Children's Programs

Autumn Program Calendar

October Programs

Kids' Club - Wednesdays in October 

Weird Wednesdays

Get ready to get weird every Wednesday after school at GPL!  Explore urban legends and paranormal myths with fun activities, games, crafts and stories.

October 4th - 4-5pm - UFOs and Aliens 
October 11th - 4-5pm - Bigfoot
October 18th - 4-5pm - Lock Ness Monster
October 25th - 4-5pm - Creepy Creatures
Ages: 5 - 12 
Registration: Monthly registration required 

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Dragon Readers - Thursdays in October 
Celebrate Read October with our new Dragon Readers Program. Readers will practice important literacy skills each week through fun and engaging games and activities. Readers will also receive a new dragon trading card set each week that they read and adopt a 3D-printed pocket dragon at the end of the program.

October 5 - 3:30 - 4:30pm - Dragon Book Fair + DIY Dragon Eggs
October 12 - 3:30 - 4:30pm - Dragon Reading Games
October 19 - 3:30 - 4:30pm - Dragon Wizard Writing
October 26 - 3:30 - 4:30pm - Choose your own Adventure + Pocket Dragon
Ages: 4-8
Registration: Monthly registration required 

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November Programs

Kids' Club - Wednesdays from 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Nocturnal November.
Discover the dark and all its critters during Nocturnal November!  Learn all about Bats, Scorpions, Tasmanian Devils and more in this environmental science afterschool program!

When:  Wednesday in November from 4-5pm
Who:  Ages 5-12
Registration:  Required monthly
PA Day:  Fire Safety Story Time with the Gravenhurst Fire Department - November 17th from 2:00 - 3:00pm
Join GPL and the Gravenhurst Fire Department for a Fire Safety Story Time!  Read a firey story, make a fire craft, and learn how to stay safe!

When:  Friday, November 17th from 2-3pm
Who:  School Aged Children
Registration:  Drop In
Homeschool Meet-Up - November 30th from 1:00 - 3:00pm

GPL is introducing a new Homeschool Meet-Up session!  Homeschoolers are invited to the Library once a term for engaging educational activities appropriate for children of all ages.  This term's theme is engineering!

When:  Thursday, November 30th from 1-3pm
Who:  Grades K-8 and their families
Registration:  Drop In

December Programs

Kids' Club - Wednesdays from 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Whether you want to design the next viral toy, learn to make your own custom creations, or grow up to be one of Santa's elves, our Low-Tech Toy Lab is for you!  Make a new toy every week including a miniature rocking horse, sock animal, and bead maze!

When:  Wednesdays from 4-5pm
Ages:  5-12
Registration:  Required
Music & Me!  Thursdays from 10:30am - 11:15am
Shake, dance, sing, and play those winter blues away with our new Music & Me Preschool Program.  Caregivers and little ones are invited for holiday songs and finger plays, as well as a featured musical instrument each week.

When:  Thursday from 10:30-11:15am
Ages:  18m-6 years and their caregivers
Registration:  Drop In

Year Long Programs

Story Time - Tuesdays at 10:15am

Join Ms. Jenn every Tuesday morning for our preschool story time, complete with stories, songs, crafts, early literacy activities, and fun for all!

When: Tuesday at 10:15am
Who: 18 months - 4 years (younger/older siblings welcome) 
Registration: Not needed 

Baby Bop - Fridays at 10:30am

Come to the Library for Baby Story Hour every Friday! We will have lap bounces and songs, baby signs, sensory play, early literacy tips and fun, as well as activities for fine and gross motor development!

When: Fridays at 10:30am
Who0-2 years (older siblings are also welcome)
Registration: Not needed 

Special Event Fridays!

September 22: Stroller Walk
Load up the stroller and meet us at Leo Heritage Trail for a fall walk with your little one! (October 6 - Rain Date)

September 29 - No Baby Bop

October 27th -Costume Party 
Dress up with your little one for a cozy costume party!

November 24th - Pots and Pans
Get loud in he library with pots, pans and other kids' kitchen favourites! 

December 29th - Baby's First DIY Ornament
Make your baby's first DIY Ornament 

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