Children's Story Times
If a Cat Could Talk: a reading by Kelly Reich
Join us for a fantastic reading of "If a Cat Could Talk," by author Kelly Reich herself! A huge thank you to Kelly for sending us this video and supporting Parry Sound Public Library's virtual initiatives during this challenging time. "If a Cat Could Talk" is written by Kelly Reich with illustrations by Paola Leonardelli. Host: Kelly Reich Edited by: Hartley Duncan © Parry Sound Public Library
Big Water - A reading by author Andrea P. Curtis!
Join us for a fantastic reading from Young Adult book, "Big Water," read by author Andrea P. Curtis herself! A big thank-you to Andrea for sending this video and supporting Parry Sound Public Library's virtual initiatives during this challenging time.
PSPL Puppet Science - Static Electricity with Cooper
Hey kids! Join us for another FUN science experiment. In this episode of PSPL Puppet Science, Cooper the Sloth and Hartley explain what static electricity is, and conduct a fun electrically-charged science experiment in the library! Feel free to join along from home!
PSPL Puppet Science - Chemical Reactions with Pinkie
Hey kids! Join us for another FUN science experiment. In this episode of PSPL Puppet Science, Pinkie the Elephant and Hartley create a neat chemical reaction and explain the importance of brushing your teeth. Feel free to join along from home! Title sequence icons courtesy of Freepik from Flaticon
PSPL Puppet Science - Germs with Cooper
Hey kids! Join us for a FUN science experiment. In this episode of PSPL Puppet Science, Cooper the Sloth and Hartley do a fun germ experiment and explain the importance of washing your hands. Feel free to join along from home! Title sequence icons courtesy of Freepik from Flaticon
Make Your Own Peg Airplane: Family Literacy Day 2021
January 27th, 2021 is Family Literacy Day. The #FLD2021 theme is "travel the world together!" Use your imagination to explore and travel the world from the comfort of your home. Find other activities at www.FamilyLiteracyDay.ca! In celebration of Family Literacy Day, we have put together a fun peg airplane craft that YOU can do at home with your family. Have fun! Directed by: Cayla Norrie Host: Hartley Duncan © Parry Sound Public Library
Make Your Own Sock Bunny!
Let's make a fun sock bunny craft for Easter! Materials needed: *Sock *Rice *Elastic Bands x2 *Pom pom (1 large and 1 mini) *Scissors *Googly Eyes x2 *String or ribbon for bow *Glue (if using hot, ask an adult for help!) Directed & Edited by: Hartley Duncan © Parry Sound Public Library
Grass Head Craft...with a Special Guest!
Join us for a fun grass head craft with special guest, Alvin the Chipmunk. Materials Needed: *Empty Bowl or Cup *Old Nylons (cut about 8 inches) *Grass Seed *Potting Soil *Elastic Bands *Recycled Container or Cup *Hot Glue Gun (ask an adult for help) *Decorations (Googly Eyes and Pipe Cleaners) Host: Sue Ostertag Directed and Edited by: Cayla Norrie © Parry Sound Public Library
Make a Coffee Lid Puppy!
Let's make a fun coffee lid puppy craft! Materials Needed: *Brown Coffee Lid *Toffee Coloured (Eye Spot) *White Foam (Snout & Eyes) *Pink Foam (Tongue) *Brown Foam (Ears) *Black marker (to create nose, whiskers and eye balls) *Glue (if using hot glue gun, ask an adult for assistance) Directed & Edited by: Hartley Duncan © Parry Sound Public Library
NEW Human Bio Books @ PSPL!
Are you interested in human biology? If so, you might enjoy this NEW junior non-fiction series available at PSPL. Explore how your body works through interactive augmented reality experiences! Place your holds online at www.parrysoundlibrary.com for pickup during our enhanced curb-side pickup hours. Stock video footage courtesy of motionstock from Pixabay. Music courtesy of the YouTube Studio Audio Library.
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
Join us for Saturday Sing-a-Longs with Children's Programming Coordinator, Hartley! Join us this week as we sing Twinkle Twinkle Little Star and go on an outer space adventure. Have fun singing along and we'll see you next time. Host: Hartley Duncan Directed by: Cayla Norrie Edited by: Hartley Duncan Stock video footage courtesy of www.pixabay.com © Parry Sound Public Library
Looking for a fun way to mix up your reading? Why not try one of our Mystery Bags? Choose your genre and item type and we would be happy to curate a selection of items for you to enjoy at home. Contact email@example.com or (705)746-9601 in advance to reserve your mystery bag and schedule a time for pickup. This video provides some information about visiting Parry Sound Public Library during our soft re-opening. Please see the policy on our website for a full list of Covid-19 regulations. Directed by: Rita Orr Hosts: Hartley Duncan, Selena Martens & Joshua Bowden © Parry Sound Public Library
Children's & Family DVDs @ PSPL
Did you know? Parry Sound Public Library has a great selection of DVD's for children and families. Browse in-person, or visit www.parrysoundlibrary.com to peruse our collection online. Directed by: Rita Orr Hosts: Hartley Duncan, Selena Martens & Joshua Bowden © Parry Sound Public Library
Junior and Young Adult French Books @ PSPL!
Did you know we have a Junior French section at Parry Sound Public Library? One of our goals is to build up this collection, which is located underneath the TV in the children's area. Directed by: Rita Orr Hosts: Hartley Duncan & Joshua Bowden © Parry Sound Public Library
TD Summer Reading Club
The Downtown Parry Sound StoryWalk® - Summer 2021
Are you looking for a safe and fun summer activity for the whole family? Join us for the Downtown Parry Sound StoryWalk®, available between June 29th and July 29th, 2021. Begin your StoryWalk® at Parry Sound Public Library. Enjoy reading "The Thing Lou Couldn't Do" outside, as you stroll from one page to the next! "The Thing Lou Couldn't Do" was written and illustrated by Ashley Spires. Used by permission of Kids Can Press Ltd., Toronto. Text and illustrations © 2017 Ashley Spires. The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT, and was developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. StoryWalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson. This program is hosted by Parry Sound Public Library and is in partnership with the Downtown Parry Sound Business Association and the TD Summer Reading Club. For more information on the Downtown Parry Sound StoryWalk®, visit www.parrysoundlibrary.com - mark your calendars! It's going to be a GREAT summer!