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February 2024

Events List

(64 Results Found)
February 1, 2024  to  February 29, 2024
1 Feb
Baby & Me Registration Required

10:15 AM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer Street North.

Spend some special one-on-one time with your baby and connect with other families. Each week, Laura will share songs, stories, and rhymes designed to support your child's development and learning. 


Stay and Play: Toys will be available for babies while you enjoy time with other caregivers after the program. 

Register once for the entire series.  

1 Feb
Tech 1 on 1: Basic Tech Help Registration Required

10:30 AM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer St. N.

If you need some guidance navigating the world of technology, you can book a personal session with one of our Tech Coaches!  Our Basic Tech Help coaches can assist you with basic questions related to your computer or mobile device. If you need assistance with our digital collections, please register for our Digital Collection Help instead.
2 Feb
Spice Club Take-Away Kits: Anise (grain) Not Registered

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

Do you enjoy cooking, experimenting with ingredients and trying new recipes? Pick up our monthly Spice Club Takeaway Kits featuring spices and herbs from all over the world. Kits are available first come, first served on the first Friday of the month. 

Want to learn more about the people and cultures who cook with this spice? Attend our monthly Living Library Plus event and bring a potluck dish made with your spice kit.

2 Feb
PA Day: Better Me, Better We, Better Community Concert Not Registered

10:30 AM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer Street North.

Errol Lee’s caring concert, Better Me Better We Better Community, is about how the community takes unity, and unity takes you and me to be the change we want to see. It’s sure to be fun for the whole family! 

2 Feb
Teen Friday Night Hangout - CANCELLED Not Registered

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

Friday nights just got a bit more fun at the Library! Stop by and play Mario Kart on our new Nintendo Switch, check out our collection of board games, and get creative with our giant LEGO collection - all the while enjoying snacks!

All skill levels are welcome.

3 Feb
Grab & Go Craft Kits Takeaway

10:15 AM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer Street North.

Visit the Library on Saturdays and bring home a Family Grab & Go Craft Kit!  Each kit contains the materials and instructions you need to make a fun craft or activity at home. 

Kits are available on a first come, first served basis at the Children's Check-Out Desk while supplies last.  

 

This program has been made possible by the generosity of the Friends of the Library

3 Feb
Fixit Café - CANCELED Not Registered

01:00 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer St. N.

Regrettably, Repair Cafe has had to cancel this event due to illness. Please look for future events at facebook.com/repaircafeptbo

Our fixit friends will be on hand to help you repair your favourite jewellery. You will learn basic repair skills and how to use simple tools to fix common problems. Save a necklace, save money, save the planet!

5 Feb
Homeschool Hangout Not Registered

01:00 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer Street North.

Join us once a month for an afternoon of special guests, games, STEM activities, arts & crafts, and more with other homeschooling families.  

 January 8th - Special Guest Visit - Guide Dogs with CCB

5 Feb
Tech 1 on 1 - Digital Collection Help Registration Required

02:00 PM| 345 Aylmer St. N.

If you need some guidance navigating the world of technology, you can book a personal session with one of our Tech Coaches! 

 

We have two types of coaching sessions available: 

Digital Collection Help: for help with accessing and using our eBooks and other Digital Library resources. 
Basic Tech Help: for basic questions related to your computer or mobile device.  
 

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

6 Feb
Preschool Story Time Not Registered

10:15 AM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer Street North.

Drop in for a fun and lively story time for you and your preschooler. We will help expand your child's attention span and imagination through stories and songs while focusing on early literacy skills. 

February 20 Special Guest: Guide Dogs from CCB

6 Feb
Tech 1 on 1 - Digital Collection Help Registration Required

11:00 AM| 345 Aylmer St. N.

If you need some guidance navigating the world of technology, you can book a personal session with one of our Tech Coaches! 

 

We have two types of coaching sessions available: 

Digital Collection Help: for help with accessing and using our eBooks and other Digital Library resources. 
Basic Tech Help: for basic questions related to your computer or mobile device.  
 

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

6 Feb
Baby & Me Registration Required

02:00 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer Street North.

Spend some special one-on-one time with your baby and connect with other families. Each week, Laura will share songs, stories, and rhymes designed to support your child's development and learning. 
 

Stay and Play: Toys will be available for babies while you enjoy time with other caregivers after the program. 

Register once for the entire series.

6 Feb
LEGO hour Not Registered

04:00 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer Street North.

 
Use your imagination to build epic LEGO creations every week! We'll supply the LEGO; you bring the ideas.  

7 Feb
FULL - Toddler Time Registration Required

10:15 AM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer Street North.

Build vocabulary and share the love of reading through picture books, finger plays, songs, and rhymes in this interactive program for busy toddlers and their caregivers.

Register once for the entire series.

7 Feb
Craft Café Not Registered

01:00 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer St. N.

Bring your own needlework or papercraft projects for our weekly crafters’ meetup where we share tips, ideas, challenges, and successes!  

