Caledon Public Library

Children

Download the Books and Beyond fall guide to programs, services, resources.  

Story Time

Caledon Public Library offers regular story times during the fall that assist with the development of literacy skills for ages birth to 5. Each program is developed for a specific age group to encourage participation and engagement.  More information   

  NEW FOR 2018 ALL STORY TIME PROGRAMS ARE DROP IN

 

Pop-Up Library: Activity Fest

Sign up for a lilbrary card, borrow books, and have fun with a variety of activities - all at the same time!

Pop-Up Library in Southfields | 6 - 8 pm | September 11, 25 | all ages

SciLit WEEK @ CPL

CPL celebrates all things science in recognition of SciLit Week. We'll have science book displays, fun science-related activities and special presentations all week!

All branches | September 17 - 23 | all ages

The Glow Show

Through hands-on activities, this Mad Science workshop concentrates on how we perceive light and its effect on objects. Together, we'll discover the amazing properties of light and explore glow-in-the-dark technology.

Albion Bolton | 6:30 - 7:30 pm | September 20 | ages 6 to 12 | Register

Do-Write and Read-a-Long Fun

This 10 week program is geared for children ages 6-10 who want to practice and hone their reading the writing skills. Each week we'll explore tips and tools that help make reading and writing f.u.n.!    Registration is limited and will be open only until the 3rd session of the program. 

Albion Bolton | 5:15 - 6:00 pm | Ages 6 to 10

Mondays:  Sept 24, Oct 1,15, 22, 29; Nov 5, 12, 19, 26; Dec 3

Library Scavenger Hunt

October is Love Your Library Month! Show us your library skills by finding a new hidden book each week in October.

All Branches | Throughout October | ages 12 and under

Paw Patrol Party

If your're ready for action, join us as we celebrate Chase, Marshall, Skye and the gang.

Caeldon Village | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm | October 20 | ages birth to 9

BAM:  Book Art Make

Crayon Drip Art:  Share a book and create your own masterpiece in this art-based story time for all ages.

Pop-Up Library in Southfields | 6:30 - 7:30 pm | October 23 | all ages

Choose Your Own Adventure

Where will your stories take you? In this hands-on, adventure-packed program we'll create interactive stories where your readers can choose what happens next!

Alton | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm | November 3 | ages 6 to 12 | Register

3D Printing Lab

Learn the basics of Tinkercad and design your own object to print on the library's 3D printer.

Caledon East | 6:30 - 8:00 pm | November 15 | ages 8 to 12 | Register

Pajama Storytime

Put on your pajamas, bring a blanket, and join us for a cozy evening of stories and hot chocolate.

Pop-Up Library in Southfields | 6:30 - 7:30 pm | November 27 | ages 8 to 12

Dinovember Hunt

Dinosaurs are loose in the library! Can you help us find them?  Help us celebrate Dinovember by finding a new dinosaur each week.

All Branch | Throughout November | ages 12 and under

Children's Short Story Contest

Caledon Public Library will be accepting submissions to its Children's Short Story Contest for childen ages 6 - 9 years of age between Saturday, June 16 and Saturday, December 15. The theme this year is Inspiration.  Contest Details

  

 

Tween Programs - fall

Fortnite Party

Come celebrate your favourite game with a Fortnite themed party! Includes snacks, crafts, and an epic dance battle.

Caledon East | 6:45 - 7:45 pm | October 18 | ages 10 to 12 | Register

Pop-Up Library in Southfields | 7 - 8 pm | November 13 | ages 10 to 12 | Register

Geek Out

From Harry Potter to Pokemon, Star Wars to Marvel, show off your fandom pride through a variety of art and design activities including Perler Beads, Shrink It Art and more!

Pop-Up Library in Southfields | 7 - 8 pm | October 9 | ages 10 to 12

Tween Short Story Contest

Saturday, June 16 - Saturday, December 15, 2018

Ages 10 - 12 years

Contest Details