The Chatham Public Library are celebrating Canadian Public Libraries Month with a display of books by NB Authors and a Colouring Contest! They’ve also announced dates for their Fall Programs, along with a costume swap for Hallowe’en!
Colouring Contest: October 3-October 21
We are hosting a colouring contest for all ages! Colouring sheets can be picked up at the library or printed off of our Facebook page after Oct. 3. All entries must be received by Sat, Oct 21 at 5pm. Voting will take place on Facebook from Oct.24 to Oct.31 at noon. Winners will be announced Oct. 31. A prize will be awarded in each age category! Age Categories: 2-6, 7-12, and 13+. Find pages to print on Facebook
Halloween Costume Swap
Swap your gently used costumes for a “new to you” costume this Halloween! DROP OFF your gently used clean costume (all sizes!) between October 3rd and October 13th in exchange for a ticket for a new to you costume. ONE COSTUME = ONE TICKET. PICK UP your new to you costume Saturday, October 14th between 10:00-12:00. MUST bring your ticket(s) to exchange! Kid’s crafts and caramel apples will also be on hand on pick up day (morning only)!
*Please keep in mind that you are donating your costume(s) and we cannot guarantee you will leave with a new to you costume.
**Costumes not swapped will be available to the general public (those without a ticket) for a $5.00 donation between 2:00-4:00 on Saturday, October 14th.
Storytime (ages 2-5)
This program is designed for children ages 2-5 but is often enjoyed by children of any age. Help your child foster a lifelong love of reading by engaging in stories, games, songs, puppets, crafts, and more! Join us for Storytime every Friday at 10:30am to 11:30am from October 6th to November 24th.
After School STEAM Club
A free drop-in program for school aged kids. Every second Friday starting October 6, 3pm-4:30pm, kids will get will get to explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics through various crafts, challenges, games, activities, and more. A small snack will be provided.
**Reminder: A child under 12 must have an adult in the library at all times.
Tween Program (ages 8-12)
Calling all artsy Tweens! Join us for some canvas tote decorating fun on Saturday, November 4 at 11:00am. We will have pre-cut iron on pieces and lots of fabric paint on hand for you to create something beautiful. Pizza and drinks are also included! Must register by calling 773-6274!
For more information contact the Chatham Public Library at (506)773-6274, drop by the library at 24 King St., Miramichi or find them at www.facebook.com/chathampubliclibrary