Children

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March Break Activities

Sign up begins February 27, 2017
Please see Flyer for details.


Tot Time

Please leave name and telephone number at Circulation Desk for waiting list.


Therapy Tails

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 Port Colborne Ontario Early Years Child & Family Centre website, via Port Cares.
They have a Port Cares Newsletter with information about upcoming programs.


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 & BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF NIAGARA – AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITY PROGRAMS

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


Regional Chair Early Years Niagara Literary Award

2016 Winner is Whoops by Suzi Moore.


Community Living Ontario would like to invite elementary school aged children (ages 4-14) from across Ontario to participate in a contest that promotes and raises awareness about inclusive education.  The intent is to have children and classrooms to begin thinking about inclusion and start a conversation about inclusive education.  For more details, please visit  www.communitylivingontario.ca  or check out the poster here.


 

forestofreadingbanner2017  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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 2017 Blue Spruce Nominees

2016 Blue Spruce Winner – IF KIDS RULED THE WORLD ~ by LINDA BAILEY

 

 

 

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The 2017 Silver Birch Express Award® Nominees

2016 Silver Birch Express Award Winner – THE END OF THE LINE ~ by SHARON E. MCKAY

The 2017 Silver Birch Fiction Award® Nominees

2016 Silver Birch Fiction Award Winner – MASTERMINDS ~ by GORDON KORMAN

The 2017 Silver Birch Non-Fiction Award® Nominees

2016 Silver Birch Non-Fiction Winner – HAUNTED CANADA 5 ~ by JOEL A SUTHERLAND


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…

kids_infobits_lg From Gale Cengage

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From EBSCO
PrimarySearch logo with link From EBSCO
Activity Corner logo with clickable link From World Book

 

 


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