March Break 2017 @ the Library

March 6, 2017

March Break 2017 @ the Library

March Break 2017 @ the Library

Public Libraries are busy places during March Break. Public Libraries across the province are planning hundreds of programs to keep you and your families busy over the March Break holidays.

Libraries are planning everything from puppet shows to storytimes, arts activities, craft projects, Lego, video games, scavenger hunts, board games, technology programs, and so much more.

Below is just a sample of some of the programs that will be happening over March Break, contact your local library to find out what’s happening in your area -

Annapolis Valley Regional Library 

Breakout: Save the World From Zombies – Berwick (ages 12-17)

Hands-on Technology Exploration – Windsor, Berwick, Wolfville (ages 8+)

Drumming With Kadijah – Bridgetown (ages 10-17)

Cartooning With Mark Oakley – Berwick (ages 9-18)

Art March – Kentville (ages 5-10)

Beads and Paper Planes – Kingston (ages 4-6)


Cape Breton Regional Library 

Claymation Workshop – Baddeck

Harry Potter Day – Sydney (ages 7-12)

Family Fort Night – Sydney (all ages)

Lego – New Waterford, Glace Bay, Sydney

Board Games – New Waterford, Sydney

Simple Coding and Hardware Building Workshop – Sydney (ages 12+)


Colchester-East Hants Public Library 

Green Screen Photo Editing – Tatamagouche, Elmsdale

Escape Room Programs – Elmsdale, Truro

Lego Robotics – Tatamagouche, Elmsdale

Photo-Journalling – Truro (ages 13-18)

Knitting & Crocheting – Mount Uniacke, Truro, Elmsdale

Family Fort Night – Truro


Cumberland Public Libraries 

Lego Afternoon – Parrsboro, Oxford, Amherst, Advocate Harbour, Springhill

Mad Science – Springhill, Amherst (grades P-6)

Breakout: Zombie Apocalypse – Amherst (ages 12-18)

Movie Afternoon: Trolls – Amherst, Oxford (grades P-6)

Superhero Academy – Pugwash (grades P-6)

Art Attack – Advocate Harbour (grades P-6)


Eastern Counties Regional Library

Let's Get Crackin' @ the Library - Chickens and Code! (their chicks should be hatching Mar 13th) –  Margaree Forks

Card Making Workshop for Kids – Guysborough (ages 5+)

Board Games – Canso

3D models and Lego robots – Mabou

Recording Studio Drop-in with Technical Support: Record a Podcast or a Tune – Mabou

Mental Aerobics – Mulgrave (ages 10+)

Puppet Show with Puppeteer Kate Silver – Port Hawkesbury, Petit de Grat


Halifax Public Libraries

Maritime Reptile Zoo – Woodlawn, Central, Cole Harbour (ages 5+)

Mad Science – Cole Harbour, Bedford, Central, Halifax North, Spryfield, Keshen Goodman, Alderney Gate (ages 5+)

Magician Tim Gavel – J.D. Shatford, Central, Halifax North, Tantallon, Keshen Goodman (ages 7+)

Dartmouth Circus Club – Musquodoboit Valley, Sackville, Tantallon, Sheet Harbour, Musquodoboit Harbour (all ages)

Stop Motion Animation – Musquodoboit Valley, Sheet Harbour, Musquodoboit Harbour (ages 8+)

A Visit from Hope for Wildlife – Bedford, Sackville (ages 5+)


Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library

Lego – River John, Stellarton, Westville, River John, New Glasgow, Antigonish

Scavenger Hunt – Trenton, River John, New Glasgow, Stellarton, Pictou

Learn to Knit – Westville, Antigonish, New Glasgow

Gaming – Pictou, Westville, Antigonish

Library Detectives – Antigonish, New Glasgow

Evil Genius Club – Antigonish


South Shore Public Libraries

Build a PC – Liverpool, Lunenburg, Bridgewater (ages 10+)

Art Classes For Kids – Liverpool, Lunenburg, Bridgewater (ages 5-7)

Minecraft – Liverpool, Lunenburg, Bridgewater (ages 7-12)

Needle Felting Workshop – Liverpool, Lunenburg, Bridgewater (all ages)

Inside Out 2-Hour Art Workshop – Liverpool, Lunenburg (ages 11-15)

Big Art / Inside Out Art Making – Lunenburg, Liverpool, Bridgewater


Western Counties Regional Library

Introduction to Scratch – Yarmouth, Barrington

Ollie (app controlled robot) – Shelburne (ages 8-12)

Minecraft – Yarmouth, Digby, Weymouth, Clare

Lego – Shelburne, Digby, Barrington

Science Challenge – Lockeport (ages 5-12)

ReThunk Junk – Lockeport (ages 5-12)