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Kids & Tweens

Explore endless adventures and learning opportunities for kids and tweens, featuring engaging programs, exciting events, book suggestions and an array of digital resources designed just for kids.

Upcoming Kids & Tween Events

Forest of Reading

The Forest of Reading® is Canada’s largest recreational reading program. It offers various reading programs to encourage a love of reading in different age groups. The Forest of Reading® helps celebrate Canadian books, publishers, authors and illustrators. We’ve compiled current nominees in easy to browse lists – so that your child can find their next favourite Canadian read.

Browse the Forest of Reading
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Online Resources for Kids

Dive into a world of entertainment and learning tailored just for kids, featuring a diverse selection of eBooks, movies, TV shows, language learning tools, educational resources and reading recommendation tools.

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Children’s Areas

Each of our locations has a special area just for kids. We have books, kits and audiobooks for babies through to tweens, plus enjoy a variety of toys handpicked by our staff for learning and fun.

Cool Things to Borrow

Who said the library was just about books? From ice skates and board games to puzzles and park passes, there is so much more you can borrow with your library card.