Be sure to check our Calendars for the latest Children’s & Teens’ programs!
Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied and supervised by a parent, guardian or caregiver, and should not be left unattended at the library. It is the responsibility of the parent, guardian or caregiver to supervise and safeguard their children.
Introducing Book-opoly, which runs from June 1st – August 30th!
- Read your way around the board; read a book for each space.
- When you return the book receive a sticker to put on that space.
- Each colour is a different category; read all the spaces to complete a category and enter into the monthly draw!
- Pick up a Community Chest Card or a Chance Card and follow the instructions on the back!
- Don’t forget to ask the librarians for their picks!
Register this summer for TD Summer Reading Club at the Pembroke Public Library in the Children’s & Teens’ Department to get your club package (including: your reading notebook, stickers, web access sticker, and origami fortune game). Read great books and enjoy lots of programs this summer! **Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied and supervised by a parent, guardian or caregiver.
Join us for a Retro Story Time on Thursday, August 2nd, 2:00 p.m. at The Giggling Goats for milkshakes, stories and a photo booth! * $3.00 admission must be paid within 72 hours of registration. Register online, in person or over the phone. All ages welcome to attend.
Visit these suggested sites or stop into The Pembroke Public Library for other programs and activities currently available.
- ABC Life Literacy Canada, a non-profit organization that inspires Canadians to increase their literacy skills. Taking time every day to read or do a learning activity with children is crucial to a child’s development.
- Family Literacy Day Honorary Chair, Barbara Reid’s suggestions for special activities using modelling clay in English or French. Make family time learning time with this activity sheet!
- Toronto Public Library’s Early Literacy (Birth to 5) – Ready for Reading
- Early Learning And Child Care Renfrew County
- Ottawa Parent Resource Centre
- Have you read a book that you loved, and would like to let people know they should be reading it?
- Want to warn people to stay away from a book you hated?
- Need Ideas for books you should be reading?
(Reminder: All reviews will be approved for appropriate content and language before being posted. Be creative, get your meaning across without using inappropriate language.)
Try out these titles or others from our library!
- Counting Our Way to the 100th Day by Betsy Franco
- First Grade, Here I Come! by Nancy Carlson
- My Brave Year of Firsts: Tries, Sighs, And High Fives by Jamie Lee Curtis & Laura Cornell
- Joe and Sparky Go To School by Jamie Michalak
- Pinkalicious: School Rules! by Victoria Kann
- New Easy & Easy Reader Books
- New Junior Fiction
- Junior Francais Fiction et Non-Fiction
- Junior Non-fiction Materials
- New Junior Magazines
- Junior movies
- New Brain builders
- E-Books (on Overdrive)
- Books, talking books, magazines, VHS & CDs — unlimited.
- DVDs & PC games — maximum 5
- Books, taking books, magazines — 3 weeks
- DVDs, VHS, PC games and CDs — 7 days
You can renew all loans in person, on-line or by phone as long as:
- They are not overdue.
- They are not reserved by another patron.
- *Maximum 3 renewals*
- $0.20 per Children’s book/day
- $0.30 per Adult book/day
- $1.50 per CD, VHS, DVD or PC game/day
Computers with Internet connection are available to youth up to 15 years old. Computer access is 1 hour with 1 hour renewal possible. Printing is $0.25/page for black & white, $1.00/page for color. We also have 2 computers with games and a Literacy Station for preschoolers +.
If you would like a book, movie or CD that is out, you can reserve it on your account either in person, on-line or over the phone.