School may have started, but there are lots of little ones who aren’t in school full time yet. Maybe you’re searching for some free educational activities for you and your youngster. Why not register for our fall storytimes?
Call the Children’s and Teens’ Information desk at 519-631-6050, email them at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit them in person to register. Space is limited, but if programs are full we can place your name on a waiting list. Storytimes are held in the Ingram Activity Centre in the library’s lower level. Please accompany your child to storytime; it’s fun for adults too!
Books and Bounces- Tuesdays at 10:00 am, Sept 25-Oct 30
Join Meagan for songs, rhymes and stories that you and your baby do together. This program is for birth to two years of age. It’s a way to bond with your baby, begin building speaking (oral) skills, and fully captivate your little one’s imagination!
Tales for Twos- Wednesdays at 10:00 am, Sept 26-Oct 31
Cindy will engage your two-year-old in an energetic session of songs and stories. Tales for twos allows kids to move about and also incorporates sitting and listening, all while building early literacy skills. Kids will be introduced to structured fun with lots of room to be themselves.
Further those early literacy skills with Crystal as she takes your child through a fun-filled, interactive session of songs, rhymes and picture books. Children ages 3-5 can pick up many useful skills for their upcoming school years and start to discover all that reading has to offer.
Research shows that children who are read to from an early age have more advanced language skills and have a higher interest in books. You play a very important role your child’s language development and early literacy skills. Register your child today!