Adult Programs

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Tech Help

Tuesday June 28, 2022

Time: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Computers, iPhones, Android, Tablets, Emails, Passwords, Google, Microsoft - there are so many things to learn! 

Do you need some help with your computer, phone, or tablet? Do you wish someone could sit down with you and show you how to use computer software or answer your questions? Now is your chance to register for one on one tech help with an instructor from the Georgian Adult Learning Centre in Collingwood.

Meet at L.E. Shore for 1 hour on Tuesday afternoons. We can even develop a personalized tech program plan for you!

Register online for this free tech help session. Library staff will contact you with your appointment time.

This is a grant-funded program so please bring your Social Insurance Number with you. 

Contact: Emma
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Snacks for Kids - BVO Food Drive - Last Day

Thursday June 30, 2022

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Thursday June 30th is the LAST DAY to donate to our Snacks for Kids Food Drive. Please drop off wrapped "snack" food items to L.E. Shore before 7pm. The Beaver Valley Outreach (BVO) food bank needs your help! The Blue Mountains Public Library is challenging you to buy some urgently needed items and donate them to the Library's BVO Snack Food Drive. With rising food costs, families are struggling and there is a continued need for the typical "after-school" style snacks for our youth.

Requested items: Peanut Butter, Crackers, Granola Bars, Bear Paws, Apple Sauce, Juice Boxes, etc. 

Please leave new, unopened packages in the Food Drive Box, located at the L.E. Shore Library, throughout the month of June.

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Meditation Workshop

Thursday June 30, 2022

Time: 5:30pm - 6:00pm

Location: The Gallery at L.E. Shore Library.

A introduction to Meditation workshop. Everyone is welcome to this 5 week workshop. Drop-in welcomes but we encourage you to register in advance. Even if you can only make one session, sign up!

Week 1:Introduction to meditation, the benefits ~decreased stress and anxiety, stabilizing emotions, deeper sleep, and highlighting brain health by strengthening focus, concentration and memory.
Week 2: Exploring meditation techniques from ancient to modern modalities
Week 3: Creating a home practice
Week 4: Strengthening the brain through specific techniques
Week 5: Long, deep guided meditation

***No experience no equipment needed.  

We will begin by meditating seated on chairs, and offer option to move to cushions as we progress.  Students choice.

Meet your instructor, Brenda Murphy, a Yoga Master~Speaker~Author. Brenda is offering this five week meditation course for youth and adults. It is free of charge. You can find out more about Brenda by checking out her website www.interiorconsciousness.com

Register below.

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Trivia Game Night

Friday July 1, 2022 - Friday April 21, 2023

Time: 7:00pm - 7:00pm

Location: BMPL Facebook (@TheBlueMountainsLibrary).

Play against each other or play as a group in a weekly interactive online Trivia Game Night! Fill your house with laughter and glee as you answer questions and compete for the top-spot on our scoreboard. Not available on Friday Nights? Don't worry! You'll be able to play Trivia Game Night throughout the week.

Participate through our Facebook page every Friday night at 7:00pm when we share the link to the game. Don't have Facebook? The link to Trivia Game Night is available here on our Event Calendar when it's live.

Phone: 519-599-3681 ext. 5
Email: LibraryPrograms@TheBlueMountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary

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Patron Picks: Summer Reading Challenge

Saturday July 2, 2022

Location: L.E. Shore Library 173 Bruce St. S..

Looking for a good read but want to try something new?  Read a great new book and want to tell the world?
Participate in Patron Picks, our Summer Reading Challenge for Adults!
Visit our Patron Picks book display, featuring recommended favourites from library readers.
You can recommend a book by finding the title and adding it to the display. Then pick up a new book to try!
Read 5 Patron Picks and be entered into our Prize Draw.
Runs Summer 2022. Prize Draw: September 1, 2022 

This is an all-ages program.

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Blue Mountain Pottery Scavenger Hunt

Saturday July 2, 2022 - Wednesday July 20, 2022

Location: Downtown Thornbury.

The Hunt is on for Blue Mountain Pottery!

In partnership with the Thornbury BIA, search out all five Blue Mountain Pottery pieces in the shops of downtown Thornbury! Pick up your hunt cards at the Craigleith Heritage Depot and L.E Shore Library and Gallery to participate. Mark on the card the shop you found the matching pottery piece. Once all five pieces have been found complete the card and drop it in one of the ballot boxes found in each of the shops, for your chance to win a prize! 

