Activities for Kids

 

SPRING 2019 PROGRAMS

 

To sign up for programs requiring registration, call 604-527-4677 or visit us at the library in the Children's and Teen Department. 

 

Stay tuned for more information on summer programs and the 2019 Summer Reading Club!

 

CODE CLUB (ages 9-12 years)

Join us for a fun hour after school where we will learn basic coding with Scratch and do a small project together. Program content is the same each week. Registration required.

Main Branch (upstairs in the computer lab)

Tuesdays, April 23, April 30, May 7, or May 14, 3:30-4:30pm

 

 FUN WITH SPHERO (ages 8-11 years)

Learn to code and play with our new Spheros! Work together to program these small robots to follow instructions and complete challenges. Parents and caregivers welcome. Program content is the same each week. Registration required.

Main Branch (Auditorium)

Wednesdays, May 1, May 8, May 15, May 22, or May 29, 3:30-4:30pm

 

CODE-A-PILLAR (ages 6-8 years)

Let's play with the Code-a-pillar, a cute and fun way to introduce computational thinking to young kids. Parents and caregivers welcome. Program content is the same each week. Registration required.

Main Branch (Auditorium)

Tuesdays, June 4, June 11, June 18, or June 25, 3:30-4:30pm

 

BABYTIME (ages 0-23 months)

Sing songs, learn rhymes, and hear stories for babies! No registration required.

Centennial Community Centre (65 East 6th Avenue)

Wednesdays, 10:30-11:00am, until April 24

NWPL Queensborough Branch

Mondays, 11:00-11:30am, until April 15

Fridays, 11:00-11:30am, July 5 - August 30

NWPL Main Branch

Fridays, 10:30-11:00am, July 5 - August 30

 

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME (ages 2-5 years)

Read, sing, and move at storytime! No registration required.

Centennial Community Centre (65 East 6th Avenue)

Tuesdays, 10:30-11:00am, until April 23

NWPL Queensborough Branch

Wednesdays, 11:00-11:30am, until April 24

Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30am, July 3 - August 14 (Summer Storytime and Craft)

NWPL Main Branch

Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30am, July 2 - August 13 (Summer Storytime and Craft)

 

YOUNG READERS' BOOK CLUB (ages 9-12 years)

Join the book club! We read a different book every month, then meet to discuss. Registration is required, and ongoing.

NWPL Main Branch

Wednesday, 3:30-4:30pm, May 15

Wednesdays, 1:30-2:30pm, July 17 and August 15