Featured Events

Events Calendar

January 2023

1 Jan
Library Closure - New Year's Day Library Closure

10:00 AM| Main Library – 345 Aylmer St. N.

The Library will be closed on Sunday, January 1 for New Year's Day.

2 Jan
Library Closure - New Year's Day Observance Library Closure

10:00 AM| Main Library – 345 Aylmer St. N.

The Library will be closed on Monday, January 2 in observance of New Year's Day

3 Jan
Curious Kid Cases Takeaway

10:00 AM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer Street North.

We’re bringing back our popular Curious Kid Cases to help you get through the last week of winter vacation! These kits are perfect for curious kids ages 5 to 8 years or 9 to 12 years who like to explore ideas, discover fun activities, and learn about new things. Each Case includes library books, media, print activities, games and crafts related to a specific theme.  

You can borrow a Curious Kid Case with your library card from the Children’s Area while supplies last. Kits are available on a first come, first served basis and limited to one per family. We cannot place holds on this item, so stop by early before they are gone! 

3 Jan
Tech Coaching – Digital Collection Help Registration Required

11:00 AM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer St. N

Book a session with one of our Tech Coaches for help with technical skills related to eBooks and other Digital Library resources as well as basic questions related to computers and mobile devices.  

 

Please note: Tech Coaches cannot help with computer or hardware repairs or provide ongoing tutoring sessions. 

4 Jan
Teen Library Ambassadors Application Required

05:00 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer St. N.

We're looking for teens interested in planning, promoting and participating in monthly programs. This commitment will include monthly meeting attendance, as well as activities outside of our monthly meetings.

Teen volunteers will gain experience relevant to work and education, develop leadership and teamwork skills, earn volunteer hours and have lots of fun along the way! If interested in participating, please fill out our online application.

4 Jan
Hooks and Yarns Not Registered

06:00 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer St. N.

Drop in for our weekly meetup of yarn crafters. Bring your own projects and share tips, ideas, challenges, and successes. We’ll put the kettle on, but please bring your own mug!

5 Jan
Teen Writing Circle Registration Required

04:00 PM| Online - Zoom

Whether you’re currently writing a poem, a short story, or a whole novel, the Teen Writing Circle is a place to connect with like-minded teens and get inspired!

We’ll have experienced authors join the group from time to time to mentor you on the writing process and give helpful hints on a variety of topics.

6 Jan
Spice Club Takeaway Kits Registration Required

10:00 AM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer St. N.

Do you enjoy cooking, experimenting with ingredients and trying new recipes? Sign up for our monthly Spice Club takeaway kits featuring spices and herbs from all over the world. We’ll also hold occasional meetings to share our favourites and chat about what we’ve been creating in the kitchen! It’s the perfect program for foodies of all kinds. 

  • December: Ginger (used in Northern European holiday baking)
  • January: Star Anise (used in Chinese cooking -- Chinese New Year is Jan 22)
  • February: Rose water (roses are for more than Valentine’s!)
6 Jan
Board Games Night Not Registered

06:00 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer St. N.

Bring your family and friends out for a night of board games at the library! Challenge yourself with a new game or a cherished favourite. We’ll have games that focus on creativity, strategy, and luck. Please note: games will be appropriate for ages 9 and up.