The winners will be announced at the Blue Mountain Pottery Expo on July 23rd during the opening ceremony and winners will be contacted to pick up their prizes in person at the Craigleith Heritage Depot. Prizes include a special Blue Mountain Pottery calendar, made by the museum and Thornbury Graphics, The Orchid Restaurant BOGO coupons, Fisherman’s Kit, National Geographic Crystal Kit.

Contact: Andrea
Phone: 519-599-3681 ext. 6
Email: Depot@TheBlueMountains.ca

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Photo Contest: Animals of the Summer

Monday July 4, 2022

Have you captured a cool pic of wildlife? Do you have a photo of your favourite pet? If you do, we would love for you to share it with us. The Blue Mountains Public Library is hosting a super fun photo contest, Animals of the Summer! 

What's the criteria? We would like for you to share your favourite photo of a pet or animal in the wild. Submissions can be photographs taken on a phone or a camera. Send us your photos throughout the summer from July 4 to August 31 for a chance to win amazing prizes, including gift certfifcates to The Cheese Gallery, movie passes, and other goodies.

Please send your photos (JPG, PNG) via email or you can also submit using our social media pages (FacebookInstagram & Twitter) by tagging or DMing us. Winning photos will be posted to our website and social media pages. Contest closes August 31st with winners announced in the first week of September. 

This is an all-ages photo contest. Everyone is welcome to participate.

Email: LibraryPrograms@TheBlueMountains.ca

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Seniors Exercise

Wednesday July 6, 2022 - Wednesday October 12, 2022

Time: 10:00am - 10:45am

Location: The Gallery at L.E. Shore 173 Bruce St. S..

Sitting or standing, no matter your ability. Improve your fitness and balance and join Denise for a weekly exercise class for seniors! Help keep your body moving with some easy stretches and aerobics. Every Wednesday at 10am. Pay by donation. Please register below.

We encourage all participants to keep distance and wear a mask.

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Wired Wednesdays: Book Lab Appointments with Grey Bruce Health Services

Wednesday July 6, 2022

Time: 12:45pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook and YouTube Pages.

In this video, Ashley will walk you through how to book a lab appointment online through Grey Bruce Health Services for Meaford, Owen Sound, Markdale, Southampton, Wiarton, and Lion's Head Hospitals. 

Don't forget! Ashley will be live on Facebook at 1 pm to answer your tech help questions. 

Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary

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Drop-in Tech Help with Ashley

Thursday July 7, 2022 - Thursday November 3, 2022

Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page/YouTube Page.

Do you need tech help? Do evenings work better for your schedule? Ashley will be at the L.E. Shore Library on the first Thursday of the Month from 5:30-6:30 pm for drop-in tech help. E-mail: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca for more information.

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/

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Pop-up GLAM at Ravenna Hall

Friday July 8, 2022 - Friday December 16, 2022

Time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Location: Ravenna Hall.

BMPL’s Pop-up GLAM events are coming to Ravenna!

Join the BMPL team at Ravenna Hall on the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month May to December (2nd & 4th Friday in July & September). We’ll be at Ravenna Hall from 1:30pm to 4:30pm to bring you GLAM (Gallery, Library, Archives & Museum) services closer to home! You’ll be able to browse and borrow books, pick-up your holds, access Chromebooks and iPads, and there will even be drop-in programs for you. Each Pop-up GLAM event will feature a different conversation spark or GLAM activity. 

Don’t forget to let us know if you’d like your holds at Ravenna Hall. Give us a call or email us to let us know, so we can bring them with us. Tell us what GLAM services you’d like at Ravenna Hall with this quick survey

Contact: Mary
Phone: 519-599-3681 ext. 146
Email: BMPLconsultation@thebluemountains.ca

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Pop-up at Thornbury Farmers Market

Sunday July 10, 2022 - Sunday September 11, 2022

Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Location: Smiths Memorial Park.

The Blue Mountains Public Library will be participating in the Thornbury Farmer's Market. Check out our booth to learn more about our GLAM (gallery, library, archives & museum) services! 

And don't forget to bring the kiddos! We have materials and activities with our programmer, Jen!

