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Programs & Events for Youth in October 2017

Posted: by Emma on October 3, 2017

October is a busy month at The Blue Mountains Public Library!

Programs & Events for Youth in October 2017

Storytime

Join us every Friday for a great way to start your weekend!  10:45am-11:30am at the L.E. Shore Memorial Library Story Tower. Ages 0-5 years.  Every week features stories, crafts, games, sensory play and fun.  Drop-in, free event.

Fire Prevention Day with The Blue Mountains Fire Department

Our local heroes, The Blue Mountains Fire Department, will be at the L.E. Shore Memorial Library on Thursday October 12th for Fire Prevention Week 2017. Families are welcome to join us from 3-5pm to see a fire engine up close, meet the fire fighters (and Sparky!) and receive tips about fire safety.Free program for all-ages.  Please register online.

Indie Author Day

Come out and celebrate self-publishing. 2pm on Saturday October 14th at the L.E. Shore Memorial Library with local artist and author, Ashley Green, and her children’s book Lady Sky

Family Movie Matinee: Book to Movie

You've read the book, now watch the movie.  Bring your favourite snacks and get ready to watch a funny & family-friendly new release movie (based on a book) in the L.E. Shore Gallery on Saturday October 21st at 1:30pm. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Register online

October movie: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie based on the junior fiction Captain Underpants:An Epic Novel by Dav Pilkey

Mad Science: Fire and Ice!

We have a special event for Halloween weekend!  Mad Science will be in the L.E. Shore Gallery on Saturday, October 28, at 10:30am for their show Fire and Ice!  Tickets are $2/person and available at both library branches.

Audiences will be dazzled by the spectacular Fire and Ice Show! First things heat up with our disappearing fire. Then help Eggbert, our favourite hefty Mad Scientist in training, get back through his front door. Next, prove that science is really cool with demonstration of freezing cold, subzero dry ice. Listen to a spoon scream, watch a toonie shiver, taste a big burp, and touch exploding foggy bubbles. Finish off with the great Mad Science Shower- photo ops encouraged.

Family event all-ages welcome. Children under 8 must be accompanied by adult.

Mad Science Scavenger Hunt

Win free tickets to the Mad Science: Fire and Ice! show on October 28th by participating in our Mad Science Scavenger Hunt.  Taking place at both L.E. Shore Library and the Craigleith Heritage Depot.  Find all of the science items on the list and be entered into the Mad Science ticket draw.

Hands-On History at the Craigleith Heritage Depot  

Join in some PD Day fun on Friday, October 27. Drop in 1-2:30pm, ages 5 to 12. The theme will be Spooky Stories & Spider Webs!

 

Summer Fun for Kids at the Blue Mountains Library

Posted: by Kathryn on June 27, 2017

Summer Fun for Kids at the Blue Mountains Library

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Win a Week Away at Summer Camp!

Posted: by Emma on May 2, 2017

Win a Week Away at Summer Camp!

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Friday March 14 is March Break Library Circus Day!

Posted: by Emma on March 17, 2017

Friday March 14 is March Break Library Circus Day!

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For Kids by Kids: A Junior Book Recommendation

Posted: by Emma on March 3, 2017

We are lucky to have some amazing young readers here at the Blue Mountains Public Library. Here is the first For Kids by Kids: A Junior Book Recommendation written by 10 year old Savannah.

For Kids by Kids: A Junior Book Recommendation

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March Break Circus at the L.E. Shore Library

Posted: by Emma on February 9, 2017

March Break Circus at the L.E. Shore Library

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Holiday Programs at L.E. Shore Memorial Library

Posted: by Emma on December 16, 2016

Holiday Programs at L.E. Shore Memorial Library

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Toddler Story Time: Write a Letter to Santa

Posted: by Emma on November 7, 2016

Toddler Story Time: Write a Letter to Santa

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Library and School Partnership

Posted: by Emma on November 2, 2016

The L.E. Shore Memorial Library will be visiting Beaver Valley Community School (BVCS) throughout the month of November to give themed story times, craft workshops, age-appropriate book talks, as well as iPad and eResource demonstrations.

Library and School Partnership

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Halloween Party!

Posted: by Maureen on October 25, 2016

Let's Get Spooky... Join us for a Library Halloween Party at Town Hall (32 Mill Street) on Saturday October 29th at 2pm.

Halloween Party!

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Toddler Story Time and Baby Play Time

Posted: by Emma on October 14, 2016

Reminder that our Friday Toddler Story Time for ages 2-4 years (10:45am) and Baby Play Time for ages 0-2 years(1pm) will take place in our temporary Library at Town Hall - 32 Mill Street. We are all set up in Council Chambers. Join us for stories, crafts, games, sensory play, music, and more.

Toddler Story Time and Baby Play Time

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L.E. Shore Library Temporary Closure

Posted: by Emma on October 3, 2016

The L.E. Shore Library will be closed for repairs Tuesday Oct 4th until mid-November. We will have a temporary location, with a small collection, at Town Hall (32 Mill Street) in Council Chambers, opening Tuesday October 11th.

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Family Night at the Movies

Posted: by Emma on September 19, 2016

Everyone is welcome for Family Night at L.E. Shore Memorial Library. Thursday September 29th at 6:30pm. We will be watching the newly released movie, Disney's The Jungle Book.

Family Night at the Movies

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After School Kids Club at LE Shore Library

Posted: by Emma on August 31, 2016

We are excited for September! The LE Shore Memorial Library will offer a free, drop-in After School Kids Club for the month of September. Every Tuesday and Thursday, 3:30-4:30pm.

After School Kids Club at LE Shore Library

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TD Summer Reading Club & Programs 2016

Posted: by Emma on June 25, 2016

This summer, we will be hosting the TD Summer Reading Club and Children's Summer Programs throughout the week, every week! Join us and register for programs and the Summer Reading Club at our “Kick-Off” Party Thursday June 30th from 2-4pm in the L.E Shore Memorial Library Gallery. For ages 2-13 years. (Pizza will be supplied by New Orleans Pizza, so bring your appetite!)

TD Summer Reading Club & Programs 2016

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After School Kids Club

Posted: by Emma on January 2, 2016

Happy New Year!

After School Kids Club

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