Activities for Kids

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WINTER 2017 ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS  

 

FAMILY LITERACY NIGHT 2017 (all ages)

Join us as we celebrate Family Literacy Week. This year's theme is Listen! Make! Move!

We will have a short music and storytelling program followed by several drop-in activities for children of all ages.

Enter to win prizes too!

Main Branch

Monday, January 23, 6:00 - 7:30 pm

 

BABYTIME (0-23 months)

Sing songs and read books for babies.

Main Branch

Fridays, 10:15 am, January 20 to April 21

Queensborough Branch

Fridays, 12:00 pm, January 20 to April 21

 

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME (2-5 years)

Join us for rhymes, songs, and stories for preschool aged children. Please note there is no Storytime during Spring Break (March 13-24)

Main Branch

Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 10:15 am, January 16 to April 20

Queensborough Branch

Wednesdays, 11:00 am, January 18 to April 19

 

FAMILY STORYTIME (all ages)

Come for stories and fun before bedtime.

Main Branch

Tuesdays, 7:00 pm, January 17 to April 18

 

READING BUDDIES (6-9 years)

Reading Buddies pairs children with teen volunteers who read and do other activities together for an hour once per week. This is a fun program for reading practice and confidence building. Children must already be able to read. Registration required, starting January 3.

Main Branch

ENGLISH: Tuesdays, 3:30 pm, January 24 to March 7

FRENCH:  Wednesdays, 3:30 pm, January 25 to March 8

 

NEWCOMER KIDS (5-12 years)

This is an after school program for immigrant and refugee children to spend time in a group with teen volunteers. They play games, do English learning activities, and learn about Canada. Registration required, starting January 3.

Main Branch

Mondays, 3:30 pm, January 23 to March 6 and March 27 to May 29

 

YOUNG READERS' BOOK CLUB (9-12 years)

Children receive a book and then discuss it with the group on a monthly basis. Registration required, starting January 3.

Main Branch

Tuesdays, 3:30 pm, January 31, February 28, March 28, and April 25

 

KIDS READING CLUB (8-12 years)

Join us after school as we read, discuss books, and do fun activities together each month. Registration required, starting January 3.

Queensborough Branch

Wednesdays, 3:30 pm, February 1, March 1, April 5, and May 3