Winter Programmes

Winter Programmes

Join us this season for fun and safe programming for all ages! Look for Take-and-Make activity bags and Baby Time and Family Story Time resources for use at home.

Story Time from Home

Story Time at Home (All Ages)

Join us virtually for live songs, stories, rhymes, and activities aimed at developing your child’s early literacy skills. Pre-registration is required to receive a kit and virtual meeting link. Please pre-register with the host branch by phone or email. If your home branch is not Fergus or Puslinch, please let the hosting branch know upon registration.

Fergus Branch: Wednesday, February 17 at 10:30 am
Puslinch Branch: Wednesday, February 24, March 10 and March 24 at 11:00 am

 

Spend some valuable family time with songs, rhymes and stories curated by your local WCL staff. Ask for a handout and request titles your family will love!  Please contact your local branch for programme details and contactless pick up appointments.

Looking for something virtual? Check out our pre-recorded Baby Time and Family Story Time videos performed by WCL staff. Stream at your convenience and watch them over and over! Visit the Wellington County Library YouTube Channel and subscribe or follow Wellington County on Facebook or Twitter for new videos. 

For more virtual Story Times and author readings, check out Bibliovideo from The Canadian Children’s Book Centre, Brightly Storytime from Penguin Random House, and Storyline Online. There are also many individual authors and illustrators sharing their books online, such as through the Twitter hashtag #operationstorytime.


Take-and-Make Activity Kits

With your contactless pick up, ask about our activity kits for preschool, school-aged children, teens, and adults. Contents may include a hands-on activity, activity sheets, and suggestions for additional library resources. Availability may be limited. Please speak to staff at your local branch for details.

I Read Canadian Day

On Wednesday, February 17, we invite you to celebrate the excellence and diversity of Canadian literature by participating in the second annual I Read Canadian Day. On this day, the whole country is encouraged to “read Canadian” for 15 minutes or more. Plus, help get the word out on social media by following @IReadCanadian and using the hashtag #IReadCanadian.

Looking for a great Canadian read? Search for titles nominated for Canadian book awards! Plus, watch 20 Canadian authors and illustrators speak on February 17 on CCBC’s Bibliovideo.

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