Library Events Calendar

Thursday, July 19 2018

Time Items
All day
 
10:00 am
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ready, Set, Read! pairs children who can read and are attending grades 1-3 with youth volunteers attending grades 4-12. This twice-weekly program runs on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 - 11:00 am. The Reader and Volunteer share 40 minutes of reading time, with the last 20 minutes spent in a fun group activity.

We are looking for enthusiastic Readers and energetic Volunteers for Ready, Set, Read! which begins Tuesday July 3.

Location: Friends Place Meeting Room (The Crossings Branch)

PLEASE NOTE: Registration for Readers may be limited. Ready, Set, Read! is not suitable for children with learning/reading disabilities. All participants must be mature enough to attend without adult accompaniment.

Register HERE starting June 1, 2018.

 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Focus on literacy over the Summer months with the Frontier College Reading Tent. Aimed at all ages, the Reading Tent has physical and non-physical activities based on reading and writing. Possible activities include making your own recycled journal, literacy obstacle course, and story writing. Select a free book to take home!

2:00 pm
 
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join the library and CKXU to learn about community radio!

This four day workshop will teach you everything you need to know to get started in radio, and at the end, you'll get to go on air!

All sessions will be at The Crossings Branch from 2-4pm. Program is open to teens starting grades 7-12 in September.

You must pre-register and be able to attend all four afternoons.

 
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Join Mr. Oinks for songs, stories, and lots of silly fun! All ages are welcome to drop in for this program.

7:00 pm
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join YWCA Health and Fitness as they provide a presentation on the benefits and importance of physical literacy, followed by fun and interactive games designed to teach physical literacy skills.
 

8:00 pm
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Want to prove you're the smartest in the room?

Assemble a team of up to six smartypants, and head to the Owl Acoustic Lounge the third Thursday of every month to take part in the library's pub quiz!  The top teams get prizes from the library and the Owl - plus all the bragging rights.

Questions start at 8pm, but we suggest getting there earlier as tables fill up quickly.

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The Crossings Branch
 
Main Branch