Category Archives: Library Programs

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 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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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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Picture Book Favourite: Lost Cat by C. Roger Mader

It’s been a little while since I’ve teared up while reading a picture book. There are so many beautifully written and illustrated books out there, but when I saw Lost Cat,  by C. Roger Mader, I had to read it. This was … Continue reading

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New on DVD!

Having the pleasure of choosing movies for our monthly Family Movie Night has given me the chance to get better acquainted with our great children’s film collection. Tonight we’ll be playing Happy Feet at 7 p.m., so come out and … 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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Summer Program: Stories in the Park

Weather forecasts seem to hint that the heat wave will be over by Sunday, just in time for our new summer program: Stories in the Park. Starting this Sunday, July 21, at 10:30 am, this four-week program is a great … Continue reading

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TD Summer Reading Club

The Children’s Department is proud that this summer, we will once again be taking part in the TD Summer Reading Club. This great program helps encourage children to read during the summer months, which can help combat the “summer slide”, where … Continue reading

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Upcoming Program: Family Movie Night!

One Saturday night a month, we’ll be showing fun and family-friendly films to enjoy together. We kick off our family movie series this Saturday, May 18th, at 7 p.m. with a screening of The Secret World of Arietty. “In a secret world … Continue reading

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Upcoming Teen Programs

We have lots going on in the month of April for kids, but we are adding some great teen programs to the mix this spring. As exams approach, there will be a workshop on Exam Study Skills. We’ll dive into summer with … Continue reading

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