Programs for Families

YouTubeWatch our family programs on YouTube: Kids Clubhouse, Family Craft Time with Jen, Museum Mondays, Story Time and Museum Show & Tell.

Hobby Club: Air Dry Clay Pot DIY: FULL

Thursday September 29, 2022

Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Meet us at the L.E.Shore Library monthly for our after-school Hobby Club, from 3:30-4:30 pm. 
Thursday, September 29th, we will be making a mini air dry clay pot.

Would you prefer to do this activity at home? You can email us at libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca and let us know that you would like this DIY as a Take and Make Kit.

This program is now full. Please feel free to send us an email if you would like child(s) to be added to our wait list.

 

Contact: Jen
Phone: 5195993681 Ext.5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm

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Story Time in The Story Tower

Friday September 30, 2022

Time: 11:00am - 11:30am

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Meet us in the Story Tower in L.E. Shore for a fun and interactive Story Time every Friday at 11:00am. Join us for stories, rhymes movement songs and lots of FUN! Ages 0-5.

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

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Truth & Reconciliation Gathering

Friday September 30, 2022

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

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

Everyone is welcome to a Truth & Reconciliation Gathering with Heather McIntyre, Indigenous Life & Wellness Coach, of the Georgina Island First Nation.

Explore the importance of finding self, creating ritual and self-awareness to empower a positive voice. Weaving traditional teachings of Indigenous Culture - the 7 Grandfather Teachings -  throughout this journey, which also gives understanding to the impacts of colonization and residential schools and why it is important to honor, witness, and advocate feelings and emotions as humans.

Attendees will be asked to create, colour, or share a piece of art as an offering on that day to add to a personal "United Collaboration Story of Change" 

We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada. Nous reconnaissons l'appui du gouvernement du Canada.

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Truth & Reconciliation Gathering 2

Friday September 30, 2022

Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

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

A day of community-building and knowledge sharing with Heather McIntyre, Indigenous Life & Wellness Coach, based around Truth & Reconciliation.

Please bring an item of choice as an offering for the day (such as a tobacco tie, seed packet, tea, preserve, stone, or offering that is important to you) which will be added to our Community Bundle of Giving and Receiving for that day. In Indigenous Culture doing such a thing is a transactional offering of respect for the knowledge being given.
 
This gathering will be focused on understanding, weaving, and building core foundations of collaboration to reconciliation and unity. Heather will share the Tree Teaching, with a focus on building roots of unity, trunks of safety, branches of strength, and leaves of unique diversity. We will have space for Q& A and connection for all.
 
Each Gathering will open & close with a smudging ceremony, prayer and/or song

We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada. Nous reconnaissons l'appui du gouvernement du Canada.

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Kids Clubhouse at The Craigleith Heritage Depot - FULL

Friday September 30, 2022 - Friday October 14, 2022

Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: The Craigleith Heritage Depot.

This program is currently FULL

Meet us Fridays from 4-5 pm at The Craigleith Heritage Depot for The Kids Clubhouse afterschool program.

Join us for games, STEAM activities, arts & crafts, and lots of FUN. Ages 6 and up.

Please email, and your child(s) name can be added to our wait list.

Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

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

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Trivia Game Night

Friday September 30, 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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Kids Clubhouse After School Program

Tuesday October 4, 2022 - Tuesday November 1, 2022

Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Location: L.E. Shore Branch..


Every Tuesday, meet us in the Gallery at the L.E.Shore Library from 3:30 - 4:30 pm for games STEAM activities, arts & crafts, and lots of FUN.

Ages 8 and up. Free Program. Registration required. Spaces are limited.

Contact: Jen
Phone: 519-599-3681 Ext.5
Email: LibraryPrograms@TheBlueMountains.ca

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Teen Lit Kit

Thursday October 6, 2022 - Sunday November 6, 2022

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

On the first Tuesday of every month, BMPL will release a super fun Teen Literacy Kit. Each kit will contain a book, colouring sheets, goodies, and more! Every month will be a different surprise theme.

The best part of this program... it's 100% free! All you need is your BMPL library card.

Want to customize your kit? Fill out the Teen Lit Kit Questionnaire

 

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Contact: Jen
Phone: 5195993681 Ext.5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm

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Story Time in The Gallery

Friday October 7, 2022 - Friday November 4, 2022

Time: 11:00am - 11:30am

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

Meet us in the L.E. Shore Gallery for a fun and interactive Story Time every Friday at 11:00am. Join us for stories, rhymes movement songs and lots of FUN!

