Children & Family Programs

Looking for fun things to do with kids? The Brockville Public Library offers free programs and activities for children of all ages. We provide a variety of opportunities for children throughout the year, so check this page often to see our current and upcoming programs. All our children and family programs are free and don’t require a library card to participate unless otherwise specified.

Video Game Coding *FULL*

For ages 8-12 | Every Saturday in April from 1 – 4pm

Learn about video game coding in a fun, interactive environment! This program has a limited capacity and registration will close once full.


EarlyON Play & Learn at the Library

Ages birth-6 | Saturdays, 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Join EarlyON Child & Family Centre staff for fun with art, play dough, puzzles and more. At 11:00 we will have a story, songs & rhymes and group activities. For parents, grandparents, caregivers and their children birth to age 6.

Library Bookworms: winter session

Ages birth-4. Thursdays, 10AM – 11AM (spring session: April 6 – May 25)

Songs, rhymes, stories, and opportunities for cooperative play for children birth to age 4 and their caregivers. Please RSVP to help us plan and ensure that you will be notified by email of any program changes or cancellations.

Baby Cafe

For caregivers & their babies | Fridays from 1 – 3pm (spring session: April 14 – May 26)

Grab a tea or coffee and head to the library! Baby Cafe is intended to be an informal, drop-in social time for new parents and caregivers to connect. There is no formal programming scheduled but our Family Room has toys and books and lots of space for babies to roam.

that Thursday thing

For youth ages 10-14 | Thursdays, 3:30 pm – 5 pm (spring session: April 6 – May 25)

An after school hangout where we snack and chat and do random cool things. Please RSVP to help us plan and ensure that you will be notified by email of any program changes or cancellations.

Library Bookworms Bag

Try out one of our Library Bookworms Bags for a bit of storytime magic at home. Six unique bags are available to borrow and 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.

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.