Pajama Bedtime Stories – Every Tuesday: 6:45 pm
Join us for this fun preschool program where we will help you build early literacy skills with your child by reading, talking, singing and playing together. Wear your pajamas and bring your stuffed animal. Adults must stay for the program. Suitable for ages 18 months – 7
ADORATION CELEBRATION: Get your ticket for this fun, free event to celebrate Family Day and Valentine’s Day!
LEGO Club – First Saturday of the month: 11:00-noon. Let your imagination run wild with the library’s LEGO collection and build something awesome! Not only is Lego fun, it also develops skills beneficial to your child’s development: spatial reasoning, literacy and communication, problem-solving, organization, planning, creativity and fine motor development.
KEVA Contraptions – Saturday Feb 4: (11 am – noon) These wood plank toys are similar to Lego, but stack together without glue to make structures and gadgets. These toys are excellent for fine motor control and encourage creativity and planning. Suitable for ages 4+
Canada Reads: What is the one book Canadians need now? This is the question posed in 2017’s national reading battle. BCPL recognizes Canada Reads by giving away 2 sets of recent titles written by popular Canada Reads winners Joseph Boyden, Heather O’Neill and Lisa Moore. Want to enter? Place a hold or read a book from the shortlist and let us know on your ballot which book you think will be this year’s winner.
Blind Date with a Book – Feb. 1-14: Take your chances on a literary “blind date”! Check out materials from our in-branch display and enter a draw from Mill Creek Chocolates. Let us know how your “date” went! Share your comments about your “blind date” book on your ballot.
Freedom to Read Week – Feb 26-March 4: View, Like and Share our “Free to Read” photo wall on Facebook and Instagram. Want to submit a photo of yourself with your favourite challenged book? Post your photo on our wall on Facebook or use the hashtag #BCPLFreedomtoread on Twitter/Instagram. For more information about Freedom to Read, visit their website: http://www.freedomtoread.ca
World Read Aloud Day – February 16: World Read Aloud Day encourages us to recognize the right to literacy belongs to all people. Read aloud with someone special today! Get caught reading aloud (or being read to) at the library today, and get a treat!!
Adult Book Club Meeting – last Tuesday of the month @ 2:00. Copies of the club’s current read are available at the circulation desk.
Mayor Buckle drop in – Stop by and chat with the Bob Buckle, Mayor of South Bruce on Friday mornings.