Mindfulness and Self-Care Workshop

Mindfulness and self-care quote


Join us at the Archives building on Thursday April 25, 2019 at 6 p.m. for a one-hour information session about living well, being mindful, and cultivating self-care. Learn strategies to improve and nourish your mental wellness. Karlie Klinck from the John Howard Society of Niagara will present this free community event. Tickets at the Library to reserve your seat.

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April Showers

Don’t keep hibernating!
The Port Colborne Public Library has plenty to offer this April, showers or not!

The current issue of Off The Shelf Newsletter is available here.

Coming up we have painting classes both adult and children, Earth Day seedbomb crafting, Dungeons and Dragons, and an Introduction to Universal Class.

Margaret Adult Acrylic Class link to newsletter

Kyla Acrylic painting for children link to newsletterWildflower Seed Bomb class link to newsletter

Universal Class Icon link to newsletter




Dungeons and dragons icon links to newsletter





Of course we also have available our Tot Time, Family Board Games, Documentary Film Programme, Family Music Makerspace, and Therapy Tails.



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March Musings

March Musings

Let’s Talk About … Housing and Homelessness

Thanks to presenters Jeffrey Sinclair, Homelessness Action Advisor, Niagara Region and Christine Clark Lafleur, Executive Director, Port Cares, and thank you to our audience who came and supported our first Let’s Talk About session.

Jeff Sinclair presentation picture

If you weren’t able to attend the presentation; the More Information link will direct to Jeffrey’s PowerPoint Presentation in PDF form.


March Break Activities

On Tuesday, March 12, we welcomed author-illustrator Rebecca Bender to the Library. Her presentation was amazing! Many thanks to CFUW (Canadian Federation of University Women) for sponsoring March Break author visits & for supporting literacy in our communities.

CFUW logo

Rebecca Bender Giraffe






On Wednesday, March 13, we were entertained by our magical special guest, Scoop McCoy! Our interactive Balloon Animal Workshop for Families, sponsored by the Port Colborne Lions Club was a fantastic afternoon of learning and fun.

Port Colborne Lions Club

Scoop McCoy magician



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