Ages 0-5. Drop-in.

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

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Fall No-Bake Recipe Series: No-Bake Pumpkin Cookies

Saturday October 8, 2022

Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Join us at the L.E. Shore Library for a Fall-themed No-Bake Recipe series. This is a fun and easy baking series for anyone that enjoys yummy treats, and simple recipes.

Saturday October 8th we will be making delicious No-Bake Pumpkin Cookies. This recipe is filled with load of fall flavors, cinnamon, brown sugar and pumpkin! YUM!

Registration is required. All ages program. Allergens: Pumpkin, cinnamon, raisins, oats

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

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Teen Group

Thursday October 13, 2022 - Thursday November 10, 2022

Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Join the Teen Group and have your say on Teen programs and services, become involved in your community, and meet new friends!

Being a part of the Teen Group gives you the chance to suggest ways that the BMPL can better serve our teen community, offer ideas for exciting teen programs, and provide feedback about the library's teen collection. Being a part of the BMPL Teen Group is a great way to acquire your High School Community Involvement hours while having fun!

The Teen Group meets the second Thursday of each month.

Register Here for Teen Group

Contact: Jen
Phone: 5195993681 Ext.5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm

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Adventures in Filmmaking: Create a Short Animated Film (Section 1)

Saturday October 15, 2022 - Saturday November 5, 2022

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

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

ADVENTURES IN FILMMAKING
Part 1: Create a Short Animated Film
Join local animator and cartoonist Jeff Wilson and filmmaker Tom Strnad for this 4 week workshop where you will create a short animated film. Learn how to design cartoon characters, animate movement and actions and create a short animation using iPads and ProCreate digital illustration software. Designed for ages 7-13.

Section 1 Saturdays October 15, 22, 29 and November 5 (10am-12pm) 

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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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Adventures in Filmmaking: Create a Short Animated Film (Section 2)

Wednesday October 19, 2022 - Wednesday November 9, 2022

Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library 173 Bruce St. S. (Board Room).

ADVENTURES IN FILMMAKING
Part 1: Create a Short Animated Film

Join local animator and cartoonist Jeff Wilson and filmmaker Tom Strnad for this 4 week workshop where you will create a short animated film. Learn how to design cartoon characters, animate movement and actions and create a short animation using iPads and ProCreate digital illustration software. Designed for ages 8-13. (Children under the age of 8 may attend with an adult)
Section 2 Wednesdays October 19, 26, November 2, 9 (3:00pm-5:00pm)

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Native Plants & Attracting Butterflies

Thursday October 20, 2022

Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm

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

Learn from two young entrepreneurs about attracting butterflies to your garden with native plants.

Charly Baxter is a local artist, vegetable farmer and landscape gardener. She received a BFA from OCAD U and a Horticultural Technician certification from Humber College. Inspired by nature, and the interconnectedness of life, Charly feels compelled to draw attention to the human struggle with our affect on the natural world through her arts. She is eager to bridge the gap between the wild and the controlled landscape by incorporating native plants and sustainable practices into gardens. Charly also enjoys raising native species from seed collected on field studies.

Kyla Shepperd is an accomplished seamstress who owns and runs a local business. Her attention to detail in her professional life is equally transferred to her field studies of the natural world. She enjoys raising and tagging monarch butterflies and has naturalized her yard, creating a Monarch Waystation. She is a lifelong forager who's deeply interested in conservation and ecology. She spends much of her free time on field trips, with botany, mycology, and entomology being of special interest, passions she enjoys freely sharing with others.

Together as cousins who are passionate amateur field naturalists, they are eager to share their experiences and observations with others in a presentation geared towards inspiring others to create beautiful natural landscapes in their own urban settings supporting the natural flora and fauna of our region.

Talking points:

Kyla and Charly will focus on herbaceous flowering perennials and the Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies) they host and feed. Some trees, shrubs, grasses and vines will be mentioned. They will also discuss pesticides, invasive plants and insects, plant life cycles and cultural requirements for planting.

Everyone is welcome! Free event. 

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GoVAXX Bus

Friday October 21, 2022

Time: 11:00am - 4:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library Parking Lot.

BEEP BEEP! The #GOVAXX bus is on its way.  

The mobile vaccine bus will be administering 1st, 2nd, and booster doses in the L.E. Shore Library parking lot (173 Bruce St. S.) on October 21st from 11:00am to 4:00pm.

By appointment or walk-in. While supplies last.

