Summer Programming 2017

Say “Salut!” to summer at the Innisfil ideaLAB and Library and discover what Canada’s all about. Explore famous landmarks and engineer the latest Canadian symbols, see how your skills measure up to the most famous Canadian creators, and enjoy books by great Canadian authors. There’s something for everyone!

Registration for the TD Summer Reading Club is now open and reporting begins on July 4th.

Program Registration begins on Tuesday June 20 2017 and programs will kick off on July 4. To register, please call, visit your local branch, or check out registration.innisfillibrary.ca! See you this summer!

For more information about our special guest performers, click here.

 

 

 

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

Thursdays

Fridays

Cookstown

Brilliant Builders
1:00-2:00pm
$2 (ages 7-9)

Moosey Messes
4:00-5:00pm 
$2 (ages 4-6)

EV3 Engineers
6:00-7:30pm 
$2 (ages 9-12)

Drop-In Storytime
10:30-11:30am
Free (all ages)

Build Like Beavers
10:30-11:30am
$2 (ages 4-6)

Little Adventurers
1:00-2:00pm
$2 (ages 4-6)

Canadian Creators
1:30-2:30pm
$3 (ages 9+)

Maple Makers
4:00-5:00pm
$2 (ages 7-9)

Advanced Minecraft
6:00-7:00pm
Free (ages 9+)

From Whales To Snails
1:00-2:00pm
$2 (ages 7-9)

Minecraft Madness
4:00-5:00pm 
$2 (ages 7-9)

Goosey Gamers
6:00-7:00pm
$2 (ages 7-9)

Drop-In Storytime
10:30-11:30am
Free (all ages)
 

Cross Canada Adventures
1:00-2:00pm
Free (all ages)

Lakeshore

Little Adventurers
10:00-11:00am
$2 (ages 4-6)

Fun in the Sun for Ones
10:30-11:30am
Free (age 12-24 months)

Maple Makers
1:00-2:00pm
$2 (ages 7-9)

Moosey Messes
4:00-5:00pm
$2 (ages 4-6)

Crazy Coders
6:00-7:00pm
Free (ages 9+)

Canadian Creators
10:00-11:00am
$3 (ages 9+)

Time For Twos
10:30-11:30am
Free (ages 24-36 months)

Build Like Beavers
1:00-2:00pm
$2 (ages 4-6)

Goosey Gamers
4:00-5:00pm
$2 (ages 7-9)

EV3 Engineers
6:00-7:30pm
$2 (ages 9-12)

Minecraft Madness
10:00-11:00am
$2 (ages 7-9)

The Great Outdoors
1:00-2:00pm
$2 (ages 7-9)

Summer Arrives for
3s, 4s, and 5s

1:30-2:30pm
Free (age 3-5)

Munsch Movies
4:00-5:00pm
$2 (ages 9+)

Brilliant Builders
6:00-7:00pm
$2 (ages 7-9)

Drop-In Storytime
10:30-11:30am
Free (all ages)
 

Cross Canada Adventures
2:00-3:00pm
Free (all ages)

Stroud

Beach Babies
10:30-11:30am
Free (ages 0-18 months)

Goosey Gamers
1:00-2:00pm
$2 (ages 7-9)

Drop-In Storytime
10:30-11:30am
Free (all ages

Moosey Messes
1:00-2:00pm
$2 (ages 4-6)

Minecraft Madness
4:00-5:00pm
$2 (ages 7-9)

Cross Canada Adventures
10:00-11:00am
Free (all ages)

Build Like Beavers
1:00-2:00pm
$2 (ages 4-6)

Drop-In Storytime
10:30-11:30am
Free (all ages

 

Cross Canada Adventures

All Ages. Free. No Registration Required.

Grab your passport and get moving! We’ll take you from the East Coast to the West Coast, checking out some of the things that Canada is most famous for.

Cookstown: Friday July 7 - August 18, 1:00-2:00pm
Lakeshore: Friday July 7 - August 18, 2:00-3:00pm
Stroud: Thursday July 6 - August 17, 10:00-11:00am

July 6, 7: Welcome To Canada
July 13, 14: Eastern Extravaganza
July 20, 21: Winter Carnival
July 27, 28: Ontario Parks
August 3, 4: Diggin' For Dinos
August 10, 11: West Coast Wilderness
August 17, 18: Gold Rush!