Contact: Mary
Phone: 519-599-3681 ext. 146
Email: BMPLconsultation@TheBlueMountains.ca Website: https://thornburymarket.com/

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Wired Wednesdays: Find Your Way with Waze App

Wednesday July 13, 2022

Time: 12:45pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook and YouTube Pages.

In this video, Ashley will walk you through how to use the Waze app, a smartphone GPS type app to get you from point A to point B with ease. 

Don't forget! Ashley will be live on Facebook at 1 pm to answer your tech help questions. 

Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary

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Mailbox Party

Friday July 15, 2022 - Saturday July 23, 2022

Time: 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Location: Slabtown Mailbox on Slabtown Rd and Grey Rd 13.

The Blue Mountains Public Library is out and about. We'll be hosting our annual Mailbox Parties again! Neighbours are invited to join the fun at the mailbox where you can browse books, learn about your Blue Mountains Public Library GLAM (gallery, library, archives & museum) and have a chance to connect, explore and create!

Join us on the following dates:

  • Jun. 16 | Windfall | 3:30pm - 5:00pm
  • Jul. 15 | Slabtown | 3:30pm - 5:00pm
  • Jul. 16 | Redwing | 10:00am - 11:30am
  • Jul. 23 | Gibraltar | 10:00am - 11:30am

Masking and practicing physical distancing is encouraged. Weather Permitting.

We'll see you at the mailbox!

Contact: Mary
Phone: 519-599-3681 ext. 146
Email: BMPLconsultation@TheBlueMountains.ca

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Dorothy Crysler Bird Club

Saturday July 16, 2022

Time: 9:30am - 10:30am

Location: Zoom meeting.

Join Curator Andrea Wilson as each month we learn about our wild avian friends, their habits and habitats. This will not only help you identify birds, but you will learn about migration, nesting, environmental needs, species at risk and more. This is a collaborative study group, where participants will share as we grow knowledge together.  

The club is named for Dorothy Crysler, a remarkable local artist, journalist, author and birder! This club takes her cue, as she was "the messenger not the expert". This group is for anyone, new or established as a birder. 

When you register a zoom meeting link will be emailed to you.

Contact: Andrea Wilson
Phone: 5195993681
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Wired Wednesdays: Listen to Audiobooks on the go with Playaways

Wednesday July 20, 2022

Time: 12:45pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook and YouTube Pages.

In this video, Ashley will talk about what Playaways are and how to use them. To sign out a Playaway all you need is your library card and some standard headphones. 

Don't forget! Ashley will be live on Facebook at 1 pm to answer your tech help questions. 

Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary

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Blue Mountain Pottery Expo

Saturday July 23, 2022

Location: Beaver Valley Community Centre.

Celebrate this iconic Canadian pottery, born from the clay on Blue Mountain! This weekend event brings together experts, collectors, filmmakers, designers, former Blue Mountain Pottery employees, antique dealers, museums, craftspeople for you to discover the charm, history and importance of Blue Mountain Pottery.

Many activities and lots of pottery and history to explore all weekend long! The Museum's latest documentary film Blue Mountain Pottery will premiere on Saturday. Along with the Blue Mountain Pottery Collector's Club Annual Convention, a former Employee reunion, and lots of BMP for show and sale!

More Details Coming Soon!

For more information please visit our Blue Mountain Pottery Expo webpage.

Register Below to receive upcoming details about this event. 

Blue Mountain Pottery was established in the early 1950’s by Jozo Weider and was part of his business portfolio at Blue Mountain. The pottery was a huge success that provided the economic foundation for the Blue Mountain Ski Resort. His encouragement of artisan work and experimentation lead to the unique pieces becoming well-known and collected around the world.

Contact: Andrea
Phone: 519-599-3681 ext. 372
Email: Depot@TheBlueMountains.ca Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/blue-mountain-pottery-expo.cfm

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Blue Mountain Pottery Expo

Sunday July 24, 2022

Location: Beaver Valley Community Centre.

Celebrate this iconic Canadian pottery, born from the clay on Blue Mountain! This weekend event brings together experts, collectors, filmmakers, designers, former Blue Mountain Pottery employees, antique dealers, museums, craftspeople for you to discover the charm, history and importance of Blue Mountain Pottery.

Many activities and lots of pottery and history to explore all weekend long! The Museum's latest documentary film Blue Mountain Pottery will premiere on Saturday. Along with the Blue Mountain Pottery Collector's Club Annual Convention, a former Employee reunion, and lots of BMP for show and sale!