Book an Appointment: www.Ontario.ca/vaccinebus

Phone: 519-599-3681 ext. 5
Email: LibraryPrograms@TheBlueMountains.ca

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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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Hobby Club: Plastic Bag Braided Basket

Thursday October 27, 2022

Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Join us at the L.E.Shore Library on Thursday, October 27th at 3:30 pm for a fun DIY using plastic grocery store bags. Let's keep plastic store bags out of the landfill and create a beautiful mini showpiece basket. No knitting or crochet is required, just some sewing and braiding.

Would you prefer to do this activity at home? You can email us at libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca and let us know that you would like this DIY as a Take and Make Kit.

Registration required. Spaces are limited. The suggested age is 10 and up.

Contact: Jen
Phone: 5195993681 Ext.5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm

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Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Saturday October 29, 2022

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

The Blue Mountains Public Library is hosting a spook-tacular pumpkin decorating contest!

Decorate a pumpkin inspired by your favourite book or movie character.

How to participate: 

  1. Register right here at the bottom of the page.
  2. Registered participants will meet us at the L.E. Shore Library at 11:00am on Saturday, Oct 29th
  3. We will provide markers, décor and whatever else you will want to use to decorate your pumpkin
  4. Before you leave, we will take a photo of you with your pumpkin, we will display photographs in the library where library visitors and staff will have a week to vote on their favourite pumpkin.
  5. Take your pumpkin home and display it at your front door for Halloween! and trick-or-treaters will get to admire it too!
  6. Winner will be contacted Friday, November 4th

Goldsmiths Farm Market and Bakery have generously donated pumpkins.

Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required. While supplies last.

Contact: Jen
Phone: 5195993681 Ext.5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm

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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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Wiggle Worms Wellness Program

Saturday November 5, 2022

Time: 10:00am - 11:00am

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

During the Wiggle Worms Wellness group program, families will be invited to connect to themselves intentionally and playfully. 
Participants will be guided through various asana poses, meditations, and reflections. Families are asked to bring their yoga mats.
Registration is required. For parents and children ages 4-10.

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

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Kids Clubhouse After School Program

Tuesday November 8, 2022 - Tuesday December 20, 2022

Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Kids Clubhouse After School Program
Every Tuesday, meet us in the Gallery at the L.E.Shore Library from 3:30 - 4:30 pm for games STEAM activities, arts & crafts, and lots of FUN.

Ages 8 and up. Free Program. Registration required. Spaces are limited.

Contact: Jen
Phone: 5195993681 EXT. 5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm

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Story Time in The Gallery

Friday November 18, 2022 - Friday December 30, 2022

Time: 11:00am - 11:30am

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Meet us in the L.E. Shore Gallery for a fun and interactive Story Time every Friday at 11:00am.

Join us for stories, rhymes movement songs and lots of FUN!

Ages 0-5, Free Program. Registration is required.

Contact: Jen
Phone: 5195993681 EXT. 5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm

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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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Adventures in Filmmaking: Create a Short Film (Section 2)

Wednesday November 23, 2022 - Wednesday December 14, 2022

Time: 3:30pm - 5:30pm

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

ADVENTURES IN FILMMAKING
Part 2: Create a Short Film
Join filmmaker Tom Strnad and storyboard artist Jeff Wilson for this 3 week workshop where you will create a short live action film. Learn how to write a script, draw a storyboard, film scenes with actors, and edit a short live action film. Designed for ages 8-13.
Section 2 Wednesdays November 23, 30, December 7 (3:30pm-5:30pm)

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Letters To Santa

Thursday November 24, 2022

Location: L.E. Shore Library or Craigleith Heritage Depot.

Write a letter to Santa and drop it in our North Pole Mailbox at the L.E. Shore Library or at The Craigleith Heritage Depot, and the staff there will make sure it gets to Santa at the North Pole in time for Christmas!

Here's How:

Step 1: Write a letter to Santa

Step 2: Put your letter into an envelope and address it to:       

Santa Claus
North Pole
H0H 0H0
Canada

Remember to include your full name and mailing address – so Santa knows where to send your letter! If you forget to put your letter in an envelope, Santa will write a letter to the library and the staff will be sure to let you know that he still received your letter!

Step 3: Bring your letter to the L.E. Shore Library and drop it off at the North Pole Mailbox. (No postage necessary). 

That's it! Each child who mails a letter will receive a personal reply from Santa Claus via Canada Post. 

Letters may be dropped off between Thursday, November 24 –Thursday, December 8th.

In order to receive a reply by Christmas, please drop off the letter no later than 7:00pm Thursday, December 8th.

Free program. All ages welcome.

