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Keep busy this spring at the library

Spring is in the air and the Whitchurch-Stouffville Public Library has several exciting new programs for all to enjoy.

Children of all ages are welcome on April 1 to participate in a drop-in Easter Craft from 2 to 3 p.m. All supplies are provided but quantities are limited.

Caregivers can learn rhymes, bounces, and songs to engage their babies ages 0-11 months in Bouncing Babies. There are two sessions of this program: one beginning April 3 and one beginning April 4. For more information and to register, visit townofws.ca/active using barcode 26522 or 27351.

Children ages 6 and 7 and are in Grade 1 can get ahead with their French skills in the Introductory French program beginning April 5 from 4 to 5 p.m. This eight-week program will teach children different concepts and vocabulary each week. Register for this program at townofws.ca/active using barcode 26473.

Teen programs are for elementary and high school students ages 13-19 and are always free. On April 6 from 6 to 7 p.m. students can learn how to leverage their volunteer experience to build a resume. This workshop will review the basics of resume writing, and then help students turn their unique volunteer experiences into marketable skills.  Register for this program by emailing [email protected].

On April 15, teens can de-stress at the after-hours Cozy Games night from 5 to 7 p.m. Teens can bring their own phone, Switch, or laptop and play their favourite cozy games.  The library’s PS4 and Nintendo Switch will be set up, as well as puzzles, cards, and tabletop games.  Register for this program by emailing [email protected].

For adults, on April 12 from 7 to 8:30 p.m., the library team will host a Buying New and Used Car program virtually via Zoom.  A representative from OMVIC (Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council) will provide resources, tips, and advice to car buyers for buying new and used cars in Ontario. Register for this program at townofws.ca/active using barcode 27311.

 

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