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Children's Programs

L.E. Shore Hobby Club - How To Knit A Basic Scarf

Wednesday January 22, 2020

Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Meet us at the library every other Wednesday from 3:30-4:30pm for some fun crafts. If you are wanting to hang out with some friends, while learning a new skill or craft then this club is for YOU! For the month of January (Jan 8 & 22) we will be learning how to knit. We will show you how to make your own knitting needles and how to knit a very basic scarf.

Ages 10 and up. Pre-Registration Required. Free Event

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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After School Kids Club Thursdays

Thursday January 23, 2020 - Thursday March 12, 2020

Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library - 173 Bruce St. S..

The Blue Mountains Public Library After School Kids Club (ASKC) runs Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-4:30 pm at L.E. Shore.

Ages 8 and up.  

Games, STEAM activities, arts & crafts, etc.
No cost.  There are 12 available spaces. Registration is required. 

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Coffee House

Thursday January 23, 2020

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

On Thursday January 23rd, the L.E. Shore Library will be hosting a Coffee House event from 6-8pm. 
This is a wonderful opportunity for emerging artists to take centre stage and experience what it's like to perform for a live audience.
If you are a musician, writer, poet or comedian than this event is for you!

Registration required for those interested in participating in the event.
All you have to do is register by clicking on the the Sign-Up button below. 
Registration deadline is Tuesday January 21st by 8pm.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Story Time

Friday January 24, 2020 - Friday June 26, 2020

Time: 11:00am - 11:30am

Location: L.E. Shore Library - Story Tower.

Join us every Friday for a great way to start your weekend! 11:00 am-11:30 am at the L.E. Shore Memorial Library. Ages 0-5 years.  Every week features stories, crafts, games, sensory play and fun.  Drop-in.  Free event

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Hip Hop for Kids

Friday January 24, 2020 - Friday March 6, 2020

Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Location: The Gallery at L.E. Shore - 173 Bruce St. S..

Hip Hop for Kids with Sharin!

Every Friday from 3:30-4:30pm in the Gallery at L.E. Shore Library.  Learn a variety of different hip hop dance styles set to fun, contemporary pop music.  Hip hop dance is a great activity for kids. Whether your child is a boy or girl, they’ll learn a variety of interesting and challenging dance moves.

Session 1 runs from Friday January 10 - Friday March 13, 2020.  Cost is $50/session. Suitable for ages 8 and up.

Please note, there will be no class on Friday January 31st.

 

 

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Family Literacy Day 2020 - Where The Wild Things Are

Monday January 27, 2020

Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Family Literacy Day® is a national awareness initiative created by ABC Life Literacy Canada in 1999 to raise awareness of the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family. 

The Blue Mountains Public Library will be celebrating Family Literacy day on Monday, January 27th from 3-4:30 pm. 

We will celebrate Family Literacy Day with reading the classic book Where The Wild Things Are, a family scavenger hunt, crafts and LOTS OF FUN!

All Ages. Free Event. Drop in.

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EarlyON

Tuesday January 28, 2020 - Tuesday June 23, 2020

Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

Location: L.E. Shore Library - Story Tower.

EarlyON will provide a drop-in Early Literacy program for children ages 0-5 years at L.E. Shore .

Email: oeyc@bvo.ca

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Beautiful Joe Story Time

Friday January 31, 2020

Time: 11:00am - 11:30am

Location: L.E. Shore Library - Story Tower.

Join us for a Beautiful Joe Story Time featuring Meaford's most famous dog.

Presented by the Beautiful Joe Heritage Society.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Yoga for Kids

Monday February 3, 2020 - Monday March 9, 2020

Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library - 173 Bruce St. S..

Yoga for Kids!

Every Monday from 3:30-4:30pm in The Gallery at L.E. Shore Library.
Join us to learn the basics of yoga for kids with certified yoga instructor, Charlene of Mantra Yoga Studio.
Ages 6 and up (Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a Guardian to the program).
Cost is $40 for the session.  Session runs Monday January 13th - Monday March 9th, 2020

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Hobby Club - Beaded Bracelets

Wednesday February 5, 2020

Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Meet us at the library every other Wednesday from 3:30-4:30 pm for some fun crafts. If you are wanting to hang out with some friends, while learning a new skill or craft then this club is for YOU! For February we will be learning how to make beautiful beaded bracelets. We will meet in The Gallery Wed Feb 5 & 12th at 3:30 pm

Ages 10 and up. Pre-Registration Required. Free Event.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Hobby Club - Beaded Bracelets

Wednesday February 12, 2020

Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Meet us at the library Wednesday Feb 5 & 12th from  3:30-4:30 pm for some fun crafts. If you are wanting to hang out with some friends, while learning a new skill or craft then this club is for YOU! For February we will be learning how to make beautiful beaded bracelets.

Ages 10 and up. Pre-Registration Required. Free Event.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Celebrating Love Story Time

Friday February 14, 2020

Time: 11:00am - 11:30am

Location: L.E.Shore Library - Story Tower.

