Each program includes age-appropriate stories, rhymes, songs and activities designed by library professionals to help children develop literacy skills and a love of reading. Space is limited. Please register in advance. Registration is ongoing.

Babytime

DateTime SlotAgesProgram Description

Sept 12 to Oct 24

Thursdays:
11:00 am - 11:30 am

Birth to 12 months

Babytime is an interactive program for infants and their caregivers, that introduces a life-long love of books with songs, active rhymes and stories.

Walking Wonders

DateTime SlotAgesProgram Description

Sept 13 to Oct 25

Fridays:

11:00 am  to 12:00 pm

Birth to 15 months

A story-time for infants and their caregivers that begins with a stroller walk and ends with songs, rhymes and stories at a nearby park! Enjoy time with your little one and social time with other parents and caregivers. If the weather is rainy or too cold, we will meet in the program room. No registration required.

Halloween Babytime

DateTime SlotAgesProgram Description

Thurs, Oct 31

 

11:00 am to 11:30 am

Birth to 12 months

Dress up your little one and drop in for a fun Halloween storytime with stories and rhymes. No registration required.


Baby Bubblers

DateTime SlotAgesProgram Description

Sept 18 to Oct 30

Wednesdays: 

10:15 to 10:45 am

3 to 36 months

Join us in the pool at Southside Aquatic Centre for this wet and wild story-time for babies and their caregivers, including stories, songs and lots of splashing! No registration required. Fees apply.

Toddler Tales

DateTime SlotAgesProgram Description

Sept 11 to Oct 24

Wednesdays:
11:15 to 11:45 am

12 to 35 months

Toddler Tales is an active program for toddlers and their caregivers with stories, rhymes, songs and a simple craft. 
Thursdays:
10:15 am - 10:45 am

Halloween Toddler Tales

DateTime SlotAgesProgram Description

Thurs, October 31 

10:15 to 10:45 am

12 to 35 months

Dress up your toddler and drop in for a fun Halloween storytime and party! No registration required.

STEAM Storytime

DateTime SlotAgesProgram Description

Oct 19 to Dec 21

Saturdays:

10:30 - 11:15 am

1 to 5 years

Join us every Saturday in the program room for this interactive drop in storytime for families with toddlers and preschoolers that includes stories, songs, and now fun STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) based activities. No registration required.

Owls and Little Hoots Storytime @ Oxford Gardens

DateTime SlotAgesProgram Description

Sept 7 to Oct 5

Saturdays:

10:30 to 11:00 am

2 to 102 years

Join us every Saturday at Oxford Gardens Retirement Residence for a drop in inter-generational story-time for preschoolers, parents, grandparents and grandparents at heart. Enjoy stories, rhymes and songs led by Library children's staff. No registration required.

Tales & Tunes

DateTime SlotAgesProgram Description

Sept 11 to Oct 23

Wednesdays:

10:15 - 11:00 am

3 to 5 years

Tales & Tunes is a musical story-time for preschoolers that will cultivate a love of books with stories, songs, active rhymes and a craft.

Halloween Tales & Tunes

DateTime SlotAgesProgram Description

Wed, October  30

10:15 - 11:00 am

3 to 5 years

Dress up your preschooler and drop in for a fun Halloween storytime and party! No registration required.

Story Explorers  New!

DateTime SlotAgesProgram Description

Sept 13 to Oct 25

Fridays:

10:15 to 10:45 am

3 to 5 years

Build on stories through fun, hands on STEAM based activities for preschoolers.