October is . . . Canadian Library Month

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More than just a place to find books, libraries promote cultural awareness, engage in the community, provide educational programs, support freedom of expression and so much more.

 

 

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Ontario Public Library Week – Oct. 20-26, 2019

When you visit the library during Ontario Public Library Week, enter our draw to win a fabulous prize. For children (12 and under), teens (13 to 17) and adults (18 and older). You always win when you visit your library! Friday, October 25, is Patron Appreciation Day!

 

  • Tot Time is running! Thursdays, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am. Cost is $1.00, ages 2-5 with parent or caretaker. This session began September 19 and runs through to December 12, 2019, pre-registration is required.

  • *NEW – Story-time with Shelly – Join us for two very special Saturdays in October for Story Time with storyteller Shelly! October 5 & 12, from 10:30-11:30 am. All ages welcome. Drop-in.

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  • Tot Time is running! Thursdays, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am. Cost is $1.00, ages 2-5 with parent or caretaker. This session began September 19 and runs through to December 12, 2019, pre-registration is required.

  • PD Day Craft – Candy Jar Pumpkin with Kyla, Friday, October 11 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am, ages 6 & older, $3.00, pre-register.

 

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OntarioPublicLibraryWeekBanner

Ontario Public Library Week – Oct. 20-26, 2019

When you visit the library during Ontario Public Library Week, enter our draw to win a fabulous prize. For children (12 and under), teens (13 to 17) and adults (18 and older). You always win when you visit your library!

 

 

 

 

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September Events

“And the sun took a step back, the leaves lulled themselves to sleep and Autumn was awakened.” – Raquel Franco

 

*Note – The Library will be closed, Wednesday, September 18, 2019, due to construction.

 

  • The third installment of our Let’s Talk series, Youth Suicide Prevention, is scheduled and tickets are now available. Wednesday, September 25, from 6:30-8:30 pm in the Library Atrium. Tickets are free, we ask that you call or drop by to reserve your tickets for seating.

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  • Don’t forget our Seed Library! Was your garden any better than the Library’s? Our bean plants got eaten, very shortly after the seeds were planted. Our peas were eaten by some critter, and now we are just waiting on our tomatoes to ripen, we have lots of those!
    From your garden at home, now is the time to set aside any vegetables, or plants that you are going to save seeds from, so that you can bring some seeds back to the Library to replenish our seed stock.

 

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  • *NEW – Story-time with Shelly – Join us every Saturday in September for Story Time with storyteller Shelly! 10:30-11:30 am. All ages welcome. Drop-in.

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  • Tot Time starts again, Thursdays, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am. Cost is $1.00, ages 2-5 with parent or caretaker. This session begins September 19 and runs through to December 12, 2019, pre-registration is required.

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  • Friday, September 13, is an Early Release Day for DSBN students. Falling Leaves with Margaret is scheduled for 2:00-3:00, ages 6 & up, $3.00.

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End of Summer fun!

“August is like the Sunday of summer.”

 

  • Reminder ~ the Summer Reading Club party for all participants who read 5 books, is coming up! Wednesday, August 21 at 2:00 p.m. This Lego-themed event promises to be a lot of fun, so if you have read 5 books and want to join in, call the Library at 905-834-6512 to record your reading logs.

This event is possible thanks to the sponsorship of the Port Colborne Lions Club.

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  • The third installment of our Let’s Talk series, Youth Suicide Prevention, is scheduled and tickets are now available. Wednesday, September 25, from 6:30-8:30 pm in the Library Atrium. Tickets are free, we ask that you call or drop by to reserve your tickets for seating.

Youth Suicide Prevention poster

 

  • Don’t forget our Seed Library! Was your garden any better than the Library’s? Our bean plants got eaten, very shortly after the seeds were planted. Our peas were eaten by some critter, and now we are just waiting on our tomatoes to ripen, we have lots of those!
    From your garden at home, now is the time to set aside any vegetables, or plants that you are going to save seeds from, so that you can bring some seeds back to the Library to replenish our seed stock.

 

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What’s New In June

I wonder what it would be like to live in a world where it was always June. ~ L.M. Montgomery

 


 

Let’s Talk About… Human Trafficking – SOLD OUT

Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Guild Hall, Port Colborne, 72 Charlotte Street.

 

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2019 TD Summer Reading Club — registration begins Monday, June 24, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

Complete 2019 Summer Reading Club Flyer — be sure to check out pages 5 & 6 for all the Teen Reading Club details!

2019 Summer Reading Club Easy Calendar at a Glance

 

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Marvellous Month of May

“The sun was warm but the wind was chill.” » Robert Frost

Whatever the weather, we have a full slate of events for the Month of May. Stop by the Library now and sign up for these fun spring activities.

Saturday, May 4, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Free Comic Book Day – Drop-in to pick up a free comic book and spin our prize wheel! All ages. FREE.

Thursday, May 9, & June 13,  4:00 – 6:00 p.m. – Dungeons and Dragons –  Join this session to continue your development and enhance your skills. Fight monsters, solve puzzles, help commoners, and find treasure! Learn the basics of D&D and join the adventure as you head out on a magical journey in this classic fantasy role-playing game.  Beginners Welcome! For teens age 12 & older. Free. Pre-register at the library.

Friday May 17, 10:00—11:00 a.m.PD Day Craft – Rock-a-Bye Birdie – Paint & decorate a family of rock birds on canvas. For ages 5 & older. Cost is $3.00. Pre-register.

Saturday, May 25, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.Dandelions in the Wind – Cancelled
Thursday, May 30, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. One Cool Summer – Cancelled

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