 

 

Little Adventurers

Ages 4-6. $2 per week. Registration Required.

Explore everything that the outdoors has to offer! Experience the thrills of nature, join a campfire sing along, and learn about your favourite animals.

Cookstown: Wednesday July 5 - August 16, 1:00- 2:00pm
Lakeshore: Tuesday July 4 - August 15, 10:00-11:00am

    July 4, 5: Going On A Bear Hunt
    July 11, 12: Goose On The Loose
    July 18, 19: Let’s Go Camping
    July 25, 26: Maple Mania
    August 1, 2: Parachute Party
    August 8, 9: Gardening Glee
    August 15, 16: Animal Olympics

 

Moosey Messes

Ages 4-6. $2 per week. Registration Required.

Do you love to get messy and let your imagination run wild? Be inspired and express yourself as we cook, paint, and experiment with all kinds of materials.

Cookstown: Tuesday July 4 - August 15, 4:00- 5:00pm
Lakeshore: Tuesday July 4 - August 15, 4:00-5:00pm
Stroud: Wednesday July 5 - August 16, 1:00-2:00pm

    July 4, 5: Mini Musicians
    July 11, 12: Balloon Trees
    July 18, 19: Broken Telephone
    July 25, 26: Canadian Cooks
    August 1, 2: Out Of This World
    August 8, 9: Canada Rocks!
    August 15, 16: Fabulous Fashions

 

Build Like Beavers

Ages 4-6. $2 per week. Registration Required.

Put on your hardhats and let your inner architect shine! We’re designing and learning to build all kinds of different structures here!

Cookstown: Wednesday July 5 - August 16, 10:30- 11:30am
Lakeshore: Wednesday July 5 - August 16, 1:00- 2:00pm
Stroud: Thursday July 6 - August 17, 1:00-2:00pm

    July 5, 6: Legendary Landmarks
    July 12, 13: Lego Ziplines
    July 19, 20: The CN Tower
    July 26, 27: Fantastic Forts
    August 2, 3: The Rocky Mountains
    August 9, 10: The Confederation Bridge
    August 16, 17: Crazy Catapults

 

The Great Outdoors

Ages 7-9. $2 per week. Registration Required.

Do you have what it takes to survive in the Canadian wild? We are heading outdoors to learn about the environment, ecosystems, and nature!

Lakeshore: Thursday July 6 - August 17, 1:00- 2:00pm

    July 6: Survival Skills
    July 13: Predator vs. Prey
    July 20: Going Green
    July 27: Maple Mania
    August 3: Bugs, Bugs, Bugs
    August 10: Canadian Roots
    August 17: Outdoor Olympics

 

From Whales To Snails

Ages 7-9. $2 per week. Registration Required.

Cool off this summer while learning all about Canada’s lakes, oceans, rivers, and aquatic animals. Don’t forget your bathing suit and sunscreen!

Cookstown: Thusday July 6 - August 17, 1:00- 2:00pm

    July 6: Great Canadian Lakes
    July 13: Arctic Adventures
    July 20: Sail Away
    July 27: Water Cycles
    August 3: Ocean Savers
    August 10: Beaver Fever
    August 17: Water Olympics

 

Maple Makers

Ages 7-9. $2 per week. Registration Required.

Could you create the next great Canadian invention? Put your skills to the test as we make our own instruments, test new inventions, and explore the wonders of outer space.

Cookstown: Wednesday July 5 - August 16, 4:00- 5:00pm
Lakeshore: Tuesday July 4 - August 15, 1:00- 2:00pm

    July 4, 5: DIY Instruments
    July 11, 12: Northern Lights
    July 18, 19: Canadian Cook-Off
    July 25, 26: Ingenious Inventions
    August 1, 2: The Canadian Shield
    August 8, 9: Amazing Astronauts
    August 15, 16: Fashion Frenzy

 

Brilliant Builders

Ages 7-9. $2 per week. Registration Required.

Navigate the many landmarks and natural wonders of Canada from coast to coast. Build, create, design and destroy!

