Winter 2018
'Art House' Film Nights
Thursday, January 4th at 6:30 pm

Thursday, February 1st at 6:30 pm

Thursday, March 1st at 6:30 pm

Tickets are $2 each and may be purchased at the library beginning one week in advance.
'The Reel Thing' Film Nights
Thursday, January 11th at 6:30 pm

Thursday, February 8th 6:30 pm

Thursday, March 8th at 6:30 pm

Tickets are $2 each and may be purchased at the library beginning one week in advance.
Qello Concerts
Free Screenings at your Library
Sun. January 21st @ 2pm
Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance - Documentary (Run time 1:22 min)

Sun. February 18th @ 2pm
Sara Bareilles Brave Enough: Live at the Variety Playhouse (Run time 1:25 min)

Tue. February 27th @ 6:30pm
Placido Domingo Live at Loreley (Run time 0:44 min)

Sun. March 11th @ 2pm
Harry Connick Jr. in Concert on Broadway (Run time 1:47 min)

Tue. March 27th @ 6:30pm
Le Quatuor Ébène - Fiction at the Folies Bergère (Run time 1:22 min)
Travelogues
Tuesday, January 16th at 2 pm
Barcelona to Seville with Kyle Brough

Tuesday, February 20th at 2 pm
India with Jonathan van Bilsen

Travelogues are free but we ask that you pre-register by calling 905-985-7686 ex. 101 or visiting the Library in advance.
Monthly Book Club
Thursday, January 25th from 7 to 8:30 pm
Lion/Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley

Thursday, February 22nd from 7 to 8:30 pm
The Break by Katherena Vermette

Thursday, March 22nd from 7 to 8:30 pm
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See
Tea & Books
Come and discover a new author or find out more about the titles creating a buzz in the book biz. Join us for an afternoon of tea, treats and great conversation, where Library staff will discuss their latest fiction and non-fiction picks.

Thursday, February 1st at 2 pm

New! Digital Magazine Collection
We're thrilled to announce the launch of our new digital magazine collection via RB Digital!

The shared collection contains 62 magazine titles with something for everyone. All you need is a Scugog library card, and you can create your own profile and read free magazines on your PC. Prefer to read them on the go? No problem. Download the 'RB Digital' app, from the Google Play store or iTunes, and you can read on your iPad, tablet or phone as well.

Grab your library card and click here to get started. While you're at it, why not check out some of our other great online resources like our e-book and audiobook collection, or Qello - our online concert streaming service. There's a lot to love about your library!
Zoomer Tech Club
Are you looking for some guidance with your new computer, tablet or cell phone? Our Zoomer Tech Club is and excellent group for seniors who want to learn at their own pace and socialize a bit at the same time. It also provides a great opportunity to help others by trading technology tips and tricks.

Every Saturday from 10 am to 12 pm

This is a drop-in program and registration is not required.
Computer Classes
Introduction to Ancestry Library Edition
When: January 12th, 3-4 pm

Introducing Windows 10
When: January 19th, 3-4:30 pm

Social Networks
When: February 2nd, 3-4:30 pm

Making the Most of Your Digital Photos
When: February 16th, 3-4:30 pm

Welcome to the Cloud
When: February 23rd, 3-4:30 pm

New! E-Lending at the Library
When: March 2nd, 3-4:30 pm

Cutting the Cable
When: March 23rd, 3-4:30 pm

Classes are FREE, but pre-registration is required. Please visit or call the Library at 905-985-7686 ex. 101.
Brain Waves Café
We have partnered with Alzheimer Society of Durham Region to bring a new program to the library to support individuals with cognitive (memory) change and their families and caregivers.

Brain Waves Café - A social and informal place for individuals with cognitive (memory) change to meet together socially in the community for stimulating conversation, support and other engaging activities. Friends and family welcome. Light refreshments available.

When: The fourth Thursday of each month, 1-2:30 pm

This program requires pre-registration. Please contact the Alzheimer Society of Durham Region at 905-576-2567 for more information or to register.
North Durham Nature
From Birder to Birder Murder
Local Pickering author and birder Steve Burrows wrote his first mystery novel,  A Siege of Bitterns, published in 2015, which won him a major award for Best First Novel. He followed up with three more mysteries all incorporating birds and birding. Steve will tell us about how he developed his Birder Murder series from his own experiences with birding and birders. On the North Durham Nature birding trip to Colombia he researched the details for his latest novel,  A Shimmer of Hummingbirds.

When: February 22, 2018 at 7 pm

Please pre-register by calling 905-985-7686 ex. 101 or visiting the Library in advance.
Free Preschool Programs
Parent & Tot
(for children 1 to 3 years and their caregiver)
Tuesdays or Wednesdays 11:20 - 11:50 am
Thursdays 10:30 - 11:00 am

Preschool Storytime
(for children 3 to 5 years)
Tuesdays or Wednesdays 10:30 - 11:15 am

Babytime
(for babies 0 to 12 months and their caregiver)
Thursdays 11:20 - 11:50 am

Session 1 - January 9th to February 1st
Session 2 - February 13th to March 8th
Session 3 - March 27th to April 19th

Classes are FREE, but pre-registration is required. Please visit or call the Library at 905-985-7686 ex. 101.
Tech for Tots

This unique program for 3 to 5 year olds teaches basic computer skills through child-friendly, educational websites.
Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays
10:00 - 10:25 am

Session 1 - January 9th to February 1st
Session 2 - February 13th to March 8th
Session 3 - March 27th to April 19th

Cost: $10 for 4 weeks
Please visit or call the Library at 905-985-7686 ex. 101 to register.
March Break at the Library
We're planning a great line up of activities for all ages during March Break, which runs from March 10th to 17th, 2018.

We'll be bringing back some of our favourite March Break programs from the past few years and adding some new options as well.  We will be offering a variety of programs for all ages, including some great new family movies!

Watch for our March Break flyer in the library on Friday, February 9th, or check our online calendar on that same date.
Kent Farndale Gallery
Through the Eyes of Durdy Bayramov: Turkmen Village Life 1960s-80s
The Durdy Bayramov Art Foundation
Jan 6th to Feb 1st
Opening Reception: Jan 6 @ 2pm

From a Different Angle
Eric Rosser and Phil Wooding
Feb 3rd to Mar 1st
Opening Reception: Feb 3 @ 2pm 

Multiple Horizons
Kirk Sutherland
Mar 3rd to Apr 5th
Opening Reception: Mar 3 @ 2pm
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