As of Monday March 16 all programs and events at Middlesex County Libraries are suspended. We expect programming to resume after Saturday April 11. For more information view our COVID-19 Announcement.
Middlesex County Library offers programs for patrons of all ages at all of our 15 locations. Programs may be drop in, staff led or feature a special guest presenter.
Check the library event calendar to see when programs are happening in your community.
Storytimes - when and where
Our experienced and enthusiastic library staff offer storytime at many locations throughout the year.
Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join our friendly, knowledgeable staff for rhymes, songs, stories and much, much more.
|Ailsa Craig||Friday||10:30 am||Jan 10 - Mar 13|
|Coldstream||Tuesday||10:00 am||Jan 14 - Mar 17|
|Dorchester||Thursday||10:30 am||September - June|
|Dorchester||Friday||10:30 am||Year Round|
|Glencoe||Friday||10:30 am||Year Round|
|Ilderton||Friday||10:30 am||Sept 6 - Dec 6|
|Komoka||Monday||10:30 am||Year Round|
|Lucan||Friday||10:30 am||Year Round|
|Melbourne||Friday||9:30 am||Thru June 26|
|Mt. Brydges||Friday||10:30 am||Jan 10 - Mar 13|
|Parkhill||Friday||11:00 am||Year Round|
|Strathroy - Tales for Tots||Wednesday||11:15 am||Jan 8 - Mar 11, Mar 25 - May 27|
|Strathroy - Books for Babies||Wednesday||10:30 am||Jan 8 - Mar 11, Mar 25 - May 27|
|Thorndale||Friday||11:00 am||Year Round|
About Middlesex EarlyON
Middlesex EarlyON Child and Family Centres are where children, parents and caregivers connect, learn and grow – together! They offer free drop-in programs for caregivers and children from birth to six-years-old. Our centres are open to all families. They are welcoming places that offer a range of services:
- join fun activities – reading, storytelling, sing-alongs, games and more
-get advice from professionals trained in early childhood development
-find out about other family services in your community
-connect with other families with young children
For more information:
Find Middlesex EarlyON's full calendar of events on their website: https://www.middlesex.ca/earlyon
For program-related inquires please contact Middlesex EarlyON at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-666-3227. An EarlyON Faciliator will respond to your inquiry within 2 business days.
Follow Middlesex EarlyON on Facebook @EarlyONMiddlesex
EarlyON Play & Learn at the Library - when and where
Play & Learn is a drop-in program full of activities for children aged 0-6 years and their parent/caregiver. Learn and have fun together with your child with a large variety of age-appropriate activities, creative materials and toys.
|Dorchester||Wednesdays||9:00 - 11:30 am|
|Glencoe||Mondays||9:00 - 11:30 am|
|Ilderton (basement of the library)||Wednesdays & Thursdays||9:00 - 11:30 am|
|Komoka||Tuesdays||9:00 - 11:30 am|
|Lucan||Mondays||9:00 - 11:30 am|
|Parkhill||Fridays||9:00 - 11:30 am|
|Thorndale||Fridays||9:00 - 11:30 am|
EarlyON Baby Time at the Library - when and where
Baby Time is a drop-in for babies 0 to 12 months and their parent/caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Meet other parents and share in parenting topics, brain games, singing and circle time with your children.
|Dorchester||Tuesdays||1:00 - 3:00 pm|
|Glencoe||Thursdays||1:00 - 3:00 pm|
|Ilderton||Mondays||9:00 - 11:30 am|
|Lucan||Thursdays||9:00 - 11:30 am|