In-Person Programs & Take-Home Kits

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Pick up your monthly kit starting Saturday, September 18

Take & Make kits have arrived at WPL! A limited number of monthly kits will be available on a first-come-first-served basis at the Children's Information desk. Each kit will include items to create a craft and an instruction sheet for a fun, at-home activity that is sure to engage and entertain!

PD Day Bookish Activity Kits (4-12 years)

Pick up your kit during library hours (10 am-5 pm) on Friday, September 24

Peppa Pig, Dog Man, Harry Potter... We've got these book themed activity kits (and more!) available this PD Day for you to take home and enjoy. Kits will be available in the Children's department on a first-come-first-served basis.

 

Virtual Programs

Shelf Talks for Kids (Family)

WPL YouTube video posted biweekly on Friday Mornings
September 3, 17

Looking for something new to read? Join us biweekly on Friday mornings as we book talk our top new books and old favourites for kids and teens.
Find this program's YouTube playlist here.

I Spy Challenge (6-12 years)

WPL fun posted monthly on social media at 10 am

DateTheme

October 2

Fall Fun!
The days are getting cooler and fall colours are bursting! Test your I Spy skills with our digital quiz.

Creative Club (8-13 years)

Fridays, September 10 & 24, 4-4:45 pm

Bring your colouring supplies and paper to our new virtual Art Club! No matter your skills, all are welcome to participate as we learn new techniques for drawing as well as how to draw different scenes, animals, people, perspectives, and more! Come ready to chat, learn, and have fun! Register for your Zoom invite by calling or visiting the library.

Middle School Book Tasting (7-12 years)

Tuesdays, September 14 & 28, 4-4:30 pm

A storytime for kids who like chapter books and who are looking to discover more! Join Amy on Tuesday afternoons to get a taste of different chapter book series. Each week whe will focus on a different book series and will do a live reading of the first handful of chapters. Register for your Zoom invite by calling or visiting the library.

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Monday, September 20. Posted on social media at 10 am

Explore the world of computer coding, engineering, technology, and science with simple activities, book ideas, and resource recommendations.
pdfSidewalk Chalk Coding Instructions

 

 

Science Literacy Week (Family)

September 20-26

C is for Climate: Canada is full of different climates: harsh winters, mild and rainy coasts, dry flatlands, and heatwaves! During Science Literacy week, discover how these climates have changed over time, how they have impacted our lives, and how the climate might change in the future. Explore the various climates of Canada through book displays in the library and social media posts all week long!

 

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Friday, September 24, 2-3 pm

Discover how science is used to solve crimes! Transform your home into a crime lab for this exciting exploration of the fundamentals of forensics. It's so much fun, it's criminal! Register by calling or visiting the library for your personalized zoom invitation. Spaces are limited.

 

Woodstock Fire Department OfficialLearn the Sounds of Fire Safety (Family)

Saturday, October 2, 2-3 pm

Jumpstart this year's fire safety awareness week as WPL partners with the Woodstock Fire Department to bring you fire safety tips and skills while having a personal virtual tour of the fire trucks, learning about fire equipment, and a read-a-loud story. Enjoy from the comfort of your own home and feel prepared to prevent and safely escape a fire. Register by calling or visiting the library. Spaces are limited.

 

Past YouTube Programs

Did you know we have TONS of programs recorded on our YouTube channel? Check out some of these past programs for crafts, STEAM activites, and more! 

Boredom Busters (10-13 years): Gather the listed supplies and follow along with our videos to make some great projects!

Craft Club (6-9 years): Gather the listed supplies and follow along with our videos for some great crafting fun!

Full STEAM Ahead! (6-12 years): Featuring fun STEAM activities for budding scientists, engineers, and artists!

Hogwarts Summer School (10-14 years): You'll need some specialty supplies for these Hogwarts-inspired crafts, including a Monster Book of Monsters, and a Mandrake!

Little Crafters (3-5 years): Crafts for the little ones! A grownup's assistance may be needed for these simple crafts.

Maker Lab (6-12 years): Crafts and experiments using common household supplies - time to get messy!