Mystery Book Bag Program (Birth to 7 years)

Sign up for a bag full of books on your child’s favourite theme and your child will receive a surprise bag full of library books to borrow selected by our children’s programming coordinator.  Choose from our list of themes or pick your own.  We’ll include up to 8 well-loved titles for your child for their age group. Once the bag is ready, you will be contacted for curbside pick-up at your favourite branch.

Register for a Mystery Book Bag

May Virtual Scattergories (All ages)

Get your creative thinking hat on and sit down with your family for a virtual game of Scattergories! You will play as a team against other families and the top scoring family wins a prize.  

You will need one device, an internet connection and pencil and paper to play. 

All ages welcome.

Thursday May 13th at 7:00 p.m.

Register for Scattergories

Add your name to the waitlist


Nature Nuts Trivia Night: Summer in the Kawarthas (All ages)

What is happening in the woods, meadows, streams and beaches in the Kawarthas each summer? What are the plants and animals up to?  What are the hazards? What might you catch a glimpse of?  Try your hand at our trivia night to show off your inner Nature nerd or just to learn some neat facts about the area we live. All ages welcome. 

Thursday June 10th at 7:00 p.m. 

Register for Trivia Night

Add your name to the waitlist

June PA Day Super Summer Storytime (Ages 3-7)

Are you looking forward to summertime? We are too!  Join Kathleen and Corny the Squirrel for a summer themed virtual storytime to get your child in the mood for some fun in the sun. Siblings welcome. Caregivers attend with child.

Friday June 11th 9:30-10:00 a.m. 

Register for storytime ages 3-7

Add your name to the waitlist

June PA Day Craft-along: Make Your Own Slap Bracelets (Age 8+)

Join us via Zoom to create your very own Slap Bracelet.  We’ll provide all of the materials in a bag for curbside pick-up in advance of the program.  All you need to do is pick up your bag and join us to craft along on Zoom. Ages 8+.

Friday June 11th 1:30-2:00 p.m. 

Register for storytime ages 8+

Add your name to the waitlist

Father’s Day Colouring Contest (All ages)

Register to receive a card to colour for the special father figure in your life. Decorate the card and then send us a photo of your artwork.  You can give the card to the recipient and we will give you a ballot in our draw for three small prize bags!  There will be one winner in three age groups. All ages welcome. 

Contest closes June 17th

Register for Colouring Contest 

June Storywalk: Indigenous People’s Day (All ages)

Visit Woodland Acres Park on June 19th for Storywalk to honour Indigenous People’s Day. 

Book pages will be spaced 100 m apart along the trail. This is a self-guided program.  Let us know via registration if you plan to visit the Storywalk and you will receive activities based on the story.  

 Saturday June 19th

Register for June Storywalk

phone iconContact Us