Programs & Events for Kids

Registration for Children’s Fall Programming opens Tuesday, August 28th @ 6pm!

All registration is online.  Should you require internet access, dedicated computers will be available for registration purposes only at the library, 1 Water St, Kemptville.
Parents or Caregivers will receive an email confirmation within 1 week of registering which will complete the process.

Please note:
Children’s Programming is open to the children of Parent or Caregivers who hold  a valid North Grenville Public Library card.  Children and babies must have their own cards.

Registration Required:

Getting Ready for Kindergarten

Date: Monday’s September 24th – December 10th (no class on October 8th10-11 am.
Tuesday’s September 25th – December 11th 10-11am.
Registration: Required
Children must turn 3 before December 31st, and be eligible to attend Kindergarten in Ontario in September 2019.
Limit of 12 children per class. Parents must remain in Library.

Reading Buddies

Date: Thursday’s September 27th – December 6th.
Three time slots: 3:30, 4:00 & 4:30.
Registration: Required
Children are paired with high school volunteers to gain reading proficiency and confidence. JK to grade 8, English and French.

Christmas Projects & Activities

Date: Monday, December 3rd, 4-5:30pm
Registration:  Required

Join us for a variety of Bingo games for learning fun…and chocolate bars!
For ages 6+ Limit 15 children.


Register at Front Desk – Program Space is Limited

Sarah’s Circle

Date: Monday’s September 24-December 10th (no class on October 8th11am-12pm
Registration: not required. Please pick up your numbered ticket at the front desk

Our popular preschool program continues with songs, stories and activities.
An early literacy program for children and their caregivers/parents.
For children ages 0-5.
Limit 20 children

Friday Fun Days

Date: Friday’s, September 28 to December 7th,  10 – 11am
Registration: not required. Please pick up your numbered ticket at the front desk

Join Library Sue for story time. This program is a family event and children must participate with parent or caregiver.
For ages 0-5.
Limit 20 children

Stay, Play, Learn and Grow @ your Library

Date: Tuesday’s September 25th to December 11th, 11am-12pm
Registration: not required – Please pick up your numbered ticket at the front desk.

The program room will be full of games, puzzles, toys, blocks and trains for us to learn, grow and explore together.
For ages 1-5 Limit 20 children.


Drop In – No Registration Required

After School Series

Collection Show & Share
Date: Monday, October 15th, 4-5pm
Registration: 
not required
Do you have a cool collection to share?!  Pokémon cards , dolls, stamps etc. We want to see it! Card trading in a safe environment.
For ages 6+

Candy Bar Bingo 
Date: Monday, November 5th, 4-5pm
Registration: 
not required 
Join us for a variety of Bingo games for learning fun…and chocolate bars!
For ages 5+

Lego Build Morning

Date: Saturday, October 20th, 10-11:30am
Registration: n
ot required 
Join us for Lego fun at NGPL.  Coffee, juice and light refreshments to keep the creativity flowing!
Open to parents and children.

Bedtime Story Hour

Date: Tuesday,  September 18th, October 16th, November 20th & December 18th  6:30-7:30pm.
Registration: not required

Come to the Library dressed in your PJ’s and bring a favourite stuffed toy for an hour of stories and bedtime snack!

Juice Jam

Date: Saturday,  October 6th, November 3rd & December 1st  11am-12pm.
Registration: not required

Kerry and Sue Badgley entertain children with an hour of music and movement. Fun event for the whole family! All ages