Programs & Events for Kids

Registration for Children’s Winter Programming is now open.   Click Here to register!

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 January 7 – March 4 10-11 am. (no class on February 18) 
Tuesday’s January 8 – March 5 10-11am.
Registration: Required
Children must turn 3 before December 31, 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 January 10 to March 7
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.
No program January 31, PD day.  Please note: if school transportation has been cancelled due to inclement weather, the program will be cancelled as well.

Christmas Projects & Activities

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

Fun Christmas projects with Library Sue!
For ages 6+ Limit 15 children.

Register at Front Desk – Program Space is Limited

Sarah’s Circle

Date: Monday’s January 7 – March 4 (no class on February 18th11am-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, January 11 to March 8,  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. The 1st Friday of every month is French Friday.
For ages 0-5.
Limit 20 children


Stay, Play, Learn and Grow @ your Library

Date: Tuesday’s January 8 to March 5, 11am-12pm
Registration: not required. 

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

Chess and Monopoly
Date: Monday, January 21, 3:30-5pm
not required
Have a great afternoon with some classic games.
For ages 7+

Teen Board Game Drop In
Monday, February 11, 3:30-5pm
not required
BYOG!  Bring your friends for a fun afternoon of games and snacks!

Candy Bar Bingo 
Date: Monday, February 25  4-5pm
not required 
Join us for a variety of Bingo games for learning fun…and chocolate bars!
For ages 5+

Lego Build Morning

Date: Saturday, January 5  10-11:30am
not 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,  January 15, February 19 & March 19  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, February 9, March 2 & April 6  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