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All our children’s programs are free and don’t require a library card to participate unless otherwise specified.

Spring 2021

Book bundles

Do you need ideas for something new to read? We can help! Let us know what you like to read and we can select some items for you. When your books are ready to go, we will notify you for curbside pickup.

for more information contact Lisa at lisa@brockvillelibrary.ca or 613-342-3936 ext.6424 or fill out our online form

Library Bookworms Bag

Try out one of our Library Bookworms Bags for a bit of storytime magic at home. Each bag includes an assortment of books and activities to promote early learning and encourage a love of reading. Perfect for toddler and preschool age children.

for information contact Lisa at lisa@brockvillelibrary.ca or 613-342-3936 ext.6424 

Unravelled kits

Sign out one of our Unravelled kits and learn a new skill. Knitting, crochet, spool knitting, and weaving kits are available to borrow with supplies and instructions/links to online learning resources.

to reserve your kit, contact Lisa at lisa@brockvillelibrary.ca or 613-342-3936 ext.6424

Tinker Lab: to go

We can’t tinker together right now, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to end! Pick up a grab bag of fun tinkering ideas and activities to do at home. Available while supplies last. 

Available curbside while supplies last

 

Board games

Spice up Family Game Night with some new board games from our experience collection!

Board Games are available for 7 day loan – browse the collection and place one on hold for curbside pickup.

Active & outdoor games

Take the fun outside! We have added a wide variety of active games perfect for outdoor play.

Active Games are available for 7 day loan – browse the collection and place one on hold for curbside pickup.

Scientists in School STEM Workshops

Science Odyssey, an initiative of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, is a national campaign that celebrates Canadian achievements in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. As part of this celebration, Scientists in School are delivering two fun hands-on virtual STEM workshops. Workshops are free but registration is required.

Good Clean Fun: FULL May 1, 11:00-12:00 

Investigate It!: FULL May 8, 11:00-12:00

 for more information or to register, contact Lisa at lisa@brockvillelibrary.ca or 613-342-3936 ext.6424 

Fishing Rods

Fishing rods, tackle boxes and nets are available to sign out for free. Customers are responsible for their own licenses. For resources on fishing licenses and regulations, click here.

A special thank you to Canadian Tire Brockville and the Friends of the Brockville Public Library for sponsoring the fishing rod and tackle borrowing program!

 

Birdwatching kit

Birdwatching is fun for the whole family! Sign out our Birdwatching experience kit and learn to identify our local feathered friends.

 

Digital Library

Check out our Digital Library page for access to ebooks (Libby & Hoopla), language learning (Mango), educational resources (Canadian Encyclopedia, Khan Academy & ProQuest eLibrary), craft and hobby inspiration (DIY Hobbies & Crafts Reference Centre), and help choosing your next great read (NoveList Plus). You will need your library card number to login to these resources so have it handy. If you don’t already have a library card you can sign up for a FREE online card today!

Questions? Contact Lisa at lisa@brockvillelibrary.ca or 613-342-3936 ext. 6424

 

Links

National Film Board of Canada – Explore the National Film Board of Canada’s website for films & documentaries, interactive experiences and educational activities including their free stop motion animation studio app

Canadian Children’s Book Centre: Bibliovideo – Check out Bibliovideo on You Tube for author interviews and read alouds, illustrator demonstrations, and crafts and activities related to great Canadian books for kids

 

 

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