Children

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SPRING CHILDREN’S PROGRAMMING

 

 Tot Time at the Library

Tot Time – Circle time, play-based learning centres, stories and finger plays.  Thursdays, March 22, April 5, 19, May 3, 17, 31, June 14 & 28, 2018.

10:00 – 11:00 a.m. For ages 2 to 5 with a parent/caregiver. Cost is $1.00/session. Pre-register.

 

 

 


Therapy Tails

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

Drop in and tell tales to a therapy dog.


Early On Child & Family Centre - Port Colborne

 

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


forestofreadingbanner2018  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

2017 Blue Spruce Winner – NIGHT GARDENER ~ by ERIC FAN & TERRY FAN

 

 

 

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The 2018 Silver Birch Express Award® Nominees

2017 Silver Birch Express Award Winner – THE BIGGEST POUTINE IN THE WORLD ~ by ANDREE POULIN (translated by Brigitte Waisberg)

The 2018 Silver Birch Fiction Award® Nominees

2017 Silver Birch Fiction Award Winner – OCDANIEL ~ by WESLEY KING

The 2018 Silver Birch Non-Fiction Award® Nominees

2017 Silver Birch Non-Fiction Winner – HAUNTED CANADA 6: MORE TERRIFYING TRUE STORIES ~ 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…

National Geographic Kids From Gale Cengage

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From EBSCO
PrimarySearch logo with link From EBSCO

 

 


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