Stay & Play Activities

Check out our Stay and Play activity table. Everyone welcome.

Reading Buddies

Date: October 25, November 1, 8, 22, 29
Time: 6:00 pm / 6:30 pm / 7:00 pm
Reading Buddies offers free one-on-one assistance to children in grades 1 through grade 6 who would like practice reading. Volunteers spend 30 minutes with each child encouraging and motivating them to read using literacy-based games, activities and high-interest readers. Registration required.

ID Clinic

Date: Tuesday, November 6
Time: 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
We can assist you with applying for a Birth Certificate or Photo ID Card. Service Canada will be on site 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 will be on a first come, first serve basis.


Date: November 8 to December 13
Time: 10:45 am
Ages: 2, 3 & 4
Children, parents and caregivers will enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, rhythm instruments and crafts. Registration required.

November is “Make a Will” Month

Have You Made Your Will?
Date: Saturday, November 10
Time: 2:00 pm
Join us as we celebrate “Make a Will Month” by attending a free legal information workshop presented by Whittal       
and Company in partnership with the Ontario Bar Association. Learn the significance of having a will, the value of Estate
Planning and the importance of Power of Attorney. Registration not required.


Date: Saturday, November 10 and Saturday, December 10
Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Everyone is welcome to come and get creative with our bins of LEGO.

Adult Craft Christmas Critter Ornaments

Date: Tuesday, November 13
Time: 2:30 pm
Join us as we create some adorable Christmas ornaments from needlepoint on plastic canvas.
Registration required.

Stories and Songs with Santa

Downtown BIA Open House       
Date: Thursday, November 15
Time: 6:00 pm
Join us for stories, followed by a sing-a-long with Santa.
Registration not required.

PA Day Craft

Date: Friday, November 23
Time: 10:30 am
Ages: 5 and up
Join us and make a festive holiday ornament.
Registration required.

Amnesty International Book Club

Date: Tuesday, November 27
Time: 6:30 pm
Join us as we discuss our next book, Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel.
Contact the Wallaceburg Branch to receive your copy of the book.
Registration required.

Santa Claus is Coming to the Library

Date: Tuesday, December 11
Time: 6:30 pm
Stories and picture with Santa.
Bring your camera
Registration required.              

Adult Crafting

Date: Tuesday, December 11
Time: 2:30 pm
Join us as we create beautiful felt mason jar ornaments for your tree.
Registration required.

Adult Colouring and Puzzles

Date: Wednesdays
Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm 
Ages: Open to all
What a great way to spend a few minutes or hours! Colouring is a great way to de-stress and relax. Open to everyone ages 16 and older. We even provide the materials! We have a large poster to complete that reads, "Love Your Library." Drop in. 

Chicks with Sticks

Date: Thursday afternoons
Time: 1:30 to 3:00 pm 
Do you like to knit or crochet? Would you like to learn how? Join us every Thursday afternoon to trade patterns, give suggestions or to learn how to knit or crochet. Always something different for the change in season!

Group / School Visits

Class visits or group visits are always welcome at the Wallaceburg Branch. Come for a visit, browse the books, find out about our free databases or participate in a program designed just for you. Contact our staff 519.627.5292 to arrange a visit. Visits are arranged around the needs of the class and teacher.