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Summer 2022

 

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Summer 2022

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Fun all Summer Long!

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TD Summer Reading Club 2022
Pre-Reader to Age 12

Register starting June 25 in person at any location or if you’d like to participate online, register starting June 25 using Beanstack to track daily reading and complete challenges to earn badges.

Registration continues all summer long and you can participate in the program until August 20.

Escape your everyday and step into another world. Track your daily reading this summer for a chance to win weekly prizes. Explore books, complete activities and chat about your reading with Library staff to earn ballots. Drop in anytime during Library hours to participate.

Teen Reading

Escape your everyday and step into another world. Track your daily reading this summer for a chance to win weekly prizes. Register in Beanstack starting June 25th.

June 25 – August 20

Storytimes Ages 1+

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Books for Babies From Birth

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Dog Man Party - Zoom Ages 8+

Registered attendees can pick up activity kits at their local branch one (1) week before the program.

Monday, July 4, 2:30 - 3:30PM

Register starting June 25
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Dungeons & Dragons Mini Campaign - Zoom Ages 13+

Join us for a virtual mini Dungeons and Dragons campaign. Over 3 sessions, you will learn how to create characters that will then go on a quest. No previous experience necessary!

Tuesday, July 5, 12 & 19 – 6:30 - 8:00PM

Register starting June 25
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Building a Meditation Garden - Zoom Ages 8+

Registered attendees can pick up activity kits at their local branch one (1) week before the program.

Monday, July 18, 2:30 - 3:30PM

Register starting June 25
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Book Club - Zoom Ages 7 - 9

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Book Club - Zoom Ages 10 - 13

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Book Club - Zoom Ages 13+

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Graphic Novel Book Club - Zoom Ages 8 - 12

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NO REGISTRATION

Drag Storytime All Ages

Celebrate Pride! Read, sing and dance with London’s drag performers. In partnership with Rainbow Optimist Club. All ages, with caregiver.

No registration required

Saturday, July 9, 2:30 - 3PM

Wolf Performance Hall

LIVE IN LPL FAMILIES FACEBOOK GROUP – NO REGISTRATION

Art Studio - Facebook Live Ages 4+

Make art with materials you have at home. Our art instructor will guide you through a project based on famous artist’s work.

No registration necessary- join us on our London Public Library – For Families Facebook page

Monday, July 18 - 10:00am

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Click on a branch below to see all Summer Programs taking place at the location!

Cricut Book Bag DIY Ages 11+

Participants will learn how to use the Cricut Maker to design and create their own canvas book bag.

Saturday, July 2: 3 - 4:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Drumming Around the World Ages 6 - 15

Tuesday, July 5: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Hexbug Habitat Ages 6+

Create a habitat for these robotic bugs! Use your imagination and a variety of materials to build a space for the Hexbugs to explore and navigate.

Friday, July 8: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Doodling Read-Aloud Ages 8+

Merge your senses. Create your own doodle diary while listening to good stories.

Friday, July 15: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Mythical Creatures Ages 8+

Test your knowledge of mythical creatures and make a banner and scroll depicting your favourite.

Friday, July 22: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Bilingual Storytime! Ages 1+

Come share stories, songs, rhymes and more in English and French! Every participant must register.

Saturday, July 23: 10:30 - 11am

Register starting June 25
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1, 2 Step | Hip Hop Dance Workshop Ages 8 - 11

Wednesday, July 27: 6:30 - 7:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Balloon Art Ages 8 - 12

Come share stories, songs, rhymes and more in English and French! Every participant must register.

Wednesday, July 6: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Circuits and Musical Instruments Ages 8+

Design, build, and play your own unique digital musical instrument in this hands-on STEAM program.

Friday, July 8: 2:30 - 4pm

Register starting June 25
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Creating with Cricut Teens

Design and create personalized, professional-looking bookmarks using the Library's Cricut Maker cutting machine, in this fun, step-by-step DIY session.

