SPL For Kids!

Winter 2020
In the Community Room at the Sechelt Library
All programs are free. Space is limited.To register call 604 885 3260.

1. All Ages Maker Space
Monthly on Saturdays, 2-4pm Sept 21st, Oct 26th, Nov 30th
Drop in
Knitting, crafts, programming, robotics, video games and more. Come and choose an activity to do by yourself or in a group. Children, families and adults welcome. Children under 12 must be supervised by an adult.

2. Winter Family Story Time
Join us for stories, songs, and play. Recommended for families with children 5 and under.
Saturdays, January 11-February 8th 10:30-11:15am Children’s Area – Ages 5 and under
10:30-11am – Story Time
11-11:15am – Free Play
This is a drop-in program. Registration is not required.

3. Drop-In Lego
Build away! Use our growing collection of Lego to create your own constructions. Supervision required.
Wednesdays, 3-5pm in the Children’s Area. This is a drop-in program. Registration is not required.

4. Baby’s 1st Birthday
Do you have a baby who turned one in 2019? We want to celebrate with you! Join us for songs, stories and play. Sign up for your child’s first library card. In partnership with SD46 Early Learning.
Monday, January 6 from 10am or 11am (2 sessions) in the Community Meeting Room – Age 1
Please call 604-885-3260 or visit the library to register.

Author Visit: Christina Leist
Join us as we welcome Vancouver author and illustrator Christina Leist. This interactive visit will include stories, imagination and doodling exercises, costumes, and drawing request from the audience.
Some of Christina’s well-known publications include: On My Swim, On My Bike, On My Skis, I Love You One to Ten, Baaad Animals, and many more!
Saturday February 29, 2020 from 2:30-3:30pm in the Community Meeting Room.
Please call 604-885-3260 or visit the library to register.

Haiku Poetry Writing
Learn how to write a Haiku about “sports” for Japan Airline Foundation’s World Haiku Contest. Draw a picture to go along with your poem. Sechelt Library will send the submissions into the contest for you or just write for fun.
Saturday, February 1 from 2-3pm in the Community Meeting Room – Ages 7-14
Please call or visit the library to register.

Board Game Drop-In
Borrow one of the board games from our extensive collection and play with friends or family in the Community Room or in the library.
Friday, February 14 from 10am-1pm in the Community Meeting Room.
This is a drop-in program. Registration is not required. ALL Ages


Summer Reading Program 2019

July activities and events
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Spring Break 2019 Programming
Monday March 18 to Saturday March 30, 2019

Monday March 18
Drop In Lego
Use our Lego collection to build and create your own characters, structures and vehicles.

4-10 years, 11am-1pm
Children’s Area – Parental Supervision Required.


Tuesday March 19
Maze Dash
We will work together to build mazes with Keva blocks and then challenge ourselves to code robots to navigate mazes by themselves.

9-12 years, 12:30-2:30pm
Seaside Centre – Call 604-885-3260 or come see us at the Library to register.


Wednesday March 20
Board Game Bonanza
Learn and try the newest and popular games. In partnership with Game Point.

8-12 years, 10am-12pm
Rockwood Dining Room – Call 604-885-3260 or come see us at the Library to register.

Teen Gaming Gala
Try your hand at the newest releases. Learn how to play collaborative games. In partnership with Game Point.

13-18 years, 1-3pm
Rockwood Dining Room – Call 604-885-3260 or come see us at the Library to register.


Thursday March 21
Big Hero 6 Screening
Can you believe it has been 5 years since this movie was released? Come and enjoy this viewer favourite while relaxing and enjoy some popcorn.

8-12 years, 11am-1pm
Community Room – Call 604-885-3260 or come see us at the Library to register.


Friday March 22
Build a Better Boat Challenge
Build the best paper boat you can to hold the greatest amount of weight.

4-8 years, 12-1:30pm
Seaside Centre – Call 604-885-3260 or come see us at the Library to register.

Mosaic Mural
Use pastels to create a portion of a larger work of art. Completed creation will be displayed in the Library.

9-13 years, 12-1:30pm
Seaside Centre – Call 604-885-3260 or come see us at the Library to register.


Saturday March 23
Mario Kart Tournament
Show your driving skills in a friendly competition. Beginners welcome.

All ages, 1-4pm
Community Room – Call 604-885-3260 or come see us at the Library to register.


Monday March 25
Drop In Lego
Use our Lego collection to build and create your own characters, structures and vehicles.

4-10 years, 11am-1pm
Children’s Area


Tuesday March 26
Ooey Gooey Magnets
We will make magnetic slime and explore what makes magnets stick.
4-8 years, 12:30-2:30pm
Community Room – Call 604-885-3260 or come see us at the Library to register.


Thursday March 28
Antman and the Wasp Screening
Sit back, relax and enjoy some popcorn. Enjoy one of Marvel’s best flicks.

13-18 years, 3-5pm
Community Room – Call 604-885-3260 or come see us at the Library to register.


Friday March 29
Cardboard Creations
Use your imagination to create cardboard costumes, animals and structures. We will split participants into groups based on age.

4-12 years, 11:30am-1:30pm
Community Room – Call 604-885-3260 or come see us at the Library to register.


Summer Reading Club  Watch this space for info on the 2019 Summer Reading Program.


TumbleBooks

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TumbleBooks is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.

 


International Children’s Digital Library

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The mission of the International Children’s Digital Library Foundation (ICDL Foundation) is to support the world’s children in becoming effective members of the global community – who exhibit tolerance and respect for diverse cultures, languages and ideas — by making the best in children’s literature available online free of charge.