Programs & Events for Kids

Registration for Children’s Winter Programs 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: Mondays* or Tuesdays, January 8th to March 6th @ 10-11am

Registration: Required

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.  *no class Feb 19th
Limit 12 children

Reading Buddies

Date: Thursdays, January 11th – March 8th, 3:30 – 5pm
Registration: Required

Children ages JK to grade 8 are paired with high school volunteers for reading help in English and French in 3 time slots, 3:30, 4:00 or 4:30pm.
Limit 20 children

Mom and Me Crafting Morning!

Date: Saturday, February 10th @ 10am
Registration: Required

Create Valentine’s Day crafts together.
Ages 6+

Register at Front Desk – Program Space is Limited

Sarah’s Circle

Date: Mondays* or Tuesdays, January 8th to March 6th @ 11am
Registration: Not required, Please pick up your numbered ticket at the front desk

Our popular preschool program returns with a twist for the new year!
An early literacy program for children and their caregivers/parents.
For children ages 0-5.
Limit 20 children
*No class Monday, February 19th

Friday Fun Days

Date: Friday’s, January 12th to March 9th,  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.  First Friday of the month will be French Friday.
For ages 0-5.
Limit 20 children


Drop In – No Registration Required

Juice Jam

Date: Saturday, March 3rd, April 7th @ 11am
Registration: not required

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

After School Collection Share!

Date: Monday,  February 26th, 4-5pm
Registration: not required

Do you have a cool collection you’d like to share? Pokemon, hockey cards, stamps, coins?  Share your collection with others in a safe environment.
Ages 7 +

Family Lego Build Morning

Date: Saturday, January 13th @ 10am
Registration: not required

Bring the whole family and imagine and explore with this Lego Build event.  Coffee, juice and Timbits served.
All ages

Bedtime Story Hour

Date: Tuesday,  January 16th, February 20th & March 20th,  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!