Activities

Children’s Activities

Family Bubble Art Activities

In this exceptional period, we are prepared to hold activities for groups of 4 to 8 children, at a time that works for you.

Gather your “bubble”, choose from the list of activities, and contact the library or fill out this online form to schedule a time.

Here is a sample of the activities we are offering:


– Ready, Set, Paint!
– True Voices (puppet-making activity)
– Hodgepodge poetry (printmaking activity)

– Drawing Club

See the full list of activities:

http://bibliolennoxvillelibrary.ca/activities-on-demand/

 

SATURDAY MORNING STORYTIMES

Safety guidelines make it so that we cannot hold our storytimes at the usual time at the library (Saturday morning at 9:30). We know that this activity is appreciated by our community and we are committed to finding a way to continue offering it.

Take a moment to let us know what you think by filling out our short survey here: https://forms.gle/CqRT7ARGM2TLdUg39

We are always looking for qualified and enthusiastic storytime volunteers.  Note that any volunteer working with children at the library will be required to obtain standard police clearance.   Bilingual candidates with early childhood education experience preferred. Contact the library for details.

ART WORKSHOPS

Le mélimélo des mots / Hodgepodge Poetry

Saturday, October 10th at 2:30pm

The Bibliothèque Lennoxville Library presents a poetry and printmaking activity for kids ages 5 to 12.
Do you like to write poems? Have you ever heard about printmaking? Do you know that you can combine both?
Children will write a poem inspired by the books Have You Seen Trees? by Joanne Oppenheim and Poetry by Shauna LaVoy Reynolds. Moreover, they will learn about the basic steps of printmaking and they will then be able to illustrate their poem. Finally, children are invited to bring leaves.

All safety and security measures will be respected.
Sign-up required. Sign up here https://forms.gle/mUfQpwWma3ntRLWk9 contact the library to reserve your place.

A special thanks to the Honorable Marie-Claude Bibeau for her support.

Boo! Mask Making Activity

Saturday, October 17th at 2:30pm 

or 

Saturday October 31st at 10am 

The Bibliothèque Lennoxville Library presents a mask-making activity for kids ages 5 and up.

What are you going to be for Halloween this year? Do you need a mask to complete your costume? Do you like to paint?

This activity will be held in two sessions. We will read Halloween inspired stories together and then In the first session we will create our masks out of paper-mâché, and in the second we will paint them.

The workshop will be held outside. It will be moved to the Bibliothèque Lennoxville Library in case of rain. All safety and security measures will be respected.

Sign-up required. Sign up here https://forms.gle/hfV32DQFssc5KuTc6 or contact the library to reserve your place.

A special thanks to the Honorable Marie-Claude Bibeau and the Townshipper’s Foundation for their financial support.

FAMILY BOOK CLUB

Next meeting: Saturday, October 24th at 2:30pm

Kids and parents are invited to read a selected book each month, then gather at the library on the last Friday of the month to dig deeper into the story and share insights and ideas with other readers. More details and a complete list of the books here: bibliolennoxvillelibrary.ca/middle-grade-fiction-family-book-club/

Click here to sign up, or contact the libary

 

DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS NIGHT

The library’s D&D club meets once a month & will continue to meet by Zoom while the library is closed.
For kids ages 9 and up.
Contact the library for details.

ADULT ACTIVITIES

 BOOK CLUBS

The English language “Books and Brown Bags” meets every onther Wednesday from 12pm to 1pm. Come discuss a book you have recently enjoyed, or just listen to what others have enjoyed. Meetings will be held on Zoom this fall.

UPCOMING MEETINGS: Wednesdays, October 21st and November 4th at 12pm

Click here to join the meeting on Zoom

The French language “Club de Lecture” meets monthly to discuss what participants have been reading in a relaxed and convivial atmosphere. The club will meet at the library while it is closed to be able to ensure proper social distancing. Contact the library for information about how to participate

UPCOMING MEETING: Thursday, November 19th at 10am.

Are you an Anglophone looking to brush up your French, or a Francophone looking to practice your English? Both clubs welcome the participation of those looking to connect with literature and conversation in another language.