This year we are hosting two exciting Summer Reading Clubs.
The TD Summer Reading Club, with registration beginning June 25 and running until August 22, is aimed at ages 3 – 13 years. TD Summer Reading Club participants will be invited to a very special pre-historic party, with Club Rex, on August 22, 2018.
We are also hosting our first ever, Teen Instagram Summer Reading Club, also running June 25 to August 22, for ages 14-19 years. To register for the Teen Instagram Summer Reading Club, just follow the Teen Summer Reading Club on Instagram for weekly photography challenges. There will be lots of amazing prizes: @PortColborneLib.
THANK YOU TO OUR WONDERFUL SPONSORS!
Red Cross Babysitting Course
Friday, July 13, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
$40.00 – cash or cheque
Must pre-register at the Port Colborne Public Library. Ages 11 & up, must produce proof of child’s age when registering.
Mondays, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the Children’s Room.
Drop in and tell tales to a therapy dog.
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
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
2018 Blue Spruce Winner – SHARK LADY: THE TRUE STORY OF HOW EUGENIE CLARK BECAME THE OCEAN’S MOST FEARLESS SCIENTIST ~ by Jess Keating
2018 Silver Birch Express Award Winner – SMILEY: A JOURNEY OF LOVE ~ by Joanne George
2018 Silver Birch Fiction Award Winner – FROM ANT TO EAGLE by Alex Lyttle
2018 Silver Birch Non-Fiction Winner – TOP DOGS: TRUE STORIES OF CANINES THAT MADE HISTORY ~ by Elizabeth MacLeod
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!
More awesome e-Resources…
|From Gale Cengage|
|The support of the Southern Ontario Library Service is gratefully acknowledged.|