Programs & Events for Kids

Registration for Fall Programming opens Monday, August 26th @ 6pm.

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:

Twinkle Little Stars

Date: Tuesdays, Sept 17 – Oct 22 10-11 am 
Registration: Required
Babies 0-12 months with parent or caregiver
Limit of 15 babies per class.
Rhyming, singing, lots of action songs and age-appropriate activities.

Getting Ready for Kindergarten

Date: Monday*, Sept 16 – Nov 25 10-11 am or
          Tuesday, Nov 5 – Dec 10 10-11am
Registration: Required
All children must be 3 before Dec 31st, 2019 and be eligible to attend kindergarten in Ontario in the fall of 2020.
Limit of 12 per class.
A class designed to prepare children socially and emotionally to attend Kindergarten, held in a safe and positive environment.
*No class Oct 14 and Nov 11

Reading Buddies

Date: Thursdays, Sept 26 – Dec 5
3 time slots:  3:45, 4:15 or 4:45
Registration: Required

Children grades 1-8 read one on one with a teen volunteer to help promote reading confidence and proficiency. Overseen by our Children’s Programmer. Teens receive High School volunteer hours.


Register at Front Desk – Program Space is Limited

Friday Fun Days

Date: Fridays*, Sept 20 – Nov 29,  10 – 11am
Registration: not required. Please pick up your numbered ticket at the front desk

Join Library Sue for our popular drop in story time. This program is a family event and children must participate with parent or caregiver. Special PD day program Sept 27, Oct 25 and Nov 29.
For ages 0-6.
Limit 20 children

*No class Oct 4

Sarah’s Circle

Date: Mondays*, Sept 16 – Dec 9, 11am
Registration:not required. Please pick up your numbered ticket at the front desk

Our popular preschool program with songs, stories and activities.
An early literacy program for children and their caregivers/parents.
For children ages 0-6.
Limit 20 children

*No class Oct 14 or Nov 11


Drop In – No Registration Required

Bedtime Story Hour

Date: Tuesday, Sept 17, Oct 15,Nov 19, Dec 17  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!

Stay, Play, Learn and Grow @ your Library

Date: Tuesdays, Sept 17 – Dec 9. 11am-12:00pm
Registration: not required. 

The program room will be full of games, puzzles, toys, blocks and trains for us to learn, grow and explore together.
All ages welcome.

 

After School Drop In

Yoga Session
Date: Monday, Sept 30  @ 4-5pm
Registration: 
not required
Yoga with Om-Chanti form Bodhi Tree Yoga Center. Ages 6+

Candy Bar BINGO
Date: Monday, Oct 7  @ 4-5pm
Registration: 
not required
Yummy fun and a little learning thrown in!  All ages

Collections Show and Share
Date: Monday, Oct 28 @ 4-5pm
Registration: 
not required
Bring your cool collection…Pokemon cards, coins, stamps etc  Show and trade in a safe environment. Ages 6+

STEAM Challenge
Date: Monday, Nov 18, 4-5:30pm
Registration: not required
Join us for a variety of STEAM challenge activities! Ages 7+

Drop in Christmas Crafts 
Date: Monday, Dec 9 @ 4-5:30pm
Registration: 
not required
Fun Christmas crafts with Library Sue.  Ages 6+

Past Programs

Out and About with Library Sue
Currently Inactive

Summer Sun Circle

Date: Currently inactive See you in the summertime!
Registration:not required. Please pick up your numbered ticket at the front desk

Our popular preschool program with songs, stories and activities.
An early literacy program for children and their caregivers/parents.
For children ages 0-6.
Limit 20 children

Sam’s Fishing Derby

Date: join us next year!
Registration: not required

Join us at Salamander’s dock for our 4th annual catch and release derby.  BBQ to follow at NGPL patio.  Bring your fishing rods and we’ll supply the worms!
More details to follow! All ages welcome.