Friday, July 15: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Books Ahoy! With Captain Corbin the Magical Pirate Ages 8 - 12

Saturday, July 16: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Hexbug Habitats Ages 6+

Create a habitat for these robotic bugs! Use your imagination and a variety of materials to build a space for the Hexbugs to explore and navigate.

Friday, July 22: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Make a Toad Abode! Ages 4+

Friday, July 29 - 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Robotic Hand Challenge Ages 10+

Thursday, July 21 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Jack and the Beanstalk Ages 2 - 5

Thursday, July 21 - 2:30-3pm

Register starting June 25
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19th Century Fun and Games! Ages 6+

Join Fanshawe Pioneer Village to learn about the popular toys and pastimes of individuals in the 19th century. Participants will also create simple 19th century toys!

Thursday, July 7- 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Creating with Cricut Teens

Design and create personalized, professional-looking bookmarks using the Library's Cricut Maker cutting machine, in this fun, step-by-step DIY session.

Friday, July 8: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Baby-Sitters Club Celebration Ages 8+

Wednesday, July 13 - 2:30 - 4:00pm

Register starting June 25
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Painting Fun! Ages 11+

Friday, July 15 - 2:30-3:45pm

Register starting June 25
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3D Printing for Beginners Ages 11+

Participants will need to sign up for a free account on Tinkercad.com prior to the start of the session.

Friday, July 22 - 2:30-4:00pm

Register starting June 25
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Boomwacker Band Ages 6+

Boom, bop, bam! Explore and create music with pitched percussion instruments. No previous experience required.

Friday, July 29 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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1,2 Step | Hip Hop Dance Workshop Ages 8 - 11

Friday, July 8- 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Cartooning with Alison Ages 8 - 12

Wednesday, July 20 - 10:00-11:00am

Register starting June 25
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Books Ahoy! With Captain Corbin the Magical Pirate Ages 4+

Wednesday, July 6 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Happy Pig Day Ages 4+

Join us for some fun activities, a selfie station, and games to celebrate our favourite pig and elephant.

Friday, July 8 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
View in the Catalogue
Creating with Cricut Teens

Design and create personalized, professional-looking bookmarks using the Library's Cricut Maker cutting machine, in this fun, step-by-step DIY session.

Tuesday, July 12 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
View in the Catalogue
Circuits and Musical Instruments Ages 8+

Design, build, and play your own unique digital musical instrument in this hands-on STEAM program.

Friday, July 15 - 2:30-4:00pm

Register starting June 25
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Painting Fun! Ages 11+

Friday, July 22 - 2:30-3:45pm

Register starting June 25
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Craig the Science Guy's Science Spectacular! Ages 3+

Saturday, July 23 – 10:00-11:00am

Register starting June 25
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Clay Pinch Pots Ages 7+

Wednesday, July 27 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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3D Printing for Beginners Ages 11+

Participants will need to sign up for a free account on Tinkercad.com prior to the start of the session.

Friday, July 29 - 2:30-4:00pm

Register starting June 25
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Cartooning with Alison Ages 8 - 12

Wednesday, August 3 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 23
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Mythical Creatures Ages 8+

Test your knowledge of mythical creatures and make a banner and scroll depicting your favourite. /p>

Friday, August 5 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 23
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Craig the Science Guy’s Rocket Rodeo Family

Using materials commonly found in most homes, Craig will construct & launch a variety of rockets to demonstrate that "Rocket Science" isn't that difficult.

Saturday, July 2, 10:00-11:00am

No Registration Required
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Introduction to Coding with Scratch! Ages 8+

Friday, July 8 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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AbraKIDabra! Family

Magic Show fun for everyone!

Monday, July 11 – 2:30-3:30pm

No Registration Required
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Hexbug Habitats Ages 8+

Create a habitat for these robotic bugs! Use your imagination and a variety of materials to build a space for the Hexbugs to explore and navigate.

