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Upcoming Events

Game Night!

Wednesday, 26 June 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Drop in to the North Bay Public Library for an evening of board games and snacks! Bring your own game and play an old favourite or learn a new game, and socialize. This event is for all ages. Families are welcome.

Seedlings Storytime

Thursday, 27 June 2019 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Gathering Place and the North Bay Public Library presents Seedlings Storytime, a program of stories and hands-on activity relating to plants and gardening for ages 6 and up happening Thursday evenings from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. starting May 30 through August 29, 2019. This event takes place either at the Children’s Storyroom, Sweetman Garden, or at the Gathering Place garden. Registration will begin on Saturday, May 4 at 9:30 a.m. in person at the Children’s Desk. Registration is $45.00, with $40.00 for each additional sibling in a family. Enrollment is LIMITED to 16 children. For questions regarding registration call the Children’s Desk (705)474-4830.

Canada Day Celebration

Friday, 28 June 2019 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Celebrate this great country with a day of fun, games and sweet treats at the North Bay Public Library. Date: Friday June 28, 2019 Time: All Day! (9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.)

Drag Story Time

Saturday, 29 June 2019 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Amelia Rising Sexual Assault Centre of Nipissing & North Bay Public Library present Drag Story Time on Saturday, June 29, from 2:30 – 3:15 p.m.in the Children’s Storyroom. Drag Story Time teaches children and their families about boundaries, consent and inclusion through storytelling, dress-up, and fun. This is a free event for children (ages 5 – 10) and their caregivers. To register for this event, contact info@ameliarising.ca or call 705-840-2403.

Seedlings Storytime

Thursday, 4 July 2019 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Gathering Place and the North Bay Public Library presents Seedlings Storytime, a program of stories and hands-on activity relating to plants and gardening for ages 6 and up happening Thursday evenings from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. starting May 30 through August 29, 2019. This event takes place either at the Children’s Storyroom, Sweetman Garden, or at the Gathering Place garden. Registration will begin on Saturday, May 4 at 9:30 a.m. in person at the Children’s Desk. Registration is $45.00, with $40.00 for each additional sibling in a family. Enrollment is LIMITED to 16 children. For questions regarding registration call the Children’s Desk (705)474-4830.

Stellar Science by Science North

Friday, 5 July 2019 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Where: The Children's Storyroom When: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Ages: 4 and up Explore the science of space with 7 interactive stations featuring hands-on activities. Learn about the planets, stars, gravity , space exploration and more! Includes activities such as constellation building, Mars Rover programming and an astronaut challenge. Free event.

Full STEAM ahead! Science

Tuesday, 9 July 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Where: The Children’s Storyroom When: 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Ages: 7 to 12 Join the Frontier College team for a FREE fun experiment-based program. Space is limited – Registration in advance required. No charge. Registration begins Monday, June 17 at 9:30 a.m. in the Children’s Department.

Seedlings Storytime

Thursday, 11 July 2019 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Gathering Place and the North Bay Public Library presents Seedlings Storytime, a program of stories and hands-on activity relating to plants and gardening for ages 6 and up happening Thursday evenings from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. starting May 30 through August 29, 2019. This event takes place either at the Children’s Storyroom, Sweetman Garden, or at the Gathering Place garden. Registration will begin on Saturday, May 4 at 9:30 a.m. in person at the Children’s Desk. Registration is $45.00, with $40.00 for each additional sibling in a family. Enrollment is LIMITED to 16 children. For questions regarding registration call the Children’s Desk (705)474-4830.

Full STEAM ahead! Technology

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Where: The Children’s Storyroom When: 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Ages: 7 to 12 Join the Frontier College team for a FREE fun experiment-based program. Space is limited – Registration in advance required. No charge. Registration begins Monday, June 17 at 9:30 a.m. in the Children’s Department.

Seedlings Storytime

Thursday, 18 July 2019 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Gathering Place and the North Bay Public Library presents Seedlings Storytime, a program of stories and hands-on activity relating to plants and gardening for ages 6 and up happening Thursday evenings from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. starting May 30 through August 29, 2019. This event takes place either at the Children’s Storyroom, Sweetman Garden, or at the Gathering Place garden. Registration will begin on Saturday, May 4 at 9:30 a.m. in person at the Children’s Desk. Registration is $45.00, with $40.00 for each additional sibling in a family. Enrollment is LIMITED to 16 children. For questions regarding registration call the Children’s Desk (705)474-4830.

DIY Galaxy T-Shirt

Saturday, 20 July 2019 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

DIY Galaxy T-Shirt Date: Saturday July 20, 2019 Time: 1-2:30pm Ages: 12 and up Cost: $5.00 per person – payment due upon registration. Create your own galaxy t-shirt and celebrate Space Exploration Day! $5.00 per person (includes supplies) Registration is required and payment is due upon registration. This event is for ages 12 and up, visit the Main desk to register. Please indicate what size of t-shirt you would like when registering. Registration deadline: July 13

Full STEAM ahead! Engineering

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Where: The Children’s Storyroom When: 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Ages: 7 to 12 Join the Frontier College team for a FREE fun experiment-based program. Space is limited – Registration in advance required. No charge. Registration begins Monday, June 17 at 9:30 a.m. in the Children’s Department.

