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Amber McNair
Youth Services Librarian
7 Minerva Street East
Huntsville, ON, P1H 1W4

Phone: (705) 789-5232 ext. 3406

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March Break at Your Library

March 12-16, 2018

Looking for something to do this March Break? Stop by the your Library for great programs to enjoy whether it's snowing, raining or the sun is shining.  See you there!

For more information or to register pleace call 705-789-5232.

Scales Nature Park at the Legion

The Friends of the Library provide an entertaining and educational program in partnership with the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 232 during March break. Scales Nature Park’s educational program introduces children and adults to live reptiles and amphibians.  Learn all about snakes and turtles living in Ontario.  Tickets are $3 per person.  Tickets are available in advance at the Library or at the door of the Legion on performance day.

Wednesday, March 14 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | $3 per person | All ages

Turtle

March Break LEGO Builders

Join other LEGO fans for a theme build. Bring your creativity, we provide the LEGO. Participants may register for only one LEGO Builders date and time during March Break. Registration opens Monday, March 5. Registration required.

Monday, March 12 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Free | Ages 4 - 12
Friday, March 16 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Free | Ages 4 - 12

Minecraft

Do you love Minecraft?  Come to the Library to design and build in creative mode.  Work on build challenges with Teen Tech Keelan!  Participants may register for only one Minecraft date and time during March Break.  Registration opens Monday, March 5. Registration required.

Monday, March 12 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Cost: $3 | Ages 7 - 12
Monday, March 12 at 12:00 - 1:00 PM | Cost: $3 | Ages 7 - 12
Wednesday, March 14 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Cost: $3 | Ages 7 - 12
Wednesday, March 14 at 12:00 - 1:00 PM | Cost: $3 | Ages 7 - 12
Friday, March 16 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Cost: $3 | Ages 7 - 12
Friday, March 16 at 12:00 - 1:00 PM | Cost: $3 | Ages 7 - 12

STEAM Activity: Make Your Own Musical Instrument

Tinker and experiment with a bunch of re-used materials to make your very own instrument using STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math)!  Registration opens Monday, March 5. Registration required.

Monday, March 12 at 2:00 - 3:00 PM | Free | Ages 4 - 12 years

Sociably Painting with Joanne Griffiths

Join Sociably Painting for a paint afternoon! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Program will be held at the Annex (next door to the Library). Registration opens Monday, March 5. Registration required.

Monday, March 12 at 3:00 - 4:00 PM | Cost: $4 | Ages 5 - 12

Maker Hour for Kids

Join Teen Tech Keira for an hour of introductory coding using Cubetto and Dot & Dash.  Participants may register for only one Maker Hour date and time during March Break. Registration opens Monday, March 5. Registration required.

Tuesday, March 13 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Cost: $2 | Ages 5 - 9
Friday, March 16 at 1:00 - 2:00 PM | Cost: $2 | Ages 5-9

Maker Hour for Tweens

New to 3D printing?  Have a quick Tinkercad lesson with Teen Tech Keira and watch the Library’s MakerBot Replicator 2 in action. Participants may register for only one Maker Hour date and time during March Break. Registration opens Monday, March 5. Registration required.

Tuesday, March 13 at 12:00 - 1:00 PM | Cost: $2 | Ages 10 - 13
Friday, March 16 at 2:00 - 3:00 PM | Cost: $2 | Ages 10 - 13

3D Printer

Green Screen & Button Making

Visit your Library to have a photo with the green screen and a select themed background.  Make a button while you are here! Drop-in program.

Tuesday, March 13 between 1:00 - 3:00 PM | Free | All ages

STEAM Activity: Marble Run Challenge

Explore angles, gravity, slopes, engineering and problem solving by making a marble run! Create, test and problem solve using STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math)!  Registration opens Monday, March 5. Registration required.

Wednesday, March 14 at 2:00 - 3:00 PM | Free | Ages 4 - 12

March Break Drop-In Storytime

Visit the Children’s Library to enjoy picture books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, shakers and scarves! Be introduced to great picture book authors and borrow books to enjoy during March Break.

Thursday, March 15 at 11:00 - 11:45 AM | Free | Ages 0 - 6

Drum Circle With Barry "Bazza" Hayward

Barry “Bazza” Hayward will facilitate a drum circle full of rhythms, patterns and fun! Visit your Library to make some music! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Program will be held at the Annex (next door to the Library). Registration opens Monday, March 5. Registration required.

Thursday, March 15 at 2:00 - 3:00 PM | Free | Ages 3+

Barry Hayward with hand drums