March / April 2020
Upcoming Film Nights
Thursday, March 5th at 6:30 pm

Thursday, March 12th 6:30 pm

Thursday, March 19th at 6:30 pm

Thursday, March 26th at 6:00 pm*
* 6 pm start time due to length of film

Thursday, April 2nd 6:30 pm

Thursday, April 9th at 6:30 pm

Thursday, April 16th at 6:30 pm

Thursday, April 23rd 6:30 pm

Thursday, April 30th at 6:30 pm

Tickets are $2 each and may be purchased at the library beginning one week in advance.
Monthly Book Club
Thursday, March 26th from 6 to 7 pm
The Map of Salt and Stars by Zeyn Joukhadar

Thursday, April 23rd from 6 to 7 pm
The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo

Join a group of fellow readers for a lively discussion and some tea & treats. Go green and bring your own mug for tea!
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

March 26th theme - The Future *CANCELLED*
April 23rd theme - Finding Peace*CANCELLED*

This is a drop-in program and there will be snacks!
Tuesday, April 21st at 2 pm - *CANCELLED*
Jonathan van Bilsen presents the Taj Mahal (Agra, India).

This is the second in a series on the new 7 Wonders of the World which Jonathan van Bilsen 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, April 2nd at 2 pm *CANCELLED*
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: April 3rd at 3 pm

Online Streaming
When: April 17th at 3 pm

Classes are FREE, but pre-registration is required. Please visit or call the Library at 905-985-7686 ex. 101.
New! Genealogy Club
Are you interested in tracing your family history or just getting started using Ancestry? Join us for this
informal group peers who share your interest in genealogical research! A library staff member will be on hand to assist with accessing Ancestry Library Edition, which you can use for free inside the library,and experienced volunteer genealogy researchers will assist beginners just getting started or needing some additional guidance.

When: Wednesday, March 25th and Wednesday, April 22nd, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm *CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE*

This program is free of charge, but pre-registration is required due to space restrictions. Please visit the Information Desk or call the Library at 905-985-7686 ext. 101 to register.
March Program Update
Due to the Library Closure from March 14th to April 5th all March Break Programming has been cancelled. Please see our website at for more information about the closure.
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—March 24th to April 16th *CANCELLED*

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—March 24th to April 15th *CANCELLED*

Cost: $10 for 4 weeks
Please visit or call the Library at 905-985-7686 ex. 101 to register.
Kent Farndale Gallery
Light, Mood and Silence
Janice Brown, Anita Stevenson and Jennifer Stevenson
Feb 29th – March 26th, 2020 *EXTENDED due to Gallery Closure*
Opening Reception: Feb 29th @ 2pm   

Three of a Kind
Rola Jaber, Nesrin Blair and Charles Burke
Mar 28th – Apr 30th, 2020*CANCELLED due to Gallery Closure. Will be rescheduled for 2021*
farndale logo
Scugog Memorial Public Library | 905-985-7686 |