Learn how to support gender friendliness in our communities. Hear Dr. Lee Airton, Assistant Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies in Education at Queen's University, discuss their work in supporting gender diversity, how gender diversity has influenced social and educational environments, and how gender diverse populations can approach obstacles with confidence and community support. Register for this program, happening September 28 at 6 p.m.
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Ce programme présente des histoires racontées de vive voix, accompagnées de chansons, de comptines, et d’activités en nature! Une fois par semaine, nous vous enverrons ce lien et vous pourrez réécouter chaque programme autant que vous voulez!
This special program will include read-alouds, songs, rhymes, STEM facts and more. This program will be provided mostly in French, with some helpful instructions for English speaking parents. A link will be emailed out to all registrants each week, and you'll be able to watch it as often as you like!
Register to join us at Springer Market Square to celebrate Kingston Pride on Sunday, September 26. Drag queens will showcase books promoting the messages of diversity and inclusion and acceptance. Storytimes are at 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Don't forget to pick up your free Kingston Pride Take Home Kit! Celebrate at home with your little ones using this free take-home kit. Available until supplies last, starting Saturday, September 18 at the Isabel Turner Branch.
The PumpHouse will be visiting select library branches to showcase a visiting exhibition, Refuge Canada, through family-friendly activities. Learn about refugee experiences and create a mini paper suitcase to take home! Grades K-3 and 4-8 sessions available, September 18 at Isabel Turner, September 25 at Sydenham and October 2 at Central. Registration required.
Queens Connections will be co-hosting two special events at the Calvin Park Branch. Grades 2-4 can register to explore the different seasons by creating a scene in the virtual reality platform, CoSpaces. Grades 4-6 can register to learn how to code their own micro:bit program to help solve current climate concerns! Rather pick up a take-home kit? Register for a Sticky Science activity kit, and follow along the online workshop!