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March Break @ Your Local Library Monday March 13th - Saturday March 18th

All library programs are free! Programs with a * beside them require registration, as space and supplies are limited.

@ the Antigonish Town & County Library
Registration required for all programs @ The People's Place unless listed as drop-in. For more information call 902-863-4276

Monday, March 13th

  • Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5 years), 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Musical Monday, 1:00 - 3:00pm
    Get your groove on with the library! Come to the library, make your own instrument and sing your heart out at our Karaoke!

Tuesday, March 14th

  • * Kardboard Kingdoms (ages 5-12), 10:00 - 11:30am & 1:30 - 3:00pm
    Create a kardboard kingdom and maybe you'll be the lucky one to take it home! Registration is required, as space is limited.

Wednesday, March 15th

  • ToddleTime (ages 18 months - 3 yrs), 10:00am - 11:00am
  • * Minecraft Warrior! (ages 6+, one hour sessions), 9:30am, 10:30am, 1:00pm & 2:00pm
    Join us as we play some Minecraft!
  • * Learn to knit/crochet with the Library! (ages 8+), 1:00pm

Thursday, March 16th

  • All-day LEGO challenge (drop-in, 9:00am - 9:00pm)
  • * Library Detectives (ages 9 -12, one hour sessions) 9:30am & 10:30am
  • * Evil Genius Club (ages 5-8), 2:00-3:00pm
    Behold our EVIL scheme! Build a car-o-nator and other evil devices and take over the Tri-state area.

Friday, March 17th

  • ABCs for Babies (ages 0 - 18 months),10:00am
  • * Makerspace Maker Day! (ages 9-12, one hour sessions),10:00am & 1:00pm
    Create your own masterpiece on a mug or t-shirt using our Silhouette, or craft some cool posters!
  • Open Mic Night, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
    Join us for Open Mic night - recite some poetry, play an instrument; all are welcome!

Saturday, March 18th

  • * Wii Day! Mario Kart Tournament (ages 9-12),1:00 - 3:00pm
    Get your Mario Kart ready, 'cause the race is on! Are you up for the challenge? For more information, call (902) 863-4276.
@ New Glasgow 902-752-8233, Stellarton 902-755-1638, Trenton 902-752-5181 & Westville Public Libraries 902-396-5022.

All Week (March 14 - 18)

  • Board games, LEGO, Scavenger Hunts and Story Walks! (self-directed), New Glasgow
  • Arts & Crafts with different daily themes, Trenton
    • Wizard of Oz theme - March 14 & 15
    • St. Patrick`s Day theme - March 16 & 17
    • Spring theme - March 18
  • Arts & Crafts with different daily themes, Westville
  • 'Scavenger Hunt for Leprechaun's Gold' (March 14-17), Stellarton
    Join us for a St. Patrick's Day Scavenger Hunt and search the library for Leprechauns' Gold! Prizes courtesy of the Adopt-a-Library Literacy Program

Tuesday, March 14th

  • LEGO challenge (all ages) New Glasgow, 11:30am
  • Button, button, button ... who wants a button? Stellarton, 12:00 - 8:00pm
    Design a button to pin to your favourite jacket!
  • Gigantic Game Olympics -today it's Yatzee! Westville, 2:00pm
  • * Kardboard Kingdoms (ages 5-12), New Glasgow, 2:30pm
    Using cardboard and 3D printed parts, make your own Kardboard Kingdom!
  • * Minecraft Warriors (ages 6+) Stellarton, 3:00pm
  • Learn to Knit (ages 4+) Westville, 3:30pm

Wednesday, March 15th

  • Cardboard Castles Stellarton, 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • * Claymation Day Camp (ages 8+) New Glasgow, 11:30am - 2:30pm, Lunch 12:30 - 1:00pm, please bring a lunch.
  • Gigantic Game Olympics - today it's Pick up Sticks! Westville, 2:00pm
  • * Engineering Challenge: Spaghetti Towers (ages 8+) New Glasgow, 3:00pm
    Using such towers as the Eiffel Tower for inspiration, you will be required to build a tower using only marshmallows and spaghetti!
  • Gamers drop-in at the library (ages 5+), Westville, 3:00pm

