Fall 2021 Programs

Fall Babytime (ages birth to 17 months)

Babies and caregivers will enjoy books, bounces, tickles and rhymes with instrument play. Indoors. Siblings welcome.

Thursdays in Ennismore. 10:30-11:00 a.m.  Begins Oct. 14th.
Covid safety protocols  for meeting spaces will apply.

Register for Babytime

Fall Toddlertime (ages 18-36 months)

Join us for stories, songs, bounces, fingerplays and instrument play.  Indoors. Siblings welcome.

Tuesdays in Lakefield. 9:30-10:00 a.m.  Begins Oct. 12th.
Covid safety protocols for meeting spaces will apply.

Register for Toddlertime

Fall Storytime (ages 3+)

Join Kathleen and Corny the Squirrel for engaging and active stories, songs, games, drama and instrument play. Indoors. Siblings welcome.

Wednesdays in Bridgenorth. 10:30-11:00 a.m. Begins Oct. 13th.
Covid safety protocols for meeting spaces will apply.

Register for Storytime

Selwyn Storywalks (All ages, Self-led)

Storywalks will be posted around the township each month in different locations. Each Storywalk will include a Scavenger Hunt and a prize draw and will be open 9am-dusk.  


Date: September 30th
Book: My Heart Fills With Happiness
Location: Cenotaph Park, Lakefield

Date: October 8th - 11th
Book: Fletcher and the Falling Leaves
Location: Heritage Trail at the Ennismore Waterfront Park

Date: October 29th - 31st
Book: “The Little Old Lady who wasn’t afraid of anything”
Location: Heritage Trail at the Ennismore Waterfront Park. Story begins at the parking lot.

Register to receive the scavenger hunt page

Monthly Colouring Contests (All ages)

Welcome September

Register to receive your colouring sheet and your child will have a chance to win a small prize in our end of the month draw.

“Welcome September!”

Register for September Colouring Contest

October Colour

Register to receive your colouring sheet and your child will have a chance to win a small prize in our end of the month draw.

Register for the October Colouring Contest 

Virtual Family Trivia Night (All ages)

To play you will need to have an internet connection and TWO devices. We recommend a computer and a phone or tablet however any two devices will work (note: phones such as iphone 4 and older don't seem to work well).

You will log into a private Zoom call, with a required password, on your 1st device where you will see the host and the game board displayed. On your second device you will go to the kahoot.it website and this device will act as your controller (or you can download the Kahoot! app). All links and info will be emailed to you by the morning of game night.


Theme: Halloween Fact or Fiction. This will be a general Halloween trivia night with 6-7 categories questions appropriate for all ages.

Date/Time: Thursday, October 21st at 7:00 p.m.

Register for Halloween Trivia Night

Homeschool Connect (Ages 6+)

Children work at home on monthly “projects” on a range of topics chosen by the group and then “present” to the group in various ways. For the time being, program will be offered outdoors or online. 

Dates/Times: One Tuesday/month, October - May. 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

(Oct. 19th, Nov. 16th, Dec. 14th, Jan. 18th, Feb. 15th, Mar. 22nd, Apr. 19th, May. 17th)

Location: Outside at the Lakefield Library or Online

Take and Make Bags: Saturdays in October

New! Did you know that every Saturday you can stop into one of our libraries and pick up a “Take and Make” bag for your child?  Each bag will contain the materials and instructions you need to get crafty at home. Extras like glue, scissors and markers may be needed from home to complete the craft. All ages. First come, first served.

Oct. 2nd: Sticker Your Own Crown!

Oct. 9th: Skittle Science

Oct. 16th:  Gratitude Pumpkins

Oct. 23rd: Parachuting Spiders

Oct. 30th: Rainbow Scratch Halloween Masks

Halloween Hike for Young Children (Birth-5)

Join us for a special Storywalk with songs, games and a Halloween Hunt. Do dress up! Older siblings welcome.

Date/Time: Friday, October 29th 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Ennismore Waterfront Park.  

Register for Halloween Hike

OPLW Contest (All ages)

Ontario Public Library Week (OPLW) is October 17th - 23rd.

The theme this year is "one card, one million possibilities".


What does your library card do for you? Capture it in a photo, written piece, or colour a picture for a chance to win a prize!

Winners will be randomly selected from all entries in each age category.
Submissions will be shared on Selwyn Public Library Social Media sites.

One entry per person.
Send items between October 17th - 23rd, 2021


Register for the OPLW Contest

Mystery Book Bag Program (All ages)

Sign up for a bag full of books based on your child’s favourite theme or author.

Register for a Mystery Book Bag (Birth - 7 years old) 

Register for a Mystery Book Bag (Ages 8 - 12)

*For a Mystery Book Bag (ages 13 - 17) please visit the Teen Programs page.

Waitlist for All Programs

If the program you wish to register for is full, add your name to the waitlist!

Waitlist for all programs

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