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Summer Reading Programs 2022 at the Glace Bay Library

August 1, 2022 - October 2, 2022

** For any programs that require registration, please call 902 849 8657 as space as limited.**


The theme for this year is “Once Upon a Time – Myth & Legends” – They can sign up online at or drop by any local library & ask CBRL staff for a paper log if you’re not online.


For every 4 books read(3 for teens & adults) earn one entry in the Grand Prize Draw. Some of the Grand Prizes include the following:


– A gift certificate for a night in an oTENTik at any campground in the CB Highlands National Park (courtesy of Parks Canada) -A gift certificate for one night at the Holiday Inn-Sydney Waterfront (courtesy Holiday Inn)

– A bicycle

– Lego Set

– Board Game Package


All reading content counts! We love books; ebooks; audio books; magazines; & comics. You can also read aloud to someone else or have someone read aloud to you


People can look on to look at our events with us or any of our local libraries.


Summer Reading Program 2022 Schedule for the Glace Bay Library (expired events removed):


Monday August 8th; August 22nd ; August 29th – 6pm – 8pm – Board Game Night Drop In -Bored at home and want something to do on a Monday evening ? Come to the Glace Bay Library to play some Board Games. Everyone is welcome! Try something new or play an old favourite! – no registration required.


Lego Drop In – ages 5-12 – August 3rd; August 17th -Every second Wednesday starting July 6th, the Glace Bay Library is having a Lego Drop In – come with your imagination & see what you can build. – no registration required


Crafternoon Fridays Drop In – August 5th; August 19th; ages 5-12 ; 10am – 1pm – no registration required


Babies & Books Drop In – ages 0-2 – August 10th – 10am – 11am – no registration required.


Teddy Bear/Plushie Sleepover – August 1st – 630pm-730pm – ages 5-12 – After a little hiatus, the Glace Bay Library is thrilled to be bringing back one of its all-time favorite programs in our new location. Bring a Teddy Bear/Plushie to the library to do some fun activities, BUT the plushies get to have a sleepover in the library. You get to pick up your plushies the next day along with a picture of a fun activity your plushies did the night before! – Registration required.


Summer Film Series – August 3rd; 17th; 31st – all times are 6pm – 8pm – Registration is required. This summer, the Glace Bay Library will show the complete film trilogy The Librarian over three evenings in August. – Registration required for all 3 films.

August 3rd: The Librarian: Quest for the Spear “To become a librarian, you must master the Dewey Decimal system. If you are the new librarian Flynn, you also get to save the world. It’s a fun movie that travels around the world that questions if our new Librarian can also be a hero? (Kanopy).”


August 17th: The Librarian: Return to King Solomon’s Mines “Flynn has chosen to protect priceless artifacts where he uncovers King Solomon’s mines before it’s discovered by evil (Kanopy).”


August 31st: The Librarian: Curse of the Judas Chalice “After receiving a stone at an auction, Flynn decides to take a vacation where he comes in contact with someone who has access to the Judas Chalice. (Kanopy).


Learn to Camp – August 4th – with Parks Canada – 6pm – Parks Canada educators will lead an all-ages and family-friendly interactive workshop on pitching a tent, packing a cooler, and treating wildlife with respect.

No registration required.


Pokemon Go – August 9th – 10am – 11am – After almost 3 decades, Pokemon is still a go! – Come to the Glace Bay Library for Pokemon-themed activities.- Can you catch them all? – Registration required


How to Train a Dragon – August 24th – 10am – 11am – ages 5-12 – The Glace Bay Library is thrilled to bring back one of its all-time favourite programs. Based on the numerous cartoons & movies, How to Train a Dragon, come help Hiccup & his friends train their dragons


August 1, 2022
October 2, 2022