1 Jan
2022 Reading Challenge

12:00 AM| Main Library – 345 Aylmer St. N.

Explore new books, authors, and genres as you complete our 2022 Reading Challenge. Read or listen to one book from 12 categories before the clock strikes midnight on December 31, 2022.  

 
Once you've completed your 12 book challenges, please submit your form online or in-person to enter our draw to win a prize. You can track your reading in a favourite app or use the check-out history in your library account. 

8 Jan
Family Grab & Go Craft Kits

10:00 AM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer Street North.

Visit the Library on Saturdays and bring home some extra fun with our Family Grab & Go Craft Kits! Each kit contains the materials and instructions you need to make a fun craft or activity at home.  

Kits are available on a first-come, first-served basis every Saturday morning at the Children's Check-Out Desk.  

 

February:

5: Winter Skier

12: Bee Mine Valentine Heart 

19: 3D Family Tree

26: Moving Paper Fish

March :

5:  Monster Bookmarks

12: Edible Rainbows

19: Cork Toadstools

26: Rats! Craft

April :

2: April Showers Windsock

9: Lollipop Bunnies

16: Library Closed Easter Weekend – no kits

23: Earth Day Craft

30: Hair Play Craft

May:

7: I ‘Turtle’y love you!

14: Japanese Chigiri-e Collage Art (Asian Heritage Month)

21: May Flowers

28: Baby birds in the nest

 

 

10 Jan
Teen Reviewers

04:00 PM| Main Library – 345 Aylmer St. N.

If you love to read and like sharing your opinions, we have a great volunteer opportunity for you 
 
Join our Teen Reviewers and share your insights on books and media by creating reviews in various formats. We'll focus on discussing and writing about books and media for different audiences and how to publish your literary opinions for the world to see.  
 
Earn volunteer hours for participating in our monthly discussion and contributing reviews for a variety of media platforms. 

11 Jan
Story Time @ Home

10:00 AM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer Street North.

Subscribe to receive weekly Story Time @ Home emails from Kelly!

 Each email will include videos of stories, fingerplays, felt games and songs, as well as links to other library resources to encourage a love of books and reading. 

 When you subscribe, be sure to add LibraryInfo@peterborough.ca to your contacts to avoid your Story Time @ Home email getting lost in your spam folder.

12 Jan
Baby & Me

10:30 AM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer Street North.

Spend some special one-on-one time with your baby and connect with other families and babies over Zoom. Each week, Karen will share songs, stories, bounces, and rhymes designed to support your child's development and learning.  

 Each registrant will borrow a kit of materials to use for the duration of the program to help you and your baby participate and have fun. This kit will be available for pick up at the Children's Information Desk before the program - watch your email for more information. 

12 Jan
Writing Circle

07:00 PM| Main Library – 345 Aylmer St. N.

Writing doesn't have to be a lonely pursuit: join other writers in a safe place to receive feedback, offer advice, give moral support, and discuss issues you may be experiencing with your writing. 

Our Writing Circle welcomes writers looking for a small community of artists who want help staying motivated, disciplined, and productive while pursuing their art. 

13 Jan
Reading Challenge Online Book Chat

12:15 PM| Main Library – 345 Aylmer St. N.

Join us for a monthly book chat about a featured Reading Challenge topic. We'll offer some suggestions and invite you to share your favourite reads as well.  

Subscribe to our Reading Challenge Newsletter for book suggestions and to receive the monthly Zoom link.  

 

 

January 13Debut Titles

15 Jan
Family Grab & Go Craft Kits

10:00 AM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer Street North.

Visit the Library on Saturdays and bring home some extra fun with our Family Grab & Go Craft Kits! Each kit contains the materials and instructions you need to make a fun craft or activity at home.  

Kits are available on a first-come, first-served basis every Saturday morning at the Children's Check-Out Desk.  

 

February:

5: Winter Skier

12: Bee Mine Valentine Heart 

19: 3D Family Tree

26: Moving Paper Fish

March :

5:  Monster Bookmarks

12: Edible Rainbows

19: Cork Toadstools

26: Rats! Craft

April :

2: April Showers Windsock

9: Lollipop Bunnies

16: Library Closed Easter Weekend – no kits

23: Earth Day Craft

30: Hair Play Craft

May:

7: I ‘Turtle’y love you!

14: Japanese Chigiri-e Collage Art (Asian Heritage Month)

21: May Flowers

28: Baby birds in the nest

 

 

17 Jan
PJ Family Story Time - Winter Fun

06:00 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer Street North.

Once a month, gather as a family and take part in a PJ Family Story Time over Zoom!  

Put on your PJs, gather your stuffies, and cue up the computer for an hour of stories, rhymes, and songs. At the end of the program, we will work on a fun craft together to help the whole family feel cozy and connected. 

 Take & Make activity kits will be available for pick up at the Children's Info Desk before the program - watch your email for more information.