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PA Day Programs

STEAM Storytime Family

Join on Facebook Live!

10 - 11AM

2 - 3PM

Join us for stories and STEAM activities (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) that you can try at home!

View the Ada Twist, Scientist Activity PDF

View the Mouse Paint Activity PDF

View the Shape of the Moon Activity PDF

Click here to participate!

Nailed It! Baking Challenge Ages 8+

Join on Zoom

Beginner Session: 2:30 - 3PM

Advanced Session: 3:15 - 3:45PM

Show off your baking skills by participating in our “Nailed it!” baking challenge. We will showcase a baked good for you to make at home and will send you a recipe and photo. Once you have made your creation, show it off via our Zoom competition!

Check out the instructional video on our Facebook page starting at 11am

View the Pizza Dough Recipe PDF

Register in the catalogue

Outdoor Programs at Branches

Registration begins September 17 at 9AM.

Every participant must register, wear a mask (ages 2+) and practice safe distancing. We may cancel in case of poor weather or heat warning. Registration closes the day before program.

Bubble-ology Ages 8+

Time: 2:30 - 3:30PM

Location: Sherwood Branch

Can you catch a bubble in your hands? Create your own bubble solution and investigate the surface properties of everyday materials.

Register in the Catalogue

Everything Chalk - Outdoors Family

Time: 2:30 - 3:30PM

Location: East London Branch

Let your imagination go with various chalk challenges! Play games such as tic tac toe and bean bag toss. Then get creative with giant pictures and constellations.

Register in the Catalogue

Bouncy Slime DIY - Outdoors Ages 6+

Time: 10:30 - 11AM

Location: Stoney Creek Branch

Join us to learn how to make bouncy slime with household products.

Register in the Catalogue

Buttonmaking for the Whole Family - Outdoors Family

Time: 10 - 10:30AM

Location: Bostwick Branch

Get creative with pin back buttons - do your own design or bring photos (on bond paper only). We will provide everything you need.

Register in the Catalogue

Paint Night in the Forest City 11+

Time: 2:30 - 3:30PM

Location: Bostwick Branch

Unleash your creativity! Meet with friends in the community to produce a finished piece of art! Each participant will receive a complete paint kit and guided instruction. All levels of expertise are welcome.

Register in the Catalogue

MARVELous Trivia 11+

Time: 2:30 - 3:30PM

Location: Pond Mills Branch Naiomi Almeida Park

Do you love superheroes? Do you enjoy trivia? Join us at the Naiomi Almeida Park for an exciting game of superhero trivia! Test your knowledge of the MCU and meet new friends.

Register in the Catalogue

Leaps and Beats: Dance Fitness Fun 6 - 12yrs

Time: 2:30 - 3:15PM

Location: Jalna Branch

Join us on PA Day for some dancing! This program will take place in a group-fitness style and no previous knowledge of dance is necessary.

Closed-toed shoes and water bottle recommended.

Register in the Catalogue

Marker Tie-Dye - Outdoors Ages 8+

Time: 2:30 - 3:30PM

Location: Beacock Branch

Join us to learn how to tie-dye and make fun designs with markers. Bring your own white T-shirt.

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Engineering Challenge! Ages 8+

Time: 2:30 - 3:30PM

Location: Masonville Branch

Participants will explore different engineering concepts through hands-on exploration and design.

Register in the Catalogue