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At the Regina Public Library December 2017 - February 2018

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PRESCHOOL & Children’s PROGRAMS

Dec-Feb issue of At the library

**Registration Opens November 24, 2017

 

R Registration Required

D Drop-In Program

T Ticketed: Pick up free tickets at the desk, 30 minutes before program

 

PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS

 

Family Storytime D

For ages 2 to 5. Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and other fun activities with your child.

 

Tue, Jan 9-Mar 20 • 10:00-10:30am

Prince of Wales Branch

 

Fri, Jan 12-Mar 23 • 10:30-11:00am

Regent Place Branch

 

Fri, Jan 12-Mar 23

Tue, Jan 9-Mar 20 • 10:00-10:30am

Glen Elm Branch

 

Mainly Mother Goose D

For ages 2 and under. An interactive program for parents and babies featuring songs, rhymes, bounces and books.

 

Mon, Jan 8-Mar 19

Sat, Jan 13-Mar 24 • 10:30-11:00am

Central Children’s Library

 

Tue, Jan 9-Mar 20 • 10:15-10:45am

Sunrise Branch

 

Wed, Jan 10-Mar 21

Thu, Jan 11-Mar 22

Fri, Jan 12-Mar 23 • 10:00-10:30am

Sherwood Village Branch

 

Thu, Jan 11-Mar 22 • 10:30-11:00am

Regent Place Branch

 

Fri, Jan 12-Mar 23 • 9:45-10:15am and

10:45-11:15am

George Bothwell Branch

 

Mainly Mother Goose R

For ages 2 and under. An interactive program for parents and babies featuring songs, rhymes, bounces and books.

 

Fri, Jan 12-Mar 23 • 10:15-10:45am or 11:15-11:45 am

Connaught Branch

 

Preschool Storytime D

For ages 3 to 5. Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and other fun activities.

 

Tue, Jan 9-Mar 20 • 9:45-10:15am

Regent Place Branch

 

Fri, Jan 12-Mar 23 • 1:30-2:00pm

George Bothwell Branch

 

Fri, Jan 12-Mar 23 • 10:45-11:15am

Wed, Jan 10-Mar 21 • 10:45-11:15am

Sunrise Branch

 

Fri, Jan 12-Mar 16 • 10:30-11:00am

Central Children’s Library

 

Preschool Storytime R

For ages 3 to 5. Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and other fun activities.

 

Thu, Jan 11-Mar 22 • 10:45-11:15am

Fri, Jan 12-Mar 23 • 10:45-11:15am

Sherwood Village Branch

 

Storybag Drop-In D

For ages 2 to 5. Enjoy a storybag with your child. Storybags have a theme and contain books, puppets, games, puzzles, toys and rhymes.

 

Tue, Jan 9-Mar 20 • 10:30-11:00am

Fri, Jan 12-Mar 23

Glen Elm Branch

 

Tue, Jan 9-Mar 20

Wed, Jan 10-Mar 21

Thu, Jan 11-Mar 22 • 10:30-11:30am

Fri, Jan 12-Mar 23

Sherwood Village Branch

 

Mon, Jan 8-Mar 19 • 9:30am-11:30Am

Tue, Jan 9-Mar 20

Wed, Jan 10-Mar 21

Thu, Jan 11-Mar 22

Fri, Jan 12-Mar 23

Sunrise Branch

 

Tue, Jan 9-Mar 20 • 11:00am-12:00pm

Regent Place Branch

 

Tue, Jan 9-Mar 20 • 10:30-11:30am

Fri, Jan 12-Mar 23 • 10:30-11:30am

Prince of Wales Branch

 

Sat, Jan 13-Mar 17 • 3:00-5:00pm

Central Children’s Library

 

Toddler Time D

For ages 2 to 3. Enjoy songs, stories, games and fingerplays fun with your child.