Contact: Jen
Phone: 5195993681 Ext.5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm

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Hobby Club: No Sew Blankets - Program is FULL

Thursday November 24, 2022

Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Meet us at the L.E.Shore Library monthly for our after-school Hobby Club, from 3:30-4:30 pm. 
On Thursday, November 24th, We will be making cozy No-Sew blankets! No-sew blankets are easy to make, are great gifts, and are amazing reading blankets.

Would you prefer to do this activity at home? You can email us atlibraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca and let us know that you would like this DIY as a Take and Make Kit.

Registration required. Spaces are limited. The suggested age is 10 and up.

Contact: Jen
Phone: 5195993681 Ext.5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm

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Light Pollution: Much More Than Seeing The Stars

Thursday November 24, 2022

Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Have you ever seen the Milky Way? Do you wish that we did not waste so much energy to light up the night sky? It seems the number and brightness of lights we use to light our way at night just grows each year, and now the adverse effects of light pollution  reach all corners of our planet. Would you like to learn about light pollution and how we can appropriately and safely light the night sky while protecting our natural environment?

Join local astronomer Ian Wheelband, Thursday, November 24th at 6pm, for discussion on nighttime lighting and how it impacts not only our night skies but our environment too.

Learn about the various adverse effects of excessive lighting, about what is safe and what is not. We will discuss what you can do to reduce the impact of nighttime lights, at home and in your community.

Light Pollution reaches so much further than just the extinguishment of our stars at night.

In-Person. Registration is required. All ages welcome.

Contact: Jen
Phone: 5195993681 Ext.5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm

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Adventures in Filmmaking: Create a Short Film (Section 1)

Saturday November 26, 2022 - Saturday December 17, 2022

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

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

ADVENTURES IN FILMMAKING


Part 2: Create a Short Film
Join filmmaker Tom Strnad and storyboard artist Jeff Wilson for this 3 week workshop where you will create a short live action film. Learn how to write a script, draw a storyboard, film scenes with actors, and edit a short live action film. Designed for ages 8-13.

Section 1 Saturdays November 26, December 3, 10 (10am-12pm)

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Fall No-Bake Recipe Series: No-Bake Pumpkin Mousse

Saturday November 26, 2022

Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Saturday, November 26th from 1-2pm, is our final day in our No-Bake Recipe Series!

We are wrapping up this fun program with another fall themed recipe. We will be making rich and creamy Pumpkin Mousse. YUM!

All Ages program. Registration is Required. Allergens: Dairy, Vanilla pudding

Contact: Jen
Phone: 5195993681 Ext.5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm

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Letters To Santa

Thursday December 8, 2022

Location: L.E. Shore Library or Craigleith Heritage Depot.

Write a letter to Santa and drop it in our North Pole Mailbox at the L.E. Shore Library, and the staff there will make sure it gets to Santa at the North Pole in time for Christmas!

Here's How:

Step 1: Write a letter to Santa

Step 2: Put your letter into an envelope and address it to:       

Santa Claus
North Pole
H0H 0H0
Canada

Remember to include your full name and mailing address – so Santa knows where to send your letter! If you forget to put your letter in an envelope, Santa will write a letter to the library and the staff will be sure to let you know that he still received your letter!

Step 3: Bring your letter to the L.E. Shore Library and drop it off at the North Pole Mailbox. (No postage necessary). 

That's it! Each child who mails a letter will receive a personal reply from Santa Claus via Canada Post. 

Letters may be dropped off between Thursday, November 24 –Thursday, December 8th.

In order to receive a reply by Christmas, please drop off the letter no later than 7:00pm Thursday, December 8th.

Free program. All ages welcome.

Contact: Jen
Phone: 5195993681 Ext.5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm

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A Very Vintage Christmas

Saturday December 10, 2022

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

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

Join us in The Gallery at L.E. Shore for A Very Vintage Christmas. A morning of holiday fun!

Create vintage-looking holiday ornaments, enjoy hot chocolate, grab a Take & Make Holiday Treat, hear some classic carols, and spend time with friends before heading down to the Olde Fashioned Christmas events downtown.

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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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Ultimate Science Saturday: Winter Blizzard In A Jar

Saturday January 14, 2023

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Meet us two Saturdays a month from 11- 12 pm at the L.E. Shore Library for some ooey gooey science fun! 

Get ready to get creative and messy with some cool science experiments, such as Elephant Toothpaste, erupting volcanoes, slime, blizzard in a jar and so much more!

Come, and explore different scientific concepts through hands-on activities.

