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These FREE workshops are intended to 5 years old +

A parent must be present. Places are limited.

You can also register online or 450-424-8000 ext. 217

Come decorate Easter eggs made of cake!  (for 5 y.o. and up) FULL
Saturday, April 6th at 1:30 p.m. (in French) and 2:45 p.m. (bilingual)
Community Centre (1301 Rue du Bois)
Reservation required: online or 450-424-8000 ext.217

Children are invited to come decorate Easter eggs made of cake, using chocolate, fondant and candies.

Story Time

A Monday morning per month
In English (9 a.m. to 10 a.m.)
In French (10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.)
Library (1275 Rue du Bois)

Story time is a magical hour for children 3 to 5 years old. Great stories and fun do-it-yourself projects are scheduled at the library! Let yourself be transported by the wonderful tales told by the activity’s hosts who just can’t wait to share stories, stories and more stories! The goal of the activity is to help children discover the pleasure of storytelling and imagination.

And, to finish things off in style, kids will be treated to a crafting activity and a snack. So, sit back and get ready to enjoy a magical moment with your little ones.

Monday, March 18
Monday, April 15
Monday, May 27
Monday, June 17

New: Sunday Morning Storytime!
In English (9 a.m. to 10 a.m.)
In French (10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.)
Library (1275 Rue du Bois)

Sunday, March 17
Sunday, April 14
Sunday, May 26
Sunday, June 9

Reservation required 450-424-8000 ext. 260

Summer Reading Club

The library is pleased to invite children 13 years of age and under to take part in the 11th edition of the 2019 Summer Reading Club by TD Bank in collaboration with Library and Archives Canada (LAC). The goal of the club is to foster a love of reading and help students maintain their skills throughout the summer.

Prerequisite: Be a member of the library and hold a resident card (carte du citoyen).

Registration: From June 26 to August 16, parents are invited to register their children between the ages of 6 and 13 by visiting the library during regular hours of operation. They can also register their children between the ages of 0 and 5 by committing to reading them several stories.

Children who wish to participate will receive a journal in which they can keep track of the books they have read. Library clerks will stamp their journal for every 5 books they read.

Closing party

A closing party for the program will be held on Sunday, August 25th at 1 p.m. as a way of rewarding the efforts made by our young readers throughout the summer. On this occasion, a show presented by BAM Percussion will be offered to our young readers and their guests!

Required registration and can be done at the library beginning on June 26.

Children can register for the reading club anytime throughout the summer.





Lire et faire lire program

The joy of reading shared by children and volunteer seniors.  

Lire et faire lire is a true form of active citizenship! The association offers an intergenerational reading program through local branches across Quebec. The simplicity of the program is what makes it truly appealing. During the academic year, seniors volunteer to read to children in one of their local schools once a week. Each volunteer is assigned its own group of 2 to 5 preschool children, kindergarten children, 1st graders or 2nd graders (4 to 8 years of age).

The program’s mission can be summed up in one key word: ENJOYMENT. The enjoyment of having someone read you a story, of reading yourself, of sharing and creating a bond.

Lire et faire lire has two main objectives:

  • Foster a love of books and reading in children
  • Build intergenerational connections

Interested in being part of this fabulous adventure?  


Becoming a Lire et faire lire volunteer reader is easy!

You must:

  • Love children and reading
  • Be 50 years of age or older
  • Be available during the day, one hour per week for eight consecutive weeks (between September and May)
  • Be able to make your way to the school in your area that is part of the program
  • Be able to read in French

You will then be able to:

  • Take part in an intergenerational activity focused on the joy of books and reading
  • Share your love of books and reading
  • Share and discuss with a small group of 2 to 5 children between the ages of 4 and 8, allowing them to benefit from your life experience
  • Meet other interesting volunteer readers

Volunteer seniors: register at the Saint-Lazare Library where you will be assigned a school or daycare within the Saint-Lazare territory.

Schools and daycares within the Saint-Lazare territory: Do you wish to have volunteer seniors come to your classrooms to read to your students in French? Register at the Library.  

In person at 1275 Du Bois Street, Saint-Lazare (QC)  J7T 3B5

By phone at 450 424-8000, extension 212

By email at



Red Cross Babysitting Course

Interested in babysitting? Planning to stay home alone?
Learn to do it safely. Child must be 11 years old for the training.

Thursday, March 7th
Schedule: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Language: French (FULL)  English (few spots available)
Location: Community Centre (1301 Rue du Bois)
Cost: $40 (tx in.)
Material: Bring a cold lunch, indoor shoes, a pen or pencil and a doll!


In person: At the Community Centre on Thursday, January 10th, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., and as of the 11th during the recreation department opening’s hours.

Payment: cash, debit or cheque

Online: Starting on Thursday, January 10th, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. 
Payment : credit card only. Child’s valid resident ID card (carte du citoyen) is required for the online registration.

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Telephone: 450 424-8000

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