Seedlings Storytime

Thursday, 25 July 2019 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Gathering Place and the North Bay Public Library presents Seedlings Storytime, a program of stories and hands-on activity relating to plants and gardening for ages 6 and up happening Thursday evenings from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. starting May 30 through August 29, 2019. This event takes place either at the Children’s Storyroom, Sweetman Garden, or at the Gathering Place garden. Registration will begin on Saturday, May 4 at 9:30 a.m. in person at the Children’s Desk. Registration is $45.00, with $40.00 for each additional sibling in a family. Enrollment is LIMITED to 16 children. For questions regarding registration call the Children’s Desk (705)474-4830.

Full STEAM ahead! Art

Tuesday, 30 July 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Where: The Children’s Storyroom When: 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Ages: 7 to 12 Join the Frontier College team for a FREE fun experiment-based program. Space is limited – Registration in advance required. No charge. Registration begins Monday, June 17 at 9:30 a.m. in the Children’s Department.

Seedlings Storytime

Thursday, 1 August 2019 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Gathering Place and the North Bay Public Library presents Seedlings Storytime, a program of stories and hands-on activity relating to plants and gardening for ages 6 and up happening Thursday evenings from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. starting May 30 through August 29, 2019. This event takes place either at the Children’s Storyroom, Sweetman Garden, or at the Gathering Place garden. Registration will begin on Saturday, May 4 at 9:30 a.m. in person at the Children’s Desk. Registration is $45.00, with $40.00 for each additional sibling in a family. Enrollment is LIMITED to 16 children. For questions regarding registration call the Children’s Desk (705)474-4830.

Full STEAM ahead! Math

Tuesday, 6 August 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Where: The Children’s Storyroom When: 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Ages: 7 to 12 Join the Frontier College team for a FREE fun experiment-based program. Space is limited – Registration in advance required. No charge. Registration begins Monday, June 17 at 9:30 a.m. in the Children’s Department.

Seedlings Storytime

Thursday, 8 August 2019 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Gathering Place and the North Bay Public Library presents Seedlings Storytime, a program of stories and hands-on activity relating to plants and gardening for ages 6 and up happening Thursday evenings from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. starting May 30 through August 29, 2019. This event takes place either at the Children’s Storyroom, Sweetman Garden, or at the Gathering Place garden. Registration will begin on Saturday, May 4 at 9:30 a.m. in person at the Children’s Desk. Registration is $45.00, with $40.00 for each additional sibling in a family. Enrollment is LIMITED to 16 children. For questions regarding registration call the Children’s Desk (705)474-4830.

Balloon Twisting Workshop with Tickled Teals!

Tuesday, 13 August 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Where: The Children’s Storyroom When: 10 – 11:30 a.m. Ages: 6 and up Learn how to use balloons to make different animals and objects. Registration fee $5 per person (supplies included) Space is limited – Registration in advance required. Registrations begins Saturday July 27 at 9:30 a.m. in person at the Children’s Department.

Seedlings Storytime

Thursday, 15 August 2019 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Gathering Place and the North Bay Public Library presents Seedlings Storytime, a program of stories and hands-on activity relating to plants and gardening for ages 6 and up happening Thursday evenings from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. starting May 30 through August 29, 2019. This event takes place either at the Children’s Storyroom, Sweetman Garden, or at the Gathering Place garden. Registration will begin on Saturday, May 4 at 9:30 a.m. in person at the Children’s Desk. Registration is $45.00, with $40.00 for each additional sibling in a family. Enrollment is LIMITED to 16 children. For questions regarding registration call the Children’s Desk (705)474-4830.

Seedlings Storytime

Thursday, 22 August 2019 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Gathering Place and the North Bay Public Library presents Seedlings Storytime, a program of stories and hands-on activity relating to plants and gardening for ages 6 and up happening Thursday evenings from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. starting May 30 through August 29, 2019. This event takes place either at the Children’s Storyroom, Sweetman Garden, or at the Gathering Place garden. Registration will begin on Saturday, May 4 at 9:30 a.m. in person at the Children’s Desk. Registration is $45.00, with $40.00 for each additional sibling in a family. Enrollment is LIMITED to 16 children. For questions regarding registration call the Children’s Desk (705)474-4830.

Seedlings Storytime

Thursday, 29 August 2019 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Gathering Place and the North Bay Public Library presents Seedlings Storytime, a program of stories and hands-on activity relating to plants and gardening for ages 6 and up happening Thursday evenings from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. starting May 30 through August 29, 2019. This event takes place either at the Children’s Storyroom, Sweetman Garden, or at the Gathering Place garden. Registration will begin on Saturday, May 4 at 9:30 a.m. in person at the Children’s Desk. Registration is $45.00, with $40.00 for each additional sibling in a family. Enrollment is LIMITED to 16 children. For questions regarding registration call the Children’s Desk (705)474-4830.