll try hula-hoops, skipping ropes and more to stretch and move our busy bodies before we choose the books we’re taking home for bedtime.  No registration required.  

Typewriter Tuesdays!
January 15-February 19

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!  No registration required.

Adventure Kit Club
Wednesdays, January 16-February 20

4:30-6:30 p.m.
Did you know that we have many AWESOME ADVENTURE KITS FOR LOAN in the Children’s Department?  Our kits are designed to learn through play; we will showcase a different kit each week for the family to explore!  No registration required.

Family Art Night
Thursdays, January 17, 24 & 31

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.