Story time – 1st, 2nd & 3rd Tuesday of the month: 6:45 pm
Join us for this fun preschool program where we will help you build early literacy skills with your child by reading, talking, singing and playing together. Wear your snazziest pajamas and bring your stuffed animal. Adults must stay for the program. Suitable for ages 18 months – 7.
STEAM On! – Last Tuesday of the month – 6:15 – 7:15 pm – pre-registration required
Drop-in Family Fun – Stop in on Saturdays and see what fun is going on during those cold winter days!
Family Literacy Day® – January 27
Family Literacy Day® is a national initiative created by ABC Life Literacy Canada to highlight the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family. (Program information here) For more activities and ideas, visit abclifeliteracy.ca.
Canada Reads at BCPL– January – March
Register to participate in our online reading program in celebration of Canada Reads. Read a past or present finalist, log time spent reading Canadian books and write a review to participate. There are prizes to be won! The more reading you log, the more chances you have to win! Register for the program using the Beanstack link on our website (on our “Resources” page) or ask for assistance at your local branch.
Shelfie Day – January 23
Let your next “selfie” be at the Library! Share your “Shelfie” with us by snapping a pic in front of our shelves of you with your friends or with your favourite books or author. Or create the most artistic Shelfie, have the most people in your Shelfie or use your face as part of the book cover! Pictures can be shared with us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter (#BCPLShelfieDay)
BC Mini Comic-Con® Art Contest
Bruce County is holding its first ever Mini Comic-Con® at Walkerton Branch Library on March 9. We are collecting fan-based art from teens across the County to showcase before and at the event. The winner will be chosen at the event and will receive a prize. Entries may be submitted until February 22. Please contact your local branch for a submission form and for more details. Comic-Con® is a registered trademark of San Diego Comic Convention. Used with permission.
Adult Book Club Meeting – last Tuesday of the month @ 1:00. Copies of the club’s current read are available at the circulation desk.
Mayor Buckle drop in – Stop by and chat with the Bob Buckle, Mayor of South Bruce, on Friday mornings from 10 ‘til noon.
Coming in February:
Blind Date with a Book: Take your chances on a literary “blind date”! Check out materials from our in-branch displays. You never know, you may fall in love with a new author or genre!