Winter 2019
Upcoming Film Nights
Thursday, January 3rd at 6:30 pm

Thursday, January 10th 6:30 pm

Thursday, January 17th at 6:30 pm

Thursday, January 31st at 6:30 pm

Thursday, February 7th 6:30 pm

Thursday, February 14th at 6:30 pm

Thursday, February 21st 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.
Monthly Book Club
Thursday, January 24th from 7 to 8:30 pm
Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld

Thursday, February 28th from 7 to 8:30 pm
Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

Thursday, March 22nd from 7 to 8:30 pm
My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout
Travelogues
Tuesday, January 15th at 2 pm
Anne Scott presents End of the Earth: Patagonia to Antarctica

Tuesday, February 19th at 2 pm
Tour Romania with Jonathan van Bilsen

Tuesday, March 19th at 2 pm
Sarah White presents ‘Millionaires and Masterworks’: Exploring History, Art & Architecture in Buffalo, NY

Travelogue programs are free, but we ask that you pre-register by calling the Library at 905-985-7686 extension 101 or simply visit the Information Desk.
Qello - Free Concerts on Film at the Library
Sun. January 13 @ 2pm
Carrie Underwood: the Storyteller Tour (Run time 1:45 min)

Sun. January 27 @ 2pm
Chess: the Musical in Concert (Run time 2:24 min)

Sun. February 17 @ 2pm
The 12 Cellists: The 40th Anniversary Concert (Run time 1:54 min)

Sun. March 3 @ 2pm
Slowhand at 70: Live at the Royal Albert Hall (Run time 1:46 min)

Sun. March 24th @ 2pm
New Orleans Concert: The Music of America's Soul (Run time 1:14 min)

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 7th at 2 pm
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
Introducing Windows 10
When: January 18th, 3-4:30 pm

Internet Skills and Safety
When: February 1st, 3-4:30 pm

Intro to Word
When: February 15th, 3-4:30 pm

Intro to Power Point
When: March 1st, 3-4:30 pm

Intro to Publisher
When: March 15th, 3-4:30 pm

New! Digital Projects
Do you have a digital project you’re working on or something that you want to learn that takes a bit more attention and instruction than we can provide during Zoomer Tech Club? Sign up for one of our Digital Project dates to get assistance from a library staff member.

Each session will take a maximum of three participants so you can receive more individualized assistance. Spaces fill quickly, so register early!

When: Fridays from 3-4:30 pm on the following dates: January 11th, January 25th, February 8th, February 22nd, March 8th and March 22nd.

Classes are FREE, but pre-registration is required. Please visit or call the Library at 905-985-7686 ex. 101.
Family Law Information Session
The Family Law Info Session is a free two-hour session conducted by a family lawyer and provides a general overview of the areas of law that are relevant to separation and divorce, the effects of separation and divorce on adults and children; alternatives to litigation; family law issues; the family court system and local resources and programs. This information is critical, especially for those individuals who are experiencing divorce or are assisting others who are going through it.

The Family Mediation Resource Centre (“FMRC”) is a non-profit organization which provides free resources and affordable programming to families experiencing significant change brought on by separation / divorce. FMRC’s mission is to improve access to community resources, legal information and alternatives to family litigation for everyone and especially for the most vulnerable individuals.

When: Tuesday, March 19th from 6 - 8 pm

This program is free but space is limited. Please pre-register by calling 905-985-7686 ex. 101 or visiting the Library in advance.
Information Session with DRPS
Join Detective Constable Martin Franssen of Durham Regional Police Services to learn about fraud awareness and prevention.  These sessions are free and open to community members of all ages, but may be of particular interest to seniors. Sessions are approximately 2 hours in length.

Fraud Awareness and Prevention
When: Tuesday, February 19th at 6 pm

Power of Attorney & Last Will and Testament
When:Tuesday, February 26th at 6 pm

These sessions are free but space is limited. 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 8th to January 31st
Session 2—February 12th to March 7th
Session 3—March 26th to April 18th

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 8th to January 31st
Session 2—February 12th to March 7th
Session 3—March 26th to April 18th

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 8th to 17th, 2019.

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 8th, or check our online calendar on that same date.
Kent Farndale Gallery
Artists of Uxbridge - Diversity with Harmony
Artists of Uxbridge
Jan 5th to Jan 31st
Opening Reception: Jan 5 @ 2pm

Genesis: Journey into Artistic Expression
Diana Serapiglia
Feb 2nd to Feb 28th
Opening Reception: Feb 2 @ 2pm 

Michael Reeves Retrospective
Mar 2nd to Apr 4th
Opening Reception: Mar 2 @ 2pm
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