Kids Programs & Events

Keep Your Kids Active & Learning

All programs are free unless otherwise noted. For more information about any of the programs listed here, please contact Kathy or Nicole at child-youthservices@ntpl.ca.

Check the tags to find seasonal programs and events for your child’s age group.

Baby Time & Young Children’s Favourites

(TAGS: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool, School-Age)

Join Kathy and Nicole for your favourite Baby Time rhymes and songs.

Practice your old favourites and learn new ones too!

Follow NTPL on social media to see our latest videos. @newteclibrary

Email us your requests and questions at child-youthsevices@ntpl.ca

Book Bundles

(TAGS: Preschool, School Age)

In a Hurry? Try Ready-to-Go Book Bundles! Pick up a pre-selected 6 pack of kid’s themed books. Let your child’s interests lead you to the theme or try something new!

Preschool

Vroom! – Dinosaurs, Bundles #1, 2 and 3 – Trucks, Bundles #1 and 2 – The Sea – Bugs – Princesses, Bundles #1, 2 and 3 – Sharks – Something Fishy – Super Cute Puppies – Super Cute Kitties – Pink Books

School Age

Sharks! [grade 1 to 3] – Pony Club [grade 1 to 3] – Things to Do When There is Nothing to Do [grade 3 to 7] – Survival [grade 4 to 7] – Mysteries [grade 4 to 7] – True Stories [grade 4 to 7]

Reserve Your Book Bundle Today!
Email your Book Bundle theme choice and branch pickup location to child-youthservices@ntpl.ca and we will check it out to your account in advance for a quick and easy pickup at the branch closest to you.

How Many Gingerbread Friends Can You Find?

(TAGS: Toddlers, Preschool, School Age)

 Contest is open to the young and young-at-heart

  • Email child-youthservices@ntpl.ca with your name and answer or any questions
  • Count the number of gingerbread friends at your local branch
  • One entry per person
  • Contest runs from December 1 to December 31

Three winners will each receive a copy of Jan Brett’s “Gingerbread Christmas” and yummy gingerbread cookies.

Free Take and Make Kid Create Kit

(TAGS: Preschool, School Age)

Unlock your imagination on the run and pick up craft supplies on the go at your local branch.  Everything, except scissors and glue, is included in your kit to create and make.

Registration is required.  To register email child-youthservices@ntpl.ca. Let us know your name and how many kits you would like.

To share photos of completed projects email child-youthservices@ntpl.ca.

Kits available December 1 to 31 while they last.

Limited number of kits available.