Library readies planes for Children’s Fest

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On Saturday, August 4, we will be reading and “flying” at the Creemore Children’s Festival between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. 

Down in the quite zone and inside the Creemore Branch, Jay Jay (the tropical owl from the Wye Marsh Wild Life Centre) will be holding court from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

The crafters from milkbags unlimited will be demonstrating and teaching how to weave milk bag mats in the Creemore Log Cabin.

Adventure Smart (our local Georgian Bay search and rescue team) will be hosting a booth featuring outdoor safety outside the library doors.

Back up the road to Mill Street, Shannon, Ashley and I will be running our ever popular “Flight School” with the side attraction of “Spy School”. 

We will be “flying” our World War II replicas as well as our new additions to our fleet – our “stealth jets”. 

For more information about the activities at the Creemore Children’s Festival, please see the advertisement or visit

Our fun will be repeated at the 30th anniversary of the Annual Gathering of the Classics at Edenvale Aerodome on Saturday, August 11 (rain date on Sunday, August 12) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For event information and ticket prices, please visit

To wrap up our summer reading programming, we are going to go “play” with the alligators on Wednesday, August 15.

Little Ray will be bringing his a large assortment of his critters for two shows that require complimentary tickets to guarantee seating. 

The first show will take place on the floor of the Stayner Arena Ice Surface at 11 a.m. (This is also an excellent opportunity to check out the construction progress on our new Stayner Branch.) 

Our second show will take place in the Station on the Green in Creemore at 1 p.m. 

Tickets for the whole family can be picked up at the branches in Creemore (705-466-3011), Stayner (705-428-3595) and Sunnidale (705-424-6288) as of Saturday, July 28.

From alligators to owls to zoo animals, we got it all covered to let your imagination take flight at the Clearview Public Library.

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