Summer Programs and Events

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Are you ready to spend another fun summer with us?  

We've go a lot of fun programs and events planned for kids of all ages and reading levels. Check out some of our programs below and bookmark our online calendar so you never miss an opportunity to hang out with us.

Summer 2017 Programs:

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TD Summer Reading Club
June 30th - August 18th
Join Canada's biggest bilingual summer reading program for kids of all ages, interests, and abilities.

Find out everything you need to know about joining the most exciting club this summer! Full details here.


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BOARD'm Buster Mondays
Mondays throughout July and August
All day in the Storycorner
Drop in - All ages 

Beat the summer heat by challenging your friends to a board game or two. For a list of board games click here

Art Cart

Make & Create Art Cart
Tuesday July 4, 18  and August 1, 15
10:00 am - 12:00pm in the Storycorner
Drop in - All ages 

Do you have a budding artist who loves to create and make works of art? Drop into the storycorner this summer and let us take care of the mess.  


Storytime in the ParkStorytime in the Park

Wednesday's in July and August
10:30am in various parks around Peterborough (weather permitting)
Drop in - All ages 

Look for us this summer in natures most beautiful reading nook - a park! We will be popping up in various parks around Peterborough this summer for the ultimate storytime experience! Bring a blanket or a chair and make sure to have your hats, sunscreen, water and a buddy!

July 5 - Riverview Park and Zoo and King Edward Park
July 19- Nicholls Oval Pavilion and Jackson Park
August 2- Rogers Cove and Barnardo Park
August 16- Millennium Park

Readers TheatreReaders Theatre 
Wednesday July 12, 26 and August 9
10:30am in the Storycorner
Drop in - Recommended for grades 2-4 

Bring stories to life with Readers Theatre this summer! Read aloud from scripts created from children's books, and use costumes and props as to enliven your performance. Friends of all ages are welcome to attend and form an audience with a role all their own!

LEGOLEGO Build and Play
Thursday July 6, 20 and August 3, 17
1:00pm - 3:00pm in the Storycorner
Drop in - All ages 

Put your creativity to the test and build something incredible! We provide the LEGO, you provide the imagination.


PJ StorytimePJ Storytime
Thursday July 13, 27 and August 10
6:00pm in the Storycorner
Drop in - All ages 

Bring your families, friends and stuffies and participate in interactive stories, songs and rhymes.  Each week will have a different fun activity for the whole family!


Bill Slavin

Meet Bill Slavin!
Tuesday July 25
10:30 - 11:30 am in the Storycorner

Registration begins Tuesday July 4th

Spend some time with local author/illustrator Bill Slavin as he inspires youth to create their own stories through illustration and story telling.

This program is great for kids in grades 2-6, younger siblings are welcome.

This program requires tickets, registration begins July 4th.


Breakdance with Jimmy

Jimmy Chapman & NRG Breakdancers
Tuesday August 8
2 classes 10:00 am and 11:30 am in the Peterborough Square Atrium

Registration begins Tuesday July 25th

​Register for one of two high energy interactive classes with Jimmy Chapman and his NRG breakdancers.