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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event March Break Dance Party!
Fri Mar 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

What's the best way to enjoy the last day of March Break? Having a dance party of course! Come to Jones to dance to your favourite tunes....

Icon of the event Snowy Stories and Christmas Cheer!
Sat Dec 12, 2015 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for some seasonal cheer as we share favourite Christmas songs, stories, rhymes, and activities. For children ages 5 years and under, with their parents and caregivers. Drop in (no registration required).

Icon of the event Creepy, Weird & Strange!
Fri Mar 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Magical, bizarre and frightful stories will make your skin crawl and boggle your mind. Play a mysterious game and test your courage! For the fearless ages 6 and up.

Icon of the event Winter Friendship Circle
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

A free 8 Week registered program for middle age children Focussing on building children's social skills. Pre-registration is required as spaces are limited. Please contact the branch or Marisa in late December to confirm the ...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 19
Tue Jan 26
Tue Feb 02
Tue Feb 09
Tue Feb 16
Icon of the event Pot o'Gold
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Celebrate the luck of the Irish with stories, songs and rhymes about leprechauns, rainbows, and shamrocks. You never know, you might just win a pot of gold! For children ages 6 and up.

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 26, 2015 - Sat Jun 11, 2016

Children (Grades 1-6 as of Sept. 2015) with reading difficulties receive individualized help for one hour per week on Saturdays at the library....

Icon of the event Saturday Story times
11:00 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below

Join us for songs and stories on these Saturday Story time dates. Suitable for pre-school age children and up....

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 05
Icon of the event Family Time with Early Learning Years
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

A two hour fun filled morning for the whole family. Rhymes, stories, finger plays and lots of playtime....

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 06
Wed Jan 13
Wed Jan 20
Wed Jan 27
Wed Feb 03
Icon of the event Around the world in stories
Sat Jan 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Listen as stories from different countries introduce you to new heroes and adventures. Learn about different cultures, try some puzzles, and take home some fabulous books. For families with children of all ages.

Icon of the event Stories from the East
Sat Dec 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The world is full of stories!!...