The TD Summer Reading Club is Canada’s biggest, bilingual summer reading program that strives to engage all children in the joy of reading while championing Canadian writers and illustrators. The Wakefield library offers free programs, activities and reading recommendations for children around the Club’s theme during the summer, and kids can participate all year round on the TD Summer Reading Club website. Check the Parent’s Corner for further information about the online reading programs and activities, or send an email to contact@bibliowakefieldlibrary.ca to learn more about the Club’s program and activities at the Wakefield Library.

Please note that the library will be open from 4:00pm to 9:00pm on Thursdays, effective September 1st to June 30th

  • Monday: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday: 7:00 – 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
  • Thursday: 4:00 – 9:00 pm
  • Friday: 3:00 – 5:30 pm
  • Saturday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Youth Art Exhibit at the Wakefield Library

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Celebrating Our Mother Earth

The 2017 art submissions to the exhibit more than tripled last year’s with 131 pieces of art on display coming from artists aged 3 to 17. Artists came from across the Municipality of La Pêche and beyond. Students from Peggy Brewin Pre-School, Wakefield Elementary School and École secondaire des Lacs were all represented.

The Pipolinka bakery, the Confiserie, the General Store and Anne Winshop with Bean Fair generously contributed food and fair trade hot chocolate to the event. The Municipality of La Pêche helped provide funds for the exhibit and gala.

The Gala featured talented young performers including: 12 year old Ava Wentges reading her story ‘North Pole Penquin’ which was co-written with her father Taylor, 11 year old Anouk Marks on the keyboard, 8 year old Noah Marks on the violin, 7 year old Isaac Bardell DeFranco on the trumpet, 16 year old Martin Duford singing with his guitar and 12 year old Ryely Johnson on the key board.

Thank you to all participants. See you next year!

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Story Time for Children ages 3-5

Facilitated by Janet LeRoy

Join us the second and last Monday of the month

11:00 to 11:30 am

Stories, rhymes, finger plays and songs to delight children

We ask that children be accompanied by an adult.

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Flag of Canada

Hometown Music Council, with financial support from the Government of Canada and Canadian Heritage, is proud to release the Hometown Proud E-Book.

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A collection of art and thoughts of elementary school students from across Canada throughout 2015, in celebration and commemoration of the Flag of Canada’s 50th anniversary.

The collection includes the largest recording of O Canada ever produced featuring 28,725 students from every province and territory of Canada.

View the online version of Hometown Proud on the Flags of Canada website (requires Adobe Flash Player).

Download a free copy of Hometown Proud for your iPad from the iTunes Store: Home Town Proud iBook (Available on iPad, iPhone and Mac)

Flags of Canada – Hometown Proud eBook

 

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