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Summerside Library hosts special Sensory Storytime for autism month

Rebecca Boulter, literacy and public services librarian at the Summerside Inspire Learning Centre, and a team of volunteers from the Friends of the Library and Rotary Club of Summerside were busy Wednesday getting ready for the new facility’s opening, Thursday.
Rebecca Boulter, literacy and public services librarian at the Summerside Inspire Learning Centre, and a team of volunteers from the Friends of the Library and Rotary Club of Summerside were busy Wednesday getting ready for the new facility’s opening, Thursday.

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. – October is autism awareness month and the library is partnering with the Autism Society of Prince Edward Island to offer a special Sensory Storytime.

Join us for this fun, free, and interactive program for children with sensory integration challenges on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 10:30 a.m.

On Thursday, Oct. 12, at 10:30 a.m. our Family Storytime program will feature a special guest speaker from the P.E.I. Humane Society. Enjoy pet-themed stories, music and rhymes while also learning about the P.E.I. Humane Society. Learn about what to consider when adopting a new pet, as well as how to care for and protect them and what you can do to support our Island’s society.

The library is partnering with Nellie Keating from STEAM P.E.I. for Math Magic on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 2 p.m. Join us for a show for all ages filled with amazing mathematical wonders. Nellie will be showcasing gorgeous geometry, strange statistics, poetic patterns, and astonishing arithmetical art.

For more information about services and materials available from the Summerside Rotary Library, visit the library at 57 Central Street in the Inspire Learning Centre, check out our website www.library.pe.ca, check us out on Facebook, or call 902-436-7323.

 

Rebecca Boulter is the literacy and public services librarian at the Summerside Rotary Library at the Inspire Learning Centre.

 

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