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Kids' Summer Programs at PSPL

Come to Parry Sound Public Library this summer for tons of fun children's activities!  Registration for all Thursday programs opens June 1st - limited space available.


Contact us at or 705.746.9601 for more information. 


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TD Summer Reading Club 2022

TDSRC Launch Party is on Thursday, June 30th from 2 to 4 PM - Register for the reading club and enjoy fun activities!

By encouraging kids to read for pleasure (whatever, whenever and wherever they want), the TD Summer Reading Club promotes a love of reading.  You can register at the Parry Sound Public Library starting June 30th, email us at or participate online at Collect ballots for every book you read this summer for a chance to win weekly prizes!  Prize draws will take place on Saturdays!  Winners will be contacted directly.

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Exciting News!

Throughout the month of July, you'll be able to witness the incredible metamorphosis of a butterfly!  Observe our Painted Lady caterpillars, as they create their cocoons and begin their transformation.  Stay tuned for updates on the butterfly release date in Market Square Park! (just outside the library)


Follow the transformation on Facebook, and Instagram to follow along at home!

Downtown Parry Sound StoryWalk®

Begins July 5th to August 9th - stay tuned for more information.

Books by the Bay: Story & Craft

Every Tuesday at 11 AM - July 5th to August 9th

Join us in the library children's section for a themed storytime and craft!

New theme each week!  By drop-in only.


Mini Concerts and Instrument Petting Zoo

Join us in the library auditorium for mini concerts and have a chance to try out the instruments!

Free program - no registration required

Designed for kids up to 10 years old

(not wheelchair accessible)

Despax Quartet

Tuesday, July 19th at 1 PM and 2 PM

String Quartet

The Fretless

Tuesday, July 26th at 1 PM and 2 PM

String Quartet


Kids' Thursday Programs at 11 AM

Free kids' programs - registration required.  Located in the library auditorium - not wheelchair accessible. Registration opens June 1st.
  • July 7th - Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve: The Mean and Nasties

  • GBBR will go over some of the least popular local animals. You'll see that they're not so bad after all, and maybe even learn to love these not-so scary critter neighbors.

  • July 14th - The Magic of Christophe!

  • Come to the library for a magic show!  Experience surprises around every corner as well as a perfect mixture of comedy throughout routines that are sure to ASTOUND!

  • July 21st - Kids' Yoga

  • Get kids bending, breathing, and stretching with playful yoga poses at the library with Ellen Koennecke of Yoga in the Sound.

  • July 28th - Making Music with Alison

  • Have fun making music at the library with our fabulous volunteer Alison!

  • August 4th - Tin Man Craft

  • Build your own Tin Man out of recycled materials!  Materials will be provided.

  • August 11th - Vision Boards

  • Use your creativity to put together a Vision Board to record future big dreams and goals!   

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PSPL Kids Corner!

Join our private Facebook group, the 'PSPL Kids Corner!' Here you will find stories, family fun, educational resources, and so much more! This is a safe and welcoming space where you can connect with other kids in our community who enjoy reading and learning as much as you do!

Here’s how you can join:

1. Search “PSPL Kids Corner” in the Facebook search bar.

2. Click “join.”

3. Answer the registration questions and agree to the terms.

4. Wait for us to accept your request to join.

5. Have fun!