 

Tue, Jan 9-Mar 20 • 10:00-10:30am

Sherwood Village Branch

 

Tue, Jan 9-Mar 20 • 10:30-11:00am

Regent Place Branch

 

Wed, Jan 10-Mar 21 • 10:00-10:30am

and 10:45-11:15am

George Bothwell Branch

 

Thu, Jan 11-Mar 15 • 10:30-11:00am

Central Children’s Library

 

Fri, Jan 12-Mar 23

Wed, Jan 10-Mar 21 • 10:00-10:30am

Sunrise Branch

 

Toddler Time R

For ages 2 to 3. Enjoy songs, stories, games and fingerplays fun with your child.

 

Tue, Jan 9-Mar 20 • 10:00-10:30am

Connaught Branch

 

Preschool Dance Party R

For ages 3 to 5. Learn dance moves and explore all kinds of great music.

 

Thu, Dec 28 • 10:00-11:00am

Central Children’s Library

 

Pyjama Party for Preschoolers D

For ages 2 to 5. Enjoy a pyjama party featuring stories, songs, rhymes and other fun activities.

No program February 19.

 

Mon, Jan 8-Feb 26 • 6:30-7:00pm

Central Children’s Library

 

Baby Art Crawl R

Babies, toddlers and caregivers are invited for a gallery tours and baby friendly art play. Please see Dunlop Exhibitions for further information on the exhibitions. Wear play clothes.

 

Mon, Jan 15 • 10:30-11:30am

Sherwood Village Branch

 

Tue, Feb 6 • 10:30-11:30am

Dunlop Central Gallery

 

 

 

Children’s Programs

 

Personalized Picks for Kids R

Get book recommendations to match your child’s interests. By appointment. Contact Heather

P. at 306.777.6095 or email hparker@reginalibrary.ca at Sunrise Branch.

 

Creation Cube: Explore, Connect, Discover D

The Creation Cube is an interactive exploration space unique to RPL’s George Bothwell

Branch. Each month it features new installations, activities and programs that encourage

imaginative play and hands-on discovery-for all ages. Drop in at the branch or call

306.777.6091 to learn more about what’s happening in the Creation Cube this month.

 

Chess for Beginners R

Learn how to play chess from a FIDE rated chess player and representative of the

Saskatchewan Scholastic Chess Association.

 

Sat, Dec 2-16 • 10:00-11:30am

Central Children’s Library

 

Math Buddies R

Grades 1 to 3. This program pairs children with high school students. They meet weekly and play numeracy games and complete worksheets. No program February 18.

 

Sat, Jan 20-Feb 24 • 2:00-3:00pm

George Bothwell Branch

 

Sun, Jan 28-MAR 25 • 3:30-4:30pm

Central Children’s Library

 

Jan 27-Mar 24 • 11:30am-12:30pm

Sunrise Branch

 

Tue, Jan 23-Mar 20 • 7:00-8:00pm

Sherwood Village Branch

 

Mini Monet R

For ages 3 to 6, accompanied by an adult. Explore different themes through stories and art.

Discover a new artist and medium each class, then create your own artwork.

 

Sat, Dec 2, Jan 26 and Feb 24 • 2:00-2:30pm

Glen Elm Branch

 

Reading Buddies R

Grades 1 to 3. Children are paired with high school students to read picture books and play literacy games.

 

Sat, Jan 27-Mar 24 • 10:00-11:00am

Sherwood Village Branch

 

Sat, Jan 27-Mar 24 • 10:00-11:00am

Sunrise Branch

 

Sat, Jan 27 to Mar 24 • 3:30-4:30pm

Central Children’s Library

 

Wed, Jan 24-Mar 21 • 4:30-5:30pm

Prince of Wales Branch

 

Thu, Jan 25-Mar 22 • 4:30-5:30pm

Glen Elm Branch

 

Saturday Storytime Adventures D

For ages 2 to 7. Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes with your child.

 

Sat, Jan 13-Feb 24 • 2:00-2:45pm

Central Children’s Library

 

Board Games for Families D

For ages 3 and over. Play with a variety of board games and make new friends. Games provided.

 

Sun, Dec 3. Jan 7. Feb 4

Tue, Feb 20, Wed, Feb 21

• 1:00-4:00pm

Sunrise Branch

 

Maker Buddies D

Experiment with science and technology, from racing robots to so much more.

