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November 2023

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(76 Results Found)
November 1, 2023  to  November 30, 2023
1 Nov
FULL - Toddler Time - Late Fall Mornings 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 6 week series. 

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

1 Nov
Craft Café - CANCELLED Not Registered

1:00 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer St. N.

Please note: the program has been cancelled until further notice. 

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. Please email us at libraryinfo@peterborough.ca if you've never used it before but would like to give it a try. 

1 Nov
Toddler Time - Late Fall Afternoons Registration Required

2:00 PM| 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 6 week series. 

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

1 Nov
Money Management for Tweens - Pet Shop Workshop Registration Required

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

In these workshops you will be introduced to basic money management concepts lead by Brian Kelly, a volunteer with the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA).  

November 1: Pet Shop Workshop: This workshop will help you better understand the financial responsibility and commitments of owning a pet and how to be ready for unforeseen situations. 

November 8: Needs & Wants Workshop: Learn about the difference between “needs” and “wants” and how to make smart decisions about spending your money. 

November 15: Budgeting & Expenses Workshop: Budgeting is about making smart money choices, and this workshop will show you how to create a budget and the rewards of spending within it.  

November 22: Earning Income Workshop: This workshop will help you understand what it means to earn an income and explore the challenges and options available to you as you start looking for your first job. 

2 Nov
Baby & Me - Late Fall Mornings 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, bounces, 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 6 week series.  

2 Nov
Tech Coaching: Basic Tech Help Registration Required

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

Need some guidance navigating the world of technology? Book a personal session with one of our Tech Coaches! Our Basic Tech Help will assist you with basic questions related to your computer or mobile device. If you need assistance with our digital collections, please register for our Tech Coaching: Digital Collection Help instead.
2 Nov
Lunch & Learn Wills & Estates Registration Required

12:10 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer St. N.

Take a break in the middle of your day to explore topics that will help you in practical ways. You can attend online while munching on mute at your desk or brown bag it and join us in-person at the library. 

November topic: Wills & Estates 

Local lawyer, Paige Minicola of Sullivan Law will discuss how to make necessary arrangements to ensure your priorities and objectives are respected and carried out to the benefit of your family members and loved ones.

2 Nov
Race Relations Immersive Workshops Registration Required

5:30 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer St. N.

This four-part series, offered by Community Race Relations Committee of Peterborough (CRRC), builds from the foundations of Anti-Racism, introducing social justice and community healing concepts towards collective liberation and positive race relations, and finally leads into authentic allyship.   

You will explore deeper understandings of social justice, gaining tools, strategies, and resources for addressing racism and social inequity in our day-to-day lives. A light meal will be provided. 

Please register on the first date for the entire series. Because the workshops build upon each other, participants should commit to attending all four sessions.  

3 Nov
Spice Club Take-Away Kits: Cumin 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. Starting in September, kits will now be 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 events and share food and recipes with other participants. 

3 Nov
Teen PA Day Hangout - CANCELLED Not Registered

2:00 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer St. North

Please note: this program has been cancelled.

Curious about out Friday Night Hangouts but only have free time on a PA day? Stop by for an afternoon of Maro Kart, board games and LEGO. All skill levels are welcome, and the snacks are on us!

3 Nov
PA Day - Making Comics with Kean Soo Registration Required

3:00 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer Street North.

Learn how to write and draw comics and graphic novels with the award-winning creator of Jellaby and March Grand Prix! Kean will lead you through the foundations of creating fun, compelling characters, plot outlines, and how to pull it all together by laying out and drawing your own comic! 

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

3 Nov
Bingo for Books Not Registered

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

Get your daubers ready and bring your family and friends out for a fun bookish BINGO games night - We have prizes for all ages!!

4 Nov
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 Nov
Indie Author Day - CANCELLED Not Registered

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

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Indie Author Day (IAD) celebrates independent authors with in-person and online writing workshops and author panels. This year, Indie Author Project contest winners will be announced in a live awards ceremony on IAD.

The Library will host in-person writing workshops and some virtual author panels throughout the day. 

4 Nov
Story Time at the Farmer's Market Offsite

10:15 AM| Kids Zone

Visit us at the Peterborough Regional Farmers’ Market and enjoy a Story Time break from shopping! 

 This program is offered in partnership with the Peterborough Regional Farmers’ Market

6 Nov
Tech Coaching - Digital Collection Help Registration Required

2:00 PM| 345 Aylmer St. N.

Need some guidance navigating the world of technology? 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. 

7 Nov
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. 

Halloween Story Time: Come in your costume and parade around the Children's Area on October 31!

7 Nov
Tech Coaching - Digital Collection Help Registration Required

11:00 AM| 345 Aylmer St. N.

Need some guidance navigating the world of technology? 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. 

7 Nov
Baby & Me - Late Fall afternoons Registration Required

2:00 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, bounces, 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 6 week series.  

7 Nov
LEGO Hour Not Registered

4:00 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 Nov
Trail Tales Not Registered

6:00 PM| Various Parks in Peterborough ON

Come out for an evening family stroll along some of Peterborough’s lovely trails while Laura shares some oral stories, songs and rhymes that connect us to the natural beauty around us. 

Please dress for the weather, we only cancel if there’s a downpour or storm. Also, please bring a headlamp or flashlight as we move into the darker months. 


Oct 10 - Meet at Ecology Park

Nov 7 - Meet at Jackson Park by the Pagoda Bridge

Dec 5 - Meet at Ashburnham Memorial Park: Peterborough Museum & Archives

Jan 23 - Meet at Pioneer Memorial Park: Master's College and Seminary

Feb 20- Meet at Sherbrooke Woods: Monseigneur-Jamot

 

 

8 Nov
FULL - Toddler Time - Late Fall Mornings 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 6 week series. 

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

8 Nov
Living & Aging Well: Estate Planning and Wills Registration Required

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

We're partnering with Age-friendly Peterborough in this series for older adults, focussing on learning ways to stay safe, connected, and active in our community. Each month's session will feature a presentation, discussion, and time for socializing over a small luncheon.

November Topic: Estate Planning and Wills 

A will provides your relatives with instructions about how your property should be handled after your death, but estate planning goes even further to outline your wishes regarding your health, finances, and more, even while you’re living. We will help you understand the financial and legal processes involved in both. 

8 Nov
Craft Café - CANCELLED Not Registered

1:00 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer St. N.

Please note: the program has been cancelled until further notice. 

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. Please email us at libraryinfo@peterborough.ca if you've never used it before but would like to give it a try. 

8 Nov
Genealogy Research Help Not Registered

1:00 PM| Main Library - 345 Aylmer St. N.

Learn about the lives of the people on your family tree using local resources. Experienced researchers from the Kawartha Branch of Ontario Ancestors will guide you to information in the Library's combined local history and genealogy collection and online tools and resources. Bring your laptop and explore free library access to Ancestry online.