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At the Regina Public Library September-November 2017

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Preschool and children’s programs at the Regina Public Library
September-November 2017

Registration Opens August 25

R Registration Required

D Drop-In Program

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

 

PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS

Storybag Drop-In D

For ages 2-5. The library has a selection of storybags with different themes. Storybags contain books, puppets, games, puzzles, toys and rhymes. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No program October 9, November 11 or 20.

Mon, Sep 11-Nov 27 • 9:30-3:30 pm

Tue-Fri, Sep 12-Nov 30 • 9:30-11:30 am

Sunrise Branch

 

Mon, Sep 11-Nov 27

• 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Prince of Wales Branch

 

Tue-Fri, Sep 12-Dec 1

• 10:30-11:30 am

Sherwood Village Branch

 

Tue, Sep 12-Nov 28

• 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Regent Place Branch

 

Tue, Sep 12-Nov 28Fri, Sep 15-Dec 1

• 10:30-11:00 am

Glen Elm Branch

 

Sat, Sep 16-Nov 25 • 3:00-5:00 pm

Central Children’s Library

 

Mainly Mother Goose D

For ages 2 & under. A parent-child interactive program filled with songs, rhymes, bounces and books. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No program October 9, November 11 or 20.

Mon, Sep 11-Nov 13 • 10:30-11:00 am

Sat, Sep 16-Nov 25 • 10:30-11:00 am

Central Children’s Library

 

Tue, Sep 12-Nov 28 • 10:15-10:45 am

Sunrise Branch

 

Thu, Sep 14-Nov 30 • 10:30-11:00 am

Regent Place Branch

 

Fri, Sep 15-Dec 1

• 9:45-10:15 am & 10:45-11:15 am

George Bothwell Branch

 

Mainly Mother Goose R

For ages 2 & under. A parent-child interactive program filled with songs, rhymes, bounces and books. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Wed, Sep 13-Nov 29

Thu, Sep 14-Nov 30 • 10:00-10:30 am

Sherwood Village Branch

 

Fri, Sep 15-Dec 1

• 10:15-10:45 & 11:15-11:45 am

Connaught Branch

 

Toddler Time D

For ages 2-3. A program of songs, stories, games and fun finger puppets. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Tue, Sep 12-Nov 28 • 10:30-11:00 am

Regent Place Branch

 

Wed, Sep 13-Nov 29

Fri, Sep 15-Dec 1 • 10:00-10:30 am

Sunrise Branch

 

Thu, Sep 14-Nov 23 • 10:30-11:00 am

Central Children’s Library

 

Wed, Sep 13-Nov 29

• 10:00-10:30 am & 10:45-11:15 am

George Bothwell Branch

 

Toddler Time R

For ages 2-3. A program of songs, stories, games and fun finger puppets. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Tue, Sep 12-Nov 28

Fri, Sep 15-Dec 1 • 10:00-10:30 am

Sherwood Village Branch

 

Tue, Sep 12-Nov 28 • 10:00-10:30 am

Connaught Branch

 

Preschool Storytime D

For ages 3-5. A program of stories, songs, rhymes and related activities.

Tue, Sep 12-Nov 28 • 9:45-10:15 am

Regent Place Branch

 

Wed, Sep 13-Nov 29

Fri, Sep 15-Dec 1 • 10:45-11:15 am

Sunrise Branch

Fri, Sep 15-Dec 1 • 1:30-2:00 pm

George Bothwell Branch

 

Fri, Sep 15-Nov 24 • 10:30-11:00 am

Central Children’s Library

 

Preschool Storytime R

For ages 3-5. A program of stories, songs, rhymes and related activities.

Thu, Sep 14-Nov 30

Fri, Sep 15-Dec 1 • 10:45-11:15 am

Sherwood Village Branch

 

Family Storytime D

For ages 2-5. A program of stories, songs, rhymes and related activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Tue, Sep 12-Nov 28 • 10:00-10:30 am

Prince of Wales Branch

 

Tue, Sep 12-Nov 28

Fri, Sep 15-Dec 1 • 10:00-10:30 am

Glen Elm Branch

 

Fri, Sep 15-Dec 1 • 10:30-11:00 am

Regent Place Branch

 

Family Pyjama Storytime R

For ages 2-5. Families are invited to come to a storytime filled with stories, songs, rhymes and fun.