 

Mon, Dec 4-Feb 26 • 3:30-5:00pm

Albert Branch

 

Family Date Night DIY: Gingerbread House R

Create a delicious candy gingerbread house together with your family. One registration per

family.

 

Wed, Dec 6 • 6:30-8:30pm

Sunrise Branch

 

Snow Magic R

For ages 2 to 5. Join us for a special storytime to celebrate the season.

 

Wed, Dec 6 - Fri, Dec 8

• 10:15-11:00am

Sunrise Branch

 

Wednesdays After School D

For ages 8 to 14. Participate in crafts, art, games, and other fun activities on Wed afternoons after school. Refreshments served. Supplies provided.

 

Wed, Dec 6-20, Jan 10-31, Feb 7-14

• 4:00-5:00pm

Glen Elm Branch

 

Afterschool Adventures R

For school-age children. Participate in games, crafts, and other fun activities after school.

No program February 22.

 

Thu, Dec 7, Jan 11-25, Feb 1-15

• 3:45-4:30pm

Connaught Branch

 

Library: Behind the Scenes D

Experience what goes on behind-the-scenes at the library and discover services and programs.

In partnership with Saskatchewan Library Association.

 

Sat, Dec 9 • 1:00-4:00pm

Regent Place Branch

 

LEGO Club D

For ages 6 and over. Play with the library's LEGO collection.

 

Sat, Dec 9. Jan 13. Feb 10 • 1:30-3:30pm

Albert Branch

 

RQHR Family Immunization Clinic D

Get your childhood immunizations by calling 306.766.7500 to book an appointment. Please explain you would like to be booked into the George Bothwell Branch location when requesting the appointment.

 

Wed, Dec 13, Jan 10, Feb 14

• 12:30-8:45pm

George Bothwell Branch

 

Seasonal Open House D

Celebrate the season at a family-friendly open house, featuring crafts, live music, and refreshments.

 

Sat, Dec 16 • 2:00-4:00pm

Connaught Branch

 

Crafty Kids Club R

For ages 7 and over. Create works of art. Children ages 5-6 are welcome accompanied by an adult. Supplies provided.

 

Sat, Dec 16. Jan 20. Feb 17

• 2:00-3:00pm

Sunrise Branch

 

Elves' Workshop R

For ages 4 to 8. Sing songs and enjoy stories about the magic of the North Pole. Create an

ornament to take home.

 

Sat, Dec 16 • 2:00-3:00pm

Glen Elm Branch

 

The Mice and Santa Claus Puppet Show T

Will Santa Claus bring gifts to the mice or will the cat get his Christmas wish? Seating is limited.

Pick up free tickets 30 minutes before the program begins.

 

Sat, Dec 16 • 2:00-2:30pm

Central Children’s Library

 

Christmas Family Craft Program R

For ages 6 and older. Create special Christmas decorations with your child.

 

Sun, Dec 17 • 2:00-3:30pm

Central Children’s Library

 

Coin Hawks D

For school-aged children. Learn about and get started with coin collecting. Facilitated by Troy

Zimmer from Coin Hawks.

 

Wed, Dec 20, Jan 17, Feb 21

• 6:30-8:00pm

Central Children’s Library

 

Gamers' Guild D

For ages 10 and over. Play video games from retro fun to modern classics and discuss them with

other gamers.

 

Wed, Dec 20, Jan 24, Feb 21

• 7:00-8:30pm

Albert Branch

 

RPL Game Room D

For ages 5 and over. Play games such as chess, checkers, and Jenga. Games will be provided or bring a favourite game of your own.

 

Wed, Dec 27

Fri, Feb 23 • 2:00-3:00pm

Central Children’s Library

 

Dragons Galore D

For children 6 to 10. Enjoy dragon-themed stories.

 

Thu, Dec 28 • 2:00-2:45pm

Central Children’s Library

 

Mystery Islands, Sea Monsters and Splashing Waves R

For ages 6 to 9. Develop your drawing skills with this introduction to line, perspective

and shading with pencil.

 

Thu, Dec 28 • 10:00-11:30am

Sunrise Branch

 

Lego Play D

For ages 6 and over. Play with the library's LEGO collection with your child.

