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Sault Ste. Marie Public Library

Kids Programming

We offer a variety of literacy based programming for children of all ages throughout the year. Our goal is to inspire a love of reading in young children while having fun!

At this time we are not offering in person programing for children, but we are offering some online programs and contests. Check back regularly for updates.

Children's Online Art Class Program!

Send us an email listing your child's name and contact email with the subject line 'Children's Online Art Program'.

You will receive a weekly lesson plan, then submit a photo of your artwork for a chance to win an 'art inspired' prize. It is that easy!!! At the completion of the four week program you will receive a free copy of the digital art book curated by award winning artist and educator Nora Ann Harrison. The art book will be printed and then added to the library collection. You will be published in a book!

You can find a list of required materials in each lesson plan.

Lesson Plan #1

Lesson Plan #2

Lesson Plan #3

Lesson Plan #4

Registration begins Feb 4th by email:

Out of This World! Kids' Winter Reading Club

January 4th to March 19th, 2021

Sign up today for the Out of This World Kids’ Winter Reading Club!

Complete challenges to get your name on the Wall of Fame and be entered in a prize draw! Get weekly email space activities and monthly take-home crafts!

Click here to complete our online form to register.

Online Winter LEGO My Library LEGO My Library Logo

Challenges start January 18th and go until March 8th, 2021

Each week you will receive a LEGO Challenge by email.

Participants will have 1 week to complete the challenge and email us a picture of their creation.

Each creation picture sent to us will receive a response back.

LEGO prizes will be randomly drawn at the end of the program.

To register please email us at with:


  • Child's name
  • Child's age
  • Parent name
  • Phone number
  • Address

Surprise Reads for Kids

Surprise Reads for Kids is a monthly subscription with books picked just for kids, based on what they like to read! Each month, we’ll select 3 books for your child, check them out to you, package them for pick-up, and contact you to let you know your Surprise Reads are ready!

Fill out our online survey (1 survey per child – choose from Picture Book, EZ Reader, or Middle Grade) by following the links below:

Kids ReadingSurprise Reads Picture Book Subscription 

Surprise Reads Learning-to-Read Subscription

Surprise Reads EZ Reader Subscription (Approx. Gr. 2-4)

Surprise Reads Middle Grade Subscription

The best part, it’s free and we do the work!