Wed, Sep 13-Nov 29 • 6:30-7:00 pm

Sherwood Village Branch

 

Preschool Pyjama Party D

For ages 2-5, accompanied by an adult. Join us in your jammies for a fun-filled program of stories, songs, rhymes and other special activities. No program October 9.

Mon, Sep 11-Nov 13 • 6:30-7:00 pm

Central Children’s Library

 

Baby Art Crawl R

Babies, toddlers and caregivers are invited for a gallery tour and baby-friendly art play. Please see the Dunlop Exhibitions section of this guide for further information on the art on display. Wear play clothes.

Tue, Oct 24 • 10:30-11:30 am

Dunlop Central Gallery

 

Mon, Nov 6 • 10:30-11:30 am

Sherwood Village Branch

 

Children’s Programs

Grand Family Clay Busts R

For ages 7-12. Grandparents and grandchildren will learn basic clay sculpting techniques with artist Leah Dahl, while having fun creating clay busts of each other. Children must be accompanied by a grandparent. Supplies provided.

Sun, Sep 10 • 12:30-4:30 pm

Sunrise Branch

 

Grandparents Gala R

Make a special keepsake craft and enjoy refreshments together for Grandparents Day!

Sun, Sep 10 • 2:00-3:00 pm

Connaught Branch

 

Personalized Picks for Kids D

Book an appointment with a library staff member to determine your child's interests and find books that will keep them reading. Contact Heather P. at 306.777.6095 or email hparker@reginalibrary.ca.

Sep 1-Nov 30

Sunrise Branch

 

LEGO Club D

For ages 6 & over. Spend an afternoon creating brick-based fun! Pixelated mosaics, strange structures, and dynamic vehicles. Let's build it all!

Sat, Sep 9 & Oct 14 & Nov 18

• 1:30-3:30 pm

Albert Branch

 

Games for Families D

For ages 3 & over and families. Nada, Q-Bitz and Tell Tale just to name a few! Enjoy an afternoon of family fun with a variety of board games. Try new games and make new friends! Games provided.

Sun, Sep 10, Oct 1 & Nov 5

Fri, Oct 6

Mon, Nov 13

 • 1:00-4:00 pm

Sunrise Branch

 

Campfire Storytime R

For ages 6-8. Join us for an intents family time singing songs, performing skits and telling stories around the campfire with our friends from the Regina 79th Scout group.

Sun, Sep 10 • 2:00-3:00 pm

Glen Elm Branch

 

Afterschool Adventures R

For school-aged children. Enjoy activities, games, crafts, Lego and more on Thursday afternoons.

Thu, Sep 14-Nov 30 • 3:45-4:45 pm

Connaught Branch

 

Saturday Storytime Adventures D

For ages 2-7. Join us on Saturday afternoons and share stories, songs and rhymes. Storytimes range from 30-45 minutes. For details visit Reginalibrary.ca/events. No program November 11.

Sat, Sep 9-Nov 18 • 2:00-2:45 pm

Central Children’s Library

 

Star Wars Fun R

For school-aged children. Use an apple to create an Emperor Appletine figure. Take your figure home and watch the Emperor's face develop! Supplies provided. Children under 8 require a helper.

Sun, Sep 17 • 2:00-3:30 pm

Connaught Branch

 

Wednesdays After School D

For ages 8-14. Looking for something to do? Hang out at Glen Elm Branch Wednesdays after school. We have fun new crafts and cool tech planned. Refreshments served. Supplies provided.

Wed, Sep 20-Nov 29 • 4:00-5:00 pm

Glen Elm Branch

 

Coin Hawks D

For school-aged children. Start your very own coin collection! Join Troy Zimmer from Coin Hawks to learn about coin collecting and meet with other coin enthusiasts.

