Story Time RETURNS! – Tuesdays, 6:30pm, Ages 0-6. Wear your snazziest jammies and bring along your stuffed toy for this fun preschool program where we will help build early literacy skills by reading, talking, singing and playing together. Adults must stay for the program.

STEAM On! – Tuesday, April 30, 4:45pm, Ages 6+. Science! Technology! Engineering! Art! Math! The Library is the place to participate in STEAM activities. Please register.

Drop-In: Saturdays – 10:30 – noon. The materials are set out and waiting for you to get creative!

Grey Bruce Film Festival submissions due May 13. Entries may be dropped off any Bruce County Public Library Branch on USB or DVD.

Canadian Children’s Book Week – May 4-11. Discover the pleasures of reading and the delights of Canadian children’s books during this week devoted to Canadian authors.

Turn off the Screens Week – April 29 – May 5. Get up and get active! Bruce County Public Library supports Turn off the Screens Week; a program from Grey Bruce Public Health promoting active living.

Read Local – Friday, May 31, 12:00-3:00pm. Discover the abundance of writing talent we have in our local area. Chat with local authors at Southampton Branch Library and maybe pick up a gem for your personal library! This event is for all ages and free to attend.

Author Loren Olson – Tuesday, May 21, 7:00pm. Join us at the Kincardine Branch Library for Loren’s riveting presentation: “We Have Information that you are a Ho-mo-SEX-ual: Growing up during the Lavender Scare”. Copies of Loren’s book, “Finally Out: Letting Go of Living Straight” will be available for purchase for $15. Please register as space is limited. Loren is presented in partnership with Kincardine Pride.

All programs are FREE unless otherwise noted. Donations to your library are gratefully accepted. Children 9 years old and younger must be accompanied by an adult or caregiver while in the library. The assigned caregiver must be at least 12 years old. Children under the age of 5 attending programs may be supervised by the library staff only during the scheduled time of the program; their caregivers must always remain in the library building. Responsibility for the welfare and the behaviour of children using the library ultimately rests with the parent/guardian or an assigned caregiver. Thank you for your understanding.