An important part of child development and early literacy is the encouragement and nurturing of a child’s imagination. This activity will encourage children to think about key ideas in a story through the use of “who, what, where, when, and why” questions, while stimulating their creative and imaginative side. Continue reading Literacy at Home: Picture Basket
We’re going back to the roots of Beyond Storytime and returning to Storytime & Craft every Friday morning. Each week we’ll bring you a new craft activity tied into the weekly theme of our Friday Virtual Storytime. This week we’re kicking things off with a journey to the Moon! Continue reading Storytime & Craft: Journey to the Moon
From birth to potty-training, parents and caregivers will change a LOT of diapers, and a LOT of outfits, both of which can be unpleasant tasks with young children. Many children simply do not want to stop having fun. However, change tables can be a great place to incorporate some of the practices that support early literacy learning, such as talking, singing, and playing. Continue reading Literacy at Home: The Change Table
Beyond Storytime is back! Join us for Virtual Storytime every Friday morning and then have some fun with the accompanying crafts or activities in our Beyond Storytime blog post. This week’s theme is Fall Critters! Continue reading Beyond Storytime: October 2nd
This October, the TNRL is partnering with the Kamloops Museum & Archives to bring you two different contests for Women’s History Month. Continue reading Celebrating Women’s History Month
Our Grade 3 VIP Library Card Campaign is back for it’s fourth year, and we are inviting all students in Grade 3 to take part! Continue reading Grade 3s are VIPs at the Thompson-Nicola Regional Library
If you’ve finished your reading record, you can submit it through our website and then come in to your branch to collect your certificate, medal, or ribbon! Continue reading Don’t Wait – Pick your Medal up at the Library!
Have you ever wanted to join a book club but felt a little intimidated by the idea of sharing your thoughts and feelings about random books? Try out this Canada-wide digital book club running Sep 3-17th! Continue reading Together We Read
We can’t believe that we’ve put a wrap on the 2020 Summer Reading Club! Wow. Congratulations to everyone who completed their reading records and everyone who took part! Remember you have until September 12th to submit your completed reading records through our webiste. Before school starts, we have a few final book recommendations for young readers from Brittany. All of these and more are available through our online catalogue at tnrl.ca. Continue reading #Staffpick: Summer Reading Club – Wrap Up!
Now that our libraries have re-opened, this will be the last online scavenger hunt we bring you – but in branch scavenger hunts are returning! Thank you to everyone who has taken part in these over the last few months. We can’t wait to see you back in the libraries tracking down the items we’ve hidden for you to find. Continue reading L is for… Scavenger Hunt