Airdrie Public Library, in partnership with North Rocky View Community Links, is proud to offer a selection of preschool literacy programs.
Summer Drop-in Programs:
Little Explorers: Thursdays - 9:45-10:30 a.m.; July 4-15. Join us for an outdoor play revolution as we pair stories with 45 minutes of fresh air, silly songs, laughs, giggles, exploration, and play. For ages 4-7 and their caregivers. On the green space to the NE of the library.
Music Mondays: July 8, 15, 22, 29 & Aug. 12; 9:45 a.m, in the Program Room. Join us while we TAP, SHAKE, RING, & DRUM our way through some of our favourite songs, rhymes & stories! Take home your own hand-crafted musical instrument at the end of the class. Please pick up a ticket at the Customer Service Desk.
Wild Wednesdays: Wednesdays - 9:45 a.m.; July 3 -Aug. 14. Bring you stuffy and join us for songs, stories and a craft relating to to a different animal each week during the summer. For ages birth to 5 and their caregivers. Pick up a ticket at Customer Service. Spots for 15. In the Junior Area.
Summer Stories in the Park: APL will be visiting local parks for a fun-filled 45 minutes of rhymes, songs, & stories. Wednesdays, July 3- Aug. 14; Chinook Winds Splash Park/ Thursdays, July 4 -Aug. 15; Nose Creek Park. 11:15 a.m. to Noon for both locations.
Rhymes & Songs: Tuesdays - 9:45 a.m. & Fridays - 11:45 a.m.; July 2 - Aug. 16, in the Children’s Area. This fun-filled half hour of finger plays, rhymes, simple stories and songs is aimed at children from birth to 5 and their caregivers.
Night Owls: Tuesdays—6:15-7:15 p.m.; July 2 - Aug. 13, in the Program Room. Children ages 3+ are invited to get ready for bed with activities chosen specially for bedtime. Pillow, stuffed toys and jammies are welcome. We will dim the lights and cozy in for an hour of soothing rhymes and songs, finger plays stories and craft. Space is limited: Please Pick up a ticket at the Information Desk.
A League of Super Dads: Saturdays, 10:15 a.m.; July 6 - Aug. 10, in the Program Room. Birth to 5. Calling all Dads, Grandads, Uncles, and other male caregivers! Have fun with the kids while exploring early literacy skills.
Family Storytime: Saturdays- 11:30 a.m.; July 6 - Aug. 10; in the Children's Area. This program is for children of all ages and their caregivers. Join us for fun stories and songs for the whole family!
*Drop-in! No library card required!