Stay & Play

Every day the Thamesville Branch has drop-in activities in the children's area. Bring your friends and let them see how much fun you can have at CKPL's Thamesville Branch.

Thamesville Branch Book Club

Date: Second Thursday of the month
Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

June: "Varina" by Charles Frazier

July: "Ike and Kay" by James McManus

August: "Boat People" by Sharon Sala

September: "Warlight" by Michael Ondaatje

October: Guest Speaker

November: "The Children Act" by Ian McEwan

December: "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck

TD Summer Reading Club Registration   

Date: Saturday, June 22
Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Ages: 0 to 16

Summer will be here in no time. Make sure you put this date on your calendar so you can register early. There will be activities each week and lots of prizes, thanks to Thamesville LaSertoma and Thamesville TOPS! Please call us at 519.692.4251 for more information. 

Weekly Programs

Summer Slam with Building

Date: Thursday, July 4
Time: 10:00 am
Ages: All ages welcome.
Come and see how big you can build! 

Summer Slam with Gravity

Date: Thursday, July 11
Time: 10:00 am
Ages: All ages welcome.
Jumping, balancing, and freezing - oh my! Come and discover gravity. 

Summer Slam with the Green Stuff

Date: Thursday, July 18
Time: 10:00 am
Ages: All ages welcome. 

Summer Slam in Space

Date: Thursday, July 25
Time: 10:00 am
Ages: All ages welcome.
Make your way to space! Bring your favorite alien with you. 

Summer Slam in Prehistoric Days

Date: Thursday, August 1
Time: 10:00 am
Ages: All ages welcome.
We're journeying back to the day of the dinosaur. 

Summer Slam with Water

Date: Thursday, August 8
Time: 10:00 am
Ages: All ages welcome.
Jumbo Battleship! Enough said. 

Mystic Drumz!

Date: Thursday, August 15
Time: 11:00 am
Ages: All ages welcome. Enjoy a unique and interactive percussion experience! Rhythm and sound instruments from around the world will excite, enlighten, and engage the whole family. This performance is sponsored by Thamesville LaSertoma.  Thamesville LaSertoma Logo

Drop in each week for new Stay & Play activities!

Bring your friends with you to build, search, share and play all summer long during branch open hours.


Thank you

Thamesville TOPS


Thamesville LaSertoma 

for your support of TD Summer Reading Club!

Community Navigators

In partnership with Employment and Social Services, Chatham-Kent Public Library can help connect you with community services, fill in applications and more. Open to all, with the help of a Community Navigator, CKPL can:

  • provide one-on-one instruction in accessing government, social and health services online
  • assist with completing online forms and applications
  • help with referrals to community agencies
  • provide employment support and referrals to employment support agencies
  • help to identifying continuing learning opportunities based on your individual needs
  • wellness visits

To make an appointment with a Community Navigator, please contact Dresden Branch for information on available appointments!