Fantastic February

“February is the border between winter and spring” ― Terri Guillemets, “Years”

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Wednesday, February 26 at 6:30 pm, free information seminar.

Tickets to reserve your seat available at the Port Colborne Public Library, or by calling the Library at 905-834-6512 to reserve.

 

 

 

 

 

* Consultation: developing a new Poverty Reduction Strategy for Ontario

Share your feedback on ways to reduce poverty in Ontario to create the new five-year poverty reduction strategy.

Participate

Deadline: March 30, 2020

 

 


March Break Programs

Registration begins – February 10, 2020

Program descriptions and calendar at a glance can be found here.

Activities include; Library BINGO, clay modelling, paper folding crafts, acrylic painting, G1 Driver’s Prep Course with Aapex Driving Academy, dice and card game craft, Wreck This Book, Magic Show, Lego Club, and Red Cross Babysitting Course.

 


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FREEDOM TO READ WEEK: Freedom to Read Week is an annual event that encourages Canadians to think about and reaffirm their commitment to  intellectual freedom, which is guaranteed them under The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

Feb. 23 – 29, 2020

Celebrate your freedom to read by enjoying a frequently challenged or banned book! Each time you checkout at the library this week will earn you a ballot for a chance to win a fabulous prize!

 

 

 

 


WildflowerBlendforSeedBombsSEED BOMBS: Get your guerrilla gardener on! Make seed bombs that are both fun to throw and an easy way to grow native wildflowers.

Mon. Feb. 24, 6-7 pm

Ages: 12 and older

Cost: $2. Pre-register at the Library.

 

 

 

 


ChildrenReadingCanadianBooksI READ CANADIAN: “I READ CANADIAN” DAY is the first-annual, national day of celebration of Canadian books for young people.
Wed. Feb. 19, 10 am – 5 pm

We challenge you to read at least 15 minutes of a Canadian book of your choice!
Check out a book at the Library, by a Canadian author, illustrator or publisher on Feb. 19th to receive a ballot for a chance to win a prize package!

For ages 0 – 17.

 

 

 

 

 

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Happy New Year!

You are never too old to set a new goal; or dream another dream.

 

ADULT CRAFT – PAINT A WINTER LANDSCAPE

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Acrylic painting on canvas. Tues. Jan. 14, 5:30 – 7 pm, Cost: $10. Pre-register.

PD DAY CRAFT: BLOCKHEAD SNOWMAN

Acrylic paint on wooden blocks. Fri. Jan. 17, 2-3 pm Ages: For ages 6 and older. Cost: $5. P re-register.

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NEW Makerspace ITEMS!

Come check out our new Makerspace items, including: LEGO bricks, DUPLO blocks & a Code-a-Pillar! Made possible by the Port Colborne Lions Club.

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*New – Video Game Collection – Browse the new selection of Video Games available at your library. Video games can be checked out on a Teen or Adult card for 1-week.

*New – Jigsaw Puzzle Exchange – Swap out one of your old jigsaw puzzles for something new. Free!

*NEW – Story-time with Shelly – Join us on Saturdays in January for Story Time with storyteller Shelly! 10:30-11:30 am. All ages welcome. Drop-in.

WINTER BREAK PROGRAMMES

THURS. JAN. 2:
Story Time with Shelly! 10:30 – 11:30 am. All ages. FREE. Drop-in.
Meet us in the Children’s Room for a fun, family story time.

D&D Festival! 
3 – 4:30 pm. Ages: 13 – 18. FREE. Pre-register.
It’s time for Candlekeep’s yearly festival, but something’s afoot. Beginner friendly D&D.


FRI. JAN. 3:
CANCELLED – Roll the Dice! 1 – 2:30 pm. Ages: 8 – 14. Cost: $3. Pre-register. Program will run at a later date, please check back again.
Sew your own dice bag, roll a few practice games, and take home your new dice, bag, and game rules.

CANCELLED – “Deck” the Halls! 3 – 4:30 pm. Ages: 13 – 17. Cost: $3. Pre-register. Program will run at a later date, please check back again.
Sew your own playing card case, play a few practice hands, and take home your new deck, case, and game rules.


SAT. JAN. 4:
Story Time with Shelly! 10:30 – 11:30 am. All ages. FREE. Drop-in.
Meet us in the Children’s Room for a fun, family story time.

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