Find our featured programs here. Creative writing, reviews, crafts, activities and more. View our newsletter for more programs and details.

Teen book reviews

We are looking for teen guest reviewers to read and write book reviews. Each approved book review will earn you five hours of community service! Reviews will be published here and on social media accounts. Contact us for more information if you want to participate.

See our teen reviews

Recommendations for kids by kids

Read any good books lately? We are looking for book recommendations written for kids by kids! Participating is easy! Recommendations will be published here and on our social media accounts.

See recommendations

Take & make kits

Did you know we have simple craft projects for families to take home and make together? You can pick up your kit during our curbside hours. Instructions and most supplies included (some glue or common household items may be required). Available while quantities last.

Good in Every Grain
Good in Every Grain

Available May 21.
All ages.
Free.

Thanks to the support of Grain Farmers of Ontario!

Sunny sailboat painting
Sunny sailboat painting

Available June 4.
All ages.
Free.

Fish tail macramé
Fish tail macramé

Available June 11.
All ages.
Free.

Father's Day card
Father's Day card

Available June 18.
All ages.
Free.

Rainbow fish windsock
Rainbow fish windsock

Available June 25.
All ages.
Free.

Summer Reading Kick-Off

Mark your calendars to kick off your summer reading with us! We offer a variety of programs every summer. Find fun activities for your family in our newsletter or checkout our summer programs page for upcoming events. 

Crayola® Imagine Arts Academy™: Coiled Turtles
Crayola® Imagine Arts Academy™: Coiled Turtles

Registration begins Thursday, May 27.
Online Zoom Tutorial: Saturday, June 12, 11:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.

Reserve your spot: 905-834-6512.
For all ages. Free.
Available while supplies last.

Create a unique turtle sculpture in this fun art workshop and learn about wildlife conservation. Register for the program, pick up your art supply kit prior to the event, and then join us for a live, online tutorial. 

Online programs

Did you know we have a YouTube channel? You can watch follow-along craft tutorials, activities and story times. Some videos are only available for a limited time, so check back for any updates.
Exploring the Birds of Ontario with David T. Chapman
View Exploring the Birds of Ontario with David T. Chapman
Available March 8 to June 8, 2021
If you enjoy bird watching, then this is the presentation for you! Everything from the small backyard visitors that we all know and love, to some of the largest birds like the Bald Eagle and Great Blue Heron. Check out rare visitors to the Niagara area like the Painted Bunting and Northern Hawk Owl. Watch an owl family grow up and leave the nest. Learn how you can enhance your birding experience. See both still images and video of these fascinating and colourful characters and more.
View 3-2-1 Weather Launch: Atmosphere Traveler with David T. Chapman
View 3-2-1 Weather Launch: Atmosphere Traveler with David T. Chapman

Available April 12 to July 12, 2021
Become your family's weather forecaster by learning to read weather patterns just from looking at the sky outside your window. Our travel guide, weather expert David T. Chapman, takes us on a journey literally from the ground up.
All ages. Free.