All youth activities are free of charge and take place in the South Meeting Room unless otherwise noted. All materials are supplied by the Library. Youth activities are for ages 10 & up.
YA Summer Reading Challenge
The Summer Challenge isn’t just for kids! Read, Explore, Win! Join the fun & win cool prizes!
- Read Stuff
- Explore Your Community
- Attend Awesome Programs
- Complete Weekly Challenges
Challenge # 1 – Take a selfie with your Library card and send it to us with the captions: “I’m IN!#MJReads17” Don’t do social media? No problem just pop by and tell us you’re in!
Fun Starts: June 26
Final Draw: August 31
YAJust DIY: Painting
It’s craft time! Let’s do some Painting. Come and practice your skills and maybe learn some new ones! All materials will be provided.
Wednesday, June 21
YA Writer’s Circle: Summer Writing
Calling all burgeoning writers! Come in for an evening of reading, writing, learning, inspiration, and critique. Feel free to bring a piece of your own writing.
Wednesday, July 5
YA Maker Night: Snap Circuits
We will experiment with circuit making and building devices using snap together components.
Wednesday, July 12
YA Gaming Night: Guacamole
We will be making some delicious guacamole as well as playing video games and board games.
Wednesday, July 19
YA Colour Blast! Tie Dye
Come and make your own beautiful, colourful tie-dyed t-shirt. This program only happens once a year, so don’t miss out! Registration is required. Register
Saturday, July 22
YA Just DIY: Tissue Paper Flowers
Come and learn how to make beautiful flowers using tissue paper and pipe cleaners. All materials will be provided.
Wednesday July 26
YA Movie Night
Come and enjoy Moana, a computer animated musical fantasy-adventure film in the theater. Popcorn will be served!
Wednesday, August 2
YA Maker Night: Makey Makey
We will be experimenting with these unique invention kits that encourage people to find new and creative ways of interacting with computers using everyday objects!
Wednesday, August 9
YA Gaming Night: Banana Sushi
We will be making some delicious “sushi” out of bananas, as well as playing video games and board games.
Wednesday, August 16
YA Matinee Movie
Join us as we watch the 2017 version of the classic tale, Beauty and the Beast, starring Emma Watson. Popcorn will be served.
Saturday August 19
YA Just DIY: Pygmy Puff Pom-Poms (and other Harry Potter Crafts)
Come and make cute creatures from this wonderful series! All materials will be supplied.
Wednesday, August 23
Forest of Wind Chimes
A special program inspired by a Global Warning’s incredible trash collecting art project. People of all ages are invited to drop in and make a beautiful wind chime out of upcycled materials and then hang it on one of the trees in the park. Wind chimes can be claimed and taken home after one week and any left overs will be brought home to the Library to live until they are claimed by a new family.
Wednesday, August 26