Programs & Events for Kids

Fall programming coming soon.  Registration 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: Tuesdays, September 26th to December 5th @ 10-11am
Registration: Required  –  This program is full and is being wait listed.  

Building on literacy skills for Kindergarten.  Parent or Caregiver must remain in the building during the class.

Children must be 3 by December 31st, 2017 and eligible for Kindergarten in fall 2018.
Limit 12 children

Twinkle Little Stars

Date: Mondays, September 25th to October 30th* @ 10-11am
Registration: Required

A  program that combines play and learning time with stories, rhymes, puppets and more!

For babies born after January 1st, 2017 accompanied by their Parent or Caregiver.
Limit 15 children
*No class October 9th

Tiny Tots Time

Date: Mondays, November 6th to November th @ 10-11am
Registration: Required

A  program that combines play and learning time with stories and circle time.

For ages 2 and under accompanied by their Parent or Caregiver.
Limit 15 children

Reading Buddies

Date: Thursdays, September 28th – December 7th, 3:30 – 5pm
Registration: Required

Children ages JK to grade 8 are paired with high school volunteers for reading help in English and French.
Limit 20 children

After School Christmas Ornament Making!

Date: Monday, December 4th @ 4 – 5:30pm
Registration: Required

Get creative and explore your hidden talents with a writer’s workshop.
Ages 5-7
Limit 15 children


Register at Front Desk – Program Space is Limited

Sarah’s Circle

Date: Mondays* or Tuesdays, September 25th – December 5th @ 11am
Registration: Not required, Please pick up your numbered ticket at the front desk

An early literacy program for children and their caregivers/parents. Sessions include songs, stories, finger play and more.
For children ages 0-5.
Limit 20 children
*No class Monday, October 9th

Friday Fun Days

Date: Friday’s, September 29th – December 1st,  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. Stay and play after Friday Fun time with Thomas the Tank Engine, Mega Blocks and colouring sheets.  Last Friday of the month will be French Friday.
For ages 0-5.
Limit 20 children


Drop In – No Registration Required

Juice Jam

Date: Saturday, September 30th, November 4th and December 2nd
Registration: not required

Kerry and Sue Badgley entertain children with an hour of music and movement.
All ages

After School Card Show and Swap

Date: Monday,  October 16th, 4-5pm
Registration: not required

Magic the Gathering! Pokemon!  Bring your binder and show or trade in a safe environment.
Ages 7 +

Daddy and Me Lego

Date: Saturday,  October 21st @ 10-11:30am.
Registration: not required

Father’s Day Lego build event.  Coffee, juice and Timbits served.
All ages

Bedtime Story Hour

Date: Tuesday,  October 17th, November 21st & December 18th (Christmas edition!),  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 snack!