Children's Programs

Children's Programs at the Cochrane Public Library!

If a session is not linked to a form, that class is full. 
If your desired program is full, please fill out the waiting list form. If spots open up we will contact you. Please note: ALL CHILDREN UNDER 12 MUST HAVE AN ADULT IN THE BUILDING WITH THEM AT ALL TIMES. THIS INCLUDES DURING PROGRAMS.


Prepare for Launch: Get Your Summer Read On! (Ages 3-12)

We're kicking off this year's TD Summer Reading Club in style with plenty of games, cool activities, and the official start of registration for the Reading Club! Come on down, sign-up, and start winning amazing prizes!

Saturday June 16 @ 1:00-3:00 p.m.




TD Summer Reading Club 2018 Feed Your Passions (Ages 3-12)

TD Summer Reading Club is Canada's biggest, bilingual summer reading program for kids of all ages, interests and abilities. Read and earn amazing prizes all summer as we celebrate literacy, imagination and our passions!

Read and earn prizes all summer long from June 16-August 31!



Finale Party for the TD Summer Reading Club 2018! (Ages 3-12)

You've spent the summer reading and hanging out with us, now it's time to go out with a bang! Come party with us as we play fun games, give away book prizes, and watch the amazing magician CHRISTOPHER COOL wow us with his magic tricks!

Friday August 17 from 1:00-3:00 p.m.


S.T.E.A.M. Station Saturdays (ages 6 to 13)
Science! Technology! Engineering! Art! Math! we`ve got challenges galore to get you thinking outside the box and having a ton of fun!

No registration required! We will see you there!

Second and fourth Sat of each month- May 12, May 26, June 9, June 23 @ 1 to 2pm



Lego Club (ages 6+)

Everthing is awesome when you get to play with LEGO and hang out with your friends! Show off your skills!

No Registration Required! We will see you there!

First and third Sat of each month- May 5, May 19, June 2, June 16, June 30, July 7-August 11 (no class July 21) @ 1 to 2



Chapter Book Story Time (Ages 6+)

Did you know that 58% of children who were polled in the Scholastic Reads Report say they wish read-aloud time continued after the age of 5? The Cochrane Public Library wants to help! Come on down to the Library as we read a chapter aloud from a selected work all summer long! Cuddle-up, get comfy, and enjoys the tales we weave!

No registration required! We will see you there!

Thursdays July 5-August 16 @ 1:00-2:00 p.m.


Spy Academy (Ages 7-10)

Calling all 007 agent wanna-bes! We are going to teach you the tricks of the trade this summer so join up, put on your best sneaking shoes, and come make new covert friends!

Saturdays July 7-August 11 (no class July 21) @ 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Click here to register.


Coding Avengers (ages 8-12)

Have you ever wanted to learn how to code? Now's the chance with the coding avengers! We'll be buolding games and webpages during this hands-on club! Register early as space is limited!

Fridays July 6-August 10 @ 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Click here to register.


Pokemon Club (ages 8-12)

Gotta catch em all! Come make new friends, trade cards, practice your math skills, and play the game at the library!

No registration required! Just come on down and jump in!

Saturdays July 7-August 11 (no class July 21) @ 4:30-5:30 p.m.



Drama Club  (ages 8-12)

Learn all about acting and creating your own play! Write scripts, learn voice projection, character development and puppetry. We will have a performance on the last day for families and friends ... so save the date! Please only register for one session as space is limited.

Session A: Tuesdays July 3-August 14 @ 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Session B: Thursdays July 5-August 16 @ 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Click here to register.



Summer Book Club (Ages 8-12)

Love to chat about books? Join us in June to decide what books we'll read and discuss over the summer! We'll meet once in July and August to discuss our chosen works so come ready to share your experience! All books will be considered: graphic novels, manga, novels, and more!

Wednesdays June 20, July 18, and August 15 @ 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Click here to register. 


Creation Station (ages 8-12)

A DIY class for the ages! Come in, get creative, and make cool projects every week!

Wednesdays July 4-August 15 @ 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Click here to register.



The Young Cochrane Film Critics Guild (Ages 9-13)

Are you a fan of movies? Do you love talking about them to your friends? Then the Young Cochrane Film Critics Guild is for YOU! Tuesdays will be spent watching the movie, Thursdays will be spent discussing the film and writing reviews! 

Tuesdays July 3-August 14 @ 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Thursdays July 5-August 16 @ 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Click here to register.


The Order of the Mad Scientists (Ages 9-12)

Do you find yourself mixing up concoctions in the kitchen after dinner? Do you cackle evilly when you've made the perfect brew? Well then come join other kids just like yourself in this fun and scientific group!

Fridays July 6-August 10 @ 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Click here to register.


Writing Club (Ages 11-18)

For all those aspiring and young writers out there, this club is for you! Come in and learn creative writing tips and tricks, work on your stories, and receive constructive feedback on your work!

Tuesdays July 3-August 14 @ 11:00a.m.-12:30p.m.

Click here to register.