Category Archives: Programs

Upcoming Program: Learn Chess for Beginners

Our popular summer chess program is back! This time, David Steiner and Mark Cohen will be teaching the basics of chess, along with strategies and techniques, after school, Tuesdays at 4 pm beginning November 17. This four-part class, offered at … Continue reading

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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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Upcoming Teen Program: Fun Across the Board

Board games are not only a great way to bond with others, but they can be challenging, creative, funny, and good for your brain. We’re very excited that we’ll soon have awesome board games like Settlers of Catan, Pandemic (my personal favourites), … 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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Upcoming Program: The Story of Babar

The Children’s Department is pleased to announce our March WOW! The Story of Babar. Taking place March 1 at 3 pm, this live performance and storytelling event is great for the whole family. While it is aimed at children between the ages … 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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Upcoming Program: WOW ABCs of Animals

It’s hard to believe, but we have our final WOW! program of 2014 right around the corner. To end our fabulous year of activities, we are celebrating animals and the alphabet with WOW: ABCs of Animals. The program takes place … Continue reading

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Upcoming Program: Dinosaur Fossils with the Redpath Museum

How did dinosaurs live? What did they leave behind? When education is hands-on, it captures our interest and sparks the desire to learn more. The Redpath Museum will be visiting us here at the library to inspire curiosity and discovery: this … Continue reading

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Online Teen Book Club Challenge

We love YA, and we know there are lots of devoted YA readers in our community. Most of the time, when you finish a book, you want to talk about it, but it’s sometimes hard to find time to get … Continue reading

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