 

Wed, Dec 27. Jan 31. Feb 28 • 3:30-7:30pm

Regent Place Branch

Winter Dance Party D

For ages 2 to 8. Enjoy an hour of free dance, guided dancing, and musical games with your child.

 

Fri, Dec 29 • 10:30-11:30am

George Bothwell Branch

 

Wonderful Washi R

For ages 7 to 12. Make a number of crafts with Washi tape, a Japanese paper tape used for

decorations of all kinds.

 

Fri, Dec 29 • 2:00-3:00pm

Central Children’s Library

 

New Year’s Eve Dance Party R

For ages 2 to 6. Enjoy an hour of free dance, guided dancing, and musical games with your family.

 

Sat, Dec 30 • 2:00-3:00pM

Glen Elm Branch

 

Time Capsules R

For families. Create a family time capsule with photos, journal entries, and more. Capsules

provided. Bring your own memorabilia.

 

Fri, Jan 5 • 10:00-11:00am

Prince of Wales Branch

 

Children'S Chess Club D

For families. Learn how to play chess or build on your skills. Chess increases brain power,

memory, and literacy skills. Offered in partnership with the Saskatchewan Scholastic Chess

Association.

 

Sat, Jan 13-27, Feb 3-24 • 10:00-11:30am

Central Children’s Library

 

Reading Raptors Family Book Club R

For ages 8 to 12. Join this parent-kid book club with your children. To register, call 306.777.6095 or email hparker@reginalibrary.ca.

 

Sun, Jan 14 and Feb 11 • 2:30-3:30pM

Sunrise Branch

 

Paws for Reading R

For ages 5 to 14. Read aloud from your favourite book to a therapy dog from St. John's Ambulance.

 

Sat, Feb 24 • 1:00-2:00pm

Sunrise Branch

 

Family literacy Day D

Enjoy activities, story times, specials guests and cake at all RPL branches in celebration of Family

Literacy Day.

 

Sat, Jan 27 • 1:30-3:30pm

 

Kazam Magic Workshop R

For ages 8 to 12. Magician Danny Kazam will show you how to perform magic tricks with

rope, coins, cards, elastics and other items found around the house.

Tue, Feb 20 • 10:00aM-12:00pM

Tue, Feb 20 • 10:00am-12:00pm

Central Children’s Library

 

Tue, Feb 20 • 1:30-3:30pm

Connaught Branch

 

Wed, Feb 21 • 10:00am-12:00pm

George Bothwell Branch Li

 

Wed, Feb 21 • 1:30-3:30pm

Sherwood Village Branch

 

Thu, Feb 22 • 10:00am-12:00pm

Sunrise Branch

 

Thu, Feb 22 • 1:30-3:30pm

Regent Place Branch

 

Tue, Feb 20 • 1:30-3:30pm

 

Fri, Feb 23 • 10:00am-12:00pm

Albert Branch

 

Fri, Feb 23 • 1:30-3:30pm

Glen Elm Branch

 

Sun, Feb 25 • 1:30-3:30pm

Prince of Wales Branch

Connaught Branch

Les histoires en francais/French Storytime D

Pour les enfants de 3 à 7 ans. Une programmation d'histoires, chansons, comptines et activités en français et en anglais. Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and activities in

French and English.

 

Sun, Jan 28 and Feb 25 • 2:00-2:45pm

Central Children’s Library

 

Feel the Rhythm! D

Play a variety of percussion and rhythm instruments. Offered in cooperation with Blue Sky Cultural Connections. For families.

 

Sun, Feb 4 • 2:00-3:00pm

Central Children’s Library

 

Make Your Own Story Bag R

Métis artist Leah Dorion will show you how to make a fabric story bag to fill with found objects. Story bags are a fun way to prompt storytelling and to bring people together. Great for families.

 

Sun, Feb 4 • 1:00-4:00pm

Albert Branch

 

Beginning Storytellers R

For ages 2 to 5. Learn new ways to tell stories and try reading and writing games with your child.

 

Fri, Feb 9 • 10:30-11:15am

Prince of Wales Branch

 

Beach Party Storytime R

For ages 3 to 5. Enjoy beach stories, songs, and crafts with your child. Beach clothes welcome.

