Kids & Teens

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After School Program for grades 7-9

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Kid’s Free Play Friday

Kids will play, learn and explore with a variety of activities in this After school event! 
SPACES ARE LIMITED, snacks provided
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This program is aimed at kids in grades K-6 at Egin Hall. If your child attends South Crosby Public School, we meet them at the school at last bell. We walk to the library as a group and settle in to the event. Pick up time is 5:30. Please feel free to contact us with any questions!

DROP IN – Play & Learn Story Time

Join Laura Lee for some in branch fun! Play, explore, read and sing! This drop-in program is for kids 0-7 years and their caregivers.


Drop In – Baby Songs & Rhymes

This drop-in program is for 0-15 month olds and their caregivers.

Join LauraLee for some engaging baby time. A great place for caregivers to chat and exchange information too!


Design and build the fort of your dreams, populate a strange land with strange creatures, or build the tallest tower! A great way to bond and be creative with this classic building toy.

Check our events calendar for dates, held throughout our 5 branches

Bags to Borrow!

We have ready-packed activity bags! Just scoop one of these up in branch and away you go!

BIG Bag, Beginners in Gardening, everything you need to make those first steps towards a sustainable garden

Park Packs: enjoy snowshoeing and pickle ball!

W.O.W. (Words on wheels) an assortment of early literacy books and activities for the kids

Baby B.O.B. (Bag of Books) Board books and fun sensory toys for baby to start exploring

Mapsacks: Go on an adventure with the little ones with the mapsack, full of surprises!


Check our events calendar for special lab days in the Fall. Bring a shirt or hat to decorate with the Cricut, use the 3D printer, explore our gadgets and let your techy imagination soar!

The Maker Space gadgets are available to use independently during branch hours. Give it a whirl!

Build It!Print It!Game It!Make It!
3 Stations for building hands on with cardboard, Lego, and a pegboard mazeTry out 3D printing, choose a vinyl cut sticker pattern with the Cricut, and create & laminate a sign.
Run robots through mazes, use Makey Makey to play retro arcade games like Pac Man & Frogger.
Get crafty with Cricut projects, button maker, and collage.

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We have a DIE CUT STATION at our Elgin Branch. Make art & crafts, puppets, kids learning tools, scrapbooking and more. We have many die cuts to choose from such as letters, numbers, nature, seasonal, animals, shapes and celebrations. You need to bring your own materials (BYOM)

Materials you can use: Paper, Cardstock, Foam, Fabric, Felt

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