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This Week!

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Epic Experiences: Soper Creek Wildlife Rescue & Backyard Games

  • Game On! The Games Animals Play! (Available Saturday, July 4th, 9:00 a.m.!)
    • Special Guest: Soper Creek Wildlife Rescue Centre
    • The Library is excited to be partnering with Soper Creek Wildlife Rescue to showcase how their animals play, and how their markings and tracks can help in a game of Hide and Seek! We’ve also got our own backyard games to share, made especially for humans!
  • Backyard Games (Available Saturday, July 4th, 9:00 a.m.!)
    • Check out some of our favourite games you can make at home and enjoy in your backyard, at a local park, or even inside! An Ice Cube Challenge, DIY Bean Bag Toss, Cup-Bucket Relay Race, DIY Ring Toss, Giant Tic-Tac-Toe, and a Mini-Golf Course!
       

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Activity Sheet

Shake it up and play with an activity sheet to keep you moving and learning! Each week you might discover colouring pages, origami, or other fun games to print and play!

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Recommended Reads

Check out our picks for the week! Lists are available for three reading levels:

  • Stories to Share: for those just starting to read (or who might want a story read to them!)
  • Read as a Team: for our independent readers who need a bit of help sometimes
  • Olympian Readers: for those reading on their own and devouring books!
     

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STEAM Activity

Discover this week’s theme with STEAM! Play and learn with Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math experiments you can try at home!
(Please note that the link will take you to YouTube)

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Storytime

Enjoy stories, songs, and finger plays as we explore our weekly themes in an all ages story time!
(Please note that the link will take you to YouTube)

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Quiet Time Sing Along

Relax and enjoy the soothing songs and sounds of staff member Ernest as he sings songs for little ones to enjoy or sing along!
(Please note that the link will take you to YouTube)

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French Storytime

Enjoy songs, activities, and reading recommendations in French as we explore our weekly themes in an all ages story time!
Amusez-vous bien avec des comptines, des activités, et des choix de livres tout en explorant la thème de la semaine dans une heure du conte pour tous les âges!
(Please note that the link will take you to YouTube)

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Video Game Challenge

Design and create using your favourite video games, then submit the results to info@clarington-library.on.ca before the deadline!

  • In the Yard
    • Think outside the box! Recreate your backyard in the video game of your choice (we’re thinking this one is for you, Minecrafters, Mario Makers, and Simulators!) Or, you can recreate your favourite video game... in your backyard!
    • When you’re happy with your creation, send a picture, screenshot, or video to info@clarington-library.on.ca by Thursday July 9 at midnight.

 

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Epic Experience: On Your Own Digital Escape Room

Available Friday, July 10th, 9:00 a.m.!

Escape through your screen with a digital escape room just for TD Summer Reading Club members! Players beware! Here, there be dragons...

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Activity Sheet

Shake it up and play with an activity sheet to keep you moving and learning! Each week you might discover colouring pages, origami, or other fun games to print and play!

colourful illustration fore recommended reads.

Recommended Reads

Check out our picks for the week! Lists are available for three reading levels:

  • Stories to Share: for those just starting to read (or who might want a story read to them!)
  • Read as a Team: for our independent readers who need a bit of help sometimes)
  • Olympian Readers: for those reading on their own and devouring books!
     

Kids Book Club

Welcome to Kids Book Club! Each week, we'd love to have you share with us what you're reading. You'll need to pick a book and a challenge, and then send us your completed challenge. We’ll have a theme of the week with book titles in case you’re looking for something new, but we’re also excited to hear about the books you may already reading!

  • Outer Space
    • View our interactive poster and click on some of the suggestions! There are picture and junior easy books, chapter books, and non-fiction titles!
    • Pick one of the challenges below (or come up with your own) to share your book with us. Once you're done, send us an email at info@clarington-library.on.ca with your creation! Don't forget to make your report on the books you've read this week with the TD SRC Book Reporting form!
      • Replicate the book cover with props at home.
      • Create a scene from your book/chapter with Minecraft.
      • Create a scene from the book/chapter with Lego or Stikbots.
      • Create a scene from the book/chapter with playdough.
      • Rewrite a different ending to the book/chapter.
      • Paint or draw a picture from your book/chapter.
      • (You can also print out the Weekly Challenges in PDF format to keep handy!)

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STEAM Activity

Discover this week’s theme with STEAM! Play and learn with Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math experiments you can try at home!
(Please note that the link will take you to YouTube)

Available Monday, July 6th!

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Storytime

Enjoy stories, songs, and finger plays as we explore our weekly themes in an all ages story time!
(Please note that the link will take you to YouTube)

Available Tuesday, July 7th!

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Quiet Time Sing Along

Relax and enjoy the soothing songs and sounds of staff member Ernest as he sings songs for little ones to enjoy or sing along!
(Please note that the link will take you to YouTube)

Available Wednesday, July 8th!

colourful illustration for French storytime.

French Storytime

Enjoy songs, activities, and reading recommendations in French as we explore our weekly themes in an all ages story time!
Amusez-vous bien avec des comptines, des activités, et des choix de livres tout en explorant la thème de la semaine dans une heure du conte pour tous les âges!
(Please note that the link will take you to YouTube)

Available Thursday, July 9th!

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Video Game Challenge

Design and create using your favourite video games, then submit the results to info@clarington-library.on.ca before the deadline!

Available Friday, July 10th!

 

 


Past Weeks!

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Celebrate the start of summer fun with the TD Summer Reading Club Launch Party! Enjoy exclusive videos, fun activities, and the very special AbraCADAZZLE! magical game show with Peter Mennie, the fabulous and family-friendly magician!

Act fast though, Launch Party content will only be around for a limited time only! Visit the Launch Party page for more!

 


Coming Up!

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Epic Experience: #PowerON with OPG

Special Guest: Ontario Power Generation
Tuesday, July 14th -- registration required
[registration information coming soon]

The Library and OPG want to make sure you can have a fantastic time at home, no screens required! Register for your activity kit, generously provided by OPG; quantities are limited!

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Epic Experience: coming soon!

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Epic Experience: Board Game Design!

Special Guest: Mad Science
Tuesday, July 28th
-- registration required [registration information coming soon]

Dive into board game design with this interactive, virtual workshop from Mad Science! Space is limited so be sure to register for a spot to work through the process of designing and building your very own board game!

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Epic Experience: coming soon!

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Epic Experience: coming soon!

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Epic Experience: Pirate Party!

Livestream Storytime from the Courtice Literacy Ship!
Monday, August 20th

Wrap up TD Summer Reading Club with a live pirate-themed storytime, with songs, stories, and games live from our very own pirate ship! Dress up, tune in, and sing along from home!

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Epic Experience: coming soon!