Graphic Novel Clubs

NEW  An alternative to our traditional book club  offerings.  Each month will feature a Teen/Adult and Kids/Tweens option.

Saturday, February 23rd at 2:00 p.m.  Hildafolk by Luke Pearson

Tuesday, February 26th at 6:00 p.m. Blankets by Craig Thompson

Comic Book Club

Participants will learn about the library’s new comic book collection, play comic-related games, and get started on their own series with a fun comic scene sketchbook.

Registration is required.

Friday, February 15th at 3:00 p.m.

Comic Book Scavenger Hunt

Friday, January 18th to Saturday, January 26th—Drop In

Participate in a fun challenge spanning the entire library.  All participants receive a comic-related surprise while one lucky winner will receive a comic book prize pack!


Young Writers’ Club

Get inspired with fun prompts, monthly themes, and other writing activities.  Aspiring creators are welcome to bring any writing they have been working on and will be provided with a writing & drawing notebook.

Registration is required.


Saturday, January 26th at 2:00 p.m.

Teen & Tween

Tuesday, January 29th at 6:00 p.m.

Programs for Crafty Kids & Teens

Snow Dough

Create realistic, wintry white flakes in this fun sensory workshop.  Participants will use science to transform simple ingredients into a malleable mixture that is perfect for crafting snowpeople and scenes.

Saturday, January 12th at 11:00 a.m.

Registration is required.






Makerspace Mashup Parties

Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m. 

January 15th:  Emoji Overload

Jewelry, ‘Number Two’ Pencils, & more!

February 12th:  Valentine Extravaganza

Button, stickers, love bugs, & more!

Registration is required.


DIY Bird Feeders

Treat our feather friends to a delicious dessert by crafting a simple (and easily refillable) feeder.

Saturday, February 9th at 11:00 a.m.

$5 Fee

All supplies provided.

Registration is required.


Introduction to Mindfulness

Children will learn breathing exercises, calming techniques, engage in interactive games and create a wellness craft.

Focus on Gratitude

Tuesday, January 22nd at 6:00 p.m.

In this session, children will also make a sensory bottle and receive a gratitude journal.

Focus on Emotions

Saturday, February 23rd at 11:00 a.m.

In this session, children will also make a worry doll (pictured below).

$5 fee.  Registration is required.

Board Games

We’ve recently purchased a HUGE collection of board games and we need some more players!  Enjoy an afternoon (or evening) of good old fashioned fun (and maybe a few prizes)!

Family Fun Nights (Tuesdays):

January 8th & February 5th at 6:00 p.m.


Participate in multiplayer games using the library’s gaming consoles or go solo with one of our iPads.  Enjoy friendly competition and company while you play.

Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. (starting January 2nd)

Tales for Twos and Threes

Thursday mornings from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

                    Participate in a range of fun & educational activities with your little one

  • Coordination games
  • Musical instruments
  • Songs/Stories/RhymesName/object identification

Baby Time

Tuesday mornings beginning September 18th—10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.   Ages 0-2

Introduce your little one to learning through songs, stories, rhymes and introductory

activities such as sensory development and self-awareness.

Therapy Tails

Therapy Tails visit the Thorold Public Library on the first Saturday of every month from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the children’s reading circle.  Animal reading buddies foster basic social skills and confidence in young readers. The unconditional support of a canine companion allows for a safe and nonjudgmental environment in which children get excited about learning and grow their love of reading.  There is no cost to participate in this program.