December Events

 

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The Port Colborne Public Library has become a toy drop-off location for the Port Colborne Fire & Emergency Services & Port Cares Toy Drive partnership.

New, unwrapped toys for children ages 0 – 18 years are welcome to be dropped at the Library. If you come into the building and past the circulation desk, just at the Atrium entrance is the Toy Box provided by the Fire Department.

 

 


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Our Christmas tree is missing some important decorations!

Bring new mittens, hats, gloves and scarves for our annual Mitten Tree for Port Cares!

Non-perishable food donations will also be gratefully accepted. Thank you for your support!
 

 

 


 

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Join us Thursday, December 22, 2016 from 6:00 to 7:00 pm., in the Atrium.

Gary Smith presents “Sounds of the Holidays”.

Enjoy warm cider, delicious cookies and holiday cheer.

Free. Tickets available at the Library. Space is limited.

 

 


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Thursday, December 8, 2016, 6:00 – 8:00 pm.
Presented by Francis Chiavetti, of the Investors Group
Free. Light refreshments. Space is limited. Pre-register at the library.

 

 

 

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Just for Kids

OWEN ANDERSON HOLIDAY MAGIC SHOW

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Thursday, December 29, 2016, 2:00 – 3:00 pm.
Free. Tickets at the Library. Space is limited. Show is held at the L.R. Wilson Heritage Research Archives Building next to the Library.


 

 

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Mad Science Funshop for Kids

Friday, December 30, 2016, 2:00 – 3:00 pm.
Free. Tickets at the Library. Space is limited. Show is held at the L.R. Wilson Heritage Research Archives Building next to the Library.

Mad Science Holiday Show for Kids

Thursday, January 5, 2016, 2:00 – 3:00 pm.
Free. Tickets at the Library. Space is limited. Show is held at the L.R. Wilson Heritage Research Archives Building next to the Library.


 Fine Art Painting for Children

Saturday afternoons, beginning September 24, 2016, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
For ages 6 to 10. Cost is $15.00 per 2-hour lesson. Pre-registration for 5 sessions is $60.00 Space is limited. Pre-register at the library.

Art with Kyla

Please leave name and telephone number at Circulation Desk for waiting list.


Tot Time

Please leave name and telephone number at Circulation Desk for waiting list.

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Ontario Public Library Week – Contest and Patron Appreciation Day

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When you check out materials or like us on Facebook  during Ontario Public Library Week, you will receive a ballot to enter our draw. Contest is open to library patrons of all ages with a valid Port Colborne Library card, except Port Colborne Public Library employees or their immediate family members.

One prize for children 12 & younger, one prize for 13-18 years old, one prize for 19 and older.

Contest runs from Monday, October 17, 10:00 am – Saturday, October 22, 5:00 pm. Winners will be announced on Monday, October 24, 2016.


 

Patron Appreciation Day

Remember to stop by the Library on Wednesday, October 19 and enjoy a delicious piece of cake provided by Sobeys.

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Canadian Federation of University Women’s Donation to Your Library

Canadian Federation of University Women Logo The Port Colborne Public Library would like to thank the Canadian Federation of University Women, Welland and District, for donating $1000 to the Port Colborne, Welland and Pelham Public Libraries toward providing a Canadian children’s author reading at each library during March Break.

On Monday, March 14, 2016, at 10:30 a.m., the Port Colborne Public Library welcomed award-winning Canadian children’s illustrator and author Barbara Reid for a reading and presentation. Barbara Reid’s unique plasticine illustrations are recognized around the world, and her picture books have won dozens of awards. Barbara lives in Toronto, but is at home in classrooms and libraries across Canada.

Thank you CFUW for supporting literacy and children’s programming at your local libraries!

If you’d like to visit with Barbara Reid a little more; please check out her website, BarbaraReid.ca

Book cover of The Party by author Barbara Reid        Book Cover of The Subway Mouse by author Barbara ReidBook Cover of Fox Walked Alone by Barbara Reid

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