Wed, Sep 20 & Oct 18 & Nov 15

• 6:30-8:00 pm

Central Children’s Library

 

Old-Fashioned Fall Fair D

For families. Join us for a mini fall fair to celebrate Saskatchewan cultural traditions from days gone by. Crafts, food, entertainment, a great pie-baking contest (more details online), and fun for the whole family!

Sat, Sep 23 • 12:00-4:00 pm

Sunrise Branch

 

Mini Makers: The Catapult Challenge R

For ages 9-12. Catapults are over 2,000 years old, and revolutionized warfare forever. Can you match wits with ancient warriors? Join us for a makerspace workshop.

Sat, Sep 23 • 2:00-3:30 pm

Prince of Wales Branch

 

Ahoy Mateys! R

For ages 3-6. All hands on deck! The time for pirate adventures is nigh! Join us for stories, rhymes and songs most salty and piratical.

Sat, Sep 16 • 1:30-2:15 pm

Regent Place Branch

 

Sat, Sep 23 • 2:00-3:00 pm

Glen Elm Branch

 

Science Experiments D

For ages 7-12. Celebrate Science Literacy Week by participating in some fun science experiments.

Sat, Sep 23 • 1:00-2:00 pm

Albert Branch

 

Reading Raptors Family Book Club D

For children ages 8-12 and a caregiver. If you and a child in your life share a love of reading, this is the club for you! To register, call 306.777.6095 or email hparker@reginalibrary.ca.

Sun, Sep 24, Oct 22 & Nov 19

• 2:30-3:30 pm

Sunrise Branch

 

PAWS for Reading R

For ages 5-14. Read aloud to a furry pal. Therapy dogs from St. John's Ambulance will be available to listen to children reading their favourite books.

Mon, Sep 18 & Oct 16 & Nov 27

• 4:45-5:30 pm

Sherwood Village Branch

 

Thu, Sep 28 & Nov 23 • 4:45-5:30 pm

Regent Place Branch

 

Lego Play D

For ages 6-12. Enjoy some fun construction time with the library's collection of LEGO bricks. Parents and caregivers are asked to join in during this free play time.

Thu, Sep 28, Oct 26 & Nov 23

• 3:30-8:30 pm

Regent Place Branch

 

Crafty Kids Club R

For ages 7 & over. Calling all crafty kids! Join us and create your very own works of art. Children ages 5-6 are welcome accompanied by an adult. Supplies provided.

Sat, Sep 30 & Oct 28 & Nov 25

• 2:00-3:00 pm

Sunrise Branch

 

Magical Movie Matinee D

For ages 5-12. Join us for an afternoon of family movie fun and refreshments. Call 306.777.6086 for movie title information.

Fri, Oct 6 • 2:00-3:30 pm

Regent Place Branch

 

Mini Monet R

For ages 3-6, accompanied by an adult. Explore different themes through stories and art. Discover a new artist and medium each class, then get creative making your own artwork.

Sat, Oct 7 & Nov 4 • 2:00-2:30 pm

Glen Elm Branch

 

Vermicomposting for Families R

For families. Did you know that worms can help you compost in your home? Join Karen from PV Disposal for a hands-on all-ages workshop to learn more about vermicomposting.

Sun, Oct 15 • 2:00-3:00 pm

Sunrise Branch

 

Leaf Wreaths R

For ages 5 & over. Listen to the story Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert, then make your own fall wreath or centerpiece to celebrate the season.

Sun, Oct 22 • 2:00-3:00 pm

Connaught Branch

 

Fall Trees, Autumn Leaves R

For ages 3 & over. Bring nature indoors this winter by making your very own autumn tree with air-dried clay, twigs and wool rovings.

Sat, Oct 28 • 2:00-3:00 pm

George Bothwell Branch

 

Beyond the Book: Come and Learn About Your Library! D

For everyone. See and experience what goes on behind-the-scenes at the library. Discover the many services and programs we provide at our branches and provincewide. Do you have what it takes to be a librarian?

Sun, Oct 15 • 2:00-4:00 pm

Regent Place Branch

 

Math Buddies R

Grades 1-3. This program helps ease math anxiety by pairs children with high school students. They meet once a week to play fun numeracy games and complete worksheets. No program November 11.

