Summer Reading 2020

Let Wellington County Library bring the sunshine to your summer! Join us until September 4 for reimagined summer reading challenges. Every time you read, earn time towards a prize draw of your choice. Win LeapPad and Android tablets, LEGO kits, gift baskets, and more!


Prize Draw Entry Forms



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TD Summer Reading Club (TD SRC) is a national and bilingual summer reading programme that encourages joy of reading and builds confidence.

Kids can register online at to access free ebooks, a web comic, and share book recommendations, jokes, silly stories and more with children across the country. Participants can also vote for their favourite summer read as two books go head-to-head each week in a Battle of the Books. New this year, the Club will be offering 28 author/illustrator online readings and workshops. Follow TD SRC on Instagram or Facebook to find out more.




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Join us in Arthur for Shop Local Celebrations on Saturday, August 15 and 29!


The Bubbleology Show

Saturday, August 15 at 11:00 am

Join Miss T The Bubble Queen as she wields a huge range of exciting bubble tools and perform tricks to wow, surprise and enchant . . . from the teeniest bubbles, humungous bubbles the size of a mammoth, square bubbles, bubble caterpillars, flaming bubbles, glow in the dark bubbles, bubbles filled with smoke, whatever can be done with bubbles to break the barriers of science we do.


Mr. J Children's Performer

Saturday, August 29 at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm

Mr J presents songs and stories for children of all ages.  With over 15 years experience as a classroom teacher, Mr J regularly commands an audience of children on and off the stage.  You are sure to be entertained - singing, dancing, clapping, and listening along to songs played on guitar, ukulele and Mr. J's foot tambourine!

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Join us for virtual hands-on workshops with Scientists in School. Register with Fergus, Aboyne or Elora Library and pick up a kit of materials curbside.

Participants will be emailed a link to a virtual Microsoft Teams meeting. Limited spots available. Brought to you in partnership with Centre Wellington Community Foundation.


Candy Chemistry

Wednesday, August 19 at 2:00 pm

Mix It Up

Wednesday, August 26 at 12:30 pm

Sticky Science

Thursday, August 27 at 2:00 pm



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Missed our live virtual chat with best-selling author Wesley King? Catch the recording until October 16!

Best known for his novels about teenagers with superpowers, sports, and mental illness, this Harry Potter and Kobe Bryant super fan has imagination to spare. Peek into it as we talk about his latest book, Sara and The Search for Normal, prequel to the award-winning OCDaniel.


Virtual Author Event with Kenneth Oppel - Tuesday, October 6 at 1:30 pm

Join Wellington County Library in conversation with Kenneth Oppel to explore his newest book, Hatch. Fans left desperate for more at the end of Bloom will dive into this second book of the trilogy. Kenneth Oppel expertly escalates the threats and ratchets up the tension in this can’t-read-it-fast-enough adventure with an alien twist. This event is recommended for students aged 10-14. Classrooms and schools are welcome to participate in this virtual Zoom event. Presented in partnership with Eden Mills Writers’ Festival. Registration is required via





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