We've Gone Digital! Our programs are now available online through our website, Facebook, Instagram, on our YouTube channel, and even live through Zoom! Check back often for updates!

Social Media Watchlist

Check us out on Facebook (@myWPL), Instagram (@mywpl), and Twitter (@WoodstockLib) to add some fun and informative moments to your day. Posts are live at 10 am daily.

Mondays:

Junior Coders (6-10 years):

Explore the world of computer coding with simple activities, book ideas, and resource recommendations aimed at introducing kids to this quickly evolving skillset.
Mondays, Nov 9, 23, Dec 7, 21

pdfCode your Name Necklace

pdfCoding Picture Books

pdfJunior Coders' Book List

pdfCode a Robot

Tuesdays:

I Spy (6-12 years):
Test your I Spy skills with a virtual challenge! Take a look at the scene we've created and see if you can answer each question.

May 12: Beach Day
June 2: Forest
June 16: Canada 
July 7: Candy Shop
July 21: At the Library
Aug 4: In the Park
Aug 18: My Garden
Sep 8: Back to School 
Oct 2: Fall Hauntings 
Nov 3: I Spy in Space
Dec 1: Happy Holidays!

Lego Challenge (Family):
Children's staff will be posting a Lego challenge for families to test your building skills.
Nov 10, 24, Dec 8, 22

Saturdays:

Saturday Story & Craft (2-5 years):
Each week we'll highlight a great picture book you can share with your child and an easy craft you can make together. Weekly, Oct 3-Dec 19.

Special Events:

Junior Coders: Hour of Code (6-10 yrs)
Monday, Dec. 7

Participate in the Hour of Code with WPL! This year during Computer Science Education Week, Dec. 7-13, we are challenging kids to try something new. Turn someone in your life into a superhero by programming them to fly over buildings and other super cool moves in "Code Your Hero". You'll show off your hero's special powers using CS First and Scratch. Links to this exciting program will be posted on all social media channels.

 

Spring/Summer:

Wed. May 6: Learning at Home Guide

Wed. May 20: Kids Escape Room Challenge: Library Lockout

Wed. June 17: Kids Escape Room Challenge: Rockin' Road Trip

Mon. July 20: Kids Escape Room Challenge: Camping with Bugs

Sat. Nov 14: Kids Escape Room Challenge: The Big Bad Wolf

 

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YouTube Programs

Shelf Talks for Kids

Looking for something new to read? Join us bi-weekly on Friday mornings as we book talk our top new books and old favourites for kids and teens. Nov. 6, 20; Dec. 4, 18.

Dec 18: "Rick Riordan Presents" Series
Dec 4: Non-Fiction for Reluctant and Struggling Readers
Nov 20: A Book of Sleep
Nov 6: Interactive Picture Books

Family Christmas Read Aloud (Family)

Join us for two special family read alouds on our YouTube channel. Available to view until Dec. 31.

Wed. Dec 2: How the Easter Bunny Saved Christmas
Wed. Dec 9: The Night Before a Canadian Christmas

Full STEAM Ahead! (6-12 years)

A twice-monthly YouTube program that features fun STEAM activities for budding scientists, engineers, and artists!

Saturdays, Nov. 7,21; Dec 5, 19

Past videos:

Nov 21: Hot Chocolate Goop
Nov 7: Snowstorm in a Jar
Oct 24: Craft Stick Catapult 
Oct 10: Rain Painting
May 11: Fluffy Slime
May 25: Sidewalk Chalk Paint

Baby and Toddler Rhyme Time (birth-35 months)

Tune in for some of our favourite rhymes and songs that you can do at home with your babies or toddlers! 

NEW Videos!

Nov 27: Nursery Rhymes

Nov 13: Bedtime Songs


Spring/Summer 2020:

May 1: Baby Tickle Rhymes

May 15: Scarf Rhymes

May 29: Shaker Rhymes

June 12: Bounce Rhymes

June 26: Heather's Favourite Interactive Songs


Past Program Videos

Craft Club (6-12 years)

Children's staff will be posting fun how-to craft videos for kids. Just grab the supplies you need and get crafty! 

July 7: Paper Roll Koi Fish

July 21: Glitter (Sensory) Jars

Aug 4: Pet & Plant Rocks

Aug 18: Pine Cone Hedgehogs

Family Read-Alouds (2-5 years)

Cozy up and enjoy a book reading from one of our Children's Librarians.

May 7: Nannette's Baguette by Mo Willems

May 21: The Pout Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen

June 4: Norman the Slug with the Silly Shell by Sue Hendra

June 18: Escargot by Dashka Slater