Cookstown: Tuesday July 4 - August 15, 1:00- 2:00pm
Lakeshore: Thursday July 6 - August 17, 6:00- 7:00pm

    July 4, 6: Design A Landmark
    July 11, 13: Lego Ziplines
    July 18, 20: The CN Tower
    July 25, 27: Fantastic Forts
    August 1, 3: Mountaineers
    August 8, 10: Bridge Building
    August 15, 17: Crazy Catapults

 

Goosey Gamers

Ages 7-9. $2 per week. Registration Required.

Explore the endless possibilities of coding using some of the library’s favourite robots, including Sphero and Lego WeDos.

Cookstown: Thursday July 6 - August 17, 6:00- 7:00pm
Lakeshore: Wednesday July 5 - August 16, 4:00- 5:00pm
Stroud: Tuesday July 4 - August 15, 1:00-2:00pm

    July 4, 5, 6: Meet Sphero
    July 11, 12, 13: Bowling for Beavers
    July 18, 19, 20: What’s Up, WeDo?
    July 25, 26, 27: Want More WeDo?
    August 1, 2, 3: A Dash Of Colour
    August 8, 9, 10: Scratch Stories
    August 15, 16, 17: Scratch Games and Mazes

 

Minecraft Madness

Ages 7-9. $2 per week. Registration Required.

Recreate the wonders of Canada using Minecraft! Build a landmark, travel the Trans-Canada Railway, protect a pioneer village, and much, much more! No experience necessary!

Cookstown: Thursday July 6 - August 17, 4:00- 5:00pm
Lakeshore: Thursday July 6 - August 17, 10:00- 11:00am
Stroud: Wednesday July 5 - August 16, 4:00- 5:00pm

 

Advanced Minecraft

Ages 9+. Free. Registration Required.

If you’re already a MinecraftEdu expert, it’s time for you to take over the game! Create your own challenges and let your peers test them out. This time, Minecraft experience is necessary.

Cookstown: Wednesday July 5 - August 16, 6:00- 7:00pm

 

Canadian Creators

Ages 9+. $3 per week. Registration Required.

Put your thinking caps on and get ready to follow in the footsteps of great Canadian creators such as pop star Shawn Mendes and famous inventor Alexander Graham Bell. Learn how to use the 3D Printer, Laser Cutter, and other great tech!

Cookstown: Wednesday July 5 - August 16, 1:30- 2:30pm
Lakeshore: Wednesday July 5 - August 16, 10:00- 11:00am

    July 5: Strum Into Summer
    July 12: On The Runway
    July 19: Yum, Cookies
    July 26: Playing Around
    August 2: Electric Energy
    August 9: Fancy Fashions
    August 16: Who Turned Out The Lights?

 

Munsch Madness

Ages 9+. $2/week. Registration Required.

We’re transforming some of Robert Munsch’s most beloved stories into live-action movies! Learn how to use the green screen, design your own props, and explore the Digital Media Lab.

Lakeshore: Thursday July 6 - August 17, 4:00- 5:00pm

    July 6: The Paper Bag Princess Part 1
    July 13: The Paper Bag Princess Part 2
    July 20: Thomas’ Snowsuit Part 1
    July 27: Thomas’ Snowsuit Part 2
    August 3: Smelly Socks Part 1
    August 10: Smelly Socks Part 2
    August 17: It’s Movie Time!

 

Crazy Coders

Ages 9+. Free. Registration Required.

Learn how to use block based coding to design your very own iPad games! Each week, discover new features you can use to create the next must-have app. We have the iPads, so bring your creativity!

Lakeshore: Tuesday July 4 - August 15, 6:00- 7:000pm

EV3 Engineers

Ages 9-12. $2 per week. Registration Required.

Interested in robotics? Have a love for LEGO? Want to learn more about coding? This is the program for you! We’re building robots using LEGO Mindstorms EV3 kits to create and code robots to complete an obstacle course. Come and learn with us!

Cookstown: Tuesday July 25 - August 8, 6:00-7:30pm
Lakeshore: Wednesday July 5 - July 19, 6:00- 7:30pm


 

Lakeshore

967 Innisfil Beach Road
Innisfil, ON L9S 1V3

Churchill

2282 4th Line
Innisfil, ON, L0L 1K0

Cookstown

20 Church Street
Cookstown, ON L0L 1L0

Stroud

7883 Yonge Street
Innisfil, ON L9S 1K8