All supplies provided. Registration required. All ages welcome.

Children under the age of 8, must be accompanied by an adult.

 

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

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Ultimate Science Saturday: Shaker Cup Slime Experiment

Saturday January 28, 2023

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Meet us two Saturdays a month from 11- 12 pm at the L.E. Shore Library for some ooey gooey science fun! 

Get ready to get creative and messy with some cool science experiments, such as Elephant Toothpaste, erupting volcanoes, slime, blizzard in a jar and so much more!

Come, and explore different scientific concepts through hands-on activities.

All supplies provided. Registration required. All ages welcome.

Children under the age of 8, must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Jen
Phone: 5195993681 Ext.5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm

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Ultimate Science Saturday: Exploding Volcanoes

Saturday February 11, 2023

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Meet us two Saturdays a month from 11- 12 pm at the L.E. Shore Library for some ooey gooey science fun! 

Get ready to get creative and messy with some cool science experiments, such as Elephant Toothpaste, erupting volcanoes, slime, blizzard in a jar and so much more!

Come, and explore different scientific concepts through hands-on activities.

All supplies provided. Registration required. All ages welcome.

Children under the age of 8, must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Jen
Phone: 5195993681 EXT. 5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm

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Ultimate Science Saturday: Cloud In A Jar

Saturday February 25, 2023

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Meet us two Saturdays a month from 11- 12 pm at the L.E. Shore Library for some ooey gooey science fun! 

Get ready to get creative and messy with some cool science experiments, such as Elephant Toothpaste, erupting volcanoes, slime, blizzard in a jar and so much more!

Come, and explore different scientific concepts through hands-on activities.

All supplies provided. Registration required. All ages welcome.

Children under the age of 8, must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Jen
Phone: 5195993681 Ext.5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm

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Ultimate Science Saturday: Balloon In A Bottle Experiment

Saturday March 11, 2023

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Meet us two Saturdays a month from 11- 12 pm at the L.E. Shore Library for some ooey gooey science fun! 

Get ready to get creative and messy with some cool science experiments, such as Elephant Toothpaste, erupting volcanoes, slime, blizzard in a jar and so much more!

Come, and explore different scientific concepts through hands-on activities.

All supplies provided. Registration required. All ages welcome.

Children under the age of 8, must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Jen
Phone: 5195993681 Ext.5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm

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Ultimate Science Saturday: Magic Milk Experiment

Saturday March 25, 2023

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Meet us two Saturdays a month from 11- 12 pm at the L.E. Shore Library for some ooey gooey science fun! 

Get ready to get creative and messy with some cool science experiments, such as Elephant Toothpaste, erupting volcanoes, slime, blizzard in a jar and so much more!

Come, and explore different scientific concepts through hands-on activities.

All supplies provided. Registration required. All ages welcome.

Children under the age of 8, must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Jen
Phone: 5195993681 Ext.5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm

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Ultimate Science Saturday: Walking Water Experiment

Saturday April 8, 2023

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Meet us two Saturdays a month from 11- 12 pm at the L.E. Shore Library for some ooey gooey science fun! 

Get ready to get creative and messy with some cool science experiments, such as Elephant Toothpaste, erupting volcanoes, slime, blizzard in a jar and so much more!

Come, and explore different scientific concepts through hands-on activities.

All supplies provided. Registration required. All ages welcome.

Children under the age of 8, must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Jen
Phone: 5195993681 Ext.5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm

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Ultimate Science Saturday: Fizzing Hand Experiment

Saturday April 22, 2023

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Meet us two Saturdays a month from 11- 12 pm at the L.E. Shore Library for some ooey gooey science fun! 

Get ready to get creative and messy with some cool science experiments, such as Elephant Toothpaste, erupting volcanoes, slime, blizzard in a jar and so much more!

Come, and explore different scientific concepts through hands-on activities.

All supplies provided. Registration required. All ages welcome.

Children under the age of 8, must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Jen
Phone: 5195993681 Ext.5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm

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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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Ultimate Science Saturday: Candy Cane Slime

Saturday May 13, 2023

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Meet us two Saturdays a month from 11- 12 pm at the L.E. Shore Library for some ooey gooey science fun! 

Get ready to get creative and messy with some cool science experiments, such as Elephant Toothpaste, erupting volcanoes, slime, blizzard in a jar and so much more!

Come, and explore different scientific concepts through hands-on activities.

All supplies provided. Registration required. All ages welcome.

Children under the age of 8, must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Jen
Phone: 5195993681 Ext.5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm

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