Children's Programs

All of our programs are free, and run on a drop in basis. For more information, don't hesitate to call (403) 823-1371.

Summer Discovery Program
This summer, discover Canada's history through it's people, every Tuesday and Thursday from 1-3pm! Visit Summer Discovery 2017 -- Canadiana for extra book recommendations, experiments, story starters, crafts, and things to do outside!

Check out what we did at
2016's Summer Discovery Program, Welcome to Hurdlemerl!


Alphasaurus Preschool Storytime
When: Friday mornings, September to June
Start Time: 10:00am
End Time: 11:00am
Where: Cenovus Program Room
How to Register: Drop in
Age group: 3-5 year olds
Cost: Free

Description: Lachie introduces your 3-5 year old to the Library and the alphabet through stories, songs, poems, finger plays, games and crafts!

Crafternoon
When: Wednesday afternoons, September to June
Start Time: 4:00 pm
End Time: 5:00pm
Where: Cenovus Program Room
How to Register: Drop in
Age group: 6-11 year olds
Cost: Free

Description: Library staff will read aloud while kids work on cool art and craft projects!

Friday Afternoon Movies
When: Friday afternoons, year round
Start Time: 1:30 pm
End Time: 3:30pm
Where: Children's Corner
How to Register: Drop in
Age group: All ages
Cost: Free

Description: Sensory-friendly family movies every week at the library! Snacks provided.
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STEM* Saturdays
When: The 4th Saturday of each month, September to June
Start Time: 10:00am
End Time: 12:00pm
Where: Cenovus Program Room, unless otherwise noted
How to Register: Drop in
Age group: All ages
Cost: Free

Description: STEM Saturdays are all about learning through play! We'll have a different activity each month, starting with exploring engineering and physics with Hot Wheels in September. Feel free to bring the whole family!

*STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Bricks & Books
When: Saturday afternoons, year round
Start Time: 1:00pm
End Time: 5:00pm
Where: Tables near the Circulation Desk
How to Register: Drop in
Age group: All ages
Cost: Free

Description: Come build with LEGO®** and duplo®** bricks at the library! Each week will have a theme, and we'll have some great books for you to take home with you! There will be an opportunity to leave your best creations for temporary display at the library.

**LEGO® and duplo® are trademarks of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this site.