Friday, July 15 -2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Weather STEM Ages 6+

Friday, July 8- 2:30-3:45pm

Register starting June 25
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Painting Fun! Ages 11+

Friday, July 8 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Craig the Science Guy’s Science Spectacular Ages 3+

Saturday, July 9- 10:00-11:00am

Register starting June 25
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Dance Fitness Ages 8 - 12

Tuesday, July 12 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Constellation Projection Cards Ages 8+

Wednesday, July 20 – 2:30-3:15pm

Register starting June 25
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Introduction to Coding with Scratch Ages 8+

Friday, July 22 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Magnetic Poetry Ages 10+

Wednesday, July 27 - 2:30-3:15pm

Register starting June 25
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Hexbug Habitats Ages 8+

Create a habitat for these robotic bugs! Use your imagination and a variety of materials to build a space for the Hexbugs to explore and navigate.

Friday, July 29 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
View in the Catalogue

Mythical Creatures Ages 8+

Test your knowledge of mythical creatures and make a banner and scroll depicting your favourite.

Friday, July 8 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
View in the Catalogue
Fanshawe Pioneer Village - 19th Century Fun and Games Ages 6+

Join Fanshawe Pioneer Village to learn about the popular toys and pastimes of individuals in the 19th century. Participants will also create simple 19th century toys!

Friday, July 15 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
View in the Catalogue
Everything Chalk - OutdoorsFamily

Saturday, July 16 – 10:00-11:00am

Register starting June 25
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Circuits and Musical Instruments Ages 8+

Design, build, and play your own unique digital musical instrument in this hands-on STEAM program.

Friday, July 22 - 2:30-4:00pm

Register starting June 25
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Interactive Music and Magic Ages 5 - 12

Thursday, July 28, 10:00-11:00am

Register starting June 25
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Books Ahoy! With Captain Corbin the Magical Pirate

Thursday, July 21 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Dungeons & Dragons Ages 11+

Have you ever wanted to be the hero of a quest? Join us for a beginner’s game of Dungeons and Dragons – no experience necessary.

Friday, July 8 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Slime Making

Saturday, July 16 - 3-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Happy Pig Day! Ages 4+

Join us for some fun activities, a selfie station, and games to celebrate our favourite pig and elephant

Friday, July 15 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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AbraKIDabra! Ages 5+

Magic Show fun for everyone!

Tuesday, July 5 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Make a Toad Abode! Ages 4+

Friday, July 22 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Introduction to Coding and Scratch! Ages 8+

Friday, July 29 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Painting Fun! Ages 11+

Saturday, July 30 - 2:30-3:45pm

Register starting June 25
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Balloon Art Ages 8 - 12

Wednesday, July 13 - 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Puppetworks Presents: Jack and the Beanstalk Ages 3+

Tuesday, July 26 - 2:30 – 3:00pm

Register starting June 25
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Books Ahoy! With Captain Corbin the Magical Pirate Family

Thursday, July 7 - 2:30-3:15pm

Register starting June 25
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3D Printing for Beginners Ages 11+

Participants will need to sign up for a free account on Tinkercad.com prior to the start of the session.

Friday, July 8 - 2:30-4:00pm

Register starting June 25
View in the Catalogue
Craig the Science Guy’s Science Spectacular Family

Saturday, July 16 – 10:00-11:00am

Register starting June 25
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Story Stones Ages 6+

Make a set of your own story stones. Paint rocks with characters, animals and other objects, and learn to tell stories with your new stones.

Friday, July 22 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Balloon Art Ages 8 - 12

Thursday, July 28 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
View in the Catalogue
Circuits and Musical Instruments Ages 8+

Design, build, and play your own unique digital musical instrument in this hands-on STEAM program.

Friday, July 29 - 2:30-4:00pm

Register starting June 25
View in the Catalogue

Story Stones Ages 6+

Make a set of your own story stones. Paint rocks with characters, animals and other objects, and learn to tell stories with your new stones.

Friday, July 8 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Cartooning with Alison Ages 8 - 12

Tuesday, July 12 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Dungeons & Dragons Ages 11+

Have you ever wanted to be the hero of a quest? Join us for a beginner’s game of Dungeons and Dragons – no experience necessary.

