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This March Break, get ready to unleash your creative side! We have programs that will have you creating musical instruments, coding robots, making magic with balloons and experiencing virtual reality. 

  • Registration begins Wednesday, February 27, 2019, in person only.

March Break Weekend Pop Ups

(for all ages)
Saturdays     10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sundays    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Drop in to the Children's Department on the weekends of March Break for fun craft activities. Drop in. Free!

March 9, 10 - Innovate! Create!
Unlock your imagination at our innovation stations! Use your creativity to build, create and play with a variety of materials and activities throughout the Children's Department.

March 16,17 - St. Patrick's Day
Outsmarting a leprechaun to find his hidden treasure has never been easier! Drop in to the Children's Department anytime for St. Patrick's Day themed crafts and activities.

Innovation Stations

(for all ages)
March 9-17
Drop in to Children's Department any time during March Break to check out our innovation stations with fun STEAM activities each day.

Maker Mania!

(for ages 6-12 years)
Monday, March 11     10:30 am - 12:00 noon
Kick off March Break with an innovative and creative challenge. Make your own Rube Goldberg machine using our robots and STEAM supplies to complete a simple task. How crazy will the machine get? That's up to you! Registration required.

Movie Monday: Ralph Breaks the Internet

(for ages 6-12 years)
Monday, March 11   2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Visit the Library for a free movie and cookie decorating bonanza! Drop in.

DIY Musical Instruments

(for ages 6-12 years)
Tuesday, March 12     10:30 am - 12:00 noon
Make all the noise! Create your own musical instruments using craft supplies and makerspace technology. No musical experience necessary. Registration required.

Balloon Twisting Workshop

(for ages 8-12 years)
Tuesday, March 12     2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join Melissa Sherk of Balloon in a Box Canada as she teaches the art of balloon twisting. Participants will learn the types of balloons commonly used and create their own balloon dog, sword and hat using simple twist techniques. Registration required.

Bracelet Making

(for ages 10-15 years)
Tuesday, March 12    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tessa Pretty of Pretty Pieces will show you how to make essential oil beaded bracelets using wooden and semi-precious stones. Choose the beads and essential oils that suit your personality. Drop in!

Drive-in Movie

(for ages 3-5 years)
Wednesday, March 13    10:15 am - 12:00 noon
The weather is always perfect at our indoor drive-in! Bring your favourite stuffy and enjoy a movie from the comfort of a cool cardboard car! Drop in.

Afternoon Paint Night

(for ages 10 years and up)
Wednesday, March 13    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
We will provide the canvas, you provide the artistic talent! Enjoy fancy mocktails while creating a painting to take home. No artistic background necessary. Registration required.

Silly Scientists

(for ages 3-5 years)
Thursday, March 14    10:30 am - 11:30 am
Fizz! Bang! Pop! It's hands on fun for young, inquiring minds as we discover exciting scientific reactions with safe, household items. Registration required.

Craft Workshop with Debbie Chapman

(for ages 6-10 years)
Thursday, March 14     2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Join Debbie Chapman, author of the book, Low-Mess Crafts for Kids, for a fun-filled creative drafting workshop. Books will be available for purchase. Registration required.

Tech Petting Zoo

(for ages 5-12 years)
Friday, March 15    10:30 am - 12:00 noon
Drop in and try out some cool robotics and tech for free at WPL! Code with Bee Bots, play a Makey Makey banana piano, stunt drive a Meeper Bot, plus so much more. Drop in!

Virtual Reality Drop In

(for ages 10-15 years)
Friday, March 15     2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Put on a headset and enter a virtual world of fun! With lots of games to choose from, participants are sure to be entertained. Please note that to participate in virtual reality activities, children must be 10 years or older and have no pre-existing medical conditions. Children aged 10-12 years must have signed parental consent to participate.

Hours of Operation

Mon to Fri: 10:00 am to 8:30 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Book Drop: Available 24/7
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Address

Woodstock Public Library
445 Hunter Street,
Woodstock, ON  N4S 4G7
Tel: 519-539-4801
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