October is Canadian Libraries Month

A Visit Will Get You Thinking

A Visit will get you thinking









October is Canadian Library Month— Celebrate Your Library! During the month of October, libraries and library partners across Canada will raise awareness of the valuable role libraries play in Canadians’ lives. In Ontario, we will celebrate our public libraries during Ontario Public Library Week, October 15 to 21, 2017. Your library will host special events and programmes including contests and our annual Patron Appreciation Day sponsored by Sobeys. Don’t forget to check out all our great events and sign-up soon!

Join us and let’s celebrate your library!

  • Port Cares Food Drive – Donations of nonperishable food items will be accepted at the Port Colborne Public library throughout the month of October.
  • Canadian Library Month Adult Reading Challenge – Get your fall reading underway with a chance to win some awesome prizes! Starting October 1, 2017, Reading Bingo cards will be available for pick up at the library. Complete just one line of the Bingo card, and submit, by Tuesday, October 31, 8 pm, to win!
  • Storm Chasing in Ontario – Wed., Oct. 18, 2 – 3:00 p.m. Experience the entire life cycle of thunderstorms with this exciting and educational presentation with weather hunter David T. Chapman. Learn more about a 2015 supercell cloud that cut a path across the Port Colborne area! FREE. Tickets at the library.
  • Patron Appreciation Day – Friday October 20th— Sponsored by Sobeys. Drop by your library on Friday, October 20th and enjoy a delicious piece of cake provided by Sobeys.
  • Ontario Public Library Week Contest— Monday, October 16 to Saturday, October 21, 2017. During Public Library Week, whenever you check out library materials or like us on Facebook, you will receive one ballot to enter our draw to win a prize. One prize for ages 12 & younger; one prize for ages 13 to 18; one prize for 19 & older. Contest is open to Port Colborne Library users of all ages with a valid library card, except PC Library employees and their immediate family members. Contest closes on Saturday, October 21, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. Winners will be announced on Monday, October 23, 2017.
  • Children’s Programming — PD Day Craft, Creative Design Workshops With Kyla and Tot Time.
  • Get Your Craft On! Join our fun new arts & craft classes for adults this fall at the library! Thurs. Oct. 19, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Fall Theme Painting; with Margaret. Cost is $10. Pre-register.

For full details please check our Pathfinder newsletter.