More Details Coming Soon!

For more information please visit our Blue Mountain Pottery Expo webpage.

Register Below to receive upcoming details about this event. 

Blue Mountain Pottery was established in the early 1950’s by Jozo Weider and was part of his business portfolio at Blue Mountain. The pottery was a huge success that provided the economic foundation for the Blue Mountain Ski Resort. His encouragement of artisan work and experimentation lead to the unique pieces becoming well-known and collected around the world.

Contact: Andrea
Phone: 519-599-3681 x 372
Email: Depot@TheBlueMountains.ca Website: https://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca/blue-mountain-pottery-expo.cfm

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Sidewalk Astronomy

Thursday July 28, 2022

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Meet Ian Wheelband from the RASC outdoors at the L.E. Shore Library Thursday, July 28th  from 1-3pm for Sidewalk Astronomy.

This drop-in program is designed to catch people when they are not expecting it, and to have them look through a telescope, and then explain and discuss what they are seeing in the sky above.

Have a peek at solar flares, the moon, satellites, and Venus.

Drop-in Program. All ages welcome.

Contact: Jen
Phone: 519-599-3681 Ext. 5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm

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Author Talk with Katie Zdybel

Saturday July 30, 2022

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library Courtyard.

Join local author Katie Zdybel and hear the inspiration behind her recently-published book of short stories, Equipoise. 

A young woman forms her own idea of feminine sexuality while skinny-dipping with her best friend's mother during a thunderstorm. A naive bride returns to her beloved Ontario farm country and, after an encounter with a young female beekeeper, suddenly sees her husband in a sobering new light. Under pretences, a rural doctor returns for her childhood friend, but finds the women in her new life have only a very specific use for her. A middle-aged woman facing the devastating end of a friendship as well as her last chance at childbirth, flees North only to be confronted with the complexities of life in the Yukon.

The women of Equipoise struggle to find their positionality in life in relation to the women around them. They are also contoured by their geographies, caught between North and South, East and West, childhood home and adulthood home. They struggle to maintain a balance within the tension of their opposing female roles, landscapes, friendships, rivalries, victories, and catastrophes, always vigourously seeking equipoise.

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An Evening of Star Gazing with Ian Wheelband

Thursday August 4, 2022

Time: 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

BMPL Astronomy returns this August with astronomer Ian Wheelband. Ian will be at the L.E. Shore library Thursday, August 4th from 8-9pm with a three-part talk.   

Did you know that Canada is going to the Moon?  Ian will talk about the upcoming NASA Artemis mission and the Canadian contribution which includes the next generation robotics as well as a Canadian astronaut who will travel to the Moon. We will also chat about Black Holes and the recent discoveries made that are changing the way we think about these weird and wonderful objects. We will finish the evening learning about what is up in the evening skies for the Blue Mountains area in the late summer and early fall.

We will follow the talk with telescope viewing outside of the library if skies are clear.  If cloudy, Ian will have a telescope and observing gear to answer your questions about watching the night sky from your backyard.


Registration is required. Ages 10 and up.

Contact: Jen
Phone: 519-599-3681 Ext. 5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm

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Dorothy Crysler Bird Club

Saturday August 20, 2022

Time: 9:30am - 9:30am

Location: Zoom meeting.

Join Curator Andrea Wilson as each month we learn about our wild avian friends, their habits and habitats. This will not only help you identify birds, but you will learn about migration, nesting, environmental needs, species at risk and more. This is a collaborative study group, where participants will share as we grow knowledge together.  

The club is named for Dorothy Crysler, a remarkable local artist, journalist, author and birder! This club takes her cue, as she was "the messenger not the expert". This group is for anyone, new or established as a birder. 

When you register a zoom meeting link will be emailed to you.

Contact: Andrea Wilson
Phone: 5195993681
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Willow Weaving: Crafting with Nature

Thursday August 25, 2022

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Location: The Gallery at L.E. Shore 173 Bruce St. S..

Join Wild Willow Farm & Studio for a willow weaving tutorial. Craft with nature and create your own tree on an oak stand.

