Teen Programs

After School Homework Help

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Join retired math/business teacher Murray for free after-school homework help at L.E. Shore Library every other Thursday from 4-5 pm. This program is tailored for students in grades 7-12. Limited spots available; registration is required.

Register here for April

Contact: Jen
Phone: 519-599-3681 Ext. 5

Trivia Game Night

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 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.

Through the Wild Lens Photo Contest

The Blue Mountains Public Library is pleased to announce the "Through the Wild Lens" Photo Contest which is open to individuals of all ages. This competition is a fantastic opportunity to showcase your photography skills and capture the beauty of nature in our local community from your unique perspective. Whether you're drawn to landscapes, wildlife, or stunning sunsets, we encourage you to participate in this contest and share your love for nature through the art of photography. The winning photographs will be featured in the Craigleith Heritage Depot's Natural Heritage exhibit space, providing a physical showcase for talented photographers. 

Eligibility: Open to participants of all ages. Submission Period: The contest opens on April 22nd, coinciding with Earth Day, and runs until May 31st, giving participants ample time to capture and submit their best shots. Themes: Embrace the diverse facets of our local nature – from landscapes and wildlife to breathtaking sunsets. Let your creativity shine through your lens. Submission Guidelines: Participants can submit their entries via email at LibraryPrograms@TheBlueMountains.ca. Ensure that each submission reflects the essence of our local natural world and aligns with the themes of the contest. Remember to include your name, age, contact info and location of your image. Prizes: Exciting prizes will be awarded to the winners, celebrating their talent and contribution to the appreciation of our natural heritage. 

We are excited to see the community's collective love for nature unfold through the lenses of our talented participants.

The photo contest closes on May 31st, 2024.

Contact: Jen
Phone: 519-599-3681 Ext. 5

Celebrating Earth Week: Earth Calling

Join us for a day of mindful connection, wellness, and creativity as we celebrate Earth Day together. Our program offers a variety of activities suitable for all ages, fostering a sense of community and appreciation for our planet.

10:30am - 12:30pm: Inner Yogies - All ages Gentle Chair Yoga/Meditation Refreshment Break

Sharing Circle (please bring a cherished item for reflection)

Register here for morning yoga  Inner Yogies 

1:00pm - 2:00pm: Live Life Fit - Mothers/Fathers/Caregivers and Tots

Bring your baby or tot (up to 2yrs. old) and join us for an introduction to a circuit style workout! Have a go at strength conditioning, mobility exercises, and low-impact cardio, all with your child! 

Register here for Live Life Fit

3:00pm - 4:30pm: Inner Yogies - Families and Youth

Connect with your family on the mat and engage with us in a Playful Yoga Flow and Guided Meditation, chat about Wellness Promotion, have fun with Healing Instruments, and More!

Register here for Family and Youth Yoga

6:00pm - 7:30pm: Willow Weaving with Andrea Matrosovs - Mayor and Artist

Join Andrea Matrosovs, Blue Mountains Mayor and artist, in weaving the grounding and inspiring energies of the day by creating art from willow grown on her farm. Open to all ages, this artistic endeavor will leave a lasting impression on our Earth Day celebration. 

Program is currently full 

Inner Yogies, The Blue Mountains Public Library and CANN (Community and Nature Network) are excited to welcome you and your family on April 25th. Let's come together to honour and celebrate the beauty of our planet! 

Contact: Jen
Phone: 519-599-3681 Ext. 5

Willow Weaving Workshop: Program FULL

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Join us in honoring Mother Earth at the Blue Mountains Public Library! Wild Willow Studio is set to guide a weaving workshop on Thursday, April 25th, at 6 pm in the Gallery. Utilizing willow, dogwood, rush, and other imaginative materials from nature, participants of all ages (8 and up) are invited to partake in this free event. Registration is required, and all ages are welcome to join in the creative festivities.

This program is currently full. Please email LibraryPrograms@TheBlueMountains.Ca to be placed on the waiting list.

Trivia Game Night

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 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.

Teen Lit Kit

All you need is your library card, and you'll get a surprise book, goodies, and an activity to do at home.

May theme: Mythology

Sign up here for May Teen Lit Kit

Contact: Jen
Phone: 519-599-3681 Ext. 5

Learn to Paint with Tyler Boyle

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Take home your own artwork! Join local artist extraordinaire, Tyler Boyle, for a guided painting experience! Create your own spring-themed canvas, drawing inspiration from celebrated illustrator, Cecile Hudrisier.

$25/person. Limited spaces. All supplies will be provided. 

Register here for Learn to Paint with Tyler Boyle

Contact: Jen
Phone: 519-599-3681 Ext.5

Tour of the Universe - Planetarium Visit

The Blue Mountains Public Library and Ontario Planetarium are hosting a Tour of the Universe at the L.E Shore Library on July 8th. Highlights include exploring the constellations, telescope views of objects in the night sky, and a space-walking tour of the International Space Station. There are three showtimes to choose from: 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm. Registration is required and the program is free for all ages.

Register here for 11:00am

Register here for 1:00pm

Register here for 2:00pm

 

Contact: Jen
Phone: 519-599-3681 Ext. 5

Glass on Glass Mosaic Art Workshop with Patti DiFlorio

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Join Patti DiFlorio's Glass on Glass (GOG) Mosaics workshop at L.E. Shore Library. Learn to create a 5x7 mosaic using stained glass in the colours of your choice. Suitable for all experience levels. Cost of program is $35.00. All tools and materials are provided. Just bring your creativity and humour! Registration is required.

Register here for GOG Workshop

Contact: Jen
Phone: 519-599-3681 Ext. 5