June Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt

Drop in to the Children's Department to enjoy this month's Scavenger Hunt! 


The Children's Department offers a variety of special events throughout the year. Please check the Online Events Calendar to see what is coming up this month!

Cactus Craft Storytime

The North Bay Public Library invites children to a Storytime and Crafting session on Thursday, June 13th, from 11:00 to 11:30 AM in the Storyroom for ages 3-5 years. During the session, children will showcase their creativity and imagination by crafting their very own rock cactus. The tickets are priced at $3.00 per child, and with limited seats available, it is advisable to register your child at the Children's Department well in advance to secure a spot. Make sure your child gets this fun-filled, creative afternoon!

Glow Mini Putt

To kick off our exciting summer lineup, the North Bay Public Library is thrilled to present a one-of-a-kind glow-in-the-dark mini-putt event. From 10:30 - 3:00 pm, you can secure tickets for your little ones to embark on a thrilling adventure in a glow-in-the-dark environment. This experience is exclusively for children aged 6 - 13

Please note that tickets are sold during specific time slots. You must show up for your time slot. There is no exchanging time slots or returns, and you will forfeit your spot if you miss your time. 

You can sign up your child as an individual or a group, and the tickets are $5.00 per child.   

Please note that children under the age of 10 cannot be left alone, and a parent or guardian must be with them. 

Rainbow Craft Night

Get ready to make rainbow crafts! Drop in between 5-7:30PM to make friendship bracelets, keychains, window decoration and take home a button! 

This program is family friendly and for ages 5 and up (not suitable for those under 5). 

Children under 12 MUST be accompanied by an adult.

Tickets are $5.00 per person and will be available at the main desk.

Please visit the Main Desk to register and pay for your ticket!


Astronomy in Action

Hey there, astronomy enthusiasts! We've got some exciting news for you! This 4th of July, we're partnering with Astronomy in Action to bring you an out-of-this-world show in their Artemis dome at the North Bay Public Library. 

Multiple shows are scheduled from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm, but tickets are selling fast, so make sure to secure your spot ASAP! Please note that tickets are limited, so you won't want to wait until the last minute. Unfortunately, we won't be able to offer exchanges or refunds if you miss your time slot, so please plan accordingly. And if you're running late, you won't be able to enter the dome, so make sure to leave plenty of time to get there. 

Everyone who wants to enter the dome will need a ticket, but if you're carrying an infant or newborn, they can come in for free! 

Tickets are only $5.00 per person and can be purchased at the children's department. They are for ages 5+.

Don't miss this incredible opportunity to explore the Universe and discover its mysteries!

Sensory Bottles

We are thrilled that our sensory bottle summer program is back for another summer. Our program is designed to provide a fun and interactive experience for children aged 5 to 13

The program will be held in our auditorium on July 9 from 1 to 4 p.m. During the program, children will have the opportunity to create a sensory bottle that they can take home with them. 

Once you purchase a ticket for your child, you can drop in anytime between 1 and 4 p.m. to participate in the program. We understand that it can be difficult to commit to a specific time, so we have made it flexible for parents and children to attend at their convenience.

Please note that limited spots are available, so purchase your ticket beforehand to secure your child's place. Each ticket costs $5.00 per child, including all the necessary materials to create the sensory bottle. 

Our program is designed to be an inclusive and safe space for all children, and our staff will be on hand to assist and guide children throughout the program. We look forward to welcoming your child to our sensory bottle summer program and providing them with a fun and memorable experience.

Please note that children under the age of 10 cannot be left alone, and a parent or guardian must be with them. 

Summer Stargazers Club

We are excited to invite you to our summer storytime program for children aged 4-8. This year's program has a SPACE theme, and we have planned various space-related activities to engage and inspire your child's imagination every week. Please note that the program has limited spaces, so it is essential to register in advance to secure your child's spot. You can register for each week separately or only the weeks when your child is available.


To register, you can visit our website and complete the online registration form or contact our children's department staff members in person or over the phone. If you need assistance with registration, our staff members will be happy to help. Please let them know which weeks you want to sign up for, and they will guide you through the process.

Sumer Star Gazers Club dates are as follows: 

All from 10:30 am to 11:15 am.


July 11 

July 18 

July 25 

August  1

August 8 

August 15 

August 22 

L'Heure Du Conte

Les vendredis

10:30 - 11:15

Un programme de 45 minutes d'histoires, d'activités et de l'artisanat en français à la bibliothèque pour les enfants de 4 -8 ans.

Inscription obligatoire - inscrire en personne ou par tèlèphone

705- 474 - 4830

Juillet 19 

Juillet 26  

Août 2 

Août 16         

Create Your Own Galaxy

If you're looking for a fun and educational activity to engage your kids this summer, the North Bay Public Library has got you covered! On July 23 from 2-4PM, the library is hosting a crafting session where kids aged 5 to 13 can experience the Universe's wonders by creating their own galaxy.


This event is designed to spark your child's imagination and creativity. With all the necessary supplies provided, your little ones can let their artistic vision run wild and bring their unique galaxies to life. From constellations to planets, the possibilities are endless!


The crafting session promises to be entertaining and informative, leaving your kids with a newfound appreciation for the vastness of the Universe. It's also an excellent opportunity to meet other young space enthusiasts and make new friends.


Tickets are $5.00 per person and can be purchased at the children's desk. Don't miss this thrilling opportunity to explore the cosmos and let your child's imagination soar!


Please note that children under the age of 10 cannot be left alone, and a parent or guardian must be with them. 

Giant Games Day

We are excited to invite you to our upcoming event - Big Games Day, which will be held in the auditorium on July 30 from 1 PM to 4 PM.

The event will be filled with fun and games for kids aged 5 to 12. We have a variety of classic board games in GIANT FORMATS, including Giant Chess, giant Connect 4, giant Shoots and Ladders, giant Jenga, and many more. 

We would love to see you and your family there! So, please mark your calendar and join us for a fun-filled afternoon of games and entertainment.

Please note that children under the age of 10 cannot be left alone, and a parent or guardian must be with them. 


Children's Trivia

The North Bay Public Library is pleased to announce that it will host an exciting and engaging children's trivia afternoon this summer on August 6 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the auditorium. This trivia competition is designed for children between 5 and 13 years old, who can participate as teams or individuals.

To participate, each child must purchase a ticket priced at $5.00 in the children's department. On the event day, our friendly staff members will form groups to ensure that no child is left alone and that teams are as evenly matched as possible. 

The trivia competition will feature a variety of questions from different categories, including science, history, literature, and pop culture, among others. The questions will be age-appropriate and engaging, ensuring every child can participate and have fun.

At the end of the competition, the winners will receive exciting prizes as a token of our appreciation. We are confident this event will be an excellent opportunity for children to have fun, test their knowledge, and make new friends. We hope to see you there!

Please note that children under the age of 10 cannot be left alone, and a parent or guardian must be with them. 

Glow Party

Come and experience a fun-filled evening at the North Bay Public Library on August 20, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., in the auditorium for a glow-in-the-dark party! The library has organized this exciting event for children aged 5 to 13. The atmosphere of the auditorium will be transformed into a magical, luminous wonderland, with glowing decorations, various activities, games, and crafts that glow in the dark. 

To secure a spot at the party, tickets are available for $5.00 per child and can be purchased in the children's department before the event. 

Please note that children under the age of 10 cannot be left alone, and a parent or guardian must be with them.