March break

Spend your March Break with us! From LEGO to puppet shows, we're your destination for family fun in your community. Explore a full schedule of programs below. 

Reminder: Our programs and parking lots can fill up fast. Arrive early to secure your spot and avoid disappointment. 

Saturday, March 9

March Break Maker Kick-Off

12 - 4 PM. Richmond Green Library
The March Break Maker Kick-Off returns for the 3rd year, featuring a wide variety of technology vendor booths. Make! Explore! Play!
Family program | FREE | drop in. 

 


Monday, March 11

Robin Hood and the Dragon

10:30 - 11:15 AM. Oak Ridges Library
Join Applefun Puppetry for this interactive program. After the show make a paper puppet to take home.
Ages 3 - 9 | FREE | Tickets given out 15 minutes before program. 

 

Kids Learn Code with Scratch Junior

11 AM - 12 PM. Central Library
Kids learn to create their own interactive stories, games and animation using the Scratch Junior App. Please bring a tablet. Limited number of library tablets available for the program.
Ages 5 - 7 with adult | FREE | Sold out, join waitlist

 

 LEGO Build-a-thon

2 PM - 4 PM. Richmond Green Library
Build many things with LEGO. Participate in challenges or just use your imagination. 
Ages 6 - 12 | FREE | Drop in 

 


Tuesday, March 12

Forest Trek Puppet Show

10:15 - 11 AM. Richvale Library
Join Applefun Puppetry for a fun and exciting show. After the show meet the “star” puppets and make a paper puppet of your own.
Ages 3 + | FREE | Drop in 

 

Spy Camp

2 - 4 PM. Richmond Green Library
Crack codes, make an identification card and secret decoder, and write your own secret messages. Then use your spy skills for a scavenger hunt.
Ages 6 - 12 | FREE | Drop in 

 

Super Science Special Events Show

2 PM - 2:40 PM. Central Library, Room A/B
Join us for a high-energy performance including a dry ice demonstration, bubbling potions, chemical reactions and much more.
Ages 5 - 10 | FREE | Tickets given out 15 minutes before program.  

 

Make Some Noise - Exploring Music and Sound

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM. Oak Ridges Library
Learn about the science behind music and sound, and make some awesome DIY instruments.
Ages 5 - 8 | FREE | Tickets given out 15 minutes before program.  

 


Wednesday, March 13

Magic Show with Kyle Livingston

10:30 - 11:30 AM. Oak Ridges Library
With a wave of his wand, you’ll be amazed, amused and astounded by Magician Kyle.
Ages 4+ | FREE | Tickets given out 15 minutes before program. 

 

Arms Length Puppetry Presents: The Spider Prince

2 - 3 PM. Richmond Green Library
Prince Harry, who discovers Mizard the Wizard’s greediness for the king’s gold, is transformed into a spider and depends on Princess Margaret and the children in the audience to save him. An interactive puppet show with a few surprises.
Family | FREE | Drop in

 

Paw Patrol Fun

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM. Central Library, Room A/B
Celebrate Ryder and the Paw Patrol pups with stories songs and fun activities.
Ages 4 - 6 | FREE | Sold out, join waitlist.

 


 

Thursday, March 14

Mad Science - Spin, Pop, Boom

New time: 10:30 - 11:15 AM. Richvale Library
Explore a combination of chemistry and physics, including a colour demonstration, exothermic reactions, a bungee jumping glass bottle and much more.
Ages 4-12 | FREE | Drop in. 

 

DIY Board Games

10:30 - 11:30 AM. Central Library, Room A/B
Create your own board game.
Ages 7 - 9 | FREE | Tickets given out 15 minutes before. 

 

Little Red Theatre Presents The Snow Queen

2 PM - 2:45 PM. Central Library, Room A/B
Little Red Theatre takes the simple lesson of growing up from Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen and fills it with unique and special mysteries. Wonderful lighting and musical effects turn the room into a magical snowy palace.
Ages 5 - 11 | FREE | Tickets given out 15 minutes before program.

 

60 Seconds 2 Win

7 PM - 8:30 PM. Central Library, Room A
With 60 seconds on the clock, you are asked to complete weird and challenging tasks.
Ages 10 - 13 | FREE | Register online 

Friday, March 15

WonderPhil Magic Show 

2-  2:45 PM. Central Library Room A/B
WonderPhil will amaze, amuse and astound you with his magical illusions. There will be lots of audience participation.
Ages 4-11 | FREE | Tickets given out 15 minutes before.

 

Beeswax Candles

2:30 - 3:30 PM. Oak Ridges Library
Learn all about bees while rolling an elegant candle from two strips of beeswax.
Ages 6 - 8 | FREE | Tickets given out 15 minutes before. 

Sunday, March 17

Cousin Molly Music Show

2 PM - 2:40 PM. Central Library, Children's area
Enjoy a colourful and entertaining learning experience with Cousin Molly. She will share stories and songs in the hands-on experience that will get all ages singing and playing.
Family | FREE | Drop in