Category Archives: Parenting

Upcoming Parenting Program: Bridging the Gap : Transitioning from Daycare to Elementary School

Children who attend daycare or preschool are already well on their way to making an easier transition to Kindergarten, however it can still be an adjustment for children and parents alike. New schedules, new kids, and a different learning structure with new rules … Continue reading

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Parenting Program: Kids and Eating with Clare Lord

How many parents out there have wondered if their children are developing good eating habits? Ensuring that their children have a healthy  relationship with food is a topic that is of interest to many parents. If you are one of those parents, then you’ll … Continue reading

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Upcoming Parenting Program: Reading & your Child

Have you ever wondered how to help your child discover a love of reading and books? It can be a daunting task, but your local library is here to help. With our upcoming parenting program, Reading & Your Child, taking place April … Continue reading

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Parenting Program: Children’s Sleep 101

Our first parenting program of the new year is coming up. Taking place February 10 at 7 pm, this free program is of interest to anyone who has young children. Dr Shirley Blaichman, a pediatrician and member of the Canadian Peadiatric Society’s … Continue reading

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Parenting Program: Building Blocks of Speech

How and when little ones learn to speak can be a bit of a mystery, and sometimes it’s hard to know how you can help them along. Next Monday, July 14 at 7 pm, we have speech-language pathologist Leetal Cuperman … Continue reading

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Modern Parenting: Changing Roles for Moms and Dads

This month, we have an exciting parenting program, given by a dynamic speaker and  an engaging writer. Taking place Sunday, June 22 at 2 pm, Kenny Bodanis, author and award-winning blogger will be in the library for a talk titled “Modern … Continue reading

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Upcoming Spring Programs!

Spring is finally here, along with a great crop of new programs! Find our complete Spring/Summer brochure for 2014 here. If you’re looking for things to do in the next few weeks, we have tons of options for kids from … Continue reading

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Upcoming Program: The Power of Positive Parenting

If you have ever felt nervous for your child’s transition into middle and high school, you are not alone. Our upcoming parenting program will address this topic in a workshop entitled The Power of Positive Parenting, taking place February 4 at … Continue reading

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Upcoming Parenting Program: Strong Minds with Robin Bernstein

This August, we are happy to welcome Robin Bernstein back to the library for another amazing parenting program. Taking place August 13 at 7 pm, Strong Minds: Instilling Self-Esteem in Your Children will focus on self-esteem and confidence. Robin Bernstein … Continue reading

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Upcoming Program: Eating Right…with Kids

The Children’s Department is hosting an informative and free parenting program entitled Eating Right…with Kids which will take place next week, January 29, at 7 pm. Registered dietitian Janna Boloten will be at the library leading a family nutrition seminar, where she … Continue reading

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