After school Kids Club – Elgin

Kids grades 2 to 6 are welcome to hang out, make art, build with LEGO, create something new and enjoy some snacks at the Main Branch in Elgin.

Club meets most Mondays from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. but follows the school calendar with holidays and bus cancellations.

Contact Laura Lee lauralee@rideaulakeslibrary.ca with any questions.

Stories & Play – Delta

Families with children age birth to six are welcome to drop by the Delta Branch, every other Tuesday morning for stories and playtime from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. beginning January 8 and running to June 25 2019.

Please consult our event calendar for updated program information, times and locations. Or contact Laura Lee lauralee@rideaulakeslibrary.ca with any questions.

Pop-Up Play

EarlyON and the Library present games, stories and crafts for parents, caregivers and children ages 0-6 on Friday mornings from 9:30-11:30am at the Elgin Branch. This drop-in program follows the same schedule as the school calendar as well as bus cancellations.

You can contact EarlyON Child and Family Centre for more information: 1-866-433-8933  x 2374

TD Summer Reading Club

When summertime hits, you can sign up for the TD Summer Reading Club at any Rideau Lakes Public Library  branch! Pick up your free stickers, activity booklet, fortune teller and great books with summer adventures waiting for you…

We offer FREE Weekly programs during the month of July.  Watch this space for more details!

Reading Boost!

A reading tune-up in the summer for kids

  • Would you like your child to grow a love of reading?
  • Would you like some help to keep their reading levels up over the summer?
  • Would they feel more confident going back to school in September with some extra reading skills?

The Rideau Lakes Public Library is offering a positive reading support program for kids at the South Elmsley Branch (Lombardy Public School) and at the Elgin Branch this summer.

A fully qualified teacher and trained volunteers will work with small groups concentrating on reading fundamentals and promoting the joy of reading. Sessions are free.

Registration

Program runs over two 2-week sessions at two locations: Elgin Branch 9-11 a.m. and South Elmsley Branch (Lombardy PS) 1-3 p.m *.

Pre-registration preferred to attend as small size groups are ideal. Please call the Library at 613-359-5334 or email lauralee@rideaulakeslibrary.ca to register and for more information.

Read to Every Kid Every Day

Every year, we invite children, parents, caregivers and guardians to participate in our annual “Read to Every Kid Every Day” Challenge. You can help choose Leeds-Grenville’s favourite children’s book!

Winner of the 2010 Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport Award for Innovation!!

Read to Every Kid Every Day, now celebrating year 10, is a county wide literacy initiative that promotes the importance of daily reading to children. Each year, children and parents are invited to read 10 picture books that have been selected by a team of librarians and literacy specialists and then vote for their favourite.

This year’s nominated picture books were announced October 1 2018.  Check them out at your Branch, read, share and vote!

And the 2018-2019 Winners are …..

 

Vote Here! | Learn more at www.everykid.on.ca »

Visit the event calendar for upcoming dates and times »