10:30 AM | 1 Mill Street
Take part in this interactive program that has something for everyone. Sing songs, listen to stories and rhymes, and play games that encourage literacy and learning.
Join Erin on Thursday morning at 10:30 a.m.
Talking, singing, reading and playing are the key skills and fun ways to help your child get ready to read. Developing early literacy skills makes it easier for children to learn to read once they begin school, and helps to foster a lifelong love of reading and learning. No registration is required.
Recommended for age 5 and under.
01:00 PM | 1 Mill Street
Give your child a jumpstart to a love of reading by engaging in fun, interactive activities with your baby. Meet Lesley in Storyland at the Mill Street Library. This is a drop-in program for newborns to 12 months.
There will be time to socialize with other new parents after the program.
Every Child Ready to Read is an early childhood literacy program for children from birth to age five. Library staff will demonstrate ways to help children get ready to read, incorporating five activities: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.
04:00 PM | 275 Alder Street - Alder Library
Join Tanis for TAG at the Alder Street branch. Bring your friends out for a trivia challenge. Test your knowledge of books, movies and more...
09:00 AM | 275 Alder Street - Alder Library
Drop-in during open hours (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.) to play with the library's big tub of LEGO. What will you make this week?
10:30 AM | Every Kids Park, 30 Lawrence Ave.
Drop in and join us for stories, songs and fun at Every Kids Park on Saturday morning.
All ages are welcome.
09:00 AM | YouTube
Oh no! Vax-man is broken. Join the University of Waterloo Engineering Science Quest (ESQ) team online where participants will explore block coding and fix a pac-man style game. Learn all about immunology and how vaccinations work along the way.
This session is appropriate for those in Grades 1 to 3.
Registration required to recieve the event link.
Required Tech: computer or laptop with an internet connection. Participants DO NOT need to pick up a kit of supplies to participate in this workshop.
10:00 AM | Bravery Park, 275 Alder Street
Join us with our friends from EarlyON Dufferin for an adventure at different parks around Town.
Meet at Bravery Park at 10 a.m. Please register in advance - registrations opens on Thursday (3:30 - 4 p.m.) for the following Monday.
02:30 PM | 275 Alder Street, Alder Library
Invent and explore using a variety of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) concepts and maker materials!
This program is for ages 8 to 12.
Spots are limited, please register in advance to participate. Registration opens June 25.
Please note there will be no Maker Monday program on August 1 (Civic Holiday).
04:00 PM | Alder Street Library
Inviting all kids ages 12 and under to come and visit Summer Reading Program Assistant's Annika and Kyla at the Alder Street Library and talk about the books you read this week! Tell us the books you read and how long you read for, and we can help you input them into Beanstack for a chance to win great prizes. For added fun, spin the wheel for a challenge or activity to complete.