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Halloween Photo Scavenger Hunt

Get your family together on October 31st to "find" each hunt "item. Send us your photos and they will be judged on originality, creativity, and completion. Extra points for dressing up!

To register for the Halloween Photo Scavenger Hunt, please click here.

Take & Make Bags at all branches

Visit any branch this November &  December to pick up free “take and make” bags for children & tweens/teens. While supplies last.

November: 
Ages 1-7 “Goldfish Games”
Ages 8+ “Candy Sushi Craft”

December:
In the spirit of the season each week there will be a different take & make bag featuring Xmas crafts and STEAM activities. 

“November is for Nature” Colouring Contest

Download and complete our special colouring sheet, take a photo, and email it to us. All ages with prizes for three age categories. 

 

Contest begins November 1st and ends November 15th. 

To register for the colouring contest, please click here.

Nature Nuts Online Trivia for Families

Do you love the outdoors? Do you want to test our your knowledge of the world around you?  Join our nature based trivia challenge for families via Zoom.

 

Thursday November 12th @ 7:00 p.m.

To register for Nature Nuts Trivia, please click here.

PA Day Programming: Friday November 27th

Morning Program: “Can’t Wait for Christmas” Storytime (ages 3-7)

Join Kathleen and Corny the Squirrel via Zoom for an interactive and engaging program filled with holiday stories, songs and instrument play. 

 

Friday November 27th 9:30 - 10:00 a.m. 

To register for storytime, please click here. 

 

Afternoon Program: Ugly Sweater Crafternoon (ages 8+)

Want to make your own Ugly Christmas Sweater? Join the Zoom call for instructions. We’ll provide the supplies to pick up in advance.

 

Friday November 27th 

To register for the ugly sweater crafternoon, please click here.

 Homeschool Connect

The Selwyn Public Library offers a number of programs, resources, and support for the Homeschool community within the area. Currently, all Homeschool programming is held online with a Homeschooler book collection at our Lakefield branch (“Homework Help”). For more information  please email Kathleen or call: 705 652-8623. 

Homeschool Connect  

A monthly library program where children, teens, and caregivers come together to share their learning on monthly project themes that suit the interests of the group. Families welcome. Ages 6+. This program will take place via private Zoom link until in person gatherings are possible. There may be one or two outdoor gatherings depending on the project themes.

Date

3rd Tuesday of each month. October to May each year.

Time

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Actual Meeting Dates 2020-2021 

Oct. 20th, Nov. 17th, Dec. 15th, Jan. 19th, Feb. 16th, Mar. 23rd, Apr. 20th, May 18th

Program Details

The program includes an introductory get together with games and a theme brainstorm for the year. Children and parents share their interests during this time

At each following meeting a theme for the coming month will be presented and participants will have 4 weeks to put together a "project" on the theme.

At each session participants present their project based on the monthly theme in a way that suits their personality and then the theme for the next month is revealed! Parents may assist.

Waitlist

To add your name to the waitlist for Homeschool Connect, please click here.

 

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Holiday Storytime for Little Ones 

Join us via Zoom for 3 weeks of stories, fingerplays, songs and play for ages birth to 6.

 

Wednesday December 2nd, 9th, 16th @ 9:30 a.m. 

To register for Holiday Storytime, please click here.

Harry Potter Yuletide Trivia  for Families 

Use your knowledge of Yuletide goings-on at Hogwarts to help your family win big! Questions will be taken from the Potter books and movies. Trivia will take place via zoom.

 

Thursday December 10th @ 7:00 p.m.

To register for Harry Potter Yuletide Trivia, please click here. 

Holiday Concert with Melissa Payne
Join us for an all ages holiday concert with local artist Melissa Payne.

 

Saturday December 19th @ 10:30 a.m.

To register for the Holiday Concert, please click here.

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