We'll have our Cricut machine available for those wanting to use this tool. If you’ve never used the Cricut before and would like to give it a try, please email us at LibraryPrograms@peterborough.ca

7 Feb
Forest of Reading - Silver Birch Express Meetup Not Registered

04:00 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer Street North.

For Ages 8 to 10.

Have you joined the Silver Birch Express Beanstack Challenge as part of the Forest of Reading program? If so, this meetup is for you! 

Come and meet people reading the books, discuss what you like and don’t like about the books and which ones you’re thinking of voting for, and enjoy author visits and illustrator activities!

7 Feb
Writing Circle Registration Required

07:00 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer St. North

Join other writers in a safe space to share your writing, receive feedback, offer advice, and discuss issues you may be experiencing in your writing journey.

Our meetings occasionally feature mini-writing workshops led by professional writers to provide insight into the writing process and craft.

January 24: Guest speaker: Matthew Flager

Matthew Flager is the author of Held to the Fire, the story of the 1916 fire at the Quaker Oats factory in Peterborough.  Matthew will talk about the challenges of writing a book about an event that happened 107 years ago; how Held to the Fire came into being; why this is an important story to tell; and do a select reading from the book. 

8 Feb
Baby & Me Registration Required

10:15 AM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer Street North.

Spend some special one-on-one time with your baby and connect with other families. Each week, Laura will share songs, stories, and rhymes designed to support your child's development and learning. 


Stay and Play: Toys will be available for babies while you enjoy time with other caregivers after the program. 

Register once for the entire series.  

8 Feb
Tech 1 on 1: Basic Tech Help Registration Required

10:30 AM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer St. N.

If you need some guidance navigating the world of technology, you can book a personal session with one of our Tech Coaches!  Our Basic Tech Help coaches can assist you with basic questions related to your computer or mobile device. If you need assistance with our digital collections, please register for our Digital Collection Help instead.

8 Feb
Draw Together Not Registered

04:00 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer Street North.

Drop by the Story Corner for an hour of creative colouring and drawing.  We will provide art supplies and new guided drawing activities each week.  

8 Feb
Indigenous Bilingual Story Time Not Registered

06:00 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer Street North.

Once a month, families are invited to come and listen to a story read in Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe) by an Indigenous community member, followed by a craft or activity.  

 December Reader: Ashley Wynne 

Title: Waabii the Rabbit 

January Reader: Sarah Wood 

Title: Mii maanda ezhi-gikendamaanh (This is how I know)   by Brittany Luby and Joshua Mangeshig Pawis-Steckley 

Translated by Alvin Ted and Alan Corbiere 

 February Reader: Crys Wintjes 

Title: Gimanaadenim (You Hold Me Up) by Monique Gray Smith and Danielle Daniel. Translated by Angela Mesic and Margaret Noodin 

 

An English translation of the story will be provided. Everyone is invited to listen, learn and enjoy!   

This program is offered in partnership with the Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre

9 Feb
Makerspace Not Registered

05:30 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer Street North.

We are transforming the Story Corner into a Makerspace where you can come and create things together!  

  • CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESS October: see what you can build with things like popsicle sticks, corks and straws. 
  • November: make a marble maze with cardboard and playdough. 
  • December: make your own holiday cards and gifts.
  • January: construct a bridge using a set number of materials
  • February: make a superhero costume - complete with mask and cape.

 This program has been made possible by the generosity of the Friends of the Library

10 Feb
Children's Films for Black History Month Not Registered

10:30 AM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer Street North.

 

Celebrate Black History Month at the Library with a family-friendly movie on the big screen! We’ve picked some of our favourites to share with you, so get comfortable and grab some popcorn while supplies last. 

February 10:  Double Feature 

Hair Love (G) Hair Love is a heartfelt animated short film featuring a Black father who has to do  his daughter’s hair for the first time. Winner of the Academy Award® for Best  Animated Short, this film is all about love – for your hair and yourself. (2019, 7 min) 

The Princess and the Frog (G) Walt Disney Animation Studios presents the musical The Princess and the Frog, an animated comedy set in the great city of New Orleans. In this modern twist on a classic tale, Tiana became Disney’s first animated Black princess, a big moment for both her viewers and Disney. (2009, 98 min) 

 February 24:

Little Mermaid (G) The youngest of King Triton's daughters, Ariel is a beautiful and spirited young mermaid with a thirst for adventure. Longing to find out more about the world beyond the sea, Ariel follows her heart and endeavours to experience life on land. In this live remake of the 1989 classic, Disney cast Halle Bailey – an African American actor singer. (2023, 135 min) 

12 Feb
Tech 1 on 1 - Digital Collection Help Registration Required

02:00 PM| 345 Aylmer St. N.

If you need some guidance navigating the world of technology, you can book a personal session with one of our Tech Coaches! 

 

We have two types of coaching sessions available: 

Digital Collection Help: for help with accessing and using our eBooks and other Digital Library resources. 
Basic Tech Help: for basic questions related to your computer or mobile device.  
 

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

12 Feb
Teen Reviewers Registration Required

04:00 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer St. North

Earn volunteer hours for participating in our monthly online discussion and contributing book reviews to share with your library community.