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Winter Programs 2024

**Please be advised that there will not be any programming from March 11th-22nd for March Break

Baby & Toddler Time -Ages 0-36 months, Fridays 10:00am-10:30am starting January 19th 2024

Sing along to songs, follow along with a story reading, poems, themes, fingerplays and rhymes for you to sing along with your child. This interactive program is designed with the repetitive play concept in mind. No registration required.

Story Time -Ages 3-5 years, Fridays 11:00am-11:45am starting January 19th 2024

It is a great way to start early literacy learning by hearing words, letter sounds, and pronunciation. This program is designed to promote the love of books and reading. The small take away craft each day helps to develop the child's fine motor skills.  No registration required.   

Cocoa Club - Ages 6-10 years, Tuesdays 3:15pm-4:00pm and 4:15pm-5:00pm starting January 16th 2024

This after school program welcomes children for a small craft and hot cocoa and a cookie to enjoy with friends.  We are running 2 sessions to ensure everyone gets a spot!  No registration required.

Creative Writers Club - Ages 9+, Wednesdays 3:15pm-4:30pm starting January 17th 2024
This after school program welcomes all youth ages 9+ to join local author Jim Shaw each week for an hour of creative writing instruction, ideas and brainstorming  No registration required.

**NEW** Tween Scene - Ages 11+, Thursdays 3:15pm-5:00pm starting January 18th 2024

This after school program will be a dream for youth to hang out, meet up with friends, and participate in a different activity each week. A hot drink and snacks provided!  No registration required.

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If you are not already following us on Facebook, check out our Page at Grand Valley Public Library. Keep up to date on current events and library resources as they become available. 

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Community Storytime Reads

Listen along as a prominent Grand Valley Community Member or Business Owner personally reads a story aloud to you. Developed for children ages 0-5 in mind, but can be enjoyed by adults and older siblings as well! Learn about the people who work in our community everyday, and familiarize yourself with them by putting a face to their name. Follow along as we lead you throughout the community of Grand Valley. Everyone loves a good story and we hope we can strengthen and unite our community with this timeless tradition of bringing people together even while we 'socially distance' during a world-wide pandemic. 

Click Here to access Community Storytime Reads.

Resources available for kids

  • Chapter books for all levels of reading
  • Easy read books to encourage new young readers - ask us for assistance if you don't know which level to choose
  • Extensive non-fiction books for leisure reading and school research
  • Electronic resources and online databases
  • Videos, DVDs and Music
  • Two computers with educational programs for young children
  • Public computers with access to the Internet (parental permission required)
  •  Chromebooks available in your public library!

Chromebook

Upper Grand District School Board students can now use a Chromebook to do assignments after school, evenings and weekends. Come on in and check one out today.

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Contact Us

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