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Check Out This Book!

  • Weekly themed storytime and craft
  • Ages 2 to 5
  • Drop-in program
  • Saturdays at 10:30am
  • Wellandport & Caistorville Branches

Summer Reading Club

  • Read books, get stamps, win prizes!
  • Registrations starts June 26
  • For kids 0-17
  • All library branches

Check Out What's Inside

  • Explore what makes things move, beep, or tick?
  • Ages 6 to 12
  • Drop-in program
  • Mondays at 6pm
  • Smithville Branch

TD Summer Reading Program

Mini Mysteries

  • Tackle mysteries big and small with experiments
  • Ages 6 to 8
  • Tuesdays at 2pm
  • Smithville Branch


  • Explore and ask questions using science, engineering and art
  • Ages 9 to 12
  • Thursdays at 2pm
  • Smithville Branch


  • Hands-on experiments with art and science based activities
  • Ages 13 to 17
  • Fridays at 6pm
  • Smithville Branch


  • Register in person, over the phone or by email.
  • Registration is required.
  • Space is limited!


Check It Out! Cricut Craft Club For Kids - Wellandport Branch

Saturdays @ 2:00pm, July 15 & 29 and August 12 & 26
A summer-only, child-friendly version of our Cricut Craft Club. Learn about all the cool crafts you can create with the help of our Cricut Explore Air 2. Recommended for kids ages 8 to 12.

Tour of the Universe - Smithville Branch

Tuesday July 11 @ 10:30am
Ontario Planetarium presents a 30-minute interactive tour of the stars using modern projection technology and the latest astronomy software. See constellations, the Northern Lights, and a thundering rocket launch into Earth's orbit before visiting planets, comets, black holes, and galaxies.

Learn the Spoons With Spoonman - Smithville Branch and Virtual

Friday July 28 @ 3:30pm
Join us in-person at the Smithville Branch or tune in from your own home. Bring Your Own Spoons (BYOS) is a 45-minute workshop where the Spoon Man will teach his audience about the musical styles of playing the spoons. Recommended for kids ages 6 to 13.

International Harry Potter Day - Smithville Branch

Monday July 31 @ 5:00pm
Use a little Liquid Luck and participate in Harry Potter-themed trivia with prizes! Muggles and wizards alike are encouraged to dress up for the event; don't forget your wands! Drop-in.

Watercolour Harry Potter Painting - Caistorville Branch

Friday July 28 @ 1:00pm
Accio artwork! Celebrate International Harry Potter Day by painting your own watercolour Harry Potter-inspired design in celebration of The Boy Who Lived's birthday! Recommended for ages 10+

StoryWalks - All Branches

Join us for the TD Summer Reading Club StoryWalk® Enjoy reading a story outside as you stroll along from one page to the next! Smithville: July and August; Wellandport: July; Caistorville: August

For Adults

Summer Reading BINGO
Our WLPL Summer Reading Bingo encourages parents and adults to try diverse genres and authors while reading. They have the opportunity to fill out their Bingo Cards from Monday, June 26th to Saturday, August 26th. Two rows grants one ballot to win a Summer Reading prize pack. Filling out the entire card grants a second entry!