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2019 TD Summer Reading Club — registration begins Monday, June 24, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

Complete 2019 Summer Reading Club Flyer — be sure to check out pages 5 & 6 for all the Teen Reading Club details!

2019 Summer Reading Club Easy Calendar at a Glance

Tot Time

Keep an eye out for the fall program to resume. 10:30—11:30 a.m.

Circle time, play-based learning, stories, crafts, and finger plays. For ages 2 to 5 with their parents/caregivers.

Cost: $1.00. Pre-register.

Therapy Tails

Mondays, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the Auditorium.

Drop in and tell tales to a therapy dog.

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For other Children’s programming available in Port Colborne, please visit the Early On Child and Family Centre – Port Colborne website, via Port Cares.




Community Living Port Colborne-Wainfleet also offer programs for children.

Among their programs are Children’s Summer Day Camp, Teen Summer Day Camp, Teen & Tween Programs, Saturday Respite Program for Children, and Boys & Girls Club of Niagara – After School Activity Programs.


Parent and caregiver resource

Early Childhood Community Development Centre

Forest of Reading image2019  Forest of Reading Award Nominees

This program celebrates Canadian authors and illustrators by nominating outstanding titles in a number of categories for different age groups. Canadians are encouraged to read and then vote for their favourite titles.  Want to stay up-to-date on the voting and announcements of the winners, go to Twitter and follow ForestofReading


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 2019 Blue Spruce Nominees

2019 Blue Spruce Winner – BARNABY NEVER FORGETS ~ by Pierre Collett-Derby



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The 2019 Silver Birch Express Award® Nominees

2019 Silver Birch Express Award Winner – MEET VIOLA DESMOND ~ by Elizabeth MacLeod

The 2019 Silver Birch Fiction Award® Nominees

2019 Silver Birch Fiction Award Winner – CHASE by Linwood Barclay

The 2019 Silver Birch Non-Fiction Award® Nominees

2019 Silver Birch Non-Fiction Winner – CAREY PRICE: HOW A FIRST NATIONS KID BECAME A SUPERSTAR GOALTENDER~ by Catherine Rondina

Storynory: Free Audio Stories for Kids!

Storynory has published a new audio story every week since November 2005.  Listen online or download a free audio story to your iPod or MP3 player.  You can also have stories emailed to you for free!  Follow Storynory on Facebook, Twitter, or by RSS.

 More awesome e-Resources…

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Allowing students to develop skills for today’s changing world.
STEM Village is a leading-edge online education solution designed to inspire, enable, and guide K-12 students to develop STEM skills and passions, and to pursue high-demand STEM careers. 

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The support of the Southern Ontario Library Service is gratefully acknowledged.