The Halton Hills Public Library's Early Literacy Programs support your child's school readiness and love of reading.

Programs are offered in 8 week sessions four times a year. Some programs require registration. Registration dates for 2019 are:

  • November 19, 2018 (winter session);
  • February 25th, 2019 (spring session);
  • May 27th, 2019 (summer session);
  • August 19th (fall session).

All programs are listed in the Events Calendar.

For more information about Early Literacy Program, please see the Early Literacy Programs Brochure.

Below is a sample of our programs. Please see the Events Calendar for more information.

Baby Tales

This is a free program for babies 0 – 23 months and their parents or caregivers to attend together. It is 30 minutes long. We use nursery rhymes, music, puppets, and bounce and tickle rhymes in this 8 week program.

Register in advance through the Events Calendar

Baby Rhyme & Romp

This is a free program for babies 0 – 23 months and their parents or caregivers to attend together. It is one hour long. We use nursery rhymes, music, puppets and bounce and tickle rhymes. Then we put out educational toys for play and social time. You don't need to register. Just drop in.

Tales for Twos

This is a free program for two-year-olds and their parents or caregivers to attend together. It is 30 minutes long. We use picture books, felt board stories, music, puppets and movement in this 8 week program.

Register in advance through the Events Calendar

KinderPrep

This is a free program for 3 – 5 year olds that helps get kids ready for school. We use stories, music and puppets and introduce concepts like numeracy, patterning, & other early-learning concepts in this 8 week program.

Register in advance through the Events Calendar

Family Storytime

This is a free program for families with young children. It is 30 minutes long. We use stories, music and movement. We also do this program at the community centres. You don't need to register. Just drop in.

S.T.E.A.M. Storytimes

This is a free program for families with young children. It is 45 minutes long. We use stories, music and movement with some hands-on science at the end. You don't need to register. Just drop in.