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Special Programs & Events

Turtle Troubles with Scales Nature Park
Friday, August 3
10:30 a.m.
Everyone loves turtles, but they are in trouble in Canada and around the world.  Come out to see some terrific turtles and learn what we can do to help them! Ages 4 and older, $5 per child -- children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult (no charge for adults accompanying children). Sign up in person at the Childrens Department desk.

Zoo Tek Animal Show
Friday, August 10
10:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.
Join us for a wildly exciting time with real, live, wild animals! Learn about local animals while getting an up-close look at them at the Library! Ages 4 and older, $5 per child -- children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult (no charge for adults accompanying children). Sign up in person at the Childrens Department desk.

Storywalk at the Leacock Museum Grounds
Friday, August 31
10:30 a.m.
Get outside and join the Library for an interactive walk through the museum grounds. Follow the book, “If You Give A Pig a Pancake”, and create a literacy activity together.  Meet us in the parking lot at 10:30 a.m. Free!

TD Summer Reading Club 2018

Here's how it works:

1. Sign up at the Library starting Saturday, June 16, at 10 a.m. and get your official SRC Logbook to track your summer of reading.

2. Read for fun! We'll work together to help your child find some great books to spark their imagination and love of reading.

3. Come back to the Library so your child can tell us about their reading, earn prizes and stickers, and get more great reading recommendations from library staff. While you're there, check out some of the fun programs we offer too!

Registration opens Saturday, June 16. Sign up for our Summer Reading Club newsletter for the latest information. 

 

There is always something fun for kids to do at the Orillia Public Library. Check the Program Calendar for details on all the Library fun or sign up for our eNewsletter and always been in the loop!