Friday, July 22 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Masonville Tween Book Club Ages 11+

Join us for read alouds, book discussions, and fun activities! Books will be available at Masonville for checking out starting June 25th for the July session.

Tuesday, July 26 - 6:30-7:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Books Ahoy! With Captain Corbin the Magical Pirate Ages 7 - 12

Thursday July 28 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Creating with Cricut Ages 13+

Design and create personalized, professional-looking bookmarks using the Library’s Cricut Maker cutting machine, in this fun, step-by-step DIY session.

Friday, July 29 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
View in the Catalogue

Balloon Art Ages 8 - 12

Thursday, July 7 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
View in the Catalogue
Make A Toad Abode! Ages 4+

Friday, July 8 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
View in the Catalogue
Circuits and Musical Instruments Ages 8+

Design, build, and play your own unique digital musical instrument in this hands-on STEAM program.

Wednesday, July 13 - 2:30-4:00pm

Register starting June 25
View in the Catalogue
3D Printing for Beginners Ages 11+

Participants will need to sign up for a free account on Tinkercad.com prior to the start of the session.

Friday, July 15 - 2:30-4:00pm

Register starting June 25
View in the Catalogue
Cartooning with Alison Ages 8 - 12

Tuesday, July 19 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Boomwhacker Band Ages 6+

Boom, bop, bam! Explore and create music with pitched percussion instruments. No previous experience required.

Friday, July 22 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Happy Pig Day Ages 4+

Join us for some fun activities, a selfie station, and games to celebrate our favourite pig and elephant.

Friday, July 29 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Pond Mills in the Park – STEM Obstacle Course Ages 6-12

Saturday, July 23 – 10-11 am

Register starting June 25
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Drumming Around the World Ages 6 - 15

Saturday, July 2 – 10:00-11:00am

Register starting June 25
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Boomwhacker Band Ages 6+

Boom, bop, bam! Explore and create music with pitched percussion instruments. No previous experience required.

Tuesday, July 5 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
View in the Catalogue
Cartooning with Alison Ages 8 - 12

Wednesday, July 13 - 2:30-3:30 pm

Register starting June 25
View in the Catalogue
Dungeons & Dragons Ages 11+

Have you ever wanted to be the hero of a quest? Join us for a beginner’s game of Dungeons and Dragons – no experience necessary.

Friday, July 15 - 2:30-4:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Giant Games Ages 4+

Thursday, July 7 - 2:30-4pm

Register starting June 25
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Happy Pig Day Ages 4+

Join us for some fun activities, a selfie station, and games to celebrate our favourite pig and elephant.

Friday, July 22 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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Ozobot Bowling Ages 4+

Saturday, July 23 - 10-11:30am

Register starting June 25
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Story Stones Ages 6+

Make a set of your own story stones. Paint rocks with characters, animals and other objects, and learn to tell stories with your new stones.

Friday, July 29 -2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
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London Symphonia- Musical Time Machine Ages 3+

Explore many styles of music from Rock to Classical with musicians from London Symphonia. Clap along to some favourite songs and go on a musical time machine journey that stretches from today to long, long ago.

Wednesday, July 6 - 10:00-11:00am

Register starting June 25
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Doodling Read-Aloud Ages 8+

Merge your senses. Create your own doodle diary while listening to good stories.

Friday, July 8 - 2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
View in the Catalogue
Boomwhacker Band Ages 6+

Boom, bop, bam! Explore and create music with pitched percussion instruments. No previous experience required.

Friday, July 15-2:30-3:30pm

Register starting June 25
View in the Catalogue
1, 2 Step | Hip Hop Dance Workshop Ages 12+

Wednesday, July 20 - 6:30-7:30pm

Register starting June 25
View in the Catalogue
Creating with Cricut Ages 13 - 17

Design and create personalized, professional-looking bookmarks using the Library's Cricut Maker cutting machine, in this fun, step-by-step DIY session.

Friday, July 22 - 2:30-4:00pm

Register starting June 25
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Painting Fun! Ages 11+

Friday, July 29 - 2:30-3:45pm

Register starting June 25
View in the Catalogue

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