Games galore. Power Off and Play!

The Port Colborne Public Library is always looking to give our patrons new experiences.

We now have a wide variety of board games to check out and enjoy at home, (or stay and play, you are welcome to set up at one of our tables and enjoy some time together).

Games go out for one week on an adult card and are renewable for an additional week. You may place holds on games, and they can be found by searching the card catalogue under title “games” and limiting your search to Shelf Location “board games”.

This fun initiative is in partnership with Healthy Kids Community Challenge Niagara.  





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Spring Events

TTot Timeot Time – Circle time, play-based learning centres, stories and finger plays.  ThursdaysMarch 22, April 5 & 19, May 3, 17 & 31, June 14 & 28, 2018.

10:00 – 11:00 a.m. For ages 2 to 5 with a parent/caregiver. Cost is $1.00/session. Pre-register.


Free Comic Book Day

Drop in to pick up your free comic book and spin our prize wheel!

Saturday May 5, 9:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m. For all ages. Free. While supplies last.

Prince and Princess Tea

You are Cordially Invited to a Prince & Princess Tea. 

Dress up in your favourite Prince or Princess outfit to enjoy Tea or Lemonade, Snacks & Stories, and make a Royal keepsake craft to take home.

Friday, May 18, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Cost is $1.00 per participant. For Princes & Princesses of all ages. Pre-register at the Library.

Parents/Grandparents welcome!

Adult Painting Class

“Summer Thyme” acrylic painting on canvas with Margaret. Monday June 4, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.  Cost is $10. Pre-register.

Film Screening – Josiah

Josiah Henson was the real-life inspiration for Harriet Beecher Stowe’s 1852 novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin, however his personal story has largely been forgotten. This documentary traces Josiah Henson’s harrowing journey from slavery in Maryland and Kentucky to freedom in Southwestern Ontario.

Join us for this special pre-release screening of Josiah and enjoy an after-show discussion of the film & film-maker Jared Brock’s new book The Road to Dawn: Josiah Henson and the story that sparked the Civil War.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 5:00 PM. FREE!

Country-Western Music Concert

 Don’t miss this amazing concert with the talented Brad Boland! Sing along with popular country western hits that will have you ‘Yee Hawing’, toe tappin’ and maybe have you doing a line dance or two.   For country music fans of all ages!

Thursday, June 28 at 6:00 p.m. Free! Get your tickets at the Library!


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March Break

We have a number of fantastic events planned for March Break. Join us for a meet and greet with Canadian children’s author, Tim Beiser (Sponsored by the Canadian Federation of University Women, Welland and District), listen to the fun sounds of Brad and Miles during our music concert, or experience the magic with Scoop McCoy (both events sponsored by the Port Colborne Lions Club), and of course, join us for all the fun activities we have planned for the rest of the week.

For all the details, please check out our March Break Flyer . . . and remember, registration for programs starts Monday, February 26, 2018.


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