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Summer 2019 Programs and Events DRAFT COPY

Summer 2019 Programs and Events
(in English)

french events

calendar of events

 

 

 

 

KIDS AND TEENS PROGRAMS

GET YOUR SUMMER READING ON!
TD SUMMER READING CLUB
Russell and Embrun Branch

Children aged 6 and up.
Join the Summer Reading Club at your library this summer.
You could win weekly prizes (gift certificates) and a GoPro Hero 7 (Grand Prize).

REGISTRATION LAUNCH PARTY
Saturday, June 22 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Come register at the launch party. There will be snacks and lemonade and you can decorate a rock for our Kindness Garden.
Those who register at the launch party will receive a special gift!

Learn more about the club and accessibility for children with print disabilities »

PROGRAM OF SUMMER ACTIVITIES
“THE NATURAL WORLD”summer programs
Russell and Embrun Branch

July 2nd to August 16th
Activities from Monday to Friday.

Calendar and program -Russell Branch (activities in English) »
Calendar and program -Embrun Branch (activities in French) »

REGISTRATION
July activities: until June 28th.
August activities: from July 8th to 26th.

  • All activities are FREE.
  • Registration is required except for Storytime in the park, Toddler Play, 
    Board Game Day and Maker Space.
  • You can register:
    * online
    * in person by filling out a registration form
  • Places are limited for some activities.
  • All supplies provided by the Library.

Registration forms are available to print or you can get a copy at both branches of the library.

Russell activities: English form / French form
Embrun activities: English form / French form

Consult staff for more information. »

WORLD MUSIC SHOW
with Sébastien Lemay
Russell Branch

Let’s celebrate the end of the TD Summer Reading Club!

Saturday, August 24  10:30 – 11:30 AM
Sébastien will introduce various instruments and new sounds from around the world, raising awareness of cultural diversity in our community.

Activity for children 5 years old and up.
Bilingual show.

Tickets: $5. Places are limited.

TD SUMMER READING CLUB – FINAL DRAWfinal draw
Russell Branch

Saturday, August 24 – 11:30 AM
BBQ with the Russell Optimist Club!

GRAND PRIZES: 2 GoPro Hero 7
Prizes donated by the Friends of the Library

STORYTIME IN THE PARK     storytime in the park

At the Keith M. Boyd Park, 591 Loucks Dr., Russell

Tuesdays from July 2 to August 13 – 10:30 AM

The fun starts at 9 a.m. with games with the Embrun Family Centre followed by stories at 10:30 a.m.

Activity for the whole family. No registration required.
Storytime will take place in the Russell Branch Library in case of rain.

TODDLER PLAY
Russell Branch

Wednesdays from July 3 to August 14 – 10:30 AM

For children 2 to 5 years old.
Different activities every week: games, stories, crafts and much more!

No registration required.

ACTIVITIES WITH SPECIAL GUESTS
Russell Branch

July 4th 2 PM– Learn to identify plants
5 years old and up
Valerie Hoag will teach you how to identify the plants and flowers that grow all around you.

July 9th 2 PM – Geocaching
7 years old and up
South Nation Conservation will teach you orienteering and GPS skills with geocaches hidden nearby the library.

July 10th 2 PM – Discover: bees
8 years old and up
Meet Brian Lacey, a bee keeper, and learn about bees by observing them in their hive.

July 18th 2 PM – Discover: constellations
5 years old and up
Learn to identify the stars that make up the different constellations with amateur astronomer William Miles.

July 23rd 2 PM – Discover: electric fish
5 years old and up
Enter the fascinating world of electric fish with auteur Érik Harvey-Girard.
(live electric fish included!)

July 25th 2 PM – Dungeons & Dragons
8 years old and up
Enter a world of adventure and danger with magical weapons and wizards.
No experience needed.

August 13th 2 PM – Martial Arts Demonstration
5 years old and up
Learn basic moves and how to defend yourself with a representative of 100% Martial Arts.

ADULT AND YOUNG ADULT PROGRAMS

Real solutions for your child’s learningreal solutions for your child
and behavior struggles
Workshop presented by Lorraine Driscoll,
Educational therapist & nutritionist
Russell Branch

Wednesday, June 12 – 6:30 PM

Learn how struggling children can transform into star students & happier kids through a
brain-body approach.
Registration required.
Free event.   

10th Anniversary Outdoor Concert
by the Russell Community Concert Band
Russell Branch

Thursday, June 13  7-8 PM

Bring a chair or something to sit on.
Free event. The concert will be in the library in case of rain. 

Electronic cutting tool
Workshops
Russell Branch

By appointment
Learn how to use the Silhouette Cameo electronic cutting tool.
Participants will receive a certificate to be able to use the Library’s equipment.
Cost: $8.
Contact us for an appointment »

3D Printing – Makerbot
Workshops
Russell Branch

By appointment
Learn how to use the MakerBot 3D Printer.
Participants will receive a certificate to be able to use the Library’s equipment.
Cost: $5.
Contact us for an appointment »

The Knitting Club
Russell Branch

Tuesdays   6:30 to 8 PM
Knitters meet, chat and knit!
JOIN US!

Members of the Club are available if you would like to learn to knit or need advice on a knitting project. 

Art @ the Library
Russell Branch

CLAIRE BRUYÈRE – Painter
Exhibit: May-June

Discover your local artists @ the library.