Meet us at the Library Friday February 14th at 11:00 am for a very special Story Time. We will be celebrating love, kindness and Valentines Day.

Join us for some stories, play, crafts and FUN!

 

Ages 0 and up. Drop in program. Free event

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca/

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I Read Canadian

Wednesday February 19, 2020

Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E.Shore Library .

The inaugural I READ CANADIAN DAY is a national day of celebration of Canadian books for young people.  This is a day dedicated to ‘reading Canadian’ and will empower families, schools, libraries and organizations to host local activities and events within the week. 

On Wednesday, February 19th, borrow a Canadian book and get a chance to participate in our I Read Canadian Photo Booth at the L.E. Shore Library. Free Event. All Ages.

 

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca/

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Hip Hop for Kids

Friday March 13, 2020

Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Location: The Gallery at L.E. Shore - 173 Bruce St. S..

Hip Hop for Kids with Sharin!

Every Friday from 3:30-4:30pm in the Gallery at L.E. Shore Library.  Learn a variety of different hip hop dance styles set to fun, contemporary pop music.  Hip hop dance is a great activity for kids. Whether your child is a boy or girl, they’ll learn a variety of interesting and challenging dance moves.

Session 1 runs from Friday January 10 - Friday March 13, 2020.  Cost is $40/session. Suitable for ages 8 and up.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Tour of the Universe Planetarium

Monday March 16, 2020

The Blue Mountains Public Library and The Ontario Planetarium will be kicking off March Break with with an amazing  tour of stars, planets, moons, comets, galaxies, meteor showers and the Northern Lights.https://ontarioplanetarium.com/presentations/show-tour-of-the-universe/

We will have a planetarium set up in The Gallery of the L.E. Shore Library! There will be 3 showtimes to choose from 11:00 am, 1:30pm and 2:30pm.

This amazing experience is open to all ages and is also wheelchair accessible.

Tickets are $5.00 per person.

Tickets can be purchased at the L.E. Shore Library as of January 15th,2020.

Join us for an out of this world experience.  

 

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Constellation Jars

Tuesday March 17, 2020

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Location: L.E.Shore Library.

Join us at the Library Tuesday March 17th at 11:00am. We will be creating beautiful illuminating constellation jars. Come in and make the night sky into a holdable form.

Ages 8 and up. Free Event. Registration required

Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Adventure in Digital Arts: Space Exploration

Tuesday March 17, 2020

Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Join us and The Blue Mountains Creators Space for Adventure in Digital Arts: Space Exploration this workshop consists of exploring drawing, sound design and night photography that is about space and astronomy. 

Ages 8 and up. Registration required. Spaces are limited.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Black Holes - RASC

Wednesday March 18, 2020

Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Have you ever wondered what a Black Hole is and where they come from?  What does gravity have to do with a Black Hole? If it is black in the dark night sky, how do we find a Black Hole?  We will answer these questions and more in a hands-on activity and discovery session at the L.E. Shore Library with the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.

Ages 8 and up. Free Event. Pre Registration required

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Sidewalk Astronomy with the RASC

Wednesday March 18, 2020

Time: 11:00pm - 12:30pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Meet us at the L.E.Shore Library Wednesday, March 18th from 11-12:30 pm, for an oppurtuity to see our closest star through a telescope. The RASC will be here and if the skies are clear they will have a telescope set up to show you sunspots and solar flares on our Sun, and show you how to safely observe the Sun at home.

All ages. Free Event. 

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Adventure in Digital Arts: Space Exploration

Thursday March 19, 2020

Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Join us and The Blue Mountains Creators Space for Adventure in Digital Arts: Space Exploration this workshop consists of exploring drawing, sound design and night photography that is about space and astronomy. 

Ages 8 and up. Registration required. Spaces are limited.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Painting the Solar System

Thursday March 19, 2020

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Meet us at the Library at 11:00 am on Thursday, March 19th. We will be painting our very own Solar System.

No experience necessary, just bring your creativity!

Free Event. Ages 8 and up. Pre Registration required.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Galaxy Slime Workshop with August Banks

Friday March 20, 2020

Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Join us at the L.E.Shore Library Friday, March 20th at 1:30 pm for a super COOL slime workshop. August Banks founder of Cosmic Cat Poo Slime http://www.cosmiccatpoo.com/  will be with us and will be walking you through step by step on how to make the strechiest, slimiest, sparkliest Galaxy Slime. 

$8.00 Per person

Ages 8 and up. Pre registration required.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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An Out Of This World Story Time and Craft

Friday March 20, 2020

Time: 11:00pm - 12:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library - Story Tower.

Meet us in the Story Tower for an out of this world adventure. We will be reading about planets, stars and learning about our galaxy. We will wrap up all the fun with a super cool MOON craft.

Ages 2 and up. Free Event. Drop in

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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