Thursday, March 16th

  • Play d'oh drop-in! (all ages), New Glasgow, 11:30am
  • Make Your Own Backyard Feeder, Stellarton, 12:00 - 8:00pm
  • Button, button, button...who wants a button?, Trenton, 2-5pm & 6-8pm
  • Scavenger Hunt for Leprechaun's Gold, Trenton, 2-5pm & 6-8pm.
    Prizes courtesy of the Adopt-a-Library Literacy Program
  • * Makerlab: Things that Move (ages 8+), New Glasgow, 2:00pm
  • Gigantic Game Olympics for March Break - today's game is Jenga!, Westville, 2:00pm
  • St. Patrick's Day craft, Westville, 6:00pm
  • * Harry Potter Trivia Night! (teams of 6 or less), New Glasgow, 6:30pm

Friday, March 17th

  • * Library Detectives (ages 9-12), New Glasgow, 11:30am - 12:30pm
    Figure out the clues and the puzzles to get out of the room!
  • Scavenger Hunt for Leprechaun's Gold, Trenton, 9:00am 12:00pm & 2:00 - 5:00pm
  • LEGO Challenge with a Leprechaun Twist, Stellarton, 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Gigantic Game Olympics for March Break - today's game is UNO! Westville, 2:00pm
  • * Arts & Crafts (ages 3-8), New Glasgow, 3:30pm
  • Gamers drop-in at the library (ages 5+), Westville, 3:00pm
  • Cartoon Night with the NFB! New Glasgow, 6:00pm.
    Join us for a night of animation shorts from the NFB collection!

Saturday, March 18th

  • Imagination Saturdays, Stellarton, 11:00am - 4:00pm
  • MakerSpace Saturdays!, Westville, 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Crafty Saturday, Trenton, 11:00am - 3:00pm
  • Learn to Knit (all ages), New Glasgow, 2:30pm
  • * Ugly Junk Art Contest (ages 6-14), Westville, 12:30pm
    Discover your artistic self at the unique and "ugly" junk art program - plan to get messy.
    The art projects will be on display at the Westville Library for the remainder of March so patrons can vote on the piece they like the best!
@ Pictou 902-485-5021 & River John Public Libraries 902-351-2599

Tuesday, March 14th

  • * ToddleTime (ages 18 months - 3 yrs), Pictou, 10:30am
  • * T-Shirt Book Bags for Kids! (ages 7+), Pictou, 1:00pm
    Bring your own t-shirts & scissors
  • March Break LEGO Challenge, River John, 2:00 - 5:00pm & 6:00 - 8:00pm
    Join us today and tomorrow, enter to win a prize!
  • * Mat making from old t-shirts (ages 7+), Pictou, 3:00pm
    Bring old t-shirts & embroidery scissors
  • XBOX Time, Pictou, 3:00pm
  • * Fabric Stencilling (ages 7-11), Pictou, 6pm
    Bring t-shirt or canvas bag

Wednesday, March 15th

  • March Break LEGO Challenge with contest judging at 4pm! River John, 10:00am - 1:00pm & 2:00 - 5:00pm.
    Prizes courtesy of the Adopt-a-Library Literacy Program
  • * Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5), Pictou, 10:30am
  • Leprechauns Gold puppet show, Pictou, 10:30am

Thursday, March 16th

  • * ABC's for Babies (ages 0 - 18 months), Pictou, 10:30am
  • St. Patrick's Day Scavenger Hunt, River John, 2:00 - 5:00pm & 6:00 - 8:00pm
    Prizes courtesy of the Adopt-a-Library Literacy Program
  • A Pajama Party with Tumblebooks! Pictou, 6:00pm

Friday, March 17th

  • Cancelled * Puppetry! (ages 8+, bring a sock/socks), Pictou, 9:00am - 12:00pm
    Socks + imagination = puppets! The morning will be spent creating a puppet, developing the character and presenting a vignette.

  • Button, button, button...who wants a button? River John, 10:00am - 1:00pm & 2:00 - 5:00pm
  • St. Patrick's Day Scavenger Hunt, River John, 10:00am - 1:00pm & 2:00 - 5:00pm
  • St. Patrick's Day Scavenger Hunt (1:00 - 4:30pm) & St. Patrick's Day Bingo (3:00pm), Pictou
    Prizes courtesy of the Adopt-a-Library Literacy Program

Saturday, March 18th

  • Imagination Saturday
    • River John, 10:00am - 3:00pm
    • Pictou, 10:00am - 4:30pm
  • All Things Green & All Things Irish crafts and activities, Pictou, 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Shamrock & Leprechaun Scavenger Hunt, Pictou, 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Button, button, button...who wants a button? River John, 10:00am - 3:00pm