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March 2023

Events List

(80 Results Found)
March 1, 2023  to  March 31, 2023
1 Mar
LEGO hour Not Registered

4:00 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer Street North.

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

*Please note the change from Wednesdays to Thursdays after March Break. 

 Older siblings are welcome to join.

1 Mar
Teen Library Ambassadors Application Required

5:00 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 Library Ambassadors 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.

1 Mar
Hooks and Yarns Not Registered

6:00 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer St. N.

May 31 - CANCELLED DUE TO STAFF ILLNESS

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!

 

2 Mar
Tech Coaching- Basic Tech 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.

2 Mar
Tween Creative Writing Club Registration Required

6:30 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer Street North.

Get your creative juices flowing through writing activities, prompts, and games with other young, aspiring authors.

3 Mar
Spice Club Take-away Kits: Mint 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.

  • March registration begins Wednesday, February 1, with pick-up date Friday, March 3 (Mint)
  • April registration begins Wednesday, March 1, with pick-up date Friday, March 31 (Sumac)
  • May registration begins Monday, April 3, with pick-up date Friday, May 5 (Green tea)
3 Mar
First Friday Peterborough Not Registered

6:00 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer St. N.

Celebrate Peterborough’s arts community by embracing creativity at the Library before heading out to the downtown art crawl.

First Friday Peterborough is a self-guided tour of downtown galleries, studios, shops, and cafés that takes place on the first Friday of every month, except January, between the hours of 6:00 and 10:00 pm. 

March activity: Printmaking

Come play with pattern as we create colourful prints using a variety of techniques and materials, including stamps, styrofoam, bubble wrap, blocks and more!

4 Mar
Family Grab & Go Craft Kits Takeaway

10:00 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 every Saturday morning at the Children's Check-Out Desk.  

  • June 24 - Hanging Paper Knot Birds  
  • July 1 - No Kits - Library Closed
  • July 8 - Egg Carton Goldfish   
  • July 15 - Pool Noodle Jellyfish  
  • July 22 - Pineapple Bookmarks 
  • July 29 - Paper Bag Otter  
  • August 5 - No Kit Available
  • August - 12 Straw Rockets
  • August 19 - Clothespin Grasshopper 
  • August 26 - Honey Bee Craft
  • September 2 - No Kit  Available 
  • September 9 - Pencil bookmarks
  • September 16 - Yarn Apple Craft
  • September 23 - Pride Keychains
  • September 30 - No Kit Available - Library Closed
  • October 7 - Turkey Headband
  • October 14 - Ontario Public Library Week Book Flowers
  • October 21 - Origami Fox
  • Octbober 28 - Coffee Filter Bats
  • November 4 - Tissue Paper Trees
  • November 11 - No Kit Available - Library Closed
  • November 18 - Weaving Rainbow Fish
  • November 25 - Hibernating Bear Craft

 

 

4 Mar
Fixit Cafe Not Registered

1:30 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer St. N.

Hope to see you next month!

Our fixit friends will be on hand to help you with basic repairs of household items such as clothing, shoes, jewellery, toys and more. Fixers may also offer suggestions and resources to help you with your small appliance repairs. Learn basic skills while giving new life to your items, saving you money, and keeping well-loved possessions out of the landfill.

6 Mar
Basic Computer Skills Registration Required

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

Spend some dedicated time learning Basic Computer Skills to help you with daily tasks and internet use. In these sessions, you will learn to get more comfortable with a Windows-based computer and explore internet browsing and email.

This course is ideal for volunteers or older adult learners and those needing basic computer skills for employment. Registrants should commit to attending most of this 8-week series. 

6 Mar
Communication & Workplace Skills Registration Required

12:00 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer St. N.

*Please note: the time of this program has been changed to 12-1:30 pm.

This course will provide you with basic skills essential to the modern workplace including:

  • Video conferencing
  • Managing emails
  • Goal setting, time management skills, and tips for online learning
  • Skills for creating better relationships and improving teamwork

This course is ideal for those entering or re-entering the workforce. Registrants should commit to attending most of this series.

Our community partner, Fleming College - Skills on Demand, offers courses in a variety of subjects including math, computers, communications, and sciences, and can help you move forward with goals such as entry into post-secondary, employment, apprenticeship, or refreshing and gaining the essential skills required for today’s in-demand careers.

