Children

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Tot Time

Thursdays, September 13 – November 29, 10:00 – 11:00 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.


Wreck This Book for Tweens

THURSDAYS: Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Nov. 8 & Dec. 13. 4:00—5:00 p.m.

Draw, poke, create, destroy; Let your creative side run wild as you find imaginative new ways to follow the instructions on every page of your own “Wreck This Book”.

For ages 10 & older. Cost: $1.00 per class. $5.00 to purchase a new journal, you are welcome to bring your own.

Pre-register.


Saturday Crafts for Kids

Fall Pumpkin with Margaret

Saturday, September 22 , 3:00 – 4:00 p.m., for ages 6 & older

Cost $5.00. Pre-register.

Paint a wood slice fall pumpkin.

Rolling Mayhem with Stacey

Saturday. December 1, 3:00—4:00 p.m., for ages 8 & older.

Cost is $5.00. Pre-register.

Decorate your own dice box, learn fun dice games, and create rules for your own dice game to play at home!


PD Day Activities for Kids

Friday, October 5, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., for ages 5 & older.

Cost is $4.00. Pre-register.

Paint a silly Halloween Spider on canvas!

Friday, November 16, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m., for ages 7 & older.

Fortnite Dance Party. We won’t be playing the game — but instead learning all the best Fortnite dance moves!

Beginners welcome. Get ready for a good workout!

Free. Tickets available at the Library, get yours now.


PD Day Films

Friday, October 5, 2:00 p.m., rated PG-13

Coraline

Friday, November 16, 10:00 a.m., rated G

Sherlock Gnomes

Free! Tickets available at the Library, get yours now.


Therapy Tails

Mondays, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the Children’s Room.

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.

PLEASE CALL 905-835-8941 EXT 100 FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ANY OF THEIR PROGRAMS.


Parent and caregiver resource

Early Childhood Community Development Centre


Forest of Reading image2018  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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 2018 Blue Spruce Nominees

2018 Blue Spruce Winner – SHARK LADY: THE TRUE STORY OF HOW EUGENIE CLARK BECAME THE OCEAN’S MOST FEARLESS SCIENTIST ~ by Jess Keating

 

 

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The 2018 Silver Birch Express Award® Nominees

2018 Silver Birch Express Award Winner – SMILEY: A JOURNEY OF LOVE ~ by Joanne George

The 2018 Silver Birch Fiction Award® Nominees

2018 Silver Birch Fiction Award Winner – FROM ANT TO EAGLE by Alex Lyttle

The 2018 Silver Birch Non-Fiction Award® Nominees

2018 Silver Birch Non-Fiction Winner – TOP DOGS: TRUE STORIES OF CANINES THAT MADE HISTORY ~ by Elizabeth MacLeod


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.


TumbleBooks: Free eBooks and Audiobooks

TumbleBooks offer fun ways to encourage young readers to enjoy and engage in reading with its online collection of e-books and audio books!

Tumebloe Book Library logo and clickable link

An online collection of animated, talking, picture books for children.

Tumble Book Cloud Junior logo and clickable link

Listen to or download children’s audio books with just the click of a button!

TumbleBookCloud for Teens logo and clickable link

For teens and young adults. Contains novels, classics, poetry, short stories, audio books, graphic novels, and National Geographic videos

 


More awesome e-Resources…

National Geographic Kids clickable link From Gale Cengage

NoveList K-8 logo with link

From EBSCO
PrimarySearch logo with link From EBSCO

 

 


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