Parent-Child Mother Goose
Mondays at 10:00 am, February 4 to March 18
Join EarlyON and library staff at Chatham Branch for storytime! Songs, rhymes, and stories for children 0 to 18 months and their caregivres. Please bring a blanket to sit on.
Early Literacy Programs
|Family Storytime||Tuesdays, March 26 to May 28||10:00 am||Join us for songs, rhymes, and stories that are fun for the whole family!|
|Mother Goose||Wednesdays, March 27 to May 29||10:00 am||Songs, rhymes, and stories for children 0 to 24 months and their caregivers. Drop in. Please bring a blanket to sit on.|
|Family Storytime||Thursdays, March 28 to May 30||10:00 am||Join us for songs, rhymes, and stories that are fun for the whole family!|
Epilepsy And Seizure First Aid – Seizure 101
Date: Monday, March 25
Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Presented by Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario
Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario developed Seizures 101 presentations to educate adults of all ages about epilepsy and seizure first aid. The presentation aims to dispel myths, explain epilepsy, how seizures occur and how seizure disorders are diagnosed, managed and treated. Participants will be able to identify different types of seizures, implement appropriate seizure first aid techniques and accommodate people living with epilepsy. Registration not required.
Lights Out! Storytime
Friday, March 29 at 10:00 am (0 to 5 years)
Saturday, March 30 at 10:30 am (all ages)
It's lights out at the library! In celebration of Earth Hour, join us for songs, stories, and rhymes in the dark. Wear your light up shoes, clothes, and jewellery! Drop in. No registration required.
Digital Magazines for Mobile Devices
Friday, March 29
Learn how to download free digital magazines from Flipster and RBdigital on your mobile devices. Registration required
Fantastic Faberge Friday
Friday, April 5, drop-in from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Karl Faberge was a Russian jeweller who made fancy eggs for the royal family using precious metals and gemstones. If bling is your thing, drop by to make a fabulous and fanciful Faberge egg. Drop in!
Sticky Slimy Storytime
Tuesday, April 16 at 6:30 pm
Icky, sticky, ooey gooey! Join us for an en-GROSS-ing storytime. Read some "sticky" books and make something slimy! Drop in, no registration required.
CK Reads Author Visit- Kelley Armstrong
Saturday, April 17
To celebrate the grand finale of the 2019 CK Reads
program, Chatham-Kent Public Library (CKPL) welcomes the New York Times number one bestselling author, Kelley Armstrong, to the Kiwanis Theatre (75 William St. N) on Saturday, April 27 at 1:00 pm. Enjoy an afternoon with the author and join in a lively discussion about “City of the Lost”. Kelley will also be available to sign copies of her books. This is a free event and no registration is required.
Date: Thursday, April 11
Time: 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
We can assist with applying for a Birth Certificate and/or Photo ID Card. Service Canada will be onsite to issue Social Insurance Numbers and/or Personal Access Codes. Financial screening will be available to determine if you qualify to have the cost of ID covered. Pick up a "What Do I Need to Bring" bookmark at your local library today. Appointments available on a first come, first serve basis.
Earth Day Extravaganza!
Saturday, April 27, drop-in 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Celebrate Earth Day! Learn how to waste less and how you can recycle better. Plant a seed. Learn simple ways you can be more earth-friendly. Bring your old markers, pens, highlighters, and mechanical pencils to be recycled through Staples Recycling Program! Drop in. Everyone is welcome.
May the Fourth
Saturday, May 4, drop-in 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Celebrate May the Fourth with Star Wars crafts and activities. All are welcome. Drop in.
Llama Drama Storytime
Tuesday, May 14 at 6:30 pm
Wear your (red) pajamas and join us for some bedtime drama as we read "Llama Llama Red Pajama." Activities and craft to follow. All are welcome. Drop in.
Magic Tree House
Thursday, May 30 at 6:30 pm
Adventure awaits! Join us in the "Magic Tree House" to see where Jack and Annie go on their next mission! Join us for crafts and fun activities. Drop in!