6 Mar
Homeschool Connection Not Registered

1:00 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer Street North.

Stop by for an afternoon of games, arts & crafts, and more with other homeschooling families. We want to get to know you better, find out how the Library can support your learning at home, and develop programs that will keep you coming back. 

Join us on Friday, June 16 for an ice cream social and a sneak peek at the TD Summer Reading Club. We’ll be taking a break for the summer but we will be back in the fall.  

6 Mar
Tech Coaching – Digital Collection Help Registration Required

2:00 PM| 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. 

6 Mar
Teen Reviewers Registration Required

4:00 PM| Main Library – 345 Aylmer St. N.

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

6 Mar
Intermediate Spanish Conversation Registration Required

6:00 PM| Main Library – 345 Aylmer St. N.

Develop your Spanish speaking and listening skills in a fun and interactive environment from native Spanish speakers. Our partners at the New Canadians Centre will lead this weekly conversation group.

The New Canadians Centre Peterborough (NCC) is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to supporting immigrants, refugees and other newcomers in the Peterborough and Northumberland regions. 

7 Mar
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. 

7 Mar
Wildlife Coexistence Workshops Registration Required

6:30 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer St. N.

We're partnering with the Kawartha Wildlife Centre and Bird Friendly Peterborough (BFP) to educate, create, and learn about animals and the ways we can live better with nature. After completing all three modules, each registrant will be certified with a Wildlife Coexistence Certificate.

Module 1: Being Bird Friendly

Learn about responsible bird feeding and making your yard safe for birds. You'll enjoy a live bird demonstration with a Certified Falconer. Bring your own bird feeder and we will evaluate it and demonstrate how to clean it and make it bird safe. One lucky participant may win a bird feeder as a door prize!

8 Mar
Tech Coaching- Basic Tech Help Registration Required

3:00 PM| 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.

8 Mar
Hooks and Yarns Not Registered

6:00 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer St. N.

May 31 - CANCELLED DUE TO STAFF ILLNESS

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!

 

8 Mar
Writing Circle Registration Required

7:00 PM| Main Library – 345 Aylmer St. N.

Writing Circle is discontinued for July and August of 2023. Please register again for our Fall 2023 sessions starting on Tuesday, August 1.

Join other writers in a safe place to share your writing, receive feedback, offer advice, and discuss issues you may be experiencing with your writing. Our meetings occasionally feature mini writing workshops, led by professional writers, to provide insight into the writing process and craft.

9 Mar
Tech Coaching- Basic Tech 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.

10 Mar
Family Movie Night Not Registered

6:00 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer Street North.

Friday nights just got a lot more fun! Stop by the Library for a family-friendly movie – we'll supply the popcorn, while supplies last. 

May 5: Turning Red (PG) 

(2022 99 min) Meilin is a confident, dorky 13-year-old living in Toronto who is torn between staying her mother's dutiful daughter and the chaos of adolescence. And as if changes to her interests, relationships and body weren't enough, whenever she gets too excited (which is practically ALWAYS), she "poofs" into a giant red panda. 

June 2: Finding Dory (PG) 

Dory is a wide-eyed, blue tang fish who suffers from memory loss every 10 seconds or so. With help from her friends, Dory embarks on an epic adventure to find her parents. (2016 97 min) 

Please note: if you are more than 10 minutes late for a program you may not be admitted. 

11 Mar
March Break - Family Grab & Go Stem Kits Takeaway

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

Our Family Grab & Go Kits contain extra-special STEM activities guaranteed to be both fun and educational! They are available on a first come, first served basis at the Children's Check-Out Desk on Saturday mornings during March Break.  

March 11:  Bottle Rocket

March 18: Hover Ball

13 Mar
March Break - Yoga Story Adventures Not Registered

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

Join us for some interactive stories using yoga. Build your mental and physical strength and confidence as we follow Jaime Amor's Cosmic Kids demonstrations using the CosmicKids app. 

 

13 Mar
March Break- Art FUN-damentals! Registration Required

12:00 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer St. N.

Learn about the 'ingredients' of colour, line, shape, texture and pattern that mix together to create art! We'll explore a variety of art materials, including paint and drawing media, paper collage, photography, plasticine and more!