Stay & Play Activities
Come to the library to enjoy a 'make and take' craft or play a game. Each will feature something different. Drop in.
Get Your Summer Read On!
Sign up for the TD Summer Reading Club! Come in to register any time for this wonderful summer program & sign your child up for a summer of literacy fun! Dive into areas that fascinate you and explore new ideas that spark your interest, through books, programs and conversations. Visit often for your chance to win prizes. Drop in each week for new Stay and Play activities. Children who participate in TD Summer Reading Club have the opportunity to read fine free all summer long! Ask branch staff for details.
July TD Summer Reading Club Programming
|Build with the Three Little Pigs||Thursday, July
building and science skills and see if you can defeat the Big Bad Wolf. All ages. Drop
|Makerspace: Green Screen||Tuesday, July
the clouds? Sitting on a mountain? Floating through space? Let your
imagination soar! Design your own props, pick out a background, and pose in
front of the green screen. All ages. Drop in.|
|Tools and the Brain||Friday, July 20
|Learn how our
brains and tools evolved over time then make your own tools to rescue some
friends. Ages 5 and up. Drop in.|
|Boom Boom Pow||Monday, July
|Come to the
library to make some instruments and make some noise! All ages. Drop in.|
|Marble Run Mania||Thursday, July
|Make tracks and
learn the science behind gravity with marbles. Ages 5 and up. Drop in.|
Eiffel Tower with Strawbees. Turn on some LED lights with Snap Circuits. Make
your colouring page come alive with Quiver. Become a director with
stop-motion Stikbots. Learn some new STEAM skills at the library! All ages. Drop in.|
August TD Summer Reading Club Programming
|Dive into Art||Thursday,
August 2 |
potatoes, squirt guns and chalk – oh my! Come get creative with us. All ages. Drop
|Ready, Set, Game!||Tuesday, August
|Come out to the
library and play some games! Hop-scotch Twister, life-size Jenga, life-size
Battleship … the fun doesn’t end! All ages. Drop in.|
|Magnets and Magnetism||Thursday,
August 9 |
magnetic? Hands on magnet fun is rather attractive, so join us! All ages. Drop in.|
|Makerspace: Coding||Monday, August
basics of coding with some offline games and make a keychain with your
initials using the coding alphabet! Ages 5 and up. Drop in.|
August 16 |
12:00 pm at the Tilbury Arena (Ryder Hall)
49 Bond Avenue
Stage Show features an assortment of scaly and fantastic creatures. Attendees will be wowed, entertained and
educated all at the same time. This
exciting show features larger animals including a large lizard, snakes, and a
tortoise. Be introduced to an amazing
world filled with wondrous creatures. Leave with memories to last a lifetime!
|Book Tasting (Eat Some Books?)||Tuesday, August
|No Silly! Come
into the library to try out some new books. We’ll set up the “restaurant” and
a “menu”, you bring a healthy appetite! All ages. Drop in.|
August 23 |
|Learn about geo-caching and virtual reality. |
|Ready, Set, Game 2 – End of Summer Party!||Thursday,
August 30 |
12:30 pm at the Tilbury Arena (Ryder Hall)
49 Bond Avenue
|Fire up your
spirit and join us for an end of summer party! Missed our first game day?
Then don’t miss this one! All ages. Drop in.|
Transform Your Life with Positive Thinking Workshop with Jackie Lefebvre
Walk the pathway to self-discovery, take the opportunity to know a little bit more about yourself, and learn to love yourself more. Drop in.
Power of Words
Date: Thursday, July 19
Time: 6:00 pm
Every word you think and speak affects you physically, emotionally and mentally. Learn how do use words to help shape your life and create more joy and ease.
Date: Thursday, August 16
Time: 6:00 pm
Learn how your inner child affects your life today and how you can find that child. It’s time to let that child out to play!
Where Have all the Good Books Gone?
Date: Monday, August 27 at 1:00 pm and Tuesday, August 28 at 6:00 pm
Having trouble finding a good book to read? Just want some more bookish content in your life? Come out to learn about where to find your next great read! Suitable for adults or children.
Adult Colouring or Puzzling
Date: every Tuesday
Time: 12:00 to 8:00 pm
Ages: All ages welcome
Please join us every Tuesday to de-stress and relax with our awesome colouring materials and colouring pages or work on a puzzle. Materials are supplied. Drop in.
Adult Book Club
Dates: first Tuesday of the month – summer hiatus – back September 4
Time: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Everyone is welcome to join in a lively discussion of each month’s chosen book. Call or visit the branch to request your copy!
Date: first Thursday of the month – summer hiatus – back September 6
Time: 6:00 pm
Everyone is welcome to join us for a free fun hour of painting at the Tilbury Branch. No experience required. Each month will have a different theme to paint. Registration required. Please call 519.682.0100 or search ‘Paint Night’ at search.ckpl.ca.
One-on-One Book Chats at the Tilbury Branch
When: by appointment
Finding the search for a good book a little overwhelming? Need some suggestions? Meet with Jessica for a personal, one-on-one session to help you find your next great read! Call the Tilbury Branch at 519.682.0100 to book a free, 45 minute session.
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Date: First Thursday of every month – summer hiatus – back September 6
Time: 1:30 to 4:30 pm
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Group / School Visits
Class visits or group visits are always welcome at the Tilbury Branch. Come for a visit, browse the books, find out about our free databases or participate in a program designed just for you. We are also available to come out to your location. Contact our staff to arrange a visit. 519.682.0100. Visits are arranged around the needs of the class and teacher.
Home Service to Hudson Manor
Twice a month, a volunteer delivers large or regular print books to rooms at the Hudson Manor retirement residence. If you are interested in receiving a book delivery, please call the Tilbury Branch or Hudson Manor for more information.