Stay & Play Activities

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

Parent-Child Mother Goose

Dates: Tuesdays, April 9 to June 25.
Time: 10:00 am

Songs, rhymes and stories for children 0 to 24 months and their caregivers. Please bring a blanket to sit on. This program is offered in partnership with our friends at EarlyON.

World Of Wellness (WOW)

Date: Second and fourth Tuesday of every month
Time: 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

WOW offers a variety of activities such as coffee and conversation, movies, crafts, yoga, painting and more! Presented by Chatham-Kent Community Health Centres. Registration not required. 

First event is scheduled for Tuesday, May 28.

TD Summer Reading Club

Date: Saturday, June 22
Registration begins and continues through the summer.

Creepy Crawly Creatures

Date: Tuesday, July 2
Time: 2:30 pm
Join us for creepy crawly fun! Stories, games and crafts! Ages 5 and under.

Sticks and Stones

Date: Thursday, July 4
Time: 2:30 pm
Using various sizes of sticks and stones you will be able to create your own collage picture. Ages 6 + Registration required.

Community Summer Reading Canvas Mural

Date: Tuesday, July 9
Time: 2:30 pm
Join us to create a community canvas mural by hand printing to share your love for reading. All ages.

Here We Grow Again

Date: Thursday, July 11
Time: 2:30 pm
Explore the world of gardening! Create a one of a kind flower pot and plant a seed of your own. Ages 6+

Wallyfest LEGO

Date: Saturday, July 13
Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
If you're downtown for Wallyfest, drop in and get creative at the library! All ages.

DIY Bird Feeder

Date: Tuesday, July 16
Time: 2:30 pm
The forest is full of friends! Explore forest critters through stories, activities and crafts. Ages 5 and under.

The Bubbleology Show!

Date: Thursday, July 18
Time: 2:30 pm
Stunningly beautiful, mind-blowing, magical and hilarious for all ages; Miss T the Bubble Queen and her Bubbleology Show brings a magical show that is a bubble extravaganza of comedic, wondrous, silly, simple, magical with a mix of sophisticated bubble tricks. Kids, teenagers, grown-ups and grandparents will be blown away! All ages welcome.

Pick up your FREE tickets at the Wallaceburg Branch

Sponsored for by the Louise Schryver Estate.

Friends of the Forest

Date: Tuesday, July 23
Time: 2:30 pm
The forest is full of friends! Explore forest critters through stories, activities and crafts. Ages 5 and under.


Date: Thursday, July 25
Time: 2:30 pm
Fun and prizes! All ages.

Wiggle Worms

Date: Tuesday, July 30
Time: 2:30 pm
Children will enjoy worm stories, scavenger hunt and a crafts. Ages 5 and under.

Weaving the Rainbow

Date: Thursday, August 1
Time: 2:30 pm
Using cardboard, sticks, yarn and beads you will create your very own wall hanging to proudly display. Ages 6+. Registration required.

Explore the Solar System

Date: Tuesday, August 6
Time: 2:30 pm
Join us to learn about and create our solar system. Ages 6+

Rock On

Date: Thursday, August 8
Time: 2:30 pm
We will be rocking around the Wallaceburg Branch as we paint rocks and beach stones. Ages 5 and under.


Date: Saturday, August 10
Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Downtown for WAMBO? Include the library on your tour and get creative and have fun! All ages.

"Once Upon a Time" Storytime

Date: Tuesday, August 13
Time: 2:30 pm
Get all dressed up and come meet Snow White for storytime! Please bring your own camera. All ages.

Mystic Drumz

Date: Thursday, August 15
Time: 2:30 pm
Join us on a world music adventure that takes participants around the globe in search of amazing instruments and sounds. Featuring Log Drums, Snare Drums, Lizard Skin Tambourines, Giant Temple Bells and Chimes and Nunavut for Pow-Wow drumming and more.  All ages. Free tickets available beginning July 25. Sponsored by the Canadian Belgium Dutch Club and Kinsmen Club of Wallaceburg.

Staycation Stay & Play

Date: August 19 to August 31
Time: Drop in
Explore nature with games, activities and crafts to make your time at home feel like a vacation! All ages. 


Visit often for your chance to win prizes donated by…

Canadian Belgian Dutch Club, Kinsmen Club of Wallaceburg, McDonalds, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 18, Stekelbos Watch and Clock,Taylor’s Convenience Store,  Becky Green, Karen Kennedy, Allison Lee, Carolyn Cornish, Donna Stokes, Karen Walsh, Charlie Ermatinger, Ariel and Liam Sterling-McGuire and Wallaceburg Branch staff.

Canadian Belgium Dutch Club Kinsmen Club of Wallaceburg McDonalds Royal Canadian Legion Branch 18

Summer Kick-Off Adult Book Club

Tuesday, June 25
Time: 6:30 pm 

Join Tracy for a discussion of the book "The Language of Flowers" by Vanessa Diffenbaugh. Request your copy today! Registration not required.

RentSmart Certificate

Date: July 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, August 1
Time: 9:30 am to 11:30 am

RentSmart is for anyone who is a new tenant, has faced barriers to housing in the past or is not familiar with tenants' rights and responsibilities. It builds knowledge, confidence, and skills so people can make better decisions about rental housing. The rental market is complex – there is always a lot to learn. To graduate, participants must complete each module. Graduates receive the RentSmart certificate. The RentSmart certificate lets landlords know you have the knowledge needed to be a good tenant. 
Free registration at 519.351.8573 ext. 2409

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. 

Scrabble Club

Date: Wednesday afternoons 
Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

How do you spell fun? S-C-R-A-B-B-L-E!  Drop in to the Wallaceburg Branch for a friendly game. All skills levels are welcome. Bring your own board or borrow one from the library. Registration is not required.

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.