 

Sat, Feb 10 • 2:00-3:00pm

Glen Elm Branch

 

Heart-Felt R

For ages 7 to 12. Create needle felted hearts for wearing, decorating, or gifting.

 

Sat, Feb 10 • 2:00-3:00pm

George Bothwell Branch

 

Art Adventures R

For ages 5 to 9. Come and explore the world of art and let your creativity explode! Discover new ways of making art and have a lot of fun!

 

Sun, Feb 11 • 1:00-2:30pm

Sunrise Branch

 

Valentine Family Craft Program R

For ages 6 and older. Create Valentine cards and crafts with your child.

 

Sun, Feb 11 • 2:00-3:30pm

Central Children’s Library

 

Polymer Clay Charms R

For ages 6 and over. Make two polymer clay friendship charms.

 

Sun, Feb 11 • 2:00-3:00pm

Connaught Branch

 

Magical Movie Matinee D

For ages 5 to12. Enjoy an afternoon of family movie fun and refreshments. Call 306.777.6086

for movie title information.

 

Fri, Feb 16 • 2:00-3:30pm

Regent Place Branch

 

Fused Bead Pixel Art D

For ages 10 and over. Create iconic art pieces inspired by favourite video games.

 

Tue , Feb 20 • 1:30-4:00pm

Albert Branch

 

Bubble Wrap Painting R

For ages 3 to 7. Enjoy a bubble wrap paint party.

 

Tue, Feb 20 • 11:00-11:30am

Sherwood Village Branch

 

DIY Pet Toys:

Cats and Dogs R

Make a new toy for your canine or feline family member.

 

Tue, Feb 20 • 7:00-8:30pm

Sunrise Branch

 

Schools Out: Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead R

For ages 6 and over. Test your skills at fun stations that will challenge your science, technology,

engineering, art, and math abilities.

 

Tue, Feb 20 • 2:00-3:00pm

Connaught Branch

 

Afternoon Movie D

Watch an afternoon movie.

 

Wed, Feb 21 • 1:00-3:30pm

Albert Branch

 

The Humane Society and Our Community R

Learn about the work of the Regina Humane Society and the laws surrounding animal care.

 

Wed, Feb 21 • 7:00-8:00pm

Sunrise Branch

 

Felt Super Balls R

For ages 7 and over. Make a super bouncy felt ball.

 

Thu, Feb 22 • 2:00-3:00pm

George Bothwell Branch

 

Lost and Found Storytime D

For ages 2 to 7. Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes about losing and finding.

 

Thu, Feb 22 • 2:00-2:45pm

Central Children’s Library

 

Paint Chip Mobiles R

For ages 7 to 11. Create a mobile

out of paint chips.

 

Thu, Feb 22 • 1:30-2:30pm

Sherwood Village Branch

 

Stop-Motion Animation for Kids R

For ages 9 to 12. Learn the basics of 2D stop-motion animation and bring your drawings to life. No drawing experience necessary.

 

Thu, Feb 22 • 1:00-2:30pm

Glen Elm Branch

 

Family Film Day D

Enjoy an afternoon of movie fun for the whole family.

 

Fri, Feb 23 • 2:00-4:00pm

Sunrise Branch

 

Mini Makers: Kamishibai R

For ages 10 to 12. Learn how to illustrate and tell a story using Kamishibai, the Japanese story

cards that came before Manga and Anime.

 

Sat, Feb 24 • 2:00-4:00pm

Prince of Wales Branch 21 • 10:00aM-12:00pM

George Bothwell Branch

Wed, Feb 21 • 1:30-3:30pM

Sherwood Village Branch

Thu, Feb 22 • 10:00aM-12:00pM

Sunrise Branch

Thu, Feb 22 • 1:30-3:30pM

Regent Place Branch

Fri, Feb 23 • 10:00aM-12:00pM

Albert Branch

Fri, Feb 23 • 1:30-3:30pM

Glen Elm Branch

Sun, Feb 25 • 1:30-3:30pM

Prince of Wales Branch