Beginning mid-July to late July, we will begin opening our libraries offering limited services with strict health and safety measures in place. Continue reading Library Reopening Plan
This weekend we’ve got something a bit different for you. As a lead up to Summer Reading Club, we are launching a June Lego Challenge! All children ages 6-12 are invited to take part. The challenge is simple – follow the calendar, build the challenge of the day, cross that day off your calendar! Continue reading June Lego Challenge
Library Takeout will keep you reading, watching, listening, and smiling during this time while our library spaces remain closed. Continue reading Library Takeout Is Here!
Fantastic Fiction is a website that’s very popular among library staff. It allows readers to easily see a complete list of everything that’s been published by a favourite author, check the order of a series you’re reading, or keep an … Continue reading Fantastic Fiction
It’s a new week, which means it’s time for a new weekly scavenger hunt! We’ll be bringing you a new list of items for children to find every Monday morning and as part of Summer Reading Club programming the scavenger hunts are now a contest! Continue reading Up, Up, and Away Scavenger Hunt
Summer Reading Club started June 29th and the theme for the first week is Up, Up, and Away! We have TWO activities for you this weekend. Continue reading Summer Reading Club Activity: Up, Up and Away (with Science)
You may have noticed that we didn’t have a Beyond Storytime post this morning. That’s because some of our regular programs are going on hiatus while we bring you a summer of phenomenal kids programming! To kick things off, along with our Summer Reading Clubs, we have two challenges to share with you this year, one for ages 6-12, and one for pre-readers ages 0-5. Continue reading Summer Challenges for Kids!
Check out this #staffpick recommendation from Andrée! Continue reading #Staffpick: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Canada Day celebrations will look a bit different this year due to the pandemic, but there’s no shortage of virtual Canada Day events across the TNRD and across the country to help us celebrate. The City of Kamloops will be … Continue reading Virtual Canada Day 2020
Summer Reading Club registration has launched, and we’re excited to reveal that this year EVERY branch has a mascot! Children under the age of 12 who register for Read to Me Club or Summer Reading Club can enter the contest to name the mascot for their branch. If we pick your name – you win the mascot! Wondering which mascot belongs to your branch? Continue reading Name the Mascot Contest!
It’s a new week, which means it’s time for a new weekly scavenger hunt! We’ll be bringing you a new list of items for children to find every Monday morning. This week we invite you to take a good look around your kitchen (and in your cupboards) and see how many of these things you can find! Continue reading Kitchen Scavenger Hunt
We’re almost half-way through the year and what a year it has been. Before we head in to the second half of the year, maybe take some time to sit down with your child this weekend and reflect by building a time capsule in this fun activity! Continue reading Weekend Kids Activity: Time Capsule