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Summer Programs @ SSPL
Please check our Program Guide for all the details.
Coming Soon @ Your Library
This relaxed informal group is open to all - there is no charge: just come along and see what it's all about. If you need instruction please arrive promptly so as not to disturb the rest of the group.
Tale Waggin' Tutor
This drop in program is designed for young reluctant readers. Our golden lab friend Mara loves to be petted and read to, she makes no judgements about what you read or how well you read it. Mara will be around all summer on Tuesday mornings alternating between our Lunenburg and Bridgwater Branches, beginning June 3. Drop by and share a story with her.
Cards and Cardboard
Have you ever wanted to raid a dungeon and steal the treasure? Or maybe rule your own kingdom? What about running a theme park for robots, or saving the world from a deadly epidemic? If you think you can be the next rail baron, master bluffer, or top settler, come test your mettle at the first Cards and Cardboard teen gaming day at the Library! We’ve got a variety of board and card games for you to try, but feel free to bring your favourites too. Just for teens (ages 14-19)!
EUREKA! Summer Reading Program Runs Until August 22
The TD Summer Reading Club returns - this year's theme is EUREKA and it's all about inventing, creating, tinkering, innovating, growing, discovering and exploring! Join the club read whatever you choose all summer long and you'll win prizes - at 10 books you'll get a brain teaser, and at 20 books - EUREKA! - you've earned a Fast Pass to Upper Clements Park!
Sign up at your Local branch and get reading.
Job Opening - Children's Programmer!
South Shore Public Libraries is looking for someone energetic, creative, and inspiring to be our new Children’s Programmer!
Working with children ages 0-12, you will be leading Storytime and Afterschool programs, running the Summer Reading Club, and developing programs and activities of your very own for kids to take part in the whole year-round!
This is a permanent part-time position, 24 hours/week (evenings/weekends may be required), $16.81/hour.
Send résumé and cover letter (PDF only) to email@example.com by 4:30 pm, August 5.
Summer Camps for Kids @ Your Library
There are still some spaces left for Summer Camps at South Shore Public Libraries this year. Don't miss out on all the fun!
Space is available for the following camps (click on the camp names for details):
Tech Camps for Kids
Children's Fiction Reviews
Each month, we post a staff member's brief review of a children's fiction title available at the Library!
This month, the featured title is The Boundless by Kenneth Oppel. Murder, thievery, Sasquatch, and much much more - who knew the early days of the Canadian Pacific Railway were so exciting?
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