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Special Programs & Events

There is always something fun for kids to do at the Orillia Public Library. Check the Program Calendar for details on all the Library fun or sign up for our eNewsletter and always been in the loop!

Winter Reading Club 
Kicks off Thursday, December 21 and runs until the Friday before March Break 
Like Summer Reading Club, only shorter and colder! This club is for ages 0-18! Read what you want, tell our Library staff all about it, and enter to win prizes. We have prize draws to beat the winter blues, a Snapchat book club for teens, and book wizards to find your next great read. This is a free club. Ask us how to sign up!

Gift-Making Party 
Saturday, December 23

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Families are welcome to come make personalized gifts together at our party. This is a free event, donations to the food bank are welcomed. No registration required.

Connect with Family Fun -- Holiday Drop-in Activities
School Winter Holidays
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily 
We will have daily activities for you to engage with your kids and have some fun at the Library! Bring your visitors! Show off your Library on your holidays!

Live Action Storytime -- Family Literacy Day Kick-Off
Friday January 26th 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Free, Drop in, Children's Department
Join us to see some of your favourite children's books performed live by OPL staff members. Rumour has it The Pigeon will be making an appearance once again! This event is drop in and free, family art activities will be set up after the performance is over.