Caledon Public Library

Children

Children

Books and Beyond has arrived! Download the Fall 2017 guide to programs, services, resources and more at Caledon Public Library.

 

Reading Buddies

Need some practice with your reading? Reading Buddies allows children to spend time each week reading aloud with a trained buddy. Register by September 26. Email lscardicchio@caledon.library.on.ca

 

Albion Bolton Branch

Wednesdays: October 4, 11, 18, 25; November 1, 8, 15, 22  | 5:30 - 6:15 PM

Ages: 6-10

 

Reading Rangers

Reading Rangers is a fun activity based program that encourages independent reading through discussion, activities and crafts. Each week participants will choose an age and reading-level appropriate book to practice reading independently at home. Children must be able to read independently.

Albion Bolton Branch

Thursdays: October 5, 12, 19, 26; November 2, 9, 16, 23 | 5:30 - 6:15 PM

Ages: 5-10

 

Tinkercad 3D Design

Learn the basics of 3D printing and design in Tinkercad. Start with basic design techniques to create a nametag or bookmark, Register here.

Albion Bolton Branch

Saturday, October 14 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM | Ages 6-7

Saturday, November 4 | 2:30 - 3:30 PM | Ages 8-9

 

Create your own Board Game

Using our 3D printer, participate will design characters and tokens that will be used to complete their board game. This is a 4-week program. Register here.

Caledon East Branch

Thursdays: October 5, 12, 19, 26 | 7:15 - 8:15 PM

Ages: 6-12

 

Chess Club

Come and play chess with your friends or meet new ones! If you have a chess board, you are welcome to bring it. All levels of skill welcome! Develop new skills or polish up on your game in preparation for an end of session masters chess tournament. Register here.

Albion Bolton Branch

Wednesday: October 4, 11, 18, 25; November 1, 8, 15, 22 | 7 - 8 PM

Ages: 6-12

 

Do-Write Club

A club for kids who love to write and those who need some help figuring out where to start. Register online. Register here.

Albion Bolton Branch

Mondays: September 25; October 2, 16, 23, 30; November 6, 13, 20, 27 | 5:30 - 6:30 PM

Ages: 5-12

 

Outside the Book

Have you ever wanted to solve a mystery like Nancy Drew, go on an adventure with Geronimo Stilton or battle toxic toilets for Captain Underpants? Go beyond the pages of your favourite stories. Ages: 6-12

Nancy Drew & Hardy Boys Mysteries

Caledon Village | Tuesday, October 3rd | 6:45 - 7:45 PM

Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys are searching for a missing jewelry box that disappeared from the museum's special collection! Can you unravel the clues and find out who stole the jewelry box before another priceless artifact goes missing? Register here.

Legend of Zelda

Margaret Dunn Valleywood | Tuesday, October 10th | 6:45 - 7:45 PM

Jump into the Kingdom of Hyrule and take on the role of Link and embark on a series of tasks and challenges that will test your might and determination to allow you to rescue Princess Zelda from Ganon. Register here.

Captain Underpants

Inglewood | Tuesday, October 17th | 6:45 - 7:45 PM

Hold on to your tighty-whities and waddle over to the library for a Captain Underpants themed adventure including games, crafts and more! Register here.
 

Geronimo & Thea Stilton Party

Albion Bolton | Tuesday, November 7th | 6:45 - 7:45 PM

You're invited to a mouse-tastic celebration of all things Stilton including bingo, crafts and a scrumption cheese tasting! Register here.
 

Gotham City

Alton | Tuesday, November 14th | 6:45 - 7:45 PM

Batman fandom at its best! Test your knowledge of Batman villains and heroes through Trivia and Scavenger Hunts. Train like Batman as you race through Gotham City. Participants will get to design their own Bat-a-rang with our 3D printer. Register here.

 

Artful Library

Get artful at the library! Ages: 6-12

Flower Art

Caledon East | Thursday, November 2nd | 7:15 - 8:15 PM

Brighten up your day with some colourful flower art. Register here.

Printmaking

Caledon East | Thursday, November 9th | 7:15 - 8:15 PM

Learn the art of printmaking and create unique designs. Register here.

Mixed Media Birdhouse

Caledon East | Thursday, November 16th | 7:15 - 8:15 PM

Use paint, crayons, tissue and more to create a birdhouse. Register here.

3D Landscapes

Caledon East | Thursday, November 23rd | 7:15 - 8:15 PM

Paper and your imagination will bring 3D Landscapes to life! Register here.

 

Science Literacy Week

STEM Village Club

Practice science, technology, engineering and math skills with fun experiments including building a catapult and 3D printing. Register here

Inglewood | Tuesday, September 19th | 6 - 8 PM

Albion Bolton | Thursday, September 21st | 6 - 8 PM

 

The Bubbleology Show - The Science of Bubbles

This innovative and creative bubble performance by "Miss T" the Bubble Queen and her team of Bubbleologists will kick off Science Literacy Week. Register here.

Albion Bolton | Monday, September 18th | 7 PM

 

Fandom Fever Saturdays

Nintendo Ninjas 

Dive into the world of classics with Nintendo and try out some of your favourite games with a Nintendo themed activity while they wait for their opportunity. Please note we can not guarantee availability of games and consoles. Register here.

Margaret Dunn Valleywood | Saturday, October 7th | 2:30 - 3:30 PM

 

Pokemon Club

Calling all Pokemon enthusiasts! Test your knowledge of different generation Pokemon and work together to create a whole new generation of Pokemon. Participants will also have an opportunity to train just like a Pokemon trainer by completing a series of tasks and challenges. Register here

Caledon Village | Saturday, October 28th | 2:30 - 3:30 PM

 

Perler Bead Craze

Design your favourite character from a movie, comic book or video game during our Perler Bead frenzy. Turn them into door hangers, wall decals, key chains and more! Register here.

Inglewood | Saturday, November 18th | 2:30 - 3:30 PM

 

For all Fall Story Times visit our Story Time page here.

 

 

TWEENS

Candy Sushi

Come to our candy sushi workshop and learn how to make real looking sushi from delicious candy treats while watching some awesome anime on the big screen! Register here.

Alton Branch

Tuesday, October 24 | 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Ages: 10+

 

Shrink It Art

Create original and wearable works of art with shrinkable plastic. From Harry Potter to Emojis, Marvel to Disney, the possibilities are endless!

Caledon East Branch

Tuesday, November 21 | 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Ages: 10+  

 

Tinkercad 3D Design for Tweens

Learn about the basics of 3D printing by designing a 3D object in Tinkercad. Start with basic design techniques to create an object that will be printed on the Makerbot Mini 3D printer. No experience necessary. Register here.

Albion Bolton Branch

Saturday, November 25 | 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Ages: 10+