All-ages, intergenerational crafting adventure program. All materials provided. Free event. Register below. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

About your instructor, Andrea Matrosovs:
Andrea is a basketweaver who has learned from basketmasters in Ontario and England. She is a Craft Professional with Craft Ontario.  She is also a farmer-researcher with the Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario conducting a 3-year study in basket willow cultivation on her Wild Willow Farm located up on the Niagara Escarpment in the Town of the Blue Mountains.

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Local Author Talk with Brock Martin

Saturday August 27, 2022

Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library 173 Bruce St. S..

Join us for an outdoor event featuring local author, Brock Martin, and his recently published book Side Launch. Brock will read from his book, talk about the story behind the story, and will be accompanied by musical guest, Bob Woodcock.

The book is a historical novel about Corvettes - a warship built at the shipyards in Collingwood. 

About the novel:  In the year 1939, Canada, unprepared but defiant, declares war on Germany and mass-produces a midsize warship, the Corvette. Neither designed nor equipped for the North Atlantic, the Corvette is tasked to take on the predatory sea wolves lurking below the waves. What could go wrong?

- Action-packed historical fiction based on true events of WWII and the battle of the Atlantic.

- The dreaded Wolf Packs, German commandos, a secret mission, spies and saboteurs.

- Heart-breaking wartime romance. Ian and Kate struggle with love in difficult times. Will they find love or be denied?

Ian takes command of the first Corvette built in Canada, the HMCS Collingwood. He is a man deeply scarred, having witnessed Nazi atrocities, and now driven by hatred. He will fight with any weapon he is given. Kate is the daughter of the Collingwood shipyard’s owner, a brilliant woman with a strong desire to make something of herself. She is ready to fight for her country but first she must fight for success in a male-dominated world. Will Kate allow herself to love or is there too much at stake?

Side Launch takes the reader through a roller coaster of real events and dramatic head-to-head clashes, historic confrontation of epic proportions, and love and losses. If you are a fan of history and love to learn, this Canadian historical fiction Author Talk at the Library is for you.

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Senior's Fair by the Bay

Wednesday September 7, 2022

Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Location: Bayview Park.

The Blue Mountains Seniors Network presents...

Senior's Fair by the Bay. 

Featuring live music, refreshments, information booths and social experiences. 

Accessible transportation available.

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Poetry Reading with Susan Haldane

Saturday September 10, 2022

Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library 173 Bruce St. S..

Join local author, Susan Haldane, to hear from her recently published book of poetry, Hard Bargain Road.

All-ages event. Please register below.

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Dorothy Crysler Bird Club

Saturday September 17, 2022

Time: 9:30am - 10:30am

Location: Zoom meeting.

Join Curator Andrea Wilson as each month we learn about our wild avian friends, their habits and habitats. This will not only help you identify birds, but you will learn about migration, nesting, environmental needs, species at risk and more. This is a collaborative study group, where participants will share as we grow knowledge together.  

The club is named for Dorothy Crysler, a remarkable local artist, journalist, author and birder! This club takes her cue, as she was "the messenger not the expert". This group is for anyone, new or established as a birder. 

When you register a zoom meeting link will be emailed to you.

Contact: Andrea Wilson
Phone: 5195993681
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Emily Carr: Art Collage Workshop and Reading

Saturday October 15, 2022

Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library 173 Bruce St. S..

Everyone is welcome to join us for Exploring The Wildness of Emily Carr.

An Art Collage Workshop and a reading and discussion based on the book: Emily Carr and Raven – In the Darkness of Her Dreams by Cathy Wilson and Ruth MacLean. Join the two authors at L.E. Shore Library on Saturday October 15th at 11am.

The workshop will be in two parts: first a collage workshop led by Ruth MacLean, then readings from the book with questions and answers led by Cathy Wilson. Both parts will be based on the theme of Wildness, and explore how important it was for Emily Carr that she approached her life as a rebel.

Ruth MacLean will briefly demonstrate techniques which she used for making the images in the book. Participants will be encouraged to be bolder than usual, to play around with the emerging shapes in a way that creates a feeling of wildness, or any dynamic that helps to break away from old habits. Participants can work in a free-style way, or they can base their approach on some of Emily’s ‘wildest’ work – scans of Emily’s work will be available for inspiration.

This will be an interactive session with questions and answers. Register online.

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Dorothy Crysler Bird Club

Saturday October 22, 2022

Time: 9:30am - 10:30am

Location: Zoom meeting.

