Youth Programs

Our Facebook page is a great place to keep up with library programs. We're also on Twitter and Instagram. Please note that advance registration is recommended for all programs aside from drop-in programs.

Project READesign (ages 8-12)
Saturday, March 30 from 11:30 am-2:30 pm (lunch/snack included).
$15, please register.
Join Gillian Hurst, P. Eng. to design, build, and test prototypes while solving problems for a story book character and developing engineering skills. 

Paleontologist for a Day (ages 5-10)
Friday, April 12 from 1:00-3:00 pm. Please register.
Join Stan Rivers and explore dinosaur fossils and much more!

Spring Camp (ages 4-6 mornings, ages 7-10 afternoons)
Tuesday April 23, Wednesday April 24, Thursday, April 25, 9:30-11:30 and 1:00-3:00. Please register.
Come join us for fun both indoors and out during our spring camp!

Nerf Wars
Friday, May 3, 7:30 pm-9:30 pm. Free.
A fun family event for all ages. Bring your own supplies and eye protection. No Rival guns please.

May the Fourth/Comic Book Day (all ages)
Saturday, May 4 4:30-6:30 pm. Please register.
May the 4th be with you! Join us for exciting Star Wars themed activities and a fun celebration of Comic Book Day.

Paint for Kids (ages 5-10)
Friday, May 10, 3:45-4:45 pm
Have fun mixing and painting at this after school program.

Family Build-a-Fort-Night (all ages)
Friday, May 10, 6:30-8:30 pm. Please register.
Join us in the library and build your own blanket fort. Materials will be provided but feel free to bring your own blankets, pillows and flashlights. We welcome family and friends to come see what we can construct! Stuffed animals and pajamas optional, but encouraged! Activities, snack and stories to be read. 

Make a Robot (ages 6-10)

Friday, May 17, 1:00-2:00 pm. Please register.
Make a simple robot with us.

Science for Kids - Astronomy (ages 5-10)
Friday, May 24, 3:45-4:45. Please register.
Make a telescope and rocket ship!

Tie Dye! (ages 5-10)
Friday, May 31, 3:45-4:45 pm. Please register.
Make a fun and unique t-shirt!

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

Stitch'n' Time Embroidery Group

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

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.

Dog Tales (a Literacy for Life program at the High River Library)
Wednesdays from 6:00 to 7:00 pm. No session May 15.
Struggling young readers can gain confidence by reading to a gentle and willing to listen companion. Register directly at or 403-652-5090

Art Exhibits
Call us at 403-652-2917 or drop by to discuss available dates. All ages and skill levels welcome!