Children

At the JMCPL we’re proud to offer a wide range of children’s programming.  These programs will strengthen the imagination, creativity, and literacy of your children and will set them on the path to becoming life-long learners.  Oh yeah, and they’ll also have a lot of fun while they’re at it!  Click on the links to the left to access more specific program information.  You can also access our Online Programs Calendar for a complete list of programming.

 

 

TD Summer Reading Club
Kids, you can register at the library’s Circulation Desk any time after June 25 and get your reading log, poster, activity booklet, TD Summer Reading Club web access code and stickers.

Complete information about the TD Summer Reading Club, including weekly story times and exciting grand prizes are in the July/August newsletter or check out our TD Summer Reading Club page http://www.jmcpl.ca/td-summer-reading-club/Plan now to make the TD Summer Reading Club part of your holiday activities!

The goals of the TD Summer Reading Club are to encourage and strengthen the habit of reading for pleasure, to create life-long learners, to increase children’s reading skills, and to reduce summer learning loss.

 

Drop-In Saskatchewan Science Centre Fun – Geeking Out!
Saturday, July 14, 9:00 to 12:00

With Great Power – When you flip through the pages of a comic book, do you ever wonder about superpowers?  We will use science to explain certain superpowers by exploring coding, electricity and how they relate to some famous superheroes.

Building Better – Raise the roof!  Literally!  In this workshop you will learn all about buildings and create some amazing structures.  We will explore stories like the Three Little Pigs and gain an understanding of how you can make some great (or not so great) houses like they did!

Healthy Planet, Healthy Life – There are few things that are as amazing as our beautiful planet Earth.  Learn about some challenges that scientists are facing in the environment as well as some technology that they use to measure changes.  Learn about how animals and humans fit in, and how we can stay healthy as well!

Everyone welcome!  We’ll see you there!

Each fun and interactive program includes an element that every participant takes home. Geared towards children in grades K to 6.  Space is limited. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

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Category: Open Children ProgramsTD Summer Reading Club Launch Party with guest storyteller Kevin Mackenzie!

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June 25, 2018 5:00 pm

Come down to the library and be entertained by Regina storyteller Kevin Mackenzie as we launch the TD Summer Reading Club! Kevin Mackenzie has shared the art of oral storytelling in seven countries, captivating his audiences of all ages with his enthusiastic and interactive performances! Creative and inspirational!

Kids, it’s your chance to register and get your reading log, poster, activity booklet, TD Summer Reading Club web access code and stickers. Find out about all the fun activities and prizes we’ve got planned for July and August. Enjoy a snack, too. See you there! If you can’t join us for the Launch Party, plan to register at the library’s Circulation Desk any time after June 25.

Complete information about the TD Summer Reading Club, including weekly story times and exciting grand prizes will be in the July/August newsletter. Plan now to make the TD Summer Reading Club part of your holiday activities!

The goals of the TD Summer Reading Club are to encourage and strengthen the habit of reading for pleasure, to create life-long learners, to increase children's reading skills, and to reduce summer learning loss.

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Category: Movie MatineeTD Summer Reading Club Matinee - Paddington 2 (103 min., PG)

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July 5, 2018

While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy's hundredth birthday, Paddington sees a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber's antique shop, and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. But when the book is stolen, it's up to Paddington and the Browns to unmask the thief.

If you would like to help us renovate the Mahon Auditorium, please visit http://www.jmcpl.ca/save-our-seats to find information on how to donate.

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Category: Open Children ProgramsTD Summer Reading Club Drop-In Story Time - It's Origami Time!

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July 9, 2018

Join us for our Origami story time. You will learn where origami came from, listen to a story and make your very own origami animal!

All ages welcome!

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Category: Movie MatineeTD Summer Reading Club Matinee - Peter Rabbit (95 min., PG)

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July 12, 2018

Beatrix Potter's classic tales of a white-tailed young rabbit and the farmer of his favorite patch of garden have a new twist now that there's a friendly neighbor right next door. In order to befriend her, Peter and Mr. McGregor must try to outwit each other without revealing their long-lasting feud and losing the affectionate attention of their neighbor.

If you would like to help us renovate the Mahon Auditorium, please visit http://www.jmcpl.ca/save-our-seats to find information on how to donate.

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Category: Open Children ProgramsDrop-In Saskatchewan Science Centre Fun - Geeking Out!

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July 14, 2018 12:00 pm

With Great Power – When you flip through the pages of a comic book, do you ever wonder about superpowers? We will use science to explain certain superpowers by exploring coding, electricity and how they relate to some famous superheroes.

Building Better – Raise the roof! Literally! In this workshop you will learn all about buildings and create some amazing structures. We will explore stories like the Three Little Pigs and gain an understanding of how you can make some great (or not so great) houses like they did!

Healthy Planet, Healthy Life – There are few things that are as amazing as our beautiful planet Earth. Learn about some challenges that scientists are facing in the environment as well as some technology that they use to measure changes. Learn about how animals and humans fit in, and how we can stay healthy as well!

Everyone welcome! We’ll see you there!

Each fun and interactive program includes an element that every participant takes home. Geared towards children in grades K to 6. Space is limited.

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Category: Open Children ProgramsTD Summer Reading Club Drop-In Story Time - Caterpillars and Butterflies!

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July 16, 2018

Join us as some VERY hungry and adventuresome caterpillars find their way to a beautiful surprise ending, and then make a pretty butterfly sun catcher for your window!

We'll see you there!

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Category: Movie MatineeTD Summer Reading Club Matinee - The Son of Bigfoot (92 min., PG)

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July 19, 2018

Lonely and unsure teenager Adam is seeking the father he has never known. As he departs home, he has a sense of not belonging there but not being sure of where he does belong. As he begins on his journey to find his father, he starts to gain in both self-confidence and ability. His search continues, and leads him to discover that his father is actually the famed and somewhat infamous Bigfoot.

If you would like to help us renovate the Mahon Auditorium, please visit http://www.jmcpl.ca/save-our-seats to find information on how to donate.

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Category: Open Children ProgramsTD Summer Reading Club Drop-In Story Time - Firefighter Fun!

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July 23, 2018

Enjoy stories and a variety of activities all about firefighters, and then make a firefighter dog craft to take home!

All ages welcome!

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Category: Movie MatineeTD Summer Reading Club Matinee - A Wrinkle in Time (109 min., PG)

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July 26, 2018

A new kind of space travel has been discovered, and Meg's scientist father is at the forefront of the new developments. But then he disappears, leaving her to solve one of the biggest mysteries of all time. Luckily, she'll have some help along the way. With her brother and a friend by her side, she will embark upon a great adventure.

If you would like to help us renovate the Mahon Auditorium, please visit http://www.jmcpl.ca/save-our-seats to find information on how to donate.

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Category: Open Children ProgramsTD Summer Reading Club Drop-In Special Unicorn Story Time

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July 30, 2018

Listen to a story, find out what your unicorn name is and make a unicorn finger puppet!

Don't miss out on all the fun!

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Category: Movie MatineeTD Summer Reading Club Matinee - Sherlock Gnomes (86 min., PG)

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August 2, 2018

Gnomeo and Juliet are starting to worry about their fellow garden gnomes. Each day, more and more are disappearing around the London area. With no leads and no breaks in their personal search, they have no choice but to enlist some help. They call on the one person they feel can bring answers to the disappearance of their beloved friends and family, Sherlock Gnomes. With the help of this legendary detective, they are sure to solve the case.

If you would like to help us renovate the Mahon Auditorium, please visit http://www.jmcpl.ca/save-our-seats to find information on how to donate.

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  • Open Children Programs
  • Registered Children Programs