Activities for Kids




Please note that some Main Branch Children's programming will be off-site as the Library's main floor is under renovation until Spring 2019.


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, January 16 - April 24

NWPL Queensborough Branch

Mondays, 11:00-11:30am, January 14 - April 22


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, January 15 - April 23

Lord Kelvin Elementary School Hub (1010 Hamilton Street)

Thursdays, 10:30-11:00am, January 17 - April 25 (please note: no Storytime on March 21 and 28)

NWPL Queensborough Branch

Wednesdays, 11:00-11:30am, January 16 - April 24


READING BUDDIES (ages 6-9 years)

Children who are starting to read on their own are paired with a teen volunteer for reading practice and fun word games once a week. Registration in-person at the library is required, starting January 2, 2019.

NWPL Main Branch

English: Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30pm, January 22 - March 12

French: Thursdays, 3:30-4:30pm, January 24 - March 14


FUN - LITERALLY! (ages 7-12)

This is a supervised after-school drop-in program where we play games, do activities, and have fun together! No registration required.

Queensborough Community Centre, Island Room (920 Ewen Avenue)

Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30pm, January 23 - March 13


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

Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30pm, January 15, February 13, March 13, April 10