Early Literacy Programs
Registration for Baby Time, Toddler Time and Story Time Spring literacy programs begins on Monday, March 4th at Check Out. Fees are due at registration and can be made by debit, cash or cheque. All programs start the week of April 1.
Baby Laptime: Hear stories, share books and learn new rhymes, songs and finger plays. It's never too early to read with your baby and meet other parents. For babies 0 to 12 months and a caregiver. $15.00 per child.
Fun for Ones: Learn rhymes, songs, finger games and stories. For toddlers aged 12 to 23 months and a caregiver. $15.00 per child.
Baby Time: Enjoy stories, songs and finger games. For newborns up to 23 months. $15.00 per child.
Toddler Time: Share stories, songs, rhymes, felt board activities and a thematic craft. All children must be two years old by April 1. This activity is for children to enjoy with a caregiver. $22.00 per child.
Story Time: Children 3+ years will share stories, activities and a craft. All children must be three years old by January 1, 2013. This program introduces children to early school skills by including the calendar, learning to use raised hands, discussing story content and incorporating text into thematic crafts. As part of the transition to school, most children attend Story Time on their own. Children who are worried about separatingfrom their caregiver are welcome to have their adult join them until they are comfortable on their own. This program is 45 minutes long. $25.00 per child.
There's lots to do at the Libray and just as much fun on the Library's website. We've got digital collections designed just for preschoolers.
|Tumblebooks for Kids - Welcome to the TumbleBook Library, an online collection of animated stories, games, and audiobooks for kids.|
|PebbleGo - An interactive reading and research database for kids pre-K to grade 3. PebbleGo makes learning and research skills fun, building on children’s interest. There are two separate databases: PebbleGo Animals and PebbleGo Earth & Space, each are simple to navigate and offer key reading supports of read-along audio and word-by-word highlighting.|