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Library News – Springwater

Chalk the Block

The first week of July drop by the any branch of Springwater Library during open hours and help us make our sidewalk a bright and beautiful entryway for everyone!

Summer Reading Program Registration NOW OPEN

We’ve got a “how to guide” on our Youtube channel that explains how to register for the Summer Reading Program at Readsquared.  Search, “Springwater Library” and you’ll find us at Youtube.  Free mini golf, treats, a noise making light saber are just some of the prizes coming your. Disclaimer: prizes vary depending on branch location.

Take & Make Crafts with Kaitlyn

June’s take and make kit is a cute little pom pom turtle.  While supplies last starting Friday June 24.

Rock Painting

Kick off your summer with colour and come by the library to paint a fun, decorative rock!  Time: 3:30pm Tuesday June 28 at Elmvale and Midhurst Branches.

Elmvale Sci Fi Festival Craft

While marveling at the amazing costumes at the annual Elmvale Sci Fi Festival, drop by the Elmvale Library and make a free rocket!  Saturday July 2, 10am-3pm.

Fridays in July

Beat the heat at the Farmer’s Market in Elmvale and the outside humidity at the Midhurst Branch, pop into the library for an amazing weekly craft.

Saturdays in July

At our drop in Lego program at Midhurst and Elmvale branches, 10am-12noon we will have a new weekly theme/challenge for you to build.  Fill out a ballot to enter a draw for a small prize.

Storywalk in Stone Manor Park

Literacy and exercise go hand in hand at this week long event.  Visit the park and travel through the story at a time that suits you best!  Monday July 4 – Friday July 15.

Salt Dough Creation

Ages 4+ join us at the library to make a FREE and unique work of art!  Thursday July 7, 5pm-6:30pm Elmvale and Midhurst Branch.  Registration required.

Messy Craft Day

Ages 5+ get ready to get messy on Tuesday July 12, 11am-12pm at Midhurst Branch (also running Friday August 19 at Elmvale Branch).  You will make a couple of unique crafts and play a crazy shower cap shaving cream popcorn toss game!  Registration required.

Endless Fidget Cube

Ages 7+ sign up and make an endless fidget cube.  Friday July 15, 2pm at Elmvale Branch.  Registration required.

Encaustic Painting Demonstration

We are hosting Thornbury artist, Deborah Masters who will create an encaustic painting of a piping plover. Watch and learn some techniques and tricks of the trade to painting with hot wax.  Thursday July 21, 6:30pm via Zoom.  Registration required.

The paper is electronically available online on publishing date at our website. The paper is published every other Thursday. The deadline is the Monday before (3 days).