Youth Programs

Please note that advance registration is recommended for all programs aside from drop-in programs.

Building challenges with K’Nex and LEGO (6-12 years)
Work with friends or on your own and build amazing creations with the library’s LEGO and K’nex.

Saturdays, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Free drop-in
Minecraft (6-12 years)
Challenge your design abilities and learn through problem-solving. These sessions are not facilitated. Registration required.

May 18, June1/15, Fridays, 3:30-4:30 pm or 4:30-5:30 pm, Free
Dog Tales (Youth 7-12 yrs) 
A Literacy for Life Program. Register at or 403-652-5090. Struggling young readers gain confidence by reading to a furry friend.  These professionally screened dogs are gentle and willing to listen.
Get Your Summer Read On Day
Join us at the library for family activities during the fantastic launch of the summer reading program.

Saturday, June 23, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Free

Il était une fois: A French story time (ages 5-10)
Encourage the love of reading in French speaking children. Ideal for Francophone and French Immersion patrons. Registration required.

January 27 - June 23, 4th Saturday of each month, 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm, Free

Learn to Cook for Kids (7-13 years) 
Learn to make hearty soups and yummy pasta with chef, Deb Fraser and then have a feast! 

Summer - Saturday, May 26, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm, $30

Nerf Wars (Family Event) 
Join after hours mayhem in this competitive night of fun at the library. Bring your own loaded Nerf gun and eye protection. No Rival Nerf Guns allowed. Registration required. Maximum 60 participants.

Thursday, July 19, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Free
Thursday, August 16, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Free

Stitch'n' Time Embroidery Group
Adults and children (ages 7 and up) of all skills levels can learn embroidery techniques. Bring your scissors and any supplies you have on hand. Come join the fun with Jamie Harmon and Pat Palmer.

Saturdays (except long weekends), 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm, Drop-in, Free