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Story Time at Little River Park Beach

Friday July 19, 2019 - Friday August 30, 2019

Time: 11:00am - 11:30am

Location: Little River Beach Park .

Every Friday from 11:00-11:30 am meet us at the Little River Park Beach next to the Thornbury Pier for Story Time. We will read some fun stories, play games, sing songs and have lots of fun.

Remember to bring your sunscreen and hat! Ages 0 and up. Free. Drop in.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Botanical Sun catchers

Thursday July 25, 2019

Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

We will be making beautiful Botanical Sun Catchers at The L.E. Shore Library Thursday July 25th, from 1:30 - 2:30 pm.These botanical sun catchers are a great way to add some fun,color and cheer to your home .

Ages 8 and up

Free event

Pre registration required

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Side Walk Astronomy with the RASC

Tuesday July 30, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

The RASC will be at the L.E. Shore library Tuesday July 30th from 1-3pm for their second session of Sidewalk Astronomy. This is a drop in program organized by The Royal Astronmical Society (RASC) The idea of this program is to catch people when they are not expecting to get a look through a telescope, and then explain to them what they are seeing. 

Free event. Drop in. Ages 6 and up.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Observatory Visit

Thursday August 1, 2019

Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

At 7 pm on Thursday the 1st of August, The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) will be at the L.E.Shore Library for an exciting "What's New in Astronomy" presentation. Topics covered will include Exoplanet research, the latest black hole discoveries, and the Parker Solar Probe Mission, which is the first mission to study the sun up close and personal.

The evening will then culminate with a visit to the Carr Observatory (maps provided) for an evening of stargazing, with access to several high power telescopes. Please note that parking at the Observatory is limited and car-pooling is encouraged.

There is no cost for this all-ages event, however pre-registration is required and donations to RASC are greatly appreciated.

 

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Sidewalk Astronomy and Constellation Art

Tuesday August 6, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Tuesday August 6th will be the final session of the RASC Side Walk Astronomy program.

This is a drop in program organized by The Royal Astronomical Society (RASC) The idea of this program is to catch people when they are not expecting to get a look through a telescope, and then explain to them what they are seeing. Children will also have the opportunity to create a piece of Constellation Art.

 

Free event

Drop in

Ages 6 and up

Phone: 519-599-3681
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Three Little Birds Craft

Thursday August 8, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Location: L.E.Shore Library.

Join us at the L.E. Shore Library Thursday August 8th, at 1:00 pm for our Three Little Birds craft. We will be painting rocks and using reclaimed wood for this super CUTE craft.

Pre registration required. Ages 8 and up. Free event.

 

 

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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No Sew Pencil Case

Friday August 9, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Location: L.E.Shore Library.

Back to school season doesn't always have to gloomy or stressful. Come on down to the L.E.Shore Library for a super fun workshop.

We will be making some super cool pencil cases on Friday August 9th from 1-2 pm.

Pre registration required. Free program. Ages 8 and up.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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International Youth Day Tie Dye Party

Monday August 12, 2019

Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: L.E.Shore Library.

International Youth Day is an awareness day designated by the United Nations. It is celebrated annually on August 12th.

This is a day where we get to reflect and draw attention to issues that our youth are experiencing world wide. 

Join us at the L.E. Shore Library Monday August 12th from 2-4 pm, bring your white garment to tie dye and we will supply the rest.

Free event. Drop in. Ages 3-17

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Natural First Aid

Tuesday August 13, 2019

Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm

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

Learn Natural First Aid options for children with Lia, member of the Canadian and Ontario Associations of Naturopathic Medicine and the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians. from Be Well Collingwood

Free event.  Drop-in.  

Phone: 519-599-3681
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Slime Workshop with August Banks

Thursday August 15, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Location: L.E.Shore Library.

August Banks creator of Cosmic Cat Poo Slime is hosting a series of super fun Slime Workshops!  The first workshop was a huge success, and we hope you'll join us at the library for more this summer!  

This slime is ooey, gooey and one of a kind.

$10 per person all supplies provided.

Pre-registration required. Ages 6 and up.

Contact: Jen
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.cosmiccatpoo.com/events.html

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Weaving Workshop with Blue Mountain Baskets

Saturday August 17, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Location: L.E. Shore Memorial Library.

Blue Mountain Baskets will be at the L.E. Shore Library Saturday August 17th from 1- 2:30 pm, for a weaving workshop. We will be making super cute garden gnomes using willow, dogwood, rush and other creative materials that we can find in nature. Come in and learn a new skill and feel free to bring a friend, parent, grandparent or caregiver and learn a new skill together.

Free event. Ages 8 and up. Pre Registration required.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca/

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Dance It Out with Louise Stewart Potts

Thursday August 29, 2019

Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E.Shore Library.

We will be celebrating the end of summer Thursday August 29th, from 2-3 pm with a super fun hour of dance, movement,stretching, laughs and play. Louise Stewart Potts will lead you in energizing movement routines and provides something for every age group, especially FUN.

Remember to bring some water and your comfy shoes!

All ages welcome. Free event. Drop in.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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