Join Curator Andrea Wilson as each month we learn about our wild avian friends, their habits and habitats. This will not only help you identify birds, but you will learn about migration, nesting, environmental needs, species at risk and more. This is a collaborative study group, where participants will share as we grow knowledge together.  

The club is named for Dorothy Crysler, a remarkable local artist, journalist, author and birder! This club takes her cue, as she was "the messenger not the expert". This group is for anyone, new or established as a birder. 

When you register a zoom meeting link will be emailed to you.

Contact: Andrea Wilson
Phone: 5195993681
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Events for Life Warming Station

Monday October 31, 2022

Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: The Gallery at L.E. Shore.

Warm drinks, snacks, costumes and fun. Swing by The Gallery at L.E. Shore to take a break from trick or treating and warm up.

Hosted by Events for Life and The Blue Mountains Public Library.

 

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Author Talk with Ursula Baker

Saturday November 5, 2022

Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Gallery at L.E. Shore.

Join local author, Ursula Baker, for an Author Talk about her debut novel, Shades of Betrayal.


Shades of Betrayal follows the fortunes of a compelling cast of characters in Poland, Germany, France, and England. Starting in peacetime, the saga unfolds over the six-year nightmare that ensues after Hitler invades Poland. From the underground soldiers of the Home Army, who surreptitiously defy Hitler in Poland; to the fighters of the French Resistance; to the daring pilots of the RAF; to the dauntless women who engage on countless fronts, these complex people cling to their dreams and yearn for love in the midst of horror. But the evil forces arrayed against them warp their lives, break their hearts, and smash their hopes as one betrayal after the next mounts in all their lives, leading to the ultimate treachery of Poland’s delivery to Stalin’s dictatorship at the war’s end.
Told from a shifting array of fascinating, disparate perspectives, Shades of Betrayal offers a unique view of World War II that deeply explores the personal impact of war and explores the power and beauty of the human spirit and its capacity for love, hope, and healing.
 

When people think about war, they often envisage only fighting, killing, concentration camps and the misery of the people involved in the war. But despite all of this, life continues, people love, get married, have children. Perhaps the happiness is subdued by the terrible experience of war and the uncertainty of tomorrow but life perseveres. Shades of Betrayal is not a run of the mill WWII story, but rather a different perspective showing the lives of the ordinary people, the soldiers, and the underground resistance fighters during the dark times of war.

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Dorothy Crysler Bird Club

Saturday November 19, 2022

Time: 9:30am - 10:30am

Location: Zoom meeting.

Join Curator Andrea Wilson as each month we learn about our wild avian friends, their habits and habitats. This will not only help you identify birds, but you will learn about migration, nesting, environmental needs, species at risk and more. This is a collaborative study group, where participants will share as we grow knowledge together.  

The club is named for Dorothy Crysler, a remarkable local artist, journalist, author and birder! This club takes her cue, as she was "the messenger not the expert". This group is for anyone, new or established as a birder. 

When you register a zoom meeting link will be emailed to you.

Contact: Andrea Wilson
Phone: 5195993681
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Dorothy Crysler Bird Club

Saturday December 17, 2022

Time: 9:30am - 10:30am

Location: Zoom meeting.

Join Curator Andrea Wilson as each month we learn about our wild avian friends, their habits and habitats. This will not only help you identify birds, but you will learn about migration, nesting, environmental needs, species at risk and more. This is a collaborative study group, where participants will share as we grow knowledge together.  

The club is named for Dorothy Crysler, a remarkable local artist, journalist, author and birder! This club takes her cue, as she was "the messenger not the expert". This group is for anyone, new or established as a birder. 

When you register a zoom meeting link will be emailed to you.

Contact: Andrea Wilson
Phone: 5195993681
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Trivia Game Night

Friday April 28, 2023

Time: 7:00pm - 7:00pm

Location: BMPL Facebook (@TheBlueMountainsLibrary).

Play against each other or play as a group in a weekly interactive online Trivia Game Night! Fill your house with laughter and glee as you answer questions and compete for the top-spot on our scoreboard. Not available on Friday Nights? Don't worry! You'll be able to play Trivia Game Night throughout the week.

Participate through our Facebook page every Friday night at 7:00pm when we share the link to the game. Don't have Facebook? The link to Trivia Game Night is available here on our Event Calendar when it's live. 

Phone: 519-599-3681 ext. 5
Email: LibraryPrograms@TheBlueMountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary

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