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Books and Beyond has arrived! Download the Winter 2018 guide to programs, services, resources and more at Caledon Public Library.

Join us on January 27 between 11 am and 2 pm at the Albion Bolton Branch as we kick off this year's celebration of  CPL's 150th anniversay of continuous library service AND Family Literacy Day!

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Winter Drop-in Programs for All Ages

There's always something to discover and create at the library. Drop in to any branch this winter to partake in a scavenger hunt, "grow" a heart for the Grinch, make a valentine for a veteran, create something unique at our Crafternoons and more!

 

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 February 1. Email lscardicchio@caledon.library.on.ca

Wednesdays: February 7, 14, 21, 28; March 7, 21, 28  | AB Branch  5:30 - 6:15 pm | Ages 6 - 10

 

What the Heck is STEM?

STEM Village is a leading-edge online education tool that guides students through development paths in science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for a demo of this software.

January 22 | AB Branch | 4 - 8 pm | all ages

February 9 | AB Branch | 1 - 6 pm | all ages

 

Tech Club

Create Your Own Board Game for Ages 6 - 12

Using our 3D printer, design characters and tokens that will be used to complete your very own board game.

Thursdays: January 11, 18, 25; February 1 | Inglewood Branch | 6:45 pm | Register here.

 

Kids Play Chess

Come and play chess with your friends or meet new ones! If you have a chess board, you are welcome to bring it. Basic knowledge of chess is required. Develop new skills or polish up on your game.

Tuesdays: February 6, 20 | Alton Branch | 2 pm

 

Open Chess Challenge

Are you the best chess player in town? Join a monthly chess tournament for youth and prove you are the best. Will you be victorious every month or will you meet your match? All skill levels are welcome.

Saturdays: January 20; February 17 | AB Branch | 10 am | Ages 6 - 12

Register here for the match on January 20.

Register here for the match on February 17.

 

Artful Library

Get artful at the library! Ages: 6-12

Valentine Art

February 8 | CE Branch | 6:45 pm | Register here.

Make valentine-themed art using acrylic paint, canvas and a photo of you!

Winter Woods

February 15 | CV Branch | 6:45 pm | Register here.

Add some brightness to winter by creating a scene in the woods using watercolours.

Art Bots

February 22 | CE Branch | 6:45 pm | Register here.

Design your own robot that can create its own art.

 

Tinkercad 3D Design

3D Design for ages 6 - 9

Learn the basics of 3D printing and design in Tinkercad. Start with basic design techniques to create a nametag or keychain using the 3D printer.

January 23 | CE Branch | 7 pm | Register here.

February 20 | CV Branch | 7 pm | Register here.

 

Outside the Book

Crime fighting fun for ages 6 - 12

Have you ever wanted to be a super chef detective or a canine hero? Join us and go beyond the pages of your favourite book.

Neil Flambe

Take on the role of Neil Flambe, super chef and detective extraordinaire, as you solve one of his tastiest cases yet.

January 30 | AB Branch | 6:45 pm | Register here

Dog Man

Join us for an evening of fun and games as we celebrate Dav Pilkey's newest series starring Dog Man, the crime-biting canine who is part dog , part man and all hero.

February 6 | Inglewood Branch | 6:45 pm | Register here

 

Valentine's Treats and Sweets

Show off your baking skills. Mix and bake yummy cookies and tasty treats for your valentine. Allergy alert

February 13 | Margaret Dunn Valleywood Branch | 7 pm | Ages 6 - 12 | Register here

 

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

 

TWEENS

Tween Escape Room

Can you uncover the graveyard secrets and escape before time runs out?

February 24 | Alton Branch | 2 pm and 3 pm | Ages 10 - 12

Register here for the 2 pm Escape Room.

Register here for the 3 pm Escape Room.