Tue, Oct 17-Dec 12 • 7:00-8:00 pm

Sherwood Village Branch

 

Sat, Oct 21-Dec 16 • 3:30-4:30 pm

Sat, Oct 21-Dec 16 • 11:30am-12:30pm

Sunrise Branch

 

Sat, Oct 21-Dec 16 • 2:00-3:00 pm

George Bothwell Branch

 

Reading Buddies R

Grades 1-3. This program pairs children with high school students who share their love of reading with fun picture books and literacy games. No program November 11.

Wed, Oct 18-Dec 13 • 4:30-5:30 pm

Prince of Wales Branch

 

Thu, Oct 19-Dec 14 • 4:30-5:30 pm

Glen Elm Branch

 

Sat, Oct 21-Dec 16 • 10:00-11:00am

Sunrise Branch

 

Sat, Oct 21-Dec 16 • 10:00-11:00 am

Sherwood Village Branch

 

Sat, Oct 21-Dec 16 • 3:30-4:30 pm

Central Children’s Library

 

Art Adventures R

Come and explore the world of art and let your creativity explode! Discover new ways of making art and have a ton of fun! Ages 5-9.

Sat, Oct 21 • 1:30-3:00 pm

George Bothwell Branch

 

Sun, Nov 5 • 1:30-3:00 pm

Connaught Branch

 

Les histoires en français/French Storytime D

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

Sun, Oct 29 & Nov 26 • 2:00-2:45pm

Central Children’s Library

 

Painting Happy Little Beavers R

Rob Bos will guide students through the step-by-step instructions to paint your own Happy Little Beaver!

Sat, Nov 4 • 10:00-11:30 am

Prince of Wales Branch

 

National Child Day Celebration D

For ages 6 & under. Drop in with your family for an afternoon of free, fun activities including entertainment, stories, crafts, games and much more.

Sun, Nov 19 • 1:00-4:00 pm

Prince of Wales Branch

 

Halloween Family Craft Program R

Create some “spooktacular” Hallowe'en decorations for your home. These frightful activities are designed for children 6 years and older accompanied by an adult.

Sunday, Oct 22 • 2:00-3:30 pm

Central Children’s Library

 

Monster Boxes R

For ages 5-10. Make spooky monster creations out of tissue boxes.

Sat, Oct 28 • 2:00-3:00 pm

Sherwood Village Branch

 

Monster Mash Family Dance Party D

For families. Come in your best costume and get your groove on to some spooky music!

Sat, Oct 28 • 10:00-10:45 am

Sherwood Village Branch

 

Halloween After Hours Scary Scavenger Hunt D

For ages 6-12. Ghouls, ghosts and goblins, oh my! Join us for a spooky after-hours scavenger hunt. Small prizes will be awarded for finishing the scavenger hunt. This is a family event.

Mon, Oct 30 • 6:30-7:30 pm

Albert Branch

 

Musical Instrument Petting Zoo R

For families. Learn more about orchestras and try out the instruments with the help of professionals from Long & McQuade and the Child-Parent String Program.

Sun, Nov 19 • 2:00-3:00 pm

George Bothwell Branch

 

Billy Goat Bridge Building Stem Storytime R

For families. Join us for an alternative telling of the Three Billy Goats Gruff and a fun afternoon of bridge building.

Sun, Nov 19 • 1:30-3:00 pm

Albert Branch

 

Winter Photo Booth D

For families. Do-it-yourself holiday photos using a variety of whimsical winter props and backdrops. Don't forget your camera or phone!

Sun, Nov 19 • 1:00-4:00 pm

Connaught Branch

 

Run, Run, Run as Fast as You Can R

For families. Catch up with the Gingerbread Man if you can, but it won't be easy. Enjoy a puppet show and listen to stories about this delicious character. Make a craft to take home.

Sat, Nov 25 • 2:00-3:00 pm

George Bothwell Branch

 

Princess and the Pea Puppet Show T

For ages 3 & over. It's the tale of a prince, his search for a princess and a peculiarly hard pea. Free tickets can be picked up 30 minutes before the program begins. Seating is limited.

Sat, Nov 25 • 2:00-2:30 pm

Central Children’s Library