Help your kids learn about how to properly care for their teeth!  Come to a fun, informative and interactive Baby Oral Health Workshop on Monday, May 1 from 11:30 am – 12 pm at the George Mackie Library, or Friday, May 5 at either the Ladner Pioneer Library (1:30 pm – 2 pm) or the Tsawwassen Library (11 am – 11:30 am).

 

Your local Delta library is storytime central!  There’s a storytime for children of all ages.  Can’t make the morning Storytime for children ages 2 – 6, or Babytime for ages 23 months and younger?  Try Pyjama Storytime at the Ladner Pioneer Library on Tuesday nights or check out the *NEW* Wind Down to Bedtime Storytime at the George Mackie Library on Thursdays.  Details follow.

 

Babytime

Mondays until May 15, July 10 – 31, 10:30 am – 11 am (except May 22, Aug 7) – Tsawwassen Library

Thursdays until May 25, July 6 – August 10, 10:30 am – 11 amGeorge Mackie Library

Thursdays until May 25, July 6 – August 10, 10:30 am – 11 amLadner Pioneer Library

Make language fun!  Start early with Babytime.  Help your baby develop speech and language skills – enjoy bouncing, singing, rhyming and stories.  Babytime is a fun, social bonding activity for babies AND caregivers.  Suitable for babies 23 months and younger.

 

Baby Oral Health Workshop

Monday, May 1, 11:30 am – 12 pm George Mackie Library

Friday, May 5, 1:30 pm – 2 pm Ladner Pioneer Library

Friday, May 5, 11 am – 11:30 am Tsawwassen Library

A fun and informative interactive session where parents and young kids learn about how to properly care for teeth at an early age.

 

Storytime

Tuesdays until May 23, July 4 – August 8, 10:30 am – 11 amGeorge Mackie Library

Wednesdays until May 24, July 5 – August 9, 10:30 am – 11 amLadner Pioneer Library

Fridays until May 26, July 7 – August 11, 10:30 am – 11 amTsawwassen Library

Fridays until 26, 10:30 am – 11 amGeorge Mackie Library

Introduce kids to the love of books and language with Storytime!  Children and caregivers will enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes and more.  Storytime prepares children to learn to read. Suitable for ages 2 – 6 years.

 

Pyjama Storytime

Tuesdays until May 16, 6:30 – 7 pmLadner Pioneer Library

Tuck into a story! Children and caregivers will be entertained with stories, songs, rhymes and more.  Kids are encouraged to wear their pyjamas and bring their favourite stuffie.  Storytime prepares children to learn to read.  Suitable for ages 2 – 6 years.

 

Wind Down to Bedtime Storytime **NEW**

Thursdays, May 4 – June 29, 7 pm – 7:30 pmGeorge Mackie Library

Is your child ready for bed?  Not until they wind down at storytime!  Join us every Thursday night for specially chosen bedtime stories, breathing exercises, songs and some sleepy yoga poses.  Wear your pajamas and bring your favourite stuffy.

 

Lego® Club

Thursdays until June 22, July 6 – August 10, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pmGeorge Mackie Library

Thursdays until May 25, July 6 – August 10, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pmTsawwassen Library

Fridays until June 2, July 7 – August 11, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Ladner Pioneer Library

Love Lego®?  We provide the LEGO®, you bring your imagination!  Come play, create, and experiment.  Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Paws 4 Stories

Saturday, May 6, June 17, July 15, August 19, 2 pm – 3 pmGeorge Mackie Library

Paws 4 Stories is a St. John’s Ambulance Therapy Dog Community Service that promotes improvement in children’s reading skills.  When a child reads with a dog, they start to relax and forget about feeling nervous about reading.  Dogs make very supportive listeners!  Therapy dogs and their volunteers will listen to children who want to practice reading aloud.  This is a free program forages 6 and up.  Space is limited!  Please register by phone or in person after 10 am on the day of the program for your 15-minute reading session.