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*New – Video Game Collection – Browse the new selection of Video Games available at your library. Video games can be checked out on a Teen or Adult card for 1-week.

Tot Time


Thursdays, 10:30—11:30 a.m. – Cancelled until further notice.

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

Cost: $1.00. Pre-register.


Story-Time with Shelly

Join Shelly on Saturdays, for a fun story-time, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am. All ages welcome. Drop-in! – Cancelled until further notice.


 Therapy Tails

Second Monday of the Month, 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

2020 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


 BlueSpruceAwardLogo2020 Blue Spruce Nominees

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




SilverBirchExpressLogoThe 2020 Silver Birch Express Award® Nominees

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



The 2020 Silver Birch Fiction Award® Nominees

2019 Silver Birch Fiction Award Winner – CHASE by Linwood Barclay

2019 Silver Birch Non-Fiction Award®— retired.

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



  2020 Yellow Cedar – Non-Fiction Award – NEW – Nominees




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