Virtual Scattergories for Families

Get your family ready to join us for a virtual game of Scattergories.

You will be playing as a team against other families. Top scoring families win a prize! You will need one device, an internet connection and pencil and paper to play. 

All ages welcome.

Friday, February 26th at 7:00 p.m.

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Magical Muggle Online Trivia Night (All Ages)

Think you know a thing or two about muggles? Bring your family for the latest in our Potter themed online trivia nights. All ages welcome.

Thursday, March 11th at 7:00 p.m. 

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Leprechaun Trap Building Contest (All Ages)

Can YOU engineer a Leprechaun trap? Use LEGO or whatever you have on hand to make the best Leprechaun trap around.

Send in a photo or video of what you designed! Prizes in each age category.

Entries due by Wednesday, March 17th, 2021.

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Nature Nuts Spring Trivia  (All Ages)

Nature Nerds unite!  We’re hosting another family trivia night based on nature in the Kawarthas and this time the topic is spring!  All ages.

Thursday, March 18th at 7:00 p.m.

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Design-a-Mask Contest (All Ages)

Are your average masks too boring? Do you love to draw or paint? Want your own art on a mask to wear around town?

Children, teens and adults may enter to win top prize in their age group to do just that.

Winners in each age category will receive a mask with their own original creation on it!

Original art work can be submitted via the book drop box at any of our library branches.

Art should be created on half of an 8x11 paper, filling the space, (any paper type is acceptable) with the participant’s name, age and phone number included on the back on each submission.

Only artwork from registered participants will be accepted.

Contest closes March 21st, 2021

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Spring Storytime @ Home (Ages 3-7)

Wednesdays on Zoom. Join Kathleen and Corny for active and

engaging programs with stories, songs, games and fun. 

Begins Wednesday, March 24th and runs for 8 weeks. 9:30 - 10:00 a.m.

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Spring Babytime @ Home (Birth to 2 years)

Fridays on Zoom. Bounces, tickles, rhymes and stories for your young one. This is an active experience for an adult engaging with their child.

Begins Friday March 26th and runs for 6 weeks. 9:30 - 10:00 a.m. 

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Silver Birch Reading Club: Gr. 3-6

Read at least 5/10 nominated new titles by Canadian authors in one or more reading categories this winter and join children across North America who get the chance to make one Canadian author famous! Every two weeks children pick up a new title from one of the following reading categories via their home library branch: Silver Birch Express, Silver Birch Fiction or Yellow Cedar Non-Fiction.  Children receive a “Book Passport” to complete for all categories in which they read. This is handed in at the end of the program.  For every book read, they receive a ticket in a large prize draw.  Throughout the duration of the program special book based activities will be provided to children to complete at home. Voting takes place at the end of the program and top readers as well as draw winners receive prizes including pizza, gift cards and more!  At this time, there are no in branch meetings for this program this year.  February-April.

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Red Maple Reading Club: Gr. 7-8

Read at least 5/10 nominated new titles by Canadian authors this winter and join grade 7 and 8 students across North America who get the chance to make one Canadian author famous! Every two weeks participants pick up a new Red Maple fiction title. Each participant will receive a “Book Passport” to record their reading, which is handed in at the end of the program. For every book read, participants receive a ticket in a large prize draw. Throughout the duration of the program special book based activities will be provided to complete at home. Voting takes place at the end of the program and top readers as well as draw winners receive prizes including pizza, gift cards and more!  At this time, there are no in branch meetings for this program this year.  February-April.

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