Youth Programs & Events

Get Out and Do Something

For more information about any of the programs listed here, please contact Kathy and Paula at [email protected].

English Conversation Circle

(TAGS: Clubs, Groups, Teens, Adults, Seniors, English Conversation Circle, Free, Drop-In!)

Alliston Branch

Engage with new friends, share common experiences, build new connections to your new community and practice English!

Informal drop-in for Teens, Adults & Seniors

Open Door Youth Group

(TAGS: Clubs, Ages 12+, LGBTQ2S+, Free, Registration Suggested, Drop-in welcome)

4:30 pm

Join us for Drawing, Button making and more!

Where everyone is welcome.

(Free gift with registration.)

Drop-Ins welcome.


In the Loop

(TAGS: Clubs,  Youth, Adults, Free, Drop-In!)


Group for teens and adults to enjoy crochet, knitting, sewing, rug hooking, …whatever – together!

Bring your own supplies.

Fun with Felt

(TAGS:  Youth,  Ages 10+, Free, Registered)

Beeton: Tuesday, December 19
4:30-5:30 pm

Alliston: Wednesday, December 20
5:00-6:00 pm

Tottenham: Thursday, December 21
4:30-5:30 pm

Hand sew your own felt animal!  Great as a gift, decor, ornament….




Science Storytime

(TAGS:  Youth,  Ages 6-9, Free, Registered)

Thursday, December 4
Alliston: 10:30-11:30 am
Tottenham: 1:00-2:00 pm

Join us for a storytime exploring the electricity all around us with author Valerie Miller, as we read the Mystery of the Glowing Light. Then we get hands on exploring static electricity and circuits!

Parents, please stay and participate – we can explore more! 

Valerie Miller is a published author and Scientist at the University of Alberta.


Become an Earth Doctor

(TAGS:  Youth,  Ages 10-15, Free, Registered)

Thursday, January 4
3:00-4:00 pm

Playing along with the Dungeons and Dragons style game, you will face the challenges of land reclamation and try to heal the earth yourself!  Hosted by author/scientist Valerie Miller.

Explore the steps of land reclamation in our game with land reclamation scientists from Future Energy Systems and the Land Reclamation International Graduate School, University of Alberta.  This is a Dungeon and Dragons style game and you face the challenges of land reclamation and try to heal the earth yourself!

CRIC IdeaLab Programs

The new CRIC IdeaLab at the Pam Kirkpatrick Branch in Tottenham offers various maker programs each month using assorted equipment including our Cricut machine, laser cutter, and 3D printer.  For more information about CRIC IdeaLab programs, please contact [email protected]