Winter 2020
Upcoming Film Nights
Thursday, January 2nd at 6:30 pm

Thursday, January 9th 6:30 pm

Thursday, January 16th at 6:00 pm*
*early start due to length of film

Thursday, January 23rd at 6:30 pm
*Please see special event screening below as well if you would prefer a matinee

Thursday, January 30th at 6:30 pm

Thursday, February 6th 6:30 pm

Thursday, February 13th at 6:30 pm

Thursday, February 20th 6:30 pm

Thursday, February 27th at 6:30 pm

Tickets are $2 each and may be purchased at the library beginning one week in advance.
Downton Abbey Tea & Matinee
The Crawleys and staff at Downton Abbey are back in this feature-length film! We're so excited about it that we decided to host a screening in style with tea, scones, and treats!
When: Friday, January 10th
1:30 pm - tea is served
2:00 pm - screening start time
Tickets are $10 each, which includes a variety of refreshments and the movie viewing.

Feel free to dress up as your favourite character, or simply dress up in your favourite formal wear (don't forget the fascinator)! Spaces are limited so get your tickets early.
Monthly Book Club
Thursday, January 23rd from 6 to 7 pm
The Library Book by Susan Orlean

Thursday, February 27th from 6 to 7 pm
The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See

Join a group of fellow readers for a lively discussion and some tea & treats. Go green and bring your own mug for tea!
NEW! Teen Book Club
If you are a teen and avid reader who loves to talk about books, then our monthly teen book club is the perfect place for you! Each month the library will choose a topic in advance and you can bring any book you've read that applies to it. Come talk about your book and hear about others you might like from other teens and from our friendly staff facilitator.

When: The 4th Thursday of each month from 4 to 5 pm

January 23rd theme - Equality
February 27th theme - Love, Love, Love

This is a drop-in program and there will be snacks!
Tuesday, January 21st at 2 pm
Amy Caughlin presents Cruising the Adriatic (Italy, Greece, Montenegro, Croatia & Malta)

Tuesday, February 18th at 2 pm
Petra (Jordan) with Jonathan van Bilsen
(this is the 1st in a series on the 7 Wonders of the World, which Jonathan will be presenting throughout the year)

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.
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 6th 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.
Technology Training
Save, Copy, Cut & Paste: Organizing your Computer
When: January 17th at 3 pm

Feeling Safe in the Digital Age
When: January 24th at 3 pm

Online Streaming
When: January 31st at 3 pm

Classes are FREE, but pre-registration is required. Please visit or call the Library at 905-985-7686 ex. 101.
Homeschool Connect
All About Research: This session will cover the foundations of research, including: using the library’s catalogue, accessing our print and electronic collections, and what to look for when researching using the internet.

This program is best suited to students studying at the grade 3 to grade 8 level.

When: Thursday, February 13th, from 2 to 3 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.
Early Literacy 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

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

Session 1—January 7th to January 30th
Session 2—February 11th to March 5th

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 or Wednesdays
10:00 - 10:25 am

Session 1—January 7th to January 29th
Session 2—February 11th to March 4th

Cost: $10 for 4 weeks
Please visit or call the Library at 905-985-7686 ex. 101 to register.
Kent Farndale Gallery
Paint in the Peripheral
Barb Klei
Jan 4th to Jan 30th
Opening Reception: Jan 4 @ 2pm

Outside In
Leslie Beauchamp and Pat Neal
Feb 1st to Feb 27th
Opening Reception: Feb 1 @ 2pm 
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