In-Person Programs & Take-Home Kits

Take & Make Craft Kits (Family)wolf crafts reverse150

Pick up your monthly kit starting Saturday, October 16

Take & Make kits have arrived at WPL! A limited number of monthly kits will be available on a first-come-first-served basis at the Children's Information desk. Each kit will include items to create a craft and an instruction sheet for a fun, at-home activity that is sure to engage and entertain!

 

Spooky Story Stroll for Families at Victoria Park (Family)

Saturday, October 30

Enjoy reading and the outdoors at the same time at this fun, Halloween-themed Story Walk! Ghouls and boys will have fun collecting treats and craft goodies as they stroll around Victoria Park anytime from 1-4 pm! Costume dress-up is encouraged. No registration required. Treats and craft goodies will be available while quantities last.

 

Virtual Programs

Dyslexia Awareness Month

October 1-15

October 2021 is Dyslexia Awareness Month! From October 1-15, we will be partnering with the International Dyslexia Association, Ontario Branch, to highlight information and resources for readers with dyslexia and parents of readers with dyslexia.

Hallow-Read Challenge for Families

October 1-31

It's the chilling season! Enjoy Halloween festivities for the family by completing fun activities and reading spooky tales together. Track your progress on Beanstack for the chance to win a ghoulishly hair-raising prize!

Nailed It! Pumpkin Edition

October 16-22

Kids, teens, and families are invited to participate in a Nailed It! style competition - but instead of baking, we're looking for the most creative pumpkins! Show us your pumpkin carving, painting, or decorating skills. Extra points will be given to book-themed pumpkins! Photo submissions can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and will be accepted from October 16-22. Voting on Facebook will commence October 23-29, and the winner will be announced on October 30.

Shelf Talks for Kids (Family)

WPL YouTube video posted biweekly on Friday Mornings
October 15

Looking for something new to read? Join us biweekly on Friday mornings as we book talk our top new books and old favourites for kids and teens.
Find this program's YouTube playlist here.

I Spy Challenge (6-12 years)

WPL fun posted monthly on social media at 10 am

DateTheme

October 2

Halloween Haunts!
Whoo is ready for a Spooooky good time! Test your I Spy skills with our digital quiz. Find the quiz here!

November 6 Time to Hibernate!
Can you find the animals that are getting ready to sleep for the winter? Test your I Spy skills with our digital quiz.

Creative Club (8-13 years)

Fridays, October 8, 22: 4-4:45 pm

Bring your colouring supplies and paper to our new virtual Art Club! No matter your skills, all are welcome to participate as we learn new techniques for drawing as well as how to draw different scenes, animals, people, perspectives, and more! Come ready to chat, learn, and have fun! Register for your Zoom invite by calling or visiting the library.

 

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Mondays, October 4, 18: Posted on social media at 10 am

Explore the world of computer coding, engineering, technology, and science with simple activities, book ideas, and resource recommendations.
pdfSidewalk Chalk Coding Instructions

 

 

  

Past YouTube Programs

Did you know we have TONS of programs recorded on our YouTube channel? Check out some of these past programs for crafts, STEAM activites, and more! 

Boredom Busters (10-13 years): Gather the listed supplies and follow along with our videos to make some great projects!

Craft Club (6-9 years): Gather the listed supplies and follow along with our videos for some great crafting fun!

Full STEAM Ahead! (6-12 years): Featuring fun STEAM activities for budding scientists, engineers, and artists!

Hogwarts Summer School (10-14 years): You'll need some specialty supplies for these Hogwarts-inspired crafts, including a Monster Book of Monsters, and a Mandrake!

Little Crafters (3-5 years): Crafts for the little ones! A grownup's assistance may be needed for these simple crafts.

Maker Lab (6-12 years): Crafts and experiments using common household supplies - time to get messy!